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How to Upgrade Your Computer With a New Drive

Drives fail. And no matter how many backups you have, losing a drive when you’re in the middle of working on something important—my namesake’s …

Computer Hardware

How to Use Tabata Training for More Than Just HIIT Workouts

Repeat this "20-on and 10-off" cycle eight times through, for a total of four minutes and boom! Tabata.<p>A former researcher at Japan’s National …

Exercise

Why Did Sterile Salt Water Become The IV Fluid Of Choice?

During a recent walk around the emergency room where I work, I noted the number of patients with bags of intravenous fluids hanging above them. Almost everyone had one.<p>Our ER in Boston isn't unique. IV fluids are among the most common medical interventions worldwide. Several kinds are available, …

Medicine

Here’s how to use Airtable, the user-friendly spreadsheet app that’s taking Silicon Valley by storm

Everyone in Silicon Valley seems to be talking about Airtable, a user-friendly spreadsheet app that makes it super easy to build custom applications — no coding experience required.<p>Airtable has achieved something of a cult following, especially among developers. Tesla uses Airtable to track …

Apps

Americans have started fleeing the country for New Zealand — here's how to buy a home there

More than 2,000 US citizens immigrated to New Zealand in 2017, with net migration growing 65% since 2016, according to The Financial Times. And about 17,000 Americans "registered an interest in studying, working, or investing in New Zealand" on its government's immigration website in November 2016, …

Real Estate

The Affordable Jeans That Are Great for Your Closet—and the Planet

Everlane's denim is well worth the wallet-friendly price tag.<p><i>Welcome to The Esquire Endorsement. Heavily researched. Thoroughly vetted. These picks are the best way to spend your hard-earned cash.</i><p>Finding the "perfect" pair of jeans is the kind of thing a style-loving guy could spend his entire life …

Clothing

Why You Should Never, Ever Drain Your Pasta In The Sink

If you drain your pasta water through a colander and down the sink, you’re throwing away an invaluable asset that cooks call “liquid gold.”<p>(The term “liquid gold” has also been used to refer to wood cleaner, hair products and of course, urine. For the love of God, please don’t confuse pasta water …

Italian Food

This couple invented a clever piece of luggage so you'll never have to check your bags again — here's how it works

Over the past two years, Johnathan Webster has taken nearly 60 flights and successfully avoided one bane of airline travel: checking his luggage.<p>Webster and his wife, Gizem Mut-Webster, have evaded checking luggage on flights since they backpacked through Europe in college. As students traveling on …

Flying

​Why You Should Never Throw Away Silica Gel Packets

Those tiny little packs of dessicant that come in your new pack of shoes or your vitamins have many uses around your home. Anywhere that moisture is …

Swimwear

Want to Learn Almost Anything in 5 Minutes and Remember It Forever? Here's How

Y Combinator's Michael Nielsen uses a grade school tool to powerfully enhance his learning and retention skills.<p>If you're struggling to master a complex topic, a new language, or anything else that seems to strain your brain, Michael Nielsen has a suggestion for you: Try flashcards. Nielsen is a …

Language Learning

An effortless way to improve your memory

A surprisingly potent technique can boost your short and long-term recall – and it appears to help everyone from students to Alzheimer’s patients.<p>When trying to memorise new material, it’s easy to assume that the more work you put in, the better you will perform. Yet taking the occasional down time …

The Brain

These LED floodlight bulbs feature a built-in motion sensor for just $11 Prime shipped

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>Amazon offers the Sengled Smartsense LED Security Floodlight with Built-In Motion Detector for <b>$11.19 Prime shipped</b> when code</b> …

How to invest: An essential guide for beginners ~ Get Rich Slowly

When I told readers that January would be “back to basics” month at Get Rich Slowly, the number-one request I received was to write about how to …

New Ways to Swing a Kettlebell

5 trainer-approved variations on the classic move.<p>Like the Turkish get-up, the kettlebell swing is a staple move among trainers. “It is one of the …

Too much stress can make you physically ill. Researchers now may know why.

It took a serious illness to remind me that no amount of achievement or money is worth losing one's health.<p>It’s not a surprise when cold and flu season strike once a year with aches, pains and bodily misery. However, something even more virulent has the ability to make us ill year-round: stress.<p>I …

Immune System

Record the inside & outside of your car w/ one dash cam for $150 (Reg. $200)

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>Vantrue (99% positive feedback on Amazon and 89% positive feedback on Newegg) via Newegg has its N2 Pro dash cam with both front …

Here's How To Fix Your Broken Electric Door Lock For Free

Unless you’re driving around in some ‘80s econobox, chances are you have electric door locks in your car. As with anything, these electric locks will …

Home Improvement

Here's exactly how many days you should book your flight in advance to save the most on airfare

What's the deal with airfare prices? Over the past two years, ticket prices have declined by 3%, while passengers are slammed with checked bag fees (on every major airline except for Southwest, who offers 2 free checked bags) and shrinking legroom (by an order nearly 4 inches over the past few …

Flying

You've been charging your smartphone wrong

Do you know how to keep your smartphone's battery healthy?<p>Probably not. In fact, you may have been hastening the death of your phone's battery with your charging habits.<p>Charging to 100%, or overnight? Fully discharging before plugging in? These common practices can shorten the usable life of your …

Electric Vehicles

$30 devices adds a head-up display to any car, no smartphone required

<b>UPDATE: The model we recommended is now sold out, so here’s a good alternative:</b><p><b>EARLIER:</b> One of the coolest features in many luxury cars these days is …

Tech Trends

Don’t Think You Need a Dash Cam? Think Again

It could prove to be a very smart purchase.<p>A few months ago, a friend of mine had a car accident. The other driver ran a red light and hit her as she …

Dashcam

Here's Why Some People Turn Super-Red After Drinking Alcohol

Blame genetics.<p>If your face goes red when drinking alcohol, you're not alone. More than one in three people with East Asian heritage (Chinese, …

This crazy new system can detect motion anywhere in your home using nothing but Wi-Fi

If you’ve never heard of Aura, prepare to be amazed. This futuristic security solution is capable of detecting motion anywhere in your home, and it …

Smart Homes

This Is the World’s Greatest Stretch (Seriously!)

Back pain is often the result of tightness in other parts of your body. To loosen up, watch this video to learn how to do the World’s Greatest …

Yoga

The Surprising Ingredient You Should Be Adding to Your Eggs

No matter how you’re cooking them (some prefer runny, others very well-done) scrambled eggs need little more than butter for the pan and a dash of …

Misen knives are a great value-buy for the average home cook

<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>Misen<p>Getting into cooking for the average person can be daunting. It can feel like you’re faced with the binary choice of the $20 knife set …

Knives

18 outdoor cameras to secure your connected home

Looking for an outdoor security camera? Here are a bunch of options for your smart home.<p>Outdoor home security cameras have changed a lot in recent years. A market that was once limited to a few manufacturers has since exploded into an industry full of options. That's great news for us as customers, …

Home Security

Tip: A Simple Mobility Drill for Healthy Shoulders

Do this easy drill daily to fix up your grouchy shoulders and prevent lifting injuries.<p>Spending a lot of time working on imbalances and doing …

Woodworking

Tom Brady uses brain exercises designed for people with brain impairments to improve his function and it blew away the scientists who created them

At age 40, Tom Brady looks for any competitive edge he can get.<p>In his book, "The TB12 Method," Brady outlined his extensive beliefs in pliability, flexibility, and diet to prolong his career.<p>According to ESPN's Tom Junod and Seth Wickersham, Brady also uses brain exercises to improve his cognitive …

Tom Brady