Marshall Dixon

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Elementary OS – The Easiest Migration to Linux

Elementary OS – The Easiest Migration to Linux<p>It’s been a couple of years at least since Windows crapped out on me, but last week I was forced to …

Lovely Recordings Hosted by Gianluca De Capua

I enjoy reading about music and discovering new music. Lovely Recordings is a great place to share and discover this passion. I hope to make you …

The 10 best science images, videos, and visualizations of the year

These are the 2017 winners of the Vizzies Challenge.<p><i>Note: The National Science Foundation is now accepting entries for the 2018 Vizzies. Got an incredible visualization of a scientific concept? Submit your project!</i><p>We are all too aware of how hard it can be to explain science. Describing concepts, …

National Science Foundation

Installing an SSD on your Mac? Don't make this mistake

If you have replaced the hard drive on your Mac with an SSD (which you should do), you already know how much faster your computer is. However, I'm going to show you how to avoid this one simple mistake that so many of us make when installing a new SSD. By default, Mac OS, unlike Windows, doesn't …

15 Essential Jazz Albums to Know (and Own)

Joe Locke is a renowned jazz vibraphone player who has recorded with everyone from Grover Washington Jr. and Kenny Barron to the Münster Symphony …

Soul Music

15 Best Single Malt Scotches Under $100

I’ve never met a scotch fan I didn’t like. As drinkers of the dram, they appreciate the age-old tradition of distilling a fine single malt and …

Make your own Magic Eraser for 10 cents

Whenever I need to deep clean anything around the house, I usually grab a pack of Magic Erasers. They're known for their effectiveness -- they're great at getting rid of stains or cleaning things other sponges or cleaners can't.<p>However, even at just roughly $1 or £1 each, they're not exactly cheap, …

(9) of the most useful Safari shortcuts on the iPad

Who doesn’t love a great shortcut? If there’s an easier way to accomplish a task on my iPad or iPhone, I’m all for it. One of the apps I use the most on my iPad is Safari. From browsing the internet, to blogging on iPad Insight, to managing my finances, Safari on the iPad is a workhorse for me. …

10 Best Apps for Free Movies & TV Shows on Apple TV, iPhone & iPad

If you’re like me, you like things that are free. Luckily, Apple TV has plenty to offer in the way of free movie apps. Most of the free movie or free TV show apps allow you to watch streaming movies free on your Apple TV and some have an iPhone app for free movie watching on iPhone or iPad as well. …

Special Feature The Entry Level Project How to put together an awesome $5000 sound system! Featuring: Coincident Dynamo 34SE integrated amplifier, Tekton Designs Lore Reference speakers, Schiit Bifrost DAC, Uniko AVM, and Boston Audio Design TuneBlocks.Review By By Rick Becker

<b>August 2014</b> <b><br>Special Feature <br>The Entry Level Project <br>How to put together an awesome $5000 sound system!<br>Featuring: Coincident Dynamo 34SE integrated</b> …

Audiophile

Optimize Your WiFi Network to Stream Music Over AirPlay

Eliminate dropouts when streaming music over AirPlay or other WiFi streaming technologies by following these steps.<p>With AirPlay you can easily stream …

Wi-Fi

How speakers make sound

Speakers (also called loudspeakers) push and pull surrounding air molecules in waves that the human ear interprets as sound. You could even say that …

How a Digital Guy Fell in Love with a Vintage Stereo Receiver

To enjoy music like an audiophile, light up your living room with 1970s hardware<p>I’<b>m in love with my Sansui 9090 receiver</b>. It’s big and it is …

Dealing With Your Dog's Arthritis And Joint Pain

Arthritis is one of the more common health issues pets face today. Arthritis can occur in any joint, from the neck to the toes, although it’s …

Big Bang, Deflated? Universe May Have Had No Beginning

If a new theory turns out to be true, the universe may not have started with a bang.<p>In the new formulation, the universe was never a singularity, or …

'This Is Really Extreme Science': Adrift in the Arctic Ice With a Shipload of Norwegians

A Norwegian research vessel has locked itself in the shrinking ice cap to gather data needed to predict the cap's future—and that of the planet.<p>R.V. <i>LANCE</i>, 82.6 Degrees North—Curious polar bears, venturing too close to working scientists, have had to be scared off with flares shot from a gun. …

11 Ways To Do Your Dog Right

(Myself with Kisco, photograph by Jody Buren)<p>In my last post, I explained why any "training technique" that scares your dog isn't good. Fear is a terrifying teacher. Poking, hitting, shocking -- these are things bullies do. I've said it before, and I'll say it again: love your dog, don't bully …

Korean Pancake

Korean Pancake<p>Print<p>Prep Time<p>5 mins<p>Cook Time<p>10 mins<p>Total Time<p>15 mins<p>Course: Appetizer, Main Course<p>Servings: 1 7-inch wide round pancake<p>Ingredients<p>1 …

Our All-Time Favorite Volcano Pictures

National Geographic digs into its archives to find the most stunning and surprising photographs of volcanoes around the world.

Engineer And Self-Taught Photographer Travels Through The USA Photographing Old Trains

Giant clouds of steam billowing from the smokestacks of mighty clanking steam engines – these are some of the powerful and historical sights captured …

Just How Much Did The Scientific Revolution Owe To The East?

The latest issue of Academic Questions has a great piece by Toby Huff dismantling the claims of revisionist historians who, out of misguided adherence to political correctness, want to downplay the unique factors that led to the rise of science and the Enlightenment in Europe.<p>I’ve written about …

10 Recipes to Celebrate Julia Child's Birthday

To honor Julia Child's birthday today, here are 10 recipes by frequent Julia collaborators and more dishes she loved.<p>Happy Birthday, Julia Child! …

18 Dinner Ideas Featuring Briny, Tangy Capers

From a pizza bianca to butter-basted salmon, here are our favorite briny, tangy caper recipes.<p><b>Capers are the silent workhorse of some of our favorite recipes</b>—they add salty, briny bite to fish dishes, sauces, salads, and pretty much whatever else you want to toss 'em in. A jar of capers will keep …

How to Make a Perfect Medium-Boiled Egg

Instructions for making the perfect egg—with the white just set an almost runny yolk—to put in ramen or just eat straight<p>For our ramen recipe, we knew we needed a perfect medium-boiled egg, with a just-set white and an almost runny yolk. A few dozen tries later, we nailed it: Lowering the eggs into …

Garlic Shrimp and White Beans

4 Servings<p>Prep Time: 30 min<p>Total Time: 30 min<p>Canned beans are your friend in this garlic shrimp recipe.<p>October 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>6 tablespoons olive oil, divided<p>3 garlic cloves, minced, divided<p>2 dried chiles de árbol<p>1 bay leaf, preferably fresh<p>1 1/4 cups chopped tomato (about 8 ounces)<p>Kosher …

Seafood

Tamagoyaki (pan fried rolled egg or rolled omelette) Recipe

Tamagoyaki is such a Japanese dish. When you just want eggs for breakfast or to add to a bento box for lunch, Japanese people have to make it into a …

10 Videos Exploring The Internet As It Was In The 1990s

Advertisement<p>The history of the Internet stretches back as far as 1969, but it didn’t become popular until the 1990s when the whole thing became …

Pesto Common Mistakes to Avoid When Making this No-Cook Sauce

We love this simple, no-fuss sauce—but when it comes to whipping up a pesto, are you making any of these common mistakes?<p>A well-made pesto is a thing of beauty: Fresh, green, cheesy, and nutty, this no-cook sauce has it all, and goes with just about everything. Slather thick pesto on good bread, …

The French 75

<i>Jenny is in perpetual search for easy, weeknight recipes to attempt to feed her family. When they balk, she just eats more.</i><p><i>Today: Jenny is taking a little break -- but first, a cocktail.</i><p>Among the greatest pleasures of this short and complicated life we’ve all been given is the ability to tell …