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The $90 LED Light That Destroys Shower Mold For Good

A few months ago, we wrote about a mind-blowing bacteria-killing under-cabinet light, and it changed the cleaning game forever. And now, the brand …

Fungi

If You Download These 5 Apps, You Probably Don't Need a Travel Agent

Confession: I love planning a vacation almost as much as I enjoy actually being on vacation. From scouting out the best hotel deals to reading up on …

Apps

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 …

When Professional Drone Pilots Film the World’s Best Snowboarders and Freeskiers

Drones with stabilized cameras are nice, but capturing serious action shots at close range requires a different type of aircraft with serious …

Lighthouse Is The Next Big Deal In Home Monitoring Technology

Over the past few weeks, I’ve had the pleasure of evaluating Lighthouse, a new next-generation home security device from a Palo Alto-based startup Lighthouse AI. After spending a couple of weeks with it, using my mom’s New Jersey home for evaluation, I’ve concluded that this remarkable device …

This Unbelievable $3K Bathroom Redo Feels More Like $50K

This ultra-'90s bathroom was radically transformed into a stunning, smart, and structurally unrecognizable bathroom for less than $3,000. It took …

Edit Your Videos Faster Than Ever with Ripple Delete Tools in Premiere

Editing, trimming, and moving around clips on your timeline can require more time than it should, especially if you don’t use the ripple delete …

Here’s a Dazzling Time-Lapse of Mt. Everest at Night

Photographer and filmmaker Elia Saikaly has released a new time-lapse short film titled, <i>Everest</i>. It’s a dazzling look at the beauty of the world’s …

Delta’s credit cards are excellent values right now — the welcome bonus alone can pay for a flight to Europe

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider may receive a commission from The Points Guy Affiliate Network.</i><p><i>Update, 4/23/18: The limited-time welcome offers on these cards have ended.</i><p>One of the best ways to get a ton of frequent flyer miles or points quickly is by …

Personal Finance

With 5 Quick Clicks, You Can See All the Data Facebook Has on You (I Was Truly Stunned by What I Found)

It takes just five short steps to download the entire archive. You probably want to do it immediately.<p><i>(Update: Facebook says it's changing how you can access and change your privacy settings. Details are here.)</i><p>Tough times for Facebook--and they're only getting worse. The FTC is investigating, the …

The Cutout on Emily Ratajkowski's Swimsuit Is SO Revealing, We Can't Help but Stare

Emily Ratajkowski might be married, but that hasn't slowed her down from posting sexy bikinigrams. The model, who got some much needed R&R in a beautiful hotel surrounded by the desert, rocked a plunging red one-piece before switching into another scandalous swimsuit.<p>Emily showed off all angles of …

Fuji Raw Processors Compared: There’s a Lot More To It Than Image Quality

There has been a wave of updates to raw processors recently, including new releases this week from Topaz and ON1. Consequently, it has been difficult …

Pagedraw UI builder turns your website design mockup into code automatically

For years, one of the holy grails of web design has been trying to automate turning front-end design into clean code. Early attempts included tools like Dreamweaver and FrontPage. Pagedraw, a member of the Y Combinator Winter 2018 class, has developed a tool to fulfill that vision in a modern …

Aurora Aperture Unveils the World’s First Variable GND Filter

Aurora Aperture has just announced what it claims is the world’s first variable graduated neutral density filter. It’s a family of filters called the …

Landscape Photography

The 4 Best Shower Heads That Come With A Hose

If your shower head is inadequate, there's no reason why you have to grin and bear it. This list comprises the best shower heads that come with a …

Kodi Lands on the Xbox One, Making It the Ultimate Set-Top Box

There are two things everyone should look for in a good set top box: ease of use and versatility. A set top box is terrible if the menus are a horror …

Rice Calories Can Be Cut in Half With This Trick

A cup of white rice has about 200 calories—not insignificant, considering it’s most often used as a small part of a larger dish. But there’s an easy, …

Apple will give you more cash for your dusty old Mac

Apple has increased its trade-in values for a bunch of old Mac models. Machines released in 2009 and later could now earn you up to $2,500. That’s a generous $1,000 more than the previous limit.<p>If you were thinking about treating yourself to a new Mac this Christmas, Apple just made it a whole lot …

Computer Guide for Photography and Video Editing: What to Buy and Why? (Part 1)

Photographers and filmmakers probably spend more time on their computers that behind a camera. We own thousands of dollars in gears, yet some of us …

The $25 Amazon Buy That Cuts Your Painting Time in Half

Painting is one of the least expensive ways to give your space a facelift. But it's not exactly fun. It's messy and time consuming especially if you …

Home Improvement

The Color That Makes Everything in Your Home Look More Expensive

There is a multitude of design elements to consider when you're decorating your home, but few are as important as color. The right shade doesn't just …

This Timelapse Was Made by Flying a Drone in Giant Circles

Need a dose of inspiration for your aerial drone imagery? This 3-minute film of drone footage from Hong Kong-based production company Visual Suspect …

The Best All-Inclusive Family Resorts

St. Lucia’s largest water park—with slides, waterfalls, and a lazy river—is right here at the 85-acre oceanfront resort, which hosts a kids’ club, …

Have Alexa control your lights with the $20 Oittm Smart Light Switch

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Oittm (99% all-time positive feedback) via Amazon offers its Smart Wi-Fi Wall Light Switch with Amazon Alexa support for <b>$20 …

Amazon Echo

9 Honeymoon Villas You Won't Believe Are On Airbnb

Whether you plan to splurge on your honeymoon or not, having a five-star-worthy home—or, better yet, a villa—certainly beats vacationing next to strangers at a packed resort.<p>Check out the best in total privacy—at price points for every budget—which you can book on home-sharing sites like Airbnb, …

Costa Rica

This Is the Only Sheet Brand I'll Ever Buy Again—Here's Why

About a year ago, I was a woman on a mission. I was going to find nice white sheets for my family that felt great, would last, and that wouldn't feel …

Florida

How to add metadata for manual lenses in Lightroom

As my love for photography has increased over time, so has my love for manual focus lenses. Lenses such as the Samyang 135mm f2 provide unsurpassed …

How to Renovate a Home on a Budget

The Right Canvas<p>It started with a FaceTime tour. Anna and Austin Smith, who were living in Washington, D.C., but planning a move out to Colorado, …

Learn These “Advanced” Spot Metering Techniques and Your Photos Will Always Be Perfectly Exposed (VIDEO)

While the video below is billed as an “advanced” tutorial, using a camera’s built-in spot metering mode is actually very simple. And once you master …