Christopher Stevens

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Here’s a quick look and how to enable an early version of OS X Yosemite’s new dark mode

Although the dark mode for OS X Yosemite that Apple previewed onstage at WWDC two weeks ago hasn’t officially made it into any build of Yosemite as of today, developer Hamza Sood has figured out a Terminal command which will let you get a taste of OS X’s dark mode now:<p>Just paste the line below into …

How to Make Popular Cocktails | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Mike Hagan, a bartender and a recent feature in our So You Want My Job series.</i><p>There’s been a trend lately to …

Countries With Less Religious Diversity Have More Faith-Based Violence

Is it easier to love thy neighbor as thyself if he practices a different religion?<p>Chalk up a win today for pluralism.<p>On Friday, the Pew Research Center released a report on the countries with the most and least religious diversity, and the results—at least at first glance—are what you might expect. …

Homebrewing Finally Legal In All 50 States

As Mississippi’s ban on homebrewing was lifted today, for the first time since Prohibition made brewing illegal in 1919, homebrewing is finally …

How Billionaire Carlos Slim Is Pushing Instagram Rival Mobli Onto Millions Of Phones

App developers who like the sound of being automatically downloaded onto tens of thousands of phones at once might want to consider hooking up with Latin America’s biggest wireless carrier, America Movil.<p>Mobli, a rival to Instagram that’s closing in on 5 million monthly active users, has become the …

Millennials spur flood of fancy fast-food breads

Trying to appeal to Millennials, fast-food chains including Wendy's and Carl's Jr. are rolling out fancier buns.<p>Fast food's oldest calling card — the boring bun — is getting turned on its head by Millennials.<p>Raised on breads often several culinary notches up from the familiar Wonder Bread of their …

Jaguar Joins Super Bowl With Tie To Other British 'Bad Boys'

Jaguar hasn’t really embraced its British heritage in marketing since before it was owned by Ford, and for good reason: That “heritage” was synonymous with unimpressive quality and a niche-y quirkiness more than anything else.<p>But now, under Indian ownership along with its sibling Land Rover brand, …

Tesla shares fall after latest fire

For the third time in six weeks, a Tesla Motors Model S sedan has caught on fire following a traffic accident.<p>Car fires aren't that unusual, happening an average of 17 times per hour nationwide. But analysts fear fires in electric cars could scare drivers away from the new technology.<p>The latest …

14 Rules Of The New Workplace That Millennials Need To Master

To navigate the new workplace, Schawbel says millennials need to master a new set of rules that aren't taught in school. Advances in technology, the rise of social media, and 24/7 connectivity mean young people have to promote themselves and take ownership of their careers in ways that previous …

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Time passes more slowly for flies, study finds

Flies avoid being swatted in just the same way Keanu Reeves dodges flying bullets in the movie The Matrix – by watching time pass slowly.<p>To the insect, that rolled-up newspaper moving at lightning speed might as well be inching through thick treacle.<p>Like Reeves standing back and side-stepping …

American Farmers Say They Feed The World, But Do They?

When critics of industrial agriculture complain that today's food production is too big and too dependent on pesticides, that it damages the environment and delivers mediocre food, there's a line that farmers offer in response: We're feeding the world.<p>It's high-tech agriculture's claim to the moral …

Not breaking news: many scientific studies are ultimately proved wrong!

When a theory is shown to be incorrect or a publication in error, it is all too easy to think that the scientist who came up with this theory is a liar or a dishonest fraudster intent on misleading the public for personal gain. Or as Richard Smith, former editor of the British Medical Journal, puts …

Framing A Large Bathroom Mirror

We wanted to show you how we framed our large bathroom mirror. Now that we showed you the raised up vanity, it’s finally time for the “how we gave …

7 Pinterest Life Hacks Worth Trying

<b>I love when the most brilliant things in life are SIMPLE.</b> Often the things that are life-saving, sanity-saving, and time-saving are those genius …

10 Retro DIY Projects To Do Before Summer Ends

Including a backyard trampoline, a playhouse built from window blinds, a flying saucer that doubles as a water ski, and more<p>Summer is almost over SIGH. If you're eager to squeeze in some last-minute leisure, check out these retro do-it-yourself projects, culled from the <i>Popular Science</i> archives. …

Roundup: 10 DIY Projects Using Plumbing Pipe

Usually we think of using a pipe for plumbing... but there are so many other ways to use this sturdy material that don't have anything to do with …

11 Colorful Crayon DIY Ideas

One of our favorite things about back to school season was always that fresh, new box of unused crayons. Unless you have kids, you likely don’t have a reason to buy a box of 64 (or 96!) Crayolas. But these 11 DIY projects might send you to the school supply aisle in a hurry! Yes, some of them are …

DIY Project: Motel Sign Night Light

With August coming to an end, it’s time to squeeze in those last-minute summer road trips! When I was younger, my family would go on summer road …

Washer Necklace: a simple tutorial

For Joelys 11th birthday party last week, we made washer necklaces. They were fast easy and the girls loved them.<p>To make your own, gather a few …

How-To: Pretty Paper Flowers from a Trader Joe’s Bag

Turn extra shopping bags into pretty West Elm-inspired paper flowers with this easy-to-follow tutorial from Meghan at Happiness is Creating!<p>Ready to add some color to your home decor? Head over to Happiness is Creating to learn how to make your own bouquet of paper flowers!

Build a Bi-Plane Bookshelf

Shelving may be one of the easier DIYs to take on. You could build your own fabric shelves, any number of forward facing shelves, or even a truck …

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New Shipping room - and a DIY table for you!

We have been making lots of changes at <b>Cartolina</b> and to accommodate this year's new distribution system we have had to expand the studio. We are so …

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Make it Modern: DIY Two-Tone Sail Rope Hammock

This might be the perfect summer project. Weaving is an amazing way to relax. The repetition and handiwork are incredibly cathartic—and when you’re …

Researchers Finally Ask Henrietta Lacks's Family If They Can Study Her Cells

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>It's taken 62 years, but researchers finally asked Henrietta Lacks's family for consent to use her …

31 Black-And-White Movies Every Twentysomething Needs To See

Life lessons brought to you entirely in black and white.

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants