Bill Campbell

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How to Avoid Outbreaks in the Pandemic Board Game

Pandemic is a cooperative game, which means you won't have to defeat any of the other players at your table because they're all on your team.<p>That's …

How to Make WiFi Faster in Your Home

Boost your signal<p>If you have a wireless (Wi-Fi) router in your home, chances are you have areas with a strong signal and fast speeds—but also areas …

The 2016 “Board Game of the Year” nominees, reviewed

Ars Cardboard's comprehensive six-game roundup of the Spiel des Jahres hopefuls.<p>Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check …

Board Games

The “Board Game of the Year” winners have been announced

Codenames and Isle of Skye take top prizes.<p>Every summer, a jury of board game critics from Germany, Switzerland, and Austria announces its pick for …

Board Games

Scythe review: The most-hyped board game of 2016 delivers

Burn your brain with dieselpunk mech-fueled strategy.<p>Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board …

Board Games

Terraforming Mars review: Turn the “Red Planet” green with this amazing board game

Though Mars has looked better, it's never played this well.<p>Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games. Check out our complete board …

Board Games

The history of Mosul, in five maps

By Ishaan Tharoor<p>, Reporter<p>Laris Karklis<p>, Cartographer<p>In 1165, Benjamin of Tudela, a medieval Spanish Jewish traveler, approached the city of Mosul on the banks of the Tigris. A visitor, even a thousand years ago, could marvel at its antiquity. "This city, situated on the confines of Persia, is of …

Middle East

If you've ever created a Yahoo account, take these steps immediately to protect your data

It’s not just your Yahoo account that’s vulnerable.<p>If you’ve ever signed up for an account with Yahoo, there’s cause for concern. The company confirmed today, after <b>Recode</b> broke the story last night, that 500 million user accounts were breached in a massive hack.<p>That’s larger than the population of …

Cooking in Season: Easy Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes

They are healthful, versatile, available year-round and packed with flavour — what's not to love about sweet potatoes?<p>Some people may confuse them …

How to Skim Coat Walls

A new approach for smoothing rough walls that's easy to master<p>If you’re a skilled drywall taper or plasterer, you probably use a hawk and trowel to …

Label Ideas: 12 Tips for Organizing with a Label System

One downside of having stuff is finding what you need, when you need it. Constantly searching for something not only wastes time, but it can drive …

Your Must-Listen Podcast Playlist For 2016

Serial was just the beginning: here’s what you should listen to next—helpfully arranged by what you already like.<p>A recent study by the Pew Research Center revealed that less than half of Americans have ever heard of podcasts, and of those, 17 percent only listen to one show. That’s a shame, because …

27 Breakfast Sandwiches That Cure a Hangover With Less Grease

Sometimes the best breakfast is one you can eat on the go. As much as we try to sit down for meals, we're often too rushed in the a.m. hours, …

Breakfast

Eric Schuette loves taking photos of Rocky Mountain #NationalPark in #Colorado. Every trip into the park (@rockynps) can be a special moment. “The #mountains were completely covered by clouds. As we hiked into the darkness you could see little signs of clearing and then just before the sun came up the clouds thinned and we were left with a beautiful #winter scene looking out towards Long's Peak.” Photo courtesy of Eric Schuette (@ericschuettephotography).

What ISIS Really Wants

The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.<p>What is the Islamic State?<p>Where did it come from, and what …

The Middle East That Might Have Been

Nearly a century ago, two Americans led a quixotic mission to get the region’s borders right.<p>In 1919, President Woodrow Wilson dispatched a theologian named Henry King and a plumbing-parts magnate named Charles Crane to sort out the Middle East. Amid the collapse of the Ottoman Empire following …

Beginner's Guide to Wireless Routers - Consumer Reports News

Faster routers may not mean faster Wi-Fi<p>In any network, the slowest device determines how fast your data can move. If you have fast wireless links in …

New Range Ratings | Kitchen Range Reviews - Consumer Reports News

Electric or gas? If you're lucky you have a choice. Cooking with gas has its fans, but electric smoothtop ranges remain the big sellers and induction …

8 Lesser Known, but Very Useful, Apple Mac Utilities

Your Mac comes with a bunch of Apps pre-installed, neatly organized in the Applications folder. You’ve got the iWork suite, AddressBook, iCal and some other useful applications. Also in there is another folder called Utilities.<p>You might have used a few of the applications within it, but there’s …

The Best Ways to Sell Your Stuff | Consumer Reports

Auction houses<p>Consignment shops<p>Online sales<p>Yard sales<p>How to decide where to sell your stuff<p>This decision tree will help you decide which venue makes …

When your Mac runs slow, give it a tuneup

Macs are solid machines, but just like their owners they have a tendency to get lethargic as they age. Launching and switching programs takes longer, simple tasks become arduous, and the dreaded beach ball of doom appears more often than it did when your machine was new. The operating system just …

Linux

Repair and Reglue Sheet Vinyl Floors

Fix damaged or curling seams in vinyl floor with vinyl adhesive and a seam-sealing kit.<p>Protect the floor with masking tape and apply an even coat of …

16 Sinful Hot Chocolate Recipes You Have to Try

We know it’s hard to put down your pumpkin spiced latte in favor of any other warm winter drink. But that will get a whole lot easier once you read these 16 absolutely sinful hot chocolate recipes. Looks like its time to start stocking up on marshmallows! ;)<p>1. French Vanilla Hot Chocolate: French …

How to Clean Windows

Wash your windows the fastest way with crystal clear, streak-free results. Try washing windows with a squeegee and you’ll never go back to a spray …

Easy Storage Ideas

It's easy to create more space with these 10 instant storage ideas<p>Do you like having fresh herbs at your fingertips? Keeping them on your counter …

Tips for Finishing Drywall

Professional advice for smoother walls and less wasted time<p>Making the joints in freshly hung drywall disappear behind a smooth, flawless taping job …

$200 Sonos Play 1 Most Affordable Wireless Speaker - Consumer Reports

Sonos wireless speakers have done very well in our reviews. The $300 Play:3 speaker tops our Wi-Fi & bluetooth speaker Ratings for home models, and …

How To Become A Better Reader

It's easy to fill your time with Twitter, Tumblr and Facebook, checking email and glancing at news headlines. But sooner or later you yearn for the pleasure of a good book. The Internet wants us to click every other minute from site to site. This habit can stand in the way of an older kind of …

Install a Ceramic Tile Floor in the Bathroom

Learn how to install tile: Specifically, how to lay new ceramic tile over an old vinyl floor.<p>Whether you’re replacing an old shabby bathroom flooring …