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Research: The Best Strategy for Paying Off Credit Card Debt

Many Americans struggle to pay down their credit card debts, a challenge exacerbated by the holidays when credit-card spending balloons. The Federal Reserve estimates that nearly half of U.S. households are unable to pay their credit card bills in full each month. These households owe more than …

This tiny digestive tracker can tell what food gives you gas

One of my favorite things to eat is cheese and egg on a bagel. But while it's delicious, let's just say that afterward we don't get along so well. Is it the egg? The cheese? I could go to the doctor and find out which and why, but the testing process is long and expensive and still might not turn …

Netflix's Secret Codes Unlock More Movies Than You Can Imagine

Access this hidden list of hyper-specific Netflix genres with our help.<p>How many movies do you think are currently available on Netflix? Well, you’re …

Entertainment

Armadillo Trailer: 13-Foot Stylish Camping Option

The small trailer market is getting more diverse every year. One of the newest designs to become available is the stylish and super light Armadillo …

Tiny House Movement

'Shadow banks' are setting up the next housing crash

But who's doing the lending? More and more: nonbanks, evocatively called "shadow banks." They have now overtaken commercial banks "to grab a record slice" of government-guaranteed mortgages, Attom Data Solutions reported in its housing report.<p>And these shadow banks are different:<p>[T]hey typically …

Tvan Camper Trailer

Tvan Camper Trailer is an upgrade on the previous model and has several interesting new features. Lets not forget that this thing was designed and …

A Personalized Nutrition Company Will Use Your DNA To Tell You What To Eat

Is a diet based on your genome the future of nutrition?<p>Dieting in the United States is a multi-million dollar industry. Over the past few decades, there have been diets that focus on increasing protein, eliminating fats, lowering calories—you name the food group, a diet fad has been centered around …

Biomarkers

Basecamp Design

How Your Trailer's Weight Distribution Can Seriously Mess Up Your Drive

Packing your trailer correctly is crucial.<p>The first rule of packing a U-Haul or pretty much any other trailer you pull behind your car is to load all the heaviest stuff up towards the front. It's not just an idle suggestion; it's a crucial piece of advice that could save your life, or at least save …

7 Albums That Prove Hip-Hop Ruled In '91

Why these recordings still matter 25 years on...With depressing predictability, many recent retrospectives on 1991 have focused squarely on …

Rap & Hip-Hop

The Best Road in the Country Is This California Highway to Nowhere

There's no traffic because, well, it doesn't actually go anywhere. At all.<p>We found it by accident.<p>See, our plan called for a full day of driving and photography of the cars we were testing. Usually, photography in the LA area means you go to Malibu and then head up into the canyons or you go to …

Opinion: It’s strike three for Warren Buffett as Wells Fargo faces investigation

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett is famous for his “front-page-of-the-newspaper test.”<p>In a recent interview with Bloomberg, he described it, …

Two genius film editing moves that create powerful meaning

Here we take a close look at two stunning editing moments that make moviegoers search for meaning. One is from the film <i>Ida</i>, a continuous shot that …

I've been a wealth adviser for 20 years — here are 10 of the best pieces of money advice I can give you

1. Put your money where <i>your</i> happiness is.<p>It is an incredible understatement to say the San Francisco Bay Area is an expensive place to live. Whether you come from money or just joined Facebook, you will have to make trade-offs to keep your head above water here — make the tradeoffs that are …

Graphic Design Startup Canva Raises $15 Million Round, Doubling Its Valuation To $345 Million

Canva, the Sydney, Australia-based online graphic design platform, raised a new $15 million round of funding, the company announced on Wednesday.<p>The latest funding valued the startup at $345 million, more than double the company’s $165 million valuation a year ago. Canva’s latest round was led by …

Venture Capital

Rage Against the Machine’s Zack de la Rocha Goes Solo With El-P-Produced New Single: Listen

Zack de la Rocha’s Rage Against the Machine bandmates have been busy touring the world with Chuck D and B-Real. As it turns out, the Rage frontman has been working on music of his own. This morning, de la Rocha has made his inaugural bid as a solo artist with a new single called “Digging For …

Here’s what you’re entitled to if you get bumped off a flight

Chances are pretty high that you have, as overbooking has become standard practice thanks to airlines scrambling to post revenue, and no-shows being a common occurrence.<p>Luckily, the US Department of Transportation has been tightening requirements on what airlines need to do when overbooking a …

Want to hike Point Reyes? Try this four-day backpacking trip

In the late 16th century, British explorer Sir Francis Drake is thought to have stopped at Point Reyes during a round-the-world journey. The ship's chaplain wrote a description of the landscape and complained about "the stinking fogges" that shrouded the headlands in summer.<p>That hasn't changed.<p>The …

Hiking

How to Buy an Investment Properties With No Money

You’ve heard, “in order to make money, you have to spend money.” But, how true is that? In fact, there are ways to make money in real estate with no …

See De La Soul Document New LP's Creation in 'We're Still Here (Now)'

33-minute film tracks 'And the Anonymous Nobody' from recording stages to Kickstarter to completion<p>To celebrate the release of De La Soul's …

Kanban and Agile saved our house

“Call the doctor.” “Did you call the doctor today?” “Don’t forget to call the doctor today.” With nine week old twins at home, there has never been a …

The 10 Best Quotes From The Departed

This year, the Scorsese classic is a decade old.<p><i>The Departed</i> turns 10 years old this year. Think about it: The movie, a Martin Scorsese classic, is a decade old. Leonardo DiCaprio, Jack Nicholson, Matt Damon, Mark Wahlberg, Alec Baldwin, Martin Sheen, Vera Farmiga are all still as famous as they …

Vera Farmiga

New Frontier’s Tiny Homes Can Be Delivered Right to Your Doorstep

Meet the founder of a company that offers tiny residences that are big on design<p>Tiny house living is much more than downsizing for the sake of simplicity. David Latimer, the founder and CEO of New Frontier Tiny Homes, got involved in this niche market as a way of encouraging people to live with …

Investing For Beginners: Four Smart Ways to Invest Your Money

You may think that you have to be rich in order to begin investing funds, but the truth is that with as little as 50 dollars you can begin putting money into investments that will get you a return. Not all investors place their money in the stock market. There are countless ways to invest money …

This Family Lives Inside a Farmhouse Inside an Airplane Hangar

Architect Adam Kalkin and his family live in a 19th century New Jersey farmhouse that sits inside a modern airplane hangar. In the video above, the …

New Jersey

6 must-have items for web designers

Looking for a spot of web design inspiration? We round up 6 of the best and most interesting web design-related goodies from the last month.<p>01. …

Prototypes

Liz Weston: Secrets of next-door millionaires

The way most Americans build wealth is no secret: Save, invest, repeat. How average people keep their wealth, though, gets a lot less attention.It …

Retirement

Why the Berkshire Hathaway Wealth Model is So Successful

Use the Berkshire Hathaway Wealth Model in Your Life<p>Focus on Two Buckets of Value - Operating Income and Marketable Securities<p>Updated April 07, …

Investing

Best Interaction Design Tools

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co — best technical writing tool<p>Interaction design is a process in which designers focus on creating …