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Google Wifi review: The best way to blanket your entire home with Wi-Fi - CNET

<b>The Good</b> Google Wifi is easy to use and a breeze to set up. It has strong Wi-Fi coverage and fast speed. It costs a lot less than other mesh Wi-Fi systems.<p><b>The Bad</b> A Google account and a mobile device are required for setup and management. It doesn't have many advanced features or customizable …

China's space station 'out of control' and on crash course to Earth

China’s first space station will meet a fiery end next year when the 8.5-tonne module comes crashing down to Earth, amid concerns authorities have …

The 18 best movies on Netflix you've probably never heard of

There are so many movies on Netflix that your typical Friday night is probably spent trying to find something to watch, as opposed to actually watching something.<p>The streaming service has a huge, rotating selection of movies both old and new. It is hard to navigate through Netflix's massive library …

5 old school social media tactics that are no longer effective

There are few greater joys in a marketer’s life than experimenting with a new technique — and having it work like a charm.<p>You feel like a cross between a scientist, an artist, and a magician, am I right?<p>After doing a little celebrating, you officially add the tactic to your repertoire, update your …

How Couples Misunderstand Each Other

A heart-breaking experience of counseling couples is seeing good people suffer due to the entirely avoidable <i>illusion of sameness.</i><p>In the illusion of …

Psychology

19 Easy Make-Ahead Recipes to Bring on Your Next Camping Trip

<b>Follow us on</b> <b>Pinterest</b> <b>for more fun camping hacks.</b><p><i>Additional reporting by</i> <i>Justina Huddleston</i>

Hacking

The 10 Best Resort Hotels in the West

Get ready for the great outdoors: dude ranches, golf retreats, and ski havens were among our readers’ top choices.<p>Jim Morrison said it: “The West is …

Fly Fishing

77 Easy Summer Weeknight Dinner Recipes So You Can Just Chillllllllllllll

During the summer, there are no elaborate dinner recipes allowed.<p><b>Summer gives you permission to stop trying so hard.</b> Resign yourself to drinking all day outside. Read for pleasure. And absolutely do not stress about preparing an elaborate dinner. These 77 relaxed dinner recipes, which require …

12 Sneaky Ways Amazon Gets You to Pay More

Your Amazon Amazon Prime membership costs more than you realize.<p>Amazon is one of the largest retailers in the world. Offering millions of items for …

eCommerce

This Tent Literally Lets You Sleep On Air

For the greenest camping around.<p>These tents will take your camping experience to a whole new level.<p>Each so-called "portable treehouse" is strapped to three trees, as seen in the video above, suspending sleepers (and up to two bedfellows for the larger models) in mid-air.<p>“Camp with the comfort of a …

10 Things to Remember When You’ve Lost Your Motivation

<i>The biggest and most complex obstacle you’ll ever have to overcome is your mind. If you can overcome that, you can overcome anything.</i>Have you ever …

You Think You Have Free Will? Science Says Think Again

Are we really so good at decision-making? Or do we fool ourselves?<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>You make decisions every day, don't you?<p>You assert yourself hourly. Especially if you're American.<p>You take life by the horns and …

Consciousness

8 Terrific Roof Top Tents That Make Camping a Breeze

Roof top tents assemble in seconds, which allow you more time around the campfire and less time fiddling with tent poles.<p>Roof top tents (sometimes just RTT) are more popular than ever, due to their convenience and an abundance of overlanders and adventure seeking campers. Securely attached to a …

South Africa

5 Reasons To Buy Less & Experience More In 2016

We are now well into the new year, so how do you see yourself accomplishing your goals in 2016? For you, does living better mean acquiring the latest tech, appliance, or maybe a home reno? Maybe being happier and healthier comes with a new gym regime and improved diet. All of these make perfect …

“Get a blender”: 10 habits to take your life into the stratosphere of greatness

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What habits have changed people’s lives?</i> <i>Answer by Nelson Wang, entrepreneur and writer with 10 years in technology. Founder of CEO Lifestyle.</i><p>When I was seventeen, I was fired from my job as a tuxedo salesperson for missing a rotation. I was devastated. …

Motivation

5 Nuggets of Wisdom That Guarantee Success in Life and Work

Success is often defined by power, prestige and profit. Yet many who achieve these status symbols eventually ask: "Is this all there is?" How disappointing it must be to invest so much time and energy in achieving challenging results only to realize your ladder of success has been leaning up …

George Washington: The gay friendly father of our country

George Washington

All the water on Earth fits into a shockingly small space

Since most of the Earth's surface is literally covered with water, it's easy to assume that we have a useable surplus of the stuff. But the total …

Small Spaces

Making a scene: alt-country, cowpunk, country rock and Americana make a mark in the UK

When we started in music, there was no description for the kind of rootsy country sound we loved. Now Americana has a name, a chart, and its own UK awards ceremony<p>In the early 1990s, my brother Julian and I drove around in a battered Citroën 2CV. (We drove that car into the ground, literally, after …

The Zen of Dying

<i>"We're all just walking each other home."</i>-- Ram Dass<p>When I was a little girl I had a recurring nightmare of my mom dying. I'd wake up out of breath, panicked. I'd run into my parent's bedroom, quietly put my tiny face up to her beautiful mouth and then let out a sigh of relief when I felt her …

15 documentaries on Netflix that will make you smarter about business

If you find yourself with some extra time on your hands but don't feel great about spending it binging the latest TV drama, we've got you covered.<p>Over on Netflix, there's a veritable treasure trove of business-related documentaries that are both educational and entertaining. You can learn about …

Why Can’t You Remember Your Future? Physicist Paul Davies on the Puzzlement of Why We Experience Time as Linear

The curious question of how and whether we can tell the difference between an experience and the memory of an experience.<p><i>“If our heart were large enough to love life in all its detail,”</i> French philosopher Gaston Bachelard wrote in his 1929 meditation on our paradoxical experience of time, <i>“we would</i> …

8 Mental Habits the Most Successful People Learn to Break

It’s not what you learn, but what you unlearn that matters.<p>Sometimes, success comes not from what you learn to do but what you learn to stop …

Useful Websites For CEOs

Startup CEOs wear many hats. They are usually involved in most of the major aspects of the business, including but not limited to management, sales, operations, marketing, finance, product management and so on.<p>Although they may not be super involved in each aspect of the business, they at least …

A social psychologist reveals why so many marriages are falling apart and how to fix it

Research has revealed, for example, that people in a healthy marriage are some of the happiest couples in history.<p>Whereas those who are struggling in their marriage are more unhappy today than in the past.<p>When social psychologist Eli Finkel sought to understand why marriage is more extreme at both …

There is a war for talent on Wall Street

And they are hiring big Wall Street names, too.<p>At a time when money coming into the fintech sector has risen, startups looking to disrupt Wall Street's top banks are emboldened, armed, and ready to hire talent from the industry behemoths with which they compete.<p>Online lenders, trading data …

6 things that great startup founders know that other people don't

Here's what many of the greats know — <i>and practice</i>— that seems to elude many founders:<p>1. It's all about the people.<p>Great startup founders don't always have the greatest ideas. But they know how to surround themselves with people will fill the gaps in their thinking, allowing new ideas and …

The Ten Greatest Steps Of The Last Ten Decades

As 2016 dawns, it’s important to recognize that just a century ago, our perception of the Universe was that:<p>the stars, star clusters and nebulae in our Milky Way made up the entire Universe,<br>• all matter was made up of atomic nuclei and electrons,<br>• the only two forces were gravitation and …

Universe

SMART HOME MARKET: Adoption forecasts, top products, cost & fragmentation problems

BI Intelligence<p>See Also<p>The US smart home market has yet to take off. Quirky's announcement that it was filing chapter 11 bankruptcy — and selling off its smart home business, Wink — highlights this well.<p>At its current state, we believe the smart home market is stuck in the 'chasm' of the technology …

'GOD' for Atheists (and an Expanded, Scientific Definition of God for Everyone Else)

As many celebrate the Christmas season and the coming of a New Year, maybe there's a way we can, indeed, bring atheists and theists and the disparate factions and religions together on our little planet.<p>And, instead of focusing on the old definitions of "God", that many reject, or on how …