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This $80 Laundry Machine Will Wash & Dry Your Clothes At The Same Time

<b>* Laundry can be a hassle and a time takeover</b><b><br>* This Mini Twin Tub washes and dries clothes simultaneously</b><b><br>* It’s lightweight and easily …

Cleaning

These Are the Fastest Depreciating Cars on the Market

A new study reveals some excellent used car values.<p>BERNHARD_LIMBERGER—BMW AG/Bernhard Limberger<p>Car research site iSeeCars has studied more than 4.1 …

Cadillac

What I learned after 22 years as editor of Money magazine

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>I’ve often used my own life as fodder for my work. I wrote a financial advice column for …

Personal Finance

The FBI says you should reboot your router. Should you?

Last Friday, the FBI issued a report recommending that everyone reboot their routers. The reason? "Foreign cyber actors have compromised hundreds of thousands of home and office routers and other networked devices worldwide."<p>That's a pretty alarming PSA, but also a somewhat vague one. How do you …

Wi-Fi

The 56 Most Brilliant PVC Hacks You’ve Ever Seen

What can’t you do with PVC pipe? Here are 56 incredibly smart (and cheap!) ways to use this do-it-all material around your home and workshop.<p>Keep …

DIY

15 Cleaning Secrets Only Car Detailers Know

Save $200 and detail your car yourself in half a day. Get professional results using these tips from experienced detailers.<p>If you hit your dry paint …

Cleaning

A Guide to the Surprising Side Hustle That Can Help You Build Long-Term Wealth

Ask yourself these questions to build yourself a profitable empire.<p>Some of the wealthiest people I know made their money in real estate.<p>They didn't start out big. They started by buying one small property or project, and then after the first came a second, and so on.<p>I personally didn't start …

Real Estate

There’s nowhere your smartphone can’t see with this awesome wireless camera accessory

If love cool new smartphone accessories, prepare to be wowed. The Depstech 1200P Semi-rigid Wireless Borescope Camera is a 16-foot borescope that …

This Repair Tape Is Your New Home Repair Secret Weapon

A quick fix that lasts and lasts.<p>Look out duct tape; FiberFix Repair Wrap is the handyman’s secret weapon every homeowner deserves to know about.<p>Originally designed for the military, this tape is said to be 100 times stronger than duct tape, making it the perfect long-term solution to the kinds of …

This College Dropout Made Almost $1 Billion Betting on Horses. Now He's Finally Telling How He Did It

Beating the odds was so easy that when he won $13 million on a single horse race once, he never bothered to cash the ticket.<p>Does gambling on horse racing seem like a good career path? For a college dropout from Pittsburgh who spent years figuring out how to increase the odds, it became amazingly …

The Most Effective Tick Repellents for Humans (and Dogs), According to Science

The desire to keep ticks at bay feels especially urgent this year. There’s the news that the number of insect-borne diseases in the United States has …

I'm a financial planner — here are the best pieces of advice I can give you about what to do with your cash

Want to hear some scary financial statistics?<p>Seventy-eight percent of American workers today say they live paycheck to paycheck.<p>Only 39% of Americans feel they could cover a $1,000 emergency if something happened to them tomorrow.<p>These numbers indicate that most people probably worry about whether …

We Installed Removable Smart Tiles — Here's How It Went

"Renew your room in less than three hours." That's the tagline on the Smart Tiles website, where you can find their range of self-adhesive and …

A Week In Buffalo, NY, On A Joint $111,000 Salary

<i>Welcome to</i> Money Diaries<i>, where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they</i> …

How to switch on the awesome new Gmail interface

Gmail’s sweet new interface is rolling out to users. It offers the familiar simple text-based interface from the Gmail you all know and “love,” but it manages to be both less messy, and more useful. If you want to take it for a spin, then switching it on is easy.<p>Why bother? What’s new in Gmail?<p>Our …

15 Things You Need to Know Now About Annuities

With the retirement playing field littered with crushed investments and dreams, the safety of guaranteed income streams looks more attractive each …

Forget running! Here are the best shoes for a walking workout

Experts show us how to pick the most supportive walking kicks<p>When the weather is beautiful, walking outdoors can turn into more than a leisurely stroll — it can become a workout!<p>After all, walking more can help lead to serious weight loss.<p>To turn a daily stroll into a workout, though, it’s …

American Airlines Passenger: 'My Checked Bag Smells Awful, Like Something Died In It!' (Little Did She Know)

She told me: "I screamed, ran inside, started washing my hands over and over. I was just crying."<p>Other than that, Mrs. Cannon, how was the flight?<p>A lot of things went wrong on Leighton and Merry Cannon's recent trip to Europe on American Airlines. But, as Merry Cannon said in a phone call, the …

Madagascar officials discover 10,000 stolen tortoises crawling in home after reports of 'rancid' stench

The smell was overwhelming as Madagascar police and wildlife officials pulled up to a two-story home in Toliara earlier this month. But the inside of the house was even worse — it was there they found thousands of endangered tortoises crawling in every room of the house.<p>“You cannot imagine. It was …

What Job Skill Is Most Lacking in the U.S.? LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner Has a Surprising Answer

American employees are lacking (sort of) one surprising skill. Here are some keys to moving it to the strength side of the ledger.<p>LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner just appeared on CNBC's <i>Squawk Box</i> to reveal surprising new research about the state of job skills in the U.S. He talked about gaps in computer …

Leadership

Project Management Software Is Evolving: Here's Why

Project management software is undergoing a significant change thanks to new technology and new demands.<p>Project management software isn't exactly new. Depending on how you count them, the earliest project management structures date back to the Harmonograms of 1896. So today, with dozens of …

The cast of 'The Office' shares behind-the-scenes dish about the best episode ever (you know which one)

Few nights will ever compare to that one night <i>The Office</i> aired the "Dinner Party" episode and set a whole new bar for comedy.<p>The thirteenth episode …

This $40 LED light bulb is hiding a 360-degree wireless security camera

If you want to keep an eye on your home without ruining your decor or drawing attention to the fact that you have cameras set up around your house, …

Severe heat wave roasts parts of Asia, at least 7 countries break monthly records

It may be unusually cold in the eastern U.S. right now, but in parts of Asia, dangerous, scorching heat has been breaking records.<p>At least seven …

Texas Tech Wins Thriller vs. Florida to Go to Sweet 16 in 2018 NCAA Tournament

Texas Tech is headed to its first Sweet 16 since 2005.<p>Two days removed from a first-round win over Stephen F. Austin, the East Regional's No. 3 seed downed the No. 6 Florida Gators, 69-66, in front of a de facto home crowd at American Airlines Center in Dallas.<p>The two sides were locked in a heated …

44 Clever Inventions On Amazon That Would Make Inspector Gadget Jealous

Good old Inspector Gadget. Has there ever been a cooler guy in an overcoat? Truly ahead of his time, the zany '80s cartoon character was always …

Inventions

If Your Employees Can't Answer This 1 Simple Question, They're a Lot Less Productive Than You Think

Nothing is more powerful for tracking productivity than these 6 words.<p>Want to know a dirty little secret in business? Everyone loves being busy.<p>Don't believe me? Try walking into your office and asking all of your employees this one simple question:<p>"What results did you achieve today?"<p>More often …

This Silicon Valley sleeper hit app just got $52 million to do for spreadsheets what Microsoft did for computers

Airtable, a spreadsheet app that has become one of Silicon Valley's sleeper hits, has raised $52 million in new funding in a round led by Caffeinated Capital and CRV to bring its total to $62.6 million.<p>When it was founded in 2012, Airtable was a small, business-focused spreadsheet program. It has …