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11 daily habits keeping you from getting rich, according to a man who spent 5 years studying millionaires

Author Thomas C. Corley spent five years studying the lives of both rich people (defined as having an annual income of $160,000 or more and a liquid net worth of $3.2 million or more) and poor people (defined as having an annual income of $35,000 or less and a liquid net worth of $5,000 or less).<p>He …

7 Apps to Help You Get Stuff Done Around the House

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'Biggest update ever' to fix Android flaw

<b>Samsung, LG and Google have pledged to provide monthly security updates for smartphones running the Android operating system.</b><p>In July, a major bug was discovered in the software that could let hijackers access data on up to a billion phones.<p>Manufacturers have been slow to roll out a fix because many …

America's 21 Most Beautiful Campsites

From Death Valley to Glacier Bay, Alaska and back down to the Grand Canyon, we've got the country covered.<p>With 3,794,100 square miles of soaring mountains, pristine beaches and crystal clear lakes, the United States offers endless options for those looking to spend a few nights under the stars. But …

National Parks

What’s the most we can remember?

People with extraordinary memory talents suggest that your mind may be capable of retaining more than you think, says Adam Hadhazy.<p>Unlike digital cameras with full memory cards that cannot snap any more pictures, our brains never seem to run out of room. Yet it defies logic that one adult human …

Humanity

Climbing On Mount Denali

New Animation Explores the Dangers of Selfie Addiction

'Mr. Selfie' is a PSA for those who can't snap responsibly.<p>Mr Selfie from weareseventeen on Vimeo.<p>There are two types of people: those who admit to texing while walking, and liars. Though we all know the dangers, We Are Seventeen's new short film, <i>Mr. Selfie,</i> brings these everyday risks into sharp …

Top 10: Photos: World's Best Picnic Spots

Have a snack while you're soaking in the sights. Here are some of the most beautiful spots for a picnic.

Travel Photography

8 Ways To Rev Up Your Metabolism

Steven Macari, holistic health practitioner, nutritionist at Drive 495 and founder of the SLVRBK mat, provides 8 tips to tune up your metabolism.<p>Let's start with the most basic definintion of metabolism—the chemical processes by which a plant or an animal uses food and water to grow, heal and to …

White House: ISIS fighters in Syrian town creating ‘target-rich environment’ for US

Military and White House officials said Friday that the fierce fighting in the Syrian border town of Kobani has created an opportunity to take out large numbers of Islamic State fighters pouring into the battle.<p>Though the fighting has raised concerns that the vital town could still fall to the …

Driverless Cars: Optional by 2024, Mandatory by 2044

<b>Sixty years ago this month, Isaac Asimov</b> published a short story about a self-driving “automatobile” called Sally who had not only judgment but …

2048: The new app everyone's talking about

VENICE BEACH, California -- If you haven't heard of the 2048 app yet, you will. The numbers puzzle shot to the top of the top app download chart this week, and has been the talk of the Internet.<p>Like the <i>Flappy Bird</i> craze of earlier this year, it's already produced dozens of clones.<p>The app is like</i> …

Samsung's 'LeBron' app a slam dunk for basketball fans

Fans of LeBron James can follow the life of the NBA star has he and the Miami Heat attempt to progress through the playoffs.<p>LeBron James doesn't do social media during the NBA playoffs.<p>But a new app, free and exclusive to users of Samsung Galaxy S smartphones and Note devices, follows the all-star …

Five ways to boost your Android phone's battery life right now

These apps keep your handset going longer between charges and can help smooth out performance overall.<p>If you've ever caught yourself scanning a room for outlets, or worrying about how long you can eke out a charge on your phone, then this collection of battery-saving Android apps is for you.<p>These …

Apps

New Messaging App for Couples: Share Selfies with Your True Love

Just in case you thought the world didn’t yet have enough messaging apps, dating website HowAboutWe has introduced a new one made just for couples. …

Yahoo announces its first two original TV series, coming in 2015

Yahoo is taking a big step into original content with its first two TV-length original series — its attempts to start taking on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, and an increasingly large list of other top tech companies that have started to use exclusive series to attract viewers to their platforms. Its …

Why Microsoft is getting into TV shows

Steven Spielberg and Ridley Scott. John Goodman and Kevin Spacey. "Doonesbury" cartoonist Garry Trudeau and "Robot Chicken" creator Seth Green.<p>It's a diverse list of entertainers with a pile of Oscars, Emmys and Pulitzer Prizes between them, not to mention dozens of big-screen blockbusters and …

'Louie' review: Mining comic gold from daily life's struggles

<b>Louie:</b> Season four premiere. 10 p.m. Monday on FX.<p>Some people, they go away for a while and then come back and you think, "Wow, I forgot how great he (or she) is." Louis C.K. isn't one of those people. With Louis C.K., you never forgot to miss him, even when his Emmy-winning show "Louie" was gone …

Comedy

Putin Clamps Down: A Chilling Report From Moscow

"Nadya, pay the bill," Masha Alyokhina says impatiently, taking a drag of her cigarette.<p>"OK, OK," says Nadya Tolokonnikova. She stubs out her own …

Russia

The UN’s Latest Dire Climate Warnings, Visualized

If you can’t slog through the IPCC’s 2,600-page report on the latest dangers of climate change, here are some handy charts and graphs about the new consensus on how bad things are going to get.<p>The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), a United Nations group that issues reports on the …

Climate Change

How does your memory work? | Head Squeeze

5 of the Craziest Scientific Facts Out There

<b>1.</b> The human body contains enough DNA to stretch from the sun to Pluto and back again. 17 times.<p><b>2.</b> Microbes colonize human bodies, outnumbering human …

Astronomy

Why The Worst Is Still Ahead For Turkey's Bubble Economy

The explosive rise of Turkey’s economy in the past decade is one of the most fascinating growth stories of all time. Since 2002, Turkey’s economy nearly quadrupled in size on the back of an epic boom in consumption and construction that led to the building of countless malls, skyscrapers, and …