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The best wireless headphones

Music is a necessity while I'm working. If it's not tunes from Spotify, there's at least a podcast chattering on in my ear. Of course, if you don't want to bother those around you with what you're listening to, you need a good set of headphones. The best options will also do a good job of blocking …

Consumer Tech

15 common math questions from the SATs everyone gets wrong

The SAT doesn't just test how good you are at math, reading, and writing — it tests how good you are at taking the SAT.<p>Preparing for the math section of the test requires lots of practice and memorization of some formulas, but it's also important to know how to recognize trick questions, sift …

Mathematics

The 5 best vans for your DIY camper conversion

Your #VanLife dreams start here<p>Whether you want to live in a van full-time or just want to use it as a weekend camper, #VanLife helps you get outside and start adventuring. But not everyone can afford pricey custom builds from companies like Outside Van or Sportsmobile, especially when price tags …

Patterns In Black And White Photo Contest Winner

Thank you to all the photographers that shared their photos with patterns in B&W in the Patterns In Black And White Photo contest with chances to win …

Photography

Apache Trail: Scenic Drive

Driving the Apache Trail<p>A drive on the Apache Trail is one of the most scenic drives near the Phoenix area. This well-traveled road affords visitors …

Hiking

Man Had So Many Prostate Orgasms He Couldn't Stop, According to New Paper

One 63-year-old man had so many prostate orgasms that he couldn’t stop.<p>If you didn’t already know, it’s possible for someone with a prostate to …

Prostate Cancer

How to Make an Arduino Controlled Power Outlet Box

Maple Pecan Fudge

<i>Maple pecan fudge is a Southerner's delight. And it's not just for the holidays...although we have to say it makes one doozy of a hostess …

Dessert

5 sweet camper vans you can buy right now

RVs that make motorhomes cool again<p>Whether you’re looking to run away to the beach or would rather stake out a secluded campsite high in the hills, there are plenty of trailers and even tiny homes to help you go off-grid.<p>Love campers, vans, and RVs?<p>Compare notes with other adventurers in our …

RVs

Best ways to take notes in OneNote 2016

When you think of a note-taking application, you probably think of a simple text and page solution. OneNote 2016 lets you do more with your notes. It …

Software

194 Photo Editing Tools and Apps You Should Know

Hello, photographers. Here’s a giant list of 194 photo editing tools and apps you can use in your photography.<p>I started this research for my project …

Learn Arduino by Building 15 Complete Projects From Scratch

For only $15, you'll be learning by doing.<p>It's a common misconception that dreaming up and creating powerful gadgets by hand is only for the pros. Arduino is a leading open-source platform that allows you to bring electronics prototyping into your home—letting you build complex and entertaining …

Get started with Raspberry Pi 1, Zero, or Zero W and Python

Introduction<p>In this guide we will build a simple <b>Python</b> web server project on a <b>Raspberry Pi 1, Zero, or Zero W</b>. At its most basic, the process for …

Raspberry Pi

Tiny New Breakout Board Offers A Wealth Of Sensors, Proximity, Light, RGB, And Gesture

As well as announcing their new IO Plus Internet Of Things feed subscription package, Adafruit has also announced the availability of the new …

Arduino

Smart Home Lighting And Security Solution (video)

Torchcity has created a new home security and lighting solution which they have published on Kickstarter this week to help raise the $30,000 required …

Home Automation

How to determine if a PC has a clean or upgrade installation of Windows 10

Windows has received numerous releases through the years, and if you had the same computer for a long time, you probably went through a lot of …

Road trip from Los Angeles: The 12 best places to stay, mapped - Curbed LA

There are plenty of road trip-ready destinations from Los Angeles that are worth a tank of gas. If you’re planning to hit the probably not-so-open highways out of the city this summer and are scouting for a beautiful place to stay, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite hotels, motels, B&Bs, and …

26 Pressure Cooker Recipes for Quick and Easy Meals

Thanks to the Instant Pot charming the aprons off home cooks everywhere (and for good reason), the humble pressure cooker is finally getting its …

Cooking

The best flashlight

<i>By Doug Mahoney</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with The Sweethome, a buyer's guide to the best homewares. When readers choose to buy The Sweethome's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here.</i><p>After spending three weeks …

Shopping

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Tips and tricks for getting the most from Google’s great service<p>By now, you’ve almost certainly heard how good Google Photos is. Your friends, family, and coworkers are probably using it and singing the app’s praises. It makes backing up your photo library effortless. It can identify people — even …

Mobile Photography

Raspberry Pi USB Storage Solution Guide

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts looking for a way to add additional USB storage to their Raspberry Pi Zero W mini PC may be interested in a new tutorial and …

Raspberry Pi

3 Tips for Shooting Reflection-Free Photographs Through Windows (VIDEO)

How many times have you tried to photograph a gorgeous cityscape from inside a hotel room, only to be stymied by unsightly reflections on the …

Bad performance review? Here are 3 steps to handling criticism at work — without being a pushover.

Succeeding at work is such a priority that many people are afraid to take vacations. But instead of forfeiting hard-earned time off, you might do …

Self-help

This 13-year-old programmer is on a mission to educate 100,000 aspiring coders

When most of us were making our way through first grade, Tanmay Bakshi was a programming prodigy.<p>His love affair with computer programming started out as fun and games at the tender age of five. “Computers just fascinated me with how they could do anything. They were like magic,” Bakshi told Quartz …

Artificial Intelligence

Headshot Photography 101: Introduction to Headshot Photography

Welcome to Headshot Photography 101! We have designed this workshop to provide a solid system, from point of capture through to post production, to …

Photography

Replace Your Lawn With These Superior Alternatives

Earlier this week, we suggested you stop mowing your lawn. American lawn care consumes almost a third of all U.S. domestic water use and produces 4% …

6 Do’s and 2 Don’ts of Cooking Ribs

Gone are the days that men ruled the grill and women, the kitchen. It’s the 21st century, and ladies can be grill masters *just* as much as guys can. Yes, that even goes for the always intimidating rack of ribs. With the proper grilling tools and an arsenal of tips and hacks, you’ll be teaching …

BBQ

Want to Raise Inspired Kids? A Navy SEAL Commander Says Teach Them These 10 Things | Inc.com

A few years ago, a retired Navy SEAL commander named Bill McRaven gave a graduation speech at the University of Texas. His words went viral, starting with his advice that no matter what you do, if you want to be successful, you should make your bed in the morning.<p>McRaven, who had been in charge of …

Self-improvement

Learn Python with a Free Online Course from MIT

The programming language Python takes its name from Monty Python (true story!), and now courses that teach Python are in very high demand. Last …

Computer Science

Your Perfect Maui Vacation: Where to Stay and What to Do

Let's get real: everyone wants to visit Maui at least once in their lifetime. With its near-perfect year-round weather, calm and swimmable beaches, …