Michael Spreigl

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Nomad Survival Bow

The Nomad is a super compact bow specifically designed for survival hunting. It is ideal for any survival enthusiast, hunter, backpacker or just …

The Latest: Russian UN envoy says Syria deal in trouble

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria, where the U.S. military says it may have unintentionally struck government forces. (all times …

Middle East

9 Life-Changing Habits That Will Make You a Better Person

Life is truly a gift, but even when you know this deep down, sometimes it can really get the better of you. Just when you think you’ve got it all …

Your Self-Consciousness Is Killing Your Creativity (And What to Do About It)

Self-consciousness is the enemy of all creative expressions.<p>We are all naturally creative. The human race's creative power is distributed in all of us, not concentrated in selected few. Every object or product you know today, however old or new, however simple or sophisticated, holds the stories of …

Android encryption problem may make you want a new phone

Android has a problem. New research shows that the mobile operating system’s encryption can be bypassed using a fairly straightforward brute force method.<p>The hack<p>Brute force is actually pretty simple; heck, <i>you</i> may have even done it yourself and not known about it.<p>All it really means is that you try …

The Easy Daily Habits 24 Executives Say Give Them an Edge

You might be surprised at the routines these high achievers swear by.<p>The most successful people I know share some common traits. They're confident, hard-working, astute with money, and health conscious. They also stick to certain routines proved over time to work. Check out these quotes from 24 …

How high are Miami rents?

Despite a decline in rents over the past year, Miami still rates as the most unaffordable city in the U.S., according to a report released Thursday …

Only Three US Cities Have Good Jobs, Affordable Housing, and High Quality of Life

When looking for a place to live, people are generally looking for three things: affordability, a strong economy, and good quality of life. Most US …

Housing

Access to affordable housing provides refugees with more than just shelter - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Research conducted in major Canadian cities shows that refugee newcomers with large families struggle to find suitable housing. Organizations that …

A Planned Retirement Is A Happy Retirement

While there’s no guarantee your retirement will be a happy one, Next Avenue has found that academic research and noteworthy books about retirement, like <i>The Retirement Maze</i> and <i>How to Retire Happy</i>, suggest the following nine factors will boost your chances.

Three reasons people retire broke

According to a recent study, roughly 40 per cent of Canadians would be unable to pay for an unexpected $200 expense without going into debt.I’ve …

Retirement

Fighting Financial Exploitation to Protect Retirement Savings

<i>By Debra Whitman and Jilenne Gunther</i><p>"For years I suffered silently. I didn't want to tell anybody. I couldn't muster the courage and you have to have courage."<p>The person speaking, it may come as a surprise to some, was late Hollywood icon Mickey Rooney, addressing a hearing before a Special Senate …

5 Ways to Avoid Outliving Your Retirement Savings

Simple moves can reduce your odds of running out of money.<p>A recent Northwestern Mutual study shows that two-thirds of Americans 18 and older believe …

Retirement

iOS 10 chooses renovation over innovation

The iOS 9 Service Pack has arrived<p><i>"What focus means is saying ‘no’ to something that, with every bone in your body, you think is a phenomenal idea and you wake up thinking about it, but you say ‘no’ to it because you’re focusing on something else."</i><p>This quote, belonging to Apple design chief Jony …

How To Brew Iced Coffee

Learn how to make this refreshing drink using a coffee press<p>While iced coffee is delicious all year round, as temperatures rise, its popularity …

Tech Deals: $39 Tablet, Amazon Echo Tap, Nest Cam, More

As part of our tech deals of the day package today, we have different kinds of devices ranging from a very affordable tablet, to a connected home …

Bethesda Announces New Fallout 4 Pip-Boy: Deluxe Bluetooth Edition

Following Bethesda's E3 presentation on Sunday, the company has announced that it will be releasing an new, functional Pip-Boy model based on its</i> …

Bethesda

Everything You Need To Know About Amazon Tap, The Alexa-Enabled Portable Bluetooth Speaker

<i>The editors at SHEfinds received a sample of this product to review, but were not paid to write this review.</i><p>I’m all about things that make my life …

3 different UE Bluetooth speakers are on sale on Amazon this week

UE’s portable Bluetooth speakers might look a bit unorthodox, but that’s a good thing in a world that’s flooded with dime-a-dozen wireless speakers. …

Levi’s Commuter x Jacquard Jacket

Your commuter kit is set to get a lot smarter, thanks to Google.<p>The tech giant helped Levis build a denim commuter jacket that controls your phone via embedded Bluetooth sensors. The wearer swipes and gestures with his left arm to control calls, texts, navigation, and essential riding apps like …

Last Minute Deal: Blumoo Bluetooth Universal Remote

We have a great last minute deal in the deals store today, you can save 47% off the Blumoo Bluetooth Universal Remote.<p>The Blumoo Bluetooth Universal …

JAM Street Rugged Portable Speaker, A Kayaker's Best Friend [Review]

Another Summer day, another rugged portable speaker that thinks it has what it takes to keep up with you. A few months ago, we dug into Jam’s …

The Bluetooth Smart Home On Cusp Of Becoming A Reality With Bluetooth 5 and Mesh

Later this week, the Bluetooth SIG will announce Bluetooth 5, the latest standard for the ubiquitous short range wireless technology. During an …

Internet of Things

Reviews: Jaybird Freedom Wireless Bluetooth Headphones

The first and most striking change we see in the Freedom’s design is the substantial reduction in size from the X2 and the switch to metal …

What is Bluetooth 5? New iPhone 8 and iPhone X's wireless tech explained

<b>Bluetooth 5 is quickly gaining traction, with Apple following Samsung’s Galaxy S8 range by introducing Bluetooth 5 with the newly announced iPhone 8</b> …

Aussie ideas that changed history

AUSTRALIAN ideas, from medicine to WiFi, have changed the world repeatedly over the past 100 years These are the best.

Australia

LG smartphone w/ new wireless charging standard reportedly ready to launch, works at up to 7 cm distance

Wireless charging, while not as popular as it once was, is still one of the coolest features you can get on any smartphone. Qi wireless charging is the current dominant standard, but it appears — according to Korean reports — that LG is hoping to ditch that option for another in one of their …

Wireless Charging

Wireless, Handheld Ultrasound Scanner Images the Abdomen, Lungs and Heart

Clarius Mobile Health is showcasing multiple imaging modes on the Clarius C3 Wireless Ultrasound Scanner at the Social Media and Critical Care …

AT&T Wi-Fi calling on Android continues rally away from cellular

The end of cellular phone call service is coming. AT&T’s Wi-Fi calling and text messaging is the next step towards that goal. While it may not be the …

Mojo Introduces the Multipurpose C­-130 Tri­-Radio 802.11ac Wave 2 Access Point, Combining Best­-in­-Class High Performance, WIPS Security, RF Troubleshooting and Cloud­-Managed WiFi

Mojo Introduces the Multipurpose C-130 Tri-Radio 802.11ac Wave 2 Access Point, Combining Best-in-Class High Performance, WIPS Security, RF …

Wi-Fi