Anita Jesena

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Wasted Orange Peels Turn Barren Landscape Into Dense Forest

Imagine if some of Earth's most barren wastelands could be transformed into dense, productive forests by the most unlikely of helpers: discarded …

Equifax’s Hacking Nightmare Gets Even Worse For Victims

After Equifax Inc. revealed that sensitive data on two of every five Americans was exposed in a cyberattack, thousands logged onto a company website …

Sad Keanu: An Encounter With Keanu Reeves, Poet

It’s a little jarring to hear Keanu Reeves talk about PDFs. Yet he happens do so with precise fervor, along with things like hue density and saturation grades, in service of his latest role: Existentialist poet. This past Tuesday, Reeves and the Los Angeles-based artist Alexandra Grant were in New …

Hiding your tracks from Trump: Online privacy worries heat up

There's something about a Donald Trump administration in charge of the US National Security Agency that has folks taking government surveillance very seriously.<p>Encrypted email provider ProtonMail and encrypted chat service Signal saw a spike in new users after the election. What's more, privacy …

No mercy: Facebook page held hostage in payment dispute

A disgruntled Pakistani marketing agency has seized control of its client's Facebook page in order to demand payment supposedly owed by the brand.<p>Yet …

People Keep Mistaking Toilet Bowl Cleaner for Bath Bombs and It's Absolutely Hysterical

Whoops!<p>The internet has a long, ~colorful~ history of accidentally misusing Lush shower products. To make bath time even more difficult, Clorox toilet bowl cleaner tablets apparently look a lot like a bath bomb. The unfortunate resemblance is causing a <i>lot</i> of bathroom mishaps among unsuspecting …

Cleaning

Wild Mushroom and Swiss Venison Burger

Earlier this fall, I was out of town deer hunting. On my way home, my wife called and asked if I wanted to meet her at a bar for a beer and a burger. …

Try this Greek lemon chicken recipe for dinner tonight

When it comes to weeknight meals, chicken is always a popular choice. And why not? It cooks quickly, and it's versatile. And depending on what you make, it can be both flavorful and diet-friendly. Chicken lends itself to so many flavorings and preparations.<p>You need just a handful of ingredients to …

Recipes

What Former Employees Say ITT Tech Did To Scam Its Students

When he first moved to Miami, Waltter Teruel says, working as a recruiter for ITT Technical Institute was a welcome change from his life in New York where he had been selling antiques and life insurance.<p>As a recruiter, Teruel says, ITT Tech took care of the pitch to potential students for you. …

This Creepy Baby Robot Is Teaching Scientists How Real Babies Learn

More than half a century ago, the computer scientist Alan Turing argued that babies were a lot like untrained robots: “Instead of trying to produce a …

Computer Science

The truth about emergency medical evacuations

You think it’s never going to happen to you, until it does.<p>You get seriously ill on a cruise or at a resort, or you get injured on a ski trip or a once-in-a-lifetime adventure, and you need to be evacuated to get proper medical care — at the cost of tens or even hundreds of thousands of dollars.<p>It …

Study: Hackers can get your credit card info in 6 seconds just by guessing it

In troubling news, a paper from researchers at Newcastle University in the UK claims that Visa's credit-card payment system can be compromised online …

We may finally know why the Samsung Note 7 kept catching fire

The Note 7’s lithium-polymer battery is a flattened “jelly-roll” consisting of a positive layer made of lithium cobalt oxide, a negative layer made of graphite, and two electrolyte-soaked separator layers made of polymer. The separator layers allow ions (and energy) to flow between the positive and …

Samsung

Why Travel Is The Key To Happy Employees

As a public speaker, I travel every week. It’s a requirement of the job; clients never send 500 people to you. So as someone who reaches executive platinum status with American Airlines before summer every year, I don’t think of travel when I think of fun. But according to a recent FlexJobs survey, …

Employment

Never Ever (Ever) Download Android Apps Outside of Google Play

This week, researchers revealed that a strain of malware hit at least 1.3 million Android phones, stealing user data as part of a scheme to boost ad …

Apps

The Philippines: No country for poor men

<b>Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines won his presidency with a promise of a brutal crackdown on drugs. But six months and more than 4,000 deaths later, a troubling picture of the profile of those being targeted is emerging.</b><p>Duterte's landslide victory came after a campaign during which he vowed to …

Asia

This Is How You Fight Fatigue—Without Caffeine

<i>Why am I always tired?</i> Have you asked yourself this question yet today? Yeah, us too, along with millions of other Americans. In fact, a survey found …

12 Ways to Burn Fat Without Setting Foot In the Gym

Have you been skipping the gym lately? No biggie—as long as you stay active in other ways. “A lot of people skip workouts completely when the …

Zap! Magnet Study Offers Fresh Insights Into How Memory Works

Forget where you just left your car keys? A magnetic pulse might help you remember.<p>Some dormant memories can be revived by delivering a pulse of magnetic energy to the right brain cells, researchers report Thursday in the journal <i>Science.</i><p>The finding is part of a study that suggests the brain's …

12 'healthy habits' you're better off giving up

Critics' Debate: The Year in Queer Film and TV (and Will Mike Pence See 'Moonlight'?)

Donald Trump's America may not have much to offer LGBT people, but there were several queer-themed movies and television series that dazzled in 2016, …

Pastry Cream Recipe

"This is a classic pastry cream often used in bakeries and restaurants. It can be used as a filling for cakes, pies or pastries. To make a lighter …

A group of high school students has made Martin Shkreli's $750-drug Daraprim for $2

To prove how much of a dick move that was, a group of high school students in Australia has now created 3.7 grams of Daraprim's active ingredient in their chemistry lab for just $20 - an amount that would sell in the US for between $35,000 and $110,000 at the current rate charged by Shkreli's …

High School

Snoop Dogg Shares His Ultimate Holiday Cocktail Recipe

<i>This is one of hundreds of awesome gift guides you'll find on POPSUGAR this season.</i><p>Snoop Dogg's cooking show with Martha Stewart, <b>Martha and Snoop's Potluck Dinner</b>, premiered in November, and now the rapper and actor is looking ahead to the holidays. "I love the holidays. Nothin' better in the world …

'Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath' is a compelling, if unsophisticated, investigation of church

It's hard to imagine it now, but there was once a time when few Americans outside the Celebrity Centre knew what an E-meter was.<p>For decades, Scientology was known as a mysterious religion popular with Hollywood A-listers including Tom Cruise and John Travolta. But in recent years the church, …

Fast Food Employees Reveal What You Should Never, Ever Order At Their Restaurants

Before the internet, it was hard to tell what was safe and not safe for consumption at your favorite fast food establishment. For years, millions of us stumbled through an uncertain world, ordering items that were not fit to eat or violating our own ethical standards (fun fact: literally nothing at …

7 Low-Carb Food Swaps Nutritionists Love

Carbs aren’t always the enemy. In fact, good-for-you whole grains such as oats, farro, and barley are great sources of important nutrients like …

Manchester United vs. West Ham: Score and Reaction for 2016 Premier League Match

Manchester United were frustrated yet again at Old Trafford as they could only draw 1-1 with West Ham on Sunday in the Premier League, with manager Jose Mourinho being sent to the stands in the first half.<p>West Ham went ahead early after Diafra Sakho escaped his marker to head home Dimitri Payet's …

Malware uses Facebook and LinkedIn images to hijack your PC (updated)

Malware doesn't always have to attack your computer through browser- or OS-based exploits. Sometimes, it's the social networks themselves that can be the problem. Researchers at Check Point have discovered that a variant of known ransomware, Locky, is taking advantage of flaws in the way Facebook …