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Best U.S. Towns to Retire In

If you're worn out from traffic, noise and the high cost of living in a busy urban area, you might be tempted to retire somewhere a little more …

How to Invest in a Roth IRA Even With a High Salary | Investopedia

Many investors opt to put a portion of their earnings into a Roth IRA in order to benefit from the potential tax-deferred earnings as well as …

Here's How You Figure Out That New DSLR

A step-by-step interactive guide.<p>Digital single-lens reflex cameras, better known as DSLRs, take pictures better than any smartphone. But picture quality is not why phone cameras took over the world. For one thing, we carry them everywhere anyway, and for another, they're simple. Point, shoot, and …

Cameras

Photography Graphic

Hover to zoom<p>Maps main relationships, terms & figures in photography.<p>OWN A PRINT<p>Hand printed screen print £39 (about €46 / $50) orSmall riso print …

NASA's senior photographer offers up the best ways to shoot tonight's rare supermoon

It's an event worth remembering since there won't be another supermoon like it for the next 18 years. So, get your cameras ready and follow the advice of NASA's lead photographer Bill Ingalls:<p>"Don't make the mistake of photographing the moon by itself with no reference to anything. Instead, think …

Why More Baby Boomers are Choosing Life Plan Communities

Since they were teens, baby boomers have done things differently. It’s little surprise that they’re revolutionizing retirement, reinventing …

The Real Reason White People Say 'All Lives Matter'

<b>Why "Black" Makes Us Uncomfortable</b><p>Dear fellow white people, let's have an honest talk about why we say "All Lives Matter." First of all, notice that no one was saying "All Lives Matter" before people started saying "Black Lives Matter." So "All Lives Matter" is <i>a response to</i> "Black Lives Matter." …

Science Says These Work Hours Are Terrible for Your Health

Working 9 to 5 is no longer the norm for millions of workers, but those on a nonregular shift might be paying the price physically, cognitively, and socially, according to scientific research.<p>More than ever before, companies have adopted an around-the-clock operational style, desperately trying to …

In VW Showrooms, There Is Little to Show From the Settlement

DETROIT — For the public faces of Volkswagen in the United States — the dealers — the company’s sweeping settlement actually settles very little.<p>The documents filed in federal court on Tuesday explain in great detail how Volkswagen plans to financially compensate the owners of the diesel cars it …

VW might be about to pay US customers $3 billion to end 'Dieselgate'

Citing unidentified sources close to the negotiations, Die Welt said the agreement would be presented on Thursday to Judge Charles Breyer in San Francisco, avoiding a trial that was set to start in the summer.<p>A U.S. federal judge last month gave Volkswagen and regulators until April 21 to agree on …

How to Photograph the Milky Way

If you live in a remote area with dark skies, you are one of the lucky ones; the lucky ones that get to look up on a clear dark night and see a thick …

Landscape Photography

The Angee home security system is like a Nest thermostat and Amazon Echo rolled into one

Hiring a home security guard who can keep you constantly updated on the goings-on around your house (and send you pictures and video to boot) is …

Amazon Echo

How to Set Your Apple TV to Automatically Turn Your Television or Media Center On

Your Apple TV can automatically turn your television on, switch to the right HDMI input, and even control the volume. Read on as we show you how to …

Diagnosed with cancer, teen Jake Bailey delivers an amazing speech

<b>(CNN) —</b> "A week before I was due to deliver (this) speech tonight, they said, you've got cancer. They said, if you don't get any treatment in the next three weeks, you're going to die."<p>An emotional valedictory address by a New Zealand high school senior has gone viral online, attracting more than …

New Zealand

Why Your Retirement Spending Estimates Are Probably Wrong

This week, I thought it would be interesting to conduct a roundtable interview with five financial planners who work with federal employees. I spoke …

Retirement

Why Trading In Your Old Car for a 2016 Prius Might Not Be the Best Investment

Photos of Toyota’s shiny new 2016 Prius leaked onto the Internet this week, supposedly boasting an estimated 60 MPG rating. But should you rush right …

Electric Vehicles

The best way to manage your photos online in 2015 | The Verge

The best way to manage your photos online in 2015<p><b>In August 2013,</b> we reviewed the best services for storing your photos in the cloud. Nearly two years later, much has changed. Everpix, our pick for average users, went out of business. Picturelife, our choice for power users, sold itself to …

How to Do a Clean Install of OS X Yosemite

Apple released OS X Yosemite to the masses on Thursday as a free upgrade, so plenty of users are likely already busy preparing to install the new …

Danalock Review: Smart Door Security for the Connected Home!

The Poly-Control Danalock is a Bluetooth-enabled smartlock ($159, varies by model) designed to work with your existing dead bolt. Once installed, you can control the dead bolt from your iPhone, configure it to auto-unlock when you are in proximity to the door, and allow others to similarly …

Genius! A Dry Cleaning Machine To Use At Home

<i>Below is an excerpt from "The Way We Whir"</i> <i>which originally appeared on PureWow. Read the full story at purewow.com.</i><p>We need to talk about your dry …

Oddball USB stick offers infinite iPhone storage

Slo-mo videos have become my favorite new thing to shoot with the iPhone 6 Plus now that Apple added the ability to spit out gorgeous vids at 240 FPS, but my slo-mo addiction comes at a heavy cost: storage space.<p>The best smartphone camera in the world doesn’t mean jack if your 16GB iPhone can’t …

Portable

August Smart Lock Is Finally Ready For Sale, With A Little Help From Apple

When hardware startup August first let the world know about its so-called smart lock back in May 2013, the company thought it was only a few months away from having the product ready to ship. And in came more than 60,000 pre-orders. But August wasn’t going to be ready for quite a while.<p>Today, a …

4-Channel 1.3MP/2MP Hisilicon Network Camera NVR Systems

4CH HD NVR KIT<p>Unifore offers wide range of 720P and 1080P NVR security systems with high definition IP security cameras, enabling you to record high …

Raspberry Pi

6 Summer Salads You'll Actually Crave

<b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead recipes that everyone loves. You can serve it as a side dish, salad or dip. The vinaigrette is similar to the …

This Website Takes Amazon And Makes It 1,000 Times Better

Amazon is probably your go-to site when you've got a specific product in mind. It's easy to use, has great deals, and even throws in some pretty entertaining reviews now and then.<p>But you've got to admit that visually, Amazon is ... ugly. Like, super ugly. And if you're sick of digging through …

Kids Of Gay Parents Teach Us That Family Is Family, Love Is Love (VIDEO)

Is there such a thing as a <i>normal</i> family?<p>Between sibling rivalry, embarrassing parents, bickering and quirky family traditions or habits, it's hard to find any family that fits the "normal" category. But there is one factor we can safely say does not add to the "abnormal equation" -- that is whether …

How to Fix Rehab: Expert Who Lost Son to Addiction Has a Plan

<i>Editor's note: This story is part of a series, Hooked: America's Heroin Epidemic, that will be featured on NBC News from April 7-9.</i><p>The call came on a Saturday, a day after Thomas McLellan told an auditorium of graduate students to rethink the science of addiction. As a research psychologist at the …

Drug Addiction

Here's How Far In Advance You Should Book A Flight

The airfare shopping site CheapAir.com monitored more than 4 million fares in 2013 to answer the age-old question: How far in advance should you book your plane ticket?<p>For the average domestic flight, booking 54 days in advance will offer the cheapest fare.<p>But CheapAir's CEO Jeff Klee told Business …

How Framing Can Enhance Your Landscape Photographs

Photographing a beautiful landscape is an activity that touches just about all of us. Whether we're in our backyard, or trekking into a mountain …