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How to create Day One photo books using Instagram photos

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One of the downsides of smartphone photography is how our photos are locked into devices. It’s nice to be able to print them out and put them around the house to enjoy every day.

Luckily, Day One, the very best journaling app, has an option to print photo books using your Instagram photos. These books would make for incredible gifts to family members who don’t use Instagram or haven’t seen the photos before.

The process is simple, and only takes a few steps.

  1. First, open the Day One iOS app, tap the lower-left menu button (or swipe right from the left edge), and tap Book Printing.
  2. Tap Create a Book.
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  3. Tap Add Instagram Photos in the next screen.
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  4. You’ll then work through the process of authenticating your account and authorizing Day One to access your photos.
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  5. You’ll then see your account as a printing option and can choose which years to pull from. An idea for a Christmas gift would be to include various pictures from the entire year.
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  6. As it begins to make the book, you’ll have the option to include the maps of where your photos were taken. If you’ve taken a lot of great adventures, it might be a fun thing to include.
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  7. After Day One builds the app, you’ll be able to customize the content. You are given the option to exclude certain entries as well.
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  8. Once you are finished, you’re taken to the checkout screen where you can finalize your order.
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For color books, you can get 50 pages for $19.99, and then it’s $.10 for every page after that.

The ease by which you can create a custom, high-quality photo book for yourself or as a gift is just one of the reasons we love Day One. If you’d like to learn even more about how you can use Day One, check out our video course:

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Why it matters: 23% of Americans have no emergency savings

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Nearly 20% of Americans surveyed say they have zero savings in case of emergency, a recent survey by bankrate.com reports.

Why it matters: With the jobs outnumbering the jobless, a lowering unemployment rate and wages trickling upward, Americans theoretically should have more money to put away for a rainy day fund. If an economic downturn were to occur, the data shows only a small fraction of Americans would be able to comfortably maintain their lifestyle.


By the numbers: 29% of the U.S. say they have enough emergency savings to last them six months or more — an overwhelming majority of respondents, 62%, are "very or somewhat comfortable with their level of emergency savings."

  • Lower-income households are more likely to have no emergency funds, but 27% of lowest-income households have enough savings to last them at least three months.
  • Americans lost $19.4 trillion worth of wealth during the Great Recession, per the Treasury Department.
  • Even though 23% of people with zero savings is a seven-year low, people are saving the same amount as they were in 2010.

The big picture: Putting money away in a checking, savings or money market account in a strengthening economy is not that simple. The bankrate.com survey says only 22% of millennials have six months or more saved in an emergency fund. Many want to save in case of an economic downturn, but there are other priorities, Greg McBride, CFA for bankrate.com, tells Axios.

  • Debt is one of the biggest daily concerns for 68% of millennials, according to a poll by Kickstand with Hometap. Credit card and student debt for millennials is seven times more of a priority than baby boomers.
  • Millennials are also inadequately focused on retirement savings. Many believe Social Security will not be reliable.

Between the lines: Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell raised interest rates in June and made the case in June for why it's in the U.S.'s best interest to raise rates a few more times in 2018.

  • "With unemployment low and expected to decline further, inflation close to our objective, and the risks to the outlook roughly balanced, the case for continued gradual increases in the federal funds rate is strong," Powell said in a two-day policy meeting.
  • But, there is concern the hikes may undercut the wage growth that Americans are barely starting to see.
  • "Higher interest rates are benefitting the people who have savings. People who have debt and no savings will not benefit," McBride said.

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Republicans Are Terrified of What Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Started

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Why are conservative media pundits taking shots at her upbringing? Because they fear that they won’t win a substantive debate.

It took the right-wing pundit class all of four days to decide how it planned to attack Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the 28-year-old Bronx native who won her New York City congressional district's Democratic primary on the strength of some really, really good policy ideas. Their chosen approach, however, might be characterized as a novel one. You should know, says this basic-cable talking head, that Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez—and this is a Certified Politics Bombshell, so please make sure you're in a place where you can audibly gasp—grew up in a house.

Look at this dwelling! Feast your eyes on the scale of its opulence! Why, it has a roof, and trees, and several windows! Its walls completely enclose the living area so as to protect its habitants from the elements! By golly, I bet if you were granted access to the home's interior, you might even find a refrigerator in which Ocasio-Cortez's family could store perishable food for consumption several days beyond its purchase date! How, he might ask, can someone be poor if they also eat food?

Set aside, for a moment, the fact that Ocasio-Cortez attended Boston University, which is neither "Ivy League" nor "Brown University." (Set aside, too, how creepy it is to post on social media a Google Street View image of whatever now exists at the site of someone's former home as a gotcha argument.) Cardillo's implicit assertion is that because a cherry-picked aspect of her childhood does not comport with his lazy, pernicious stereotypes about the lives of working-class people of color, she must therefore be an inauthentic liar.

The candidate responded, in order, by correcting his mistakes and putting him in a blender.

Her first point is the sicker burn, but her second one is what will matter in November. Cardillo, a Queens native and former Bronx police officer, won't address Ocasio-Cortez's "radical" socialist agenda on the merits because he understands that Ocasio-Cortez's "radical" socialist agenda is popular enough to win elections: With neither political experience nor big-donor money to her name, she unseated a ten-term incumbent by outlining a bold vision for this country in which those who live in it can lead fuller and more dignified lives. This terrifies him. And so, instead of staking out the absurd position that things like "women's rights," "housing as a human right," and "supporting seniors" must be bad—seriously, no one in conservative media tells on themselves more willingly than Sean Hannity—Cardillo abandoned good-faith criticism altogether. It went about as well as you'd expect.

Ocasio-Cortez is the first to admit that her platform isn't likely to be adopted wholesale by the national Democratic Party in the immediate future. But oftentimes, the surest sign of a viable political strategy is the extent to which its successful deployment makes your opponents nervous. If they want to have any hope of slowing the movement of which she is now the most prominent member, Cardillo and his peers will need to come up with a better plan in a hurry. Dumb tweets about a house aren't going to cut it.


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Gordon Ramsay’s Reviewing People’s Cooking On Twitter...And He’s Not Pulling Punches

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Anyone who’s familiar enough with Gordon Ramsay to want the star chef’s feedback on their cooking knows exactly what they’re in for. The star chef is known to be fair in his assessments, but also brutally, colorfully, profanely honest in his criticisms. 

We’ve seen it on Hell’s Kitchen, we’ve seen it on Gordon Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares, and now we’re seeing it in his most public forum yet – Twitter. 

People sent photos of their culinary creations to the chef in the hopes that he would offer his opinion. And he certainly did just that, offering up a mix of praise, encouragement, and his trademark disbelief that some people could be THIS bad at cooking. 

Let’s get it going, because he’s been a busy man the past few days. 

So far, pretty standard Gordon Ramsay feedback, right? 

Well, with so many responses, he had to mix things up, so even went to the well of lame puns for a critique on one cook’s omelet:

But for the most part, he stuck with what’s been proven to work. Incredulous, colorful put-downs: 

It’s unlikely anyone got their feelings hurt here, because a) he’s only mean to the dishes that seem to really deserve it, and b) it’s Gordon Ramsay, so what did you expect? 

That said, he wasn’t sparing with the praise when it was called for, which, among the submissions, wasn’t all that often: 

(Mental note: If you’re trying to escape the wrath of Ramsay, go with beef wellington. He seems to have a soft spot for it.)

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Whiskey Peaks Drinking Glasses

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We don’t often write about liquor-related products on Tools & Toys, but every once in a while we come across something so cool that we just have to. Today we ask you to raise a toast with this set of four whiskey glasses, each of which features a raised topographic impression of one of America’s greatest mountain peaks:

  • Half Dome, Yosemite National Park
  • Denali, Denali National Park
  • Mount Rainer, Rainier National Park
  • Mount Whitney, Sequoia National Park

These glasses are just as awesome to look at as they are to drink out of. Get the set for $70 at Huckberry.

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Designing User-Interfaces & Typography for Virtual Reality

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