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How to speed up your internet and stop your ISP tracking you

Your entire DNS browsing history can be recorded by your ISP, and will soon be sold to anyone who wants it.<p>DNS is what sends you to the correct site when you browse the internet, but it is also non-encrypted, and reveals your entire browsing history. Your browser’s private mode does nothing, and …

Information Security

This New Device Lets You Send Texts Even When You Don’t Have Cell Service

If you’ve ever been out on the trail and lost connectivity to your cell network, you know how frustrating, and dangerous, it can be to be unable to …

Mesh Network

If You Read These 9 Books on Leadership, You Probably Don't Need a Mentor

While no aspiring leader's bookshelf is complete without a copy of Sheryl Sandberg's <i>Lean In</i>, there are literally hundreds of other books on the topic …

This Cabbage and Sausage Soup Is Perfect for Chilly Nights

Soup is a warm and comforting hug during the winter months, but making a soup that is truly satisfying is something of a fickle beast. If you're like …

Cooking

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I’m Officially Serving Them With Everything

When we first discovered melting potatoes, we weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety …

Our Top Slow-Cooker Soup Recipes to Make in 2018

Baby it’s cold outside.<p>There’s nothing like a slow-cooker recipe to help you out during busy weeks. Simply add the ingredients, press a button, and …

Cooking

The Easy Way to Make Cheese-Stuffed Chicken Breast

Chicken breasts are such a supper staple that it's often hard to think of them as anything special, but let me tell you this: Splitting chicken …

Chicken Breast

This Is Giada De Laurentiis's Best Pasta Recipe, According to Food Network Fans

Giada De Laurentiis is the Food Network's bona fide queen of Italian food, and her encyclopedic collection of classic Italian recipes proves it. The …

This app is like Shazam for fonts

WhatTheFont is a Shazam for fonts — a designer’s dream.<p>The app is a mobile version of the website previously developed by MyFonts, and recognizes any font you point at with your camera, including a variation of similar fonts to go with it. It also lets you buy the fonts you find directly through …

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How to cook the perfect penne all’arrabbiata

This simple, quick and spicy supper can be prepared with minimum fuss. But how ‘angry’ do you dare to make it?<p>If I had to eat one cuisine forever more, I think it would probably be Italian – and not just because a world without spaghetti carbonara feels like a very bleak place indeed. The sheer …

Jamie Oliver

This Cheesy Chicken & Broccoli Casserole Cooks in One Skillet

Happy Labor Day! Right now you're probably thinking about what you're going to bring to your friend's backyard BBQ later today, but when dinner …

Cooking

Recipe: Slow Cooker Chicken Piccata

Slow Cooker Chicken Piccata<p>Serves 4<p>1 tablespoon olive oil<p>4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (about 2 pounds total) <br>1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, plus …

Slow Cookers

For Perfectly Braised Chicken Thighs, Memorize This Technique

When it comes to chicken, some cooks are beholden to the breast, but I’m a thigh girl—no ifs, ands, or buts.<p>I get the appeal of breasts. They’re easy on the eyes, unfussy, and dependable—the food equivalent of having a crush on the pretty-boy next door. Thighs, on the other hand, are rougher around …

TENKER 1080p HDMI Mini Projector for $56 shipped (Reg. $80)

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Brova Power (98% positive feedback from shoppers) via Amazon is offering the TENKER Q5 1500 LUX LED Mini Projector for $79.99, but …

Here’s the scientific reason it’s better to dilute whiskey with a little water

It’s chemistry<p>Serious whiskey drinkers insist that it tastes better diluted with a little water — and, with the help of computer simulations, scientists now know why.<p>The distinctive taste of whiskey is largely caused by a molecule called guaiacol, which has one section that likes water and one …

Whiskey

40 Vintage Fishing Tips and Tricks You Should Know

For three and a half decades, H.G. “Tap” Tapply dolled out hard-earned wisdom on all things outdoors in his monthly column, Tap’s Tips. Here, we have …

Fishing

SALT THE NON-LETHAL HANDGUN

Meet Salt the Non-lethal Handgun ($279). It was designed “around the belief that a gun does not have to take a life to protect a life.” Instead of …

Swiss Army Knives

Deal: Pay what you want for this White Hat Hacker training

To prevent against increasingly sophisticated cyber attacks, companies with users and data to protect often turn to ethical hackers to help harden …

Cybersecurity

These Chickpea–Sweet Potato Burgers Will Rock Your #MeatlessMonday

Say goodbye to frozen old veggie burger patties. Not only is this meatless sweet potato-chickpea combo burger super tasty, it's full of tons of …

Food

Apple targets community college students with new a Swift coding course

Apple’s found a fair bit of success with Swift Playgrounds since launching it last year at WWDC. According to the company, the educational program has enlisted some one million users into its ranks. And while the dead simple offering is primarily aimed at youngsters, there’s apparently been a fair …

Computer Science

Amazon launches new training and certification portal to lure talent to AWS

As cloud services continue to pick up steam, Amazon wants to make sure there is no shortage of talent to maintain your cloud computing operations and take care of your AWS needs.<p>Yesterday, the e-commerce giant announced it is launching its own dedicated training and certification portal to offer …

Portrait Pro Peter Hurley Explains Why the Jawline Is the Key to More Flattering People Pictures (VIDEO)

Ask 100 portrait photographers to name the most important facial feature of their subjects, and 95 will likely say the eyes. But according to New …

Photography

36 eBooks on Computer Programming from O’Reilly Media: Free to Download and Read

This past week, we featured a free course on the programming language Python, presented by MIT. A handy resource, to be sure.<p>And then it struck us …

Programming

Break into the high-paying industry of cybersecurity with this massive certification training

<i>This is a paid placement and if you buy something through this article or on the BGR Store we will receive compensation from retail partners.</i><p>After …

Cybersecurity

Hidden tricks you didn’t know your iPhone could do

10 features to keep in mind.<p>Both iPhones and Android devices have their pros and cons, but the general consensus is that iOS is a little easier to pick up and use, while Android offers more in the way of customization and configuration. Still, simple as Apple's operating system seems, you can find …

Apps

Demystifying the PageRank Algorithm

PageRank is arguably the most widely-utilized and influential algorithm in our modern day - chances are you use it tens of times every single day. In …

Sergey Brin

Charisma is a skill, not a gift — a Stanford psychologist shares 6 ways to build it

In researching my book "The Happiness Track," however, I found that charisma is not so much a gift as a learnable skill you can master.<p>What presence has to do with it<p>If you meet someone at a cocktail party whose eyes are constantly flitting around the room, do they make a good impression? Do they …

Mindfulness

Making brown rice? Don't follow the instructions on the box

When I was a kid, brown rice felt like punishment. Like the ever-increasing amount of whole wheat flour that would appear in my mom’s pancakes and waffles, brown rice with dinner felt like we had done something really wrong.<p>My mom would always scorch it, informing us that, in other parts of the …

Popular Mac App Developers Issue Urgent Malware Warning

It’s been a rough week in Mac security. First, Checkpoint warned users of a Trojan spreading in Europe that was the first of its kind. And now, one …

OS X