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How to change DNS settings on your Google Wifi

You may have heard that the best April Fools' joke this year wasn't one at all: Cloudflare, a service that protects websites (including this one) …

Wi-Fi

There's Actually No Such Thing as Different 'Learning Styles', According to Science

No Sharon, you're not a "visual learner".<p>When I was at school, a fair amount of time was put into determining our "learning styles." Teachers told us …

Pedagogy

How to ghost your internet provider with a secret IP address

Two new projects just launched that could hinder internet-service providers’ ability to eavesdrop on their customers, helping internet users protect …

Information Security

How Much Protein Is Actually in Those Ancient Grains You Love?

If you’re on the grain train, then you’re probably very familiar with quinoa and its high protein content: roughly eight grams of it per one cooked cup, to be precise. (Okay, technically quinoa is a psuedograin, like a seed, but we cook and consume it like a grain). But it’s definitely not the only …

Nutrition

Google Knows Literally Everything About You - Here's How To Delete That Data

Take back control of your information with these easy steps.<p>Google, just like Facebook, collects a lot of personal data about its users. While many …

Google

Feed Your Kid Dinner at 3 P.M.

With school-aged children, there is a period of gastrointestinal chaos, and that period is every weekday from 3 to 6 p.m. Around 3 p.m., when many …

11 Unexpected Things College Never Prepared You For

College is great for many reasons: it gives you more freedom than you've probably ever had before, it can introduce you to some of your best friends, …

This Phone That Can Only Call and Text Is What Parents Have Been Begging to Give Their Kids

One of the most stress-inducing questions modern-day parents find themselves asking is: "when do I have to get my kid a cell phone?"<p>Sure, no one <i>needs</i> a phone, but the world we live in all but dictates a requirement toward digital connectivity. In fact, the average age people get their first cell …

How to Cook Ribs in the Oven for Meaty Satisfaction All Year Long

<b>1. Oven-Braised Short Ribs with Pasilla-Tomato Mole</b><br>Chef Hugo Ortega uses smoky pasilla chiles, tomatoes and spices to make a rich, tangy mole sauce …

BBQ

'Strong' Black Woman? 'Smart' Asian Man? The Downside To Positive Stereotypes

During my senior year of high school, I started dreading calculus. Every time my teacher slapped our tests face-down on our desks, I would peel up the corner of the page just enough to see the score, circled in red. The numbers were dropping quickly: 79, 64, 56.<p>My classmates and I were not coy …

Women of Color

Economist who spent 40 years in school wants Trump administration to spend less on education

He was a student and now he’s a professor. But he’s had enough of the education system.<p>The 40 years Bryan Caplan, a libertarian economist, has spent …

Higher Education

'Super blue blood moon': stargazers prepare for rare celestial event

Blue moon, super moon and blood moon combine to create moment not seen in the skies in more than 150 years<p>A rare celestial event will grace the skies during the coming week when a blue moon and lunar eclipse combine with the moon being at its closest point to Earth, resulting in what is being …

Supermoon

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

Climbing

30 years after Prozac arrived, we still buy the lie that chemical imbalances cause depression

Some 2,000 years ago, the Ancient Greek scholar Hippocrates argued that all ailments, including mental illnesses such as melancholia, could be explained by imbalances in the four bodily fluids, or “humors.” Today, most of us like to think we know better: Depression—our term for melancholia—is …

FDA

Entertain (And Exhaust) Energetic Toddlers By Playing “Jump The River”

Add it to your birthday party game list, ASAP.<p>By<p>Nov 10 2017, 3:03 PM<p>Jump the River is an elimination game where kids take turns jumping over an …

100 Intimate, Funny And Curious Questions To Ask Your Partner

Image: Shutterstock<p>Our busy lives don’t give us a lot of time to spend with our partners. We may be busy with work, and sometimes we are just into …

Man With Down Syndrome Silences Entire Congress With 5 Sobering Words

A young man with Down syndrome delivered a powerful testimony Wednesday on Capitol Hill, and it was five words in particular that perfectly …

Immune System

Research Says Doing This 1 Thing for Your Kids Will Make Them More Creative Forever | Inc.com

Whatever you call it--creativity, innovation, or creative problem-solving--being able to test assumptions, see alternatives, and come up with unique solutions to life's challenges is a key to success, and perhaps even happiness.<p>But is creativity something you must be born with, or can it be …

Creativity
Basketball

Jeremy Lin reacts to Kenyon Martin’s comments about his hair

Sep 25, 2017; Brooklyn, NY, USA; Brooklyn Nets guard Jeremy Lin (7) is interviewed during media day at HSS Training Center. Nicole Sweet-USA TODAY …

Basketball

Fluffy Japanese Pancakes

These thick pancakes are like little souffles: custardy on the inside and golden and crispy on the outside.<p>Special equipment: four 3-inch-wide-by-2 …

U Can’t Talk to Ur Professor Like This

Chapel Hill, N.C. — At the start of my teaching career, when I was fresh out of graduate school, I briefly considered trying to pass myself off as a cool professor. Luckily, I soon came to my senses and embraced my true identity as a young fogey.<p>After one too many students called me by my first …

Education

Samsung’s New TV By Yves Béhar Is A Framed Piece Of Art, Literally

Samsung’s Frame television blends into your wall by chameleoning framed artwork.<p>“A TV is, in a lot of cases, not really on for more than four hours a day,” says Yves Béhar, founder of the San Francisco design studio Fuseproject. “So the rest of the day, the 20-plus hours, it’s really a black box. …

Art

Chocolate Mousse Cheesecake

You won't be able to eat just one.<p><b>Crust</b><p>20 chocolate sandwich cookies<p>¼ cup brown sugar<p>7 tablespoons butter, melted<p><b>Cheesecake</b><p>32 ounces cream cheese, softened<p>4 ounces melted semisweet chocolate<p>1 tablespoon cocoa powder<p>1½ cups sugar<p>2 teaspoon vanilla extract<p>4 eggs<p>1 ½ cup heavy cream<p>¼ cup powdered</b> …

How to Make Bacon-Wrapped Meatloaf at Home | The Art of Manliness

Meatloaf is a classic Midwestern dish for fall and winter gatherings. Meaty, ketchup-y, and warm, it fills the stomach <i>and</i> the soul.<p>The standard …

BBQ

Students Adore Argentina’s First Preschool Teacher With Down Syndrome

A woman in Argentina became the country’s first nursery school teacher with Down Syndrome<p>Every time you worry that the world is getting worse, a …