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What is the value of six commemorative glasses honoring the 150th anniversary of Texas?<p>These commemorative glasses can be found in prices ranging …

The unstoppable rise of the collaborative economy

Published on February 19, 2013 in Blog<p><i>My work at REconomy Project has inspired me to believe that a credible alternative to our current system is now</i> …

Innovation

7 Things You Should Always Buy New

<i>This post originally appeared on POPSUGAR Smart Living.</i><p>We're all big fans of buying used items; it's a great way to save money and be environmentally …

The New Way to Kick-Start Your Career? Seek Out a Sponsor

When you think of people who have sponsors, you probably conjure images of professional cyclists or race-car drivers with company logos emblazoned on …

The Ultimate Hotel Upgrade: An Entire House Photos | GQ

The kitchen clinched it. A crew of foodies was heading to Woodstock for a weekend blowout, and we needed a place to stay. In a hotel, we would've required four rooms and wouldn't have had a common area to blast music or build a fire. Also, no dogs allowed. No washing machine for wine stains, no …

New Hampshire

That Snooze Button Habit Is Putting Your Productivity To Sleep, So Quit Hitting It

You need to respect the alarm. But don’t just take it from us–consider recent research. Here are five ways to get out of bed the right way.<p>Every morning, millions of people fight a battle–with themselves.<p>The battlefield is the bedroom, and the weapon is the snooze button. When the alarm goes off, …

Slivers-of-Space Storage

1 of 21<p>Entryway<p><i>Maxwell says:</i> Fake a foyer by stationing a console table next to the door (a waist-high shelf works, too). Then hang a mirror and …

Living Rooms

10 Cheapest U.S. Cities to Live In

When it comes to cheap living, don't mess with Texas. The Lone Star State is home to four of the most affordable cities in America. But Texas doesn't …

Why Frugality Is Liberating

It lets you focus on what you really want.<p>Photo by Lise Metzger<p><i>Clare K. Levison (pictured at left) is a CPA and author of</i> Frugal Isn’t Cheap. <i>She is a</i> …

Affordable Care Act's 10 Essential Health Benefits

En español l On Jan. 1, 2014, President Obama's Affordable Care Act will greatly expand the health care benefits being offered to the 55 million …

'Granny Pods' for Loved Ones

Backyard cottages offer high-tech alternatives to nursing homes for family members.

Retirement

10 Easy Do-It-Yourself Home Improvement Fixes

By investing $100 here and there on some do-it-yourself outdoor projects, your home will look better, cost less to maintain and sell for more.

Retirement

Does a Bad Credit Report Impact Your Current Job Search?

En español | Emmett Pinkston, who spent 30 years in the military, likes to boast that his high-level security clearance would've given him access to …

Find Your Keys, Wallet & Phone with Tile’s App and Bluetooth Tracker Device | Tile

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6 Online Reservation Services to Bookmark Now

Much to some people's dismay, it's still necessary to interact with the real world to get certain things done. But that doesn't mean you can't use …

9 Essential Apps for Storms and Emergencies

Apps to Help You in a Disaster<p>1. ubAlert<p>2. Official FEMA App<p>3. Pocket First Aid and CPR<p>4. ReUnite<p>5. Life360 Family Finder<p>6. !Emergency!<p>7. Wild Edibles<p>…

Roku Adds Flagship Features, Good Looks to Its Budget Set-Top Boxes

Since its release earlier in the year, the Roku 3 has been the little black streaming box to beat. Now the company has updated the rest of its …

One Company Rules the Board Game Renaissance | WIRED

Congratulations, you’re a Silicon Valley entrepreneur who hit it big! Now you’ve got money to burn, but you’re bored. So what’s next? If you’re Eric …

Houzz taps into home improvement craze

Collections of beautifully shot images of people's passions -- food, fashions, architecture, etc. -- helped make Pinterest a hit. Now Houzz, the interior-design platform, is turning similar photos into extremely popular mobile apps that tap into the home improvement craze.<p>At its core, Houzz is an …