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NASA Has Compiled a List of the Best Air-Cleaning Plants for Your Home

Many of us spend most of our time indoors, so it’s important to cultivate a space that’s a healthy one. A simple—and beautiful—way to do this is through houseplants; they add some green to your home while being an effective way to purify the air.<p>NASA hardly seems like the organization that would …

How to see every Mac, iPad, and iPhone associated with your Apple ID

My Apple ID has seen a lot. I’ve used a lot of Macs and iOS devices over the years, and reviewed a whole bunch more. As a result, I’ve gotten some …

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How to transfer your Evernote notes to Apple Notes

If you ask me, there's no compelling reason for most iPhone and Mac users to pay for Evernote when Apple Notes offers a lot of the same features and costs nothing. (Apple Notes does use your iCloud account storage, but it'll take up a negligible amount of space.)<p>So, how do you make the switch if …

9 essential IFTTT recipes for iOS users

From automated photo journaling to price alerts in your Reminders app, these IFTTT recipes for iPhone will keep you on top of everything.<p>When everything is operating smoothly and all your devices and services are working together, it's still cumbersome, at best. Whether you're traveling for …

Easy Organizing Ideas, Tip: Tips to Organize, Declutter Your Home

I'm only halfway through Marie Kondo's best-selling <i>The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing</i>, but I've already started implementing organizing tactics that have kind of changed my life—or at least my refrigerator.<p><i>The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up</i> …

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Don't Blow It: The 6 Most Common Money Questions, Answered

Handle your $$$ like a boss.<p>No idea what to do with your money? We're answering your six biggest questions about your finances—so you can truly be a HBIC.<p>What's up with my 401(k)?<p><b>What is it?</b> 401(k)s are retirement savings plans set up by your employer. You may have also heard of Roth 401(k)s, which …

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Key Smart brings Swiss Army order to keys in pocket

At our current place on the evolutionary chart, we are a species that carries more things in the pockets of tighter pants.<p>Michael Tunney understood this every time he went to a bar and saw patrons pull out their cell phones and bulky wads of keys before sitting down. Tunney, himself bothered by …

Top 10 Things Everyone Should Know About Saving for Retirement

If we ever hope to stop working and enjoy our golden years, we have to save and invest for our retirement. Here are ten things to know so we can grow …

The Forbes 2015 Retirement Guide

What’s in your retirement playbook? Whether you’re planning to work forever or kick back on a foreign beach, this special guide has advice for you. First, we show you the money—namely, how to invest a rollover IRA to maximize your chances of solid growth, at a minimal cost in fees. If working past …

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6 ways to delete yourself from the internet

Finally ready to get off the grid? It's not quite as simple as it should be, but here are a few easy-to-follow steps that should point you in the right direction.<p>If you're reading this, it's highly likely your personal information is available to the public. And by "public" I mean everyone …

How to run Windows 10 on your Mac for free

One of the selling points of a Mac these days is the ability to run Windows software on it, via virtualization or Apple’s own Boot Camp. Running Windows lets you play PC games that haven’t been ported to the Mac, or stay completely compatible with your documents from a PC-centric …

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5 questions VCs are thinking after your first meeting

<i>The following story is by Chirag Kulkarni, a serial entrepreneur and advisor. He is currently the CEO of C&M Group, an entrepreneurial strategy consulting firm focused on growth and new product innovation for startups to Fortune 500s. Previously, he cofounded STR, a B2C and B2B racquet-stringing</i> …

CNET's 15 favorite How Tos of 2014

This is my personal favorite how-to of 2014. Mostly because it was the most useful to me. Having charging issues?<p>Published: 24 December 2014 / Caption: Eric Franklin / Photo: CNET / Read the article<p>Reduce the time it takes to charge your device<p>My favorite "I have very little time and even less …

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How to add wireless charging to your iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus for $20

Count wireless charging among a handful of smartphone features that are absolutely terrific but not quite popular enough to truly impact user …

8 Surprising Beauty Blogger Hacks

There are no rules when it comes to beauty on the internet and we scoured Pinterest, YouTube and blogs to find the most resourceful—and weird—tricks for whitening teeth, thickening hair and faking long lashes.<p><b>1) To whiten teeth naturally,</b> rub the inside of a banana peel across them and let the …

How to create a personal cloud with BitTorrent Sync 2.0

BitTorrent Sync is free software, available for all major platforms, that keeps folders in sync across your devices and enables you to share them …

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Better Battery Life And Faster Charging: 11 Tricks For The iPhone 6

So you’ve bought your iPhone 6 and your wallet is looking depressingly slim, but now what? The iPhone 6, together with iOS 8.1, comes with a range of new features that you might yet not be aware of.<p><b>READ: iPhone 6: The 5 Best Reasons To Buy One</b><p>Did you know that you can share your location with …

15 Chic Wallpapers for the iPhone 6

Anyone proudly rocking the new iPhone? If you’re loving all that extra screen and all those extra pixels, you might be thinking it’s time to upgrade your wallpaper. We love a little glimpse of some favorite pieces of art on our screens when we pop it open during the day, even if it is just to check …

Fail Fast: 7 Female Entrepreneurs on the Mistakes That Moved Them Forward

Entrepreneurs love talking about the power of failure. It takes courage to build something from the ground up, and "rebranding" failure as a positive …

Twitter unearths your first tweet - CNN.com

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Gadget Rewind 2004: Apple Cinema HD display (30-inch)

You managed to pick up one of the aluminum G5s or PowerBook G4s back in 2003, but that bubbly polycarbonate Cinema display was ruining the whole look. Enter Apple's 2004 display refresh. This time the monitors were wrapped in a sexy anodized aluminum skin to harmonize your workstation's vibe. The …

Celebrate A Very Vegan Saint Paddy's Day With This Meat-Free Shepherd's Pie

For most, the upcoming St. Patrick's Day holiday means two things: amateur hour at the bars, and a deluge of corned beef. But for those trying to …

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The Secret Resource Every Startup Needs To Know

It’s never been easier to launch a startup. Powerful broadband networks, cloud computing and mobile and web applications have lowered the barrier to …

Secret revealed: inside the most scandalous social network

Will anonymity make Secret essential reading — or become its undoing?<p>Late on a Saturday evening in San Francisco, at a party filled with tech workers, people keep retreating to odd corners to stare at their phones. This happens at every party these days, of course, but what’s different here is that …