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Build your own Google Home-enabled smart mirror in about two hours

1<p>First, a final photo!<p>Just as the prophecy prophesied. Unfortunately, it's <b>really</b> hard to photograph this thing. It looks 1000X crisper in person.<p>2<p>And …

Top 10 Moneymaking Apps You Need to Download Now

These moneymaking apps won't make you rich but can earn you some respectable extra pocket money with little effort.<p>Apps that can make you money? It sounds too good to be true, but moneymaking apps do actually exist. While these apps won’t make you rich, they can earn you some respectable pocket …

Apps

Stop Buying Tangerines. Plant Them In A Flowerpot And You Will Always Have Hundreds Of Organic Tangerines!

Tangerines, of the Latin name Citrus reticulate, are also known as Mandarin oranges. Clementines are the seedless variety of these irresistible …

Nest's Temperature Sensor is now available for $39

Don't worry if you missed out on pre-ordering Nest's Temperature Sensor last month -- it's now available for purchase, and you can even get it straight from the company's website or from the Google Store. The puck-shaped device works in tandem with Nest's latest Learning Thermostat or its simpler …

Living Rooms

Documentaries about cults to stream like 'Wild Wild Country' on Netflix

So you've finished streaming the addictive new Netflix documentary series <i>Wild Wild Country,</i> about controversial Indian guru Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh …

Jesus

The keto diet, explained

Is eating a lot of fat really the best way to lose weight?<p>It’s why people are putting grass-fed butter in their coffee, downing ketone drinks, and replacing their cereal and pasta with eggs and avocados.<p>The ketogenic diet has become a Silicon Valley obsession and the diet du jour that supposedly …

Diabetes

5 Simple Bathroom Upgrades That Really Pay Off

Sometimes a room is practically begging for a total overhaul, complete with all the bells and whistles: new flooring, spruced-up fixtures, and modern …

Flooring

Want a Side Hustle That'll Actually Make You Rich in 2018? Read This Book Now

Time to make that paper.<p>The podcast Don't Keep Your Day Job with Cathy Heller showcases creatives who make a living doing what they love. It tells the stories of people who have figured out how to pursue their life's purpose and get paid for it (it was also, incidentally, the #1 podcast in the "New …

Walk yourself fit: how striding out could transform your body

You walk every day without giving it a thought, but what if you could unlock a better, fitter, stronger you?<p>• Plus scroll down for step-by-step instructions<p>“Some people walk like this.” Joanna Hall, sports scientist, one-time TV fitness guru and now walking expert springs off to demonstrate a walk. …

Sports Science

Transform Your $8 Ikea Table 7 Different Ways

I just think it's LACKing something...

Reel Life - Annie Leibovitz: Life Through a Lens

written by crissyrobles on 2018-05-23 #people<p>Singapore-born and Hong Kong-based photojournalist Laurence Tan balances a demanding day job with …

Annie Leibovitz

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

Entertainment

The tragic Hollywood story of Sharon Tate, Charles Manson’s most famous victim

In the early 1960s, Sharon was the luminously beautiful daughter of an army intelligence officer who decided to try and make it as an actress in …

President Trump Says It's 'Totally Untrue' That He Called The White House 'a Dump'

President Donald Trump is denying he called the White House “a dump,” deeming the report “fake news.”<p>The 71-year-old Commander-in-Chief tweeted on …

How the CIA Came to Doubt the Official Story of JFK’s Murder

Newly released documents from long-secret Kennedy assassination files raise startling questions about what top agency officials knew and when they knew it.<p>After the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in November 1963, the CIA appeared eager, even desperate, to embrace the version of events …

27 Stylish Ikea Transformations That Will Make Your Stuff Look Expensive

♬ "Lemme upgrade you." ♬

Camera Settings for Concert Photography Beginners

This guide is intended for concert photography beginners. If you have a DSLR camera and are interested in how to control your camera settings to take …

9 Alternatives to B&H Photo That You Can Trust

Let me make it clear that this article isn't a knock on B&H Photo.In fact, B&H is one of my favorite places to get my gear. I've bought gear from …

Thinking of Rigging Your Home With Smart Devices? Start Here

<i>Shopping for consumer electronics can be overwhelming. The staff of the The Wirecutter and The Sweethome, product review websites owned by The New York Times Company, do the hard work of narrowing down the options. We spoke with Grant Clauser,</i> <i>smart home</i> <i>editor at The Wirecutter, about how to sort</i> …

Home Automation

This Guy Turned a Sony Camera Into a Digital Back for His Nikon Film SLR

Ever since the advent of digital cameras, some film photographers have dreamed of having a way to convert their beloved film cameras into digital …

Review: Lexar JumpDrive C20i Flash Drive

Here's a true story. It's Thanksgiving. We're getting the kids packed for dinner with friends across town. We know it's going to be football or some …

DIY Retro Game System Showdown: RetroPie vs. Recalbox

The Raspberry Pi is the cheapest and smallest way to emulate the old video games you still love to play. You have a few different ways of going about …

Watch Carrie Underwood Sing ‘I Will Always Love You’

If you've ever had any doubts about whether Carrie Underwood is one of the better country singers of our time, you're in for a treat. Last week, the …

Country Music

Best Celebrity Recipes For Weight-Loss

You knock off their street style, seek out their go-to beauty products, and hunt down their personal trainers for fitness tips. So it only makes …

Food

Turn any hard drive into networked storage with Raspberry Pi

Networked hard drives are super convenient. You can access files no matter what computer you're on -- and even remotely.<p>But they're expensive. Unless you use the Raspberry Pi.<p>If you happen to have a few of hard drives laying around you can put them to good use with a Raspberry Pi by creating your …

15 Cool Projects You Can Make From a Single Sheet of Plywood

You can build a lot with a 4 x 8 piece of lumber.<p>Our list of incredible projects built from 2 x 4s isn't the only testament to what can be done with construction-grade lumber. Here we've gone even more minimal: These builds are each made from a single 4-foot by 8-foot piece of plywood. This is the …

Kodi wants to turn your Raspberry Pi into a tiny media center

Remember XBMC, or as it was known even longer ago, Xbox Media Center? It's been over a decade since the open-source software was used to turn the original Xbox into a media hub, but the software is still alive and well. It's continued along under a new name, Kodi, and works on Windows, OS X, and …

Raspberry Pi

5 scammers arrested in IRS impersonation scheme

Treasury Department investigators have filed criminal complaints against five individuals in three states, accusing them of fleecing nearly $2 million from more than 1,500 victims as part of a scheme to impersonate IRS agents.<p>According to criminal complaints filed in Minnesota, Arkansas and Texas, …

Raspberry Pi Media Center OSMC RF Remote Control Arrives At Adafruit

Pi enthusiasts that have built a Raspberry Pi media centre may be interested in a new OSMC RF Remote Control that has arrived at the Adafruit online …

Build a Raspberry Pi-Powered Linux Laptop That Fits in Your Pocket

I made this little Nintendo DS sized computer using a Raspberry Pi and a bunch of off-the-shelf parts. It is a fully functional linux computer that can do most things a full system can (games, web stuff, videos, music etc).<p>You can also output the video to an external monitor, transforming it into a …

Raspberry Pi