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Satellite photos show Hawaii's Kilauea volcano filling an entire ocean bay with a river of hot lava

Hawaii's largest volcanic eruption in years is on a destructive streak with no signs of slowing down.<p>The latest Kilauea eruption began on May 3 and has unleashed towering clouds of ash, hurled bombs of lava, and dumped rivers of molten rock into the tropical countryside, engulfing lush green …

Kilauea

The tallest man to ever live was almost 9 feet tall — and the photos of him are unreal

Robert Wadlow was known as the "Gentle Giant."<p>Despite his dramatic height (eight feet 11.1 inches at his tallest), Wadlow was known as a quiet man, beloved by those in his hometown of Alton, Illinois.<p>He died in 1940 from an infected blister due to an ill-fitting brace at age 22, but still holds the …

Alton

You Might See the Northern Lights Over the U.S. Tonight

The Northern Lights may be making a rare appearance over the United States this weekend.<p>On Friday, June 1, the Space Weather Prediction Center (SWPC) …

Northern Lights

Netflix’s secret genre code list can help you navigate the site

The Netflix secret code list isn’t really a secret anymore, but it might help you get around faster.<p>A quick hack allows you to browse genres that …

Divide and conquer your Mac photo library

<i>This post is presented by Fat Cat Software, maker of PowerPhotos.</i><p>If there’s one thing photo libraries do, it’s grow. And as they increase in size, they also become harder to organize. Duplicates creep in, folders get mixed up, and the size can easily get out of control. But a Mac app called …

25 best New Girl episodes to watch on Netflix based on your mood

Who’s that girl? It’s Jess… and the whole loft gang ready to make you laugh, cry, or twirly. Whether you feel awkward or want to play True American, …

Revealed: Secret list of Netflix codes that unlock hidden list of films and TV shows

Streaming service Netflix is undoublty hugely popular already thanks to the range of both tv programmes and films it offers.<p>But there is actually a …

11 Tips for Working on the iPad

In a recent episode of Connected, we rounded up some of our favorite "iOS little wonders" and Myke was surprised by one of my picks: the ability to launch individual notes on iOS through shared links. The ensuing discussion inspired me to assemble a list of tips and tricks to improve how you can …

Mastercard, Discover and Amex Ending Signature Requirement for Purchases Tomorrow, Visa to Follow Later This Month

Starting tomorrow, the major credit card companies in the United States are officially eliminating the signature requirement for purchases, marking an end to a long running but increasingly unnecessary policy.<p>American Express, Visa, Discover, and Mastercard first announced plans to end credit card …

42 secrets you never knew about the Titanic and the people aboard it

One hundred and six years ago, one of the most famous — and deadliest — disasters took place.<p>On April 15, 1912, at 2:20 a.m., what was deemed one of the most luxurious and safe ships ever built, hit an iceberg and sank off the coast of Newfoundland, taking more than 1,500 lives. The ship, the …

New J.R.R. Tolkien book The Fall of Gondolin to be published this year

The story of Middle-Earth is far from over. Just as Amazon builds its massive $500 million <i>Lord of the Rings</i> TV series, the family of J.R.R. Tolkien …

The best free video-editing software

People like movies — no question about it — but not everyone likes to go through the painstaking task of filming and editing their own feature-length …

Videography

17 useful Amazon products and services you never knew existed

But there are some features, products, and pro tips that only dedicated Amazon fans know about.<p>Here's how to become an expert Amazon shopper.<p><i>Jillian D'Onfro contributed to an earlier version of this post.</i>

9 restaurants you didn't know had secret menu items

How to use Files app with Dropbox, Google Drive, and OneDrive

The Files app can reach documents stored on more than just iCloud Drive. It gives access a whole range of cloud-storage solutions. A new video from Apple shows how to set this up, but it’s a simple process.<p>This is part of a series demonstrating ways to get more out of an iPad, but this guide …

Keep your phone upright w/ the Joby GripTight Micro for $8 shipped, today only

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Today only, as part of its DealZone, B&H Photo offers the Joby GripTight Micro Phone Stand for <b>$7.95 shipped</b>. Normally $20, this is …

These are the verbs that should never appear on your resume — and what to use instead

Your resume isn't a place for modesty; it's a chance to show companies all the awesome things you've done — and what you can do for them if given a chance. Take the opportunity to liven things up a bit. Weak, vague or overused verbs can actually diminish the excellent work you did at your last job, …

All you need to know about Dolby Atmos, a new dimension for your home theater

Just a few short years ago, Dolby Atmos still seemed like the tech of the future. Sure, it had been in theaters for a while, but mainly only …

Audiophile

18 Amazing Tricks Only Netflix Pros Know

Spend a good portion of your free time cuddled up in front of Netflix? Hey, us too! You'd think all those minutes in front of the screen would …

Entertainment

10 Horror Movies On Netflix That Are So Scary, Most People Don't Finish Them

Netflix and absolutely zero chill.

The 25 Best Productivity Apps For 2018

From wrangling words to shooting photos, these productivity powerhouses will help you get more done in less time.<p>Sometimes the best way to escape from a productive rut is to switch up your tools. Whether it’s a simple word processor, a smarter to-do list, or a more efficient way to transcribe …

Apps

These stores have the best return policies in retail

In February, L.L.Bean ended its legendary lifetime return policy to clamp down on customers who were taking advantage and using it to replace heavily worn products.<p>"Increasingly, a small, but growing number of customers have been interpreting our guarantee well beyond its original intent. Some view …

What is an Instant Pot? Here’s everything you need to know

At some point in your life, you have probably seen or heard of an Instant Pot Pressure Cooker or Multi-cooker. The small kitchen appliance is a …

Instant Pot

This Diabetes-Related Viral Tweet Shows How Clueless People Can Be

PSA: Try not to ask people with diabetes to skip checking their blood sugar, adjusting their insulin pump, or injecting insulin because you think it’s ~gross~.

Diabetes

Josh and Chuck's List of Horror Movies that Changed the Genre

Once in a while a movie comes along that's so forward-thinking it changes the way that horror is done. A new subgenre is spawned, new tropes are …

New Netflix Series Altered Carbon's Sci-Fi Terms Explained

Netflix's new sci-fi show <i>Altered Carbon</i> is based on a series of novels by Richard K. Morgan. It takes place in a cyberpunk future where death is no longer a limitation on the lives of humankind, and existing in virtual reality is as normal as walking the streets of the real world. The seven settled …

What’s a mirrorless camera and what makes it different from a DSLR?

What is a mirrorless camera and what sets it apart from the likes of DSLR cameras? If you’re new to the world of interchangeable lens cameras, you …

Cameras

Tablo ‘Cord Cutter’ DVRs Get New Recording Options

Nuvyyo today announced a significant expansion of recording options for its hardware-based Tablo DVRs. Aimed at cord cutters, the DVRs are built to …

Technics SL-1200GR Turntable Review

<b>PRICE</b> $1,699<p><b>AT A GLANCE</b> <b><br>Plus</b><br>Newly engineered from the ground up<br>Exceptional pitch stability<br>Includes 78 rpm speed <b><br>Minus</b><br>DJ features are irrelevant for …

Audiophile

YouTube TV streaming service finally arrives on Apple TV and Roku

This week, after months of delay, YouTube TV finally landed on both Roku and Apple TV devices. The streaming service first launched last April on …