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Two tools on Amazon under $20 each that are total game-changers

Listen, we don’t cover tools very often here on BGR. So when we do, you know you had better pay attention. We’ve been digging through Amazon’s tool …


Sitting at your desk all day is killing you — Here’s how to get moving again

New research suggests that sitting all day hurts memory<p>You might want to stand up for this.<p>It’s no surprise that being sedentary is bad for your …


4 soft skills LinkedIn says are most likely to get you hired in 2018 — and the online courses to get them

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Project Management

25 Smart and Unique Ways to Design Your Living Room

Designing a small space can be tricky, especially if you have a living room so tiny your legs practically hit the wall when you’re lounging around. …

Living Rooms

Remarkable Evidence That the Bible Is the Word of God

Noted Bible experts say that the historical evidence surrouding the ancient book gives strong reasons to trust its contents. Dr. Jonathan Morrow, who …


25 skills LinkedIn says are most likely to get you hired in 2018 — and the online courses to get them

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Online Education

The Single Most Important Thing You Can Do to Build Emotional Intelligence

The most important thing when you're trying to learn a skill often is to just be quiet.<p><i>How can we improve our emotional intelligence? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Jennifer</b> …

Emotional Intelligence
Personal Finance

Looking To Heal Your Gut & Avoid Inflammation? Avoid These 11 Foods

<i>Dr. Steven Gundry made waves in 2017 when he released</i> The Plant Paradox<i>, a book that made the assertion that some of the health world’s favorite</i> …


How do I Calculate Mortgage & Income Ratio?

When you're ready to build a nest with the one you love, the logical first step is figuring out how much you can afford. To do so, you may apply a …

Personal Finance

Google offers access to virtual 3D models of ancient monuments

Historic monuments around the world face threats from natural disasters, tourism and war, which is what led Ben Kacyra to found CyArk -- a non-profit organization working to scan and digitally archive ancient monuments. With laser scanning, photogrammetry, drone imaging and structured light …


"Walking Epistles" - Devotion for 4/16/2018

Clearly you are an epistle of Christ, ministered by us, written not with ink but by the Spirit of the living God, not on tablets of stone but on …

New Testament

Credit scores may jump this month thanks to new scoring rules enacted after CFPB study

Starting this week, some consumers may have a higher credit score.<p>Because of improved standards for utilizing new and existing public records, the three major credit reporting companies are now excluding all tax liens from credit reports. That means some scores will head higher, for some by as much …

Personal Finance

Smart thermostat buying guide

While heating and cooling setups can vary a lot, most US homes rely on some sort of heating, ventilating and air conditioning system (HVAC) to help keep indoor temperatures in check. Your thermostat acts as the main point of access for this system, allowing you to determine when and at what …

Home Automation

The ultimate guide to understanding engineered wood floors

Choosing the right flooring for every room in the home doesn't have to be a challenge, as professional floorers are now singing the praises of some …

Home Improvement

107 free online courses from the best colleges in the US — including Princeton, Harvard, and Yale

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Coursera was founded by two professors at Stanford University. Shutterstock/MintImages<p>Every year, US News & Reports releases its ranking …

Online Education

Free Eye-Catching Résumé Templates To Help You Stand Out From The Crowd

Image via Vladyslav Tulinovskyi<br>Competition in the employment market can be tough. Thanks to this list of 17 free résumé templates by Creative Bloq, …

Graphic Design

Arizona Basketball full court pressed by the Media stays strong

LAS VEGAS, NV - MARCH 10: Head coach Sean Miller of the Arizona Wildcats reacts to an official's call during the championship game of the Pac-12 …

College Sports

These are the 6 best deals you can get on Amazon right now

<i>— Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. However, our picks and opinions are independent from USA Today’s newsroom and any business incentives.</i><p>Happy Hump Day! To …


Want to Avoid Hiring People You Can't Trust Later? Ask These 5 Powerful Interview Questions

Warren Buffett famously said that you should interview for intelligence, energy, and integrity. And if they don't have the last one, don't bother.<p>Are you a hiring manager or a person who conducts interviews as part of your job? Well, if you're not employing the science of behavioral interviewing in …


How To: 33 Cool Little Android Features You Might Not Know About

One of Android's biggest strengths is its flexibility. There's usually more than one way to perform the same task, which makes it easy to find an …

Google Lens

This is what Americans will face as they grow older

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>Four of Next Avenue’s 50 Influencers in Aging recently spoke to a standing-room-only …

Health Care

Three Things That Keep Us from Hearing God

<b>“The seed that fell among thorns stands for those who hear, but as they go on their way they are choked by life’s worries, riches and pleasures, and</b> …


There's one magic substance that will help with America's gut problems

Because you're almost certainly not getting enough of it.<p>You've probably been told you should eat more fiber. But despite a broad-spectrum recommendation for the roughage, researchers can’t say for certain why it’s so good for us, what diseases it actually helps prevent, or how exactly we should …


NPR Catches Hell Over Easter Mistake

Is NPR's newsroom a "rabble of pagans"?<p>NPR's Two-Way Blog made an embarrassing mistake in a story that ran on Good Friday; a headline on a <i>Washington Post</i> column said the NPR report "mangles the definition of Easter" — and that's an understatement. Some media commentators and a few readers …


Don’t Let Technology Bully You Into Tipping

Tipping inflation is real, and it’s coming to a tablet near you.<p>Merchants using Square and other mobile payment services can set “recommended” tip …

New York City

8 simple, inflammation-reducing habits to add to your daily routine

Working as I do for a wellness publication while living in health-centric Los Angeles, I sometimes find myself overwhelmed by all the things I …


Here's how much money you should save at every age so you aren't working forever

You're not the only one who struggles to save money. In fact, most Americans are pretty bad at it. A 2017 survey from GOBankingRates found that 57 percent of Americans have less than $1,000 in their savings accounts.<p>Pamela Capalad, a certified financial planner and founder of Brunch & Budget, told …

Personal Finance

10 Things To Remember When You Are Feeling Stuck

You cannot start the next chapter of your life, if you keep re-reading the old one.<p>We all feel stuck at one time or another--in a bad relationship, in the wrong job, in business, or just generally in life. Whatever the situation, feeling stuck doesn't make us feel good about ourselves. We may lose …


21 Borderline Genius Bullet Journal Spreads For Tracking Your Finances

Get rich or bullet journal trying.

Personal Finance