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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 …

Your social security number probably got leaked and that’s very, very bad

The Equifax hack exposed more than 100 million people to the worst kind of identity theft.<p><i>Update: 5/10/20/18: Earlier this week, documents provided to the Securities Exchange Commission exposed some staggering numbers that come from Equifax's internal investigation of the breach. Here are the stats</i> …

The 45 Best Sex Positions Every Couple Should Try

If your bedroom routine is getting a little too predictable, here are a few ways to spice things up. You can thank us in the morning.<p>Most couples aren't very adventurous in the bedroom. When it comes time to get down in between the sheets, few are bold enough to venture away from traditional …

Washing Machines

All the Marvel Cinematic Universe details you need to remember before seeing 'Avengers: Infinity War'

After 10 years and 18 movies, the Marvel Cinematic Universe has become the most financially successful franchise in film history.<p>But that also means there has been a lot to keep track of before "Avengers: Infinity War," one of the most ambitious crossover events, comes to theaters later this …

10 slow and sensual Kama Sutra sex positions worth taking your time over

Sex really doesn't need to be wild to be enjoyable.<p>Kama Sutra positions are a classic for a reason. But good sex doesn't always have to be wild and quick, sometimes, the most pleasure can come from a slow and sensual session. We've chosen 10 of the slowest and most pleasurable positions to try, …

Elon Musk just unveiled a giant tool SpaceX will use to build the biggest and most powerful spaceship in history

Elon Musk, the founder of SpaceX, just showed off a huge development in his quest to build the largest and most powerful spaceship in history.<p>Musk posted a photo of a giant cylinder (below) to Instagram early Monday morning. It reveals a hollow metal spindle with spokes next to a Tesla Model 3 …

The perfect Rubik’s to challenge your brain—whether you're a beginner, expert, or in between

These puzzles range from easy to pull-your-hair-out hard.<p>It took Ernõ Rubik more than a month to solve his namesake puzzle the first time. Today, competitive cubers can best the classic brain teaser in less than five seconds, and casual players can do it in minutes. Their not-so-secret weapon is …

How to make $400,000 a year writing about what you love — according to someone who's doing it

After posting my blogging income report from last year (where I made $401,681 with my blogging side hustle), I've been getting a lot of reader questions about how much money can you actually make blogging? I think blogging is the perfect side hustle because you can do it in your own time, you can …

The best food storage container sets you can buy

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p><i>OXO/Business Insider</i><p>The Insider Pick:<p>Preparing your own meals is a great way to ensure the foods you and your family eat are tasty, …

19 things that make traveling less stressful

Don't let dead batteries, dirty socks, or bad headphones ruin your vacation.<p>After all the planning, the anticipation, the arguing with your boss that you <i>submitted that PTO weeks ago,</i> the time has arrived: your vacation. There's no right way to travel, but a lot of people lie back and accept that …

12 of the Best Irish Whiskies for St. Patrick's Day, or Any Day

With new whiskey cocktail recipes to match.<p>Irish whiskey used to be the go-to shot to chase down with a can of cheap beer. Not any longer.<p>Over the past decade, exports of Irish whiskey have grown by 300 percent, making it the “fastest growing spirit in the world," according to the Irish Food Board. …

16 Healthy Braising Recipes to Ease the Pain of Winter

24 hidden settings that can maximize your Mac

We mean Mac-simize.<p>Apple prides itself on the polish and slickness of its software, and on the surface, macOS proves itself an intuitive and easy-to-navigate operating system. Dig deeper, however, and you'll find a heap of useful settings and options that let you customize your computing …

12 Crispy, Juicy Chicken Thigh Recipes That'll Save You From Yourself

Back away from the whole chicken. Cut yourself some slack (and speed up dinner) by sticking to the thighs.<p>Weeknight fantasy: a beautifully bronzed whole roast chicken, on your table at 7. Weeknight reality: fire detectors, hot tears, dinner at 11.<p>While it might be <i>possible</i> to roast an entire bird on …

Four apps that will help you learn to play music

Pick up an instrument, learn your favorite songs, and practice a bit of music theory.<p>I'm a musician, and I learned the tricks of the trade the expensive and slow way: with private guitar lessons, summer music programs, and more theory books than I'd like to admit. Thankfully, in 2018 you can get …

Forget the Dry Cleaner. Here's How to Wash (Almost) All Your Clothes at Home.

An essential cheat sheet for enterprising launderers.<p><i>Jolie Kerr is a cleaning expert and advice columnist. She'll be here</i> <i>every week</i> <i>helping to answer your filthiest questions, and once a month she'll help</i> Esquire <i>staffers sort out their most vexing cleaning issues. Are you dirty?</i> <i>Email her</i><i>. Are you</i> …

How to Save Money Without Thinking About It

Plus, four more reasons to open a savings account, ASAP.<p>In our culture of instant gratification, the idea of saving for the future might seem antiquated. But at a time when the economic deck seems stacked against you, thanks to a student loan debt crisis and fresh memories of the 2008 Wall Street …

Personal Finance

How To Have a Bed She'll Actually Love Sleeping In

R.I.P., Spongebob sheets<p>Let’s get right to it: Your bed situation isn’t good. You might have a box spring on the floor, or polyester sheets. The last time you needed an extra pillow, you used a bag of laundry. When you hear the word “headboard” you think of karate.<p>You spend a third of your life in …

Build a Wireless Charger for Your Phone

This elegant charging solution is convenient and lessens the wear and tear on your phones port and cables.<p>We've seen inductive charging take over power tools, but it's still not standard among mobile devices despite its convenience and ease of use. You could buy a third-party inductive charger, but …

How To Build A Hovercraft From Styrofoam Plates

Just in time for Marty McFly's arrival in the future<p>If you believe the old Hollywood prophecies, Marty McFly will be hopping out of Doc Brown’s DeLorean on October 21st. And when he gets to the future, he’ll need a hoverboard. You can do your part to prevent a time paradox--just slap together this …

Best advice from CEOs: 40 execs' secrets to success

Warren Buffett<p><b>Chairman and CEO—</b><b>Berkshire Hathaway</b><p>Advice for young women: “You do the same thing a male will do. You follow your passions. You find …

Hearst Magazines

30 Books You Should Read Before You're 30

The best books aren't static stories, but living entities with meanings that change and grow along with you. That's why we strongly recommend rereading the classics that were assigned to you in high school; you may find that they're nothing like they were before.<p>Still, some books are best …

Here’s What Makes F1 Helmets So Insanely Safe

Author: Damon Lavrinc. Damon Lavrinc Gear<p>Date of Publication: 09.04.13.<p>Time of Publication: 4:09 pm. 4:09 pm<p>The Mercedes-Benz E-Class has about as …