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16 beach products with a cult following on Amazon—and why they're worth it

<i>— Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. However, our picks and opinions are independent from USA TODAY’s newsroom and any business incentives.</i><p>It takes <i>a lot</i> of …

Shopping

The Best Natural Deodorants Are Kind to Your Skin and Your Clothes. Plus, They Actually Work.

You don't need a bunch of harsh chemicals to smell good.<p><i>Welcome to The Esquire Endorsement. Heavily researched. Thoroughly vetted. These picks are the best way to spend your hard-earned cash.</i><p>I am well aware of the stereotypes about smelly dudes who blather on about natural deodorants and how your …

Skin Care

Grilled Watermelon Is the Ultimate Summer Snack

Step 2<p>Slice watermelon crosswise into 5 1 1/2-inch-thick slices. Cut each slice into quarters to make 20 wedges. Grate 2 tablespoons lemon rind from …

Grilling

A Guide to Chores for Every Age

You and your partner are a team, and you want to raise your kids to be part of that team. (Not to mention there’s too much to do and not enough time for the two of you to do everything.) If you’re looking to get your kids to start helping around the house, these suggestions break down chores that …

Kids

3 Popular High Yield ETFs To Sell Now

Looking for high yield investments, packed in a convenient fund wrapper? You’d better look beyond these three popular names.<p>I’m going to show you how to “cherry pick” their best holdings today. We’ll even discuss some better “clicks to make” so that you can sell these dumb money funds if you hold …

Investing

The 8 Best Vinyl Accessories, Picked By an Expert

Whether you’re a beginner, having just bought an entry-level turntable and a solid pair of bookshelf speakers, or you’re an …

Audiophile

The Instant Pot Barbacoa Beef That Is Better than Chipotle's

Potluck parties are full of dips, deli trays, and desserts. While you can try to make that a meal, why not be the one to bring the dish everyone …

Bench Press Workouts For A Bigger Chest

“Train the chest; forget the rest.” The mantra of many a Gym Bro. But when is comes to building the chest, your typical chest day probably consists of a barbell bench press and then some other “stuff.” Most likely biceps curls and some abs. (How did he know that!?) This works for many of you. …

Workouts

Get a Summer Shred in 21 Days with Bobby Maximus

Getting your summer abs won't be easy. It will be worth it.<p>So: You want to get ripped in less than a month?<p>It’s a big goal, especially if you're aiming to get in beach-worthy shape for the quickly approaching summer sun. And big goals require big commitments—which is exactly why you need this …

Workouts

The 30 Best Watches Under $1,000 (Updated for 2018) • Gear Patrol

One of the biggest misconceptions about buying a watch is that it needs to be expensive to be <i>nice</i>, when, in fact, many watches under a grand prove …

The Ultimate Body Transformation Plan

How much can you change your body in four weeks? More than you think – but only if you have three things: a good exercise plan, smart eating rules, …

8 National Parks Where You Can Have an Unforgettable Summer Vacation

Natural beauty, history, education, and relaxation await at our country’s national parks. This year, many have enhanced their tours, lodging, dining, …

National Parks

Keto Instant Pot Recipes That Will Convince You to Finally Buy a Pressure Cooker

These low-carb, low-stress dishes will become your new go-tos.<p>Sticking to a diet is way easier when you have appealing, easy-to-make recipes in your …

18 Keto Desserts That Make the Diet Even Better

When you’re cutting down on carbs and saying “so long” to sugar, you might be wondering how dessert—which, after all, involves sweets by …

Dessert

10 Spring/Summer Menswear Essentials And The Brands That Do Them Best

Dressing for spring and summer is fraught with more style traps than the colder months, but you can make it easy by making sure you've stocked up on …

18 Ketogenic Snack Recipes to Whip Up Immediately

You’re keto, so most of the prepackaged snacks in the grocery store are out. But that doesn’t mean you have to deny yourself a salty, cheesy or sweet …

4 Tiny Funds With Massive Dividends (Up To 11.7%)

When investors ask me why they should invest in closed-end funds (CEFs), I tell them three things:<p>First, CEFs pay an outsized income stream—7% yields are easy to get and easy to sustain with a CEF portfolio.<p>Second, CEFs often trade for less than their intrinsic worth. While ETFs trade at their net …

Investing

Amazon Echo: The Alexa commands that all parents need to know

opinion<p>Kate is a writer, social media manager and mum to three boys who loves living by the sea.<p><b>Amazon Echo is a new addition to my house.</b><p>The kids …

Smart Homes

Are Home Solar Panels Worth the Cost? Here’s When They Make Sense—And When They Don’t

From electricity costs to your home's sunlight.<p>With prices falling rapidly, installing home solar panels can dramatically trim your energy bills — if …

There's No Better Time to Be a Real Estate Investor

Real estate investors may have never had it so good. A classic alternative investment in a volatile stock market, real estate also just got a boost …

Egg Salad Lettuce Wraps Recipe

From: EatingWell.com, March 2018<p>We love the retro vibe of these egg salad lettuce wraps. Iceberg lettuce makes a perfect low-carb swap for bread to …

This Ridiculously Nice Vinyl Stand Is an Audiophile’s Dream

Symbol Audio, makers of some the most beautiful analog audio equipment, just announced a few new products. They’re all pretty stunning, as the …

This $499 turntable creates Spotify playlists as you listen — and it connects to any Bluetooth speaker

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>TRNTBL<p>Listening to music is a special, visceral experience, and no trend better emphasizes the value of this experience than the …

Here’s how to use Airtable, the user-friendly spreadsheet app that’s taking Silicon Valley by storm

Everyone in Silicon Valley seems to be talking about Airtable, a user-friendly spreadsheet app that makes it super easy to build custom applications — no coding experience required.<p>Airtable has achieved something of a cult following, especially among developers. Tesla uses Airtable to track …

Exactly How to Make Melting Potatoes, the Trend That’s Taking Over Pinterest

Potatoes, how do we love thee? Let us count the ways. We’re all about mashing, smashing and even Hasselbacking. That’s why we were excited to read …

The Best Cauliflower Recipes That Put the Low-Carb Veggie to Good Use

Tasty comfort food doesn't always call for carb-heavy, health-averse ingredients. In fact, sometimes the best comfort foods come in the form of …

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 …

3 Surprising Stocks That Are Cash Flow Growth Machines

These three companies could achieve cash flow growth at a tech-stock-like pace in the coming years.<p>After years of struggling, the oil industry has …

You Can Carve Ina Garten's Zucchini Pancakes Recipe Onto My Tombstone

By Alyse Whitney<p>The world needs to know about these 5-ingredient veggie-packed pancakes.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a weekly column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the zucchini pancakes recipe that associate web editor Alyse Whitney just couldn't live</i> …

Cooking

The 50 best documentaries of all time, according to critics

Some of the greatest moments in cinematic history are scenes of nonfiction.<p>From a profile of boxing legend Muhammad Ali to a portrait of a renowned sushi chef, the best documentaries capture real-life phenomena in a memorable and artful fashion.<p>To find out which documentary films have received the …