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100 Must-Read Books About Happiness

Some people need to find happiness where they are, while others need to break free and leave what they have behind to find it. There are many …

Roku forecast to beat Apple TV, Google, Amazon in the battle for your TV attention, study claims

It's been about 10 years since the debut of the Roku streaming media player, and in that short time, the company has gone from a total unknown to now …

Smart TV

People are already replacing their desktop computers with smartglasses

In the tech industry, "dogfooding" is a common term that describes when companies make their employees use the software and hardware they make, so that bugs can be caught and everyday improvements can be dreamed up before the product ever hits the market.<p>Recently, the most powerful companies in …

Augmented Reality

How to find free music and movies online

How to stay entertained without having to pay.<p>If you want to access endless entertainment for a reasonable fee, you can cough up some cash to Spotify for music or Netflix for movies. But if you're on a tight budget and can't part with even a dime, then don't fret—you can find plenty of free …

Turn your Mac or PC into a cheap and easy Apple TV

If you've got an old iMac lying around -- or any Mac or PC for that matter -- you can repurpose it as a cheap alternative to an Apple TV so you can stream your iPhone or Android phone to its larger display.<p>All you need is the Reflector 2 app, which is much cheaper than going out and buying an Apple …

Smart TV

What Really Happens to Your Body When You Get Acupuncture

The ancient needles are surprisingly similar to painkilling drugs.<p>If you think the average migraine is bad, imagine having one that lasts a <i>week</i>. Then …

Massage Therapy

Revealed: Why we lose sleep as we grow older

A good night's sleep becomes more elusive with age, but what older people label as insomnia may actually be an evolutionary survival trait that helped keep their ancestors alive.<p>A study of modern hunter-gatherers in Africa found that when family members of all different ages live together, the …

Your Insomnia Could Actually Lead To Alzheimer's, Study Says

Don't rush out and get sleeping pills just yet, though.<p>Tossing and turning all night and walking around in a daily fog? Poor quality sleep and daytime drowsiness may increase the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, according to a new study.<p>The self-reported study examined 101 subjects, all …

Eero's new mesh WiFi system packs more power in a pretty package

The first-generation Eero was a game-changer. With a mesh network that blanketed your home in WiFi, it finally offered home wireless that doesn't suck. It pledged to rid my home of dead spots and, for the most part, it did. Since then, however, Eero has seen plenty of competition from the likes of …

Wi-Fi

The best Apple Music tricks and add-ons

Get to grips with Apple's streaming app.<p>With the iPod and the original iTunes digital store, Apple stood at the forefront of the digital music revolution. In 2015, the computer behemoth finally embraced the idea of streaming with the launch of Apple Music. Whether you're new to the service or …

How retirement villages are making a killing by kicking out residents

“If there’s any way that can more quickly separate a person in a retirement village from their money, I don’t know it.”<p>The joint investigation has …

Housing

Home page | Guardian Bookshop

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Books

Man’s sunburn in the heatwave left him with second degree burns

<b>A ginger gardener ended up with second degree burns after working outside in the heatwave.</b><p>Greg Binnie, from Edinburgh, went to work as usual on …

How to fix a broken iPad screen

Apple iPads aren't cheap, and neither is getting one's screen repaired. Apple's one-year warranty doesn't cover accidental damage, so unless your iPad's screen has a hairline crack due to defective glass (and no obvious sign of drop impact), get ready to bust out your credit card.<p>Here's everything …

Screen Protector

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

Apps

Here’s What Your Cat’s Tail is Trying to Tell You

Weird Animal Question of the Week<p>Experts talk cat behavior—from tail tells, to stealing, to the speedy exits known as “zoomies.”<p>Cat owners are keenly tuned in to their pets’ body language, but once in a while the felines will throw a curve. Sometimes it’s in their tails.<p>While watching our cat …

Pets

How Anker is beating Apple and Samsung at their own accessory game

Steven Yang quit his job at Google in the summer of 2011 to build the products he felt the world needed: a line of reasonably priced accessories that would be better than the ones you could buy from Apple and other big-name brands. These accessories — batteries, cables, chargers — would solve our …

Gardening: Don't believe everything you see; there's a correct way to prune a palm

If you look around Jacksonville observing the palm pruning being performed in our landscapes, you would think that pruning palms to a few fronds …

The Best Weed Killers, WeedKiller Reviews

What is a weed?<p>In the most simple terms: A weed is a plant, bush, shrub or tree growing where you don't want it to. They sprout anywhere. From small …

Kill Weeds on Patios, Paths & All Hard Surfaces. How to Get Rid of Weeds

Of all the steps involved in maintaining a healthy and flourishing garden, controlling the invasion of unwanted weeds can sometimes seem to be an …

Ultimate Weed Removal Tool

Soap Vomiting Unicorn<p>How to Propagate a Pothos Plant<p>How to Increase Humidity for Houseplants<p>Starting a Handmade Business<p>Pour boiling water on them. …

The Best Podcasts of 2017: You need to be listening to these shows right now

Bored of listening to the same music on your commute? Then there’s a good chance you need to spice things up a little bit with some new podcasts to …

3 ways to improve Chrome's performance

With Chrome 57, Google's browser is less of a resource hog than it has been in the past. It achieves this efficiency by a new mechanism for throttling background tabs so they consume less power.<p>Since updating to version 57 of Chrome, I have found I can let my open tabs grow to obscene numbers …

The world’s best mesh Wi-Fi system now boosts any router you already have

By now you’ve undoubtedly heard about mesh Wi-Fi systems even if you don’t already own one. These next-generation wireless internet solutions use a …

This is how SSDs work and what you can do to make yours last longer

<b>Editors' note:</b> <i>This is a regularly updated article</i><i>.</i><p>Traditional hard drives will be here for long time thanks to their large storage space and affordability. However, there is no question that solid-state drives (SSDs) will be the future of storage. Most new computers now come with an SSD as the main …

How to plan a better tomato crop this season

Tomatoes are the divas of the vegetable patch — luscious, celebrated and notoriously hard to please. If it’s too chilly, they’ll sulk. If it’s too hot, they’ll throw a tantrum, scattering their blossoms and refusing to perform.<p>Gardeners everywhere know that planting tomatoes prematurely in spring …

Gardening

Here's how to access the iPhone's hidden mode that turns the camera into a magnifying glass

"Magnifier" mode uses the iPhone's camera to magnify text or other small things — handy, especially, for reading fine print, or zooming in on small details.<p>The hidden mode can also adjust brightness and color, which is useful for people who may have issues seeing specific colors.<p>Using Magnifier is …

25 tips on how to take care of your digestive system

Ever wondered if you have IBS or a gluten allergy? Confused about probiotics and fermented foods? Here five experts give the ultimate guide to a healthy, happier gut.<p><i>"Listen to your body; if it tells you gluten doesn’t agree with you, it probably doesn’t"</i><p><b>Stephanie Moore and Elaine Williams</b> …