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How to speed up your internet and stop your ISP tracking you

Your entire DNS browsing history can be recorded by your ISP, and will soon be sold to anyone who wants it.<p>DNS is what sends you to the correct site when you browse the internet, but it is also non-encrypted, and reveals your entire browsing history. Your browser’s private mode does nothing, and …

Information Security

The 5 Best Exercises For Burning Belly Fat

A flat belly is a badge of honour. It’s an outward sign that you keep fit and watch what you eat.<p>And beyond the vanity aspects, a more chiseled torso …

Workouts

This Naanwich Needs a Regular Place in Your Meal Plan

Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 200°F.<p>Heat the oil in a large frying pan over medium-high heat until shimmering. Add the onion, …

Food

Five Helpful Tips for Shooting Portraits in Harsh Sunlight

Golden hour is cool and all, but unfortunately, it only lasts about an hour (I guess it was named well). If you're shooting with natural light, …

Cardamom Pistachio Shortbread Cookies

Shortbread is originally a Scottish butter cookie but has been adapted to different cultures and cuisines by the addition of spices, oils and nuts. …

Classic Shortbread

This satisfying shortbread is as easy as it gets. It's simultaneously crisp, crumbly and tender because we've added a little cornstarch to the flour. …

Dessert

Key Tips for Getting High-Quality Prints of Your Photos

The advances that have been made in the technology of cameras, lenses, and other photography gear means that photographers of all skill levels are …

Out of Space

Argentinian Plank Steak

You may think the only way to grill a steak is hot and fast, but this method roasts these beef tenderloin steaks on a plank. You don't get the sear …

Cooking

Focus Stacking in Landscape

In his last photography video, landscape photographer Thomas Heaton took you on location as he shot an image. He mentioned the whole focus stacking …

How to Use a Strip Softbox for Portraits in Outdoor Locations

Here’s a 10-minute video tutorial in which photographer Kyle Cong shows why a strip softbox is a very handy thing to have if you’re shooting …

Easy Fresh Blueberry Cake With a Cake Mix

This easy blueberry cake is made with a yellow cake mix, but feel free to use a lemon cake for more lemon flavor. The cake is moist and delicious. …

Dessert

Slow Cooker Cashew Chicken

<i>An amazing slow cooker meal that is way better than takeout! The chicken is breaded to perfection and the sauce is full of flavor! The cashews hidden</i> …

The Restaurant-Quality Veggie Salad You Can Make at Home

Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 425°F. Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.<p>Place the cauliflower and chickpeas on …

Feta Cheese

How to Use Your Camera’s Histogram to Get Perfect Exposures Every Time (VIDEO)

How often do you use your camera’s histogram while out shooting? If the answer is “never,” you’re ignoring a powerful tool that can help you get …

Canon Cameras

Skewer This: 16 Kickass Kebabs for Your Cookout

I love putting kebabs on the menu when I'm planning a cookout—they're infinitely variable, easy to prep ahead of time, quick to cook, and pre-portioned for easy serving. We've got plenty of recipes to make sure all your guests are happy, from Thai- and Balinese-style chicken satay to pork kebabs …

Costa Rican Black Beans and Rice (Gallo Pinto)

<b>Ingredients</b><p>2 tablespoons corn, canola or vegetable oil<br>• 1 small yellow or white onion, chopped (about 3/4 cup)<br>• 2 teaspoons minced garlic<br>• 2 cups drained and rinsed canned black beans or drained and rinsed cooked black beans<br>• 1½ cups long-grain white rice, cooked and drained without salt but according to …

Costa Rica

Photography Q&A with NatGeo Photographer Bob Holmes

Travel photographer Bob Holmes answers viewers' questions: In this short (5 minute) episode, AYP Show talks inspiration, Instagram and lighting with …

How To Care For Your Lens: Clean the Back

How many times have you cleaned the back of your lenses? Sure never. Canadian photographer Oz Yilmaz explains the proper way of doing and why is …

The Skillshare Class That Changed How I Think About Photography

Documentary Photography: Capturing Places and People<p>An Online Skillshare Class by Ami Vitale<p>It’s not every day that a National Geographic …

West Africa

Mark Seliger’s Oscar Vanity Fair Portrait Studio Setup Time-lapse

© Mark Seliger<p>Every year portrait photographer Mark Seliger makes the #VFOscars portrait studio for Vanity Fair. A set design by @supercube where he …

Hike Through 7 European Countries on this Epic Trail

The Via Dinarica is poised to become one of the world’s top trekking destinations.<p>Twenty years ago, the Balkans seemed an unlikely spot to go trekking. Torn apart by bitter conflict, Yugoslavia painfully splintered, and borders between the new republics were better known for acrimonious rifts than …

It’s true: Chicken tenders are perfect, and delicious.

Here’s one thing a lot of restaurant chefs have in common with a lot of kids, and we’re not talking about the wunderkinder who compete on junior cooking shows: They love good, crispy, crunchy chicken tenderloins, a.k.a. chicken fingers.<p><i>[Make the recipe: Oven-Baked Chicken Tenders With</i> …

Food Preservation

8 Apps Everyone with Wanderlust Needs to Download ASAP

The days are short and the world is wide, my friends—there's so much to see out there and seemingly so little time to do it, which is perhaps why …

Apps

Mongolian Beef

Step 2<p>Heat peanut oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add minced ginger, minced garlic, and beef; sauté for 2 minutes or until …

Onions

Spiced Pork Tenderloin with Sautéed Apples

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Heat a large cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat. Combine first 5 ingredients; sprinkle spice mixture evenly over pork. Coat …

This Book Designer Redesigned The Bible As A Novel

After two years of production delays and an assortment of other challenges he never expected to face, a California-based book designer’s quest to produce a cleaner, more readable version of the Bible has finally come to an end.<p>Adam Greene’s Bibliotheca project turns the ancient Christian text into …

Literature

7 tricks to free up space on your iPhone

Use these tips to free up storage space on your iOS device -- and keep it free.<p>When you start running short on space on your iPhone, you can start deleting apps and offloading photos and videos to free up space or you can expand your storage. You can also try to trick your iPhone into freeing up …

Track Down

Best-Ever Cucumber Dill Salad Recipe

"Just experimenting one day and came up with a yummy, fresh twist on an old recipe."<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cucumber, very thinly sliced<p>salt and ground black …

Food Preservation

Nigel Slater’s beef brisket recipes

You’ll need a spoon. The broth surrounding the beef has been in the oven for four hours, along with a handful of caramelised shallots, black peppercorns, thyme sprigs and bay leaves. I could have used traditional stock, but preferred to make one out of dried mushrooms: a dark coloured, bosky liquor …

Brisket

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How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Reserve 1/2 cup cranberries. Place the remaining cranberries, sugar, 2 1/2 tablespoons water, and rind in a saucepan over …

Liqueurs