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5 Must-Reads on the Ever-Present Issue of Anti-Semitism

James Carroll<p>Written by an ex-Jesuit priest, this is considered by many to be the definitive work on Christian anti-Semitism. From charges of deicide to institutionalized anti-Jewish sentiment in the Church to the Inquisition, this books delineates systemic demonization and expulsions of Jews. …

Feeling Sluggish? These Are the Best Juicing Recipes for Energy

Trying to boost your energy without the caffeine? The key to upping energy levels through food lies in a diet with plenty of B vitamins. B6, B9, …

All the perks you get when you sign up for Amazon Prime

Kevork Djansezian / Stringer / Getty Images Most people probably think of Amazon Prime as a free two-day shipping service.<p>After all, that was the only benefit to the retailer's loyalty program when it started in 2005 and cost $79 per year.<p>But Prime has changed a lot since then, and it's no longer …

Living and Dying on Airbnb

My dad died in an Airbnb rental, and he’s not the only one. What can the company do to improve safety?<p>T<b>he rope swing</b> looked inviting. Photos of it on …

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Behind Bars, Cheap Ramen Is As Good As Gold

Instant ramen noodles are often looked upon with scorn as cheap food for starving college kids.<p>But as a new book points out, those noodles are like gold for people in prison.<p>Gustavo "Goose" Alvarez spent more than a decade locked up on a weapons charge, among others. And during that time, he grew …

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Lost at sea: the man who vanished for 14 months

In November 2012, Salvador Alvarenga went fishing off the coast of Mexico. Two days later, a storm hit and he made a desperate SOS. It was the last anyone heard from him – for 438 days. This is his story

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Pioneer in Satellite Archaeology Wins Million-Dollar Prize

Egyptologist and National Geographic explorer Sarah Parcak uses high-flying cameras to reveal lost cities and save ancient treasures from looters.<p>Sarah Parcak credits the Tooth Fairy for sparking her first dreams of working as an archeologist in Egypt. “When I was a little girl in Maine in the …

Why do we still not know what’s inside the pyramids?

With their hidden chambers, the pyramids of Giza have yet to reveal all their secrets – how is that possible?<p>“At last have made wonderful discovery in Valley; a magnificent tomb with seals intact recovered same for your arrival congratulations,” scribbled Howard Carter in a hurriedly written …

Extremely rare Nikon lens which can see behind itself goes to auction

Developed in the 1960s, the Nikkor F5.6 6.2-mm SAP is one of the lenses which paved the way for the likes of the mammoth 6-mm F2.8 Nikkor. With a …

Teach Your Router New Tricks With DD-WRT

With each passing year, hardware devices grow less dependent on proprietary components and more reliant on open source technologies. Network routers are among the main beneficiaries of this trend, especially those that can support a variety of third-party open source firmware projects. One variant, …

The Hidden Features of Google Maps

Staying on top of new navigation features is a little tedious so it's a good thing we do it for you! But like, for serious.<p><i>This post originally appeared on</i> Map Happy<i>.</i><p>Sometimes I don't even notice until I'm in the middle of something and notice my phone is doing this weird thing it never used to do. …

The agonizingly slow decline of Adobe Flash Player

<i>By Jared Newman</i><p>This story on Adobe Flash was supposed to turn out a bit differently.<p>The idea was to talk with some of the biggest websites still using Adobe's browser plugin, which has fallen out of favor within tech circles for its constant security issues and thirst for system resources. Maybe …

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 display is the best in any smartphone

We can complain about many Samsung shortcomings, but there is one thing the Korean manufacturer will never fail at. Their displays are stunning, and they keep getting better every single time (twice a year, to be exact)! In fact, multiple DisplayMate studies show Samsung has been offering the top …

The best 10 pizza places in the U.S., according to TripAdvisor

It's hot, delicious and cheesy. It brings people together. Americans have adopted the Italian delicacy as their own.<p>You might have your favorite …

The Race to Build the Perfect Camera

Photo Finish<p>The last century has witnessed endless innovation in camera technology. Here, courtesy of Clifton Cameras, is a timeline to help you sort …

Can rice give you cancer? 'Not if you cook it in a coffee percolator'

Rice contains high levels of arsenic because it is grown in flood plains, but steaming it in a coffee percolator removes most of the poison<p>Rice should be cooked in a coffee percolator because it contains dangerous levels of carcinogenic arsenic, scientists have said.<p>People who eat a lot of rice are …

The TechnoBuffalo Show Episode #055 – SDCC, New Phone Companies and more!

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We’re Still Getting ‘Huck Finn’ Wrong

A new book reminds us that Mark Twain would absolutely hate winding up on approved reading lists. Like his most famous creation, Huck Finn, he took a …

Samsung teases 'amazing' camera in new flagship phone

A month ago, I wrote about the iPhone's camera and how instrumental it is to many of the things that make that bestselling device so appealing. Today, Apple's most direct competitor, Samsung, has reiterated its long history of developing cameraphones and promised to deliver nothing less than "the …

Google’s real-time voice translation service for mobile devices is on the way

Following the launch of Microsoft’s Skype Translator service, Google will soon update its mobile translation app to recognize speech in a range of languages and turn it into text, reports The New York Times.<p>Google will announce the update to its Android app soon, according to the report. The new …

What Do You Do When You Grab a Mistake Fare to Europe and Asia for Someone, And...

Back in May there was an airline mistake deal, New York through Milan and onto Asia for ~ $130. For instance,<p>When a mistake fare comes along, you …

15 best free Android apps of 2018!

Android’s biggest strength is its app ecosystem. There are a digital ton of Android apps. People downloaded them billions of times. Some of them cost money and some of them don’t. Usually, the best apps will cost you a few bucks. However, there are plenty of amazing options that don’t cost you …

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