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This is exactly what happens when you invest your money in a tracker fund

The rising popularity of “passive” investing has seen savers put hundreds of billions of pounds into cheap tracker funds. These funds allow you to invest in the FTSE 100, for example, for less than 0.1pc a year.<p>There is a general assumption that, relative to stock picking, tracking an index is a …

Solve These Tough Data Problems and Watch Job Offers Roll In

Late in 2015, Gilberto Titericz, an electrical engineer at Brazil’s state oil company Petrobras, told his boss he planned to resign, after seven …

The Simple Trick for Cooking Way Better Rice (And No, It’s Not Washing It)

Your rice cooker wishes it could do this.<p>Just like pasta, I tend to have a bag of rice on hand at all times. When I can’t think of anything else for …

Recipes

Google Just Gave Every Startup a Huge Gift With 1 Amazing, Free Website

Every startup wants the formula for success. Google just provided it for free.<p>Starting a startup isn't easy. Most startup founders struggle with juggling the myriad of success factors required to get things off the ground. Many new ventures fail.<p>It all just got a lot easier thanks to Startup with …

Vans UltraRange

Built specifically for surfers looking for a go-anywhere, do-anything sneaker, these new kicks by Vans are a versatile piece of footwear innovation …

Try These Resume Templates For Every Stage Of Your Career

Try these eight tips to highlight your strengths right at the top of your resume, no matter where in your career you might be.<p>You know you’re supposed to tailor your resume for every job you apply to. But while that’s true, there are a few changes you can make to your resume depending on your …

2 simple ways to delete a comment on Facebook

How many times in your life have you blurted out commentary without thinking, then immediately wished you could take it back? Probably countless. …

Google is sharing its management tools with the world

Speaking at his alma mater in January, Sundar Pichai, Google’s low-profile CEO, revealed his key to effective management: “Let others succeed.”<p>Enacting Pichai’s advice is easier said than done. But Google is sharing some tools that might help. Its Re:Work blog is offering a series of instructive …

Goal Setting

5 Tips For Getting the Best Mountain Bike for Your Money

<i>Dafuq? We don't want to know how much extra price the Lexus branding & rocket launchers add to this thing.</i><p><b>So… the best value for bikes…</b> this is a …

Santa Cruz

8 essential knots for building shelter while off the grid

<i>This story was originally published by OFFGRID. Words by Patrick McCarthy.</i><p>If you’ve been following our site or magazine for a while now, you’ve …

10 Excel Tips You Need to Keep Your Job

In today's dynamic corporate environment, the best way to stay employed is to show the boss that you're indispensable. If you're a knowledge worker …

Laptops

The Absolute Minimum Clothes You Need for a Life of Adventure

My drawer in Artemis the Airstream measures seven inches by 15 by 20. You could probably fit three or four cantaloupes inside it, provided they were small ones. When we hit the road full time, this was my new wardrobe. It was about the size of one shelf in our walk-in closet at home. Decisions had …

The Next Big Blue-Collar Job Is Coding

When I ask people to picture a coder, they usually imagine someone like Mark Zuckerberg: a hoodied college dropout who builds an app in a feverish …

5 Things Every Loving Homeowner Should Know About Their Own Home

Your relationship with your home is one that will hopefully last a long time, so it pays to learn its most intimate details. And not to be weird, but …

Home Improvement

Five things you desperately need in your carry-on luggage this Christmas

Over the Winter break, like millions of other people, I’m going to be catching a flight (multiple flights, actually) to see friends and family. And I’ll carry with my a small, carry-on bag, which will contain all the electronics to get me through the ennui of hours spent in airport terminals and …

Coding 101: Getting Started as an Adult

<b>Technology continues to play a greater role in everyday life, but those who weren’t exposed to computers or programming languages in school are</b> …

Opera's free VPN is now available in its main desktop browser

But Netflix has already blocked it<p>VPNs or virtual private networks are services that reroute your traffic through different countries. They're good if you want a little more anonymity or are trying to find your way around geoblocks, but they usually cost money. Not in Opera's latest browser, …

Cool Home Decor Hacks That Cost $3 (or Less!)

How you decorate can make or break your home's appearance -- but it can also break the bank. On one hand, who doesn't want to be surrounded by lovely, eye-catching items? But on the other, can you really justify blowing a bundle on pillows and candles?<p>No, we can't either. And, thankfully, we don't …

Google sibling Verily to launch connected diabetes therapies

Google's parent company, Alphabet, is wasting no time helping to fund intelligent medical treatments. Just a month after it teamed up with GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) to pioneer so-called bioelectronic medicines capable of treating chronic disease, Verily Life Sciences (formerly Google Life Sciences), …

How to Become a C.E.O.? The Quickest Path Is a Winding One

How does a person get to be the boss? What does it take for an ambitious young person starting a career to reach upper rungs of the corporate world — the C.E.O.’s office, or other jobs that come with words like “chief” or “vice president” on the office door?<p>The answer has always included hard work, …

What's the real difference between restaurants with one, two and three Michelin stars?

Over the last 25 years, I’ve been fortunate enough to dine in hundreds of Michelin-starred restaurants around the world – and have the depleted bank balance and expanded waistline to prove it. What I haven’t gained, however, is a convincing answer to that oft-asked question: what’s the difference …

10 oddly beautiful sayings from around the world

Language

I Got a Pembroke Welsh Sable Corgi for my Birthday!

How to foil leeches with pantyhose and other travel tips

Writer Joey Green, 58, has carved out a career as a dispenser of quirky tips that straddle the line between absurd and ingenious, all proven to work in a pinch. A former contributor to National Lampoon magazine who lives in greater Los Angeles, Green takes on the world of travel with his latest …

Harnessing the Immune System to Fight Cancer

Steve Cara expected to sail through the routine medical tests required to increase his life insurance in October 2014. But the results were devastating. He had lung cancer, at age 53. It had begun to spread, and doctors told him it was inoperable.<p>A few years ago, they would have suggested …

12 Travel Map Apps That Beat Google Maps Whether or Not You Have WiFi

Chunky GPS units are a thing of the past. These days, everyone is finding their way by using their smartphones. Although we’ll be the first to admit that we love the industry standard, Google Maps (especially with the new pit stop function), there are a few things that GM just can’t account for. …

Shipping Pallet DIY Projects - 5 You Can Make

You’ve likely seen wood shipping pallets piled up next to dumpsters outside local stores. Once the pallet has done its job, which is to provide ease …

Furniture

All about the base

THE project to understand the human genome has long promised to revolutionise the way that diseases are diagnosed, drugs are designed and even the …