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The 9 Pieces of Gear Any Beginner Backpacker Needs

Buying your first backpacking setup can be cost prohibitive and overwhelming—but it doesn’t have to be.<p>This will likely be the first time you are completely in charge of carrying your means to clean water, food, and shelter on your back, and there is an entire industry dedicated to making that …

Flight of the Blackbird: The how, what and why of the incredible SR-71

Birth of the Blackbird<p>Developed by Lockheed at its famously secretive Skunk Works in Burbank, California, the SR-71 was a derivative of the A-12 …

Aviation

Pornhub malware is spreading on the internet like an STD

Better be careful where your lust takes you tonight as hackers have found a new way to infect users. It appears the internet is currently flush with rogue Pornhub apps designed to lock you out your device and hold your smartphone hostage.<p>Researchers from cybersecurity firm ESET have discovered a …

Tips for Processing Your Smartphone Photos

There's no denying it - mobile photography is better than ever.<p>Not only are the phones in our pockets more capable of taking stellar photos, but the …

Mobile Photography

5 Ways to Tell If Someone Is Untrustworthy

Trust is the superglue of relationships, but if you spot these behaviors, it's time to find a new partner to do business with.<p>I'm going to ask you to trust me on this. It's a lesson I've learned the hard way, and it may be one of the most important ones I have to pass on.<p>It's been said that the …

Psychology

Never Ever (Ever) Download Android Apps Outside of Google Play

This week, researchers revealed that a strain of malware hit at least 1.3 million Android phones, stealing user data as part of a scheme to boost ad …

Kawasaki KLR650, Baja, and Killer Tacos

Up until this point I’ve lived a calculated and mostly sheltered life. I’ve stayed well within my comfort zone, vigorously avoided life-changing …

Northern California

REVIEW: 2016 Harley-Davidson Sportster Iron 883 - not your grandfather's Harley-Davidson, son

“Yeah, the 2016 Harley-Davidson Sportster Iron 883 has been brought up-to-date. It now comes with ABS.” Those words were spoken to us when we went …

Apple reportedly designing its own servers to keep the government away

Apple relies heavily on various cloud vendors such as Amazon, Microsoft and most recently Google, for hosting its iCloud services. As the company …

Privacy

4 reasons why the FBI unlocking the San Bernardino iPhone without Apple is bad news

The government is confident it can hack into the San Bernardino iPhone 5c without Apple’s help, at least according to statements made on Thursday. …

Why You Can't Trust Your Memory (of Anything)

Do you recall what you were doing when you learned about the terrorist attack on 9/11? Any American old enough to understand the event has a vivid, …

The Brain

Apple Is Making Color Quality The New Killer Feature

With more colorful screens and technologies to adjust hues to ambient light and time of day, Apple is pushing color as the next big thing.<p>For years, Apple sought to accentuate the elegant design of its products by using simple colors like black and white, then later expanding to silver, gold, and …

IPad Pro

Samsung and Apple have traded places, and the Chinese are next in line

How do you know if a company like Apple has lost its way? How do you decide whether an uninspiring event or a dip in sales is just a temporary …

6 Easy Ways to Speed Up Your Awful Wi-Fi Network

Dropped connections, an ever-spinning update wheel, slow-loading webpages—these fist-clenching symptoms of shoddy Wi-Fi connections make wireless …

Struggling Apple rival slams the new iPhone SE

Ahead of its iPhone SE introduction earlier this week, the last time Apple had released a new smartphone with a 4-inch screen was all the way back in …

This Is How All Your Favorite Chefs Make Scrambled Eggs

One of the most basic recipes everyone learns is scrambled eggs, but the truth is perfectly scrambled eggs are a lot trickier than they seem. Much like the classic omelet, scrambling eggs is one cooking method on which many chefs differ. To whisk in a bowl or in the pan? To add dairy or to not? …

One App You Need If You Want The New, Cheap iPhone

This will make your life easier.<p>Apple's new iPhone SE is the company's cheapest handset ever at $399, but it comes with a serious drawback: Its storage is a paltry 16 GB.<p>That's a pathetic hard drive and one that Apple continues to offer and make immense profits off of. It's really not enough …

iPhone SE review: today’s tech, yesterday’s design

iPhone

How Islamic Jihad Hacked Israel’s Drones

An alleged terrorist spent years peering through Israel’s eyes in the sky. And he didn’t need any high-end gear to get it done.<p>For at least two …

Not All Dark Chocolate Is Created Equal, So Here's How To Find The Good Stuff

You don't have to sacrifice your love for sweets.<p>Thanks to the federal government’s new guidelines on added sugar, a lot of people are trying to cut back on sweets.<p>But one dessert we’re going to keep indulging in -- guilt free -- is dreamy, delicious dark chocolate.<p>In addition to being delightful, …

Here's why the new iPad Pro has such a good camera

You can do some of that with non-Pro models of the iPad, like the iPad Air 2, but you wouldn't really want to. The cameras on previous iPad models …

This week reminded me of one thing I really hate about Apple

As I’ve written before, I have a love-hate relationship with Apple. I think the company makes terrific products and it does a great job of looking …

A New Study Claims People With Higher IQs Don't Require Large Social Circles

Maybe that's why you're such a homebody.<p>While the average person is happier with a large friend circle, new research reveals those with higher IQs are better off with a small one.<p>Evolutionary psychologists Satoshi Kanazawa of the London School of Economics and Norman Li of Singapore Management …

Social Sciences

Why the 4″ iPhone SE Will Revolutionize Photography

One of the big things that inspires me in photography, life, and technology is the ability to “democratize”, to add “access”, and to make things …

Street Photography

Reader Requests: How to Make Schmidt's Meatloaf

In which we hunt down beloved recipes on behalf of F&W readers.<p>Last November, Food & Wine reader Barbara Haggerty was en route to St. Louis, …

The Ultimate Guide to Cheesesteaks in Philly

It's a double-edged sword, the cheesesteak. On one side, it's, in some way, shape, or form, our ancestral identity — a delicious facet of a rough-and-tumble town fueled by a <i>truly</i> outstanding sandwich as simple as griddle-fried beef mixed with globby "whiz", whatever that is. On the other side, as …

Ribeye

Hawaiian Rib-Eye Steak

4 Servings<p>Now you can make one of Hillstone’s most popular dishes at home, a decision you will never regret.<p>April 2016Print<p>Ingredients<p>Steak<p>2 cups pineapple juice<p>½ cup soy sauce<p>½ cup sugar<p>5 tablespoons apple cider vinegar<p>2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil<p>⅓ cup chopped white onion<p>1 1-inch piece ginger, …

The Second Amendment Isn’t Prepared for a 3D-Printed Drone Army

Is technology going to cause a Constitutional crisis?<p>Imagine this: A disgruntled citizen borrows $30,000 from his credit cards. With the money he buys a sophisticated 3D printer off eBay and begins secretly printing and building a hundred drones in his garage. Then he downloads internet blueprints …

allb – The Smart Wearable for Infants

Editor's Rating<p>4.9?<p>Discovered on 2016-03-25<p>Watch over your little one from anywhere with allb, the smart wearable for infants. This small yet …

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