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How to delete yourself from the Internet

Data breaches. Identity theft. Bank fraud. Every week, we read a fearsome new headline about cybercrime. Reputable services fall victim to anonymous hackers. Ransomware holds random computer user’s files hostage. And what about those websites that track your every move, targeting you with …

Information Systems

The Crystals That May Have Helped Vikings Navigate Northern Seas

When the Vikings left the familiar fjords of Norway for icy, uncharted territories, they were at the mercy of weather. They had no magnetic compasses, and no way to ward off stretches of heavy clouds or fog that made it difficult to navigate by sun. How the explorers traversed open ocean during …

Archaeology

Neil Gaiman Is Bringing the Gormenghast Fantasy Series Back to Television

Almost two decades after the BBC adapted Mervyn Peake’s classic fantasy series <i>Gormenghast</i>, Neil Gaiman is finally achieving his dream of bringing it …

Science Fiction

How to Fold Amazing Stunt Paper Airplanes

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Cosmology

Who’s the boss? Why strong leaders are ‘servants’

The best way to get your team to have your back is to win their hearts and minds. The road to that for leaders is to ‘Serve.’<p>The primary role of a …

Leadership

6 Things Bad Bosses Always Fear (but Great Leaders Always Do)

It could mean the difference between success and failure.<p>Peter Drucker famously said: "Culture eats strategy for breakfast."<p>The quote was actually attributed to him and made famous in 2006 by Mark Fields, chief executive at Ford. Twelve years later, it's corporate-speak for purpose-led and …

Leadership

‘Avengers: Infinity War’: Thor And Guardians Of The Galaxy Meet In Hilarious New Clip

As <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i> heads closer to the big screen, Marvel Studios has been teasing fans with trailers and official movie posters. But recently …

Marvel Universe

15 Top Leadership Books Every Current or Future Boss Should Read

There's something here for everyone, whatever your level of leadership.<p>Ever since Robert K. Greenleaf wrote his seminal essay, <i>The Servant as Leader</i>, the servant leadership movement has risen from obscurity to the very principles of how the most successful companies on the planet operate and …

Leadership

Investigating Bill Murray’s Incredible Urban Legends

A fascinating new documentary finally makes the case that all those urban legends about Bill Murray are realer than you think.<p>From the moment he …

New Albums

15 Healthy Sheet Pan Dinners Under 500 Calories

I love sheet pan recipes because they're easy to cook <i>and</i> to clean up. They're almost always some combination of meat and veggies (protein, plus fiber …

Cooking

Here’s how to pair a Bluetooth headset with your PlayStation 4

One of the best aspects of modern consoles is how easily you can pair them with other devices. Gone are the days when you had to buy a game company’s …

Gear & Gadgets

Hamburger Steak With Sweet Onion-Mushroom Gravy Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Process bread slices in a food processor 10 seconds or until finely chopped. Place breadcrumbs in a mixing bowl; add ground round …

Country Lifestyle

Celebrating egg foo young, the classic Chinese-American dish with a bad rap

Egg foo young, the classic Chinese-American puffed omelet, was just one of the dishes we served under silver domes at Chinese Pagoda, the chop suey restaurant on the Northwest Side of Chicago owned by my aunt and uncle.<p>The last wok on the end of the fiery line in the kitchen was reserved …

By live-action standards, Netflix’s Fullmetal Alchemist exceeds expectations

Following flops like Death Note and Ghost in the Shell, Fullmetal Alchemist stands out as one of the better live-action adaptations for an anime.<p>For …

All the Things We've Learned About the Instant Pot

We've been using and writing about the Instant Pot for years now (since 2015!) and man have we learned a lot. Aside from just general usage (<i>what's</i> …

Instant Pot

10 Key Psychological Concepts Many People Just Don’t Get

Here’s an interesting thing about psychology: For the most part, everyone, regardless of their educational background, feels like an expert in the …

Psychology

New 'Fullmetal Alchemist' Netflix Trailer | HYPEBEAST

Back in October of last year, Netflix dropped the lead trailer for the anticipated live-action <i>Fullmetal Alchemist</i> adaptation. Several months later, the second trailer has been released to help further propel the piece’s momentum.<p>With just a few days to go until the new Fullmetal Alchemist becomes …

12 Crispy, Juicy Chicken Thigh Recipes That'll Save You From Yourself

Back away from the whole chicken. Cut yourself some slack (and speed up dinner) by sticking to the thighs.<p>Weeknight fantasy: a beautifully bronzed whole roast chicken, on your table at 7. Weeknight reality: fire detectors, hot tears, dinner at 11.<p>While it might be <i>possible</i> to roast an entire bird on …

Cooking

One man created an amazing update to the original Nintendo Game Boy

This magically updated Game Boy started life as a standard Game Boy. Here it is after having two holes drilled out of its face:<p>The drilling was to …

Raspberry Pi

Training Center: Core strength for cyclists

Years ago, I was out to dinner with a group of friends when an unassuming gentleman joined us. (I’m still embarrassed to admit that, at the time, I …

Weightlifting

'Magic the Gathering Arena' is Exactly What I've Been Waiting For

It's pretty wild to stop and think of the impact <i>Magic the Gathering</i> has had on my life. I've spent more years playing <i>Magic</i> than not playing <i>Magic</i>, and …

Magic: The Gathering

9th-32nd Decklists

Magic: The Gathering

Top Ten Cards From Rivals of Ixalan

With the full set revealed, Abe is ready to sound off on his Top Ten cards from Rivals of Ixalan!

Magic: The Gathering

Scientists Rank 9 Recreational Drugs From Safest to Most Dangerous

The results are in.<p>A 2017 Global Drug Survey (GDS) covering hundreds of thousands of people around the world has ranked recreational drugs from the …

Catch The Initial D Legend Trilogy at a Theater Near You This Month

The <i>Initial D</i> franchise is still just as popular as ever, and to prove it, Azoland Pictures is bringing the Initial D Legend trilogy to North American …

Here are 5 important reasons you should never agree to a police search -- even if you're innocent

Do you know what your rights are when a police officer asks to search you? If you’re like most people I’ve met in my eight years working to educate …

How to cut the cord and stream like a pro

If you’re ready to cut the cord, we can help. Getting started in the wild and wonderful world of streaming is an exciting—at times …

Televisions

Warning: You'll Probably Quit the Gym After Doing This At-Home Workout — It's That Good

You don't need a gym membership, fancy studio, or even a lot of time to get in shape. What you do need is a solid workout and dedication. We'll …

Exercise