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How to Read a Barometer

Use Rising and Falling Air Pressure to Predict the Weather<p>A barometer is a device that reads atmospheric pressure. It is used to predict the weather …

Weather

10 Stunning Private Islands You Can Rent From $307 a Night, Ranked By Price

Check these out if you're in search of a beautiful, secluded getaway.<p>If you’ve always fancied taking over a secluded private island for a night, …

The 5 Best Men’s Shoes You Can Wear Comfortably All Day Long

Let’s face it: as great as they may look, traditional men’s shoes aren’t always the most comfortable choice for prolonged wear. Stiff soles can cause …

Here's how you can learn to play guitar without taking expensive lessons

All those hours of Guitar Hero never turned you into the next Jimi Hendrix or Les Paul — but the FRETX? It just might.<p>Learn how to play guitar the …

This $25 device will double the internet speed on your computer

If you use a modern home Wi-Fi solution like the Google Wifi or our favorite mesh system, the AmpliFi HD, you’re undoubtedly enjoying lightning fast …

Online Life

How to Fly to Japan for Only $392 Round-Trip (Yes, Really)

Japan is hardly considered close to the U.S.—it takes about 11 hours to fly from the West Coast to Tokyo—so it's often overlooked as a travel …

Los Angeles

China notifies WTO of ban on plastic, paper, textile waste imports

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This Is the Best Island in the World

It's lined with sugar-white sand beaches and hidden coves<p>For the second year in a row and the third time since 2013, Palawan, Philippines, has won …

Gboard for Android now recognizes hand-drawn emoji and anticipates your next phrase

An even smarter smartphone keyboard<p>Google’s Gboard is already one of the best and smartest ways to communicate on a phone, given its direct link to Google search and all the company’s artificial intelligence-powered predictive and natural language capabilities. Now, with an update rolling out to …

Airline offers cheap flights – but doesn't say where you're going

Adventurous travellers are being offered the opportunity to book cheap flights in return for not knowing where they are going.<p>German airline Lufthansa is selling round trips to some of Europe’s most popular cities and beach resorts from as little as €69 (£61), but the location is only revealed to …

Amazon Goes Offline With AmazonFresh Pickup and Bookstores

Consumer<p>After disrupting real-world retail for 20 years, Amazon is trying its hand at brick-and-mortar book and grocery outposts. But the online giant is finding out that "checking out" isn't the same as "shopping."<p>Amazon opened up its first New York City bookstore location last month, bringing its …

eCommerce

The ROLI NOISE sound production app is now in early access for Android

ROLI's modular BLOCKS studio has gained popularity recently, as a way to easily create music. Taps and gestures on the BLOCKS turn into musical …

Google Pixel

Italy is Giving Away 103 of its Castles for Free

We all know Italy is so hot right now – and not just weather-wise, but as one of the most popular tourism destinations in the world. It's so filled …