Krystal Stotzer

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Android's factory reset has a security problem. Here's how to fix it

How do you sell a phone without giving away the data on it? If you've used a phone even briefly, it's filled with all kinds of sensitive data, including passwords and login tokens alongside personal texts and photos, all of which need to be erased before you can safely put the phone up for sale. …

Information Systems

9 Sensational Sides That Will Dress Up Any Dish

Side dishes are often an afterthought, but they can be just as memorable as the main course. These sensational sides will have people scrambling for seconds.<p><b>1. Roasted Broccoli with Chipotle Butter</b><p>Build a meal around this flavorful broccoli. The florets are tossed in a sweet, spicy, and smoky …

Knitting Tips: 3 Ways to Weave in Ends

As any new knitter will tell you, weaving in yarn ends seems like it should be a pretty straightforward task, but hiding those extra inches can be surprisingly frustrating if you don’t know what you’re doing. Luckily, learning three simple techniques—the selvedge edge weave, duplicate stitch, and …

Turmeric Lime Toasted Pepitas

We've got to admit it, but in America we're a "snack culture." Snacking happens and there's no denying it. Like, right now: I'm fully indulging in my batch of <b>Turmeric Lime Toasted Pepitas</b> with no leftover guilty crumb filled fingers. This week, I'm going snack healthy <i>and</i> snack happy. These pepitas, …

This Vietnamese Vegetable Peeler Is One Of The Coolest And Cheapest Cooking Gadgets Of All Time

What if you could julienne, grate, shred, peel and make decorative cuts with only one vegetable peeler? What if that peeler was ridiculously cheap, lighter than your phone and small enough to fit in your pocket? It may sound like a fantasy kitchen gadget, but this peeler exists -- and it can be …

DIY Beauty: Homemade Deodorant

Homemade deodorant is one of those projects that I’ve always wanted to try, but I’ve never quite gotten around to it. I like the idea of using natural, body-friendly ingredients—especially since several of my loved ones have struggled with breast cancer, and I’d rather avoid applying potentially …

7 Vegetarian Dinners Even Carnivores Will Devour

Whether you are expecting a vegetarian guest or just want to mix up your family's dinner routine, you'll wow everyone with these meatless meals.<p><b>1. White Bean Ragout</b><p>A quick ragout of white beans, sweet cherry tomatoes and fresh herbs in a robustly flavored broth makes a satisfying vegetarian main …

How to Make Hummus Without a Recipe

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: All you need to turn a can of chickpeas into the most versatile dip around is a food processor and a little</i> …

How to Make Escalivada (Catalan Roasted Vegetables)

<i>If you're like us, you look to the seasons for what to cook. Get to the market, and we'll show you what to do with your haul.</i><p><i>Today: Associate Editor Marian Bull shares a new kind of roasted vegetable: soft, oil-marinated escalivada, from Spain.</i><p>Meet escalivada.<p>It is soft and slinky, a nightgown of a …

6 Summer Salads You'll Actually Crave

<b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead recipes that everyone loves. You can serve it as a side dish, salad or dip. The vinaigrette is similar to the …

How-To: Cat Tent from a T-Shirt

Oh, you thought that hole in your T-shirt was for your head? Wrong. It’s the entrance to your cat tent, now take that thing off and set it up properly using this tutorial by Instructables author jessyratfink.<p>This cat tent is super easy to make – you really just need a t-shirt, some wire hangers and …

Pets

You'd Never Know This Man Has The Most Tattoos On Earth

Fashion model and actor Rick Genest certainly stands out from the pack.<p>Famous around the world for being one of the most tattooed man on earth, …

Bill Murray Joins Frances McDormand in HBO’s 'Olive Kitteridge'

The making of “Olive Kitteridge,” the miniseries adaptation of Elizabeth Strout’s Pulitzer Prize-winning book, just moved a cast member closer to …

NY Times Remembers the 100 Notable Books of 2013

<i>Editor's Note: We're taking you from notable books to notable Tweets and back again in today's post-turkey roundup.</i><p>Are you suddenly five pounds …

Tutorial: Rock Accented Home Decor

I recently made some votive candles using items from Dollar Tree. My sons liked my rocky votive so much that I thought I’d try to make a frame to go …

How-To: Autumn Leaf Mason Jar Candle Holders

Bring the natural beauty of the season into your home decor with these lovely DIY autumn leaf mason jar candle holders from Spark & Chemistry!<p>The best part: Is fall foliage already past peak color in your area? No problem! According to the tutorial, this project works well with both real and …

Sense & Sensibility by Joanna Trollope – review

This week, HarperCollins launches The Austen Project, in which six bestselling authors have been commissioned to rewrite one of her completed works, new stories built upon the hallowed grounds of Austen's stately novels. Curtis Sittenfeld will be at Longbourn; Val McDermid will recreate – and …

10 Things You Should've Learned In High School: Arguments For Home Ec Class

If my college-age neighbors are any indication, the next generation is an absolute mess.<p>I'm not even talking about "life" messes (finding a job, getting married, etc.) but physical messes. Not to go all Andy Rooney on everyone, but kids today... go out with buttons missing on their coats, wrinkled …

8 Hour Ebook Challenge Winners

What can I say? Over 140 writers completed the challenge. Here are the ones who sent me their links as I requested in my last blog post. <br>If I've …

Add an e-ink screen to your Samsung Galaxy S4 with PocketBook (hands-on)

BERLIN -- What do you get for the phone that has everything? The Samsung Galaxy S4 is possibly the best smartphone ever made, but one thing it <i>doesn't</i> have is an e-ink screen for reading the latest page-turner.<p>That's where the PocketBook S4 case, unveiled at technology bunfest IFA 2013, comes in. …

eReaders

The big short – why Amazon's Kindle Singles are the future

All hail the 'bookeen', a new format that's perfect for short stories, novellas and essays<p>New formats in literature are rare, and disruptive. They usually accompany a change in technology. Amazon was the first big player to realise that digitisation would allow for a new literary format. In January …