Lyn Macasaquit

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Stroke rates appear to be rising steadily in young adults

The rate of stroke among young people has apparently been rising steadily since 1995, according to a study published this week. Hospitalization rates for stroke increased for women between the ages of 18 and 44, and nearly doubled for men in that age range from 1995 through 2012.<p>Using more-detailed …

Biomedicine

11 Genius Ways To Cook Pasta You've Never Heard Of

Warning: untraditional pasta preparations ahead. Sorry not sorry, Italy.

Britain's 20 greatest drives

In Finland, Kids Learn Computer Science Without Computers

Students can learn the basics with a set of knitting needles.<p>The Finns are pretty bemused by Americans’ preoccupation with whether to put iPads in every classroom. If a tablet would enhance learning, great. If it wouldn’t, skip it. Move on. The whole thing is a little tilting-at-windmills, …

How to Spend a Perfect Weekend in Europe’s New Coolest Capital

If everyone you know is thinking about going to Lisbon, there’s plenty of reason for that. Its meteoric rise as a culture capital is just one part of …

Make side income in 5 ways to eventually quit your job

Nearly everyone dreams of quitting his or her day job, whether it's tomorrow, next year or in the next decade. However, there is a wide chasm between …

10 online careers you can start today with basically no money

Does working from home or any remote location of your choice, while dictating your schedule and having complete control over your career sound …

Makeup for work: How to get ready in 5 minutes

MANILA, Philippines – Most no-makeup makeup tutorials on the Internet require a lot of products to cover up and define, but when we asked Lindy Tsang …

The 22 books you should read before you quit your job to start a business

I was recently visited by a good friend I went to university with.<p>He's still in the field of architecture, and it was the first time we'd seen each other since I'd given up on the industry in favor of entrepreneurship.<p>During his visit we talked a lot about the Architecture industry as a whole, our …

The Rise And Fall Of Deutsche Bank’s “Wiz” Kid

Tim and Natalia Wiswell<p>A Russian Tragedy: How Deutsche Bank’s “Wiz” Kid Fell to Earth<p>Mastermind or scapegoat, Tim Wiswell was at the heart of the …

Never sacrifice any of these 5 areas of your life for work

Personal success author Napoleon Hill once said,”Great achievement is usually born of sacrifice, and is never the result of selfishness.” Even …

New Jersey

Tinker, tailor, hacker, spy - Technology

Special report<p>TechnologyTinker, tailor, hacker, spy<p>“THE COMPUTER WAS born to spy,” says Gordon Corera, who covers intelligence for the BBC, Britain’s …

New at MIT: Learn First, Pay Later (or Never)

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology and 13 other schools said they would offer online graduate-level courses for free, open to all. Students …

Parents opt for unapproved treatments instead of glasses for their children

<b>(CNN) —</b> "My daughter Samantha got glasses in second grade," says Yiwen Lee, a mother of two and an airline customer service representative. Calling from the road after dropping her kids off at school, Lee explained how within a year, her daughter needed to wear glasses all the time, her eye doctor …

Optometry

17 hilarious parenting comics that are your life.

You might remember our recent article filled with hilarious reality, "15 parenting comics that are almost too real."<p>Well, cartoonist and father of …

A 26-year-old set to retire at age 37 shares the book that shaped his mindset about money

You don't need an inheritance or a windfall to retire early — you don't even need a six-figure income.<p>All it takes is smart saving and investing …

Retirement

Lance Gokongwei's message to his kids is something we all need to hear

<i>Lance Gokongwei is the president and chief operating officer of JG Summit Holdings. He is the only son of John Gokongwei, Jr., one of the pillars of</i> …

111+ Best Small Business Ideas in the Philippines for 2017

Even before last year was put out to pasture, market analysts from different industries were forecasting 2017 to be one of the worst years in our …

Small Business

The 'poor man's MBA' can boost salaries by 20%

It's called the "poor man's MBA," and for many workers it's become a ticket to a six-figure salary.<p>LinkedIn began offering online courses in the fall, and the breakout hit has beenproject management. In fact, in 2016, LinkedIn Learning saw a 200% spike in members completing its project management …

Project Management

Bill Gates says people with these 3 skills will be successful in the future job market

Iconic tech entrepreneur and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is obsessed with the future.<p>He frequently works with inventors and industry disrupters, …

Bill Gates

Christmas truce of 1914 was broken when German snipers killed two British soldiers

A previously untold account of Christmas Day casualties has now come to light in the Herts at War project, an exhibition to mark the 100th anniversary of the start of the war<p>German snipers shot and killed two British soldiers while the famous Christmas Day truce of 1914 broke out around them, it …

Christmas Eve

5 lessons from a 17-year-old genius who earns $30,000 a month

When most teenagers want to feed their video game habit, they do one of two things. They either put out their hand and make a withdrawal from the Bank of Mom and Dad or they get a job. They flip burgers or pour coffee and they hand over their minimum wage to the clerk at the games store.<p>Not Temper …

Online Life

Brothers who cofounded a $100 million company say this question their mom asked every night at dinner is what inspired their business

When the brothers were in elementary school, their parents were in a near-death car accident from which their mother managed to escape with just a few broken bones — but their father lost the use of his right hand.<p>The stress and frustration from his physical therapy caused him to develop a harsh …

Breaking Down Mirai: An IoT DDoS Botnet Analysis

By now many of you have heard that on September 20, 2016, the website of renowned security journalist Brian Krebs was hit with one of the largest …

A 28-year-old who sold his company to Snapchat for $54 million and left to travel the world reveals why he hasn't spent a dime of his cut

Scan's technology is the basis of Snapcode, the little black dots that populate Snapchat icons and allow users to scan and discover each other with their smartphone cameras.<p>After the sale, Gee banked his earnings — he declined to specify the amount of his cut — and completed a brief stint working …

The Wrong Way to Speak to Children

Parents often use phrases like ‘Good job!’ and ‘Say thank you’ when they talk to their children. But what do those phrases really mean?<p>Parentspeak—it’s a language that no one sets out to learn but that most of us can’t help speaking. If you have children or work with them—or if you’ve ever talked …

Parenting

After writing about money for half a decade, here's the spreadsheet I built to keep track of my spending

<i>A lot</i>.<p>I don't pretend to be a financial expert or hold any kind of certification, but between writing, editing, and reading hundreds (thousands?) of stories about money, I've picked a few things up.<p>Chief among them is that the best, most critical first step you can take to improve your finances is …

9 Phrases Smart People Refuse To Use In Conversation

We've all said things that people interpreted much differently than we thought they would. These seemingly benign comments lead to the awful feeling …

Self-improvement

How To Cure Garlic Breath

Thank you, science.<p>Counter to most vampire lore, there is no magic to the pungent odor of garlic. The stench is the result of four major sulfur-containing compounds, which, when ingested, move into the bloodstream and then out through the lungs and sweat glands. But that doesn’t make it any less …

Ohio State University

John Kerry joins French-led Middle East peace push

With no real hope that the<p>Obamaadministration can leave Israeli-Palestinian rapprochement as part of its legacy, Secretary of StateJohn F. Kerryjoined a last-ditch French-led effort Friday to revive talks aimed at easing the long-stalemated Middle East conflict.<p>The daylong meeting, convened in …

Israel