Michael Bruder

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Learn a Foreign Language Through Immersion Using TV Shows and Books With This App

When you’re trying to learn a foreign language, there’s no better way than being immersed in it. Language immersion, after all, is how most of us …

Language Learning

My team used to suck at meetings, but now people are begging us to share our secret sauce

Think you hate meetings? My colleagues and I were so sick of them that we teamed up with Chelsea Handler to build an excuse generator. Can you guess what one of the main use cases was? Getting out of meetings.<p>For years, our team’s meetings didn’t move us forward; they were “party meetings” that …

Project Management

This Is the Most Popular Guacamole Recipe on Pinterest

Guacamole is perfect, and there are <i>so many</i> recipes out there to try. Smooth or chunky, spicy or mild, full of mix-ins or plain, it's all good.<p>Of all …

Healthy Eating

Paleo Plantain Blondies [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

<i>If you enjoy recipes like this, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App, it's available for both Android and iPhone and has free and</i> …

Why I Sold Both of My Instant Pots (and What I Got Instead)

I admit it: I am a kitchen appliance junkie. I have been for more than a decade, since I fell in love with cooking. I want to buy nearly everything …

The best parts of your childhood probably involved things today’s kids will never know

The endless stretch of a lazy summer afternoon. Visits to a grandparent’s house in the country. Riding your bicycle through the neighborhood after dark. These were just a few of the revealing answers from more than 400 Twitter users in response to a question: “What was a part of your childhood that …

Grandparents

ATSC 3.0: The future of free antenna TV is coming, eventually

It's been two years since we last wrote about ATSC 3.0, also known as "Next Gen TV," and a lot has changed. But with the breakneck speed of change in other areas of TV -- namely streaming video -- the new version of free antenna TV is moving at a snail's pace.<p>Certain aspects of ATSC 3.0 have been …

Recipe: Berry Pineapple Fruit Salad — Recipes from The Kitchn

My favorite approach to cooking — especially when it comes to potlucks, parties, and picnics — is to start with a dish that's a well-loved, familiar …

Trader Joe’s Gluten-Free Cauliflower Gnocchi Is Taking Over Instagram

The lighter alternative to traditional gnocchi is already going viral after an employee shared a photo of it.<p>Just when you thought we'd seen …

Sweet Potato Salad With Black Beans and Avocado

In a large pot, boil sweet potatoes in salted water until fork-tender, about 15 minutes. Drain and cool sightly.<p>In a bowl, stir together yogurt, …

You Are Probably Using the Wrong HDMI Cord

It’s not your fault, but it is very likely that you’re using the wrong HDMI cord to plug that 4K Apple TV or PS4 Pro into your new TV. While you …

Even The Most Advanced Computer Programmers Have Probably Never Heard Of This Concept

<i>What are some advanced concepts in programming that most average programmers have never heard of? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Tikhon Jelvis, studied programming languages and did</b> …

Machine Learning

QuarkChain Review — A New Scalable Blockchain Looking to Dethrone Ethereum?

QuarkChain is one of the <i>new blockchains</i> “<i>on the block”</i> that aims to create a highly scalable and secure blockchain that can handle <i>up to</i> one million …

7 Things I Always Do When Making Cold Brew at Home

Iced coffee fanatics know one thing to be true: Cold brewed coffee is the best iced coffee you can drink. It takes a full day of steeping (and some …

The Houstonian Hotel Shared the Recipe for Barbara Bush’s 'Famous' Chocolate Chip Cookies

They're “sweet and firm,” just like the former First Lady.<p>The Houstonian Hotel has been whipping up Barbara Bush’s chocolate chip cookies since 2016.<p>“They’re sweet and firm,” Catherine Rodriguez, head pastry chef at the Houstonian, recently told CultureMap—two adjectives many would use to describe …

Dessert

13 Keto Breakfast Recipes That People Are Loving on Pinterest

All are high in fat—and flavor.<p>The ketogenic diet is high-fat and low-carb, and if you pay attention to food and nutrition trends, then you already …

18 Dystopian Novels That Will Definitely, 100% Blow Your Mind

The future is dark, disturbing, and thrilling to read.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Books

The best method for cooking asparagus is 2,000 years old

I used to think I didn’t like asparagus, but it turned out to be—as these aversions often are—a textural problem. Their stalks would remain fibrous …

Asparagus

6 Recipes That Prove You Should Be Eating Eggs for Dinner

1<p>Poached Eggs With Chile Butter and Yogurt<p>This recipe is guaranteed to hit the spot, thanks to a satisfying combination of warm pita bread, garlicky …

Cooking

Explainer: What is a blockchain? - MIT Technology Review

What is it?<p>A public1, permanent2, append-only3distributed4ledger5.<p>What’s that?<p>A mathematical structure for storing data in a way that is nearly …

Blockchain

Web apps are only getting better

Slack is a web app. Trello is a web app. Google Docs. Gmail. Even Twitter.<p>The web started out as a collection of hyperlinked documents. The “Web 2.0” hype in the mid-2000s was about how the web was becoming interactive. At first we were just commenting and upvoting on hyperlinked documents, but …

5 Great Podcasts You Should Start Listening to Right Now

If you want to change your your business (or personal) life for the better, that is.<p>I don't need to convince you to start listening to podcasts.<p>But I do want to convince you to give <i>these</i> podcasts a try. (Some are a little off the beaten business podcast path, but in a very good way.)<p><b>1. WorkLife</b> …

10 Books You Pretend To Have Read (And Why You Should Really Read Them)

Science fiction and fantasy offer a rich legacy of great books - but that abundant pile of reading material can also be daunting. So sometimes, it's …

Alphabet's Outline lets you run your own self-hosted VPN for free

Jigsaw, an incubator that’s part of Google’s parent company, Alphabet, has launched Outline, an open-source virtual private network (VPN) that you can host on your own server at no charge.<p>As an initiative from the human-rights-focused Jigsaw, Outline is being billed as a tool to help journalists …

Are You a Toxic Boss? Google's Management Study Will Tell You

Could you be a toxic boss and not even realize it?<p>Google recently conducted one of the most thorough studies of management behavior ever completed by a large corporation. Started in 2009, a team in Google's People Innovation Lab spent one year data mining performance appraisals, employee surveys, …

Employment

"Nanodrops" That Repair Corneas May Ultimately Replace Glasses

New eye drops developed by researchers from the Shaare Zedek Medical Center and Bar-Ilan University in Israel can improve both nearsightedness and …

These are the best apps you've probably never heard of

Have you ever wondered what products or apps you’re missing out on? It’s easy to find the most popular ones in a particular category—but what about the hidden gems? One of Product Hunt’s community members David Spinks has the same question. So, he asked other users: <i>What’s one app you use a lot that</i> …

Apps

The Basics of Blockchain Technology, Explained in Plain English

Anything and everything you need to know about what makes blockchain technology tick.<p>Historically, no asset has been a greater source of wealth …

Blockchain