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What happens to the brain as we age?

Brain aging is inevitable to some extent, but not uniform; it affects everyone, or every brain, differently. Slowing down brain aging or stopping it …

Humanity

North Korea crisis: How events have unfolded under Trump

Ever since President Donald Trump took office in January, tensions with North Korea have escalated rapidly.<p>The isolated country is barred by United Nations resolutions from carrying out ballistic missile tests or from having a nuclear arms program. Nonetheless, North Korea thumbed its nose at the …

North Korea

If You're Too Busy for These 5 Things, Your Life Is More Off Course Than You Think | Inc.com

Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off course <i>90 percent</i> of flight time, most flights arrive in the correct destination at the intended time.<p>The reason for this phenomenon is quite simple -- through air traffic control and the inertial guidance system, pilots are constantly …

Self-improvement

I Did CrossFit 5 Days a Week For 1 Month and This Is What Happened

I don't really want to share half-naked selfies of myself with the world, but I feel compelled to. Because after years and years of working out four to six days a week, running and training for half-marathons, sweating it out in yoga classes, and eating healthy, I have finally caught a glimpse of …

Fitness

Chicago Cubs Manager Joe Maddon's Long Journey to Top of the Baseball World

How a blue collar guy from Hazleton, Pennsylvania became a legend<p><i>From "Can Joe Maddon Win Another World Series?" in the June issue of Men's …

Baseball

Want to Be Emotionally Resilient? Science Says Do This | Inc.com

Do you worry a lot? Sometimes over things you absolutely can't control, so that worrying about them serves no practical purpose? Do you think you worry too much? Do you worry that all this worrying may not be good for you?<p>Most of us do at least some of this kind of worrying at least some of the …

Self-help

Top 5: from a gorgeous home that blends modern and rustic styles to 10 cheap raised pools to fit any patio

So we have reached that time of the week once again! You asked for it, you got it! Here are the best articles of the week, chosen by you. If you …

15+ Stunning DIY Plywood Statement Walls

Plywood can completely transform a room! For the cost of a few sheets, you can create an epic feature wall that will stun everyone – in a good way! …

4 modern home designs that have everything you need! (+ floor plans)

If you want gorgeous good looks, luxury touches, practicality, pretty gardens and even a garage for your home, you might think that you are making a …

This is the Most Important Decision You Will Ever Make

Taking responsibility for your own life is the fundamental step needed to change.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the most important decisions you can ever make is to become your own CEO. I’m talking about taking complete responsibility for your life and not …

Silicon Valley has good reason to make nice with Donald Trump

Today the leaders of America’s most important technology companies — including Google co-founder Larry Page, Apple CEO Tim Cook, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, Tesla CEO Elon Musk and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos — will go to Trump Tower to meet with the president-elect.<p>Silicon …

The Great A.I. Awakening

<b>Prologue: You Are What You Have Read</b><p>Late one Friday night in early November, Jun Rekimoto, a distinguished professor of human-computer interaction at the University of Tokyo, was online preparing for a lecture when he began to notice some peculiar posts rolling in on social media. Apparently Google …

Artificial Intelligence

7 Books That Inspire Kids to Be Grateful

<i>Share these books with your kids to inspire good and give thanks, from our friends at Common Sense Media.</i><p>Looking for ways to raise kids who are grateful for their blessings? This list of books will inspire kids from toddlers to teens to be thankful well past Thanksgiving. From picture books for …

Inside the Fight to Save the World’s Dying Languages

The world’s languages are disappearing at an unparalleled rate—but the Endangered Language Alliance will not let them expire quietly.<p>Kaji Sherpa …

Linguistics

The 17 Most Underrated Movies On Netflix Right Now

Given how many addictive TV shows Netflix releases each month, I know watching a movie on the service almost sounds like a novel idea at this point. …

Entertainment

Why quantum mechanics might need an overhaul

SAN ANTONIO — Quantum mechanics is science’s equivalent of political polarization.Voters either take sides and argue with each other endlessly, or …

The Big Con: what is really at stake in this US election

Big government helped make America great but it was so successful its effect has become invisible. Anti-Washington hatred helps only the super-rich and puts progress at risk for millions living with wage stagnation and rising inequality<p><i>Do you remember, your President Nixon?</i><p><i>Do you remember, the</i> …

Economics

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How Bureaucrats and Spies Turned Canada Into a Surveillance State

CSIS kept its spy program a secret from the courts, but ministers knew.<p>This week, Canadians received a shock to the system when a spate of news items revealed how police and spy agencies flout the law and moral conventions to spy on citizens and journalists, in some cases dating back for many years.<p>…

Surveillance

This Chemist A.I. Will Invent New Drugs With Deep Learning

A new artificial intelligence aims to create new drugs by learning what molecules already work and what may fit with existing patterns. The success …

9 Things You Do in the Morning That Can Hurt Your Productivity

The first few minutes of your workday are critical to your productivity for the next eight hours.<p>If you show up late to the office or get sucked into …

Don’t despair at this painful and terrible election — millennials actually offer hope for the future

It’s an ugly election, and both candidates are uninspiring. But the millennials I meet are looking to the future<p>I’m inspired by this election cycle, and it has nothing to do with any of the remaining candidates. I was feeling the Bern until it burned out. Hillary’s good with black talking points, …

Foreign Policy

Just How Much Money Do You Really Need for Retirement?

It's critical that most of us save and invest for our retirement. Don't just save what you think you can and hope that it will be enough, though, as you don't want to run out of money before you run out of breath. Take some time to come up with an informed estimate of how much you will need in …

Retirement

Researchers have measured the cost of using a smartphone around your kids

Before we had smartphones and iPads, parents ignored their children by getting lost in a newspaper story or keeping one eye on the television. Now parents are distracted by mobile technology more than anything else, according to new research, and the consequences are worse.<p>In a recent study of …

University of Michigan

‘The Girl on the Train’ and Why Women Drink Until They Blackout

The film version of Paula Hawkins’ bestselling book examines a phenomenon that’s more prevalent than ever: women who drink until they can’t …

Alcohol

16 daily habits that are easy to practice and can significantly improve your life

In the Quora thread "What are some good 'mini habits' to practice each day?" readers shared the simple habits you should follow every day to become a happier, healthier, or more productive person.<p>The best part is, each one takes only about five minutes to complete.<p>Here are some of our favorites:<p>1. …

5 numbers that mattered this week

<i>Continuing our POLITICO feature, where we dig into the latest polls and loop in other data streams to tell the story of the 2016 campaign. Here are five numbers that mattered this week.</i><p>The reviews are in: Donald Trump lost the first presidential debate. But he might not sink too far in the polls …

Government

50 Quotes With the Power to Motivate You to Do Anything

There’s no denying the fact that entrepreneurs need a daily dose of motivation. One of the best ways to lift your spirit is by reading quotes that tug at heartstrings and stimulate our minds.<p>As I'm living the entrepreneur dream and working my 10-13 hours a day, I am in constant need of motivation. …

Motivation

How to Do Cheap Online Shopping? 10 Mind Blowing Tricks

Everyone wants to buy more at a less price because such shopping experience is quite delightful. If you also want to make your shopping experience …

Personal Finance