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How to Make and Install Your Own Insulation - DIY

<i>Learn how to make and install your own insulation using newspapers and a farm-type hammermill.</i><p>How to Make and Install Your Own Insulation<p>Sometimes …

North Sea

Here's the ideal time to buy plane tickets if you want to save money

Typically, the earlier you book flights, the less you'll pay. But just how far in advance do you have to plan?<p>Ashlea Halpern of New York Magazine …

Suspended – Medium

The Travel Bra Review

Latest from Tammy & Chris on the moveWhen I travel, I like to do so in comfortable clothes, especially in hot countries. Most women will probably be …

Clothing

How to Update All Your Gear (For Safety!)

This week’s WikiLeaks revelations, which showed that the CIA can compromise a huge range of devices, shouldn’t send you into paroxysms of fear over …

The Best Hotel Secrets Only Insiders Know

The price you pay for a hotel room can vary greatly depending on the property, its location and when you stay. On average, the daily rate for U.S. …

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 …

The 'Secret Weapon' This Travel Blogger Packs for Every Trip

Hint: It makes any place feel a little more like home.<p>You would expect that someone who’s been traveling nonstop for five years would be an expert packer—one who has formulated the exact recipe for a perfectly outfitted trip, no matter the destination. You would also expect that person to …

Discount airfare site Skypicker offers travelers new ways to find cheap flights - TODAY.com

Many people have dreams of traveling the globe, but the high price of airfare often gets in the way.<p>That's exactly what happened to Oliver Dlouhý and Lucie Brešová. The couple was looking to take a trip from Prague to Portugal, but were unable to afford the steep prices. Determined to make this …

Flying

Use Nintendo Switch controllers with the NES Classic with this adapter

Nintendo Switch controllers are flexible, if flawed — the latest hardware they work with is the NES Classic, via 8bitdo’s $17 Retro Receiver, and a new firmware update available now for that little dongle. The wireless accessory already lets you connect a range of Bluetooth controllers to your NES …

Retrogaming

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics | GQ

Best Dressed<p><i>GQ</i>-approved kits from every red carpet, airport arrival, and coffee run across the globe.<p>10 Photos1 day agoView More<p>Long Reads<p>One night at a Saigon club, Jordan Vogt-Roberts was brutally beaten by a mysterious mob of gangsters.<p>By Max Marshall1 day agoView More<p>Ask a Bartender<p>Bartenders …

Red Carpet

5 Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes For Pie, Cake, And More

<i>BY BON APPETIT</i><p>Credit: Christopher Testani<p>No matter how stuffed your guests are after the main meal, everyone will make room for these stunning sweets.<p><b>1. No-Bake Chocolate Cream Pie with Toasted Meringue</b> <i>(above)</i><p>The swirly meringue topping on this pie is stable enough to make a day ahead and keep …

5 Questions to Ask Yourself When Choosing an All-Inclusive Vacation

Rebecca Schear/ Flickr<p>While every all-inclusive resort offers meals, drinks and entertainment in the nightly room rate, the amenities and perks you receive can vary drastically from place to place. You can spend as little or as much as you'd like on the experience, and book anything from a …

5 Ways Introverts Become Highly Successful Entrepreneurs

Between one-third and one-half of the population are introverts -- and many are incredibly successful. Here's why.<p>The image of the outgoing, gregarious, never-met-a-stranger entrepreneur is a common one. That's especially true when many successful entrepreneurs appear to have pushed through …

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50 apps to improve your smartphone

Photograph: Yui Mok/PA<p>The Rightmove app takes the stress out of house-hunting.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/9/16/1442402799090/a29fb90d-ae79-44f6-9f7b-2bcb648e7925-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Yui Mok/PA<p>The Rightmove app takes the stress out of …

Productivity Apps

13 Mortgage Facts That Might Surprise You

These nuggets of knowledge are not only interesting, but they can save you many thousands of dollars, too, when it comes to getting or paying off a …

What Is a Sump Pump? It Keeps Your Home Out of Hot Water

What is a sump pump? It's a device with one goal in life: to keep your basement or crawl space from flooding, coming to your rescue when your home is …

Home Improvement

50 Most Anticipated Movies of 2017: ‘Blade Runner,’ ‘Star Wars’ and More

‘The Red Turtle’ (Jan. 20)<p>A castaway develops a strange relationship with a giant reptile in this beautiful-looking, critically acclaimed animated …

Film Festivals

Granite or Quartz Debate: Is One Really Better Than the Other?

Inch for inch, your countertops will have the most visual impact on your kitchen. That’s why choosing the right material can be such an agonizing …

These are the 10 safest low-cost airlines in the world for 2017

According to PWC, low-cost airlines account for more than 25% of the world's aviation business.<p>From a pool of 425 carriers around the world, AirlineRatings.com selected the 10 safest low-cost and leisure charter airlines in the world.<p>Airline Ratings also compiled a list of the 20 safest traditional …

Has Tom Hardy Just Put Himself Forward to be the Next James Bond?

And he wants Christopher Nolan to be the director.<p>The future of James Bond is still very much uncertain by the sounds of things, but don't worry—Tom Hardy (the coolest actor alive, remember) may have just put himself forward for the coveted role.<p>In an interview with <i>The Daily Beast</i>, Tom kept it coy …

The 17 Best Places to Travel in 2017

From Africa and Asia's hottest beachfronts to the most underrated U.S. cities.<p>In 2017, you're going to need your passport—and your sense of adventure. Our top destinations to visit this year will have you heading out on safari, exploring historic Eastern Europe and South America, tapping into …

Canada Is Offering Free Admission to Its National Parks in 2017—Here’s Where to Stay

National Parks

Five Great New Travel-Related Tech Products from CES 2017

Courtesy of Princess Cruises<p>From a high-functioning charm to a scarf that filters out pollution<p>Two things are certainties at the start of a new year: …

Family Travel

Best File Manager

<i>Best overall:</i> ASUS File Manager<p>See at Play Store<p>ASUS File Manager manages to heave itself to the top of the file manager food chain on Android by …

It's time to accept reality Android users. The headphone jack's going away.

If you haven't gotten over Apple removing the headphone jack from the iPhone 7, then make it your New Year's resolution to do so because Android …

This beautiful credit-card-sized phone just might cure your smartphone addiction

It doesn't text, it doesn't connect to Twitter, and it doesn't have a camera. In fact, Light's founders say the phone is designed to be used "as little as possible."<p>So why would a company build a product it doesn't really want you to use? To help cure our smartphone addiction.<p>Here's where Light …

Touchscreens

Microsoft's latest Android exclusive lets you clip and save from any app

Microsoft continues to stick with its recent business model of offering apps for all popular platforms, including Android. Its latest such exclusive for Google’s mobile OS is called Clip Layer, and it’s designed to help people clip and save content from any app.<p>The app comes from Microsoft’s …

The Author of Girl on the Train Wrote a New Thriller — and It Already Has a Film Deal

Back in 2015, a new murder mystery thriller hit book stands. Called <b>The Girl on the Train</b>, the novel was hailed as "the next <b>Gone Girl</b>," and it wasn't long before it skyrocketed to the same worldwide takeover. The book yielded a truly twisted movie adaptation — one that got the sign-off of author …