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Most People Don't Know About This One Smartphone Feature That Can Potentially Save Their Child's Life

The tragic death of Mollie Tibbetts is a reminder that your smartphone has the potential to be a lifesaver, but only if you know how to use this critical feature.<p>The Mollie Tibbetts tragedy that is unfolding today hits especially hard if you're a parent. As the father of a young girl I cannot begin …

Emergency Medicine

The ETF Portfolio For Millennials

<i>Six winning funds from the Best ETFs efficiency competition.</i><p>Hypothesis: You have $10,000 in a rollover IRA and you’ll spend the money four decades from now. Where to invest it?<p>Here I present a model portfolio of exchange-traded funds that is simple to implement and very economical. It beats trying …

ETFs

We Compared Life Expectancy in All 50 States to Countries Around the World. The Results Are Truly Stunning

What's the difference between living in Minnesota and living in Mississippi? About seven years.<p>It sounds like some kind of weird joke, but according to a new study, it's no laughing matter. That's because there's a massive disparity among U.S. states in terms of how long people live.<p>People in …

Washington State

3 Buys For Easy 17.6% Gains And Dividends Up To 9%

One of the best things about closed-end fund (CEF) investing is the terrific “bonus” discounts CEFs give us on stocks and other investments.<p>Here’s what I mean by a bonus discount: CEFs often trade at a level far different—and cheaper—than their net asset value (NAV), or the market price of a fund’s …

Stock Markets

13 cognitive biases that really screw things up for you

The human brain is a natural wonder. It produces more than 50,000 thoughts each day and 100,000 chemical reactions each second. With this amount of …

Seahawks rookie with one hand and the best story in the draft has already cashed in with 4 major endorsements and tons of media requests

Shaquem Griffin's feel-good story went to another level on Saturday when the Seattle Seahawks selected him in the fifth round of the NFL Draft.<p>Griffin is a linebacker from Central Florida with one hand and the brother of Seahawks cornerback Shaquill, who was drafted by the team last year.<p>Griffin …

One type of exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug that we have — and new research suggests intense workouts aren't the only option

To walk, or to run? That is often the question.<p>In other words, if you're looking to improve your health, is it better to commit to an occasional all-out sweat fest, or incorporate more walking and moving into your day?<p>A new study suggests there's an answer to this years-old conundrum: It doesn't …

7 admissions officers share the things they never tell applicants

It's the question every high school senior asks: What happens in the admissions office?<p>You work for months, bundle your entire life together into a neat, 12-15 page application, send it off, and wait.<p>But what goes on from the other side? How are applications read? How are decisions made? What do …

College & University

The Model in 'the Racist Dove Ad' Just Spoke Up--and Taught a Major Lesson in Emotional Intelligence

Lola Ogunyemi, the model at the center of the Dove advertisement that many have accused of having racist overtones, wrote an editorial that was published yesterday on <i>The Guardian.</i> (If you haven't yet read it, I strongly recommend you do so.)<p>I found Ogunyemi's essay to be a masterpiece of …

Emotional Intelligence

Teens are becoming adults later than they used to

Teens are growing up more slowly than they did two decades ago, and today's 18-year-olds act like the 15-year-olds of the 1990s, per a new study. …

Want Your Graduate Kid to Get Hired? Science Says Nag Them to Do This Thing

A single activity performed before graduation improves the chances of a college senior getting hired.<p>In a class of 2017 study by iCIMS, an HR recruiting software provider, a whopping 91 percent of college seniors said they have the skills necessary to get the job they want. There's just one …

Bill Belichick: Josh McDaniels worthy of consideration for head-coaching job

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Bill Belichick knows what it’s like to be a longtime NFL assistant coach in hopes of landing a head-coaching opportunity, and …

Rob Kelley introduced himself as ‘Fat Rob’ on ‘Sunday Night Football’

Washington running back Rob Kelley earned the nickname “Fat Rob” in college, and even though that’s no longer the case, the moniker has stuck. Kelley may find that more people are calling him “Fat Rob” after he introduced himself that way during <i>Sunday Night Football.</i><p>Kelley has taken over the bulk …

Colorado Rapids, USMNT goalkeeper Tim Howard lost to season-ending surgery

Tim Howard's season is over.<p>The Colorado Rapids and US national team goalkeeper will undergo surgery to repair a fracture of the right adductor …

Patriots TE Martellus Bennett writes beautiful open letter to his daughter after election | FOX Sports

New England Patriots tight end Martellus Bennett announced on election day that he'd be supporting Hillary Clinton, but after Donald Trump defeated …

Venus Williams's Top 3 Tips for Growing a Successful Business

Speaking at the 2016 Inc. Women's Summit, the tennis champion, entrepreneur, and investor reflected on her mistakes and what she's learned from them.<p>You don't often hear the word "failure" associated with Venus Williams. In her professional tennis career, Williams has earned seven Grand Slam …

Using Your Brain for Knee Injury Rehabilitation

It might not be all in your knee.<p>It might also be partially in your brain.<p>That’s a new theory on knee rehabilitation that is being studied by medical …

Patriots rookie WR Malcolm Mitchell adjusts to life in New England

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- New England Patriots rookie wide receiver Malcolm Mitchell is making two notable transitions this year -- from college football …

How Important are SAT and ACT for college admissions?

One of the most frequent questions we get at Synocate is how important academics are for college admissions. Specifically, many students ask us about standardized tests and GPA. In this article, we will break down the frequently asked questions about standardized tests, the academic index, and way …

What college admissions officers say they want in a candidate

By Judy Mandell<p>Watching your kid sweat over college applications? Wondering which college is the best fit for your child and how to help them make that happen? We asked dozens of admissions officers to reveal the truth about admissions today. Here is what some of them told us. <i>[Responses edited for</i> …

College & University

I graduated from Harvard and MIT — here are the 7 best tips I can give you to ace a college application

For high school, I went to a small all-girls school where even applying to the Ivies was pretty rare, but I believed I could get in and at 18 years old found myself accepted to Harvard, MIT, Stanford, Yale, Cornell, Columbia, Northwestern, and Washington University in St. Louis.<p>So how did I do it? …