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Want to Print Your Own Photos? Here Are Some Helpful Tips

The digital age has pushed some of us away from printing our photos, but at the same time, better technology and cheaper prices has made it more …

Digital Age

How Baby Boomers Broke America

<b>ONE</b><p>Lately, most Americans, regardless of their political leanings, have been asking themselves some version of the same question: How did we get …

Middle-class

Here Are The Best Classic Rock Playlists On Spotify Right Now

While the growth of vinyl has been one of the biggest and most surprising trends within the music industry over the last decade, let’s be honest with ourselves: It’s a streaming world, and we’re all just living in it. CDs and downloads are quickly going the way of the dodo bird as more and more …

David Allan Peters' Carved Paintings Are Too Gratifying Not to Touch

4 reasons to collect David Allan Peter's carved paintings:<p>1. To truly understand the work of David Allan Peters, you have to know the process behind …

Best way to avoid back pain? Lift heavy things

Most people think that the human spine is one of evolution’s great flaws. After all, around 80% of adults suffer from lower-back pain. What more …

The Best Songs For People Who Love Face-Melting Guitar Solos

Guitar solos can really go either way. If placed or executed poorly, they can kill the emotion and momentum of a song. This is especially true of long, boring solos, devoid of any kind of intention, forethought or passion. On the other hand, a well-done guitar solo can make for the perfect …

Why You Should Never, Ever Drain Your Pasta In The Sink

Don't let that liquid gold circle the drain again.<p>If you drain your pasta water through a colander and down the sink, you’re throwing away an invaluable asset that cooks call “liquid gold.”<p>(The term “liquid gold” has also been used to refer to wood cleaner, hair products and of course, urine. For …

Italian Food

This Sheet Pan Sweet Potato Hash Is Here to Save Breakfast

You already know the merits of a sheet pan meal when it comes to getting an easy dinner on the table on busy weeknights — totally hands-off cooking …

Veteran CIA agent on Trump: “Corruption like we’ve never seen before”

<b>(AP/Evan Vucci/City Lights Publishers/Salon)</b><p>Longtime CIA analyst Melvin Goodman: Russian hacking isn’t as dangerous as the “dumbing down of this country”<p>Chauncey DeVega<p>March 12, 2018 9:00am (UTC)<p>The cauldron that is the Russia scandal and its related tendrils -- including possible money laundering …

Donald Trump

Why is the world at war?

Syria, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Yemen, Afghanistan, Ukraine – the globe is scarred by violence<p>We live in a world of trouble. Conflicts today may be much less lethal than those that scarred the last century, but this brings little comfort. We remain deeply anxious. We can blame terrorism …

Middle East

Wounds From Military-Style Rifles? ‘A Ghastly Thing to See’

Perhaps no one knows the devastating wounds inflicted by assault-style rifles better than the trauma surgeons who struggle to repair them. The doctors say they are haunted by their experiences confronting injuries so dire they struggle to find words to describe them.<p>At a high school in Parkland, …

Medicine

Pictures Capture the Invisible Glow of Flowers

Ultraviolet light reveals alien-like colors and fairy sparkles in seemingly normal plants.<p>Take a look at some of the flowers photographed by Craig Burrows and you might feel as if you’ve suddenly been transported into the alien world of Pandora from James Cameron’s <i>Avatar</i>. Brightly pigmented petals …

James Cameron

Science Has Finally Explained Why Old School Hip-Hop Heads Hate Modern Rap

Hip-hop’s generation war has raged almost since its inception. In fact, hip-hop itself grew out of New York teens’ rebellious need to reject their parents’ staid funk and disco tunes and establish their own sound. However, since then, every subsequent generation of rap fans has demeaned and …

You Have to See This Faux Marble Countertop Transformation

Marble is as pricey as it is gorgeous, but there's no real substitute for it, right? If you want the look of marble, you'll just have to save up …

Picture of a Single Atom Wins Science Photo Contest

A remarkable photo of a single atom trapped by electric fields has just been awarded the top prize in a well-known science photography competition. …

University of Oxford

I retired a millionaire at 30 — this is the key to earning more money

Over the past 2 years I've written over 300,000 words about money, spent over 200 hours talking and recording for the podcast, answered over 1,700 reader emails, and done over 200 media interviews all about money. Many people ask me what's my best piece of advice about money.<p>I usually give some …

Artist Spends Hours Arranging Natural Objects Into Stunning Mandalas, Leaves Them For You To Find

Nature is beautiful as it is, but James Brunt is constantly finding new ways to make it look even more appealing. James creates artworks using …

I'm a financial planner — here are the 5 most important questions about money you should be asking yourself

Everybody has money questions — but finding good financial advice is tough.<p>Only 40% of Americans have a financial adviser they can look to for guidance. Even those who do have their doubts about how trustworthy their adviser is. Most people — 60% — suspect financial advisers prioritize the company …

Personal Finance

4 Free Must Have Mobile Photography Apps

Let us all face the facts: mobile photography isn’t going anywhere. It’s only getting better — the cameras, the apps, the photos. I’m not one that …

27+ Fine Examples Of Creative Photography That Will Inspire You

Thank you to all the photographers that shared their photo you are most proud of in the Monthly Pro Vol 37 Photo contest with chances to win Pro …

NASA's $1 Billion Probe Just Sent Back Mind-Meltingly Gorgeous New Images of Jupiter

?<p>NASA's $US1 billion Juno spacecraft completed its 10th high-speed trip around Jupiter on December 16.<p>The robot gets relatively close to the gas …

Astronomy

19 Netflix Original Movies You Didn't Know Existed That Are Gonna Be Your New Obsessions

Did you know that there's more to Netflix original content than <i>Stranger Things</i> (staff writer: Jessie Nickson-Lopez) and <i>The Crown</i> (casting: Nina …

Our Top Slow-Cooker Soup Recipes to Make in 2018

Baby it’s cold outside.<p>There’s nothing like a slow-cooker recipe to help you out during busy weeks. Simply add the ingredients, press a button, and …

"You Can’t Make This S--- Up": My Year Inside Trump's Insane White House

Author and columnist Michael Wolff was given extraordinary access to the Trump administration and now details the feuds, the fights and the alarming …

Donald Trump

How quitting the Internet can make you healthier, wealthier and happier

You are an addict. We all are. And the sooner we admit that we have a problem and that our lives have become unmanageable, the sooner the healing can …

Take Control of Your Tiny Kitchen With Our Best Tips of 2017

(Image credit: Ellie Arciaga Lillstrom)<p>One of the biggest challenges of living in a small apartment is dealing with a small kitchen, and in 2017, we …

Small Spaces

Jonah Falcon Feuds With Roberto Esquivel Cabrera About Who Has the World's Biggest Penis | Men’s Health

In Falcon’s view, the only difference is that he was born with it. Cabrera, he argues, cheated his way to the top.<p><i>Does Your Penis Size Matter?:</i><p>“His penis isn’t 19 inches. Doctors have acknowledged this and said he could have a normal sex life if he is essentially circumcised,” Falcon recently …

Shark found in wild believed to be 512 years old

This enormous Greenland shark may be the oldest living vertebrate in the world, it has been claimed.<p>In fact, it is estimated to be up to …

20 Years Ago, Steve Jobs Said 1 Thing Separates Living an Exceptional Life From an Average One | Inc.com

Steve Jobs set extremely high expectations. He wanted things done a certain way, challenging other people to work harder, work longer, and sometimes to do more than they thought was possible.<p>Steve Jobs had high standards. He wanted things to be done his way.<p>But he also believed in the power of …

Self-improvement

The 3 biggest mistakes millennials make with their money time and time again

The financial lives of millennials are complicated.<p>We live in a time where our personal finances are as complex as they have ever been. Unfortunately, it doesn't look like things are going to be getting easier any time soon.<p>With the average millennial carrying approximately $35,000 in student loan …

Personal Finance