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The ETF Portfolio For Millennials

<i>Six winning funds from the Best ETFs efficiency competition.</i><p>Hypothesis: You have $10,000 in a rollover IRA and you’ll spend the money four decades from now. Where to invest it?<p>Here I present a model portfolio of exchange-traded funds that is simple to implement and very economical. It beats trying …

Investing

Rid your home of hot and cold rooms with help from the Keen Home Zoning System

I’ve mentioned before that my home tends to have uncomfortable rooms regardless of the season. As I’ve said: “Because of the location of the …

I've studied happiness for years — here are the 12 best pieces of advice I'm giving my daughter

"Drift" is the decision we make by not deciding, or by making a decision that unleashes consequences for which we don't take responsibility.<p>You go to medical school because both your parents are doctors. You get married because all your friends are getting married. You take a job because someone …

Here's Why Killing Yourself With Cardio is the Wrong Way to Get in Shape

Want to look better? Forget about the gym.<p>If getting in better shape is something you'd like to do, know this: You'll make more of a dent watching what you eat as opposed to trying to burn calories doing cardio. It's because a person burns roughly 100 calories running one mile, and since you need …

Exercise

Coming Attractions: The Rise of VR Porn

The porn industry may have changed a lot in the digital age, but some things still live up to the stereotype. Like, say, this house in the San …

Virtual Reality

Fun and Free Educational Websites for Kids

Your children can learn something new today in a safe online environment. These 20 free educational websites for kids are fun while offering online …

Kids

Learn How to Fold a World-Record-Setting Paper Airplane

Growing up with six brothers, John Collins got really good at folding paper planes.<p>"Anything you can beat your siblings at is good," he says.<p>But he …

Siblings

This App Aims To Help Keep Your Kids Safe Online Without Helicopter Parenting

If you have kids, you will most likely run into a time when they ask for their first Smartphone. And when that day arrives, it is best to be prepared to keep an eye on their social media accounts.<p>Whether teens use technology for school, communication or research, there are many times when they can …

Machine Learning

Alphabet's Outline lets you run your own self-hosted VPN for free

Jigsaw, an incubator that’s part of Google’s parent company, Alphabet, has launched Outline, an open-source virtual private network (VPN) that you can host on your own server at no charge.<p>As an initiative from the human-rights-focused Jigsaw, Outline is being billed as a tool to help journalists …

There are 4 styles of parenting, but one raises more successful kids than the rest, according to a psychotherapist

Raising kids in today's world is no easy task. From warnings about too much screen time and too many food additives, to the pressure to help your child succeed in school and on the sports field, parenting has become more challenging than ever.<p>Parents are employing specific strategies and coping …

Parenting

The Grand Tour of Switzerland

Travel<p>This road trip encompasses several top attractions and myriad new ways to absorb all the local flavors.<p>Though relatively small in size—roughly equal to New Hampshire and Vermont combined—Switzerland packs a big punch. It’s home to a dozen UNESCO sites, a topographic diversity that includes …

European Travel

People Are Suing Equifax in Small-Claims Court and It's Totally Brilliant. Here's Why

Just imagine $5,500 times 143 million, and you'll see why this could be big trouble.<p>Last September, Christian Haigh learned he was one of the 143 million people in the U.S. whose information was hacked in the Equifax breach.<p>As you might recall, Equifax issued an apology that was almost laughable. …

Equifax

Search - Atlas Obscura

We value your privacy<p>Atlas Obscura and our trusted partners use technology such as cookies on our website to personalise ads, support social media …

This Android app just changed the desktop game: scrcpy

This week developer rom1v released an application for Mac, Windows, and Linux which makes Android appear on a desktop. The user has only to connect …

Linux

The Azores Aren’t the ‘Next Iceland’ — and That’s Exactly Why You Should Go

“Everyone says the Azores are the new Iceland,” says Catarina Maia, emphatic despite the patchy connection on our transatlantic call between New York …

I got my son a STEM toy that teaches kids the basics of robotics and programming — and he loved it

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>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>Steven John<p>Have you got an iPad, smartphone, or a computer? Good. Do you have a kid age six or older who has shown an interest in the way …

Sony Fullframe Comparison: Sony a7 III -vs- a7 II, a7R II, a7R III & a9

The new Sony a7 III shares a lot of DNA with it’s Sony mirrorless siblings, but how does it compare? Is it ‘a7II-on-Steroids‘, ‘a7R III-Lite’ or …

Cameras

5 Altcoins Worth Paying Close Attention to for the Week of March 4, 2018

<b>In the already exceptionally volatile cryptocurrency space, altcoins are considered an even higher risk; but with higher risk comes higher reward.</b> …

Performance Reviews Are Dead. Here's What You Should Do Instead

The dreaded annual performance review is a relic of the industrial age. To manage people in times of fast change you need to do this.<p>Anyone who has had the privilege to lead has also had the responsibility of the dreaded annual performance review.<p>We've all been through them, but I've yet to meet …

Management

Romanian Startup Targets $400 Bln Charity Fundraising Market With New Platform

sponsoredThe company is using Blockchain and smart contracts to enhance speed and security of payments and plans to add innovative features by …

Can Cardano Replace Bitcoin and Ethereum?

The market's fifth-largest cryptocurrency is built on a third-generation blockchain.<p>The cryptocurrencies bitcoin, ether, and Ripple have attracted …

My Favorite Neutral Density Filter

Ever since purchasing a circular polarizer filter several years ago, filters have played an important role in my photography. However, it wasn’t …

10 Gmail extensions that can boost your productivity

E-mail plug-ins you didn't know you needed but really do.<p>There’s a reason Gmail has become so popular — it’s free, it’s easy to use and it keeps evolving. To top it all off, Gmail offers even more improvements through the use of extensions, which are optional, user-installed upgrades that add new …

Gmail

Keep Your Yard Lush All Summer Long With This Smart Home Device — Buy It on Amazon!

Prior to buying a house, I associated all outdoor sprinkler systems with hose-attached versions that doubled as Summer entertainment for kids. It wasn't until I attempted to operate the '80s-era sprinkler system in my newly purchased home that I realized all sprinklers are not created equal. …

How to make money mining bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies without knowing anything about it

You might think you need an extreme know-how of computers to do any kind of crypto mining, that it couldn't possibly be done by the average person.<p>Turns out, it's absurdly easy.<p>You just need computer parts that are powerful enough to make mining profitable, and a handy piece of software called …

You Can Store Cryptocurrency in This Wallet

An essential for anyone invested in Bitcoin.<p>Cryptocurrencies embody the future of finance. But traditional banks have yet to catch up to this emerging trend, so storing your hard-earned cryptocurrencies in traditional bank accounts is still a no-go.<p>The slimTECH Cryptolite Cold Storage Wallet solves …

Build a Decent Home Theater for Less Than $800

They're not just for horrifyingly rich people anymore.<p>The traditional home theater is as much a status symbol as it is the best possible means of …

Gear & Gadgets

The First 6 Pages of Bill Gates's Favorite Book Will Change Your Life (and the Next 500 Pages Aren't Bad Either)

Steven Pinker's new book reveals three mental biases that will keep you from achieving your leadership potential.<p>If you're pessimistic about the state of world today, Bill Gates and Harvard psychology professor Steven Pinker have a message for you: "This bleak assessment of the state of the world …

personalgrowth

Why pay for Office and Photoshop when you can get these alternatives for free?

Top-quality software that costs nothing.<p>We rely on expensive computer programs to edit photos and video, deal with office work, and protect our computers from malware. But they're not our only options. Often, commercial studios will offer the most basic versions of their products free of charge. In …