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How (and why) to use Google Photos on your iPhone or iPad

Below, we provide instructions for backing up all of the photos on your phone to Google Drive via the Google Photos for iOS app, so you can delete …

This tiny digestive tracker can tell what food gives you gas

One of my favorite things to eat is cheese and egg on a bagel. But while it's delicious, let's just say that afterward we don't get along so well. Is it the egg? The cheese? I could go to the doctor and find out which and why, but the testing process is long and expensive and still might not turn …

The 10 Best iPhone Apps of 2016, According to Apple

Apple has unveiled its traditional list of the best iPhone apps of the year, whittling down the 2 million applications that currently inhabit the App …

20+ Ways to Squeeze a Little Extra Storage Out of a Small Kitchen

Kitchen bursting at the seams? If you're going a little crazy trying to fit all your cooking accoutrements in your teeny-tiny kitchen, this is the …

West Village

This Tool Tells You If It's Cheaper to Drive or Fly

You're going to want to bookmark this.<p>Now there's one less barrier to going on vacation. TravelMath, a website that calculates the cost of travel, can figure out if you should drive or fly to cities around the world, according to Lifehacker. The website uses a "travel cost calculator" to consider …

Travel

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ISPs

Eco-friendly Avalon House is a green-roofed beach getaway that takes only 6 weeks to build

The eco-friendly home of your dreams could be constructed in as little as six weeks, if you take Avalon House as an example. Designed and built by …

Design

4 Awesome Pet Hacks For Dog Owners

We love our dogs so why not take care of them with some pet hacks. Kristina Guerrero has four tricks that will have those furry friends wagging up a …

Pets

Wonder Oil to Stop Hair Fall Overnight: Grow 2 Inches Hair in 1 Month: DIY

Hello everyone,<p>Hair plays an important role in people’s physical appearance and self perception, so it can be devastating to experience hair fall and …

Hair Care

18 Travel Accessories Every Budget Traveler Should Have

Being a budget traveler in of itself is an adventure (and sometimes having the right travel accessories can make the adventure that much easier!) …

Camping

5 Smart Apps You Haven't Downloaded but Should

Ask any savvy traveler what his or her favorite app is and you’ll get an array of answers. That’s because the coin phrase “there’s an app for that” …

Apps

21 Things You Need to Stop Doing by the Time You Turn 30

Number 13 is the worst.<p>As I approach 30, I have a pretty solid idea of who I want to be when I get there. And even if the Big Three-O is an arbitrary demarcation between youth and true adulthood, it’s important to set goals for yourself. The particulars of those goals come down to the individual in …

Reader’s Picks: The Best Campsites in America

What makes a great campsite is the people you’re sharing it with, and the experiences that you have when you’re out there in the wilderness. But some …

National Parks

Load Adjustments: How To Make A Backpack Carry Its Own Weight

<i>Photo by Jeff Wilson, Illustrations by Mike Sudal</i><p>Years ago, trying to hastily pack out a mule deer buck from Idaho's backcountry in one trip, I …

12 Awesome Container Homes and Tiny Houses

Container homes are a result of modern ingenuity an one of the greatest solutions to having your own home on a modest scale. The idea of using …

The coolest container house you'll ever see

Today we will see a project where sustainability equals sophistication! <i>Christina</i> <i>Menezes Architects</i>, based in Brazil, came with the beautiful concept …

Exclusive Travel Packing List for Long-Term World Globetrotting

<i>Me and all my stuff in Phuket, Thailand.</i><p>Yes, that's my travel packing list It's everything I own. I live off a backpack and travel indefinitely. There is nothing to brag about, but I can say that I never felt lighter and richer in my life.<p>I believe that to live comfortably and be able to travel the …

10 Fantastic iPhone Apps You Should Download Right Now

A guide to the best apps for your iPhone is far from an original idea, but that’s what you are (hopefully) about to read. And yes, there’s a method …

Apps

Watch this woman pack 100 items into a carry-on bag

We all know the sinking feeling you get when you’re faced with packing everything you need for a trip into one piece of carry-on luggage. We usually end up having to dump half of what we want to bring, so the news that one woman managed to fit more than a hundred items (including four pairs of …

Want to hike Point Reyes? Try this four-day backpacking trip

In the late 16th century, British explorer Sir Francis Drake is thought to have stopped at Point Reyes during a round-the-world journey. The ship's chaplain wrote a description of the landscape and complained about "the stinking fogges" that shrouded the headlands in summer.<p>That hasn't changed.<p>The …

Hiking

11 Reasons Why Travel Makes You Awesome

Pack your bags and travel as soon as you can. Stop making excuses. Travel alone if nobody else wants to go with you. Don’t travel for the luxury. …

Is this America's most underrated national park?

The alarm buzzes angrily: it is four o’clock in the morning. Although my body protests, I get up and, a few minutes later, start driving through the darkness. I am not the only one: a line of headlights is slowly moving along the winding road up Cadillac Mountain, the easternmost peak in the United …

12 Quick and Super Easy DIY Tutorials You’ll Want to Try This Weekend

Pinterest makes everything look pretty and easy, but there's no end to DIY fails on the Internet. Of course, some of the prettiest things on the …

Wall Art

The Super-Smart Microsoft Pix App Puts the iPhone Camera to Shame

After a long, hard week, we know there’s nothing more you want than to kick back, relax, catch up with friends and find out what apps took over the App Store this week. We’ve got you. So, without further ado, we present the 5 best apps you should add to your phone immediately. There’s one to get …

17 Easy Make-Ahead Recipes You’ll Want to Bring Camping

Sure, glamping is all the rage at the moment, but what ever happened to cracking open a can of beans and warming them on the open fire? If you’re wanting to rough it old school but still love a good camping hack, consider the convenience of make-ahead meals. You already have your camping trip DIYs …