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Where the Candidates Stand on Your Family and Education

Will you and your family be able to afford college and child care?<p>College is the gateway to higher lifetime earnings. But tuition has skyrocketed, …

Economic Policy Institute

Where the Candidates Stand on Your Investments and the Market

Your retirement security is at stake.<p>U.S. stocks are in the midst of the second-longest bull market in history, and bonds have flourished as interest …

Wells Fargo

Where the Candidates Stand on Obamacare and Your Health Care Costs

Will you be able to get and pay for good health coverage?<p>More Americans than ever have coverage, but with insurers pulling out of the government …

Health Care

Where the Candidates Stand on the Economy and Jobs

Can they juice a sluggishly growing economy?<p>Getting the slow-growing GDP to pick up the pace and provide the opportunities you need is mission one …

Economics

Where the Candidates Stand on Your Taxes

How much of your paycheck you'll keep under Clinton and Trump.<p>The Obama years saw the Bush tax cuts made permanent for all but the wealthiest, plus …

Finance

Amazon Alexa can now find your phone with TrackR

Are you one of those people who is forever forgetting where you left your iPhone? Now Amazon Alexa can help you find it, thanks to TrackR integration.<p>TrackR has been helping the forgetful find misplaced phones, tablets, wallets, keys, and more for years — and it just keeps getting better. Now …

NBC to broadcast 85 hours of Olympic coverage in VR, but there's a catch

NBC today said it would provide 85 hours of virtual reality programing during the Rio Olympics in August — the first large-scale test of VR at an event of this magnitude. But it’s not going to be available to everyone.<p>Currently, only those who own Samsung Galaxy smartphones and the Gear VR headset …

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Camera Tips, Tricks, Features and Full Tutorial

How to instantly improve your Samsung Galaxy device's audio quality

The Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge may very well be the best phones in the world right now, but if there’s one area in which the handsets don’t make …

Music Production

Up your smartphone game

Now that Google’s dropped the curtain on Ara and what its possibilities are, maybe we’ll see regular smartphones with modular attachments too. To be …

Gear & Gadgets

The Yamaha LL-TA Guitar turns a lonely little room into a concert hall

“Well you’re in your little room,” wrote the bard. “And you’re working on something good. But if it’s really good you’re gonna need a bigger room.” With the Yamaha LL-TA you can have just that.<p>The $1,600 Yamaha LL-TA – the TA stands for Transacoustic – is an acoustic guitar with a built-in effects …

Guitar

Amazon Echo users can finally choose Spotify or Pandora as default music service

I love my Amazon Echo. And alongside checking the weather, I mostly use the voice-powered smart speaker to play music.<p>That said, I’m not much of an Amazon Prime music user. I don’t know anyone who really is. And still, the device has defaulted to Amazon Prime Music with every single request, …

Smart Homes

Here’s how to use the Edge screen on Galaxy S7 Edge

For the past few years, since the Galaxy Note 4, Samsung has built special versions of its flagship phones with an ‘Edge’ screen. Initially, with the Galaxy Note Edge, the single, large curved secondary display was mostly there to show off what Samsung could build rather than being particularly …

Flashback: Clean-Cut Willie Nelson Performs Medley of Sixties Hits

See the sharp-dressed icon play a Grand Ole Opry set of "Hello Walls," "Funny How Time Slips Away," "Night Life" and "Crazy"<p>As American icon Willie …

12 Must-Watch Netflix Movies That Expire in May

Sure, you could go outside and enjoy the nice weather, but...<p>May will be a great month for Netflix fans, at least on the expiring-titles front, as almost no A+ films are set to disappear from the streaming service. Yet while such welcome news means that you won't have to partake in any last-second …

Entertainment

The 10 Most Useful Car Hacks You Can Learn From YouTube

From de-icing door locks to getting more gas in your tank, here are a few tricks for getting the most out of your car.<p>Owning a car means investing in it—not only your money, but also your free time. Fortunately, just as home innovations abound, the DIY spirit is alive and well in the automotive …

Hacking

Google Wants To Help You Stop Procrastinating All the Time

If you find yourself saying you “just don’t have time” to squeeze in a workout or get some extra chores done around the house, Google wants to help. …

Machine Learning

Flashback: The Grateful Dead and Neil Young Cover Bob Dylan

This 1991 performance of "Forever Young" marks the only time that Young and the Dead performed together<p>On October 25th, 1991, legendary San Francisco …

The Jungle Book cast, animal photos

While trailers for Jon Favreau’s upcoming take on <i>The Jungle Book</i> largely indicate Neel Sethi’s Mowgli as the only human character on screen, the film …

Film Industry

Get to know the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge's edge screen

Samsung added new features that take advantage of the curved screen; let's take a look.<p>That slick edge screen on the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge is more than just a pretty design, it's functional, too.<p>Last year's Galaxy S6 Edge had just a few features to make use of the curved screen, but the S7 ramps …

Apps

MTV Live To Premiere 'George Fest' Featuring Ben Harper, Brian Wilson, Norah Jones & More

On September 28, 2014, The Fonda Theater in Los Angeles hosted the George Fest: A Night To Celebrate The Music Of George Harrison all-star concert …

George Harrison

Musk frustrated that Koch brothers spending millions to kill electric cars

It's Electrifying...<p>Here at CES 2016, Chevy finally did what everyone expected: the automaker unveiled the production model Bolt, an all-electric car …

Scientist Reveals the ‘Big Fundamental Truth’ That He Says Shows That Science and the Bible Are Compatible

A prominent scientist, author and journalist is speaking out in an effort to convince the masses that, contrary to popular opinion, “science and the Bible are very much in agreement” rather than in eternal conflict.<p>Dr. Michael Guillen, the author of the new book “Amazing Truths: How Science and the …

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This private New York City club lets its members drive whatever supercar they want

Nissan GT-R

How to Learn New Skills Twice as Fast, According to Science

Learning a sport or instrument? A new study says this subtle change to how you practice will help you improve twice as fast.<p>You probably practice your favorite hobby for the simple reason that it's fun, but there are other reasons having an after-hours pastime is awesome. Not only does science show …

Learning

Beatles' Famous Rooftop Concert: 15 Things You Didn't Know

George's rosewood ax, mics wrapped in pantyhose and Orson Welles' alleged son — the wild truth about the Fab Four's final show<p>The Beatles' rooftop …