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I had a mastectomy to lessen my risk of breast cancer. Does new science say that was a mistake?

A new study used CRISPR to reconstruct all of the possible BRCA gene mutations, and the odds that they all lead to cancer may be lower than the …

Breast Cancer

How this 31-year-old makes millions selling soap online

When Amazon arrived like Godzilla to the retail world, stomping out brick-and-mortar shops with speedy e-commerce delivery, small businesses suffered …

Selling

14 Exercises to Never Do After Age 50

There’s no reason you can’t get in the best shape of your life after the age of 50, but you should use some caution<p>Or at least to some extent: If …

How Drinking Baking Soda Could Ease Sore Muscles (Yes, You Read That Right)

If you pop ibuprofen for post-workout soreness several times a week, there may be a better way to soothe your aches and pains. New research from …

Muscle

Got $500? Here Are the Smartest Ways to Invest It.

From starting your own online business to using robo-advisors, here are a flurry of ideas to put your money to good use.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Jeff Rose digs into his best top picks for investing $500.<p>The prospects to …

Online Life

3 Ways Your Brain Can Trick You Into Making Bad Decisions

Cognitive bias is an insidious threat to the rational decision making you probably think you're engaged in.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As entrepreneurs, we want to believe that we’re completely rational human beings, making decisions based on logic and critical …

Cognition

Study on 1.5 Million People Reveals the 4 Major Human Personality Types

According to this research, "average" is probably best.<p>The Greek physician Hippocrates argued that four bodily “humors” shaped human behavior, which, …

Northwestern University

15 Helpful Tips to Stop Binge Eating

Binge eating disorder (BED) is considered the most common eating disorder in the US and can be a difficult problem to address (1).<p>Characterized by …

Binge Eating

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9 Highly Successful People Share the Inspirational Quotes That Changed Their Lives

High performers share their spiritual mantras, rallying cries, and guiding beacons.<p>Inspirational quotes can be more than slogans on a Hallmark card. …

Success

10 harsh lessons that will make you more successful

Everyone fails in life, and failure can be a crushing experience. The only thing that separates successful people from the rest is how they respond …

Success

How Many Weightlifting Sets Is Enough?

How much weight do you need to lift to get stronger? A new study suggests it’s not as much as you think—but more is still better when it comes to …

Exercise

Heart Age Test: Health officials urge adults to check heart attack and stroke risk with online tool

Health officials are urging adults to check their risk of having a heart attack or stroke using a free online tool.<p>The test asks people over the age …

Biomedicine

How to Argue With People

Suppose a politician comes out strongly against illegal immigration. Two interlocutors, Bob and Sue have different views on this position. Bob …

Immigration

Odysseus, Emotional Intelligence and the Plot of the Odyssey

<b>Emeritus Professor Elizabeth Minchin (Australian National University)</b><p><b>Odysseus, Emotional Intelligence and the Plot of the Odyssey.</b><p>Odysseus, hero of …

Emotional Intelligence

Fruit Extract From Amazon Jungle Prevents Obesity in Overeating Animals

"These mice were going to become diabetic."<p>A cherry-like fruit that grows deep in the Amazon jungle has the potential to help battle the North …

Amazon Rainforest

No Matter How Bad It Gets, Trump Will Never Give Up

Nearly two years into this presidency, it’s become all but normal for pundits and professionals alike to regularly express concerns about Donald …

Psychology

10 Cars That Will Hit (or Almost Hit) 200mph for $50,000

In 1989, motoring magazine <i>Quattroruote</i> reported something that shook the motoring world. The Ferrari F40, the Italian supercar manufacturer’s last …

Sports Cars

This device is the key to cooking meat perfectly every time, and I don’t know how I lived without it

OK seriously, I will never cook a steak, chicken, or any other kind of meat ever again without the MEATER True Wireless Smart Meat Thermometer. I …

BBQ

Researchers claim dinosaurs still exist today, we just call them birds

The premise of Jurassic Park was that scientists found a way to use dinosaur DNA to bring long-extinct species back from the dead. The reality is …

Nature Communications

New drug may potentially reduce weight gain by up to 50 per cent

As Australia's obesity rates continue to rise, there could be some good news in the battle of the bulge.<p>A novel new drug may have the potential to …

How does a security camera that pans, zooms, and comes with 14 days of cloud storage only cost $38?

There are so many home security cameras out there these days and they’re all so similar. How are you supposed to know which one to buy. Well if you …

I make $200,000 a year in passive income after retiring at 34, and it works only because I followed 5 steps

Ever since landing my first job post-college in 1999, I've been determined to build enough passive income in order to not have a job. A future that included getting into work by 5:30 a.m. and leaving after 7:30 p.m. each day for decades seemed too brutal to endure.<p>In 2009, I decided that if I could …

Real Estate

5 science-backed strategies for being more likable to employers, romantic partners, and everyone in-between

One of the greatest feelings in the world is knowing that someone likes you. Are you likable?<p>It doesn't matter if it's your crush, your boss, a new friend or your favorite barista.<p>It's possible that these three words are some of the most powerful in the English language:<p><i>I like you.</i><p>Okay, okay, I …

Sharpen and care for your kitchen knives

If you bought a nice knife for your kitchen, congrats! You took the first step toward making cooking easier and more enjoyable. But, don't stop there -- a good knife deserves careful maintenance, like sharpening and honing.<p>After a few weeks of use, new knives will become dull, forcing you to apply …

The Best Things to Do at Night in Athens, Greece

Athens is just as lively at night as it is during the day, perhaps even more so. Make the most of the vibrant cultural scene, history and scenic …

Athens

There Was No Big Bang Singularity

Almost everyone has heard the story of the Big Bang. But if you ask anyone, from a layperson to a cosmologist, to finish the following sentence, “In the beginning, there was…” you’ll get a slew of different answers. One of the most common ones is “a singularity,” which refers to an instant where …

This Favorite Warren Buffett Metric Tells Us a Stock Market Crash Could Be Coming

One of Warren Buffett's favorite valuation metrics is now at an all-time high.<p>Without question, Warren Buffett and the rest of <b>Berkshire Hathaway</b>'s …

This Is the Secret to Getting What You Want (Most People Do the Opposite)

Getting what you want isn't rooted in complexity. Instead, it's rooted in a fundamental understanding of these 2 keys.<p>There are high performers who seemingly grace through life achieving a varied assortment of feats. On the opposite end of the spectrum, there are people who seemingly can't achieve …

This Is What It’s Like To Own A $5,000 Mercedes SL600

It goes without saying that a cheap car comes with expensive repairs.<p>The SL600 had its glory days during the ‘90s. Well, to start with, the R129 was …