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LA Considers Ambitious Proposal To Provide Housing For Every Homeless Person

<b>LOS ANGELES (CBSLA)</b> – The Los Angeles City Council Friday is considering a motion that would enact a plan to provide housing for every transient in …

Homelessness

Books with Impact: Early Retirement Extreme

<i>The “Books with Impact” series takes a deeper look at specific books that have had a profound impact on my financial, professional, and personal</i> …

Personal Finance

The Most Motivating Financial Chart I’ve Ever Seen

While perusing the financial blogosphere on a lazy Sunday, I came across a unique chart called “The Early Retirement Grid.”The grid’s main purpose is …

Retirement

David Byrne on Traveling the World by Bicycle—and Getting Lost

The former Talking Heads frontman, who’s touring the world for his album ’American Utopia,’ on his penchant for two-wheeled exploration, losing his way in a Swedish forest and his devotion to leftovers<p>THIS SPRING and summer, you may notice a familiar-looking figure pedaling along your local cycling …

New Albums

Fitbit Did What You Wanted and Basically Made a Pebble

I haven’t asked for a lot from Fitbit over the years. Really only one thing. I would like another Pebble—a gorgeous smartwatch that lasts for days, …

Why you should give money directly and unconditionally to homeless people

Who are you to judge what they do with that cash?<p>Give your cash directly and unconditionally to homeless people.<p>Don’t just buy them a sandwich from …

Homelessness

A Homeless Man's Truck Is His Home, Judge Rules In Seattle

In a case that may have a significant implications for Seattle's fast-growing homeless population, a King County Superior Court judge ruled on Friday that the pickup truck a man was living in was his home.<p>The case concerns a 57-year-old man named Steven Long, whose pickup was impounded because it …

Housing

The Design Bible That Changed How Americans Bike in Cities

A movement has brought safer bicycle lanes to the United States. But it took a manual to spread them.<p>When I first started working in New York, in 2007, bicycling seemed like an activity best left to the pros. One of the city’s stock characters was the fearless bicycle messenger, wearing a heavy …

American Cities

'Castaways' in motor homes feel stranded on society's fringe

In 1979, the recreational vehicle manufacturer Winnebago proudly touted its latest models in glossy magazines with splashy full-page ads proclaiming their coaches to be “A Condominium That Goes Places at About Half the Going Price.”<p>Today, many old and battered Winnebagos number among the thousands …

Glenn A. Black Laboratory of Archaeology salvaging endangered data

From this dig and others, the lab has acquired more than 12,000 archaeological collections composed of nearly 5 million artifacts, 30,000 historical …

Equifax Breach Fallout: Your Salary History

In May, KrebsOnSecurity broke a story about lax security at a payroll division of big-three credit bureau <b>Equifax</b> that let identity thieves access …

Identity Theft

Some Seattle homeless people raise thousands of dollars online, while others collect nothing

Amanda Richer turned on the video camera of her cracked, old Samsung and started sharing.<p>It was September, and Richer, streaming on Facebook Live, …

Americans View Weed As Less Dangerous Than Sugar

Diabetes is a killer. Same with cirrhosis, lung cancer, and emphysema. Know what’s not deadly? Being happy, hungry, and, at some point, sleepy. …

Sugar tax on soft drinks may increase alcohol consumption, study reveals

• <b>Raising the price of sugary drinks causes people to purchase more lager</b>• <b><br>Increasing the cost of soft drinks appears to alter people's spending</b> …

YieldStreet

Home Care Agencies Often Wrongly Deny Medicare Help To The Chronically Ill

Colin Campbell needs help dressing, bathing and moving between his bed and his wheelchair. He has a feeding tube because his partially paralyzed tongue makes swallowing "almost impossible," he says.<p>Campbell, 58, spends $4,000 a month on home health care services so he can continue to live in his …

Health Care

Can ‘bicycle-to-vehicle’ communication help make cycling safer?

Trek Bicycles and Tome Software working with Ford to alert drivers when cyclists are nearby<p>Cyclist deaths are at a historic high: 840 bicyclists were killed by automobiles in 2016, the highest number since 1991. In an effort to prevent further mayhem on the roads, Trek Bicycle is working with Ford …

Autonomous Cars

This new treatment could make your next trip to the dentist more bearable

<b>Willaim Brangham:</b><p>But first, there’s long been a big push to promote better dental health through fluoridation and telling people to eat less sugary …

Dental Care

America, in the Beginning

America, in the Beginning<p>Archaeologists continue their search for evidence of how the vast, once-uninhabited regions of the New World came to be …

Archaeology

First vending machine for homeless people launches in UK

Nottingham shopping centre hosts machine carrying free food and other essentials for those with special keycard<p>A vending machine containing essentials for rough sleepers has been installed in Nottingham in what is believed to be a world first, with the inventor hoping to put one in every city with …

San Francisco

How to Hijack Amazon Prime Now for Good

VESC PT3: program limits

A Guide to Understanding LiPo Batteries

Even a $1 million retirement nest egg isn't enough anymore

A cool $1 million has long been considered the gold standard of retirement savings. These days, it's only a fraction of what you will really need.<p>For …

Retirement
Cancer

Atheists gather together to help homeless people to show you don't need religion to be kind

A group of atheists have banded together in South Carolina to help the homeless, claiming they did not need religion to "give back" to their …

Technology Archives

Sense’s v18 iOS and Android update makes it easier for you to identify the devices in your home by leveraging the power of crowdsourcing.<p>The vast …

Four million young people were homeless last year. Four million.

In Hollywood, 75% of the homeless population were under the age of 21 in 2014. Joshua Thaisen/ZUMA<p>Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our …