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Home Values Are Rising, So Grab the Benefits and Avoid the Risks

Home values are rising in many parts of the country. According to Zillow, the real estate site, the median value of a U.S. home was $216,000 in May, …

Personal Finance

3 Stocks to Help You Build Retirement Wealth

These stocks have a great combination of income and growth.<p>My favorite stocks to build retirement wealth are those with a great combination of income …

One Of The World's Top Financial Advisors Says This Is The Best Way To Invest Your Money

Would you like to cut through all the Wall Street bull and know the right way to invest your money? There’s so many people out there telling you they know what’s best, from the financial media to whoever’s playing on the hot trend of the moment. But who really has it right?<p>Leland Faust is an …

LiquiGlide raises $16 million to get every last drop out of packages or tanks

If you think it’s frustrating trying to get that last drop of ketchup out of the bottle, or toothpaste out of the tube, imagine having to waste and clean valuable and sticky substances from pipes or tanks in a factory.<p>A startup called LiquiGlide has raised $16 million in a new round of venture …

Startups

Tie Your Things with Perfect Knots

In our day to day life, knots plays a vital role. Starting from the shoe lace to camping and fishing, a perfect knot can be an essential requirement. …

You can buy a handgun that looks like an iPhone, and cops are worried

It might look like a bulky old-generation square iPhone to most people, police included, but the device in the image above is a weapon. One that …

A startup trying to get the human body to fight cancer just filed for an IPO

Cancer drug developer Jounce Therapeutics filed for an initial public offering on Dec. 30.<p>The filing includes a target of $75 million in the public offering, though that's a placeholder and likely to change.<p>The filing is coming off a busy year for Jounce. In July, biotech company Celgene invested …

A laser printer without ink or toner

Lasers that ‘softly’ burn paper could be the next evolution in printing. Former students of the University of Technology in Delft, Netherlands, have developed a technology that can print on any kind of paper without consumables, such as toner or ink.<p>This technique is not unlike burning paper using …

Innovation

Teenager invents phone charger which generates energy from the human body

A teenager has invented and developed a phone charger which uses energy from the human body to get the energy to charge your phone.<p>HandEnergy, the brainchild of 19-year-old inventor Michael Vaga, allows you to charge your phone simply by rotating your hand, which activates the device’s gyroscope to …

These brothers built a mine-sweeping drone

To clear land mines without casualties<p>Brothers Massoud and Mahmud Hassani grew up in Kabul, Afghanistan, knowing that one wrong step could end their lives. “When we walked to school, we had a special path to follow—otherwise we would end up in a minefield,” Massoud says. Mines are cheap to …

5 tricks to free up space on your Android phone

It doesn't matter if your Android phone has expandable storage via a microSD card -- you fill up whatever space you're given, whether it's 32GB or 200GB. Here are some easy ways to free up storage on your Android device -- both the internal storage and microSD.<p>Got an iPhone? Check out our tips for …

Apps

10 Must-have project management apps for entrepreneurs

Share23<p>Tweet<p>Share113<p>+16<p>Shares 142<p>Trying to manage a project without project management software can turn into a Godzilla-like apocalypse quickly. …

An entrepreneur who now earns 6 figures shares the career advice he wishes he'd had in his pizza delivery days

Fed up with "trudging through six feet of snow, up six flights of stairs to get a $2 tip," he set his sights on something more, and spent two years learning everything he could about running an online business.<p>"I would read these stories, like '18-year-old kid started an office chair site and makes …

17 Rocky Mountain Adventures To Take In This Lifetime

For purple mountain majesties...<p><i>Update: A previous version of this post incorrectly stated that #12 was the Blue Lake near Telluride.</i>

5 Indications That 'Side-Gigging' Is More Than a Fad

<i>This piece was originally published on Entrepreneur.</i><p>In recent months, the media has labelled the rise of traditionally employed workers taking on …

12 parenting mistakes you don’t know you’re making

<i>(Thinkstock file photo)</i><p>Frustrating, isn’t it?<p>You try your best as a parent.<p>You love your children unconditionally. You spend time with them. You give …

The 25 Best Free iPhone Apps For Business

Make meetings actually useful. Brainstorm like a champ. Take the boredom out of busywork. And much more.<p>That little computer in your pocket has come a long way over the years, huh? Here are 25 incredibly useful apps that can help you run your business a whole lot smarter than ever before. And every …

Apps

How The Tech That Took Away Your Work-Life Balance Is Working To Reinstate It

Chat and project-management platforms like Slack and Basecamp blurred work-life boundaries. Here’s how they are putting them back.<p>Most of work doesn’t have to be done in an office anymore. And in many situations that’s a good thing. Technology enables remote work when regular routes are shut down …

Project Management

This looks like the ultimate iPhone 6s case

We’ve looked at a lot of different iPhone 6s cases over the past few months but this week I stumbled across what might be the ultimate iPhone 6s …

2 Ridiculously Cheap Growth Stocks You Can't Afford to Ignore

Two stocks -- <b>Discover Financial Services</b> (DFS) and <b>Gilead Sciences Inc</b> (GILD) -- are positioned for exceptional performance in 2016 and yet they're …

Investing

Learn How to Tie 12 Useful Knots with This Visual Guide

If the only knot you know involves tying your shoes, then this infographic provides clear, step-by-step instructions on tying some of the most useful …

Scientists suggest a way to lower your stroke risk: Shorten your workweek

Do you worry that your workaholic ways are killing you? A new study says you may be right.<p>In an analysis of more than half a million men and women from around the world, those who put in long hours at the office were 33% more likely to suffer a stroke than their colleagues who clocked out earlier. …

7 Rules For Raising Self-Reliant Children

Jessica Lahey’s highly-anticipated new book, <i>The Gift Of Failure: How The Best Parents Learn To Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed,</i> looks at the unique challenges of child-rearing in current times. Lahey, who is best known for her writing at <i>The Atlantic</i> and <i>The New York Times,</i> is both a parent and …

Parenting

There's A Hidden Dark Side To Being An Entrepreneur - It Wreaks Havoc On Your Mental Health

The life of an entrepreneur sounds glamorous when you’re on the outside looking in. Setting your own schedule, creating your own rules, and building the type of company you want to work for can be incredibly alluring.<p>In fact, successful entrepreneurs tend to be idolized by the masses as they appear …

Mental Health

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When I think, you move: researchers achieve brain-to-brain interface

It might sound rather frightening to have your arm move involuntarily, controlled by some unseen puppet master — but for researchers at the University of Washington, it represented a major breakthrough in human-to-human brain interfaces. Using a non-invasive brain-to-brain setup, a researcher in …

Global threat to food supply as water wells dry up, warns top environment expert

Wells are drying up and underwater tables falling so fast in the Middle East and parts of India, China and the US that food supplies are seriously …

5 Delicious (and Healthy!) Iced Tea Combinations