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This prototype chainless bike may be the future of cycling

At Eurobike in Germany, CeramicSpeed has unveiled a prototype new chainless crankset that uses ceramic bearings to create a more efficient drive system, eliminating the traditional chain as a result. More>>

Augmented reality is coming to Facebook — in the form of advertisements

Augmented reality is coming to Facebook, but perhaps not in the way that you would have wanted. Facebook announced on Tuesday, July 10 that it has begun testing AR advertisements within its Newsfeed. More>>

The best fitness trackers

Looking for your first fitness tracker, or an upgrade to the one you're already wearing? There are plenty of the wrist-worn gadgets available from companies like Garmin, Apple, and Fitbit but it's hard to know which are... More>>

More taxes on online purchases

Americans will soon be paying up to $33 billion more each year for online purchases

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In the future, potholes could be repaired by asphalt-printing drones

Driving on roads covered in potholes is no fun. Researchers from the U.K. think one solution might involve drones that fly to the site of an impending pothole and 3D print some new asphalt. More>>

YouTube boosts creators with channel subs, merchandise stores, and premieres

YouTube is expanding some existing features and introducing a new one in a bid to help creators earn more money through their work. Channel subs, a merchandise store, and "Premieres" are all part of the effort. More>>

1 In 4 Kids Will Be Victims Of ID Fraud Before Age 18

It's hard for young Americans to leave the security of their childhood home and find their way in the real world. It's even harder when identity thieves have stolen their identity and ruined their credit before they... More>>

Enlist a pharmacist to help manage high blood pressure

High blood pressure is one of the biggest risk factors for heart disease and stroke, yet has no symptoms of its own

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First-time homebuyers setting records

Prospective first-time homebuyers are facing stiff challenges as they enter today's housing market – including finding an affordable home

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With artificial bone marrow, scientists aim to decode blood disease

To better understand blood diseases, researchers have engineered an artificial bone marrow that overcomes the limitations of previous models. The new model offers the possibility to better understand how blood diseases can... More>>

Student loan interest rates rise

Are you planning to take out student loans soon? Be prepared to pay more for the privilege

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Apple’s new privacy features are bad for Facebook, but great for everyone else

Apple announced several new privacy and cybersecurity features at WWDC 2018, specifically in its web browser, Safari. The company didn’t shy away from naming why it made the changes. It had Facebook right in its crosshairs. More>>

How much do you know about retirement?

It takes solid planning and fiscal discipline during your working years to enjoy a financially comfortable retirement. But how can you properly plan if you don't really understand how to manage your money?

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Head-up displays for smart helmets may have just gotten more affordable

Silicon Valley startup DigiLens says that its new two-layer transparent display systems are lighter and more affordable, making them great for use in smart helmets with a head-up display providing riders important... More>>

How much data is Apple collecting from you? Not that much

A New York Times journalist recently took a look at just how much Facebook knew about him, and was horrified by the answer. So how much do other popular tech companies know about their users? In the case of Apple, not that... More>>

‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ review

Solo: A Star Wars Story brings the sci-fi saga's shoot-first smuggler back to his early days for an exciting adventure that answers old questions and poses some new ones

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Even mild concussion tied to greater dementia risk later

Concussions, even those that are mild, more than double the risk for developing dementia down the road, new research suggests.

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Many teens switch from hi-cal sodas to hi-cal sports drinks

Teens who were once hooked on sugary sodas may now be now turning to sugary sports drinks, a new study reveals.

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Americans toss out tons of fruits and veggies

Americans may be trying to eat healthy, but they're throwing away mountains of produce in the process, a new study suggests.

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Seniors, don't fear a lawsuit for old debt

Being served legal papers can be a scary experience for a senior

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U.S. heart disease rates falling, but gains vary by state

The overall rate of heart disease in the United States has declined 38 percent since 1990, a new report shows.

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9 boring habits that will make you rich

What's not to like about a world where your only money trouble is how to spend it?

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IRS reveals the top tax scams of 2018

The Dirty Dozen — a 1967 war movie starring Lee Marvin, Charles Bronson, and Jim Brown, or a list of the top twelve tax scams as identified by the Internal Revenue Service? How about both?

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Red meat tied to higher colon cancer risk for women

Another study, this time in British women, finds that diets high in red meat are linked to higher odds for colon cancer.

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A Comprehensive Guide on Road Safety for Parents

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Toxic metals found in e-cigarette vapor

If you think that "vaping" is a safe alternative to smoking, new research suggests you might be inadvertently inhaling unsafe levels of toxic metals.

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Heavy drinkers put themselves at risk for dementia

The ills that are linked to heavy drinking now include dementia, a new study warns.

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Top 11 ways to cut your taxes this year

You can give the government less of your money by taking advantage of all the legal tax savings for which you qualify

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Why the 2018 tax deadline was moved to April 17

For three years in a row, Americans are going to get a little extra time to file their taxes, thanks to a holiday that may be completely unknown to you

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Deadline approaching in Georgia for SBA working capital loans due to freeze

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The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private nonprofit organizations that Jan. 3 is the filing deadline for federal economic injury disaster loans in Georgia as a result of the freeze on March 15 – 18, 2017. This disaster declaration includes the following counties: Appling, Atkinson, Bacon, Ben Hill, Berrien, Brantley, Brooks, Camden, Charlton, Clinch, Coffee,... More>>

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Press Release from Martin Cohen for Congress in Georgia’s 13th Congressional District 11/21/2017

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Today, a major step was taken to ensure that the American republic will afford equal opportunity for all registered voters in the state of Georgia to participate in elections.

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SBA Disaster Assistance now available in additional counties for private nonprofit organizations in Georgia

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The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that DeKalb and Haralson counties have been included in Georgia for the Presidential disaster declaration for Public Assistance resulting from damages caused by Hurricane Irma that began on Sept. 7 -20, 2017. Certain Private NonProfit organizations (PNP) that do not provide critical services of a governmental nature may be eligible to apply for low-interest rate disaster loans. PNPs located in the following counties are eligi...

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Three Georgia-based Caregivers - one from Athens - receive Caregiver of the Year Awards

Linda Morris receives Georgia Para-Professional Caregiver of the Year award from former first lady Rosalynn Carter. Linda Morris receives Georgia Para-Professional Caregiver of the Year award from former first lady Rosalynn Carter.
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Caregivers Honored at Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving Summit by Former First Lady

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Mother's Day Spending 2017 (Infographic)

In 2017, Americans will be spending more than $23 billion on Mother's Day! That's 10% more than we did last year. If you want to rack up rewards while buying Mom's gift, visit Credit Cards Rewards. Check out our... More>>

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  • Postponing Retirement For Months Just As Good As Years Of Saving More

    Postponing Retirement For Months Just As Good As Years Of Saving More

    Monday, July 16 2018 10:09 PM EDT2018-07-17 02:09:38 GMT
    How much longer would you have to work beyond your full retirement age to equal an additional 1% retirement savings over the thirty years prior to your retirement? You might expect to work an extra year or two –...
    How much longer would you have to work beyond your full retirement age to equal an additional 1% retirement savings over the thirty years prior to your retirement? You might expect to work an extra year or two – but...
  • How to turn low unemployment into a raise

    How to turn low unemployment into a raise

    Monday, July 16 2018 8:26 AM EDT2018-07-16 12:26:16 GMT
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    According to economic theory, low unemployment will lead to rising wages as employers compete for the small pool of qualified workers

    According to economic theory, low unemployment will lead to rising wages as employers compete for the small pool of qualified workers

  • Can An Identity Thief Change Your Home Address?

    Can An Identity Thief Change Your Home Address?

    Saturday, July 14 2018 4:08 AM EDT2018-07-14 08:08:31 GMT
    You've probably moved at least once in your life and had to fill out the Change of Address form at the U.S. Postal Service (USPS). The USPS makes it easy to change your address or temporarily forward mail to a...
    You've probably moved at least once in your life and had to fill out the Change of Address form at the U.S. Postal Service (USPS). The USPS makes it easy to change your address or temporarily forward mail to a different...
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  • The Tech & Gadgets to Help You Stay Cool this Summer

    The Tech & Gadgets to Help You Stay Cool this Summer

    As summer heat waves roll across the country, did you know that our modern air-conditioning was invented on July 17, 1902? On that date, Willis Carrier designed the first modern air-conditioning system, launching an industry that would fundamentally improve the way we live, work and play. To honor that invention’s anniversary, Consumer Technology Expert Katie Linendoll partnered with Carrier to showcase some of her hot gadgets to help keep us cool this season.

    As summer heat waves roll across the country, did you know that our modern air-conditioning was invented on July 17, 1902? On that date, Willis Carrier designed the first modern air-conditioning system, launching an industry that would fundamentally improve the way we live, work and play. To honor that invention’s anniversary, Consumer Technology Expert Katie Linendoll partnered with Carrier to showcase some of her hot gadgets to help keep us cool this season.

  • Best iOS app deals of the day! 6 paid iPhone apps are free for a limited time

    Best iOS app deals of the day! 6 paid iPhone apps are free for a limited time

    Monday, April 30 2018 4:00 PM EDT2018-04-30 20:00:26 GMT
    Everyone likes apps, but sometimes the best ones are a bit expensive. Developers put paid apps on sale for a limited time, but you have to snatch them up fast. Here are the latest and greatest iOS app deals offered...
    Everyone likes apps, but sometimes the best ones are a bit expensive. Developers put paid apps on sale for a limited time, but you have to snatch them up fast. Here are the latest and greatest iOS app deals offered in the...
  • Toyota picks Hawaii for its first app-controlled, car-sharing effort

    Toyota picks Hawaii for its first app-controlled, car-sharing effort

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 5:38 AM EDT2018-07-11 09:38:29 GMT
    Toyota is launching its first car-sharing effort in Honolulu. Similar to Zipcar, the new service offers customers 50 vehicles at 25 stations. An app helps you manage rentals and operate the car, and rates start at...
    Toyota is launching its first car-sharing effort in Honolulu. Similar to Zipcar, the new service offers customers 50 vehicles at 25 stations. An app helps you manage rentals and operate the car, and rates start at $10 an...
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  • The best mirrorless cameras

    The best mirrorless cameras

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 12:11 AM EDT2018-06-13 04:11:23 GMT
    Mirrorless cameras offer a lot of photography firepower, inside a compact body. Explore the best mirrorless cameras, from the pro-level to the beginner-friendly shooters, in this guide.
    Mirrorless cameras offer a lot of photography firepower, inside a compact body. Explore the best mirrorless cameras, from the pro-level to the beginner-friendly shooters, in this guide.
  • Joss Whedon's new HBO Series is all about badass Victorian women

    Joss Whedon's new HBO Series is all about badass Victorian women

    Joss Whedon is headed back to television, and he's bringing even more badass women to the small screen

    Joss Whedon is headed back to television, and he's bringing even more badass women to the small screen

  • Demi Moore crashes Bruce Willis' Comedy Central roast

    Demi Moore crashes Bruce Willis' Comedy Central roast

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    The Comedy Central Roast of Bruce Willis was taped in Los Angeles Saturday night, and it sounds like the action star had a roaring good time being lampooned -- even when it was being done by his ex-wife

    The Comedy Central Roast of Bruce Willis was taped in Los Angeles Saturday night, and it sounds like the action star had a roaring good time being lampooned -- even when it was being done by his ex-wife

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