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Guide: How to make your own personal VPN in under 30 minutes

Article Contents<p>1 Should I host my own VPN?<p>2 Step one: Setting up a Linode VPS<p>3 Step two: Logging into the VPS<p>4 Step three: Setting up the VPN<p>5 Step …

Linux

A beautiful collection of rare maps shows how the world viewed India over the centuries

In the 1580s, the adventurous son of a Dutch innkeeper found himself on a ship sailing from Lisbon to India. Newly employed by the archbishop of Goa, Jan Huygen van Linschoten was headed to the capital of the <i>Estado da India Portuguesa</i>—the Portuguese State of India—from where the European power …

India

Retirement Series: Already 50? How To Retire At 62

It is always wise to start saving for retirement at an early age. However, this wisdom seems to be in short supply when one is younger.<p>We discuss a …

Retirement

Attention apartment dwellers: here are the secrets of small-space gardening

The first day of spring is just around the corner, and master gardener Brian Minter says it's the perfect time of year to start growing small …

Gardening

A Compensated Thermocouple Amp, Ready for Arduino

When you want to measure temperature with an Arduino or other microcontrollers, there are a ton of options for sensors. Temperature chips and sensor …

Arduino

How To: Hack Open Hotel, Airplane & Coffee Shop Wi-Fi with MAC Address Spoofing

After finding and monitoring nearby wireless access points and devices connected to them, hackers can use this information to bypass some types of …

11 Tax Deductions That Even the Smallest Businesses Can Claim

Running a business can be expensive. Everything comes at a cost, from keeping the lights on to buying inventory. Luckily, you may be able to deduct …

Top 10 best money making apps | TODAY.com

Everybody needs a few extra bucks now and then. However, we’re not so foolish as to try to make you believe that you’ll earn a living sitting at home doing nothing.<p>There are no apps that can make you that much money. However, we do know of a few that can make you a buck or two here and there. Over …

Raising a child costs $233,610. Are you financially prepared to be a parent?

Four years after getting married — and after a lot of financial planning — Jennie Kennedy and her husband welcomed their baby son into their Spokane, Wash., home.<p>Kennedy, 34, recalled their discussions before their son was born: “ ‘Are we ready? Are we in a good spot?’ We probably over-thought it …

Personal Finance

The Secret to Building a Huge Retirement Account

You may be more able than you thought to amass a million or more dollars -- via this dependable mathematical principle.<p>If you've ever dreamed of …

Dividend Growth Investing: Come Join My Journey Of Retiring By 40

Income growth is key and a valuable financial weapon.<p>My objective is to provide perspective that readers can use. Aside from guarantees in life such …

The Top 12 Dirty Produce Items You Should Avoid

Ok, so you probably already know that unless it’s marked organic, the fruits and vegetables you are eating have been sprayed with pesticides. What …

Learning Microcontrollers and Robotics in the DroneBot Workshop

I’ve been on the lookout for a while now for great maker channels on <i>YouTube</i> that cover electronics, microcontrollers (MCUs), and robotics with the same accessibility, usefulness, and panache as DiResta, Wilkerson, Bob Clagett, and the many other more traditional shopcraft makers. I have just added …

This simple sleep trick will help you fall asleep in under a minute

It's quicker than counting sheep!<p>Even though we spend all day running around, sometimes the biggest task of the day is actually falling asleep at the …

Can I Get Social Security If I'm Not a U.S. Citizen?

There's a lot of confusion about benefits for noncitizens.<p>Millions of Americans receive Social Security benefits, and nearly everyone who works in …

How to keep scammers from stealing your phone number

Because once they have it, your bank account may be at risk as well.<p>Last week, some T-Mobile customers -- including a CNET staffer -- received a strange text message:<p>Alarming, no? Was the text from T-Mobile proper, or was it a form of phishing -- an attempt to get you to visit a malicious web …

Identity Theft

Scientists think they’ve discovered a fourth type of human fuel beyond carbs, fat, and protein — and it could have key health implications

One swig of the stuff and I'd had enough. The colorless, odorless liquid tasted like nail polish remover — but I was told it offered unparalleled benefits for my body, so I chugged away, if somewhat skeptically.<p>The small plastic bottle contained pure ketone ester, a substance that a team of …

Diabetes

Which true wireless earbuds are worth buying?

With so many flagship phones leaving behind the headphone jack over the past two years, the need for a good pair of Bluetooth earbuds has only intensified. While the first crop of true wireless products had their share of comfort and connection problems, the selection improved dramatically in 2017, …

Consumer Tech

Do You Earn Over $100,000 a Year and Live Paycheck to Paycheck? You're Not Alone.

Higher earners have trouble saving money, too.<p>When we think of the countless Americans who are forced to live paycheck to paycheck, we tend to …

Natural Fertilizers for Inexpensive Gardens

Plants are beautiful living creation. Having a Garden replenishes your mind and soul. The key to a good garden is good soil. Plants require essential …

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 …

3 Top Indian Stocks to Buy to Profit From the World's Fastest-Growing Economy

Why you should get serious about investing in India, and why these stocks should help you start.<p>As a Foolish investor, you know why diversification …

Investing

Forget Bitcoin: Here Are 12 Cryptocurrencies You Should Be Following

The search for "the next bitcoin" has begun.<p>With 2017 now in the books, we can officially look back and dub it the "year of the cryptocurrency." …

Cryptocurrency

Any patient investor can turn $5,000 a year into nearly $1 million, says billionaire Ron Baron

It's wrong for people to think that they have to be wealthy to get rich investing in the stock market, famed buy-and-hold investor Ron Baron told …

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

UC Berkeley

3 Reasons Why You Should Start A Business In This $400 Billion Industry That Most Entrepreneurs Ignore | Inc.com

Some say it's $400 billion. Other estimate it to be over $800 billion. To put it in perspective... this industry is 6 to 13 times larger than digital advertising. In fact, Google, Amazon, and Bing are fighting to see who's boss in this space.<p>I'm talking about the home services industry, which …

Entrepreneurship

5 Online Tax Calculators That Will Cost You Nothing

Top Free Tax Calculators Online<p>Updated January 08, 2018<p>The Internal Revenue Service website, along with various other websites, offers free tax …

Retirement

How to become an internet entrepreneur in midlife

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org. It is part of the America’s Entrepreneurs Special Report.<p>You’ve read the headlines that …

eCommerce

10 Super Safe Growth Stocks to Buy for Long-Lasting Dividends

The stock market's relentless march upward has pushed the prices of many companies higher. As investors bid up good and bad businesses alike, it can …

From ‘Newton’ To ‘Baahubali 2’, These Are The 22 Indian Films That Defined 2017

Great. Fun. Entertaining.<p>Thanks to some brilliant movies and actors in the Hindi film industry, the year 2017 turned out to be everything that we had …