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5 ways you're destroying your glass stovetop

These cleaning mistakes can cause lasting damage.<p>Glass-ceramic electric stovetops are popular because they are easier to wipe down than a gas or electric coil stove.<p>But, if you have one of these stoves, be careful with what you use to wipe it and how you do it. A bad decision can lead to permanent …

Cleaning

Your guide to a smart garage - CNET

If you have a garage, then you know the feeling. You drive away from your home, make it halfway down the street and wonder if you remembered to close the garage door. We've seen plenty of smart cameras, doorbells and locks for our front doors, but what about the door many of us use the most? Turns …

RemoteAccess

Shopping For a Suitcase? These Are the 7 Best Choices on Amazon

If you're on the hunt for a new suitcase, look no further than Amazon. The popular retailer carries an array of affordable and quality choices that you don't even have to leave the house to shop for. We found it all, from the site's own popular brand to names like Samsonite and Delsey. Ahead, …

Luggage

15 podcasts guaranteed to tell you a fantastic story

What's the magic ingredient of a really great podcast, the thing that makes people tune in time after time? It's simple in theory: Have a really good …

Los Angeles

YouTube's New Parental Controls Make Monitoring Kids' Screen Time Easy AF

Approving what YouTube content your kids are exposed to is now easier than ever<p>If you have kids, you know how YouTube obsessed they can become at any …

Kids

Test your music system with these great rock tracks

Headphones

Nine intriguing new TV shows to try this fall

It’s easy to forget that autumn was once by far the most important time for television. That distinction is now up for debate: From a quality standpoint, it’s hard to argue that spring isn’t a more vital season for TV as networks show off many of their most distinguished series right before the …

Mad Men

Man Comes Up With the Most Punderful Road Signs to Make Passersby Smile

Whether you love them or hate them, the art of the pun should not be <i>punderestimated</i> (sorry), as it takes skill to craft comical wordplay that can make people laugh and cringe at the same time. One group to master the art of funny puns is the Indian Hills Community of Colorado, who’ve been making …

Jokes

How to opt out of Yahoo Mail’s invasive data scanning

And other email providers you can try<p>Today, the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> reported Yahoo Mail is still scanning users’ emails for data to sell to advertisers. Yahoo’s owner, Oath, is reportedly in talks with advertisers to provide a service that would scan over 200 million Yahoo Mail inboxes for insights …

Yahoo Mail

10 Best Apps for Your Overall Health

From fitness trackers to calorie counters to free guided meditations, here are the best health resources on the market.<p>Given your jam-packed schedule, it's probably tough for you to think about your health on top of everything else. And focusing on diet, workout, hydrating, and getting enough sleep …

Apps

10 Clever Ways to Remove Permanent Marker from Any Surface

Using permanent marker can be risky—one small slip up and something gets ruined. Wrong! Here, you’ll find 10 effective ways to remove permanent …

Cleaning

The Tequila Trend Across the Country You Need to Know About This Summer

<i>We partnered with Patrón to get the inside scoop on how bartenders across America are putting new tequila twists on tried-and-true classics. Head to</i></i> …

Tequila

Revealed: the 50 cheapest Michelin-starred restaurants in the world

The Michelin Guide has long been associated with the most expensive and exclusive dinning experiences; restaurants that offer out-of-this-world food at out-of-this-world prices.<p>But what if you could enjoy that same, interstellar-level grub without having to take out a payday loan to cover the …

Hospitality

20 Moms to Follow on Instagram For Major Lunchbox Inspiration

Once school's back in session, packing your kids' lunch can seem fun for, oh, about the first three days. After that, it's easy to fall into the rut of packing the same foods week after week. Who even has the time to find more than three or four healthy foods your kids even want to eat? We'll tell …

Credit freezes will soon be free: What it means and why it matters for you

If you’ve ever stepped into the ring with an identity thief, you are probably familiar with a credit freeze. Credit freezes are an incredibly helpful line of defense in protecting your credit, but like everything else that’s good in life, these measures don’t always come free.<p>Luckily, Congress is …

How to protect your Wi-Fi network from hackers

The digital information age is pretty awesome. I can find the answer to almost anything in just a few seconds, I can look at a screen small enough to …

If you deposit checks through a mobile app, start adding this phrase

You may have recently gotten a message from your bank that, yes, you should read and act upon.<p>The message being sent by many banks involves a small, but crucial change involving check deposits made using banks' mobile apps on smartphones and other devices.<p>Depositors must now include the phrase “For …

Bank of America

Slow Cooker Weeknight Dinner Recipes

If you hear 'slow cooker' and picture sad and flavorless meals, then do we have a surprise for you. Created with persnickety cooks in mind, these …

This Harry's Body Wash for Men Changed My Showers Forever

It just might be the best shower gel on the market.<p>You know the drill. Lather, rinse, repeat. Likely, I'm grabbing the first body wash I find and stepping into the shower after pressing snooze a couple times in the morning or after a post-workday workout. Despite being a grooming editor, I've never …

57 Funny Jokes for Kids (And Adults Who Like Dumb Jokes)

You can never have too many knee-slappers in your repertoire of bad puns.<p>Question: A pun, a riddle, and a knock-knock joke walk into a, umm, room …

Want to buy a smart plug? Read this first

If I've said it once, I've said it a thousand times. Smart plugs are one of the most underrated smart home products out there. No, they aren't the flashiest, but they can automate dumb products in your home with ease and bring them into your smart home ecosystem. To make sure you get the best fit …

Home Automation

What Do Financial Advisors Actually Do?

What do I do for clients? I’ve run into this question a lot lately, and I understand why it comes up. The term “financial advisor” can mean lots of different things—different approaches, different expertise and different daily routines. Plus, we’re not cheap. It’s only natural that people want to …

12 Podcasts for Men Ready to Level-Up their Life

—<br>Whether you’re washing the car, on your daily commute, or pounding out miles on the treadmill chances are you’ve turned to podcasts to distract you …

How to Prevent Robocalls and Minimize Phone Spam

It’s the Year of the Robocall, it seems. I haven’t noticed this directly, but a number of friends, colleagues, and internet posters seem to be …

The Best Back Exercises: The Only Workout You Need for That Perfect V-Shape Torso

The muscles you can't see in the mirror matter just as much as the ones in front. Here are the exercises to keep you looking good from all angles.<p>Sometimes you forget things: Where the remote is. Where you left your keys. Grandma’s birthday. (Put that one in your calendar already). At the gym, it’s …

23 Travel Tech Essentials That Will Upgrade Every Part of Your Trip

This year's coolest travel gadgets make it easier to communicate, navigate, connect, and relax when you're on the road.<p>If we asked you to tell us …

Six media giants control 90 percent of the content we consume (infographic)

Are you in to independent films? You probably enjoy the Focus Features studio, which prides itself on its indie credentials. Focus Features is owned …

The $140 productivity app that’s managed my life for the past decade

I have a strange obsession with optimizing my life for peak productivity. Part of it is the dopamine hit that comes with a task well completed. But what brings me even more joy is the creation of the perfect Rube Goldberg machine to deflect, swat, and conquer everything the information economy has …

9 Podcasts That Make Me Look Forward to My Morning Commute

I love starting my day with a 30-minute commute by foot, partially because it gets my blood flowing and partially because it gives me time to listen to podcasts. While some podcasts should be reserved for longer periods of time (looking at you, <b>Anna Faris Is Unqualified</b>'s two-hour-long episodes), …

Self-improvement

None of Google's 85,000 employees have had their work accounts taken over in a year — and it's because of a simple $20 product anyone can use

One of the most common ways that people get hacked is called phishing or spearphishing.<p>Basically, attackers craft an email that looks just like something you'd normally click on, like a bill or an email telling you to change your password. Unsuspecting people click on the link in the phishing …