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Your credit score: How it's calculated

A credit score is typically a three-digit number based on information in your credit report that measures your risk level to lenders. It’s usually …

Ten Things Never, Ever To Say About Yourself

We have been taught to brag about ourselves in our professional branding, but that’s terrible advice.<p>The more illustrious a person is, the less likely they are to praise themselves.<p><b>Watch on Forbes:</b><p>When someone is truly a guru, other people say “That person is a guru!” but the guru doesn’t say it …

Employment

There's even more evidence that one type of exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug that we have

Want an all-natural way to lift your mood, improve your memory, and protect your brain against age-related cognitive decline?<p>Get moving.<p>A wealth of …

Mobile Technology

22 incredible photos from where jumbo jets go to die

The days of the jumbo jet are numbered. Since their debut in the late 1960s, planes such as the Boeing 747 and the McDonnell Douglas DC-10 have been the undisputed queens of the sky.<p>But the size, four-engine dependability, and range of these big planes are no longer enough of a competitive …

Aviation

3 Red Flags To Watch Out For In Job Interviews

As someone who used to accept job interviews <i>for fun</i>, I’ve learned a lot about what interviews can say about an organization and their culture. When you have the luxury of choice and you don’t need to accept a position right away, you can treat an interview the way you treat shopping: constant trips …

Employment

This Early NASA Space Training Video Is Horrifying

The saliva on the man's tongue began to boil.<p>The first Apollo missions were not made only of the glory of Neil Armstrong's one small step or John F. Kennedy's hair-raising invocations. ("Therefore, as we set sail, we ask God's blessing on the most hazardous and dangerous and greatest adventure on …

Space Exploration

What the List of Most Banned Books Says About Our Society's Fears

For as long as humans have printed books, censors have argued over their content and tried to limit some books’ distribution. But the reasons for …

Books

Cycling fitness: 25 top tips to be a fitter rider

Improving your cycling fitness brings a number of key benefits: you’ll enjoy your riding way more, you’ll see new places because you can go further, …

Fitness

Floating Solar Power Plants To Become A Reality

In the not so distant future, the power we need could very well be provided by floating solar power plants that are offshore. Wind farms have become very popular in recent years and now experts are looking at ways to create sustainable energy without having to develop land. The solution: use the …

Renewable Energy

The Science of Memory: How to Effortlessly Boost Your Retention and Recall

There's an easy way to improve your memory, but don't take my word for it - here's the research.<p>Have you ever had trouble remembering names? I know I have. There's nothing more embarrassing than having someone who "knows you" start a conversation while you're running through your mental Rolodex and …

Sleep

Here’s How A Month Of Exercise Affected My Brain

It’s been long known that physical activity produces mental benefits, but are all exercises equal when it comes to brain boosts?<p>Recently the <i>New York Times</i> reported on a Finnish study published in the <i>Journal of Physiology</i> that found, as long thought, that physical exercise could have a positive …

Exercise

7 Habits That Will Make Men Attractive

If you expect to get advice like, “grow a five o’clock shadow” or “work out”, you’re wrong. That kind of advice doesn’t fix the real problem.<p>What you …

Mimi Zeiger on design, density and her new book 'Tiny Houses in the City'

Architecture critic and author Mimi Zeiger grew up in Berkeley with a Bronx-raised mother who she says had no patience for driving her anywhere.<p>So it's no surprise that her latest book, "Tiny Houses in the City," (Rizzoli, $29.95) focuses on creative pint-sized homes that are wedged into densely …

50 Little Things Making You Fatter and Fatter

We all know the saying "Don't sweat the small stuff," but sometimes small actions can majorly influence how things play out—especially when it comes …

Why Swimming Is The Best Exercise Ever

Finding the perfect exercise regimen can feel like its own workout. Running might be too uninteresting, Crossfit could be too intimidating, spinning classes may be too loud.<p>Enter this tried and true workout you may not have considered: swimming.<p>Sure, the exercise may seem like a hassle. You have to …

Exercise

Warming Up Your Car in the Cold Just Harms the Engine

The long-held notion that you should let your car idle in the cold is only true for carbureted engines.<p>In the thick of winter, the common wisdom is that when you are gearing up to take your truck out in the cold and snow, you should step outside, start up your engine, and let it idle to warm up. …

Engines

Most cases of cancer are avoidable, say researchers

Study says environment and lifestyle factors such as toxic chemicals and radiation are main cause of disease<p>Most cases of cancer result from avoidable factors such as toxic chemicals and radiation, according to a study.<p>The findings clash with research published earlier this year which found that …

Cancer

The Shameful History of the KKK You Probably Never Knew

<i>This post is in partnership with the History News Network, the website that puts the news into historical perspective. The article below was</i> …

Ku Klux Klan

How is the world's first solar powered airport faring?

<b>As an airplane hovers over Cochin International Airport, one is struck by the dazzling array of reflective panels near the runway.</b><p>Standing out in a field of green are more than 46,000 solar panels tapping the power of the bright sunlight and converting it into energy.<p>Located in the southern state …

Renewable Energy

Here's A Closer Look At The 34 Ingredients In A Cool Ranch Dorito

How many foods have an ingredient called "blue"?<p>Most processed foods contain a long list of additives — but have you ever wondered what they would really look like if you broke down a food into its component ingredients? How blue <i>is</i> Blue No 1? What form does pure riboflavin take?<p>A new book,</i> …

See the Best Photos of the Once in a Generation Supermoon Eclipse

Supermoon

Hordes of Plastic Bags Photographed to Resemble Flocks of Birds

For <i>Murmurations: Ephemeral Plastic Sculptures</i>, Paris-based photographer Alain Delorme constructs foreboding hordes of winged creatures that upon …

Birds

This incredible fact should get you psyched about solar power

In a single hour, the amount of power from the sun that strikes the Earth is more than the entire world consumes in an year.<p>To put that in numbers, from the US Department of Energy:<p><b>Each hour 430 quintillion Joules of energy from the sun hits the Earth</b>. That's 430 with 18 zeroes after it!<p>In …

Renewable Energy

BlackBerry acquires Good Technology to expand its services to other platforms

Shutterstock<p>It’s barely a secret that BlackBerry is working on expanding its influence to other platforms. And not only as a service provider, the company is said to be working on the BlackBerry Venice, an Android smartphone with a slide-out keyboard. But how will they keep this Google-powered …

BlackBerry

Is the world running out of space?

In an increasingly crowded world, will we still be able to find respite from one another?<p>Sometimes it’s difficult to fathom that the world could actually become even more crowded than it is today – especially when elbowing through a teeming Delhi market, hustling across a frenetic Tokyo street …

Geography

Research shows that these 7 hobbies will make you smarter

Scientists have now proven that we can actually <i>increase</i> our potential and enjoy ourselves in the process.<p>We now know that by learning new skills the brain creates new neural pathways that make it work faster and better.<p>Here is a list of seven hobbies that make you smarter and why.<p>Playing music …

Brainwaves

Editor's Note

The world's first 100% solar-powered five-star resort has opened

The world's first 5-star resort to be completely powered by solar proves that luxury does not have to be sacrificed in the name of sustainability. …

Clean Energy

The world's first fully solar-powered airport

India has unveiled the first airport in the world to operate completely on solar energy.<p>A solar power plant with 46,150 solar panels has been installed across 45 acres of land near the cargo area of Cochin International Airport (CIAL). It supplies the airport with 50,000 to 60,000 units of …