whizzbangtango

241 Flips | 22 Magazines | 1 Like | 17 Following | 7 Followers | @whizzbangtango | Keep up with whizzbangtango 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 “whizzbangtango”

10 Smart Slow Cooker Dinners for Lazy Cooks — Recipes from The Kitchn

During summer I rely on my slow cooker more than ever. It's a staple during my weekend meal prep sessions, a must for cookouts and BBQs, and, most of …

Cooking

This Amazing Pizza Dough Recipe Has Just Three Ingredients, No Kneading Required

If you’re anything like most people with functioning taste buds, then you probably call pizza your favorite food. Even if you’ve never made homemade …

Dessert

Combat Carriers: 15 Best Tactical Backpacks

For most city folk and/or college students, a pretty basic everyday backpack is enough to get by. For others – those who take a rockier path, be that …

Backpacking

Firefly Advanced Situational Awareness Wireless Earbuds

The Jabees Firefly wireless earbuds have been designed to provide users with advanced situational awareness as well as offering Bluetooth 5.0 …

Gear & Gadgets

Anker unveils new Soundcore Space NC headphones, affordable soundbar

This morning, Anker has announced two new additions to its ever-expanding lineup of audio equipment. After first detailing its Soundcore lineup last month, Anker is now rolling out a new pair of noise cancelling headphones along with an affordable soundbar. Full details below.<p>First up, we’re going …

10 Essential Offbeat Science Fiction Novels

<i>Catherynne M. Valente's new novel</i> Space Opera <i>imagines Eurovision in space, with high and deadly stakes, resulting in a frenetic, imaginative</i> …

10 great sci-fi books to read before they become TV shows

Science-fiction literature has always been fertile ground for movies and television, with generations of screenwriters and directors finding …

17 Science Fiction Books That Forever Changed The Genre

Speculative fiction is the literature of change and discovery. But every now and then, a book comes along that changes the rules of science fiction …

Lonely Planet Editors Agree: These Are the 5 Best Places to Visit in Europe

Summer is fast approaching and if you've been thinking about going on vacation in Europe, Lonely Planet has done the hard work for you. The travel …

I've Been to 26 Countries in Europe—These Are the 5 I Always Recommend

My first trip to Europe was a heady mix of excitement, nerves, and total awe. At 19, I wandered the streets of Le Marais wide-eyed, marveled at the …

The 100 Best Fantasy Novels of All Time - Unbound Worlds

<b>1.</b><p>Dubbed the “Nigerian Harry Potter,” Okorafor’s YA crossover novel of a Nigerian-American girl with albino skin and a deep well of magical talent is …

How to Detect and Remove The Mac ‘mshelper’ Malware

- May 18, 2018<p>Is your Mac’s fan running at a high rate or you’re seeing a much reduced battery life than normal, you’ll want to check for the …

How to Quickly Resize Images on Your Mac Using an Automator Service

Resizing images in macOS is easily done in the Preview app, but if your daily workflow requires you to scale images to a specific size – for uploading to a blog, for example – then using an image resize service is a much faster way of getting the job done.<p>In this article, we'll show you how to use …

How to Lose Your Belly By Summer, According to Dietitians

The first day of summer is just weeks away. So if you’re looking to tone your tummy to feel confident in your swimsuit, it sounds like you’re looking …

Fender's excellent desktop app for learning to play songs is now free

Fender’s $35 Riffstation desktop app, which helps you break down songs to learn its chords and riffs at your own pace, is now available for free on macOS and Windows.<p>Fire it up, open an MP3 or CD track, and Riffstation will break it down to show you the chords for the entire song. You can also slow …

Audio-Technica QuietPoint Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones

If you are in the market for a pair of wireless noise cancelling headphones you may be interested to know that Audio-Technica as this week made …

And Your 2018 Hugo Award Nominees Are….

Gather round Science Fiction and Fantasy fans, it’s that time of year again! Gird your loins, polish your armor, give the spaceship a wax, and …

28 Shows Premiering On Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, And HBO In Summer 2018

Some of us want to stay in this summer.

This Is the Chillest, Easiest Way to Poach an Egg

Somehow, in the last few weeks, I have become someone who wakes up at 6:30 a.m. I did not choose this path—I would always rather be sleeping, …

This Garlicky Chicken with Mozzarella Is a Dinner Dream

Kitchn's Delicious Links column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our favorites.<p>…

Retrobatch for Mac means you can finally ditch Photoshop

Acorn is one of the two best1 Mac image editors for normal humans. Retrobatch, from the same developer, is a batch-processor for images, letting you build simple or fancy workflows that can do pretty much anything to your images, automatically. If you regularly resize photos, remove location data, …

The 7 Best True Wireless Earphones of 2018

This definitive guide to the best true wireless earphones of 2018 explores everything you need to know before buying your next pair of true wireless …

Consumer Tech

100 Healthy Recipes to Keep Dinner Exciting When You're on a Diet

The most difficult part about deciding to take on a new diet is coming up with unique and versatile meal options that won't make you want to cheat. Grocery shopping for and cooking dinner suddenly becomes a task you want to avoid at all cost, but with some planning, dinner doesn't have to be …

Cooking

Mac Running Slow? Why and How to FIX it quickly?(New)

Is your <b>Mac running slow</b>?<br>A <i>slow Mac</i> can drop down your work productivity by at least <b>26 %</b>.<p>Mac is widely known for its fantastic performance among …

The Best VPN Service

We spent more than 130 hours over four months researching 32 VPN services, testing 12, interviewing the leadership of five, and consulting …

This Russian Artist Drew Countries As People And They're Totally Badass

Each country is illustrated as a kind of sci-fi/fantasy hero.

5 Foods That De-Bloat Your Stomach Faster Than Any Other

Ready for some sobering news? Your muffin top might be detrimental to your health. According to doctors, one of the worst places your body can store …

MacTrast Deals: AVANCA Minim True Wireless Earbuds

- Apr 21, 2018<p>AVANCA Minim True Wireless Earbuds allow you to enjoy your music, stay effortlessly connected, and say goodbye to tangled cables.<p>AVANCA …

Giada De Laurentiis's 20 Most Popular Pasta Recipes You Need in Your Life

Fact: Giada De Laurentiis is queen of pasta. If you need proof, look no further than her 20 most popular pasta recipes on Food Network, from classic lasagna to lemon spaghetti and creamy penne with shrimp. If your idea of a good meal involves plenty of carbs and cheese, these are the trusted …

Quick Review: AirPods alternative that charge via USB-C and actually stay in for $28 Prime shipped

Although they cost $159 and can still be hard to find, there’s a lot to love about Apple’s AirPods. The W1 chip makes it easy to pair with Apple devices and they just work…unless they just fall out of your ears like mine. (You can pop some Earbuddyz on them but then you have to remove to charge …

Tech Trends