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Female code breakers: The hidden figures of the greatest generation

<b>(CNN) —</b> Do you like crossword puzzles and are you engaged to be married?<p>Those were the questions asked of many college-age American women by their professors, college presidents, or military officers to assess their suitability to do secret work breaking German and Japanese codes during the Second …

Remembrance Day

Snake hunters from India are the latest weapons in Florida’s war on pythons

Faced with losing a frustrating battle against invasive Burmese pythons, the state of Florida has turned to an unusual source for help: two experienced snake catchers from India.<p>The men from the Irula tribe are successful python hunters in India, and they were brought in, along with two …

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8 Ways To Disconnect From Technology And Get More Done!

I believe multi-tasking is over-rated! Recently, I saw a study that said the average smartphone user checks their device about six times an hour. Small wonder so many people these days are feeling distracted and overwhelmed! Making matters worse is that we are the ones constantly interrupting …

6 steps to a better credit score

Improving your credit score is one of the best financial moves you can make. Those three little numbers can help you land a cheaper loan, an apartment or even a job.<p>"A good credit score, as you move through life, it can save potentially tens of thousands of dollars," said with Rod Griffin, director …

The One-Year Shopping Ban: How This Woman Lived On Just 51% Of Her Income

Four years ago, Cait Flanders, a personal finance writer in Vancouver who turns 30 tomorrow, pulled out her credit cards and faced the truth she had been avoiding for years: She was $25,000 CAD ($19,800 USD) in debt, and most of it had been frittered away.<p>Student loans accounted for $4,500 CAD …

Google has rebuilt Maps from ‘ground up,’ with iPad version coming this summer

We knew Google would unveil new updates on Google Maps today at I/O, but we didn’t expect it to be <i>this</i> substantial. Google claims it has completely rebuilt Maps with a new interface, search abilities, and faster performance.<p>You can request access to a preview of the new Google Maps here.<p>One big key …

Photo Series of a Young Girl Dressed Up as Great Women Throughout History

Photographer Jaime Moore‘s daughter Emma recently turned 5 years old. Naturally, being a photographer, Moore wanted to commemorate the event for her …

What I Wish Someone Told Me When I Was Young

<i>My good friend’s son recently celebrated his first birthday, and instead of getting him a gift, he requested that I write him a letter with any</i> …

28 Incredibly Beautiful Places You Won't Believe Actually Exist

I want to go to there.