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Trump's tax plan is built on one of the biggest lies our parents told us about the economy

But it is persistent, having been firmly planted in the political discourse by supply-side economists decades ago and becoming all the rage during the Reagan administration.<p>And it's coming back in force with President Donald Trump's tax plan.<p>Supply-side economists argue that tax cuts spur economic …

9 Life-Changing Habits That Will Make You a Better Person

Life is truly a gift, but even when you know this deep down, sometimes it can really get the better of you. Just when you think you’ve got it all …

Use the 'Goldilocks rule' to stay motivated instead of getting discouraged

Labor laws were loose back then and the boy managed to land a position selling guidebooks to visitors for $0.50 a piece.<p>Within a year, he had transitioned to Disney's magic shop where he learned tricks from the older employees.<p>He experimented with jokes and tried out simple magic routines on the …

Are you on track for retirement? Do the math

What should I have for dinner tonight? What movie should we go see? Where should we go on vacation this year? Many questions in life are relatively easy to answer. But if you’re wondering, “Am I on track for retirement?” it may quickly turn into a frustrating exercise.<p>To know the answer, you also …

Retirement

There’s a way to train our brains to cope with stress that changes chemistry “as much as any antidepressant”

Stress is often perceived as the villain of contemporary culture: the nagging tension that keeps us chained to our desks during the day, awake all night, and makes us dangerously unhealthy.<p>But Ian Robertson, a cognitive neuroscientist at Trinity College Dublin and author of the upcoming book ‘<i>The</i> …

Immune System

The Latest Fitness Craze Isn’t About Weight Loss

Could the fitness industry be moving away from its obsession with thinness and ‘get ripped quick’ schemes?<p>What is fitness for? If you were to ask the …

Weight Loss

This CEO was a millionaire at 22, went nearly bankrupt, and now runs a $100 million business

Tomas Gorny's life is a true rags-to-riches story that should serve as an inspiration for any budding entrepreneur.<p>He arrived in the US from Poland in the '90s when he was only 20. Barely speaking any English, Gorny had to work part-time valet-parking and carpet-cleaning jobs during his first …

World's first passenger drone cleared for testing in Nevada

China’s Ehang will begin the testing process this year to prove the drone’s airworthiness<p>The world’s first passenger drone capable of autonomously carrying a person in the air for 23 minutes has been given clearance for testing in Nevada.<p>Chinese firm Ehang, which unveiled the electric Ehang 184 …

Drones

Here's everything coming to Netflix in December that you should watch

Other originals include two comedy specials, an Adam Sandler-led comedy film, and a documentary crime series.<p>The final season of "Parenthood" is also making its way to the site, as well as all seven seasons of Showtime's "Nurse Jackie."<p>Here's everything you should check out come December on Netflix:<p>…

Entertainment

Best Trips 2016

National Geographic Traveler presents the New Year's must-see places. Whether it’s Botswana's Okavango Delta or Brazil's beaches, these 20 go-now destinations will get you packing.

Travel Photography

11 Warm Weather Vacation Destinations For People Who Hate Winter

The snow can't get you here.<p>Brrr, it's cold out there! Trade in the snow for some fun in the sun at these tropical and summery escapes.

50 trips everyone should take in the US in their lifetime

America has been called a lot of things: beautiful, majestic, wild, and great. It's all those and more.<p>Whether you're driving down the Pacific Coast Highway, whale watching in Cape Cod, or embracing your inner child at Orlando's Disney World, the US is full of incredible surprises.<p>From the East …

Is your business misclassifying 1099 contractors?

Businesses that use independent contractors, beware – the Department of Labor is watching. 1099 contractors — so named after the tax form filled out when reporting miscellaneous income — are independent from the hiring company. A lot of businesses like independent contractors because, with them, …

Small Business

Doomsday clock for global market crash strikes one minute to midnight as central banks lose control

China currency devaluation signals endgame leaving equity markets free to collapse under the weight of impossible expectations<p>When the banking crisis crippled global markets seven years ago, central bankers stepped in as lenders of last resort. Profligate private-sector loans were moved on to the …

3 Quick Performance Hacks That Can Supercharge Your Day | Inc.com

Do you ever pause during the day and think, "24 hours just isn't enough!" While you can't magically add hours to the day, you can take steps to ensure you squeeze every last drop of efficiency from the time you have. Here's a straightforward, three-step process to level-up your productivity:<p>1. …

Productivity

‘Aliens prevented nuclear war on Earth’: Former NASA astronaut makes unexpected claim

Aliens came to Earth to stop a nuclear war between the US and the Soviet Union at the start of the Cold War, according to the sixth man to walk the …

The coding illusion: you don’t need tech skills to work at a startup

Admit it — for the 1.85 million students who just earned a college diploma, there’s no cooler calling right now than working at a fast-growing startup. Recent graduates know that startups offer more responsibility and less paper-pushing: there’s no such thing as entry level when you’re a company’s …

Startups

Investors have been dumping solar shares based on a misconception about energy

Installations of solar panels are expected to soar by a third this year, the price of solar power is now cheap enough to compete neck and neck with gas and coal-fired power in places like California, and the fledgling industry received a vote of confidence last week when U.S. President Barack Obama …

Solar Power

How To Calm Your Monkey Mind and Get Things Done

Comedian Drew Carey outsourced the development of his productivity strategy to David Allen, author of the cult classic, Getting Things Done: The Art …

Congress’ Summer Fling With Marijuana

How Congress turned on the DEA and embraced weed.<p>It’s not easy being the DEA these days. After an unprecedented losing streak on Capitol Hill, the once-untouchable Drug Enforcement Administration suffered last week what might be considered the ultimate indignity: A Senate panel, for the first time, …

Cannabis

7 Reasons Your Rotator Cuffs Hate You

1 of 8<p>Shoulder Pain<p>The shoulder joint (and its connective muscles, tendons, and ligaments) has a greater range of motion than all other joints in the …

How plunging oil prices have created a volatile new force in the global economy

US hopes for energy independence through fracking are vulnerable to supply decisions made in Saudi Arabia and now Iran<p>He’d spent years touting his vision that America would one day dominate one of the world’s most powerful markets. And when Harold Hamm, a pioneer in discovering vast reserves of …

Oil

China deal threatens only American military base in Africa

Camp Lemonnier, located in the East African state of Djibouti, is one of America’s key intelligence-gathering posts on Islamic State and al-Qaeda<p>Attempts by China to increase its strategic involvement in East Africa have raised serious concerns about the future of one of America’s key …

The bewildering inconsistency of Clinton's capital gains tax plan

Worrying about short-termism, or the tendency of investors and managers to put short term profits ahead of sustainable, long-term growth, is almost …

'Infinity Symbol' Found at Center of Milky Way

A twisted ring of gas, one that stretches more than 600 light-years across the heart of the Milky Way galaxy, has been discovered by astronomers …

BBC World Service - The Inquiry, What Does China’s Stock Market Crash Tell Us?

China's economy was up 150% until June. Then it fell by nearly a third. Now it has had the strongest two-day rise since the 2008 global crisis. China’s rollercoaster stock market has provoked panic in recent weeks; panic on the part of small investors, who looked on in horror as previous gains were …