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Goal Zero Torch 250 Flashlight Solar Kit

Editor's Rating<p>4.7?<p>Discovered on 2014-08-08<p>A reliable resource in the form of an everyday flashlight is what Goal Zero Torch 250 Flashlight Solar Kit …

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6 Things the Most Productive People Do Every Day

Ever feel like you’re just not getting enough done?<p><b>Know how many days per week you’re actually productive?</b><p><b>About 3:</b><p>People work an average of 45 hours …

Sign up for Square Cash, get $1 free

Square, the mobile payment processing service, launched Square Cash late in 2013. The mobile service provides a way for users to send money to one another, without having to worry about fees. You can send money using the free Android or iOS Square Cash app, or by sending an email.<p>Personally, I use …

After Reading This, You Will Never Watch Frozen, Tangled or The Little Mermaid the Same Way Again

| Thu., Mar. 20, 2014 3:14 PM<p>Fan theories are a dime a dozen on the Internet. Most we don't care about (oh, Jessie from <i>Toy Story</i> may have been Andy's …

Instapainting Turns Your Photos Into Hand-Painted Oil Paintings On The Cheap

Surprise! It’s Valentine’s Day, the stealthiest of all the holidays. Sneaks up on you, doesn’t it?<p>If you’re trying to get a gift today, you… might be a bit short on options. Will you go with the gas station teddy bear? The twice-crushed box of chocolates? A bouquet of acceptable-looking roses for …

Five essential Windows 8.1 time-saving tweaks

Is Windows 8 really the second coming of Vista?<p>That's the conclusion of Windows expert Paul Thurrott on his Supersite for Windows. Thurrott claims that Windows 8 "has set back Microsoft, and Windows, by years, and possibly for good."<p>To paraphrase Mark Twain, reports of Windows 8's death are a bit …

Transporter Sync Private Cloud

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5 Awesome Recipes for the Man’s-Man | The Art of Manliness

I believe every man should know how to cook. That being said, I’m realistic enough to know that many of you are likely to “outsource” cooking to …

Cloud Cannon's CMS for Web Designers Goes Freemium

Content management platform Cloud Cannon is unveiling a new freemium pricing structure in its pursuit to become “the go-to platform” for simple website creation. The company hopes that that this will encourage designers to use its service earlier in the creation phase. The service will be free if …

For $49, a doctor will see you now -- online

When Dr. Teresa Myers took a call from a woman who thought she'd gotten strep throat right smack in the middle of an important business trip, the Akron, Ohio-based family medicine physician who loves telemedicine so much she actually does it in her spare time didn't mean to scream.<p>But when the …

Fitbit Force fitness and sleep tracking watch officially announced, launching soon for $130

Well, Fitbit had a little trouble keeping the wraps on its Force activity tracking watch. But the company is ready to officially unveil its latest wearable and plans to launch it in the coming weeks for $129.95. The Force borrows heavily from the aesthetic successes of the Flex, with its clean …

Your Company Is Only as Good as Your Writing

Good writing: Businesses claim to practice it, support it, and value it. But more often than not, their money isn’t where their mouth is. Poor grammar and jargon-riddled writing are rampant. We’re great at inventing terms — the instruction manual for my toaster refers to the lever that pops up the …

StandScan Pro Power Bundle

<b>Pros</b><p>Turns assorted smartphones and tablets into more reliable scanners. Portable. Includes LEDs to illuminate the scan target.<p><b>Cons</b><p>Can't adjust …

Canary Home Security

A home security device controlled via an iOS or Android app. Canary can not only display and record videos, it can also track motion, temperature, …

Waring Pro Professional Popcorn Maker

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Employees Can't Carry Out A Strategy If They Didn't Help Plan It

There are concerns that employees tasked with implementation are not making decisions fast enough and, consequently, are not acting on decisions with the proper urgency. When leaders attempt to make sense of this, they often assume that employees don't want to stand out.<p>They're missing the problem …

Your Door Is About to Get Clever: 5 Smart Locks Compared

Hope you've always wanted a smartphone-controlled door lock because the tech world is here to shove them in your face. Or hand, rather. Several …

Giant Flip Clock

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Here's Your Smart Lock of the Future, Today

In an ever increasing world of connected smart things, the most important home appliance, the front door lock, is just now getting automated. August, …

How to Lead When You’re Not in Charge

For all of the books (thousands) written on leadership, individuals (millions) who have participated in leadership seminars and dollars (billions) invested in leadership development, too many leadership experts still fail to distinguish between the practice of leadership and the exercise of …

How to learn the periodic table in 3 minutes

In high school science classes, students are encouraged to memorize the first 20 elements of the periodic table. There are other methods employed at the university level for all 118 -- many students swear by mnemonics.<p>When it comes to tremendously catchy fun, though, a new song by AsapScience has …

The Perfect Pecan Pie

• Preheat oven to 400 F. Place unbaked pie crust in freezer until ready to bake. Then line pie crust with aluminum foil and pie weights or dried beans. …

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Photo tour: Inside river cruising's newest ship

ABOARD THE AVALON EXPRESSION — What's it like on river cruising's newest ship, the 166-passenger Avalon Expression? See for yourself with a scroll through our new deck-by-deck photo tour of the vessel -- the latest from fast-growing Avalon Waterways.<p>We got a sneak peek at the Avalon Expression …