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The complete list of Alexa commands so far

Here are all the things you can ask Alexa to do. (Dad jokes included.)<p>Amazon's voice assistant, Alexa, is infiltrating your home, your beach trips and even your ride to work. Now that there are many ways to interact with Alexa -- with the Tap, Echo, Echo Dot, Echo Look, Echo Show, Dash Wand and the …

Smart Homes

Move Aside, Slow Cooker — These Instant Pot Recipes Will Keep Your Weight Loss in Check

When it comes to trendy kitchen gadgets, the Instant Pot is all the rage right now, and with good reason. It's versatile and convenient, and it makes for less mess and less time spent in the kitchen. As far as recipe options are concerned, the possibilities are endless, especially when it comes to …

Cream Cheese Snowball Cookies Recipe

"An easy mix-and-bake recipe my grandmother used to make every Christmas! This yummy recipe, containing cream cheese and almond extract, makes moist, …

13 Yummy Christmas Cookies from Around the World

Heaping plates of Christmas cookies are basically synonymous with the holidays. It seems that nearly every country around the globe has their own variation of the holiday classic. In fact, some of these regions have been making a version for hundreds of years. If you’re looking for a way to …

This trick will save you hours of debating what to watch on Netflix

Have you ever logged into Netflix and gone through the recommended categories looking for something new to watch only to find nothing catching your eye? Despite having gone on a Disney movie binge, maybe I want to look through something other than "Feel-good Animation" or "Children & Family …

Horror Movies

10 Things You Absolutely Must Do Before You Board a Plane

<i>This article originally appeared on Travel + Leisure</i><p>Get fast-tracked.<p>If you haven’t already, sign up for TSA PreCheck ($85 for five years), which …

Serena & Lily is latest online retailer to set up shop on Armitage Avenue

Armitage Avenue is adding yet another online retailer, reinforcing the street’s reputation as Chicago’s go-to spot for expanding from cyberspace to retail space.<p>Online home furnishings retailer Serena & Lily plans to move into a two-level shop on the Lincoln Park street, according to its landlord, …

5 Things to Make with Cake Mix

Use boxed cake mix to whip up quick and tasty cookies, pancakes and crumble bars — or whip up your own homemade cake mixes.<p>Cake-Mix Mint-Chocolate …

This 20-Minute Pasta with Spinach and Chickpeas Is a Miracle

You cooked an elaborate Thanksgiving feast, you ate up all the leftovers (even though, by day three, you thought they'd never end), and now you're …

Chickpeas

Apple Support launches YouTube channel featuring how-to tutorial videos for iPhone and iPad

Apple began a support Twitter account early in 2016, answering customer queries and tweeting out the occasional iOS tip. It has now expanded into a dedicated Apple Support YouTube channel.<p>The account features highly-produced tutorial videos explaining all sorts of iOS features from how to change …

Video Tutorials

The Best New Fitness Gear Of 2017​ | Men’s Health

The Best Fitness Gear Of 2017<p>We tested the latest shoes, watches, T-shirts, sunglasses, and more. Here’s what’s worth buying<p>Mitch Mandel<p>Men’s Health <i>may earn commissions on products that are independently selected by our editorial team.</i><p>The buzzword in fitness gear this year is specialization. …

5 Secret Islands in Florida

For a truly laid-back vibe, these five lesser-known islands off Florida's Gulf Coast offer the ultimate escape.

Jaybird Freedom Wireless Headphones drop to highly-anticipated $50 price, more

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p><i>Update:</i> <i>Amazon has the new Jaybird Freedom 2 In-ear Wireless Headphones for $99.99 shipped (Reg. $150), an all-time low.</i><p>Best Buy …

Consumer Tech

6 amazing places in Indonesia that aren’t Bali

<b>Indonesia is the world’s fourth most populous country.</b><p>It is composed of over 17,000 islands and is home to a multitude of cultures, languages and …

The Best Hotels In Indochina

Related: Audley Travel<p>Indochina’s medley of French-colonial architecture, exquisite temples and hill tribes, scattered across some staggering …

How to Score a Row to Yourself on the Airplane

Use this little-known process to take control of your flight seat assignment.<p>Even for the most frequent fliers, boarding an airplane is a game of …

4 Apps You Should Delete From Your iPhone RIGHT NOW To Save Battery

There's nothing worse than watching your iPhone battery die. But, did you know that your battery life is suffering because of the apps you've …

10 Surprising Places to Get Cheap Home Goods, According to Interior Design Experts

Not including IKEA or Target.<p>Sick of your IKEA bookcase and Target sheets, but don’t quite have the budget to splurge on more expensive furnishings? …

This Simple Trick Could Get You an Entire Row to Yourself on an Airplane

Blogger Gilbert Ott is an expert at finding cheap flights, scoring first class flights, and jaunts on private jets using air miles — but he also …

Polish Christmas Market in Chicago - Copernicus Center - 12/9 & 12/10

<b>Polish Christmas Market – Open 2 Days</b><p>Saturday 12/09 → 4 pm – 9 pm <br>Sunday 12/10 → 11 am – 7 pm<p>FREE ADMISSION & FREE PARKING<p>Come enjoy a Magical Polish …

Christmas Eve

Best podcasts of 2017 part 1: from the buzziest to politics and brain food

<b>Listen up: why podcasts are setting the agenda</b><br>By Miranda Sawyer<p>It wasn’t so long ago that every podcast article began with an explanation of what a podcast actually is: how to find one, the difference between a podcast and a radio programme … At last, in 2017, such explanations are redundant. …

Universal Basic Income

iOS 11: How to turn off your iPhone without the power button

There are some handy new features in iOS 11 that aren’t very sexy, but can be really useful when needed. One of these new features is the ability to power down your iPhone without the sleep/wake (power) button.<p>iOS 11 brings the option to completely shut down your iPhone with the software. This …

iOS

Is This Ireland's Best Kept Secret?

"If it's good enough for Pippa Middleton, it's good enough for me", my mum joked when I let her know I was whisking her on a midweek break to Eccles …

iOS 11 killed my battery life. Here's how I finally revived it and you can, too

An hour after upgrading to iOS 11, my iPhone 7 Plus phone was at 30%. It was 11 a.m. and I had barely used it.<p>An hour later, another update came out: 11.0.1. I updated again, so then it made it until about noon.<p>If you just upgraded your iPhone, there's a really good chance you're noticing a serious …

Apps

Fall deals: What to buy in October

Ah, October.<p>The kids are finally getting settled into their school routines and weekends are devoted to leaf peeping and apple picking.<p>If your busy schedule allows time for some shopping, October is also a great time to replace those ratty gym shoes, book your holiday travel, refresh your cookware …

Shopping

12 Recipes That Honor the Drumstick

For the amount of quick and easy chicken recipes being circulated out there, it seems as though the drumstick gets no love. Chicken breasts are the center of it all, and chopped-up chicken salads get their fair share of attention, but what about dem drummies? When cooked just right, drumsticks …

Everything coming to Netflix, Amazon Prime, and HBO Now in October

Perhaps you’ve heard of this tiny show called Stranger Things<p>Halloween season is finally upon us, so you might expect your streaming service of choice to be filled with dozens of new slasher flicks, gothic thrillers, and serial killer movies. (The whole creepy killer clown thing is currently being …

Entertainment

Hurricane Maria: Puerto Rico officials describe 'apocalyptic' conditions

<b>(CNN) —</b> Days after Hurricane Maria pounded the island of Puerto Rico, killing at least 10 people, authorities are starting to see firsthand the scope of devastation that left the US territory off the grid.<p>Without power and communications in much of the island, millions of people, including city …

Caribbean

The first 17 apps you should download for your new iPhone 8

The Tech Insider staff picked some of our favorite apps that show off the power and potential of Apple's superphone.<p>This list includes both obvious choices you can find on the top charts, and lesser-known software that we use and love.<p>Let's check them out:

Apps

Moxy Hotels, Marriott's Millennial-Friendly Answer to Airbnb, Opens in Times Square

The battle for travelers' hearts and minds is being fought 99 square feet at a time.<p>When New York City’s Moxy Times Square hotel opens for business on Monday, it won’t be the city’s biggest, most luxurious, or most anticipated. But it may well be the boldest new property in town, a shot across the …

Hospitality