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7 tough lessons people often learn too late in life

Life lessons are full of wisdom because they often have to be learned the hard way. However, the hardest part about that process is realizing that sometimes not every opportunity lasts forever. You finally "get it" long after the fact.<p>If possible, it's best to learn these things sooner rather than …

Self-help

10 stock market words you need to understand when the Dow Jones turns bumpy

The stock market’s wild ride since last week has captivated millions of casual investors who rarely follow its daily movements so closely.<p>The news reports, in turn, have bombarded the uninitiated with stock market lingo that may sound strange.<p>Here’s a quick glossary:<p><b>• Correction.</b> A market drop of …

Stock Markets

Forget About Bitcoin, Consider Investing in This Instead

These companies are tapping into the resources that are solving a massive global problem.<p>Cryptocurrencies like <b>bitcoin</b> (BTC-USD) are all the rage …

Investing

CREDIT SUISSE: There’s been a ‘fundamental shift’ in how investors view the stock market's relentless rally

The stock market's unrelenting march higher has changed how investors see this bull market, according to Credit Suisse.<p>As the S&P 500 rose, investors positioned themselves to profit from new highs by demanding more call options, which are instruments that give them right to buy stocks at an agreed …

Stock Markets

io9's Greatest Movies of the Past 10 Years

In 2008, we were basically living in another world. The Marvel Cinematic Universe didn’t exist, we were still recovering from George Lucas’ <i>Star Wars</i> …

'Whinge less, people!': Life advice from a 27-year-old woman dying from cancer is going viral for all the right reasons

A post written by a 27-year-old Australian woman who died of cancer last week has gone viral on Facebook with more than 50,000 shares and 60,000 likes.<p>Holly Butcher from Grafton, Australia, suffered from Ewing's sarcoma, which is often found in the bone and surrounding soft tissue.<p>She wrote the …

Cancer

Apple will give you more cash for your dusty old Mac

Apple has increased its trade-in values for a bunch of old Mac models. Machines released in 2009 and later could now earn you up to $2,500. That’s a generous $1,000 more than the previous limit.<p>If you were thinking about treating yourself to a new Mac this Christmas, Apple just made it a whole lot …

This Extreme Diet Reversed Type 2 Diabetes in Up to 86% of Patients

Incredible.<p>Type 2 diabetes isn't necessarily for life, with a 2017 clinical trial providing some of the clearest evidence yet that the condition can …

Diabetes

2018 10Best Cars Photo Gallery

Strange Atomic Ripples in Graphene Could Unlock Clean, Limitless Energy

Holy crap.<p>By all measures, graphene shouldn't exist. The fact it does comes down to a neat loophole in physics that sees an impossible 2D sheet of …

Times LIVE

Latest news from South Africa, World, Politics, Entertainment and Lifestyle. The home of TimesLIVE and Sunday Times newspaper.

Travel (South Africa)

Code-teaching app SoloLearn wins FbStart Apps of the Year competition

Facebook has announced its “FbStart Apps of the Year”, which is an event which recognizes the most successful apps from the global FbStart program. This year’s Grand Prize winner is <br>SoloLearn (iOS/Android] which is a free mobile-first app for anyone who wants to learn how to code.<p>SoloLearn’s CTO …

Your Thoughts Can Change Your Reality – Says Scientist

What if someone told you your own thoughts possess the immense power to change your reality?<p>Is it really possible to alter the present and the future …

Simplenote, the planet’s most useful piece of software, is now open source on iOS, macOS, and Android

If you’re not using Simplenote, you’re missing out. This… well, simple note app has been a standby and lifesaver for me for years, though occasionally I have worried about its future: Will it survive if Automattic, which bought it back in 2013, goes under or gets bought itself? What if the servers …

Software

How to level up fast (and catch rare Pokemon) without spending money in Pokemon Go

Pokemon Go is free, to a certain degree. If you run out of Pokeballs and other supplies, you'll need to run around to various PokeStops to get more. That can take a while and make leveling difficult.<p>The other obvious option would be to buy what you need from the game's shop, but no one wants to …

Step-by-Step Guide to Building Your Own Apple Computer on The Cheap

Meet your new ‘hackintosh’.<p>Apple computers are great, but they're often very expensive. So what's the solution if you want a super-powerful Mac …

Computer Hardware

London real estate market may be attractive after Brexit

For some Wall Street players, it’s a case of “Brexit Calling.”<p>Mooring Financial Corp., the $60 million hedge fund run by veteran investor John …

More Than 40% of All Foreign Buyers of Luxury Homes in the U.S. Are Chinese

One out of four Chinese buyers in the U.S. purchased $1 million-plus homes<p>Chinese buyers purchased more homes in the U.S. — and at higher prices …

KODA / Kodasema

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> KODA by Kodasema - a movable pre-fab mini house prototype from Estonia has been shortlisted for the …

Architecture

WATCH: This Simple Triangle Will Change The Way You Think About Maths Forever

Because logarithmic notation is bad.<p>Okay, let's get something straight right off the bat - logarithmic notation in maths is bad and doesn't make a …

Mathematics

How to Read People Like Sherlock Holmes: 5 Secrets Backed by Research

We’d all like to learn how to read people like Sherlock Holmes. And research shows understanding things like body language is even more powerful than …

11 Research-Backed Ways to Boost Confidence

Confidence is something of a psychological trick, and it is possible to “fake it until you make it.” Try these 11 easy tips the next time your …

Why it’s exciting that scientists discovered a new state of matter

It might sound boring to most people, but the fact that scientists have finally been able to prove there’s a new state of matter is very exciting, as …