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How to Buy a Home With Bad Credit (Yes, You Can)

Buying a home typically requires getting a mortgage -- and rest assured, lenders prefer lending money to people with a proven track record paying off debts. The reason: This bodes well that <i>they'll</i> get their cash back, too. That's why lenders check your credit score, which sums up how well you've …

21 No-Bake Thanksgiving Desserts That Practically Make Themselves

With so much to cook on Thanksgiving, your oven doesn't have much room to spare. Save yourself the hassle of worrying about dessert with these easy no-bake Thanksgiving desserts, including pumpkin cheesecakes, chocolate pies, and apple cups. You'll be able to focus on cooking the perfect turkey …

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25-minute walk could add seven years to life

New research shows that exercise can delay the ageing process, with experts suggesting one walk a day could halve the risk of heart attack death and add seven years to the lifespan<p>Just 25 minutes of brisk walking a day could add to seven years to your life, heart experts have said.<p>Researchers said …

16 Unexpected Ways To Use Coconut Oil

<i>Photo credit: Paul Delmont, Thrive Market</i><p><i>By Annalise Mantz for Thrive Market</i><p>Plain old vegetable oil is so 2000-and-late. Coconut oil is today's choice for those in the know -- and it's more than a flash in the pan.<p>A lot of the buzz surrounding coconut oil comes from its medium-chain triglycerides …

Lightroom CC – Enhancing Isolated Areas of an Image with the Adjustment Brush

Learn how to quickly make color and tonal adjustments to specific areas of your photograph using the Adjustment Brush in Lightroom.

Free Photoshop Brushes For Designers

<b>Photoshop Brushes</b> can be useful in the way it could make your work easier and have a good design result at the same time. There are different kinds …

What I Learned From Spending My Entire Twenties In Debt

It's not the end of the world, even though it might really feel like it.<p>"I want to share what I learned about spending my entire twenties in debt," I said to a friend in the pub when we sneaked in a quick drink before dinner at a new restaurant we'd finally bagged a reservation for. "Tips on how to …

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The Photoshop Playbook: 50 Short Video Tutorials on Fundamental Skills in Photoshop

Back in 2013, Adobe began posting a series of short video tutorials on YouTube called the “Photoshop Playbook.” The series has since grown to contain …

What the NBA gets that the other big sports leagues don’t

In a provocative long piece published this Sunday, my colleague Marc Fisher explained why the future of baseball, long considered America's pastime, looks so grim. Kids aren't playing baseball as frequently as they used to. Nor are they watching it as often as they once did. Audiences are getting …

Lessons from a 17-year-old investor (who has doubled his money in 14 months)

Brandon Fleisher is part of a new wave of teenagers braving the stock market. Aged 17, he has made £24,000 so far<p>Most 17-year-old schoolboys settle down to their homework when they come home. But Brandon Fleisher prefers to manage his investment portfolio.<p>Brandon, who lives in Toronto, Canada, said …

Razer's Google-Powered 'Forge TV' Is An Exciting Marriage Of Android And PC Gaming

Today at CES, Razer continues their methodical push into every corner of gaming with the unveiling of Forge TV, a micro-console featuring Google's Android TV. Don’t worry, given the pedigree of these self-proclaimed “mad scientists of gaming,” Razer’s also packing in a surprise for the hardcore PC …

North Dakota leads decline in homelessness

The nation's homeless population, and especially the number of families without shelter, continues to decline, according to a new report.<p>North Dakota led the trend among states with a 40% drop. Homelessness had spiked in North Dakota as the state grew dramatically amid an oil boom. The amount of …

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New Nexus 7 now available for purchase right from Google

Surprise, it looks like after a few retail outlets accidentally started selling the brand new just announced Nexus 7 a few days early, Google‘s …

7 Simple Ways to Boost Your Heart Health

Cutting your risk for cardiovascular disease doesn't necessarily require a total lifestyle overhaul. Simple steps like heading to bed early and …