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Vaux Portable Speaker Base for Amazon Echo Dot review: Vaux offers portability and a better speaker for your Echo Dot - CNET

<b>The Good</b> Vaux looks great, is easy to use and offers a legitimate sound quality upgrade for your Amazon Echo Dot -- plus portability,<p><b>The Bad</b> Sound gets slightly distorted when you crank it up to max volume, and battery life wasn't quite as good as you'll get with a speaker-free battery base. …

Smart Homes

This MINI Remastered is a gorgeous throwback to the original MINI

A man by the name of David Brown seems to like remastering old, classic British cars. Awhile back, he did it with a Jaguar XKR and made it look like …

Get to Know Everything About Using a Multimeter With This Guide

Multimeters seem simple enough to use. You turn it on, connect the leads, then start poking things. Really though, there’s a quite a bit going on in …

DIY

Career Coach: Here’s how to ace the job interview

The last quarter of the year is when many companies interview experienced candidates to fill vacant positions, prior to the holidays and before the end of the year.<p>Whether you are interviewing for the first time or fifth time, or you haven’t interviewed for a position in quite some time, there are …

Employment

How To Get The Best Seat On An Airplane, According To Flight Attendants And Experts

There’s a perfect day to book your ticket and a perfect time (more or less) to get to the airport. So where’s the perfect place to sit?<p>A study from budget airline easyJet claims to pinpoint the perfect airplane seat: 7F. Their reasoning? It sells the best. But these results conflict with an earlier …

Aviation

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Italy’s Version of Macaroni and Cheese Is Better, Faster and Easier

Macaroni and cheese is a crowdpleaser. And while your go-to recipe has undoubtedly been a year-round hit, from Thanksgiving dinners to backyard …

This test predicts how quickly you can learn a second language

Some adults learn a second language better than others, and their secret may involve the rhythms of activity in their brains.<p>New findings demonstrate …

University of Washington

This Formula Tells You If Your Flight Is a Good Deal

Flights are getting cheaper this year, but prices vary depending on your destination. To figure out whether a flight is actually a good deal, Luiz …

Bored with pinot grigio? Try these Italian white wines instead

I don’t want to be too rude about pinot grigio. The best ones (usually from Italy’s northern regions of Friuli and Trentino-Alto Adige) have some character – green apples, pears, a citrus streak.<p>The rest are, if not actually bad, just drearily dilute. Cheap pinot grigio has to be Italy’s blandest …

If You Love Maps, This Blog Is for You

<i>Authors’ note: All Over the Map has been relocated within National Geographic to the news section: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/all-over-the-map/. You can also follow us on RSS, or at @mapdragons on Twitter and Instagram.</i><p>There is something magical about maps. They transport you to a place …

The Nine Types of Intelligence Every Person Has

When you think about it, intelligence is a fairly broad term. Most of us are completely sharp in some areas but dull in others. Psychologist Howard …

An Online Tutorial Will Teach You How to Count Cards

In the world of blackjack, a little math goes a long way. Card counting, however much casinos try to prevent it, is a relatively easy way to up your …

Best Beaches in Italy

How can you improve on an Italian getaway? Make it an Italian beach getaway. Here are the country's best spots for sun, sand, and scenery.<p>There’s …

Italy

9 Apps All Young Adults Should Have on Their Phones

So you’ve graduated college, moved into your own apartment, and snagged a full-time job. As a fully responsible adult human, you’re still a work in …

Hot Metal: The Most Anticipated New Cars of 2016

Ford GT

This Chart Estimates When You Can Finally Retire, Based on Your Savings Rate

Three factors influence when you’ll be financially independent: the age you start saving, how much of your income you save, and the return on your …

Retirement

Giant Meatballs with Ricotta Recipe | Italian Recipes

Ingredients<p>Olive oil, for baking sheet<br>• 3 cups (1/2-inch pieces) crusty white Italian bread, crusts removed<br>• 1 cup whole milk<br>• 1 pound ground veal<br>• 1 pound …

This Cauliflower Grilled Cheese Recipe Is Going Viral

I am going to need you to hold on to your hat folks, because I have a recipe for you to try that is taking the web and the world by storm. Rightfully …

Classic Spaghetti Bolognese with Parmesan & Basil Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> The rich sauce of this hearty pasta meal is complemented perfectly by the aroma of …

Map shows how long it took to travel the world in 1914

The map, published by the Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society, charts travel times from London to different parts of the world, which ranged from around five to 40 days.<p>Created by John George Bartholomew, a British royal cartographer who worked for King George V, for the book An Atlas of …

You Should Be Visiting BoardGamePrices.com Before Making Any Game Purchases

Reading Time: 3 minutes<p>You’ve probably got a few people on your holiday shopping list who are begging Santa for a copy of <i>Mysterium</i>, <i>Star Wars Armada</i>, …

Hot Chocolate

How to Build a Portable Hacking Station with a Raspberry Pi and Kali Linux

GIF<p>Cracking Wi-Fi passwords, spoofing accounts, and testing networks for exploits is all fun enough, but if you want to take the show on the road, …

10 Supercars You Can Buy for Under $50k

You don’t have to spend a mint to get some of the fastest and most beautiful cars ever produced. If you’re willing to put the effort into finding the …

Classic Cars

Classic Italian Meatballs

Few things are better on a Sunday evening than a pot of tender meatballs and sauce. Ours—made with veal, pork and beef—are juicy and waft an …

The Easy, No-Stress Way to Make Fresh Pasta

For as long as I can remember, I've fantasized about living in Italy. Eating pasta all day long, drinking wine all night long, harvesting in the …

16 Italian Soup Recipes to Get You Through Chilly Nights

There's no disputing that Italians know their way around a pot of soup — pasta e fagioli, minestrone, and Tuscan white bean soup immediately come to mind. This collection of recipes includes variations on each, plus Italian-American options like slow-cooker chicken parm soup (really!) and lasagna …