Jeff Meurer

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These 22 sketches make complicated financial concepts simple enough to fit on a napkin

• <b>Napkin Finance is a multimedia company that aims to break down complicated financial concepts through text, video, and illustrations.</b>• <b><br>It covers topics</b> …

First freight train linking UK with China arrives in Yiwu

The first freight train linking China directly to the UK has arrived in the eastern Chinese city of Yiwu. It is part of China's drive to strengthen …

Why is jet lag worse when travelling east? Science provides some answers

Anyone who regularly travels across time zones will probably have noticed a strange feature of jet lag … that the effects travelling east almost always seem much worse.<p>Jet lag has been studied in laboratories for decades but measuring how much impact it has on real people in real life has been more …

Jet Lag

The best jobs for every personality type

The biggest companies have been operating on the assumption for decades that certain personalities correspond to certain jobs, and one of the main …

Review: Fiji Airways Business Class A330 Nadi To Los Angeles

<b>Fiji Airways 810</b> <b><br>Nadi (NAN) – Los Angeles (LAX)</b> <b><br>Monday, August 15</b> <b><br>Depart: 9:40PM</b> <b><br>Arrive: 1:25PM</b> <b><br>Duration: 10hr45min</b> <b><br>Aircraft: Airbus A330-200</b> <b><br>Seat: 4E</b> …

Relations between US and Russia are coming out of a deep-freeze

In March 2009, shortly after the Obama administration first came into office, Hillary Clinton met with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Geneva. It was her first meeting with Lavrov since Clinton had become secretary of state.<p>Relations between Russia and the United States had been under …

Russia

Trump's hints about his favorite president tell us everything about his signature campaign theme

Though Trump has repeatedly expressed admiration for presidents such as George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, and Ronald Reagan — all must-names for preferred presidents as a Republican candidate — it's his inclusion of a fourth name that helps clear up any debate over his favorite: Dwight Eisenhower.<p>…

Donald Trump

Why Colombia Should Be Your Next Vacation Destination

As we’ve written before, Colombia is enjoying a tourism revival. So, it’s no surprise to see Gavin Haines’ talk about why travelers should head to …

7 Grown-Up Recipes for Pasta Shells

Get sophisticated with your pasta shells.<p>While you can't go wrong with classic macaroni and cheese at any age, being a grown-up means you can also …

5 Delicious DIY Naan Recipes

You can make the delicious flatbread at home!<p>Naan, the soft and chewy Indian flatbread, is a staple side for any takeout order of curry or biriyani. …

This Secret Ingredient Will Take Your Scrambled Eggs From OK To Amazing

With a healthy kick, too.<p>The difference between good scrambled eggs and great scrambled eggs often comes down to cooking technique. That, or this new secret ingredient.<p>We stumbled across an awesome scrambled egg recipe from food blogger Simple Provisions that calls for none other than coconut …

Breakfast

10 Decadent Stuffed Potato Recipes

A baked potato is good, but a stuffed potato is so much better.<p>Stuffed potatoes are fluffier, they're usually cheesier, and they're more flavorful …

The Most Beautiful Towns in America

Whether they have over-the-top American charm (we're looking at you, Woodstock, Vermont) or proximity to some of the loveliest landscapes on earth (hello, Big Sur), these 20 idylls—the most beautiful towns in the U.S.—are worth a stopover. And while there's something to be said about big city …

New England

Everything You Need to Know About Southern-Style Dressing

Turkey gets all of the attention, but the real hero of the Southern Thanksgiving meal is dressing, the perfect edible embodiment of savory and fall. Those who are quick to call this dish "stuffing" may be confusing it with the similar side baked inside the empty cavity of a turkey. While the …

Researchers think they've found the holy grail of secure passwords — using poetry

Fortunately for all of us, a pair of researchers say they have solved this problem — using poetry.<p>Marjan Ghazvininejad and Kevin Ghazvininejad, both of the University of Southern California, have published a paper that presents creating a poem from randomly selected words as an easy way to create a …

Southern California

Australia 'could become world leader in solar home battery storage'

Solar power,Renewable energy,Energy,Energy efficiency,Energy industry,Energy research,Environment,Australia news,Technology,Science,Ethical and green living<p>Energy stored from roof panels could offer the cheapest electricity alternative within three years, Climate Council study says<p>Australia could …

Clean Energy

Q: How do you grill chicken breast so it's crispy on the outside but juicy on the inside? A: Marinate skin-on breasts in olive oil, salt, pepper, and garlic for at least 30 min. Then grill over high, breasts skin side down till the skin crisps. Flip and sear on the other side. THEN move the chicken to a less hot part of the grill, close the grill lid, and cook through till done. Then dig in, maybe even with charred fennel, like in this picture. #chicken #protein #recipes #lemonpepperchickensucks

8 Easy Ethnic Recipes to Bust Out of Your Dinner Rut

It's so easy to get into a dinner rut: you make what the whole family likes, but after a while everyone gets tired or the same ol' same. Here are 8 easy ethnic recipes to make meal-time exciting again.<p><b>1. Crispy Tandoori Chicken Drumsticks with Mango Chutney</b><p>Tandoori chicken is simply chicken …

Cooking

The Food Lab: Four Secrets to Improving Any Fried Chicken Recipe

More<p>Fried Chicken<p>Digging into the cluckin' awesome world of our favorite fried food.<p>Really great Southern fried chicken needs two things: juicy, flavorful meat and an ultra-crisp and crunchy crust. Here are four quick and easy ways to achieve both. The best part? These tricks will work for <i>any</i> …

The Best Burgers in the Country, According to Chefs

By: Adam Lapetina<p>When you're assembling a crack team of judges, credentials matter. That's why Chuck Norris presided over that one beauty pageant, and why we looked to our famous chef friends to tell us the best burgers they've ever eaten. Now, their culinary voyages are being put to the benefit of …

Burgers

A culinary tour of India

The siren call of Paratha Lane in Old Delhi – where food vendors make and sell parathas on the pavement in front of their tiny one-room cafes, stalls offer jewel-like fruit and vegetables, and smoke drifts from a thousand woks – is entirely seductive. It is exactly where you want to be. The problem …

Self Freezing Coke Video By Grant Thompson Has Completely Blown Our Minds

"Grab a bottle of room temperature soda, and start shaking it violently." That's the first bit of instruction on Grant Thompson's incredible self freezing Coke (or any other soda) video.<p>Look guys, we were never big science buffs in school, but that's probably because no one ever presented the …

Ask LH: How Can I Track Who Uses Our Home Wi-Fi?

Dear Lifehacker, My girlfriend is moving into a house with five people, and she's asked me to setup her network and ISP. At her last house there was …

Brian Eno Just Another Day - Nature Montage

Brian Eno

Z Vector Takes Live Kinect Feeds To Create Stunning Video Art

This is a bit of a niche product, but it’s still interesting nonetheless.<p>Artist Julius Tuomisto believes that VJs are the next DJs. Just in the same way that a DJ shepherds music lovers through a thoughtful selection of tracks, video artists can guide audiences through live visualizations that …

Selling your Android phone: Everything you need to know

So a new Android phone has caught your eye — maybe the OnePlus 6 or upcoming Galaxy Note 9 — and you want to get on the boat as soon as possible. …

Operating Systems

How Clothes Should Fit Keeps You From Looking Sloppy

We've all worn clothes that fit horribly before, and often it's just because we're terrible at finding the right fit. How Clothes Should Fit is a …

BitTorrent Sync P2P File Storage Service: YouTorrent - Technabob

Cloud storage services like Dropbox are great not just for backing up data but for sharing files with other people as well. BitTorrent is developing …

The top secret rules that allow NSA to use US data without a warrant

Top secret documents submitted to the court that oversees surveillance by US intelligence agencies show the judges have signed off on broad orders …

What Is It About Bees And Hexagons?

Solved! A bee-buzzing, honey-licking 2,000-year-old mystery that begins here, with this beehive. Look at the honeycomb in the photo and ask yourself: (I know you've been wondering this all your life, but have been too shy to ask out loud ... ) Why is every cell in this honeycomb a hexagon?<p>Bees, …