Kathleen Bischoff

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London and the U.K. From Above

Photographer Jason Hawkes has been making fascinating aerial images since 1991. With a gyro-stabilized camera, he takes photos directly from the open door of a helicopter. Hawkes has covered subjects around the world, but specializes in aerial shots of the United Kingdom. Once more, he's been kind …

Kilauea's Volatile Beauty Captured At Night (PHOTOS)

Each of the Hawaiian islands are or once were active volcanoes, springing forth from a hotspot in the middle of the Pacific Plate. Kilauea, one of five active volcanoes in Hawaii, has erupted continuously, more or less, since it formed some 300,000 to 600,000 years ago. It might be the world’s most …

How to Find Coupon Codes You Never Knew Existed

Almost every place you shop online has a "promotional code" box at checkout—but fewer than a quarter of shoppers use it. We asked the experts for …

21 Of The Most Beautiful Japanese Cherry Blossom Photos Of 2014

The delicate pink sakura, or cherry blossom, is associated primarily with the culture of its native Japan. These trees blossom throughout Japan every …

Japan

Unforgettable Pictures By The Award-Winning Photographer Killed In Afghanistan

Anja Niedringhaus, a critically acclaimed photographer for the Associated Press, was fatally shot in Afghanistan. She had covered everything from war to sporting events.

How to Make an Incredible Burger, According to 6 Meat-Masters

Have you ever gone to a restaurant, had an amazing burger, and then tried to replicate it at home only to have disastrous results? That's what you get for trying. But in the spirit of spreading knowledge and leveling the playing field for meat aficionados everywhere, we consulted six burger experts …

You can’t buy that! The great e-book royalty war

A backstage battle between publishers and authors over royalties may be limiting which e-books you can buy<p>A recent lawsuit brought before the U.S. District Court in New York offers readers a glimpse into a battle raging behind the scenes in traditional publishing. The dispute, between authors and …

Lawrence in Arabia review – a great revolutionary gets his due

A certain type of Englishman reveres Arab culture and Islamic finery. Wilfred Thesiger, the explorer, loved to wear the gorgeous flowing robes of the Marsh Arabs; Rory Stewart, the Arabist and Tory MP, has travelled manfully through the Punjab wearing a Pakistani shalwar kameez suit and turban. …

Lessons from Stephen King and “Valley of the Dolls”: Reading 100 years of bestsellers

<b>Stephen King (AP/Francois Mori)</b><p>What the most popular books of the past century taught one writer about America’s strange taste in fiction<p>Laura Miller<p>April 2, 2014 11:52pm (UTC)<p>When Matthew Kahn, a creative writing student at California State University at Northridge, learned from one of his …

How to Master Matzo Ball Soup

How to master the science of making homemade matzo ball soup.<p>There's a science to the perfect matzo ball soup. Here’s how to master the key components, from the pillowy-light balls to that rich, golden, rejuvenating chicken broth.<p><b>Every Great Ball Begins with Schmaltz</b> If you’ve never cooked with …

Food Preservation

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Great places to stay on the world's loveliest islands

Don’t waste precious travel time dragging your flip-flopped feet to the beach. We’ve rounded up ten places to stay on some of the world’s most beautiful islands – and they’re all a stone’s throw from the beach. Best of all, you don’t need to sell your granny to enjoy an island getaway, we’ve picked …

Netflix begins 4K streaming in US

<b>It may be true that 4K panels are now here, but the greatest complaint about the new resolution standard has been the lack of content.</b><p>In the US, Sony …

When, where, and how to buy the Galaxy S5

A guide for everything you need to know about picking up Samsung’s latest flagship device.<p>Samsung's latest flagship smartphone includes a faster processor, bigger display, and an improved camera. The company took it a step further with the Galaxy S5. Not only is the device dust and water resistant, …

Why the plastic body of the Samsung Galaxy S5 is its secret weapon

Around six months ago, long before the Samsung Galaxy S5 was officially unveiled, rumors started kicking around that it would have aluminum body. The thinking was a) in order to differentiate the S5 from the S4, Samsung should make the new model swankier and b) true flagship models like the iPhone …

Phones

How to protect yourself from the 'Heartbleed' bug

A major new security vulnerability dubbed Heartbleed was disclosed Monday night with severe implications for the entire Web. The bug can scrape a server's memory, where sensitive user data is stored, including private data such as usernames, passwords, and credit card numbers.<p>It's an extremely …

Security

Clean your monitor or TV screen

The best tips to remove smudges and stains from a PC monitor or an HDTV.<p>Even if you don't have snot-nosed kids or wet-nosed pets, your computer monitor or HDTV panel will eventually accumulate a collection of annoying smudges and stains. My household happens to contain both of the aforementioned …

​Prepare your PC or tablet for Windows 8.1 Update 1

Microsoft on Tuesday released a free update for Windows 8.1 users. The update, which is rolling out now, makes it easier for keyboard and mouse users to navigate the interface, among a variety of other new features. The company did note, however, that users are required to update before May in …

Microsoft Windows

Why Heartbleed is the most dangerous security flaw on the web

The ‘catastrophically bad’ bug has left Yahoo, Imgur, and countless other services vulnerable<p>Monday afternoon, the IT world got a very nasty wakeup call, an emergency security advisory from the OpenSSL project warning about an open bug called "Heartbleed." The bug could be used to pull a chunk of …

Widespread Encryption Bug, Heartbleed, Can Capture Your Passwords

Some websites running SSL encryption, such as Airbnb, Pinterest, USMagazine.com, NASA, and Creative Commons, among others, were exposed to a major …

Top paid app in Google Play store pulled after being revealed as apparent fake

A $4 security program that was the #1 selling app in Google’s Play Store has been yanked after it was revealed to be an apparent fake.<p>In its description, Deviant Solutions’ Virus Shield app promised users that it would “prevent harmful apps from being installed on your device,” in addition to …

Wireless phone charging: Coming to a dashboard near you

I'd forgotten to bring a car charging cable on this trip, but when I casually tossed my phone into the center console of the 2014 Toyota Avalon, I was surprised to hear the jingle of the charging notification. What gives? Closer inspection revealed that this Toyota was one of the first models to …

Wireless Charging

Mad Google Is About To Mess Up Chromecast With An Apple TV Clone

-Do you have Android TV?<br>-You mean Google TV?<br>-No, Android TV<br>-Chromecast?<br>-No Android TV!<br>-Apple TV?<p>Welcome to the mess Google is about to create . Having seemingly found the future of television leaks to The Verge suggest Google is about to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory by clubbing it over …

Massive Security Bug In OpenSSL Could Affect A Huge Chunk Of The Internet

I saw a t-shirt one time. “I’m a bomb disposal technician,” it read. “If you see me running, try to keep up.”<p>The same sort of idea can be applied to net security: when all the net security people you know are freaking out, it’s probably an okay time to worry.<p>This afternoon, many of the net security …

Eatery Cancels Autism Fundraiser Due to Backlash

Chili’s canceled fundraisers for over 1200 restaurants nationwide for a group that says that autism can be triggered by vaccinations, a position …

Taking national security to the cloud

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Tech Industry

How One App Might Be A Step Toward Internet Everywhere

A few weeks ago, January Chang, a student at National Taiwan University, joined her fellow students in protesting a controversial trade agreement, which would bring Taiwan closer to China. The students occupied Taiwan's legislature, and some of them are still there, but they had a problem: With …

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Sochi 2014: 10 best agony and ecstasy pictures at the Winter Olympics

From the heartbreak of defeat to the joy of winning gold, the emotions of these Olympians are laid bare for all to see. Here are the most emotive shots from the Games thus far