Rebecca Bruno

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A year of 3D printing in the home: does it live up to the hype?

3D Printing. No new technology in the last decade has been heralded with as much hope and hyperbole as the promise of desktop replicators fabricating …

3D Printing

The 7 best backpacks for travelers

It's versatile enough to handle your needs, and basic enough to take anywhere and everywhere.<p>You don't need to trek through the wilderness or across entire continents to be a backpack person — maybe rolling a suitcase through a crowded terminal just isn't your forte. (Though if it is, there are …

Backpacking

The Shot: Busting a Move in a Spanish Church

Inside an abandoned church in the northern Spain village of Oviedo, a collective of skateboarders called The Church Brigade is building and maintaining a skate park where they can show off their moves. The church was built in 1912 and was once a chapel for workers at a nearby munitions factory. The …

Cheap flights: Best day to book, top sites and insider secrets

There are plenty of ideas out there to make long-range travel cheaper and faster, such as Elon Musk's Hyperloop and supersonic airliners. But until they actually arrive, we're stuck with regular air travel, which can take all day and put a serious dent in your bank account. I can't do anything …

12 books to read this year if you want to get rich

The wealthiest, most successful people bury themselves in books. They commit to self-education long after they've finished college or any formal education.<p>To help make 2016 a prosperous year, we've highlighted 12 of our favorite personal-finance books — one for each month — from century-old …

The 20 Quirkiest Towns in America

Colin Anderson—Blend Images/Corbis<p>Getty Images<p>Matt Hogan/www.mphoganphoto.com<p>Jim Wilson—The New York Times/Redux<p>Getty Images<p>Celin Serbo—Aurora …

The top 10 best value travel destinations of 2016

British holidaymakers are able to benefit from an increase of up to 31 per cent in spending power in numerous resorts and cities worldwide this year, according to figures released by the Post Office.<p>Portugal’s Algarve region has been revealed as the best value destination for UK tourists in 2016 …

The Best Places To Go In 2016: Tips From The World's Hottest Luxury Travel Company

Since its founding in 2005, bespoke travel company Black Tomato has distinguished itself amongst a sea of competitors thanks to its knack for devising adventures that push the limits of travel for a discerning and sophisticated clientele. In 2015 alone, it sent clients—who range from young, …

Hunter Gatherers

The first 14 apps you should download on your new Android phone

You can do anything with your new Android phone. So many apps. So many possibilities. But where to begin?<p>Here's a list of 15 apps that should get you started:

The innovators: US scientists harness the power of evaporating water

A small Lego device on the shelf of professor Ozgur Sahin’s office at Columbia University could open up the possibility of another form of renewable energy, and one that is much cheaper than solar and wind.<p>Sahin has used the simple gadget to prove that evaporating water can be used to generate …

Engineering

Will America’s 100-Year-Old Female Spy Finally Be Recognized for the Hero She Is?

She worked behind enemy lines—and was captured by the Soviets. But the U.S. never properly gave her full credit for her heroism. After seven decades, …

Hung Up

11 incredible spy gadgets from CIA history

CIA operatives may not use jetpacks or laser-powered watches, but they do have a few tricks up their sleeves.<p>At the CIA Museum in Washington, DC, you can get a glimpse of the gadgets used in past spy missions.<p>The agency has declassified 600 out of some 20,000 objects used by CIA operatives …

Remote Controls

This Google Employee Has A Brilliant Time Management Strategy

Create and protect your Make Time, people.<p>I recently wrote an email to our team that posed a simple challenge in time management. The response I got was unexpected, and I was urged to share it with more people—so here we are. Some of my fellow Googlers went so far as to make a video for those of us …

Time Management

2 Sentences That Perfectly Sum Up The Meaning Of True Love

Beautiful.<p>One of the best feelings in the world is, without question, love. We fall into it, seek it out, cherish it, share it -- it's an experience and expression that everyone can understand, regardless of who they are, what language they speak or where they live. Yet, for as universal as love …

Shonda Rhimes

Take at Look Inside This ‘Luxury’ Underground Bunker Capable of Withstanding a 20-Kiloton Nuclear Blast That’s on the Market for $17.5 Million

While some dwellings on the market are listed as Cape Code, Colonial, Tudor and more, each depending on their architectural style, a listing in Georgia is described as only “other.”<p>Featuring 12 bedrooms and 12 bathrooms on a 32-acre lot in Tifton, Georgia, about two hours southwest of Savannah, the …

Best New Back Exercise: The TRX Row to Overhead Press | Men's Health

The movement—which you can see <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour perform in the video above—bulletproofs your shoulders and builds your mid-and-upper back muscles all at once.<p>You can do 10 to 20 reps of the exercise as a warmup before your upper-body workout. Or you can make it a full back …

Google has found that its most successful teams have 5 traits in common

Following the success of Project Oxygen, an internal study of what it takes to be a top manager at Google that started in 2008 and whose findings are still used today, the company undertook another study, this one of team dynamics.<p>A group of Google's People Operations (HR) employees spent the past …

A self-made millionaire who interviewed 1,200 wealthy people noticed one behavior they all have in common

Rich people think selfishness is a virtue, he explains in "How Rich People Think," while average people think selfishness is a vice.<p>"The rich go out there and try to make themselves happy. They don't try to pretend to save the world," he tells Business Insider. "If you're not taking care of you, …

The 11 Most Zen Places On The Planet

More than just vacation destinations, some places have long been revered for their natural beauty and spiritual power. Whether sparkling lake, clear-blue ocean or majestic mountain, these spots will help you find your inner om.<p><b>Mount Kailash, Tibet. View Panoramic.</b><p>This mountain in western Tibet is a …

Every Couple Should Never Forget To Do These 10 Things No Matter How Long They've Been Together

True love lasts forever, doesn’t it? Well, at least the majority of people believe so. However, it is not only the love itself that makes a …

Relationships

Waze cofounder tells us how his company's $1 billion sale to Google really went down

The sale was a milestone for Israel's young but huge startup community: The first Israeli consumer-app company to be bought for over $1 billion. In an instant, the whole "Startup Nation" decided to quit aiming for fast exits and build billion-dollar companies instead.<p>Among Israel's tight-knit tech …

Venture Capital

5 secrets to flying first class, for free | CNN Travel

(CNN) — Think you can't afford a spin in a private jet -- jacuzzi included -- or a night at a lavish, five-star hotel? Think again.<p>A dedicated group of frequent fliers (or "aero-sexuals") have mastered the fine art of scoring travel freebies. They share their top tips on getting that free ride.<p>1. …

Frequent-flyer Programs

A nutritionist explains when it's worth buying organic — and how much more it will cost you

The experience got me thinking about whether or not it's worth it to go the organic route, especially for items where there is a more significant price difference.<p>I decided to consult an expert, and turned to Rania Batayneh, MPH, nutritionist and author of "The One One One Diet."<p>Batayneh told me …

15 Self Help Books To Make You Live A Greater Life

“A good book is an education of the heart. It enlarges your sense of human possibility what human nature is of what happens in the world. It’s a …

How to travel in luxury without spending a fortune

But with a little research and planning, a vacation filled with private jets and luxury accommodations doesn't have to be a far-fetched fantasy.<p>If you'd like to vacation like a millionaire without refinancing your mortgage or sabotaging your credit score, try these seven travel tips to add a little …

9 Lessons I'll Teach My Kids To Ensure They Become A Millionaire (Like Their Dad)

Every good parent wants the best for their kids. I’m certainly no exception.<p>I have three boys. Between them running around and playing with each other, I try to teach them some lessons.<p>Why? Because I want to ensure I give my kids every chance possible at following in my footsteps to become …

National Guard

A group of Harvard scientists have built a 3D printer that’s actually useful

Despite all the fanfare, 3D printing has yet to hit its stride. Up until now, its best uses have been in designing, prototyping, and making creepy copies of yourself. This tends to stem from the fact that you can generally only print with one material at a time, and in most cases, it’s faster to …

3D Printing

Texas Boy Genius Jaxon Cota Just Trying to Be a Kid

Meet 11-year-old Jaxon Cota, who just might be smarter than you.<p>Jaxon, of McKinney, Texas, has an IQ score of 148, was admitted to MENSA at age 9, and does high school level math for entertainment when he gets bored during the long days of summer.<p>By two, he was already reading aloud numbers up to …

Genius