Alejandro Munera R.

539 Flips | 1 Magazine | 31 Likes | 42 Followers | @alexmun | Keep up with Alejandro Munera R. on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Alejandro Munera R.”

Review: Minger's smart strip lights make it easy to set the mood

Here’s some unsolicited relationship advice: A strip of inexpensive LED lights can turn any room into a date night destination.<p>I spent a month testing two of Minger’s Dreamcolor branded smart lighting strips. The first, a two meter long USB-powered strip, is perfect for providing bias lighting for …

Home Automation

10 Cauliflower Bites We Can't Get Enough Of — Recipe Roundup

I think it's pretty clear that we're obsessed with cauliflower here at Kitchn. We've turned it into rice, mashed "potatoes," pizza crust, soup, mac …

An artist painted a self-portrait of himself on a different drug every day — and he ended up with brain damage

In March 1995, artist Bryan Lewis Saunders began creating at least one self-portrait of himself every day.<p>Born in Washington D.C. but living on and off in Tennessee, in 2000 he set out to look for "experiences that might profoundly affect my perception of self" — and he came up with an experiment …

Brain Damage

After Traveling to 25 Countries, I Can Tell You These Are the Only 11 Phrases You Need to Get By

<i>This story originally appeared on BusinessInsider.com.</i><p>There are more than 6,000 languages in the world, but the vast majority of people won't learn …

How to Trick a Kid Into Talking About Their Day

Kids clam up. It happens. When kids won’t talk, parents’ best tools are patience and gentleness.<p>It’s nice for parents to know about their preschooler …

The Swiss master watchmaker running out of time

Philippe Dufour has been making watches by hand for 50 years but has no-one to pass his skills on to.<p>He tells the BBC what it means to be one of the very few watchmakers remaining in the craft.

A mix of Viagra and the flu vaccine could treat cancer: Bizarre cocktail is now being tested in humans after reducing the disease by 90% in mice

A combination of Viagra and a flu vaccine could treat cancer, surprising new research suggests.<p>The unconventional strategy invigorates the immune …

Immunotherapy

A local’s guide to Rome: 10 top tips

‘How do you cope with the tourists?” is a question that you get used to when living in Rome. But the truth is, for most of my time there, I hardly saw them. My first apartment was a stone’s throw from the Vatican, which meant that the local shops all sold rosary beads and holy water rather than …

Italy

These six products only get better with age

Your smartphone will be worthless in a few years, but these buys improve as they get older.<p>Technology doesn’t age gracefully. Bricked phones and crapped-out hard drives retire to your junk drawer only a few years after emerging from their shrink wrap. A precious few of our worldly wants, however, …

Headphones

22 phrases Americans say that leave foreigners completely stumped

Whether they're related to food, football, or feline friends, American idioms can be colorful — and confusing to people visiting from abroad.<p>While phrases like "shoot the breeze" (to talk about unimportant things for a long time) and "cold turkey" (to abruptly withdraw from an addictive substance …

Pool Table

Top Concierge Shares His Secrets to a Great Vacation in Las Vegas

Jones Tantoco has spent the last 17 years in Las Vegas, now working as a concierge at the Delano. He has some top tips for getting the most out of a …

These 22 Disney World Hacks Will Make Your Next Vacation One To Remember

Get ready to become a Walt Disney World expert.<p>"Always ask for a large cup of ice water instead of buying bottled water. They will not say no!"<p>—kevind4ac2ce8fe<p>"Take a CamelBak! Fill it up with ice and a little bit of water before you head to the parks. By the time you’re there, the ice will have …

10 endlessly fascinating websites to waste your time on

The internet is a vast, wonderful trove of information. There's so much to learn from a seemingly endless supply of resources. From video lectures …

How to download a copy of everything Google knows about you

• Google allows its users to download a copy of everything they have stored on the company's services, including Drive, Calendar, Gmail and …

14 Secret Menu Items You Should Order at Chain Restaurants

Ask and you shall receive made-to-order dishes at Starbucks, Chipotle and more

Onions

Recently discovered journal reveals tragic story of Poland’s Anne Frank

In the last days of July 1942, Nazis torched synagogues and seized Jewish businesses in Przemysl, a city in southeastern Poland that had been divided …

Platypuses sweat milk, use electricity to see underwater, and are composed 100% of wtf

Every time I think I understand how weird platypuses are, I obtain additional information that <i>further weirdifies</i> them.<p><i>Popular Science</i> has a great …

25 Dad Jokes That Are All Funny, No Filler

Jokes are funny, but dad jokes are funnier.

This make-up artist creates incredible optical illusions with her body

Get ready to mistrust your senses.<p>Mirjana Kika Milosevic has been painting her own body to create incredible costumes and mind-boggling illusions for …

5:2 dieters lose weight 'quicker' and may have healthier hearts - new study

People on the part-time “5:2” diet lose weight more quickly and are more healthy than those undertaking a consistent, traditional diet, a new study suggests.<p>UK researchers found that 5:2 dieters were able to achieve at least five per cent of their weight-loss target within two months while enjoying …

The 100 best comedy movies of all time, according to critics

From Charlie Chaplin's silent-film antics to quote-worthy parodies like "Airplane!," to contemporary classics like Jordan Peele's "Get Out," comedy films have taken many forms over the decades.<p>To find out which movies in the genre have gained the most critical acclaim over time, we turned to the …

Sony Pictures

Google Just Launched a New Tool to Help You Find Cheap Flights. Here's How to Use It

It'll help you find good quality flights on a budget.<p>The introduction of “basic economy” fares in the last couple of years has made finding a deal on …

Unexpected Upgrades: The Best Tech Life Hacks Under $20 You Didn’t Know You Needed

<b>* Tech gadgets and accessories that won’t break the bank</b> <b><br>* Headphones, speakers, TV stick accessories, and much more</b> <b><br>* All items priced at $20 or …

Gear & Gadgets

Every Hidden Wonder of the World You Need to Visit, Mapped

When it comes to exploring the unexplored, things can get somewhat difficult. After all, much of the world has been trekked by somebody or other, and …

Upcoming 4 and 5 Star Airdrops You'll Definitely Want Free Coins From

What is an Airdrop You Ask?<p>The simple answer: it’s literally just free coins just waiting for you.<p>The method behind the madness, though, is a …

Why Branding Is The Most Important Move For Your Business.

(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) <i>Starting your own business</i> is one of the biggest challenges you are likely to face in your working life. You will enter a time …

I'm a native New Yorker — here are all the spots I take my friends when they visit

When friends and family come to New York City to visit me, they expect more than just a normal reunion. The city that never sleeps lives larger than life in people's heads and when they make it there, they want to see everything.<p>If someone is coming for the first time I — unwillingly — take them to …

Greenwich Village

A famous chef went on a 6-month mission to create the perfect hamburger -- here's what he came up with

This is Heston Blumenthal. He's a Michelin three-star chef who is known for his scientific approach to cooking and for pushing the envelope of …

Silicon Valley parents are raising their kids tech-free — and it should be a red flag

It's 9 a.m. in Sunnyvale, California and Minni Shahi is on her way to work at the Apple headquarters in Cupertino. Her husband, a former Googler named Vijay Koduri, is meeting his business partner at a local Starbucks to discuss their startup, a YouTube clip-making business called HashCut.<p>Shahi and …

Silicon Valley

21 Ink-credible Science-Inspired Tattoos

The careful line-drawing and stippling techniques of science illustration make them a natural starting point for incredible tattoos. Students and …