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The construction of the Statue of Liberty

Credits: Story<p>Contributions — <b>Musée des arts et métiers, Département des collections.</b><p>Credits: All media<p>The story featured may in some cases have been …

Life Clicking on Twitter: "Dreams do come true. Big ones, small ones ... size doesn't matter. Persistence, patience and passion are vital, focus and determination too."

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The Health Benefits of Hot Lemon Water

Sipping on this hot citrus drink offers a host of healthy perks—especially if you do it first thing in the A.M.<p>Waking up with a glass of warm lemon …

Wellness

What The Heck Is A W-2? A Beginners' Guide To Filing Taxes In 2015

<i>UPDATE: For tips on filing your taxes in 2016 — on your 2015 income– check out our updated guide.</i><p>Tax season has officially begun. That means once you have the appropriate paperwork (more on that later) you can go online to e-file your tax return. You technically have until April 15 to file and pay …

Personal Finance

The Industrial Internet: Big Machines, Big Data, Big Impact

You may be familiar with the Internet of Things, a network of connected devices (and people) that is expected to number around 26 billion by the year 2020. To better understand IoT, I recommend that you read two articles I wrote last year. The first is A Simple Explanation of the Internet of Things …

Disqus – Using Disqus

Disqus gives you a voice. About the stories that shape your life, on the sites you love, on your terms.

Leatherman Tread bracelet is the first truly useful 'wearable'

You might not understand how truly useful and indispensable a Leatherman, or any multitool for that matter, is unless you've carried one for a while. Obviously, Leatherman President Ben Rivera is quite fond of his, but it caused a bit of a problem when he tried to pass through the gates at …

Google is giving non-profits its latest satellite maps

Non-profit groups don't often have the luxury of using satellite maps to gauge their progress clearing landmines or saving trees. Getting fresh imagery is typically expensive, if it's an option at all. Google's recent acquisition Skybox wants to fix that with Skybox for Good, a new program that …

Apple Watch Is All About Behavior Design, Which Apps Will Get It Right?

“Apple Watch is the most personal device we’ve ever created,” said Apple CEO Tim Cook at the Flint Center last month. He went on to bullet the much-anticipated wearable as “an extremely precise and customizable timepiece… an intimate way to connect and communicate… [and] a comprehensive health and …

Why CVS and Rite Aid are blocking Apple Pay

I drove my iPhone 6 to Walgreens last week to buy a tube of toothpaste.<p>I usually buy that kind of stuff at CVS, which is closer and open 24 hours a …