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Jeff Bezos Is Once Again the Richest Person in the World

After a surge in Amazon’s share price this Friday morning, Jeff Bezos has reclaimed the title of richest person in the world. According to CNBC’s calculations, Bezos’ current net worth is $90 billion USD — surpassing Bill Gates’ $88.5 billion USD. Gates also saw Microsoft earnings, but it wasn’t enough to pass Bezos. Amazon’s recent […]

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How to Sign Up for Health Insurance This Year

Believe it or not, the Affordable Care Act is still in effect. Most people who don’t have coverage through work can buy a plan off the Marketplace (the so-called “Obamacare plans”) for $100/month or less, starting November 1. Signing up is trickier this year, though, so we’ve put together a guide with the most…Read more… […]

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3-Ingredient Happy Hour: The Very Simple and Good Scotch Highball

Happy weekend, everyone, and welcome back to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. This week I want to talk to you about a deceptively simply, though very worthwhile cocktail: the Scotch highball.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Apple Debuts In-House Macbook Sleeve

Along with the launch of iPhone X pre-orders today, Apple has also introduced a new 12-inch MacBook leather sleeve accessory available in “Saddle Brown” and “Midnight Blue.” Embossed with the company’s logo and made using high-quality European leather with a microfiber lining, the new sleeves feature units that allow users to charge their MacBooks with the […]

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How to Get Extra Personal Training Sessions for Free

Good health is a truly priceless thing, but maintaining a decent level of fitness—especially in big cities—can cost a pretty penny. In New York, gym memberships can cost as much as several hundred dollars a month (ahem, Equinox), while a single 45-minute class can cost you $42 or more. And personal training sessions?…Read more… Continue […]

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4 Situations Where a Dedicated Camera Still Smokes a Smartphone

Smartphones have revolutionized the way we take pictures and record our lives—it’s hard to remember a time when we didn’t always have a camera with us. For all their convenience though, and all the smartphone camera improvements we’ve seen in the last few years, the dedicated camera isn’t dead yet.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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How to “Credit Surf” to Score Huge Rewards Bonuses

Credit card companies want you to use their rewards cards. They lure you with points, you rack up debt, they make enough money off of interest to make the whole venture worthwhile. Play it right, though, and you can beat them at their own game.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Let’s All Stop Saying Bless You

Here’s a cool thing. When you’re sick, or allergic, or something flies up your nose, and you spasm and expel mucus, it’s polite for anyone around you, including complete strangers, to call attention to it. In English-speaking countries they say “Bless you,” in most of Europe they say “Health.” In almost every culture, …Read more… […]

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Apple iPhone X Now Available for Pre-Order

Apple’s controversial and highly-anticipated iPhone X is now available for pre-order. The cost of the device, which comes in at $1,000 USD, has garnered a lot of attention — but the design updates also caught the eyes, with the home button being replaced by an all-screen front and Face ID. Shipment estimates now state 5-6 […]

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Deadspin The Reckoning Always Comes | Splinter Leon Wieseltier Was Always Hiding in Plain Sight | Th

Deadspin The Reckoning Always Comes | Splinter Leon Wieseltier Was Always Hiding in Plain Sight | The Slot House Republicans Consider Effectively Banning Abortions at 6 Weeks | Earther Puerto Rico’s Blackout Is Now the Worst in U.S. History | Very Smart Brothas Amazon Key Is Some, Like, Extra-White Shit |Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Upgrade Your Travel Status to Platinum With American Express

The American Express Platinum is the original premium travel credit card. Not to be outdone by increasingly stiff competition, recent additions and upgrades to Platinum membership offer amazing value to the right travelers.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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