Christopher Koss

22 Flips | 6 Magazines | 9 Likes | 4 Following | 6 Followers | @christopher3uge | Keep up with Christopher Koss on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Christopher Koss”

How often you should clean your refrigerator — and the right way to do it

When was the last time you cleaned the refrigerator?<p>Wiping up the occasional drip and opening a box of baking soda doesn't count. We're talking a full-throttle cleaning that disinfects, organizes and restores order to one of the busiest spots in the home. Did you know that a neglected and dirty …

Tech companies fetishize simple design—and it’s making us dumb

It took me about five minutes to figure out the New York Times app on my smartphone. As Android apps go, this is a relatively long time—with many others, I’ve been up and running in under a minute. This particular app, though, offers complete access to every section and every article published by …

Google Docs

Top U.S. intelligence official: ISIS has cells in UK, Germany, and Italy

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> America's top intelligence official, James Clapper, said Monday that ISIS has clandestine cells in the United Kingdom, Germany and Italy, comments that come as President Barack Obama concludes an overseas visit where he asked Europe to contribute more to the fight against …

North Africa

Anaheim protesters in Ku Klux Klan melee released from jail pending charges

All but one person involved in a bloody melee between Ku Klux Klan members and protesters in Anaheim has been released from jail without criminal charges, according to officials and jail records.<p>Of the 13 people detained by police following Saturday's violence, only one remains in custody — Guy …

Law Enforcement

PUTIN: Here's what 'everyone needs to know' about Russia and Turkey

"Everyone needs to know that," he added.<p>The Russian leader was responding to questions about the spat between Turkey and Russia that emerged after Turkey shot down a Russian warplane that purportedly violated Turkish airspace in November.<p>Putin rejected the notion that the NATO alliance, of which …

Content Marketing And Nonprofits: 5 Strategies For Driving Donations

Content marketing is of course, all the rage. No shortage of opinions, articles and other assorted collateral abound as essentially the entire marketing world looks to jump on the latest bandwagon that is content marketing.<p>And rightly so when you consider the impact a well run content marketing …

The Mini Mobile Robotic Printer

<i>SEEKING FUNDING: Mobile printing with a small robot!</i>Created by ZUtA Labs Ltd.Finally! Mobile printing is really here! A printer that goes where you …

The Best Length for Online Content

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Every so often when I’m tweeting or emailing, I’ll think: Should I really be writing so much?<p>I tend to get carried away. And for the times that I do, it sure would be nice to know if all this extra typing is hurting or helping my cause. I want to …

Steak au Poivre from Alex Hitz

The art of tableside cooking has all but vanished from restaurants. But who's to say you can't create that same magic at home?<p>Stunning, succulent, easy, elegant—these are but four words to describe that indescribable feeling of sophistication and accomplishment that this short preparation gives …

19 Stainless Steel Sculptures Featuring Nine Languages

Barcelona-born Jaume Plensa astounds once again with his new figurative installation inhabiting the Galerie Lelong in New York. Entitled <i>Talking Continents</i>, the 19 stainless steel elements are comprised of letters from nine international alphabets.<p>The collection of effigies stand to represent more …

Art

How to Give a Killer Presentation

A little more than a year ago, on a trip to Nairobi, Kenya, some colleagues and I met a 12-year-old Masai boy named Richard Turere, who told us a fascinating story. His family raises livestock on the edge of a vast national park, and one of the biggest challenges is protecting the animals from …

Helpful Infographic Perfectly Pairs Wine with Food

Whether you consider yourself a wine connoisseur or not, you could probably use this infographic to learn a thing or two about the liquid of the gods. How many calories does a typical glass of white wine versus red wine have and, more importantly, which wine should you pair with tonight's dinner? …

Infographics

Turkey Hash Patties Recipe

Tip<p>Why Do We Celebrate Christmas on Dec. 25?<p>There are several reasons Christmas is celebrated on Dec. 25. The date is nine months after March 25, a …

All the Gear You Need for Your Home Bar

To make serious cocktails, you need serious tools: a high-volume mixing glass, a six-pound ice-baller, and Grant Achatz's preferred infuser<p><i>Cocktail hour at home doesn't have to mean a glass of Merlot or a bottle of beer. Bring some next-level mixology (yes, we said "mixology") to your domestic game</i> …

Cocktails

33 Rules to Boost Your Productivity

Productivity

7 Things Every (Great) Landing Page Needs

No matter how great of a designer, marketer, or copywriter you are, your website is never going to convert as well as it could. <i>Why?</i> It’s because you …

National Geographic Photo Contest 2013

National Geographic has once again opened its annual photo contest, with the deadline for submissions coming up on Saturday, November 30. One first-place winner will be chosen from each of the three categories, and the winning photographs will be published in National Geographic magazine. The …