Dylan Hoare

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Lighthouse Is The Next Big Deal In Home Monitoring Technology

Over the past few weeks, I’ve had the pleasure of evaluating Lighthouse, a new next-generation home security device from a Palo Alto-based startup Lighthouse AI. After spending a couple of weeks with it, using my mom’s New Jersey home for evaluation, I’ve concluded that this remarkable device …

Living Rooms

Monty Python's 10 funniest sketches

As a Monty Python treasure-trove arrives on Netflix – including Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Life of Brian and Monty Python's Flying Circus – it's the perfect moment to look back at 10 of the very best sketches from the masters of surreal comedy.<p>1. The Dead Parrot<p>Arguably the most famous, most …

History for Kids

Enter ancient worlds, meet famous people and discover fascinating facts by exploring a wide selection of historical games and activities.<p>Ancient History - <i>explore ancient civilisations through games and quizzes</i><p>Prepare the body of Ramose, officer to the king, for burial<p>Complete the construction of …

Instant Pot® Indian Chicken Curry Recipe

"This quick and easy Indian chicken curry comes together faster than you'd expect with your Instant Pot®. Ginger, garlic, coriander, garam masala, …

Cloudflare 1.1.1.1 privacy DNS is real: here’s how to use it

Privacy has always been an important topic but, of late, it has become an increasingly troubling one. From smartphones to social media to plain …

Linux

Enlisting an audience: How Hollywood peddles propaganda

Movies like ‘12 Strong’ and ‘The 15:17 to Paris’ exemplify military valor without considering the cost of war.<p>This January, an American war movie …

War

What Woke America And Great America Can Learn From Each Other

I am writing this because I have no other country, and I need this one to get itself together.<p>In a moment when America faces great big questions about who we are and what we wish to become, we are turning into a society so perpetually offended by one another that we are less and less capable of …

The case against an all-time Donkey Kong great, explained (update)

Billy Mitchell’s million-point milestone score is under review, and could be thrown out<p>Not even a week after the invalidation of a 35-year-old gaming record, another controversy enveloped a big-name game and top-flight performer: Billy Mitchell, the first player to score one million in <i>Donkey Kong</i>, …

What Decades Of Covering School Shootings Has Taught Me

I remember back during the 1997-98 school year when we were all stunned by five school shootings within a period of eight months in places few Americans had heard of: Pearl, Miss., West Paducah, Ky., Jonesboro, Ark., Edinboro, Penn., and Springfield, Ore.<p>Then there was Columbine the following year, …

14 Teeth Whiteners That Actually Really, Really Work

Charcoal powder, whitening paste, and LED kits that won't break the bank but will definitely whiten your smile!!<p><b>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a small share of sales from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock</b> …

Blockchain Explained: How It Works, Who Cares and What Its Future May Hold

Best known as the immutable database that runs underneath cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum, blockchain is poised to play a critical role in …

Clueless Versus Trump

Apple’s announcement on Wednesday that it will repatriate most of the estimated $274 billion that it holds in offshore earnings is great news for the United States. Uncle Sam will get a one-time $38 billion tax payment. The company promises to add 20,000 jobs to its U.S. work force, a 24 percent …

My year of living ignorantly: I entered a news blackout the day Trump was elected

Being a news junkie left me well-informed but simmering with rage. Unplugging from the media made me feel better, but is it a cop-out?<p>Like a lot of people I know, I’m a news junkie.<p>My particular weakness is the radio. It’s what I shower to, dress to, cook to, clean to. I drink my coffee to the New …

Quizzes

Full text: Jeff Flake on Trump speech transcript

<i>Prepared remarks for Sen. Jeff Flake, who delivered a speech to the Senate on Jan. 17, 2018.</i><p>Mr. President, near the beginning of the document that made us free, our Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson wrote: “We hold these truths to be self-evident...” So, from our very beginnings, our …

Fake News

We’re With Stupid

It would be much easier to sleep at night if you could believe that we’re in such a mess of misinformation simply because Russian agents disseminated inflammatory posts that reached 126 million people on Facebook.<p>The Russians also uploaded a thousand videos to YouTube and published more than …

The Creator of Bitcoin Comes Clean, Only to Disappear Again

<i>Andrew O’Hagan |</i> The Secret Life: Three True Stories of the Digital Age<i></i> <i>| Farrar, Straus and Giroux | October 2017 | 24 minutes (6,575 words)</i>The …

Is the World Slouching Toward a Grave Systemic Crisis?

History is punctuated by catalytic episodes—events that can become guideposts toward a more open and civilized world.<p><i>On August 5, Philip Zelikow delivered the following keynote address at the annual meeting of the Aspen Strategy Group, a discussion forum for experts and government practitioners.</i> …

You Don't Need Fancy Glasses To See The Eclipse With This NASA-Approved Hack

Sun-worshipping astro nerds have been planning for the impending eclipse for months now: Campsites are booked and hotels in the full eclipse's …

Pinhole Cameras

20 gadgets under $20 that you'll actually use every day

There are plenty of products out there that cost less than $20, but most of them never get used. A USB drive that works in outer space? Can’t imagine …

Ten Medieval Kingdoms and States that No Longer Exist

The map of the medieval world was constantly changing, as various kingdoms, principalities and states fought each other and redrew borders. In Europe …

We’re losing a whole generation of young men to video games

One night in the mid-1990s I tried out a computer game called “Civilization.” You started with a screen that was completely black, except for one …

University of Chicago

This 1950s book scandalized and captivated America—and eventually destroyed its author’s life

When Grace Metalious wrote ‘Peyton Place’ she had no idea how big it would be<p>There was absolutely no precedent for <i>Peyton Place</i>, Grace Metalious’s …

Books

Your Amazon login can sign you into HBO Now and Showtime apps

Amazon has begun changing the way its Channels pay-TV service works, giving users more freedom to choose where to stream their next show. The tech titan began allowing Prime subscribers to tack streaming services to their accounts through Channels back in 2015. While it's certainly one way to cut …

US and Somali forces strikes Al-Shabab command post

The Pentagon estimates that eight militants were killed in the attack, which both the US and Somalia deemed a success. A limited US military presence …

How to start down the path of the programmer?

<i>This post was first published on Steemit. You can take a look at it here.</i><p>The journey is long and hard. It's not for everyone. There are many …

1967 war: Six days that changed the Middle East

<b>Fifty years ago, war broke out between Israel and its neighbours. The conflict lasted just six days but its effect would last to the present day.</b><p>At the end of 1948, Israel's Arab neighbours had invaded to try to destroy the new state, and failed. The Egyptian army had been beaten, but a force …

Democrats Should Stop Trying To Fact Check Their Way To Success

Liberals in the US spend an inordinate amount of energy fact-checking the other side, trying to catch them in lies and various hypocrisies to expose the flaws in their policies. That, we imagine, is how it works. Whoever’s side aces the logic exam wins the prize. Which has made, and makes, Trump a …

Donald Trump

I tried the kitchen gadget with a cult-like internet following, and it's easy to see why people love it

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Tyler Lauletta/Business Insider You may have heard of the Instant Pot. It's the slow cooker that has developed a cult following around the …

What it was like in the room when Nazi Germany finally surrendered to end World War II in Europe

In the early-morning hours of May 7, 1945, the remnants of Nazi Germany's military leadership signed an unconditional surrender to Allied forces.<p>When the news broke the next day, soldiers and civilians around the world heralded Victory in Europe Day — the Soviet Union would mark Victory Day on May …