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The Shockingly Simple Math Behind Early Retirement

Here at Mr. Money Mustache, we talk about all sorts of fancy stuff like investment fundamentals, lifestyle changes that save money, entrepreneurial …

How to Shoot Street Photography with a 28mm Lens

As of early 2017, my only camera is the Ricoh GR II, which has a fixed-focal 28mm lens. I wanted to share my personal experiences shooting with a …

This guy let a thief steal his phone, then followed him for weeks and made a documentary about it

It may not be a common theme around Christmas (it’s definitely more of a peace-on-earth, good-will-toward-men type of season) but film student …

Parents of successful kids have these 12 things in common

And while there isn't a set recipe for raising successful children, psychology research has pointed to a handful of factors that predict success.<p>Unsurprisingly, much of it comes down to the parents.<p>Here's what parents of successful kids have in common:

Self-improvement

Child’s cognitive skills linked to time spent with mother

Extending free childcare will not change parents’ work patterns, study suggests<p>It is a question that has troubled parents down the years. Just how much time should they spend with their children when they are growing up?<p>Now a new study suggests that the answer – at least for mothers – should be as …

Siblings

Gone Are The Days (SOHN Remix)

Top 10 Chrome Extensions for Heavy Google Product Users

Today we bring you some best Chrome Extensions for Heavy Google Product Users. We already published an interesting article Top 10 Chrome Extensions …

Google

If You Want Really Creative Kids Science Says Do This | Inc.com

When it comes to the state of creativity in the U.S., the news isn't very good--and it's not getting any better.<p>On July 10, 2010, an article--"The Creativity Crisis in America," by Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman--was published by <i>Newsweek</i>, triggering a tsunami of articles, news stories, and op-eds …

Creativity

Amazon Echo Tips, Tricks, Best Hidden Features & Easter Eggs

Amazon’s Echo speaker boasts the brilliant voice-activated Alexa home assistant, which offers impressive command recognition and loads of features to …

Smart Homes

Creative Discipline: 11 Ways To Have Fun And Not Raise A**holes

Having to discipline your children is one of the crappiest parts of parenting. Everyone gets bummed out and then you accidentally take away their …

Biggest Facebook Advertising Mistakes - Get Clients for Your Business

Today we’re gonna talk about the biggest and absurd Facebook Advertising Mistakes. So, let’s get started now. Facebook has built one of the most …

AdWords

Review: Synology NAS, a solid backup solution and great home media server with Plex

I’ve recently been testing the brand new Synology DS-216+ NAS ($299), a network-attached-storage product meant for consumers. Although Synology products include a variety of features, I will be focusing on two primary functions that I consider most essential and most useful to people today: Mac …

Televisions

3 Foolproof Ways to Build Wealth in Your 40s

Building wealth takes time. Your approach will depend in part on the stage of life you’re in. The way you handle your money as a 40-something is likely a bit different than the way you managed your finances in your 20s and your 30s. If retiring rich is your ultimate goal, here are three ways to …

Retirement

10 Reasons the Rich use Life Insurance to Create Wealth

Just a few short years ago, I was staunchly opposed to whole life insurance, because that’s what I was taught by national “gurus” 25 years ago. I …

Retirement

3 Reasons Why Time-Outs May Be Damaging Your Child

One of the most popular behavior control solutions for experts and parents alike is the time-out. Although time-outs can appear effective in …

14 tips to save up to $1,000 in 30 days or less

Getting rich is a long-term game, but saving a lot doesn't have to be. A few lifestyle changes here and there can add up to help you save hundreds — even thousands — each month.<p>Ramit Sethi, author of "I Will Teach You to Be Rich," launched a challenge to help people save $1,000 in a week, …

The Best Camping Spots on the Northern California Coast

With mild temperatures, lesser crowds, and year-round open campgrounds, winter can be an ideal time to go camping along the California coast.Perhaps …

Hiking

Detect and Disable an Airbnb's Hidden Wi-Fi Cameras With This Script

Airbnb renters keep finding hidden Wi-Fi cameras watching them without them knowing. If you want to ensure your privacy in a rental, this shell …

38 Facebook Ads Optimizations to Boost Conversions

This article has been formulating in my head for a long time and I’m really psyched to finally get it out.<p>Over the past year, I’ve had the …

AdWords

3 examples of how Facebook ads can improve your business

I’ll admit it. When Facebook first launched its ad platform, I was skeptical. But since studying and testing a multitude of Facebook ads for clients …

Everything You Need to Know About Money on One Index Card

University of Chicago professor Harold Pollack explains the financial cheat-sheet that went viral.<p>One of the all-time best pieces of personal finance …

Google is afraid of something Facebook is doing

According to Nielsen, Facebook and Google own all eight of the most popular apps in the United States. But Facebook likely dominates total engagement compared to the Alphabet company. Facebook management says its apps account for 20% of time spent on mobile.<p>Now, Facebook is encroaching on Google's …

Chatbots

6 ways to clear out space on your smartphone

Smartphone storage is at a real premium unless you're lucky enough to own one with lots of it. (And if you do, your phone likely wasn't cheap.)<p>With …

7 Companies We'd Buy and Hold for the Next 20 Years

Take a look at these ideas for long-term investors.<p>Many traders hope to get rich quick in the stock market, but over time, the best performance has …

Investing

6 ways to make your money work for you

"Make your money work for you" is such common personal finance advice that it borders on being cliché.<p>But what does it actually mean? And more importantly, how can you do it?<p>We spoke with Sean Gould, a wealth strategist with Waddell and Associates and a certified financial planner, to outline six …

20 non-toy holiday gift ideas for kids

Children everywhere have already begun to give serious thought to their holiday wish-list while parents everywhere have already begun to cringe with the realization that in just a few weeks more toys will be invading their home.<p>The good news is that not all gifts need to involve toys.<p>There are …

Holiday Gift Ideas

Best mobile games of October 2015 (pictures)

Think of playing a game of chess against a friend (or AI). Then imagine that the pieces and rules are arbitrary, and you just sort of have to figure it out as you go along. That's Chesh, a randomly generated two-player chess-like. You select the board size and game mode, and the pieces are then …

Mobile Gaming

Fuji X100S Wedding Photography – Colorado

Yesterday, I photographed a wedding entirely with the new Fuji X100S. And I’m happy to present those photos to you. Before I go any further, I do …

Photography

Fujifilm X100S Tips & Tricks

To alter slightly, this one is not a technical R&D world related post, but my photograpjy hobby related one. Hope you don’t mind? Will followup with …