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Make your home smarter by replacing your light switches with Brilliant Controls - The Gadgeteer

Brilliant Controls replace your existing light switches to add smart home control capabilities to your rooms. The Brilliant Control features a color …

Out of shape? You can probably blame bad habits. But it's never too late to build better ones

Tomorrow is a new day, but you probably know a lot about it already: what you’ll have for breakfast, the route you’ll take to your office, which website you’ll visit first. None of us has the mental energy to think about everything we do, so we spend a lot of time on autopilot, following patterns …

A 30-Minute Yoga Series to Ease Neck and Shoulder Tension

We all tend to hold a lot of stress and tension in our neck and shoulders, especially if we're bent over our phones or sitting at a desk all day. …

How Showering at Night Helps You Sleep

A hot morning shower can wake you up and even boost creativity, according to some research. But if you want to improve your sleep, showering at night …

This Will Be Your Next Tattoo: Arabic Words Illustrated As Their Meanings

Alexandria-based graphic designer Mahmoud Tammam has taken 40 Arabic words and transformed them to match their meanings. The beautifully minimalistic project uses the arches, dots, and curves of the Arabic script to form foxes, whales, coffee pots, and more.<p>Follow Tammam’s work on Instagram or …

21 Reasons Spanish Is The World's Weirdest Language

"Oh, you're studying Spanish? Good luck."<p><i>This post was translated from Spanish.</i>

Language

16 Horrible Crimes Committed Against The Spanish Language

"Our house" ≠ "Nuestra caca"

Evelo Offers An Electric Bike In Which You Provide 90% Of The End Product

Judging by reactions to my prior installments of electric bikes and electric racing cars, the attention and dollars flowing into the electric vehicle market is on an upward trajectory.<p>One of the more intriguing products is the Evelo Omni Wheel.<p>Evelo is an electric bike start-up company, and they …

Electric Bikes

Palatial Upper East Side apartment with classic details asks $10.8M

This 4,200-square-foot co-op is really expensive but we can understand why<p>When it comes to Upper East Side pads along Park Avenue, it’s almost a guarantee that the price tag is going to be ridiculously expensive, and this palatial 4,200-square-foot apartment is one of those that fit the script, …

Apple's Tim Cook speaks out against immigration ban during UK visit

Apple and several of the top tech companies in Silicon Valley have spoken out against President Trump’s controversial immigration ban, but not many …

Amazon just launched a toy subscription service to help kids learn

<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>Luminaimages/Shutterstock It can be difficult to walk the line between fun and educational when buying toys for a kid.<p>Educational content is …

Kids

Cities need to innovate to survive. Here are four ways they can do it

Alice Charles, Community Lead, Infrastructure and Urban Development, World Economic Forum<p>We are living in an ever increasingly urban world, where …

Smart Cities

Earth Wood and Resin Table

Price: $TBABring a sense of nature into your home with the Earth Wood and Resin Table by Renzo and Matteo Piano. Featuring Kauri wood from New …

3 solar innovations to watch

Solar costs have already dropped precipitously. But what's next?<p>Late last year, Bloomberg reported on a remarkable turning point: Solar is becoming …

India-Israel Ties Finally Out Of The Closet – Analysis

By Pinak Ranjan ChakravartyIndia and Israel were born as independent nations within nine months of each other in 1947 and 1948. Partition was a …

Pixel's Google Assistant can now control your smart home

Google's Pixel phones are getting the update now, so you can use your voice to turn off the lights without a Google Home.<p>You no longer need a $130 Google Home to take full advantage of the search giant's connected tech.<p>Teased a couple of weeks ago via a blog post, the Google Assistant on the …

This Simple Animation Shows You How an SLR Works

Here’s a neat little animation from Harman Technologt, the folks behind the Ilford brand of film, that breaks down exactly how a basic film …

Cameras

Want to resist the post-truth age? Learn to analyze photos like an expert would

“When photography was invented,” photo historian Vicki Goldberg once said, “it was thought to be an equivalent to truth. It was truth with a capital T.”<p>But as viewers quickly learned, seeing isn’t always believing. Even in the early history of photography, hoaxes like the Cottingley fairies taught …

Donald Trump

Five easy ways to make your home smarter

More and more of the devices in our homes come with an internet connection, hooked up to your wifi to do various “smart” things. And while the smart-home dream where everything just magically does your bidding without you having to lift a finger is still a long way away, even the most mundane …

Smart Homes

Scientists Baffled by McConnell and Ryan’s Ability to Stand Upright Without Spines

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—Calling it a “medical mystery of the first order,” scientists are baffled by the ability of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Paul Ryan to stand upright without the benefit of spines.<p>Doctors at the University of Minnesota Medical School, who …

This Mom Turned Acrobatic Yoga Into Playtime with Her Kids

A brilliant way to have fun while getting fit.<p>Fitting in a workout when you're a full-time parent isn't always easy — but one mom has figured out a brilliant way to get the best of both worlds by turning acrobatic yoga into playtime with her kids.<p>In an interview with <i>People</i>, Charity LeBlanc explains …

Yoga

Quirky font magically adjusts to what you're writing

With its geometric angles and art-deco aesthetic, Futuracha has become one of the most popular free fonts used by designers all over the world. …

A Zen Master Explains a Little Known Technique That Will Help You Calm Your Mind

When anxiety and stress hits, it can be hard not to let overthinking get the better of you. However, I came across a great piece of advice from Zen …

The 1 yoga pose to strengthen your arms

Your shoulders and upper arms can be a tough area to target with regular arm exercises like curls or dips. But adding a little yoga to your routine can help!<p>Meet the dophin push up. If you do these every day for a week or two, you will see beautiful definition in your shoulders and arms. Bonus: …

These smart locks will let you ditch your keys

You don't need a key if you've got a connected deadbolt on your front door -- and your options are continuing to grow.<p>Keys are a time-tested means of access, but they won't do you much good if you leave them inside on your way out the door.<p>Today's crop of smart locks ($120.00 at Amazon.com) think …

Turn an old laptop into a Chromebook-Linux hybrid

With a few minutes and a few free tools, you can resurrect nearly any aging PC with a fresh, fast, Chrome-like interface.<p>Common scenario: You buy a new laptop, thinking you'll sell, donate or hand down the old one... but it never happens. Maybe you don't want to deal with the hassles of Craigslist …

New wooden standing desk is Scandinavian-inspired and totally cute

It’s also 100% U.S.-manufactured and eco-friendly<p>Using standing desks is—in theory and in practice—a great way to incorporate a tad bit more activity into ones workaday life. Aesthetically speaking, however, the tall tables, typically clunky and industrial-looking—are less than pleasing to behold. …

Furniture

#10 Daily Habits to Learn from Successful People

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Whether you are just getting your startup off the ground or you have a regular 9 to 5 job, you need a couple of habits to help you develop, grow, …

15 tricks to get a quicker start in the morning

And we know it.<p>So we consulted productivity experts and scoured the internet for the best ways to cut out the silly stuff and save time in your morning routine.<p>Read on for practical and creative strategies you can use to get out the door faster — starting tonight.