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A veterinarian explains what dog and cat years really mean

Understanding your pet's real age can be vital to keeping them healthy.<p>“Just how old do you think my dog is in dog years?” is a question I hear on a regular basis. People love to anthropomorphize pets, attributing human characteristics to them. And most of us want to extend our animal friends’ …

Pets

Shoot like a pro with the iPhone

The iPhones have always packed some of the best phone cameras you can buy, capturing shots that give many dSLRs a run for their money. Even better, since your phone is almost always with you, you're ready to shoot whenever an opportunity rears its head. And if you have an iPhone 7 Plus, you're even …

Rocket VPN – Protect your privacy and enjoy internet freedom

VPN stands for Virtual Private Network, which is basically a secure haven for your online activity impenetrable to unwanted cyber-snoopers. A VPN …

Causes of Climate Change

On This Page:<p>Earth’s temperature is a balancing act<br>• The greenhouse effect causes the atmosphere to retain heat<br>• Changes in the sun’s energy affect how …

Climate Change

21 Instant Pot Dinner Ideas You Need To Try

We're kind of obsessed with this thing, TBH.

Cooking

Dinner for a Crowd: Slow-Cooker Baked Potato Bar

If you're having friends over for a casual dinner, make things easy on yourself and lean on your slow cooker for a fun baked potato bar.<p>All you have …

Slow Cookers

10 Insanely Amazing Instant Pot Chicken Recipes

By now you've heard someone mention <b>InstantPot</b>. It's an appliance that I'm learning I simply cannot do without.<p>Chicken is my go-to.<p>I think I learned this from my mother-in-law a long time ago. As a newlywed, I went shopping with her and watched her feed five growing and hungry boys on a budget most …

Cooking

Philips unveils new ‘completely weatherproof’ outdoor Hue LightStrip with HomeKit

Philips seems to be aiming to move on from just selling bulbs to go into other people’s lights to selling you entire light fixtures.<p>Two of the new Hue products were already leaked – a bathroom mirror and an outdoor lightstrip – but the company kept the rest under wraps until today …<p>expand full story<p>…

Home Automation

12 Stuffed Veggie Boats Under 350 Calories

Stuffed veggie boats take clean eating to the next level. Simply stuff your favorite mash-up of macros and spices into a bell pepper, zucchini or any …

How to use AirPlay

How to stream music and video using AirPlay<p>Your iPhone and iPad's portability makes them the ideal entertainment device, whether you want to listen …

MUST WATCH : The Top 3 Internet Sensations are now conquering Television in one TV Station ! ~ AlDub Nation

MUST WATCH : The Internet Sensations in one TV Station !<p>For the past decade the only form of entertainment and to be popular and famous is through …

The Easiest Cast Iron Skillet Recipes On The Planet

Cast iron or bust.<p>Cast iron skillet recipes are irresistible and impressive. The good news is, they can be super easy to make, too. Anything from chicken to nachos and even dessert can be easily whipped up in a skillet -- even for those who are new to cooking.<p>With a cast iron skillet, amateur cooks …

Cooking

21 Delicious One-Pot Meals That Are Actually Affordable

They all clock in at about $5 per serving. More money, less dishes.<p><i>Note: Cost estimates in this post assume you already have a few kitchen essentials on hand — like oil, flour, sugar, and spices. Prices are based on Fresh Direct prices when available, and various other online prices when not</i> …

22 Healthy College Recipes You Can Make in Your Dorm Room

Ah, college life. There’s nothing like it: the long-awaited freedom, the endless nights at the library, the anything-goes parties... and the campus …

Healthy Eating

Put an Egg on It: 20 Great Ways to Eat Fried or Poached Eggs

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>I can't tell you how many times a simple egg has saved my life, or at least my day. That's because adding a perfectly fried or poached egg, its runny yolk surrounded by creamy white, can turn just about anything into a …

26 Gooey Pasta Bakes You'll Want To Eat All Week

Lovin' in the oven.

New rumor claims Apple will launch three iPhone models this year, including 4-inch iPhone 6C

A sketchy new rumor from the sometimes-unreliable Digitimes claims that Apple will be releasing three new iPhone models this year. While many Apple watchers are expecting to see the release of two new “S” models—the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus—the new report also says the company will release a third …

Mobile Technology

These Are the First 24 Apple Watch Apps

Pre-orders for the Apple Watch don’t begin for another two weeks and sales don’t begin for four, but the App Store team has already approved two …

'Wunderlist' for Apple Watch Brings To-Do Lists, Agendas and Reminders to Your Wrist

Wunderlist has provided a closer look at its Apple Watch companion app, which appeared on the App Store on Thursday ahead of the device's launch next month. The app is designed with a unique Home View that provides access to your most important items first, with four buttons that display a bird's …

Apps

Apple just invented an incredible technology that would help the iPhone further distance itself from every other smartphone

Apple's patent calls for a "digital camera with light splitter" that would be small and thin enough to fit in a wireless device, like an iPhone.<p>This technology is not new at all — in fact, this system of three charge-coupled devices (CCDs) is commonly found in high-end video cameras, since it's …

Why Steve Jobs said meeting the founder of Polaroid was 'like visiting a shrine'

The founder of Apple adored Land, the co-founder of Polaroid, a pioneer of instant photography that with its mix of innovation, aesthetics and focus on consumer utility was in many ways the Apple of its day. Land was not only "one of the great inventors of our time", according to Jobs.<p>"More …

Polaroid Photography

That Time Steve Jobs and Bill Gates Argued About the Future of Computers

In an unprecedented joint interview July 1991, the co-parents of the modern computer had it out over the PC's potential.<p><i>In the book</i> Becoming Steve Jobs: The Evolution of a Reckless Upstart Into a Visionary Leader<i>, authors Brent Schlender and Rick Tetzeli draw on extensive interviews--conducted over</i> …

Six months in, the iPhone 6 Plus is the best computer I’ve ever had

The strangest thing happened the other day when I picked up my iPhone 6 Plus: It looked and felt like a normal smartphone—no longer a comically large pocket computer.<p>It’s now been six months since I started using a 6 Plus, which Apple released in September 2014. That’s roughly one-fourth of the way …

Mobile Technology

New York Times will bring one-sentence stories to Apple Watch

What will the news of the future look like when we’re all busy staring at our tiny smartwatch screens instead of an iPhone or Mac? You’re not likely to scroll through long-form stories on your wrist, so <i>The New York Times</i> plans to roll out one-sentence news blasts to Apple Watch.<p>The <i>Times</i> says it’s …

Smartwatches