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Pretend You're Good At It

A while back, I met up with my pal Jenny Lawson, who was in town recording the audiobook version of her memoir, <i>Let's Pretend This Never Happened</i>. I …

Self-help

Are You Financially Literate? Answer These 3 Questions to Find Out

Financial literacy means that you grasp these basic financial concepts. Without it, you're unlikely to become wealthy.<p>Financial literacy is a must …

Personal Finance

Warning: You'll Probably Quit the Gym After Doing This At-Home Workout — It's That Good

You don't need a gym membership [1], fancy studio, or even a lot of time to get in shape. What you do need is a solid workout and dedication. We'll provide the workout, you just need to give it your all. This short and sweet circuit targets every single muscle in the body and gets your heart rate …

Exercise

15 things you should be doing after work instead of watching TV if you want to be happier

For the longest time, I would come home from work and immediately pop on the TV. It was mindless — after a day of meetings, intensive heads-down work, and never-ending email chains, the only thing I thought I wanted to do was watch five episodes of some sitcom I'd seen hundreds of times before.<p>But …

Productivity

45 Products Trending On Amazon That Are Straight-Up Brilliant

You can find a lot of junk on the internet, but if you're shopping on Amazon, you can find some absolutely brilliant products, too. These trending …

Shopping

9 subtle signs you might have cancer

Cancer can occur anywhere in the body and cause "almost any" symptom, according to the American Cancer Society (ACS). Sometimes these symptoms are impossible to ignore. But sometimes they're vague and all too easy to brush aside or miss completely.<p>But noticing cancer symptoms is important, since …

Cancer

India Wants the World to Buy Its Weapons. They’re Not Very Good

On Jan. 26, India celebrated Republic Day by parading troops and locally made weapons in front of New Delhi’s colonial-era sandstone buildings and …

India

Cuckolding can be positive for some couples, study says

<b>(CNN) —</b> In our current political climate, the term "cuck" -- short for "cuckservative" -- has become an insult of the so-called alt-right, aimed at men they view as spineless and emasculated. The slur has its roots in the concept of cuckolding, or having an adulterous partner.<p>But, according to a …

CNN

Russia and Venezuela’s Plan to Sidestep Sanctions: Virtual Currencies

SAN FRANCISCO — Russian and Venezuelan officials are hoping virtual currencies can help their countries make an end run around American sanctions.<p>Both governments, with ambitions to create state-sponsored cryptocurrencies, are looking to take advantage of the promise that Bitcoin introduced to the …

12 changes that could shake up the blockchain world in 2018

If there is one thing I have learned in the last two years in the cryptocurrency world, it’s that things change so quickly in this sector, it can humble anybody. Anyone who says he knows what he is talking about, doesn’t!<p>Still, it’s New Year’s Day, so what the heck? I’ll put my neck out there with …

Cryptocurrency

The No Excuses At-Home Workout You Can Do Every Single Day

Among the many benefits of yoga—increased flexibility, stress reduction, improved sleep—is the fact that you don’t need a whole lot of space in order …

Do You Really Know What Bitcoin Is?

<i>What to know about the crypto-craze before it implodes.</i><p>Maybe it was those stories you heard — Lamborghinis and second mortgages, fortunes made and …

Cryptocurrency

Don't Get Engaged Until You've Had These 5 Talks With Your Partner

People endlessly evolve throughout their lives—both as singletons and while in a relationship. But when it comes to deciding to spend the rest of …

Bitcoin, blockchain explainer: A revolutionary idea which will transform everything from voting to music sales

The rule in financial investment (and indeed in life) has always been high risk, high reward. Keep your money safe in a savings account: pick up your …

Scientists just found another worrying link between sugar and depression

Lately, the science has really been stacking up evidence against consuming sugars in excess.<p>In addition to being linked to conditions like obesity, diabetes, inflammatory diseases, eating high levels of sugar has been associated with mental illnesses like depression. In a study published July 27 in …

Diabetes

Why exercising on an empty stomach is the secret to weight loss

You may think you need food to fuel your workouts, but you are wrong.<p>Recently, the advice that suggests loading up on carbohydrates before exercise has been called into question. Yes, consuming carbs before exercise can increase performance in certain fields like sprinting and sports that use power …

Fitness

Britain's 15 best wild camping spots

Hiking

Here Are the Ages You Peak at Everything Throughout Life

Here's what you have to look forward to.<p>Aging can seem like a scary prospect, but a wealth of scientific studies have found that youth isn’t all it’s …

What to Know Before Trading Monero

While hundreds of cryptocurrencies have been launched and many have attempted to provide users with greater privacy, they have seen varying levels of …

When Your Child Is a Psychopath

The condition has long been considered untreatable. Experts can spot it in a child as young as 3 or 4. But a new clinical approach offers hope.<p>This is a good day, Samantha tells me: 10 on a scale of 10. We’re sitting in a conference room at the San Marcos Treatment Center, just south of Austin, …

Empathy

3 Things You Need To Know About Ethereum, The Next Big Thing In Cryptocurrency

The cryptocurrency ether, which hails from the open source blockchain network Ethereum, is now valued at over $100 per token for the first time since …

Suspended – Medium

The Battle is Over: My Micro 4/3 Camera Outsold my Full-Frame DSLR

The battle is over, and full frame cameras have lost the race. Here’s why.<p>I’ve been selling photos through a high end stock agency for the last two …

Here's Why 30 Large Corporations (Including Microsoft And JP Morgan Chase) And These Entrepreneurs Are All-In On Ethereum

Bitcoin move over, 2017 could be Ethereum's year.<p><b>Editor's note:</b> <i>This column has been updated to disclose the writer's advocacy of blockchain technology--the underpinning of all crytocurrencies--and a Consumer Financial Protection Bureau warning about these investments.</i><p>Recently, over 30 large …

Cryptocurrency

Ethereum: The not-Bitcoin cryptocurrency that could help replace Uber

2017 has been a big year for Bitcoin: its highest price ever, a major disappointment from the SEC for No. 1 Bitcoin fans the Winkelvoss twins, and, …

The 7 Best Exercises to Build Arms That Turn Heads

Let’s be honest: Big guns not only look and feel great, they also boost confidence, doubling your appeal to potential mates. But the only way to get …

Health

Why Olive Oil Is So Good for the Heart

All cholesterol is not equal. It comes in healthy and unhealthy forms, and doctors have long advised people to cut back on the bad cholesterol, LDL, …

15 science-backed tips to get someone to fall in love with you

Candy hearts, lavish flower arrangements, and boxes of chocolate line the shelves of stores, waiting to be purchased by lovebirds for their Valentine.<p>But if you don't have a partner to celebrate with on February 14th — and you'd like that to change — don't despair. We've got you covered.<p>In the …

Relationships

Trump’s trade advis​​er says Germany uses euro to 'exploit' US and EU

Peter Navarro, head of new National Trade Council, claims currency is ‘grossly undervalued’, sending it to eight-week high<p>Donald Trump’s top trade adviser has hit out at Germany and accused the country of gaining an unfair trade advantage from the “grossly undervalued” euro.<p>In a sign that the Trump …

Bitcoin is 'a great hedge against the system' and could be the new gold

Gold has traditionally been seen as a "safe haven" asset by investors — when uncertainty and risk is high, gold seems like a safe bet. (For a good explanation of why people think this, read our interview with "Made in Chelsea" start-turned-gold miner Francis Boulle.)<p>Bitcoin, likewise, has attracted …

Cryptocurrency