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How to Install GFCI Outlets

Cheap insurance against deadly shocks<p>Turn off the power at the main circuit panel and remove the old outlet. Disconnect the wires by clipping them …

I'd Rather Own These Than Bitcoin

<b>The Author Bypasses Crypto-Mania for These Boring Investments</b><p>Crypto-currencies are all over the news, and being shoved into investors’ faces like .com stocks two decades ago. At the risk of making a really poor pun, these speculators are partying like its 1999. Good for them. But I am not buying …

Opinion: If you want to get rich, invest in Treasury bills, not FAANG stocks or bitcoin

Demand curves are usually downward-sloping. That’s because people will buy more of a product when it is cheaper and less of it when it is more …

Business

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

Documentaries

Don't Be a Bitcoin Tax Evader

If you own or have sold bitcoins, you may owe one or more different taxes to the IRS.<p>As bitcoin adoption climbs, the IRS has gotten more and more …

iOS 11 killed my battery life. Here's how I finally revived it and you can, too

An hour after upgrading to iOS 11, my iPhone 7 Plus phone was at 30%. It was 11 a.m. and I had barely used it.<p>An hour later, another update came out: 11.0.1. I updated again, so then it made it until about noon.<p>If you just upgraded your iPhone, there's a really good chance you're noticing a serious …

Apps

How focus stacking can help you to get super sharp landscapes

Focus stacking is a popular technique for macro photographers. But did it ever occur to you to try it with landscapes? No? Nor me. But it makes a lot …

How to Quickly Replace the Sky In Any Photo

As a photographer, you should come to expect Mother Nature isn’t always on your side. Maybe you found the perfect location for a shoot, and when it’s …

How to Get Noise-free Star Photos with Starry Landscape Stacker

After doing an astrophotography shoot and zooming in on the stars, and you may find digital noise spoiling the scene. Removal in Lightroom can result …

Video Tutorials

5 Stocks to Invest Your Tax Refund In

Investing your tax refund could pay off big down the road, especially if you consider these smart investment options.<p>If you're getting a tax refund …

Opinion: Ben Carlson: My 12 favorite (and free) websites for investing information and tools

A great thing about the internet is that it’s opened barriers to information.<p>Investors can now become more informed than ever before if they know …

How to Invest: When You’re Just Getting Started

By<p>Feb. 9, 2017 4:47 p.m. ET<p>Wall Street has an odd way of trying to get your business. The dizzying array of investment choices, mind-numbing jargon, …

5 Top Funds for Your 401(k)

The problem with giving 401(k) advice is that there is no way for me to know exactly what funds are available in your 401(k) without actually seeing your plan's offerings. For example, it's impossible for me to say that the <b>Dodge & Cox Stock Fund</b> (NASDAQMUTFUND: DODGX), a common 401(k) offering is a …

How to Remove Tourists from Your Photos in Photoshop

Most photographers have been in a situation where the only thing standing between their camera and a breathtaking scene happens to be a handful of …

Tutorials

10 Ways how you can motivate yourself everyday

Share57<p>Tweet<p>Share225<p>+14<p>Shares 286<p>Feeling motivated is perhaps one of the most difficult things you could ever do. If it were so easy, everyone would …

This résumé landed me interviews at Google, BuzzFeed, and more than 20 top startups

I also crafted, revised, rewrote, and continuously edited my résumé.<p>This résumé landed me interviews at Google, BuzzFeed, Oscar, and nearly two dozen other top startups.<p>I also got interviews for full-time jobs at a major political campaign, a huge government contractor, and a billion-dollar …

Get Free, Unlimited Wi-Fi on Flights and Bypass Paywalls

In-flight Wi-Fi is wonderful. The price to use it on the other hand, not so great. There are a few methods to get free access, but these two are …

20 Slack Communities For Tech Entrepreneurs You Want To Be A Part Of

Slack, just a 2-year-old messaging platform, is raising $200 million at nearly a $4 billion valuation led by Thrive Capital, reports Business Insider. Slack brings all your communication together in one place. It’s real-time messaging, archiving and search for modern teams.<p>While Slack is originally …

3 Superset Workouts That Will Melt Away the Fat Covering Your Abs

Kick your spare tire to the curb with these calorie-torching exercise combos<p>You’ve probably done supersets before.<p>A superset is when you pair together two exercises, and do them back-to-back with little to no rest. They’re typically classified as competitive or non-competitive.<p>Competitive supersets …

iPhone 6S Available With Buy One Get One Free On AT&T

US mobile carrier AT&T has been running a promotion for Samsung’s smartphones, if you buy one on a new contract you get another handset for free, …

Get free phone service from RingPlus

<i>CNET's Cheapskate scours the Web for great deals on PCs, phones, gadgets and much more. Questions about the Cheapskate blog? Find the answers on our FAQ page.</i><p>Happy Veteran's Day! I have endless admiration and respect for anyone who puts on a uniform to serve this country. My dad did, and it's his …

SwitchEasy Aero iPhone 6s/ 6s Plus Case Boasts Its Lightweight Design

With its unique Aero-tech, SwitchEasy’s latest Aero iPhone case delivers a lightweight and durable construction to protect your iPhone 6s/ 6s Plus. …

The 10 Most Important Books You Need To Read To Expand Your Brain

By James Altucher,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1OQv1hB<p>Books suck. No question about it, almost everyone who writes a book is a crappy writer.<p>And …

The Ten Most Important Books to Expand Your Brain

Books suck. No question about it, almost everyone who writes a book is a crappy writer.<p>And this is a good thing.<p>It's because the writer spent his life getting GOOD at what he was writing about. He didn't spend his life being good at writing.<p>He didn't spend his life typing. He ran a country. Or …

20 Places All Americans Should See Before They Die

Consider this your checklist for some of the U.S.'s most epic sites.<p>Consider this your checklist for some of the U.S.'s most epic sites.

National Parks