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If you bought any of these electronics from 2001 to 2011, you could be sitting on a gold mine

Residents of the good old U.S. of A., we have some great news. If you bought one or more phones, laptops, or tablets between January 1, 2000, and May 31, 2011, you could be eligible for a BIG payout. (And if any of these things are in your attic, you're sitting on a gold mine.)<p>A class action …

8 Cool New Gadgets You Didn’t Know You Needed

Technology is constantly evolving and with each new day comes a new gadget to make your life a little easier, a lot more enjoyable, and sometimes …

Gear & Gadgets

How to Lose 50 Pounds in Three Months

Losing 50 pounds in three months is an ambitious goal for sure — but one that could completely change your life and appearance, not to mention …

Don't make this bitcoin investing mistake, warns fund manager who's nearly all-in on cryptocurrencies

Bitcoin bull and hedge fund manager Brian Kelly says the key to building a portfolio of digital currencies is first understanding the crypto universe.<p>…

Cryptocurrency

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 …

Country Lifestyle

Camping Magazine Awards 2018 - The Best Tents

Find out the winners in our annual Editor's Choice awards for 2018, including the Tent of The Year ...<br>(RSS generated with FetchRss)

This "Swiss Army Knife" Tiny House Is Just 96 Square Feet

If you and your belongings plan on co-existing peacefully inside the tiny home of your dreams, it's absolutely pertinent to come up with a game plan …

Tiny House Movement

Forget Cryptocurrencies, Invest In Platforms

If the story of 2017 for the financial world turned in large part on the mainstream recognition of Bitcoin, then the story for 2018 in the …

Cryptocurrency

Here are the top 10 cryptoassets of 2017 (and bitcoin’s 1,000% rise doesn’t even make the list)

Bitcoin’s value grew by more than 1,000% in 2017, but that wasn’t enough to even place it among the 10 best-performing cryptoassets of the year.<p>In a breakout year for cryptocurrency trading, the biggest winners were Ripple, which is touted as a new kind of payment system for banks, along with less …

Cryptocurrency

A high-end vacation without the high prices

NEW YORK: A luxury hotel in a tony mountain town will cost a fortune. But if you forfeit proximity, you can tap into peak perks without the …

Why Choose a Quilt over a Sleeping Bag?

From the 1980’s through to 2003, I exclusively used sleeping bags. From 2003 to 2011, I tried a couple of different types of quilts, but being a side …

Backpacking

The best 4K TV on a budget

<i>By Chris Heinonen</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter, reviews for the real world. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, they may earn affiliate commissions that support their work. Read the full article here.</i><p>After spending 80 hours testing new …

The Ideal Cover Photo Size for Each of the Major Social Media Platforms

One of the first few things people see when they visit your social media profiles is your cover photo.<p>Whether it’s your Facebook Page, LinkedIn …

Jordan 32 Sneaker Launches in Rosso Corsa

Michael Jordan might spend more time on a golf course than a basketball court these days, but that doesn’t mean Jordan Brand has any plans to stop adding to 23’s legendary signature shoe line. With the help of 2017 NBA MVP Russell Westbrook, Nike recently unveiled the newest version of its halo …

Shoes

Turn your signature into your own personal watermark brush for your photos

Watermarks are a hotly debated topic. There are lots of good, and some silly, arguments both for and against them. But it’s funny how nobody ever …

Tutorials

DJI is giving out free drone rentals — so you can try to win your own in a photo contest

DJI and National Geographic are partnering for an aerial photo contest — but photographers may not even need to own a drone to enter. The My Mavic …

Sony A5100 review and (quite personal) setup guide

The Sony A5100 is by many accounts a great little camera. It’s very small, it does pretty decent quality video, it has very fast autofocus, a …

Cameras

Take a Ride into the Future with the Yuneec EGo 2 Electric Longboard: $360 (Orig. $700)

If you’re sick of being stuck in traffic, you should check out the Yuneec EGo 2 Electric Longboard. This bad boy is way more than just a skateboard — it can take you 18 miles on a full charge, and unlike your typical longboard, it’s easy and intuitive to ride. You can grab one now at just <b>$360</b> …

Gear & Gadgets

How to Contact and Book a Model for a Photo Shoot

Whether you’ve been shooting for five minutes or five years, there will likely come a time when you’ll have to book a shoot with another person. …

How to add Bluetooth to an old car

If you want to listen to your own tunes while driving, here are four ways to add Bluetooth to any car.<p>Bluetooth is now a standard feature in practically every modern car. Like with Bluetooth headphones, a Bluetooth-enabled car lets you stream your own tunes or favorite podcasts on your daily …

Audiophile

Which BMW competitor is the toughest at the moment?

There was a time when BMW was the unquestioned choice, for buyers who appreciated driving above all else, in its segment. It was the brand that was …

Alfa Romeo

7 tricks to getting richer — not poorer — during summer vacation season

It's finally summer — time to book a vacation — but you may be feeling financial guilt, especially if you've already surpassed the average American's …

Ductless AC May Be the Best Way to Keep Cool This Summer

The best way to cool your home without installing central air conditioning.<p>A ductless air conditioner can be the best option for cooling an older home or an addition built without the proper ductwork. Portable and window mounted air conditioners have limits and take up space, but a ductless air …

Home Improvement

'Cool' New Knee Procedure Eases Arthritis Pain Without Surgery

A new, non-invasive knee procedure could bring some relief for patients suffering from debilitating chronic pain, for whom surgery is not an option.<p>The treatment, recently approved by the Food and Drug Administration, is called “cooled radio frequency ablation” and is a less drastic option for …

Pain

UBS: There's about to be 'an inflection point' in the electric car market, and these 7 stocks could win big

Tesla is often the first company that comes to mind when thinking of electric cars. But, there are a lot of other players set to profit from the growing electric car market.<p>In a note to investors, UBS breaks down the seven companies set to soar as electric cars grow in popularity. The financial …

7 Minutes. No Equipment. One Science-Backed Core Workout That Works

In the faster-is-better world we live in, carving out 30 to 45 minutes a day for a good workout can seem like a major challenge—and that can totally …

Workouts

SolarCity Founder and Former CEO Lyndon Rive Is Leaving Tesla

SolarCity founder Lyndon Rive, who steered the dramatic growth of the biggest U.S. residential solar company before driving its sale to Tesla, is …

The 7 Habits Of Highly Creative Photographers

<b>How creative can you become as a photographer?</b><p>Are you pushing your limits or not even close to reaching them? When I read Steven Covey’s Book “The 7 …

These are the Post Times and Filters that Get the Most Likes on Instagram

Instagram scheduling tool HopperHQ has been used by thousands of users to share over a million images on Instagram to date, and they just analyzed …