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Why Don’t Professional Investors “Beat the Market”?

My strategy for investing is really simple. I ignore all of the talk. Instead, I just put my money in broad-based index funds that charge low expenses and no fees and walk away from it.

Connor Threlkeld

Old Man Strength at Muscle Beach

The weightlifters at Muscle Beach didn't expect an 84-year-old to outlift them. Then he did. 

Connor Threlkeld

My Nerf gun is bigger than your Nerf gun

Nobody likes being outgunned in a Nerf war. So this former NASA engineer finally did something about it. 

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Our 15 Most Powerful Tactics for Reducing the Cost of Raising a Child

In my reflection, here are the 15 most powerful tactics we used for saving money during the process of raising our children.

Connor Threlkeld

Because fireworks video never goes out of style

YouTube video sensation Colin Furze celebrates three million subscribers with a 5,000 shot fireworks Death Star. 

Connor Threlkeld

Grandmother not pleased with virtual reality

A grandmother in Northern Ireland tried out virtual reality for the first time, and was very concerned with her Jurassic Park experience. 

Connor Threlkeld

Lego Life Hacks

Did your kid flee the nest but leave his Legos behind? Don't just leave them in the closet. Put them to work. 

Connor Threlkeld

Bullet the Bison is Looking For a New Home

The Dallas Morning News shares the story of Bullet, the house-trained bison. 

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25 Flexible, Healthy Foods I Buy Constantly (Especially On Sale)

Each week, either Sarah or I will sit down with the flyer, look through the items on sale, and use those sale items as the basis for our meal plan. Here’s a surprising truth, though: We gloss over the vast majority of items in the flyer. 

Connor Threlkeld

How to Husk a Coconut

Hawaii's Polynesian Cultural Center shares a demonstration of different ways to husk a coconut. In case you ever need that sort of knowledge. 

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