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Amazon has $9.99 LED light bulbs that can be controlled by Alexa and Google Assistant

If you’re not already invested in the Philips Hue ecosystem, we should warn you that Hue products are very expensive. Don’t get us wrong — they’re …

3 Reasons It's Dumb to Take Social Security Benefits at 70

Here are some solid reasons many people shouldn't delay collecting Social Security. There are a few cases where delaying can make sense, though. See …

Nine-seat Araki sushi restaurant wins three Michelin stars

London eatery joins four other top-rated UK establishments, including Fat Duck and Restaurant Gordon Ramsay, in 2018 guide<p>A sushi restaurant in London with just nine seats is the latest British eatery to gain three Michelin stars, increasing the number of top-rated restaurants in the UK to five.<p>The …

England

Pinterest's Most Popular Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

When you got home from school as a kid, right after you dropped your backpack at the door, what was the first thing you hoped to see on the kitchen …

Dessert

The Equifax Data Breach Is Massive -- Here's How to Protect Yourself

Equifax announced a data breach that could affect 143 million consumers. Here's what you need to know.<p>On Thursday, Sept. 7, <b>Equifax</b> announced a data …

Identity Theft

Keys to Understanding Car Leases

To decide whether or not to lease your next new car, it's important to understand the financial components. Lease contracts can look very …

Personal Finance

A Study of More Than 50,000 Cars Says These Are the Most Unreliable (Prepare to Be Dumbfounded) | Inc.com

<i>Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>I've been test driving cars lately.<p>At certain times, I get the craving for the new car smell and the salesperson's cheery patter.<p>Well, the former, at least.<p>Actually, that's almost unfair. I've …

Luxury Lifestyle

10 Gadgets for Surviving a Noisy Flight

Getting comfortable on a long flight can be difficult for many reasons. The cabin is too cold or warm, the infant sitting three rows behind you is …

Consumer Tech

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Find Real Estate, Homes for Sale, Apartments & Houses for Rent - realtor.com®

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Real Estate

National Cocktail Day: Best Cocktails For Men | Men’s Health

10 Cocktails Every Man Should Know How to Make<p>From the classics to new twists by renowned mixologists, these libations will kick your weekend off right<p>Getty Images<p>March 24th is National Cocktail Day, so we've put together a list of cocktails you need to try out. Think cocktails aren't macho? …

This Company Will Pay You $10,000/Month to Travel the World and Stay in Luxury Homes

While vacations should be merciful escapes from all of the screens in your life, you might as well admit you're just going to post photos and videos …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Diving between tectonic plates in Iceland

The Earth is broken into several gigantic landmasses, or “tectonic plates”. The Mid-Atlantic Ridge separates the Eurasian tectonic plates from North …

Ultranutty Pecan Bars | America's Test Kitchen

We prefer whole milk in this recipe, but 1 or 2 percent low-fat milk may be substituted. Do not substitute frozen cherries for the fresh cherries.<p><b>1.</b> …

How to tell if you've got the right financial advisor

<b>Dear Liz:</b> I have met with a financial advisor, but he wants every investment to go through him. Although he is an advisor, he works for a company and wants me to buy their products. I'm a little resistant about this. What's your advice?<p><b>Answer:</b> Anyone can call himself or herself a financial advisor …

11 Ways to Super-Size Your Savings In 2017

If you're looking for ways to grow your nest egg this year, you're not alone. Overwhelmingly, Americans are worrying more about their financial security. Do you have a plan in place to kick-start your savings?Here are 11 ways you can get yourself on solid financial footing and stash away more money …

How to use Google Maps offline mode on iOS, Android

Save Google Maps for offline access, so you can navigate the roads even when you're off the grid.<p>The moment your phone reads "No service," Google Maps suddenly drops out. That is, unless you've saved your maps for offline access. With this feature, you can store large map areas for guidance, even …

Apps

Obama returns to his original Twitter handle and launches Obama.org

Former (😢) President Obama is heading off for a well-earned vacation, but before going to his undisclosed but hopefully sunny and isolated location, he took to his old personal Twitter handle, @BarackObama, to promote the launch of his new website, Obama.org.<p>The old handle has been run by the …

Michelle Obama

Read Barack Obama's Full Goodbye Address: 'Yes We Did. Yes We Can.'

"This has been the privilege of my life."<p>The former President of the United States said a final farewell after Donald Trump was sworn into office this afternoon, telling the American people that he's proud of them and promising that he'll be "right there" with us in this next chapter in …

Barack Obama

Build a Stylish, Insulated Dog House to Keep Your Pup Warm

If you’re looking for a great weekend project that will make your dog one happy pooch, this insulated dog house is perfect. It looks great and will …

Pets

Hong Kong’s ghost island

In Hong Kong’s northeast, an oft-overlooked island is returning to life after decades of solitude.<p>The cramped city of Hong Kong isn’t the first place you’d expect to find an abandoned island. But in a quiet corner of Sai Kung district, about 25km northeast of Central, a tiny island offers a rare …

Hong Kong

Top 5 Best Romantic Resorts For Couples In Thailand

Thailand offers white sand beaches, clear blue sea and dramatic tropical landscapes. My top 5 best romantic hotels and resorts for couples in …

Benching Made Simple: 5 Tweaks That Work Every Time

A good bench session is like going out with your boys on Friday night.<p>You claim you’re only going out for the “company”, but then all of a sudden you …

​Your complete beginner's guide to renovating a house

Isn’t it great that you don’t have to buy heaps and heaps of building materials to build a house from scratch? You can simply take an old existing …

Home Improvement

Make a Tasty Weed-Infused Honey With Only Three Ingredients

A drizzle of honey in a cup of tea can sweeten up your favorite soothing beverage, but a drizzle of <i>weed-infused</i> honey can really enhance the relaxing …

This Supercharged Golden Milk Recipe Has a Boost of Antioxidants and Protein

Golden milk is our latest healthy obsession — with its healing and digestion-aiding superpowers, we've been making it in batches. We came across this recipe from DRINKmaple, which combines antioxidant-packed maple water, collagen peptides for a huge boost of protein, and either ghee or coconut oil …

This Calculator Will Tell You Whether to Pay Down Debt or Save for Retirement

It’s a frequently asked personal finance question: should I pay off my student loans or save for retirement? It’s possible to do both, but this …