Ian Manten

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27 fascinating maps that show how Americans speak English differently across the US

In a country as vast as the United States, you're hardly ever going to find a consensus on how to say something.<p>Do you drink soda, or do you call it pop? Do you wear sneakers, or tennis shoes? The answers vary depending on where you ask the question.<p>Linguists Bert Vaux and Scott Golder surveyed …

512-Year-Old Shark, Believed To Be Oldest Living Vertebrate, Found In North Atlantic

Researchers have found an ancient shark in the North Atlantic, believed to be 512 years old, which could be the oldest living vertebrate in the …

Solar inverter from Enphase to run when the grid crashes or doesn’t exist – without batteries

Enphase Energy, in their 4th quarter earnings call, made references to their upcoming ‘Ensemble’ line of solar inverters. Their Chief Product Officer, Raghu Belur, suggested that the new hardware will allow solar power to run a house – even without a power grid or batteries.<p>This is an interesting …

BYOP: The 6 Best Portable Generators for Backup Power

<b>* Options for emergencies</b> <b><br>* Charge essential electronics when the power goes out</b> <b><br>* Lightweight, handy and heavy duty.</b><p>Whether you need electricity on …

This Is How All Your Favorite Chefs Roast Potatoes

A simple side of roasted potatoes seems like one of the easiest things to make, but it all depends on the technique. The appropriate seasonings and …

This Man Quit His Job at Morgan Stanley to Embrace His Obsession With Air Miles — And He Now Flies First Class for a Living

How he manages to fly in some of the fanciest first class cabins for virtually no pay.<p>No one likes a bargain like Brian Kelly, a prolific air-mile …

How to get fit fast with sprinting sessions

Are you in search of a training technique that could help you lose fat and reveal those long lost abdominal muscles? Do you want to develop muscle and improve your cardio-vascular capabilities? Are you instantly put off my complex, gym-intensive regimes that require hours of your time?<p>Look no …

The Boozy Secret Behind Crispy, Oven-Baked Chicken Tenders

(Image credit: Joe Lingeman)<p>Walk into any restaurant with big screens blaring and you are sure to find boneless chicken wings on the menu. Nothing …

How Israel Caught Russian Hackers Scouring the World for U.S. Secrets

It was a case of spies watching spies watching spies: Israeli intelligence officers looked on in real time as Russian government hackers searched computers around the world for the code names of American intelligence programs.<p>What gave the Russian hacking, detected more than two years ago, such …

Cybersecurity

Jewish DNA

The truth is that the Jewish people is not just a fictional construction, but a genetic reality.<p>A Jewish worshipper prays in front of an entrance to …

Israel

Copycat Chick-Fil-A Chicken Nuggets Recipe

If you are looking for a new Chicken Recipe, be sure to check out this <b>Copycat Chick-Fil-A Chicken Nuggets Recipe</b>! Make these Chicken Nuggets the next …

Building your own smart mirror is surprisingly easy

Take that, Snow White<p>Smart mirrors are straight from science fiction. They’re part of an optimistic vision of the future that imagines a world where screens and data are everywhere, ready to feed you whatever information you need at a moment’s notice.<p>But it turns out that building your own smart …

How Hong Kong helped make Steve Bannon, who helped make Donald Trump

Joshua Green’s book says Bannon used his experience of virtual gold-mining in Hong Kong to help him set up Breitbart, and to help the future US …

Pressure Cooker Corned Beef Recipe - Genius Kitchen

Watch on your Apple TV, Roku, or Fire TV and your iOS, Fire, or Android device.<p>“The easiest and most tender corned beef. This recipe is for all of …

The Best Resources On Developing A Sense Of Community In The Classroom

Several studies have been published over the past month related to the idea of how individual members of a group (co-workers, students) can do better …

Food Courts Are Out; Food Halls Are In

Across the country, enclosed malls are going out of business or else struggling. The huge food courts that have a variety of familiar fast food …

Just smelling food can make you fat, UC Berkeley study says

On the bustling streets of San Francisco, people can sense what’s grilling, baking and frying in restaurants from North Beach to Noe Valley without even looking at the menus, as myriad cuisines serve up a smorgasbord of aromas for the nostrils.<p>But what most foodies and waist-watchers strolling by …

UC Berkeley

Tesla sales stopped dead in Hong Kong after a tax break for electric cars was scrapped

The Hong Kong government’s decision to scrap a tax break for electric vehicles has reportedly had a dramatic effect on sales of Tesla cars in the …

Google’s best travel feature is an orange blob

For as relaxing as vacations are supposed to be, there tends to be an awful lot of stress involved. My girlfriend and I just got back from a trip a couple weeks ago, and the biggest problem we had was planning: sure, we had plane tickets, train tickets, and Airbnbs all set, but we still had to …

Potatoes with thyme and garlic - delicious. magazine

• 800g small new potatoes, scraped clean or peeled<br>• 16 unpeeled garlic cloves (about 1 large bulb)<br>• 4 large sprigs of fresh thyme, leaves picked<br>• 65g chilled …

Potatoes

How to Fit Two Weeks' Worth of Clothes in a Carry-On and Other Travel Tips

<i>At Bloomberg Pursuits, we love to travel. And we always want to make sure we’re doing it right. So we’re talking to globe-trotters in all of our</i> …

East Africa

Science Says This 1 Daily Practice Can Literally Change Your Brain and Make You More Successful | Inc.com

Many people, especially those in the business world, see the word <i>mindfulness</i> or <i>meditation</i> and immediately freak out. It's hard to blame them. The terms have been thrust in front of the modern psyche. But we need to set aside our biases to see the truth.<p>Mindfulness and meditation are not just a fad …

Mindfulness

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Ethereum unleashed the “initial coin offering” craze, but it can’t handle its insane success

The latest craze in the cryptocurrency markets just got crazier. An outfit called the Bancor Foundation raised $153 million worth of ether (the coin of the cryptocurrency ethereum) by selling its digital tokens (the equivalent of shares) for three hours on June 12, making it the largest token sale …

Cryptocurrency

Computer printers have been quietly embedding tracking codes in documents for decades

In 2004, when color printers were still somewhat novel, PCWorld magazine published an article headlined: “Government Uses Color Laser Printer Technology to Track Documents.”<p>It was one of the first news reports on a quiet practice that had been going on for 20 years. It revealed that color printers …

Surveillance

I Finally Found the Perfect Pan and I'm Never Looking Back

If you're on the lookout for a nonstick pan that you will love tenderly, invest in a Scanpan. Before you freak out over the $125 price tag, allow me to explain. I discovered Scanpan during culinary school while hunting for a small nonstick pan for eggs. Wary of Teflon, I inquired about …

This Technology Helps Quickly Fix Your Golf Swing Flaws

My golf game has begun spiraling into a state of disarray. And it’s only June. So last week, I decided to do something about it, before my index inches any higher. To make the fix, I braved four hours of traffic from Detroit up to the <b>Boyne Fitting Center</b> at the quaint Boyne Highlands Resort in …

Golf

Deep-Fried Oreos (16-Mnute Recipe)

Quick and easy to prepare, but so fluffy, creamy, and very delicious, this deep-fried Oreos are the ideal quick treat that you can make at home. …

Shu Cream or Japanese Cream Puff

Shu cream is a Japanese dessert which translates to "cream puffs." It is based upon the French choux pastry where the puff pastry is baked to light …

A Fasting Diet Could Reverse Diabetes And Repair The Pancreas, Says New Research

This looks promising.<p>Researchers have been able to reverse symptoms of diabetes and restore pancreas functions in mice by putting them on a version …