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Attractive, washable tile creates a durable wall surface when installed over drywall, making it a long-term design element in most cases. If the tiles were installed correctly, removing them often damages the surface of the drywall, resulting in torn paper, stuck-on adhesive or pulled-out chunks of …

4 Fantastic Portrait Tutorials: Tips & Tricks for Better Photos

Learning to photograph people is a rite of passage for any photographer. When it comes to portrait photography, there’s so much to consider: …

Tutorials

Never Run Out Of Money: The Gift That Keeps On Giving

Pass on your stocks and never pay capital gains tax.<p>Create a perpetual stream of income for you and your heirs.<p>Name your child as beneficiary and …

Retirement

The Estate Tax

<i>"The man of great wealth owes a peculiar obligation to the State, because he derives special advantages from the mere existence of government. Not only should he recognize this obligation in the way he leads his daily life and in the way he earns and spends his money, but it should also be</i> …

Retirement

24 Investing Statistics

As a CFP®, I'm constantly in contact with investors who develop ideas and opinions about the stock market. I understand their angst. I too struggle …

Retirement

5 Things Every Loving Homeowner Should Know About Their Own Home

Your relationship with your home is one that will hopefully last a long time, so it pays to learn its most intimate details. And not to be weird, but …

Home Improvement

14 websites to bookmark if you want to get rich

Rich people appreciate the power of learning long after college is over.<p>"The world class knows that college is just the beginning of lifelong learning," writes self-made millionaire Steve Siebold in his book, "How Rich People Think." "That's why you'll see the great ones attending seminars, …

Machine Learning Is Redefining The Enterprise In 2016

<b>Bottom line:</b> Machine learning is providing the needed algorithms, applications, and frameworks to bring greater predictive accuracy and value to enterprises’ data, leading to diverse company-wide strategies succeeding faster and more profitably than before.<p><b>Industries Where Machine Learning Is</b> …

Machine Learning

How To Buy A Car: Start With Some Patience

By my count I have helped some 58 friends (including many colleagues in public radio) buy a car. That's sort of funny, considering I didn't buy a car until I was 37 years old and began reporting on the auto industry for NPR.<p>On Saturdays over the last few years, I have gotten phone calls from …

Kelley Blue Book

What is cache memory - Gary explains

System-on-a-Chip (SoC) designers have a problem, a big problem in fact, Random Access Memory (RAM) is slow, too slow, it just can’t keep up. So they came up with a workaround and it is called cache memory. If you want to know all about cache memory then read on!<p>You may think it strange to hear that …

Fabrication

How To Increase Your Retirement Savings Without Saving More

We’ll drive an extra mile to save five cents a gallon on gas. We clip coupons to save a few bucks at the grocery store. We riot when Netflix even thinks about raising its monthly fee by a dollar. And then we invest our future in a mutual fund without a clue how much it costs.<p>Why? Because we don’t …

Retirement

A Brief History of Facebook's Courtship of China

Mark Zuckerberg wants the world to know that he is really interested in China.<p>Already, he has dedicated himself to learning some Mandarin, marching …

4 Tips to Make Your Mac Run Faster

Unfortunately, it’s an inevitable part of life. Your brand new shiny laptop is gradually going to accumulate all kinds of software bloat and other …

There is a 'game changer' technology on Wall Street and people keep confusing it with bitcoin

Goldman Sachs says the technology "has the potential to redefine transactions" and can change "everything."<p>JPMorgan last month announced it was launching a trial project with the blockchain startup led by its former executive, Blythe Masters.<p>Her company, Digital Asset Holdings, has secured funding …

10 Best Chrome Extensions For Designers To Skyrocket Your Career

Google Chrome is the most popular browser with a crushing 68% market share leaving Firefox and Internet Explorer behind as shows the latest browser statistics by W3Schools.<p>As a modern designer, you are now powered by not only a powerful graphic editing software but also rapidly evolving tools in …

Google

The website that offered 47 million pirated academic papers is back

Digital piracy is not all about movies and music—pretty much anything that people feel is unfairly priced will find its way online in large numbers. Even academic papers.<p>In October 2015, a New York district court ruled in favor of the academic publisher Elsevier, which had accused Sci-Hub, a …

Social Sciences

Build your own Android magic mirror on the cheap

Have you ever seen one of those fancy mirrors that will show you the time, weather, and other pertinent information? They’re pretty neat, and helps …

Android News

How one Googler installed Google Now on his bathroom mirror

I mentioned earlier today that I still miss some things about Android. One of those things is definitely Google Now, the insanely useful …

7 things to know about the Honor 5X

Whether you've seen the Honor phones released internationally or are just getting interested in the Honor 5X on its own, there's a good amount of …

Phones

Recognizing Probabilities In Budgeting And Forecasting

Jeff Epstein Contributor<p>Jeff Epstein is an operating partner at Bessemer Venture Partners.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>How to estimate a company’s health without really trying<p>Byron Deeter Contributor<p>Byron Deeter is a partner at Bessemer Venture Partners.<p>CEOs and CFOs of our portfolio companies …

7 tax strategies the rich don't want you to know

You work hard for your money but, unfortunately, Uncle Sam takes a bite out of every paycheck for income and other taxes. And if you're in the middle class, you probably think that bite is a little bit too big.<p>According to a 2015 Gallup poll, nearly half of Americans — 46 percent — believe the …

Pay what you want for a full-course education in JavaScript [Deals]

JavaScript is one of the most essential languages underpinning the modern internet. It’s an invaluable entry on anyone’s resume, and with this bundle of 10 JavaScript development courses you’ll be able to claim that knowledge with confidence. What’s more, you can pay whatever you want for the whole …

10 Ways to Invest That Don't Involve the Stock Market

Five years into a bull market in stocks that has brought predictable, double-digit returns to tens of millions of investors probably seems like a bad time to bring this topic up.<p>But now is actually the perfect time to explore ways to invest that don't involve the stock market. After all, sooner or …

10 Awful 401(k) No-No's You Should Avoid

<b>Me</b>: “<i>Who helped you select the funds in your 401(k)?</i>”<p><b>Client</b>: “<i>Ummm…..I just picked a few options really quick.</i>”<p><b>Me</b>: ”<i>How much time did you spend researching what you picked?</i>”<p><b>Client</b>: ”<i>I didn’t</i>.”<p><b>Me</b>: <sigh><p>This sort of exchange happens more often than it should. What most investors don’t realize is …

Retirement

Past, present, and future of flexible displays

We are still a little way off from super bendable electronics and foldable displays, but smartphones and smartwatches with flexible and curved displays are slowly beginning to trickle into the marketplace. LG and Samsung had a pop with the G Flex and Galaxy Round, and the Galaxy Note Edge has taken …

Nanotech

To Maximize Your Website, Use 'Psychological Distance' to Your Advantage

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the primary aims of consumer psychology is to understand the way individuals evaluate objects and events. Numerous studies have led to an understanding that evaluations and choices are driven not only by the quality and value of an …

8 Lesser Known, but Very Useful, Apple Mac Utilities

Your Mac comes with a bunch of Apps pre-installed, neatly organized in the Applications folder. You’ve got the iWork suite, AddressBook, iCal and some other useful applications. Also in there is another folder called Utilities.<p>You might have used a few of the applications within it, but there’s …

Seeing Through the Illusion: Understanding Apple’s Mastery of the Media

<b>“Beautifully, unapologetically plastic.”</b><p><b>“Feature for feature, it’s identical to iPad Air in every way.”</b><p><b>“Just avoid holding it in that way.”</b><p>Apple’s public relations (PR) department is probably the best in the world — certainly more impressive at shaping and controlling the discussion of its products …

Inside Apple's PR Practices, From Media Control to Attitude Shift Under Tim Cook

In a lengthy 9 part exposé, <i>9to5Mac</i>'s Mark Gurman delves into the inner workings of Apple's PR team. While much of what Gurman covers is already fairly well known, his coverage provides an expansive look at the way Apple's PR team operates, from its organizational structure to its efforts to control …

Acorns Micro-Invests Your Spare Change

There’s a growing arsenal of apps that integrate with your daily spending habits to deliver smart tips on how to make the most of your money. BillGuard, for example, helps you combat credit card fraud and hidden merchant fees. But a new entrant to the personal finance space is looking to go the …