Piet Krynauw

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What You Need To Know About Facebook Changes on Flipboard

Facebook announced changes to the content they’re willing to share with third parties, including Flipboard. We want to give you a head’s up about what this means for you. Here’s what you need to know:<p>If you are among the two percent of readers who views Facebook on Flipboard, we regret to tell you …

6 to Follow: Social Media Masters

Like blogs, social media has matured and become a major source of news and information for people. What was once a way to keep up with the Joneses became a lucrative, serious media platform for publishers, businesses and entrepreneurs. If you’re trying to spread the word about your company, looking …

Social Media

Tech of the Week: hot new bikes, "comfy" saddles, and the ultimate cycling jacket

Cervelo enters endurance market<p>It seems like June all over again with the number of new bikes that we’ve seen this week. Probably the biggest news …

Houzz updates its app to work with Apple Pencil, let’s you scribble on home decor

What does a farmhouse-style bathroom with concrete countertops and a clawfoot tub look like? The Houzz app can show you. The home renovation and …

10 tech gadgets that’ll take your living room to the next level

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><br>The living room is a place for relaxation, but there’s a growing number of gadgets that aim to make it even more convenient. Whether …

Agents go high tech to sell homes

To close a sale in real estate, opportunity favors a charged phone.<p>Three years ago, real estate agent Jordan Clarke was traveling north on Interstate 5 when he received a panicked call from clients in Washington, D.C., to say a home in Del Mar had just gone on the market.<p>The countdown had begun. …

Real Estate

This trick from a famous physicist can help you learn anything faster

Feynman was not yet the famous physicist he would soon become (as his biographer James Gleick put it, "His Feynman aura...was still strictly local"), so he took his preparation seriously.<p>Feynman drove up to MIT, a campus familiar from his undergraduate years, and a place "where he could be alone." …

Richard Feynman

Turn your $60 router into a $600 router

Of all the great DIY projects at this year's Maker Faire, the one project that really caught my eye involved converting a regular old $60 router into …

Should The Bicycle Win the Next Nobel Peace Prize?

Mother Teresa, Martin Luther King, Jr., Nelson Mandela—according to two Italian radio hosts, that two-wheeled machine you can’t stop riding would fit right in with these venerated Nobel Peace Prize winners.<p>Although the accolade has only been awarded to people and organizations since it was first …

Fatbike for Fun

Having fun on a bicycle is what its all about, right? Lately, I have been having the most fun on my fatbike. I originally got one for riding in snow, …

5 Ways to Stay Safer While Riding Bikes

Bike riding is inherently risky: Whether you’re a seasoned cyclist or new to the bike, roads and trails present hazards to riders. But the best things in life don’t come free. By taking precautions and riding smart, you can protect yourself against the biggest dangers and stay safer on every …

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Best hiking boots 2018: dominate walking, hiking, yomping and peak-bagging

Without doubt the most important item of outdoor gear you’ll ever own, the best hiking boots will keep you warm, comfortable and safe in the most …

Backpacking

This Navigation App Is Designed For Pedestrians, Not Drivers

Ask someone on the street for directions, and they’ll probably point to a landmark and tell you where to turn. But a typical smartphone map tells you to head north or south–something that isn’t particularly helpful if you’re already lost.<p>A navigation app called Walc, designed for pedestrians, was …

10 of the best wildlife photographs of the year

The Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition, awarded by London’s Natural History Museum, is one of the most prestigious photo competitions in …

Explore a different side to Stellenbosch

Stellenbosch has such a good reputation for wine it’s hard 
to get beyond it. But (helped on by a few glasses, naturally) I found there’s also quite …

Travel (South Africa)

Where to spend your summer holidays in South Africa

<b>Cape Town</b><p>Sunset, Table Mountain<p>Top of the list! Why? Because I live here. Obviously Cape Town is a popular destination for holiday goers all around …

Apple’s choice for best iPhone app of 2015 may surprise you

Periscope<p>The best iPhone app of the year isn't what you'd probably expect. According to Apple, it's not Facebook, Instagram, or even Snapchat.<p>Apple's …

Apple's 25 Best iPhone Apps of the Year

Klodjana Dervishi<p>Jun Imaizumi<p>Francis Olarte<p>Kinyat Chan<p>Gayle Tan<p>Dan Carr<p>Klodjana Dervishi<p>James Bogue<p>David Kalonick<p>Brendan Ó Se<p>Chris Cotter<p>Pei …

10 places you have to take your foreign friend in Cape Town

Update: 10 December 2015 – we have updated and republished this post. (It was originally published on the 20th of April 2011)<p>It’s no surprise that …

21 different things to do in Cape Town

There are a lot of things to do in Cape Town: you can explore the beautiful beaches, diverse restaurants, craft beer breweries, wine farms, and Table …

Sport picture of the day: cycling's toughest time-trial?

Cyclists show stamina and strength taking part in the Dutch Headwind Championships along the Oosterscheldekering storm barrier that faces out on to the North Sea. Previously, competitors have faced headwinds of up to 90kph on the time-trial course of over 8km

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Movies For Your Monday

Moments - Luca Cometti: This is the first of a series of short edits showcasing talented humans.<p>Autumn Chills: What happens when you take Danny …

The 74 best Android apps in 2018: Get the best from your phone

Get the most from your smartphone with the best Android apps around<p>Best Android apps 2018: Fitness apps<p><b>42. Google Fit</b> (Free)<p>Let Google give you a …

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The Incredible Results You Get From Walking 30 Minutes A Day

<i>(Photo: Getty Images)</i><p>Taking a walk a day is kind of like that proverbial apple: There’s a good chance it’ll keep the doctor away. From helping you …