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The Most Genius Way to Save Money on Groceries Next Year

<i>By Cameron Huddleston, Columnist</i><p>Grocery shopping can take a big bite out of your household budget. In fact, a family of four spends up to an average of $1,300 a month on food at home, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. That means families can shell out more than $15,000 a year on …

Personal Finance

9 Ways To Make Your Home Look Expensive

New York-based home stager, Cheryl Eisen, shares her best ideas for creating stylish interiors. After years of designing spaces for high-end real estate companies, she's spilling the beans on how you can spruce up your home decor without draining your wal<p>New York-based home stager, Cheryl Eisen, …

Ultimate Halloween costume puts father & son inside MechWarrior

No matter how clever or cool you thought your Halloween costume was this year, odds are it still doesn’t stand a chance next to this father and son …

FuelBox powerStation

A 5200mAh portable battery pack and a dock with two outlets and a 2.1A USB port. Both the battery and the dock have built-in microUSB, Lightning and …

Batteries

Extō Extension Cords

Unlike most power strips, Conway Electric’s Extō was made to be left out in the open. Its outlet-style body and cover are available in nine colors. …

Professors at odds over technology’s role in the lecture hall

In the mid-nineties, Mark Morton was one of the first instructors at the University of Winnipeg to offer telecourses for the school, letting students tune in to his English classes via broadcast on a local community channel.<p>It's an approach to classroom technology that's long outdated now, as the …

Solving transport headaches in the cities of 2050

With global cities swelling and car use soaring, how will our existing transport systems cope? Ryan Chin at the MIT Media Lab looks at sustainable alternatives that we could see on the streets by 2050.<p>What is the future of urban mobility? By 2050 there could be 2.5bn cars roaming the planet and …

The next Facebook? Two ventures born in the dorm room

The successful company started in a dorm room has gained almost mythic status. But at Duke University, the dream is more than a myth or pipe dream. Meet two entrepreneurs who made their homework into thriving companies.<p><b>Matthew Kane, CEO at Precision BioSciences</b><p>The way Matthew Kane tells it, …

Why some BlackBerry enterprise services likely gone for good

Research in Motion Ltd. is surrounded by challenges. On one side are its loyal users who want to maintain the BlackBerry experience with its enterprise-grade security. On the other, the legions of non-users and former users who want more consumer-like features in their smartphones. And bringing up …