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If You're in Your 40s, Consider Buying This Stock

This outstanding business has many years of growth still ahead.<p>If you're a 40-year-old investor, you're probably not planning on retiring for another …

Investing

Who can (and can’t) travel under the new travel ban

President Trump's first travel ban targeting majority-Muslim countries in January unleashed chaos around the world, as foreigners were stopped from boarding flights overseas and detained or deported after reaching U.S. airports.<p>That broad ban was quickly halted by federal courts. But at 8 p.m. ET …

Immigration

How to rank on the first Google page if you have a low-authority site

The other day I was reviewing an archive of my client’s SEO articles and their rankings. A whole lot of articles didn’t even make the top-30 positions because the competition had much higher DA ranks.<p>Since we were syndicating more newsworthy content to high-profile publications likes Forbes, …

America’s best train journeys, ranked

Sit back and watch the world go by on one of America’s best train journeys. You’ll cross lofty trestles, swoop through long tunnels, snake alongside rivers, and flank canyons — seeing parts of the country accessible only by rail. We compared data from Amtrak, Vacations By Rail and America By Rail, …

Trains

More than shyness: What it feels like to have social anxiety

Some people are afraid to leave their homes. Others are stuck in dead-end jobs. Too many are too afraid to participate in the simplest of social encounters. Hearts race and pulses pound from the constant fear of judgement, embarrassment and humiliation.<p>This is the reality of social anxiety …

Mayo Clinic

The Downsides of Being Very Emotionally Intelligent

Gemma is extremely caring and sensitive. She pays a great deal of attention to others’ emotions and is kind and considerate. Gemma is also quite optimistic. She is usually upbeat and remains positive even in the face of bad news. Her colleagues love working with her because they see her as a beacon …

The fascinating life of Google founder and Alphabet CEO Larry Page

The quirky, soft-spoken computer scientist cofounded Google and now runs its parent company, Alphabet.<p>So how did he get to where he is today? Here's his story.<p><i>Jillian D'Onfro contributed to an earlier version of this story.</i>

Real success in Silicon Valley comes from rejecting almost everything shiny you hear about it

The Dark Night of the Soul is universally understood as a period of spiritual desolation and utter despair. It’s a state of complete hopelessness, when you feel you have no options. Elon Musk suffered the Dark Night when Tesla nearly went bankrupt in 2008. Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick detailed …

Evolution Made Really Smart People Long to Be Loners

Psychologists have a pretty good idea of what typically makes a human happy. Dancing delights us. Being in nature brings us joy. And, for most …

Why Sleep Paralysis Is So Scary and What You Can Do About It

I don’t mind bad dreams. When you wake up, the dream fades away. What utterly terrifies me, though, is when my brain wakes up but my body cannot …

Sleep

A Look Into the Head of Someone With Depression and Anxiety

I feel I need to write this for a mixed amount of reasons. Some good, some bad. My heart is telling me to let it out. To educate and make people …

Your Brain Wants You to Fail. Here's How to Stop It

What if you could unlock the full potential of your brain?<p>The brain is wired for us to fail, at least if you don't know how to use it properly. And since it doesn't come with a user's manual, not many of us fully understand it. Even neuroscientists are constantly discovering new things about the …

Steve Jobs didn't invent the iPhone, says Nancy Pelosi

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>That Steve Jobs.<p>He was a pretty good designer. He was also good at putting things together.<p>But let's not forget who was really behind fine tech inventions such as the iPhone. It was the US government.<p>I know …

How Leap Day Became a Holiday for Single Ladies

Caption from LIFE. Husky leap year cops nab a bachelor trying to sneak out of town on 6:37 A.M. train. They caught anoth<p>... VIEW MORE<p>George …

What Is Time, And Why Does It Move Forward?

The laws of physics don't care which way it goes.<p><i>This article was written by Thomas Kitching from UCL, and was originally published by The</i> …

Physics

7 Amazing Things You Probably Didn't Know About REM Sleep

A lot happens while you're dreaming.<p>The mysterious phase of deep sleep when our most vivid dreams occur has long fascinated scientists and artists. But it wasn't until the 1950s that sleep period -- also known as rapid eye movement, or REM, sleep -- was actually discovered and documented in a …

A brief history of gravity, gravitational waves and LIGO

By Joel Achenbach<p>, Reporter<p>This has turned into Gravity Week here in Washington. Loads of journalists (many in town for the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science) crammed into the National Press Club on Thursday morning for a news conference to discuss an …

Physics

Physics Rocks! Gravity Waves Vindicate Einstein's Theory

Scientists at the Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory (LIGO) eavesdropping on two colliding black holes half a universe away heard …

Why Thousands Of People Are Willing To Die On Mars

More than 200,000 aspiring space explorers volunteered for a one-way trip to Mars. Are they insane?<p><i>Editor's note: Mars One recently narrowed its pool of candidates to 100 people--many of whom we featured in the November 2014 issue (part of which exists here). We've reposted this story for your</i> …

Fundraising

Life’s a Beach House

Burrowing into the world of Baltimore’s beloved dream-pop duo<p>In a humid, third-floor space in a warehouse near Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, Alex Scally …

Beach Houses

The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>A story of a man in search of truth told with the simple clarity and beauty of Bunyan’s prose make this the ultimate English classic.

Literature

Not Everybody Likes Kissing

The music swells. On-screen, the two main characters' eyes meet. They lean in, and — slowly! — their lips gently press in a romantic kiss. All the teenage girls in the audience exhale audibly.<p>Such on-screen behavior seems romantic if you were raised in a culture that practices romantic kissing. But …

Is Your Child Ready For A Smartphone? How To Tell

How do you know when it's time?<p>Wondering if it's time give your son or daughter a smartphone? We don't blame you. It only makes sense that you'd want that kind of 24/7 connectivity with your child. Plus, a <i>lot</i> of kids have them.<p>Unfortunately, smartphone use is linked with diminished attention span, …

California woman, 21, killed by brain-eating amoeba

It started with a headache about two weeks ago. But a 21-year-old California woman soon began vomiting, and after being unable to shake the symptoms within a day, went to the hospital on June 17.<p>Officials say she's now dead, having succumbed to a rare infection caused by a brain-eating amoeba, …

Five tips to speed up your Mac

The only place I like seeing a beach ball is at a beach or in a stadium during a baseball game or concert. The one place I least like to see a beach ball is on my aging MacBook Pro, where the spinning beach ball has become an altogether too familiar a sight. If your Mac has become frustratingly …

What would you see in a black hole?

What would it be like to fly a spacecraft into a black hole? Marcus Woo investigates.<p>Something about a black hole just pulls you in. Sure, its gravity is so strong that not even light can elude its grasp. But, there's something else, something harder to pinpoint. Maybe it's a black hole's absolute …

These photos Apple's first employees showed us from the company's earliest days are absolutely wonderful

The pair had successfully begun shipping their first computer, a naked circuit board called Apple I. It had neither a keyboard nor a screen, and functioned more as part of a kit that computer hobbyists could build into something more useful, if they knew what they were doing.<p>Two early Apple …

Apple II

How to turn great iOS app ideas into something real

My friends, family and even complete strangers are constantly asking me how to get their million-dollar app idea in the App Store.<p>This is always a shocker for me because, after countless hours of hard work over the past two years, my app is barely breaking even.<p>But I can offer one solid piece of …

iOS Apps