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Scientists have finally decoded an ancient Egyptian spellbook

The ancient codex is roughly 1,300 years old and is written in Coptic. Researchers have discovered that the book includes "a series of invocations and spells," Live Science reports. Malcolm Choat and Iain Gardner, professors at Macquarie...Show More Summary

Best Project Management Software for 2014

Part 3 of our Small Business Tools Series tackles the best project management software. Previously we covered Best Cloud Storage Providers and Best Email Marketing Services; now we enter the realm of project management. There are many project software providers out there these days. Show More Summary

The Buffalo Bills picked up snowed-in players from their homes -- on snowmobiles

If nothing else, give the Buffalo Bills credit for being incredibly creative. After Ralph Wilson Stadium got buried under too much snow for Sunday's planned home game against the New York Jets, the NFL rescheduled the matchup for Monday night in Detroit. Show More Summary

Venice levies $630 fine for tourists pulling wheeled suitcases

The lovely, picturesque city of Venice has 99 problems, but the only one anyone is talking about now is suitcases. Specifically, the kind with hard rubber wheels. One wheeled suitcase isn't that noisy, but 60,000 of them each day create quite a ruckus. Show More Summary

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part 1: 10 major differences between the book and the movie

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1 arrives in theaters today. It is adapted from the first half of Suzanne Collins' Mockingjay, the final volume in the Hunger Games trilogy. (Part 2, which will conclude the film series, will arrive...Show More Summary

What could happen if the Supreme Court rules against ObamaCare

When the Supreme Court takes up yet another challenge to the president's health care law in March, the outcome could have a devastating impact on millions of Americans receiving subsidized health coverage through its exchanges. Almost immediately after the court announced it would hear King v. Show More Summary

Make This No-Sew DIY Duster For a Few Dollars!

Along with keeping your stuff free of buildup, this easy-to-make DIY duster comes together without the need for a sewing machine. Just reach for your handy hot glue gun, a bit of fleece, and a wooden dowel, and you're on your way to making a reusable and cute duster. Show More Summary

A watercolor painted by Adolf Hitler sold for $162,000 at auction

Paintings by Adolf Hitler regularly appear, but a watercolor of the old city hall in Munich included an original bill of sale, along with a signed letter from the dictator's adjutant, The Associated Press reports. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)...Show More Summary

Black Coffee: Inflation, Deflation, and Taco Bell

It’s time to sit back, relax and enjoy a little joe … Welcome to another rousing edition of Black Coffee, your off-beat weekly round-up of what’s been going on in the world of money and personal finance. Thanksgiving is right around corner — and I can’t wait! It is, without a doubt, my favorite holiday […]

Strategies: Does Wall Street Like Gridlock? It Depends on the Grid

Historically, shared political power in Washington seems to have little connection to stock market returns — until you slice and dice how the power has been divided.

No Joke! Kohler Introduces an Odor-Eating Toilet Seat

David Wallace/Kohler Co. via APKohler is introducing a battery-operated deodorizing toilet seat that includes a fan that sucks in air, pushing it through an odor-eating carbon filter and then a scent pack. By M.L. JOHNSON MILWAUKEE -- Blow out the candle and ditch the aerosol can. Kohler Co. Show More Summary

Watch the Denver Nuggets' JaVale McGee fall into a courtside fan, plant a kiss on her

JaVale McGee had a good Friday night. Not only did the Denver Nuggets center score 14 points in the team's 117-97 win over New Orleans, he found a brief moment of romance, too: All the five-star moments from last night's NBA slate: Never change, JaVale McGee. Show More Summary

How science is accelerating our search for alien life

Why are scientists so optimistic? The Kepler space telescope gets much of the credit. Before it was launched into orbit in 2009, astronomers couldn't be sure whether planets existed outside our solar system. The search for extraterrestrial...Show More Summary

Economic View: Conspicuous Consumption? Yes, but It’s Not Crazy

Clearly, many rich people like to display their incredible wealth. Yet, generally, they think they know value when they see it.

My Ten Favorite “Healthy” and Inexpensive Foods (and a Great Recipe for Each One)

With five people living under our roof, our food budget quickly stacks up to become a major part of our family’s expenses for the month, which naturally means that we’re very interested in methods that can reduce our food spending while also putting a variety of meals on the table. Show More Summary

Watch a paralyzed Marine walk to receive his Bronze Star with help from robotic braces

Captain Derek Herrera fulfilled a promise on Friday that he made to himself, leaving the Marines after eight-and-a-half years the same way he entered: Walking tall. Herrera was paralyzed in 2012 when a sniper's bullet struck him while...Show More Summary

These Big Retailers Have More to Prove for Holiday Shopping

John Konstantaras/AP Images/Kmart The gradually improving economy finds the market holding out for healthy improvement this season. However, some retailers have a lot more on the line than others. Let's go over a few. Target (TGT) The biggest turkey among discount department store operators last holiday season was Target. Show More Summary

President Obama quietly approves expanded U.S. role in Afghanistan

Over the past few weeks, President Barack Obama reportedly gave the go-ahead on new guidelines for U.S. missions in Afghanistan, The Associated Press reports. While the president's new orders will not affect the number of U.S. troops...Show More Summary

4 Steps to Get Rid of Hoarding Habits and Save Money

When my in-laws moved to a different state, the real challenge came when we cleaned out their garage and started minimizing stuff for the move. “Where do you want me to start,” I asked my mother-in-law while looking at her very packed garage. Show More Summary

The Epitome Of Perseverance: Joe Locke’s 14-Hour Swim Through Cold And Darkness

Life is funny. I remember looking out my new living room window one morning and seeing the Farallon Islands for the first time. Even on a sunny day, they sometimes don’t appear given they are 30 miles away. But everything was crystal clear this morning and I could see the island’s entire silhouette. I distinctly Read More...

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