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This is Fitbit's upcoming smartwatch

Fitbit went on a bit of a spending spree late last year, purchasing both wearable-veteran Pebble as well as nascent smartwatch maker, Vector. With …

Wearable Tech

Russian Spy Plane Flies Near Trump N.J. Vacation Spot In Bedminster (Video)

A Russian spy plane flew in parts of the Northeast, including Donald Trump's golf club in New Jersey where the president is vacationing.<p>A Russian …

Study on Marijuana and Heart Health Stirs Debate

When it comes to heart health, is marijuana any safer for you than tobacco?<p>A new study published today in the European Journal of Preventive …

The Moral History of Air-Conditioning

Cooling the air was once seen as sinful. Maybe the idea wasn’t entirely wrong. An Object Lesson.<p>Until the 20th century, only the wealthy or dying might have witnessed someone trying to cool the air indoors—even though building a fire to keep warm in the winter would have been perfectly reasonable. …

Domestic Technology

Cable TV Packages

Few people really think about their cable TV packages until they become unhappy with price increases over time. Often cable TV packages provide …

Cable TV

Android version distribution: Oreo installations more than doubled in 2 months

• Android Oreo installations more-than-doubled in two months, from 5.7 percent to 12.1 percent.<br>• Every other flavor of Android saw a drop in its distribution numbers, a first for the Oreo era.<br>• An incredible 86.8 percent of Android users are now on Lollipop or later.<p>The newest batch of Android …

Android News

Anker made a tiny Alexa speaker that’s like an Echo Dot but cheaper

If you own an Amazon Echo and want to get Alexa into more rooms of your house, your best bet has long been the tiny, $50 Echo Dot. But now the accessory company Anker taking on Amazon with a similarly tiny smart speaker with built-in Alexa that sells for only $35.<p>Anker’s speaker is called the Eufy …

Can we avoid financial crises in the future?

The ‘premiere econometrician in the world’ is how Robert F. Engle’s colleagues describe him. Throughout his 48-year career he’s developed successful …

How Americans spend money at every age

What is a typical American budget? It depends—the more we have, the more we spend. The biggest spike in spending comes when our earnings make their …

A startling lawsuit against CVS could blow up what you thought you knew about drug prices

That's what a new lawsuit filed against CVS is alleging. The suit claims that the pharmacy agrees with pharmacy benefit managers, or PBMs — the middlemen of the industry that manage the list of what drugs an insurer will and will not pay for — to sell certain drugs at a higher price if a customer …

Pharma

The FBI raided Paul Manafort’s house

The FBI raided the home of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort in July and seized documents and other materials as part of the probe into …

A pilot explains what it really means when there's turbulence during a flight

<i>Editor's note: Patrick Smith is a commercial airline pilot who currently flies Boeing 757 and 767 aircraft. Smith also runs the blog AskThePilot.com and is the author of the book "Cockpit Confidential."</i><p>Turbulence: Spiller of coffee, jostler of luggage, filler of barf bags, rattler of nerves. But is …

This map reveals the most dangerous and safest states in America

W alletHub compared America's 50 states across 37 key safety indicators. Here are the safest and most dangerous states in the US.

Geography

17 healthier versions of your favorite junk foods that are actually worth buying

If you're trying to eat healthier, the grocery store can seem like a minefield. Should you indulge in the original junk food you're craving, or go for the healthier alternative brand?<p>While some swaps aren't worth the money — or the assault on your taste buds — others are smart choices that can …

Ice Cream

After years of struggling to build wealth, I realized the key to having more money was just a new way of approaching it

<b>• This plan leaves only a little disposable income, requiring a reconfiguring of other expenditures.</b><p><b>• But, over time it helps pay down debt — and since savings are prioritized, increased retirement and college funds.</b><p>When my husband and I first started building a life together in our 20s, we treated …

Personal Finance

Dr. Ara Suppiah’s Tips for Hot Conditions

PGA Championship: Issues with the Northeast Venues

Golf

How to Beat the System and Avoid Overpaying for Your Next Flight

Don't you hate it when you find out the person sitting next to you on the plane paid much less than you did?<p>How annoyed would you get if you found …

Too Many People Stop Their Lifesaving Statins, Doctors Say

Statins save lives. Then why do nearly half of patients stop taking the cholesterol-lowering medications against their doctors orders?<p>After suffering a near-fatal heart attack in April, Boris Pinhas, a 54-year-old computer programmer in Queens, New York, was prescribed a statin for a second time. …

7 science-backed reasons beer may be good for you

A pint of beer a day may come with a host of health benefits.<p>Sometimes there’s nothing better than cracking open a cold one after a long day.<p>We tend to view beer as a guilty pleasure — maybe because we associate all those suds with a beer gut and inevitable weight gain. But you’ll be happy to hear …

Wellness

Trump forsakes scenic traditions to vacation in the land of spray tans and highway barriers

WASHINGTON — There’s been an unspoken norm among presidents that their vacations are glamorous, or at the very least, scenic.<p>In election years, they …

New York Today: New Yorkers on the Declaration of Independence

<i>Good morning.</i><p><i>Editor’s Note: New York Today looks a bit different than you’re used to. We’re streamlining the presentation, but also offering more stories on other topics, like real estate, business and the arts. As we continue to rethink New York Today, we could use your help: Is there anything you</i> …

A Brooklyn Museum’s Ode to Tabloid Culture

Last Friday night, visitors at the two-year-old THNK1994 Museum in Brooklyn sipped pink cocktails as they made their way through a new exhibition. The featured works included a portrait of Lindsay Lohan wearing a bikini and an ankle monitor, a sculpture made from prescription bottles and string …

Top 10 Most Expensive Cities in the U.S. | Investopedia

People relocating for business, new jobs or simply planning a vacation can benefit from knowing details about the most expensive cities in the United …

Real Estate

10 Garage Sale Items That Sold For MILLIONS

Top 10 EXTREMELY Valuable Items You May Own (Rare Items You Might Own)

How are you treating your Chronic Migraine?

DID YOU KNOW?<p>By definition, people living with Chronic Migraine spend at least half of each month (more headache days than not!) living with …