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The Only Instant Pot Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe You'll Ever Need

We all know and love chicken noodle soup. It's a classic that can't be beat. Whether or not it can truly heal a cold, a warm bowl of this soup is definitely medicine for the heart and soul. Light yet filling, flavorful, and creamy without the cream, it's soup heaven. The five key ingredients for …

Recipes

Estate Planning for Surviving Spouses: What to Do ASAP

As soon as you are able, you have some legal documents to review and plans to update to protect both you and your heirs.<p>After the death of a spouse, …

Health Care

How to Use a Multimeter | The Family Handyman

1 of 1<p>Photo 1: How to test batteries<p>Test battery life using a multimeter or volt-ohm meter (VOM). Analog-type multimeters use a needle and printed …

Batteries

12 things every IT security professional should know

Fighting backImage by Getty ImagesFew complex professions change with the velocity of IT security. Practitioners are faced with an average of 5,000 …

Information Security

Healthier Slow-Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe

"Some simple modifications can make this delicious soup even healthier! I reduce the sodium by using low-sodium chicken broth and fresh chilies …

5 Exercises That Make Running Easier, Even If It's The Bane Of Your Existence

There are only two kinds of people in this world: running enthusiasts, and those who firmly stand by the fact that running is the bane of their …

The 24 Rules for Success Left Behind by a Legendary Wall Street Banker

14. "Have some fun—but not all the time!"<p>Richard Jenrette, who co-founded the investment bank Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette in 1959, spent four …

Wall Street

How To Teach Kids About Money At Every Age

It’s never too early to start talking to your children about money.<p>I first learned how to count money around age six, when my grandfather offered a handful of coins in exchange for me doing little tasks around the house, like bringing over his beer or slippers. As a now-adult with a toddler son, I …

3 Money Lessons I Wish I'd Learned When I Was Younger

Not learning some financial lessons early enough can leave you with hundreds of thousands of dollars less in life. If you learn a lot while still …

WATCH: 7 Genius Packing Tips for Squeezing Everything into Your Carry-On

There are two types of suitcases in this world, a wise proverb once stated. Those you can bring onto a plane, and those you have to check. Choose the …

The Ultimate DIY Bug-Out Bag

From certain angles, it looks like we’re hanging over the precipice. Climate change–fueled disasters like monster hurricanes, megafires, and 100-year droughts are becoming ever more frequent. A solar superstorm could wipe out the grid, the New Madrid fault might go at any moment, and, of course, …

How Electricity Works

When you load a battery into an electronic device, you're not simply unleashing the electricity and sending it to do a task. Negatively charged …

16 Camping Hacks You’ll Wish You Knew Earlier

Hack your camping trips with these clever ideas, tips, and tricks. These fun camping ideas take your outdoor adventures to the next level. Plus: …

Pay whatever you want for these 10 award-winning Mac apps

You've got a nicely curated collection of apps on your phone, but your Mac is likely feeling left out. The Pay What You Want 2018 Super Mac Bundle …

15 Apps That Will Help Your Kids Learn This Summer (and Give You a Much-Needed Break)

Every mom worries about Summer brain drain — the slow erosion of the knowledge your child gained during the previous school year during the course of three months spent focusing on cannonballs, lightning bugs, and ice cream trucks. While teachers might not be overly concerned about the backslide …

How to Mask Anything in a Snap Using Lightroom’s Auto Masking

Lightroom’s Auto Mask feature lets you intelligently target edit towards specific portions of photos. While the standard tool is useful, there are …

The best gear and services to protect your kids from inappropriate content

During the summer, kids are out of school with a lot more free time on their hands. If your kids are like mine, after a long day of playing outside, they enjoy playing a few games, watching Netflix, and browsing YouTube Kids. They do all these things on an iPad. One of the things you’ll want to …

Google WiFi

25 Things You Need to Do When You Move Into Your New Home

Take care of these vital tasks right away to avoid headaches later.<p>The minute you walk in to your new home, your mind will be racing with to-dos. …

Do Most Hospitals Benefit from Directly Employing Physicians?

How can hospitals and health systems generate a return on their investment in their physician enterprises? According to the most recent figures, from the American Medical Association, over 25% of U.S. physicians practiced in groups wholly or partly owned by hospitals in 2016 and another 7% were …

Imaging

VPN: What Is VPN, How Does It Work & Which Is the Best VPN Service for You

You may have heard or read the acronym VPN in recent news stories about internet privacy and security and wondered, "what is VPN?" VPN stands for Virtual Private Network, an extension of a private network over a public one that allows users to send and receive data safely, securely, and anonymously …

Here are 300 free Ivy League university courses you can take online right now

The eight Ivy League schools are among the most prestigious colleges in the world. They include Brown, Harvard, Cornell, Princeton, Dartmouth, Yale, and Columbia universities, and the University of Pennsylvania.<p>All eight schools place in the top fifteen of the US News and World Report 2017 national …

University of Pennsylvania

How to change the DNS server used by your iPhone and iPad

By<p>At times when websites take longer than needed to load up on an iPhone or iPad, the problem could be caused by your Internet provider's slow DNS …

Information Security

This is the last VPN you are ever going to need, and it's on sale

There's an age-old adage that goes, "get a VPN or risk getting your Google search history exposed to the entirety of the Internet."<p>Okay, fine, so …

Six clouds you can use to predict the weather

Get your head in the clouds.<p>Modern weather forecasts rely on complex computer simulators. These simulators use all the physics equations that describe the atmosphere, including the movement of air, the sun’s warmth, and the formation of clouds and rain.<p>Incremental improvements in forecasts over …

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

15 Apps & Websites For Teaching Math Online

15 Apps & Websites For Teaching Math Online contributed by Jennifer Smith With the increasing popularity of STEM-focused learning more and more …

Easy, Gluten-Free Cinnamon Rolls Are Sunday Morning Goals

<b>Prepare the cake pan.</b> Coat a 9-inch round metal cake pan with cooking spray; set aside.<p><b>Activate the yeast.</b> Pour the milk into a medium mixing bowl. …

Google Knows Literally Everything About You - Here's How To Delete That Data

Take back control of your information with these easy steps.<p>Google, just like Facebook, collects a lot of personal data about its users. While many …

A beginner's guide to flying your drone without crashing it

Safely take to the skies.<p>So you've just purchased a shiny new drone. As soon as you register your high-tech device (required for fliers that weight anything from 0.55 to 55 pounds, which most consumer UAVs do), you'll be ready to take to the skies. But wait—what if you crash and destroy your drone …

How to use the new drawing & Smart Annotation features in Pages on iPad [Video]

The iWork suite, including Pages, received a substantial update today as a part of Apple’s iPad education event in Chicago. The biggest feature included in the new update is Apple Pencil support for annotating text and objects and for drawing within a document.<p>In this hands-on video walkthrough, we …

Apple Pencil