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- How Surge Protectors Workby Tom Harris, Talon Homer on January 20, 2022 at 12:00 am
One piece of equipment you need at home is a surge protector. They safeguard your high-tech electronic devices from power surges. But how do you know which ones are best?
- New CORBEVAX COVID-19 Vaccine Huge for Low-income Countriesby Maureen Ferran on January 19, 2022 at 9:00 pm
The CORBEVAX vaccine was developed with global access in mind. It is a low-cost, easy-to-produce and -transport vaccine and the $7 million needed for development was provided by philanthropists.
- How to Cook Prime Ribby HowStuffWorks.com Contributors on January 19, 2022 at 8:00 pm
If you think prime rib is too daunting to cook, you'd be wrong. It's actually super easy. You don't need any special tools; all you need is your oven and a meat thermometer.
- Why Every Woman Wanted to Stay at the Barbizon Hotelby Melanie Radzicki McManus on January 19, 2022 at 6:00 pm
The Barbizon Hotel was a glamorous, women-only residential hotel in New York that catered to up-and-coming stars. And though most women wanted to live there, only a few made the grade.
- London Scientists Described 552 New Species in 2021. Here Are 4 Favoritesby Jesslyn Shields on January 19, 2022 at 4:04 pm
Scientists at the Natural History Museum in London described 552 species in 2021, including a couple of dinosaurs.
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- Why You Should Save Your Cooking Water for Your House Plantsby Claire Lower on January 19, 2022 at 8:30 pm
I am typically not good at caring for house plants. I currently have three indoor plants, all of which are “alive,” but they are not exactly thriving. Perhaps it’s the low light levels in the Pacific Northwest (I hear there are lamps for this), or my sporadic watering schedule. Or perhaps my plants are not getting the…Read more...
- How to Spot a COVID Testing Scamby Stephen Johnson on January 19, 2022 at 8:00 pm
This week, the Better Business Bureau issued a warning about the proliferation of COVID testing scams. According to the BBB, fake websites and janky in-person testing centers are using COVID testing as an excuse to steal people’s personal and insurance information and/or make a few bucks. Here are some tips to avoid…Read more...
- What Is OLED Burn-In? (And How to Avoid It)by Brendan Hesse on January 19, 2022 at 7:30 pm
OLED screens are known for two things. First is their excellent image quality and high contrast levels, which you can now experience on all manner of OLED-equipped TVs, PC monitors, smartphones, tablets, and handheld gaming consoles. The second is “OLED burn-in.”Read more...
- The Fastest Way to Edit Audio From Your iPhone or Macby Khamosh Pathak on January 19, 2022 at 7:00 pm
Trimming audio on an iPhone is surprisingly hard—but doing so on a Mac is surprisingly easy. While there’s a dedicated audio trimming tool in the QuickTime app, the iPhone and iPad have no such option. Sure, there’s the built-in Voice Memos app, but it doesn’t support editing external audio files. Even so, you can…Read more...
- This Basic Skincare Routine Won't Overwhelm Youby Sarah Showfety on January 19, 2022 at 6:30 pm
As someone who has done little more than wash with Target-brand face cleanser and use $4 Suave lotion on my face for the better part of four decades, when it comes to skincare, I’m a newbie. Through a mix of cluelessness, willful ignorance, and a little luck, I didn’t need to understand proper skincare or devote…Read more...
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- 10 Fascinating Facts About Buzz Aldrinby Karin Crompton on January 19, 2022 at 6:00 pm
Buzz Aldrin is best known as the second astronaut to walk on the moon, but he also holds a Guinnnes World Record.
- Lost Your iPhone or iPad? Here’s What to Doby Ellen Gutoskey on January 19, 2022 at 3:30 pm
'Lost Mode' on iPhones is your best chance of recovering your missing device. Here’s what it does and how to use it.
- This Adorable Kitchen Gadget Will Help Keep Your Fridge Smelling Great for Monthsby Shayna Murphy on January 19, 2022 at 3:00 pm
With the Chilly Mama, you can banish bad odors from your fridge for months at a time. Even better, you can get this fridge deodorizer on Amazon for less than $20.
- ‘FDA Cleared’ vs. ‘FDA Approved’: What’s the Difference?by Ellen Gutoskey on January 19, 2022 at 2:30 pm
FDA approval and FDA clearance aren’t used for the same products—but they’re both valid messages to see on packaging.
- Fill Your Home With the Smell of Chicken Noodle Soup With Campbell’s New Scented Candlesby Michele Debczak on January 19, 2022 at 1:30 pm
The new scented candles, a collaboration with CAMP, are inspired by two of Campbell's most popular canned soups.
- Archetype Family: Thinking
- Other Expressions: Professional, Student, Scholar, Judge
- Life Journey: To pursue knowledge for the sake of discovering thruth in all areas of life.
- Unique Challenge: To recognize when I’ve locked myself into a line of thinking
based on my education or experience; to remain open to new ideas.
- Lesson To Learn: To learn to listen to my gut, and to discern the differences between reason and truth.
- Defining Grace: Wisdom
- Challenge To Self: I will avoid paralysis by analysis.
THE CRONE: The wise woman who hands down information to younger women on the path to womanhood. You can also become bitter, cranky and intolerant with age.
THE SEEKER: You are on a search for truth and wisdom wherever it can be found. You can also be a lost soul.
THE PHILOSOPHER: You are on a pursuit to better understand the meaning of life . You can also become too opinionated and “certain”.
THE THEOLOGIAN: You are passionate about the study of a particular religion. You can also be dogmatic.
THE JUDGE: You excel at mediation, arbitration and cutting through to the heart of the matter with compassion , fairness and balance. You can also be prone to excessive criticism, profiling, lack of compassion, misuse of laws.
THE INVENTOR: You are a modern day alchemist that converts matter into energy or energy into matter. You can apply your skills between the spiritual , entertainment or visionary realms. You can also use your knowledge to trick , manipulate, or alter facts or systems with criminal implications.
THE SCHOLAR/STUDENT: Scholars and students bring a lively curiosity with them wherever they go.
THE GEEK: Geeks and nerds are true to themselves, and because of this they can be inspiring as friends who don’t judge books by their covers or people by their shoes.
THE SCIENTIST: Scientists are able to keep several ideas in their heads at the same time. They are as happy listening as talking and are always up for an intelligent conversation.
THE LIAR: When individuals whose stock and trade is their wisdom and knowledge cannot deliver the goods, they resort to fabrication, hiding behind their authority.
THE MISANTHROPE: While many Intellectuals are humanists, drawing information from all kinds of people and delighting in imparting wisdom to just as many, some are misanthropic.