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11 Travel Backpacks Made for Exploring the World

Pack up one of these top-rated travel backpacks and hit the road for an adventure you'll never forget.<p>Carrying a travel backpack can make life on the road much easier than with a suitcase. Some are great for week-long trips across Europe's countryside, while others are ideal for quick weekend …

The chaos of South Africa’s taxi system is being tackled with open data

On any given day in South Africa’s cities the daily commute can be chaotic and unpredictable. A new open source data platform hopes to bring some order to that—or at least help others get it right.<p>Contributing to that chaos is a formal public transportation system that is inadequate for a growing …

Transportation

Build a Cheap Smart Doorbell That Sends You a Picture When Someone Rings the Bell

Smart doorbells can snap a photo of whoever rings the bell, making it so you can screen all those visitors you get throughout the day. Over on …

Raspberry Pi

The 50 most romantic holidays on Earth (and yes, some are still available for Valentine's Day)

Travel is an inalienable part of romance – especially if you select a break that intrigues and entertains you both, while also ensuring that you spend time together. These 50 escapes are sure to do all these things – whether they involve a country walk in Dorset, a mini-break in Paris or a private …

Travel

How To Get a Killer Gym Body Without Going to the Gym

As a general rule, everyone wants to have a sexy and strong body, but no one wants to put in the work. We see a whole lot of excuses being thrown …

This brilliant device adds automation and smartphone control to any regular light switch

Imagine there was a simple, affordable device that would automatically turn your lights on when you get home from work in the evening. Imagine the …

Home Automation

The top 10 beach holidays in Greece for 2018

For more general advice on booking a holiday in Greece, see our Greece summer holidays guide. Our guide features expert recommendations for beach, villa, culture, food and drink and activity holidays.<p><b>Iguana Beach, Crete</b><p>Lucky Haniá has two lovely, clean, amenitied town beaches, 4km west at the end …

The Single-Band Core Workout | Men's Health

This routine does just that using a single resistance band. It hits your abdominal muscles in three planes of motion—without ever actually <i>moving</i> them. It also works larger muscle groups like your back and glutes to create a huge metabolic boost.<p>(I recommend a continuously-looped band like you can …

The 5-Minute Core Finisher That Will Melt Your Face Off

The Men’s Health Fitness Director shows you how to do the ab-screaming wall pushup walkup<p>For a fantastic core workout, all you need is a wall.<p>The wall pushup walkup is like a plank on steroids. Just like a standard plank, you’re forced to maintain a straight line from your head to your heels. The …

Workouts

Five Ways to Keep the Lights on When the Power Fails

Solutions to take the sting out of a storm<p>Freak blizzards. Hurricanes, like Sandy or Irene. That weird blackout from 2003. Any number of things can …

Clean Energy

The 20-Minute 'No Excuses' Navy SEAL Bodyweight Workout

Don't have time to work out? Lack access to equipment, machines or the right gym? L<p>You will not get a pass from Brad McLeod, a former Navy SEAL who's …

Exercise

6 Remote Private Islands Where You Can Vacation Like a Royal

Marlon Brando

Code Black SD Camera Drone

in Cameras, Tech on<p>16 Shares<p>5<p>11<p>Drones are hot right now and only growing in popularity with more advanced models hitting the market every month. …

Drones

8 Mobile Apps that Will Make You Love Your Next Layover

Prayitno / Flickr<p>Flight delays are impossible to avoid and even more frustrating to deal with. But there are a few smartphone apps that will make your next delay less of a headache. Whether you want to find the nearest airport lounge or yoga room, or just need help getting rebooked, you'll find …

RIP SkyMall: 10 Bizarre Gems From Everyone’s Favorite In-Flight Catalog

This morning, much to the dismay of travel enthusiasts everywhere, SkyMall filed for bankruptcy. Not only did the in-flight catalog provide excellent reading material on board, but it introduced its readers to a wealth of unique, borderline-bizarre products we never knew existed. From a biometric …

Bankruptcy

Digital life hack: Turn your old phone into a security camera

In these days of nonstop hacking, phishing and data breaches, it's easy to forget that regular old burglars are still lurking around to steal from your home. That's why I'm a big fan of home security systems, especially ones that let you watch your home from a distance and alert you when someone …

How to Make Difficult Conversations Easy: 7 Steps From a Clinical Psychologist

Someone is screaming in your face at the top of their lungs. Or ranting angrily and you can’t get a word in edgewise. Or maybe they’re sobbing so …

10 Best Chrome Extensions You May Not Have Tried

Beste Chrome extensions<p>I’m a huge fan of adding functionality to my browser, and we’ve featured some great extensions to supercharge Chrome in the past. Here are a few more Chrome extensions that you might not have heard of, but are certainly worth a try.<p>Jot<p>If you’re constantly working in your …

IRL: The Polaroid Cube is a tiny camera that leaves you wanting more

Gone are the days when you had to carry a hefty camera to capture life's best moments. For the most part, we have smartphone makers to thank for that, aided by steady improvements to imaging sensors. At the same time, though, a number of other manufacturers have made it their mission to build …

The 10 Coolest Office Spaces Of 2014

From Yelp to Soundcloud, take a look at the most colorful, whimsical, and productivity-boosting office designs we saw this year.<p>Fluorescent-lit cubicles are so last century. The latest in corporate office design is about creating more than just a place for employees to sit and stare at their …

The Ultimate Guide to Caring For Your Beard

in Featured, Grooming, Lifestyle on<p>155 Shares<p>145<p>10<p>Any man who chooses to keep a beard can very well be expressing his desire to be different. In …

Men's Fashion

How to Keep Your Webcam and Baby Monitors Safe from Russian Hackers

Following the revelations that a Russian website is linking to hundreds of live streams from internet-connected cameras across the UK - and thousands …

Here Are Some New Details On The Sequel To The Hottest Android Phone Of The Year

The company's global director Carl Pei confirmed as much in a thread on Reddit in September, but now we've learned a few small details about the phone, rumored to be called the OnePlus 2.<p>A source familiar with the situation told Business Insider the following about OnePlus' next phone:<p><b>It will</b> …

Review: Jawbone UP 24, a smart fitness band that gets you up 24/7

The Jawbone UP bracelet has been on the market for three years receiving improvements every year. The Jawbone UP 24 received a major update: Bluetooth LE. Initially to sync the data onto the phone, the user had to plug the band into the phone’s headphone jack and wait, typically about fifteen …

The Jurassic Coast Is Quite Possibly The Most Beautiful Place In England... With A Prehistoric Secret

By jove! We do declare we've just stumbled upon the most beautiful spot in all of England!<p>The Jurassic Coast spans 95 miles of pristine waterfront on the country's southern coast. Among the rolling trails and sandy beaches, you'll find rock formations from the Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous …

Travel Back in Time to These Amazing Ancient Cities

The world's oldest cities are once-in-a-lifetime destinations, places that effortlessly inspire awe and put you in the shoes of a time traveler. To walk labyrinthine streets, marvel at crumbling fortress walls, or see kings' tombs that have endured thousands of years is to experience a fleeting …

2014's Best Hotels in The World

Boutique-hotel experts Mr & Mrs Smith have announced their best hotel award winners for 2014.<p>Boutique-hotel experts Mr & Mrs Smith have announced their best hotel award winners for 2014. <i>Via HarpersBazaar.co.uk</i>

Four Money And Time-Saving Travel Tech Tools That You Probably Aren't Already Packing

You know the drill: Pack your phone, laptop, possibly a tablet too. If you’re a frequent traveler, you probably have a good sense of your must-pack list. So in lieu of tossing you the obvious, I’ve come up with four of my favorite travel tech tools that you probably aren’t already lugging along …