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Travel Better in 2018: the 5 Best Websites to Find Crazy Airfare Deals

Yes seats are getting smaller and service is getting worse, but flying across the world has never been cheaper…if you know where to look. Make a …

Buying stuff at Walmart and selling it on Amazon nets this guy millions of dollars

There may be untapped millions to be made in the clearance racks of your local Walmart.<p>That’s according to a 28-year-old former accountant who told …

No, Your Incognito Browser Isn’t Actually Private. Here's How to Safely Surf the Internet

Because investing in your online privacy has never been more critical.<p>With data breaches like the Equifax hack becoming more common, investing in …

Google Just Gave Every Startup a Huge Gift With 1 Amazing, Free Website

Every startup wants the formula for success. Google just provided it for free.<p>Starting a startup isn't easy. Most startup founders struggle with juggling the myriad of success factors required to get things off the ground. Many new ventures fail.<p>It all just got a lot easier thanks to Startup with …

Your life really does flash before your eyes before you die, study suggests

Your life really does flash before your eyes when you die, a study suggests - with the parts of the brain that store memories last to be affected as other functions fail.<p>Research on those who have had "near death" experiences suggests that the phenomenon rarely involves flashbacks in chronological …

If you don't have $250,000 to spare, how to pay for long-term medical bills

If you want to have a healthy retirement, there's a big wild card you need to be prepared for: health care expenses.<p>Medical costs, especially unexpected ones, can add up. A 65-year-old couple will need an estimated $260,000 to pay for unreimbursed medical expenses through retirement — and that …

Retirement

How This Broccoli Enzyme Can Slow Aging

The quest for the Fountain of Youth is getting a boost from an international team of researchers who may have stumbled upon a compound that appears …

3 Conversations Parents May Not Think To Have -- But Need To Have--With Their College-Bound Teen

<i>It is best for parents and students to educate themselves about these issues and to have open and honest conversations BEFORE the students leave.</i><p><b>1. Disclosures</b><p>In most states, once students turn 18, parents no longer have access to their teens' information due to privacy laws.<p>As a result of FERPA …

Which Insurance You Should Buy, Consider or Skip, According to an Insurance Salesman

This anonymous agent reveals the dirtiest secrets of his profession, and the rules for building your personal safety net<p>Remember Woody Allen? The movie director who married his ex-wife’s adopted daughter? Well, Woody once said, “There are worse things in life than death. Have you ever spent an …

Director Stephanie Soechtig: 'Gun owners are being duped by the NRA'

Director of new documentary about gun violence in America says the National Rifle Association misleads its members and profits off politics<p>News anchor Katie Couric and director Stephanie Soechtig have collaborated on two previous documentaries: Tapped, which looked at the environmental consequences …

4 Websites to Help Quit Your Job and Start a Business

Taking your work to the next level means setting and keeping career goals. A career goal is a targeted objective that explains what you want your …

These mistakes cost many students their shot at college financial aid

On a recent weeknight in a New York City high school classroom, 17-year-old Egady Torres sat surrounded by his parents, siblings and other students …

15 Words You Need to Eliminate From Your Vocabulary

Charles Scribner's Sons<p>Dover Publications, Inc.<p>Kurt Wolff Verlag, Leipzig<p>Charles Scribner's Sons<p>International Publishers<p>Cassell<p>Norton Critical Edition<p>…

Kimoji is an app that lets Kim Kardashian’s ass do all the talking

It’s not often I’ll pay $1.99 for an app just so I can see a picture of Kim Kardashian’s ass but today is one of those days.<p>I’ve just downloaded the Kimoji app and added the keyboard to my settings which means at the tap of my screen, I am in Kimoji heaven.<p>Blockchain and cryptocurrency news minus …

Apps

Microsoft's newest app turns anyone into a programmer

As software continues to eat the world, there's more demand than ever for mobile apps in every facet of our lives.<p>But while the consumer app market just keeps growing and growing, the number of business apps just isn't keeping pace. Meanwhile, users are stuck using their old legacy software, tied …

Apps

Use a 'Fake' Location to Get Cheaper Plane Tickets

I can’t explain airline pricing but I do know some plane tickets can be cheaper depending on where you buy them or, even better, where you <i>appear</i> to …

New York City

Here's how much it costs to get a haircut around the world

But if you're searching for a good deal on your next trim, we recommend that you avoid getting your hair cut in Geneva or Zurich.<p>UBS analysts collected data on the prices of various services — such as haircuts — across major cities in the world and found that there's a strong correlation between …

Hair

The 10 Richest People of All Time

A comparison of wealth across history<p>Who had more money, John D. Rockefeller or Genghis Khan? It’s a simple question with a very difficult …

Scientists Target New Painkillers From Spider Venom

Ingredients in venom could lead to new, nonaddictive treatments for chronic pain<p>The greenbottle blue tarantula (<i>Chromatopelma cyaneopubescens</i>) is one of seven species of spiders whose venom Australian researchers found has potential painkilling properties. The creature is native to Venezuela and …

Painkillers

Do You Earn Too Much To Qualify For College Financial Aid?

College aid formulas expect parents to contribute up to 47% of their after-tax income to college costs each year. Will your income throw your child out of the running for college aid? Use my EFC Quick Reference Table to estimate your aid eligibility based on income. Don’t take someone’s word on …

Recipe from Cooking Light: Seared Scallops with Roasted Tomatoes

Bananas<p><b>Why they’re good for you:</b> While this tropical fruit is an American favorite, bananas are actually classified as an herb, and the correct name …

IRS scam costing victims $15 million

<b>(CNN) —</b> They are very convincing when they call. They have a Washington phone number and can cite your financial history down to the cent.<p>They say you're under investigation, in danger of losing your home, or worse, your freedom -- unless you pay thousands of dollars on the spot.<p>But they're not …

3 Kansas hospital patients die from ice cream contamination

Three of the five Kansas hospital patients who developed a foodborne illness linked to a few Blue Bell ice cream products have died prompting the first recall of the product in its 108-year history.<p>Five people developed listeriosis in Kansas after eating products from one production line at the …

Pakistan prevents release of main suspect in Mumbai attacks

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A defense lawyer says Pakistan has again detained the main suspect in the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks for one month after a court …

Extremism

Francis Predicts His Papacy Will Be 4 to 5 Years, Misses Pizza

Pope Francis has said he will probably remain pope for only a few years, adding that his predecessor was very brave for retiring.<p>“I have the feeling that my pontificate will be brief, four or five years — I do not know, even two or three,” he said in an Spanish-language interview with Mexican …

These Are the 10 Best Apps for People Who Commute

Putting in an honest day’s work can be challenging enough, so commuting shouldn’t make it any harder. But between freak snow storms, soul-crushing …

J.K. Rowling Feuds With Rupert Murdoch After 'Jihadist Cancer' Tweet

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling gave media boss Rupert Murdoch a Hogwarts-style Twitter lesson on Sunday over his comment that all Muslims “must be held responsible” for terrorist attacks such as last week’s massacre at French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.<p>The writer slapped down the News …

The World's 10 Most Expensive Houses—and Who Owns Them

Feast your eyes on some of the priciest homes on the planet.<p>The owners of the world’s most luxurious houses can be a mysterious bunch. We all know …

Focus on the NRA

<i>NRA chief Wayne LaPierre; Slain New York City police officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos</i><p>It has been a week since Ismaayl Brinsley, a deranged man with a long criminal record, killed two New York City police officers, Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos, in cold blood, but so far we haven't heard a word …

Here’s the Secret to Communicating With Irrational, Angry or Crazy People

We all have to deal with our share of hotheads and crazies. What does research say works with them?<p>First off, you can’t get angry too. Because then …