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Drop Shot Rig: How to Rig Bass Fishing Soft Plastics

A drop shot rig has grown to be one the most effective ways to fish for pressured bass or spooky bass in clear water. It's effective fished …

Fishing

Buy a New Car Since 1995? You Could Get Part of a $1 Billion Settlement

If you bought a new car in the past 23 years, you could be compensated for price fixing as part of the largest criminal antitrust investigation in U.S. history.<p>Americans who bought a new car or truck in the last 23 years could be eligible for compensation, thanks to the largest criminal antitrust …

U.S. Department of Justice

Everything you ever needed to know about investing, scribbled on cocktail napkins

Warren Buffett once said “there seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.” Those words, of course, can …

Investing

Want to love your job? Read this article

The new dream job is none at all. A contingent of ambitious upper-middle-class types are devoting themselves single-mindedly to achieving early retirement, with the goal of liberating themselves from work to later travel the world or pursue a creative passion.<p>Perhaps the contemporary quest for …

William Shakespeare

The 9 Best Beach Hotels in Costa Rica to Book in 2018

Blessed with an abundance of pristine natural wonders, Costa Rica has become Central America's premier tourist destination. Imposing mountains, lush …

Costa Rica

Experts Say These Amazon Prime Day Tips Will Score You the Best Deals Ever

There are four categories you need to take advantage of to get the most bang for your buck.<p>The countdown to Amazon Prime Day 2018 is officially on! Starting <b>3 p.m. EST on Monday, July 16 and continuing</b> <b>until 3 a.m. EST on Wednesday, July 18</b>,there will be millions of deals coming and going at …

Smart Homes

So many Philips Hue bulbs are discounted on Amazon right now

Prime Day? Who needs Prime Day? Amazon couldn’t wait another two weeks to start slashing prices on a wide range of products. A number of wildly …

Home Automation

11 Books to Stay Stimulated Over Summer

We suffer just as much as kids do when our schedules slow down and our brains take an extended break. One way to combat that is by starting a summer reading list that feeds the mind beyond breezy "beach reads."<p>Summer means long, languid afternoons spent at the pool, in a hammock, or on vacation. …

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10 Books Every Aspiring Millionaire Must Read

If you aspire to the summit, learn from those who have already climbed mountains.<p>9 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You have big dreams and big goals -- you want to be a successful entrepreneur or business leader and join the millionaires’ club. But how do you go …

Self-improvement

The iPhone Night Vision Hack Every Adventurer Needs

If you own an iPhone, there’s a very simple way to make the device much better for night use. Read on to learn how to save your night vision by …

Tutorials

People Are Sharing Terrible Dad Jokes in Honor of Father's Day

It's Father's Day. You may want to do something extraordinary for your dad, like take him to lunch on the moon. (Warning: The restaurants there have …

Jokes

US$139 KeyWe smart lock is how all locks should work from now on

Korean company KeyWe has launched what it's calling the "smartest lock ever" on Kickstarter. And with Wi-Fi, NFC, Bluetooth, a touchpad and an …

Home Automation

Want to Be a Better Boss? Read Any of the 8 Books the Smartest Leaders Have Already Read

This remarkable publishing company aims to change the world by putting out profoundly positive leadership bestsellers.<p>In the process of writing a manuscript for my first book publication, my literary agent and I are choosing publishers wisely. One promising publisher on my radar screen is …

Leadership

Get your smart home ready for summer with these connected devices

With summer just around the corner, now is the perfect time to start thinking about how your smart home can help you stay cool as the temperatures …

Punch Like a Pro: How to Shoot Your Bow Like a 3D Archery Champ

Most competitive archers will tell you that to be really accurate, you need to fire the bow with back tension or at least a surprise release. But …

Russian Router Malware Just Got Much Worse: What to Do

Remember that Russian router malware warning from last week? The situation is even worse than we originally thought, and a whole lot more router …

5 Unspoken Rules That Lead to a Toxic Culture

There are enough rules to worry about at work; we shouldn't have to sweat the unwritten ones, too. But if left unaddressed, they'll tank the culture.<p>The fact that toxic workplaces are the fifth leading cause of death may not be overtly known by leaders, but many are starting to at least intuit that …

The Workplace

32 Genius Gadgets Under $40 On Amazon That Are Basically Out Of A Black Mirror Episode

<i>Black Mirror</i> is science fiction, but sometimes it hits pretty close to home — and today’s modern world is actually filled with high-tech devices that …

Black Mirror

The Best Lights of 2018

When weather rolls in, grab one of these. (Courtesy Outdoor Research) Outdoor Research Interstellar ($299) At long last, the holy grail of waterproof jackets. The Interstellar blew our crew away with an uncanny mix of weatherproofing, breathability, and stretch. “It feels softer than a soft shell …

Our favorite smart lock has never been less expensive on Amazon

If you’re in the market for a new smart lock that looks great, works great, and is compatible with all the top smart home systems, you’ve come to the …

LinkedIn Redesigned Your Profile Page. Here Are the 4 Changes You Need to Make Now

You might need to update your cover photo and tweak your summary story.<p>Earlier this spring, LinkedIn rolled out redesigned user profile pages. If you didn't already know that, you should, because there are new ways for you to capitalize on the changes when it comes to highlighting your career. …

Social Media

Fender's excellent desktop app for learning to play songs is now free

Fender’s $35 Riffstation desktop app, which helps you break down songs to learn its chords and riffs at your own pace, is now available for free on macOS and Windows.<p>Fire it up, open an MP3 or CD track, and Riffstation will break it down to show you the chords for the entire song. You can also slow …

You Can Take All My Baby Gear — But You Can’t Take My DockATot

Of all the stuff I’ve bought or received since I had a baby — a crib, a bassinet, a mobile, a stroller, multiple carriers, a bouncer — the thing I’ve …

Netgear is releasing its Arlo security light to catch intruders on your lawn

If it wasn’t for those meddling smart lights...<p>Netgear’s Arlo security light has a release date, after being announced late last year alongside other products in the company’s Arlo home surveillance lineup.<p>It retains the IP-65 weather resistance and rechargeable battery seen in all other Arlo …

After Years of Customer Requests, Yeti Finally Adds Wheels to Its Legendary Cooler

The popular Yeti Tundra is known for its tough construction, long-lasting ice holding capabilities and for its sheer durability. And now, all that …

I Tried This Bestselling $7 Concealer, and It Made My Dark Circles Completely Disappear

I have dark circles under my eyes that just won't go away. It doesn't matter if I'm well-rested or persistent with my skincare regimen, they're always there. For over a decade now, I have been on the hunt for the perfect concealer that will cover up those pesky bags. It's difficult to find a choice …

The Best Smart Locks of 2018

Keys are so 20th century. A connected lock offers both security and flexibility, letting you control access to your home with your phone. And …

Home Automation

40 Things You Should Know About a Home By Age 40

Home repair is learned over time<p>Even if a power outage stops your well pump or the city water supply, you can still flush the toilet. Dump a couple …

Home Improvement

Schlage smart locks now support unlocking via Alexa

Schlage has announced Alexa support for two of its smart locks, the Sense Smart Deadbolt and the Connect Touchscreen Deadbolt. With this support, …

Get a Summer Shred in 21 Days with Bobby Maximus

Getting your summer abs won't be easy. It will be worth it.<p>So: You want to get ripped in less than a month?<p>It’s a big goal, especially if you're aiming to get in beach-worthy shape for the quickly approaching summer sun. And big goals require big commitments—which is exactly why you need this …