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These 13 Numbers Are the Keys to Understanding Your Finances

<b>By</b> <b>Dr. Penny Pincher</b><br>Understanding a few basic numbers can give you a good picture of your financial health and help you plan your future. You may have …

Personal Finance

20 cognitive biases that screw up your decisions

You make thousands of rational decisions every day — or so you think.<p>From what you'll eat throughout the day to whether you should make a big career move, research suggests that there are a number of cognitive stumbling blocks that affect your behavior, and they can prevent you from acting in your …

Cognition

11 websites to bookmark if you want to get rich

We've pointed out some of the best personal-finance books to read and podcasts to listen to.<p>If those didn't strike a chord or fit in to your busy schedule, we have a third option for you.<p>To get smarter about investing and psyched about managing money, start by bookmarking these 11 sites:

Personal Finance

How Do You Solve a Problem Like Bill Maher?

Whatever you think of Bill Maher's political philosophy, you've got to give him props. He is probably the most high-profile self-professed Liberal to openly grapple again and again with one of the most vexing ironies that modern political progressives must confront: the liberal tolerance of the …

Religion

32 Maps Which Will Change How You See Europe

Regarding the last one: What the hell, Spain?

Warren Buffett and Elon Musk are about to make one periodic element the hottest commodity in the world

It has been easy to take lithium for granted. This wonder mineral is the backbone of our everyday lives, popping up in everything from the glass in our windows to our mountains of electronics.<p>And while investors have long appreciated the steady rise in demand for this preferred mineral, the number …

Electric Vehicles

The Top 10 TED Talks Every Man Should See

TED Talks can often be overwrought exercises in pop psychology, terrible business advice, and vast oversimplifications of complicated subjects. ("Why I stopped watching porn," for example.) TED at its worst is Thought Catalog read aloud.<p>Yet once in a blue moon, there’s actually some fascinating …

Top 10

The Future Of Medicine -- Where Investors Are Putting Their Money

The way physicians practice medicine is changing, and investors are betting that this trend will accelerate. In the past few years, venture capital money has moved from an almost-exclusive focus on developing new therapies to a portfolio that now includes healthcare information technology (HCIT) …

Digital Health

4 Stocks Under $10 to Trade for Big Breakouts

DELAFIELD, Wis. (Stockpickr) -- As part of a daily routine as an active trader or investor, one should always be tracking the stocks in the market …

Trading

Things You Want to Know About Investing but Are Afraid to Ask -- Part 3

<b>Key Points</b><p>Before you invest, give some thought to the type of account that's best for you.<br>• Learn about tax-efficient investing to make sure Uncle Sam doesn't take more than his share.<br>• Once you're invested, stay in it for the long term -- but check in periodically to keep on track.<p>Dear Readers,<p>In the …

Retirement

How do I invest my first $1,000?

So, you want to invest. Fantastic! Ideally, you are young and ready to reap the returns (you know, 45 years from now), but it’s never too late to …

Investing

25 dishes you should know how to cook before you turn 25

You'll sail through life with these recipes under your belt.<p>When was the first time you picked up a saucepan? Or a whisk? I know a couple of people …

Food

"The Risks Are Very High" Swiss Billionaire Warns "Global Financial Markets Have Never Been This Distorted Before"

<b>Risks and Opportunities</b><p><i>Investors started off 2015 with a slow global economy, low oil prices, a strong Dollar, and a deflationary Europe with great</i> …

Stock Markets

10 Standards to Assess Your Fitness Level

Before you stamp yourself "in shape," make sure you can pass these fitness tests<p>We have a lot of time on our hands, so the other day we looked up "fit" in the dictionary. We read about fit (as in flipping out) and fit (as in what your hat should do) before finally landing on definition number …

Roger Bannister

49 Maps That Explain The USA For Dummies

The United States is mind-boggling. Right?!

Orca Health Aims To Make Understanding Anatomy Easier

When you go to the doctor’s office for an injury, or to discuss an upcoming surgery, it’s hard to retain everything that’s thrown at you. The provider will likely explain what’s going on in words, point to some x-rays, even demonstrate the issue on a physical model before sending you home with a …

Android Phones

Schezwan fried rice recipe | Fried rice recipes

I sent this recipe for my monthly kungumam thozhi step by step series. I posted <b>schezwan noodles</b> recipe. That time itself I prepared this schezwan …

Food & Dining

The 50 Most Essential Kitchen Secrets

These helpful tips and tricks, adapted from Rebecca DiLiberto's Penny Saving Household Helper, will save you time and money.<p>These helpful tips and tricks, adapted from Rebecca DiLiberto's Penny Saving Household Helper, will save you time and money.

Stir-Fried Noodles with Roast Pork

These quick, easy Chinese noodles are deliciously savory and chewy, with a bit of heat. Fresh linguine is a great substitute for Chinese noodles.</b> …

Food & Dining

In Pursuit Of Speed: How To Run Faster

There's something innately primal about running fast. Since a young age, we all knew how to run fast without being taught, but have probably lost …

It's complicated

RUDY GIULIANI, a former mayor of New York City and failed presidential candidate, has caused a little stir by questioning Barack Obama's love of …

Political Science

Running and Breathing

"Looking great!" prod course volunteers (another lie) as I pause at an aid station to shake out the knots rippling through my quads and hamstrings. After pounding the pavement for 2 1/2 hours, every bunny hill feels like an Everest and every mile seems longer than the last. I've hit the wall. …

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Underrated Exercises for Men

10 Genius Exercises You Aren’t Doing<p>These movements can make your workout—and your body—better<p>Yes, the headline of this story should probably be “10 Genius Exercises You MIGHT Not Be Doing.” But frankly, that just doesn’t sound as good as the current title. (Imagine that: truth on the Internet!)<p>And …

Noam Chomsky: America paved the way for ISIS

The famed linguist and philosopher on the conflict in Iraq, Israel and the myriad dangers of U.S. foreign policy<p>Jacobin is happy to feature an interview with journalist David Barsamian and Professor Noam Chomsky. In it, Chomsky explains the roots of ISIS and why the United States and its allies are …

Middle East

We can stop the neo-cons: Here’s what a truly progressive foreign policy would look like

Progressives need not cower before a militaristic right. Let’s define a smart, patriotic agenda to match our values<p>America is moving left, or at least to positions Republicans have spent a lifetime opposing. Notice the GOP's awkward silence on what were so recently signature issues: immigration, …

Political Science

Transform Your Body WIth StrongLifts 5x5

<b>Duration</b> 3 Days<p><b>Exercises</b> 6<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>If you want to look like a badass — thick upper body, powerful legs, and a ripped midsection — you have to get …

Body Fat