Aleena Lapsey

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I make $200,000 a year in passive income after retiring at 34, and it works only because I followed 5 steps

• <b>Sam Dogen spent 13 years working in finance on Wall Street before negotiating his layoff (and a severance package) in 2012 at age 34.</b>• <b><br>He lives in San Francisco with his wife and baby and runs the blog Financial Samurai.</b>• <b><br>Neither he nor his wife works a day job — they earn about $200,000 a year in</b> …

Real Estate

This Is Your Brain on Sugar, According to Neuroscience

Insert joke about this video being "sweet."<p>Sugar, in its most basic form, is a natural and simple combination of elements. But when artificially …

He just wanted a new prescription. He ended up in the psych ward instead.

By Stuart Leach<p>This is a safety pen. The idea is that it’s too flimsy and plastic to open an artery in a suicide attempt. It’s four inches long and resembles an ink cartridge. The tip bends as I put pressure on a piece of paper. I sit in a room in which there are no windows except one on my door, …

New York City

A 'super blue blood moon' eclipse is coming. Here's how to see it.

Space<p>It's a "lunar trifecta!"<p>NASA is urging skywatchers to head outside early on Jan. 31 for a look at what the space agency is calling a "lunar trifecta."<p>It's the rare combination of a blue moon (the second full moon in a single calendar month), a supermoon (a moon that's full when it's at its …

Super Blue Blood Moon

Here Are The 20 Netflix Documentaries That Are Definitely Worth Your Time To Watch

Say goodbye to aimless browsing this weekend.<p><i>This post was translated from Spanish.</i>

Documentaries

Scientists warn of 'mini ice age' that could hit Earth and freeze major rivers by 2030 - IBTimes India

The Earth is approaching a "mini ice age" as the planet's temperature is likely to start dropping in 2021, scientists claim.<p>Amid rising concerns over …

MS Breakthrough: A New Potential Pathway To Repair Multiple-Sclerosis-Damaged Nerves Discovered

Increasing the cholesterol synthesis gene expression in astrocytes of the spinal cord could repair the damaged nerves in multiple sclerosis …

19 simple social skills that will instantly make you more likable

<b>• Likability isn't necessarily inherent.</b><p><b>• You can practice certain behaviors in order to appear — and become — more likable.</b><p><b>• Practices range from smiling more to honing your listening skills.</b><p>Being likable is entirely under your control.<p>All it takes is the ability to pick up a few key social skills …

Quora

3 Stocks That Feel Like Netflix in 2002

Don't let these three compelling businesses pass you by.<p>Buying and holding great stocks is the best way to predictably create wealth over the long …

What the Internet is Saying About the Casper Mattress

Casper is only two years old and has already developed a cult following — notorious for disrupting the $14 billion mattress industry and completely …

Claiming Social Security: 5 important things to consider

For most workers and their spouses, Social Security provides a steady stream of income in retirement. But did you know that the age at which you …

Guide to your paycheck

Your paycheck offers a lot more than just the cash you take home. A deeper look offers useful information about what you spend on taxes, benefits and …

6 simple steps to jump-start your emergency fund

Saving several months’ worth of living expenses for an emergency fund can be intimidating, especially when it feels like all of your available cash …