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Zero Breeze is the World’s Coolest Portable Air Conditioner

Camping can be an absolute blast, but it can also be an absolute nightmare when the weather is hot and muggy. Well, now you can kiss that nightmare …

Portable

9 Podcasts for Road Trips That Are So Addictive You Just Might Miss Your Exit

Consider this a public service announcement: It's not too late to take a summer road trip. Whether you have your sights set on the sunny California …

Books

Netflix has tons of hidden categories — here's how to see them

Netflix hidden categories are the secret to better binging, friends.<p>The vast amount of content on Netflix can get pretty unwieldy. Luckily, there's a …

TV shows

Looking for cheap flights? These are the sites (and apps) you'll need to find the best deals.

It’s time for your vacation, and you know what that means: Get the heck out of here! But wait. You haven’t booked a flight anywhere. Or maybe you’ve …

These Are The Best Audiobooks As Read By The Authors

Some books are just meant to be listened to.<p>Some books are meant to be read, others are best listened to. The audiobooks below are all narrated by their authors, adding another form of intimacy to the experience. In their expert voices, they might deliver a great joke, or emphasize a great sentence …

Gamer Goggles: 10 Best VR Headsets

There was a time when virtual reality was little more than a pie-in-the-sky dream of computer programmers and sci-fi fanatics. Now, however, it’s …

15 Sci-Fi Books To Read If You Need A Break From Dystopian Novels

Dystopia novels seem to be more popular than ever these days. Between <i>The Handmaid's Tale</i>and <i>The Hunger Games</i> and the disturbing resurgence of <i>1984,</i>the …

Summer Essentials: 20 Best Sci-Fi and Fantasy Beach Reads

This is the irreverent, absurdist sci-fi comedy against which all others inevitably fall short. If you’ve yet to experience the intergalactic …

Books

The 10 Best Mystery Authors of All Time

Today I have given myself the impossible and unfair task of naming the top ten best mystery authors of all time. I am ready to get so much hate for …

8 Best Audiobooks Narrated by a Full Cast

Neil Gaiman<p><b>Read by Fred Berman, Anne Bobby, Dennis Boutsikaris, Tim Cain, Richard Ferrone, Adam Grupper, and more</b><p>This is one of the full-cast audiobooks against which all others are invariably measured. It’s just that good. From Ron McLarty’s pitch-perfect Odin to Daniel Oreske’s beleaguered Shadow …

Books

The 100 Best Fantasy Novels of All Time - Unbound Worlds

<b>1.</b><p>Dubbed the “Nigerian Harry Potter,” Okorafor’s YA crossover novel of a Nigerian-American girl with albino skin and a deep well of magical talent is …

The best Apple TV apps

The Apple TV may not have topped our list of the best streaming boxes you can buy, but it’s still a great product, especially if you’re all-in on the …

Smart TV

Learn to choose the right scale for your guitar solo with these 5 cunning blues licks

<b>Choose the scale for the sound you’re after with these five licks written specially to give a certain sound...</b><p>Minor pentatonic scale over dominant …

Electric Guitar

This Is How Generation Z Will Bypass College

Coming soon(er) to a workplace near you is Generation Z after participating in these education alternatives.<p>School originated to train obedient factory workers but hasn't evolved much since then.<p>Coursera and the University of Phoenix paved the way for people to digitally learn from a distance. …

7 cold brew makers that will help you get out of bed

If you catch yourself saying <i>"don't talk to me until I've had my morning coffee"</i> way too often, then you're probably in the market for a cold brew machine. Coffee is an essential part of our daily routine much like getting dressed, and without it, our day doesn't feel quite right.<p>Whether you are a …

Coffee

The Chrome Extensions We Can't Live Without

Nearly two-thirds of internet users turn to Chrome for their browsing needs, but far fewer take full advantage of its available extensions, the …

Weekly Penny

1. Cord-Cutting Explodes: Never Pay For Cable Again<p>This brilliant device allows you to watch new movies and TV without a monthly subscription. We all …

9 tips for your new Apple TV

The Apple TV ($180 at Crutchfield) may seem like a pretty simple device -- a streamer box that connects to your television and works very similarly to an iPhone ($1,000 at Cricket Wireless) or iPad ($280 at Amazon.com). In fact, the TVOS operating system is a lot like iOS, but there are some key …

15 Best Tech Gifts Under $50

WizGear Universal Air Vent Phone Car Mount<p>In spite of the fact that GPS units are fairly commonplace in vehicles nowadays, most people still use …

Five brilliant tech gifts that will make any man smile this Christmas

It’s the time of year when we men love to (over)indulge – in more ways than one. As such, I couldn’t withstand the urge to compile a list of strictly luxury tech gadgets. Resist temptation, if you can …<p>Beoplay E8 wireless headphones<p>£259.99<p>The glowing early reviews are justified: these Bang & …

Review: Chocolate Hub 2 is a delicious Mac companion and an even better stocking stuffer

When Apple decided to drop USB for USB-C I was actually excited about it, contrary to most people’s reactions. Thankfully there are many companies like 23Devices making solid products to help us be more productive with the tools we have.<p>You could chalk up my positive reaction to the fact that I was …

MacBook Air

Beyond the Camera: How 14 Famous Directors Worked With Actors

Every actor craves a dexterous director—someone to trust with creating a safe creative space, to guide a performance, to “speak actor,” and to build …

Bose just launched a huge Black Friday sale on Amazon

If you had your eye on audio upgrades for Black Friday this year, the sale you’ve been waiting for just kicked off early. Bose just discounted a ton …

16 Smart Home Gifts That Make It Easier to Leave for Vacation

Give the gift of peace of mind.<p>Tech-savvy travelers who are constantly on the road will love these high-tech gadgets. After all, they make it …

Study: Originals Drive OTT Subscriptions

Original and exclusive programming is the driving factor for consumers when they decide to subscribe to an over-the-top video service. That's …

Cord-Cutting

The best noise-cancelling headphones

<i>By Geoff Morrison</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter, reviews for the real world. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here.</i><p>After testing 42 headphones, including 22 …

17 Science Fiction Books That Forever Changed The Genre

Speculative fiction is the literature of change and discovery. But every now and then, a book comes along that changes the rules of science fiction …

Hemingway's Writing Tip That Will Save You Time and Energy

You don't need to move to Paris, but you should reread your work as you go.<p>When it comes to writing a book, there are many reasons to emulate the masters. Proust famously wrote in bed, while Joan Didion took an hour before dinner to read that day's writing with a drink in hand. Most authors have a …

Field Test: Teradek Serv Pro Gives Every Crew Member a Monitor

Teradek's Serv Pro lets every crew member view the action and set their own controls for maximum information flow during production.<p>Every crew member …

Hilarious daily dry-erase charts

Matt Shirley (better known via Instagram as mattsurelee) tries to make a whiteboard chart every day, with oft-delightful results.<p>Anyone who has spent …