Brian Kenyon

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How to follow as your favorite shows come and go from Netflix

Don't miss your viewing window.<p>Netflix offers thousands of titles for viewing on demand, but its library of available content changes on a regular basis. Although you'll always be able to watch Netflix Originals, which the streaming giant produces in-house, syndicated videos that come from other …

The other big drug problem: Older people taking too many pills

By Sandra G. Boodman<p>, Reporter<p>Consider it America's <i>other</i> prescription drug epidemic.<p>For decades, experts have warned that older Americans are taking too many unnecessary drugs, often prescribed by multiple doctors, for dubious or unknown reasons. Researchers estimate that 25 percent of people ages …

Medicine

How to Make Ringtones for iPhone (All Generations)

Ringtones for iPhone? Bored of hearing the same old ringtone again and again? Let’s try something exciting! This post will cover everything that you …

Back to School Snack Idea | Crunchy Roasted Chickpeas

How Bletchley Park Beat Cloak and Dagger

Spies on the ground during WWII were able to accomplish little in the way of intelligence gathering that made a difference. Codebreakers were another …

The 50 podcasts you need to hear

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9 Tricks That Will Change How You Use Your iPhone

Forget hammers and screwdrivers — iPhones are the most important tool of our times. But do you wield yours like a pro, or do your thumbs fumble its …

How to control when apps refresh in the background on your iPad

One of the more convenient features of iOS is called background app refresh. The process pretty much works like it sounds Apps can refresh their content in the background when on Wi-Fi or cellular. While this can be very helpful, because apps in this state will run for a short amount of time before …

Simple code gives access to iPhone’s secret settings, showing extra information on signal strength and call settings

A simple code can give you access to hidden information your iPhone, as well as allowing you to make changes to its private settings.<p>The iPhone’s …

8 Regional Chinese Recipes to Ring in the Chinese New Year

This month, close to a quarter of the world will be celebrating Chinese New Year—a staggering statistic that, in addition to mainland China, also …

Chinese New Year

271 Years Before Pantone, an Artist Mixed and Described Every Color Imaginable in an 800-Page Book | Colossal

<p>In 1692 an artist known only as “A. Boogert” sat down to write a book in Dutch about mixing watercolors. Not only would he begin the book with a bit …

Boy of 12 was Britain's youngest Great War soldier

A schoolboy who tricked his way into the trenches is declared Britain's youngest First World War soldier<p>A 12-year-old schoolboy who ran away to join the Army and found himself at the Somme has been declared the youngest authenticated combatant of the Great War.<p>Pte Sidney Lewis enlisted in August …

Delete Windows update files to regain hard-drive space

Fortunately, there's an easy way to clear out the clutter with tools that are provided in Windows itself (imagine that). While needing to do some extra work to save hard-drive space isn't ideal, at least the option is there. Here's how to clean out old update files, and regain more space for cute …

Olivia Manning, Married to the War

Underrated and underread British novelist Olivia Manning didn’t know she would be devoting her life to dramatizing WWII. By Lauren Elkin.<p>The novelist …

High Speed Photographs of Exploding Lightbulbs Filled with Objects | Colossal

<p>As part of an ongoing exploration of high speed photography, Jon Smith has been filling standard incandescent light bulbs with various objects, …

Make your old iPhone run like new

My friend is convinced that the slowing of his iPhone 4S is part of a vast Apple conspiracy. I'm not completely persuaded.<p>I mean, sure Apple has sent out updates to iOS that are arguably a step in the wrong direction, like that whole Apple Maps fiasco. But I believe the main culprit for decreasing …

60 Free Film Noir Movies

During the 1940s and 50s, Hollywood entered a “noir” period, producing riveting films based on hard-boiled fiction. These films were set in dark …

The Massive Digital Library of the Future Just Opened Its 'Doors'

After two and a half years of development, the Digital Public Library of America finally flipped the switch on and opened its website at DP.LA. …

Sunday Sweets: Easter Treats

Not to put a bee in your bonnet, but ... it's Easter!<p>I hope this news doesn't take you by surprise. It's just that Easter came <i>way</i> early this year for …