Kathy May

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Blue Planet II starts on Sunday night and we cannot WAIT

Fingers crossed for plenty of sea otters<p>You can throw as many big name stars, fancy writers and special effects into the mix as you like, but they’ll …

The 25 hidden TV gems you need to see

From brutal true crime sagas to dark comedies, here’s our writers’ guide to the best underrated shows to stream right now<p>In December 2004, Scientific American Life published an article entitled The Tyranny of Choice. It argued that constantly being surrounded by indistinguishable everyday options …

TV

10 Must-Read Books That Should Be Mandatory Reading In High School

Mandatory reading isn't always everyone's favorite kind of reading. Everyone has that one book that they remember slogging through in high school …

Stream a 24 Hour Playlist of Charles Dickens Stories, Featuring Classic Recordings by Laurence Olivier, Orson Welles & More

Children, cast off your fingerless mitts and gather round the mercifully cold hearth for some old timey, seasonally inappropriate listening.<p>Spotify …

Literature

This off-brand MacBook charger is a lot cheaper than Apple's and slightly more powerful

<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>Amazon I've written about USB-C before; it's the next standard cable type that every major tech company is beginning to adopt.<p>This new …

Tablo launches its next-gen DVR for cord cutters, the more compact Tablo DUAL

Nuvyyo, the makers of the Tablo DVR for cord cutters who want to record free, over-the-air TV programming from their digital antennas, is today launching their next-generation device, the Tablo DUAL. As you might guess by the name, the new DVR supports two tuners, so you can record from two TV …

23 Low-Carb Snacks To Eat When You're Trying To Be Healthy

Because eating fewer carbs can still be delicious.

Healthy Eating

This Woman Transformed Her Tile Floors With Stencils, and the Results are Amazing

We can't believe those tiles are actually hand-painted!<p>Statement floors are having a major moment right now, but colorful, encaustic tiles tend to come with a hefty price tag. Sure, The Home Depot and Overstock.com offer affordable options, but we're loving this blogger's budget-savvy solution. …

17 Spine-Tingling New Books For Fans Of Dystopia

Our definition of dystopia is a broad one — any vision of the future that could go awry qualifies.<p>The end of 2016 brought with it a spike in classic dystopian book sales. George Orwell’s <i>Nineteen Eighty-Four</i> and Margaret Atwood’s <i>The Handmaid’s Tale</i> ― which will be released as a Hulu show this month …

The 50 Best Podcasts Right Now

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New at IKEA: Multifunctional Furniture Lines Coming in April

IKEA is already one of our go-to retailers for smart small space solutions, and the new collections they have in store for us are only going to …

Sci-Fi Network Comet TV Launches New Apps For Apple TV And Roku

Sinclair Television Group and MGM’s Comet TV sci-fi and horror broadcast network is now available on televisions nationwide via new apps for Apple TV …

A Quick Guide to Cutting the Cable Cord

Tired of that dusty cable box? Swap it for a sleek device and streaming app by reading this guide!<p>Switching from traditional cable TV service to an internet-based option has become easier than ever. With three major TV-streaming services and countless compatible devices currently on the market, we …

A Few Projects You Should Try If You’re Into Pipe Furniture

Pipe furniture is pretty high on our list of useful things that you can craft for your home. The projects are usually simple and there’s a ton of …

Living Rooms

Tamal Ray’s healthy lunch recipes: noodle pots and dal with flatbreads

“There’s something different about you!” bellowed a smiling colleague I hadn’t seen in a while as I stepped on to the ward. “Have you been hitting the gym? Or eating more?” The awkward pause that followed confirmed it was the latter. So began my 2017. Towards the end of 2016, I had fallen into bad …

Bread

Your TV is probably tracking you -- here's how to stop it

Internet-connected smart TVs and streaming devices from Vizio, LG, Samsung, Sony, Roku, Google and others can all spy on your viewing habits. Here's how to stop them.<p>When you unpacked your new TV or streamer for the first time, you probably couldn't wait to start watching it. In the excitement to …

Smart TV

Here’s Everything You Need To Know About Sundance Now

If you’re a fan of top-notch independent films, you should strongly consider perusing the exciting array of content currently streaming on Sundance …

150+ Educational Websites For Lifelong Learners

This list keeps being updated with more online educational resources:<p>Take a look at EVERLEARNERS.COM<p>If you are anything like me, you have discovered …

How to Reset the NVRAM/PRAM on Your Mac

• Home<br>• How To<br>• Mac<br>• How to Reset the NVRAM/PRAM on Your Mac<p>Chris Hauk - Feb 6, 2017<p>While your Mac will usually hum along like the finely tuned machine it …

Operating Systems

Genius Ways to Reinvent Your Hideously Ugly Countertops

Can't stand your countertops but don't have the funds to tear them out and replace them with the materials of your dreams? You're in luck, because …

10 books to read before they become TV adaptations

Literary adaptations continue to dominate television, with an array of eagerly-anticipated book-inspired shows due to hit our screens in 2017 and …

Required Reading: 50 DIY Projects from Artists and Designers, Courtesy of Phaidon

One of our favorite design book publishers, Phaidon, recently collaborated with Thomas Bärnthaler, the design editor of <i>Süddeutsche Zeitung</i>, on the …

7 Gluten-Free Muffin Recipes That Don't Taste Like Cardboard

There are some pretty scary facts about bakery muffins (some have more sugar than a fat slice of cake!), so we prefer to bake them ourselves. But to …

Breakfast

The High-Cost, High-Risk World of Modern Pet Care

Veterinarian John Robb steers his Chrysler out of the parking lot, gliding past the Dunkin’ Donuts and the boarded-up furniture store, and leaves …

Pets

16 Great Indies from 2016 to Stream on Netflix

<i>2016 wasn’t all bad. For proof, one need look no further than the impressive array of independent films released last year, some of which have now</i> …

Make Your Own Protein Bars With Only 6 Healthy Ingredients

Why would you take the time and effort to make your own protein bars when there's practically an entire dedicated aisle at the grocery store? The …

These are the top 100 books of the year, according to Google

Harry Potter reigned supreme in 2016.<p>The series remains among the most popular books, and the latest edition of the canon, "Harry Potter and the …

How to remove a previous owner’s Apple ID from a used iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

A reader asks:<p>“I got a used iPod touch recently, and everything seems fine except that when I attempt to log into iTunes, the previous owner’s Apple …

Apple Store

Looking For The Best Books Of 2016? NPR's Concierge Is Here To Help

NPR's annual Book Concierge is back. And to mark the occasion, correspondent Lynn Neary joins <i>Morning Edition</i>'s Rachel Martin to talk about the year in fiction — and to share a couple of her favorite titles from 2016.<p>If you're looking for the books mentioned on-air, here are links to:<p>The Underground …

Books

The Coolest Returning and New Sci-Fi TV Shows of 2017 and Beyond

Here are the Coolest New Sci-Fi TV Shows Airing in 2017, 2017…<i>ish</i> and beyond.<p>It looks like Marvel will have their hands full once again as they …

Science Fiction