Kyle LeGrone

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The Fastest Ways To Wreck Your Credit

There are a handful of financial missteps that can wreak havoc on your credit score, and in a hurry.<p>It pays to know what they are. Your all-important credit score is used to determine your eligibility for mortgages, car loans and credit cards, plus how high of an interest rate you’ll pay. …

Personal Finance

Capital One wants you bankrupt: No lender sues more of its customers than the low-interest credit card company

What’s in your wallet? A court summons, most likely. ProPublica finds all that easy credit comes with a steep price<p>Several years ago, Capital One gave Oscar Parsons, 46, his first credit card. At the time, he didn’t need a loan. But he banked at a Capital One branch near his Bronx apartment, and …

The 5 Exercises Every Guy Should Master

Before you do another rep, make sure you’re an expert on these movements first<p>I know the best way to train my body. But this knowledge took almost two decades to accumulate.<p>So when I look back on my first workout ever, I cringe.<p>There are so many things I would do differently. If I had known back …

Green Bay Packers

Science: Liking Your Alone Time May Mean Greater Success

A dysfunctional family is more than disagreement or constant arguments. Anything from plain neglect, to abuse and even verbal and physical violence …

Self-help

'GOD' for Atheists (and an Expanded, Scientific Definition of God for Everyone Else)

As many celebrate the Christmas season and the coming of a New Year, maybe there's a way we can, indeed, bring atheists and theists and the disparate factions and religions together on our little planet.<p>And, instead of focusing on the old definitions of "God", that many reject, or on how …

10 Hotel Secrets from Behind the Front Desk

<b>By Jacob Tomsky</b><p>Jacob has worked on the front lines of hotels for more than a decade, starting as a lowly valet in New Orleans and ultimately landing …

Queen Elizabeth II

This trick from a famous physicist can help you learn anything faster

Feynman was not yet the famous physicist he would soon become (as his biographer James Gleick put it, "His Feynman aura...was still strictly local"), so he took his preparation seriously.<p>Feynman drove up to MIT, a campus familiar from his undergraduate years, and a place "where he could be alone." …

Macaulay Culkin Is Kevin McAllister Again in Dark and Hilarious New Web Series

"I can't seem to find my scalpel, but I'll pick a new one up when I go out today."<p>It's that blessed season when <i>Home Alone</i> airs on cable 20 times a day, so now's as good as time as any for grown man Macaulay Culkin to revisit the role that made him a child star. In a new web series called <i>:</i><i>DRYVRS</i> …

Men Of The Internet Describe The Hardest Part Of Being Male, And You’re Not Ready For This

Several well-known downsides (still) exist to being a woman in society. Sexism can result in unreachable expectations of perfection in beauty, motherhood, and other stereotypes. In many industries, women are still paid lower salaries than their male counterparts, and ladies are expected to “have it …

Salaries & Wages

6 Surprising Foods and Drinks You Should Never Eat Together

Some foods play really well together. Take these 13 health-boosting food combos, for example. Their chemical compounds merge to create a turbo-charged nutritional symbiosis. It's a beautiful and tasty thing. Other foods, however, don't play so nice together—we're talking combos that leave you …

11 Things People With Anxiety Want You To Know

It doesn't make you weak, and it doesn't make you damaged goods.<p><i>To learn more about depression and anxiety, check out the resources at the National Institute of Mental Health here and here.</i><p>* 13 Graphs That Will Speak To You If You Suffer From Anxiety<p>* Here's What No One Tells You About Having Both …

33 business books every professional should read before turning 30

To help you figure out how to navigate the professional world and set yourself on the right trajectory, we've rounded up some of our favorite business books.<p>They include career guides, business memoirs, and academic research on how to maximize your time and network.<p>Here are the business books we …

Hole Drilled to Bottom of Earth's Crust, Breakthrough to Mantle Looms

<b>Seeking the elusive 'Moho'</b><p>Scientist said this week they had drilled into the lower section of Earth's crust for the first time and were poised to …

Why Aren't You Supposed to Wake a Sleepwalker?

Reader Gabrielle wrote in to ask: “Why can't we wake a sleepwalker? Is it a can't do, or a shouldn't do?”<p>Despite urban legends claiming that waking a …

Why Do So Many Countries End in "-stan"?

Who put the bomp in the bomp bah bomp bah bomp? Who put the <i>-stan</i> in Afghanistan? I don’t know about the former, but we can thank the …

The Time Ohio and Michigan Almost Went to War

<i>Ohio State vs. Michigan is one of the best rivalries in sports. But two centuries ago, Ohio and Michigan were ready to go to war for real.</i><p>The story …

Lake Michigan

Why asparagus makes pee smell funny, and other amazing facts about everyday foods and spices

By digging deep into the molecular chemistry of everyday foods and spices, Cambridge-based chemistry teacher Andy Brunning has the answers.<p>And you don't have to be a chemistry-expert to understand them.<p>Brunning heads the popular science website Compound Interest and recently published the book "Why …

Mars will become the fifth ringed planet as the largest of its two moons disintegrate - in 20 to 70 million years, according to new data<p>Mars is on course to become the fifth ringed planet in the solar system according to astronomers, who claim that its mini moon, Phobos, will one day disintegrate …

Astronomy

8 British Expressions, Explained

The British have many delightful and colorful expressions that often make no sense to those of us on this side of the pond. Luckily, Christopher J. …

Language

Can You Figure Out What These Philosophers Are Saying?

In a double-edged diss against lovers of wisdom in a Republican presidential debate earlier this year, Marco Rubio declared, in speaking up for …

Extreme Sleep Deprivation: How Navy SEALs Handle No Sleep

Navy SEALs may be some of the toughest people on the planet, but even an elite soldier doesn't do well without sleep.<p>Stew Smith, a former Navy SEAL, …

Three science ideas you'll be hearing more about in 2016

Who said scientists can't be world-famous celebrities? Earlier this month, nearly $22 million in Breakthrough Prizes were handed out to the world's top researchers in physics, the life sciences and mathematics. The $3 million Breakthrough Prizes, at twice the dollar amount of the Nobel Prize, are …

Nobel Prize

The story of the surgery that made Ben Carson famous — and its complicated aftermath

For months, a team of physicians and nurses had rehearsed for the delicate surgery. For hours they had prepped the two tiny bodies perilously joined at the head. And when it came time on that day in 1987 to put a knife to the large vein connecting them - the most fraught step in the groundbreaking …

Ben Carson

DNA from Inca boy sacrificed 500 years ago shows how humans spread to South America

It sounds like something straight out of a "Hunger Games" novel: The rulers of a sprawling empire select beautiful children from throughout their vast territories and kill them in a ritualistic event to reinforce their power.<p>During the Inca civilization, which thrived in South America before the …

I Drank Liquid Chlorophyll for Two Weeks—Here's What Happened

As far as healthy drinks go, chlorophyll water is new to the hype machine—but is this juice bar fav all it's cracked up to be?<p>If you've been in a …

3 Out of 4 People With Excellent Credit Do This

How does a credit score of 800 sound to you?<p>Many consumers believe that to get a high credit score, you need to carry a balance on your credit cards …

A Closer Look at Some Atheists’ Beliefs on God, Heaven, Hell and the Bible Reveals a Seemingly Bizarre Revelation

Trends surrounding Christians’ views on homosexuality, the prevalence of “nones” among Democrats and the key difference between Christianity and every other faith have been explored since the release of this week’s Religious Landscape Study.<p>But there are also some other intriguing and seemingly …

Researchers think they've found the holy grail of secure passwords — using poetry

Fortunately for all of us, a pair of researchers say they have solved this problem — using poetry.<p>Marjan Ghazvininejad and Kevin Ghazvininejad, both of the University of Southern California, have published a paper that presents creating a poem from randomly selected words as an easy way to create a …

Diabolical Duo! Thomas Ligotti and Ray Russell: Two Great Reads For Halloween

Halloween is almost upon us, and with it a surplus of all things spooky: scary films at the theater, kids in costumes at the door, and more parties …

Another Problem with Rooting Morality in God

Bust carved by by Victor Wager from a model by Paul Montford, University of Western Australia (Photo credit: Wikipedia)<p>Regardless of their favored …