Kelly Fuhrmann

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How to encrypt your iOS or Android device

The battle between Apple and the FBI has brought a renewed focus on the importance of encryption. Regardless of what your opinion on the case may be, I shouldn't have to explain the significance of protecting your personal data -- and it all starts with your smartphone.<p>These devices hold your …

10 Foods You Can Eat to Reduce Bloating Quickly

When bloating, cramping, or heartburn strikes, my brain goes into (WTF) detective mode, calculating every last morsel that passed my lips and evaluating it after the fact as a potential threat. (CSI: dinner plate edition.)<p>Instead of trying to eliminate everything that might cause an issue, what if …

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

The Dark Side of the Spoon: What Astronauts Eat in Space

Listen up folks, this is important. You know astronaut ice cream? That hard, crumbly freeze-dried mystery sweet in the guise of a Neapolitan? <i>Astronauts don't actually eat it</i>. I know, I was shocked too. In fact, it's only even been in space once—back in the 1960s, when an astronaut requested ice …

Space Exploration

America’s Original Transgender Sweetheart

Six decades before Caitlyn Jenner, there was Christine Jorgensen.<p>With her recent cover appearance on <i>Vanity Fair,</i> primetime interview with Diane Sawyer and exploding Twitter following (more than 2.5 million and counting), Caitlyn Jenner has climbed into the stratosphere of American celebrity—sharing …

When playing dumb at work can actually advance your career

I know what you're thinking: This sounds like a terrible idea. In a setting where your goal is to show how capable you are, why would you ever want …

Television Industry

Are We on the Verge of a Nuclear Breakdown?

For two and a half years, Air Force Capt. Blake Sellers donned a green U.S. Air Force flight suit, and motored across barren Wyoming grassland in …

Military

How In Touch's Duggars Coverage Has Changed Tabloid Journalism

In Touch comes from a long line of publications that split their time between titillating half-truths and rigorous investigative journalism. But is the magazine the last gasp of the American tabloid tradition — or its future?<p>Earlier this year, a woman named Tandra Barnfield posted a picture of …

3 great barbecue sauces you can make this weekend

If you love outdoor cooking there's nothing like spending quality time over a hot grill, whether you're grilling steaks or chicken, or slow-cooking brisket or ribs. But often it's that signature touch — a thoughtfully honed sauce — that takes your creation to a whole new level.<p>And while you can …

6 Adventurous Men on the One Place to Go Before You Die

Forget Cancun. Think bigger the next time you need a 'break.'<p>There are people who go on vacations and there are travelers. The former go somewhere to escape and relax. The latter seek immersion, adventure, and a deeper connection with the world. We asked six adventurous men of style to tell us the …

YouTube Gaming arms Google to battle Amazon's Twitch

Google wants to make YouTube the go-to destination for gamers.<p>To do that, the search giant on Friday unveiled a new YouTube Gaming app and website, which focus on video games and their devout communities of players. The service is a rival to Amazon's Twitch, the popular video game live-streaming …

Virtual Reality

What Living In The U.S.S.R. As A Kid Taught Me About Parenting

I was surprised to find that kids in Estonia were much more independent than kids back home in the U.S. Now, as a parent, I'm taking those lessons to heart.<p>Estonian kids had a lot of freedom in 1990. At school, we would take off during our lunchtime to eat in a café, or just to roam around the city …

My Dad, JFK, Was for Free Trade. Democrats Today Should Be Too.

Serving as the U.S. ambassador to Japan has given me a chance to experience first-hand how our country is perceived in Asia. It has been a deeply moving experience to see how much the American dream still matters from 7,000 miles away.<p>The people of this region are eager for American involvement of …

How Did White Rachel Dolezal Convince Everyone She Was Black?

Social media details how Rachel Dolezal crafted a fake history of growing up as a black girl, which she used to get a position in the NAACP.<p>Rachel …

Orange is the New Black is highlighting a group few talk about: Moms in prison

Lauren Johnson found out she was pregnant a week before she was arrested for drug possession. She was in jail by the time she gave birth to her son in 2004, and spent three days with him at hospital. It was five months before she saw him again, when he came with her aunt to visit Johnson in the …

Human Rights

20 New Food Books to Read This Summer

Whether you're into something light and quick or more pensive and poignant, here are 20 new food books for you to read this summer.<p>It's summer, which means it's prime season for reading for pleasure, so here's our food lovers' guide to the new books coming out. Whether you want something light and …

12 Reasons Why The Turkish Airlines Lounge in Istanbul Is A Destination Itself

The privilege of entering an airport lounge has always eluded me until now. They are typically not near the gate, and the food is mediocre at best. My fear of missing either a gate change or my flight has always outweighed any luxury the lounge may offer.<p>At least, that was until I visited the …

The ultimate travel bucket list: 31 things to do in your lifetime

Osama Bin Laden’s eclectic and paranoid collection of books

The US has declassified and released a collection of the documents that Navy SEALs recovered during the 2011 raid on Osama Bin Laden’s compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan that ended in the Al Qaeda leader’s death. The declassified letters, books, articles, and technical documents certainly a suggest a …

Osama Bin Laden

15 Books Every Recent College Grad Needs on Their Shelf

Graduating from college is an exciting time full of adventures, new opportunities and… uncertainty. While you’re celebrating your major accomplishment and partying with your friends and loved ones, figuring out the future can be nerve wracking. Whether you’re graduating this year, are a recent grad …

Going back to work while grieving

This week Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg is transitioning back to work, after her husband died May 1 in a tragic treadmill accident. She will begin by working at the office just during the hours when her children are at school and will not be traveling for the foreseeable future, the company …

25 daily habits that will make you smarter

In the Quora thread, "What would you do to be a little smarter every single day?", readers shared the habits they follow to fuel their brains.<p>Here are some simple actions that could help you become a smarter person.<p>Think about how to reduce poverty, how to solve a daily problem you have, …

Prepare Your Praise Hands Emojis Because Rebel Wilson Has a Plus-Size Clothing Line Coming Out

Yes!<p>Praise the fashion gods! Rebel Wilson announced she is teaming up with Torrid to launch her very own plus-size clothing line, which will probably be very, very awesome. Rebel's first collaboration with Torrid is a limited-edition holiday collection, available in stores and online in …

Canines and Cancer Detection: The New PET Scan?

In 1989, a 44-year-old woman went to the dermatology clinic at King's College in London. She was concerned about a mole. Well it's more accurate to say that the visit was prompted by her dog's concern. The dog, a cross between a border collie and a doberman, would incessantly sniff this mole. The …

Seasons May Tweak Genes That Trigger Some Chronic Diseases

The seasons appear to influence when certain genes are active, with those associated with inflammation being more active in the winter, according to new research released Tuesday.<p>A study involving more than 16,000 people found that the activity of about 4,000 of those genes appears to be affected …

Most Parents of Obese Children Think Their Kids Are 'Just Right'

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Dresses

Death penalty decision looms for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

Prosecution and defence make their closing arguments before the case is handed to the jury<p>The fate of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the Boston Marathon bomber, will be placed in the hands of a jury today as it begins deliberations on whether he should be executed.<p>Four months after the bombing trial began in a …