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What to Do With Digital Storage That's Collecting Dust

How many of you have old memory cards, USB sticks, or even hard drives lay around doing nothing? Of those that answered yes, how many of you still …

How to Be a More ACTIVE Photographer

ACTIVE: to act, to move, to create.What is an active photographer?I feel this term “active” isn’t in our vocabulary as photographers. But I like …

The photography of the Giants’ Romeo Okwara

The defensive end finds his moments on and off the field<p>With over $10,000 gleaming around his neck, Romeo Okwara walks the streets of Brooklyn, New …

Incredible 30-Day Journey Of A Cargo Ship In A Timelapse Shows What Most Of Us Will Never See In Our Lifetimes

Ever dreamed about a life at sea? Many of us have dreamed of leaving it all behind, heading off to live the romantic life of exploration and …

8 Great Things to See and Do on Oahu, Hawaii

Hawaii is a hike, and planning a trip there can be overwhelming—so many islands, so little time. Start with a visit to Oahu, and place yourself in …

The Coolest Photography Links Of The Week

Join us as we celebrate the best that the world of photography has to offer for another weekly list, hand curated by the folks at Toad Hollow …

Attention, Younger Savers: You're Losing Out on Millions

New data reveals that younger savers are making a major mistake with their cash -- and the consequences could be huge.<p>If someone offered you an …

Mark Cuban reveals the 'hardest lesson' he had to learn about money before building his wealth

In a new interview with MONEY, "Shark Tank" investor Mark Cuban and Spanx founder Sara Blakely, both self-made billionaires, discussed starting their respective businesses years ago with little money and tons of grit.<p>Blakely decided early on that she'd grow her company with only the cash she had on …

This couple turned an obsession with credit card points into a multimillion-dollar business

Using credit cards can be a high-risk, high-reward proposition. Use them the wrong way, and you can end up like the millions of Americans struggling …

Personal Finance

7 great tactical RPGs that every developer should study

Few genres have the capacity to intimidate newcomers quite like tactical RPGs. With a complex blend of tactical and strategic combat systems and …

Nintendo Switch eShop servers are down intermittently for Splatoon 2 launch

Nintendo could struggle to sell you Splatoon 2 through its digital store tonight. The game just launched in the last couple of hours, and Switch owners have rushed the eShop to buy it. But that traffic has seemingly overwhelmed the Nintendo servers, according to a wave of complaints on social media.<p>…

This Airline Charges the Most in Extra Fees

The biggest offender charges almost $100 more for a round-trip flight on average.<p>The truth is, there's almost no such thing as a $20 flight; whether you've found a deal within the U.S. or one across the pond, those rock-bottom prices represent your wallet's death by a thousand cuts. A bag fee here, …

5 steps to get started with saving

Costs add up fast, and building your savings can seem like a pipe dream. But small changes now can yield big benefits later. Follow these basic steps …

Can Carrying a Camera Bag Endanger Your Life? This Elderly Photographer Was Killed for His Gear

Early last Sunday the unspeakable happened in San Francisco when 71-year-old photographer and location scout Edward French was fatally shot as two …

Bowens: Yes, We’re Dead, and Chinese Brands Killed Us

It’s now official: Bowens is dead. The well-known 94-year-old lighting equipment brand has officially confirmed that it has discontinued operations, …

Selling

What it costs to run an independent video game store

We break down the numbers and look at the challenges facing local game shops.<p>Since 1985, Joel Riplie has opened 45 video game stores. Calling each Video Game Exchange, he approaches them like a reality show — he finds a location, fixes it up, stocks it with games, gets the business running smoothly …

Selling

Large Purchases Hurt My Credit Score — Reader Mistake Story

One of the things I love most about being <i>The Points Guy</i> is getting to hear stories from readers about all the positive ways award travel has affected …

4 Money Problems That Didn't Exist 50 Years Ago (and How to Fix Them)

Life may not have been simpler 50 years ago, but it was definitely a whole lot cheaper.<p>In many ways, the world is a better place than it was 50 years …

Want to Be Happy? Do These 6 Things, According to Warren Buffett | Inc.com

What makes Warren Buffett happy? The legendary investor is famous for his sunny, optimistic outlook and the pleasure he takes in life. And while he certainly enjoys studying investments and making money for himself and for Berkshire Hathaway's one million investors, the money itself doesn't seem to …

A New Kind of Tech Job Emphasizes Skills, Not a College Degree

ROCKET CENTER, W.Va. — A few years ago, Sean Bridges lived with his mother, Linda, in Wiley Ford, W.Va. Their only income was her monthly Social Security disability check. He applied for work at Walmart and Burger King, but they were not hiring.<p>Yet while Mr. Bridges had no work history, he had …

Nintendo's Market Value Climbs Past Sony Corp

Nintendo's stock value is the highest it's been since 2008.<p>Thanks to the success of Nintendo Switch and Pokemon Go, Nintendo's market value has …

Gaming

5 Things You Could Be Doing to Save Money Now

Behind on savings? Here's how to fix that.<p>When it comes to Americans' savings habits, the facts speak for themselves: Roughly 69% of U.S. adults have …

The best ways to handle your money when traveling

So you’ve picked your destination, booked your flights and packed your bags. Planning a trip is always equal parts exciting and stressful as you figure out the logistics. One thing many people fail to look into is how they’ll handle their money when they’re away. Whether you’re traveling abroad or …

A Guide to Flying Around the World at Every Budget

Photo by Margo Brodowicz<p>The trip of a lifetime could cost a fortune—but it doesn’t have to.<p>Ready to hop on a jet and fly around the world? Whether …

Three views of New York that are rarely seen

New Yorkers share their favourite skyline views as seen from local transportation – and explain what the city means to them.<p><i>Join over three million BBC Travel fans by liking us on</i> <i>Facebook</i><i>, or follow us on</i> <i>Twitter</i> <i>and</i> <i>Instagram</i><i>.</i><p><i>If you liked this story,</i> <b>sign up for the weekly bbc.com features newsletter</b><i>,</i> …

Travel

The spirit of old Hong Kong lives on in these black-and-white images by master photographer Fan Ho

Fan Ho’s haunting black-and-white photos chronicling old Hong Kong show how much the city has changed since the 1950s. In some ways, however, many of the scenes remain familiar to Hong Kong people today.<p>“The city’s architecture, the political landscape has indeed transformed a few times over, but …

Hong Kong

This Photographer Uses a Flash Drone to Light Difficult Portraits

Want to place an off-camera flash where stands and assistants can’t go? Try mounting it to a drone. That’s what Chinese photographer Fuyan Liu does …

5 airline booking mistakes that can cost you

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>Habits can be hard to break, but certain travel-planning tendencies could be costing you. To …

13 Questions to Ask Before You Buy a Stock

Got your cursor hovering over the “buy” button? Please hold your fire. Before putting your cash on the line to buy a stock, take the time to answer these key questions about the opportunities, risks and your expectations.<p>Here are seven questions to guide your research and uncover what makes a …

The top 10 travel destinations trending so far this year

Barcelona, Spain<p>Airbnb<p>The city of endless inspiration for Gaudí, Salvador Dalí, and Pablo Picasso, Barcelona is a design capital in its own right. …