How to Defrost a Freezer and Prevent It from Frosting Up

Nov 24, 2022

AlxeyPnferov/Getty Images The big chill It houses your kids’ seemingly endless supply of chicken nuggets, ice cubes for your Friday night cocktails and more leftover pizza than you know what to do with. Your freezer is a veritable workhorse, so to keep it functioning in top condition, it pays to make sure you are taking care of it properly. That’s why it’s so important to learn how to defrost a freezer. “Defrosting your freezer helps it to cool more efficiently and keep ice ...read more

Why Is Saudi Arabia Building a 500 m Tall, 170 km Long Megacity?

Nov 24, 2022

Imagine a visually stunning sci-fi city of the future with robots, flying taxis, and vertical gardening, running entirely on renewable energy. This is Saudi Arabia’s vision of a futuristic megacity, Neom, along the Red Sea coast in Tabuk, northwestern Saudi Arabia. With a budget of $500 billion, now updated to $1 trillion, the idea of Neom was announced by Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman in 2017, at the Future Investment Initiative conference in Riyadh, under Saudi Arabia’s Vision 20 ...read more

10 Times People Exploited Technology Glitches like a Pro

Nov 24, 2022

There’s no denying that technology plays a significant role in our daily lives. However, since no innovation is perfect, this often means that we may come face-to-face with technical glitches that can leave a lasting impact on the world. Of course, most of these are reported and corrected in time, but some glitches can go undetected for ages or be exploited. So, here are ten interesting tales of people exploiting technological glitches for their own profit. 1 In 2009, two men began exploiti ...read more

This Company Tried a Three-Day Workweek—and It Worked

Nov 24, 2022

A three-day work week might not be for everyone, but one restaurant owner's experiment led to 100% retention on the managerial level. If experiments with a four-day workweek lead to increased productivity, higher job satisfaction, and overall employee happiness, what would a three-day workweek do? One Chick-fil-A franchise recently tried a three-day workweek and saw success. Why are some considering three-day workweeks? Staffing shortages are a huge problem right now, and they’re affecting ...read more

25 Interesting Historical Photos – Part 352

Nov 24, 2022

Here are this week’s interesting historical photos. For part 351, click here. 1. Jewish-Nazi collaborator Ans van Dijk stands trial for treason. During the war, she baited fellow Jews out of hiding and got them arrested by the Gestapo. Dijk, who was paid for every Jew she caught, sold out at least 145 people, including her own brother, Amsterdam, in 1947. 2. Workers and the huge chain links forged for the Titanic’s anchor at  Hingley and Sons, 1910. 3. A Spanish police officer gu ...read more

How to Refrigerate Almost Every Type of Food

Nov 24, 2022

Every editorial product is independently selected, though we may be compensated or receive an affiliate commission if you buy something through our links. Ratings and prices are accurate and items are in stock as of time of publication. Want to reduce food waste and save money on groceries? Learn how to store food properly in the refrigerator. Has there ever been a kitchen invention more crucial than the refrigerator? This mighty modern marvel not only keeps food and beverages chilled for b ...read more

The Forgotten Integration Of The US Army In World War II

Nov 24, 2022

“God does not care about our mathematical difficulties. He integrates empirically.” —Albert Einstein In A Nutshell Until 1948, black soldiers served in segregated units in the US military. However, during the final months of the European theater of World War II, the military experimented with integrated companies. Although Hollywood and many historians would forget this experience, the success helped turn the US military into the most integrated element of society from what was one of th ...read more

Black Friday Mattress Deals for the Best Night’s Sleep You’ve Ever Had

Nov 24, 2022

Every editorial product is independently selected, though we may be compensated or receive an affiliate commission if you buy something through our links. Ratings and prices are accurate and items are in stock as of time of publication. No need to fire up that white noise machine—these mattress deals will have you sleeping like a baby. Black Friday mattress deals: What to expect The average person spends a third of their life sleeping, so if you’re still sleep on the same mattress from co ...read more

John Cena Breaks the Record for the Most Make-a-Wish Requests Granted

Nov 24, 2022

Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images The wrestler and actor says he'll never stop fulfilling the wishes of critically-ill children who ask for a chance to meet him. Kindness is all around us. We hear incredible stories about kindness every day. It warms our hearts when we learn about small acts of kindness, but we’re especially inspired when someone consistently dedicates their time to giving back. It turns out that John Cena is just that type of person. He’s a triple threat of the very b ...read more

Scallions vs. Green Onions: What’s the Difference?

Nov 24, 2022

Are these vegetables actually the same thing? Here's everything you need to know. We’ve been cooking long enough to know when we can swap out certain ingredients in our go-to recipes for others that will be just as tasty. But one ingredient pair that always trips us up is scallions vs. green onions. Are they the same thing, just known by two different names? Are they two different plants but can be used interchangeably? We set out to get the food facts for you. Much like jam vs. jelly, sorb ...read more