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How to save your home WiFi from weak signals and evil hackers

Everybody seems to love Wi-Fi. So do I. After all, who doesn’t want to have seamless internet access, across different devices, while roaming around their house? But this apparent ease of installation and usefulness can make your Wi-Fi network slow and vulnerable to attacks. To help you out, here’s …

Wi-Fi

31 Psychological Defense Mechanisms Explained

We looked at the way in which the psyche deals with unconscious anxieties. We identified a number of common defense mechanisms which we often use …

The best 10 iPhone widgets for iOS 10

Several apps and Apple's own software allows you to send emails, check photos, and other common tasks without ever unlocking your phone.<p>In fact, Apple has placed even more emphasis on lock-screen widgets in iOS 10, the latest software version for iPhones and iPads.<p>If you swipe right on the lock …

Travelers Rejoice! This Home Decor Collection Will Inspire Major Wanderlust | shopswell

Do you crave adventure? Maybe you daydream constantly about your next big trip, or read Rick Steve's travel guides in your spare time (guilty!). If …

21 Chic Halloween Decor Ideas to Elevate Your Spooky Home

With summer coming to an end, it’s time to start getting ready for fall. More importantly, it’s time to start getting ready for the most spooktacular time of the year: Halloween! It’s never too soon to start decorating and planning out your costume. Sometimes the seasonal decorations can lean just …

HP's Sprocket might not be the best instant printer, but it's definitely the most fun

Today, I got hyped on a printer. HP’s new pocket-sized Sprocket printer made me smile; it made me laugh; and it became my favorite distraction. Sure, my interest in it is already waning, but wow a real laugh. That’s more excitement than most gadgets have inspired in me lately.<p>The Sprocket is HP’s …

'Alone', poem by Edgar Allen Poe

Edgar Allan Poe, born January 19 in Boston 1809, son of Actress Eliza Poe and Actor David Poe Jr. He was mostly known for his poems and short tales …

Literature

Stress Turns Body Into 'Super Highway' Helping Cancer Spread, Study Suggests

Researchers claim stress helps cancer spread 'six times faster' than normal.<p>Stress helps speed up the spread of cancer around the body, startling new …

Cancer

5 Things No One Tells You About Living Alone

I spent my 20s living with multiple roommates in multiple neighborhoods in New York City. I'd never picked out a bathmat or been able to identify all the food in the fridge.<p>On the cusp of 30, I decided I was ready for a "room of my own" before fate or family tied me to a life of compromising on …

Woman Rescues 21-Year-Old Cat Abandoned By Owner, To Give Him Best Remaining Days

At the sunset of his life, 21-year-old cat Tigger was abandoned by his human at a local veterinary surgery. Sad and confused, he couldn’t understand …

Big cats pose with 'lion whisperer' for photoshoot in South Africa - Telegraph

15 Things You Should Try Telling Siri Right Now

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Siri

Best Trips 2016

National Geographic Traveler presents the New Year's must-see places. Whether it’s Botswana's Okavango Delta or Brazil's beaches, these 20 go-now destinations will get you packing.

Renderings unveiled for Brooklyn’s first supertall tower

Supertall buildings have been all the buzz in Manhattan lately and now Brooklyn is set to join the club. As reported by 6sqft, New York-based SHoP …

Skyscrapers

The 21 Most Brooklyn Things That Have Ever Happened

Concrete jungle where dreams go to die.

The Only 9 Outfits Any Woman Will Ever Need

You could throw everything else out and still be chic. Really.<p>Velvet platform sandals are nice and all, but like it or not, they're not *essential.* In the event of a fashion shortage, but really as a fun mental exercise to help us recognize that we keep tons of extra stuff around, here are nine …

The 6 Items You Still Need to Add to Your Closet This Fall

If you ask us, the only bad thing about fall shopping is that it has to end. Luckily, with the season already in full swing, we're here to be your …

7 Models Spill Their Off-Duty Style Secrets

With street style photographers chronicling every move that models make (and every outfit that they put together), the pressure is on to look perfect at all times—whether on the runway or off. During fashion month, models are judged not just for the shows they walk but also for the ensembles they …

The Debut Furniture Collection From One of the Fashion World’s Favorite Interior Designers

Bruno Moinard has designed around 350 boutiques for Cartier, the Hermès headquarters, galleries in the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, and the apartments of Karl Lagerfeld and Jean-Paul Goude. He was also recently commissioned to renovate the ground-floor spaces of the Plaza Athénée hotel. After years …

Stunning Photographs Show Brooklyn Before and After Hipsters Took Over

<i>By Nick Mafi for Architectural Digest.</i><p><i>(photos: Kristy Chatelain)</i><p>In an ongoing effort to record the ever-changing urban landscape of Brooklyn, New York, photographer Kristy Chatelain began capturing the gentrification of neighborhoods such as Williamsburg, Greenpoint, and Dumbo in 2007. Several …

16 Wikipedia Pages That Will Change The Way You See The Universe

Robot proteins, immortality, Martian rocks falling from the sky, catastrophic eruptions, and reverse evolution! What more could you ask for?

Architizer

25 Pictures That Are Way, Way Too Real For All Cat Owners

Fact: Cats hate all delicate objects resting near the edge of a surface.

The first results of a brain study reveal something fascinating about smart, successful people

The researchers found that people with more traits the researchers classified as "positive," like high IQ, tended to have a greater number of brain connections than people with more traits the researchers classified as "negative," like high drug use.<p>But some say we should be cautious in how we …

#TheLIST: Fall's Hottest Up-and-Coming Travel Spots

10 countries to book your fall getaway to now.<p>Earlier this month, the world's top luxury travel agency network, Virtuoso, helmed "the Fashion Week of Travel" in Las Vegas. The 27th Annual Virtuoso Travel Week gathered over 4,000 industry insiders from across the globe to unveil the hottest new …

Top 10 Things to Do in New Orleans (Besides Mardi Gras)

New Orleans is more than parades and parties. Here are ten of its best offerings besides the annual festivities of Mardi Gras.<p><b>Jackson Square</b><br>The French Quarter’s heart and soul is a must-see, boasting a statue of Andrew Jackson at its center and a ragtag collection of artists and fortune-tellers …

Travel

Here's why you shouldn't always book a hotel room through a third party site

In addition to the bigger sites like Expedia, Hotels.com, and Orbitz, there are also flash sale sites like Jetsetter that offer great deals.<p>But that doesn't mean that third party sites are necessarily the way to go.<p>We talked to four insiders in the hotel industry: Andrew Flack, vice president of …