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6 Tax Deductions You Can Take Without Itemizing

Not looking to itemize on your taxes this year? No worries. These deductions are still on the table.<p>As a taxpayer, you have a couple of choices when …

Here's Why These Are the 4 Best Tax Deductions

They lower your adjusted gross income for the year and may put you into a lower tax bracket.<p>Not all tax deductions are created equal. A few are …

How to easily check to see if Apple is slowing down your iPhone

Remember how crazy all those conspiracy theorists sounded when they carried on and on about “planned obsolescence,” claiming that Apple was …

Mobile Technology

The OXYGEN Bomb: Place This Wherever You Want To CLEAR Toxins And Negative Energy From The Air In Your Home

Do you often suffer from headaches, dizziness, or get colds every once in a while even though you take good care of yourself? If the answer is yes, …

Slash Your Debt: 4 of the Best Debt Reduction Apps for iPhone and iPad

iPhone and iPad Apps for Reducing Debt<p>Updated December 24, 2017<p>While there are great options for debt reduction software and solid debt reduction …

How to replace your old, outdated 3-way light switches

Here's how to swap outdated three-way light switches for something much better.<p>Archaic light switches might as well be from the stone age. All they do is turn a light on and off. They can't dim lighting gently or remember the brightness level you prefer. Outdated switches don't play nicely with LED …

Arduino

40 Incredible Beauty Products On Amazon Backed By Fiercely Loyal Amazon Reviewers

If the usual drugstore brands aren’t supporting your unique beauty needs, it might be time to try out some of the lesser-known products making waves …

19 Last-Minute Beauty Gifts on Amazon — All Under $44

If you have a beauty maven on your hands and are pressed for time this gift-giving season, there's no reason to worry. Amazon not only stocks everything from top-selling curling irons to palettes, but if you have Prime, you can get your orders in the mail in just two days. So wipe that worry off …

Hearty Hair: The 8 Best Ways to Thicken Thinning Hair

Whether you like it or not, you’re probably going to experience some form of hair loss in your life.<p>The good news? There are ways to help slow hair …

Black Friday Deal On Samsung 4K TV Available Now

If you’re in the market for a new TV, but not really looking forward to Black Friday/ Cyber Monday anxiety, Samsung has done you a little favor. The leader in televisions and other electronics has made a bunch of their Black Friday deals available now.<p><b>Our Favorite Deal: Class MU9000 4K UHD …

4K Ultra HD

25 Perfect Gifts for the Dapper Man

12 Guys of Christmas<p>The dapper man appreciates the little details that separate a great product from a good one. He has to, otherwise he wouldn’t …

5 Cheap Organic Products You Should Use For Thinning Hair, According To A Dermatologist

While thinning hair is often a result of genetics, it can also be caused by all those hot tools and harsh chemicals you subject your mane to. In …

15 of the best Colorado fall festivals for 2017

Goodbye, summer. Hello, season of pumpkin-spice-flavored everything, plaid shirts, UGG boots, and no leg-shaving until spring.It’s fall, the season …

Festivals

3 ways to give your old iPhone a boost

You don't have to spend any money to get a faster phone -- iOS 11 is packed with tools to help speed up your old iPhone.

IOS 11

The best foam mattresses you can buy online

<i>By Kevin Purdy</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter, reviews for the real world. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here.</i><p>We've researched more than 40 of the top …

The best movies and TV shows coming to iTunes, Amazon, Hulu, and more in October

From the comfort of your home, titles like "War for the Planet of the Apes" and the documentary "Spielberg" — on the legendary director — will be available, as well as a new season of the Amazon original "Red Oaks" and the long-awaited return of HBO's "Curb Your Enthusiasm."<p><b>Here's everything coming</b> …

Entertainment

Kodi: Having problems with Exodus? Here's how to install and use its replacement

Kodi is in the news a lot at the moment, and not for the best reasons. Although using the software itself isn’t illegal, third-party add-ons that …

The Best Way to Remove Your Gross Skin Tags | Men’s Health

So before you take matters into your own hands, here’s what you need to know about why skin tags form in the first place—and the safest way to get rid of them for good.<p>What Are Skin Tags and Why Do You Get Them?<p>Skin tags—officially known as acrochordons by dermatologists—are basically any …

The 5 Best Shampoos for Thinning Hair

We asked the pros for their go-to products<p>Hair thinning happens to every guy, no matter the age. Maybe it's happening to you right now. But what's the reason? "A lot of guys' hair actually starts thinning because it's unhealthy," says grooming expert David Pirrotta. This can be due to …

Hair Care

The Workout That Helped This 42-Year-Old Guy Sculpt His Six Pack Abs | Men’s Health

“The vacation and Christmastime really got to me. I lost a lot of muscle mass quickly because I wasn’t going to the gym,” Falstrault recalls.<p>He could see and feel the difference. Falstrault’s weight was tipping the scale at 198 pounds and his body fat percentage spiked to 23 percent, leaving him …

Super Weather-Resistant Clothing From Patagonia's Online Sale | Men’s Health

Patagonia is known for its insanely durable products made for hiking, camping, biking, running, and more. Its gear can take just about anything you put it through, and you can trust the claims it makes about its products—if a jacket says it's waterproof, not a drop of water will seep through. Plus, …

Is There A Cure For Baldness? Science Says It's Right Around The Corner | Men’s Health

For instance, when the researchers blocked lactate production in mice, they found it prevented the activation of their hair stem cell follicles, meaning that hair would not regrow. But when they increased lactate production, this triggered follicle activation, sparking the hair growth cycle, the …

What's New on TV, Netflix, Digital, and DVD/Blu-ray This Week: July 31-August 6

<i>At a loss for what to watch this week? From new DVDs and Blu-rays, to what's new on Netflix and TV, we've got you covered.</i><p><b>New Video on Demand, Rental Streaming, and Digital</b><p><b>"Alien: Covenant"</b><br>Ridley Scott's "Prometheus" sequel is ready to terrify you at home with its Digital HD release this Tuesday, …

Entertainment

What to watch when you’re not watching ‘Game of Thrones’

Have you heard? <i>Game of Thrones</i> has returned for its penultimate season of political scheming, unrepentant violence and, of course, beautifully …

TV

How to add a microSD card slot to your iPhone or iPad

Running out of space for photos? Tired of paying Apple big bucks for storage when Android users get to enjoy the convenience of a microSD card slot? …

MicroSD

Best apps to save money: 5 free or cheap grocery shopping tools for saving cash — and time!

Want to save money on groceries and save time, too, by not having to head to the store every time you need bread or lemons? If you're ready to hack …

Personal Finance

Get a Portal mesh router for $148.02

There are some caveats connected with this, but if you're looking to improve the Wi-Fi in your home, apartment or other urban/congested environment, this might do the trick. Plus: three killer bonus deals!<p><i>CNET's Cheapskate scours the web for great deals on PCs, phones, gadgets and much more.</i> …

Wi-Fi

Putting PlayStation 4's elite controllers head-to-head

Let's get ready to rumble. And thumbstick, and button and trigger.<p>The Xbox One might have its own branded, dedicated elite controller, but Team PlayStation isn't quite so lucky.<p>So, in the spirit of competition, we decided to pit two likely contenders head-to-head. In the red corner, coming in at …

Gear & Gadgets

Watch the Almond 3 smart home router system murder your Wi-Fi dead spots

The Securifi Almond 3 Complete Smart Home Wi-Fi System has been available for purchase for quite some time for those who knew where to look, but …