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The Secret to Saving Hundreds of Dollars on a Rental Car

Getting primary coverage at little or no cost means big savings.<p>CDW. SLP. WTH? When you're at the rental car counter and a pushy clerk is telling you all the different insurance options, those acronyms make as much sense as a bowl of alphabet soup. Even worse, that $30-a-day economy car starts to …

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I retired at 52 with a $3 million net worth — here are the 10 worst money mistakes anyone can make

Said another way, they boil down to E-S-I. If this is the heart of your financial plan, it's likely that you'll be prosperous.<p>That said, there is one other thing you'll need to do — you must avoid the financial pitfalls that can significantly derail your finances. I call these the worst money moves …

7 Signs That You're an Emotionally Intelligent Person

Some people are naturally inclined to be more emotionally intelligence, but it's a skill and awareness that can be developed over time.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Emotional intelligence is an underrated quality for entrepreneurs, and a crucial one for …

Emotional Intelligence

11 things to give up if you want to be a millionaire

According to self-made millionaire Steve Siebold, almost anyone has what it takes to become a millionaire.<p>"Like most things in life, becoming good at …

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After a Decade, Oregon's 40-Mile Hike is Finally Opening

The Pacific Northwest is famous for its rocky peaks, bright mineral lakes, and national parks, and with hiking season upon us, the states that make …

Hiking

"Glowing Mushroom" Discovery Could Revolutionize Biology

Magic Mushrooms<p>Mushrooms are our favorite fungi. From savory dishes to surprising video game power-ups — we can’t seem to get enough of the little …

2 Marijuana Stocks That Turned $10,000 Into Over $130,000

Some stocks make money for investors slowly and steadily over a long period of time. Others do it fast-and-furious style.<p>Count <b>Axim Biotechnologies</b> (NASDAQOTH: AXIM) and <b>GW Pharmaceuticals</b> (NASDAQ: GWPH) in the latter category. These two marijuana stocks turned an initial $10,000 investment into over …

Every State Could Legalize Marijuana by 2021

The market for medical marijuana and recreational marijuana is growing rapidly, as lawmakers in more states pass legislation legalizing it. Already, 28 states have medical marijuana laws on the books, and eight states have passed recreational marijuana laws, too. According to the latest research by …

Ex-officials: Israeli leader spurned secret peace offer

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister turned down a regional peace initiative last year that was brokered by then-U.S. Secretary of State John …

21 simple ways to earn passive income

Making money takes work, but working can suck.<p>Luckily, there are some ways to make money with little to no effort.<p>Though some of these methods do take some work up front, they can set you up to earn passive income for the long term.<p>Here are 21 ways to make money with minimum effort.

Neuroscience and Buddhism Agree: Consciousness is Everywhere

A new theory in neuroscience suggests consciousness is an intrinsic property of everything, just like gravity.<br>The theory, called Integrated …

CIA Document Confirms Reality Of Superhuman Abilities

Whether it is the childhood stories, the youth fantasies or the folklores you have heard of by the years, there is always that mystical creature with …

In post-Arab Spring Egypt, Muslim attacks on Christians are rising

ASEM, Egypt — The Christian and Muslim villagers grew up together, played on the same soccer fields as kids, and attended the same schools in this riverside hamlet. But that didn’t matter on a recent day: An argument between boys sparked clashes between neighbors, with Muslims torching shops owned …

This Rare Pasta Is Only Made By Three Women in The World

Move over, avocado toast: hipsters are going to be lining up for a new fashionable food soon, and it’s one of the rarest pastas in the world. The …

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Why SoftBank Just Led A $130 Million Mega Round Into Zymergen's Microbe-Creating Robots

A single-cell organism, if it’s designed just right, can be worth hundreds of millions to its corporate owners. And for a company leading the way in finding new ones, it means almost comparably large sums from investors who hope it can corner the field.<p>Tucked away in a warehouse in Emeryville, the …

In a good sign for the tech industry, tech unicorn Nutanix had a huge first-day pop on its IPO

Its IPO popped big, ending the day up over 130%, with shares trading at around $37 compared with its $16 initial price.<p>That values the company at well over $5 billion.<p>The tech industry was watching closely. Nutanix is one of the so-called unicorn companies. It was valued at $2 billion in 2014, just …

What Muslims Fighting ISIS in the Middle East Say About Trump

Some hate him for his rhetoric, while others cheer the Republican nominee as the surest way to see America bite the dust.<p>At an outpost near the town of Tuz Khurmatu, Iraq, a dozen or so members of the Badr Organization, an Iran-backed Shiite militia fighting the Islamic State, seat themselves on …

Behold, the largest plane in the US Air Force

At 222 feet across, almost 300 feet long, and 65 feet tall at its tail, Lockheed Martin's C-5 Galaxy is the largest transport aircraft in the US Air Force. With a cargo hull 121 feet long and 19 feet across, the C-5 is a flying warehouse that can carry a combat-ready military unit or deliver …

How Dien Bien Phu Led to America’s War in Vietnam

In 1953, a hard fought battle between French and Vietnamese forces finished off France as a colonial power and eerily presaged the fate of the US in …

5 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be More Attractive

<i>Attraction isn’t only about looks. It’s about a certain primal magnetism…we can be physically attracted to someone, but we are more often drawn to</i> …

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Researchers Reveal 5 Ways To Gain Emotional Intelligence

<b>Emotional intelligence is a skill that can be strengthened, and it is an important one for building strong relationships with those around us, both</b> …

Welcome to Fit Nutrition and Health

Runners, cyclists, swimmers, wrestlers, boxers, bodybuilders -- they are all athletes. Athletes seem to operate at a level higher than us, mere …

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Found: An Earth-sized planet 4.2 light years away that could have conditions for life

Pale blue dot, meet pale red dot.<p>Astronomers have spent decades scouring the skies looking for Earth-sized planets around distant stars. And now they've found one, sitting smack in the habitable zone of our nearest stellar neighbor.<p>Proxima b, described Wednesday in the journal Nature, could be one …

Astronomy

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This Data Scientist Has Mapped the Ultimate National Parks Road Trip

Just in time for the National Park Service's 100th anniversary.<p>We already know the most efficient and sight-packed route to drive to see all the continental states, but what if you only wanted to focus on seeing the most beautiful nature in America? A map for that exists now too.<p>Randy Olson, senior …