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You've never heard of these 5 classes — but their areas of study will boost your pay in the future

If you want the excitement of working in a growing industry, like renewable energy or artificial intelligence, you could try to strike out on your …

When Globalization Brings Brain-Invading Worms

The parasite that causes rat lungworm disease is now endemic in the southeastern United States, and it’s expected to spread northward.<p>There is a long, grim history of infectious diseases crisscrossing the globe aboard giant ships.<p>Explorers looking to set up new colonies carried smallpox, measles, …

The secret to a happy marriage may be an emotionally intelligent husband

This critical skill is not limited to heterosexual couples. It's essential in same-sex relationships as well, but the research shows that gay and lesbian couples are notably better at it than straight couples. See The-12 Year Study for more on this.<p>I want you to meet Lauren and Steven. While Steven …

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WOW Air offers $99 and $199 airfares from California to Europe, promising 'more in the future'

Traveling to Europe in the spring or summer can be pricey, making it difficult for many people to visit during peak season. So when one budget Icelandic airline announced its latest travel deal to several hot spots on the continent, it caught our attention.<p>After offering $99 flights from the East …

The Top 20 Must-Do Adventures In California

Written by Anna Cohen, Contributor and Explorer for The Outbound Collective<p>When you think of California, the first things that come to mind might be movie stars, avocados, and tech. But if you love outdoor adventure, then California has so much more to offer. With the Sierra Nevada Mountains, …

The best laptops you can buy

The problem is that it's tough to know whether a laptop is really right for you until you've used it for a while.<p>We've researched some of the best laptops on the market and combed through reviews to at least give you some of the best options to choose from. Here are some of the top picks from …

Learn to code in one of the most productive, versatile, and beginner-friendly programming languages

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Flickr/nyuhuhuu<p>Coding continues to be a highly in-demand skill in today's job market, one that flies over the heads of most but can …

7 Simple Steps to Financial Freedom | Inc.com

For anyone who not only bought but also made the long and difficult slog through Benjamin Graham's book, <i>The Intelligent Investor</i>, congratulations, you're one of the 10 percent who made it past the first chapter. For the other 90 percent, there is a much simpler, easy to understand book from Tony …

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Public Access to Startup Investments

In the United States, for the first time since 1933, you do not have to earn more then $200k annually or be a millionaire to invest in startups. As long as the startup raises less than fifty million dollars annually, anyone can now get into the game at the ground level.<p>In the past, crowdfunding has …

10 Things to Say to Your Partner Instead of 'I Love You'

Saying "I love you" can become a form of punctuation in a long-term relationship. People say it at the end of a phone call, or on their way out the door, or as they're falling asleep at night. And there's nothing wrong with this. Expressing love often is a good thing! And it's a nice way to check …

5 Retirement Lessons From Warren Buffett

<b>1. Invest for the long term.</b><p>Many of us are short-sighted. We panic at every market crash or try to chase a quick buck. However, Buffett teaches us to …

Vitamin B12 modulates the transcriptome of the skin microbiota in acne pathogenesis

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12 incredible US destinations that haven't been discovered by tourists

A recent Quora thread discussed unique places in the United States that aren't frequently visited by tourists.<p>From the picturesque False Kiva in Utah's Canyonlands National Park, whose exact destination remains a secret, to the crystal-blue Havasupai Falls in Grand Canyon National Park, here are 12 …

Carrick best reads: The cheapest time of day to book a flight

<i>The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.</i><p><b>The cheapest time of day to book a flight</b><br>And, the most expensive time.<p><b>It's time for female-only financial education</b><br>Women live longer and earn less on average, …

This Is the Best Way to Protect Your Retirement Savings

Don't let pundits scare you into holding just one supposedly safe asset.<p>When investors feel especially anxious, they may be tempted to move all their …

The single most effective way to get rich

Contrary to popular belief, you don't have to be an expert about personal finance to get rich.<p>You don't need to use fancy economic jargon or know this year's "hottest stock." You don't have to come from an affluent family, and you don't even have to earn a massive paycheck.<p>For most people, it all …

The 10 best jobs for millennials right now

This group is known for a lot of things. One of them: job hopping.<p>So, there's a good chance that if you're a millennial reading this, you're on the hunt for a new gig.<p>To help you decide what to do next — or, if you're a recent grad just joining the workforce, to guide you in the right direction — …

Ancient DNA reveals how Europeans developed light skin and lactose tolerance

Food intolerance is often dismissed as a modern invention and a “first-world problem”. However, a study analysing the genomes of 101 Bronze-Age …

How a 10-month-old startup's founders convinced investors to give them millions of dollars to buy a 93-year-old German razor factory

But Jeff Raider and Andy Katz-Mayfield, the cofounders of shaving startup Harry's did just that — and then they used the money to buy a 93-year-old German factory.<p>Raider and Katz-Mayfield became friends more than a decade ago, when the two were interns together during college. Raider then went on …

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