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19 activities super successful people do over long weekends

With the long weekend approaching, it is interesting to look at how super successful people spend their free time. Do they totally unplug from work …

Success

Do you know the big difference between sunscreen and sunblock?

When it comes to sun care, knowing the difference between sunblock and sunscreen (i.e. physical or mineral filters versus chemical ones) isn’t just …

Skin Care

California is throttling back record levels of solar—and that’s bad news for climate goals - MIT Technology Review

Californians are enjoying a sunny spring, which means the state’s solar farms and rooftop panels are flooding the grid with electricity.<p>The problem …

Renewable Energy

Looking for a tiny home? You can buy one on Amazon. No, really.

From 1973 to 2013, the average size of new homes in the United States grew from a little over 1,500 square feet to almost 2,600 square feet, …

Shopping

How to Make Your Bed Cool for Better Sleep During the Hot Summer Months

Plus, the bed sheets that always feel cool — even on the hottest nights.<p><i>This story originally appeared on RealSimple.com.</i><p>Last week, Parachute, a …

Home Decorating

What Do "Normal" Labia Look Like? 3 Rare Situations When You Should Get Yours Checked Out By A Doctor

Due to beauty standards learned from mainstream porn, many people with vulvas have gotten the idea that their inner labia should look one particular …

Women's Health

This Cool Chart Shows How Your Take Home Pay Compares to Workers Around the World

There's nothing like the deflated feeling that comes from realizing just how many taxes are taken out of your paychecks. But, hey, giving The Man a …

Income Inequality

How to Dress for Summer If You Have Classic Style

As over the moon as I am about all the fun summer style inspiration I'm seeing now that the sun is out in full force, there's a bit of a storm cloud …

Clothing

11 Signs Your Partner Was Raised By A Toxic Mom

While everybody's parents made mistakes, went through tough times, or didn't always know the exact right thing to do, some people were raised by <i>truly</i> …

Parenting

Those slick, new Google Lens features are rolling out now — here’s how they work

• The Google Lens features announced at I/O 2018 are rolling out to users right now.<br>• The new features include the ability to copy text from the real world to your phone.<br>• No app updates are required on the user’s part, as the rollout seems to be on Google’s end.<p>The new Google Lens features made for …

Android News

Real Estate Experts Warn Home Prices Are About to Fall

Housing prices have recovered nicely from the bubble that was such a key factor in the last recession, but the growth could be ending soon, and a …

Real Estate

These are the jobs seeing the biggest jumps in salary this year

You would think some of the fancier job titles would be the ones seeing the biggest increases in wages, but according to Glassdoor’s latest ranking …

Employment

What Super Successful People Do Over A Long Weekend And What You Need To Do Too

The countdown is starting for the long Memorial Day weekend. If you live in a place like New York, you’ve been tortured by an almost uninterrupted run of rain, grey skies and relatively chilly weather for the last couple of months. We’re yearning for some nice, warm and sunny days<i>—</i>especially since …

Success

If you’re too busy for these 5 things, your life is more off-course than you think

Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off-course 90 percent of flight time, most flights arrive in the correct destination at the …

Self-improvement

What Dating Older Men Taught Me About Power and Desire

Twenty-seven-year-old Amy Anderson says her 50-year-old boyfriend makes a better lover because he's more sexually liberated. But not all older boyfriends are created equal, she warns.<p><i>My First Time is a column and podcast series exploring sexuality, gender, and kink with the wide-eyed curiosity of a</i> …

Relationships

These three skill sets will ensure you’ll never be out of work

The greater adoption of artificial intelligence and automation will undoubtedly reshape the workforce and the skills people need to stay employed. And according to a report released by McKinsey Global Institute during the VivaTech conference in Paris today (May 24), there are three core skill …

Artificial Intelligence

Study: Early AI adopters may gain "insurmountable advantage"

A pecking order is evolving in the newest stage of the digital era: aggressive early adopters of artificial intelligence are reporting elevated …

Artificial Intelligence

'Uniquely Human' Muscles Found in Apes Contradict Key Evolutionary Dogmas

'These are unverifiable 'just-so stories.'<p>In his 1863 book <i>Evidence as to Man’s Place in Nature</i>, Thomas Henry Huxley raised hell by arguing that …

Evolution

The US Military Has Released a Mysterious Report on 'Warp Drives'. Here's What Physicists Think About It

Could we really have faster-than-light travel?<p>Sometime after August 2008, the US Department of Defence contracted dozens of researchers to look into …

Physics

Nationwide's mortgage lending slumps by a third

Nationwide has reported declining profits for the second year in a row, as net mortgage lending slumped by a third amid intense competition.<p>The UK’s largest building society reported a 7.3% drop in statutory profits to £977m for the year to 4 April, down from £1.05bn the previous year. Profits …

Housing

Bank Deregulatory Bill to Become Law as Soon as This Week

The House is expected Tuesday to vote on Senate-approved legislation aimed at easing the postcrisis financial rulebook. The bill represents the most significant bipartisan effort to relieve small and regional lenders from a number of restrictions tied to the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial-overhaul …

Administrative Law

Stacey Cunningham to lead the NYSE

Stacey Cunningham becomes the first female president of the New York Stock Exchange in its 226 years of history https://bloom.bg/2IBM12z #tictocnews …

Wall Street

Chinese Tech Unicorns Take New Approach to Raising Cash

After multiple rounds of fundraising, some of China’s most valuable private technology companies are turning to a less common way of raising capital: Issuing convertible securities.<p>Ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing Technology Co. is in talks with potential investors about a sale of bonds that could …

Venture Capital

SpaceX’s New Rocket Studied by Air Force, Delaying GPS Upgrades

The U.S. Air Force has delayed the launch of its first Global Positioning System III satellite from this month to October at the earliest as it …

Space Exploration

Democrats’ Next Big Thing: Government-Guaranteed Jobs

WASHINGTON — Prominent Democrats — stung by their eroding support from working-class voters but buoyed by the deficit-be-damned approach of ruling Republicans — are embracing a big idea from a bygone era: guaranteed employment.<p>The “job guarantee” plans, many of them pressed by Democratic White …

Middle-class

With Recipes, the Key to Making Millions Is Not About the Food

In 2017, the team from Sir Kensington’s made an estimated $140 million for their ketchup recipe when they sold it to Unilever.<p>The same year, Nathan …

Recipes

Here's Why You'll Probably Never Quit Facebook, According to Science

A wealth of research has been conducted since the social networking platform was launched in 2004.<p>The smartest people you know are those few rebels who never signed up for Facebook and don't ever intend to. A wealth of research has been conducted since the social networking platform was launched in …

Social Media

Want to See Your Baby? In China, It Can Cost You

GUANGZHOU, China — A day after Juliana Brandy Logbo gave birth to twins this month through an emergency cesarean section in a Chinese hospital, she thought the worst was over. Then the demands for money began.<p>First, Ms. Logbo said, the hospital told her that she had to pay $630 in hospitalization …

Pregnancy

When Your Privilege is Whiter Than Top Shelf Cocaine, This Happens

Here on The Root, we talk a lot about things like white privilege, whitesplaining, white fragility, etc. Some of the folks who read here find it hard …

Al Gore

Extreme Morning People Share the 11 Best Things to Do Before 5 A.M.

In April, I embarked on a quest to find out exactly what morning people were doing while I was still either asleep or wrestling with the snooze …

Time Management