E. Michael Ostermeier

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24 Brilliant Home Hacks That Are Actually The Easiest

Being an adult is hard. Between working, sleeping, eating, and Netflix and chilling, where are we expected to find the time to organize our …

DIY

27 businesses you can start for less than $1,000

Want to make some extra cash without investing a lot at the outset? Start a side hustle.<p>Think about what skills you have and how you can do it with …

Small Business

Bill Gates Wants You to Watch These 9 TED Talks

You can read what Gates called "one of the most important" books he's ever read, or you can watch these short but amazing TED Talks.<p>In an interview published in <i>Time</i> magazine earlier today, Bill Gates said that the late Hans Rosling's book <i>Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World--and Why</i> …

Self-improvement

Word of Mouth: Maui : Adventures, farm-to-table dining and more on the idyllic Valley Isle

The idyllic and magical island of Maui is #1 this year on KAYAK's 2018 Trending Destinations List—made up of the destinations seeing the biggest search increases year over year. Certainly a favorite with CH, Hawaii's archipelago offers stunning views, majestic national parks, some of the best …

27 Instant Fixes for All Those Nagging Problems Around Your House

These are some super-simple solutions for common household headaches.<p>Water coming from the cold water tap can be pretty chilly during the winter (or …

Essential Gear For an Overland Adventure

<i>Last Updated March, 2018: This post has been updated with new picks for 2018. Prices and links have also been updated.</i><p>“It’s not about the …

24 hidden settings that can maximize your Mac

We mean Mac-simize.<p>Apple prides itself on the polish and slickness of its software, and on the surface, macOS proves itself an intuitive and easy-to-navigate operating system. Dig deeper, however, and you'll find a heap of useful settings and options that let you customize your computing …

Operating Systems

10 Steps To A Perfectly Organised Wardrobe

A definitive guide to getting more value and variation from your clothes<p>Minimalism might be the smug Instagram ideal, but the reality for most people …

Men's Fashion

The Easiest Way to Cook Salmon

Cooking seafood is one of those culinary tasks that you have to <i>do</i> in order to understand just how simple it is. Seriously, of all the things that you …

The 15 Most Important Exercises for Men

Every guy who’s into fitness has some methodology, piece of equipment, or program they like over anything else. Some like to circuit train every day, …

Exercise

See Foo Fighters Turn 'Everlong' Into Christmas Medley on 'SNL'

Foo Fighters transformed their hit "Everlong" into a Christmas medley on <i>Saturday Night Live</i>, where the band served as musical guest on the 2017 …

Foo Fighters

The 9 Best Smart Home Products of 2017

With the trifecta of Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and the winter holidays around the corner, it is the perfect time to give back to the one place that has always taken care of you and your family. That's right, we're talking about your home. And what better way to turn the leaf to a new year than by …

79 Airbnbs That Will Blow Your Mind (Not Your Budget)

There are holiday rentals, and then there are holiday rentals so unique, they’ll make you laugh and squeal with excitement. And, while Airbnb has …

Travel

The ultimate, 3500-word, plain English guide to blockchain

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, I’m sure you’ve heard of Bitcoin and blockchain. After all, they are one of the most trending topics these days  —  the ultimate buzzwords of the year. Even people who’ve never mined cryptocurrency or understand how it works, are talking about it.<p>My …

Mathematics

18 of the greatest photographs from 125 years of National Geographic

Travel Photography

The Lightest Jacket Patagonia Has Ever Made

The debate between down and synthetic always ends in stalemate. Each puffy, lightweight insulation has its own loyal camp and its members are quick …

Everything You Need to Know About Bitcoin

The cryptocurrency has rocketed higher in the last two years. Here's everything you need to know about bitcoin.<p>Bitcoin this, cryptocurrency that. By …

Bitcoin

America’s 60 Best Day Hikes

While states like Alaska, California, Colorado and Montana might get all of the attention for great hiking (not without merit), there are great hikes …

This Badass Waterproof Backpack Only Costs $59 And Compresses Into A Pouch The Size Of Your Pocket

If you’re anything like me, you have a million backpacks for a million different occasions. A carry-your-laptop-to-work backpack. A weekend backpack. …

The Most Rugged Bags Available, Made in the USA

We cover many, <i>many</i> outdoor bags — everything from adventure-ready duffles, to multi-day trekking packs to packs built to survive a caving expedition. …

How Much Money Do Stock Day Traders Make?

How Much Money Stock Day Traders Make<p>See the Potential in Day Trading, and How to Realize It<p>Updated March 12, 2018<p>Whether it's for lifestyle, …

Find Real Estate, Homes for Sale, Apartments & Houses for Rent - realtor.com®

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Real Estate

How to Choose the Right Area Rug

Area rugs make powerful design statements and they can completely transform rooms, acting as artwork for the floor or fading into the background. …

Pepsi mops up 'unusual' Mountain Dew spill

LIVINGSTON, Mich. — Some 7,200 gallons of concentrated Mountain Dew syrup created a "huge foaming event" and generated environmental concerns after it went down the drain, literally, at the Pepsi bottling plant in Livingston last month.<p>The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality was at the …

Wastewater

The 25 Best Coffee Shops in America

An Espresso-Fueled Travel Guide<p>“Coffee is a lot more than just a drink,” Gertrude Stein said. “It’s something happening.” You don’t just chug a …

Coffee

Oracle’s Near 30% Dividend Hike Deserves Some Notice

By<p>March 16, 2017 4:31 p.m. ET<p>Shares of software giant <b>Oracle</b> (ORCL) climbed 7% Thursday to above $46, a new 52-week high. Analysts give most of the …

Oracle