David M Carson

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D-Link thinks your home needs both of these ugly routers (and it may be right)

Larger homes may suffer from poor Wi-Fi, and if you’re not up on your router game — it might be your own fault. That’s why D-Link is now packaging a top-end router with a powerful extender.<p>The duo, which you place strategically in your home to maximize signal strength, can be had for $370. If …

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Your Bachelor-Watching Guide: Who to Root for Based on Your Fave Former Contestants

If you liked the Dog Lover, you'll LOVE the Chicken Enthusiast...<p>Tonight is The Night! <i>The Bachelor</i> has <i>finally</i> returned, and at 8 p.m. we get to watch 28 lucky ladies begin their journey to win super sweet super hunk Ben Higgins' heart. And while we're excited to embark on this rose-littered trip, …

100 Amazing Mini Habits That Will Make 2016 Awesome

Today I'm sharing with you my top 100 tips on work and life.<p><i>What are some of the best life tips? originally appeared on Quora--the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Nelson Wang, founder of CEOLifestyle.io, on Quora:</b><p>Over the …

Why exactly procrastinators procrastinate

<b>pro-cras-ti-na-tion</b> |prəˌkrastəˈnāSHən, prō-|<br>noun<br>the action of delaying or postponing something: <i>your first tip is to avoid procrastination</i>.<p>Who would have thought that after decades of struggle with procrastination, the dictionary, of all places, would hold the solution.<p><i>Avoid procrastination.</i> So …

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7 Meatball Recipes

There are few foods as friendly as the meatball.<p>The meatball wants to join you for cozy, weeknight dinners. It wants to be the star of your next cocktail party. It's happy on its own, or on a dainty toothpick; it's as comfortable naked as it is dressed up. Here are 7 recipes -- plus a ratio to make …

Plex for Chromecast: new clues hint at imminent launch

One of the most-requested features for Google’s (S GOOG) Chromecast streaming stick has been support for local file playback, and it looks like …

3 tips for the home cook from Thomas Keller

Somehow it’s hard to imagine chef Thomas Keller heating up veggie burgers or tossing together a quick Friday-night supper for the kids. In case you …

How to Use a Chemex

<i>At Food52, we're serious about our coffee. So we got our friends over at Stumptown Coffee to teach us everything there is to know about it -- and to make our morning (and afternoon) routines a little bit brighter.</i><p><i>Today: The best way to brew coffee in a Chemex.</i><p>We are huge fans of the Chemex around …

An Eagle Steals a Camera, Flies Around 70 Miles of Australia with It

"Does this selfie make my talons look big?"<p><b>Perhaps taking a page from our own</b> human culture's desire -- and ability -- to document our every move, a photographically inclined sea eagle with kleptomaniacal tendencies helped itself to a ranger's video camera and documented a 70-mile journey, even …

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Travel

Here’s How Much Money Top Musicians Are Making on Spotify

Spotify, the on-demand music streaming service, has been under increasing fire from musicians who say it’s hurting the record industry. Radiohead …

7 Quick Tips for Better Business Writing

Want your words to wow? Take this basic advice to write more effective emails, memos, and other professional materials.<p>I took many writing classes in college but perhaps the most useful was one focused on business writing. My classmates and I spent a semester editing example after example of …

Spotify pays $0.006 – $0.0084 per song stream, according to new data

An update to one of biggest stories of the year: Spotify has launched Spotify Artists, a website aimed at clarifying the streaming company’s royalty …

Gretzky and NHL reach settlement on money owed from Coyotes situation: Sources

The NHL has reached a settlement with Wayne Gretzky to pay him money owed from his time with the Phoenix Coyotes, multiple sources with knowledge of the situation told The Canadian Press.<p>It was worth close to US$8 million, according to one source, who spoke on condition of anonymity.<p>Gretzky was …

Hubble senses water on five planets, bodes well for finding new Earths

There's water in them thar planets – five massive "hot Jupiters" spied by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope.<p>But if you just thought "Life?!" think again. Despite the presence of water molecules in their atmospheres, none of these five planets is suitable to life as we know it. They are all gas giants, …

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The Evolution Of Major League Baseball Was A Hot Mess

This infographic traces 100 teams through 140 years of professional baseball and the sport’s evolution was anything but logical.<p>Today, there are 30 teams in Major League Baseball. 15 belong to the American League, and 15 to the National League. With the exception of the designated hitter, baseball …

UPS researching delivery drones that could compete with Amazon's Prime Air

Flying parcel-carriers are the next logical frontier for delivery companies<p>Amazon made headlines Sunday night when it announced it was working on small drones that could someday deliver customers packages in half an hour or less. But the e-commerce giant isn’t the only company researching how to …

Spotify tries to win over artists by predicting their future royalties

While Spotify has shown that a streaming music model can be successful, it's consistently come under fire over an apparent lack of financial support for new artists. To boost that relationship, the company has launched a new website, Spotify Artists, with the intention of cutting through the noise …