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3 Easy Moves to Make Your Money Last Your Lifetime

Spend some time thinking about how you can make it very likely that you won't run out of dollars before you run out of breath.<p>Saving for retirement …

Diply

Diply is a leading social entertainment publisher that creates captivating content for millennials. We are a ComScore Top 10 Lifestyle property with …

Top 10

My credit card was stolen, but I found out right away thanks to Apple Pay

Apple<p>I already love Apple Pay, Apple's mobile payment service, because it's the easiest way to pay for things. I use it wherever it's accepted, and …

Apple Pay

With the Model 3, Tesla is on the verge of something it's never done

Hype around simply seeing the car for the first time has been huge; Tesla shares have undergone a major recovery over the past month, after the stock cratered at the beginning of the year.<p>The company is now trading well above $200 a share after dropping below $150.<p>Share-price volatility is nothing …

It's Time to Get a Second Opinion Before Paying That Medical Bill

The next time you get a medical bill, don't pay it <i>—</i> at least not right away. It pays to check for errors first.<p>Accounts of medical billing errors vary widely. While the American Medical Association estimated that 7.1 percent of paid claims in 2013 contained an error, a 2014 NerdWallet study found …

Reviews Praise iPhone SE for Price and Lengthy Battery Life

Quite a few reviews of the new 4-inch iPhone SE have sprung up within the last few days, and there is common consensus that the handset’s advanced …

iPhone

Resident Evil Celebrates 20th Birthday Today (video)

Resident Evil fans might be interested to know that the franchise is today celebrating its 20th anniversary today and the first game released in …

Resident Evil

Will Social Security Really Run Out of Money?

Image: FolsomNatural via Flickr.<p>Social Security supports tens of millions of Americans and their finances in retirement, and so it's easy to understand why there would be near-panic at the prospect that the program could ever run out of money. Many people point to the reports from the trustees of …

Retirement

US Officially Bans Hoverboard Imports

Today the US International Trade Commission issued an order banning virtually all imports of hoverboards into the United States. But this time it has …

Hoverboards

Google just scored a huge win against Amazon by landing Apple as a customer

Apple has reportedly signed a contract worth between $400 million and $600 million to use Google's Cloud Platform, reports CRN's Kevin McLaughlin and Joseph Tsidulko.<p>It's not clear if that's the annual or total value of the contract, or if the money will be taken directly away from what Apple …

Nike to Sell 'Back to the Future' Power-Lacing Shoes for 2016 Holiday Season

Power lacing isn't just a pipe dream in "Back to the Future: Part II" -- Nike just announced today that it will sell a running shoe with …

The Top 10 Most-Visited National Parks

If someone tells you to take a hike, head directly to Montana’s Glacier National Park where 700 miles of trails wind through the forest-covered …

Look Out for New Malware, Not Just Ads, on Mis-Typed URLs

Next time you accidentally type “.om” instead of “.com” in your browser, beware of malware. A new scam targets URL typos and tries to install …

Cybersecurity

This Ukrainian man lives his life as Darth Vader — and the photos are incredible

1/<p>Meet Darth Mykolaiovych Vader.<p>REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko<p>2/<p>Vader lives in Odessa, Ukraine.<p>REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko<p>Advertisement<p>3/<p>And yes, Darth …

Darth Vader

AliveCor Announces Apple Watch 'Kardia Band' for Medical Grade EKG Analysis

Medical smartphone accessory company AliveCor today announced that it will bring "the first medical-grade EKG band" to the Apple Watch with the "Kardia Band," in addition to a new smartphone app for users of its heart-rate reading devices. The company already sells a few "mobile EKG" products in …

There’s a big problem with tests like the ones 23andMe offers

The study, published Tuesday in BMJ, builds off an earlier meta-analysis of genetics studies for risks related to smoking, diet, physical activity, and alcohol use.<p>Overall, it found that there was little to no effect of genetic-test results on the actions of those at risk for conditions like …

Dual camera for iPhone 7 Plus allegedly revealed

A series of photos from Taiwan claim to show the dual-camera modules reportedly destined for Apple's next big-screened iPhone.<p>Apple's expected iPhone 7 Plus will sport two cameras, assuming the latest series of leaked photos are legit.<p>A batch of photos leaked on several Taiwanese websites and …

Pregnant T. rex Found, May Contain DNA

Fragments of DNA may be preserved in the fossil of the pregnant T. rex.

Tesla is about to unveil its most important car

Tesla just sent invitations to media for its expected March 31st event at its Hawthorne, California facility where it will unveil the Model 3, the company's first mass-market vehicle. CEO Elon Musk had previously said that he hadn't decided how much of the car to show at the event — it isn't …

Nike Unveils LeBron 13 Elite to Be Worn by LeBron James in 2015-16 NBA Playoffs

As LeBron James gears up to try to bring a championship home to Cleveland, Nike is making sure the four-time NBA MVP has the best equipment possible to allow him to perform at the highest level.<p>That's why Nike has created the LeBron 13 Elite shoes—and just in time for the 2015-16 NBA postseason.<p>The …

Basketball

Mark Hamill and Kevin Conroy reunite for Batman: The Killing Joke animated film

According to <i>Comic Book Resources</i>, Kevin Conroy and Mark Hamill will play Batman and the Joker in Warner Bros. animated adaptation of Alan Moore and …

Mother Teresa to be declared a saint September 4

<b>Rome (CNN) —</b> Mother Teresa, a nun who dedicated her life to helping the poor in India, will be canonized as a saint September 4, Pope Francis announced Tuesday.<p>The date falls on the eve of the anniversary of her death, which occurred on September 5, 1997.<p>In December, Pope Francis announced that …

Discovery of plastic-eating bacteria could lead to new ways to recycle

A newly-discovered bacterium that feeds on plastic could help develop new recycling methods. The discovery was made by researchers from Japan, who say that the microorganism is remarkable for its ability to breakdown completely a common type of plastic known as PET. This digestive process is slow, …

Soft drink consumption is plummeting in the US — and Coca-Cola is starting to sweat

Perhaps investors are digesting European Central Bank president Mario Draghi's suggestion that there would be no more rate cuts, which appeared to nullify the announcement of a rate cut and an increase in the ECB's asset purchase program.<p>Shares of Coca-Cola are outperforming slightly, up 0.78%, …

Star Wars 7's Daisy Ridley Could Play Lara Croft in New Tomb Raider Movie

<i>Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens</i> actress Daisy Ridley could take over for Angelina Jolie as archaeologist-adventurer Lara Croft in the upcoming Tomb Raider movie reboot. That's according to a report from Deadline, which claims the 23-year-old British actress is among those being …

Spielberg, J.J. Abrams, Scorsese invest in same-day theatrical releases for $50 (Update)

When Steven Spielberg, Ron Howard, Martin Scorsese, Peter Jackson, and J.J. Abrams throw their weight behind something, you know it’s movie gold … …

Movies

Marvel just stunned everyone by debuting Spider-Man in the latest 'Captain America: Civil War' trailer

Marvel just debuted a new trailer for "Captain America: Civil War."<p>The big surprise came at the trailer's end when it showed off Spider-Man, who will be appearing in the new film.<p>Played by Tom Holland, the friendly neighborhood webslinger appears in the final moments of the trailer, swiping the …

30,000 people have signed a petition to get Deadpool to host 'SNL'

20th Century Fox<p>A petition to have the character Deadpool host "Saturday Night Live" is getting a massive online reaction from fans.<p>Andrew Stege of …

Box Office

Hoverboards Are Unsafe, U.S. Government Agency Says

They were one of the hottest-selling items of the holiday season, but Friday the head of the Consumer Product Safety Commission says no hoverboard …

$500 Tesla Model S for kids coming in May

The Tesla Model S has gotten a kid-friendly makeover.<p>Radio Flyer, which makes the famous little red wagons and tricycles, announced on its website that it will soon begin shipping mini Tesla Model S cars for kids for $499 each.<p>Pre-orders are now open and the cars will ship in May.<p>The one-seater …