Janis Karasa

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Edward Snowden made an app to protect your laptop

Wait, Snowden built an app?<p>Earlier this year, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden met with Jacqueline Moudeina, the first female lawyer in Chad and a legendary human rights advocate who has worked tirelessly to bring former dictator Hissène Habré to justice. Habré was convicted of human rights abuses …

Yes, Toothpaste Really Can Whiten Your Teeth—If You Use One of These

If you too are on that eternal quest for whiter teeth, it's likely you'll be a regular on the tooth whitening circuit, getting through …

Lips

Chuck Berry, Rock & Roll Innovator, Dead at 90

<b>Chuck Berry, whose rollicking songs, springy guitar riffs and onstage duck walk defined rock & roll during its early years and for decades to come,</b> …

Forget The Galaxy S9 Or Galaxy X, Samsung Is Creating A Smartphone To End The Bezel Wars Once And For All

Samsung's trump card in the bezel-free trend might not be the Galaxy S-series or X-series at all.<p>If there’s one thing that is pretty aggravating …

Facts mix with fiction yet Battle of the Sexes may still be underplayed

After the credits finished rolling at the end of the Battle of the Sexes, the new cinematic re-creation of the events surrounding the famous tennis match in 1973 between Billie Jean King, the world’s No1 female player, and Bobby Riggs, the Wimbledon men’s singles champion of 1939, I asked myself if …

George Foreman

What is a blockchain? GeekWire’s guide to this game-changing technology and its vast potential

Most technologies touted as “game-changing” are just somewhat modified versions of something already in use. Blockchains are different, and while it …

This One-Pan Tuna Mac Is the Easy Dinner You Need This Week

With Thanksgiving on the horizon, you're going to be cooking up a storm and washing a ton of dishes over the next few days. While it might be …

These Natural Sleep Remedies Will Send You to Dreamland in No Time

If you've ever found yourself lying in bed not able to sleep, you'll know it's a pretty frustrating experience. The longer you lie awake, the more …

Sleep

You Don't Need a Slow-Cooker to Make This Protein-Loaded Pulled Pork

You'll love this one-pan recipe<p>Finding the right pulled pork recipe is like finding the person you’re going to marry.<p>Go on and laugh buddy, but maybe that’s because you've already found the right pulled pork recipe straight out of the gate, you lucky bastard.<p>I spent years of my life with the wrong …

Recipes

Albert Einstein Proven Right on His Life Advice Being Worth More Than a Cash Tip

Physicist Albert Einstein, one of history’s greatest minds, has been proven right in the long term about a lot of things, like the continued success …

Marilyn Manson Splits With Twiggy Ramirez After Rape Allegations

Marilyn Manson has split with his longtime bassist and guitarist Jeordie White after the musician, also known as Twiggy Ramirez, was accused of …

Starter Chef: 7 Things You Need to Learn to Cook

Whether you’re leaving home for the first time or just never got around to learning the art of cooking, you’re not alone. Thousands of Americans rely …

What You Can Learn from Belgium's New Food Pyramid

Belgian food, in the American imagination, leans heavily on carbs. We think of french fries, waffles, and beer. But a new food pyramid design, unveiled in September by the Belgium-based Flemish Institute for Healthy Living, posits a nutritionally balanced approach to cleaner eating.<p>The inverted …

Stephen Bear thinks the world is flat and doesn’t believe in evolution because ‘gorillas don’t turn into people’

Stephen Bear has been lamenting over some deep topics.<p>His thoughts on evolution, for instance, and the truth about the shape of the Earth. He can be …

Gorillas

The EK7000 is a 4K action cam as good as a $400 GoPro Hero5, but it only costs $73

If you’ve been toying with the idea of picking up a GoPro Hero5 Black but the sky-high price tag is causing you to balk, you’re about to be very …

5 Weeknight Dinners Anyone Can Make in Under 30 Minutes

Quick and easy dinners are the bread and butter of my meal plan, week in and week out. From Monday through Friday you won't find recipes with a …

Learn How Words Are Added to the OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY

In 2017, the planet has more creative outlets than ever before. From YouTube to blogs to social media, almost everyone in the world has a chance to …

Language

A Very Good, Very Crunchy Reason to Not Peel Shrimp

I first learned to eat shrimp whole, with the shells on, from a Brazilian friend, one snowy winter. We were visiting Maine during the (once-abundant) Maine shrimp season. Before, I had always fiddled about before with peeling the shells off these small beasts. Once I recognized the outside skin as …

Don't Turn Off Your Grill Just Yet! This (Science-Approved) Steak Needs Eating

Last November, I listened to Ed Levine and J. Kenji Lopez-Alt answer Thanksgiving-cooking questions from their listeners on their podcast, Special Sauce. When I heard Kenji mention to a caller that marinades do not penetrate particularly far into meat even after many hours, I paused. <i>Really?</i><p>I needed …

The 10 Best Things to Eat This Labor Day

I've got a lot of eating to do in these last few days of summer. I haven't had a hot dog, a corn dog, and or even a lobster roll yet. Even writing …

The Easiest, Quickest Desserts for Your Labor Day Weekend

You've likely been having too much fun all summer to even think about Labor Day weekend. Here's some news: It's this weekend! Like always, it comes …

A Teenager Won $250,000 For His Video Explanation Of Einstein's Special Theory Of Relativity

What were you doing when you were 18 years old? If we had to guess, we'd say you probably weren't winning hundreds of thousands of dollars for a …

10 Tiny Kitchen Organizing Tasks You Can Do in 10 Minutes

You don't always have a full day to dedicate to organizing your kitchen, so your best bet is to complete little tasks here and there. The next time …

Your Meal Plan Needs These Easy 30-Minute Dinners

When you're planning your meals for the week, it can be tempting to put the same five dinners on repeat. If it's not broke, why fix it, right? That's …

The 18 One-Skillet Dinner Recipes Our Readers Love

When time is tight and energy levels are low, but you've got a bunch of hungry mouths to feed at the end of a long day, skillet dinners are one of …

This Is the Most Popular Zucchini Recipe on Pinterest

If your garden is overflowing with the yellow and green hues of squash, you aren't alone. The last dog days of summer are known for the juiciest …

10 things to do in Amsterdam

It’s one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world – so much so that there is currently no marketing budget for the Netherlands capital …

Side Dishes

Smart weekend rituals to make your workweek less anxious

A classic weekend spent lounging around the house and meeting with family can be the gift we all deserve after a long week. But it always feels like …