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30 Of The Handiest Gadgets On Amazon For Under $20

In this day and age, finding a practical product that claims to make life easier isn't hard. You know what is? Finding one that actually does it. …

Inventions

Apple Launches New Data and Privacy Website

Apple has launched a new Data & Privacy website that includes an option for Apple users to download all the data associated with their Apple ID account that the company keeps on its servers.<p>The data download that users are able to request includes purchase and app usage history, calendars, …

Privacy

Strengthen and Stretch Your Back With These Simple, Effective Exercises

The following is a simple workout to stretch and strengthen the back with a mix of dynamic and static stretches as well as elements of yoga. Perform …

Workouts

Lawes St Extension – Hawthorn / Habitech Systems

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The Hawthorn - Lawes Street extension is a project to rejuvenate an original Victorian cottage and bring …

Architecture

Artist’s Studio, Guesthouse and a Tunnel in an English Country Home

For the project Two Pavilions, a rural family home in Sussex welcomed the addition of two spaces with different functions by architecture firm …

Architecture

Everything You Need to Know About Grass Block Pavers

Joni Mitchell wasn’t kidding when she said you could wreck paradise with a parking lot. You can damage it with a driveway, too, especially the …

Landscaping

OpenClassrooms raises another $60 million

French startup OpenClassrooms is raising $60 million from General Atlantic, with existing investors Citizen Capital, Alven and Bpifrance also participating.<p>OpenClassrooms is the most popular massive open online course platform in France. But the startup has evolved beyond on-demand courses to …

Computer Science

Pluralsight prices its IPO at $15 per share, raising over $300M

Pluralsight priced the shares in its IPO at $15 this afternoon, above its previously set target range of between $12 and $14, and will raise as much as $357 million ahead of its public debut tomorrow morning.<p>Pluralsight offers software development courses, specifically ones targeting employees that …

Venture Capital

15 New Ways to Use Ice Cream Cones

Just because it's cold outside doesn't mean ice cream cones have no purpose. Put your leftover cones from summer to good use with these kid-friendly …

Dessert

Amazon Prime members now get 10% off sale items at Whole Foods, plus other weekly discounts

Amazon announced today it will begin offering exclusive discounts to Prime members who shop at Whole Foods — a move that’s been expected since Amazon acquired the grocer last year for $13.7 billion, and more recently shut down Whole Foods’ rewards program and digital coupons. Prime members, …

Whole Foods

10 Slow Cooker Recipes That Work for Two People (Who Like Leftovers) — Recipes from the Kitchn

While slow cookers are a boon for big-batch meals, I take mine out at least once a week when cooking dinner for my small family of two (twice if you …

Cooking

TwelveSouth launches AirFly adapter to connect AirPods to in-flight entertainment systems

Wireless headphones like AirPods offer a lot of benefits, but they do also have some drawbacks – one of which is you can’t use them with in-flight entertainment systems, gym TVs and the like.<p>There’s no shortage of Bluetooth to 3.5mm adapters out there, but Twelve South is hoping that its brand …

Headphones

15 Sweet and Savory Cauliflower Recipes To Try - One Green Planet

Cauliflower has been getting more and more attention than ever. The white broccoli look-alike has unique health benefits most people aren’t even …

Healthy Eating

The Hugest Victorian Glasshouse in the World Finally Restored

The Temperate House conservatory at the Kew Gardens in Richmond upon Thames has just re-opened after some years of restoration by Donald Insall …

Architecture

Mudra Circuit Tutorial

Details<p>Mudras ("seals" or "gestures") have different effects on the body, mind, heart, and psyche. In this 20-minute video, you'll learn a beautiful …

Tutorials

Polished Concrete: How It Is Made and What to Consider When Using It in Your Projects

Polished concrete is a versatile material that is easily customizable in its appearance, using stunning aggregates, quartz, and colors to create a …

Home Improvement

Two tools under $20 each on Amazon that can replace more than 100 other tools

Amazon is full of awesome products you had no idea existed, and that’s true across so many different product categories. This is especially true for …

Woodworking

I Finally Figured Out How to Make the Crispiest, Crunchiest Chickpeas—And They’re Seriously Good on Everything

These oven-baked chickpeas are great on soups, salads, and grain bowls—or for munching on by the handful.<p>Crispy chickpeas are one of those things you …

Chickpeas

White stacked volumes for a house by Shakin Stevens House - Home Decorating Trends - Homedit

18 Puzzling Buildings With Architectural Designs ← Back to article<p>18 Puzzling Buildings With Architectural Designs<p>White stacked volumes for a house …

Architecture

Five rad and random kitchen products I found this week

The end-of-week dispatch from PopSci's commerce editor. Vol. 46.<p>My job is to find cool stuff. Throughout the week I spend hours scouring the web for things that are useful or fun or ridiculously cheap. Often times, these choices coalesce into a guide of like items—for example, the ultimate guide to …

Shopping

Are They Buildings or Gardens? The New 'Green' Architecture

Buildings are sprouting greenery, especially in Asia – not just living walls or rooftop meadows but whole façades draped with plants and terraces …

Architecture

California expected to mandate solar panels for new homes

California is expected next week to mandate that most newly constructed homes include solar panels starting in 2020.<p>The California Energy Commission will vote on the new solar energy standard Wednesday, Southern California News Group reported.<p>“California is about to take a quantum leap in energy …

Solar Power

Virtual doctor visits are getting more popular, but questions remain about who pays

Tucked into the federal budget law Congress passed in February was a provision that significantly expands the use of telemedicine — long a hyped health-care reform and now poised to go mainstream within five to 10 years.<p>“There’s much broader recognition of the benefits,” said Mei Wa Kwong, …

Health Care

EcoFlow's River Bank lets you load up on mobile power and still get past airport security

Able to charge up to six devices simultaneously, this power bank's modular design allows for a large capacity battery that's airplane safe.<p>Last year, portable power startup EcoFlow launched its first product, the EcoFlow River. It's a mobile power station with a huge capacity of 412Wh or 116,000mAh …

Gear & Gadgets

Google Tour Creator brings VR content creation to the masses

Earlier today Google announced perhaps the easiest way for “anyone with a story to tell” to do so in a rich, visual interface behind the lenses of their favorite VR viewer. Called ‘Tour Creator,’ Google’s newest virtual reality tool lets anyone produce professional-looking VR content without the …

Virtual Reality

Fat-melting yoga moves you can do at home

7 PHOTOS<p>Fat-melting yoga moves to do at home<p>See Gallery<p>Fat-melting yoga moves you can do at home<p>Up Next<p>See Gallery<p>Discover More Like This<p>HIDE CAPTION<p>SHOW CAPTION<p>of<p>SEE ALL<p>BACK TO SLIDE<p>A hot new workout class combines the toning benefits of yoga with the fat-burning power of cardio. CrossFlowX, …

Yoga

Lenovo’s $300 Mirage Camera, which shoots 180-degree VR video, is now available

Lenovo’s Mirage Camera officially introduces Google’s new VR format<p>Google’s VR180 format was announced almost a year ago, and now, the new, 180-degree VR videos are starting to roll out in actual products. First up is Lenovo’s $299 Mirage Camera, which became the first VR180 camera to hit the …

Google Photos

7 wireless chargers that will juice up your phone crazy fast

Wireless chargers have a rep for being slow, and they aren't <i>really</i> wireless, so why bother?<p>Well, times are changing. These days, there are plenty of …

Tech Trends

Unlock the hidden secrets in numbers with this Data Mastery training for just $39

Knowledge is everywhere, but in some cases, you’ve got to do some pretty serious work on your own to find it. Data science is one of those arenas. Culling through mountains of raw data can turn finding information into the proverbial needle in a haystack.<p>Don’t be fooled…the answers you seek about …

Want to Work from Home and Save Money? Amazon, Apple, IBM, and Dell Are Hiring for These Remote Jobs

Technical or non-technical positions, there's something here for just about everyone.<p>FlexJobs, a leader in the flexible job movement that's currently disrupting the traditional workforce, has released data about how working remotely will save you money.<p>The average person can save between $4,668 to …

Employment