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QUIZ: Can You Tell the Difference Between a Cheap Engagement Ring and an Expensive Engagement Ring?

Are you sure you can tell a diamond from a cubic zirconia? How sure?<p><i>Get non-boring fashion and beauty news directly in your feed. Follow Facebook.com/CosmoBeauty.</i><p><b>Follow Charles on Twitter and Instagram.</b>

DIY - How to Build a Pergola - Quiet Corner

Here’s a structure that won’t provide shelter from wind or rain, and is only marginally better when it comes to the midday sun. So, why build it? …

Design Problem: How Do You Design a Cutting Board for One-Handed Users?

Here are several takes to help the differently-enabled maintain their independence in the kitchen<p>As an untalented chef, I find accurately chopping …

Build a Deck for Less Than $900

A low-level deck beautifies your outdoor space and can increase the value of your home. And it might not be as difficult to DIY as you might …

How A Professional Traveler Upgrades His Flights And Hotels

Oh, it's savvy.<p>We've all been there -- about to embark on a lengthy flight or check into a hotel for a few nights. While there's nothing <i>wrong</i> with the seat we've booked or the room we've reserved, it sure would be nice to stretch our legs just a <i>bit</i> further, or stare at a view of the water instead …

Air Travel

The 7 Biggest Mistakes Travelers Make at Machu Picchu

Like getting drunk on pisco sours at 8,000 feet.<p>When visiting one of the most spectacular sacred sites on earth, you'll want to do it right. That …

South America

Airlines Piling On First Class Perks -- And the Rest of Us Pay For Them

But those in economy class are paying for them, advocates say.<p>VIP lounges. Chauffeur-driven Porsches that drive you to the airport. Decadent …

Should colleges do away with SATs?

<b>(CNN) —</b> This week, George Washington University announced it is adopting a "test-optional" admissions policy, becoming one of the largest private universities to allow prospective students to opt out of sending ACT or SAT scores.<p>GW joins other top-rated national universities such as Wake Forest and …

18 Clever YouTube Food Hacks to Make You a Smarter, Faster Cook

Perfect poached eggs, softened butter in a flash, and more hacks from the internet.<p>We've learned lots of interesting food hacks (we usually call them...tips) over time, and many of them come from the depths of the internet. Some people fall down the YouTube rabbit hole while watching music videos …

Take A Look Back At Some Of The Most Famous Presidential Homes Ever

And find out how much they'd be worth today.<p>The first house that pops into mind when thinking about presidential residences, is of course the White House, but several presidents have personal homes that are notable in their own right.<p>Mount Vernon, the stately, 21-room mansion that George Washington …

5 secret ways to breeze through the airport

The airport remains the DMV of the travel world; the lines are long, the atmosphere is achingly dull and the customer service ain’t always great. But …

JetBlue's new rooftop park will make you want to visit JFK Airport voluntarily

Gensler architect and principal Ty Osbaugh says the idea for a rooftop park was born more from necessity than design.<p>In 2009, the Department of Transportation began requiring all airports to build designated pet relief areas. The problem with most airports, Osbaugh argues, is that these relief …

Flying

How to Change Your Apple ID

Your Apple ID is the key to using your iCloud account and making purchases in the App and iTunes Stores. If you want to change your Apple ID, perhaps because it is an email address for an account you no longer use, you'll need to sign out of everywhere you use your Apple ID on all your iDevices. …

Half-Lego, Half-Real Porsche 911 Racer Combines Two Obsessions

If you wanted to render a Porsche 911’s trademark curvy profile, you probably wouldn’t reach for a bucket of Lego, the most literally brick-shaped building tool on the market. Apparently, all that means is that you lack the gumption of the Legonauts who built this amazingly detailed half-Lego …

How to Make the Absolute Best Scrambled Eggs Ever

By Bon Appétit<p>These scrambled eggs are super soft and just a little runny, aka exactly how they should be.<p>We believe strongly that "putting an egg on it" transforms almost anything into a meal. But lately we've turned our attention away from our beloved olive oil-fried egg and toward a soft sunny …

Google offering a free movie rental for Chromecast owners

Google has just opened up a pretty compelling offer to Chromecast users today, offering all owners a free movie rental of their choice from a selection of Play Store titles. We’re not just talking a few obscure films here, titles available include popular recent films, such as Kingsman and …

9 awesome paid iPhone apps and iPad apps on sale for free today

For Apple fans, Monday is all about WWDC 2015 — and of course, you can follow all the news as it breaks in <b>our WWDC 2015 hub</b>. Apple’s big keynote …

This is the most common mistake made during tech job interviews

Developers and engineers will often list skills on their resume that they can't really back up with solid experience, Tyler Mikkelson, a team lead for recruiting firm Mondo, told Business Insider.<p>So, for example, a candidate may list a particular skill or type of technology that he or she has …

Employment

This Amazing Photo Shows a Surfer Above Water and Photographers Below

Photographer Sash Fitzsimmons captured this amazing photograph this past winter while working with surfer Billy Kemper off the North Shore of Oahu, …

7 skills you never knew you needed for a career in IT

Being skilled at computers and troubleshooting is an essential part of working in IT, but if you plan on truly excelling in the field, it's vital to have a combination of hard and soft skills.<p>Here are seven soft skills every IT professional should have.<p>It's sort of a no-brainer, but when you're …

Customer Service

OneBoard to rule them all? This smart keyboard PC runs Windows or Android

SHANGHAI -- As manufacturers turn almost every device into something smart and connected, Beijing-based AC000 has come up with a smart keyboard that actually makes sense -- a self-contained computer that can run either Windows or Android operating systems.<p>While keyboard peripherals have been all …

Bill and Melinda Gates keep a straight face, while trying to be funny

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Bill and Melinda Gates have seen it all.<p>So when they were asked not to laugh for charity, they performed like seasoned actors.<p>The cause was Red Nose Day last Thursday -- a charity drive that has existed in …

This Is How The Rest Of The World Drinks Iced Coffee

Now we're thirsty.<p>Cold brew coffee seems to be the caffeinated iced beverage of choice these days in the U.S. Starbucks has put it on its menu, and Dunkin’ Donuts has, too. And even though cold brew contains less caffeine than regular coffee, folks stateside are still reaching for it.<p>But that’s not …

Coffee

Audi Makes Synthetic Gasoline Using Zero Petroleum

Researchers at Audi have managed to do something that at first blush sounds impossible, or at least, highly illogical: They’ve created a small batch of synthetic gasoline without using any petroleum whatsoever. And they’re working to tweak the process so they can create the fuel using nothing but …

SoundScoopz: The dirt-cheap sound bar alternative

You've probably experienced this: When watching a video on your phone or tablet, you cup your hand near the speaker and suddenly the sound comes through more loudly and clearly. Because science! You're simply redirecting the sound toward your head-holes.<p>A couple years back, an enterprising (and …

35 incredible travel destinations you've probably never heard of

Inspired by this Quora list asking about the best travel destinations most people never knew existed, we put together our own list of the 35 hidden gems around the world that are worth the trek.<p><i>Additional reporting by Megan Willett.</i>

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