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7 Great 4K TVs — All Under $1,000

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> This post has been updated for 2017.<p>In late 2012, the first 4K TVs from LG and Sony went on sale in the U.S. Both were 84 inches and …

20 Books Billionaire Charlie Munger Thinks Everyone Should Read

That comment is what really kickstarted my own reading habits. While my 161 books last year pales in comparison to the quality of Munger's reading habits, it's a start.<p>Munger, of course, is the billionaire business partner of Warren Buffett and the Vice Chairman at Berkshire Hathaway.<p>Not only is …

$1,000 5.1 Channel Recommended Home Theater System

There are a lot of ways to spend $1,000 in the audio world. For the “cost is no object” crowd, $1,000 wouldn’t be an unreasonable sum to pay for …

The best restaurants in America are...

<b>(CNN) —</b> What makes a restaurant the hottest destination in town?<p>Glowing Yelp reviews, Instagram-worthy presentation and high praise from critics and food bloggers go a long way. But among chefs and restaurateurs, nothing says you've made it like a James Beard Award.<p>Since 1990, the not-for-profit …

James Beard

29 Recipes Every Millennial Should Know

You’re in the real world now. That means it’s time to cook like the young professional you are. If you’re clueless and without any cookbooks, have no fear. Cooking is easier than you think, and you can whip up some gourmet meals in no time. Spoon University is here to help with easy recipes that’ll …

Dinner For Mom: 5 Easy Recipes Even the Kids Can Make

Let mom kick back while you make an amazing meal tonight. These recipes are so easy, even the kids can make them (with a little help from dad).<p><b>1. Easy Thai Shrimp Curry</b><p>Sweet, plump shrimp are simmered in a rich and fragrant coconut sauce infused with store-bought Thai Green Curry Paste. Serve with …

How Eddie Van Halen Hacks a Guitar

The guitar god is also an inventor and patent holder who has spent the better part of 35 years in this shop, rebuilding guitars and amps, searching for his signature sound<p>I've always been a tinkerer. It comes from my dad. Growing up, we lived in a house in Pasadena that had no driveway. You used an …

Can a Foreigner Collect Social Security? - Consumer Reports

Q: I’m working in the U.S. on an H-1B visa and pay Social Security taxes. Can I collect Social Security from my home in India one day? —V.S., White …

Retirement

How to Maximize Your Social Security Benefits

Maximizing your Social Security benefits isn't easy, especially since there are hundreds of rules governing payments alone. But since most retired …

Retirement

5 Door Locks That Will Keep You Safe and 5 That Won't

Most break-ins are committed by criminals who come right through the front door, according to Department of Justice statistics. Even if you're …

Home Automation

Want Great 4K TV Deals? Shop for Leftover 2017 Models.

If you held off on buying a new TV during during Black Friday and before the Super Bowl last month, now might be the time get your new set.<p>You could …

4K Ultra HD

20 Things You Should Throw Away for Better Health

When we talk about the steps you need to take to get healthier, they often involve buying new things: workout clothes, fitness equipment, ingredients …

Cleaning

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And the happiest state in America is ...

Where's the heart of U.S. well-being? If you guessed Hawaii for its sandy serenity, or Colorado for its Rocky Mountain highs, you're close. Both consistently hit the annual top 10. But the state where residents feel most content: Alaska.<p>Locals in "the last frontier" share the strongest sense of …

Top 10

What Makes an Electric Guitar Sound Like an Electric Guitar

A series of happy accidents and analog technologies led to the weird sound effects of the 1950s and beyond. An Object Lesson.<p>There’s an old joke in the technology industry: If a product has a problem, simply sell it as a feature. The electric-guitar-effects industry is no different. Music has often …

10 Mindsets That Will Radically Improve Your Performance

Success is something all career-driven individuals desire yet it eludes many people — at least at the levels desired. Why are some businesspeople …

Self-improvement

The Best of the New Breed of Mattresses

There is no rest for the weary mattress shopper. Next to used car shopping and getting your fingers stuck in a sausage maker, it’s the kind of brutal …

How to Buy a Vintage Watch

<i>Last Updated April, 2018.</i><p>A vintage 1966 Rolex GMT-Master is far from perfect. The painted markers may be discolored, cracked or, at the very least, …

Stuttgart Stardom: 10 Legendary Porsches

They're ones for the history books.

How to Mod a Seiko 5

The business of watch modding is not about creating parts, but replacing them. In other words, the watch was already completed and working before …

Subaru Forester: Worth the ride

The Subaru Forester doesn't score too many points on its looks, but it wins on pretty much everything else.

Articles about who knew relaxed tropical retreat could be made shipping containers on Dwell.com - Dwell

This modern residence and gallery near San Jose, Costa Rica uses metal boxes like puzzle pieces to create a photographer's dream...<p>I wish I could see this cool new pop-up shop in person, but alas, it's in Manhattan and only until October 31. It's the first...<p>Using shipping containers to create …

Here’s What Your Voice Tells Others About You

People judge you by your voice in many ways.<p>Via Subliminal: How Your Unconscious Mind Rules Your Behavior:<p>The result: speakers with higher-pitched …

Psychology