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You can now download tickets to visit museums for free on Sept. 22nd

Choose carefully<p>Museums across the country will offer free admission on Saturday, Sept. 22nd for the Smithsonian’s annual Museum Day. The catch is that you’ll need online tickets, which are available for download now.<p>Over a thousand museums are participating, including many delightful, niche ones. …

Rhode Island

The best electric toothbrush

<i>By Casey Johnston, Tracy Vence and Shannon Palus</i><p>This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission. Read the full electric toothbrush guide here.<p>(image-01)<p>To find the …

Dentistry

Master 75+ Excel formula & functions with hands-on demos

There are a few deals which we always keep an eye out for, so we’re very happy to see that the Ultimate Microsoft Excel Bundle is back on offer.<p>On your resume, does it say something like ‘<b>Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel</b>’? Once upon a time mine did. I did a stint in the finance sector, spent …

Equations

Here's the technique Navy SEALs use to overcome fear and adversity

The three of us are picking through the desert hardscrabble, collecting the packs another platoon stashed here earlier, when we hear a sound. We turn and look up the ravine toward the dirt road where we parked our truck a few minutes ago. A crowd of maybe 50 Afghan guys is standing up there, seven …

Military

After Spending 5 Years Studying Millionaires, I've Found That There Are 3 Types of People Who End Up the Wealthiest

There a a few distinct paths to riches.<p>Over a nearly four-year period, I interviewed 233 wealthy individuals. During these interviews I asked each …

Study Skills

The Advantages Of Investing In Single-Family Rental Houses Vs. The Stock Market

I started my financial career in banking, eventually progressing to insurance and then to financial advisor over a 24 year career — 21 years as a Series 6 and then Series 7 securities licensed representative. In that span of time, I developed a unique perspective regarding the advantages of the …

Real Estate

Here Are 8 Lightroom Tips & Tricks Every Outdoor Photographer Should Know (VIDEO)

If you’re still learning about all that Lightroom has to offer (and who isn’t?), it’s great to get insider knowledge on some of the key hidden …

Tutorials

The Best Back Exercises: The Only Workout You Need for That Perfect V-Shape Torso

The muscles you can't see in the mirror matter just as much as the ones in front. Here are the exercises to keep you looking good from all angles.<p>Sometimes you forget things: Where the remote is. Where you left your keys. Grandma’s birthday. (Put that one in your calendar already). At the gym, it’s …

Workouts

The 10 best perfumes for men

From timeless classics to classics-in-the-making, our grooming expert Lee Kynaston picks out the 10 best perfumes for men.<p>The one to get fresh with: Dior Eau Sauvage<p>Described by fragrance historian Roja Dove as ‘one of the most important creations of the second half of the last century’ this …

Men's Fashion

People Over 40 Shouldn't Work More Than 3 Days a Week, Study Says (Video)

Let’s be honest: nobody is really a fan of the five-day work week. But if you want a reason to work less, science has your back. If you’re over the …

The Brain

Building Your Home: How to Manage Expectations (and Stay Sane)

You’ve chosen your builder and picked the perfect floorplan, but your work as a buyer has only just begun. Sure, choosing your plan was the fun part, …

Project Management

8 Things You Need to Do Before Moving Into Your New Home

Congratulations! You survived the time- and energy-draining process of buying a home! Now it’s time to enjoy life at your new address. You’re …

Home Improvement

Simplify your life with the mental model known as Occam’s razor

Legend has it that NASA spent a decade and millions of dollars developing a ballpoint pen that would work in zero gravity and function in extreme …

Stephen King

One of the Year’s Best Rain Jackets Is 46% Off

Regarding rain jackets, 2018 was the year of stretch. It seemed as if every outdoor company integrated elasticity into that crucial weather layer …

Jackets

Academics created a periodic table of mind-blowing tech, and it's a handy guide to how the world will change forever

Academics at Imperial Tech Foresight (ITF), an offshoot of Imperial College London, have been working to bring to life nebulous and intangible technological advances in a way you've never seen before.<p>They have created a table of disruptive tech, taking inspiration from the periodic table of …

Imperial College London

The First Color Photographs of Hanoi, ca. 1910s

The Sword Lake, the Temple of Literature with primitive dirt roads or the girls in brassiere are very lively in the works by French photographer Leon …

Vietnam

This Beast of a Portable Power Bank Has Everything a World Traveler Needs

Goal Zero’s new Sherpa 100AC is one diesel portable power bank. It weighs two pounds and has a 25,600mAh capacity, meaning it has enough juice to …

Gear & Gadgets

How Your Brokers Can Make 10 Times More on Your Cash Than You Do

When some investment firms say they will treat your money as if it were their own, they mean it -- all too well.<p>If the Securities and Exchange Commission wants to make good on its promise to compel brokers to act in their customers’ best interest, it should shine a klieg light on how brokers treat …

Finance

Spyra One Water Gun

Many times, digital takes on classic toys end up losing the fun of the original. This is not one of those times. The Spyra One Water Gun improves on …

Rechargeable Batteries

The 5-Hour Rule Used by Bill Gates, Jack Ma and Elon Musk

The most successful people on the planet are also the people likeliest to devote an hour a day to reading and learning.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You just walked in the door from an exhausting day at work. You’re hungry and spent, just wanting to catch your breath …

Bill Gates

These Sound Engineer-Approved Earbuds Work Just Like A Home Theater System

If you’re an audiophile, you may have resigned yourself to a lifetime of subpar earbuds, but there's one set of earbuds that, according to industry …

Consumer Tech

30 of the most beautiful natural wonders around the world

Natural wonders come in all shapes and sizes. From Hawaii's Na Pali Coast to the Verdon Gorge in southeastern France, there are incredible places all over the planet.<p>Keep reading to learn about 30 of the most beautiful natural wonders on Earth.

Grand Canyon

This Wyoming Resort Is All Your Luxury Wild West Fantasies Come True

The once-private Snake River Sporting Club has been revamped as a luxe resort destination and gateway to the Grand Tetons.<p>I wasn’t expecting to be …

Hot Springs

Beemers, Benzes and Other Luxury Used-Car Bargains

While waiting for his BMW 5 Series sedan to be serviced, Bob Nagaishi browsed the car lot and noticed something amazing — 3-year-old luxury cars were …

Luxury Lifestyle

The 30 Most Gorgeous Roads in America

Roll through stunning miles on some of the most popular rides in the country.<p>1 of 30<p>Blue Ridge Parkway, North Carolina to Virginia<p>This 469-mile roller coaster from Cherokee, North Carolina to Rockfish Gap, Virginia, undulates past sweeping forested vistas as you pedal the Blue Ridge from Shenandoah …

Hiking

Should a soon-to-be retiree use savings to pay off the mortgage?

<b>Dear Liz:</b> I am 64, single and planning to retire in two years. I have saved enough to pay off my $100,000 mortgage. It will take the bulk of my savings but I have no other debts. I will have a pension and Social Security. I also have a credit score over 800. Should I do this?<p><b>Answer:</b> Probably …

Retirement

10 Watches you Should Own, According to Collectors

Time waits for no one. But an iconic timepiece can stop you from doing anything else, at least for a moment. From bonafide classics to modern …

Watches

Here's everything you can learn from reading a tire sidewall

Everything you need to know about your tires is right there on the sidewall, you just have to know how to crack the code. Knowing this information can help you determine how safe your tires are, how old they are, or help you decide what you want out of your next pair of car shoes.<p>Let's take a look …

USDOT

If you’re not changing as a person then you’re not intelligent (according to Einstein)

If you’re not changing, you’re not growing. If you’re not growing, you’re not being intelligent. Humans thrive in change and expansion — yet there …

Motivation

A Study of 140,000 People Says Walking This Much Per Week Adds Years to Your Life

It's less than you think.<p>Human beings are not sloths. "We need to move," Harvard psychiatrist John Ratey has explained. "It's only 10,000 years ago that we were hunter-gatherers and we moved anywhere from 10 to 14 miles a day."<p>Which might sound kind of alarming to you.<p>While we all know that too …

American Cancer Society