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I've been using this weighted blanket for 6 months, and I've noticed a huge change in the quality of my sleep

<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>Amazon<p>If you're a light sleeper, have trouble dozing off, or just generally like the "safe" feeling of being under heavy covers, a …

Sleep

6 Reasons You Should Binge Watch Schitt's Creek — Like, Right Now

Since 2015, <b>Schitt's Creek</b> has quietly been building a following. The hilarious show, cocreated by and staring Eugene and Dan Levy, is <b>The Americans</b> of the comedy world: an excellent, critically acclaimed series that fans rave about, but doesn't get nearly the amount of love it deserves.<p>The Pop TV …

TV

12 Trees That Will Ruin Your Yard

Don’t even think about planting these pests.<p>We love trees. They can provide shade; fall, spring, or year-round color; and plenty of visual interest …

Gardening

Best films of 2018 so far

All the Money in the World<p>Raucous thriller about the real-life 1973 kidnapping of J Paul Getty’s grandson, and the billionaire’s subsequent refusal to pay the ransom – a film that became notorious in its own right after reshooting scenes featuring disgraced actor Kevin Spacey.<p><b>What we said:</b> With the …

Comic Books

Diet 101: The Low FODMAP Diet

A few months ago, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics held its annual Food & Nutrition Conference and Expo, at which it shared the latest …

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Why doing odd things like eating popcorn with chopsticks and drinking water from a martini glass can make you happy

It happens fast. You crack open a bottle of your favorite drink and put it to your lips. The delicious flavor is nearly overwhelming. But a minute later, you're barely noticing the taste as you drink it.<p>Or you buy a new car and think it will make you smile every time you drive it for years. But a …

Customers

Strawberry Pie Cake

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a pie plate with cooking spray. Make the batter; pour into the pie plate until three-quarters full. Bake …

Baking

Classic Lemon Bars

Make the crust: Position a rack in the middle of the oven and preheat to 350 degrees F. Grease a 9-by-13-inch pan with vegetable oil and line with …

Baking

We tried a $20 hair remover with 7k Amazon reviews — and it's truly painless

A <i>painless</i> hair remover? Could there be such a thing?<p>I remember the days of my mother pulling out stray eyebrow hairs with tweezers before dance competitions to the sounds of me squealing in pain. I didn't agree with her theory that “it’s better to look good than to feel good."<p>So, the thought of a …

Hair

Mouthwatering Marinated Tomatoes

This makes a flavorful Tomato Vinaigrette for adding to all types of salads, but it really shines in our Spaghetti with Marinated Tomatoes and …

Cooking

11 Romantic Books To Read If 'You've Got Mail' Is Your All-Time Favorite Rom-Com

I'm no stranger to a good old-fashioned romantic comedy film, and I'm particularly partial to '90s rom-coms. And the best one of all, in my humble …

Books

Give Fluffy Focaccia the Bagel Treatment, Feed a Crowd

I’ve been to a lot of lot-of-people bagel brunches. Usually, these people are my family and, usually, it goes something like this:<p>Grandma gets lox at Costco (and a hot dog while she’s there). My aunt cuts the tomatoes (and eats the end pieces as she does). I insist that we need more onion (yes, …

Breakfast

The Insanely Popular Essential Oil Diffuser Is 81 Percent Off On Amazon Right Now

Can't sleep? Add one of these to your cart, stat.<p>It seems like everyone's been obsessing over the benefits of essential oils lately: They can help you fall asleep, relieve stress, and boost your mood. The only thing you need to make them work their magic is a great diffuser, so let us introduce you …

Sensitive Skin

How The Satisfyer Pro 2 Vibrator Made Me Realize I'm Actually a Squirter

I won't shut up about the Satisfyer sex toy line. How could I? The vibrator made me realize that I could squirt and provided a magical breakthrough after getting out of an emotionally abusive relationship. And now, many moons later, it sits on my bed stand to keep me armed and ready for frequent …

Rose Gold

Marie Antoinette’s jewellery to be auctioned at Sotheby's, including her precious pearls and diamonds

At jewellery auctions, provenance always pushes demand - and prices - sky-high. Attribute a gemstone to the collection of a celebrated actress or socialite and it will most likely achieve far more than the standard cost-per-carat. So it’s difficult to put a price on a collection of jewellery owned …

Jewelry

Grilling burgers this summer? Up your game with these homemade bun recipes

If Memorial Day is the unofficial start to grilling season, then Father’s Day is the celebratory kickoff. This is the time when we get our last live-fire exercises in before the 4th of July, when the summer season really gets underway. And, if you’re like me, you might just be thinking about …

Los Angeles

Jon Hamm Was Dumped On A ‘90s Dating Show and ‘Kimmy Schmidt’ Won’t Let Him Forget It

<i>Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt</i> Season 4 did the impossible: it made one of the most embarrassing chapters in Jon Hamm‘s career an actual part of the …

TV

WATCH: How to Cancel Plans As Politely As Possible

Even Southerners who pride themselves on excellent manners occasionally have no choice but to cancel plans. We all have family emergencies, work …

Flying

These 5 Foods Can Actually Reverse Aging on a Cellular Level

The idea that food can actually stop you from aging sounds like a pipe dream. While it's true that no amount of broccoli or salmon will stop laugh …

Wellness

New England Practical: The Case for Painted Wood Floors in the Summer Cottage

This past weekend I made a beeline for one of my favorite summertime haunts: Nunan’s Lobster Hut in my hometown of Cape Porpoise, Maine. My favorite …

Cape Cod

Want to Remember the Notes You Take? Here's Why You Need to Write Them By Hand

Handwriting notes has been proven to solidify thoughts better than typing, helping us retain information.<p>It's the worst feeling. We get a call or an email suddenly reminding us that a project is due or an important meeting has passed by and we've totally forgotten it.<p>I'm no stranger to the pitfalls …

Productivity

19th-Century ‘Ribbon Maps’ Let You Put the Entire Mississippi River in Your Pocket

Before the advent of GPS and Google Maps, plenty of people spent a lot of time fumbling with bulky atlases on the road. But what if they discovered that they could fit 2,600 miles in your pocket? And what if they realized this was actually first accomplished in 1866? Known as <b>ribbon maps</b>, the …

Mississippi River

Amazon is producing a way cheaper version of Le Creuset’s enameled Dutch oven

The Le Creuset enameled Dutch oven is a culty piece of kitchen gear. It weighs more than 10 pounds, costs more than $300, and when you see one on the stove, it announces the presence of someone who takes braises and stews seriously, and can afford to indulge that obsession.<p>It’s also the latest …

Macy's

These Charming Embroidery Kits for Beginners Make Crafting a Breeze

If you've been looking for a way to get in touch with your crafty side, Cozyblue Handmade is here to help. Founded by artist and “moment noticer” Liz <i>S</i>tiglets, the creative company offers <b>embroidery kits for beginners</b> that are as exquisitely designed as they are easy-to-follow.<p>Each set comes with all …

Crafting

Landscaping: 10 Clever Gardening Tips to Save Time

Anyone with a well-tended garden knows the endless hours that can be eaten up by chores. And there’s no finish line in sight—cultivated ground comes …

Gardening

Eggs for Weight Loss: Fact or Fiction?

Several studies have shown that eating eggs for breakfast (compared to a bagel-based breakfast with a similar calorie count) could help people lose …

Breakfast

Tutorial: Adjust the presser foot tension on your sewing machine

Did you know that you can adjust the tension on your presser foot? It’s not something you’d need to do very often, but depending on the weight of …

Sewing

To write better, edit out these filler phrases

The biggest improvement in my writing skills happened when I became an editor.<p>Writers are often too familiar with their own ideas to spot mistakes …

Creative Writing

How to Create Your Own Masterpiece on a Microsoft Excel Spreadsheet

Given that it’s typically used to crunch numbers, it’s no surprise that some creatives might avoid <b>Microsoft Excel</b> at all costs. However, some are using the spreadsheet software as a drawing tool to make amazing <b>digital art</b>. Compared to expensive imaging software such as Photoshop, Excel (or Google …

Digital Art

9 New Audiobooks For Road Trips To Keep You Entertained On The Long Drives Of Summer

Taking the scenic route to your vacation destination this year? You're going to miss out on valuable reading time, but not to worry, book nerds! I've …

Books