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6 Habits of People Who Age Well

Exercise, diet—even attitude—can be as important as genetics when it comes to growing old gracefully. “Old age,” as Bette Davis once said, “is no …

Holistic Medicine

5 unexpected things that Russians had a hand in inventing - Russia Beyond

<b>1. Google</b><p><i>Google co-founder Sergey Brin. Source: AP</i><p>A co-founder of the world's most popular search system, Google, Sergey Brin is of Russian origin. He was born in Moscow in 1973 and was taken to the U.S. by his parents when they emigrated from the U.S.S.R. in 1979. Later, he earned a bachelor's …

This Is How Different The "Avengers" Cast Looks Out Of Character

But you know they still look SUPER.

Here is the skill you need to master to make it as a successful Wall Street trader

The ideal skill set for traders has changed a lot in recent years, especially in asset classes where more trading is done electronically.<p>Bryan Cameron, a vice president in equities trading at BlackRock, understands that.<p>Equities have been traded electronically for longer than most other asset …

If you believe in myths, you'll love the GOP

In Donald Trump’s telling, Mexico, Japan and especially China are fleecing the U.S. because past presidents were inept negotiators and too timid to muscle America’s trading partners.<p>But even if a President Trump could stop companies from offshoring or countries from manipulating currencies — …

What The Presidential Candidates Look Like With Beards, Because You Were Wondering

It's hard to look away.<p>It seems like many of this year's current and former presidential candidates are willing to say or do <i>anything</i> to get a vote.<p>What none of them have done thus far, however, is offer deserving Americans a glimpse of what they'd look like with a beard. If things like hand size …

The incredible power of ignoring everything

Fyodor Dostoevsky, the 19th Century Russian author, once famously challenged his brother to try out a strange task: Don't think about a polar bear right now. “Try to pose for yourself this task: not to think of a polar bear, and you will see that the cursed thing will come to mind every minute,” …

Johns Hopkins University

What hiring a personal trainer to get fit taught me about money

Eight to twelve weeks before heading off on some tropical beach vacation, I always used to entertain the idea of getting fit. I would make a mental list of all the foods to avoid, and create an exercise plan to religiously adhere to until I was physically on the plane to my destination.<p>The idea …

What you need to know on Wall Street today

<i>To sign up, scroll to the bottom of this page and click 'Get updates in your inbox.'</i><p>It's official: DuPont and Dow Chemical are merging in a $130 billion deal.<p>The companies will combine and then split in three, in a move which Mario Gabelli, the founder and chief executive of GAMCO Investors, has …

Obama signs Every Student Succeeds Act, marking the end of an era

With the stroke of a pen, the No Child Left Behind Act became history on Thursday.<p>President Obama signed the Every Student Succeeds Act, a bipartisan replacement to the universally unpopular, nearly 15-year-old education law. At the White House ceremony, he was joined by legislators, outgoing U.S. …

Gun Stocks Climb After Obama Urges Congress To Restrict Sales

There are already more guns in America than Americans.<p>In a nation rocked by successive mass shootings, gun companies aren't exactly sweating bullets.<p>If stock prices are any indication, investors are fairly optimistic about weapons manufacturers. The day after President Barack Obama spoke from the …

Student Loan Payback: Should You Stick to Your Plan or Refinance?

It's a lot more fun to celebrate college graduation than it is to develop a student loan repayment strategy. So if you're a new grad with federal loans, you'll likely end up on the default standard repayment plan, which requires you to pay a fixed amount every month for 10 years until your loans …

10 Movies Every Small Business Owner Should Watch

Downtime is in short supply for small business owners, who usually struggle just to find time for the leisure activities they enjoy.<p>When one of those activities is movie watching, a business owner may even feel guilty about not working. But what if those entrepreneurs could watch movies that …

Small Business

8 documentaries that will make you smarter about money

The wealthiest, most successful people continually self-educate, which is why most of them spend so much time reading.<p>If the classic finance books don't work for you, there are other ways to get smarter about money.<p>Here, we've compiled eight documentaries that will keep you entertained <i>and</i> teach you …

Sony is adding PlayStation 2 games to the PlayStation 4 — here are 20 great ones that need to come back

Remember the PlayStation 2? Those halcyon days of your youth, flitted away on the streets of San Andreas with CJ? They're coming back, only this time they'll exist on Sony's PlayStation 4 console.<p>Sony confirmed as much to Wired on Thursday evening: "We are working on utilizing PS2 emulation …

A sequel to Mother 3 is 'impossible'

Earthbound creator wanted to go out on a high note<p>A <i>Mother 4</i> is not in the cards, <i>EarthBound</i> and Motherseries creator Shigesato Itoi has confirmed. In an interview with Japanese gaming site Game Watch and translated by Kotaku, Itoi explains why he has no plans to work on another game based on the …

World's biggest video game collection goes for $750,000

Over 30 years' worth of collecting games across what we would have to imagine is every console ever made has netted owner Michael Thomasson a cool $750,000 in an auction on GameGavel.<p>The collection, which came with the certificate from Guinness verifying the collection as the biggest in the world, …

Nintendo’s biggest successes — and fumbles — from the era of the Super NES

It’s been 25 years since the Super Famicom — better known to us Westerners as the Super Nintendo, or SNES — launched to long lines and countrywide sell-outs in Japan. While the console enjoyed a healthy dominance in its homeland, it was a participant in an incredibly fierce marketing battle against …

The Dinner Roll Recipes You'll Actually Want To Bake

It's time to pull out the flour.<p>For many people, baking bread to go along with a dinner they've already put so much effort into is just not going to happen. No matter how easy the recipe might be, how much better fresh-baked bread is than store-bought, it's just one step too many.<p>But what if we …

Trump, Carson, and Cruz may have turned Republican voters against the party

Congress's approval rating has slipped to 11 percent, its lowest level this year, according to a poll released by Gallup on Wednesday. That's just two points higher than the all-time low of 9 percent in November 2013 after the last government shutdown.<p>While troubling, the figure that should alarm …

The “modern” workplace doesn’t just make us lonely, it can make us physically ill

Who are the people we think of as lonely? At one time, they were the outcasts—the mentally ill, the poor, the elderly, the isolated—anyone considered <i>outside</i> of society. But today, extreme loneliness has become much more pervasive, fueled by new technology and the rise of the freelance economy.<p>As …

Psychology

3 Genetically Skinny Guys Tell You How They Packed On Huge Amounts Of Muscle

Their methods may just work for you—genes be damned<p>Scientists have recently made some outstanding discoveries—like a black hole that’s 12 billion times bigger than our sun and a brand-new species of human ancestor that lived more than 2.5 million years ago.<p>But skinny guys everywhere are still …

7 Long-Term Productivity Habits Of The Most Successful People

Most employees are happiest doing rote work, but highly successful people aren’t most employees.<p>One thing uniting the most high-power leaders with the lowest-level workers is time: Day in and day out, we all have the same amount of it. Where the variation comes in is how we use it. Some of the most …

Time Management

Donald Trump's Plan to Make America White Again

<b>By Kica Matos and Sam Fulwood III</b><p>Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump was recently asked to speculate about his political future. ''I have no idea,'' he stated. ''But I'm here now. And it's beautiful."<p>"Beautiful" is not the word most people of color would use to describe the climate that …

Shakerato Recipe

Learn how to make this frothy, iced espresso drink<p>Meet your new favorite chilled coffee drink: the Shakerato, our twist on the Italian …

21 business-etiquette rules every professional should know

In "The Essentials of Business Etiquette," Barbara Pachter writes about the rules people need to understand to conduct and present themselves appropriately in professional social settings.<p>We looked through the book and spoke to Pachter to find the most important tips on how to introduce yourself, …

Vitamin D can turn you into Superman, science says

Daylight saving time has ended, whether you like it or not. That means more cold weather, less warm sun, and for some people, vitamin D deficiencies, which, like any vitamin deficiency, can cause a host of health problems.<p>This week, though, researchers completed a preliminary study on vitamin D and …

Rand Paul is just hilariously trolling Republicans now — and inadvertently revealing the two words behind the GOP’s biggest lie

Kentucky senator seemed adrift before Tuesday’s debate, but he seems to have found his cause, and it’s a good one<p>Amanda Marcotte<p>November 12, 2015 7:57pm (UTC)<p>Fox Business's Tuesday night Republican debate was equal parts thuddingly dull and thoroughly truth-averse, save for one interesting moment …

Rand Paul

Ben Carson is defending an odd claim about China and Syria he made during the last GOP debate

Carson's comment was in response to a question about President Barack Obama's decision to send 50 members of special-operations forces to Syria and to keep 10,000 US troops in Afghanistan past the end of his presidency.<p>The retired neurosurgeon said that having US special-ops forces in Syria is …