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Apple, technology, and other stuff from Jason Snell and Friends

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Fair Trade

How to turn your iPad into a desktop with these remote access apps

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>Sometimes you just need to get to a file, access a program or just check up on something that you otherwise cannot do from …

6 unexpectedly inspiring speeches by celebrities

Wil Wheaton’s impromptu speech reminds us of a few other celeb talks that have gone viral in recent months<p>"Star Trek" star Wil Wheaton crushed the Internet over the weekend, and when his advice to a girl who gets bullied for being a nerd went viral. Though he's a frequent advocate for all things …

Science, health & technology newsFri, 18 May 2018 09:19:55 EDTen-us

Inside Ken Ham’s mind: Why the creationist couldn’t sustain a scientific discussion

While Bill Nye wanted a debate about knowledge, the creationist was fixated on something entirely different: ethics<p>The much-anticipated debate between science guy Bill Nye and creationist-in-chief Ken Ham finally occurred Tuesday evening, and what a strange creature it was. The moderated debate, …

New Atheism’s big mistake: Debating creationists solves nothing

Fundamentalism isn’t really about the Bible; it’s about politics. So attacking religion doesn’t fix the problem<p>Bill Nye and Ken Ham will be debating creationism on Feb. 4, and it's a bad idea for both scientists and Christians. Ham’s young-earth creationism represents the distinct tendency of …

Pipeline Winter 2013

This is your brain on religion: Uncovering the science of belief

From Pope Francis to Phil Robertson: Why are some people of faith generous — while others are nuts?<p>As far as I’m concerned, the most interesting question about religion isn’t whether God exists but why so many people are religious. There are around 10,000 different religions, each of which is …

10 Things You Eat All the Time That Could Poison You

Some foods can totally transform you from a cold-addled snot monster to the picture of health. But there's a surprising number of everyday foods that, if you're not careful, could straight-up wreck your day. Or slightly worse, end your life! Don't worry, getting poisoned by them is gonna take some …

“Star Wars” almost didn’t get made

The studio had low expectations for the epic that changed movies forever<p>In the 1960s, despite the social and racial turmoil in America, despite assassinations and the wound of Vietnam, it was possible for young men in love with the movies to believe an extraordinary opportunity was coming into …

The Steve Jobs Nobody Knew

How an insecure, acid-dropping hippie kid reinvented himself as a technological visionary - and changed the world<p>When I first met Steve Jobs, I …

Silicon Valley

Architecture Student Converts School Bus Into Cozy Home

School buses are so much fun. The springy seats, the awkward-to-open windows, the rumbling engine—it all hearkens back to a time in your life when …

If You Use a Drone to Film Your Wedding This Is What You Deserve

<i>Honey, let's not waste money on a human photographer. I know this guy with a quadcopter and a GoPro. Baby, it'll be awesome. No no, I promise. I</i> …

This Animation Teaches You More About Physics Than High School Ever Did

It's a shame I never paid attention in physics class because outside of Walter White's school of chemistry, physics might be the coolest type of …

America’s scariest police chief shoots “libtards” and forms militias

Meet Chief Marc Kessler: Liberal hater, M-16 carrier and founder of armed group to defend the country from tyranny<p>Mark Kessler really loves guns. "I carry an M-16 at work," he says. He can do that because he's a police officer -- in fact, the chief of police in the tiny borough of Gilberton, a …

The Hardest Thing to Find in the Universe Is Even Rarer Than You Think

Staring at the periodic table of elements was pretty much all I did in science classes but I learned absolutely nothing from it other than Bromine …

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

Christianity for Non-Christians

There are lots of biases and assumptions about Christians out there, many of which are founded in real-life experience. And yes, we Christians have …

Silicon Valley Housing Explosion Means This Cottage Costs $1.1 Million

The little 7o-year-old house at 353 Carmelita Drive is about as unspectacular as American real estate gets: two bedrooms, one and a half baths, and a …

Real Estate

“The Lord of the Rings” vs. “Game of Thrones”

Tolkien’s epic fantasy seems downright naive compared to George R.R. Martin’s post-Cold War political parable<p>HBO’s <i>Game of Thrones</i> returned for its third season on Sunday having already inspired a variety of media, from a Helmut Lang line of clothing to satires like School of Thrones, Game of Cats, …

Paleo diet is half-baked

Basic biology dictates that there’s no way we can eat exactly like our hunter–gatherer ancestors<p>Meet Grok. According to his online profile, he is a tall, lean, ripped and agile 30-year-old. By every measure, Grok is in superb health: low blood pressure; no inflammation; ideal levels of insulin, …

The story of Google Maps

Since 2005, Google has mapped 28 million miles of road in 194 countries. And it won't rest until the whole planet is on its servers. Tom Chivers reports on the mammoth operation and asks: is it ruining the way we travel?<p>Are you planning a holiday to North Korea? Probably not. But if you are, your …

Alex Pareene on the GOP’s scandal fetish

Salon’s staff writer tells 92Y how the Republican fishing expedition is about one thing: Sunday show talking points<p>In this video produced by 92nd Street Y, Salon’s Alex Pareene breaks down the Republican Party's ongoing attempt to trap President Obama in "scandals" -- and how it so often picks the …

He predicted today’s GOP… in 1895

Folksy evangelical Sam P. Jones warned of “scandalmongers” who “feed on human character and soiled reputation”<p>Sam P. Jones was an influential southern evangelical at the end of the 19th century, and one of his pieces in June 1895, published in the Biloxi Herald, was titled “Scandalmongers.” In his …

Robin Wright: “There always has been a difficult slot in your late 30s for female roles”

The “House of Cards” and “Princess Bride” star on her odd role in Ari Folman’s sci-fi brain-twister “The Congress”<p>CANNES, France – Robin Wright plays a character called Robin Wright in Israeli director Ari Folman’s bewildering, half-animated science-fiction argosy “The Congress.” It’s certainly …

Child stars Mara Wilson and Dylan Sprouse speak out about hazards of child fame

Two child stars, in the era of Bynes and Bieber, break their silence on why they quit the game<p>Though the names are different, former child stars are once again dominating the news cycle; <i>plus ça change</i>. The former-Disney-girls-gone-wild milieu of "Spring Breakers" earlier in the season, Justin …

When Canada brewed its way to the top

A look at how Labatt and its allies helped spawn a nation of beer drinkers — and a brewing capital of the world<p>IN THE EARLY-MORNING HOURS of Christmas Day 1936, James Sloan of Golfview Avenue in Toronto drove through downtown after a late night of drinking. He lost control of his car and went …