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Bose's new Noise-Masking Sleepbuds may change your life

In an unusual move for Bose, the company launches an Indiegogo campaign looking for testers for its upcoming totally wireless sleep-aid earphones.<p>Bose has been quietly introducing some unconventional products over the last few months, including its Hearphones and Soundwear Companion Speaker, but …

How to make a custom ringtone for your iPhone, with GarageBand on iOS

With the latest version of iTunes, Apple buried the interface for making ringtones on the Mac. It’s still possible but a lot more cumbersome to manage.<p>A little-known secret is that you can actually make custom alert ringtones for iOS on your iPhone itself, using GarageBand. Here’s how.<p>This feature …

iOS

12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

Yoga

What You Should (and Shouldn't) Use Your Credit Card For

Credit cards offer more benefits and fraud protection, making them a better way to pay than debit cards or cash for most purchases. That said, there …

Personal Finance

Scott Pruitt Can't Stop the Death of Big Coal

Ultimately, there's nothing the EPA chief can do to halt the decline of the coal industry<p>I wrote my first story about the coal industry back in 2001, …

Scott Pruitt

2 Stocks Your Children Will Brag About Someday

Here's why these two businesses are wonderful buy-and-hold candidates.<p>While few and far between, some businesses are so strong that they can create …

How to add a fast new SSD to your old Mac or MacBook for only $150

When I first wrote about using solid state drives (SSDs) to radically improve the performance of older Macs, high-capacity SSDs were just beginning to become affordable. Replacing a Mac’s 500GB or 1TB hard drive with a same-sized SSD required at least $250 back then, but the benefits were …

Computer Hardware

This top rated robot vacuum somehow costs under $100

Roombas are some of the coolest gadgets out there that make use of autonomous technology. They make our lives easier, obviously, by taking care of …

The $1.4 Million Mistake Too Many Millennials Are Making

Don't be one of them!<p>Millennials are doing lots of good work with our savings. We're saving earlier than our parents did. We're saving more too. All …

How to use the Finder’s powerful bulk renaming tools

Renaming a single file in the Finder isn’t too bad. You can click on its name and type in a new one. But what if you want to rename a whole bunch of files at once? Maybe you want to add the same text to the beginning of every file, or add a number to the end of a folder full of MP3 recording to …

iOS

This $25 device will double the internet speed on your computer

If you use a modern home Wi-Fi solution like the Google Wifi or our favorite mesh system, the AmpliFi HD, you’re undoubtedly enjoying lightning fast …

Credit vs. debit: Get the most from your cards

Credit and debit cards may look similar, but their features and uses are quite different. Don’t reach into your wallet without knowing the pros and …

The Simple 9-Step Plan to Financial Freedom

Who said personal finance needs to be complicated?<p>One thing I regret about college is that there was no class on personal finance. (Or if there was, I didn't know about it.) Sure, I wrote papers on the philosophies of Nietzsche, Arendt, and Kirkegaard, but no one ever made me take a quiz about …

Personal Finance

Opinion: High-priced REIT shares are creating problems for index funds

Consider these investment questions: If you own shares of all the stocks in a particular sector or industry, do you want to see all the underlying …

Wealth-building strategies financial advisers won’t talk about

While working with a financial adviser isn’t for everyone, hiring a professional to manage your money can pay off in more ways than one. With a …

10 Lessons this Entrepreneur Learned from Flipping $100 Million in Real Estate

You learn a lot going from broke to successful -- and mostly it's about yourself.<p>The U.S. housing market has been on a steady tear for the past century. While there have been blips on the radar, especially recently with the Great Recession, real estate remains one of the best performing investment …

4 hidden Mac tweaks to speed up your computer

Take macOS to the next level.<p>It happens to the best of machines—after a few years of use, it just doesn't run as smoothly or quickly as it used to. Luckily, a few tweaks under the hood can rev up the performance of your MacBook, iMac, or Mac Mini. (Not an Apple aficionado? Check out the <i>Popular</i> …

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How to have money rolling in without doing anything

Passive income allows you to have a stream of income pouring in with little on-going work on your part.<p>How would you like to put in a little work <i>once</i> and then get a steady stream of income forever after? Sound too good to be true? It's not – this type of arrangement is called "passive income" and …

Why The Internet Is Going Crazy Over This Mattress

Casper is only three years old and has already developed a cult following — notorious for disrupting the $14 billion mattress industry and completely …

Want to Invest in Real Estate? Forget Buying a Home and Do This Instead

The benefits of investing in real estate are often a key factor driving first-time homeowners — but high down payments can be a steep hill to climb. …

Alzheimer's: Low serotonin levels may drive development

Could Alzheimer's disease be caused by low levels of serotonin, the brain chemical known to affect mood and sleep? New research investigates.<p>It is …

This is the All-Breakout Team for the 2017 fantasy football season

As fantasy football draft day approaches, everyone searches for that diamond in the rough that could catapult them to a championship.<p>Here are some of this season's top breakout candidates that could help propel you to a title.<p><b>MORE FANTASY RANKINGS:</b><p><b>QB; Marcus Mariota, Titans:</b><p>It's now or never with a …

Fantasy Football

20 courses under $20 that will teach you things you actually want to know

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission.<p>School can be expensive. From books to tuition …

The First Fully Automated Toothbrush is Here. And it Cleans Your Teeth in 10 Seconds.

Say hello to Amabrush, the world’s first automatic toothbrush, and goodbye to brushing your teeth for minutes at a time twice a day. Amabrush …

Automation

When Will the Planet Be Too Hot for Humans? Much, Much Sooner Than You Imagine.

<i>To read an annotated version of this article, complete with interviews with scientists and links to further reading, click</i> <i>here</i><i>.</i><p><b>I.</b> ‘Doomsday’<p><i>Peering</i> …

Climate Change

Tips that pay off: How to grow rich in the future by setting yourself up now

Humans crave instant gratification. This craving is one reason we are attracted to short-term financial goals like getting rich fast — as opposed to …

Investing in These Stocks Now Could Make You a Millionaire Retiree

Stocks like these two could take your retirement portfolio to the next level.<p>The most surefire way to become a millionaire retiree (aside from …

How to go ultralight camping

Hit the trail without any extra baggage.<p>On a backpacking trip, spending the night outside takes more preparation that simply going for a day hike. But fear not: It doesn’t have to feel like gearing up for a Himalayan expedition. Here’s how to get ready for an overnight hike without breaking the …