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I make $200,000 a year in passive income after retiring at 34, and it works only because I followed 5 steps

Ever since landing my first job post-college in 1999, I've been determined to build enough passive income in order to not have a job. A future that included getting into work by 5:30 a.m. and leaving after 7:30 p.m. each day for decades seemed too brutal to endure.<p>In 2009, I decided that if I could …

Real Estate

The first human trials of this experimental, cancer-killing drug could change everything

Properly mixed, the medicine came out as a dark brown liquid. A nurse brought the intravenous bag to the side of a recliner, where a man with brain cancer sat. The nurse hung the plump bag on a stand and prepared the treatment for delivery. The moment had arrived for BXQ-350 to meet its first human …

Cancer

Prevent Fires and Cut Your Energy Bill! Expert Guide to Dryer Ducts

On any top 10 list of home fire causes, you’ll find “clothes dryer.” But it would be more accurate to categorize these disasters as “lint fires.”<p>Lint …

Home Improvement

Cancer immunotherapy

Focus |<p>Focus home<br>• Reviews & Perspectives<br>• News & Comment<br>• Additional content<p>Cancer immunotherapy – the targeting or use of immune system components to …

Immunotherapy

Scientists Just Found a Novel, Cheap Way to Use CRISPR Gene Editing to Fight Cancer

CRISPR is by all accounts a fascinating technology. Its headline feature is that it can literally be used to slice, dice, and otherwise manipulate …

The "Big Bang" of Alzheimer’s: Breakthrough study uncovers genesis of the disease

Impressive new research led by scientists at UT Southwestern, has discovered the earliest point in a neurodegenerative process that is thought to …

15 Uses for Super Glue You’ve Never Tried (But Should!)

You already use super glue when your child’s favorite toy cracks, or for a quick fix to repair a broken living room decoration. However, super glue …

Cancer-causing gene may have 'jumped' from plants into humans

Genes that cause cancer may have originated in plants and then “jumped” into humans, according to a new study.<p>The world’s largest analysis of so-called “jumping genes” has revealed the crucial role of an element known as L1, which the new data shows entered humans about 150 million years ago.<p>The …

Research

Drug gets body cells to 'eat and destroy' cancer

<b>Scientists have designed a special type of drug that helps the body eat and destroy cancerous cells.</b><p>The treatment boosts the action of white blood cells, called macrophages, that the immune system uses to gobble up unwanted invaders.<p>Tests in mice showed the therapy worked for aggressive breast and …

Immunotherapy

Poliovirus Therapy Shows Early Promise for Treating Aggressive Brain Cancer, but Questions Linger

Survival was better than expected with this genetically modified pathogen

Drug to Reverse Type 2 Diabetes Passes Critical Test in Mice — NOVA Next | PBS

In a groundbreaking study, researchers found that they were able to effectively reverse type 2 diabetes symptoms in mice by administering a daily …

Kidney cancer spreads by pretending to be white blood cells

Many people with cancer die not from their original tumour, but from secondary tumours that grow elsewhere around the body. Now we’re a step closer …

12 Things Your Plumber Wants You To Know

Steer clear of late-night or early-morning calls to the plumber by avoiding these big mistakes.<p>Cleaning your toilet is likely a top priority when it …

Apple TV 4K gets Dolby Atmos sound: Three reasons it matters

The Apple TV 4K and iTunes are getting support for Dolby Atmos. Should you care?<p>If you're an AV enthusiast with an Apple TV 4K, or the desire to get one eventually, the answer is a solid "maybe." But if you're not, perhaps you're wondering what Dolby Atmos is.<p>Along with DTS:X, Dolby Atmos is one of …

Fasting and Cancer

Fasting, or not eating food for an extended period of time, is well-known as a religious diet practice. But some are also beginning to use it for …

Teach Kids to Earn Privileges by Using Grandma's Rule of Discipline

Grandmothers sometimes really do know best. Grandma’s rule of discipline is a great way to teach kids that they have an option to earn their …

Genetic Coda: Why Do Hundreds Of Genes Turn On After Death?

Even after you die, some of your cells keep going. It’s a phenomenon that has many scientists intrigued. One study in particular examined the activity of one thousand genes in mice and zebrafish in the days after death, or the “twilight of death” as the study’s lead author Peter Noble poetically …

Genetics

How to Deep Clean Your Gas Grill, According to an Expert

For many of us, summer is synonymous with grilling. What isn’t always inherent in that: cleaning said grill. This decrustifying process may not be …

'Skip time-outs' and 9 other parenting secrets to fixing your kids' bad behavior

During her time as a Girl Scout leader, an Odyssey of the Mind coach and a playground volunteer, Katherine Reynolds Lewis began noticing something …

12 things you should be doing with Command Hooks

5 simple sex positions for partners who kinda don't know what they're doing

Simple doesn't mean boring though, oh no.<p>In life, you're gonna come (or more accurately, not come) across some people who aren't quite getting it in bed—either they don't have much experience, picked up some bad porn moves, or are just doing whatever the person before you was into. To inoculate …

7 Natural Ways To Keep Cockroaches & Other Bugs Out Of Your House

Summer means rosé all day, pool floats, and uninvited house guests that won't leave, and I don't mean your couch-surfing friends. These freeloaders …

If Cancer Can't Survive In An Alkaline Environment, Why Don't We Use That As A Treatment?

<i>If no disease, including cancer, can survive in an alkaline environment, then why aren’t doctors using this method to heal their patients? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Mike</b> …

Cancer Cells

Lung cancer destroyed with tea leaf nanoparticles

A new study has shown that lung cancer cells can be destroyed using nanoparticles derived from tea leaves. These tiny particles, called "quantum …

The Ultimate Europe Bucket List: 100+ Epic Things to Do in Europe

<b>RELATED –</b> Planning a trip to Europe soon? Make sure to check out our <b>Europe Packing List</b> for all the travel essentials for Europe.<p>Croatia Bucket …

5 Ways to Handle Disrespectful Behavior from Children

Whether your child rolls her eyes and says, "Whatever Mom!" when you tell her to start her homework or she pretends she can't hear you when you tell …

Parenting

Deadly brain cancer stopped with new compound

Glioblastoma, one of the deadliest forms of brain cancer, may have found its nemesis. New research shows that the tumor, which is notoriously …

Israeli Scientists Uncover Therapy That Converts Cancer Cells Into Normal Ones

Cancer cells, by definition, are abnormal cells that divide with abandon and have the potential to spread throughout and wreak havoc on your vital …

27 tips, tricks and hacks for creating your very first vegetable garden

Oh, vegetable planting time! Tomatoes, cucumbers, pumpkin, basil and other delicious summer edibles can all be planted now.<p>If you are building your first vegetable garden, here are some tips for success:<p><b>1.</b> Put the garden near your kitchen door. That might not be the most attractive spot for it, but …