John Parsley

1,328 Flips | 46 Magazines | 69 Likes | 1 Following | 61 Followers | @mrjohnparsley | Keep up with John Parsley on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “John Parsley”

A tick is spreading and making people allergic to beef

It turns out that humans can become allergic to red meat if they are bitten by a certain tick. We don't like things messing with our food, so we …

Beef

The Twitch streamers who spend years broadcasting to no one

Looking for connections in 2018<p>When John Hopstead first descended into the virtual world of <i>Dark Souls</i> in 2013, his mission was to save a decaying world. Famed for its brutal and exacting gameplay, <i>Dark Souls</i> is a popular game to live stream: if you’re going to die hundreds of times, you might as …

Internet

13 Sci-Fi Movies On Netflix That'll Actually Blow Your Mind

We live in an age where it's taken for granted you can plop down on the couch and have instant access to hundreds, if not thousands of streaming …

Entertainment

Microsoft's affordable Surface tablet could arrive sooner than anyone thought | Trusted Reviews

<b>UPDATE: Microsoft is teasing a Surface event for tomorrow, July 10.</b><p>In a tweet, the company asked “What’s next for Surface?” Pictured are a number of …

Windows 10

Expert Reviews Awards 2018: The products of the year

The second half of 2018 is well underway, and we're celebrating by highlighting our favourite product launches over the past 12 months<p>We may only be …

Gear & Gadgets

Hand Stitching Every Pixel in the Original Mac OS Control Panel Took This Master Crafter Six Months

Instead of a quaint “Home Sweet Home” cross-stitch pattern hanging in her living room, iOS and game developer Glenda Adams has a pixel-perfect …

Cross-stitch

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Cooking Frozen Vegetables — Cooking Mistakes

Frozen vegetables are a smart cook's secret weapon. They eliminate two of the biggest roadblocks in the kitchen: washing and prepping produce (<i>hello</i>, …

Healthy Eating

LG foldable phone leak shows a stunning bezel free screen

By Luke Edwards<p>In 2019 we could see 5 foldable phones appear and LG looks set to be one of them judging by newly leaked documents.<p>Samsung Galaxy X …

Mobile Technology

A backlighting kit for your TV is exactly what movie night has been missing

From sophisticated sound systems to expensive TVs, there are a million ways you can turn your living room into your ideal home theatre. If you're …

Living Rooms

Mayor of Sheffield bans ‘wasteman’ Donald Trump from city

• Donald Trump<p>Magid Magid has spoken out against the US President ahead of visit to UK this month<p>The Mayor of Sheffield has announced that “wasteman” …

Donald Trump

Locking Down Linux: Using Ubuntu as Your Primary OS, Part 2 (Network Attack Defense)

After installing Ubuntu as your primary OS, you should have protected against USB Rubber Ducky payloads, defended against hard drive forensics, and …

Linux

Man Spends 23 Years Carving Sprawling Underground Temple Under His House

Levon Arakelyan was 44 years old in 1985, when his wife asked him to dig a potato storage pit under their house in the village of Arinj, in Armenia’s …

Archaeology

Bumbling Canadian Robbery Video Improved Further By Metal Gear Solid

That botched Canadian convenience store robbery was funny enough on its own, but set to <i>Metal Gear</i> music and sound effects—thank you, Omar …

Metal Gear

This airplane love story Twitter thread is the cutest thing you’ll read today

When a Texas woman asked a fellow passenger to switch seats so she could sit next to her boyfriend on a flight home to Dallas, she had no idea she’d …

Social Media

App developers are going through your email — here is how to stop them

The Wall Street Journal reports that application developers, both mobile and desktop, are busy rummaging through the email of thousands and thousands …

Apps

Please Listen to Trump Get Prank Called on Air Force One

Getting a phone call connected to Air Force One, even if you’re someone without any sort of prestige or military or diplomatic rank whatsoever, is …

Donald Trump

You Don't Just Get Fired at Amazon. What Happens Instead Is Brilliant. (Or Maybe Insane. Your Choice)

It's like "a video-conference version of the Thunderdome," as one report described it.<p>Few people would want to admit they nearly got fired from a job--especially from a big company like Amazon.<p>But a woman named Jane, who works at Amazon's headquarters in Seattle, came clean recently about her …

Employment

PGP encryption won't protect your data. But PURBs can.

You may think that encrypting your sensitive files with, say, PGP may protect your data - but you'd be wrong. Most encryption formats leak a lot of …

Information Systems

The Military Reinvented the Wheel, They're Triangles Now

A new wheel that Carnegie Mellon scientists developed for DARPA adapts to its environment.<p>Twenty inch rims are cool, but 20 inch rims that shapeshift to conquer any environment are next level. Magic wheels that look like a Transformer doing its thing are a new innovation from the Pentagon’s Defense …

Robotics

Security researcher shows how to brute force iPhone passcodes [Video]

<b>Update</b>: In a statement, Apple has refuted this vulnerability and said it was not tested correctly by the security researcher:<p>According to a new report from <i>ZDNet</i>, security researcher Matthew Hickey has discovered a new way to bypass the passcode lock on any iOS device. Hickey claims that his brute …

Information Security

This key-sized multi-tool can do so much more than open doors

What do James Bond and Bob the Builder have in common? Sure, they're both British with posh accents, but they also both carry an array of gadgets and …

Multi-tools

A woman taught herself to code and made $137,000 in one year — and it all started with Neopets

Kelly Vaughn has never taken a class in web development.<p>She's never attended a coding bootcamp.<p>Amid a sea of dudes and CompSci majors, she's rare: a self-taught female developer.<p>At the age of 24, she quit her job to freelance full time — and in her first year, she earned $137,000. Here's how she …

Social Media Marketing

Raspiboy Raspberry Pi Games Console Kit Hits Kickstarter

Serial Kickstarter entrepreneur Pierre-Louis Boyer has once again taken to the Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign to raise money for his third …

Raspberry Pi

The most important skill nobody taught you

Before dying at the age of 39, Blaise Pascal made huge contributions to both physics and mathematics, notably in fluids, geometry, and probability.<p>This work, however, would influence more than just the realm of the natural sciences. Many fields that we now classify under the heading of social …

Consciousness

Nvidia’s AI creates amazing slow motion video by ‘hallucinating’ missing frames

Nvidia’s researchers developed an AI that converts standard videos into incredibly smooth slow motion.<p><b>The broad strokes:</b> Capturing high quality slow motion footage requires specialty equipment, plenty of storage, and setting your equipment to shoot in the proper mode ahead of time.<p>Slow motion video …

Videography

Samsung's T5 500GB portable SSD is down to an all new low price of $128

<b>Update:</b> The price has dropped again by a few bucks, bringing it down to $127.99 right now!<p>The Samsung T5 500GB portable solid state drive is down to …

Portable

These Tests Will Tell You Just How Good Your Eyes Are at Seeing Color

Let’s talk about how you’re perceiving color. The idea came to me when a coworker asked if they should get the computer with 100-percent sRGB or …

OLEDs

I Seasoned My Cast Iron Pan with Flaxseed Oil, and Here's What Happened — Cast Iron Cooking

A few years ago I heard that flaxseed oil — not vegetable oil or shortening — was the best oil for seasoning cast iron. I'd always wanted to put that …

Food

How To: Watch YouTube Red Content for Free

For a while, YouTube Red original content was a joke, lagging behind other services like Netflix and Hulu in terms of quality, so breaking down the …

Ten Things Never, Ever To Do -- Unless You're Getting Paid

Dear Liz,<p>I read your columns, but I still struggle to take your advice.<p>I left my job in December because they cut my hours.<p>My boss’s boss reached out to me in January and asked me if I wanted him to introduce me to a guy he knows who has a company here in town.<p>I said, sure! I was flattered. I got a …

Employment