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Xbox Adaptive Controller first look: A new, necessary gamepad

Microsoft stumbled into the accessibility market about three years ago, with the launch of the Xbox One Elite controller. The Elite wasn't designed to help people with disabilities play video games -- in fact, it was built for hardcore players who wanted more mapping options by adding rear paddle …

40 Things You Should Know About a Home By Age 40

Home repair is learned over time<p>Even if a power outage stops your well pump or the city water supply, you can still flush the toilet. Dump a couple …

Home Improvement

Top 10 Moneymaking Apps You Need to Download Now

These moneymaking apps won't make you rich but can earn you some respectable extra pocket money with little effort.<p>12 min read<p>Apps that can make you money? It sounds too good to be true, but moneymaking apps do actually exist. While these apps won’t make you rich, they can earn you some respectable …

The Pasta Sauce Hailed as the World's Best Is Surprisingly Easy to Make at Home

Just as Julia Child changed the way Americans felt about French cooking, Marcella Hazan changed the way they felt about Italian cooking. And though …

'I'm Sorry' Can Undermine Your Career. Here's What to Say Instead

When "I'm sorry" becomes overused, it gets tuned out -- and so do you.<p>We all make mistakes. From minor ones like mispronouncing someone's name (which, depending on the person, could be a big deal) to major ones like making an expensive misguided hire, every single one of us can remember the …

Experts Say This $45 Bottle of Bourbon Is the Best in the World

The panel behind the World Whiskies Awards — made up of 17 whiskey reviewers, bartenders, spirit industry professionals and former distillers — …

20 products with a cult following on Amazon, and why they're worth it

<i>— Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. However, our picks and opinions are independent from USA TODAY’s newsroom and any business incentives.</i><p>Power comes in …

Shopping

The richest American family hired terrorists to shoot machine guns at sleeping women and children

The Rockefellers took on the striking miners of Ludlow, Colorado but didn’t expect them to fight back<p>The bloody history of the American labor …

33 Cult-Favorite Products On Amazon That Actually Live Up To The Hype

You can buy a lot of weird AF stuff on the Internet. From socks that make your skin peel off to fun shower heads, there's no shortage of wacky things …

We all want good sex. It’s time for men to do their part.

<i>This is part of a series about love in the #MeToo era.</i><p>As the pain grew intolerable in my right hip, I treated myself to a professional massage. I am a single mom and busy professional. Luxury items don’t happen often. I expected to feel relief from a chronic sports injury. Instead, I was flooded …

Relationships

11 Chrome features you'll wish you'd known all along

Do you consider yourself a Chrome ninja? If not, these tips can help you navigate the web with deadly efficiency.<p>Pin tabs<p>I spend much of my day using Gmail and Google Drive, and with Chrome's tab-pinning feature, I can keep those tabs parked to the left of all of my many open tabs. It's a great way …

Google

Biggest Surprise Sleeper Hits Video Games Of 2017

ELEX gives us freedom, choices and replayability. It’s a quite old-school RPG that falls short when it comes to graphics and AI. If you’ve played and …

Fish

This Miracle Recipe Will Heal Your Back, Joints and Legs Pain in Just 7 Days!

This recipe is an very old one made by a military doctor. This is a recipe which will keep all your bones functioning without any problems. It works …

Essential Apps You Should Install on a New PC Running Windows or macOS

You just bought a new laptop, built a new desktop PC, or are simply clean installing on a new solid state drive, good for you! Gotta love the taste …

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

34 Cult-Favorite Products On Amazon That Actually Live Up To The Hype

You can buy a lot of weird AF stuff on the Internet. From socks that make your skin peel off to fun shower heads, there's no shortage of wacky things …

Five toy drones for beginners

Many of us drool over powerful high-flying camera drones or superfast racing quads, but for adults or kids just starting out, a far cheaper toy drone is far more practical.<p>Made to zip around your living room or backyard for a few minutes at a time, toy drones are a good way to practice your …

Drones

Top 10 Browser Extensions that Eliminate Web Annoyances

The web is rife with annoyances. Pop-over ads when you visit a page that you have to dismiss, sites that auto-play audio even in background tabs, …

Google

Why Health Care Is So Expensive

When you get sick, you shouldn’t have to decide between medical care and rent. Medical costs are already unreasonable for 25 percent of Americans, …

A Beginner's Guide To Essential Camping Gear

Spring is in full swing, which means that camping trip you’ve been itching to take is just around the corner. Of course, you’ve also been meaning to …

Get Over the Stigma That Something's Wrong With You Because You Want More Friends

We all know that making new friends after college is incredibly tough, but The Wall Street Journal points out that we tend to make it harder on …

Wall Street

The Best Oils to Care for Your Wooden Cutting Board

When I first got my wooden cutting board, I was excited to use it, but also very sure I was going to ruin everything. I got over it, but I would have …

The career advice no one tells you

Most people have “okay” jobs. We go to work, do what we have to do from 9 to 5, come back home, maybe hang out with friends, and do it all over again the next day. There’s nothing wrong with this.<p>But some people perform at a totally different level. They’re the people who land executive level …

The Power of Mental Models: How Flight 32 Avoided Disaster

On a sunny morning in 2010, Qantas Airways flight 32 taxied onto a runway in Singapore, requested permission to begin the eight-hour flight to …

Wherefor Shows Where You Can Travel Based on Your Budget

When it comes to travel, we’re most limited by time and money. We can’t help you with the time factor, but Wherefor will help you with the budget …

Flying

One-Pan Pasta Is Easy to Make, Filling, and Requires Next to No Cleanup

Weeknights are busy enough without having to spend hours planning, cooking, and cleaning up dinner. Try this one-pan pasta for a fresh meal that’ll …

Cheap Clothes Are Too Expensive: Buy Quality Instead

Quality clothes last longer for the money you spend, they’re more comfortable, and they make you look and feel pretty good while you wear them. Best …

Why We Sabotage Ourselves

Sometimes we set ourselves up for failure, and while we probably don’t even realize we’re doing this, there’s a reason for it: it’s comfortable. This …

Learn How to Tie the Zip Tie-Like Constrictor Knot With This Video

Knots may seem like an old-fashioned skill to learn, but they can actually be really helpful in a lot of situations. This video will teach you how to …

YouTube

Beautifully Endless Looping GIFs Created by a Legally Blind Artist

Native American artist George Redhawk creates eerily beautiful gifs even though he's legally blind. With help from computer software, the designer utilizes the art of gif-making to show others how he sees the world as a man who suddenly lost his sight. “It's an artistic expression of the confusion …