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I became a millionaire at 40, and I think money can buy you happiness

A couple weeks ago, something disturbing happened at work. One of my teammates (let's call him Jon) had a bad day. Jon had to deal with someone else in the organization many levels above him who is known for being cranky and difficult. When Jon called Mr. Cranky to ask a question, he was promptly …

The developing world faces a silent killer. Could a $1 solar light help?

A Philippine social enterprise is bringing cheap solar lighting to more than 20 countries helping improve safety, reduce air pollution and cut energy costs<p>Every day at around 6pm, 40 families living in a remote corner of Andhra Pradesh in southeast India – a 6km walk from the nearest road – would …

Pollution

What Are the Three Ways to Train Your Brain to Be Happy?

You can train your mind to be unhappy and you can train it to be happy.<p>Training your mind to look for errors and problems (as happens in careers like …

Scientists May Have Just Discovered The Key To Halting Alzheimer's

Brain inflammation plays a big role in the disease's progression.<p>Curbing brain inflammation may help people treat and prevent Alzheimer's disease, according to a landmark new study.<p>Researchers at the University of Southampton in England conducted a series of experiments showing a chemical that …

Dementia

12 Things Being a Therapist Taught Me About Happiness

<i>By: Megan Bruneau</i><p><i>Credit: Jason Hoffman/Thrillist</i><p>Over the course of my career as a therapist, I've counseled thousands of people, which in a lot of ways amounts to a giant research project. People come to me when they're depressed or otherwise struggling -- whatever their specific issues, they …

A New Year’s Eve Throwback: Remembering What Fashion Looked Like in 2006, 1996, and 1986

Before we ring in 2016, we're turning back the clock to look at a cross section of the fashion world 10, 20, and 30 years ago. What was trending in 2006? Who were the top models in ’96? And which tech brand tried its hand at a clothing line way back in ’86? Click through the slideshows below and …

Show These Short Men's Hairstyles To Your Barber

Our illustrated guide to getting the best hair in 2016.<p>The start of a new year is a great time to look ahead, so why not focus on the hair that's on yours?<p>Are you still dead-set on growing out a man bun? Still not using any hair products (and have frizzed-out 1980s Rambo-hair)? Still asking your …

Hair

What's Coming to Netflix in January

It's a new year and that means a new batch of movies just hit our favorite streaming site.<p><b>Available 1/1:</b><p><b>1)</b> <b>Intolerable Cruelty (2003)</b><p>When she gets no compensation after divorcing her cheating husband, Marilyn Rexroth (Catherine Zeta-Jones) seeks revenge on her ex-husband's divorce lawyer, Miles …

Entertainment

31 Science-Backed Ways to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

Avoiding holiday weight gain may sound as feasible as Santa fitting down billions of chimneys on Christmas Eve, but we promise there are logical …

Nutrition

Netflix: What's coming and going in November

November is just around the corner, and the show that everyone is talking about is only weeks away from premiering.<p><i>Jessica Jones</i>, Netflix's second original series in partnership with Marvel, is set to debut its entire season on Nov. 20, and although it's one of the later titles to join the …

Climbing On Mount Denali

Photos

Beyonce, Biden at Global Citizen Festival: Pictures

Beyoncé

M. Night Shyamalan's 'The Visit' is one stop you want to skip

What if the rural couple in Grant Wood's "American Gothic" stepped out of the painting to become villains in a gothic psycho horror film?<p>That's the black comic hook to "The Visit," M. Night Shyamalan's ramshackle attempt to bounce back from the debacle of "After Earth." Olivia DeJonge and Ed …

Horror

9/10: The Day Before

The pilot grilled steaks. The WTC Borders clerk picked up a pushcart coffee. The mayoral candidate prepped for the primaries. And the terrorists …

When it Rains, it Pours: 50 More Picture Books From a Stellar 2015

(FLOAT by Daniel Miyares from Simon & Schuster)<p>As far as I'm concerned, 2015 could have closed up shop months ago and it still would have been a landmark year for picture books. Back in February, I said that this year may well prove to be a high water mark for picture books. However, there was no …

Fear the Walking Dead premiere: See the first 3 minutes from the Walking Dead companion series

In advance of Sunday’s premiere of <i>Fear the Walking Dead</i>, AMC has released the first three minutes of the <i>Walking Dead</i> companion series.<p>The clip …

Fantastic Four: The original movies, vaguely defended

Here is what I cannot say about <i>Fantastic Four</i> and <i>Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer</i>, the JAlba-fronted, Chiklis-obscuring, Evil Space …

Campus officer pleads not guilty in traffic stop shooting

CINCINNATI (AP) — A University of Cincinnati police officer who fatally shot a motorist during a traffic stop pleaded not guilty Thursday to a charge …

Crime

Earth could get just 12 hours' warning of damaging solar storm

UK Cabinet Office report sets out risks of coronal mass ejections from the sun causing power outages, and disruption of GPS and communications<p>Humanity would only have a 12-hour warning about the arrival of a “coronal mass ejection” that could damage the National Grid, pipelines and railway signals, …

Electrical Grid

What are the limits of human vision?

From spotting galaxies millions of light years away to perceiving invisible colours, Adam Hadhazy explains why your eyes can do incredible things.<p>Take a look around the room – what do you see? All those colours, the walls, the windows – everything seems so self-evident, just so there. It's weird to …

Andromeda Galaxy

Humans are endangering the most abundant animal on the planet

Barely longer than your thumb, weighing under an ounce and nearly translucent, delicate crustaceans known as krill are vital to ocean ecosystems around the world. In the waters that encircle Antarctica, krill are an essential food source for penguins, baleen and blue whales (which can eat as much …

Biodiversity

Letter from Kenya: Dreaming of Obama

The Kenyan-American president inspires the land of his father to extremes of devotion.<p>NAIROBI — The woman danced on the sidewalk by herself, singing, her right hand clutching a flag with President Barack Obama’s picture and the day’s newspaper with him on the front page. Her left hand moved to her …

Africa

The Summer of the #Squad

The history and context behind social media’s new favorite hashtag<p>Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart—actors who have taken, with glee, to the Internet and the culture that thrives on it—recently covered two tracks from Taylor Swift’s <i>1989</i>. McKellen spoke the lyrics to “Bad Blood”; Stewart, during a …

Chattanooga shooter researched martyrdom on Internet, official says

<b>(CNN) —</b> Chattanooga shooter Mohammad Abdulazeez conducted Internet searches on martyrdom as recently as a day before his shooting rampage took the lives of five service members in Tennessee, according to a person briefed on the investigation.<p>The FBI is seeking to interview anyone with whom …

Law Enforcement

The people who need very little sleep

Is it true that some people need only a few hours of sleep? Helen Thomson talks to a woman whose genes might hint at how we all could survive on less shuteye.<p>What would you do if you had 60 days of extra free time a year? Ask Abby Ross, a retired psychologist from Miami, Florida, a “short-sleeper”. …

San Francisco

USWNT demolishes Japan 5-2 to win the World Cup: Three takeaways

The US deserved it, and Japan had no chance. Sweet revenge.<p>The USWNT, after 16 years, are at the summit of women's soccer. With a jaw-dropping …

Japan

USA Routs Japan to Win World Cup

FIFA

Nationwide Crime Spike Has Law Enforcement Retooling Its Approach

Crime in America may be on the rise again. It's too early to talk about a national trend, but there have been troubling spikes in shootings and murders in big cities such as New York, Baltimore and Los Angeles.<p>Until recently, crime decreased steadily for two decades, and the national murder rate is …

Law Enforcement