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Best Flowers to Start from Seed

Do you want to enjoy a beautiful flower garden without spending money on annuals each year? You can save money on flowers for your garden by buying …

Earn credit card rewards while acting like a debit card.

Many of us use credit cards for every transaction because we love all of the miles and points that we earn. But not everyone is comfortable using a …

Personal Finance

heterodyne

het·er·o·dyne<p>(hĕt′ər-ə-dīn′)<p><i>adj.</i><p>Having alternating currents of two different frequencies that are combined to produce two new frequencies, the sum …

Old School: How to Meter and Expose for Any Lighting Situation

It’s time for a long overdue post. Looking back through my archives, I realized that I’ve covered topics like film selections and scanning film but …

The economists' guide to choosing between Trump and Clinton

More than 90% of voters say the economy is extremely important to them, so we asked three economists to weigh in on what we can expect from either president<p>The parties have spoken and after a brutal campaign season, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are now the official presidential candidates of …

Ten Rules for Negotiating a Job Offer

When the story of how I landed a job at Airbnb went viral, I was surprised at how infatuated people were with my negotiations. Media stories …

Here's Why Trump's Expected VP Pick Mike Pence Makes a Lot of Sense for the GOP Candidate

<b>Update:</b> Donald Trump confirmed on Friday that he has selected Gov. Pence to be his running mate.<p>Republican Donald Trump’s expected selection of …

These Airplane Nightmares Will Make You Never Want to Fly Again

Terrible tales at 35,000 feet.<p>According to the J.D. Power and Associates 2016 North America Airline Satisfaction Study, flying on an airplane hasn't been that bad lately. Customer satisfaction for North American airlines is at a ten-year high, and overall opinions on in-flight services have …

Take control of your spending with these budgeting apps

From sticking to a monthly budget to ensuring your bank balance stays out of the red, here’s how technology could help you manage your finances<p>The lives of millions of people in Britain are so precarious that a third of families would have trouble finding £500 for an emergency bill. With average …

How Intel missed the iPhone revolution

Jon Stokes Contributor<p>Jon Stokes is one of the founders of Ars Technica, an author, and a former Wired editor. He currently hacks ruby at Collective Idea, and runs AllOutdoor.com.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>How President Trump could abuse big data and the surveillance state<br>• Why the NRA hates …

10 Pieces of Financial Advice for Newly Married Couples

A few weeks ago, I was attending a wedding where I’ve known the groom for about 20 years. I wasn’t one of the groomsmen and didn’t know all of them, …

Retirement Planning

History meets high fashion in Alexia Sinclair's photography - CNN Style

Written by Alyn Griffiths, CNN<p>"When people first see my images they often think they're paintings," claims Australian photographer Alexia Sinclair, who in fact compiles her artworks from photographs embellished with hundreds or sometimes thousands of layers of details and effects added in …

Donald Trump Might Do What Teddy Roosevelt Couldn't

Will Donald Trump destroy the Republican Party? Political parties have splintered before. Two examples from history—each of them involving the Grand …

This Company Raised $6.5 Million to Help You Find Out If You’re Underpaid

Jason Nazar wants to discuss the one issue he says no one is comfortable discussing: Your salary.<p>How much money do you make? Is your salary …

Is bacon dangerous? The science behind food trends

Nutrition,Nutrition,Food science,Diets and dieting,Health & wellbeing,Food & drink,Life and style,Science<p>Is fat really bad for you? Should we consume less salt? And what’s wrong with gluten, anyway? A science writer and a consultant cardiologist separate fact from fiction<p>Have you ever wondered why …

Low Fat

How Hubris Messed With Chipotle

Anyone tempted to buy shares of Chipotle, following the stock’s 45% decline from its 2015 all-time high, should take a deep breath.<p>Given all the …

You Can't Judge A Product By A GMO Label

Recently there seems to be a lot of concern voiced by the public regarding the use of what they have termed “genetically modified organisms.” With this rising concern comes a movement to mandate that any foods that have been genetically modified or any processed foods containing ingredients from …

Organisms

This Adult Coloring Book App Will Help You Stay Relaxed And Focused

But is it therapeutic? The creators of a new app called Pigment think so. It’s coloring books without all the materials you need to tote around. The …

11 most luxurious train rides | CNN Travel

These 12 absurd things about airline travel defy logic

CNN/Facebook Democratic debate winners and losers

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The field of Democratic presidential hopefuls faced off in their first debate, hosted by CNN and Facebook, on Tuesday night.<p>For more than two hours, the candidates tried to make their best impressions before a national audience discovering many of them for the first time.<p>Here's …

Government

Which plane noises should I be worried about?

Nervous fliers have a tendency to scrutinise every little bump, whirr and thud they hear on board a plane. Was that a wheel falling off? Did the wing just crack? I could swear I just heard the pilot snoring in the cockpit…<p>But which sounds are routine and which should have you reaching for the …

Composition tips for photographing forests

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How This Couple Is Able to Retire at Age 33

One Cambridge, Massachusetts couple hopes to cut that age nearly in half and retreat to a rural homestead in Vermont by age 33.<p>It’s an ambitious, but …

15 books to read in your 20s if you want to get rich

However, it can be difficult to know where or how to start, especially if your parents didn't teach you much about money or if you've never taken a personal finance class.<p>The good news is that there are a bunch of resources out there designed to jump start you on a path to financial success, and …

Is Jeb Bush Wrong to Admire James K. Polk?

Sure, he gave us Texas. But at what cost?<p>“One of the presidents that I really admire, and he’s not—I think people rank him pretty good, the historians who look at this—is James K. Polk,” noted Jeb Bush at a town hall event in Sioux City, Iowa, two weeks ago. “Ever read about him?”<p>Presumably, if …

How the Simple ‘1-2-3 Method’ Can Make You Stronger Than Ever

Maximize your strength and blast through plateaus with this easy-to-follow rep scheme<p>Some things are too complicated to possibly understand: taxes, space travel, women. But building <b>strength</b> doesn’t have to be. In fact, it can be as easy as 1-2-3.<p>A long-time favorite of coaches and trainers, the …

Budgeting becoming popular thanks to apps

Mobile bankers are becoming obsessed with budgeting.<p>The simplest money advice financial planners have extolled for years, but which surveys show many Americans do not follow, may finally be starting to stick thanks to the ease of smartphones, according to data out this month from …

Apps