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Trim unearths and cancels those online subscriptions you forgot about

I’ve been less than perfect when it comes to keeping track of the numerous services and sites I pay for every month.<p>I suspect I’m not alone. In fact, I think many of these auto-rebill sites benefit from the fact that people simply forget that they signed up.<p>A new service called Trim rifles through …

Eco-Friendly Furniture Uses Glowing Bio Resin to "Self Heal" Salvaged Wood

In nature, trees can heal themselves when wounded while simultaneously promoting healthy growth. Inspired by this self-repairing process, German design company Manufract has created unique furniture pieces that combine salvaged oak with bio resins–this material repairs the wood and forms it into …

Drone Discovers Stunning Glacier Scene Hidden in the Himalayas

Thanks to the help of a drone, Polish photographer David Kaszlikowski captured a stunning scene atop a glacier near the K2 mountain, one that he wouldn't have ever discovered otherwise. The quest to find a unique Himalayan locale started while he was shooting the upcoming documentary called <i>K2</i> …

Do You Code? You Should Try This Font

Monoid is a new programming typeface designed to be clean, uniform, and precise, just like good code.<p>Coders look for different things in a typeface than normal people do. While most of us choose a font for the character it imparts to our words (Baskerville for authority, Comic Sans for playfulness, …

Typography

Is "Squinching" the Celebrity Secret to Looking Perfect in Photos?

All signs point to yes.<p>Do candid photos even exist anymore? In an age where #flawless selfies are among the hottest of commodities, any technique that promises a photogenic upgrade—from classic posing hacks like the skinny arm or the Olsens-coined Prune face, to makeup tricks like blurring and …

Hacking

Hollywood Stylists Reveal Sweat-Proof Tricks That Work on the Red Carpet

Nothing says summer quite like sweating profusely in record-breaking high temps. To help you beat the sweltering heat, we’ve pieced together a …

Red Carpet

Remodelista - Sourcebook for the Considered Home

Today's Design Dispatches<p>Material Interiors: A Shoppable Apartment in New York, Design Luminaries Edition<p>by Annie Quigley<p>May 24, 2018<p>Kitchen of the …

Not Your Basic Beach Resort: 6 Game-Changing Modern Hotels

Think “beach resort” and the mind most likely conjures a soft palette of seaside hues, striped loungers, and a few nautical nods. But a new generation of waterfront properties is wooing travelers with sleek, contemporary architecture and a uniquely design-minded approach that might seem more at …

How to Make the Absolute Best Scrambled Eggs Ever

By Bon Appétit<p>These scrambled eggs are super soft and just a little runny, aka exactly how they should be.<p>We believe strongly that "putting an egg on it" transforms almost anything into a meal. But lately we've turned our attention away from our beloved olive oil-fried egg and toward a soft sunny …

Breakfast

Google adds home security camera to Nest range

Google’s Nest will add a new wireless home security camera to its range of Internet of Things products, leaked pictures show.<p>According to photos and details acquired by technology site Droid Life, the new camera is an update to the Dropcam wireless camera and will integrate with Nest’s smart …

Internet of Things

Why You Should Be Making Broth in Your French Press

Step away from the stock pot—all you need to make a flavorful, aromatic homemade broth is…a French press.<p>If we've said it once, we've said it a million times: Nothing makes a soup or sauce better than homemade broth and stock. But who has time for all that simmering, skimming, straining, and …

7 Ways You're Ruining Your Bath Towels

You might be the reason your set is worn, dingy, and germy.<p>Bath towels are easy to toss to the side and forget. By the time you're using one out of the shower, you're probably already in a rush, so caution goes by the wayside. But double-checking your routine can help your towels last longer and …

Cleaning

14 things you didn't know your iPhone headphones could do

The New Transparency: 7 Glass-Fronted Closets and Wardrobes

Observed recently: closets and wardrobes with glass doors to encourage orderliness (and easy access on rushed mornings).<p>Above: The KBH Glass Dresser …

Tech Q&A: Car's black box, online snooping, cheap flights and more

<b>Your car's 'black box'</b><p><b>Q.</b> I read on Komando.com that new cars have black boxes much like airplanes. Our cars record how and where we drive. Can you tell me exactly what they are recording?<p><b>A.</b> By law, the black box records a minimum of 15 data points in a crash, such as vehicle speed, throttle …

Domestic Science: 10 Natural Cleaning Solutions for the Bathroom

Keeping things generally picked up and uncluttered doesn’t have quite the same impact in the bathroom as it does in other living spaces. Bathrooms …

Trending on Gardenista: Small-Space Gardening, London-Style

This week, Michelle and team headed to the UK with us to explore tiny, inventive urban plantings. They also took detours to plan Easter DIYs, egg …

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Philips Hue Go puts smart lighting on the move

With a new battery-powered smart fixture and lower pricing for the white-light-only Hue Lux LEDs, the Hue family is continuing to mature.<p>Philips is adding another color-changing smart light to the Hue family this summer, and with a built-in, rechargeable battery, you'll be able to take it with you …

Remodeling 101: Butcher Block Countertops

Warm and accommodating, butcher block is an affordable countertop material with a lot going for it. Maintain them regularly and butcher block …

Why a Tech Entrepreneur Got Rid of All Her Possessions and Lived as a Nomad for a Year

My husband, Parag, and I are walking the long hallway of our four-bedroom house in Los Altos Hills, California. We come to the room we’ve been using as a gym, I do a quick inventory: treadmill, stationary bike, stair stepper, set of weights. A framed mirror we never got around to mounting leans …

This Clever Duvet Cover Trick is Going to Change Your Life

The "duvet burrito" makes changing your cover SO much easier.<p>Nothing says frustrating like trying to put on a duvet cover by yourself. In a world of iPhones, robo-vacuums, and all sorts of tech gadgets, you'd think we would have found a simpler solution to this cumbersome housekeeping task by now. …

The Gone With the Wind House Is Getting the Ultimate Makeover

A historian hopes that fans can experience the full glory of Tara one day. This article originally appeared on goodhousekeeping.com.<p>There are fewer movie homes more iconic than <i>Gone With the Wind</i>'s plantation estate, Tara. But unfortunately, after the classic movie was done filming, the set (yes, we …

13 Dangerous Household Items You Should Quit Using Immediately

Common items in your home that are putting you at risk.<p>There are many unknown dangers around our home, most of which we have no control over. In a world of "going green" it's hard to tell which products produce a threat to your health and which are simply natural alternatives. Here's a list of …

Cleaning

Muji’s New Air Purifier Is Like A Jet Engine For Your Sinuses

At a glance, Muji’s latest product looks like some tech gadget: the minimalist, porcelain-white analog to Apple’s Mac Pro or the Amazon Echo, perhaps. It’s actually a beautiful air purifier that pulls in dirty air from 360 degrees.<p>The Muji Air Purifier is made up a three-layer, activated charcoal …

8 Secrets of Personal Organizers

Learn from the pros — their ingenious ideas for ditching clutter will save you time, money, and stress.<p>There's no right way to organize your home. Whatever strategy you choose just has to work with your lifestyle, habits and tastes. But there are a few tried-and-true strategies that can enhance the …

Where Millennials Went Wrong and How They're Paying the Price

Millennials messed up and as a result they're paying the price.<p>Here's a few unfortunate facts about Millennials:<p>They contributed $1 trillion to our national student loan debt [Bloomberg]<br>• They are the most educated generation in human history, yet they have the highest share of people who are …

New York scientists unveil 'invisibility cloak' to rival Harry Potter's

ROCHESTER N.Y. (Reuters) - Watch out Harry Potter, you are not the only wizard with an invisibility cloak.<p>A cloaking device using four lenses developed by University of Rochester physics professor John Howell and graduate student Joseph Choi is demonstrated in Rochester, New York in this September …