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10 Books You Pretend To Have Read (And Why You Should Really Read Them)

Science fiction and fantasy offer a rich legacy of great books - but that abundant pile of reading material can also be daunting. So sometimes, it's …

Books

A Sports Scientist Says We've Been Planking Wrong This Entire Time—Here's Why

No matter where you're doing them—TRX class, yoga, Pilates, or on your own—planks are hard. They should be, considering they engage major muscle …

Exercise

Coffee Fights Disease and Extends Your Life, Especially If You Drink It This Way

Coffee is the ultimate super-food, especially if you know the right way to drink it.<p>As I explained last month, a meta-analysis of 127 studies revealed that drinking two to four 8 ounce cups of coffee each day results in enormous health benefits. The consensus of these studies is that coffee:<p>Reduces …

Coffee

It's not just in the genes: the foods that can help and harm your brain

Our diet has a huge effect on our brain and our mental wellbeing, even protecting against dementia. So, what should be on the menu?<p>As a society, we are used to the idea that we feed our bodies, and that our diet shapes our waistlines. But many of us forget that the same diet also feeds our brains, …

Nutrition

How quantum dots supercharge farming, medicine and solar, too

This emerging category of nanoparticles has futuristic uses far beyond boosting colors on high-end TVs.<p>What if you could grow vegetables in half the time? What if a surgeon could see cancerous cells throughout an entire operation? What if solar panels could become significantly cheaper and easier …

Nanotech

This electronic skin can heal itself — and then make more skin

No-waste e-skin<p>In a quest to make electronic devices more environmentally friendly, researchers have created an electronic skin that can be completely recycled. The e-skin can also heal itself if it’s torn apart.<p>The device, described today in the journal <i>Science Advances</i>, is basically a thin film …

Skin Care

How to transfer contacts to a new Android phone

Changing phones is already a strenuous time, getting all of your apps set up the way you had them, getting your services — and more importantly your …

New (To Me) Booktubers

There is nothing better than finding something new. The novelty of discovering a fresh novel or video never loses its appeal, no matter how many …

Books

How to Make a Week’s Worth of Dinner For Two For Under $100

<b>* Get to know SPY’s new video series, Life Hacks (For $100 Or Less)</b> <b><br>* See how to make seven meals for two people (or more), for less than 100 bucks</b> <b><br>*</b> …

Edmunds Presents 40 Cool Things About The Tesla Model 3

There are plenty of cool features in the Tesla Model 3 as it’s kind of a computer on wheels, but the best part is that with new updates there will be …

Tesla Model 3

27 Healthy Dinner Recipes That Let Your Oven Do Most of the Work

When terms like <i>bomb cyclone</i>, <i>deep freeze</i>, and <i>arctic air</i> are being used to describe the decidedly frightful weather, you’re probably looking for every …

13 Foods That Scrub Our Arteries Clean

As we get older, the collective opinions of the medical community and the mainstream media begin to instill a fear of cardiovascular disease in our …

What’s Going to Happen to Ikea Founder’s Billions?

When Ikea’s Ingvar Kamprad died Saturday at age 91, he was ranked No. 8 on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index thanks to his control of a global retail …

IKEA

We've interviewed nearly 50 millionaires about how they invest their money — here are 5 strategies anyone can implement

<i>Each week on a podcast called "Millionaires Unveiled," Clark Sheffield and Jace Mattinson, both certified public accountants, interview a millionaire — someone with a current net worth of over $1 million. They ask them to share their story, investment strategies, and current portfolio …

Retirement

16 Windows 10 tricks you'll wish you knew sooner

In homes and offices across America, you can’t throw a stone without hitting a Windows PC. You’ll find Microsoft running on monitors in almost every school and library, in businesses big and small, and in living rooms, bedrooms, and dorms from coast to coast.<p>Windows is so commonplace, many of us …

Thinking of buying an electric vehicle? Here's what you need to know about charging

When Macy Claprood was making the commute to Miami for her summer job, she glanced at the instrument panel in her Nissan Leaf and realized she had to fill up — on electricity.<p>Claprood, 21, of Fort Lauderdale, had to stop halfway at a mall parking lot to top off the batteries in her electric car.<p>She …

Electric Vehicles

Help! ​I Ride My Bike Every Day and I Still Can’t Lose Weight

​Riding lots can make you fit, but you need a specific strategy if you want to lose fat<p>Struggling with your weight loss goals? You are not alone. The blunt truth is that though daily exercise like cycling will improve your cardiovascular health, lift your mood, and boost your fitness, you can …

Fitness

How I “scanned” old negatives with $0 budget, a DSLR and stuff I had at home

A few days ago, my boyfriend found some old 35mm negatives. I really wanted to see baby photos of him, so I was wondering: can I “scan” these films …

Photography

Google starts certificate program to fill empty IT jobs

There are 150,000 open IT jobs in the U.S., and Google wants to make it easier to fill them. Today the company is announcing a certificate program on …

Bank of America

Warren Buffett Says This 1 Simple Habit Separates Successful People From Everyone Else | Inc.com

Billionaire Warren Buffett, the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, is 87 years old and still capturing the world's attention as the second richest person on the planet (as of this writing).<p>So, how has he done it? Actually, it's not so much about <i>what he has done</i> as it is <i>what he hasn't done</i>. …

Self-improvement

This $5 Reddit-Approved Primer Just Might Make Your Eye Shadow Last Forever

How do we love eye shadow primer? Let us count the ways. It makes your makeup last forever, keeps your oily eyelids at bay, and turns the intensity of your shadow's pigmentation up a kilowatt or two. Perhaps the most famous shadow primer on the market right now is the beloved Urban Decay Potion …

3 High-Yield Stocks Still Worth Buying

Uncertainty is concerning for many investors, but some high-yield stocks warrant consideration despite the questions.<p>If you're in search of income, …

Investing

Apple: Yes, we're slowing down older iPhones

Apple has acknowledged what many iPhone owners long suspected: It has slowed older phones.<p>The tech giant issued a rare statement of explanation on Thursday, saying that it has used software updates to limit the performance of older iPhones that may have battery issues that would cause them to turn …

Mobile Technology

The FCC just voted to repeal its net neutrality rules, in a sweeping act of deregulation

Federal regulators voted Thursday to allow Internet providers to speed up service for websites they favor — and block or slow down others — in a decision repealing landmark Obama-era regulations overseeing broadband companies such as AT&T and Verizon.<p>The move by the Federal Communications …

Net Neutrality

Kayla Moore: 'One of our attorneys is a Jew'

<b>Midland City, Alabama (CNN) —</b> Roy Moore's wife, Kayla, argued that her husband is no bigot at a Monday night campaign rally, saying that "one of our attorneys is a Jew."<p>"Fake news would tell you that we don't care for Jews. And I tell you all this because I've seen it and I just want to set the …

Donald Trump

25 Healthy Sheet Pan Recipes That Will Make Your Life So Much Easier

Whether you are single or have a family to feed, it seems like every weeknight is a blur and trying to get dinner on the table isn't always the easiest feat. On top of that, eating healthy isn't always easy and oftentimes requires a decent amount of prep. And cleanup is a chore in itself when …

Cooking

15 Delicious Winter Salads That Feed a Crowd

Not a lot of people realize this, but winter is actually an amazing time for salads. Just because it's cold doesn't mean you won't have access to …

Healthy Eating

Sara Went From a Size 12 to a Size 2 by Doing 2 Incredibly Simple Things

Sara Rzepkowski, a 29-year-old from Chicago, suffered from significant weight gain as a result of her PCOS. A former size two, Sara was determined to keep her health in check and get her body back. Six months later, Sara lost nearly 50 pounds and went on to become a fitness instructor in order to …

Fitness

15 books Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, and Elon Musk think everyone should read

Books have always been important to billionaire moguls like Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, and Elon Musk.<p>Over the years, the trio has sung the praises of several books that influenced the way they see the world, from their approach to technological innovation to how they manage their businesses.<p>Here are …

Books

A Beginner’s Guide to Getting Blurry Backgrounds in Portraits

Just starting out in photography and want to learn how to blur your backgrounds when shooting portraits? Here’s a 4-minute video from Sheldon Evans …