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How To: Install Samsung's Good Lock App to Customize Your Galaxy

Customizing the lock screen, status bar, and other aspects of your Galaxy's UI usually requires root. Thankfully, Samsung has reintroduced a …

Apps

Monticello Officially Recognizes the Rest of Thomas Jefferson’s Children

Our founding father, my 6th great-grandfather, had 6 children with his slave Sally HemingsWhen my brother Frank and I visited our great aunts Mary …

Thomas Jefferson

These stereo Bluetooth speakers beat Apple HomePod and Google Home Max

Pretty much everybody else is now happy with a single Bluetooth or sound bar speaker, but stereo speakers are still the choice for audiophiles.<p>I get it: One speaker takes up half the space of two and costs roughly half as much, but I'd be derelict in my duties if I failed to mention what's lost …

Audiophile

Cryotherapy Might Be the Best Way to Recover from Joint Pain

This is what it’s like standing in a -220 degree Fahrenheit chamber.<p>The other day while eavesdropping on a training session at the gym, I heard a statuesque trainer tell his client he recently started cryotherapy to help with his recovery. Since I was between sets—checking all of my social media …

Lebron James

Everything You Need to Know About Using CBD for Pain and Anxiety

The compound, found in the cannabis plant, is thought to be good for muscle pain, headaches, and anxiety, among other things. But what does the research say?<p>James Joliat, a 35-year-old video producer in Denver, has long experienced muscle and joint pain—mostly related to sports injuries. He says he …

Cannabis

7 Stretches to Relieve Tight Hips

Foam roller stretches and hip flexor stretches can help to relieve tightness in the hips.<p>1. Foam roller stretch<p>You can use a foam roller to loosen up …

Pain

2018 NBA Draft Prospect Profile: Is Jaren Jackson Jr. the future of the center position?

Jaren Jackson Jr. isn’t going to be the first pick in the draft, and I’m not sure just how many mock drafts are going to have him slotted somewhere …

Basketball

The 100 best movies of all time as chosen by actors

What are the best movies of all time? Depends on who you ask, of course. We’ve got our own ideas, ranging from the best movies out right now, to …

For Some Breast Cancer Patients, The Chemo Decision Just Got Easier

For many breast cancer patients, one of the most difficult treatment decisions is whether or not to go through chemotherapy.<p>Now, the choice is getting easier for some patients. A study published Sunday finds that many women with early-stage invasive breast cancer could safely forgo chemotherapy, if …

Cancer

If You Care About Data, Change These 15 Default Privacy Settings Right Now

Say no to defaults.<p>On the Internet, the devil's in the defaults.<p>You're not reading all those updated data policies flooding your inbox. You probably …

Privacy

I stand by this $349 sound bar as the only speaker you need to build out a complete home theater system

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon<p>If you live in a small apartment or hate the idea of stringing wires around a living room, your options when building a home theater …

Audiophile

This Man Has Been Creating Cat Cartoons For Over 20 Years, And Here Are 40 Of The Best Ones

As much as we spend time with cats, they still sometimes are a true mystery to us humans. To explain what life with these furry creatures is all …

Pets

10 Products For People Who Treat Their Dogs and Cats Better Than Humans

We can’t get enough of our pets. We can’t pamper them enough either. So, here are 10 inventive ways to take your love to the next level. Some may …

Pets

Why the extraordinary story of the last slave in America has finally come to light

“We stand as living monuments,” wrote the historian Len Garrison, of the black British descendants of slavery and empire. “For those who are afraid of who they must be, are but slaves in a trance.” For Garrison, the idea of the African diaspora as “living monuments” was to some extent figurative. …

Black History

12 Things Costco Employees Won’t Tell You

Warehouse clubs are a fantastic way to save money, and brands like Costco have revolutionized the way that consumers shop, both in person and online. …

Shopping

13 Matching Shirts For Dads and Kids That You'll Want to Buy Just for The 'Gram

As many of our Instagram feeds could prove, there's little cuter than a mom and baby in matching clothes, especially coordinating t-shirts . . . except maybe a dad and his little ones in matching shirts. If you're looking for a Father's Day gift (or holiday or birthday gift) for the man in your …

Parenting

mastermind JAPAN Elevates Converse Addict's Jack Purcell

Upgrading the essential summer sneaker.<p>mastermind JAPAN is back from a month-long break between collaborations, linking up with Converse Japan for a collaborative Addict iteration of the classic Jack Purcell. The Japan-only Addict line sources premium textiles for the upper, and features quality …

This Luxe Sneaker Startup Just Launched Chelsea Boots—and You're Going to Want a Pair

Another modern classic from Oliver Cabell.<p>If it isn't already, Oliver Cabell should be on your radar. This is the brand, after all, that has inspired hundreds of people to jump on the waitlist for its luxe, limited-edition sneakers by providing a pitch-perfect combo of quality, style, and …

Shoes

Dinner Is Never Boring with Garlicky Steak and Potatoes — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Cooking

This Push-Up Challenge Will Make You So Much Stronger

Finally master the mechanics of this notoriously challenging full-body burner. Then take things up a notch.<p>Build Your Foundation<p>Nailing perfect …

21 examples of Michael Jordan's insane competitiveness

1/<p>Actor Will Smith said he's never met anyone as competitive as MJ.<p>Charles Rex Arbogast/AP<p>"Mike will compete with anything, though. If we're drinking …

Heroes: A Reflection on Nina Simone | V Magazine

<i>This article appears in the pages of V113, The Music Issue, on newsstands now. Order your copy of the issue today at shop.vmagazine.com.</i><p>Nina Simone …

The Failed State of Franklin

Founded in 1784 with the intent of becoming the fourteenth state of the new United States, the State of Franklin was located in what is now Eastern …

8 Ways to Breathe New Life into Your Old Ride

There’s nothing wrong with holding on to an old car, racking up miles on the odometer and forming a connection with it. After a few thousand miles, …

'Saturday Night Live' Cleveland Cavaliers sketch was pretty much the truth

While Donald Glover was hosting <i>Saturday Night Live</i> on, well, Saturday night, LeBron James was busy doing what it is LeBron James does: hitting …

Predictably, Trump appoints Dr. Oz to be a government health adviser

Who better to put in charge of our children's health than a man who believes apple juice is loaded with arsenic?<p>Well, everyone's weirdest dreams have …

The Best TV Shows On Netflix Right Now, Ranked

<b>Last Updated: June 11th</b><p>There are plenty of good TV series on Netflix Instant (and you can find more with these secret codes). If you’re trying to figure out what to watch next, here’s a great place to start with a look at 60 of the best shows on Netflix right now, ranked (including some of the best …

TV

Experts Say This $45 Bottle of Bourbon Is the Best in the World

The panel behind the World Whiskies Awards — made up of 17 whiskey reviewers, bartenders, spirit industry professionals and former distillers — …

The Last Slave Ship Survivor Gave an Interview in the 1930s. It Just Surfaced

Roughly 60 years after the abolition of slavery, anthropologist Zora Neale Hurston made an incredible connection: She located the last surviving …

Black History

Do These 3 Things to Speed Up Your Metabolism (Not These 3)

Experts love to talk about effective ways to increase our metabolism in order to burn more calories and lose weight. But have you been getting the wrong advice? This comparison photo from fitness and lifestyle coach Marci Nevin illustrates three things you absolutely can do to speed up your …