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13 LED smart bulbs that are worth the cash

Smart Homes

A Month of Data Provides Ample Evidence for Why Law-Abiding Citizens Own Firearms

There is no denying that lawful gun owners use their firearms in self-defense far more often than those decrying the “myth” of a good guy with a gun …

Guns

Joe Hawley retired from NFL. Then he moved into van and hit road in search of new path

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. — For eight years, Joe Hawley's life followed an inescapable rhythm — the monotony of practice, film study and offseason workouts, all of it on a seemingly endless loop. The NFL dictated where he had to be and what he had to do. It wrecked his body. It consumed his life.<p>"It’s …

Tampa Bay

17 Nutrition Tips That Change Your Life

Easy Hacks for Health, Muscle, Fat Loss and More<p>1 – Use vinegar to get lean and build muscle.<p>Take 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar before you go …

Build a Router Table with These 9 Free Downloadable DIY Plans

9 Free Router Table Plans<p>Build Your Own DIY Router Table<p>Updated February 12, 2018<p>These free router table plans will help you add an important …

Woodworking

50 Novels All Men Should Read Before They Die

No excuses, now<p>Forget coming-of-age fiction or impenetrable 'classics' – these are the books all grown men should be ticking off. Why? Because they're as entertaining as they are wise<p>On Beauty – Zadie Smith<p>The Circle – Dave Eggers<p>East of Eden – John Steinbeck<p>The Road – Cormac McCarthy<p>The Blind …

This Trainer Wants You to Stop Making This Common Push-Up Mistake

Push-ups tend to be Kryptonite when it comes to performing bodyweight exercises. For such a basic movement, doing the perfect push-up comes with many nuances. The slightest mistake in your form can make this exercise unnecessarily hard to perform and may cause pain in areas like your shoulders and …

Workouts

This is why our phones are making us miserable: happiness isn't the same thing as pleasure, and our brain knows it

People trying to sell you a new car, a fancy phone, or a bigger home might like you to believe that money can buy a whole lot of happiness. But your brain knows that's not true. Money can buy you pleasure, but happiness has to come from somewhere else.<p>If you're confused between happiness and …

Control any garage door from your smartphone with this $99 device that installs in minutes

You have a smart garage door, you just didn’t know it. In fact, nearly every remote-controlled garage door opener on the planet is smart, it just …

Home Automation

12 Amazon Prime Perks You Might Be Missing Out On

From diapers to camera equipment to jewelry, you can buy just about anything on Amazon and have it delivered to your doorstep in a matter of days—or …

eCommerce

North of Atlanta, call this Cumming mountaintop your own for a mere $9.5M

45 minutes from downtown, Forsyth County property offers captivating views across entire metro<p>The listing for this sprawling mountaintop residence in Cumming paints a soothing picture: “Start your day on the private covered veranda as you sip your coffee and watch the sunrise across all of metro …

Soldiers don't believe this rare antelope-like animal is roaming around a Texas army base — but we saw one up-close

FORT BLISS, Texas — During my first couple days at Fort Bliss, I had heard smatterings from soldiers about a non-indigenous species of African antelope population that somehow inhabited the training grounds.<p>But no one really quite knew how the animals, known as the oryx, got there.<p>Many of the …

Guidemaster: Everything Amazon’s Alexa can do, plus the best skills to enable

Make the most out of Alexa by using these features and skills each day.<p>If you've just introduced one of Amazon's Echo devices into your home and feel …

Seven smart home hub commands you can’t live without

<b>If you’ve bought or received a smart hub this Christmas, like the Amazon Echo or Google Home, we’ve rounded up some top commands to help you make the</b> …

Smart Homes

How To Make THE BEST Folding Saw Horses

Amazon vets develop $20 WyzeCam home camera, end up competing against their former employer

The four founders of Wyze Labs are all former Amazon employees, and they’ve hewed closely the company’s well-known leadership principles in …

This resort hotel in Helen, Georgia, wants to take you to Valhalla

Photograph courtesy of Valhalla Resort Hotel<p>Inspired by their own world travels, husband-wife duo Jerry and Gayle Murdock opened Valhalla Resort …

Wine Cellars

A Lumberyard Map: Find a Lumberyard Near You!

More than a year ago, before I joined the staff, Megan Fitzpatrick and I talked about an article I wanted to write about lumberyards and the …

Grilled Meats

These terrific recipes include sticky barbecued beef ribs and tandoori leg of lamb.

The Genius of Miter Shooting Boards

Cutting miters so they are ‘just right’ is a problem faced by all woodworkers. Here’s how to sneak up on the perfect miter with scrap wood and a …

Woodworking Tips and Tricks / 5 Hacks for Clamps

Hand Tool School #46: Don't Tear Up Over Tear Out

If you're getting tear out, you're making one of these three mistakes<p>I get a lot of questions about tear out. (<i>I know, you're jealous of my life.</i>) …

Woodworking

New rules for exercising if you’re over 50

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>A funny thing happens on the way to 50 and beyond: Your body doesn’t respond to exercise …

Which Smart Security Camera Is Right for Your Home?

It’s 2017. Smart cameras are running home security companies like ADT out of business. Brinks’ home security division went bust a couple years ago, …

Why a train trip through the Canadian Rockies is one of the world's great journeys

Following tracks into wild places that cars can’t reach, Rocky Mountaineer, the luxury train that takes guests through the Canadian Rockies, provides some truly remarkable experiences. From cosmopolitan Vancouver to the UNESCO Heritage Sites of Jasper and Banff and renowned Lake Louise, four train …

Trains

How to choose and use angle grinders

<i>Our resident expert mechanic Matt McLeod reveals what he looks for when buying an angle grinder.</i><p>Where would we be without the grinder? It lops off subframes, removes tabs and brackets in seconds, and provides pretty showers of sparks for what seems like every short film about a bike builder.<p>Joking …

Woodworking

The Best Workout You Can Do In Your Living Room

Build a better body—with your couch<p>Baseball and golf are back—slow as ever. This total-body workout is a perfect way to make better use of those hours on the couch while you watch. It's body weight only, but your body will feel like heavy weights in the later reps. (For an even more intense …

The Amazon Echo is one of the most useful tech gadgets on the market — here’s how I use mine

<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 Last year I went from an Amazon Echo skeptic to a daily user.<p>It's convenient to get information using only my voice, especially when …

Bamboo – Nature’s Gift to Preppers

Written by R. Ann Parris on The Prepper Journal. I have a love-hate relationship with bamboo. I’m from parts of the country where the stuff takes …

The 20 Best New Fishing Reels, Ranked and Reviewed

There’s only one way to honestly compare the year’s new fishing reels and find out which are truly worth your hard-earned cash. And that’s to get as …