Ed Williams

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This Basic Cold Brew Coffee Recipe Will Make Your Mornings SO Much Better

Cold brew coffee is much different than iced coffee. Iced coffee is just hot coffee that’s been brewed strongly and poured over ice (or hot coffee …

Coffee

The Best 6 Budget Tents on the Market

A good tent is the most serious investment most hikers make. Unlike footwear, you won't be replacing them every year or two, and unlike a sleeping …

Backpacking

Gerber's new spork multitools get you fed in the wild

So much of the time and space spent on packing for camping or backpacking are dedicated to food and cooking, so it can really pay to streamline …

Camping

How to Make Cold-Brew Coffee at Home

Have you heard the latest coffee buzz? Iced coffee is out. Cold brew is in. What’s the difference? Well, there is one. Iced coffee is when you take …

Coffee

iPad Slow? Learn How to Speed up iPad, Even Older Ones!

If you have an older iPad, you may have noticed that it's not as fast as it used to be and asked yourself, "why is my iPad so slow?" There are lots of different reasons why your iPad may be running more slowly than it did when you first bought it, and luckily there are just as many ways to speed it …

Apps

How to build a robust and reliable home Wi-Fi network

A great home Wi-Fi connection is something that was nice to have ten years ago but wasn’t something most people put a lot of effort into (and certainly not money). The iPhone was only a year old, the iPad wasn’t even out, and we certainly weren’t cutting the cord for streaming services. In 2008, I …

13 Mistakes You’re Making With Your Cast-Iron Skillet

Cast iron can be fickle. Here are some habits to avoid when you’re cooking.<p>The cast-iron skillet is the workhorse of many a dedicated home cook, and …

How To Make Cold Brew Coffee At Home, Every Way Possible

Stay caffeinated.<p>Cold brew coffee season is here, and that means you have two options: you can spend your whole summer savings on this nicely caffeinated and refreshing beverage (we know some of the best ones to choose from), or you can suck it up and make your own.<p>Sure, making homemade cold brew …

This simple hack guarantees your phone charger will never break again

To make your otherwise fragile phone charger last for more than a couple of weeks, try out this simple hack! Start by removing the spring from a pen. Next, stretch one end of the spring out a bit so it can fit around the charger cable. You might need to use pliers for this.<p>Now, wind the spring …

The 7 Best Boutique Hotels New Orleans Has to Offer

Steeped in rich history, strong liquor and, of course, exquisite cuisine, New Orleans is one of our top weekend destinations. For gastronomes like …

New Orleans

A Tourist Trap-Free Restaurant Guide to New Orleans

Before any trip to New Orleans, friends and relatives will bombard you with lists of places you <i>have</i> to go. Think bead tossing on Bourbon Street, …

New Orleans

These are New Orleans’ Essential Bars

Choosing a handful of notable bars in the country’s wettest city is no easy feat. New Orleans has one of the highest bars per capital in the United States.<p>And with a range of venues spanning from posh to dissolute, the field is wide open. Fierce loyalties exist and surely this list will arouse …

New Orleans

Cold brew coffee: How to make the perfect cup

Forget the bone-chilling air of winter — the only chill you need is in your drink.<p>Spring is finally here, and your beverage should reflect the extra pep in your step that comes with it. That’s why Fox News consulted an expert on crafting the perfect cold brew coffee to enjoy on a warm spring …

15 Must-Try Unique Coffees From Around The World

1. South Indian Filter Coffee<p>Filter coffee is popularly known as ‘Kaapi’ in South India. Locally grown coffee beans are roasted, coarsely ground and …

50 Affordable Wines You Can Always Trust

Sometimes wine is daunting, and the fact that vintages change every year is one of the reasons. Was 2014 better than 2015? Worse? How are you …

Wine

These are the best books for learning modern statistics—and they’re all free

Statistics came well before computers. It would be very different if it were the other way around.<p>The stats most people learn in high school or college come from the time when computations were done with pen and paper. “Statistics were constrained by the computational technology available at the …

Machine Learning

How to Drag and Drop Text Between Apps on the iPad

iOS 11 introduced handy new drag and drop features on the iPad, that let you drag photos, files, links, and more between apps. What you might not know, though, is that drag and drop also works for blocks of text.<p>Instead of copying and pasting text on the iPad, you can select a block of text and …

How To Scan A Document Using Notes on iOS

- Jan 29, 2018<p>Apple Notes received an overhaul in iOS 11 adding great features for users like enhanced text formatting, pinned notes and tables.<p>One …

The iPad Gestures You Should Master

If you’ve got an iPad with iOS 11, you’re probably getting used to the new gestures involved in navigating. From the always-on Dock to the new …

How To: Will Apple's $29 Battery Replacement Actually Speed Up Your iPhone? Check Here

Apple has been in hot water ever since the news that the company slows down iPhones with older batteries. The iPhone maker is now in damage control, …

The Nationalist's Delusion

Trump’s supporters backed a time-honored American political tradition, disavowing racism while promising to enact a broad agenda of discrimination.<p>THIRTY YEARS AGO, nearly half of Louisiana voted for a Klansman, and the media struggled to explain why.<p>It was 1990 and David Duke, the former grand …

The iPhone now has a built-in document scanner — here's how to use it

If you don't have a scanner at home, it can be annoying to try and find a way to send documents to other people. Luckily, Apple has silently introduced a new document scanning feature that's buried inside the iPhone Notes app. You can even turn them into PDFs and share them. Here's how to use this …

Scanners

The kidney stone diet: Five foods to prevent them

Passing a kidney stone is often described as one of the most painful things a person will ever experience. As many as 1 in 10 people will develop …

Nutrition

Make: an Aeropress/water bottle cold-brew dripper

The cheapest and easiest way I know of to make cold brew coffee is with an almond-milk bag and a water jug, but if you favor the drip method over the …

Coffee

AeroPress Brewing Guide - How to Make AeroPress Coffee

What You'll Need<p>AeroPress funnel<p>Timer<p>Stirring tool<p>Coffee cup or other vessel<p>Brew Time<p>1 - 1:30 minutes<p>Have Questions?<p>Share<p>Background<p>A space-age …

Psst… We've Figured Out the Perfect Cold Brew Coffee Ratio

It's totally necessary for hot latte and hot coffee drinkers to switch up their beverage of choice in the summer because it's just not refreshing to …

What a Coffee-Obsessed Travel Writer Packs in His Suitcase

As someone who’s been writing travel pieces from the road for a few years now, the one thing that keeps me rooted in reality is a daily ritual of …

Coffee

52 Good Morning Meditations that Will Calm the Chaos in Your Life

<i>It’s not what you say to everyone else that determines your life; it’s what you whisper to yourself that has the greatest power.</i>The happiness of your …

Happiness

4 Meditation Tips For the First Timer

From a guy who trained as a Buddhist monk for 10 years.<p>Life can be incredibly stressful. If the tried-and-true methods for dealing with it—whiskey, some exercise, moving to another country and changing your name—aren't working, you might want to consider meditation.<p>Andy Puddicombe knows that you …

56 Mindfulness Quotes From Mahatma Gandhi

<b>“Mahatma Gandhi”</b> one of the world’s greatest soul, an inspiration for millions and billions of people’s, a life of wisdom and celebration. An example …