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With 10% of the world’s population being left-handed, it’s an unfortunate truth that EDC gear that accommodates them is in short supply —…

With 10% of the world’s population being left-handed, it’s an unfortunate truth that EDC gear that accommodates them is in short supply — and that’s not all right with us. In the sixth installment of <b>Carry Smarter</b>, we give you southpaws a hand with our lefty-friendly and ambidextrous recommendations so you don’t get left out.<p>Pushing a pen against a page instead of pulling it as designed often leads to inconsistent writing action, with smearing and skipping being key drawbacks when writing …

Study Reveals Many Girls Soccer Players Stay On Field Despite Concussions

A few years ago, the American Journal of Sports Medicine noted that girls soccer was second behind football in percentage of concussions suffered by high school athletes. Way, way second, actually — 47 percent of concussions were suffered in football, and 8.2 percent in girls soccer. But second, …

How to Reheat Leftovers, from Pizza to Pasta to Eggs

Our ultimate guide to reheating leftovers like pizza, rice, chicken, steak, pasta, pancakes, eggs, fish, vegetables, muffins, coffee, tea, pie, and risotto<p>Yesterday, Gawker's <b>Tom Scocca</b> admitted that he had been reheating pizza wrong his entire life. Rather than warming it up in a toaster oven, …

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Illinois authorities overwhelmed by concealed carry applications

More than 1,000 requests for concealed carry gun permits are pouring in each day in the nation's last state to allow the practice, sparking concerns among Illinois law enforcement officials that they might fall behind on weeding out applicants with a history of violence.<p>The Cook County Sheriff's …

9 Debt Solutions for When Your Finances Feel Out of Control

Shares 113<p>Trying to pay off debt when you're on a shoestring budget can feel like an impossible goal. Aside from the basics like rent, groceries and …

Your Gmail Is About To Get Even Less Private

If you're a Gmail user, you probably also have a Google+ account.<p>Until now, that likely meant nothing to you. However, with a new Gmail update, random people on Google+ will be able to send emails to your Gmail account without you ever having given them your email address, according to a new post …

Building an Income Portfolio to Achieve a Monthly Income

Investing seems pretty straightforward, until you are faced with the simple question: “How do you actually generate a monthly income from your …

How to Manage Your Passwords

Throw out the sticky notes. These programs are a better way to go.<p>Security experts tell us to create long, complex passwords (think numerals and …

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9 Reasons You Need an Emergency Fund

You could be hit by any of these unexpected expenses, so make sure you have the money to pay for them.<p>Surely you’ve heard it before: You need an …

Personal Finance

Health | Yahoo Lifestyle

Wellness<p>Redbook<p>Don't feel helpless. Take action.<p>Lifestyle<p>Yahoo Style UK team<p>A viral tweet has provided a much-needed explanation of what you need to …

5 Financial Resolutions You Should Make

Save more, spend less, pay off debt, create a budget and establish long-term goals in 2014 with the help of tried-and-true Kiplinger advice.<p>You …

Personal Finance

7 Steps To Living Your Dream Life

By Laura Shin In 2008, Betsy and Warren Talbot were happily employed, living in Seattle with a townhouse and car. When health scares among their loved ones made them face their mortality at age 37, they decided to pursue their dream of living out of their backpacks for the rest of their lives.<p>Since …

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Where to Sell Gift Cards Online for Cash

Getting a prepaid gift card for a store or restaurant can be a welcome addition to your wallet — unless the card you receive is for something you …

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Freakishly realistic telemarketing robots are denying they're robots

This is how it starts, people. First we get our chatbots to sound and act realistic — and then we get them to convince everyone they're actually …

Robotics

Uh-oh, this 3D-printed metal handgun actually works

While the first known 3D-printed gun has been more-or-less dismissed because it can't reliably shoot, a new 3D-printed firearm has now been invented -- and it has no problems firing a round. In fact, it appears this handgun can fire dozens of rounds without a hitch.<p>What's the difference between the …

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Year-End Financial To-Do List

Follow these ten steps to improve your finances.<p><i>What should I do before the end of the year to help with my finances?</i><p>Here are ten ways to take …

Retirement

Model Gets An Extreme Holiday Makeover In Photoshop Stunt

The video quickly went viral, and sparked a social media discourse on how the media manipulates images to give the public a false sense of what natural bodies look like.<p>For its virtual holiday card this year, the ad agency Victors & Spoils decided to give Sally Gifford Piper a seasonally …

Why the future of the light bulb is flat

Philips launched a dimmable, LED lightbulb Monday with a completely different shape. Instead of a round bulb-shape, this lightbulb is a relatively …

Energy Efficient New Homes

When rigorous ENERGY STAR reqs. are applied to a new home, the result is a home built better from the ground up!… t.co/B4OxThVr1c

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The Ticking Debt Bomb

In this exclusive interview, Erskine Bowles discusses his mission to rein in our nation’s debt. Small changes now can avert a crisis, he says, but …

Health Care

How Much House Can I Afford? 6 Ways to Find Out

If you want to purchase a home, you might wonder, “how much house can I afford to buy?” With the mortgage rates still close to its all-time lows and …

Mysterious smart ring project gives smartwatches the finger

A high-tech ring that promises to replicate many of the features found in the latest crop of smartwatches, but without strapping a brick to your wrist, is now one step closer to reality. Smarty Ring, a project that launched on Indiegogo last month, has blown past its funding goal to produce a ring …

Last-Minute Moves to Protect Your Home from Winter Storms

Here’s how to prevent damage to your roof and pipes, and keep you and your family safe, too.<p><i>It looks like a big storm is headed my way this weekend.</i> …