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Garden Hacks: 10 Ideas Under $100 to Create Instant Privacy

Instant privacy is the greatest luxury we can imagine in a world where Facebook sells us out to advertisers, hackers know our credit scores, and our …

Landscaping

Mazda Says Improved Gasoline Cars Cut Need for Electric Vehicles

Mazda Motor Corp., running counter to the industry’s shift toward electric vehicles, says rapid improvements in conventional-engine technology mean …

These Are the 50 Best ETFs to Invest in Now

The MONEY 50 expands with a brand-new list.<p>Two broad trends have come to dominate the fund universe over the past decade: the triumph of low-cost …

In Your 40s? Here's How to Be Rich in Your 60s

Get started now, while the power of compounding can still work in your favor.<p>Your 40s can be an incredible time to invest. Generally speaking, you're …

Retirement

#6: SVALNAS Wall System

#6: SVALNAS Wall System<p>(LOTS of new components and combinations ranging from $5 to $568 )<p>This newly-(greatly!)-expanded genius storage, display and …

Bamboo

Chris Christie does most Chris Christie thing imaginable—gets in Cubs fan’s face while eating nachos

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has built his reputation as a no-nonsense politician who’s not afraid to get in the face of his constituents or of …

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This computer mouse by Logitech is considered the best you can buy — here's why

Few computer mice have gotten as much love and attention than Logitech's acclaimed MX Master, and the company recently released its successor, the MX Master 2S.<p>For $99, it's on the pricey side, especially when you can get much cheaper mice that will work just fine. Yet, the MX Master 2S poses some …

Snakes Shut Down the Mail in a Kentucky Neighborhood

Kentucky

With MIXhalo, Incubus guitarist Mike Einziger aims to deliver studio-quality sound at live events

Most of you have probably been to concerts where the sound sucked, where all of the music was blown out and you couldn’t make out a single word of the lyrics.<p>Now, you might have had a great time regardless (concerts are funny that way), but bad sound isn’t exactly a selling point. It can be …

Friday 5: my favorite 1Password features for iOS [Video]

Agilebits’ 1Password is a password management app for iOS, Mac and other platforms. I’ve been using 1Password for several years, migrating over from LastPass. In my opinion, there is no better app than 1Password for password and credit card management. In this week’s Friday 5, I explain five of my …

Information Systems

7 new graphic design tools to make your life easier

The graphic design software scene is very dynamic right now, with new tools being released all the time. Some of these new and updated apps could …

Graphic Design

US nuclear test films rescued, declassified, put on YouTube

Experts at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California are working to preserve archival footage of the above-ground nuclear tests conducted in the US in the past.<p>The first set of restored films was released on YouTube earlier this week.<p>Between 1945 and 1962, the US conducted 210 …

Watch Dozens of Rare U.S. Nuclear Test Films, Now Declassified and Online

Stunning military history, now on YouTube.<p>Up until 1963, when they were banned, the United States conducted above-ground nuclear weapons tests. According to <i>Gizmodo</i>, there were around 210 (!) of them, mushroom clouds and all, and the military quite often filmed the festivities. Those national …

Remove DRM from iTunes and Apple Music to play your audio on any device

<i>This post is brought to you by Convertanymusic.com, maker of Apple Music Converter.</i><p>When we download music from iTunes, or audiobooks from Audible, the files that get onto our devices are DRM-protected. That means they can’t be played on “unauthorized” devices. This, let’s face it, is pretty …

My 4% Dividend Yield Portfolio: Q4'16 Summary And Short Term Expectations

Another quarter has passed and so another year. It is time to summarize the status of my 4% dividend yield portfolio, which I have generated back in …

$69 flights to Europe coming next year

Norwegian Air is upsetting the apple cart even more on transatlantic fares for summer trips. (Image: David Peacock / Norwegian Air)<b>>Upstart low-fare</b> …

Flying

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A Historic Event Today - the Debut of the Octobass with the Montreal Symphony

<i>Double bassist Eric Chappel with Montreal Symphony's new octobass. Photo: Montreal Symphony Orchestra</i><p>By Mark McLaren, ZEALnyc Editor in Chief, October 20, 2016<p>As classical music organizations tighten budgets, the Montreal Symphony has been spending like, well, a drunken orchestra. In 2011 it moved …

Piano

OSU Ecampus named nation’s best value in online education - Oregon State Ecampus News

Top ranking bolsters university’s reputation for distance learning<p>Oregon State University Ecampus is considered the nation’s No. 1 online college in …

The Ultimate Guide To Men’s Tool Kits

Ask any red-blooded gear-loving guy and they’ll tell you that there is something viscerally satisfying about hunkering down and getting your hands …

8 Recommended Loudspeaker Rigs For Headphone Enthusiasts

The recent crop of entry-level products that were introduced this past year has delightfully inspired me. Contributing efforts from audio show …

Carhartt Men's Berwick Jacket

Product Description Item No. 10259044<p>The Carhartt Men's Berwick Jacket is a durable jacket for outdoors and getting to work. On the job, a hike on a …

Sewing

VA suicide hotline workers ripped for failing vets

More than a third of troubled veterans are not getting through to the best trained suicide-hotline staffers because of poor work habits at the Department of Veteran's Affairs' call center, according to VA emails obtained by USA TODAY.<p>Some workers handle only one to five calls each day and leave …

Mental Health

This Artist Builds Kinetic Sculptures That Run on Windpower and Evolve Like Living Beings

A traveling exhibit of Dutch artist Theo Jansen’s wind-powered Strandbeests (“beach animals”) makes its only West Coast appearance at San Francisco’s …

Adele: 'the music industry is a death trap'

<b>In April 2008, just two months after Adele released her debut album, Stuart Husband sat down to talk with the 19-year-old singer. In this archive interview, "the new Amy Winehouse" talks about hype, her family and how she discovered jazz</b><p>Adele Laurie Blue Adkins is sitting at a pavement table of a …

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Oak Kubb Set (Best Yard Game Ever)

My first kubb set (out of fir) took a beating over the years so last summer I built a new set out an oak 4×4 with poplar dowels. Stained with a …

Voice-over actors are talking up the apps that help them get work

Beau Stephenson gets gigs as a voice-over actor in much the same way people order a car on Uber or find a date on Tinder.<p>The 27-year-old Pasadena resident flips on his computer and logs on to an online marketplace that connects voice actors to clients who need them. Profiles are searchable, have …

The Photoshop, Web Design & Profitable Freelancing Course

If working at your own pace and place sounds appealing, the Photoshop, Web Design and Profitable Freelancing Course gives you all the necessary knowhow to take command of your creative edge.<p>There is a growing community of ‘digital nomads’ who travel the world while working from their laptop. This …

Christopher Lee, Horror Icon, Has Died at Age 93

From Dracula to Saruman to a heavy-metal career, he made a career of playing to the dark side.<p>Christopher Lee was a versatile polymath who made hundreds of movies over a 65-years-plus career and bristled at being typecast, but even he knew, when he penned his memoir, <i>Tall, Dark and Gruesome,</i> that …