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Perfect for that eureka moment: the best LED light bulbs to light up the night

Today’s LED light bulbs showcase some bright ideas (pun intended). Manufacturers design household LED bulbs that have the potential to last for …

Home Automation

If You’re Not Using These Amazon Prime Features, You’re Not Getting Your Money’s Worth

Free two-day shipping was a game changer, we all know that. But did you know your Amazon Prime membership has a lot of features you probably aren’t …

Free Shipping

How to write a killer report with Pages for Mac and iPad

Today we’re going to use the new features in Pages 4.0 to create an amazing report. If you need to write a book report, or create a longer document for school or work, the new Master Pages feature in Apple’s free word processor will prove extremely handy.<p>With Pages, it’s now easier than ever to …

50 Books from the Past 50 Years Everyone Should Read at Least Once

Challenge accepted.<p>Fifty contemporary classics everyone should read at least once—only 50? There are hundreds we could include, and if we did, this …

Wirelessly power up your iPhone X w/ this 10W Qi charging pad for $13 Prime shipped

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>Aoputek (98% positive feedback all-time) via Amazon offers the dodocool 10W Qi Wireless Charging Pad for <b>$12.99</b> when code <b>HEHG8XNX</b> …

Free Shipping

The wallet that’s smaller than your cards!

Great things come in small packages. That’s what they say… and they’re probably referring to the FOCX Smart Wallet. Simple, sensible, and small, the …

Industrial Design

He Predicted The 2016 Fake News Crisis. Now He's Worried About An Information Apocalypse.

“What happens when anyone can make it appear as if anything has happened, regardless of whether or not it did?" technologist Aviv Ovadya warns.

Artificial Intelligence

The Beginner’s Guide to the Japanese Art of Furoshiki

Who needs a crummy plastic bag when you can carry just about anything with an attractive piece of cloth? Enter the art of Furoshiki, or the …

The Best Things to Buy at IKEA, According to Designers

No matter how high-end the designer, it seems like they love at least <i>something</i> from IKEA. And it’s easy to understand why. While this Sweden-born …

3 Reasons Why You Should Start A Business In This $400 Billion Industry That Most Entrepreneurs Ignore | Inc.com

Some say it's $400 billion. Other estimate it to be over $800 billion. To put it in perspective... this industry is 6 to 13 times larger than digital advertising. In fact, Google, Amazon, and Bing are fighting to see who's boss in this space.<p>I'm talking about the home services industry, which …

Entrepreneurship

American Pot: 5 Best Strains of 2017

Cannabis has had quite the year. Namely, companies learned the industry is hella lucrative – it's a multi-<i>billion</i> dollar industry – and politicians …

Cannabis

These truly wireless earbuds are like AirPods, but they cost $40 instead of $159

Apple’s AirPods weren’t the first truly wireless earbuds to hit the market, but they created a tidal wave of followers that now offer similar …

Tech Trends

5 reasons everyone should own a multimeter

Home improvement addicts really get excited about their power tools. And in the shadow of drills and sanders, the multimeter doesn't get much love. Too bad, because multimeters are just as useful and have become something I recommend to every DIYer.<p>If you don't yet own one, this guide explains ways …

Arduino

Trying to understand blockchain by making one!

Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies made a lot of noise lately. I have been rather disappointed by the turn the cryptocurrencies took, from an amazing …

Apple will give you more cash for your dusty old Mac

Apple has increased its trade-in values for a bunch of old Mac models. Machines released in 2009 and later could now earn you up to $2,500. That’s a generous $1,000 more than the previous limit.<p>If you were thinking about treating yourself to a new Mac this Christmas, Apple just made it a whole lot …

MacBook Pro

Listen to Neil Young’s entire back catalog for free in HD audio

In conjunction with the release of his 39th album <i>The Visitor</i>, singer-songwriter Neil Young has just opened the doors to his vault with the Neil Young …

Urban Legends

The best multi-room speakers to buy

Sound lovers and audiophiles have long tried to get the very best sound set up. For a full experience, setting up multi-room speakers can be a great way to get immersive sound throughout your home.<p>But building a multi-room audio experience can be intimidating, not to mention expensive. While there …

Audiophile

Banned by the police: the true stories behind Modigliani's languorous nudes

Modigliani refused to paint his public lovers nude, though it’s quite possible that he became the lover of his models<p>“We fight against the nude in painting, as nauseous and as tedious as adultery in literature,” proclaimed the Italian Futurists in 1910. The nude was dead; the speeding car more …

Art

Incredible restoration removes 200 years of grime from oil painting in seconds

An art dealer’s incredible restoration of an oil painting covered in varnish for 200 years has left viewers mesmerised.<p>Philip Mould, who presents BBC art show Fake or Fortune?, shared footage with his Twitter followers showing the careful removal of a yellowish brown protective varnish from the …

Massive recall of 40M Kidde fire extinguishers over concerns that they may not work

DETROIT — More than 40 million fire extinguishers, some on the market for more than four decades, are being recalled because they may not work in an emergency.<p>One death has been linked to problems with the extinguishers made by Kidde, according to a notice Thursday from the U.S. Consumer Product …

Home Depot

The ultimate, 3500-word, plain English guide to blockchain

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, I’m sure you’ve heard of Bitcoin and blockchain. After all, they are one of the most trending topics these days  —  the ultimate buzzwords of the year. Even people who’ve never mined cryptocurrency or understand how it works, are talking about it.<p>My …

Bitcoin

Roku Streaming Stick Plus review: All of the 4K HDR streaming goodness, none of the fluff - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The Roku Streaming Stick Plus delivers 4K and HDR video in a compact package for an affordable price. Its dead-simple interface puts every streaming service on a level playing field. Roku has more 4K HDR apps and better search than competitors. Its responses are lightning fast, its video …

Smart TV

WyzeCam brings a motion sensing 1080P security camera for just $26

Security is on everyone’s minds lately, and most would love to add security cameras around their house. The one drawback to adding these security cameras is either price for wireless or experience for wired. Most wireless cameras are quite expensive, like Nest Cam, Netgear’s Arlo, and others. …

This Airbnb alternative lets you stay in modern homes by top architects around the world

Architecture aficionados take note – a new Airbnb-inspired platform is offering stays in stunning modernist homes around the world. Started by two …

Architecture

Stunning AI Breakthrough Takes Us One Step Closer to the Singularity

Remember AlphaGo, the first artificial intelligence to defeat a grandmaster at Go? Well, the program just got a major upgrade, and it can now teach …

DIY dome homes built from AirCrete are an affordable & ecofriendly option

<b>First there was foamcrete, then there was papercrete and hempcrete, and now we've got AirCrete, a foamy mixture of air bubbles and cement that is</b> …

Home Improvement

This 3D audio soundbar promises to beat your home theater setup

Surround sound is an exercise in compromise. Surround speakers are cumbersome and expensive to set up. They require you sit in a ‘sweet spot’ to achieve a decent sense of positioning, and can’t really replicate the sensation of sound getting close to your head. Headphones can position sound more …

Audiophile

Later... with Jools Holland: the 25 best performances

<b>As Later... With Jools Holland celebrates 25 years on BBC Two, we look back at the show's 25 greatest performances</b><p>1. Shane MacGowan and Nick Cave: What a Wonderful World (1992)<p>Possibly the bleakest ever rendition of Louis Armstrong's timeless ballad. Together, king of the goths Cave and the Pogues' …

Dance

Pi can wirelessly charge your phone from a short distance

Despite Apple finally releasing phones with wireless charging, the technology has actually been around for several years. And the fact is, charging via a pad is still kind of a pain -- you can't really use them when they're being charged and you either need a charging pad for every device or one …

Credit Karma says it will offer credit monitoring for Equifax following this month’s huge breach

Credit Karma said it will add Equifax to its credit monitoring service as part of its free product, which proactively notifies members of significant changes to their credit report.<p>It includes a whole suite of notifications for significant changes in credit queries, such as opening new accounts, a …