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Need a new tablet? Check out the best iPad deals for June 2018

Although Android continues to dominate the smartphone market, Apple still reigns supreme in the kingdom of tablets. Steve Jobs launched the …

IPad Air

Venmo adds QR codes to make finding friends easier

Venmo wants to make it easier for you to find your friends. Instead of searching for their exact quirky handle, the payment service just added QR codes to user profiles. Just click the "Scan Code" option in the app's menu, which lets you capture others' codes with your mobile device's camera or …

5 key takeaways from Apple’s surprising Q3 earnings call

Apple posted its second-highest Q3 earnings ever today, surprising investors with $45.4 billion in revenue powered by strong iPhone, iPad, Mac and services revenues.<p>CEO Tim Cook sounded pleased during Apple’s earnings call, but he wasn’t just looking back on the past three months. By the end of the …

3 Foolproof Ways to Get Rid of Fruit Flies

Kill the little suckers once and for all with these smart tips<p>Summer is approaching, and that means trips to the farmer’s market and fresh fruit galore. It also means trying to get rid of fruit flies in your kichen for good.<p>Of course, the best way to kill and get rid of fruit flies is to prevent …

Pest Control

High-earners are three times more likely to be victims of identity fraud

If you live in North America or Europe and are paid over $85,000 a year, you are three times more likely to be defrauded than those who earn less, according to Trustev, an online anti-fraud company. A salary of $85,000 is hardly enough to qualify someone as rich in those countries, but in the …

Unemployment-Insurance Extension’s Problems Go Past House Republicans

It’s been two days since the Sen­ate sent a five-month ex­ten­sion of un­em­ploy­ment-in­sur­ance be­ne­fits to the House and, counter to some …

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Fundbox gets $17.5M to give small businesses money when they need it

Small businesses could be patient and wait for their customers to pay for services. But waiting isn’t necessary anymore.<p>A startup called Fundbox is coming out of stealth today and revealing its ability to pay small and medium-sized businesses for their invoices within a day. It’s also announcing a …

Comcast extends Internet Essentials program "indefinitely"

This is really big news for financially-troubled Americans: Comcast, the nation’s largest cable TV company, is “indefinitely” extending Internet …

Low Income Internet Service Providers - $5 a month

<b>Cheap broadband internet plans have been created by public-private partnerships, to bring high-speed, wireless internet access to those on government</b> …

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Thanks to many U.S. internet providers, public and private broadband initiatives, and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), and expanding …

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The Skinny On Borrowing Money From Your 401(k)

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>When Ivy Simon, a 39-year-old from Chapel Hill, N.C., wanted to buy her first house in 2006, she borrowed $50,000 from her 401(k) for a down payment.<p>She paid back her loan easily, within two years. “I’m glad I did it, and I would do it again,” Simon says. …

11 Mistakes You're Making In The Bathroom (And How To Fix Them)

Your bathroom is where you go to <i>get clean</i>, right? Don’t answer that just yet...<p>In the spirit of better bathroom experiences, we partnered with Cottonelle to bring you this list of common lavatory lapses that are impacting your everyday life in grosser ways than you can imagine. The good news is …

40 High-Paying Jobs That Don't Require A Bachelor's Degree

According to new data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the following are the 40 highest-paying jobs that don't require workers to have a four-year college degree. Each has an annual salary of at least $58,000.<p>The median annual wages listed are calculated to include hourly, weekly, and …

Nutrition Of Recipes From Popular Food Blogs Evaluated In New Study

Sure, cooking at home can be a healthier alternative to eating out because you control what ingredients go into your dishes. But have you stopped to think about the nutrition profile of the recipes you're using?<p>Researchers from Simmons College in Boston took a look at 96 entree recipes from the six …

FAQ: Where Medicaid's Reach Has Expanded — And Where It Hasn't

<i>This is one of several explainers to help consumers navigate their health insurance choices under the Affordable Care Act, or as some call it, Obamacare. Click here for answers to other common questions. Have a question we missed? Send it to health@npr.org. We may use it in a future on-air or</i> …

An Alternative Approach to Treating Fibromyalgia

Many of my patients with fibromyalgia carry with them the daily burden of fatigue, "all over body pain," sleep problems, mood symptoms, and sometimes even irritable bowel symptoms and palpitations. These are just some of the examples of symptoms associated with fibromyalgia. So, for patients …

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The Best Apps for Saving Money

Fatten your wallet with these smart downloads<p>You can increase your next bank statement with the click of a button—but there’s a catch: That button has to be part of a money-saving app or website. Nearly 60 percent of the people who frequently use online banking tools say the resources helped them …

Personal Finance

Do You Need Anti-Aging Products in Your 20s and 30s?

The answer might surprise you<p><i>By Wendy Rodewald for Daily Makeover</i><p>Wrinkle creams used to be reserved for the over-40 set, but now more and more beauty companies are marketing anti-aging products to twenty- and thirty-somethings. So, do you really need potions to make you look younger when you’re …

Skin Care

6 Surprising Signs You're Stressed Out

The very visible (and bizarre) things that stress does to your body<p>You're stressed. We're stressed. Everyone's stressed. No big deal, right? Because it's so common, you might think that if you're not lying on the floor from exhaustion, you're probably fine. But stress has an insidious way of …

Immune System

Paralyzed Man Wakes to Find His Dog Bit Off His Testicle

An Arkansas man paralyzed from the waist down told police he awoke Monday morning to a "burning pain," only to find his dog chewing on a ball. His …

Why Pot Turns You into a Slacker

Pot can relax you, no doubt about it. Problem is, it might be relaxing you too much, prompting you to feel lethargic and unmotivated, a new study …

Why Mosquitoes Love Me, And Other Mysteries Revealed

Come summertime, some of us here at Shots are reminded, as we lounge on decks and venture into overgrown gardens, that we are irresistible to mosquitoes. As we gripe about our itchy, pocked limbs, we can't help but wonder just why they unfailingly devour us and pass over our friends and loved ones. …

6 Ways to Make Your Mani Last Longer

You don't need a gel manicure to score polish with staying power<p>Gel manicures sound like something out of a beauty fairy tail: Shiny nails that can stay chip-free for two weeks or more? Count us in. But recent headlines have demonized the treatment—which requires the use of ultraviolet (UV) lamps …

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How to Protect Yourself From 7 Summer Bugs

With summer in full swing, you're at risk for a sting.<p>While some insect stings and bites are an itchy nuisance, others can have painful and even …

The 'Stoner' Stereotype: Myth or Reality?

Most of us know at least one person who embodies the "stoner" stereotype: the unkempt hippie-type with a closet full of ragged Bob Marley T-shirts and a DVD library featuring movies like "Half Baked" and "Dazed and Confused," or the underachiever who loses their train of thought mid-sentence and …