Juan Guerrero

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Why You Must Play With Your Teens

I'm on a mission to spill some secrets today and I'm going to risk my own relationship with my 20-something-year-old in the process. You see, I'm all about helping you on your journey to raise your teens well. I guess I should be honest and tell you that I did check with my daughter before I wrote …

Parenting

My Happy Life In 160 Square Feet

Brittany Yunker dreamed big by thinking small, building her cozy Washington state abode from the ground up.<p>Brittany Yunker dreamed big by thinking small, building her cozy Washington state abode from the ground up.

Living Rooms

If you can change your own oil, you can adjust your valves

You can do a better job than your shop can. Here's how.<p>Adjust your own valves and you become a man. When you go forth into the world, lesser souls shall part before you like the Red Sea. Women will sense your well-oiled, mechanically capable aura and entice you into back rooms with a trail of …

The Top 50 Cities To See In Your Lifetime

Buena Vista Images via Getty Images<p>With our ever-expanding bucket lists, it's sometimes easy to lose sight of the essentials. Well, we've gone to the community of travelers at minube.net with a simple goal: find the greatest destinations on Earth. From the great ancient capitals to the modern …

Scientists figured out how shrooms open your mind

It’s one thing to say that psychedelic mushrooms "open your mind," but it’s another entirely to demonstrate its dream-like effects in a scientific study. Yet, that’s what one group of researchers appear to have achieved in a study published today in <i>Human Brain Mapping</i>.<p>In the experiment, researchers …

Luckiest man on earth? It's A-Rod

NEW YORK -- On the day the Yankees commemorated the 75th anniversary of the famous Lou Gehrig speech, it is clear Alex Rodriguez is truly the …

30 Bucket-List Summer Adventures

Let's face it: Summer is way too short. While technically summer lasts from June 21 to September 22, traditionally the vacation months for many travelers are July and August, and those 62 days fly by -- there's nothing lazy about these dog days of summer. Make your summer one to remember by …

Can This App Replace Sleeping Pills?

We’ve all encountered apps capable of putting users to sleep, but that’s rarely their stated intention. Now one doctor has released a piece of software she claims will replace sleeping pills and help send insomniacs into a deep slumber.<p>Dr Kirstie Anderson, one of the UK’s foremost sleep experts, …

Johnson & Johnson: a prescription for a healthy dividend

<i>John Heinzl is the dividend investor for Globe Investor's</i> Strategy Lab<i>. Follow his contributions</i> here<i>. You can see his model</i> portfolio here.<p>Some companies are creatures of habit when it comes to dividends.<p>Consider Johnson & Johnson. The global health products giant has raised its dividend for 51 …

Investing

Goldman Sachs: here’s what investors can expect

NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — Goldman Sachs Group Inc. will release its first-quarter earnings on Thursday at 7 a.m. Eastern. This is what investors can …

Books to Inspire the Ultimate American Road Trip

Last May, the two of us set out on the road to work on “America by Night.” Funded in part by a National Geographic Young Explorers grant, the project aimed to explore and document what some Americans do while most others sleep.<p>At this point, we’ve spent more than 100 days and nights on the road, …

The Great American Road Trip

What is the great American road trip?<p>It's when one or more people pull up roots and decide to see a part of the country. It can be a vacation road trip or a permanent move to a new location but generally it always entails traveling by car or bus. Taking a road trip is great way to see "the guts" of …

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New wave of Android phones with fingerprint sensors said to arrive early next year

With the introduction of Touch ID on the iPhone 5S, Apple has managed to deliver a seamless fingerprint authentication technology that eclipses many of the clunky attempts seen in previous consumer devices. But others in the industry aren't sitting still. The FIDO Alliance — a stable of 48 …

5 Fall Weekend Getaways for Under $500

Finding time to take a longer vacation during the fall is tough. There are few national holidays that warrant time off and chances are you already took a few days during the summer for some R&R. But just because fall is setting in and there's little time to relax doesn't mean that you don't have …

Puerto Rico: (U.S.) Passports Optional

In his latest book, <i>100 Places That Will Change Your Child’s Life</i>, <i>Traveler</i> magazine’s editor in chief Keith Bellows proclaims that the passport is the new diploma — that a child who learns to travel will travel to learn.<p>The sad reality is that only about a third of all Americans have passports. …

US Scientists Are Leaving The Country And Taking The Innovation Economy With Them

Federal funding cuts, and the insidious damage caused just since March by federal budget sequestration, have forced nearly one in five U.S. scientists to consider moving overseas to continue their research.<p>While that immediate threat of a brain drain is alarming enough, it’s the long-term effects …

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Norway's sovereign wealth fund 'is example for oil-rich nations'

Former PM Jens Stoltenberg says indebted European nations should look to Norway's £460bn fund to avert 'curse of oil'<p>Norway has much to teach spendthrift nations such as the UK, its outgoing prime minister has said.<p>Jens Stoltenberg said indebted European nations should look to Norway, which has …

With Weak Back-To-School Sales, The PC Market Is Now Microsoft’s To Save

Splat. That’s the sound the PC market just made. According to Sterne Agee analyst Vijay Rakesh, back-to-school computer sales were “virtually absent.” Put in other words: The traditional September bump that students provided to PC OEMs as they headed back to classrooms failed to generate a …

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10 surprising economic trends that rule the world

<i>What’s going on in the world today?</i> It’s hard to keep up. Some facts are familiar to anyone who reads the news. Unemployment is high. Growth is slow. Shale gas is a big deal. But beyond the caps-lock headlines, subtler, but no less significant, shifts are changing the US economy and reshaping the …

Health Care

Solar Power Is Finally Getting Closer To Battery Storage Technology

HONOLULU - Major advances in battery storage technology, not to mention sharp cost reductions, could help light the way for Hawaii’s troubled solar industry. The path forward could, it seems increasingly plausible, involve do-it-yourself solar users disconnecting themselves from the power grid …

Peru exports more illegal gold than cocaine, and it’s the world’s biggest exporter of cocaine

Peru isn’t merely one of the world’s largest exporters of gold—it’s also one of its dirtiest.<p>According to a recent report by international labor watchdog Verité, over 20% of the gold being mined in Peru is produced illegally. It’s higher in remote, hard-to-monitor regions; in Madre de Dios, for …

South America

6 Countries You've Definitely Never Heard Of

We know that a concrete slab in the middle of the ocean looks cool, but it's not a real country. There are, however, places almost as obscure that can legally consider themselves legitimate nations.<p>Check out these destinations (some vacation-worthy, some not so much) that you've definitely probably …

The Habits Of Supremely Happy People

Martin Seligman, the father of positive psychology, theorizes that while 60 percent of happiness is determined by our genetics and environment, the remaining 40 percent is up to us.<p>In his 2004 Ted Talk, Seligman describes three different kinds of happy lives: The pleasant life, in which you fill …

Americans are clueless about Obamacare, which could raise prices

With just 38 days to go before the opening of Obamacare insurance exchanges, sky-high public ignorance about those marketplaces threatens the goal of offering affordable health care to the uninsured, several studies show.<p>And according to a troubling conclusion in at least one study earlier this …

Health Care

How I Lasted Five Months In South America On $14 A Day

We were just beginning to feel the heat of the Great Recession, and journalism jobs were few and far between. The flagship paper in my home state just laid off half its staff, and the entire business looked like one big dead-end.<p>Somehow, I wound up with an offer from a local newspaper anyway. It …

Can an audiophile find joy in a full-size $40 headphone?

JVC's HA-RX700 not only sounds better than a lot of $100 headphones, it's remarkably comfortable and ruggedly built.<p>I'm always on the lookout for great sounding products in all price ranges, so when an Audiophiliac reader suggested the almost too good to be true JVC HA-RX700 full-size headphones, I …

Audiophile