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Year: 2018

10 ways to trick yourself into saving money

Saving money is way harder than spending it. Some people have a knack for keeping their savings accounts padded, but others struggle to put money away for the future. Of course, there are plenty of reasons why you may not be in a position to be putting away any money, but even for those who […]

Amazon Has Big Plans for Alexa in Homes, Cars

Amazon will unveil eight new Alexa-powered devices for the car and home before the end of the year, CNBC reported Monday. They include a microwave oven, an amplifier, a receiver, a subwoofer and an in-car gadget. Amazon is expected to reveal some of the devices at an event later this month. All the devices will […]

Top 3 E-Commerce Trends That Will Drive Sales in 2019

When it comes to e-commerce, it seems like one day you are in and the next you are out. With online shopping now more accessible than ever, customers steadily are becoming harder to please, and they are considering it a given that their rising expectations be met every time. Just having an online version of […]

Fly fishing and beyond: 8 Montana adventures

The rugged individualism and spirit of the Wild West isn’t confined to your grandparents’ black and white TV screen or dusty old history books. It’s a living, breathing way of life in modern-day Montana. From fly fishing on a wild mountain river to making friends with cowboys in an Old West saloon, here are a […]

How to Start Saving Money When You’re Broke

If you’re struggling to save a few bucks each month, you’re in good company. About a quarter of Americans say they have less than $1,000 to cover an emergency according to a Prudential survey of full-time employees. Between student debt, rent, and your cell phone bill, saving for big goals like buying a house or […]

‘Normal’ blood sugar levels may not be so normal after all

A new study — conducted by researchers at Stanford University in California — reveals that common foods can cause blood sugar spikes in otherwise healthy people. Paying closer attention to these spikes could prevent diabetes and some of its complications. Over the course of a day, blood sugar levels may spike to diabetic and prediabetic […]

Apple Watch Goes All-In With Health and Fitness Focus

Apple aimed to stretch its lead in the smartwatch market when it introduced its Apple Watch Series 4 last week. The redesigned and re-engineered line features a bigger display, thinner and smaller case, an interface with richer detail, and some innovative health applications enabled by new sensor, accelerometer and gyroscope hardware. “Between watchOS 5 and […]

New multiple sclerosis culprit identified

It is still unclear what causes multiple sclerosis, but new research closes in on the faulty immune system mechanisms involved in the development of this condition. New research has identified another type of immune cell that may play a role in MS. Multiple sclerosis (MS), which is an autoimmune disease, causes the immune system to mistakenly attack myelin. […]