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Don’t bother getting a new bikini, the next big swimwear trend is wearing tape

Call off the search for that perfect black one-piece.*<p>*Or just send me your bookmarked links. I’m still struggling.<p>It turns out this summer’s hottest …

Best fragrances and perfumes for men: 12 of the sexiest colognes right now

Best fragrances and perfumes for men: 12 of the sexiest colognes right now<p>All the summer essentials – classic spritzes, shaving staples, handy SPFs …

This diving system lets you stay submerged for 2 hours, no tank needed

Do you want a diving system that bridges the gap between scuba diving and snorkeling, minus the limitations of both? If so, a new Kickstarter …

Solar Panels

These $99 true wireless earbuds are cheaper and sound better than AirPods

There are three reasons why Apple's AirPods are considered the best true wireless earbuds you can buy: They're small, pair really easily to iOS …

Batteries

The Best Place to Get Disposable Plates for the Holidays

If you're looking for something disposable that's almost as glam as your actual dinnerware, you need to know about this site. The plates, utensils, …

Noon makes your lights smart without a single smart bulb

Smart lights can be a huge convenience, but too many still fail the most basic test: can you turn them on and off with a light switch, without messing everything up?<p>So instead of making smart lights, a new startup named Noon has decided to make smart light switches — transforming your regular …

7 Feng Shui tips for attracting money into your home

If the lottery tickets and prayers haven't manifested as money in your pocket yet, maybe it's time to take a new approach and what could be easier …

Three of The Best: Autumnal Fragrances - Ape to Gentleman

Brilliant sun, crisp clear air and the constantly changing colours of Autumn from Summer bring about a certain invigorating quality- it brisks you up …

The EK7000 is a 4K action cam as good as a $400 GoPro Hero5, but it only costs $73

If you’ve been toying with the idea of picking up a GoPro Hero5 Black but the sky-high price tag is causing you to balk, you’re about to be very …

Framing

Restaurants opening soon in London

Restaurants opening soon in London<p>Restaurants, Chinese<p>Kaki<p>Pentonville<p><b>What?</b> A Chinese restaurant with a focus on regional dishes.<p><b>Where?</b> Caledonian Road<p>…

England

Pee on a postcard to determine if you have a UTI

As always, though, take the claims with a grain of salt.<p>Among the many startups on display at the TechCrunch Disrupt hall in San Francisco this week are companies focused on health and biotech. The products ranged from smart exercise bikes to breast pumps that look like they're from a …

Urinary Tract Infection

20 Things That Make Life So Much Easier for People Over 50

These are game-changers!<p>No matter your age, health or set of abilities, learning a handy trick or tip is always helpful, which is why we've rounded up 20 hacks and clever ideas that are especially useful as you get older.

Shopping

Make a 3D model of your face from a single photo with this AI tool

Just look how much Mark is enjoying the wonderful world of 3D<p>Bored? Of course you are, it’s Monday. So why not use this little AI-powered tool to turn a photo of your face into a 3D model, then idly spin it round, pondering exactly how and when super-intelligent robots will liquidate your body and …

Cinera aims to bring a better movie watching experience to your living room

We all know the feeling of not wanting to go to the movies, but we end up going anyway… Why? Going to the movie theater provides a unique viewing experience that most just can’t get at home, well, before Cinera that is. Cinera takes aim at replacing the home-theater experience up several notches, …

Living Rooms

DJI’s new Mavic Pro Platinum is quieter and stays in the air longer

Plus some updates to DJI’s other drones<p>DJI announced today at the IFA trade show that it’s updating the Mavic Pro drone with a new version called the Platinum. The refreshed quadcopter addresses two of the only notable shortcomings with last year's Mavic Pro: flight time and noise. The Mavic Pro …

Build Your Own Magnetic Levitating Plant

I discovered the Lyfe levitating planter ($229) last year and thought I could make my own for less. I bought a cheap electromagnet on Amazon and posted my first creation on Reddit.<p>Everyone thought it was pretty cool, but I wasn’t satisfied with the levitation distance and stability of that version, …

The Horizontal Shower

In paradise, you take a Horizontal Shower. You lie on a smooth, warm slab of tile as 6 falls of water cascade like mermaid kisses onto your tired and …

Neural networks can now help you colorize old photos like a pro

Colorization, or the process of adding color to monochrome photographs, is both art and science because it usually requires you to extrapolate hues for skin tone, clothing and physical objects. It also requires precision and practice to achieve good results. Now, newly trained neural networks are …

Deep Learning

10 Light Colognes Perfect for Summer

Summer isn’t the time for cologne that smells like a warm cabin and a roaring fire. Summer is about the water, about fresh air and some ocean mist. …

These wireless earbuds can translate nearly 40 languages in real-time

The Bragi Dash Pro earbuds can translate nearly 40 languages in real-time.<p>The earbuds pair with the iTranslate app, so once paired you just set the languages and start talking.<p>Two pairs of buds make the conversation seamless but you can converse with just one set as the app will translate out loud …

10 of the best narrow-gauge railway journeys in Britain

Hop aboard one of these fantastic British railway adventures – with the chance to see wildlife and wonderful scenery along the route<p>The Ffestiniog winds its way from Porthmadog through more than 13 miles of stunning countryside. Waterfalls cascade and streams froth down mossy rock sides. Swathes of …

Trains

2017’s best summer supermarket products for BBQs and picnics

The olive supermarket awards are all about making your life easier. We created them to find the best ready-made products from the supermarkets to …

Ice Cream

The rules of brainstorming, according to top design firm IDEO

I work at home, alone for the most part, which means I rarely have the opportunity to be involved in a good brainstorming session. That's a shame …

Life Hack: 10 professional secrets to make your home more modern

We would all like to have the best kept secrets of the interior decorators on hand, especially when we want to create a new look in our home. For …

6 Do’s and 2 Don’ts of Cooking Ribs

Gone are the days that men ruled the grill and women, the kitchen. It’s the 21st century, and ladies can be grill masters *just* as much as guys can. Yes, that even goes for the always intimidating rack of ribs. With the proper grilling tools and an arsenal of tips and hacks, you’ll be teaching …

Slow Cookers

20 Tools To Help You Create Beautiful Color Palettes

Colors not only reflect your ideas, virtues and add a great visual effect but highly influence human emotions and behavior. However, choosing the right color palette for your project, website or business can be a difficult task.<p>Lucky for you, today I’m sharing a list of 20 tools to help you create …

AI-Powered App Helps You Colorize Black & White Photos in Seconds

This is amazing. The researchers at UC Berkeley who came up with the automatic colorizer algorithm we first shared back in March, 2016 have released …

UC Berkeley

DIY: build your own pool in 7-steps

Can you believe that you can actually build a pool in 7-steps? Okay, it might sound a little idealistic, but with the right planning and materials …

Swimming Pools

This $22 under-bed LED lighting system is our new favorite thing in the world

Remember when we first introduced you to LED backlighting for your TV? Remember how it blew your mind and completely changed your TV viewing …