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6 of the best historical documentaries on Netflix

<b>As is the case with many other subject areas, history buffs are enormously well served by the vast documentary libraries of Netflix.</b><p>While there are …

Amazon now offers home security system packages from $240 installed w/ no monthly fees

This year is shaping up to be Amazon’s most adventurous yet with arguably more irons in the fire than ever before. Since it acquired Whole Foods last year, Jeff Bezos and crew have been dabbling in more and more areas. That includes new initiatives, food delivery, a potential entry to banking and …

Amazon will install a full smart home security system for you

Amazon has been beefing up its home security business for quite some time now; earlier this year, it even purchased smart doorbell company Ring to take Google-owned Nest head on. Now, <i>TechCrunch</i> has discovered a portal on the company's Smart Home Services section offering full smart home packages. …

10 Cheap Stocks to Buy With Only $10

It’s easy to find cheap stocks. At the moment, nearly 1,700 publicly traded stocks are priced at less than $10 per share, according to FinViz …

The Most Gorgeous Waterfall in Every State

Can a bucket list have 50 entries? Your's may soon have a few more after you check out these top beauties all around the country.<p>Located in Bankhead …

An 87-year-old millionaire buried treasure in the Rockies—and he’s offered one main clue

Somewhere in the Rockies, in the roughly 1,000 miles between Santa Fe, New Mexico, and the Canadian border, may be a treasure chest worth millions. …

Archaeology

This $15 Book Subscription Box Is Honestly Life-Changing

Because it's way easier to choose a book from five awesome options, than it is to walk into a bookstore and choose one from thousands.

Books

The Lung-Cleansing Drink That Anyone Who Smokes or Who Has Ever Smoked Needs to Try

Smoking is an extremely detrimental habit, which can cause serious health issues and severely damage health. Yet, numerous people cannot decide to …

How flags found in attics and junk shops are finally helping put Japanese war dead to rest

As he accepts the fragile Rising Sun flag that was picked up by an unknown British soldier on a battlefield in Burma in 1944, the 75-year old shop owner, Shojiro Nakajima says he senses that the soldier whose black-and-white portrait has hung on the wall of his family home in the rural town of …

History

How to enable Wi-Fi calling on iPhone, iPad, or Apple Watch

Wi-Fi calling is a nifty feature that allows you to make phone calls on your iPhone even when it doesn’t have any cellular connectivity. Follow along as we walk you through how to enable Wi-Fi calling on your iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch.<p>These steps are pretty much the same on the iPhone and iPad. …

IWC Breaks From Swiss Ranks With Online Tool for Made-to-Order Watches

<i>Originally published by Stephen Pulvirent on Hodinkee.</i><p>Prior to the start of Baselworld, the Richemont-owned brand IWC announced its launch of an …

The 10 apps police are warning parents to look out for on their children's phones

Parents are being urged to check their children’s phones in an effort to keep them safe online.<p>One police force has posted a warning to parents …

One Word to Solve the “Affect” vs. “Effect” Dilemma

On the 21st floor of a corporate high-rise, we sat bunched in a corner office on a Friday afternoon.“Okay, I know this is really sad, but I still …

The 10 Best Breweries in the U.S. to Visit, According to Yelp Reviewers

For tours, tastings, or both.<p>It’s National Beer Day today, and there may be quite few Americans celebrating: More Americans prefer an ice-cold beer …

This MacBook security app uses NSA-approved technology

Your personal computer is definitely home to information you don't want in the hands of others. It just <i>definitely</i> is. It's probably filled to the …

Make Money and Grow Your Bank Account with These iPhone Apps

Everyone likes making and saving money – but did you know your iPhone or iPad can help? There are apps for selling old stuff, investing your spare …

Japanese Whisky: A Guide for the Thirsty and Curious | GQ

What to expect, what to buy, and how to drink it.<p>It’s hard to imagine a category of spirit more hyped by today’s cool-kid drinkers than Japanese whisky. (And yes, you spell it without the “e”.) But until as recently as 2015, whiskey fans were much more likely to reach for a peaty Scotch or robust, …

Pergamino Coffee

The freshest way to get any good is straight from the source. Between long travel times and the many stops along the way, by the time your beans make …

Hiroki Nakamura’s Guide to Shopping, Eating, and Hot Spring-ing in Tokyo (and Beyond)

The Visvim designer’s favorite places for vintage goods and world-class sushi.<p>In his pop-up store in New York City, which ran from September to December, designer Hiroki Nakamura sat down on a sofa with oatmeal-hued cushions in front of a matching black walnut wood coffee table. Both were made by …

Vibes Earplugs Actually Improve the Sound Quality of Loud Music While Protecting Your Ears: $18

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>Loud music is part and parcel of live events. But over a certain volume, the noise can actually cause permanent damage to your …

With Doorway Fitness Tower, There’s No More Going to the Gym

Do you remember those pull-up bars you would set up in your doorway at home that lets you perform instant chin-up’s and pull-ups? If you like that … …

Your guide to a smart garage - CNET

If you have a garage, then you know the feeling. You drive away from your home, make it halfway down the street and wonder if you remembered to close the garage door. We've seen plenty of smart cameras, doorbells and locks for our front doors, but what about the door many of us use the most? Turns …

Home Automation

The Mind of the Leader: How to Lead Yourself, Your People, and Your Organization for Extraordinary Results

Description<p>Publication Date: <b>March 13, 2018</b><p>Join the global movement that's making corporations more people-centric to achieve great results. The world is facing a global leadership crisis. Seventy-seven percent of leaders think they do a good job of engaging their people, yet 88 percent of employees …

I Drank Fire Cider for a Week, and I Don’t Need Coffee Anymore

Apple cider vinegar has been touted as the remedy for everything from dull skin to dandruff, so it’s not surprising that fire cider, an apple cider vinegar drinking tonic, has been catching on too. Fire vinegar, as it’s also known, is not unlike a shrub (a fruity, vinegary syrup you mix with water …

Cider

Revolut broke even in December, now has 1.5 million customers

Fintech startup Revolut can’t stop and won’t stop growing. The company has had an amazing month of December with a huge increase in the total volume of transactions and signups. Because of that, Revolut broke even in December for the first time ever.<p>The company told me that it wasn’t just a lucky …

Ember is a smart mug that keeps your coffee at the exact temperature you want

It might’ve taken centuries, but someone finally managed to improve upon the design of the mug. How can something so simple be improved, you ask? …

Coffee

The Rite Press takes low-tech coffee making to high-tech highs

If coffee be the food of innovation, pour on. Give me excess of it that, surfeiting, the appetite may sicken, and so die. And if you wish to pour me coffee, do so from the Rite Press, a clever hack on the traditional French press that adds a few features that even high-end models don’t have.<p>The …

Coffee

20 books that will change your life

Oprah, Warren Buffett, and more reveal the books that changed their lives

14 Epic Fantasy Series You Need To Read That Aren't 'A Song Of Ice And Fire'

Look, I love <i>Game of Thrones</i> as much as the next nerd<i>.</i> I am all about dragons, zombies, and dragon-zombies. But A Song of Ice and Fire is not the <i>only</i> …

Books

Two Authors Examine Biblical History for Clues About Faith

<b>THE EXODUS</b><br>By Richard Elliott Friedman<br>282 pp. HarperOne. $27.99.<p><b>THE GREAT SHIFT</b> <b><br>Encountering God in Biblical Times</b><br>By James L. Kugel<br>476 pp. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. $30.<p>For more than a century biblical credibility has been fighting a rear-guard action. Evidence of human authorship, including …