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9 Reasons Why a $300 Nikon D700 from 2008 Is Still a Great Full Frame DSLR for Serious Photographers

Finding an inexpensive full frame camera is difficult these days. And with Nikon set to release a new mirrorless full frame camera this month, things …

Cameras

Add lighting anywhere in the house w/ this dimmable LED light strip for $9 Prime shipped

MingerDirect (99% positive lifetime feedback) via Amazon offers its Dimmable LED Light Strip Kit for <b>$8.99 Prime shipped</b> when you use code <b>9BCUK7MD</b> at checkout. At 40% off the normal rate, this is one of the best prices we’ve tracked and is the lowest available. Whether you want to add bias lighting …

Outdoor Spaces

How to Grow Bright, Beautiful Zinnias

Save your seeds now for even better flowers next summer.<p>Among all of the extraordinary delights of the flower garden, a very familiar bloom always …

Plants

Best Amateur Garden 2018: Floral Serendipity in the Bitterroot Valley of Montana by Kielian DeWitt

The winner of the 2018 Gardenista Considered Design Awards Best Amateur Garden is Kielian DeWitt for her project Floral Serendipity in the Bitterroot …

Landscaping

12 Natural Deodorants That Actually Work—Even in the Summer

When it first came into the world, natural deodorant reeked of issues. They weren't particularly easy to use, nor were they able to keep you smelling fresh until the end of the day. But after years of research, cosmetic chemists kept chugging until they found formulas that are just as good as the …

Beauty

When Husbands Don’t Work, Marriages Fall Apart

Much has changed in marriages since the '70s, but men in heterosexual marriages are still expected to financially support their families.<p>It’s easy to …

Social Sciences

This Genius Hack Will Save You Money on Amazon — Every Time You Shop

Plus 10 more tips to find everyday deals.<p>Amazon has upended the retail world by offering shoppers the magical combination of nonstop deals, endless …

eCommerce

The Smartest Laundry Tool You're Not Currently Using

When I first moved to Chicago, the cold, winter shock of a shared basement laundry room was there to greet me. I had to go outside and up and down …

Laundry Rooms

The 6 Best Road Trips to Take in Europe

Its open roads might not share the same pop culture status as some of the iconic U.S. highways, but Europe is home to some incredible drives that …

European Travel

13 Places You're Forgetting to Dust in Your Home—But Need to ASAP

There's no way to sugarcoat this: Dust can make you sick and even if you dust on the regular there are certain spots in your home that you've …

Cleaning

This Woman 'Enrolled' In Student Loan Forgiveness -- And Then Learned This

Mary Carroll has spent her career in public service.<p>Like many public servants, in exchange for her public service for the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services, she intended to benefit from public service loan forgiveness for her federal student loans.<p>Carroll, now 39 and living in …

College & University

These Are the 25 Best Colleges in the U.S. Right Now

What makes a college the best deal? MONEY has developed a comprehensive analysis to help you determine just that. See our rankings.<p>Robin Schaad sat …

College & University

The dreaded destination: why foreign flight attendants dislike travelling to and from India

Indians have a really bad reputation when it comes to air travel.<p>So much so that when an Emirates flight from the southern state of Kerala made a hard landing in Dubai last month, an ex-flight attendant had no qualms referring to the panicked passengers as “fucking rats” and an “untameable bunch” …

Flying

To Fix That Pain In Your Back, You Might Have To Change The Way You Sit

My back hurts when I sit down.<p>It's been going on for 10 years. It really doesn't matter where I am — at work, at a restaurant, even on our couch at home. My lower back screams, "Stop sitting!"<p>To try to reduce the pain, I bought a kneeling chair at work. Then I got a standing desk. Then I went back …

Pain

You Should Really Go to a Sex Resort

"You know in Jamaica there's only sex, sea and sun and I can give you all three," my driver asserted with a wink as I, already soggy from the Jamaican humidity, boarded his bus en route to Hedonism II, one of the world's leading sex resorts. I had arrived.<p><i>Mona Lisa</i> with her breasts exposed is a …

Leonardo Da Vinci

Google Tracks You Even If Location History's Off. Here's How to Stop It

If, like most people, you thought Google stopped tracking your location once you turned off Location History in your account settings, you were …

Privacy

The Most Beautiful Place to Visit in Every Country in Southeast Asia

The two months I spent in Southeast Asia while backpacking were a little overwhelming, because there was just so much to look at, all the time. When …

South-east Asia

What No One Tells You About Those Beautiful Cement Tiles

If you've seen some drop dead gorgeous patterned tiles on Pinterest lately, there's a good chance they are made of cement. These matte-finish, often …

Home Improvement

Are the health benefits of turmeric too good to be true?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Alzheimer's disease. Diabetes. Arthritis. Unwanted hair growth. Baldness. Infertility. Erectile dysfunction. Hangovers. Glaucoma. Cancer.<p>If you have an ailment, there's a good chance that someone, somewhere, is studying whether turmeric can treat it. There are more than 15,000 manuscripts …

Food

The Best Face Wash on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic Reviewers

<i>Here at the Strategist, we like to think of ourselves as crazy (in the good way) about the stuff we buy, but as much as we’d like to, we can’t try</i> …

Skin Care

How I Booked a $16,000 First-class Flight on Japan Airlines for Just $32

Plus points.<p>Although it might seem like scoring first-class flights for budget airline prices is the exception rather than the rule, if you know …

Luxury Travel

Gargling salt water is a seriously under-rated hack for fighting inflammation

You wake up in the morning with a telltale tickle in your throat. <i>Ruh roh.</i> Is it the first symptom of a cold, the flu, or—<i>gulp</i>—strep throat? Before …

Saltwater

THE ROTATABLE BEZEL

The Submariner’s rotatable bezel plays an essential role in diver safety by providing a reliable means of recording the time spent under water. A composite of technical know-how, the bezel is additionally a distinctive feature of this most emblematic of divers’ watches.<p>The importance of the …

Watches

Authentic Pho Recipe

"This authentic pho isn't quick, but it is delicious. The key is in the broth, which gets simmered for at least 6 hours."<p>Ingredients<p>4 pounds beef …

Recipes

This $20 Lighting Trick Will Make a Huge Difference in Your Rental Kitchen

When you’re a renter, the kitchen can be the most disappointing room in your home because there are very few temporary, landlord-approved updates you …

Natural Light

The 10 Cheapest International Trips You Can Take Right Now

It’s suddenly August, and you’re nowhere near using up your vacation days. For many people, it’s because taking a real vacation just sounds too …

Flying

Scammers threaten to expose your porn habits

Wait, did you just get an email from someone claiming to know you're a visitor to porn sites? Or maybe they have some sexy photos of you that they say they'll share with others unless you pay up?<p>Don't head to the supermarket or drug store to put cash on a gift card.<p>Don't make a mad dash to a gas …

Identity Theft

A Stanford neurologist’s nine simple tips for quality sleep

The serious consequences of sleep deprivation perennially capture society’s attention. And, as kids head back to school, sleep and a lack of it are of particular concern.<p>Compared to historical norms, how have our contemporary expectations of sleep changed? What are the effects of inadequate sleep? …

Sleep

These $79 Bluetooth noise-cancelling headphones are normally $260

Everyone uses music to drown out background noise — whether because of a crying baby on a plane, loud chewing in the library, or neighbors …

Consumer Tech

Love Island's Megan Barton-Hanson revealed as escort who dated Sugar Daddies and was showered with cash and gifts

LOVE Island finalist Megan Barton-Hanson worked as an escort who dated Sugar Daddies.<p>The former stripper, 24, hooked up with older men who showered …

Love Island