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SelectTV could be the best cord-cutting service you've never heard of

Everyone seems to be cutting the cord and ditching cable. We’re still watching an obsessive amount of TV – we’re just watching it on other platforms. …

Televisions

Google’s astounding new search tool will answer any question by reading thousands of books

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada<p>Imagine if you could gather thousands of writers in a circle to discuss one question. What would optimist Thomas L. Friedman say about intervening in Syria, for example? Would chaos theorist Santo Banerjee concur?<p>Google now has a way to convene that kind of …

British Columbia

The 7 Best Foods for Fighting Inflammation

Some foods cause inflammation, but these may actually tamp it down.<p><i>The following story is excerpted from TIME’s special edition,</i> 100 Most Healing …

Nutrition

DesignRail® Aluminum Railing Kits from Feeney

<b>Feeney DesignRail® Aluminum Railing Kits</b> are a great solution for customers looking for a fast and easy way to install high quality exterior or …

Home Improvement

3 home improvement issues you should never ignore

Serious problems can pop up around your home without much warning — some of which can cause thousands of dollars in damage. Fortunately, you can prevent the majority of these household calamities by recognizing their warning signs. Here are three signs of impending disaster that you can’t afford to …

Home Improvement

The Easiest Shade-Loving Plants to Grow in Your Yard

Scott's Secrets for a Low-Maintenance Yard<p>1/6<p>1/6<p>Photo Credit: Getty Images<p>Gardening is one of my favorite hobbies. The only thing is, I spend so much …

Plants

How to use Scribble on Apple Watch to text without voice

You’ve probably seen or used the Scribble feature on Apple Watch to send a message discreetly. But do you know about the slick Digital Crown predictive text feature to become an efficient and fast scribbler? Follow along for more…<p>While Scribbling out letters can work for succinct texts, it’s not …

Apple Watch

5 ways to make the Apple Watch a better step counter

A step-by-step guide to counting steps with an Apple Watch.<p>I ditched my Apple Watch ($429.00 at Walmart) in favor of a Fitbit a few months ago and got into the whole step-counting thing. My wife and I have developed a healthy competition with our dueling Fitbits. Recently, I decided to return to my …

Smartwatches

Amazon (and Alexa) know a whole lot about you. Here's how download and delete that info.

It's not just Facebook and Google that have loads of our personal data. There's also Amazon.<p>The company isn’t only the most popular Internet retailer in the country but it also dishes up content (via Amazon Prime Video, Audible and the Kindle library); runs a successful cloud platform for …

Smart Homes

The One Anti-Inflammatory Drink You Should Have Every Morning To Lose Stomach Fat Fast

Women come in all shapes and sizes and we celebrate that diversity! But even the most body-positive among us has off days. If we had to pinpoint the …

Wellness

The 10 Best Men's Colognes for Under $50

You don't have to spend a lot to smell great.<p>Cologne is a great thing to have in your grooming arsenal. For one thing, your fragrance does wonders for both your own self-confidence. For another? It can go a long way in keeping things friendly with any interactions in which someone is close enough …

Beauty

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5 Game-Changing Podcasts To Listen To On Your Commute

Podcasts are an excellent and free way to help you to continue learning and set you up for long term success.<p>If you're like me and have a commute to the office, you treat your car, subway, plane, bus or train ride as a classroom. This travel time, whether it's 10 minutes or two hours, is an …

Self-improvement

Transform Your Smartphone Into A Universal Remote

Your smartphone is the IRL equivalent of a magic wand. It can do all sorts of extraordinary things, from tracking your footsteps to summoning Chinese …

Tip: Wider Delts, Healthier Shoulders

Build your shoulders while preventing injuries with this stability-tension superset.<p>Shoulder Problems Suck<p>Shoulder issues prevent you from pushing …

7 Best Parental Control Devices for Safe Internet Browsing

Protecting your kids on the Internet can be exhausting. Here are seven easy-to-install parental control routers and other devices to put your worries …

4 smart home upgrades you won't believe are this easy to install

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>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>If you spend hours on a project that'll only save you a few seconds a day, you're working harder rather than smarter.<p>Thankfully, there are …

Home Automation

Acoustic Guitar Strumming Patterns

A lesson on how to understand and comprehend basic acoustic guitar strumming patterns, with some practical advice and helpful video …

This ‘Dumb’ Phone That Can Only Call Or Text Is Exactly What Kids Need

The Light 2 has no apps, only call or text<p>There’s a lot of talk among parents and experts about the right time to get kids a phone. And of course, in …

Cord-Cutters, Watch Out for These Hidden Costs

When it comes to cutting the cord on your cable subscription, there are a lot of factors to consider. For most people, ditching cable is all about …

iBlinds helps you convert your existing blinds to smart blinds for just $75

Smart cars, smart speakers, smart headphones. It seems these days that everything is becoming smart, with perhaps the exception of people themselves. One of the latest innovations we’re starting to see is things around our home becoming “smart.” When it comes to converting a home from not-smart to …

5 Apps That Should Terrify Every Parent, According To Experts

The internet can be a cesspool of danger for some teenagers, says Sedgrid Lewis, an internet safety expert who blogs under the moniker Spy Parent. Some of the apps that teens favor can expose them to predators and encourage them to engage in unsafe behaviors.<p>According to the child safety website …

A $27 Box is All it Takes to Keep Your DVR After You’ve Cut The Cord

Cutting the cord can be a liberating experience with plenty of benefits. But one of the biggest downsides is losing your DVR in the process. …

Moleskine’s latest smart pen saves your writing to download later

Moleskine has valiantly tried to bridge the divide between analog writing and digital files for years. The company released its Smart Writing Set in 2016 as a $200 holistic solution of pen, proprietary smart paper and app that instantly sent whatever you wrote or drew over to your paired device -- …

The Beef Jerky Recipe (Almost) Any Guy Can Make at Home

If you’re equipped with enough time, patience, soy sauce (and a food dehydrator), you can easily turn flank steak into delicious beef jerky. Below, a …

This online company makes stylish prescription eyewear for as low as $6

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>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>EyeBuyDirect<p>As a daily glasses wearer and fashion enthusiast, I love collecting pairs to mix and match with my outfits. A clear acrylic pair …

Migraines

So, You Say You Want to Do the Splits?

If you’ve ever harbored the desire to do the splits, this desire probably left you around age 13, eclipsed by equally brutal preoccupations like romance or acne. But the breakout success in Japan of “Even the Stiffest People Can Do the Splits: A Four-Week Stretching Plan to Achieve Amazing Health,” …

Living Rooms

5 Cord-Cutting Options To Help Save You Money

As cord-cutting becomes more popular, companies are left fighting for your streaming money. It’s overwhelming. So here’s some help.<p>If you’re planning to cut the cable, you’re probably considering making the switch to save money. Streamline has compiled a list that keeps in mind the different …

The 10 Best Free Streaming Services You Need To Bookmark Now

Here are Decider, we love the world of entertainment, but we’re still people first. Even when it means supporting artists that we love, paying for …

The New Bodybuilding Workout: Gain massive upper-body muscle on day 1

Let’s be honest: Who doesn’t want a body like Arnold Schwarzenegger or Lou Ferrigno? Chances are, if you’ve spent a decent amount of time in the gym, …