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The Air Opus pop-up camper inflates in 90 seconds flat

The Air Opus Camper makes on-the-road living easy with an amazing self-inflating system that pops up in 90 seconds flat. Simply flick a switch and …

Camping

A monitor stand with hidden storage is one of the most practical additions I've made to my desk

<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>12 South<p>I've made it a 2018 goal to be more organized, but that's difficult when you're as into tech as I am and always have a bunch of …

Shopping

Who Killed Jaco Pastorius?

By Pat Jordan<i>GQ,</i> April 1988<p>He was just another bum bleeding to death in an alleyway at four o’clock in the morning. He lay motionless on the …

Guitar

Self-heating jacket uses machine learning to keep its owner comfy

We've seen a number of smart home thermostats over the past few years that learn just how toasty you like your living room, but these won't do much …

Amazon Alexa

29 Top Vietnamese Restaurants in NYC

Vietnamese cuisine in New York City has come of age in the last decade, going from a handful of cafes clustered in Chinatowns in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens, to a startlingly diverse collection of banh mi shops, themed bistros, regional specialists, quirky inexpensive cafes, and yes, pho …

Vietnam

These Insane 4-Month Cruises Will Take You Around the World Next Year

Imagine if you could tell Sir Francis Drake that someday, people could sail around the world in under 100 days, with open bars, nightly comedy shows, …

Cruise Ships

Review: Bateman, McAdams anchor lively and fun 'Game Night'

A murder mystery party goes sideways when violent kidnappers arrive before the fake ones in "Game Night ," which seems on the page to be like all the other disappointing action-comedies of late.<p>You know the kind, where ordinary, upper middle class-ish suburbanites get thrown into some wacky …

Jason Bateman

Five Of The Best Brunches In London

Brunch is by far my favourite meal of the day. There’s a lazy indulgence in having enough free time to banish the usual three-meal schedule. Brunch …

Breakfast

New take on real-life hijack drama in '7 Days in Entebbe'

The counter-terrorism plot seems more far fetched than many action thrillers, yet “7 Days in Entebbe”, which premiered at the Berlin film festival …

Israel

Best Pizza Places in the U.S.

Top chefs and legendary bakers are among the new breed of pizzaiolo who are just as fanatical about the temperature of their ovens as they are about …

Italy

Where to Eat and Drink in Dumbo

DUMBO, once the little Brooklyn neighborhood that could, has become one of the city’s dreamiest locales, and not just for weddings. Tourism, luxury lofts, and tech startups in the area have brought a wealth of top-notch dining options around the clock, from smart and fast-casual to hushed and …

Shake Shack

NYC’s Newest Soup Dumplings Luxuriously Feature Black Truffle

Blissfully, Shanghai soup dumplings continue to spread across the city. In the 20 years since their popularization began, they’ve been incorporated into the dim sum menus at large Cantonese seafood restaurants like East Harbor and Jing Fong and can now be found at many Chinese (and even Thai) …

Bok Choy

The creators of a new TV series about 'Waco' say the media didn't tell the full story of the infamous siege

The creators of new TV miniseries "Waco" always meant for it to show the whole truth of the 1993 Waco siege, by telling the story from multiple perspectives: especially those that weren't told by the media. But they didn't expect it to have such cultural relevance to our current political landscape.<p>…

Paramount Network

Film Review: ‘November’

Director:Rainer SarnetWith:Rea Lest, Jörgen Liik, Heino Kalm, Katariina Unt, Dieter Laser, Taavi Eelmaa, Arvo Kukumägi (Estonian dialogue)<p>1 hour 55 …

Liev Schreiber

25 Secret Small Towns In Europe You Must Visit

1. Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic<p>There’s no other town in the world that I am more fond of than the quaint, charming, fairytale-like town of Cesky …

European Travel

8 Oscar-nominated movies you can watch on Netflix 🎬

Will you finish them all before the Academy Awards on March 4?<p>Frankly, the best place to catch the bulk of the 2018 Oscar-nominated films will be in theaters. But if you want to check off a few viewings from your sofa, here's what Netflix has to offer.<p>'Mudbound'<p>Metacritic score: 85<p>Netflix picked up …

Rachel Morrison

How technology is helping me learn piano

I’ve spent the past few months trying to teach myself the piano, pretty much from scratch. It’s been tough, and sometimes disheartening, but also hugely rewarding.<p>You might be wondering by now what an article about learning to play piano is doing on a tech blog. The answer is simple: I might not …

Flute

A Chinatown Noodle Dynasty Returns in Style

I had eaten approximately 300 miles of cold sesame noodles before I knew they had a story. If I’d thought about them at all, I would have reflected that everything has a story, but I didn’t. Back in the 1980s, when I came to New York, they were simply a thing you had to order with Chinese takeout …

Food & Dining

Panasonic GX9 unveiled, described as “premium street photography camera”

<b>Panasonic's Lumix GX9 adds 20MP sensor and tilting viewfinder in compact rangefinder-style body design</b><p>Panasonic has announced the Lumix DC-GX9 …

Cameras

Improve your legato lead playing in 20 minutes with this easy guitar lesson

Legato practice is an excellent way of building control over your fretting fingers and bringing a new dimension to your solos

Guitar Lessons

Martin Scorsese Teams With ‘The Tudors’ Creator to Tackle Epic History of Roman Empire for New TV Series

The lauded director is heading to the small screen for "The Caesars," envisioned to spread across many seasons to capture some of history's most …

Martin Scorsese

How you can train AI to convert design mockups into HTML and CSS

Currently, the largest barrier to automating front-end development is computing power. However, we can use current deep learning algorithms, along with synthesized training data, to start exploring artificial front-end automation right now.<p>In this post, we’ll teach a neural network how to code a …

Deep Learning

Where to Go to Savor Siu Yeh, Hong Kong’s Late-Night Meal

In Hong Kong, the late-night snack is a true fourth meal, not just something you grab from a truck or a fast-food spot. There's even a name for it: <i>siu yeh.</i> For locals, it’s a great way to unwind and kick back after an extremely long day of work. For visitors, the fourth meal is a true blessing …

Hong Kong

9 new trailers you should watch this week

I got around to seeing <i>I, Tonya</i> last weekend, and it was just so good that pieces of it kept coming back to me for days. In particular, there are these wonderful moments where Margot Robbie is skating around the ice, the world spinning around her, but you can see her face snap back and forth between …

Movies

This French thriller makes ‘Fifty Shades’ look wholesome

Wednesday is Valentine’s Day. For many couples in love, that means dinner by candlelight, a pricey bottle of wine and heart-shaped chocolates. But …

Black Swans

Azio’s Retro Classic typewriter-inspired Bluetooth keyboard is a luxurious treat

Maybe you’re sitting at a MacBook or other modern PC right now, typing away in near silence on a keyboard that provides no real satisfying response to your human fingers. Maybe, once in the distant past, you remember when keyboards offered something in return: A “click clack” that stood as an …

Retrogaming

The Kinky French Film That Puts ‘Fifty Shades’ to Shame

Filmmaker François Ozon’s (‘Swimming Pool’) latest pushes the sexual envelope in ways few American films do.<p>Following a brief opening credits …

Jamie Dornan

Node is a…unique…take on charging multiple Apple devices at once

Charging Apple accessories and phones can sometimes be cumbersome. Whether you have an iPad Pencil that you hate leaving plugged into your device like a lollipop, or it’s remembering to charge your Magic Mouse with its belly button. carrying tons of cables can be annoying. Node is a new cable that …

Apple Pencil

Netflix’s New Horror Film ‘The Ritual’ Will Scare You Senseless

David Bruckner’s feature directorial debut is a supernatural backwoods fright-fest well worth your time. It hits the streaming service on Friday.<p>Over …

Horror Movies

A little-known technology that Fitbit and Apple are exploring could be the answer to healthy eating and peak performance

Geoffrey Woo hasn't gone back to Burger King since he saw the numbers.<p>The trim 30-year-old was at the airport one afternoon when he strayed from his healthy diet and ordered an old-time favorite: a Whopper, fries, and a Coke. Everything seemed fine until a few hours later, when he checked a device …

Diabetes