Aimee Flores

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This Side Hustle Can Help You Build Long-Term Wealth, and You Don't Need a Ton of Money to Start It

Ask yourself these questions to build yourself a profitable empire.<p>Some of the wealthiest people I know made their money in real estate.<p>They didn't start out big. They started by buying one small property or project, and then after the first came a second, and so on.<p>I personally didn't start …

Real Estate

The Last Days of the Blue-Blood Harvest

Every year, more than 400,000 crabs are bled for the miraculous medical substance that flows through their bodies—now pharmaceutical companies are finally committing to an alternative that doesn't harm animals.<p>Horseshoe crabs are sometimes called “living fossils” because they have been around in …

Eli Lilly

'Natural insecticide' kills advanced prostate cancer cells

One of the hallmarks of advanced prostate cancer is a faulty PTEN tumor suppressor gene. Now, after screening compounds for their effect on cells …

Cancer

What Are Adaptogens, and Why Is Everyone Talking About Them?

You've heard the word, but do you really know what an adaptogen is and which one is right for you?<p><i>This story is part of the Healthyish Pantry, a collection of articles breaking down the ingredients we love most. Click here to read the whole guide—then stock up</i>.<p>If you've ever chilled in a salt cave …

Wellness

From Steve Jobs to Oprah: 28 Leaders' Commencement Speeches That Will Make You Re-Think Success

The best advice from Steve Jobs, Oprah, Barack Obama, J.K.Rowling, and many more on how to rethink success.<p>It's both inspiring and comforting to hear how those we admire succeed in the face of failures, setbacks, and barriers, and there's perhaps no better format than the commencement address to …

Motivation

10 “Notes to Self” We Need to Read 10 Times a Day Until They Sink In

<i>Happiness doesn’t start with a relationship, a vacation, a job, or money. It starts with our thinking and what you tell ourselves every day.</i>The best …

Stomach acid blockers promote liver disease, study finds

Chronic liver disease appears to be promoted by taking stomach acid blockers known as proton pump inhibitors, according to a study led by University …

Medical Research

32 Cheap Skin Care Products That Work Just As Well As The Luxury Brands

Because giving your skin the attention it deserves shouldn't cost more than $20. Who's with me?<p><i>The reviews used in this post have been edited for length and clarity.</i>

Why We Hold Onto People Who Aren’t Good For Us

The last time I was dating someone over a long period of time, it took me a good number of months and a lot of self loving and strength to finally …

Relationships

8 Ted Talks On Work-Life Balance You Need To Hear

Work-life balance is something people are taught to want in life, however, what it looks like in reality and how to achieve it remains a mystery to most. One thing most people can agree on is that work-life balance is rooted in many concepts like time management, success, and of course, happiness …

Work-life Balance

The surprising benefits of anxiety

“Anxiety can just as well express itself in muteness as with a scream,” wrote existential philosopher Søren Kierkegaard in 1844.<p>While Kierkegaard spent much of his work analyzing the agonizing nature of anxiety, he did not think that it was an emotional state to be avoided. Instead, the philosopher …

University of California

10 Powerful Gmail Extensions To Supercharge Your Productivity

With over 1 billion monthly active users, Gmail is a clear leader of email providers. If you work online, there’s a big chance you use Gmail. No matter how great the platform is, eventually, emails pile up and it’s hard to keep track of them.<p>To improve your productivity using Gmail you should …

Google

50 Top Motivational Quotes to Inspire You to Achieve Your Goals

Actions spring from thoughts -- the right thoughts.<p>Maybe you want to start a business. Maybe you want to change careers. Maybe you want to get fit, or gain a new path, or in some way take your life in a new direction.<p>To do that, sometimes all you need is a little push, a little nudge. A little …

Motivation

Genetics 2.0: Scientists Have Officially Created a New Kind of Child

When Three People Make a Baby<p>The long-held belief that we get half our genes from our father and the other half from our mother may not be as …

Genetics

My weekend in a (sort of) cult: I signed up to learn meditation and almost became an infinite being

<b>(Yuliya Savich via Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>“Just go in and learn the technique and ignore the cult parts,” my psychiatrist said. What could go wrong?<p>Alice Bradley<p>December 25, 2016 12:30am (UTC)<p><i>We're re-running this story as part of a countdown of the year's best personal essays. To read all the entries</i> …

30 of the Most Important Photoshop Features and How to Use Them

Nate Dodson over at TutVid just put together one of the most comprehensive overviews of Photoshop’s key tools and features we’ve ever seen. 30 …

Chinese Scientists Become First to Use CRISPR Gene-Editing on Humans

Chinese scientists are attempting to use CRISPR to develop a new treatment for cancer patients, and the U.S. will soon follow their lead.<p>A team of Chinese scientists from Sichuan University in Chengdu have become the first to inject a person with cells modified with the gene-editing tool …

I spent 15 years confusing money with happiness. Here’s how I learned to stop

For almost 15 years, I worked in the finance industry. The people I worked with had a number of things in common: a taste for Gucci loafers; a predilection for the $39 Lever House breakfast. And we all believed in a kind of holy grail. We referred to it as The Number.<p>Everyone in finance had their …

Skinny Jeans

Here's the patent that could crush Monsanto and save the world

Monsanto has a new enemy… fungi. Mycologist Paul Stamets holds a patent for insect-killing fungi – or mycopesticides – that could disrupt the …

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