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Elon Musk says his Boring Company tunnels are for cyclists and pedestrians

Elon Musk's Boring Company is set to revolution the face of ... cycling?<p>In a series of Friday afternoon tweets, the totally not-a-Bond-villain CEO …

The 5 Most Interesting Announcements from Microsoft's Windows 10 Event

Virtual assistants, new web browsers, seamless gaming—oh my!<p>With its new version of Windows, Microsoft has done the seemingly impossible: It skipped right over version 9 and straight to 10. Really, though, the maker of the world's most popular operating system dropped a lot of major announcements …

Windows Phone

Defy The Cable Company With A DIY HDTV Antenna

Stick it to the man<p>Frustrated by years of expensive cable bills, Norm Sutaria ditched his set-top box and used online instructions to build a homemade HDTV antenna. Then the education specialist shared his newfound expertise with a class at Brooklyn Brainery, a crowd-sourced education space in New …

New York City

Apple Pay Being Hit By A Surprising Amount Of Fraud

But it's not exactly Apple's fault<p>Fraud is a rampant problem in the credit card industry, and while technology like Apple Pay was supposed to improve the security of our finances, it turns out that it's only as secure as the people that back it.<p>A report in <i>The Guardian</i> says that Apple Pay, the new …

Apple Pay

Nine of the Easiest DIY Repairs You Don't Need a Professional For

There are some household repairs that are so simple, even the pros feel bad about charging for them (really!). Many of these plumbing, heating, …

Home Improvement

'Dating' vs. 'Married': How Text Messages Change Over Time

A lot evolves between the first year of coupledom and the ones that follow—including references to "home," "dinner," and "love."<p>So many loves start with a "hey." A tentative "hey." A hopeful "hey." And more often than ever that "hey" is not spoken, but sent through a text message.<p>That first "hey," …

9 Ways to Use Salt for Gorgeous Skin, Hair, Teeth, and Nails

<b>1. Balancing Mask</b><br>Both salt and honey have anti-inflammatory properties to soothe skin and calm breakouts and irritation. They also help to balance oil production and retain hydration in the layers of skin where it's needed most.<p><b>Try it:</b> Mix two teaspoons sea salt (preferably finely ground) with four …

13 DIY Decor Solutions That Will Make Your Life Easier

Download Free Excel Templates to Manage Time, Money or Productivity

You don't have to excel at Excel to make the most of the spreadsheet app. Download free templates to use Microsoft's program to manage your …

Productivity

48 Fun and Festive Halloween Baked Goodies

If you couldn’t tell by all of the amazing Halloween DIYs and snack mixes floating around the Brit + Co site right now, we love Halloween. And you know what pairs perfectly with Halloween festivities besides a creative costume? Halloween-themed baked goods. Here’s a mega lineup of some seriously …

Dessert

10 Things You Absolutely Need In The Bedroom

How many can you check off the list?<p>The pieces and ideas you need for your most comfortable, luxurious, and personal bedroom ever. How many can you check off the list? This piece originally appeared on elledecor.com.

Ebola outbreak: CDC, Frontier Airlines hunt passengers who flew with nurse

Authorities expanded their efforts Thursday to contact passengers who flew on two flights in the last week with a nurse who was stricken with the Ebola virus.<p>Amber Joy Vinson, 29, a nurse at Texas Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas who cared earlier this month for the first U.S. patient to die of the …

What The Greatest Self-Help Books Of The Last Decades Can Teach You In 7 Minutes

As a writer, I’m fortunate to connect with authors and experts all over the globe who have vitally important messages to share. While each of these experts sees the world in his or her own very unique way, and shares a special filter or perspective on life, progress and success, when you peel the …

Supporting These Organizations Can Help Fight The Ebola Outbreak In West Africa

Today Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg announced that he and his wife are donating $25 million to the CDC Foundation to help fight Ebola in West Africa. Last month, Bill Gates announced that the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation would give $50 million toward efforts to stop the outbreak, with money …

Here’s What’s New On Netflix In October

In case you didn’t already binge watch season 4 of <i>The Walking Dead</i> — made available this past weekend on Netflix streaming — there’s a cache of new programming ready to fill up your queue in October. We’re getting an instant Tarantino classic, a ton of new seasons of TV, and a few new horror films …

12 laundry mistakes you're probably making

<b>(<a href="http://www.realsimple.com/home-organizing/cleaning/laundry/top-laundry-mistakes" target="_blank">RealSimple.com</a>) —</b> Are you using too much detergent? Overloading the washer? Overdoing the bleach? Find out the answers to these questions and more, and pick up some smart laundry tips in …

How American parenting is killing the American marriage

Sometime between when we were children and when we had children of our own, parenthood became a religion in America. As with many religions, complete unthinking devotion is required from its practitioners. Nothing in life is allowed to be more important than our children, and we must never speak a …

Parenting

Cheesy Beef and Bacon Sausage Rolls | One Pot Chef

3 Things To Do With: POTATOES

Chicken Enchiladas Casserole - Laura Vitale - Laura in the Kitchen Episode 817

Sandwich Stories: Zucchini and Pasta

Grilled Breakfast Burritos Recipe

How to Make Easy Peel Boiled Eggs | Hilah Cooking

Funfetti Puppy Chow (Chex snack mix)- with yoyomax12

9/11 cancers kill 3 retired NYC firefighters in 1 day

Three retired firefighters who worked at ground zero have died on the same day from 9/11-related illnesses, fire officials said Thursday.<p>Lt. Howard Bischoff and firefighters Robert Leaver and Daniel Heglund died within hours of each other on Monday.<p>Their deaths are "a painful reminder that 13 years …

4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

Self-improvement

The Power of Sleep

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Sleep

Samsung said to accelerate Note 4 release in response to strong iPhone sales

Samsung is reportedly worried about the good iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus opening sales, and is moving forward the release of the Note 4 as a response.<p>With the launch of the 5.5-inch iPhone, the Galaxy Note 4 has a new and formidable opponent in its size class. Apple announced that it sold a record …

Mobile

10 best apps to train your brain

Whether it's to focus at work, do better at school, or just stay sharp, there are various reasons for wanting to boost brainpower. But maintaining psychological well-being is equally as important.<p>"Stress and anxiety are among the most pressing and far-reaching public health problems we face," says …

Big banks are getting risky once again

Welcome to the post, post-Lehman era.<p>Earlier this week, the nation’s largest banks reported the results of self-administered stress tests. The …