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Officials lift evacuation after Tennessee train derailment

MARYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Thousands of eastern Tennessee residents were returning home Friday after they were evacuated when a CSX train car carrying hazardous material derailed and caught fire.<p>An evacuation order has been lifted for about 5,000 people who live within a mile-and-a-half radius of the …

Middle School

In Love? 9 Financial Facts To Know About Your Partner Before Commitment

Valentine’s Day is coming up, so engagements are on at least a few people’s minds. A 2013 study found that six million people were planning to pop the question or expecting to answer on cupid’s holiday.<p>If a major commitment is on the horizon for you and your loved one, you’ll also need to start …

Personal Finance

6 Things Weight-Loss Experts Want You to Know BEFORE You Start Trying to Drop Pounds

<b>You Don't Have to Be Perfect</b><br>Give yourself credit for making positive changes, no matter how small they are, or how far you are from so-called "perfect," says Beller. The point isn't perfection, it's improvement. So ask yourself, "What can I do today that’s better than yesterday?"<p><b>You Can't Stop Once</b> …

Best Money Tips: Simple Ways to Become a Millionaire

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on simple ways to become a millionaire, cool ways to use coconut …

Personal Finance

How To Cook An Egg Inside Out And Pull Off The Ultimate Practical Yolk

Today in Things You Never Knew You Needed To Know And Probably Don't Need To Know But Still Kind Of Want To Know news, we learn to boil an egg inside out. That's right, folks! While we're all accustomed to a yellow yolk encircled by gummy whites, this trick will put the egg's thing down, flip it …

Breakfast

How To Become A 401(k) Millionaire In Four Easy Steps

If it weren’t for the tripwires of human behavior, becoming a millionaire would be a pretty easy path to follow.<p>It’s mostly math and good habits.<p>So when I came across this piece on nowitcounts.com, a Web site for investors over 50, I saw a clear message: If you save consistently, the miracle of …

Retirement

Video: The first things you should delete to free up iPhone 6 storage

The greatest trick Apple pulled last year with the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus was convincing many buyers to select higher storage versions. This move …

10 Tips for Optimizing Your Photos with Lightroom: A Primer on Basic Techniques

If you’re just starting out in Adobe Lightroom and would like some guidance on how you can use the software to improve your photographs, here’s a …

Entrepreneurship

7 Personal Development Books That Will Empower Your Life

Here is my current list of books that will empower and support you in creating a life that is passionate, curious and constantly evolving.

Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 02.06.15

Welcome to our latest edition of the Orvis News Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival, in which we scour the Web for the best fly-fishing videos …

Fishing

8 Rules to Remember That Make More Powerful Portraits

Valentine’s Day is rolling up, which means portrait photographers are aiming to capture beautiful clients looking their best. But even if you simply …

Photography

7 Of The Best Coffee Makers Around

Some are designed to give you the most scientifically "correct" coffee experience, while others are just your basic average deal.<p>We've put together a list of seven great contraptions for all kinds of coffee drinkers.<p>Check them out below.<p><b>AmazonIf You Want The Most Scientifically "Correct" Coffee</b> …

Coffee

10 Cheeses You Should Definitely Be Eating

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Eating

6 Simple and Satisfying Puréed Soups

Get out your blender! Puréed soups are simple, silky and satisfying -- and a great way to enjoy your vegetables.<p><b>1. Easy Butternut Squash Soup</b><p>This has got to be the easiest butternut squash soup recipe ever. You start with pre-cut squash from the supermarket, then you basically throw everything in a …

Cooking

8 Ways to Naturally Reduce Inflammation

As with every problem nature seems to provide us with easy ways to solve it. Recently, we have been hearing in the news about the impact inflammation …

Imagine This Antidote To An Aging Parent's Depression

“I’ve felt it’s either get out and do something or sit at home and feel sorry for myself. So if I ever start feeling sorry for myself, I put my shoes on and take a little run somewhere.”<p>These are the words of 80 year old Anne Garrett, who set a pending American record of 2:13:23 in her 80-84 age …

Alzheimer's Disease

From Welfare To Well-Off: My Journey To Financial Independence

<i>The following is a guest post by Dominic. He shares his story about escaping the life of trouble and poverty towards one day reaching financial</i> …

5 Tips to Stay Present in Business and in Life

A successful investment banker went on vacation to a tropical island. There he met a fisherman who had a unique way of catching fish. The banker immediately saw a business opportunity.<p>The banker said that eventually the fisherman would be able to make an initial public offering, so that he could …

Personal Finance

'123456' Named 2014's Worst Password of the Year

Despite the multitude of password management apps that are available, like <i>1Password</i> and <i>LastPass</i>, many people continue to use easily guessable words and number strings to protect their sensitive information.<p>One of the most popular passwords in 2014, for example, was "123456," according to a list of …

10 Apps To Download Before A DIY Project

These days, the most invaluable tool for inspiring and organizing any home design project fits in your back pocket. Whether you want to compare and contrast new potential paint colors for your den, find a coffee table that fits in your living room <i>and</i> your budget, or plan a complete kitchen …

Home Decorating

25 Hearty Winter Stews

Gallery25 Hearty Winter Stews<p>At this time of year, it's often difficult to wrangle whatever is in your fridge and whip up something sufficiently filling and warming for dinner. Coming in from the cold can make you want to hibernate—not take on big, labor-intensive projects. Enter the stew: minimal …

Cooking

How to Use a Snoot for Portrait Lighting

Using a snoot can give your photos just the right quality of light if you’re going for a high-contrast final image. In this video, Jay P. Morgan …

Photography

Your Complete February 2015 Financial To-Do List

It's February! The month when hearts, kisses and huggable stuffed animals abound -- and you're constantly reminded: All you need is love.<p>But we think there's something else you need, too. (Hint: It's green, not pink.)<p>You got it: money! And not <i>just</i> cash -- you'll also need the knowledge and skills …

Personal Finance

55 Digital Branding Tips for Authors

To help you navigate the digital marketing landscape and build your audience for your book, I put together a list of 55 things that can help you establish your brand over the long haul. You just may be surprised at how much you enjoy the journey of connecting with your readers and how building your …

Marketing

How to Add Fog to Your Photo Shoot Using Dry Ice

Here’s a look at how I use dry ice in my photography. My goal with this article is simply to share my journey with this technique. In the images used …