Cristian Hernandez

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This Surprising Hack Will Keep Mice Away For Good

Mousetraps aren't the only tactic for keeping mice away. This simple, natural remedy will help keep those furry little creatures gone for good.<p>It’s …

Peppermint

Automatically Remove People From Your Images in Photoshop

It is nearly impossible to take a photo in some locations without people or cars disrupting the image. Of course you can edit out these objects, but …

Tutorials

Some Economists Predict a Recession in the Next 2 Years. Do These 7 Things to Prepare

The economy is getting better before it gets worse, and all business owners should be prepared for the fall.<p>It was once said that astrology was invented so economics would seem like a more accurate science by comparison. Yet we listen with interest to the warnings of economists, as well we should. …

Small Business

Buy one rental property a year to help build your wealth

To make a rental property purchase successful, owners must find a bargain — paying no more than 80 percent of the home’s value when factoring in purchase price, closing costs and renovations. But what happens when an owner wants to own multiple rental properties? How does someone go about acquiring …

Real Estate

4 Financial Goals You Need to Meet by Age 40

Is that milestone birthday approaching? Here are some money moves to make before you get there.<p>They say 40 is the new 30, but regardless of whether …

Are your phone camera and microphone spying on you?

Here is what the former FBI director James Comey said when he was asked back in September 2016 if he covered his laptop’s webcam with tape.<p>“Heck yeah, heck yeah. Also, I get mocked for a lot of things, and I am much mocked for that, but I hope people lock their cars … lock your doors at night. I …

Social Media

Geologists now have evidence Africa is physically splitting into two continents

A large crack, stretching several kilometres, made a sudden appearance recently in south-western Kenya. The tear, which continues to grow, caused part of the Nairobi-Narok highway to collapse and was accompanied by seismic activity in the area.<p>The Earth is an ever-changing planet, even though in …

Earth Science

The best things to see, do, and eat if you're planning a weekend trip to Washington DC

Washington DC is not only a historically and culturally-prominent city, but it is up and coming as a great place for young adults to visit and even …

Hersheypark: The chocolate wonderland built by a real-life Willy Wonka

Willy Wonka may be the most famous fictional chocolatier in the world, but it was Milton Hershey who brought his chocolate dreams to life in the …

Dessert

The 15 Best Places to Visit in Florida

The Sunshine State is dotted with seaside gems, and these destinations are must-visits for every style of traveler. Here are the 15 very best places …

The Best Hotel Chains in the U.S., for Every Type of Budget

From low-cost to luxury.<p>If you’re looking to make your dollar go further while traveling, hotels can be a good area to focus on. Hotel room costs …

Republicans face first test of tax cuts' power to sway voters

WASHINGTON, Penn (Reuters) - Mark Marran, an operations manager for a Fortune 500 company, voted for Donald Trump. Two weeks ago he noticed an extra $100 in his bimonthly pay check, courtesy of sweeping tax cuts passed by the Republican Congress late last year.<p>Marran says the extra cash is nice, …

Conor Lamb

Project X wants to fix what’s wrong with battle royale

1,000 players track each other across a reactive map, 100-player beta later this year<p>According to the team at Automaton, an “innovation-focused” developer based in the United Kingdom, the reason that the battle royale genre feels so cumbersome — with its rubber-banding, awkward animations and …

If Workers Slack Off, the Wristband Will Know. (And Amazon Has a Patent for It.)

LONDON — What if your employer made you wear a wristband that tracked your every move, and that even nudged you via vibrations when it judged that you were doing something wrong?<p>What if your supervisor could identify every time you paused to scratch or fidget, and for how long you took a bathroom …

Gear & Gadgets

5 reasons everyone should own a multimeter

Home improvement addicts really get excited about their power tools. And in the shadow of drills and sanders, the multimeter doesn't get much love. Too bad, because multimeters are just as useful and have become something I recommend to every DIYer.<p>If you don't yet own one, this guide explains ways …

Arduino

The Best Pizza Places in Every U.S. State, Mapped

If there's one thing we love about pizza it's that it's perfect at any time of day. Breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner — 3 am in the morning — hot or …

You Can Get a Roundtrip JetBlue Ticket by Buying a $20 Board Game [Update: They're Sold Out]

JetBlue is selling a board game starting today that comes with a pretty epic prize: a free roundtrip JetBlue flight certificate. The limited-edition …

Flying

How tax reform bill could damage the value of your home

Republicans are moving a tax reform bill through Congress that could have both short-and long-term impacts on housing prices and trends.<p>Real estate lobbies are concerned that bills crafted in the House of Representatives and the Senate eliminate incentives for homeownership and put the ability to …

Real Estate

If You're Visiting These NYC Attractions, Here Are the Restaurants Not to Miss

Trying to pack in all the great sights this city has to offer is an exhausting and exhilarating task that will most likely also leave you hungry. So …

World Trade Center

Another Sunday, another chance to earn 1000 Marriott Rewards Points

Here’s another chance to earn 1000 Marriott Rewards points only today by a simple tweet. Act fast!The post Another Sunday, another chance to earn …

The First Timer's Guide to Island Hopping in the Caribbean

With its white sandy beaches, swaying palm trees, and laid-back lifestyle, the Caribbean has long been a much-loved destination for world travelers. …

The Best Hacks For Finding A Cheap Flight

The airline industry desperately wants to squeeze as many Benjamins out of us flyers as they can, but you don’t have to fall prey to their price …

12 Mind-Blowing, Affordable Adventures for Your Bucket List

Start planning your next vacation now.<p>Are you an adventure hound who lives for trips that test your physical limits? Have you fantasized about …

World's first human head transplant a success, controversial scientist claims

The world's first human head transplant has allegedly been performed on a corpse in an 18 hour operation which successfully connected the spine, nerves and blood vessels of two people.<p>The operation was carried out by a team led by Dr Xiaoping Ren of Harbin Medical University, China, who last year …

Physiology

25 tourist attractions that don’t suck

Just because they’re popular with visitors, doesn’t mean they’re lame. These Melbourne tourist attractions are famous for a reason, so stop putting …

Overrated Places That Aren't Worth Visiting

J.C. Penney And Macy's Replace Human Merchants With Data Algorithms

Embattled retailers seem to be replacing flesh-and-blood merchants with data algorithms.<p>J.C. Penney just ousted its chief merchant, John Tighe, and will instead “empower” Tighe’s once-direct reports with real-time customer data to make more “dynamic buying decisions,” Marvin Ellison, the department …

J.C. Penney

Ad wars are killing Priceline and TripAdvisor

If you're looking to book a vacation, let's be honest. There's not too much of a difference between searching for flights and hotels on Priceline, TripAdvisor and Expedia. The companies seem to know that too. So does Wall Street. And investors are worried.<p>Shares of Priceline (PCLN) plunged 13% and …

Take a peek inside the iPhone X

As they tend to do, the folks at iFixit have descended upon Apple's latest creation to pull it apart piece by piece. While we didn't spot any fairie dust spilling out of the iPhone X, they did dig into its TrueDepth camera system (above) that enables all those new recognition features like FaceID …

Apple releases iPhone X guided tour video to help users with changes and new features

Apple has released a new video today to help the millions of new iPhone X users become acquainted with the new features, gestures, and changes on the first Home button-less iPhone.<p>The new guided tour video comes in at a bit over four minutes long and is split into four sections: New gestures, Face …