Tim Arakawa

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Switch your washing machine door to the other side

Washing Machines

This $20 Car Charger is so Much More Than Just a Car Charger

Everyone loves a good multifunction tech accessory, and <i>Boy Genius Report</i> has found an awesome car charger that prevents you from getting lost and …

Genius

Willow Creek Church elders resign amid new allegations against founding pastor

The entire board of elders at Willow Creek Community Church will step down to allow the church to make a “fresh start” after allegations of sexual …

Sexual Harassment

Don’t put plastic containers in microwave or dishwasher, new research says

Do you regularly heat up leftovers in plastic food-storage containers? Do you put plastic reusable water bottles in the dishwasher when they need a …

Immune System

Today in Apple history: Microsoft throws Apple a $150 million lifeline

<b>August 6, 1997:</b> In one of the most famous moments in Apple history, Steve Jobs reveals that Microsoft invested $150 million into the company to save its one-time rival.<p>Although often presented as an inexplicable gesture of good faith on the part of Microsoft boss Bill Gates, the cash infusion …

Bill Gates

Fly ruins German domino world record attempt

A German domino team were attempting to break a record for miniature dominoes. But a fly triggered a premature chain reaction.<p>An errant fly ruined a …

Setup

New Zealand rural blogger Marty Todd's genius 'free power' idea

A Kiwi rural blogger has revealed an ingenious method to generate "free power".<p>Marty Todd became famous online for his 'Angry Ram' videos, which …

Off-grid

Weaponized Math: How Did a Soldier Hit a 2-Mile Sniper Shot? - Warrior Maven

To understand the complexity of the shot, it’s best to start with a sniper maxim: sniping is weaponized math.<p><i>Even the construction of the rifle</i> …

U.S. Army

How to recover deleted files

You need a document, photo or other file that you're sure was deleted. You've searched your hard drive. You've scoured the Recycle Bin. No sign of it? Don't panic. As long as you act quickly, you can usually bring that file back to life. And to accomplish that feat, you'll want to turn to a …

Operating Systems

How the B-1 Bomber Could Sink an Aircraft Carrier

The last B-1B will likely leave service by 2036

Aircraft Carriers

Did Researchers Just Solve the Jonah and the Whale Puzzle?

Even if you grant the existence of miracles, where did the whale (people almost always think the fish is a whale) in the Mediterranean come …

Research

Media bias against conservatives is real, and part of the reason no one trusts the news now

Members of the media were shocked as he was supposedly revealed as incredibly anti-woman presidential candidate, perhaps even the most ever nominated by a major political party in the modern era. He had admitted that he reduced women to objects and the Democrats pounced, seeking to make him lose …

Donald Trump

Being a good, quiet and assimilated 'model minority' is making me angry | Masako Fukui

We’re welcomed if we come with money but not too much money, in case we buy up big chunks of prime real estate<p>I have a confession to make. Some years ago, while enjoying solace in a cafe, a well-nourished white bloke accosted me by thrusting his newly purchased cookbook in my face and demanding an …

Multiculturalism

The American Revolution history you didn’t learn in high school

If you think the American Revolution was an isolated conflict between Great Britain and the American colonies, you know only part of the story.<p>A new …

Remembrance Day

Backup best practices: A NAS is not enough

Losing your data can suck. If you have the right backup strategy, though, recovery of lost data can be nearly painless. You do have the right backup …

Social Media

How location data is used to manipulate airfare and car rental prices

Credit: coffeebeanworks / Pixabay<p>While the EU recently passed the GDPR into law to give users control of how their data is collected and used, the battle is unfortunately only half won.<p>According to a new (and shocking!) study by TheBestVPN, you could end up paying almost double (or more) the actual …

Flying

Photography 101: Mastering the golden hour

You know those photos that look snapshots of a memory instead of an actual person or place? The ones that seem to glow, and everything in them seems …

Landscape Photography

How to set up a VPN on Android, iOS, Windows, Chrome OS…

The easiest way to set up a VPN on any platform is to use an app from your provider. Download it to your device, type in your username, password, and other required info, and you’re good to go.<p>However, not all providers offer apps for every platform. The software may be available for Windows, but …

Information Systems

This essential oil can take on superbugs (and it’s probably already in your pantry)

Over time, superbugs have gotten stronger. The antibiotics that used to work against the hard-to-treat bacteria are often no longer effective, and …

What is gaslighting? And how do you know if it's happening to you?

It’s an unfortunate reality that happens in personal relationships and by public figures to the peoples they serve.<p>“Oh come on. I never said that.”<p>“You’re just being overly sensitive.”<p>“I don’t know why you’re making such a big deal out of this…”<p>Psychologists use the term “gaslighting” to refer to a …

Domestic Violence

What is on Theresa May’s arm during the dinner with Donald Trump?

Prime Minister Theresa May and Donald Trump met for a lavish dinner at Blenheim Palace last night.<p>But her sleeveless red dress had many people …

Google Photos: how to back up and organise your photos | Trusted Reviews

Backing up and organising your photos can feel like the digital equivalent of weeding you garden – it’s the job you put off until you’re overrun with …

Parasail accident: Woman injured after drifting in the wind for 45 terrifying minutes

A woman was seriously injured after her parasail broke leaving her flailing in the air for 45 minutes before crashing into an airport.<p>Katie Malone …

Opinion: The next bear market in stocks will spark a retirement crisis

Almost lost amid the torrent of recent news was a sobering item that will surely have far-reaching consequences.<p>The U.S. government announced that …

Stock Markets

Why You Have to Poop in the Morning, According to Science

The early bird also gets a satisfying bowel movement.<p>Morning poops are the best poops — so says gastroenterologist Dr. Sarina Pasricha. And the art …

After 25 years of being homeless, I learned there’s one simple thing you can do to help | Gregory P Smith

There are as many pathways to homelessness as there are homeless people in the world. For some, it’s a sudden freefall triggered by a lost job, a broken home life or some other seismic personal upheaval. For others the road to sleeping rough winds down a slow, steady and depressing gradient until …

Homelessness

Military-specific Content - Warrior Maven

How a British Turbojet Allowed Russia's MiG-15 to Fight the Air Force During the Korean War

You Will Never Outperform Your Inner Circle: Why Kevin Durant Joined The Warriors

NBA fans went nuts in the summer of 2016 when Kevin Durant chose to leave Oklahoma City for the cool breezes of the San Francisco Bay Area. Two rings, two Finals MVPs later, I bet Durant is pretty happy with his decision. But he still has loud detractors that claim he “ruined basketball” by …

A new capital built from scratch is an unlikely utopia for Korean families

Sejong, South Korea<p>This five-year-old city, slated to be South Korea’s new administrative capital, has something in abundance that the rest of the country doesn’t—kids.<p>For three years in a row, women in newly constructed Sejong (paywall) have had more children, on average, than anywhere else in the …

South Korea

Pew Research shows fewer than 50 percent of Americans can tell the difference between fact and opinion

A new Pew Research Center survey found that only around one in four American adults could, practically-speaking, tell the difference between factual statements and opinion.<p>The poll, which surveyed more than five thousand adults, asked those involved to correctly identify five factual statements and …