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11 Quick and Easy Self Tanning Solutions For Men

<b>11 Quick and Easy Self Tanning Solutions For Men</b> Catching rays from inside the bed of a tanning salon may be easier than venturing off to the beach, …

Skin Care

15 times it's worth spending a little more

But how do you know which indulgences are worth it? Or whether you're actually paying for quality, rather than just hype?<p>We combed through Reddit and Quora to find out which expensive purchases users had no regrets about making.<p><i>Mandi Woodruff contributed to an earlier version of this article.</i>

Clothing

How To Become A Millionaire In The Next 5 Years

Want to become a millionaire? Making it happen in the next five years doesn't have to be a fantasy. That's the view of Steve Siebold, 50, author of <i>How Rich People Think</i>. Siebold, a self-made millionaire who consults for corporate sales teams and gives speeches across the country, says that in fact, …

Junk food kills bacteria that protect against obesity, heart disease and cancer, study finds

Strong link between good bacteria, diet and overall health discovered after researchers lived on McDonald's meals for 10 days straight<p>Eating junk food kills stomach bacteria which protect against obesity, diabetes, cancer, heart disease, inflammatory bowel conditions and autism, fresh studies have …

Holistic Medicine

Why ab workouts are a waste of time - CNN.com

Bad advice and outdated research could be putting a kink in your workout efforts. Here are some fitness myths that have proved to be just that.<p>HIDE CAPTION<p>Fitness: Myths vs. facts<p>Fitness: Myths vs. facts<p>Fitness: Myths vs. facts<p>Fitness: Myths vs. facts<p>Fitness: Myths vs. facts<p>Fitness: Myths vs. …

This Is What Weight Loss Does To Your Brain

Too much fat weighs down not just your body, but also your brain.<p>Obesity harms most organs in the body, and new research suggests the brain is no …

'There's A Spy Inside My Minibar': Why Customer Service Surprises Are Hazardous, Online And Off

Too much of a good thing in customer service and the customer experience can sometimes be the worst thing possible. The gathering and handling of customer information is a case in point.<p>I wrote yesterday about the value of gathering seven points of customer data on each and every one of your …

Science Explains Exactly How Your Phone Is Ruining Your Relationships

A quick glance at your gadget can't have too much impact on your conversations, can it? A new study says otherwise.<p>You know it's rude (and, in the right company, might even mean it's your turn to pick up the check), but you just can't help yourself--you just have to take a quick peek at your phone …

Psychology

Money Talks: letting agents accused and best washing-up liquid revealed

Meanwhile Labour announces its plans for cracking down on energy supplies and more scams uncovered<p>Hello and welcome to this week's Money Talks – a roundup of the week's biggest stories and some things you may have missed.<p>Money news<p>• Letting agents accused of 'double-dipping'<p>• Aldi bursts Fairy's …

Traffic lights are dangerously easy to hack

Traffic lights all across the United States are dangerously easy to hack.<p>Anyone with a radio hooked up to a laptop can wreak havoc by remotely changing lights at will -- or by shutting them all down. That's according to findings by computer researchers at the University of Michigan.<p>"There's an …

Weapons can be easily smuggled past airport body scanners

Two years ago, a blogger named Jonathan Corbett published a YouTube video that seemed to show a facepalm-worthy vulnerability in the TSA's Rapiscan …

Stretching Is Overrated

The pre-exercise ritual can weaken muscles, hurt athletic performance, and even lead to injury.<p>Runners do it before a race. Swimmers do it before hopping in the pool. Your average gym rat does it before starting to pump iron. Most coaches, gym teachers, and personal trainers preach that stretching …

Daimler's solution for annoying out-of-office email: delete it

Sure, you can set an out-of-office auto-reply to let others know they shouldn't email you, but that doesn't usually <i>stop</i> the messages; you may still have to handle those urgent-but-not-really requests while you're on vacation. That's not a problem if you work at Daimler, though. The German automaker …

Give middle-class families a tax break, government adviser urges

Ros Altmann, the Government's champion for older workers, warns that people who don't consider themselves even 'remotely wealthy' are being hit by taxes intended for the rich<p>Millions of middle-class workers and pensioners are being hit by “draconian and penal” taxes that discourage them from …

Can Happy Seed Standardize the Way We Build Apps?

Independent of the programming language, developing web and mobile apps is a huge commitment – a lot of time and necessary patience goes into …

This Entrepreneur Raised $2M With A Five-Slide Presentation -- About Nothing

He may sound crazy, but there’s a method to his madness. Itay Adam is already well-funded and staffed to create “the next big thing.” All that remains is to come up with an idea.<p>On a memorable episode of the hit 1990s sitcom <i>Seinfeld</i>, NBC executives meet Jerry after his nightclub act and ask him to …

Why your brand-new plane doesn't have a seat-back TV

Earlier this year, I boarded a United flight from Newark to San Diego. After passing the first few rows, a young boy turned to his mother and asked, "Why aren't there any TVs?"<p>"It's probably an older plane," she responded -- but that couldn't be further from the truth.<p>The aircraft, a 737-900 with …

Bitcoin 'Conspiracy Theory' Alleges Virtual Currency is NSA or CIA Project

Digital currency bitcoin, which has experienced sudden growth in terms of usage and value, has been criticised by many and some have labelled it as a …

Bitcoin

How to Become a Successful Social Media Influencer

Mario Armstrong

U.S. housing market: Stuck in a multi-year hangover

The U.S. housing market has recovered with impressive speed. In just two years, home prices have recovered to their pre-bubble norms, while the …

The Server Needs To Die To Save The Internet

D<p>o we have the Internet we deserve? There’s an argument to say that yes, we absolutely do. Given web users’ general reluctance to pay for content. We are of course, <i>paying</i>. Just not with cold hard cash, but with our privacy — as digital business models rely on gathering and selling intel on their …

Owen Paterson: I’m proud of standing up to the green lobby

Writing for The Telegraph, the former environment secretary, Owen Paterson, says he is proud of standing up to the green lobby<p>Every prime minister has the right to choose his team to take Britain into the general election and I am confident that my able successor at Defra, Liz Truss, will do an …

United Kingdom

Don't Get Bulldozed Playing the Wall Street Game

When best-selling author Michael Lewis went on <i>60 Minutes</i> this spring and claimed, “the stock market is rigged,” it struck a nerve. Many people …

The Most Powerful Images Of World War I

Friday 1 July 2016 marked the centenary of the beginning of the Battle of the Somme, the biggest conflict seen on the Western Front during World War I. Here are some of the most arresting photos from the war. Contains graphic images.<p>The Battle of the Somme lasted from 1 July 1916 to 18 November the …

Why Getting Girls to Code Is a Really Big Deal

<i>Editor’s note: This post was originally published by our partners at PopSugar Tech.</i><p>Girls today need to learn how to code for two reasons: first, there aren’t enough female engineers, and second, it will become an essential skill, just like reading, writing, and math.<p>The tech community used to be a …

Adobe’s New Pen And Ruler Tease The Future Of Digital Creativity

It’s not just a neat stylus and ruler. If Adobe’s new tools are a hit, Photoshop, Illustrator, and After Effects change forever.<p>I draw a perfectly straight line on my iPad. Then I bisect it at a true 90 degrees. I draw triangles and circles and squares until the screen is cacophony of pristine …

19 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>Digital Photography School—</b> Read through this goldmine of articles to improve your photography skills; they're helpful even if you're a complete beginner. There's also an active forum where you can find a community of other photographers …

Learning

Retirement: Is the 4% solution right for you?

There’s nothing simple about figuring out what percentage of your savings you can safely withdraw each year in retirement. You want to avoid …

Retirement Planning

What Sugar Does to Your Body

Here's what happens to your system when you eat something packed with the sweet stuff.<p>The instant something sweet touches your tongue, your taste buds direct-message your brain: <i>deee-lish</i>. Your noggin's reward system ignites, unleashing dopamine. Meanwhile, the sugar you swallowed lands in your …