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Why the Dow Plunged 670 Points, Its Largest Drop in Nearly Two Years

Here's who to blame.<p>The Dow Jones Industrial Average tumbled 665 points in the biggest plunge since June 2016, as the worsening bond rout stirred …

A Blueprint To Building Wealth - The 4 Deadly Sins Of D.I.Y. Investors

It can be a double edged sword when investors take control of their own portfolio, and become do-it-yourselfers in the investing landscape. On one …

Investing

3 Easy Ways to Build a Killer Investment Portfolio

Follow these examples.<p>MONEY has just released its expanded 2018 list of the 50 best mutual funds and 50 best ETFs to own.<p>What makes these funds great …

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

Climbing

Learn How to Trade Stock Online with This Simple Guide

Stock Trading 101: A Beginner's Guide<p>Learn the Ropes If You're a Newbie to Online Trading<p>Updated February 10, 2018<p>It's crucial to educate yourself …

Investing

If you can solve one of these 6 major math problems, you'll win a $1 million prize

In 2000, the Clay Mathematics Institute announced the Millennium Prize problems. These were a collection of seven of the most important math problems …

5 money mistakes that could haunt you for life

Everyone makes financial mistakes, but some people know how to work their way out of them.<p>When it comes to money, bad decisions can pile up and affect you for the rest of your life. Fortunately, these mistakes can be avoided — and even fixed.<p>Here are five common mistakes that can haunt your …

The secret to being a top developer is building things! Here’s a list of fun apps to build!

You can only become a great developer by putting the effort in. Imagine for a moment — You can’t become fit physically by reading a lot about …

JavaScript

Discover how learning data science could help boost your career

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

AI is worth learning and not too tricky – if you can get your head around key frameworks

<b>M³</b> Starting with: TensorFlowThe hype around AI promises interesting work and fat paychecks, so no wonder everyone wants in. But the scarcity in …

Machine Learning

12 Must-Read Books That Will Raise Your Emotional Intelligence | Inc.com

I didn't learn about emotional intelligence until well into my 30s. By that time, I had started to realize that the best leaders -- those exhibiting high levels of EQ -- typically showed more self-awareness, collaborated better with others, and got promoted faster.<p>While EQ has been hotly debated …

Emotional Intelligence

Here are 15 books that will help you succeed in the tech world

'Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products' by Nir Eyal<p><i>Amazon</i><p>Why do some products capture widespread attention while others flop? What makes us …

I ditched my financial advisor for an app, and saving money has never been easier

At the risk of sounding cliché, I'm a millennial with almost no investing experience. I have a 401(k) retirement account, but all my non-retirement savings has been stashed in a standard savings account from Bank of America.<p>With interest rates low and my savings not doing much, I decided it was …

Self-driving cars still can’t mimic the most natural human behavior

What do you need to build a self-driving car? Roboticists and computer scientists have generally settled on similar requirements. Your autonomous vehicle needs to know where the boundaries of the road are. It needs to be able to steer the car and hit the brakes. It needs to know the speed limit, be …

Mexico City

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

102 minutes ago<p>C.J. Anderson is likely on the outs in Denver, but the NFL Draft offers up multiple options for the Broncos to replace his …

The 10 Best Blue-Chip Dividend Stocks

<i>Published by Bob Ciura</i><p>Blue-chip stocks are among the best stocks that dividend investors can buy.<p>We define blue chip stocks as those with a history …

An Idiot’s Guide to Building an Ethereum Mining Rig

Let us hash.<p>In March, the price of an Ether cryptocurrency token rose to an all-time high of around $25. This was good news for investors in Ethereum—the blockchain-based distributed computing platform that uses Ether as its currency—who had watched the cryptocurrency's price stagnate at under $10 …

Program an SMS Bot Using Python and Twilio

This winter I went to Utah with some friends, and explored some of the most remote and beautiful places in the world. I hiked through Star Wars looking terrains, and was in awe at the bright red canyons. However, there was one problem: we were in such remote places, the cellular connection was …

Are You the Boss From Hell? 20 Simple Questions That Reveal The Truth | Inc.com

They say if you don't know who the office jerk is, it's probably you. You know what's even worse? When you're in charge, and your employees think you're the boss from hell--yet you don't even know it.<p>Recently, I asked readers about the worst bosses they've ever had. As I read the replies, I heard …

Employment

Learn How to Start Trading With These Step-By-Step Instructions

How to Start Trading Stocks<p>Updated March 11, 2018<p>Whether you want to start trading stocks actively, or just want to invest for the long-term, there …

Trading

How this Isa millionaire beat Warren Buffett to earn a six-figure income for life (tax-free)

Amassing a multi-million pound investment portfolio is a great achievement.<p>Managing to build it up within Isas – where no further tax will fall due on capital gains or income – is an achievement of an altogether different magnitude.<p><i>Reader Service: Manage your investment portfolio the easy way with</i> …

Investing

The last light before eternal darkness – white dwarfs

What I learned from this awe-inspiring animated explainer video from Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell.<p>Ninety-seven percent of all stars will eventually …

The Higgs Boson: A Not-So-Godlike Particle

<i>Paul Sutter is an astrophysicist at The Ohio State University and the chief scientist at COSI science center. Sutter is also host of Ask a Spaceman,</i> …

Physics

Tesla Might Have A Solution For Electric Vehicles' Enormous Dirty Secret

Tesla’s recent announcements of a few additional Gigafactories and a significant expansion of its Supercharger network show the company hopes to …

New battery design for electric cars would stack up to 1,000-km range

One of the big stumbling blocks preventing the wide scale acceptance of electric cars is dreaded range anxiety. With an average range of around 100 …

3 Debt-Free Clinical-Stage Biotech Stocks That Are Swimming in Cash

Funding isn't a big concern for these three drug developers.<p>Investing in biotech stocks is like playing roulette in a casino. The odds are clearly …

You weren’t bad at math — you just weren’t looking at it the right way

What does mathematics look like to you? Do you see a wondrous landscape filled with connected ideas, or a sprawling mess of symbols? The distinction matters a great deal, because your mathematical worldview is inextricably tied to your success in the subject.<p>We are all familiar with the …

Mathematics

The Freshman's Dream: A Crash Course In Linear Functions

I’ve been grading calculus exams this week, and even though my students did quite well overall there were a couple of errors that I see every semester. Errors that make mathematicians’ heads explode. Like, how-are-you-in-calculus-if-you-think-this-is-true types of errors.<p>One of these is popularly …

Mathematics

Is Another Universe Sitting Too Close To Us On The Multiverse Bus?

Since the 1960s, astronomers have been aware of the electromagnetic background radiation that pervades the Universe. Known as the Cosmic Microwave …

Dark Matter

Programming as a Way of Thinking

Programming has changed. In first generation languages like FORTRAN and C, the burden was on programmers to translate high-level concepts into code. …

Programming