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One Book I Wish I Had Read 10 Years Ago (and Why Alyssa Milano Happily Wrote the Foreword)

The biggest and most complex obstacle you will ever have to overcome is your own mind. Overcome that, and you can overcome anything!Of course, that’s …

Alyssa Milano

9 Subtle Warning Signs of Lupus All Women Should Know

When it comes to autoimmune diseases such as lupus, must women don't really know what to look out for regarding the symptoms. There are a number of …

Lupus

The best basic smoke alarm

<i>By Doug Mahoney</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>After more than 65 hours researching fire safety, interviewing five …

Home Automation

Bring Your Work Anywhere with This Extremely Convenient Pocket PC

• Operating system: Windows 10 Home (64-bit)<br>• Processor: Intel Atom x5-Z8350<br>• RAM: 4GB<br>• Storage: 32GB eMMC Flash<br>• Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 400<br>• 4K support: 3840 x 2160p @ 30Hz<br>• WiFi: 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual band<br>• Adapter: DC 10W (5V/2A)<br>• Audio supported: MP3, WMA, RA, OGG, WAV, APE, FLAC, AC3, DTS<br>• Image format …

Gear & Gadgets

Keep an Eye on Fido From Afar With These 4 Pet Cameras

As a pet owner, you can probably think of dozens of ways your furry friend makes your life more enjoyable and meaningful. Personally, there's nothing …

Pets

the carbohydrate-insulin hypothesis vs the adipose centric model of diabetes and obesity

I recently shared Dr Ted Naiman latest “insulinographic” that attempts to explain the adipose centric theory of diabetesity.It created some great …

Diabetes

There's a Secret to Making Saltines Even Better

Shockingly enough, it involves butter<p>In a time of cracker and flatbread abundance, the pedestrian saltine gets short shrift. The grocery aisle teems …

Baking

Verizon stealthily launched a startup offering $40-per-month unlimited data, messaging and minutes

Earlier this year, Verizon quietly launched a new startup called Visible, offering unlimited data, minutes, and messaging services for the low, low price of $40.<p>To subscribe for the service, users simply download the Visible app (currently available only on iOS) and register. Right now, …

Telecoms

Bipartisan bill would make it illegal for the government to demand backdoor access to devices

A bipartisan bill being put before Congress would eliminate the possibility of any future battles between Apple and the government over backdoor access to iPhones. Apple famously fought the FBI when it demanded the firm create a compromised version of iOS to access a work iPhone used by one of the …

Privacy

The Escapod is a stylish, full-featured backcountry travel trailer

Tow-behind travel trailers are becoming an increasingly popular way of escaping urban life. You don’t need to invest in a full-size camper van or RV, …

RVs

The Best Amazon Echo Accessories Under $50

Consumer Tech

Listen to the mesmerizing sounds of 36 places around the world

<b>From cities and villages to jungles and shores, 36 people in 33 countries on 6 continents recorded the sounds of the places they call home. Take a</b> …

Travel

Meet 'Steve,' a new kind of northern lights discovered by aurora chasers (Video)

Those among us who are fascinated by celestial phenomena will probably be familiar with the aurora borealis: the fantastic displays of light in the …

Astronomy

Italian designer reinvents the classic Vespa for the electric age

<b>So what if it doesn't have pedals and isn't as practical as an e-bike, it's so elegant and minimal.</b><p>The Vespa has been a design classic ever since …

Motorcycles

4 ways a smart home can deter break-ins

Fret no more when you leave the house. Use these four tricks to deter break-ins with your smart home.<p>Leaving for a vacation can be stressful. Who's going to watch over your home while you're gone? How can you ward off people looking to capitalize on an empty house?<p>Fortunately, one of the best …

Smart Homes

This smart water monitor dives deep into water data - CNET

<b>The Good</b> Flo gives you real-time stats for your plumbing system and the option to shut off your water remotely from anywhere you have an internet connection.<p><b>The Bad</b> Flo is expensive, and while it can tell you a lot about your water, it can’t pinpoint where a leak originated.<p><b>The Bottom Line</b> If …

Water

One of the best iOS tricks ever has been hiding in plain sight | Trusted Reviews

<b>Organising the apps on your iPhone and iPad home screen isn’t particularly the most fluid and intuitive aspect of the iOS experience.</b><p>You have to hold …

Apps

Smartphone Accessories: TanTan Alexa-enabled Smart Plug 4-pack $32.50, more

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>Tan Tan Direct (100% positive all-time feedback) via Amazon offers a a 4-pack of its Alexa and Google Assistant-enabled Wi-Fi …

Consumer Tech

New Dell XPS 15 Laptop Equipped With Coffee Lake-H Launches From $1,000

Dell has announced the availability of its new Dell XPS 15 9570 laptop which comes equipped with a 15.6 inch display and is powered by the Intel …

Computer Hardware

Giving An LED Bulb Some Smarts

How many of your projects been spawned purely out of bored daydreaming? For want of something more productive to do, [dantheflipman] hacked a …

Arduino

Adobe’s new Creative Cloud pricing for K-12 schools looks great until you read the fine print

Adobe has long been a significant player in education institutions ranging from K–12 all the way to colleges and universities. Before the Adobe Creative Cloud days, it was one of the most commonly pirated software for college students. The cost for Photoshop was usually above $1,000, and that …

Adobe

Super Simple, Super Cheap FPV Drone Tracking

What’s more disruptive to the drone first-person view (FPV) experience than dropouts in your video feed when you’re in the middle of a race? Probably …

Arduino

Amazon has a top-rated Wi-Fi range extender on sale for just $22

Can you imagine having dead spots in your home wireless network, when there’s a top-rated Wi-Fi range extender available on Amazon for just $19.99 …

Wi-Fi

The portable home theater projector the size of a soda can is back down to its lowest price

There are a bunch of different portable projectors you can use to beam a nice big picture from your smartphone, tablet, or computer, and plenty of …

Gear & Gadgets

Inkwork turns your photos into drawings, now FREE for first time ever (Reg. $3)

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>Inkwork for iOS is now available for <b>free</b>. The art app regularly fetches $3 and has never gone free before today. Rated 4+ stars …

Red Dead Redemption

Store photos, documents, more on Seagate’s 4TB USB-3.0 Portable HDD for $90

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>Newegg offers the Seagate USB-3.0 4TB Expansion Portable External Hard Drive for <b>$89.99 shipped</b> when you use code <b>EMCPUPS35</b> at …

Portable

Pet-friendly tips for your smart home

Smart Homes

Emoji is the latest book from the Standards Manual design duo

The art book looks at the original 176 emoji<p>Jesse Reed and Hamish Smyth, the design duo behind the republished MTA, NASA, and EPA standards manuals, are back with a new book: <i>Emoji</i>, a collection of the original 176 emoji characters.<p>The original emoji were designed by Shigetaka Kurita for Japanese …

Emoji

Lighthouse Is The Next Big Deal In Home Monitoring Technology

Over the past few weeks, I’ve had the pleasure of evaluating Lighthouse, a new next-generation home security device from a Palo Alto-based startup Lighthouse AI. After spending a couple of weeks with it, using my mom’s New Jersey home for evaluation, I’ve concluded that this remarkable device …

Home Security

Hackers find devious way to break into hotel rooms

Hotels are weird. When we check in somewhere, it’s typically for a very short time — often a week or less. Despite that, we often come to look upon our rooms as our homes away from home. From the moment you drop your luggage on the floor and climb under the Egyptian cotton sheets, you’re in your …

Cybersecurity