Brian Burge

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Public Pensions: Live and Let Die

When you were young and your heart was an open book<p>You used to say live and let live…<p>But if this ever-changing world in which we’re living<p>Makes you give in and cry… Say live and let die.<p>I am not sure if my heart was ever that much of an open book, but I like to think I’m still relatively young. …

Do billionaires always beat the market?

Of course not. But investors that buy stock in companies where the billionaire owner is either chairman of the board or CEO stand a pretty good chance of beating the averages. Here's a look how the top Forbes billionaires directly involved in the companies that made them rich did against the market …

13 Life-Changing Mindfulness Books

By now, you’ve probably heard of mindfulness. The health and lifestyle benefits of mindfulness are well established, because they include regulating …

How to Kill Your To-Do List

Have you gotten good at organizing your tasks in a to-do list, but have trouble actually executing them? You’re not alone.<p>Getting things on your …

11 apps that will make you smarter

In fact, there are ways your phone might actually be good for you.<p>We've compiled a list of apps to boost your brainpower, hone your memory, and even improve your emotional intelligence.<p>The science of how exactly our brains work — and how much we can train them — is constantly evolving, but one …

How your eyes betray your thoughts

A series of recent studies suggest that eye movements may both reflect and influence the workings of the brain<p>According to the old saying, the eyes are windows into the soul, revealing deep emotions that we might otherwise want to hide. Although modern science precludes the existence of the soul, …

Enjoy the Little Things: 11 Ways to Make Everyday Life Sacred

<b>“Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.” ~Robert Brault</b><p>One of the things I love about the …

Native Americans

20 Signs You’re Doing Better Than You Think You Are

<b>1. You paid the bills this month,</b> and maybe even had extra to spend on non-necessities. It doesn’t matter how much you belabored the checks as they …

5 Neuroscience Based Ways to Clear Your Mind

As an ultra-endurance athlete, I’ve competed in the Badwater Ultramarathon a few times. Some call Badwater the “world’s toughest footrace” because …