Colin Glacken

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5 Smart Home Tricks That Are Actually Impressive

Going to the effort of setting up a smart home just so you can turn your lights on and off from your phone may not seem like the best use of your …

Smart Homes

Who needs Paris? 10 smaller cities with just as much culture and style

Forget Paris, Rome and Vienna; these smaller cities are just as big on culture and style.<p>1. Vintage Seville<p>Andalucia’s lively capital may lack size, but it offers an atmospheric old town, 12th-century architecture, the Moorish Alcázar palace and the grand square of Plaza de España, combined with …

European Travel

Grab a Pair of Dumbbells and Try This Trainer's Full-Body Workout

Looking to get a good full-body workout in? Grab a set of dumbbells and get started on this circuit that's just five exercises. Personal trainer Max Weber, NASM, ACE, created this workout that he posted on Instagram.<p>"Please warm up before training! For this, some light/active stretching will do," …

Workouts

How To Iron A Shirt For A Perfectly Crisp Result

Ah, the good old days – when you could throw your dress shirt in a crumpled heap on the floor and your mother would iron it back to perfection. Or …

Sewing

Tech savvy drug users are relying on Apple Watch and Fitbit to keep them safe during cocaine binges

Apple and Fitbit both like to tout the potential health benefits of their wearable devices. For a few hundred bucks, users get access to a number of sensors that chart and track everything from blood pressure to caloric intake. For some, wearables provide much-needed encouragement to get off the …

Apple Watch

Without a Doubt, the 9 Best Documentaries on Amazon Prime Will Change Your Life

If you're a regular MyDomaine reader, you've no doubt noticed I've been watching a lot of documentaries lately. In the past few months, I've scrolled …

Love Stories

Best Philips Hue Alternatives in 2018

Philips Hue smart lights are some of the coolest on the market and they're definitely some of the most popular, but they can be <i>quite</i> expensive, …

Home Automation

How to choose the right speakers, part three: set-up

Setup

Hedge Fund Managers See Echo of Past Crashes in Markets

The ranks of hedge fund managers expecting impending market chaos are growing.<p>Greg Coffey, the former star manager at Moore Capital Management who …

Hedge Funds

Gurman: Higher-End AirPods to Launch in 2019, New HomePod and Over-Ear Headphones Also Likely Next Year

Apple's audio device strategy has been highlighted today in a new report by <i>Bloomberg</i>, which looked forward to 2019 and the launch of the "higher-end" third-generation AirPods, next HomePod, and previously rumored over-ear headphones from Apple.<p>For the AirPods, next year's model is believed to be …

AirPods

Apple Begins Selling Danalock V3, First Retrofit HomeKit-Enabled Smart Lock Available in Europe

Danalock today announced that the HomeKit version of its Danalock V3 smart lock is now available for purchase from Apple's website and retail stores in more than 20 other countries across Europe, after limited availability in April.<p>Danalock V3 is said to be the first and only retrofit smart lock …

This Is the Easiest Way to Make Poached Eggs Perfectly Every Time

Are poached eggs the sort of thing you only ever have when you go out to brunch because trying to make them at home seems way too complicated? Yeah, …

Breakfast

The best recent crime novels – review roundup

This Is What Happened by Mick Herron, The Blood Road by Stuart MacBride, The Quaker by Liam McIlvanney, The Poison Bed by EC Fremantle and A Shot in the Dark by Lynne Truss<p><b>This Is What Happened</b> (John Murray, £12.99) is an ingenious standalone psychological thriller from Mick Herron, award-winning …

Loneliness

The New Yorker: A 400-Square-Foot West Village Apartment, Thoughtfully Redone by a Young Architect

Here’s one to watch: Daisy Ames, a tennis player-turned-architect, who toured Europe playing professionally before graduating from the Yale School of …

West Village

Incredibles 2 Poised To Shatter Pixar Box Office Record

The most recent <b>Incredibles 2</b> box office predictions have the film shattering Pixar's all-time opening weekend record. After 14 long years, the …

The best cordless stick vacuum

<i>By Liam McCabe and Michelle Ma</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here.</i><p>Power cords got you wound up? If you want a cordless …

This wire-free home security camera is almost as good as Arlo Pro 2 for half the price

The Arlo Pro 2 is the best wire-free home security camera money can buy. Of course, the problem is it takes a whole lot of money to buy one. They …

Ring Alarm home security system is now available for pre-order

Ring Alarm is available for presales starting Wednesday, June 13. Ring will start shipping the DIY smart home security system to pre-order customers …

The Guardian view on Trump and the G7 summit: a watershed moment | Editorial

The failure of the G7 meeting in Charlevoix, Quebec, marks a watershed for the 21st-century democracies. It is the moment when Donald Trump’s disruption of the international order moved from annoying threat to damaging reality. Mr Trump went to Quebec only under protest. He made no effort to …

Donald Trump

Labour’s Brexit strategy: to defeat the Tories in parliament and force an election

Corbyn and many of his advisers are longstanding Eurosceptics but they are fully aware their only prospect of defeating the government is over Brexit.<p>…

Here’s How Rich You’d Be If You’d Invested $500 6 Years Ago in Tech Giants Like Facebook and Amazon

Here's what your investments would look like in each year.<p>Warren Buffett said it best: “Someone’s sitting in the shade today because someone planted …

If You Care About Data, Change These 15 Default Privacy Settings Right Now

Say no to defaults.<p>On the Internet, the devil's in the defaults.<p>You're not reading all those updated data policies flooding your inbox. You probably …

17 massive films still to come in 2018

Blockbusters aplenty<p>As we approach the year’s halfway point, you may think we’ve already seen some of the best films of 2018 – but there are plenty …

All the Fruit You Can Treat Yourself to (Sparingly!) While on the Keto Diet

The keto diet is officially all the rage, adopted by everyone from Halle Berry to <b>Jersey Shore</b>'s Vinny Guadagnino, who has aptly dubbed himself the "Keto Guido." The low-carb, high-fat meal plan is highly popular because it allows you to eat foods that most other diets consider off limits, like …

Nutrition

After Windrush, will the rights of the Irish in Brexit Britain really be safe?

Ministers say there will be no change to the rights of the Irish to live and work freely in the UK. But the government doesn't seem to realise that …

Cut out alcohol and bacon to slash cancer risk, say researchers

Cut out alcohol and bacon entirely to slash the risk of cancer, a new global blueprint on preventing the disease says.<p>Its authors said all sugary drinks should also be shunned, advising people to “stick to water” as part of efforts to cut their risk by up to 40 per cent.<p>The 10-point plan, issued by …

Is Brown Rice Good for You?

Brown rice is a food often associated with healthy eating.<p>Considered a whole grain, brown rice is less processed than white rice, which has had its …

AirPods are what the Apple Watch should’ve been

Apple has put out a string of iterative or uninspiring products over the last few years, from the iPhones that have looked the same since 2014 and watches that have taken years to perfect, to iPads that haven’t evolved much since they were introduced eight years ago. But there’s one outlier: …

Apple Watch

How smaller drinks could reduce the UK’s alcohol consumption

Many of us worry about our drinking and want to cut down, but finding the motivation and willpower to stick to it is hard. But what if we could change our environment so drinking less became the default? Making small changes to the environment to nudge people to behave a certain way (sometimes …

Alcohol

The 5 Books Billionaire Bill Gates Recommends for Summer Reading

The Microsoft co-founder's 2018 picks 'wrestle with big questions.'<p>4 min read<p>Whether you're headed to the beach this summer or just looking for some thought-provoking writing to immerse yourself in during your commute, multibillionaire and philanthropist Bill Gates has you covered. Each year, the …