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How to Stop Your Apple Watch From Launching the 'Now Playing' App When Audio Plays on Your iPhone

Most Apple Watch owners will recognize the "Now Playing" app – it automatically launches by default whenever you play audio through the Music or Podcasts app on your iPhone. A similar screen shows when you play audio through any third-party iPhone app that also has an Apple Watch extension, like …

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Inside the Classes: J/22

As the local J/22 class measurer, Jeffrey Todd, of Annapolis, Maryland, knows the boats far more intimately than he may want to admit. Some say he …

The 6 most cost-effective vegetables to grow in your garden

Use this handy Vegetable Cheat Sheet as your guide<p>Growing your own vegetables can be a great way to help the environment and also save some …

Is Buddhism a religion or a philosophy?

A longtime debate over Buddhism's religiosity has drawn a line between metaphysics and action.<br>Read More

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Make a Lego-like version of yourself, or gift one to a friend

Lego is the one toy adults pretend to outgrow, but never truly do. Because if that 5,000-piece box of Star Wars Legos was sitting right beside you, …

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The settings you should change immediately after buying a new TV

It's finally a good time to make the jump to a 4K TV. Prices have come down, HDR is up to snuff, and there are a bevy of great models to choose from. But once you bring your new TV home, you may want to take a trip through its settings and tweak a few in order to get the best possible picture.<p>If …

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Dyneema Composite Fabric / Cuben Fiber and Backpacking

Dyneema Composite Fabric, often shortened to DCF and previously referred to as Cuben Fiber, is a fabric made from Dyneema fibers that are embedded in …

Our Favorite Buttermilk Biscuit

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 475°. Grate frozen butter using large holes of a box grater. Toss together grated butter and flour in a medium …

Never Make This Mistake When Frying an Egg

It is easy to understand why some people claim that a fried egg is the most popular breakfast food. If you don’t have time for a make-ahead breakfast …

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This crash-test video for a BMW C1 scooter is funnier than it should be

One of my favorite comedies of the past few years is Spy, featuring Melissa McCarthy. In it, she steals a BMW C1 scooter, the one with the canopy, …

We Just Found the Tiny House of Your Dreams

Who knew it was possible to fit this much charm in 396 square feet?<p>To all those tiny houses outside of the South, we don’t want to say we told you …

Here are 3 ways you can make her orgasm multiple times, study reveals

A study reveals three ways how you can satisfy her better with multiple orgasms.<p>A study recently conducted by the Indiana University in the US and …

How the Experts Layer in a Sleeping Bag

When it comes to polite conversation, it’s best to avoid politics, religion, and whether you should layer up in a sleeping bag.<p>I have watched bickering matches break out in bars, on message boards, and on riverbanks over that last topic. The main disagreement is over how much you should wear under …

South Korea seizes another ship suspected of shipping oil to North Korea

South Korean officials say they are probing a second ship thought to be violating UN sanctions by taking oil to the North. Germany has warned that …

North Korea

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

A high-school student won $250,000 for explaining relativity using a pick-up truck and Usain Bolt

The German physicist Albert Einstein needed complex equations to describe his theory of relativity, but 18-year-old Hillary Diane Andales of the Philippines does just fine with a pick-up truck, a few cell phones, and Usain Bolt.<p>Andales is the winner of the 2017 Breakthrough Junior Challenge, an …

What to buy every month of the year in 2018

In 2018, you may resolve to save more , spend less or budget better . Whatever your money goal, the one common key to your success is shopping smart. That means knowing the best time to buy just about anything.<p>To help you out, we've created a purchase calendar to help you plan your shopping for the …

Outdoor Brands That Guarantee Their Gear for Life

Duct-taped holes in down jackets, busted-out toes in hiking boots, crampon-slashed pant cuffs—wear and tear can feel like a badge of honor in its own …

Backpacking

The quantum internet is just a decade away — here's what you need to know

The word "quantum" sounds so advanced and complex that people tend to get hyped up about anything attached to it. While not every quantum breakthrough elicits a positive response, in the case of a so-called quantum internet, people have a reason to be excited.<p>In the simplest of terms, a quantum …

Celebrate 150 Years of Frank Lloyd Wright at the Imperial Hotel Tokyo

The landmark hotel—originally designed by the American architect in the 1920s—is honoring its iconic creator.<p>Frank Lloyd Wright, arguably the …

The Three Bodies of Enlightenment by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche - Chinese Buddhist Encyclopedia

<i>Please consider making little donation to help us expand the encyclopedia Donate</i> <b>Enjoy your readings here and have a wonderful day</b><p>“Dharmakaya is like …

Chris Rock Went Ahead And Declared War On Selena Gomez Fans With This Tweet

It’s tough to know what sparked any ire in Chris Rock regarding Selena Gomez. Maybe someone told him she doesn’t like <i>Pootie Tang</i>. Nonetheless, the comedian/actor/writer/director went after the pop star on Twitter this week and in doing so created a bit of a social media firestorm.<p>Seems that in …

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Balayage is Instagram’s Favorite Fall Hair Color Trend

Fall is typically a time when drastic beauty moves are made. That peachy-nude lip now gets slathered in deep reds. Your nails go from neon pops of color to shimmering gem tones and silvers. And hair color gets darker, like from blonde to <i>bronde</i> or from rose gold to a deep auburn. But according to …

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Cape Town: take a walk, join a street party

Cape Town is embracing its pedestrian-friendly side like never before with the regular First Thursdays, Thursday Late and Open Streets events as well as creating the City Walk to become one of its official top seven attractions.<p>Reclaiming the Streets<p>Under apartheid, street gatherings were actively …

Sibling Rivalry: Watch a 2015 BMW M4 Drag Race an i8 (W/Video)

The BMW M line has long been the automaker’s performance wing, but now that the i8 has arrived, the M division isn’t the only brand at BMW producing impressive sporting machines.<p>German car magazine Auto Bild recently decided to pit the new BMW M4 and i8 against each other in a drag race. Looking at …