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10 Websites to Use When You Want Luxury Hotel Rooms for Cheap

Having a five-star taste can be quite a burden on your wallet, especially when trying to plan extravagant trips to far off places. One of the most …

Top 5 Must-Read Investment Books for Beginners

If you want to bone up on your investment skills a good place to start is reading a book. However, the trouble with financial tomes is that they’re a …

Investing

The travel pillow that claims to let you sleep anywhere

The embarrassment of falling asleep on your neighbour’s shoulder in the middle seat of a plane, bus or train, could be resigned to the past with a new travel pillow that claims users can “cradle themselves to sleep” while sitting or even standing anywhere.<p>The Dream Sling attaches a pillow to a …

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Can the Country Survive Without a Strong Middle Class?

In a powerful new book, the legal scholar Ganesh Sitaraman argues that America’s government will fall apart as inequality deepens.<p>The U.S. Constitution, it is fair to say, is normally thought of as a political document. It lays out the American system of government and the relationships among the …

Why Dollar-Cost Averaging Is a Lousy Retirement Investing Strategy

Playing it safe can cost you.<p>Let’s say you’ve got a large sum of cash you want to invest for retirement—a windfall, an inheritance, a pension payout, …

Investing

This DIY Coffee Maker Will Brew the Best Cup You’ve Ever Had

Unleash your inner handyman with this brew system<p>Your electronic coffee maker may be convenient—but how many times have you poured yourself a cup, only to find a watered down, bland version of what you were hoping to get? If you want something done right, sometimes you really do have to do it …

How to Give a Killer Presentation

Presentations have become an enormous part of the way we work today. For some it means turning up to seminars and conventions to share our company’s …

Tie Your Things with Perfect Knots

In our day to day life, knots plays a vital role. Starting from the shoe lace to camping and fishing, a perfect knot can be an essential requirement. …

21 Hidden Roku Tricks for Streaming Success

We help you discover hidden features in your favorite streaming device.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions …

Smart TV

Pick the Best Shutter Speed, Aperture, and ISO Settings

Pick the Best Shutter Speed, Aperture and ISO Settings<p>Learn to Pick the Best Shutter Speed, Aperture, and ISO Settings for Every Occasion<p>In this clip …

Getting out of Auto: Understanding Aperture

What is aperture?<p>In simple terms, aperture refers to the opening of a lens diaphragm through which light passes. Changing this setting – which is …

The Whiskey & Beer I Want to Drink in 2017

What one drinks expert would like to see more of and less of in 2017.<p>Every January presents the opportunity for experts to opine about the …

A Step-by-Step Guideline for Long Exposure Landscape Photography

When you see a long exposure image like the one above, what first comes to mind is probably how beautiful it is. Unlike a traditional image, a long …

I read 15 books this year on happiness, productivity, and success -- here are the most meaningful insights I've taken away

<i>Amazon</i><p>Money isn't enough to motivate us to do good work<p>In 'Payoff,' Duke University behavioural economist Dan Ariely argues that human motivation is …

10 Spine-Friendly Yoga Poses for the Office Drone Who Wants Better Posture

All in favor of fixing that computer hunch.<p>Thing you already know but conveniently forget: Your desk job is silently killing you. Sure, there's the increased risk of cancer, obesity, and heart disease, but there's also the heightened likelihood that your computer situation is turning you into the …

Yoga

This Calculator Will Tell You Whether to Pay Down Debt or Save for Retirement

It’s a frequently asked personal finance question: should I pay off my student loans or save for retirement? It’s possible to do both, but this …

How to Take Decent Pictures of the Sky at Night

It might look easy, but taking an epic photo of the night sky in all its glory takes skill. You have to be in the right place with the right …

Learn How to Day Trade: 6 Steps to Getting Started Day Trading

<b>Step 1. Join the Quarterly Day Trading Chat Room Membership and the FREE Intro to Trading Course</b><p>So you want to learn how to day trade? The first step …

Digital Photography

An introduction to the scientific, artistic, and computing aspects of digital photography. Topics include lenses and optics, light and sensors, …

34-year-old Facebook employee sees better investing opportunities than stocks

Christy Liu found herself in an enviable predicament in October 2012 when her travel discovery startup Wanderfly got acquired by TripAdvisor …

Top 10 Homemade Organic Pesticides - Quiet Corner

Pesticides are the only toxic substances we <i>intentionally</i> release into our environment in order to kill living things. The chemicals don’t just harm …

5 refreshing summer cocktails and the liquor you need to make them

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Anna_Pustynnikova / Shutterstock The summer season brings with it the opportunity to enjoy refreshing adult beverages out in the …

Why Buy A BMW M6 When The Best Aston Martin Ever Made Costs Way Less?

When looking for a budget exotic car to buy, it’s easy to get carried away by the sharp-edged lines of a Lamborghini or the pedigree of a bona-fide …

BMW

Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Driven Flat-Out On Mountain Hillclimb Is Pure White-Knuckled Amazing: Video

Take a few million dollars and then proceed to attempt to throw it off a mountain at 100-plus-miles-per-hour, and then see how many people call you …

2015 Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited First Test

Back Out on the Track With Subaru's Wagonoid CUV<p>2015 Subaru Outback 2.5i owners pay attention to track-tested performance data as much as BRZ sports car owners worry about rear-seat headroom — it just doesn’t happen. Owners of the new 2015 Outback will appreciate what they think the new wagon-like …

Subaru