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​7 Thoughts You'd Have If She Had a Glittering Vagina

​"Sparkalized" capsules of "Passion Dust" have created an unexpected, new sex trend<p>Last Thursday, our esteemed colleagues at <i>Women's Health</i> reported on the emergence of an unexpected, new sex trend involving glitter and a woman's vagina. It shouldn't take mental gymnastics for you to figure out …

A college ranking where Harvard doesn’t make the top of the list

As many students and families zero in on their college decisions this week, they may want to do some research beyond the typical school …

College & University

How To Finance Your College Education In 2015

College tuition fees rise every year, making it challenging for cash-stripped students and families to afford college costs and other expenses. But …

College & University

Trump has vowed NOT to touch this very popular and effective personal tax deduction

Charitable giving is good for more than just your soul and, according to President Donald Trump’s tax plan unveiled Wednesday, it will remain …

Personal Finance

Notch's $70 million LA mansion recreated in Minecraft

As soon as it was known that Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson had bought a $70 million mega-mansion in LA, it was only a matter of time before someone recreated it in blocky form. One dedicated player took up the challenge immediately and, in less than 24 hours, had a video up on YouTube …

14 health and fitness wearables and gadgets worth giving

Health and fitness gadgets are some of the hottest items on the market right now, and it's hard to sift through what's just a gimmick and what's …

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Gear & Gadgets

The Receiver Your Home Theater Deserves, Eneloop AAs, and More Deals

Today's Amazon Gold Box deal is a $500 Pioneer receiver. Granted, that's a pretty big investment, but it has a future-proof feature set that should …

The Best and Worst Tech We Spent Cold Hard Cash on This Year

Our picks of the tech we bought this year, from money well spent to utter disappointments.<p>​As the editorial team of a tech site, we see a lot of gadgets and gizmos come and go. Occasionally we write about them. But actually parting with our cold, hard cash?<p>We've rounded up some of our best and …

Headphones

The year in reviews: a look back at the best gadgets of 2014

It's been quite a year in products here at the Engadget offices. Not only have we looked at the latest flagship phones and hottest laptops, but our reviews have run the gamut from VR headsets to WiFi Crock-Pots. We've worn lots of smartwatches and fitness wristbands on our arms, tried out an …

Sorry for Apple Fans ! 15 powerful Apps only for Android

Android's advantage is more than iPhone App, because compared with greater freedom can be adjusted in accordance with the user's preferences.<p>Although …

Holiday Tech Support: 11 Ways to Upgrade Your Family's Gadgets

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Capresso 118.05 EC PRO Espresso Machine<p>I take my espresso seriously and I’ve owned several espresso machines over the years. How seriously do I take …

Gear & Gadgets

In Pictures: Eighteen Ways to Get Tax-Free Income

If you don't love sharing the fruits of your labor with the tax man, look for ways to get tax free income. Here are 18 of them.

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Investing

How your financial portfolio should look like when you're 50

MANILA – Hitting 50 years old is a milestone in itself, and it comes with many expectations for those who want to have something to show for it. But …

Retirement

How to plan a trip to the US Virgin Islands

Fringed by the Atlantic Ocean to the north and Caribbean Sea in the south, the US Virgin Islands is the Caribbean island fantasy that many holidaymakers long for.<p>Turquoise waters nibble sweetly at white-sand beaches generously sprinkled among many islets and cays – it’s little wonder the …

Caribbean

Pack It: Canadian Dollar

When the Bank of Canada rolled out its new series of bank notes from three years ago, it wanted to throw cold water on counterfeiters, not fan the …

YouTube Is Where You Should Learn How to Fix Your Car

If the War on Drugs gave us nothing else, it at least provided some enduringly quotable anti-drug ads. An entire generation fondly recalls the TV spot where a dad confronts his son over some wacky tobacky, asking, "Who taught you how to do this stuff?" The kid replies: "You, all right? I learned it …

Tax-Free Savings for Precollege Education Expenses

With a Coverdell education savings account, you can take tax-free withdrawals for a primary or secondary student if you use them for qualified …

Retirement

The Caribbean's Best All-Inclusive Resorts for Families

Family vacations are meant to be relaxing and enjoyable, but sometimes finding the right hotel, making restaurant reservations, and booking endless activities for the kids can seem more like a chore than a restful getaway. So we here at Oyster took on the impossibly taxing job of traveling to the …

10 of the best tropical islands for retirees

Slide 1 of 12<p>This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>Does your vision of how you’d like to spend retirement involve sunset walks …

Panama City

Steam's holiday sale includes deals on Civilization, Dark Souls, and more

Valve has just kicked off its annual holiday game sale for Steam, which lasts from now until January 2nd, and it's pretty big — Valve says that there will be more than 100 games featured throughout the next two weeks. Right now you can grab several blockbuster games for cheap, including</i> …

10 Questions To Ask A Financial Advisor

By Laura Shin <br>It’s not easy finding a financial advisor. After all, you have to trust this virtual stranger enough to reveal your financial situation – or hand your money over -- to him or her. But these steps can help you find the right fit.<p>Ask friends and family for referrals, says …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Vintage Explorers: 7 Adventure Vehicles for the Perfect Off-Road Trip

Few things say adventure like hitting the open road in the latest sports car or super sedan — unless you want to take your adventures off of the …

PSA: 2015 will have 27 pay periods for many bi-weekly employees, instead of the typical 26. : personalfinance

Community Details<p>12.9m<p>Subscribers<p>7.7k<p>Online<p>Learn about personal finance: budgeting, saving, getting out of debt, building credit, investing, and …

The smart way to double your nest egg in 10 years

<i>My wife and I are in our 50's and contribute 12% of our salary each year to our retirement accounts that we invest in a mix of 90% stocks and 10% bonds. We would like to double the size of our nest egg by the time we retire at 65. Are we being too aggressive? -- Gary W., Pittsburgh, Pa.</i><p>If by "too …