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How to speed up your internet and stop your ISP tracking you

Your entire DNS browsing history can be recorded by your ISP, and will soon be sold to anyone who wants it.<p>DNS is what sends you to the correct site when you browse the internet, but it is also non-encrypted, and reveals your entire browsing history. Your browser’s private mode does nothing, and …

Information Security

The best projector for a home theater

<i>By Chris Heinonen</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here.</i><p>The Sony VPL-HW45ES is the best projector for a dedicated home …

Home Theater

How to give your lawn a spring boost

Step 1<p>Aerate: to prevent waterlogging. This is particularly important if your lawn has endured heavy rains over winter. If yours is still squelchy, …

Gardening

13 Repair Tricks From Our Grandfathers That Are Still Relevant Today

Before the days of the Internet, we turned to our inventive grandfathers for fix-it help since they could easily and quickly solve just about any …

DIY

Wellthread™ Sherpa Trucker

Size Guide: Men's Tops<p>Fit Definitions<p>Slim Fit —Tailored cut with room for movement. Designed to look clean and modern; ideal for layering.<p>Classic Fit …

Behind the Screens: Michael’s custom reclaimed wood garage setup

<i>Behind the Screens is a weekly 9to5Toys series that takes you through our writers’ setups, be it mobile, desktop, gaming or home theater. Next up is Michael Potuck, Editor 9to5Mac.</i><p>We’ve been showcasing the various setups of our team, and mostly focusing on desktop workstations. However, Trevor …

Woodworking

How to: Build a Floating Shelf for Less Than $10

Floating shelves can be built in a myriad of different ways and with any lumber you can get your hands on, but if you’re buying blind shelf supports …

Woodworking

Best Skincare

15 Fence Planters That’ll Have You Loving Your Privacy Fence Again

If you’ve got a fenced in yard, you’ve got a perfect opportunity to expand your garden in a truly unique, attractive way. Whether your backyard is …

Landscaping

How Woodies is Turning Custom Made Clothing on its Head

in Featured, Men's Fashion Trends, Sponsored on<p>0 Shares<p><i>In Partnership with Woodies Clothing.</i><p>What’s better than a crisp custom shirt or pair of custom …

Clothing

Taylor Stitch Westport Shirt

Made from a blend of Hemp (one of the most durable natural fibres in the world) and organic cotton, the Westport Shirt by Taylor Stitch is a style …

Clothing

Tepui SkyCamp

Tepui are known for their roof-top car tents designed to fit on the roof racks of your car or truck and set up in minutes. Now the company is taking …

Picnics

The Men of Steel: Superman actors hang out in a clubhouse, play basketball and bond

<b>We've grown up with Superman. We've followed his adventures in the comics and on screens small and large for a long, long time — 80 years, in fact.</b> …

Comic Books

The Gear Our Editor Always Takes Backpacking

I’m Emily, the most recent addition to <i>Outside</i>’s gear team. Backpacking is a huge part of how I enjoy the outdoors, and over the years, I’ve had the chance to put plenty of gear through the wringer, most recently on a Boundary Waters trip in northern Minnesota. Below, you’ll find my time-tested …

Backpacking

The Best Starter Gear to Take Kids Hiking For The First Time

There's a big difference between carrying a toddler in a backpack and setting them loose on the trail next to you.<p>By<p>Apr 16 2018, 4:37 PM<p>It’s one …

Backpacking

This Family of 5 Is Crossing the Country in a Beautifully Renovated School Bus

A New Mexico family of five transformed a school bus into a tiny, photogenic mobile home.<p>Denver and Vanessa Miller, along with their three sons, …

New Mexico

Banshu Hamano Knife

The Banshu region in the Hyogo prefecture of Japan has a history of blacksmithing that dates back centuries. This Banshu Hamano Knife continues the …

Japan

The Best Kids Gear of 2018

The days of cheapo kids gear are over. Hook the little ones up with the same kit mom and dad have.<b>Hydro Flask</b><b></b> 12 oz. Kids Wide Mouth<b>Our take</b> Kids …

Backpacking

'Xennials' were born in the early '80s — here are all the ways they're different from the millennials they were supposed to be

If you were born between 1977 and 1985, you're officially a member of the microgeneration known as xennials.<p>The term was coined by Sarah Stankorb in a 2014 Good magazine article to describe a group that straddles Gen X, born between 1965 and 1980, and millennials, born between 1981 and 1996, …

Demographics

Dango P01 Pioneer Wallet

Dango is bringing multifunctionality to the table by offering a bifold that does more than just hold your money. Inside its Italian leather shell, …

Personal Information

Why American Students Haven't Gotten Better at Reading in 20 Years

Schools usually focus on teaching comprehension skills instead of general knowledge—even though education researchers know better.<p>Every two years, education-policy wonks gear up for what has become a time-honored ritual: the release of the Nation’s Report Card. Officially known as the National …

Education

13 Surprising Things You Should Never Say Around a Child

If you have kids, babysit kids, or simply spend a lot of time around your friends' kids, then you already know they are little sponges. Children have …

Parenting

You New Favorite Summer-Weight Blazer Is Just $245

LA-based Outerknown just released a near-perfect summer-weight blazer cut from a linen-wool blend. The hobnail-weave fabric, which also has a small …

Clothing

The Best Projectors Make Every Netflix Session a Cinematic Experience | GQ

Grab some popcorn and bid farewell to the huge black rectangle in your living room—GQ's Best Stuff has the ideal home theater solution for every budget.<p>For a long time, only two types of people owned projectors: A/V nerds (<i>waves</i>) with home theater setups that comprised an unhealthy percentage of …

Televisions

This 22-year-old college student makes $10,000 a month off Amazon's Alexa

David Markey, a 22-year-old senior studying applied mathematics and economics at Brown University, got his first Amazon Echo during the e-commerce …

Smart Homes

Want more self-reliant, responsible kids? Try Selbständigkeit, the German way.

The German practice of giving children more independence early on creates more resilient and responsible grownups, says this American mom.<p>When journalist Sara Zaske moved to Berlin with her family a few years ago, she noticed something different about German parents. They don't hover. They don't …

Parenting

Garden Hacks: 10 Ideas Under $100 to Create Instant Privacy

Instant privacy is the greatest luxury we can imagine in a world where Facebook sells us out to advertisers, hackers know our credit scores, and our …

Landscaping

'Bug Hunt' Is a Scavenger Game That Teaches Kids About Nature | Fatherly

Looking for a good game to bust out at the park or backyard? ‘Bug Hunt’ is a simple scavenger hunt where kids search for real bugs instead of clues …

Kids

How To Purge Everything You Don't Need From Your Home

Out with the old, in with the new — that’s what ringing in the new year is about, right? And, while that is a good motto for many areas of your life, …

Minimalism

Simple Ways To Make The Most Out Of Your Backyard With Pavers

Having a huge and open backyard is awesome and in some cases a lack of any kind of pathways is basically the whole point, the idea being to emphasize …

Landscaping