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Why Are Credit Card Numbers on the Back Now?

The trend has taken off in recent years. Here’s why.<p>If you’ve recently received a new credit card, you may have noticed a change. Perhaps what was …

Identity Theft

Teen with full ride to 20 colleges requests public apology from Fox affiliate in order to air interview

A teen accepted to 20 colleges offering him full financial aid wants journalists at a Fox affiliate to apologize for calling his decision to apply to the schools "obnoxious."<p>An anchor and contributor on Fox 5 in Washington, D.C., criticized Micheal Brown's decision to apply to 20 colleges in a …

College & University

This 'SNL' Skit Got Hilariously Real About What Your Nike Leggings Are Actually For

For every woman out there currently sporting a pair of leggings while lying on the couch, three episodes deep into a Netflix binge of Wild, Wild Country (* raises hand *): <i>Saturday Night Live</i> sees you, hears you... and, well, wrote a skit about you.<p>Last night, <i>SNL</i> delivered a funny (and beyond …

Clothing

I gave up my credit card for a month — and learned a lot about my spending habits

Without her plastic in hand, one woman was forced to face the cold, hard reality of her spending habits.<p>The way some people can’t resist trying the latest workout craze, trendy fashions or exotic superfoods, I can’t find enough ways to challenge myself to be better at budgeting and trying new …

Personal Finance

Birds Can See Earth's Magnetic Fields, And We Finally Know How That's Possible

Whoa, evolution. Just... whoa.<p>The mystery behind how birds navigate might finally be solved: it's not the iron in their beaks providing a magnetic …

Biology

The most (and least) clever Ready Player One Easter eggs and nostalgic references

Pac-Man (Missed Opportunity)<p>Other than some flashes in the background, <i>Ready Player One</i> is devoid of Pac-Man Fever. In the novel, Parzival achieves a …

Construction

‘Crying constantly’: Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson reveals teen depression battle

Hollywood star tells of sinking into years of depression after witnessing mother’s attempted suicide and urges men to open up<p>Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, one of Hollywood’s highest-paid actors, has revealed he struggled with depression after watching his mother’s attempted suicide and encouraged men …

Mental Health

Meet the billionaire couple behind Panda Express, who run nearly 2,000 restaurants and sell 90 million pounds of orange chicken a year

In 25 years, Panda Express has transformed from a single restaurant in a southern California mall to a 2,000-location empire around the world.<p>The masterminds behind the American Chinese behemoth are Andrew and Peggy Cherng, the married couple that founded the company in the early 1980s and …

McDonald's

How Can You Tell Someone Is a True Leader? Look for 1 Skill That Makes Bosses Cringe

This superhuman skill is foundational for effective communication.<p>Robert K. Greenleaf, the founder of the modern servant leadership movement, once said: "Don't assume, because you are intelligent, able, and well-motivated, that you are open to communication, that you know how to listen."<p>Is that an …

Employment

The Dealer Doesn't Care If You Can't Afford Your Car

I know a few good salespeople who would rather lose a sale than put someone in a car that is going to strain the buyer financially. But that level of …

Personal Finance

Debitize Review: Turn Your Credit Card Into a Debit Card!

<b>Debitize</b> has been on my radar for a long time. It’s a website (and iOS app) where you plug in your credit card and bank account information. As you …

Personal Finance

Ten Things You Must Find Out -- Before You Take The Job

Dear Liz,<p>I’m interviewing for jobs right now.<p>I’m trying to ask as many questions as I can, because I had a bad experience five years ago.<p>I was in college part-time then. I was working at a retail store, and I needed a better job that paid more and also that would give me more hours.<p>I thought I …

Employment

14 Simple Money Moves You Should Make Before the End of the Day

Disclosure:<p>Some of the links in this post are from our sponsors. We’re letting you know because it’s what Honest Abe would do. After all, he is on …

First-Ever Footage of Anglerfish Mating Is as Horrifying as You'd Imagine

Deep sea anglerfish look like some kind of tragic holdover from the Precambrian Era, with their large head, dead eyes, fang-like teeth, and glowing …

Zoology

Meet the 6'8, 400-lb World's Strongest Man

YouTube

Your Brain on Ketones

The modern prescription of high carbohydrate, low fat diets and eating snacks between meals has coincided with an increase in obesity, diabetes, and …

Nutrition

Guitar Center’s $1 billion in debt reveals this truth about musical tastes

Guitar Center, the nation’s leading musical-instrument retailer, is in trouble. Changing musical tastes are partly to blame.<p>Ratings agency S&P Global …

Guitar

Welcome to The Deepest Hole in The World

Looks can be deceiving.<p>Deep in western Russia, if you know where to look, you'll find a small collection of ragged scrap metal and crumbled concrete. …

Earth Science

Citing Vox story, Wyoming bans practice that police used to take innocent man’s $91,800

The change will prevent more cases like Phil Parhamovich’s, who had $91,800 taken from him by Wyoming law enforcement.<p>Three months after Vox broke the story about how Wyoming law enforcement wrongly took $91,800 from an out-of-state traveler during a traffic stop, state legislators have changed the …

Smashing Pumpkins

How I cook a healthy and delicious dinner for 4 every night for $300 a month

I love cooking. I like to think that I've gotten pretty good at it over the past decade-plus, during which my wife and I have primarily dined in. Whether whipping up a quick pasta dish for the family or grilling burgers, brats, and steaks for a backyard full of friends, I enjoy pretty much every …

Cooking

The Puzzle Of Quantum Reality

There's a hole at the heart of quantum physics.<p>It's a deep hole. Yet it's not a hole that prevents the theory from working. Quantum physics is, by any measure, astonishingly successful. It's the theory that underpins nearly all of modern technology, from the silicon chips buried in your phone to …

Quantum Mechanics

The Optical Illusion That Makes Static Lines Look Like They're Pulsing

Ready for an optical illusion? This one by artist Gianni Sarcone, which we spotted on Digg, is a pulsating wonder that’s almost guaranteed to trick …

How to Raise Your Credit Score by 100 Points in 5 Months

Entrepreneur Network partner Jeff Rose wants to help you improve your credit.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Jeff Rose wants to help you improve your credit score. But, before we get there, it's important to know what your …

Entrepreneurship

Doctors find virus in a pond, use it to destroy antibiotic-resistant bacteria in man's heart

After Yale doctors replaced a major blood vessel in a 76-year-old man's heart, his chest became infected with bacteria.<p>The usual solution would be to …

These secret Netflix codes unlock hidden show and movie categories

The recommended content on your Netflix account comes from a complicated algorithm analysing your viewing history.<p>And unless you are sharing your …

A Classic Formula For Pi Was Discovered Hidden in Hydrogen Atoms

Two years ago ... this was an amazing find.<p>Back in 2015, scientists found something amazing for the first time - a classic formula for pi hidden in …

Starbucks Credit Card Review 2018 - Should You Apply?

Are you a regular coffee drinker and a loyal Starbucks customer? If so, Starbucks and Chase have partnered together to create it’s first co-branded …

This 15-Minute Task Could Boost Your Paycheck by $200 a Month. Here's How to Do It

The IRS just unveiled a useful new calculator.<p>December’s tax cut means millions of Americans will owe less money when they file their 2018 tax …

Retirement

Antarctica's seafloor is teeming with life, rare submersible footage shows

The TV series <i>Planet Earth</i> and <i>Our Blue Planet</i> have provided us with some of the most jaw-dropping nature footage ever captured.<p>For BBC America's <i>Planet</i> …

Iconic logos replaced with female figures for International Women's Day

Male characters featured in the Monopoly, Pringles and Dreamworks logos have been swapped for women by organisation Creative Equals, as a way of …