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Avoid These Big Medicare Mistakes People Make

Most Americans in, or near, retirement know too little about Medicare, causing them to pay far more out-of-pocket for retirement medical care than they should and make big Medicare mistakes.<p>Many people believe Medicare — the federal health insurance program for people 65 and older — covers all or …

Health Care

How to mount your artwork

A well-executed mount is more than just another art technique to add to your tool-belt. It will add an aesthetic quality to your work and create the …

Woodworking

This will be personal - and intense

What finally pushed me to doing this was watching the first 20-25 minutes of Morning Joe this morning. I will not recapitulate all that I heard that …

Civil Rights

The Ignorant Do Not Have a Right to an Audience

On June 17, the political commentator Ann Coulter, appearing as a guest on Fox News, asserted that crying migrant children separated from their parents are “child actors.” Does this groundless claim deserve as much airtime as, for example, a historically informed argument from Ta-Nehisi Coates that …

Critical Thinking

Turning Photographs into Art Part 1: Letting Go

Art is difference, innovation and aesthetics. Alain Briot 1 – Introduction This is the first essay in a new series focused on turning photographs …

Photography

Suze Orman Says This Is the Age You Should Retire—Not a Month or Year Before

<i>Originally published by Money</i><p>One of the most popular segments on my CNBC show was “How Am I Doing?” Viewers would call in and tell me everything …

Your Phone Is Listening and it's Not Paranoia

Here's how I got to bottom of the ads-coinciding-with-conversations mystery.<p><i>Note: this article was updated on June 13 to clarify that apps like Facebook don't automatically have access to your data.</i><p>A couple years ago, something strange happened. A friend and I were sitting at a bar, iPhones in …

Privacy

How to mask anything in Lightroom in a few seconds

Lightroom’s Auto Mask option is a useful tool that can save you a lot of time. But this video from Signature Edits shows you how you can make the …

Why Dozens Of Mass Shootings Didn’t Change Americans’ Minds On Guns

And why Parkland may be different.<p>The mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, isn’t fading quietly from the headlines like so many acts of gun violence …

The Everything Guide to Shopping for Knives

The only knife you really need is shaped like a torpedo. It is 100 percent stainless steel, unspoiled by even a particle of plastic, but still made …

You shouldn't rinse dishes before you put them in the dishwasher (seriously)

Rinse the plate, pop it in the dishwasher, press start … repeat forever.<p>Washing dishes is one of those monotonous activities we've done so many times, we hardly even think about it anymore. It’s become mindless.<p>But, as it turns out, the way we’ve been carrying out said routine is totally wrong. As …

6 secrets for grilling a thick, juicy steak

A thick steak can certainly be intimidating, but it tastes brilliant when it’s cooked correctly. Working with a thicker piece of meat allows you to generously season the outside without turning the meal into a salty mess. The result: a deeply seared, flavorful crust that gives way to a juicy, …

BBQ

Canon Gets Into the Lucrative Mobile Photo Printer Market With the IVY

Instant film and the nostalgia that goes with it is very popular right now, so popular, in fact, that it's the main source of Fujifilm's profit. Now, …

10 Hidden Lightroom Features You Really Should Know About

Photographer Jamie Windsor always has easy and helpful photo tips and tricks on his YouTube channel and here’s one that should help speed and improve …

Selling Your Home? These 7 Renovations Offer the Best Bang for Your Buck

Source: Getty Images<p>Continue<br>Reading<p>1 of 9<p>Not all upgrades are equal<p>If you're like most Americans, your home is probably your biggest investment. You …

Home Improvement

3 Rules I Use to Stay Productive and Not Overwhelmed

I get 1,000 emails a week, but I only work 40 hours. Here's how I do it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To say my life is busy is an understatement.<p>I'm a father of three kids under the age of three. I have a portfolio of 40-plus startups I've invested in and actively …

Everything You Need to Know About Levels in Photoshop

In Photoshop, both the levels and curves adjustment layers allow you to control the tone of your image. So which should you use? I'm a curves man …

Tutorials

How to Pair Flavors, According to Science

Everyone knows chocolate and peanut butter are a match made in culinary heaven. But what about chocolate and beef? Or chocolate and mushrooms?<p>Most of …

Flavors

This Bestselling Poker Book Now Includes an Online Course

If there's one thing to take away from Aaron Sorkin's Molly's Game, it's that poker is a game of luck and skill. Hollywood almost never gets it right …

Get One Step Closer to Genius With These 9 Leonardo da Vinci Quotes

The Renaissance man had much to say about life, growth and success.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A man of many talents, Leonardo da Vinci is one of the most celebrated painters, scientists, inventors, writers, architects and historians of all time. In fact, it's safe …

Here's How I Reduced Robocalls by About 95 Percent

The unsolicited calls made to your cell phone are a huge annoyance--and here's what to do.<p>Have you been getting a lot of robocalls lately? Yeah, join the club.<p>You know what I mean. These are unsolicited calls made to your cell phone. They come in waves - sometimes ten or eleven in a row, …

Identity Theft

Audioengine A5+ Wireless Speakers Review

When you've decided that your TV or monitor's built in speakers just don't cut it anymore, there are plenty of options to choose from. Of course, you …

These are the 5 best Amazon deals you can get today

<i>— Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. However, our picks and opinions are independent from USA Today’s newsroom and any business incentives.</i><p>Whether you're looking …

Light Painting Photography with a Simple Tube and Flashlight

Just when you thought you’d seen everything that you could do with a camera and a flashlight, photographer Eric Paré shares something new. Here, he …

One Minute to Better Looking Photos in Photoshop

In this short video, Colin Smith at PhotoCAFE comes through once again with an easy way to improve the look of your photographs using gaussian blur …

Tutorials

How to Remove Stray Hairs in Photoshop

Work smarter, not harder. This quick tutorial will make the painstaking process of removing stray hairs in Photoshop easy.<p>This brand new video from …

Tutorials

Hotel industry wants to pay for their workers' college degrees

The hotel industry is using free tuition to try to lure — and keep — workers.<p>The American Hotel and Lodging Association is rolling out a pilot program this month that offers an online associate's degree at no cost to workers and an online bachelor's degree at a subsidized cost.<p>The goal is to …

Hospitality

This 10-week-old puppy gave her biscuit to her new BFF and nobody can deal with the cuteness

Is this the most generous dog in Europe?<p>This 10-week-old puppy is melting hearts online after she was videoed giving her biscuit to another dog.<p>Nala, …

Improve Your Poker Skills with the Latest iGaming Innovations

“Poker” (CC BY 2.0) by ND Strupler| <i><br>Caption: four of a kind Aces in a hand of poker</i><p>When Tim Berners-Lee created the world wide web in 1990, he wanted …

9 US cities where a new housing bubble may be forming

Home prices on a nationwide basis rose 6.3% from a year earlier (not seasonally-adjusted), according to the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller National Home Price Index for December, released this morning.<p>The index has now surpassed by 6.3% the crazy peak of Housing Bubble 1 in July 2006, at which point it …