Joseph Culley

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New $10 YouTube Music Service to Launch Next Week, Replacing Google Play Music

Google is launching YouTube Music next week, shortly followed by YouTube Premium – a revamped version of its ad-free YouTube Red subscription service with a renewed focus on original programming. Announced on Wednesday in a blog post, the shake-up in services represents a splitting of the original …

YouTube Red

Firestone Walker’s Barrelworks Unveils UnderCurrants

Wild and Sour Ales have really grown in popularity in the last few years. For the uninitiated they can seem intimidating to approach at first but, …

Craft Brewing

The 25 Most Important Bourbons Ever Made

If you asked a spirits expert a quarter century ago to name the most important bourbons ever made, they might have wondered whether America’s …

Elmer T. Lee Bourbon

When you get to the whiskey/bourbon aisle at your local liquor store, you're accustomed to seeing plenty of the booze named for a master distiller …

The Day Lincoln Was Shot: A Visual FAQ

Today is the 150th anniversary of the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln (April 14, 1865).<p>Here is an FAQ on some aspects and background of …

Terminix employee indicted in family's pesticide poisoning

<b>(CNN) —</b> A Terminix employee has been charged in relation to 2015 pesticide use at a US Virgin Islands resort that left a Delaware family gravely ill.<p>Jose Rivera was indicted Thursday by a federal grand jury for allegedly violating the federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act.<p>The …

Pest Control

Was There a Civilization On Earth Before Humans?

A look at the available evidence<p>It only took five minutes for Gavin Schmidt to out-speculate me.<p>Schmidt is the director of NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies (a.k.a. GISS) a world-class climate-science facility. One day last year, I came to GISS with a far-out proposal. In my work as an …

Earth Science

The Best Beer From Every State, According to the Biggest American Beer Nerds

So much beer, so little time to try them all.<p>By<p>Apr 06 2018, 3:49 PM<p>Getty<p>Beer junkies really don’t play around. If a craft beer expert invites you …

Budweiser and Jim Beam Collaborate on New Campaign and Beer

(Image courtesy Beam Suntory)(Press Release)<b>NEW YORK CITY–</b>-Today, Budweiser and Jim Beam® bourbon toast to the future as they join their 365 …

Whiskey

Physicists Found a Trick to Solve an ‘Impossible’ Puzzle of Gravity

The experiment would confirm that gravity is a quantum force.<p>In 1935, when both quantum mechanics and Albert Einstein’s general theory of relativity were young, a little-known Soviet physicist named Matvei Bronstein, just 28 himself, made the first detailed study of the problem of reconciling the …

Quantum Mechanics

Petra Lost and Found

In the early 1800s, a Swiss explorer tricked his way into Petra, the ancient oasis whose location had been a closely guarded secret for centuries.<p>Deep within Jordan’s desolate desert canyons and rugged mountains lies an ancient treasure, the stone city of Petra. A UNESCO World Heritage Site and one …

Archaeology

Chrome OS is almost ready to replace Android on tablets

New split-screen mode for tablets and screenshot feature borrowed from Android are telling signs<p>Google’s latest Chrome update, version 64, is now making its way to Chromebooks with a number of much-needed, tablet-focused features. Those include a new split-screen feature for multitasking while in …

The Best Apps and Tools for Chromebooks

You have a shiny new Chromebook and you want to make the most of it. Good! Despite popular belief, Chromebooks are in fact excellent productivity …

Google

Meet the Murderous Viking Princess Who Brought the Faith to Eastern Europe

The Drevlian people of medieval Ukraine were happy and optimistic. They had just murdered Prince Igor of Kiev, regent of one of their enemies, the …

Google launches audiobooks -- with no monthly subscription fee

Google is coming for Audible.<p>The tech giant announced it's now selling audiobooks on the Google Play Store.<p>Google Play Books rolls out in 45 countries and nine languages starting Tuesday. The audiobooks are available on Android, iOS, the web and with Google Assistant-enabled devices like Google …

Google Play

How to download Android One launcher with Google Feed on your phone

Android One phones like the Xiaomi Mi A1 and Moto X4 are great for a lot of reasons, and one of the main highlights is the stock Android experience …

The women who led the way in computer programming

<b>Opinion: coding was once considered a female job and women were responsible for creating many innovative computer programming languages</b><p><b>By Dr Cornelia</b> …

LG G7 ThinQ hands-on preview: All about that bass

I've spent enough time now with the LG G7 — excuse me, the G7 ThinQ — that I'm positive it won't change the fortunes of LG's mobile division.<p>I've …

Phones

New Android malware imitates the Uber app in order to steal your login data

The Android.Fakeapp Trojan has been around for years, but the latest variant is one of the most sinister we’ve ever seen. On Wednesday, Symantec …

HTC squeezes more functionality out of Edge Launcher

In its thankless quest to prove the squeeze skeptics wrong, HTC updated its Edge Launcher today with more customization options.<p>Introduced with the …

Should you buy the Pixel 2 or wait for Pixel 3?

Of all the phones released in 2017, few stood out to us as much as the Pixel 2. There's no such thing as a perfect smartphone, but the Pixel 2 comes …

Google Pixel

Amazon’s a la carte TV service, Amazon Channels, adds CBS All Access

Amazon’s a la carte TV subscription service, Amazon Channels, just added another big name to its lineup. Today, Amazon and CBS announced that CBS’s over-the-top streaming service, CBS All Access – yes, the home to the new “Star Trek” – will now be available on Amazon Channels. However, only the …

Televisions

FCC Commissioner Clyburn guts anti-net neutrality order in extended dissent

FCC Commissioner Clyburn’s passionate dissent at last month’s meeting left no room for guesswork on her position on the Commission’s plan to eliminate net neutrality. But it wasn’t all she had to say. Yesterday, released alongside the final text of the “Restoring Internet Freedom” order, is an …

Central Coast Craft Beer Fest

Join us for the first Central Coast Craft Beer Fest, presented by the Central Coast Brewers Guild. This festival is the official kickoff to Central …

Craft Beer

30 Must-Read Books

<i>The Great Gatsby,</i> by F. Scott Fitzgerald<p>“It’s hard to say what anyone should or shouldn’t read, let alone <i>everyone,</i> but <i>The Great Gatsby</i> is a book I …

The 15 Best Bourbons You Can Buy in 2018

Bourbon has never been more popular than it is right now. This definitive guide of the best bourbons of 2018 explores everything you need to know …

Whiskey

The Meaning of Buddhism

Fundamental principles of the Theravada doctrine<p>The teaching founded by the Buddha is known, in English, as Buddhism. It may be asked, who is the Buddha? A Buddha is one who has attained Bodhi; and by Bodhi is meant wisdom, an ideal state of intellectual and ethical perfection which can be achieved …

100 Books Amazon Thinks You Should Read Before You Die

If your New Year's resolution is to read more in 2018 but don't know where to start, Amazon editors have got you covered. They've put together a list …

Books

Leonardo da Vinci: The Biography by Walter Isaacson review – unparalleled creative genius

In 1501, desperate for Leonardo to paint her portrait, the immensely rich Isabella d’Este employed a friar to act as go-between. The friar met Leonardo in Florence but found his lifestyle “irregular and uncertain” and couldn’t pin him down. “Mathematical experiments have absorbed his thoughts so …

Art

‘What I saw I will never forget’

<i>[This story has been optimized for offline reading on our apps. For a richer experience, you can find the full version of this story here. An Internet connection is required.]</i><p>MESA, Ariz. — The storage unit’s corrugated metal door slid upward, revealing 100 square feet of mostly empty space. Not …

Military