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Walmart Stores Are Now Price-Matching Amazon.com

Black Friday is exactly two weeks away and the holiday season is just around the corner, which is causing the competition between retailers to intensify. Now Walmart executives are telling managers at its stores across the U.S. to price-match Amazon.com and other online retailers.<p>Greg Foran, the …

Six Questions You Should Ask to Learn About a Company's Culture

After hours spent meticulously fine-tuning your cover letter and resume, you've finally scored an elusive interview with the employer of your dreams. …

Employment

7 Clever Uses for Dryer Sheets

This article originally appeared on goodhousekeeping.com<p>You probably already know that fabric softener sheets work wonders for getting rid of staticky hair, but that's not all they're good for. Here are a few more reasons to add them to your cleaning arsenal:<p><b>1. Make your shower door sparkle.</b>Skip …

Meet MEG, an Automated Greenhouse That is Crowd-Sourcing Gardening

Sick and tired of being green-thumb deficient? Well, with the world's first socially-operated, indoor greenhouse, MEG, you'll never have another …

10 Tips to Lower Your Garden Maintenance

Looking for low maintenance gardening? Then know your garden personally. Understand the light properties, soil conditions, temperature and water …

Colorful and Dynamic Modular System for Instant Home Upgrading: Edera by Formabilio

What if there was an easy way to creatively upgrade your home, without the hassle of handiwork? We’ve stumbled across <b>Edera</b>, a decorative modular …

Five Smart Risks To Set Yourself Apart In Cautious Times

Unless you’ve been living in a cave, it’s impossible to not be impacted by all that’s going on in the world right now. From ISIS to Ebola, there’s no shortage of headlines giving us reasons to feel afraid, anxious , hunker down, and exercise extreme caution. Certainly in the climate of fear that …

When A Ripoff Report Strikes Your Business, Follow These Steps

As contributor Eric Schiffer has noted, there are few experiences with greater power to ruin the life of an entrepreneur than an online reputation disaster: “I can’t walk into a banker meeting right now. They’ll Google me and see [insert here].” Regardless of whether the issue is true or false, and …

How to Deal with Excessive Sweat

It's time to stop living in fear of raising your arms. If you suffer from excessive sweating, wet armpits, and sweat stained fabrics, here are some …

Yes, this is Yosemite!

The Most Romantic Getaways Under $100

Budget romantic vacations<p>Even when visiting the world's most romantic destinations, the cost of lodging doesn't have to break the bank.

Home is where the hostel is

Collected by Jean-Erick Dorval<p>List View<p>Map View<p>Popular Stories<p>1Hotels10 Bohemian Jungle Getaways for Free Spirits<br>• 2Luxury Trips7 New Luxurious Tented …

Xiaomi Aims To Raise At $40 Billion And Become World's Most Valuable Private Tech Firm

Xiaomi, the Chinese electronics manufacturer and fourth-largest smartphone maker in the world, is exploring the option of raising funding that could value the company at more than $40 billion.<p>Multiple sources confirmed to FORBES that the Beijing company is considering raising more money and …

Sharks and Ladders: A Photographer Gets a Lift

A few years ago Thomas Peschak’s photo editors at <i>National Geographic,</i> Kathy Moran and David Griffin, told him that in order to get more original perspectives he should stop using his zoom lens so much, and instead just move himself.<p>He took the advice to heart, knowing that the distinction between a …

This Week's Top Downloads

Every week, we share a number of downloads for all platforms to help you get things done. Here were the top downloads from this week.<p>iOS 8 is already …

Top 10 Home Improvement Tips Every Homeowner Should Know

It doesn't matter if you've bought a newly built home, a condo in a maintained community, or a fixer-upper—owning your own place brings out the home …

10 Bright White Rooms

Rooms in shades of white.<p>From snow-white kitchens that sparkle to ivory hues in the bathroom, the color brightens any room in your house.

Interior Design

Even The Wealthiest People Don’t Feel Rich

This story by another LinkedIn Influencer, "No One Feels Rich or Happy. I Looked," made me think about wealth accumulation being one of the …

Christine Falls

Astronomical Mirrors Open Deep Window Into the Early Universe

At a mirror-making lab, discoveries depend on a hair's width of polished perfection.<p>The universe doesn't spill its secrets easily, say scientists who are making immense mirrors meant to be the engines of future astronomical discoveries.<p>In a look at the Steward Observatory Mirror Laboratory at the …

5 Biggest Mistakes You Make When You Dust

It may feel like a losing battle, but there are a few tricks to keep that dust from coming back so quickly.<p>Dusting is one of my least favorite chores. It's such a thankless, neverending task. Whisk it away one weekend and, before the next weekend rolls around, your furniture is dust-covered once …

The Science of ‘Interstellar’: Look Beyond the Wormhole

Christopher Nolan's sci-fi blockbuster, "Interstellar," is winning kudos for its true-to-Einstein depiction of a black hole as well as its off-the-planet exploration agenda.<p>The movie tells the story of a failing Earth — and a last-gasp space mission that sends astronauts through an extradimensional …

Black Holes

10 Indicators that Bicycle Travel and Tourism are Booming — and Changing

<i>From Asia to Europe to America, bicycle travel of all kinds is becoming more popular</i><p><b>Missoula, Montana, November 4, 2014</b> — As 2014 winds down, bicycle …

Maximize the Use of Your Time with the "Magic Bank Account" Approach

The biggest thing that gets in the way of our productivity is often ourselves. You can motivate yourself by thinking of the time you get each day as …

9 Lies You Tell Yourself About Organizing

Don't let these common misconceptions derail your decluttering efforts. This article originally appeared on GoodHousekeeping.com.<p><i>Getty Images</i><p>Having trouble staying organized at home? We hate to break it to you, but it might be you (not your stuff) that's the problem. We asked professional …

The Most Affordable Big Cities in the U.S.

Maybe you enjoy living in a big city, but you're deterred by the expense. If you're looking for city living on a budget, check out Kiplinger's list …

Tidal Lossless Music Streaming Review: Forget Spotify, Get CD Quality Music

I remember when Spotify launched, it was something of a life-changing experience. For so long, the music industry had fought and fought to maintain the status quo of music. Pushing us to buy CDs when we only liked one track on the album, and forcing CD singles on us, to waste plastic and shipping …

16-Year-Old Irish Girls Win Google Science Fair 2014 With World-Changing Crop Yield Breakthrough

Irish teenagers Ciara Judge, Émer Hickey and Sophie Healy-Thow, all 16, have won the Google Science Fair 2014. Their project, Combating the Global …

Listen Up, Leaders: We Are All Millennials

A lot of digital ink has been spilled regarding Millennials and how they are reshaping and reordering the workplace. I’m happy to report that ink has not been wasted. The influx of Millennials into the workforce tops virtually any short list of today’s business trends. No doubt, Generation Y is …

The TABBY is a DIY Open Source Electric Vehicle that Can be Assembled in Less Than an Hour

Imagine owning an electric vehicle that you can assemble yourself in less time than it takes to put together an IKEA entertainment center. In an …