Michael O'Keefe

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Alexa can control your TV with a Logitech Harmony. Here's how

With a Logitech Harmony Hub and an Amazon Echo, a few words can control your home entertainment system.<p>I don't need the remote control. When I want to turn on the TV, pause a movie or change the volume, I can just say the magic words aloud.<p>It wasn't particularly easy to set up, and it didn't come …

Take nobody's word for it – evidence and authority in a world of propaganda

‘Nullius in verba’ – roughly, ‘Take nobody’s word for it’ – is the motto of one of the world’s oldest scientific societies, the Royal Society. It neatly expresses the ideal that the credibility of information derives from evidence, observational or experimental, and not from the innate authority of …

Physics

Scientists have caught viruses talking to each other—and that could be the key to a new age of anti-viral drugs

Some of the greatest scientific discoveries have been accidental. To that list, Israeli scientists have added one more. They’ve discovered for the first time an instance of viruses leaving messages for other viruses.<p>What makes the discovery remarkable is that scientists expect such communication …

Microbiology

10 Sex-Filled Foreign-Language Films You Can Stream on Netflix

If you think watching a half-naked woman or man whisper sweet nothings into their lover's ear is sexy, imagine how much <i>sexier</i> it is when those sweet nothings are in French. Foreign cinema isn't afraid to bring on the heat when it comes to romance and eroticism, and lucky for us, Netflix is full of …

Comedy-Drama

The 10 best European cities for foodies

We combed through a recent Quora thread on the best cities for foodies and paid special attention to the top spots in Europe. Whether you're in search of decadent desserts, scrumptious grilled meats, or a hearty bowl of pasta, we've got your next European vacation covered.

A 5-Day Clean-Eating Meal Plan

<i>This article originally appeared in the September 2016 issue of SELF.</i><p>From burgers to lobster rolls, summer eats are as good as it gets. But if too …

5 things that happened when I did a sugar detox

Yeah, I eat pretty darn healthy. But I'm only human. Every once in a while there's a birthday at work, and I eat a cookie. Sometimes two if I'm stressed. Then that cookie reminds me, wow, refined sugar is delicious! And also, that I love apple fritters. Then the next morning, I might buy an apple …

Forget The Pancakes, This Blueberry Dish Is So Much Better…

Blueberry Buttermilk Breakfast Cake<p>Save<p>Breakfast is (by far) our favorite meal, so it’s only natural for us to get excited about new and delicious …

Five Simple Ways to Raise Testosterone Levels for Better Body Composition & Optimal Health | Poliquin Article

Improve body composition and raise testosterone by making sure you are not deficient in certain nutrients that are directly linked to suboptimal …

Eat Yourself Calm: 10 Foods That Fight Anxiety

Anxiety can be caused by several internal and external factors, but there’s a natural way to manage it that many people don’t yet know about.<p>The …

Win Your Next Potluck With Frijoles Charros (Mexican Cowboy Beans)

More<p>Mexican Food<p><i>Recetas deliciosas</i> to transport your tastebuds south of the border.<p>Do side dishes at potlucks and cookouts ever give you trouble? They're trouble for me. The big problem is that with large, informal gatherings, it's hard to gauge how long a dish will have to be held before it's …

Cooking