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WyzeCam brings a motion sensing 1080P security camera for just $26

Security is on everyone’s minds lately, and most would love to add security cameras around their house. The one drawback to adding these security cameras is either price for wireless or experience for wired. Most wireless cameras are quite expensive, like Nest Cam, Netgear’s Arlo, and others. …

John Grisham’s Do’s and Don’ts for Writing Popular Fiction

<i>Since advice is usually ignored and rules are routinely broken, I refer to these little pearls as merely “suggestions.”</i><p><i>There is nothing original about this list. It has all been said before by writers much smarter than me. I’ve just arranged things differently, and I keep changing them as the years</i> …

Creative Writing

Outstanding Pasta Salad Recipes, Because You Deserve Better

Give pasta salad the makeover it deserves.<p>Pasta salad draws to mind images of sad, cold noodles, haphazardly chopped veggies and maybe some diced ham packed into a plastic tub. It’s filling, it’s fine, but it’s not even remotely exciting. It shouldn’t be that way though, because pasta is delicious, …

Cooking

17 Netflix Hidden Gems That'll Stretch Your Imagination

Because good shows make you think.

Professors at America's elite colleges pick one book every student should read in 2017

College professors dole out an incredible amount of required reading to their students.<p>But what if they could only choose one book?<p>When asked, professors at America's most prestigious colleges — those in the top 10, according to US News & World Report — shared with Business Insider the single book …

This Week's Best Amazon Deals You Can Still Get

As a recurring feature, we share some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. These items were the ones that were the most popular with our readers …

Tips to Remove Other Data from iPhone and iPad [ How to]

Removing ‘Other’ Data from your iPhone or iPad is a good habit and creates your personality as a pro-iPhone user. For common users, Other Data can be …

Apps

Awesome Video Compares the Size of Different Planets and Stars in the Universe

If you want to feel small and get a sense for the awesomely overwhelming scale of the universe and all of its planets and stars and empty space, …

Enough About The Free Windows Upgrades Already, These Alternate Operating Systems Are Always Free

Frankly, I’m burned out on all of the Windows news as of late, so I thought I’d take this opportunity to talk about some interesting alternate operating systems that are free ALL of the time…<p>If you’re open to the idea of experimenting with Linux, Ubuntu is an easy recommendation. Ubuntu is one of …

Linux

The Japanese Diet Secret: A Natural Drink That Is Effective For Weight Loss

The frequency of obesity is increasing at an alarming rate. Our long working hours and round-the-clock duties and responsibilities make it difficult …

Basil and Corn Turn Mac & Cheese into a Summer Classic

Creamy Corn Mac and Cheese<p>Serves 6<p>10 ounces medium-sized dry pasta shells<p>2 tablespoons butter<p>2 cups corn kernels<p>1/4 cup heavy cream<p>1 cup torn fresh …

Top American Historians Find a Modern Way to Rip Donald Trump

Add David McCullough to the list of eminent historians who think the presumptive GOP nominee is a menace. McCullough, joining Ken Burns and more, …

Use Honey to save money on Amazon purchases

If you're anything like me, you consider saving money a sport. Of course, to get good at the game, you need the right gear.<p>Or, in this case, the right browser extension. Honey is a popular tool that can automatically dig up and apply coupon codes for thousands of online stores. But now it offers …

Shopping

Physicists Have Mixed Matter And Light at Room Temperature For The First Time

Whoa.<p>In a lovely demonstration of light's quantum effects, physicists in the UK have just mixed a molecule with light at room temperature for the …

How I increased my MacBook's battery life by 39 percent

If you are like me, then you are more concerned with the battery life of your laptop than the battery life of your cell phone. My aging MacBook Pro barely makes it to lunch on a single charge, while my iPhone lasts all day.<p>I have tweaked a few settings to extend the life of my laptop's battery, but …

Can primordial black holes fill in the dark matter blank?

For something that hasn't actually been found yet, there are a lot of theories around about dark matter and where this elusive stuff could be hiding. …

Experimental test verifies Heisenberg's measurement uncertainty principle

(Phys.org)—Werner Heisenberg originally proposed the uncertainty principle in 1927, but his original proposal was somewhat different than how it is …