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Five-minute guide to making easy money with online surveys

You'd be surprised how much you can earn just by answering a few questions. Here are the 10 survey sites that pay the most. There's no such thing as a free lunch. But online surveys get pretty close. You could earn as much as £5 by completing a survey which could take as little as 30 minutes to …

7 Ways You Can Travel (Almost) for Free in 2018

Pack your bags!<p>If “travel more” is one of your New Year’s goals, but you never got around to checking off “win the lottery” from this year’s resolution list, there’s no need to freak out. Even if Instagram makes it seem like you need to be a millionaire to jet around, there are plenty of ways to …

One Sentence With 7 Meanings Unlocks a Mystery of Human Speech

Ruth Nall is a talented talker. Always has been. When she was a child, her mother taught her to enunciate her words when she spoke, which she did …

Évolution Is the Weirdest Sci-Fi Movie on Netflix

A memorable surrealist nightmare, perfect for fans of Annihilation.<p>Sometimes you watch a science fiction film to see visions of the future, and sometimes you watch just to see big-budget robots and spaceships. Other times, you just want to see some weird fucking shit. If you’re the type of sci-fi …

The Shift From 4G to 5G Will Change Just About Everything

Telecom experts are going so far as to herald the arrival of 5G as the advent of the fourth industrial revolution. There are an ever-expanding number …

Six Brain Hacks To Learn Anything Faster

Research proves there are ways to learn new skills and concepts with speed and ease.<p>Whether it’s a new technology, a foreign language, or an advanced skill, staying competitive often means learning new things. Nearly two-thirds of U.S. workers have taken a course or sought additional training to …

18 Gmail settings that will change how you think about your inbox

Make your inbox more efficient and effective with these easily overlooked options.<p>When it comes to managing email, you need every advantage you can get.<p>Google recognizes this. The company has packed Gmail with dozens of advanced options that can save you time and add powerful possibilities into …

11 Underrated Comedies On Netflix That Will Actually Make You LOL

Comedy can be a tricky thing to recommend; what some find funny might seem dull or downright disgusting to others. Often Hollywood tries to split the …

How to navigate confusing gov't loan forgiveness program

The government created the public service loan forgiveness program with a simple premise: Take a job to help the greater good and get some debt relief down the road.<p>In reality, the process of getting that promised relief has been neither simple nor forgiving.<p>A confusing set of rules and servicers …

Education

An obscure biological trait seems to predict how long mammals—including humans—can live

Biology runs on all sorts of different clocks. While humans tend to stick around into their 70s, 80s, and even 90s, other mammals don’t live nearly as long. Lifespan doesn’t seem to be correlated with size or location on the evolutionary tree. Rhinos, 20 to 30 times our size, typically last into …

Trump officials roll out new rule for small business health insurance plans

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> The Trump administration took the final step Tuesday in its plan aimed at making health insurance policies cheaper for some small businesses.<p>The administration released its final rule governing association health plans, which allow small businesses and the self-employed to band …

Health Care

You Can Now Get 60 Percent Off a Costco Gold Membership Package

But hurry! The offer expires soon.<p>If you’re all about scoring deals and stocking up on all of your favorite products, Costco is the <i>perfect</i> grocery …

How to Save Money With a Cheap Cell-Phone Service

When it comes to overall satisfaction, Consumer Cellular, Ting, and other cheap cell-phone services routinely outscore the Big Four carriers in CR’s …

4G LTE

Learn How To Make An iPhone App For Less Than $30

3:07 AM 05/20/2018<p>If you have a great idea and want to turn it into a business, chances are you’ll make it into an app or need one as a crucial …

iOS Apps

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This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>OXA USA COM (99% positive feedback lifetime) via Amazon offers the Funavo 1080p LED Projector for <b>$59.99 shipped</b> when you use code</b> …

Living Rooms

The Big Bang Theory: Watch the deleted Stephen Hawking finale tribute

<i>The Big Bang Theory</i> planned to pay tribute to the late Stephen Hawking during Thursday’s season finale. However, due to time constraints, the scene …

8 Innovative Productivity Tools You Probably Haven't Heard of

Here are several excellent products or services to help you do better work, get organized, be more creative, or accomplish tasks faster.<p>It's a wonderful feeling to discover a product or service which helps you do better work, get organized, be more creative, or accomplish tasks faster. Here are …

It’s Time for Trump Voters to Face the Bitter Truth

Republicans elected a president who promised to take on D.C.—instead, Trump has presided over an extraordinary auction of access and influence.<p>Donald Trump promised to “drain the swamp” while running for office. Voters gave him the opportunity to follow through when they propelled him to the White …

Donald Trump

A Special Supplement: Chomsky’s Revolution in Linguistics

A brief bibliography of works relevant to the issues discussed in this article:<p>Noam Chomsky, <i>Syntactic Structures</i> (Humanities Press, 1957). Chomsky’s …

Linguistics

Three Things You Can Do To Start Your Side Hustle This Weekend

What’s your weekend saying?<p>Are you planning to sleep in and lay low? Maybe some speed dating and brunching? Planning to try a new wine and catch up …

Entrepreneurship

10 Cities Where You Can Rent an Apartment for $750 or Less

Source: Getty Images<p>Continue<br>Reading<p>1 of 11<p>It's all about location, location, location<p>Many working Americans find housing to be their single greatest …

19 Hidden Amazon Shopping Tricks You Should Be Using—Even if You're Not a Prime Member

All the ways to be an Amazon power user.<p>Amazon is huge. So huge, in fact, that approximately 64% of American households had a Prime membership in …

eCommerce

The best walking shoes under $100 for men and women

Spring weather is finally here and it’s time to get outdoors. Whether you have a trip coming up where you’ll be doing a lot of exercising or you’re just looking for a shoe to take a stroll, we are rounding up the best walking shoes of the season. Even better, all of these styles are under …

Shoes

The 8 highest-paying side hustles on Fiverr

From Uber driving to dog walking, side hustles are a popular way to earn some extra cash. But if you really want to rake it in, it's good to know …

Extra time: how smart exercise keeps you younger for longer

As the writer Bill Gifford puts it: 'Ageing makes us fat, and then our fat makes us age'<p>Your nervous system is changing, too. Reaction times are at their best around age 24<p>Research suggests 120 is the absolute upper limit for the durability of the human frame<p>Slow down, that used to be the mantra …

Exercise

The Most Amazing Waterfalls You’ve Never Heard Of

1 of 3<p>Salto de Socoa Waterfall<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 3<p>Salto de Javira Waterfall<p>3 of 3<p>Kaluahine Falls

14 Secret Places in America to Visit Now

1 of 14<p>Caladesi Island<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 14<p>Mendocino Grove<p>3 of 14<p>Tigertail Beach<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 14<p>Kaluahine Falls<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 14<p>Blue—Inn on the …

Best Secret Beaches on Earth

1 of 13<p>Grand Haven, Michigan<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 13<p>Lord Howe Island, Australia<p>3 of 13<p>Pyla-sur-Mer, France<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 13<p>Ibo Island, …

Explainer: What is a blockchain? - MIT Technology Review

What is it?<p>A public1, permanent2, append-only3distributed4ledger5.<p>What’s that?<p>A mathematical structure for storing data in a way that is nearly …

Blockchain

Costco employees share their 9 best tips for getting an even better deal on your next shopping trip

Costco's deals are a huge draw for many members.<p>The retail chain is known for hawking just about everything — and selling it in bulk.<p>Business Insider reached out to Costco employees to learn more about their top shopping tips, because it pays to shop armed with insider information. Thirty-five …