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Why Roth IRAs Are All the Rage

We’ve scoured the web to bring you our favorite and most useful money-related articles. We read everything, so you don’t have to!<p>Some experts predict …

What Is Business Credit, and How Do You Build It?

You probably know that credit is a way to evaluate your trustworthiness as a borrower, using a credit report (documentation of your past borrowing …

How can an athlete enhance performance legally?

<b>What is the different between a gold and a silver medal? The enhancement of the performance by just 0.5% is what could keep an elite athlete away from glory.</b><p>In order to achieve maximum performance, an athlete can turn to a series of resources without crossing the line of illegality.<p>They are called …

Wellness

Wind farm company to pay $1 million for deaths of 14 golden eagles

ENVIRONMENT<p>Wind farm to pay fine for deaths of eagles<p>For the first time, the Obama administration is taking action against a wind farm for the deaths of eagles in turbines.<p>In a settlement announced<br>Friday, Duke Energy will pay $1 million for killing 14 golden<br>eagles over the past three years at two …

LED Lightbulbs | Reasons to Switch - Consumer Reports News

Incandescent bulbs are cheap until you flip the switch. CFLs use about 75 percent less energy; LEDs use even slightly less energy and were the top …

Confessions of a Trust Fund Baby

Just before my 16th birthday, my mom wrote a check from my account to buy me a BMW 328i, and that is where I learned to drive a stick shift.<p>That car …

Why I Decided To Get A Prenup -- And So Should You

<i>In our Money Mic series, we hand over the podium to people with controversial views about money. These are their views, not ours, but we welcome your responses.</i><p><i>Today, one woman who fell hopelessly in love—for the very first time—tells us why she’s still choosing to get a prenup before she walks</i> …

Sex offender offers to castrate himself for lighter sentence

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‘Delivery Man’: 9 Sperm-Donation Questions You’re Too Embarrassed to Ask

Those of you busy buying tickets to <i>Thor</i> or <i>The Hunger Games</i>, may have missed a movie premiering this week about a man who fathers 533 children. Yes, …

Horrors of India's brothels documented

<b>British photojournalist Hazel Thompson has spent the last decade documenting the lives of girls trafficked into India's thriving sex industry. She spoke to Atish Patel about her experiences.</b><p>Guddi was only 11 years old when her family was persuaded by a neighbour to send her to the city of Mumbai …

Photojournalism

LG will stop smart TV snooping with firmware update

<b>LG is working on a fix that will stop its smart TVs sharing individual customers' viewing habits and private media file names and sending the data to</b> …

Waving goodbye to Winamp, paying respects to Nullsoft

Mariachi bands interrupted meetings. Staff wore inflatable Sumo wresting outfits for the hell of it. The ultimate video game area sat in the middle of the room. <br />

What Jennifer Lawrence & Josh Hutcherson Would Change About 'The Hunger Games'

"The Hunger Games" grossed $691 million worldwide and scored an 84 percent positive rating from critics on the review aggregation site Rotten Tomatoes, but that doesn't mean it was perfect. In a new Entertainment Weekly cover story about the "Hunger Games" sequel, "Catching Fire," stars Jennifer …

Josh Hutcherson: Peeta Would Be Into a 'Hunger Games' Threesome!

<b>Josh Hutcherson</b> graces the cover of <i>Out</i> magazine’s November 2013 issue, on newsstands now!<p>Here’s what the 20-year-old <i>The Hunger Games</i> actor had to …

How to add more storage to an iPhone or iPad

Apple's iDevices famously -- make that infamously -- rely on fixed storage. If you need more space, well, too bad.<p>Or maybe not. There are a few tricks you can try, starting with this weird one that seems to magically free up some otherwise unavailable space -- anywhere from a few hundred megabytes …

Torrent scam hits thousands eager for PC version of GTA V

Rockstar hasn't yet announced a PC version of the overwhelmingly popular Grand Theft Auto V, and fans are desperate for it. A massive number of people -- over 614,000 -- have signed a Change.org petition to port the game, which smashed through seven world records in its opening weekend, to PC. …

Myst creators crowdfund new game Obduction

Released in 1993, Myst was a groundbreaking game. Its gorgeous, immersive world full of puzzles challenged players to use their minds and problem-solving skills rather than weapons. Cyan, the studio behind both Myst and its sequel Riven, has now gone to Kickstarter for the new game Obduction.<p>The …

Toyotas can't deal with spiders

I always thought car manufacturers thought of everything.<p>They realize you might live in a hot or a cold climate. They know that some people drive more roughly than others.<p>However, it seems that Toyota's designers hadn't quite accounted for spiders.<p>According to CNN Money, 870,000 Toyotas are being …

How to buy a vacuum cleaner - CNET

Ah, the vacuum. That extremely useful hunk o' plastic that's relegated to a utility closet for most of its life. Yes, I admit it: I have a love-hate relationship with vacuums. Sure, they clean the floor, but these home appliances can also be guilty of a number of offenses that make even the most …

Warrantless surveillance law may face test in criminal case

Federal prosecutors intend to use information gathered through the government's warrantless surveillance program in a criminal trial, setting up a possible court test of the constitutionality of such eavesdropping.<p>The Justice Department filed notice (PDF) late Friday that it plans to use …

SNL skewers Obamacare Web site, suggests low-res version

You might have been taken ill recently trying to get the government's health care Web site to work.<p>Healthcare.gov appears to have been created by a drunken cabal of Borat, his favorite three Kazakhs, and your uncle Bob who knows everything there is to know about cars.<p>It was inevitable that those …

Google: self-driving cars safer than professional drivers - Roadshow

<b>Google has said that its data reveals self-driving cars are safer than any human driver on the road.</b><p>Speaking at the RoboBusiness robotics conference …

Google breaks old promise by working on search banner ads

Nearly eight years ago, Google's then-vice president of search products and user experience, Marissa Mayer, wrote a blog post saying that the company would never run banner ads in search results or on the Google home page.<p>That promise appears to be in the process of being broken, reported …

The little company trying to revolutionize how you find apps

Quixey has a novel way to shake up how we find mobile apps: let people type in their requests using normal language, and the company will dig up the appropriate program.<p>Sounds pretty basic, right? Unfortunately, it's not how the big app stores operate. Unless you know the name of the app, or are …

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