Peter Thompson

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A Law Professor Explains Why You Should Never Talk to Police

James Duane says you shouldn't say anything to a cop for any reason, you shouldn't plead the Fifth, and you shouldn't stay silent. So what should you do?<p>James Duane doesn't think you should ever talk to the police. Not just, "Don't talk to the police if you're accused of a crime," or, "Don't talk …

TRAVEL BUCKETLIST: 14 Vacation Spots In The Philippines That Will Make You Want To Jump In The Water

WhenIn Manilain the Philippines, there is so much to see and so much to do! Part of the attraction of being a tropical country with beautiful islands …

How to improve your wireless signal | The Star

If your router is still fairly new, and you feel technically comfortable to get under the hood, there are a few options.<p>Things that may improve your …

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

You're eating a lot of fake, rotten olive oil — here's how to find the real stuff

Olive oil is perhaps one of the most delightful food staples on the planet.<p>But unfortunately, it's also one of the most commonly counterfeited foods.<p>As Larry Olmsted, author of the new book "Real Food/Fake Food: Why You Don't Know What You're Eating and What You Can Do about It," explained to Tech …

Two suburban spots are offering up a taste of Trinidad in Toronto

Lena Ramlakhan (right) chats with her husband, Kish, who is cooking beans and rice in the kitchen at Lena's Roti & Doubles on June 16 , 2016. (Fred Lum/The Globe and Mail)<p>Anyone who admires the bubbled <i>cornicione</i> on a great wood-fired pizza, or marvels at the skill underlying French puff pastry …

11 charts that show how American houses have changed since the 1970s

Every year, the Census Bureau releases data on the characteristics of newly constructed homes, and they recently released info on houses built in 2015.<p>We decided to take a look at how different aspects of newly completed single-family houses have changed over the last several decades.

The Best Way to Cook Different Cuts of Beef, in One Chart

With so many different cuts of beef—from the 7-bone chuck roast to the tri-tip roast—figuring out the best way to cook a piece of beef can be …

9 free Windows programs that solve Wi-Fi woes

If you believed the vendors, you’d think Wi-Fi was simple: Turn on your computer or other device, hop on the Internet and you’re set to go.But as we all know, life isn’t quite that easy. Your home or office network can have dead spots where devices can’t seem to connect, or where the connections …

How to encrypt your iOS or Android device

The battle between Apple and the FBI has brought a renewed focus on the importance of encryption. Regardless of what your opinion on the case may be, I shouldn't have to explain the significance of protecting your personal data -- and it all starts with your smartphone.<p>These devices hold your …

Information Systems

Studies Suggest Multilingual Exposure Boosts Children's Communication Skills

NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Katherine Kinzler, associate professor of psychology and human development at Cornell University, about her research into the social skills developed by children raised in multilingual environments versus monolingual environments.<p>Transcript<p>ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST:<p>Does …

How to Fall Asleep in Under a Minute

<i>Tech savvy</i>. <i>Culturally aware</i>. <i>Underemployed</i>. <i>Spiritual</i> but not <i>religious</i>.<p>These are all words and phrases that have come to be associated with the …

Harvard

18 Headphone Brands Ranked from Worst to First

Full-time rapper and part-time headphone brand Dr. Dre likes to say that “people aren’t hearing all the music.” A more accurate assessment: people …

The Best Oils for Cooking, and Which to Avoid

By Rochelle Bilow<p>Canola, grapeseed, olive, hemp, avocado, vegetable… the world of cooking oils is a big, confusing place. Here's how to make sense of it all.<p>When it comes to the performance and flavor, not all cooking oils are created equal. Some perform well at high temperatures, making them ideal …

8 Reasons A Trip To The Philippines Should Be In Your Future

There's an incredible chain of tropical islands in the Pacific that is sprinkled with pink, white and black sand beaches, ultra-relaxing luxury resorts, charming countrysides and villages, exotic foods and an enticing nightlife. You know it exists, but you've probably never thought of planning a …

Who shot down Flight MH17?

Warring parties in Ukraine’s troubled eastern region are blaming each other for shooting down a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet. <br>Images have captured what appeared to be a mid-air explosion, clouds of smoke and debris raining down on the ground at the crash site near Ukraine’s border with Russia. …

Blocked Videos, DIY Cable Management, and Internet Speed

This week on the podcast, we're talking about web sites listening to your microphone, explaining tech to the uninitiated, and why media companies …

Code.org: 2 Weeks And 600M+ Lines Of Code Later, 20M Students Have Learned An “Hour Of Code”

Less than a year ago, brothers Hadi Partovi and Ali Partovi launched Code.org to help advocate for computer science in the U.S. and increase participation in STEM education by making these subjects more available in schools and classrooms around the country. Today, it seems that what started as a …

Thermal Imaging Comes To Your iPhone With FLIR’s New Smartphone Case

FLIR Systems is a company that specializes in the design and production of thermal imaging cameras, components, and imaging sensors. At CES 2014 FLIR …

Self-regulation technique helps students focus in class

At Cindrich elementary school in Surrey, B.C., 10-year-old boys are putting themselves to bed earlier, an enthusiastic girl in Grade 6 takes herself …

Education

The Increasing Popularity and Importance of Tablets in Mobile Commerce

<b>Presented by</b><p>Online retailers are slowly but surely realizing how important the mobile revolution is: already, up to 40% of online commerce is …

Mobile