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McDonald’s Accidentally Left Unretouched Images of Food on Its Website

McDonald’s runs a massive fast food chain. It isn’t a tech company. If you found a bug on the brand’s website, you’d probably just chalk it up to …

The 10 most valuable career skills you can acquire in your spare time

In other words, they evaluated a ton of different skills that companies look for in their job postings and then evaluated how much higher those jobs paid on average than similar jobs that <i>didn't</i> include those skills.<p>For example, a lab technician job that includes a requirement for the "data …

These DIY Slanted Planter Is The Best Summer Project

It's so cute!<p>View this post on Facebook<p>* One 10 inch terracotta pot<p>* Four 6 inch terracotta pots<p>* One 10 inch terracotta saucer<p>* One 3 foot metal rod<p>* Spray Paint<p>* Outdoor Industrial glue<p>-Spray paint all of the pots and the saucer to your desired color<p>-Insert the metal rod into the ground, making …

DIY

50 Side Jobs to Help You Make an Extra $500 or More This Month

Disclosure:<p>Some of the links in this post are from our sponsors. We’re letting you know because it’s what Honest Abe would do. After all, he is on …

Personal Finance

13 Cool Catios for Your Feline Friend

Cat lovers know that their furry companions deserve only the best, and when it comes to making those little fur balls happy, food, cuddles and being outside run pretty high on the list of must-haves. In addition to showering your feline friend with DIY cat treats, you might also consider building a …

Does Your LinkedIn Profile Quickly Answer Four Key Recruiter Questions?

Using social media is now indispensable to the savvy job recruiter. According to Jobvite’s 2015 Recruiter Nation Survey, the results of which were published September 2015, 92% of those surveyed reported using social media as part of their process, and of those 92%, 87% relied on LinkedIn.<p>Based on …

Employment

How to Get Rid of Practically Anything

Here's how to expand your attic, basement, bedroom, closets, counter space, garage, and/or shelving without paying a dime to a contractor. Sell, …

Minimalism

Where rain forest meets seashore: In Costa Rica, do it all without breaking the bank

It is one thing to go to the beach and watch a sea gull fly off with your bag of Doritos.<p>It is something else entirely to go to the beach and watch a white-faced capuchin monkey scamper off with your banana.<p>This is life in Manuel Antonio, where the rain forest touches the seashore. And for families …

Central America

10 Frugal Reasons to Compost

You've probably heard about composting, or maybe you've even considered giving it a try. This waste-reducing activity is about way more than being …

Southwest Airlines Customer Experience Leads To Customer Loyalty

My daughter, who attends college in another city, recently flew home for a holiday visit. She checked a piece of luggage before boarding her flight on Southwest Airlines. Unfortunately, when she arrived and went to collect her suitcase from the luggage carousel, she noticed that the handle was …

Flying

The 10-Minute Core Workout That Guarantees More Than Six-Pack Abs

This quick routine will maximize your burn and cinch your waist with compound moves<p>We all want defined abs, but working towards a six-pack isn't the …

Can You Solve This Elevator Button Puzzle?

Welcome to The Riddler. Every week, I offer up a problem related to the things we hold dear around here — math, logic and probability. These …

Ten TV shows to watch in May

From the final run of Wallander to a Czech sci-fi epic and a remake the miniseries Roots, these are the must-see programmes this month, writes Ben Dowell.

TV

8 Countries Where $200K in Retirement Savings Will Last 30 Years

Retiring abroad certainly has its benefits, such as cheaper healthcare, a refreshing change of scenery and a lower cost of living. That last detail …

Retirement