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Issue #181 | September, 2013
New Healthcare Laws
What you need to know...
Whether you were a supporter or critic, ambivalent or confused, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act—a.k.a. Obamacare—is starting to kick into effect. On October 1, open enrollment begins; then coverage begins Jan 1. Learn more now, so you'll be well prepared to make the best choices.

Email Tech Tips
How-to advice from the EarthLink Blog

See the very latest on our blog...

EarthLink 4G Internet On-the-Go
New mobile, wireless Internet service
Want to stay more connected when you're out and about? Try our new 4G Internet On-the-Go service. It's an affordable way to get convenient, high-speed Wi-Fi Internet access for up to 8 laptops, tablets and smartphones across the U.S. Take it with you on family vacations, business trips – you name it. It goes where you go. For a limited time you can get 50% off after rebate on a mobile hotspot.
Learn more about 4G Internet

Optimize your images—Windows
RIOT is an acronym for Radical Image Optimization Tool. Use this free tool to compress your images so they take up less space without sacrificing quality. You get a before-and-after view of your image so you can decide if you want to optimize.
Learn more & download for Windows!

Optimize your images—Mac
This simple, free utility does one thing really well: optimize images so they take up less space without sacrificing image quality. It handles PNG, JPEG, and GIF images (and animations).
Learn more & download for Mac!
Flat Belly Workout
Lose inches & pounds
Though this is labeled a "summer" workout, we're thinking a flat stomach and strong core is timeless. What about you? This simple exercise plan can quickly give you "core confidence" and fitness.
Let's get fit....
The best places to live
Want to get the inside scoop on other neighborhoods in your city? Moving to a new city? StreetAdvisor can help with "thousands of street, neighborhood and city reviews" written by "local experts."
How does your neighborhood rank?...
Largest social recipe network
Foodily brings together food and friends, allowing you to discover and share recipes, follow celebrity chefs and cookbook authors, and ask questions. Download the free iPhone/iPad app for more ways to connect.
Food, glorious food...

HBR Blog Newtwork
Insights from the Harvard Business Review
HBR is one of the nation's preeminent business journals.'s blogs cover business strategy, leadership, networking, innovation, entrepreneurship, social media, and more. Writing is authoritative yet approachable. Video interviews are also available.
They mean business...

Fun free online game
Shoot jellyfish at floating stars to earn points. But avoid the fish (which you can poke out of the way with your mouse). Soothing music makes it even more addictive.
How high can you score?...

Rubber Band Series
Photographer Wes Naman, famous for portraits of people wrapped in scotch tape, has done it again. His new collection of photos is of musicians from Albuquerque bands...wrapped in rubber bands. Kind of creepy. Kind of funny. Kind of fascinating. Definitely weird. Get a behind-the-scenes look on YouTube.
See what's "band ew" ...

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