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How the Israel-Palestine Peace Deal Died

I.<p>At around noon on March 20 last year, Air Force One landed at Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion Airport for Barack Obama’s first presidential visit to …

How Today's Computers Weaken Our Brain

At 10 <i>P.M.</i> on September 22, 1912, Franz Kafka, then a twenty-nine-year-old lawyer, sat down at his typewriter in Prague and began to write. He wrote and wrote, and eight hours later he had finished “Das Urteil” (“The Judgment”).<p>Kafka wrote in his diary, “I was hardly able to pull my legs out from …

How Chris McCandless Died

Twenty-one years ago this month, on September 6, 1992, the decomposed body of Christopher McCandless was discovered by moose hunters just outside the northern boundary of Denali National Park. He had died inside a rusting bus that served as a makeshift shelter for trappers, dog mushers, and other …

Taken

Under civil forfeiture, Americans who haven’t been charged with wrongdoing can be stripped of their cash, cars, and even homes. Is that all we’re losing?<p>On a bright Thursday afternoon in 2007, Jennifer Boatright, a waitress at a Houston bar-and-grill, drove with her two young sons and her …

The Possibilian

What a brush with death taught David Eagleman about the mysteries of time and the brain.<p>When David Eagleman was eight years old, he fell off a roof and kept on falling. Or so it seemed at the time. His family was living outside Albuquerque, in the foothills of the Sandia Mountains. There were only …

20 Awesome Things to Say That Will Radically Improve Your Life - TIME

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to</i> <i>entrepreneurs and business owners</i>. The article below was …

How to Get Single-Digit Body Fat

If you want to get leaner than lean, every bite counts<p>At a fitness conference last Spring, I joined some friends for breakfast. It was a normal breakfast up until the moment Spencer Nadolsky, D.O., pulled a scale out of his gym bag to weigh a banana.<p>I knew Dr. Nadolsky was preparing for a …

12 Simple Ways to Bounce Light and Capture Better Portraits

Bounced light has always been an important component of lighting, especially in portraiture. It gives a little more illumination to the subject and …

Bouncing Back

Finding Stocks That Can Double

My favorite question to ask of a CEO is what are you working on that has the potential to double your stock price over the next 3 to 5 years? If the CEO cannot provide a good answer to this question, there is no reason to believe the stock can do any better than an index fund so I’ll pass. It’s …

How to Motivate Yourself: 3 Steps Backed By Science

You make goals… but then you procrastinate.<p>You write a to-do list… but then you don’t follow through.<p>And this happens again and again and again. …

Processing HDR using Lightroom and Photoshop

I do a lot of landscape photography, and with that, I also do use HDR<b>H</b>igh <b>D</b>ynamic <b>R</b>ange photographyto make some of my images. I do my best to keep the …

Here’s Your Star-Studded Weekend: 21 Stellar DIYs

With the Oscars fresh in our minds, we’ve all got stars on the brain. In particular, Ryan Gosling and Jared Leto are on our minds over here at Brit + Co. But we digress. Today we are talking about the other kind of star, as in the shape. We’ve got 21 DIY ideas making use of this fabulous shape. So …

Lemon Balm Uses - A Great Herb For Health Beauty and More

<b>In the dog days of summer, lemon balm is at its peak.</b> It’s a great smelling and tasting lemony herb that grows almost anywhere. There are so many …

Our 15 Favorite Apple Pie Recipes

From crumbly pies to the classic lattice top, these 14 apple pie recipes will get you baking all fall<p>There's nothing quite like the smell of an apple pie baking in the oven—sweet fruit, warm spices, buttery crust. But even better than smelling it? Eating it. We have 15 awesome recipes that you've …

Baking

Pumpkin Butterscotch Chip Cupcakes

Every time I opened the refrigerator this week I had leftover pumpkin puree staring me in the face. It wasn't enough to make a pie, and it was too …

47 Pie Recipes for Every Season

From classic apple to blueberry—we've got a pie for every season.<p>No matter what the season, pie is one of our favorite desserts. There's not much you can't put into a flaky, buttery crust. From fruity fillings piled high (high pie!) with meringue to rich, velvety chocolate delights, here are our …

Baking

32 Cheap And Easy Backyard Ideas That Are Borderline Genius

Can't afford that dream deck or in-ground pool you're dying for? There are still ways to get a beautiful backyard that's perfect for entertaining.

Diapers

40 Unconventional DIY Valentine's Day Cards

Find a truly unique way to tell them how you feel.<p>* 40 DIY Valentine's Day Gifts They'll Actually Want<p>* 33 Quotes To Write Inside Your Valentine's Day Cards<p>* 30 Punny Valentines For Everyone You Love<p>* 44 Valentine's Day Treats To Melt Your Heart<p>* 25 Terrible, No Good, Very Bad Pick-Up Lines To …

Extreme Sports

The Simplest Way To Improve Your Web Browsing Security

A couple of years ago I wrote about a neat utility called Spotflux, to help make your web browsing more secure. You can read the original article at …

Information Systems

Google Fixes Over 1,000 Bugs in FFmpeg Via Two Years of Fuzzing

For the last two years, Google has been using its data centers to perform large-scale automated testing called fault injection (commonly known as fuzzing) on FFmpeg, a free software project that produces libraries and programs for recording, converting, and streaming audio and video. The company …

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