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19 Smart Home Hacks That'll Make You Say "Why Didn't I Know About This Sooner?"

Low-stress tricks and shortcuts.<p><i>Submissions have been edited for length or clarity.</i>

11 Genius Productivity Tips You Haven't Tried

There are 24 hours in a day and you want to make the most of them. If you've fallen into a productivity rut, don't be afraid to try something new. …

Productivity

What Your Resume Should Look Like in 2018

Plus a free downloadable template.<p>Let’s be honest: Writing a resume is a drag.<p>After all, this isn’t exactly a task for the gainfully employed. If …

Employment

Make This Transformative Ingredient, Add It to Everything

The dish that introduced me to the wonder of brown butter years ago was Suzanne Goin’s Sweet Potatoes with Bacon and Spinach from <i>Sunday Suppers at Lucques</i>. Those sweet potatoes, tossed in brown butter, brown sugar, and herbs and then roasted, are otherworldly in their deliciousness. Every time I …

This super-simple (and free) airport hack lets you skip the line at US Customs

I love a good healthy travel hack as much as the next person—whether it’s ways to stay hydrated on an airplane, catch some zzz’s (even in coach), or …

First human being to live 1,000 years has already been born, says scientist who wants to end ageing for good

The first person to live 1,000 years has already been born, says an anti-ageing expert, who believes that an ageing-free era is only 20 years …

How the grilled cheese sandwich went gourmet

<b>For some people cheese can seem as addictive as chocolate, especially when it's melted.</b><p>To meet these cravings for all things cheddar, brie and parmesan, a slew of restaurants have popped up recently that focus specifically on selling cheese-based dishes.<p>But is it wise to run a company that relies …

grilled cheese

Watermelon Grows Up

My earliest watermelon memories have all taken place in or near water, I realized the other day.<p>At summer camp in northern Wisconsin, there was watermelon cut in thick half-moon slices, which we ate sitting on the boat dock, spitting the seeds as far as we could, or swallowing some. The grown-ups …

Smart home platform Wink has been acquired by will.i.am

Yes, that will.i.am<p>Struggling smart home platform Wink has been acquired by lifestyle and technology company, i.am+, the company owned by musician and hit and miss (but mostly miss) tech entrepreneur will.i.am.<p>Wink has had a rocky existence, starting life as part of the failing tech incubator …

Amazon's 'Hub' is a delivery locker for residential buildings

Amazon wants to make deliveries easier for residential buildings with no doorman, concierge, or mailroom service.<p>The company quietly released a new set of lockers designed for apartment buildings and other complexes, called The Hub. It's "your fast and easy way to receive packages from anyone," …

eCommerce

Village elders order rape of girl

In a village in Pakistan, elders ordered the rape of a 17-year-old girl after her brother was accused of committing the same crime. CNN's Kristi Lu Stout reports

Crime

Trump heads to Long Island, using brutal MS-13 murders to justify deportations

It was at the corner of a cul-de-sac, in an outwardly placid suburb where children ride bicycles along the sidewalks and families leave baby strollers unlocked on their front lawns.<p>Nobody would think twice about allowing their teenage daughters to walk home in the evening after doing homework at a …

The best OnePlus product this year is the Travel Backpack

A month ago, OnePlus launched its best product of 2017, but it wasn’t the hotly anticipated OnePlus 5 smartphone. I reviewed that phone and found it a mixed bag, however it was the <i>actual bag</i> that OnePlus introduced alongside it that really captured my attention. The descriptively titled Travel …

Backpacking

6 ways to stop blocking your own success

Even the most excellent leaders sometimes find that one day, suddenly, what once worked so well to propel their rise stops working. And the very same …

Nasa's hotly anticipated solar mission renamed to honour astrophysicist Eugene Parker

Renamed the Parker Solar Probe to honour solar astrophysicist who predicted high speed solar wind, the spacecraft will attempt to get close to sun’s surface<p>Nasa has announced its hotly anticipated mission to send a spacecraft into the sun’s outer atmosphere has a new name.<p>Formerly known as the …

Los Angeles homeless numbers jump 23% in a year

<b>The number of people homeless in the US city of Los Angeles has soared in the past year, a new report shows, despite efforts to combat the problem.</b><p>The homeless population in the city grew 20% while the numbers for the wider Los Angeles County were even higher at 23%, the figures revealed.<p>Experts …

A personal finance writer explains what too many people get wrong about retirement

That's according to Emily Guy Birken, a personal finance blogger and the author of four finance books, including her latest "End Financial Stress Now: Steps You Can Take to Improve Your Financial Outlook."<p>On a recent episode of the So Money podcast, Birken told host and financial expert Farnoosh …

Retirement

Pakistan cracks down on men trading daughters as young as 1 in custom known as vani

A local council of elders in Jacobabad, Pakistan, ordered Muhammad Hashim Khoso to give away his two daughters, 8-year-old Fehmida and 2-year-old Sughra, and to pay a $12,500 fine in February.<p>The council, known as a jirga, called for the transaction after the elders found Hashim’s brother guilty of …

Brutes dubbed ‘Tarzan’ and ‘Rebel’ wanted in vendor beatdown: cops

Cops are searching for two men known as “Tarzan” and “Rebel” in the brutal beat-down that left a Bronx street vendor in critical condition with a …

This Ingredient Will Make Your Chocolate Cake Taste More Chocolatey

How many cups'-worth of coffee have I poured down the sink in my lifetime? How often do I find myself uninterested in the tepid leftovers that I've let linger on the desk two hours too long? I shudder at the thought of all that wasted caffeine.<p>In her new book Candy is Magic, QUIN Candy founder Jami …

We're Losing Our Sh*t Over Chipotle's Sweet New Dessert, Buñuelos

We're stoked that Chipotle is playing around with adding dessert to the menu. To start, Chipotle is testing buñuelos in one Manhattan restaurant, on 13th Street and Sixth Avenue. The treat is fried tortilla pieces dusted with cinnamon sugar and honey and served with a caramel apple sauce. It's …

You have one minute to impress your future boss. Here's how

When it comes to mastering a job interview, time is of the essence. New research has revealed that one in five UK employers make a decision about a candidate within one minute of meeting them.<p>Forget taking 10 to feel comfortable and get into your stride - the results of the Totaljobs survey …

Career Development

3 Hidden Samsung Galaxy S8 Features You Should Be Using

The Samsung Galaxy S8 does a lot of things; so many, in fact, that it can be hard to find them all. Samsung doesn’t do itself any favors with the often confusing organization of settings and menus. There are a few really cool features that are buried so well you might never find them on your own. …

Samsung Galaxy

Compare Your Wealth to the Average American Net Worth

What Is the Average American Net Worth?<p>Compare Your Wealth to that of the Average American<p>Updated June 22, 2018<p>The average American net worth is …

HOW TO BECOME RICH FROM PHOTOGRAPHY BLOGGING

Dear friend,<p>Blogging has always been my passion, ever since I was 15 years old (I started with Xanga).<p>Why I blog<p>To me blogging was great, because I …

Street Photography

Feds Subpoena Records for $3.5M Mystery Mortgage on Manafort's Home

Federal investigators have subpoenaed records related to a $3.5 million mortgage that former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort took out on his Hamptons home just after leaving the campaign, according to a source familiar with the matter.<p>The mortgage document that explains how Manafort would pay …

How to Instantly Increase Your Income by 20%

You should always focus in bringing in more clients, but don't neglect your finances and taxes.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Entrepreneur has an affiliate partnership with Hurdlr so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>We want to let you in on a little …

How to Rescue Swiss Buttercream, No Matter the Problem

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>If you start with a recipe for Swiss meringue buttercream like mine—one that includes some target temperatures for guidance—it's easy to get perfect results. But when recipes assume "room-temperature" butter means the same thing to everyone, perfection becomes a …

I Tried 8 "Miracle" Pinterest Recipes And Here's How They Actually Turned Out

Some were definitely too good to be true.

The ups and downs of being the black sheep in the family

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>Jo Scott Cannon knew early on that she was the black sheep of her family, and ironically, …