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13 of the most famous last words in history

George Harrison spoke his last words to his wife and son.AP Images We love famous last words. There’s a reason there are so many books listing memorable deathbed sayings throughout history out there. Perhaps we’d just rather believe well-known figures tend to die saying something clever and profound. It makes death itself a little less scary. But, for that reason, final ...

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I have a problem with my MacBook Pro keyboard — and Apple's official fix is absurd (AAPL)

Apple’s MacBook and MacBook Pro use a custom keyboard design. Sometimes, dust or other small particles can get stuck under the spacebar and make it unresponsive. Apple’s recommended fix is to basically turn the entire keyboard nearly vertical and blast it with air until the particle eventually falls out.  Hollis Johnson/Business InsiderNew Apple laptops released in the past two years ...

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I've lived in Brooklyn for 5 years — and these are my favorite places to go for cheap eats

You can’t go to Brooklyn and not eat pizza.Speedy Romeo’s/FacebookI’ve lived — and eaten — in Brooklyn for the past five years. Five years in one borough has been just enough time to pinpoint my go-tos and, unfortunately, see some of my favorite restaurants shutter. By this point, I’ve had plenty of time to return, try new menu items, and see if they continually ...

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Truffle is a free app for getting restaurant recommendations from friends — here's how it works

ShutterstockWhile there are hundreds of restaurant recommendation apps on the market, nothing beats getting a suggestion directly from a friend.  That’s what restaurant app Truffle is betting on, anyway.  Truffle — which is available for iPhone only right now — lets you curate lists of your favorite spots and easily share them with friends. It’s available as an iMessage app ...

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Americans have more debt than ever — and it's creating an economic trap

 Gallery workers sit next to “Teoria” by Eduardo Basualdo at the Frame Gallery’s stand at the Frieze Art Fair in central London, October 16, 2013.REUTERS/Andrew Winning An IMF report finds that high household debt levels deepen and prolong recessions. US household debt is now at pre-Great Recession levels. Household debt jumped by over $500 billion in the second quarter to ...

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Tony Robbins shocks himself every morning with this 'electric taco' — here's what it's like

When Tony Robbins prepares for one of his seminars, physical training is as important to creating an engaging experience as is nailing his material. Seminars like “Unleash the Power Within” consistently run past their scheduled daily endings, and Robbins will be on his feet — running, jumping, and yelling across the stage and audience — for as much as 16 hours in a day. ...

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19 of the best ski resorts to visit this winter that don't cost a fortune

Montana ski resorts have some of the best prices.Mt. Bachelor/FacebookNow is the time to book your winter getaway — or start planning at the very least. HomeToGo, a vacation rental search tool, has compiled a list of the most affordable ski resorts in North America so you can tear up the slopes, even if you’re on a budget. They gathered ...

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11 tech jobs where you will lose money if you don't negotiate your salary

Flickr/Helmuts ROne of the hardest things to figure out is when to ask for a raise. While it never hurts to have some data on the national averages for particular job titles, there are are a lot of individual factors that go into a person’s particular salary. Job-hunting site Glassdoor has tried to do help people with that with a tool ...

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Take a look inside the New York power plant that was abandoned after the Chernobyl disaster

The Shoreham Nuclear Power Plant was built between 1972 – 1984 in New York.  It was met with heavy protests from locals while under construction, this was due to the Chernobyl disaster, which killed 31 people.  Locals in the area feared that the same outcome could happen, and refused to sign evacuation plans which are required before the plant can open ...

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If you're going to pop your pimples at home, here's the right way to treat it

Dr. Erin Gilbert is a practicing dermatologist in New York City. Here, she explains what you should do if you’re going to pop a pimple at home. Following is a transcript of the video. Dr. Erin Gilbert: Well, step one with pimples is that everybody wants to touch them. In my practice — and I completely understand. You want to get in ...

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