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This startup is quite literally Airbnb for pets

Like so many digital services, Pawshake’s inspiration was a real-life need experienced by one of its founders. In 2009, Dries Coucke had to find someone to care for his parents’ dog while his father was undergoing cancer treatment. Dries was already active in the pet rescue community in Belgium and …

Optoma’s UHD60 projector delivers great, affordable 4K performance

If you’re among those who use a projector for your home theater, you haven’t really had a great option for jumping on the 4K bandwagon, and you might be feeling left out now that the high-resolution tech is more common among TV manufacturers. But now there’s a great, relatively affordable way to …

For as little as $27 a month you can get 10GB of data, unlimited talk and text from Mint SIM

The days of paying hundreds of dollars on phone bills are safely in the past for many of us, and for those still looking to ditch their expensive …

Skip the Kennel and Send Your Dog on Vacation Instead

Next time you book a vacation for yourself, you should book one for your pooch as well.<p>My dog, Tucker, is under the misperception he’s a human. In …

Meet the fittest folks in the world, built in a gym in Natick

It was the spring of 2014, inside a packed arena in Copenhagen, and all eyes were on Katrin Davidsdottir as she looked up at a metal rig with a long …

Today's Lifters Are Snowflakes

The Hard Work Manifesto<p>Here's what you need to know...<p>Novelty is sometimes a good thing. But modern lifters often substitute novelty for hard work.<br>• To …

5 Expert Tips for Staining a Deck

Water takes a toll on a wood deck’s finish, whether it’s pounding rain or piles of snow. You can tell whether your deck stain is still protecting the …

There’s an island where you can go to cuddle rescue puppies

Heaven exists, and we have found it.<p>Have a think about how your perfect day would go. Chances are it would involve lying on a beach on an island somewhere, right? How about if I were to throw some puppies in there for funsies? Yep, that’ll do nicely.<p>Well, we live in a world where dreams clearly do …

Pets

Your dog is getting old. Here’s what you can do

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>When my dog Toby was 11, I checked out a book on antiaging for dogs from the library. I …

Pets

28 of the Funniest Cycling T-Shirts

Oh Shift<p>1 of 29<p>When you're riding along your merry way and come across a monster climb.<p>Behind Bars<p>2 of 29<p>If cycling is wrong, we don't want to be …

3 Mortgage Tricks Every Homeowner Should Know About

Whether you're new to homeownership or have been making mortgage payments for years, it never hurts to find ways to slash your costs. Here are three tips that can help you save thousands.<p>One major advantage to getting a 15-year mortgage, as opposed to a 30-year loan, is that you'll generally be …

6 tech accessories to help you get the most out of your Apple products

<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 The accessory market for Apple products is huge, so it can be difficult to stand out.<p>Twelve South has made a name for itself in techy …

Shopping

Top 10 Must-Read Mindfulness Books Of All Time

You’ve probably heard before that a book can change your life. This phrase couldn’t more relevant than to a book about mindfulness. Practising this …

Meditation

The best way to build muscle may not be lifting the heaviest weights

Most people think the quickest way to build muscle is to use the heaviest weights you can manage. This approach usually means you won't do very many repetitions, or "reps," since you'll get exhausted pretty quickly.<p>Aside from making you vulnerable to injury, that method may not be the best way to …

Exercise

Blackberry KeyOne first look

Watch BlackBerry unveil a brand new phone live right here

TCL, the company that now makes BlackBerry phones, is holding a press conference at MWC in Barcelona. The conference starts at 7 PM CET (6 PM GMT, 1 PM EST, 10 AM PST).<p>We already got a sneak peek at the device during CES back in January. And it’s everything BlackBerry fans love — yes, I’m mostly …

A minimalist explains how a psychological trick called 'the beginner's mind' could make your life easier

A lot of joy could be found with the same practice.<p>And it is simple: practice seeing life with a beginner's mind.<p>I'm stealing this of course from Zen Buddhism's shoshin and Shunryu Suzuki's "Zen Mind Beginner's Mind," and I've written about it numerous times. But it's more fundamental than most …

Meditation

Save Time and Get Stronger With Single-Set Training

The argument has been around for decades. <b>Is multiple-set strength training better than single-set strength training?</b> For the uninitiated, …

Affinity Photo image editing app is now out for Windows

The indie Photoshop alternative has also released a huge upgrade for Mac.<p>If you're looking for a much affordable alternative to Photoshop for Windows, you may want to check out this indie-made image editor. Affinity Photo, the same program that won Mac App of the Year in 2015, is now officially …

MacBook Pro

The Year in Lifting Weights

<i>What was important to us in 2016? Hazlitt’s writers reflect on the year’s issues, big and small.</i>I’m at the Olympia Fitness Expo in Las Vegas, one of …

Paul Ryan

iPhone app gives digital shooters a taste of film

What is the best way to convince a global community of mostly digital photographers that they should pick up an old camera and shoot film? Put film on the iPhone.<p>That is exactly what Seattle-based Mastin Labs has done with its new film emulation app for iOS, Filmborn.<p>Filmborn lets you shoot …

Shutter Speed

10 Reasons Why An Organized Home Will Change Your Life

Far from an exaggeration, having a messy house can really drag you down. Negative effects of clutter and untidiness are so strong that it’s worth …

This iPhone 7 Leather Case Looks Like Apple's But Costs Way Less

The Jisoncase Genuine Leather iPhone 7 case is a simple case meant to look nearly identical to Apple’s popular leather case, which retails for $45. …

Why I Am A Vegetarian

"It just takes one second to decide to stop. The main reason not to eat meat and fish is to spare others' lives. This is not an extreme perspective. This is a most reasonable and compassionate point of view." -- Matthieu Ricard<p>My first Buddhist teacher, Kangyur Rinpoche, was a very strict …

Matthieu Ricard

CamBuddy Pro All-In-One DSLR Smart Controller

Using its built-in triggering sensors, the CamBuddy Pro all-in-one DSLR smart controller has the ability to unlock your camera’s abilities and your …

Cameras

The Best TV Tracking App for iPhone

You are using an <b>outdated</b> browser. Please upgrade your browser to improve your experience.<p>TVShow Time and iTV Shows 3 go head-to-head<p>App-dicted<p>Thanks …

Popular Prisma app turns iPhone photos into painterly masterpieces

An AI-powered app that turns any boring photo into an art masterpiece is taking the app world by storm.<p>Prisma is an iOS app that not only transforms an ordinary photo into a painting, it does so in the styles of different famous artists, from Van Gogh and Picasso to Edvard Munch of “The Scream” …

Use The Medium Method to Combine Digital Note-Taking With Pen and Paper

As much as we enjoy digital tools, there’s something to be said for the simplicity of good, old-fashioned pen and paper. Instead of picking one or …