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The 20 best smart home devices you can snag at a discount on Black Friday

Smart gadgets for the home now have the power to raise or lower a room's temperature, unlock front doors and even adjust light bulbs so that one can obtain the perfect amount of moonlighting in a room.<p>This tech craze shows no signs of slowing down. In fact, this year's massive crop of gadgets and …

Smart Homes

5 Home Office Tips to Make You Much More Productive

You need to sit down and really think about what type of schedule works best for you. Also, go buy a house plant.<p>A home office is a personal thing, even if it's a place primarily devoted to business. There's no one way to keep a home office that is effective for every single person who works from …

Productivity

The pot industry is desperate for good accounting software

Fresh off an election day that increased the number of Americans who can get legally high to one in five, the business of weed is booming. There are now 727 companies companies dealing in cannabis, and combined, they’ve gotten $1.2 billion in total investment, reports analytics and data …

Cannabis

Egypt Moves Closer to IMF Loan With China Currency Swap Deal

Egypt has reached a currency swap agreement with China valued at $2.7 billion, moving closer to meet the terms required to clinch a $12 billion loan …

5 impressive tiny houses you can order right now

Small living, made easy<p><i>Editor's Note: This post was originally published in August 2015 and has been updated with the most recent information.</i><p>We've seen heaps upon heaps of micro homes crop up with all sorts of eye-popping attributes, whether it'd be glam interiors, wildly low budgets (how does …

What You Need to Know About Palawan, the "Best Island in the World"

Warning: These pictures will give you serious wanderlust.<p>If you're thinking of where to go on your next tropical beach getaway, you may want to look a little farther than the Caribbean.<p>For the second time, the Palawan archipelago in the Philippines has been named "best island in the world" by the …

Edward Snowden co-designs an iPhone case that alerts user to surveillance activity

Whistleblower Edward Snowden has co-designed a new iPhone case that would show when the device is transmitting information.<p>Mr Snowden and co-designer Andrew “Bunnie” Huang, a well known hardware hacker who holds a PhD in electrical engineering from MIT, have presented the mock up of the case via …

Fancy life in an eco-village? Welcome to the hi-tech off-grid communities

Residents in an eco-village project piloted in the Netherlands will produce solar and biogas power, grow their food and recycle waste into fertiliser<p>“If you look at any long lasting eco-village, it has usually been about religion, polyamory or drugs,” says James Ehrlich, president of …

Sustainability

Retiring To Mexico: The World's Best Beach City

In 1963, Elizabeth Taylor followed Richard Burton to a sleepy little port on Mexico's west coast where he was starring, along with Deborah Kerr and Ava Gardner, in a John Huston-directed film called <i>Night of the Iguana</i>.<p>For his movie set, John Huston chose Mismaloya, a small village just south of …

This Best-Selling TED Speaker Told Oprah the 5-Step Secret to Happiness

Is it possible to increase your happiness simply by doing these things for only two minutes per day? Yes, says a Harvard-trained happiness researcher and best-selling author.<p>Can you improve your happiness simply by breathing for two minutes a day? Apparently so, says Shawn Achor, Harvard-trained …

Happiness

The Best Shows for DIY Addicts

"Do it yourself" starts by picking up the TV remote. Then simply press the "Power" button -- you're doing great so far. Now flip through the channels or hit up your favorite streaming service till you find one of these DIY addict-approved shows. Because learning painting, interior design, or …

Crayons

How to tell if your Android phone has the HummingBad malware

Bad news: a malicious app has taken hold of about 10 million Android phones around the world, and it's creepy.<p>Security specialist Check Point says the software, called HummingBad, can take root in your phone, collecting your personal data and making it act like you've clicked on ads that you …

Apps

20 Creative Floors You Won’t Be Able to Stop Staring At

So you want to give your floors a makeover, but you’d like something a little more exciting than a new area rug. The options are endless, but a creative floor pattern might be exactly what you’re looking for. One of the boldest ways to revamp a bland room is to paint the floors… if you’re up for …

31 scientific societies just told Congress to take their climate denial and shove it

Scientists have had enough of Congress' climate denial. On Tuesday, a whopping 31 major scientific groups — representing tens of thousands of …

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These Are the Top 7 Superfoods According to Pinterest

“You are what you eat, from your head down to your feet.” Everyone’s favorite ’80s throwback PSA Time for Timer had a catchy tune and lyrics that got us through many a pop quiz in health class, and the message remains on point today. That’s why we love our superfoods! Superfoods are the foods …

The 11 Best Places to Go Glamping

"Want to go camping this weekend?"<p>We've all been asked that very question—but we do not all get excited.<p>For those who enjoy convening with nature …

The new power game for investors

For nearly the entirety of the past century Americans and human beings alike have relied on a single resource for the energy needed to travel the world. Essentially since inception, automobiles, airplanes, and shipping vessels across the globe have relied on gasoline, or some sort of refined …

14 Low-Carb Breakfasts That Go Way Beyond Eggs

Everywhere you look, people are taking all sorts of measures to reduce their daily dose of carbs. In the new low-carb wonderland, starch-free …

19 Seriously Scary Documentaries That’ll Scare The Hell Out Of You

You'll never relax again.<p><b>WARNING: Many of the films on this list are incredibly disturbing. Please continue and watch each film with discretion.</b>

Neil deGrasse Tyson says this is what you should invest in 'if you don't want to die poor'

The doldrums, he explained, are a region on the earth's surface where air doesn't move horizontally.<p>"It either goes directly down, directly upward, or doesn't move at all," he said. "If you accidentally sail into that zone and all you have is wind power, you die there."<p>So it's safe to say that the …

Tres Leches Cake

3.5 / 5 ()<p><i>Did you make this recipe?</i><p><b>Yield:</b> 12 servings<p><b>Prep:</b><p>1 hour<p><b>Cook:</b><p>20 minutes<p><b>Total:</b><p>8 hours<p>This Tres Leches Cake recipe is simple, easy and …

Energy-Storing Train Gets Nevada Approval

One of the biggest challenges of the shift to renewable energy like solar and wind is energy storage. The wind or sun don’t always generate power …

Using Tasker with root to reboot your phone - Android customization

Did you follow along last week as we rigged up our devices to turn on whenever we make a chopping gesture with it? That was fun, and perhaps a little clunky, but we certainly identified the versatility in Tasker. Continuing with that powerful Android customization app, let’s use Tasker again this …

Hyperloop Startup Says Its Tech Is Safer, Cheaper Than High-Speed Trains

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, one of several companies trying to build a futuristic transportation system that can hurtle people and cargo …

Bill Maher Rips U.S. Military: ‘The Most Ridiculous… Mass Murder Machine the World Has Ever Seen’

The host of HBO’s ‘Real Time with Bill Maher’ criticized the size of our military and unloaded on his favorite punching bag, Donald Trump.<p>Bill Maher, …

Meldonium's creator: Drug used to improve sexual performance

MOSCOW (AP) — Some male athletes who have taken meldonium use it to improve sexual performance, the Latvian scientist who developed the recently banned drug said Monday.<p>The drug, which is typically recommended for heart disease patients, was banned for 2016, prompting at least 172 failed tests …

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Chinese Scientists Genetically Modify Human Embryos—Again

Just one year after scientists in China made history by modifying the DNA of human embryos, a second team of Chinese researchers has done it again. …