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Why a 23-year-old needs to start saving for retirement

Congrats! You're 23 years old and you have your first real job.<p>On the downside, you now work long hours, wear uncomfortable shoes all day and can't …

Scientists Have Found a Way to Help You Learn New Skills Twice as Fast

Yes please.<p>The key to learning a new motor skill - such as playing the piano or mastering a new sport - isn't necessarily how many hours you spend …

The physics of brain folding

3D printing provides a new way of modelling the formation of cortical convolutions<p>The human brain is immediately recognizable by its cortex (meaning <i>bark</i> in Latin), the prominent outer layer of tissue, with its characteristic pattern of ridges and furrows, which sits atop the deep structures. The …

5 Big Ideas That Don't Work In Education

There are few household names in education research. Maybe that in itself constitutes a problem. But if there was an Education Researcher Hall Of Fame, one member would be a silver-haired, plainspoken Kiwi named John Hattie.<p>Hattie directs the Melbourne Education Research Institute at the University …

Education

25 Reasons You Can't Lose Weight

Learn the common culprits standing in between you and your weight-loss goals.<p><i>This article was written by Lizzie Fuhr and repurpsoed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Even if you've kicked off a fitness routine and you're choosing healthier food, you may not be seeing the weight come off the way …

Why Women Compete With Other Women

For over 10 years, I've run a successful life-coaching business that has supported hundreds of women with starting businesses, writing their books, and designing better work/life strategies. The one experience commonly shared by my clients as they have endeavored to accomplish their goals is …

Profit

A Look At How Car Brands Are Effectively Using Social Media

While everyone knows social media is a valuable medium for customer engagement and lead generation, most industries still don’t know how to effectively use networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to unlock these benefits. However, if you look closely enough, you can find some …

Social Media

She’s making it official: Hillary Clinton reportedly set to announce her 2016 campaign this weekend

<b>(AP/Charlie Neibergall)</b><p>Surprising approximately zero people, the former secretary of state will run for president<p>Luke Brinker<p>April 9, 2015 10:24pm (UTC)<p>The Lincoln Chafee for President juggernaut is poised to draw its first major challenge this weekend, as former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton …

Government

Review: New MacBook brings iPad's minimalism to laptop

NEW YORK (AP) — From the moment I took it out of the box, Apple's new MacBook looked and felt like an iPad.The laptop is Apple's lightest and …

MacBook

The economy is a Democrat: Why recent history shows the value of a progressive president

<b>(AP/Dennis Cook/J. Scott Applewhite)</b><p>When Dems control the White House, the middle class wins. And under Republicans? Not so much…<p>Sean McElwee<p>March 28, 2015 10:30am (UTC)<p>At the core of the debate between liberals and conservatives is a dispute over whose policies are better for economic growth, and …

Economics