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Delete old iOS backups to free up tons of space on your Mac

I was shocked to discover that the biggest chunk of data occupying my MacBook's ($1,269 at Amazon.com) limited storage were iOS files. Needless iOS files, to be exact. I was unknowingly storing iPhone ($825 at Amazon Marketplace) backups on my Mac for an iPhone and an iPad ($345 at Amazon …

MacBook Pro

10 Simple Living Room Ideas That Will Transform Your Space in Minutes

The living room is arguably one of the most important spaces in your home. It's probably where your family gathers at night, where you wind down on a …

Living Rooms

The 7 Ways Dads Change Their Kids (For Better and Worse)

Everything you do as a father will impact your children. Here are some of the highlights.<p>Dads matter. Children of involved fathers are less likely to …

Get a Handle on Home Maintenance With This Checklist

Seasonal Home Maintenance Checklist<p>Staying on Top of Chores Saves Repairs Later<p>Updated February 26, 2018<p>A big part of the American dream is owning …

17 Stephen Hawking Quotes That Will Inspire You (and Leave You Dreaming of the Stars)

Sadly, Stephen Hawking has died at the age of 76. But his words are timeless.<p>Stephen Hawking was one of the most famous and influential scientists of our time. Sadly, Hawking has passed away at the age of 76 -- fully 55 years after doctors gave him just two years to live with a diagnosis of …

All Parents With Young Kids Should Know About These 23 Hacks

How to handle finger paints, blocked sinuses, and muddy strollers like a boss.<p><i>This post was translated from German.</i>

DIY

20 Creative Ways for Introverts to Make Money

Here are some job ideas for the thoughtful and independent introvert.<p>Introverts listen more than they talk, think before they speak, prefer spending time with a tight knit group of friends, colleagues and family over massive parties and constant networking. Introverts thrive in much different ways …

7 Reasons Why a 50mm Lens Is All You Need for Great Photography (Shutterbug Video)

Shutterbug photographer Jordan Matter is back with another photography how-to video, offering tips on getting the most out of your 50mm lens. Titled …

Photography

Our Most Popular Slow Cooker Recipes of 2017

There are few things the almighty Crock-Pot can't tackle, but above all else it makes getting dinner on the table a whole lot more manageable on busy …

42 Best Cabin Getaways

Far Meadow, Sierra National Forest, CA<p><i>Related:</i> <i>Pitch your tent at the best Yosemite campgrounds</i><p>Yosemite may be only 12 miles away, but Far Meadow’s …

6 Best Road Trips

See granite domes, desert landscapes and rare wildlife on this 1,564-mile adventure. On the way stop at two museums, a really clean one and an artsy …

Hot Springs

Sequoia-Kings Canyon National Park

Namesake of the world’s largest living thing (as well as one of the tallest and oldest), Sequoia National Park is an incredible landscape. From tall …

A DIY photo booth is exactly what you need for your next party

Don’t forget props!<p>In my personal experience, I’ve found that parties with photo booths are more fun than parties without photo booths. But if you’re hosting a big event or wedding, you’ll know that actually renting a company to come set up a booth can get really expensive.<p>But why pay someone to …

Become a Part-Time Day Trader

Many people have an interest in day trading but don't want to pursue it as a full-time career or give up their day job to do it. In fact, many …

Ultimate California National Park Adventures for your Bucket List

The most thrilling adventures in California National Parks to escape the hustle and bustle of cities like Los Angeles and San Francisco.<p>There are …

National Parks

DSLR gimbal stabilizers get affordable with the Moza Air

Consumer-level gimbal stabilizers for DSLR-sized cameras are really only about three years old. But in those three years they've come from US$4,500 …

Videography

Things to do in San Francisco: 29 kid-friendly attractions - Curbed SF

Known around the world as a first-rate destination, San Francisco has carved out an enviable reputation for its steep rolling hills, pastel-painted Victorians, cable cars, and iconic Golden Gate Bridge. But the city is also a mecca for families, with a laundry list of kid-friendly attractions that …

San Francisco

Drone startup Lily filed for bankruptcy as preorder customers await their refunds

Over 61,000 people preordered a Lily drone, but none actually shipped.<p>The Lily drone was supposed to ship by now, but the company shut down in January before ever delivering a single one of its hyped drones to any of the over 61,000 people who preordered one.<p>Following a lawsuit by the San Francisco …

The secret side of the Sierra Nevadas

On the less-traversed eastern slopes of the mountain range is a complex environment of geothermal activity, volcanic forces, salt lakes, desert hills and ghost towns.

Erin Loechner Tells Us Why Living Slow Is the New American Dream

Somehow, over the years, we’ve collectively decided to equate being busy with being successful. Having too much on our plates is somehow a mark of accomplishment, even if it leaves us feeling stressed, unfulfilled and exhausted in the process. Lately, though, we’ve been noticing a beautifully …

Minimalism

8 Prettiest National Parks to Visit in America This Spring

If you're feeling stir crazy, we totally get it. Winter can be long in the majority of states, and often void of anything even remotely cool to do. …

Here Are the Best Drone Business Ideas

The Best Drone Business Ideas<p>These Best Drone Business Ideas Are Great for Techie Entrepreneurs<p>Updated March 17, 2018<p>Drones, also known as unmanned …

How to Become a Professional Drone Pilot

Opportunities for unmanned aircraft system (UAS) pilots are now wide-open under the new FAA small UAS (sUAS) Part 107 rule, which legalizes and …

100 Genius Hacks Guaranteed To Make A Parent’s Job Easier

Enough hacks to get you from birth through high school graduation.<p>View this post on Facebook

Don’t set goals for yourself—instead, create systems that make it easy for you to succeed

A lot of my friends are spending the month of January “going dry” or giving up sugar or training for marathons. I can relate. As a Type-A, goal-oriented masochist, I tend to make deeply ambitious New Year’s resolutions each year. Witness Exhibit A: My resolutions from 2016. I’m embarrassed to say …

Harvard Has a Free Online 12-Module Digital Photo Course

Want to learn photography from Harvard? (Yes, that <i>Harvard</i>.) It turns out you can easily do so, even without being a student. The oldest institution …

Lily Drone Sued, Accused of ‘Luring’ Customers with Faked Promo Video

Yesterday morning, the company behind the ‘throw-and-shoot’ Lily Drone announced that they would be shutting down despite raising $34 million in …

Customers

Lily Robotics sued over claims of false advertising

Yesterday Lily Robotics, the company behind the waterproof subject-tracking Lily Drone, announced that it was ceasing operation after failing to …

The Spectacular Failure of the Lily Drone and What it Means

A few years ago two UC Berkeley students seemed to have cracked the code for a drone breakthrough to the mainstream with Lily, a flying camera that requires no complex piloting ability. Just toss Lily in the air and it takes flight, following you around and filming as you go.<p>A company was created …

Drones