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This cathedral is made of bread
He is risen! Well, in this case, we're talking about bread. In the town of San Biagio, Italy, a festive Easter tradition is a major opportunity for local bakers and craftspeople. Each year, the town erects a full size cathedral made of nothing but baked goods. The impressive bread church takes 3 months to construct, but the results are a marvel to behold.
The untold truth of Golden Corral
Talk about indulgence! If you're in the mood to stuff yourself, there's no better place than Golden Corral. Despite the friendly exterior and delicious menu items, the popular chain can hide a darker side that you wouldn't expect. Do you dare uncover the strange secrets of Golden Corral? PS: Watch out for the chocolate waterfall!
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If you’re taking your phone, laptop or tablet on a trip, there’s an alarming statistic that’s quadrupled over the past four years involving government agents seizing smart devices. Plus, new tech is making its way into concerts and you won’t believe the new sights and sounds. And, a new app promises to make household chores with your spouse fun.
Robert Irwin’s best moments from season 1 |
The world lost one of its most beloved conservationists when Steve Irwin, the Crocodile Hunter, passed away in 2006. His family, however, has made it their life's mission to carry on his legacy of protecting wildlife and educating people. Steve's son, Robert, has grown up to be the spitting image of his father, and has landed his own show alongside his sister and mother in Crikey! It's the Irwins. See the next generation of crocodile hunters tango with some impressive wildlife. You'll be saying g'day before you know it!
Lifelong iPhone user switches to the Galaxy S10
iPhone owners are understandably attached to their phones. They're some of the highest rated mobile products on the market. Only one manufacturer even comes close to the level of devotion that Apple inspires, and some of its products are giving the iPhone a run for its money. Samsung, Apple's biggest rival, is aiming to siphon away customers with its beautiful screens and unique product gimmicks -- but will its strategy work? See what happens when a lifelong iPhone user makes the switch and sees what the buzz is all about.
The at-home DNA test craze is putting us all at ri
DNA tests are the wave of the future for connecting with your ancestry. People across the world are indulging their curiosity and learning about their genetic makeup -- but what price are we paying for total knowledge about ourselves? In this video, Verge Science covers the political and legal ramifications of DNA testing, and the databases that have sprung up to store this info.
Why vanilla is so expensive
With so many flavors to choose from, why do people choose vanilla? It has a reputation as a "boring" taste, but it's actually the worlds most popular flavor -- beating out chocolate, mint, and fruit flavors by significant margins. That's not the only reason why this prized extract is so expensive. Learn the secret origin of vanilla, and why this flavor is worth its weight in silver. Literally.
Binging with Babish: ice cream flavors from Avenge
The Endgame is here, and The Avengers have taken the world by storm! In the popular two-part Marvel spectacular, the characters aren't just superheroes -- they're icons in their own world! Because of this, an entire market of in-universe products exists for the people of Earth 616 to enjoy. In the most recent movies, the Avengers talk about Ben & Jerry's flavors based on their superhero identities, but sadly, these treats don't exist in real life. Thankfully, YouTube cooking icon Babish is here with his own twist on these fictional frozen flavors. Bon appetite! (This video is spoiler free, by the way!)
This year’s most hackable holiday gifts
If you are fancying a techie internet-connected electronic gift under the Christmas tree, you are not alone. "Smart" gadgets have been steadily taking over everyone's holiday wish lists over the last few years. But you better watch out! That connected gadget you covet may not be as secure as you think. Watch this video for the most hackable holiday gifts of 2017.
10 practical (and boring) tech gifts people will u
I've come up with a list of items that would make a great gift for anybody. Many of these products are extremely helpful and things that people will use every single day. Watch this video for gifts that might be kind of boring, but are so practical they'll get used time and time again.
How to secretly shop on Amazon and not ruin any su
You may not know this yet, but your Amazon account's entire purchase history is recorded and all activity is likewise tracked. This might pose a problem for homes where all family members share a single Amazon account for browsing and purchasing. Watch this video for a few tips that should help you hide your holiday shopping activity on Amazon and even have your items delivered to an address other than your home.
How to spot hidden cameras planted by creepy relat
I read every question you send to me. Here's one that I received that's very disturbing. (By the way, if you have a question you'd like me to answer on the show or in a tip, click here to send me your note now.) Q. Kim, this Christmas, I have to stay with a creepy relative. How can I check to see if he has spy gadgets in the room or the bathroom? A: You should not stay with a "creepy relative." Watch this video to find out the ways to spot and detect hidden cameras without the need for any fancy equipment.
Kim’s free security pick that needs to be on
Cybercrime, data breaches and internet attacks are on the rise. In fact, it is estimated that the global economy will lose around $2 trillion by 2019 due to cybercrime. They often build real-looking websites that copy a legitimate brand or service's official site to fool you into giving out your personal data. Watch this to learn a new way to protect yourself!
What’s the most secure way to lock your smar
There are a number of ways to lock and unlock our phones - face scans, thumbprints, irises, passcodes, patterns and more. Which ones are more secure than the others? And which one should you use? Watch this video from my show and find out which one is best for you.
Are Facebook and Google spying on you?
So many people say they've had a conversation and then noticed that very same topic popping up in their news feeds. It isn't a coincidence. I spoke to a caller who said it happened to her and her son and they weren't even using their phones or computers. I'll talk about how they're "listening in" on your conversations without you realizing it and what you can do about it. Don't miss out on our great callers and helpful tips. To watch my full show anytime, join Kim's Club.
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Grab these free Windows Essentials
Microsoft's operating system Windows comes with good, basic software that can get you started using your computer. Windows 10 has the Web browser Edge, for instance, a media player, maps, Money and others. In this Komando.com Flash Tip, we have five apps from the Windows Essentials collection you shouldn't be without.