What's The Point Of YouTube Music Key?

Recently, Google launched a new music service called YouTube Music Key. But wait, doesn’t Google already have a music service of its own, Google Play All Access? Well, yes. And Music Key makes it better.


The Fastest Way To Shine Your Shoes

Shining a pair of dress shoes isn’t difficult, but you do have to have the right tools and know what you’re doing if you want to end up with a good-looking shine. This quick video from I Am Alpha M shows you how to get a great shine in five minutes flat, no matter what kind of shoes you wear.


Make A 'Swedish Torch' Campfire With A Single Log

For a self-contained outdoor fire with built-in cooking posts, the Swedish torch can’t be beat. All you need is one log and a chainsaw.


How To Balance A Fun Life With Your Financial Goals

When you’re paying off a debt or reaching some other financial goal, you usually have to cut back on restaurants, movies and other fun stuff. After a while, that can get old. But working hard to reach your financial goals doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy life. You just have to find a balance.


Build And Learn To Use The Perfect Bike Patch Kit With This Guide

If you’re a cyclist, you need a patch kit. It doesn’t matter if you’re a commuter or a weekend warrior, you need the tools and skills to fix a flat if you’re travelling away from home. The Sweethome breaks down the best gear for your kit and shows you how to use it.


Successful Hagglers' Most-Used Tactic: Threaten To Check Rival Prices

If you’re willing to haggle, you can score some great bargains, but some haggling tactics are more effective than others. Consumer Reports surveyed consumers about their in-store negotiating tactics to find out which ones worked best.


Hands-On: What Does A $299 Electric Toothbrush Feel Like?

The Oral B Black 7000 is a high-end electric toothbrush designed by Braun that retails for nearly $300 — toothpaste not included. Boasting up to 48,800 rotations per minute (RPM), it promises to remove double the plaque of a manual toothbrush. But is it any better than a $20 electric toothbrush?


eBay Just Ruined Online Shopping By Adding Christmas Carols

One of the worst aspects of Christmas shopping is the insufferably “festive” muzak that blares from every storefront. For some reason, eBay has decided to replicate this unpleasant experience for online shoppers. No really. For a limited time, eBay customers will be able to play soul-sapping Christmas carols directly through the browser. Bah-humbug.



Avoid Overeating As A Dinner Guest By Asking For Seconds

As a guest at someone else’s dinner, it can be tough keeping yourself from eating too much. As counter-intuitive as it sounds, you can avoid having extra food forced on you by asking for seconds on your own.