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37 Products On Amazon Prime That Have Thousands Of Rave Reviews & Absolutely Rule

They say variety is the spice of life, and it's true. Change is just as essential to life as breathing — except when it's not. Like comfort foods, …

Shopping

3 ways to boost e-mail productivity in 2015

The time was 7:14 p.m. on Sunday. My kids were otherwise occupied, so I decided to get a jump on sending the emails on my to-do list. One was a note …

14 things you didn't know your iPhone headphones could do

'Destiny' Is The First Game Ever To Need A Lore Patch

Destiny, the game with the $500M, ten-year plan, is meant to be an ongoing “experience” filled with plenty of patches, updates and expansions of new content. As we saw with the first DLC, The Dark Below, Destiny makes mighty fine attempts at adding new “stuff to do” gameplay-wise, whether that’s …

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often

Happiness can be a choice -- especially when you take the right actions.<p>Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good …

Happiness

California Dad Says He's Cracked the Code to Smart Shopping

Kyle James, the founder of the coupon website Rather-Be-Shopping.com says he's cracked the code that can help predict if something you're buying …

32 People Share The Funniest Thing They’ve Heard A Kid Say

Found on AskReddit.<p>A few months back my wife showed a picture of herself to our 3-year-old daughter. In the picture my wife is about 7 years old. “Do …

Valve’s latest Steam Controller design looks a little less crazy

Valve is inching toward normalcy with its newest Steam Controller prototype.<p>The Bellevue, Wash.-based game maker and distribution company introduced the latest version of its upcoming game controller this week. The new design ditches the touch screen and awkwardly positioned buttons sandwiched …

Free Things to Do in Prague

Not long ago, Prague was hailed—in hushed tones—as one of the greatest European cities vacationers had yet to discover. Those days are gone, and the city is now well known as a major destination for art, history, and culture. Naturally, its prices have grown along with its reputation. With these …

Men and Women Have Different Brain Circuitry | The Takeaway | WNYC

Men and women are different—is this news? According to a new study it is. Using a technique called diffusion tensor imaging, researchers have …

Research

Ron Burgundy Interviews Peyton Manning On SportsCenter And It's Amazing (VIDEO)

Will Ferrell stopped by Bristol, Conn. to promote his film "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues" and interviewed Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning as Ron Burgundy. Needless to say, it was hilarious.<p>The full interview will air Thursday on ESPN's SportsCenter<p><b>ALSO: Peyton Manning Highlights</b><p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>…

The 50 greatest animal photobombs of all time

COOPERSTOWN has the Baseball Hall of Fame. Springfield, its Basketball Hall of Fame. And the Internet has…this: the 50 greatest animal photobombs of …

Hall of Fame

Eli and Peyton Manning Made a Hilarious Rap Video

Eli and Peyton Manning have done the truly unexpected: donned awesomely bad wigs in a rap video. The clip — which features the two star NFL …

NFL

How to build (or rebuild) your credit history

August 02, 2013 | 12:08 PM<p>Embed Code<iframe src="https://www.marketplace.org/2013/08/02/your-money/how-build-or-rebuild-your-credit-history/popout" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="240px"></iframe><p>Copy<br>• Close<p>Embed Code<iframe …

GOP feuds over Obamacare tactics

A brewing Republican versus Republican fight over whether to use a government funding measure to choke off Obamacare is splitting the party ahead of this fall’s budget battles.<p>A growing number of Republicans are rejecting calls from leading conservatives, including Sens. Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz and …

What Google's Chromecast Has That All the Other Web-to-TV Devices Don't

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Google today announced a new Internet-to-television device, a well-developed area of technology that …

Breaking Down the Top 2014 NFL Draft Prospect for Each BCS Conference Team

With the 2013 season getting closer and closer, it's time to start taking a look at how things will pan out for the draft prospects. From power rankings to bowl predictions, there is an abundance of information flowing around the Internet regarding teams' projected seasons.<p>Here is a look at every …

First-ever human head transplant is now possible, says neuroscientist

<i>Update: New Scientist reported Feb. 25, 2015, that Canavero will announce at a conference in June a project to make the first human head transplant possible by 2017.</i><p>Technical barriers to grafting one person’s head onto another person’s body can now be overcome, says Dr. Sergio Canavero, a member of …

Cleveland Clinic

New light cast on dark matter

Following the discovery of the Higgs boson, perhaps the most pressing problem in particle physics is to determine the nature of dark matter. The …

Ghost Army: The Inflatable Tanks That Fooled Hitler

The Allies saved thousands of lives by embracing the artistry of war.<p>These props -- "advanced technology" as advanced technology -- were amazingly effective, doing what all good theater props will: setting a believable scene. The Ghost Army, some 1,100 men in all, ended up staging more than twenty …

Indiana Basketball: 5 Most Important Traits Tom Crean Looks for in a Player

The qualities that make a successful coach are often reflected in the players he recruits. Indiana's Tom Crean is no exception.<p>When Crean accepted the job in Bloomington, several changes had to be made immediately, leading directly to the undermanned 2008-09 roster that, at one point, famously …

Duke Basketball: 5 Most Important Traits Mike Krzyzewski Looks for in a Player

Mike Krzyzewski is the winningest coach in the NCAA Division I men's basketball history.<p>With four national championships, 957 wins, and a few more years of coaching ahead of him, Krzyzewski will finish his career as one of the greatest coaches in the history of sports.<p>Krzyzewski became Duke's head …

Brady Hoke's Stellar Recruiting Contributes to Michigan Wolverines' Departures

The wave of attrition is a bit alarming, to an extent, but it shouldn’t be much of a surprise for those who follow Michigan Wolverines football.<p>During the past couple of months, a handful of players have fled Ann Arbor for greener pastures, leaving some to ask the obvious question of “Why”?<p>For …

Knicks vs. Pacers Game 4, NBA Playoffs 2013: 93-82 victory gives Indiana 3-1 series lead

The Pacers can advance to the Eastern Conference Finals with a victory later this week following Tuesday's 93-82 win over the Knicks.<p>The New York Knicks needed to play more physical, run a smoother offense and find a couple guys who could step up Tuesday night. None of those things happened, and …

College Basketball Recruiting: Greatest Asset of Each Top Player in 2014 Class

Although Andrew Wiggins’ commitment to Kansas is putting the 2013 recruiting class in today’s headlines, coaches around college basketball are well aware that it’s already time to worry about their 2014 recruits. As the nation’s best high schoolers prepare for their senior seasons, many have …

How Wearable Computing Will Change Everything, Including Apple

Listen, you tech-savvy, trend-resisting cynic you. I want you to stop dismissing wearable computing as a pointless, narcissistic fad.<p>Wearable computing is not for people too lazy to look at their phones. It’s not a trendy toy for wealthy yuppies. And it’s not about joining Robert Scoble in the …

Wearable Tech

5 Ways To Be Productive When The Pressure Is On

The key is "being able to keep up the intensity even though there's no external accountability," says Sharon Melnick, a business psychologist and author of Success Under Stress. This means you need to be able to "manage your stress levels and stay motivated even when you're not," she says, because …