Joel Krueger

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An 80-Year Harvard Study Says This 1 Thing Will Make You Happier and Healthier

Our lives depend on our relationships. From the moment we're born, we rely on others to help raise us, nurture us, care for us. No matter how independent or self-reliant we become, we will always accomplish more with the help of others.<p>But achievements are only the beginning.<p>Robert Waldinger is a …

Happiness

Tesla Semi is not impressing the diesel truck industry, ‘where’s the proof?’, they say

The things that Tesla is claiming its all-electric truck, Tesla Semi, can do are so incredible that the diesel truck industry has to think it’s simply not true.<p>Now they are asking ‘where’s the proof?’<p>When unveiling the vehicle last year, Tesla announced an expected range of 500 miles on a single …

Tesla

White House quiet on Russia after Facebook axes propaganda pages

The White House on Tuesday praised Facebook’s move to shutter more than two dozen “inauthentic” accounts and pages — including some connected to Russian trolls that targeted the 2016 election — but chose not to call out Moscow.<p>The omission stood in contrast to several congressional Republicans, who …

"Big 5" Personality Trait Predicts How Good Sex Is for Couples in New Study

Partners must be careful to "not let it slip."<p>This National Orgasm Day, scientists offer a glimmer of hope for anyone freaking out about the orgasm …

Tesla tests new direct factory-to-customer delivery, Elon Musk personally delivers a Model 3

As we previously reported, Tesla appears to have a logistics issue as the Model 3 production ramps up. Deliveries are becoming the bottleneck and cars are stuck in transit for long periods of time.<p>Now Tesla is testing a way to alleviate the issue for local deliveries with a direct …

Microsoft shares at all-time high after bumper results

(Reuters) - Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) shares rose about 5 percent to an all-time high on Friday, after investors cheered another blockbuster quarter, backed by growth in its legacy software business and Azure cloud computing services.<p>Shares of one of the technology world's oldest and best-known names …

Technology

BMW ordering billions of euros worth of batteries from CATL

BMW has just ordered several billion euros worth of batteries for its planned electric cars from the Chinese manufacturer CATL. Chief Executive …

Stoya: 'I thought female sexuality was an OK thing?'

For porn to be of any positive use in the world, we need to start defining what exactly it is<p>Dubbed “the pop star of porn” by Village Voice, Stoya is an award-winning performer in adult films, a director, a podcast host and, among other credits I don’t have space to list, an all-round entrepreneur. …

ER bills: A baby was treated with a nap. His parents got an $18,000 bill. - Vox

An ER patient can be charged thousands of dollars in “trauma fees” — even if they weren’t treated for trauma.<p><i>Update:</i> <i>After this story was published on June 28, Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital agreed to waive the $15,666 trauma response fee charged for Park Jeong-whan’s visit to the</i> …

What makes a great leader, explained in eight counterintuitive charts

A couple of years after starting my most recent company, I had a scary realization. I noticed that by the time the business had grown to a hundred employees, my day-to-day role had gone from “guy who decides and builds things” to “guy who manages other people who decide and build things”—and I had …

This tax strategy is ‘skyrocketing’ in popularity, expert says

While a significant number of taxpayers are no longer able to itemize under the new tax code, Americans are tapping creative ways to maximize benefits and make the most of the new laws.<p>For example, for those who donate to charity each year, but can no longer claim the deduction, there is still a …

Microsoft employees call for end to ICE contract in letter to CEO Satya Nadella

Outraged by the federal government’s treatment of people at the southern U.S. border, a collection of more than 100 Microsoft employees have sent a letter to CEO Satya Nadella requesting that the company end its $19.4 million contract to provide cloud services to Immigrations and Customs …

Satya Nadella

A New Threat to Your Finances: Cell-Phone Account Fraud

Consumers have a new privacy threat to worry about. It’s known as cell-phone account fraud, where crooks open up a phony cell-phone account in your …

The 10 Most Stunning Hikes in Africa

Diverse landscapes and countries in Africa make for incredible hiking.<p>Every avid hiker should make traveling to Africa their next trekking priority. …

Hiking

The 25 best countries to buy rental property and make money on the side

Buying a rental property is a wise way to earn passive income.<p>As a landlord, you're getting paid to own something, rather than paying to own it. The mortgage is often covered by rental income from tenants, and if you play your cards right you'll profit after covering insurance, taxes, and …

Update Estate Plans in Light of New Tax Law

Your current will, if it hasn't been updated in years, could shortchange or even accidentally disinherit your loved ones.<p>The new tax law has led some …

Unstoppable exploit in Nintendo Switch opens door to homebrew and piracy

The Nintendo Switch may soon be a haven for hackers, but not the kind that want your data — the kind that want to run SNES emulators and Linux on their handheld gaming consoles. A flaw in an Nvidia chip used by the Switch, detailed today, lets power users inject code into the system and modify it …

10 Ways You Might Be Giving Other People Too Much Power Over Your Life Without Even Realizing It

You only have so much time and energy. Don't let people take it from you.<p>A few years ago, I wrote a book called <i>13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do</i>. I've received thousands of emails over the years from readers telling me which "thing" they struggled with the most. The struggle people seem to …

H.R. McMaster's parting shot at his dictator-loving boss

On Tuesday, H.R. McMaster — the still-uniformed Army lieutenant general who won medals for valor in Iraq, Afghanistan and the Persian Gulf — peaced out on his role as national security advisor to President Trump.<p>For about a year, the president had humiliated McMaster as if he were a cowering pharma …

Perks await those who cooperate with Mueller's Russia probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — George Papadopoulos, taken by surprise by FBI agents at an airport last summer, now tweets smiling beach selfies with a hashtag for …

Sony will sell its wireless 'open-ear' buds in the US

The Xperia Ear Duo lets you hear both the outside world and your music.<p>There was a time when it wasn't clear if Sony's Xperia Ear Open Style Concept buds would even become a real product, let alone reach the US, but they're most definitely real -- and a US launch is relatively close. Sony has …

Consumer Tech

The real reason why most plane seats are blue – and other curious facts about plane cabins

Ever wonder why nearly all planes have blue seats? You've probably never noticed. Or why brand new models are still equipped with ash trays when it's illegal to smoke on board these days? Well wonder no more. Here we unpack some of lesser-known facts behind the design of an aircraft cabin.<p>Why seats …

This electric jet can take off vertically and travel almost 190 miles per hour — and it's already being prototyped

Move over, Elon Musk. A German startup developing an electric, car-sized aircraft that can take off and land vertically just received a prestigious award — and the technology is seriously impressive.<p>Founded by a group of entrepreneurs in 2015, Lilium is developing the aircraft as a new form of …

Distinguished person of the week: He deftly defies Trump

By Jennifer Rubin<p>Jennifer Rubin<p>Opinion writer reporting from a center-right perspective<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Opinion writer<p>The country should be immensely grateful that Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis is there — not only because he is a steady hand and speed bump on President Trump’s rash decisions, but …

Jim Mattis

Rob Porter's ex-wife says she 'was floored' by Trump's response

The ex-wife of a former Trump administration official accused of domestic violence wrote that she was “floored” when President Donald Trump seemingly implied she made up the allegations, lamenting that the president’s response would ripple through society’s understanding of abuse and discourage …

Did Iran Just Start A War With Israel?

In the early hours of Saturday, for the first time, Iran infiltrated Israel with a drone.<p>The drone, an advanced model with stealth capabilities, …

Middle East

Here's why 100 qubit quantum computers could change everything

At 100 qubits a single quantum computer processor would, theoretically, be more powerful than all the supercomputers on the planet combined. We may be closer to that milestone than you think and the world isn’t ready.<p>Quantum computers are spooky devices that don’t follow the normal rules of …

Quantum Computing

25 words you should use on your resume if you want to get more interviews

When it comes to making hiring decisions, including "team player language" on your resume makes it less likely you'll get an offer.<p>So, how do you write a great resume that uses language that will get you hired?<p>A lot of well-meaning people will suggest you should use "action verbs." But that's fast …

An 18-Year-Old Said She Was Raped While In Police Custody. The Officers Say She Consented.

<b>Anna was sitting</b> in the parked car with two friends when a charcoal gray van pulled up and flashlight beams momentarily blinded her. The 18-year-old had grown up in south Brooklyn and spent many Friday nights like this driving around the city with friends, looking for places to hang out away from …

Crime

The couple that paid $90,000 for a private street in San Francisco reveal how they bought it, and how the rich and powerful neighbors made them give it back

Michael Cheng and Tina Lam couldn't afford to live on Presidio Terrace, one of the most exclusive private streets in San Francisco. But they could buy the sidewalks for $90,000.<p>In an online auction in 2015, the couple from San Jose, California, quietly bought the street, its common area, and the …