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14 books that will change the way you think about money

A lot of what holds people back from financial success are their thoughts and beliefs about money — not their job title or salary.<p>It turns out, you're probably already making enough money to become rich, as David Bach preaches in "The Automatic Millionaire"; and you <i>can</i> splurge on a $4 mocha and …

Our poor sleeping habits are filling our brains with neurotoxins

We’ve known for some time that sleep is important for the restoration and strengthening specific functions in the brain linked to memory, regulating emotions, decision-making, and even creativity. But scientists are now discovering the processes through which sleep also cleans the brain like a …

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2016 Porsche 911 GT3 RS

Welcome to Walter's World. We think you'll like it here.<p>We just sat right-seat while rally legend Walter Röhrl drove the new Porsche 911 GT3 RS on the diabolical Bilster Berg racetrack in northern Germany. The lean and lanky Röhrl, now in his late 60s, completes two deceptively fast laps with such …

3 Biggest Ponzi Schemes in Singapore

<b>Ever since Charles Ponzi strung along tens of thousands of people in his elaborate scheme involving postal reply coupons back in the 1920s, there</b> …

Android Circuit: Galaxy S6's Sales Disaster, New Samsung Galaxy Launch Date, Xperia Z4 Tablet Review

Taking a look back at seven days of news across the Android world, this week’s Android Circuit highlights a number of stories including the low sales of the Samsung Galaxy S6 family, the early arrival of the Samsung Galaxy Note 5, early reviews of the Sony Xperia Z4 tablet, Microsoft Office preview …

The Houses of Parliament in London, January 30, 2015. Today marks the 50th anniversary of the funeral of Winston Churchill, Britain's wartime leader. REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett

Alfa Romeo Spirito Motorcycle Concept by Mehmet Doruk Erdem

Stretching both the terms “motorcycle” and “concept,” here we find a new design courtesy of Mehmet<p>Stretching both the terms “motorcycle” and “concept,” here we find a new design courtesy of Mehmet Doruk Erdem for Alfa Romeo – the Spirito. Looking a bit like a cross between a <i>Star Wars</i> landspeeder …

5 Concept Motorcycles we Want to Ride

<b>0</b> Flares <b>0</b> Flares ×<p>Kawasaki J<p>The Kawasaki J concept bike takes urban and suburban transport to a whole new level. The three-wheeler is able to adapt …

In Hot Water: Cigarette Racing boat inspired by Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG

<i>Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG-Inspired Cigarette Racing Boat – Click above for high-res image gallery</i><p>Mercedes-Benz and Cigarette Racing converged upon the 2010 Miami International Boat Show last week to unveil a new 46-foot custom racing boat inspired by the automaker's SLS AMG supercar. In lieu of the …

Test Drive: Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Electric Drive

by Teymur Madjderey<p>As general automotive enthusiasts we're always on the lookout for the latest innovations and opportunities to experience them firsthand, whether it be speaking with the design team at Bentley or testing Mini's new sport utility coupe in the Caribbean. So when Mercedes-Benz gave …

Cure for thinning hair? Scientists find plucking stimulates huge growth spurt

Pulling out lingering follicles could stimulate the scalp into a burst of regeneration, scientists have found<p>For people with thinning hair the idea of plucking out the few strands that remain may fill them with horror.<p>However a new study suggests that pulling out the lingering follicles could …

Why The 'Experts' Failed To Predict The Apple Store's Success

Many retail experts and analysts failed to predict the massive success of the Apple Store when it first opened in 2001 because they made the mistake of confusing numbers with feelings. Numbers don’t have feelings; people do. And people drive a great customer experience.<p>On paper, the numbers didn’t …

Anthropologist explains why we cheat on people we love

Simply put, she says, that person becomes the center of the world. You have an intense craving to be with that person, not just sexually, but emotionally. You can list the things you don't like about them, but all that gets pushed aside and you focus only on what you do like about them.<p>"It's an …

New 12-in MacBook vs. Microsoft Surface 3

Apple and Microsoft each have new mobile computing products set to launch soon, both of which might tickle your fancy. Join Gizmag, as we compare the …

Apple Releases Photos for OS X Beta for Apple Developers

Apple has let loose details of its brand new Photos app — the expected replacement for both iPhoto and Aperture.<p>Today, the new app was bundled into a beta version of OS X 10.10.3, which Apple made available to its developers. Overall, the look is simple and uncluttered, borrowing from the iOS …

How your iPhone could start your car before you get in it

Apple already has its in-dash operating system CarPlay, which it hopes will make its way into more than 24 million vehicles over the next five years. But if a new patent published today is anything to go by, that’s the tip of the iceberg when it comes to Apple’s hopes for the car-world.<p>What Apple …

Yahoo is now part of Oath

Before you continue...<p>Yahoo is now part of the Oath family. Due to EU data protection laws, we (Oath), our vendors and our partners need your consent …

110 reasons to buy the Apple Watch

A lot of people are excited about the expected launch of the Apple Watch in April. But there are also still enough people who don’t see the point of having another gadget – a wearable, with questionable battery life – when they’ve already have an iPhone in their pocket.<p>An often heard argument goes …

The Ice Is Talking. We Just Have To Listen

If a glacier cracks and nobody hears it, does it still make a sound?<p>"Oh, they moan and they groan," says Grant Deane, a researcher at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. "They crackle and rumble and fizz, and they have all kinds of amazing sounds that they make."<p>Deane is one of the authors of …

Using iPads to pacify children may harm their development, say scientists

Children throwing tantrums should be given time to calm down on their own rather than distracted with tablets or smartphones, say researchers<p>It might be tempting to hand over an iPad to a screaming child when all else has failed to calm them down.<p>But child psychologists say it may be stunting …

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