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Cats Dot Kinja is Pivoting to Video Cats Dot Kinja is Pivoting to Video

As is the case, often with youth and journalism, it we find that writing longform has no appeall to audience below the age. Little children can barely read at all, iodots. Most people! As such, here at cats we will be pivot away from tranditional reporting to place all our efforts and resource. On video. Short,…

Cat Has Gravitas

Oh yeah.

We're Gianna Toboni and Isobel Yeung, Correspondents for VICE on HBO, and This Is How We Work We're Gianna Toboni and Isobel Yeung, Correspondents for VICE on HBO, and This Is How We Work

Some journalists spend their careers behind a desk. That’s a fine way to work, depending on the beat, but it’s not for everyone. It’s not for Gianna Toboni and Isobel Yeung, who travel the world as correspondents for VICE on HBO.

How to Hack Happiness, With Gretchen Rubin How to Hack Happiness, With Gretchen Rubin

Gretchen Rubin practically invented the concept of hacking your happiness. With her blog and then best-selling book The Happiness Project, she’s been experimenting for years with how to find and maintain happiness in this crazy world.

What Happens When You Get Shot, Tuning Up Sluggish Macs, and How to Introduce Yourself to Dogs What Happens When You Get Shot, Tuning Up Sluggish Macs, and How to Introduce Yourself to Dogs

This week we looked at the ramifications of the new healthcare bill but also performed the nerdy task of playing doctor with sluggish Macs. We also explored the grisly subject of what it’s like to get shot, compared secure messaging apps, and more. Here’s a look back at this week’s most popular posts.

I'm Aurelia Moser, Community Lead at Mozilla, and This Is How I Work I'm Aurelia Moser, Community Lead at Mozilla, and This Is How I Work

Aurelia Moser is a developer, teacher, author, and also a bit of a cartographer. She works at the Mozilla Science Lab with researchers to collaborate on open source projects and is also a mentor at Girls Develop It.

How to Eat Less Meat, With Brian Kateman How to Eat Less Meat, With Brian Kateman

There are about a million reasons why we should eat less meat, considering its effects on our own health as well as the environment. But most of us don’t want to go full-on vegetarian and quit cold turkey. That’s okay. That’s Brian Kateman’s message in his new book, The Reducetarian Solution.

Your Best Weird Food Habits, Securing Online Accounts From Shady Apps, and the Appeal of Conspiracy Theories Your Best Weird Food Habits, Securing Online Accounts From Shady Apps, and the Appeal of Conspiracy Theories

This week we confessed our favorite freaky food concoctions—think Doritos peanut butter sandwiches and buttered ramen—secured our online accounts by revoking access from shady apps, looked at the ramifications of Trump’s tax plan, and more. Here’s a look back at this week’s most popular posts.

Why Conspiracy Theories Are So Appealing

Put on your tin-foil hat, cover your webcam with a piece of tape, and wait for the imminent arrival of the lizard people because it’s time for some conspiracy theories. Over half of American adults believe in at least one wacky theory, but why are these absurd and complex ideas are so appealing?

Why Some People Are Born Anxious, With Daniel Keating Why Some People Are Born Anxious, With Daniel Keating

Have you ever noticed that some people just seemed hard-wired to be stressed out? Maybe you feel like you’ve been dealt an anxious hand yourself. According to psychology professor Daniel Keating, how we deal with stress and anxiety may have been determined while we were still in the womb.

How to Tell If You Smell, Getting Started With 1Password, and the Virtues of a $500 Ice Machine How to Tell If You Smell, Getting Started With 1Password, and the Virtues of a $500 Ice Machine

How can you tell if you stink? This week we learned a few ways to evaluate your own body odor so that you don’t funk up the place. We also got started with 1Password, dove deep into those notorious Cheerios seed packets, and more. Here’s a look back at this week’s most popular posts.

Google Home Now Supports Multiple Users and Can Recognize Your Voice Google Home Now Supports Multiple Users and Can Recognize Your Voice

One of the biggest limitations of Google Home, Google’s voice-controlled speakerbot, was that it couldn’t tell anyone apart so all your requests were centered on one Google account. But thanks to an update today, now it can recognize up to six people.

Leaked NSA Malware Reminds Us to Keep Windows Up-to-Date Leaked NSA Malware Reminds Us to Keep Windows Up-to-Date

Last week, a group calling themselves the ShadowBrokers leaked malware that was used by the NSA to target computers running Windows. It was a striking data dump that potentially put millions of Windows users at risk. Luckily, Microsoft says they’ve already patched the vulnerabilities.

How to Keep Your Healthcare, With Planned Parenthood How to Keep Your Healthcare, With Planned Parenthood

Healthcare in America is on shaky ground. Trump’s bill failed to reach a vote and though the ACA remains in place, no one is certain what will happen with legislation going forward. We’re talking with Planned Parenthood to make sense of health insurance to get the care we need.

Getting Over Micro-Breakups, the Windows 10 Creators Update, Free VPNs in the Cloud, and the Meaning of MOAB Getting Over Micro-Breakups, the Windows 10 Creators Update, Free VPNs in the Cloud, and the Meaning of MOAB

This week we looked at all the cool stuff in the new Windows 10 Creators Update, made our own VPNs using cloud services, explained all the terrifying weapons we’ve been hearing about, and learned to get over little breakups. Here’s a look back at this week’s most popular posts.

A Not-So-Fond Farewell to Windows Vista A Not-So-Fond Farewell to Windows Vista

This week, Microsoft ended support of Windows Vista, ten years after it arrived on our computers in frosted-glass splendor. Was it bloated? Perhaps. The demands of the interface were unforgiving on old hardware. But it felt like a glimpse of the future.

I'm Brad Smith, CEO of Intuit, and This Is How I Work I'm Brad Smith, CEO of Intuit, and This Is How I Work

Brad Smith knows karate. Not “business karate” or any overwrought metaphor about teamwork; he literally teaches karate. Or at least he used to before he became chairman and CEO of Intuit.

All the Coolest New Features in the Windows 10 Creators Update All the Coolest New Features in the Windows 10 Creators Update

Microsoft is doing their best to drum up excitement for the relatively mundane experience of updating Windows. Today’s release—the Creators Update—is a little more fun than the usual system tweaks, though. Is it worth its cheerful name? Maybe, if you’re a fan of MS Paint.

How to Hack Your Brain, With Bulletproof Exec Dave Asprey How to Hack Your Brain, With Bulletproof Exec Dave Asprey

How far would you go to hack yourself? Would you spend thousands of dollars across decades to maximize your health and performance? That’s what Dave Asprey did. He’s the Bulletproof Exec, and you might know him as the guy who suggests you put butter in your coffee. There’s a lot more to it than butter though.

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