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Make a Chocolate Smoothie That Isn't Full of Life-Shortening Sugar

This lightly sweetened morning sipper contains only six grams added sugars—far less than what you’ll typically find at a smoothie shop. Tangy Greek …

The 3-Ingredient, Microwavable Treat That Got Me Through College

It was my senior year of college and my journalism professor had assigned us the fairly straightforward task of making a dish and writing about it. But I had a problem: I lived in a sorority house where an antiquated microwave, communal refrigerator, and beat-up toaster comprised our entire kitchen.<p>…

Dessert

18 iPhone Tips That'll Make You Seem Like A Phone Wizard

Holy shit! These are legit.

IPhone 8

Talking Creole Tomatoes With Grower Ben Becnel

New Orleanians take their tomatoes seriously. The words “Creole tomato” mean a very particular thing: a knobby, vine-ripened, bright-red tomato grown …

The new Childish Gambino video is spectacular

Donald Glover aka Childish Gambino has dropped a sensational video for his new single “This Is America”. Directed by Hiro Murai – who’s worked with the rapper and actor before on previous videos as well as episodes of his hit show <i>Atlanta</i> – the video is a stunning piece of film that confronts the …

MacBook Air vs. MacBook vs. MacBook Pro: What’s the Best Basic Mac Laptop?

You need a laptop. Nothing fancy, just enough to surf the Web, use Google Docs or Microsoft Office, and store and view your photos. And you want a …

MacBook Pro

May ’68: Posters of the Revolution

<i>In 1968, Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert F. Kennedy were assassinated, Richard Nixon was elected president, the war in Vietnam intensified, and black Americans and anti-war activists were persecuted by the FBI. Anti-war demonstrators chanted, The whole world is watching, as police beat and</i> …

Photography 101: The best YouTube channels for learning about photography

When I was starting out with photography, <b>YouTube</b> was only just becoming popular. It was a platform to share videos with friends more than a platform …

Photography

What the Apple Watch gets wrong about human motivation

What happens when you try to change behavior without behavioral science?<p>Here’s how to cheat at the Apple Watch Stand goal: dangle your wrist by your side while you sit in a chair. I discovered this by accident — I dangle my arm during meetings — but once I found it out, I did it on purpose. I …

The best replacements for Apple’s defunct AirPort accessories

On Thursday, Apple made the disappointing announcement that it is discontinuing its AirPort line of network accessories. The company told <i>9to5Mac</i> that it will continue to sell remaining inventory, but has no plans for future hardware.<p>With the AirPort devices on the way out, what are the best …

Joanna Gaines' Biscuit Recipe Is The Star Of Her 'Magnolia Table' Cookbook

"Chip thinks they are nothing less than heaven on earth."<p>Being a Southerner is a prerequisite for becoming a biscuit expert. Southern I am not, but I have been to something called Biscuit Fest (twice), where I listened to Southern food writers talk about biscuits for days on end, and I tasted more …

Breakfast

Jeff Bezos Banned PowerPoint in Meetings. His Replacement Is Brilliant

Narrative memos have replaced PowerPoint presentations at Amazon. Here are three reasons why.<p>In his 2018 annual letter, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos repeated his rule that PowerPoint is banned in executive meetings. What Bezos replaces it with provides even more valuable insight for …

Public Speaking

How to Clean Your Computer Inside and Out

It’s a tedious task you've been putting off for what could be years. But the moment has come: You're going to clean your computer inside and out. …

How to adjust text size and enable bold text on iPhone, iPad, or Apple Watch

Some may argue that the default text size on iOS is too large, while others would say the font is simply too thin to be legible. Luckily, Apple has options for both kinds of people, allowing you to both enlarge or shrink the iOS text size, and bold if need be.<p>Follow along as we guide you through …

How to purge all your search histories

Asking for a friend...<p>Every time you run a search online, the websites where you maintain an account can record that information. This data—collected and stored by search engines like Google, social media networks like Facebook, and retail giants like Amazon—won't disappear when you erase your …

Social Media

A Literary Tour of New Orleans - Chowhound

New Orleans is most well-known for its extraordinary music scene and partying atmosphere, but what’s lesser known is that it’s also a literary town. …

Quirky tin shed bookshop 'born out of laziness' offers booklovers' sanctuary

Imagine pitching a business model to a bank manager for a bookshop that's open 24 hours a day, with no security and payment being optional.<p>It defies …

All the Things You're Doing Wrong When You Travel, According to Anthony Bourdain

The globe-trotting TV host shares his advice for all types of budgets.<p>Anthony Bourdain thinks traveling to Paris just to stand atop the Eiffel Tower …

How Anthony Bourdain Finds Amazing Restaurants Everywhere He Goes

These 7 tips will have you traveling like Bourdain.<p>“Food is the easiest window into a culture and the most direct expression of character and history …

25 Vegan Recipes That Won't Mess With Your Weight-Loss Goals

If you're vegan, you know that if you don't meal plan ahead of time, it's very easy to fall into the pasta-and-tomato-sauce trap. Once that happens, any and all weight-loss goals go totally out the door. Healthy veganism is about focusing on whole foods with plenty of vegetables and plant-based …

Healthy Eating

The Best Vegetarian Options at McDonald’s, Subway, More Fast Food Joints

Healthy Eating

How to make your iPhone X battery last for days

A longer battery life is a happy smartphone user.The post How to make your iPhone X battery last for days appeared first on KnowTechie.

The 5 Best LaCroix Hacks

The other afternoon I was enjoying a Guinness in a bar when I noticed the person sitting to my left was drinking a LaCroix with a straw. Just as I …

Hacking

watchOS 4.1 with Apple Music and Radio streaming for Apple Watch is now available

The watchOS 4.1 software update for Apple Watch is now available for all customers after a short beta period for developers. This update brings full iCloud Music Library access to the Music app with support for streaming both Apple Music and Radio.<p>Music on Apple Watch was previously limited to …

You'll have to relearn how to take a screenshot with the iPhone X . Here's how.

The iPhone X is finally here.<p>If you've been lucky enough to get your hands on one, then you know that the lack of a home button means you have to …

7 New Features of Settings in iOS 11 You Don't Know — FonePaw

<b>Source:</b> <i>7 New Features of Settings in iOS 11 You Don't Know</i><p>Many people all over the world own an iPhone, but most are unfamiliar with this all-sing …

Artist Transforms Abandoned Buildings In New Orleans With Powerful Art

“We have to create the change we want to see,” says Brandan Odums.<p>For the past four years, Brandan “BMike” Odums has been transforming blighted spaces in New Orleans’ poor neighborhoods through powerful art.<p>Odums spray-paints larger-than-life murals of African-American icons like Malcolm X, Harriet …

19 Sweet, Savory and Super Tasty Ways to Use Apples

DOUBLE APPLE PIE<p>Nancy Fuller’s family recipe is not your average apple pie. The Food Network star sprinkles her crust with 1 cup of cheddar cheese …

An Easy Way to Remove Pesticides

If you’re an apple lover, then fall is the time of year for you. But unless you buy organic apples, you might be concerned about pesticides that may …

Next-Level Banana Bread, Courtesy of One Basic Ingredient

Banana bread plays an important role in most home baking repertoires. It holds sway in our minds as a delicious comfort food. It’s a staple of bakery counters; you can find it everywhere easily. But despite all that, it’s so ordinary. So simple. No one swoons over banana bread they way they do over …