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I Paid Off a $27,000 Debt in Just Over Two Years. Here's How I Did It

"It was just really stressful having that debt. I thought about it all the time."<p><i>In this series, NerdWallet interviews people who have triumphed over</i> …

Lose the laces with this one low-tech shoe hack that will change your life

There are a handful of artifacts from earlier times that feel especially out of place in our modern lives. Most office phone and voicemail systems have remained largely unchanged for many years. I personally find it confounding that people still walk around handing out tiny paper cards with their …

Shoes

5 Full-Time Jobs You Can Do to Make Money Online or From Home

Here are five legit, full-time jobs that can be done remotely -- without sacrificing benefits like health insurance or paid time off.<p>We might not be multi-platinum hip-hop recording artists, but some of us can relate to Drake when he said, “I only love my bed and my mama, I’m sorry.” As much fun as …

Employment

Google makes it easier to delete the search, browsing and viewing history it keeps on you

Google is making it easier to see the search, browsing and YouTube viewing history it keeps on you, to delete any items you don’t want included, and to stop the company from logging your activity in future …<p>It’s doing this to comply with new European privacy regulations, known as the General Data …

Fluance’s new bookshelf speakers pack major performance into a small package

If you’re looking for big sound but don’t want to fill a room with huge speakers, bookshelf speakers are a great option, as they’re big enough to …

Watch a Tiny, Transparent Wankel Rotary Rev to 18,000 RPM

You paying attention over there, Mazda?<p>Warped Perception on YouTube<p>James GilboyView James Gilboy's Articles<p>Felix Wankel's rotary engine design is …

How to Create the Perfect Résumé, According to a CEO and Ex-Google Staffer

See the difference between an ordinary résumé and an extraordinary one.<p>A résumé is basically a first impression in document form. So you don’t simply …

The art of speaker design, explained by a master

I've had a number of chats with ELAC's Andrew Jones about speaker design over the years. He started out as a research engineer for KEF in 1983, then moved to Infinity and Pioneer, the latter where he was chiefly responsible for their ultra high-end TAD Reference line of speakers that sell for …

The President Is Soft

Not even their wives want to see Joe Biden and Donald Trump measure dicks. Every time that men like them go off about how they’d beat each other up …

A $25 investing course will teach you forex trading (so you can make the big bucks)

If you thought foreign exchange trading only involved swapping your home country's currency for another when you're traveling internationally, then …

Suffer from tinnitus? This might bring you relief

People with tinnitus typically hear a ringing or buzzing sound that nobody else seems to notice. The constant noise can be debilitating in worst-case …

Neurophilosophy

Massdrop x NuForce EDC3 IEM Earphones

Audio manufacturer Optoma NuForce and Massdrop has this week unveiled a new addition to their range of earphones with the launch of the new Massdrop …

Bring on the nostalgia with this in-browser Winamp emulator

For those that grew up during the dot com boom, chances are you’re already familiar with Winamp. Our favorite music player, back before we figured out there were better options, is now available as an emulated walk down memory lane capable of running in any modern browser.<p>Users can toy around with …

Britney Spears

45 Products Trending On Amazon That Are Straight-Up Brilliant

You can find a lot of junk on the internet, but if you're shopping on Amazon, you can find some absolutely brilliant products, too. These trending …

Shopping

Church Launch Wins: Interview with Warren Bird

<b>“Should we plant? Should we start a campus? Is one inherently better than the other?”</b>Leadership Network and Portable Church Industries recently …

This may be the best power strip for smartphones and it's less than $20 right now

Let's be honest, the power strip you've been using for years could use a bit of an upgrade, and having a power strip with USB ports is exactly what …

The 10 essential tracks to listen to with new headphones

10 essential tracks to try when sampling a new pair of cans<p>As <i>The Verge</i>’s resident headphones obsessive, I hear a few questions quite often: what are the best Bluetooth headphones, where can I find those $1,000 cans for less than $100, and what music do you use for testing in your reviews? The first …

Tech Power

Image courtesy of Oran ViriyincySo a funny thing happened on the way to the website…Just as I was getting ready to post the last post of 2016, I got …

Arduino

Church Tech Weekly Episode 224: Increase Your Blackness

We're back with our graphics experts again this week! This time, we talk about creation tools, compression, video codecs and source material. How to …

Why Your Online Video Has To Be Good

Image courtesy of Steve BowbrickLast time, we touched on the issue of live streaming or not. I am hearing more and more churches that want to live …

To Stream Or Not To Stream

Original image by Quinn Dombrowski, modified by me.I’m always fascinated on how I end up having the same conversation with multiple people over the …

Livestreaming

How to Get More From Your Home Theater Without Paying a Dime

Unless you had your home theater set up by a professional, chances are you aren't getting the best possible video and sound out of your existing …

Internet Archive Brings Oregon Trail, Prince Of Persia, Lemmings And 2200+ Other MS-DOS Games To Your Browser

Time to get nostalgic!<p>Remember when The Internet Archive brought hundreds upon hundreds of classic console games online and made them playable in the browser? And when they did it again with hundreds of arcade games?<p>They’ve done it again — this time with over 2,000 MS-DOS games. Lemmings! …

The Milkdrop Desktop

Flickr user LostWatson's desktop is surreal and beautiful, but well organized, too. A simple launcher on the side offers access to his applications, …

How to Boost Your Observation Skills and Learn to Pay Attention

It's easy to not pay attention to the world. We lower our eyes when we walk and avoid eye contact at the supermarket. For most of us, our default …

Intel's $150 HDMI Stick Turns Any TV Into a Windows Desktop

Got an HDMI port handy? Sure, you could plug in a Chromecast, Fire TV Stick or Roku Streaming Stick to get your Netflix fix. Or you could pay $150 to …

CTA Review: Digital Audio Labs Livemix Pt. 4

The Livemix also includes a built-in metronome. One person can configure it and trigger the start stop while all others have individual volume …

50 States of Speeding: Know the Law in Every State

Take it to the limit.<p>We've compiled each U.S. state's maximum highway speed, reckless driving threshold, and mandatory and maximum penalties for reckless driving, as well as any excessive speed laws and their respective penalties.

​10 Anime That Will Change Your Life

Only a handful of TV shows, movies, books or cartoons can be called "life-changing," masterpieces that transform you and the way you perceive …

Anime