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10 Strong Buy Stocks for Under $10

Just because a stock is cheap doesn’t mean you should have to compromise on quality. These 10 Strong Buy stocks tick all the boxes. True, they are …

Harley-Davidson unveils new range of electric motorbikes and an electric bicycle

Harley-Davidson unveiled on Monday its first ever electric motorcycles and an electric bicycle, in what is being seen as the most radical shakeup of the struggling company in its 115-year-history.<p>Matt Levatich, CEO of the Milwaukee-based company, said the new products were designed in response to …

This 22-Acre Island is Montana’s Largest Private Estate

<b>Listing of the Day</b><p><b>Location:</b> Shelter Island, Montana<p><b>Price:</b> $13.95 million<p>Last time we wrote about this Montana private island it was asking $22.75 …

Moby’s Luminous Midcentury in New York Asks $1.3M

An hour north of New York City, this carefully restored midcentury modern was designed by David Henken, an apprentice of Frank Lloyd Wright.<p>Musician, producer, and DJ Moby has put his midcentury stunner in Pound Ridge, New York, on the market for $1,300,000—the proceeds of which will go towards …

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Review: Anker's newest wireless earbuds are dirt-cheap and sound amazing

Not long ago, Anker launched its answer to Apple’s AirPods with the Zolo Liberty – an impressive first effort that left a good impression, and retailed for $150. Now, it’s following it up with the SoundCore Liberty Lite.<p>We like the SoundCore Liberty Lite. For starters, it’s cheaper. Anker’s more …

Munich’s public transport to take to the skies

The future of Munich’s public transport is currently up in the air. The city is in discussions about building a 4.5km gondola to link two districts in the northern part of the city. The proposed gondola would provide a solution to a local issue that could, if effective, be implemented in other …

New Study Says Ancient Humans Hunted Big Mammals To Extinction

Over the past 125,000 years, the average size of mammals on the Earth has shrunk. And humans are to blame.<p>That's the conclusion of a new study of the fossil record by paleo-biologist Felisa Smith of the University of New Mexico.<p>Smith studied fossils going back 65 million years, when dinosaurs died …

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Saltbox Tiny Home

Birmingham, Alabama<p>Heralding from the New England regions circa the 1600’s- the saltbox has a wonderful heritage that extends back to the beginning of our country. There is a wonderful story about the Queen’s taxation of homes by how many stories they had- so the ingenious colonists kept one story …

Newfound Marine Fossil May Be From the Largest Creature That Ever Lived

The current find is the size of a blue whale, and scientists are hoping for more.<p>The bones of a gigantic prehistoric aquatic reptile have been discovered in England. The ichthyosaur, as the 205-million-year-old reptile is known, is estimated to have been 85 feet long—around the size of a blue …

A new app called Garden helps you stay in touch with friends and family without Facebook

Facebook has become the de facto way people today keep up with their friends and family and, at times, their wider network of professional acquaintances and colleagues. But its inattention to user data protection is leading some people looking for an out. A new app called Garden, officially …

Yale Is Letting Anyone Take Its Most Popular Class Ever for Free

Everything you ever wanted to know about how to truly be happy.<p>When Yale began offering a new course this semester, over 1,000 students jumped at the opportunity. It wasn't about business, technology or innovation. It's about how to be happy.<p>Nearly a fourth of the undergraduate student body …

The books you never read in high school, but should now

As kids, we don’t always read the books we’re assigned, especially in high school. Maybe you skipped over “Wuthering Heights,” “Of Mice and Men” or …