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The top 6 reasons rich people lose their money, as told by a veteran accountant

Sometimes rich people lose their wealth. Things can go wrong. Sometimes those things that go wrong are outside the control of the wealthy (that is, …

How ISIS Became the World’s Deadliest Tech Start-Up

ISIS has a weapon more powerful than guns or bombs: the Internet.<p>War is nothing new for Americans. It is estimated, in fact, that the United States has been embroiled in a conflict for some 222 of the past 240 years, or more than 90 percent of its very life as a nation. But the war that America …

This dad quit his job and paid off $50,000 of debt, thanks to a side job that earns up to $23,000 a month

Courtesy of Joel YoungJoel Young and his family reside an hour east of Cincinnati, Ohio.<p>When former musician Joel Young needed a voice-over for a …

The Worst Foods for Your Skin

Popcorn, cappucinos, bottled water—some of the most delicious (or most boring) foods can be hard on your skin if you overdo it.<p><b>White bread, bagels, popcorn…</b> "Foods with a high glycemic index give you a sugar rush that will be terrible for your skin," says Ava Shamban, an assistant clinical …

Meet the extreme budgeters who save nearly everything they earn

Consumerism is the norm for many Australians, but not Jasmine and Aaron Boothey and their two kids. The family earns a healthy income and does not …

Science ​says this is the single most effective thing to do if you want to raise your kids to be wealthy and successful

For many parents, there comes a point when your kids' success becomes more important than your own.<p>I've been a parent for less than a year, but I can see it already. In fact, that realization led me to assemble a free e-book on the subject called "How to Raise Successful Kids." (We're now in the …

Self-improvement

Five Signs You Are Eating Too Many Carbs (and What to Eat Instead) | Poliquin Article

Eating too many of the certain kinds of carbs has many bad effects on our bodies:<p>We gain body fat because we overeat.<br>We feel more stressed out.<br>We …

Nutrition

There’s a way to train our brains to cope with stress that changes chemistry “as much as any antidepressant”

Stress is often perceived as the villain of contemporary culture: the nagging tension that keeps us chained to our desks during the day, awake all night, and makes us dangerously unhealthy.<p>But Ian Robertson, a cognitive neuroscientist at Trinity College Dublin and author of the upcoming book ‘<i>The</i> …

anxious

Warning to small businesses as more than 10,000 people hit by AGL energy bill scam

Small businesses have been warned to stay alert for email scams after more than 10,000 people reportedly downloaded malicious software disguised as …

Small Business

Millennials have an entirely different approach to investing than their parents

We’ve all heard of the #YOLO lifestyle. But when it comes to investing, millennials aren’t ready to stomach much risk.<p>They focus on short-term needs …

Bright Light at Night Time Can Seriously Mess With Your Metabolism, Study Finds

*Puts phone down*<p>New research has revealed that exposure to bright, blue-tinged light - similar to the kind emitted by your smartphone - can affect …

Want to Be Smarter? Science Says Do This

If you've tried eating walnuts or working crossword puzzles to get smarter, think again.<p>We're always looking for little life hacks in hopes of improving the way our brain works. We've tried eating walnuts, solving one too many crossword puzzles, depleting our Sudoku collection, and reading …

The Brain

13 Ways to Stop Mindless Eating

On average, you make more than 200 decisions about food each day (1). However, you're only aware of a small fraction of them (1). The rest are …

Nutrition

The Cognitive Science Behind Repeating Mistakes

Being constantly late, losing your phone, spending too much money, dating the same inadvisable people—these are all errors that human beings make over and over again. But it has more to do with how the brain is wired than with a lack of discipline. In attempting to understand where we went wrong, …

Consciousness

30 Days of Spring Cleaning Tips for a Sparkling Home

It's time to pull on your gloves and get to work.<p>Give all your home's trouble spots a quick refresh with these pro tips.

Scientists Have A More Precise Way To Measure Your Brain

A British company is making the device a reality<p>Measuring the activity of the brain can tell researchers a lot about how a healthy brain functions, as well as when the functioning is disrupted, whether by psychiatric disorders like depression or schizophrenia, or neurodegenerative diseases like …

Senior executives tremble when a new CEO arrives

Upper levels of management secretly tremble in companies across Australia when a new chief executive arrives.<p>The "new broom" syndrome plays out again …

Children who don't go to playgroup fall behind at school

Children who don't attend playgroup are twice as likely to be developmentally behind those who do by the time they start school, new research …

How Confidence and Willingness to Change Are Related

It’s Official: Japan now has more Electric Car Charging Spots than Gas Stations

One of the primary countries within the world to embrace trendy electrical cars, Japan has long been thought-about one thing of a shining example on …

Meet The Robots That Are Taking Over Japan

At this pace, the country’s robot population is going to outnumber people.<p>If you are a human who works at the Kawada factory outside Tokyo, most of your coworkers are robots. On the assembly line, the company’s uber-advanced, human-looking robots can do the work of three people. They can also make …

Robotics

This Japanese Robot Feeds You Tomatoes While You Run

Okay, it's not <i>exactly</i> a robot—but I bet it's still the craziest thing you've seen all day. Japanese juice and ketchup company Kagome built <i>a freaking</i> …

Kyneton grieves and reflects on toddler's car death

Behind the facade of the Saturday morning buzz, Kyneton is grieving.<p>Kids are sipping hot chocolates and the small town's bakery is selling hot fresh …

Opinion: Love your language! | World | DW | 21.02.2015

Languages are like plants. They die if they're not taken care of. According to UNESCO figures, around half of all spoken languages are at risk of …

Father who locked daughter in car on hot day reveals how easy it is to do

Henry Brifter didn't think he was the kind of person who would lock a baby in a car on a hot day.<p>"I was flabbergasted that I had actually caused this …

Only in Japan: Flip phones of yesteryear outstrip growth rate of smartphones

This makes sense, when you consider how long the Japanese have had to endure a zero growth environment and constantly tighten their belts amidst …

11 Japanese customs that are shocking to foreign travelers

Japan has a unique culture with a very strict code of etiquette.<p>There are specific ways to eat noodles, good practices for accepting gifts, and certain rules to follow to avoid insulting a host.<p>This complex web of social rules and traditions can be overwhelming for those traveling to Japan, so we …

Japan

Old flip-phones are the iPhone’s newest rival in Japan

The iPhone has been killing it in Japan lately. Apple’s smartphone marketshare in the tech-obsessed country is continuing to dominate year-over-year, even though the company had a hard time giving out iPhones just five years ago.<p>With the iPhone 6’s bigger screen, the company is making more of an …

Mobile

The top 10 rural regions of Japan that Tokyo residents would like to move to

There’s a widespread belief in Japan that if you want to achieve educational or economic success, you come to Tokyo. As a matter of fact, it’s such a …

Japan Falling Behind in Education Because Students are Idols, Superheroes, etc.

TOYKO, Japan — Japan’s Ministry of Education confirmed earlier this week that according to standardized test results, Japanese high school students …

Anime