Carlos Carreto

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Stylish Swedish Speakers That Connect With Everything And Play All Around Your Home

Over the past century a lot of interesting things have come out of Scandinavia: Volvos, Abba, grisly crime fiction books, social democracy, and some rather attractive audio equipment. It was Danish company Bang & Olufsen that declared stereos and audio equipment needn’t look ugly in order to …

Audiophile

How to Get Rid of Back Acne Once and for All

According to every dermatologist we know.<p>It's not like the pimples you get on your face. Yes, it’s similar in that the pores clog and bacteria is often to blame, and also you get incredibly confused and angry and emotional about it (especially if you’re on steroids). BUT, it's different in that it …

Skin Care

48 Of The Most Interesting Products On Amazon You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

I don't know about you, but after adding the bulk paper towels and toilet paper into my Amazon cart, I'm itching for a little more excitement. It's a …

Shopping

Coconut Rice Noodles with Ginger and Turmeric

4 servings<p>This is a weeknight pantry curry that comes together in the time it takes to boil water for the rice noodles. Fast! For this recipe, blooming the ginger, turmeric, and black pepper in oil is essential for releasing their aromatic properties into the coconut milk-based sauce.<p>August …

Recipes

3-Ingredient Natural Weed Killer That Really Works

Even if you're not a savvy environmentalist, you probably know that contaminating your yard with nasty chemicals isn't a good idea, especially if you have kids, pets, or an edible garden nearby. Here's an easy-to-make weed killer that won't hurt the earth but will stop the weeds from growing. All …

Gardening

2 Stocks That Turned $1,000 Into More Than $8,000 This Year

Just because risky stocks become winners doesn't mean you should be casting your lot with them.<p>Over the past three years, the stock market has gained …

Investing

The Y-3 Kusari in “Triple Black” Are An Absolute Must

Y-3’s known to create some of the most forward-thinking silhouettes on the market and the Kusari is no exception. It’s a technical design that’s …

Shoes

5 ways your coffee addiction can boost your garden

If one of the first things you do each morning is brew a fresh pot of coffee, then you likely have a lot of coffee waste. After the brewing is finished, you grab the filter and dump the grounds in the trash. But did you know you can use those spent grounds around the house instead?<p>You can use …

Gardening

This Accessory Turns Your MacBook Pro Into a Productivity Beast

The Line Dock has been making waves for a while — it launched as an Indigogo project back in 2016 — but now it’s finally available to order. So what …

MacBook Pro

What happens when a run-flat tire goes flat

Many new cars these days roll on run-flat tires. These unique tires have a reinforced sidewall that can support the weight of the vehicle even after a total loss of air pressure. This gives you the ability to get to a tire shop or dealership to replace your rubber should you have a blowout. Sounds …

French Garlic Mashed Potatoes Recipe

"Best side dish you can make in 30 minutes! French onion dip adds a little zip to the potatoes."<p>Ingredients<p>1 teaspoon salt<p>4 cups water, or as needed …

Shure's New Electrostatic Earphones Bring Audiophile Performance At A Breakthrough Price

In the world of headphones there is most definitely a hierarchy of technologies. The overwhelming majority of headphones on the market use dynamic drivers with moving coils. These are efficient and mostly inexpensive. They work well and can range from a few dollars all the way to $4,000 or more for …

13 new trailers you should watch this week

I’m not a big horror fan, but there’s a certain kind of horror movie that uses the genre’s tropes to tell a story — and isn’t necessarily all that scary — that I sometimes really love. <i>The Witch</i> is one. And the other week I got around to seeing <i>A Quiet Place</i>, which is another that definitely works …

Porsche 911 Speedster Concept Unveiled, Packing 500 HP and 6-Speed Manual

The bubble-backed 911 marks 70 years of Porsche sports cars —as well as the end of the 991 generation.<p>Porsche<p>Eric AdamsView Eric Adams's …

Don't Buy This: You Don't Need Drano, Windex or Other Brand Name Cleaning Products

Making your own cleaners is cheap, easy, and better for the environment.<p>Cleaning your place is no fun, but even worse is knowing you're getting ripped off for the products you use to make the bathroom mirror sparkle and the kitchen sink shine. The average person drops around $500 on cleaning …

Cleaning

40 Easy Cucumber Salads

Crunch on this! Our cool cucumber salad recipes will hit the sweet spot at your next potluck.<p>Sweet-Tart Cucumber Salad<p>A dear friend showed me how to …

Healthy Eating

Mira (y disfruta) el sublime ‘primer’ video subido a YouTube grabado en 12K [VIDEO]

<i>Phil Holland</i><p>¿Creías que la mayor resolución posible era el 4K o incluso el 8K? Pues no lo es. Ahora, Phil Holland, un director de cine de Los …

A 35-year-old woman and her husband saved $169,000 in 2 years — here's how they did it

A few years ago, a pregnant Jamila Souffrant was in the middle of a four-hour commute from Brooklyn to New Jersey when she asked herself an important question: was this really what she wanted to do for the rest of her life?<p>"It wasn't necessarily about just the commute, but I felt like that was the …

A new study suggests that while fasting diets might help with weight loss, they could increase your risk of diabetes — and the creator of the 5:2 diet has responded

Researchers from the University of Sao Paulo, in Brazil, presented new research on the effects of intermittent fasting at the annual meeting of the European Society of Endocrinology in Barcelona, Spain, over the weekend.<p>In their study on rats, the researchers found that while fasting might achieve …

These genius packing hacks from flight attendants will make you feel like a travel pro

You can be super-diligent about trying to cultivate patience and mindfulness, but there’s one thing that’s sure to test your Zen: travel time.<p>Crowded …

These Experts Explain Exactly Why Intermittent Fasting Really Works

Unless you've been hibernating under a rock this past year, chances are that you've heard of the increasingly popular health practice called intermittent fasting. In its simplest form, this fitness trend is a way of eating where you put your body through cycles of abstaining completely from food …

Wellness

Here's How to Calculate (and Adjust) Your Calorie Intake For Fat Loss

When you're just beginning your weight-loss journey, it's hard to know exactly where to start. Do you give your fridge a makeover? Establish a workout plan? According to online fitness coach Rob Allen, your first step should actually be setting your daily caloric intake, which can be done with this …

Grilled Hoisin Beef Recipe

"The (underrated) hoisin sauce is a thickened, fermented soy-sauce-like substance, flavored with chilies, garlic, vinegar, sugar, and, of course, …

The New Drug for Migraines Has Some Drawbacks

The FDA just approved a new, first-of-its-kind drug intended to prevent migraines. It comes in an auto-injector device (you stab yourself once a …

51 Travel Essentials Travel Experts Never Go on Vacation Without

Whenever I pack, mistakes are made. Though I'm a meticulous list-maker, I always manage to forget something vital—pads and tampons, deodorant, you …

5 Anti-Inflammatory Vitamins You Should Try This Week To Burn Fat Quicker

We think there are three things a person can do to stay in shape. You must have a well-balanced, anti-inflammatory diet along with consistent …

This Trick Will Make Your Houseplants Multiply

Leaf Supply: A Guide to Keeping Happy House Plants <i>is the perfect primer for anyone looking to take their houseplant game to the next level this</i> …

Plants

This app hacked the iPhone’s dual camera system, and you’ve never seen anything like it

Apple wasn’t the first smartphone maker to switch to a dual-lens camera setup on the back of its handsets. Of course once Apple did it, plenty of …

Mobile Photography

Baking Soda May Fight Arthritis And Other Autoimmune Disorders When You Drink Some Every Day, New Study Finds

A study last month at the Medical College of Georgia found that drinking a serving of the cheap, common cooking ingredient often used as an antacid …

The Lazy Man's Guide To Losing Fat And Building Muscle

Image: iStock<p>Like most guys of a certain vintage, I have mixed feelings about my body. Staying lean and not surrendering to the siren’s call of the …