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Why Aren't You Watching These Netflix Hidden Gems Yet?

Remember the feeling of flipping through channels aimlessly, and not landing on anything interesting enough to stop scrolling? Two hundred channels, …

TV

How to Get Rid of Ants in the Kitchen — No Chemicals Required

When it comes to pests and critters, the last thing any of us wants is to find unwanted guests taking up residence in the kitchen. While there are certainly more harmful pests, there's something particularly icky about ants — especially when they're in close proximity to where you store, prepare, …

Cleaning

A Comprehensive Guide to Fried Chicken - Chowhound

While pork may be the most commonly consumed meat worldwide, it’s chicken that’s the most versatile. Fried chicken, our favorite variety (duh), comes …

Recipes

You don’t even need waves to ride this electric hydrofoil surfboard

Previous Next<p>1 of 12<p>One of the biggest trends in surfing over the past few years has been the adoption of hydrofoil surfboards by some of the sports …

Extreme Sports

How You Can Find the Fees You're Paying Your Financial Advisor

Here are three steps to pinpoint the fees burning a hole in your portfolio.<p>By and large, investors don't understand the investment fees they pay. …

Investing

Body Armor 4x4

Eager to hit the trails in your new off-road vehicle but don´t have the right gear to go extreme? Body Armor 4x4 are providers of innovative products …

Off-roading

Three ways to save web pages as read-later PDFs on iOS

With the demise of Instapaper — in Europe at least — you may be looking for a good way to save web pages for offline reading. The obvious built-in tool for this is Safari’s Reading list, but it’s very limited. Instead, consider turning the web page into a PDF. This lets you read the page anywhere, …

Apps

Cast-Iron Skillets: How to Season, Clean, and Cook with Them FOREVER

Everything you’ve ever wanted (and needed!) to know about cast-iron skillets—the toughest, most versatile pans in your kitchen.<p>The cast-iron skillet is, arguably, the most valuable pan in your kitchen. It can cook a whole roast chicken to perfection. Or hold cinnamon rolls slick with icing. It can …

Cast Iron Skillet

Yes, you can stop snoring. Here's how.

Finally sleep soundly (and silently).<p>Snoring is one of humanity’s great uniters: We’ve all lost sleep from someone sawing logs in the next room. In fact, one Italian study interviewed thousands of participants and found that nearly one fifth of the subjects snored habitually.<p>This habit isn’t just a …

Sleep

This diving system lets you stay submerged for 2 hours, no tank needed

Do you want a diving system that bridges the gap between scuba diving and snorkeling, minus the limitations of both? If so, a new Kickstarter …

Scuba Diving

I’m 26 and Travel Around the World as a House Sitter. Here’s How I Make It Work

Ben Harris has spent the last 18 months traveling the globe -- and actually saved money.<p>Like a lot of young people, Ben Harris wants to travel the …

Amazon has a giveaways section full of free stuff and how did we not know about this before?

You can get free stuff on Amazon.<p>This is not a drill. Amazon apparently has this massive giveaway section and we somehow didn't know about it until …

Shopping

Russian Router Malware Just Got Much Worse: What to Do

Remember that Russian router malware warning from last week? The situation is even worse than we originally thought, and a whole lot more router …

No, you’re not being paranoid, your phone really IS listening to you

Those oddly pertinent ads on your timeline aren’t just a coincidence, your phone is listening to everything you say<p>We’ve all been there. You’re down …

Pro Tip: How to add blank spaces to your iPhone home screen grid

Some of the most creative iPhone home screen designs we’ve ever seen use blank gaps to separate icons into groups or to create interesting stepped patterns. But how is that even possible? After all, if you delete a home screen icon, the others close ranks to fill in the space.<p>The answer is to add …

Graphics

There's a scary iPhone feature that erases all your data after too many password attempts — here's why you should turn it on anyway

For most people, setting up your iPhone to erase itself after too many failed password attempts sounds like a frightening idea — but there's a very compelling reason why you should enable the feature.<p>Hidden deep inside your phone's settings is the option to erase all the data on your phone after 10 …

Hands off my data! 15 default privacy settings you should change right now

On the Internet, the devil’s in the defaults.<p>You’re not reading all those updated data policies flooding your inbox. You probably haven’t even looked for your privacy settings. And that’s exactly what Facebook, Google and other tech giants are counting on.<p>They tout we’re “in control” of our …

Apps

A simple upgrade made my 10-year-old computer run like new, and it costs less than $70

<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>Antonio Villas-Boas/Business Insider<p>I've been telling friends and family members for years to upgrade their old computer instead of buying a …

How to Create a Custom Alphanumeric Passcode for iPhone

Touch ID and Face ID are great iPhone security features, but if you want the best protection for your device, you need an iPhone passcode. Not too long ago, Apple changed from having a four-digit code as the default an even harder to crack, six-digit code as the default. Better yet, you can set an …

Messages in iCloud arrives with iOS 11.4, here’s how it works

Messages in iCloud is finally here as part of this week’s iOS 11.4 release, but the long-awaited feature isn’t totally straightforward without a little help. Turning it on, understanding how it works everywhere, saving important messages, and knowing what benefits it actually offers aren’t made …

10 Google Map Tricks You’ll Never Know If You Miss This

Here are some amazing Google Map tricks that can help you search better, use maps better, and find directions with the best of them!

How to Delete all Photos from an iPhone All at Once

- Dec 20, 2012<p>The iPhone, especially the iPhone 5, makes a good replacement for a point-and-shoot camera, we all know that. But photos can take up a …

The 56 Most Brilliant PVC Hacks You’ve Ever Seen

What can’t you do with PVC pipe? Here are 56 incredibly smart (and cheap!) ways to use this do-it-all material around your home and workshop.<p>Keep …

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The EK7000 is a 4K action cam as good as a $400 GoPro Hero5, but it only costs $73

If you’ve been toying with the idea of picking up a GoPro Hero5 Black but the sky-high price tag is causing you to balk, you’re about to be very …

How To Reboot Your Router, Comply With The FBI's Request, And Protect Yourself

Last week, Talos Intelligence released a detailed report on a new breed of malware (VPNFilter) that targets network routers directly, instead of the devices hooked up to them. It’s concerning because routers usually don’t have malware intrusion countermeasures.<p>In a quick bit of government …

Wi-Fi