James Dingwall

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Why bitcoin uses so much energy

BITCOIN has been alarming people for years because of the amount of electricity needed to mint new virtual coinage. Alex de Vries, a bitcoin …

Mining

Adventurous women are getting their vaginas super stoned

More couples are turning to cannabis to boost their sex life … but can your vagina really get high?<p>You’d be forgiven for thinking partners are …

The Best Weed Strains for Mind-Blowing Sex

We turned to science and experts to find the most bangin' herb for bangin'.<p>Which weed strain is best for sex is a difficult question to answer. In fact, says Erica Krumpl of the Los Angeles's Cornerstone Collective, "You can't make a blanket statement about things like this." There are simply too …

5 Couples Share Their Secrets For Keeping Sex Alive In A Long-Term Relationship

For many, sex is a crucial part of a romantic relationship. And yet, the correlation between long-term partnership and a decline in doin’ it is all too real for many couples.<p>A 2017 study in the Archives of Sexual Behavior found that married or long-term couples were having sex less and less …

9 things you should never say during a salary negotiation

You're 96% sure that you are ready to schedule a meeting with your boss to ask for a raise. Or perhaps you're nearing the end of the job interview process and an offer is in sight. However, if you're like me, you have definitely put your foot in your mouth a time or two saying the wrong thing at …

In Trump vs. the F.B.I., Trump Will Lose

President Trump entered office last year as a singular figure. But he has come to resemble two of his predecessors in one crucial respect. Though he’s more paranoid than Richard Nixon and more mendacious than Bill Clinton, he seems bent on following them down a road to hell: a confrontation with …

Donald Trump

How to check if Apple is slowing down your iPhone

For those curious, it turns out that it's not too difficult to see whether your iPhone has been affected.<p>The reason behind the performance throttling makes sense: As older batteries degrade over time, they can't cope with the high demands of the iPhone's processor. To prevent unexpected shutdowns …

This trick will save you hours of debating what to watch on Netflix

Have you ever logged into Netflix and gone through the recommended categories looking for something new to watch only to find nothing catching your eye? Despite having gone on a Disney movie binge, maybe I want to look through something other than "Feel-good Animation" or "Children & Family …

In ‘Game of Thrones’ Withdrawal? Brandon Sanderson Can Help.

If he weren’t such a nice guy and I hadn’t devoured the book, I might accuse Brandon Sanderson of engaging in a fantasy writer’s pissing …

Books

The Secret to the Perfect Pecan Pie is Bourbon

I would estimate the number of pecan pies that I have baked in my lifetime falls solidly in the four digits.<p>That’s a lot. But to be fair, I worked …

Baking

This Couple Won Halloween By Pranking People With Their 'Levitating' Star Wars Bike

It may be early on Halloween, but this couple already won the costume contest.<p>YouTube vloggers Jesse Wellens and Carmella Rose dressed up as Luke …

These data scientists are disrupting Disney World's long wait times

Touring Plans goes to impressive lengths to help you avoid ride lines.<p>Out there, beyond the anthropomorphic mice and never-ending queues is a man who is quietly trying to disrupt your next vacation to Disney’s Magic Kingdom. His name is Len Testa and his annual subscription-based service, Touring …

Disney World

Cult of Mac Magazine: Preordered iPhone X? Here’s what to do next, and more!

You have one week to wait for your new iPhone X preorder to arrive (if you’re one of the lucky ones). There are some things you should be doing during that time to ensure you’re all set for delivery day. We’ll give you some great tips on how to prepare for the arrival of your new <i>Precious</i>.<p>In this …

25 Products That’ll Make Your Next Party So Much Better

Your parties will NEVER be the same.<p><b>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.</b>

Drunken Caramel French Toast

Servings: 6<p>Total Time: 1 Hour<p>Ingredients<p>1 stick (1/2 cup) unsalted butter<br>• 3/4 cup packed light brown sugar<br>• 2 tablespoons light corn syrup<br>• 1 large (1-lb) …

Noodle Kugel

Noodle kugel is a traditional Jewish dish made from egg noodles baked in a sweet or savory custard. Much like a French toast or egg casserole, kugel …

Savory Sausage and Cheddar Bread Pudding

5 stars based on 62 votes<p>Bread pudding is usually sweet, but it can be made savory too. This version, brimming with sweet pork sausage and sharp …

Spinach & Cheese Strata

5 stars based on 57 votes<p>This elegant brunch strata — really a savory bread pudding with spinach, cheese and cubes of bread baked in custard — is …

12 Breakfast Recipes That Will Make Your Weekend Amazing

If you're tired of your typical breakfast routine, you'll love these delicious, simple alternatives.<p>Skip the cereal this weekend and spoil your family with one (or more) of these fabulous breakfast recipes instead. From savory shakshuka to sweet drunken french toast, there’s something on this list …

Don’t Make These 4 Photo Composition Mistakes: Watch This Video & Avoid “Eyeball Confusion”

Whether you shoot landscapes, portraits, sports, or other types of images, sloppy composition can ruin an otherwise great shot. In this quick …

Social Media

Hidden Siri Commands and Unusual Responses

Digital assistants can be useful for performing a variety of tasks hands free, especially while in the car or while you have your hands full. While …

How, When, & Why to reset the PRAM & SMC on your Mac

Is your Mac acting just…<i>odd</i>? Stuff like drives not appearing, screens not adjusting correctly, Bluetooth problems, AirPort non connecting? Maybe your fan is running non-stop or your battery has said that it is 50% charged…for two days…and your MacBook is <i>plugged in</i>. Yeah, these aren’t problems that …

Operating Systems

How to Move the Cursor Using Trackpad Mode

With the new iPad just released, I expect that we will have some first-time iPad users stopping by looking for help with their new devices. Also, some of you who may be upgrading from an iPad 2 or 3, or an original iPad Mini may find some of the tablet features in the latest version of iOS …

iPad Mini

I Work from Home

911 OPERATOR: 911—what’s your emergency?<p>ROBERT: Hi, I . . . uh . . . I work from home.<p>OPERATOR: O.K., is anyone else there with you, sir?<p>ROBERT: No, I’m alone.<p>OPERATOR: And when’s the last time you saw someone else? Was that today?<p>ROBERT: Uh, my wife . . . this morning, I guess.<p>OPERATOR: Anyone …

9 Crazy-Good Seafood Recipes To Try This Week

Seafood isn't just for summer -- these sensational recipes are a welcome reprieve from meat-heavy winter meals.<p>Seafood isn't just for summer -- these sensational recipes are a welcome reprieve from meat-heavy winter meals.<p><b>1. Cioppino (Fisherman's Stew)</b><p>Brimming with fresh seafood in a tomato and …

Recipes

How to Turn Your Phone Into a DIY Photo Projector for $1

Extra photos for bloggers: 1, 2, 3<p>Slide projectors are great but outdated. And digital projectors cost a bundle. What’s a photographer to do when …

How to Create Raindrops of Light with Steel Wool

GoPro just released this 4-minute video tutorial titled “Creating Fire Rain: A Steel Wool Experiment.” It’s a look at how you can create raindrops of …

6 fun camping hacks to try this summer

Your camping lantern dies. You're lost in the woods. Your matches get wet. What do you do?<p>Turn to this list of quick — and dare we say ingenious — …

Hacking

The complete list of Siri commands

There's a lot you can do with Apple's virtual assistant -- and some things you can't do. For example, while Siri can send texts, search Twitter, and open up your front-facing camera, she can't adjust your device's ring volume (something OK Google <i>can</i> do). Complicating the matter, Siri doesn't work …

Voice Mail

10 things Apple Music users need to know

When Apple Music launched, it was immediately apparent the app wasn't as intuitive as we had come to expect from Apple, a company known for thinking through each feature down to the pixel. While Apple has worked hard to update the Music app since its release, there are still some features that are …