Christopher Wilson

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The secret bailout system the EU doesn’t want you to know about

Target2 – the Trans-European Automated Real-time Gross Settlement Express Transfer system – started off as a simple payment system for cross-border …

Europe

The 3-Step Guide to Beating Back Pain

A ching lower backs, either acute or chronic, affect nearly half of healthy, active people older than 60, according to a February study in the …

Massage Therapy

26 Daily Habits Highly Successful People Have (and the Rest of us Probably Don't)

You can't get to the top by behaving like everyone else.<p>Highly successful people don't rise to the top by behaving like everyone else. They understand that achieving great things means getting more done, taking excellent care of their bodies and thinking in ways which promote greatness. Here are …

Startups

The best books about science from the last 15 years that everyone should read

From discussions of human-machine hybrids to lost civilizations in the Amazon and octopus brains, scientists and writers have produced some amazing works of nonfiction in the past 15 years.<p>If you're in the mood to learn something new, as well as be entertained by riveting storylines, look no …

Books

Making a will: free or cheap will writing

<b>Let's be brutal – we're all going to die. And if it happens when you're will-less, on top of the grief, it can cause a financial nightmare for the</b> …

28 Genius Survivalist Inventions On Amazon That Any Responsible Person Needs

If you've ever watched an episode of <i>Survivor</i>, you know that surviving in the wild is no joke. Same for weather emergencies, sudden power outages, or …

20 Free Open Source Applications I Found in Year 2017

It is time to share a list of the best 20 Free and Open Source Software I found during the year 2017. Some of these programs may not be new in that …

Linux

Buy Ripple, Tron, NEO or XLM and you could get as rich as the early Bitcoin traders

If you were lucky enough to buy Bitcoin a few years ago, you’re probably feeling pretty pleased with yourself.<p>But what if you’re skint and hoping to …

14 weird brain exercises that could actually make you smarter

Giving your brain new experiences will keep it healthier. Try these mini mental workout exercises to prevent memory loss and sharpen your mind.<p>'Neurobic' exercises are like cross-training for your brain<p>Giving your brain new experiences that combine physical senses—vision, smell, touch, taste, and …

The Brain

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

UC Berkeley

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

Climbing

Why is a Limited-Slip Differential so important?

In automotive marketing hubbub and journalistic reviews, you’ll quite often see the term “Limited-Slip Differential” thrown around with great verve. …

29 Must-Read Books That Will Make You Smarter About Money | Inc.com

<i>Which is the best way to learn about stocks? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by James Altucher, Author, entrepreneur, podcaster, wall street investor, on Quora:</b><p>I wanted to learn about …

Stock Markets

39 Book Recommendations From Billionaire Charlie Munger That Will Make You Smarter

That quote kickstarted my own reading habits and helps me regularly read over 100 books a year.<p>Charlie Munger is the billionaire business partner of …

WhatsApp, Signal, and dangerously ignorant journalism

There is something about encryption that brings out the worst in journalists. Because to most of them it is magic, they are always searching desperately for the proverbial man behind the curtain, without knowing what to look for. Which may explain The Guardian’s recent bizarre attack on WhatsApp, …

The 27 most important finance books ever written

With that in mind, we've highlighted 27 classic works that every Wall Streeter should read.<p>Many of these books show up time and again in lists of books recommended by the pros themselves.<p>Topics covered include everything from the most important principles of investing to inside stories of the worst …

12 books to read this year if you want to get rich

To help make 2017 a prosperous year, we've highlighted 12 of our favorite personal-finance books — one for each month — from century-old classics to hot new releases.<p>No guarantees you'll get rich, but it can't hurt to kick off the new year with one of these gems.<p><i>Kathleen Elkins contributed to a</i> …

The Wild Technology That Will Make 5G Wireless Work

Companies such as Qualcomm are reimagining networks to let them connect just about everything–from drones to surgical instruments.<p>Wireless technology is a stone soup of acronyms, jargon, numbers, and marketing gibberish that the industry likes to boil down into terms like “4G,” the technology used …

How to Speed Up Your Solid-State Drive by Re-Aligning Its Partitions

If you’ve migrated your operating system from a mechanical hard drive to a solid-state drive, the partitions may not be properly aligned. This could …

Make Your Motorcycle Last Forever

Motorcycles are made better than ever. Their design, materials, and machin-ing are more accurate and precise—and reliability is greater than it’s …

Savemoney

How to Initiate a Car Guy Into the Motorcycle World

Or, how I became a superbike racer's human backpack.<p>MotoAmerica/AMA<p>Max PrinceView Max Prince's Articles<p>twitter.com/@themaxprince<p>During high school, I …

Are We Ready for War With China?

<i>This article is an edited version of a report by the Rand Corp.</i> <i>The full report</i> <i>may be found in PDF format or online here.</i><p>As its military advantage …

The Christmas Question: PS4 Or Xbox One?

Christmas is less than a week away, and it’s time to make some big purchasing decisions, if you haven’t already. Out of every question posed to me by readers (and even Forbes staffers), one comes up more than any other. PS4 or Xbox One?<p>Obviously there are other gaming options this holiday season, …

25 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>CodeAcademy</b>— Learn programming languages like HTML, CSS, and Javascript with this free, interactive resource.<p><b>Coursera</b>— With more than 800 free courses on topics that range from internet history to financial engineering, the education …

The Hummingbird Effect: How Galileo Invented Timekeeping and Forever Changed Modern Life

While we appreciate it in the abstract, few of us pause to grasp the miracles of modern life, from artificial light to air conditioning, as <b>Steven Johnson</b> puts it in the excellent <b>How We Got to Now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World</b> (<i>public library</i>), “how amazing it is that we drink water …

19 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>Digital Photography School—</b> Read through this goldmine of articles to improve your photography skills; they're helpful even if you're a complete beginner. There's also an active forum where you can find a community of other photographers …

Learning

SIPPs vs ISAs: pensions knock ISAs into a cocked hat if you want to retire

It’s become fashionable to rate ISAs ahead of SIPPs as the best place for your retirement savings. Many investors even talk about abandoning personal …

Retirement

March 7, 2014

Our female readers wanted to share sexy photos of themselves. We "reluctantly" agreed.<p>0<p>SHARES<p><b>Each week, we get sent literally millions (and by</b> …

Why Smoothies Are Easy, Delicious Productivity Boosters

If you don’t get the right nutrition, your whole day will blend together. So you better get the right fruits, nuts, and veggies into the blender.<p>Software isn’t going to power you through your day–you need a sweet suite of nutrients to do that. Your killer app, then, might be the quick, easy, …