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Things to do in Naples, Italy

<i>Featured image by Andrea Schaffer</i><p>World famous as the birthplace of the original pizza pie, and known for having the best pizza, pasta, and coffee in …

Italy

How To Build Passive Income In Order To Retire Early

Anything passive first takes active energy. The best time to put in the effort is when you are young and not yet ravaged by disease or burdened by …

Retirement

This Is the No. 1 Foodie Experience in the World Right Now

Travel website Lonely Planet knows a thing or two (or three) about where to grab a great bite to eat. And lucky for us, they’ve decided to share some of their know-how in their Ultimate Eats list, a compilation of the best dining experiences our world has to offer.<p>The list coincides with the …

Kuala Lumpur

Ask Larry: When Can I Apply For Spousal Benefits On My Ex's Record?

Social Security may be one of your largest assets. What and when you collect will make a huge difference to your lifetime benefits.<p>Today’s column addresses when divorced spousal benefits can become available, payments after being hit by the earnings test, the availability of widow(er)’s benefits …

Retirement

The 13 Most Important Retirement Decisions You’ll Ever Make

Source: Getty Images<p>Continue<br>Reading<p>1 of 15<p>Start now and you’ll be set for the rest of your life<p>Retirement itself is a very new idea. For most of …

Retirement

The ten commandments for expats living in Spain

Thinking of a move to sunny Spain and wondering where to start? Once you have all the travel arrangements and new home sorted out, and have finally …

Homemade

13 African rooms with ridiculously gorgeous views

An incredible view. If your bedroom looks out upon great beauty it is very difficult not to find yourself in a great mood. Waking up to a scene that …

South Africa

Here’s how I back up my family photos and videos using the 3-2-1 method

If there is one thing I am obsessed with when it comes to technology, it’s my pictures. I keep them extremely organized and culled. I am equally as fanatical about getting them backed up. When it comes to music, movies, and TV shows – I can rebuy anything I lose due to hard drive failure. When it …

Google Photos

Top 10 Best Chest Exercises For Building Muscle : Bodybuilding

Have you ever wondered what the absolute best muscle-building movements for your chest are? Wonder no more! Here are our top 10 pec-building …

Workouts

A Beginner’s Step-by-Step Guide to Shooting Long Exposure Photos

Here’s a concise beginner’s step-by-step guide on how to capture long exposure photographs.<p><b>1.</b> Frame the composition. Pay extra attention to the edges …

Landscape Photography

What Happens to Your Social Security Benefits if You Retire and Then Go Back to Work?

Your Social Security benefits can be affected, so be sure to plan the timing and how much you earn.<p>Are you retired and thinking about going back to …

Retirement

Inside The Most Beautiful Libraries on Earth

Trying to encapsulate what libraries mean to humanity in a single photograph seems like an insurmountable task. But, against the odds, that’s exactly …

San Francisco

5 Tips for Better Nightscape Photography

If you have never tried night photography before, you should make a plan to start it this New Year. You could get some pretty amazing shots if you …

Landscape Photography

Netflix has tons of hidden categories — here's how to see them

Netflix hidden categories are the secret to better binging, friends.<p>The vast amount of content on Netflix can get pretty unwieldy. Luckily, there's a …

TV shows

A Travel Guide To Santorini, Instagram’s Favorite Island

Being a savvy traveler is definitely a good skill to have. Unless you’re a one percenter, budgets matter. It’s why we’re always trying to find you the sweetest deals and the best-value options. Sometimes, however, there are destinations so magical that in order to be done right you’ll straight up</i> …

European Travel

Filmomat — Film Developing at Your Fingertips

This automated film processor can do all the developing for you.Read More

Tutorials

#LetsTalkSex: How to Treat the Issue of Premature Ejaculation?

Talking about sex is the best thing you can do for yourself if you are a sexually active person. You must educate yourself about safe sex practices, …

Sexual Health

The 5 Best Ways to Get to the Amalfi Coast Using Points and Miles

The Amalfi Coast of Italy is justifiably on many a traveler’s bucket list. From the picturesque towns of Positano and Ravello to the luxurious island …

Amalfi Coast

Pro Tips for Photographing Iceland

As I've written before, Iceland is a must-visit location for photographers.<p>It's a land of wonder and enchantment with a variety of landscapes …

The Best Day Trips From Athens

Athens, a city that blends centuries of history with a contemporary buzz, has plenty of attractions to keep travelers occupied -- the Parthenon, …

European Travel

7 adorable French villages that will make you skip Paris completely

Everyone should see Paris at least once in his or her life, but as French tourism goes, it’s only the beginning. One of the cardinal sins of travel …

France

The Rulers of Foreign Lands

<b>Egypt’s carefully recorded</b> lists of rulers run pharaoh after pharaoh for almost 3,000 years. Except, that is, for a century or so around 1640 B.C. …

Ancient History

12 SIMPLE TRICKS THAT WILL MAKE YOU A BETTER PHOTOGRAPHER

1. LOOK AT THE LIGHT<p>It’s no secret that photography and lighting go hand in hand. Without some form of light, it would be impossible to photograph. …

Shutter Speed

Why Smart People Take Social Security at 62

Claiming early could sometimes give you a higher household income.<p>Are you counting the days until you become eligible for Social Security benefits at …

Retirement

The Shattering Double Vision of V. S. Naipaul

Over the years, I have kept coming back to an image: a young writer, a twenty-six-year-old Indian man, sits at a desk in a small flat in Streatham Hill, a modest area of South London. It is 1958, and he is working on a long book that will become, in time, one of the great novels of the twentieth …

Literature

The end really is near: a play-by-play of the coming economic collapse

<b>(Getty/Salon)</b><p>Recoveries generally don’t die of old age. So what’s going to kill ours? Five economists call it like they see it<p>Max Cea<p>August 12, 2018 12:00pm (UTC)<p>Since June, 2009, the pit of one of the biggest recessions in American history, the U.S. economy has been growing, slowly but steadily. …

Economics

This Is the New Hottest Beach Destination in Europe

From the craggy English seashore to the sun-kissed beaches of Croatia, Europe has some pretty stellar coastline. But where, exactly, is the absolute …

Travel Industry

Ask Ethan: Is Spacetime Really A Fabric?

Gravity might have been the first fundamental force ever discovered, but in many ways, it remains the least-well understood. We know that it’s always attractive, and that any two masses in the Universe, no matter where they are, will experience its force. When Einstein concocted his general theory …

Physics

Rick Steves: Discovering the wonders of Santorini

The words "Greek Isles" evoke visions of sun-bleached houses shoulder-to-shoulder against a hillside with a mesmerizing view of glittering blue water. But with more than 200 Greek islands scattered across the Aegean and Ionian seas, where do you start?<p>Chances are, Santorini is the island you're …

European Travel

Physicists Ignite Beef Over What Happens When You Fall Into a Black Hole

"Some of it's brilliant and wonderful and some of it is crap."<p>What would it feel like to fall into a black hole? This fanciful question has pit real …

Black Holes