We love that Wi-Fi cameras can upload photos directly to social media, but we also love having our photos printed right into our hands! These cameras themselves make fashionable accessories, and they let you capture instant memories in cute, credit-card-sized photos. The little squares are fantastic for journaling and decorating spaces like dorm rooms! Here are some of our favorite ways people are using these cute little pics:
Who needs wallpaper when you can have a collage of all your adventures?
Summer is prime vacation time, and many of us are currently working on getting the final details of our trips together. This is a super exciting time, but there’s always the fear you’ll forget something. Since you’ll be too far from home to run back and grab the thing you forgot, here is a quick checklist you can consult before you leave to make sure you won’t be yelling at yourself when you arrive at your destination:
Cash/credit cards/debit cards/traveler’s checks
Any confirmation you need to check in where you’re staying
3D printers are some of the coolest examples of the “future” being present in modern technology. We are constantly discovering new, amazing ways to use this innovative manufacturing method, and the things being produced are really incredible. Here are some of the best things people are making with 3D printers:
In order to stop fighting your mattress for sleep, find the mattress that’s right for you based on your sleeping position, health concerns, and overall comfort.
If you are like me, you fall asleep instantly, on your stomach, with one hand under your pillow, and one leg straight. You toss and turn, steal the blankets, kick, grind your teeth, snore and have issues waking up in the morning while sprawled out across the bed. If you’re like my boyfriend, you take some time to fall asleep, and you fall asleep on your side with knees curled in. You wake up easily, never have the blankets, get kicked, and have issues waking up in the morning while exiled to one foot … Read more...
Take pics of everything! You’re spending time in beautiful nature, and the pictures you take will be wonderful memories. This is also an opportunity for some high quality photography, so if you’re interested in this as an art form, make sure you have some good gear!
Don’t forget these! Light is sparse out in the wilderness, and you’ll want to be able to see. Consider bringing a headlamp along, in addition to a regular flashlight. Pack some extra batteries… Read more...
We all want to relax this summer, but it can be difficult to clear our minds of all the stress from our daily lives for long enough to even enjoy sitting outside with a book. If you need some help de-stressing, remember the age-old proverb: there’s an app for that. You can access some amazing relaxation tools right on your phone or tablet! These are some of our favorites:
Happify uses scientifically proven methods to help improve emotional health and wellbeing. Neuroplasticity allows the brain to change by adopting new thought patterns, and Happify helps build … Read more...
You probably want to give Dad an amazing gift this Father’s Day, and we have a guide to help you do that. But even if you don’t have the perfect new gadget for him, you’ll make his day by spending time with him and engaging in activities you both enjoy. Father’s Day is an opportunity to create new memories, so we’ve come up with some fun things you can do to celebrate the day.
Going to a restaurant is nice, but trying out a new recipe or revisiting an old favorite is always an enjoyable way to spend time with people you love. Put some music on, and have fun messing around in the kitchen while you … Read more...
It will officially be summer in just a couple weeks, which means wedding season is upon us! According to The Knot, 35% of weddings occur in the summer, with the highest number in June. Whether you’re planning to attend friends’ events or have your own, you’re probably thinking a lot about the best wedding gifts. To help you put together your registry, we’ve compiled a list of things couples really appreciate receiving on their wedding.
If you want to measure how much technology has changed our culture, a good place to look is the job market. Occupations that were once necessary have become obsolete due to the progression of technology, and it’s fascinating to see how different the world was before it evolved into what we know now. Here are some weird jobs you’re not about to see listed on indeed.com.
1. Human computer
The term “computer” used to mean ” one who computes.” These people performed mathematical calculations before electronic computers became available.
2. Elevator operator
Back when elevators needed to be operated manually, people were hired to do that job. It eventually progressed to frequently double as a tour guide position. … Read more...
It’s graduation season, which means there’s a group of people graduating college and entering the post-academia world. If you’re one of these people about to embark on adulthood, first of all, congratulations! It’s going to be a fantastic journey. You’re probably feeling a little sad about leaving college, but think about all the adventures that are in store! One of the biggest and most fun is right around the corner: your first apartment. Transitioning from dorm room living to apartment living is a big change, and it’s an exciting opportunity to create a space that’s uniquely yours.
Chances are your apartment won’t be very big (unless you are a person who can afford a large apartment right out of college; … Read more...