Michael J Barnes

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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

Non-awkward ways to meet people on the road

Arguably the biggest anxiety for the first-time traveller is the thought of being lonely – visions of cold evenings curled around a flickering bedside lamp sobbing into a dog-eared copy of <i>Eat, Pray, Love</i> as a soundtrack of general debauchery from the downstairs party reverberates through the …

10 Vegetarian Soup Recipes So Good Even Staunch Carnivores Will Want Seconds

We've already professed our love of soup on multiple occasions this season (see decadent cauliflower soup recipes and low-carb soup recipes for …

This One Dish Will Boost Your Metabolism and Calm Inflammation

There's nothing better than making something you know is both nutritious and out-of-this-world delicious, especially when it requires any more than …

Food

Lemon roast potatoes | Vegetables recipes | Jamie magazine

• Preheat the oven to 200ºC/gas 4.<br>• Peel and halve the potatoes, cut the lemons into wedges and bash the coriander seeds in a pestle and mortar.<br>• Parboil …

Recipes

10 Stovetop Vegetarian Dinners With Tons of Protein

I'm not a vegetarian, but I do try to eat at least a few meatless meals a week. It's better for the environment, and, since meat can be expensive, …

Easy Key Lime Pie Recipe

This Key lime pie recipe couldn't be any easier to make. It starts with a homemade or store-bought graham cracker crust that is filled with a key …

Best VPN Services of 2018

A VPN can be described as an encrypted tunnel that shuttles your internet activity between your PC or phone and a host server. While the internet is …

Don't Quit Your Day Job To Pursue Your Passion -- Here's What You Do Instead

If there’s one question that every aspiring entrepreneur asks themselves at some point (or many points) along their journey, it is whether or not they should quit their day job to pursue their passion full time.<p>In the last 16 years of my career, I’ve worked for large multinational institutions, …

13 must-have car gadgets that cost less than $100

Fortunately, there are a number of gadgets on the market today that can help you be better prepared for whatever the road throws at you.<p>Here are 13 car gadgets that will not only improve your overall driving experience, but will also help you be ready for the unexpected.

Gear & Gadgets

How to add multiple accounts to Google Home

One of the biggest gripes with the Google Home ($129 at Dell Home) has been its lack of support for multiple accounts. Living in a house with multiple people meant you either had to share things like calendar and music accounts or get multiple Google Home speakers.<p>Today, Google fixed that. The …

Smart Homes

20-Minute Dinner Recipes for the *Best* Lazy Nights Ever

None of us want to cook a labor-intensive dinner after a long day at work. All we want to do is get home, throw on our comfy pants, pour ourselves a glass of vino, and eat our weight in sweet potato fries. If you were about to hit up your trusty search engine for “30-minute meals that save the …

Cooking

New GPS website will help you find off-the-beaten-path trails in US national parks

More and more people are heading to America’s national parks to enjoy the incredible nature found around the US. But if you’re hoping to break from fellow travellers and get away from the crowds, a GPS company is aiming to help get hikers off-the-beaten-path.<p>TomTom – a GPS, traffic and navigation …

10 Attitudes That Keep Actors From Working

Imagine you’re in a hot air balloon that’s losing altitude. As the ground gets closer, you realize the only way to slow your descent is to lighten …

Why Every Actor Needs a Website + What It Should Have

As a professional actor and founder of Actor-Webs, I’m often asked if an actor really needs a website. Since we live in such an online, on-the-go …

Mobile Devices

20+ Soup Recipes to Help You Beat Weight Gain

Winter is the unofficial soup season, I think we can all agree to that. It's bitterly cold, gets dark out by 5 p.m., and typically nothing sounds better than curling up on the couch with a bowl of something warm and comforting, like soup.<p>Whether it's packed with an unforgivable amount of sodium or …

Healthy Eating

Best Android Camera Apps for 2016

Jared is back again with XDA TV to talk about some of the best camera apps for 2016. We will be looking at the all-around best camera apps that still …

Confidence, Step 7: Centeredness

YouTube

Samsung is putting SmartThings hubs in its 2016 HDTVs

All the smart TVs in Samsung's 2016 lineup can connect to its SmartThings platform, the company has revealed. Even better, it equipped all the flagship TVs, which it calls SUHDs, within next year's product list with the IoT hub technology it snapped up in 2014. In other words, those SUHDs can …

Samsung

Veggie Side Acts That Just Might Steal Your Dinner Show

<b>11 of the best veggie recipes that even non-vegetarians will love.</b><p><b>Asparagus Flatbread</b><p>As soon as this flatbread comes out of the oven, it's guaranteed to disappear. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Whole Roasted Carrots</b><p>Cumin and mint give it a Moroccan flair, and the roasted onions add sweetness. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Crispy</b> …