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Nokia 7 Plus review: Come for the value, stay for the excitement

Nokia's comeback tale has been a success so far, with HMD Global's move to focus on the budget segment paying off handsomely for the brand. The …

Mobile Technology

Airstream Launches Fiberglass Travel Trailer Perfect for Spontaneous Adventurers

From a vintage remodel to a miniature mobile home and a European-inspired camper; Airstream is the king of travel trailers. The launch of their latest model—a modern fiberglass motorhome called <i>Nest</i>—marks a new era for the brand, with a focus on forward-thinking design. Airstream reveal, “With its …

RVs

How to write essential backstory elements for your characters.

Backstory in Saving Private Ryan<p>ONE of the potential problems of expositional backstory in a novel or movie is that it may slow the action down to a …

Writing

Japan but not as you know it – why the Setouchi region should be on your bucket list

Miles away from the maid cafes, the manga and the Japan that mostly lies in the minds of what people imagine Tokyo to be, lies the Setouchi …

Japan

I Thought a Fancy New Watch Would Ruin Cycling for Me. It’s Been a Lifesaver.

On-bike GPS navigation is enabling a new era of adventure.<p>As the sun was beginning to set one evening in mid-October, a string of cyclists crested a …

Bikepacking

Femme Brûlée: Double Chocolate Banana Bread

I wanted something sweet, dense and so deeply full of chocolate that it would stand up to the most epic hormonal rage I could summon. This fulfilled …

Dessert

Need to fill low spots in a lawn? Here's when and how to do it | NOLA.com

<b>A question for Dan Gill:</b> I was wondering if you could give me some pointers about spreading fill over my lawn. I have some low areas that I need to …

Gardening

This Spring’s Best Men’s Colognes Smell Like, Well, Springtime

Every guy has a year-round go-to scent, but there’s no better season than spring to start fresh. Now is the time to stow any spicy, overly woody …

Cologne

7 Useful Writing Lessons You Can Learn From Successful Writers

The Technique, Attitude and Best PracticeIf you want to go somewhere, it is best to find someone who has already been there — Robert KiyosakiYou know …

Creative Writing

If You Thought Quantum Mechanics Was Weird, Check Out Entangled Time

Where the future influences the past.<p>In the summer of 1935, the physicists Albert Einstein and Erwin Schrödinger engaged in a rich, multifaceted and …

Quantum Mechanics

How Syria Came to This

A story of ethnic and sectarian conflict, international connivance, and above all civilian suffering<p>Seven years of horrific twists and turns in the Syrian Civil War make it hard to remember that it all started with a little graffiti.<p>In March 2011, four children in the southern city of Der’a …

Middle East

Best New York City Stores for Foodies

One of the greatest things about shopping in New York City is that there is a store for nearly everything; you just need to know where to go. For …

New York City

5 of the Most Useful Apps To Organize and Store Travel Photos

You’ve arrived home from an epic trip and it’s back to the daily grind. If you’re anything like us here at <i>TPG</i>, dealing with the 3,751 photos taken …

Apps

Best cheap hotels in New York - great if you are on a budget

New York is often hailed as the ultimate city break destination thanks to its countless incredible sights, shopping districts, thriving nightlife and …

Hospitality

The best in-car wireless chargers, mounts, and more for iPhone

Last weekend, we rounded up the best upright wireless charging stands for iPhone 8 and iPhone X users, noting that the upright design helps conserve space and unlock via Face ID. Now, we’re going to take a look at some of the best in-car solutions for iPhone charging and more….<p>Wireless chargers<p>Many …

Tech Trends

The 50 Best Cookie Recipes in the World

Cookies are simply the best. A warm, gooey fresh-baked cookie is one of life’s simple pleasures. Baking cookies at home can be just as fun as eating …

Dessert

Universal Orlando Just Became Disney World's Biggest Nightmare

Comcast's theme park resort in Florida is clearing the way for a dramatic expansion.<p><b>Comcast</b>'s (NASDAQ:CMCSA) thriving Universal Orlando is getting …

Disney World

This road bike is on sale for less than $400, which is sort of insane

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission.<p>If you want to get where you’re going, there's …

Road Bikes

13 places with the bluest water in the world

Sometimes all it takes to re-center and refresh your mind and body is a good day (or week — who are we to limit you) staring off into a tranquil blue sea.<p>To help you find your inner peace, and catch a few waves and rays while you're at it, we've put together a list of some of the bluest waters in …

National Parks

7 Landscaping Ideas Designed to Increase Your Property Value

Keeping Up with the Joneses<p>1/7<p>1/7<p>Photo Credit: Getty Images<p>To add real value to your home, landscaping improvements need to fit in with the …

Landscaping

Overwater Villas in the Caribbean

Caribbean Overwater Villas<p>There's something magical about spending your vacation in a villa that does beachfront one better, with accommodations that …

Caribbean

AmazonBasics Hiking Backpack w/ sleeping bag compartment $40 shipped (Reg. $60)

Amazon is currently offering the AmazonBasics Internal Frame Hiking Backpack for <b>$40.31 shipped</b>. That’s $20 off the regular rate and an Amazon all-time low. Rated 4.5/5 stars. This is the perfect backpack for your next outdoor adventure to hold all of your essentials, comfortably.<p>The Hiking Backpack …

Backpacking

Oakley Introduces Flight & Field Jacket

They are sunglasses, not jackets<p>Sunglasses are sunglasses, right? Wrong. Finding the right sunglasses is like finding the your soulmate. Especially …

Jackets

Step-by-step sourdough

Master the perfect loaf with our simple guide, using a classic starter and sponge method.<p>This traditional step-by-step sourdough recipe takes you …

Baking

You can be one of the last people in Disney World — and it's the most magical experience

Brett Rodgers<p><b>It's simple to be the last people in the Disney World park.</b>• <b><br>You just have to have a late dining reservation or go on an attraction that's</b> …

Walt Disney Company

Building the Perfect Home Router

When a favorite piece of hardware dies, it’s fairly common to experience a bit of dread. The thought that now you’ll have to go through the process …

Raspberry Pi

How to Get Rid of "Man Boobs"

It’s one of every guy's worst nightmares: man boobs. You saw it on the <i>Seinfeld</i> episode “The Mansierre,” in which Kramer developed a bra for guys who …

Exercise

Fancy Chocolate Tricks That Take Zero Skill to Make

Who doesn’t love getting the maximum bang for the buck—especially oohs and aahs at the table for something chocolate (and fancy-looking), that’s way simpler to do than it looks?<p>Fifteen years ago, I created several cake recipes for a 2002 edition of <i>Fine Cooking</i> magazine. One of the recipes cried out …

Dessert

Expanding on Chord Shapes Within the Context of Funk Guitar

0<p>SHARES<p>In last month’s column, I discussed some techniques one can apply when soloing, specifically using both a single-note and a chordal approach …

Electric Guitar

4 Prime Lenses You Should Own

If you're in the market for a new camera lens, you're in luck...There are more lenses - and more <i>good</i> lenses available today than ever before.The …

Cameras