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53 Amazon Products With The Highest Ratings That You Never Knew Existed

Amazon is like a never-ending infinity pool of surprising and unexpected products. Wade through its waters long enough and you’ll find a whole new …

Kitchen Gadgets

The 20 best Amazon Alexa skills and tips

Many of us have welcomed our first smart assistant into the home, with Amazon's Echo smart home hub bringing the Alexa voice assistant into households across the country.<p>Alexa is the Amazon voice assistant. Launched in 2014, it provides a way to ask questions, play music, get news bulletins or …

Smart Homes

The 5 best apps to start investing with little money

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Acorns<p>Investing can be a confusing and intimidating activity to get involved with. The future payoff is worth it, but first-time investors …

Investing

Passive income: 15 ways to let the money flow in

It's hard to beat passive income. Instead of toiling for it, you can sit back and let the money flow in. Here are 15 examples of how you might collect passive income streams.<p>For many people, toiling for a living isn't fun.<p>There can be lengthy commutes, dress codes, annoying coworkers, unreasonable …

Personal Finance

20 Surprising Things You Can Do With Google Search

You can get really specific about the results you want, as well as the ones you don't.<p>Googling has become second nature to most of us, with many people consulting the search engine dozens of times per day.<p>The company’s flagship product is powered by a plethora of algorithms designed to dole out the …

SEO

If a woman has these 14 qualities never let her go, scientists say

People in long term relationships will someday get to the point where they need to ask themselves: Is this really the person I want to spend the rest …

Harvard

How to Use Apple Pay Cash

Send and receive money within iMessage on your iPhone, iPad, or Apple Watch.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate …

The 30 Best Movies On Netflix Right Now, Ranked

<b>Last Updated: January 26th</b><p>The Netflix name has meant many things during the company’s relatively short existence: a source for DVDs by mail, a pioneer of online streaming, a network responsible for some of the best shows not on TV, as the first half of the phrase that ends “and chill.” It’s never …

Science Fiction

11 AirPods Tips And Tricks You Should Know About

Apple’s wireless earbuds — known as the AirPods — have been highly demanded since it was released. Some of the reasons why the AirPods are popular is that being free of wires while listening to audio is very convenient, it pairs with devices quickly and phone calls sound crystal clear.<p>To pair your …

Tech Trends

20 Apple Watch Tips to Help You Work and Play Better

Watch and learn.<p>For many people, the smartphone has made the traditional timepiece obsolete, with millions of people digging their phones out of their pockets or bags to check the time -- that is, if they don’t already have the thing glued to their hand.<p>For others, smartwatches such as the Apple …

How to use the flashlight on your Apple Watch

Among other featured enhancements and improvements, the watchOS 4 software has brought the useful flashlight function for the very first time to …

Here's How the iPhone X's Size Surprisingly Compares With Earlier Models

The new iPhone X is actually not the biggest Apple phone.<p>By on<p>Filed Under Apple, Gadgets, iPhone 8 & Phones<p>The future, straight to your …

Getting Started with Your Multimeter

Of all electronics tools, I consider the multimeter to be the most essential. It will tell you how much voltage exists between any two points in a circuit, or how much current is passing through the circuit. It will help you to find a wiring error, and can also evaluate a component to determine its …

Tips and Tricks: Synching Music to the Apple Watch

One of the reasons that I’ve never mentioned this tip before is because, until recently, I hadn’t used this feature myself. Until I got the Apple Watch 3 with LTE, that is. I used to use the Watch as a way to control my music on my iPhone, but thanks to the device independence that comes with a …

I let Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson run my life for a week

I write a lot about productivity and managing one’s own life. But am I doing either of those things well?<p>I don’t know. I’m at that stage of life where the kids are always yelling and I’m answering emails in the bathroom and everything seems to be sliding toward some mushy middle.<p>I don’t want to …

Sheryl Sandberg

2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Photo Gallery

Jeep

The best Apple Watch apps to download

Whether you’re wearing the original Apple Watch, the Series 2, or the new Apple Watch Series 3 — which we say is the best smartwatch you can buy — …

Apps

2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk First Drive | Crazy. Good.

Hellcat power for Jeep's flagship people hauler. It's a brilliant idea.<p><b>TAMWORTH, New Hampshire –</b> We're tempted to tell you that the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk is ridiculous. It's borderline frightening to think that we now live in a world where anybody with the money and the gumption can …

A bookseller's advice for Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos

AmazonfounderJeff Bezos, one of the world’s richest people with a net worth north of $90 billion, recently asked his Twitter followers for suggestions regarding philanthropic giving. He wanted their ideas on how to help the world become a better place. “I’m thinking I want much of my philanthropic …

Jeff Bezos

How to load and play podcasts offline on Apple Watch

A lot of people who enjoy listening to podcasts or music while jogging will agree that it’s inconvenient to carry an iPhone. While music lovers can sync playlists from their iPhone to their Apple Watch, Apple’s Podcast app doesn’t do the same for podcasts.<p>That’s unfortunate. However, it’s simple to …

Why The 1997 Honda Accord Is The Most Stolen Car In The U.S.

It’s happened again. According to the National Insurance Crime Bureau’s annual ‘Hot Wheels’ report, the 1997 Accord was the most stolen car in 2016, …

Top 20 Percent Of Americans 'Hoard The American Dream'

There's a hidden force shaping our politics, says author Richard Reeves, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, and it's hidden in plain sight.<p>In his forthcoming book, <i>Dream Hoarders</i>, Reeves argues that the top 20 percent of Americans — those with six-figure incomes and above — dominate the …

Income Inequality

This Is Your Brain on Exercise

Human beings evolved to move. Our bodies, including our brains, were fine-tuned for endurance activities over millennia of stalking and chasing down prey. “We’ve engineered that out of our lives now,” says Charles Hillman, a psychology professor at Northeastern University who has spent decades …

The Rifle That Killed Bin Laden

Six years ago today, on May 2, 2011, a team of elite Navy SEALs raided a small compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan with the mission to kill or capture …

Opinion: Apple’s AirPods are Pure Magic

<i>Editors note: a podcast version of this article is available at the bottom of the post.</i><p>When Apple announced the AirPods in September, I couldn’t have …

5 Books That Will Change Your Life

When Warren Buffett was asked about the secret to his wealth and success, he revealed that he read every day—500 pages, to be precise. Unfortunately, …

Self-improvement

Dear Science: Why do people like scary movies and haunted houses?

<i>Dear Science,</i><p><i>All my friends are trying to convince me to go to this super creepy haunted house thing for Halloween. Personally, I hate being scared, and every year I try to avoid going to these things. I scream my head off the whole time. My friends do, too, but then they always seem to be having</i> …

Construction

I retired at 34, and here are the 7 best pieces of advice I can give you about money

<i>In August, Brandon — a former software developer who doesn't use his last name online for privacy reasons — achieved financial independence and retired at age 34. Today, he writes about money and his own financial journey on his blog the Mad Fientist. Here are his seven best pieces of money …

Retirement