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Black Woman Dragged to the Ground, Arrested by Officers in Alabama Waffle House Over Dispute About Plastic Utensils

Add asking about whether it’s protocol to pay for plastic utensils to the list of things you apparently can’t do while black without someone calling …

Crime

The Best Colognes for Men to Wear This Spring | GQ

You wouldn't order a hot toddy in the middle of negroni season, right? The same logic applies to fragrance—it's time to swap out your cozy cold-weather scent for something fresher and brighter. GQ’s Best Stuff tested all the latest spring fragrance drops to bring you five favorites worth …

Men's Fashion

The 10 Best 'African Trap Music' Songs

African trap music, known as ATM, is a South African sub-genre of trap which started around 2015.<p>It was pioneered by the artists <b>Emtee</b>, <b>Sjava</b> and <b>Saud</b><b>i</b>. …

Rap & Hip-Hop

17 Lighting Recipes to Remember for Portrait Photos

At the WPPI wedding and portrait photography conference and expo this year, photographer Trevor Dayley taught this 1-hour class titled “17 Fast, …

Photography

Save $460 Per Person On Your Trip to Japan With This Air-Inclusive Vacation Deal

Japan can feel like half a world away...because it is. But a trip across the Pacific is surprisingly obtainable with the latest vacation package deal …

Japan

Automate Your Quarterly Tax Payments With This App

For many first-time freelancers (and some seasoned vets), quarterly taxes are a nightmare. Either you don’t know you have to pay them and you’re …

Personal Finance

This Smartphone Case Turns Your iPhone Into a DSLR Camera

Improve your smartphone photography with this ingenious lens kit.<p>The iPhone has an extraordinary camera, but if you're an avid smartphone …

Mobile Photography

New App Lets You Bid on Unsold Airline Seats at the Last Minute

A new startup is here to reward spontaneous travelers who like to plan trips on a whim, as well as procrastinators who tend to purchase their airline …

Apps

How to convert any file to any format

Organize your work your way.<p>A file's format—the way that it's saved and encoded—determines what you can do with it and which programs can open it. (You can check its format by looking at the file name's extension.) Think of each format like a different language, with some only understood by …

Software

Cloudflare launches Spectrum to protect almost anything connected to the Internet

For roughly ten years, Cloudflare has made a name for itself by protecting websites against malicious floods of traffic. Now, the company is extending its DDoS safeguards to other services connected to the Internet — like games and email servers, and internet of things (IoT) devices.<p>Spectrum works …

Internet of Things

The Best Fried Chicken in Every State

According to Yelp, even states outside the South have good fried chicken.<p>In the South, good fried chicken isn’t hard to find. Sometimes the best …

Country Lifestyle

Lutify.me Cross-Platform LUTs Are Now Even Better in Lightroom and Camera Raw

A little while ago I showed you a fantastic LUTs pack, called Lutify.me, compatible with most photo and video editing including Capture One, …

Tutorials

Blackmagic Unveils a $1,295 Compact Camera That Shoots 4K RAW

Blackmagic has just announced its Pocket Cinema Camera 4K, a Micro Four Thirds compact camera that puts 4K RAW recording in your pocket for …

Cinematography

Home Depot and Lowe's Are Having Massive Spring Sales Right Now. Here Are the Best Deals

They're calling it "spring Black Friday," and the deals are huge.<p>Just in time to spruce up your yard or upgrade your home’s interior, Home Depot and …

Home Depot

12 easy ways to make morning sex more appealing

Morning sex is a great — no, the best — way to start the day. Not only does a little a.m. action get the heart pumping and endorphins flowing, but it also helps you kick off the day feeling connected to your partner.<p>Still, let's face it, getting laid before breakfast (at least on the regular) is …

Time Management

Test your Formula One track knowledge with our challenging corner quiz

Do you know your apex from your elbow? Test your F1 corner knowledge with our twisty-turny quiz.<p>Formula One will return to Bahrain for the second of …

Red Bull Racing

Wayfair's former creative director founded a custom furniture company — and the prices are surprisingly affordable

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>The Inside<p>Christiane Lemieux, the founder of modern home furnishings brand DwellStudio, former executive creative director of Wayfair, and …

Home Decorating

Cloudflare's free DNS service speeds up web browsing and helps protect your privacy

It almost sounds like an April Fool's prank, but it’s not. Yesterday, on the day that many tech firms like to release joke announcements, Cloudflare …

DNS

Round-Trip Flights to Costa Rica Just Dropped to $225

It's a good time to be locking in your summer vacation between $99 flights to Iceland and $300 round-trip fares to Hawaii. Add Costa Rica to the list …

Flying

You Need To Hear This Incredible Guitar Playing From Botswana

In a Youtube clip that's been viewed over a million times, <b>Ronald "Ronnie" Moipolai</b> can be seen playing a guitar from above the neck, fastly plucking …

Guitar

Create a Movie Trailer Voice in Adobe Audition

This video shows how to record your voice directly in Adobe Audition and then tweak it to sound like the guy you've heard with that famous movie …

Tutorials

You can soon see (and delete) everything Apple knows about you

Apple will soon let you download all the information it has stored about you, modify it, or even delete it. The privacy change is required by a new European law, but is also in-line with Apple’s policy to not spy on its customers. This sets it apart from rivals like Google and Facebook.<p>Apple …

Privacy

Moment Unveils Products for Shooting Cinematic Video with Phones

The mobile photography gear company Moment has just announced its first collection of products designed for shooting cinematic video on your phone. …

Videography

I Found Out Everything Facebook Knows About Me — And You Can Too

Prepare to be horrified.<p>Cambridge Analytica, the political research firm recently accused of accessing Facebook users’ information without telling …

Social Media

The 9 Best Podcast Advertising Networks

Every podcaster will at some point be looking to monetize and take their show to the next level. If you’ve been in the industry for a while, you will …

Marketing

Find Out How to Add Dolly Zooms to Your Epic Aerial Landscapes

Can you perform a dolly zoom with aerial footage? Heck yeah!<p>Dolly zooms, the camera moves that create the famous Vertigo effect, are relatively …

New 3D-printed house can be built in less than a day for just $4,000

One billion people on Earth lack access to adequate housing — but that could change if ICON and New Story are successful. They’ve found a way to …

A new tool uses legal loopholes to get you cheaper flights by checking prices 17,000 times a day

A new service is trying to exploit legal loopholes to get people cheaper plane tickets by automatically checking flight prices 17,000 times a day.<p>DoNotPay, an automated legal tool, is branching out into helping users book airline tickets, it announced on Monday. It says its services have previously …

Mockups

This stock could be like buying Amazon for $3.19

Facebook’s Billionaire CEO Mark Zuckerberg stunned investors with his bold claim about a radical tech breakthrough.<p><b>Zuckerberg said this tech is “the coolest thing I’ve ever seen.”</b><p>And Zuckerberg is putting his money where his mouth is…he’s already invested $2.3 billion to get in early.<p>Now, I don’t …

Investing

How to Use This Secret Tool to Find Amazing Flight Deals

Even if you've never heard of Matrix by ITA software, you've certainly seen its magic at work. It powers both Google Flights as well as KAYAK, and is …