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44 Clever Inventions On Amazon That Would Make Inspector Gadget Jealous

Good old Inspector Gadget. Has there ever been a cooler guy in an overcoat? Truly ahead of his time, the zany '80s cartoon character was always …

Inventions

The 50 best animated movies of all time, according to critics

But while Disney films rank high (and often) among the most critically acclaimed animated films of all time, the company is sporadically outranked on this list by movies from the likes of Warner Bros. and Studio Ghibli (Hayao Miyazaki's company).<p>To find out which animated films have received the …

Only 4% of people can pass this tricky grammar quiz – can you?

"This plurals test is driving the internet crazy"<p>If you're quite proud of your grammar skills then you may want to put that knowledge to the test and …

Language

30 Movies from the Past 10 Years Everyone Should Watch at Least Once

Movie night, here we come.<p>If you’re looking for great movies, look no further. I’ve compiled a list of fantastic films from the past ten …

One Man’s Fight Against the Lions of Japanese Investing

In a tiny, windowless meeting room high above the streets of Tokyo, Haruhiro Nakano starts to cry. The rail-thin, 54-year-old fund manager, who looks …

10 Free Tech Tools & Websites Every Teacher Should Know About

Photograph courtesy MaxPixel. Public domain<p>Confession: I was a late tech adopter.<p>I didn’t own a computer until I was in college. I couldn’t record on …

How to Earn Passive Income: 15 Ways to Consider

It's hard to beat passive income. Instead of toiling for it, you can sit back and let the money flow in. Here are 15 examples of how you might …

These 28 Compact Versions Of Everyday Products On Amazon Are So Innovative

While the phrase "good things comes in small packages" was definitely created to characterize jewelry, it's actually the perfect way to describe …

The Only Two Vanguard Index Funds You Need for Retirement

Investing doesn't need to be complicated or expensive. Build a dirt-cheap portfolio that can last a lifetime with just one stock ETF and one bond ETF.<p>…

The Retirement Savings Mistake That 68% of Baby Boomers Regret

Don't make the same mistake that most baby boomers did.<p>As the baby boomers retire in large numbers, they're finally getting the chance to see how …

Be Ready For Anything 2018 Brings With These 10 Items

<i>This piece was written by the people who run the Cracked Store to tell you about products that are being sold there.</i><p>In movies, when disaster strikes, …

Emergency Preparedness

Always Hot? Cool Down With This Wearable AC on Kickstarter

(Image credit: Blo)<p>If you're the kind of person who hates being hot, you might be sold on blö, a new product that claims to be the world's first …

DMOS Stealth Shovel

Versatile, collapsible, and packable, the DMOS Stealth Shovel is a handy tool whether you're facing down a snowy bomb cyclone or just cleaning up the …

Somehow, the Geekey squeezes 16 different tools into a single key design

A good multitool can be a handy item to have with you at all times, allowing you to quickly and easily tighten screws, cut wires, or even just open …

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5 Surprising Buys For A Safe 55.8% Dividend Yield

If you’d invested in the average S&P 500 stock back in 1970, you’d be yielding <i>55.8%</i> on your original buy today. (And in just a few minutes, I’ll reveal 5 stocks whose strong payout growth will get you there <i>a lot</i> faster than that.)<p>Think about that: 55.8% is more than half of what you originally …

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

This vegetarian sweet potato chili is about to be your new winter comfort food go-to

January is basically a month-long meal-time paradox: Short days and cold weather elicit cravings for comfort food (mac and cheese, anyone?), but …

If You Love Movies Here Are 18 Reasons Why You Should Look Forward To 2018

2017 isn't even over and I haven't watched <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> yet but honestly, I'm already hyped for what next year has in store for us. Here, …

Movies

The 20 Best Plot Twists of the 21st Century, Ranked

A great plot twist doesn't just shock, it can make a movie truly unforgettable. Here are the best surprises, twists and turns we've seen since …

These 6 Desk Toys And Accessories Will Make Your Workday Better

Ever had a workday that feels like it's been ripped straight out of Office Space? If a stapler is the most exciting thing on your desk right now — or …

15 Businesses You Can Start for $10,000 or Less

Review these best business ideas for entrepreneurs on a budget.<p>This story originally appeared on GOBankingRates<p>Starting a business can be intimidating. Finding the right idea, dealing with the financials and getting it up and running successfully add up to more than a standard full-time gig. Simply …

4 Ways to Catch Up on Retirement Savings

It's not too late to make a big impact on the money you'll have for retirement.<p>If you're feeling unprepared for retirement, you're not alone. …

12 Ways to Make Mushrooms Taste Like Meat

Whether you're a vegetarian, flexitarian, or just someone looking to eat a little less meat, you've probably noticed that mushrooms take center stage …

I retired a millionaire at 43 — here are 6 of my favorite spending and saving hacks that helped me get there

Life is good in retirement. I'm thrilled to have a net worth of $1,900,000 which enables me to live my life on my own terms. Instead of answering to Mr. Bossman, I wake up and do whatever I want.<p>On some days, I'll ride 40 miles into the mountains. On others, I'll spend hours at the library. Money …

Garlic Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes (slow Recipe

PER SERVING *<p><b>Calories</b>60Calories from Fat20<p><b>% DAILY VALUE*</b><p>Total Fat2.5g4%<p>Saturated Fat1.5g8%<p>Trans …

Classic Baked Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 400°. Microwave milk at HIGH for 1 1/2 minutes. Melt butter in a large skillet or Dutch oven over medium-low …

10 High-Yield Dividend Investments to Set and Forget

Do you ever just get tired of the constant attention required to consistently beat the market by actively seeking out the best opportunities at any …

From Camping to Crisis, this Portable Lantern Lights Your Way

<b>* Be prepared for power outages, natural disasters, and other emergencies</b> <b><br>* Long lasting light in military-grade package</b> <b><br>* Collapses for easy …

13 Healthy Snacks You Can Buy at the Grocery Store

A huge part of consistent, healthy eating is having good-for-you snacks on hand at all times. Whether you like making healthy snacks from scratch, …