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This is Why a California Road Trip should be on your Bucket List

From the cost of Big Sur to the mountains of Lake Tahoe this California Road Trip Itinerary has it all.

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Apple launches a set of tutorials for improving your iPhone photography

Smartphone cameras have become quite powerful. Because of this, it seems that more people get attracted to photography and want to explore all its …

Want to Be a Lot Happier? Science Says Do Any 1 of These 9 Things

Or do them all. They work. Science says so.<p>Everyone wants to be happy, but many people aren't (especially people who live in Burundi.)<p>So how can you be happier?<p>If you want to be happier, there's good news and bad. Unfortunately, approximately 50% of your happiness, your "happiness set-point," is …

Happiness

The Most Extravagant Hotel Experiences in the World

These hotels are giving luxury a while new meaning.<p>In the ever-competitive world of five-star hotels, top stays are continually upping the ante for luxury-loving guests. It's no longer enough to provide artisan chocolates on the pillow or Frette robes in the marble-lined bathroom—now, the norm is …

Grand Canyon

ION Hotels in Iceland - Design Hotels™ Member

Laugavegur 28, 101 Reykjavík Iceland<p>VIEW DETAILS<p>BOOK HERE<p>Boutique Design Hotel in the heart of Reykjavik City. The urban insight & communication of …

The Secrets to A Perfect Margarita

<i>Ever wonder how to make restaurant style margaritas at home?! These fruity, slushy margaritas are made using real fruit and are an absolutely perfect cocktail for sipping on!</i><p>Knowing how to make margaritas is a very important skill in life. These are such easy drinks to make. They are so refreshing, …

Fujifilm upgrades the firmware for X-E2, X-T1 and X-T10

Fujifilm upgraded three of their X series cameras with new versions of their firmware. X-E2 is the camera, which got blessed with the most …

X-E2 vs. X-E2S: Ending the Confusion

<b>Fujifilm X-E2s</b> <b><br>USA</b>: BHphoto / AmazonUS / Adorama / <b>CANADA</b>: AmazonCA / <b>EUROPE</b>: AmazonDE / AmazonUK / AmazonITA / AmazonFR / AmazonESP / PCHstore / WexUK …

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When your Mac runs slow, give it a tuneup

Macs are solid machines, but just like their owners they have a tendency to get lethargic as they age. Launching and switching programs takes longer, simple tasks become arduous, and the dreaded beach ball of doom appears more often than it did when your machine was new. The operating system just …

Operating Systems

6 Awesome Travel Apps

I got my first iPhone back at the end of 2012 (I know, I know, it took me a while!), and since then my love for travel apps has grown in a massive …

5 Excellent Retirement Calculators (And All Are Free)

Confession time. I’m a pushover for online calculators. Actually, any type of gadget gets my attention (hold on while I check email on my Apple Watch). But there’s just something sublime about an online financial calculator that enables us to see our finances or investments in a unique and …

Retirement

The secret to incredible burgers is shockingly simple

This is all well and good, even fascinating, but it has certainly created some pressure for anyone making burgers at home. Am I doing it right? Have I thought enough about my burger?<p>I have a reputation for making a delicious burger. Which has always baffled me, because my burger is so basic that it …

How to Make the Absolute Best Scrambled Eggs Ever

By Bon Appétit<p>These scrambled eggs are super soft and just a little runny, aka exactly how they should be.<p>We believe strongly that "putting an egg on it" transforms almost anything into a meal. But lately we've turned our attention away from our beloved olive oil-fried egg and toward a soft sunny …

Breakfast

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

The New Way to Save Big In Your Retirement | Inc.com

There's a new, so-called "dynamic" approach to dipping into your retirement funds, according to recent research.<p>While conventional wisdom holds that the "four percent rule" is golden--whereby retirees are allowed to take out a maximum of four percent of their retirement savings each year--some …

Five tips to speed up your Mac

Boost your Mac's performance and reclaim hard-drive space with this handful of tips.<p>The only place I like seeing a beach ball is at a beach or in a stadium during a baseball game or concert. The one place I least like to see a beach ball is on my aging MacBook Pro, where the spinning beach ball has …

Operating Systems

Designs On

IDEO, in an attempt to drive thinking and discussion around design issues of every stripe and kind, publishes a semi-annual review called Designs …

Irregular Shaped Spa

Flagstone Seat Around Spa

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12 Modern Pools That Make a Big Splash

Not to wish time by, but summer’s looking pretty good about now. Especially if you’re lucky enough to be lounging poolside by these modern</i> …

Design Dilemma: Cool Pools 2012

In the hottest days of summer, who can resist taking a look at the coolest pool ideas out there?<p>So here we go:<p>What could be cooler than a …