Charles Valentine

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Goodbye, iPhone: My new $180 Android is good enough

I've been an iPhone user since the beginning. Occasionally I've dabbled in Android, but my brain just likes iOS better.<p>My wallet, however, is increasingly frustrated. Although I've been perfectly happy with my iPhone 6S Plus, which I purchased nearly two years ago, the $849 price tag caused me …

Raleigh clips

Turkish tank hit near Syria's Jarablus, three soldiers wounded: military

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Three Turkish soldiers were wounded on Tuesday after their tank came under fire west of the Syrian border town of Jarablus, where Syrian rebels backed by Turkish forces drove out Islamic State militants last week.<p>Operations against militants in the area were continuing, the …

Middle East

Empires and Allies

Join your friends, form alliances, build your army and prepare for battle.<p>Welcome to Empires & Allies, the critically acclaimed modern-military …

A Prayer for Guidance @ YaNative.com

Great Spirit of us all you have made my body strong. Please fill me with your wisdom, so I'll know right from wrong.<p>Let me see myself as others also …

Prayer

Space Saving Beds & Bedrooms

• 1 |<br>• Photographer: Antony Crolla<p>One example of simple space repurposing would be to utilize the unused area under a staircase, like this cozy double …

House in a Can: Prefab Metal Off-the-Shelf Grain Silo Homes

There are many plans in place to convert existing structures into new-use buildings, including shipping container homes and missile-silo houses. This …

Tiny House Models

Cute cabin is made out of old grain silo

From a surprising source (Garden and Gun?) we learn of Rehan and Josh Nana's conversion of an old rusty grain silo into a cabin on their family's …

Fresh Tomato

Innovative Storage Key in a Tiny House Floor Plan

The trend for building a tiny house on wheels is going strong in many countries. As with many non-traditional types of housing, local codes and …

The best movies to stream for free with Amazon Prime

The benefits of signing up for Amazon Prime extend beyond the free 2-day shipping, ad-free access to Prime Playlists with over a million songs, and …

Entertainment

Does a Parent’s Pot Use Endanger Kids?

DENVER (AP) — A Colorado man loses custody of his children after getting a medical marijuana card. The daughter of a Michigan couple growing legal medicinal pot is taken by child-protection authorities after an ex-husband says their plants endangered kids.<p>And police officers in New Jersey visit a …

The (almost) COMPLETE Guide to Electric RC Cars

Introduction: The (almost) COMPLETE Guide to Electric RC Cars<p>About: I have moved on to better things...aka YouTube. So I will most likely not reply …

Off-roading

Thumb Formula Racing

Discover Thumb Formula Racing, the Formula racing game that can be played in portrait mode, with the thumb.<br>One of the best Formula racing games …

A Native American Prayer To Awaken Your Spirit - The Open Mind

Traditional worship practices are a part of Native American tribal gatherings with dance, rhythm, songs and trance. Sacred narratives and beliefs are …

These Netflix episodes are the ones that supposedly hooked you (pictures)

Hey Google, don't just change fundamental parts of my launcher without warning

Since it became available I've been using the Google Now Launcher on pretty much every phone. Though it's of course pre-loaded on Nexuses and now …

Google Search

Research shows you need these 5 things to be happy at work

With unemployment at the lowest it has been since 2008, you might be thinking about changing jobs. But what exactly would make you happier at work? …

Everything I Own Fits in One Bag. Here's How (and Why)

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>About two to three years ago, I decided I wanted to start to declutter my life gradually. I went from one backpack and a carry-on bag to just one backpack. I count the following things as my belongings at this point:<p>6 T-shirts<br>• 2 sweaters, 2 hoodies<br>• 1 …

A beginner’s guide to one bag living

by Jessica Dang <i>rss | t | f | g+</i><p>For many aspiring minimalists, the golden grail is One Bag Living, or what I like to call ‘OBL’. It’s a lifestyle that …

How to Program Your Mind to Stop Buying Crap You Don’t Need

We all buy things from time to time that we don't really need. It's okay to appeal to your wants every once in a while, as long as you're in control. …

10 Things You Can Toss Without Thinking Twice

Downsizing doesn't always require a therapy session.<p>We get it: Getting rid of your stuff is <i>hard</i>. Not only does it take time and effort, but then …