Save Money Million Dollars Retirement

How much money do you have to save each day to become a millionaire at 65?

By on July 29, 2015 at 3:30 PM.

How much money do you have to save each day to become a millionaire at 65?

There are plenty of legal ways of becoming a millionaire, but you probably won’t be able to do it overnight. However, if you’re determined to reach that particular milestone, there is a way to save $1 million by 65, assuming you’re willing to adopt a strict savings plan. More →

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London ArcelorMittal Orbit Tower Slide

Orbit Tower in London’s Olympic Park is about to become the world’s most insane slide

By on July 29, 2015 at 2:15 PM.

Orbit Tower in London’s Olympic Park is about to become the world’s most insane slide

What do you do once the Olympic Games have long departed your town and you’re left with a bunch of structures conceived specifically for that event? Well if you’re the city of London and you have the insanely tall ArcelorMittal Orbit Tower left in North-East London, you come up with the best idea you can imagine: Put the highest, longest slide in the world on it and wait for a flood of tourists to line up for the ride of their lives. More →

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American Deaths Abroad Most Common Causes

The leading causes of death for Americans traveling abroad, country by country

By on July 28, 2015 at 10:15 PM.

The leading causes of death for Americans traveling abroad, country by country

Every year, tens of millions of Americans travel abroad, with Europe and the Caribbean being the two most popular destinations. Inevitably, statistics bear out that an unlucky percentage of American’s travelling abroad end up dying in overseas locations. While some deaths are due to natural causes, most result either from some form of freak accident or violent crime.

Delving deeper into this topic, Bloomberg recently recently examined the most common causes of death to Americans during international travel.

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Best Man Caves Of All Time Skysphere

‘Skysphere’ is the craziest high-tech man cave you’ve ever seen, and it took an engineer 3 years to build

By on July 28, 2015 at 12:20 PM.

‘Skysphere’ is the craziest high-tech man cave you’ve ever seen, and it took an engineer 3 years to build

Every man dreams of having his own Fortress of Solitude where he can drink beer, play video games and watch football in peace without the distractions of family life. Engineer Jono Williams, however, has taken things to crazy new heights with his Skysphere project that he’s spent 3,000 hours and $50,000 building so far. More →

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Hot Summer Life Hacks Tips Tricks

10 simple ways to beat this week’s miserable heat

By on July 27, 2015 at 6:45 PM.

10 simple ways to beat this week’s miserable heat

It’s incredibly hot out there, so you’re probably wondering how to beat the heat other than staying huddled around an air conditioner and gorging on ice cream. It turns there are plenty of ways to beat the heat that don’t involve remaining docile for months on end. More →

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KFC Memories Bucket

KFC finally made something that won’t kill you

By on July 24, 2015 at 3:36 PM.

KFC finally made something that won’t kill you

KFC has long been known for thinking outside the box. After all, how else can one explain the ingenuity behind items like fried chicken pizza and the iconic — and heart attack inducing — Double Down Dog.

But KFC is pushing things even farther, only this time it’s tapping into the world of technology. In celebration of the chain’s 60th year in Canada, KFC put some of its best research scientists to work. After days spent holed up in a lab, running on little to no sleep, they finally emerged with a product that seamlessly blends cutting edge technology with their amazing chicken.

Behold, the Memories Bucket.

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High-Paying Part-Time Jobs

Make money on the side with these high-paying part-time jobs

By on July 24, 2015 at 2:28 PM.

Make money on the side with these high-paying part-time jobs

Working a full-time job is stressful enough, but sometimes you have to start thinking about ways you can make money after regular work hours. Still, you probably wouldn’t take another job without knowing up front that you’d be well-compensated for the extra hours.

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Best Excuses For Leaving Work Early

It’s Friday. It’s summer. Here are 10 excuses you can use to leave work early

It’s Friday. It’s summer. Here are 10 excuses you can use to leave work early

By on July 24, 2015 at 1:40 PM.

It’s Friday afternoon, it’s gorgeous outside, and you’re sitting at your desk staring out the window. It’s agonizing. To be perfectly honest, you’re probably not going to get anything done for the rest of the day anyway. So why fight it? Stop wasting your time stalking your friends on Facebook. Take off… that’s what summers are for.

Of course, pulling off this caper means coming up with a good excuse. It needs to be something out of your control and unavoidable, and it also needs to be important enough that it can’t be ignored.

Don’t take things too far and say something awful, like claiming a family member died or is in the hospital. That’s just wrong, and it has to be bad karma. Instead, try one of the 10 excuses listed below. More →

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Amazon Spying Social Media Profiles

Writer claims Amazon spied on her social media profiles to invalidate her reviews

By on July 24, 2015 at 12:00 PM.

Writer claims Amazon spied on her social media profiles to invalidate her reviews

We all depend on Amazon reviews to an extent, ensuring that whatever product we’re about to buy is worth our hard-earned cash. We also naturally assume that the reviews we’re reading are legitimate, which means Amazon needs to have some process to vet reviewers. Unfortunately, that process appears to have backfired in the case of indie writer Imy Santiago. More →

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National Hot Dog Day Free Hot Dog Locations

Today is National Hot Dog Day – here’s where to find free hot dogs [updated]

By on July 24, 2015 at 8:30 AM.

Today is National Hot Dog Day – here’s where to find free hot dogs [updated]

Happy National Hot Dog Day, America! In celebration of this fantastic holiday, several of our nation’s food retailers will give you free hot dogs when you visit their establishments. Let’s go over some of the big ones below.

UPDATE: Because I am a total idiot, I thought today was July 23rd. But no: It’s July 24th. Ergo, National Hot Dog Day was yesterday and not today. I apologize to any confused hot dog fans whose hopes I just dashed.

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