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The Eerie Story Behind the Small Town Everyone Is Flocking to for the Eclipse This Summer

During next month's total solar eclipse, the sun will be blocked by the moon for one of the longest periods—approximately 2 minutes and 40 seconds—in …

The First Alexa Skills to Enable on Your New Amazon Echo

So, you bought an Amazon Echo during Prime Day, but you’re not sure what to do with it other than ask it silly questions, set timers, and roll a …

Smart Homes

Carlsbad Cravings

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F Line a baking sheet with sides with parchment paper. Set aside.<p>Cut ribs into 6 sections then rinse and pat dry.<p>In a …

BBQ

How to Connect iPhone or iPad to Your TV: HDMI Cable or AirPlay with Apple TV

There are two major different ways you can connect or stream your iPhone or iPad to your TV. The easiest and cheapest way (if you already own an Apple TV) is to use AirPlay, which will allow you to enable iPhone screen mirroring. Alternatively, you can hook up your iPhone or iPad to your TV with an …

See Paris in a way most tourists never experience (and save money, too)

For many tourists, Paris conjures up images of stately boulevards, world-class museums, chic outdoor cafes and the Eiffel Tower. But it’s also a vibrant city in flux for the millions of people who live there.<p>That juxtaposition of perception versus a fluid reality is the driving force behind “The …

France

17 iPad tips and secrets you’ll use

I’ve tried to solely include iPad-only features here, though I have included a couple that work across iOS which I think come into their own on the …

Apps

Free App 'Reverb' Brings Amazon's Alexa to Mac Desktops, iPhones, and iPads

Developers at U.S. digital consultancy Rain have created a little-known app called Reverb that allows users to access Amazon's Alexa virtual assistant from their Mac desktop or iOS device.<p>Launching the free Mac app prompts users to sign in to their Amazon account, after which a window opens showing …

Smart Homes

It’s OK To Like Smooth Jazz

Smooth jazz is a much-maligned genre – and it doesn’t look like that situation is going to change anytime soon. That’s unfortunate because many of …

How to Use Split View in Safari on iPad with iOS 10

Multitasking on iPad added Split View in Safari when iOS 10 was introduced for iPad. Previously, you could only open up two different apps simultaneously on iPad using Split View. But it only makes sense to use Split View in Safari since we often have multiple tabs open anyway—might as well be able …

Top 10 Productivity Tips and Tricks for iPhone 7

Our iPhones and iPads are powerful productivity tools. These 10 iPhone 7 productivity tips will help you learn how to use the iPhone Calendar, iOS Mail, Notes, and Reminders apps to get the most out of your iPhone or iPad.<p><i>Related:</i><p><b>1. How to Use iOS Mail's VIP Feature</b><p>Use iOS Mail’s VIP feature to …

26 iPhone secrets, shortcuts and hidden features you should know about

14-Day Clean-Eating Meal Plan: 1,500 Calories

Eating clean is a simple and healthy approach to eating. In this clean-eating meal plan you'll find plenty of whole foods like fruits, vegetables, …

Slow Cooker Bacon Wrapped Pork Loin

<i>Because bacon makes everything better, especially when it’s effortlessly slow cooked with a brown sugar glaze!</i>Pork on pork. It’s like I committed a …

Cooking

Make Crispier Roasted Potatoes by Roughing Them Up First

Boiling your potatoes with salt or vinegar before you roast them can help make your roasted potatoes come out crispier, but there’s an even better …

Tweet

The active pursuit of food is instinctive for cats. A great way to appeal to your cat's desire for physical and mental stimulation during feeding is …

10 Travel Sites That’ll Help You Plan an Unforgettable Vacation

Remember back in January when you promised yourself to travel more this year? Well, it’s officially summer, and there’s no better time to head to the beach or take a family road trip. And while you may not have the ideal vacation length (eight days!) lined up, <i>any</i> amount of time you have to explore …

30 places in Europe you must see in your lifetime

Going solo? The best holidays for single travellers

It takes guts to go on holiday solo for the first time. Many singles worry about appearing a Sally-no-mates, the pitying looks of smug couples in French bistros, or experiencing an overwhelming loneliness. Recognising this, travel companies are working much harder to ensure solo travellers feel …

The World's Longest Slide in London

London is giving new meaning to slip and slide.<p>The city boasts the world’s tallest and longest tunnel slide, which will surely attract the attention …

Dubrovnik: Croatia's Magical City

<i>Photos by Goats on the Road</i><p>If you've ever watched a ”Game of Thrones” episode, you will have seen Croatia's ancient city, as many of the scenes from …

20 Reasons London Is the Most Exciting City in the World

A wise man once said, 'Once you are tired of London, you are tired of life," and I am pretty sure this is the truest thing ever said. If you can't find something you like to do in London, you are pretty much incapable of finding things to do period. This city has absolutely everything, and there …

England

10 Secrets of the Louvre, The World's Most Visited Museum

Think you know everything about the world’s most-visited museum? These fun facts may surprise you.<p>For many people all over the world, a visit to the …

Tasty

Information storage and access<p>The storage of information, or access to information that is already stored, on your device such as advertising identifiers, device identifiers, cookies, and similar technologies.<p>Personalisation<p>The collection and processing of information about your use of this service …

Beef Barley Soup (Slow Cooker)

<i>This soup is lovingly simmered on the stove or in the crock pot to produce the richest Beef Barley Soup I’ve ever tasted. Shredded carrots and</i> …

30 Creative Christmas Décor Ideas For Small Spaces

Lack of space is an often problem in modern homes, and we face it creating different smart solutions to save the place. But what about holiday décor? …

How To: The 55 Coolest New iOS 9 Features You Didn't Know About

Apple's latest mobile operating system, iOS 9, may not be the huge overhaul that iOS 8 was, but that doesn't mean there aren't plenty of new …

Book Review: 'Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End'

It is easy to acknowledge that medicine works wonders in people’s lives; it is much more difficult to accept the one thing that medicine will never …

Caramel Apple Streusel Muffins #SundaySupper

<i>Autumn means apples are in season. Enjoy them in these easy-to-make quintessential fall breakfast muffins: caramel apple streusel muffins.</i>As much as …

Dessert

iOS 9: 10 More Hidden Features To Explore

Apple fortified iOS 9 with so many features, we're still discovering them. Here are 10 more tricks for iPhone and iPad users.<p>1 of 11<p>(Image: Apple)<p>It …

iOS

Forget Trash, it’s ‘Rubbish’ now! iOS 9 embraces local slang

In addition to offering Siri in an ever-increasing range of accents, it seems that Apple is making a few more nods to localization with iOS 9.<p>Spotted by a user in Australia, Apple has renamed the Trash folder the “Rubbish” folder in its latest local version of the mobile operating system.<p>It’s not …

Tim Cook