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The Most Beautiful Place to Visit in Every Country in Southeast Asia

The two months I spent in Southeast Asia while backpacking were a little overwhelming, because there was just so much to look at, all the time. When …

South-east Asia

10 MOST AMAZING INCREDIBLE HIKING TRAILS TO TRY BEFORE YOU DIE

If it was my last day here on earth, I hope I go out trekking up the most incredible hiking trails and enjoying the views from some of the most …

Hiking

Hackers can seize practically all your online accounts, and it's your voicemail's fault

Who would have thought that, in the end, it would be the humble voicemail that would do us all in?<p>Your Google, Microsoft, Apple, WhatsApp, and even …

Voice Mail

15 Terrifying Horror Movies On Netflix You Need To Watch Now

There has never been a better time to be a horror movie fan. The sheer number of films available on VoD, subscription, and streaming services means that the biggest challenge viewers have is deciding what to watch--we've all spent way too much time scrolling through page after page of movies in …

Horror

Volkswagen makes the world's favorite camper van bigger and better

A year after getting van lifers' minds tingling with the California XXL concept camper, Volkswagen has revealed the production version, the Grand …

Campervans

Scientists say your “mind” isn’t confined to your brain, or even your body

You might wonder, at some point today, what’s going on in another person’s mind. You may compliment someone’s great mind, or say they are out of their mind. You may even try to expand or free your own mind.<p>But what <i>is</i> a mind? Defining the concept is a surprisingly slippery task. The mind is the seat …

The Brain

This Hidden Button Gives You More Room in a Plane's Aisle Seat

If you prefer the window seat on planes, you undoubtedly have your reasons—the view, using the wall as a head rest, not having people climb over you …

These State Parks Have All the Beauty of National Parks — and None of the Crowds

From Hawaiian waterfalls to Florida beaches to a real life fern gully, put these gorgeous preserves on your must-visit list.<p>Every year from Maine to …

A fluke breakthrough could be the missing link for an electric car age

In the 1970s, Dr Donald Highgate found a way to make contact lenses more comfortable. With colleagues at the University of Surrey, he developed a …

Electric Vehicles

How to Add, Remove, and Rearrange Menu Bar Icons in macOS

The macOS menu bar is a great place for quickly accessing system and application functions using menu extras or "menulets", but it can get cluttered pretty quickly as more and more icons vie for a space there.<p>If the corner of your Mac's screen is fast becoming an eyesore, here are some quick and …

Sci-Fi Short Film Explores What Happens When You Travel at Light Speed

Adam Stern and Artifex Studios present a new short film detailing the incredible story of astronaut Ethan Kane, the first person attempting to travel …

Fly to Alaska for $280 Round-trip and See the Northern Lights This Winter

Mark a once-in-a-lifetime winter experience off your bucket list without spending a fortune.<p>Temperatures may be below freezing and the snow may be …

Northern Lights

A Guide to Badlands National Park

Got Mount Rushmore on your bucket list? Stop at Badlands on the way.<p>At first blush, “it doesn’t sound like the best place to go,” admits Christine …

18 amazing countries where you can stay, eat, and tour for less than you live at home

When you ask Americans why they don't travel abroad, the top reason they cite is cost.<p>But once you get on that plane to a cheaper part of the world — Southeast Asia, say, or Central America, or even, yes, Northern Europe — man do the prices drop. You won't realize how rich you are until you land in …

How to retire better, with less money than you think

Lindsay and Darlene Abbie's colleagues think they're crazy. The public high-school teachers still enjoy their jobs, but they want to retire early. Darlene is 51 and can't collect her pension until she's 55. Mr. Abbie turns 56 in January. "Many of our colleagues say we should keep working," he says. …

20 essential Mac keyboard shortcuts to save you a click

Power to your fingertips.<p>The right keyboard shortcuts can save you a huge amount of time. Whether you're browsing the web or editing a document, these commands will cut the precious moments you spend reaching for the mouse and sifting through menus. Over hours, days, and weeks, that saved time …

Operating Systems

I've Been Married to My Husband For 15 Years. Here's How We Continue to Have Sex Every Day

This longtime couple prioritizes their sex life—and the benefits go beyond the bedroom<p>Three months ago, I was driving to work and listening to an episode of <i>ONE Extraordinary Marriage</i> podcast. The hosts were talking about a 60-day sex challenge they’d done nine years earlier—where they committed to …

The surprising side to Las Vegas that few know

Despite its glitzy casinos and tens of millions of tourists, Las Vegas has just 600,000 residents and a small-town side that only locals know.<p>With its glitzy casinos, never-ending nightlife and tens of millions of tourists, Las Vegas looms large in the international imagination. But with just …

The Only North American Mountains That Blow Colorado Away

My parents were professional photographers, and not coincidentally I grew up in the shadow of the most gorgeous mountains in the hemisphere. Work …

We'll see these three planets in the sky this month, and we're geeking out

Everyone, mark your calendars/planners/iPhone reminders because there’s something you definitely don’t want to miss out on this month. Even better? …

So you want to be a writer? Essential tips for aspiring novelists

How to write a killer opening line. Why Google is not research. When to rip it up and start again. Whatever you do, just write! Lessons from acclaimed novelist and creative writing professor Colum McCann<p>“Nobody can advise you and help you, nobody,” said Rainer Maria Rilke in <i>Letters to a Young Poet</i> …

Creative Writing

Apple just gave away all the iPhone camera’s secrets

Just because you know how to press your iPhone's camera shutter and record button and snap the perf selfie doesn't mean you're getting the most out …

Why You Really Need to Stop Using Public Wi-Fi

In today’s busy world, convenience seems to outweigh consequence, especially with how people use their mobile devices. Using free public Wi-Fi networks, for example, comes with any number of serious security risks, yet surveys show that the overwhelming majority of Americans do it anyway. In a …

How to Reset the System Management Controller (SMC) on Your Mac

- Feb 8, 2017<p>While your Mac will most likely give you years of service with no problems, you may find that from time to time you experience issues …

How to restore your Apple TV

With all the excitement of the beta jailbreak for iOS 10.2, the Apple TV has (as usual) fallen somewhat by the wayside. However, whilst there has …

19 ways to make your Mac run faster right now

There's also nothing like saving money when you can.<p>Macs are great computers, but they're also expensive, so you want to make sure you get your money's worth before buying a new one.<p>Here are a few suggestions to make sure you get more life out of your computer and keep it running in tip-top shape.

Apps

For $56,000, You Can Have a Hellcat-Powered Wrangler

On top of the purchase price of the vehicle.<p>Evan YatesView Evan Yates's Articles<p>twitter.com/evanyates_instagram.com/evan__yates<p>If you’ve ever had the …

South Dakota

Apple launches battery replacement program for iPhone 6s handsets with shutdown problems

Apple has launched its second repair program in quick succession, this time focusing on iPhone 6s handsets that suffer unexpected shutdowns. The …

How to download Netflix shows and movies on Android or iOS

Netflix has allowed users to download shows and movies using the Netflix mobile app since late 2016. Meaning, you can watch movies and shows when you're on a plane, or without an internet connection. Heck, downloading Netflix content while at home and connected to Wi-Fi is a super-easy way to save …