Joshua Lin

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How Economics Went From Theory to Data

One of the most striking things about attending the annual meeting of the American Economic Association after a long absence is that economics is now …

13 Bad Money Habits You Should Break in 2016 to Build More Wealth

<b>By Kathleen Elkins</b><br>Getting rich is a long-term game.<br>The good news is that starting to accumulate wealth is almost entirely under your control - all it …

10 Easy Home Improvements for a Fresh Start

Happy 2016! While it may be a little bit early for spring cleaning, it’s the perfect time to update your home with a few easy improvements. Today we …

Home Improvement

A Happiness Experiment: Can You Make Every Day Feel Like Saturday?

We’re happiest on Saturdays at 7:26pm—at least that’s what this survey found. Yet while the exact time of 7:26pm seems strange, there have been …

Happiness

If You Want to Be on Time, Make Sure You End on Time

<b>By Michael Preston UCF Forum columnist</b><p>Welcome to 2016! It is a new year and, of course, a new you.<p>Many of us have taken the rollover of the calendar as a chance to make changes and reaffirm commitments. Usually these decisions take the form of the New Year's resolution.<p>We are great at making …

Global financial markets slip as oil price plunges to new lows

Global financial markets suffered a third day of new year turbulence after fresh fears over the health of China’s economy and tension between Saudi Arabia and Iran sent the price of oil plummeting to its lowest level in more than a decade.<p>In a move that motoring organisations said would trigger …

Oil

Nascent Lets Anyone Design And Manufacture Gadgets

Nascent Objects is a Lego-like system of modules that can be combined and recombined into almost any home electronic you can imagine.<p>This week in Las Vegas, thousands of new gadgets will see the light of day as part of CES, the annual Consumer Electronics Show. But a year or two from now, many of …

5 maps that explain China's strategy

At the same time, aside from relatively minor forays into the South and East China Seas, China has avoided significant involvement in the troubles roiling in the rest of Eurasia.<p>There is a gap between what is generally expected of China and what China actually does. To understand what China's …

6 Types of Homeowners: Which One Are You?

Whether you own a home or plan to one day, here's one question you may not have pondered: What type of homeowner are you? Because, let's face it, there are as many different types of homeowners as there are types of homes -- each with its own unique strengths and, alas, fatal flaws.<p>See if you …

6 Things the Most Productive People Do Every Day

Ever feel like you’re just not getting enough done?<p><b>Know how many days per week you’re actually productive?</b><p><b>About 3:</b><p>People work an average of 45 hours …

The 10,000 step fallacy – and five other health myths to ignore

It's the catchy fitness principle that lodged in the minds of a generation of fitness fanatics – but the idea that you should take 10,000 steps a day may not be as helpful as it once seemed.<p>According to Dr Greg Hager, an expert in computer science at Johns Hopkins University, the array of apps and …

Exercise