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As Jackpot Hits $214 Million, Winning The Lottery Where It's Tax Exempt

Winning the lottery is a common dream, a real pie in the sky goal. Winning big is even better, but winning can mean big liabilities too. In fact, it is well-known that lottery winners sometimes end up in financial trouble. They may be beset by relatives and other claimants who want some of their …

Let’s Remember Some Of ‘South Park’s’ Most Controversial Episodes

In its 18 seasons on the air, <i>South Park</i> has certainly ruffled its share of feathers. The show has made it clear from Day 1 that they don’t care whose feelings are hurt by its irreverent humor. With that in mind, let’s look at five episodes in particular that <i>really</i> stirred up some controversy.

4 Techniques to Slay the Demon of Anxiety

<i>This is the 5th installment in my series on building</i> <i>emotional resiliency</i><i>.</i><p>In my last post of this series, I introduced the four demon emotions which, …

New- Google Earth Pro Is Now Available for Free

January 31, 2015<br>Google announced today that its popular service Google Earth Pro is now available for free for everyone. Google Earth Pro builds on …

These 11 apps and websites will make you miss your childhood

Product Hunt, a discovery website that shows you the newest startups and products, has collected a bunch of websites and apps that will make you want to relive the past. Product Hunt founder Ryan Hoover even wrote a blog post about how he thinks the emotional power of nostalgia makes it a perfect …

These mobile apps help students pick colleges and majors

These five apps cover choosing a major, virtual college visits, funding, and capturing the social atmosphere of higher learning institutions.<p>High …

A Google Maps-Style Mockup of Middle-Earth From Lord of the Rings With Walking Directions to Mordor

reddit user mbingcrosby created a Google Maps-style mockup of Middle-earth from <i>The Lord of the Rings</i> series by J.R.R. Tolkien, including walking …

Difference Between Needs & Wants (Luxuries) and How to Draw the Line

Books and articles about living on a personal budget often emphasize the importance of cutting spending on luxuries. They say that by cutting out …

10 Extremely Wealthy Tech Executives Who Choose To Live Frugally

Mark Zuckerberg, for example, drives a $30,000 Volkswagen GTI, while Sergey Brin likes to buy things in bulk at Costco.<p>We've rounded up 10 tech executives who have made millions or even billions with their companies yet have chosen lives of frugality and charity.

All That Remains: A Haunting Gallery of Extinct Animals in Paris

<i>Tasmanian Tiger in the Room of Endangered & Extinct Animals in Paris (all photographs by the author)</i><p>Like most natural history museums, the Grande …

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Would You Rent a Watch Instead of Buying It? Eleven James Hopes So

Earlier last year there was a lot of publicity about Eleven James – a fairly new company with a fairly new concept – especially as it relates to luxury watches. The idea is simple: rent a luxury watch. It is definitely contrary to the sentiment voiced in the famed Patek Philippe marketing statement …

The Best Mobile Coupon Apps To Save You Money

Saving money with coupons is a smart way to save money. But, it can also be rather cumbersome. You have to find the newspaper and then locate them. …

Personal Finance

How to take five holidays a year

The findings show that these travellers tend to be empty nesters who don’t have the financial stress of mortgages, jobs and kids, but can anyone …

The Kindle is dead, the book is back. Or is it?

As Waterstones and Foyles announce strong sales figures and predictions about the death of the Kindle, Harry Wallop examines the statistics.<p>The book is back. Actual, physical books, made out of sheets of paper, covered in inky words, have risen phoenix-like from the ashes of some burnt <b>Kindles</b>, if …

Fixing the Euro Zone and Reducing Inequality, Without Fleecing the Rich

What do deflation and rising inequality have in common? The answer is that we have too much of both and they threaten the nascent global recovery. The US economy is in cyclical full-steam-ahead mode, but it’s mainly benefitting the owners of financial assets – wage growth is missing. In Europe, …

Here's How Many Intelligent Alien Civilizations Might Live In Our Galaxy

BI Answers: How many planets in the universe have intelligent alien life?<p>More important than finding life on another planet would be communicating with those life forms. Do aliens engage in practices like philosophy, religion, mathematics, medicine, and war? The only way to truly find out is to …

It's 8 Years Since The iPhone Was Unveiled — Look How Terrible The First One Was

It was nothing short of a miracle.<p>Before the iPhone came out, smartphones were clunky devices, half keyboard and half screen.<p>Full websites didn't run on mobile phones, so companies were forced to build weak, mobile versions of their sites.<p>The iPhone changed everything.<p>And yet the iPhone experience …

New Theory Suggests That We Live In The Past Of A Parallel Universe

Whether through Newton's gravitation, Maxwell's electrodynamics, Einstein's special and general relativity or quantum mechanics, all the equations that best describe our universe work perfectly if time flows forward or backward.<p>Of course the world we experience is entirely different. The universe …

​Keep Mosquitoes at Bay with This Plastic Bottle Bug Trap

No one wants to be eaten alive by mosquitoes, but there's no need to resort to harsh chemicals to keep them at arm's length. Instructables user …

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Silicon Valley’s Next Big Goal: Fixing Our Broken Food System

A raft of entrepreneurs and venture capitalists made their money in tech, and now want to do something with an even longer-lasting impact<p>At ali Partovi’s Partovi Porktacular, the assembled tech-and food-world luminaries, dressed in their best jeans, nibble on tortellini stuffed with locally foraged …

Use Your Hand as a Guide to Portion Control

If portion control is part of your diet struggle, the best tool you have to judge whether there's too much food on your plate is one you already have …

OpenWRT based video recording system

Sean Kelly has written this tutorial describing the process used to build an OpenWRT based video recording system:<p>An OpenWRT router can be used to …

Raspberry Pi Hits the Shelves at RadioShack

Raspberry Pis just became a bit easier to get ahold of in the United States. Beginning last week, some RadioShack locations started carrying MAKE’s Raspberry Pi Starter Kit, which includes a Raspberry Pi Model B, power supply, SD card with NOOBS preloaded, HDMI cable, a case, prototyping components …

Christmas Elf Felt Wine Bottle Covers instructions

This is the first of its kind I have seen; too cute from HGTV 🙂 Before you bring a bare bottle of wine to your next holiday soiree, dress it up like …

These colorful hexagonal wall tiles are made from sound-absorbing "wood wool"

These colorful hexagonal wall tiles by Form Us With Love strike a brilliant balance between sustainable materials, economy and functionality. The …

America Could End Homelessness in One Year by Doing This

If America really cared about solving the problem of homelessness among it’s citizenry, here’s an idea that would work. Oh- and that opening line …

OpenEmu

OpenEmu is about to change the world of video game emulation. One console at a time...<p>For the first time, the 'It just works' philosophy now extends …