Jovan Coates

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Here’s the Secret That Makes KFC’s Fried Chicken So Crispy

Not all fried chicken is created equal. Below, KFC's secret recipe to drumstick perfection is revealed.<p>Nothing says comfort food quite like a bucket …

Recipes

20 Roku Hacks To Make Your Life Easier

While Roku devices cannot be jailbroken like other modern smart devices, there are a lot of features, workarounds, and "hacks" available that can …

Smart TV

How to Create a Random Password Generator

Don't trust the passwords created by software to be truly random and safe? Here's how to build your own random generator for uncrackable …

Software

Why Women Say Nothing Is Wrong When Something Is Clearly Wrong

No YOU’RE fine.<p>Why can’t women pick a restaurant? Why do women need throw pillows? Why do women go to the bathroom in groups? What’s an eyelash curler? Men have a lot of questions about women. Some of these questions are unanswerable—I have no idea why throw pillows make beds look so much nicer, …

Relationships

Everything you need to know about Wi-Fi calling

Making a Wi-Fi call on a smartphone is nothing new. The ability to patch a call using a Wi-Fi connection instead of a cellular one has been around for years, with Skype being one of oldest and most popular apps to do so.<p>But just as carrier technology continues to evolve, so does Wi-Fi calling. In …

Wi-Fi

How To Tip In These 10 Confusing Situations

Furniture delivery, coffee shops and hair salons all come with unique sets of rules.<p>Tipping has been around since the 1700s, when it applied to the monetary rewards that rich people gave their servants.<p>And no, at least according to Snopes, it is not an acronym for “to insure prompt service” ― which …

Call of Duty

Adobe Scan can now automatically turn business cards into phone contacts

Artificial intelligence could soon make manually typing up information off a business card a thing of the past. Adobe Scan, the smartphone scanning …

Apps

The most popular film from your birth year

One can only imagine how audiences from the early 20th century might react if they saw the latest “Star Wars” movie. Yet despite technological advances in filmmaking, some trends have remained largely the same, especially when it comes to audience preferences for action, suspense and adventure (in …

Movies

17 Dogs Who Should Be Utterly Ashamed By Their Behavior

Did a tornado or my dog go through this house?

Pets

Add a 'Dark Mode' To Any Website With This Chrome Extension

I’m a tremendous fan of dark modes. They’re easier on your eyes and your computer’s battery, and I think make using sites and apps a lot more …

Software

These Are The Biggest Mistakes Used Car Buyers Make

Now is a great time to buy a used car, but getting a quality pre-owned model can be a daunting process compared to shopping for a new one. There are …

Which manufacturer updates its phones fastest? Android Oreo edition

As Android Oreo approaches its first anniversary, and Android P looms on the horizon, we thought it was time for a bit of a retrospective.<p>Android Oreo, the latest major Android version, officially released n Aug. 21, 2017. Some of you might be lucky enough to now own a device running it. Many of …

Android News

How Each Love Language Knows They’re With The Wrong Person

You can always tell when shit has turned sour in your relationship.<p>I’ll be honest, at this point you shouldn’t even be trying to ‘relationship’ …

Relationships

This $95 Laundry Machine Will Wash & Dry Your Clothes At The Same Time

<b>* Laundry can be a hassle and a time takeover</b><b><br>* This Mini Twin Tub washes and dries clothes simultaneously</b><b><br>* It’s lightweight and easily …

Cleaning

How To Keep Roaches Out Of Your Apartment Using These 8 Surprisingly Effective Hacks

If you live in an apartment building in a big city, you might be sharing your living space with some free-loading roommates. I'm not talking about …

Cleaning

The Big Bank You're Using Is Probably Ripping You Off

Switching to an alternative is easier than you think.<p>After a rough couple of years, Wells Fargo devised a simple strategy to make people forget it stole from unwitting customers: double-down on cheesy Americana. Back in May, the bank launched a TV spot, part of a campaign called "Re-Established," …

Finance

‘Decent men have affairs all the time. I’m going to tell you why.’

Up until about seven years ago, I had a somewhat black and white view of sex and adultery within a committed relationship. Case in point: Infidelity …

Relationships

How to create a light scene with Philips Hue bulbs

Out of the box, it couldn't be easier to set up Philips Hue bulbs. You pick a room to label them, and instantly gain the ability to control them …

Smart Homes

8 Foods That Lower Your Blood Sugar and Can Save Your Life

It sounds dramatic, but it is no exaggeration: Balancing your blood sugar could be a matter of life and death. Chronic high blood sugar levels can …

Nutrition

How often you should change your AC filter

Your central air conditioning filter is an important tool for reducing your home's allergens and keeping it a little more dust-free. Many HVAC filters actually say on the packaging that a once-a-month schedule is a good idea to keep dust and allergens to a minimum.<p>You probably already know you …

U.S. Dept. of Energy

The best over-the-air antennas, according to CordCutters.com

Well. Now that we've established the (controversial!) pecking order of the best over-the-air streaming boxes, it's time to turn to the other side of …

Streaming

Be your own mechanic with the $11 Kobra OBD-II Wi-Fi car code reader

This Kobra OBD-II Wi-Fi car code reader is down to $11.19 on Amazon with code <b>PP94JP7K</b>. It sells for $20 without the code and we haven't seen a sale …

Wi-Fi

A Real-Life Hacker Reveals What You Should Stop Doing Online

One tip: Before you Insta that photo, pay attention to what's in the background.<p>Stephanie Carruthers is a “white hat” hacker known as Snow whose clients include both Fortune 100 companies and startups. In 2014, she won the Social Engineering Capture the Flag competition at DEF CON, one of the …

Social Media

How Going Natural Changed My Life After 20 Years Relaxed - Big Chop Transition to Natural Hair

"I’m still in the search of full self-love but I know am the closest to it now than I have ever been."<p>I didn’t know what my natural hair felt or …

Hair

How to Make a Résumé Interviewers Actually Want to Read

No offense, but your résumé kind of sucks. Or at least it probably does, because most people’s résumés do. That is not surprising, since it’s hard to …

Employment

The Best (and Worst) Foods for Your Gut

"I pooped three times today and feel great!" maybe isn't something you shout from the mountaintops, but gut health is popping up more and more often …

Nutrition

The best over-the-air streaming box, according to CordCutters.com

Whether you use Android TV or Apple TV, or Roku or Amazon Fire TV, or Xbox or PlayStation, one things remains true — streaming video often leaves a …

Smart TV

Watch Kodi on Amazon Fire TV? You're About to Be Hacked

<i>UPDATED 9:45 a.m. ET Tuesday June 12 with evidence that Amazon Fire TVs are indeed being infected by ADB.Miner. Originally published at 7:00 p.m. ET</i> …

Amazon Fire TV

How to Send A Fax From Gmail

Instant communication methods such as email and texting make it very easy to send messages, documents and other files with just a couple of mouse …

Apps

23 “Who Framed Roger Rabbit” Details You’ll Wish You Knew About Sooner

There's a salon for HARE cuts with the image of a hare about to be decapitated!

Los Angeles