Cybersecurity Scholars: Protecting US Electrical Grids Is Costly to Consumers

Protecting America’s electricity grid will cost tens of billions of dollars and most likely fall to consumers according to grid cybersecurity scholars, Defense One reports. Russians have already hacked into the U.S. power grids and the Department of Homeland Security and other federal agencies since 2014 have been warning against cyberthreats to the utility system. But there is no way to protect the grids, as regulations at the state and federal level make it difficult for utilities and regulators to get anything done. “Most electricity utilities are highly regulated by the government,…

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Food 

5 Reasons to Love Carmel by the Sea

Carmel is the perfect weekend getaway for foodies and art lovers. Whether you’re artsy or a foodie. Or just love a cute town by the sea – Carmel never disappoints. Rated “One of America’s Top Beach Towns”, Carmel is much more than just its heavenly location. There are secret passageways, courtyards, and hidden gardens tucked throughout this tiny European-style town. All that and its iconic white sand beach and you’ll know why Carmel gets busy on the weekends.  Carmel has retained its artistic renegade flair that its freethinking iconoclastic artist and…

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On “Fleabag”, a Corbyn government and Kenneth Clarke’s tandoori moments

I FINALLY GOT round to watching a few episodes of “Fleabag” to see what all the fuss is about. A few good scenes, I thought, and a magnificently disgusting character with a beard, but apart from that underwhelming. The breaking of conventions (addressing the camera, graphic sexual references, sleeping with a priest) was tediously conventional; the sentimentality, particularly about a pet hamster, was cloying….“Fleabag” and the “Fleabag”-related hype is nevertheless interesting for sociological reasons: it demonstrates the annexation of yet another area of British life by the self-worshipping upper-middle classes.…

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On “Fleabag”, a Corbyn government and Kenneth Clarke’s tandoori moments

I FINALLY GOT round to watching a few episodes of “Fleabag” to see what all the fuss is about. A few good scenes, I thought, and a magnificently disgusting character with a beard, but apart from that underwhelming. The breaking of conventions (addressing the camera, graphic sexual references, sleeping with a priest) was tediously conventional; the sentimentality, particularly about a pet hamster, was cloying….“Fleabag” and the “Fleabag”-related hype is nevertheless interesting for sociological reasons: it demonstrates the annexation of yet another area of British life by the self-worshipping upper-middle classes.…

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On “Fleabag”, a Corbyn government and Kenneth Clarke’s tandoori moments

I FINALLY GOT round to watching a few episodes of “Fleabag” to see what all the fuss is about. A few good scenes, I thought, and a magnificently disgusting character with a beard, but apart from that underwhelming. The breaking of conventions (addressing the camera, graphic sexual references, sleeping with a priest) was tediously conventional; the sentimentality, particularly about a pet hamster, was cloying….“Fleabag” and the “Fleabag”-related hype is nevertheless interesting for sociological reasons: it demonstrates the annexation of yet another area of British life by the self-worshipping upper-middle classes.…

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On “Fleabag”, a Corbyn government and Kenneth Clarke’s tandoori moments

I FINALLY GOT round to watching a few episodes of “Fleabag” to see what all the fuss is about. A few good scenes, I thought, and a magnificently disgusting character with a beard, but apart from that underwhelming. The breaking of conventions (addressing the camera, graphic sexual references, sleeping with a priest) was tediously conventional; the sentimentality, particularly about a pet hamster, was cloying….“Fleabag” and the “Fleabag”-related hype is nevertheless interesting for sociological reasons: it demonstrates the annexation of yet another area of British life by the self-worshipping upper-middle classes.…

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Organic Recipes 

The Bread Lab : Committed to Organic Food

Clif Bar is committed to funding five organic endowments (5 organic research chairs) by 2020. This will provide ongoing, lifetime organic research at these five universities—and organic research is historically and dramatically underfunded in the U.S. compared with conventional plant breeding research. This year, CLIF selected The Bread Lab and Prof. Steve Jones at Washington State University, to support the bread lab’s work, and more importantly—and the primary focus for the digital body of work—to address the economic challenges facing rural America. source

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Miami Beach, captured in its hedonistic heyday

From 1988, British photographer Barry Lewis spent seven years documenting the iconic coastal strip – and its eclectic cast of colourful characters. From 1988, British photographer Barry Lewis spent seven years documenting the iconic coastal strip – and its eclectic cast of colourful characters. Between 1988 and 1995, British photographer Barry Lewis was a regular fixture at Miami Beach, documenting the coastal strip as it bounced back to life following a lengthy hangover. The two decades prior had seen it beset with violence, as drug cartels clashed with US authorities…

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7 Air Fryer Cookbooks Showing There's More to Air Fryers than Low-Fat Fries

Air-fried eggs, muffins, and more.                                                                                                                  *Affiliate disclaimer.  Some have called the air fryer the new Instant Pot, and we have to say, we understand the hype. These countertop appliances cook food quick and hot,…

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Glenn Beck on Dark Agenda: Threat to Christians Real

Glenn Beck is praising David Horowitz’s new book Dark Agenda: The War to Destroy Christianity in America. David was just on Glenn’s national radio show this week, and the top-rated host told his audience that “this is a very critical book” and warned Americans of the growing attacks on Christians. then praised David Horowitz, a Jew, for taking a stand to protect Christians. “This guy is an American hero,” Beck said. David is a leading conservative and Jew. He is speaking out about the growing persecution of Christians in America.…

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