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This change can make your online browsing faster and more private

Consider choosing what DNS service you use. Don’t worry, it’s easier than it sounds.<p>There is a small, simple step you can take right now that promises to make your online browsing faster and more private. It’s an active choice you can make, and it doesn’t require any advanced skill. It’s quick. It …

Computer Science

Netflix horror movie 'Veronica' is scaring people into shutting it off halfway through watching

There's scary, and then there's "Veronica."<p>Leave it to Twitter to create a torrential experience for the masses. The latest Netflix phenomena that's taken the world by storm is the horror flick "Veronica." Apparently, the movie is so intensely frightening that viewers can't even get through an …

Horror

The 25 Best iPhone Apps To Download Now

These are our must-have iPhone apps<p>Whether you just picked up a new iPhone or you're looking for an app revamp, these 24 apps belong on your home screen. Including everything from music, navigation, organisation, messaging, photo editing, reading, social networks, keyboards, stargazing, and payment …

Apps

9 questions the most interesting people ask to cut through small talk

I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who dragged on forever, so I learned to be brief, to the point, and …

Self-improvement

Nomad’s new wireless charger is also a four-port USB hub

It even has USB-C<p>The Nomad Wireless Hub is another new take on wireless charging pads, combining a regular Qi charger on top with a four-port USB charging hub hidden on the bottom for an all-in-one desktop charging solution that can charge up to five gadgets at once.<p>The first thing you’ll notice …

Gear & Gadgets

This gorgeous $250 ring can replace your wallet, your keys, and even your train pass

All you'll need is a ring.<p>Token is a fledgling hardware company that just introduced its first product: the Token ring, an identity ring designed to store your credentials and secure your privacy with a fingerprint sensor.<p>The Token ring starts at $249 and is now available for presale. The first …

Android Pay

16 Apps You Need to Download Before Your Next Flight

Ask a traveler what they think about flying, and you’ll get wildly different opinions, from the geekily excited to the desperately terrified.Now, ask …

Apps

Five tips to speed up your Mac

Boost your Mac's performance and reclaim hard-drive space with this handful of tips.<p>The only place I like seeing a beach ball is at a beach or in a stadium during a baseball game or concert. The one place I least like to see a beach ball is on my aging MacBook Pro, where the spinning beach ball has …

Operating Systems

5 apps for exploring a new city like a local

There are some things everybody knows about New Yorkers. They pay exorbitant rents, they worship pizza and they never hang out in Times Square.<p>But …

Pilot Training Reform: The Race To The Bottom Involves Major Carriers

When Colgan 3407 crashed in 2009, headlines screamed about the major carriers’ race to the bottom as they outsourced flying to regional partners. Sadly, they were right although there were actually two separate issues – regional and major airline contracts, dictated by mainline carriers, and pilot …

Aviation

50 Hearty (And Easy) Chili Recipes

Cooking

The CEO of Delta Air Lines has made the company into an industry powerhouse

He is also perceived as arrogant, provocative and completely unapologetic about what he feels is best for Delta, its employees, customers and shareholders.<p>AirwaysNews.com spoke with aviation observers on Anderson's bold moves, his drive to change the industry's business model, his lone wolf status …

Aviation

10 TED Talks That Will Help You Be a Better Parent

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TED Talks

12 investing books to read if you want to get rich

"On average, millionaires invest 20% of their household income each year. Their wealth isn't measured by the amount they make each year, but by how they've saved and invested over time," writes Ramit Sethi in his New York Times bestseller, "I Will Teach You To Be Rich."<p>To help you get started, we …

Investing

Social Security changes will hit couples, divorced women hard

Editor’s note: On Monday, President Obama signed into law the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015. Among its provisions are changes that shut down two …

Retirement

Is This the Best Recipe for Beef Stew Ever? | Men's Health

And making beef bourguignon is easy. Or, at least this recipe from Chef Daniel Davey makes it so.<p>You take a hearty portion of beef and combine it with onions, mushrooms, carrots, and red wine. Then you slow-cook everything until the meat turns incredibly tender.<p>Davey’s version is so straightforward …

18 books billionaire Warren Buffett thinks everyone should read

Even now, he still spends about 80% of his day reading.<p>"Look, my job is essentially just corralling more and more and more facts and information, and occasionally seeing whether that leads to some action," he once said in an interview.<p>"We don't read other people's opinions," he said. "We want to …

Investing

11 websites to bookmark if you want to get rich

We've pointed out some of the best personal-finance books to read and podcasts to listen to.<p>If those didn't strike a chord or fit in to your busy schedule, we have a third option for you.<p>To get smarter about investing and psyched about managing money, start by bookmarking these 11 sites:

Personal Finance

9 Talks That Are a Great Introduction to TED

Since I started My Year of TED in 2011, I've found myself explaining TED quite a lot. Last week I had to do this again, and I was reminded of a blog post I did in 2012. I thought I'd share it with you here -- noting that there have been hundreds of new talks since this time, but I think these still …

Public Speaking

The 7 Most Damaging Phrases In A Relationship

Sharing relationship concerns with your spouse requires a <i>very</i> deft hand. Some of us are better at communicating complaints than others -- only an amateur, for instance, would dare to say "you're overreacting!" in the middle of an argument.<p>But it's always a good idea to brush up on your …

Communication Skills

How Does Warren Buffett Invest?

<i>How does Warren Buffett invest? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p><b>Answer by James Altucher, Blogger, Author, 90s daytrader. 2000-2001 VC fund - 212 Ventures: 2001-2005 daytrader, on Quora:</b><p>I once went to a Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting. I met a guy who told me how in …

Investing

Best Retirement Planning Apps (Not the Same Old Useless Ones)

<b>Blue Zones</b> -- This life estimator is located on the Web site of the fascinating study regarding where on the planet people live the longest. People …

Retirement

Billionaire Investors Reveal Their Biggest and Best Stocks

Last week a roster of the best and most influential investors in the world gave us a glimpse into their minds and their portfolios. Once a year, the heavyweights of the investing world converge on Lincoln Center in the Upper West side of New York City to give their money, their time and some of …

Investing

Answer These 10 Questions to See If You're on Track to Retirement

More Americans are confident about retirement—maybe too confident. Here's how to give your expectations a timely reality check.<p>The good news: The …

Retirement

How To Invest Your $600,000 IRA

Nagging question for someone departing from a job, at retirement or in midcareer: where to roll over the 401(k). Inertia, memories of the 2008 crash or misgivings about managing a large pot of money may lead to a bad answer. Good answers are readily at hand.<p>What you do with a retirement account …

Retirement

These 36 questions can make you 'fall in love with anyone'

A simple test claims to be able to make two people fall head-over-heels in love, by helping them seem vulnerable to each other. Why not give it a try?<p>The path to true love just got a whole lot smoother.<p>The key? To ask someone the 36 questions below - and answer them yourself. Doing this, …

Investing 101

19 Ways Rich People Think Differently Than The Average Person

It's how they <i>think</i>.<p>Siebold spent nearly three decades interviewing millionaires around the world, and boiled his findings down in "How Rich People Think," a book he describes as "so brutally honest it will shock some and inspire others."<p>In it, he touches on everything from beliefs about the root of …

Self-improvement

The most important managerial skill

Many books have been written about the skills and personality traits that express themselves in truly great managers. And I’ve read none of them.<p>But …

The ultimate contrarian’s bets for 2014

This is the busy time of year at the hedge fund Pariah Capital.<p>Pariah is a super-exclusive, super-elite (and completely hypothetical) fund which …

Investing