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10 things you can learn about money in 10 minutes that will change your life

Below, Business Insider has rounded up 10 quick money lessons that will teach you how to master your money — from how to automate your savings to investing in the stock market when you're not an "investor."<p>Of course, this isn't all there is to know about personal finance, but setting aside a few …

Personal Finance

Las Vegas For Non-Gamblers: Five Things To Do + Where To Stay

After booking a flight and a Las Vegas hotel, you’ve likely already spent a significant amount of your hard-earned, to-be-spent-on-vacation dollars. …

Las Vegas

Nine International Cities Where You Can Live On The Cheap

How much does it really cost to live abroad? That’s a question that seems easy on its face, then starts to sound incredibly complicated. Currency conversions, travel expenses, and “westerner” tax all seem to stand in the way of just saying ‘f*ck it’ and moving to a new country or city and living a …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

A fully loaded guide to the ultimate cooking recipes. Providing quick and easy cooking methods based on the Mediterranean culinary culture, Your Food …

Dessert

Samsung’s Staedtler stylus is roughly 5,000 times more awesome than the Apple Pencil

Almost a real pencil!<p>Samsung introduced some tablets at Mobile World Congress last night. I was there, I listened to the whole thing, and I can’t really tell you much about them other than they exist and they’re technologically advanced. What swept me up in real emotion, however, was the Korean …

12 Secretly Sugary Foods That Are Sabotaging Your Diet

<b>Which one of these secret sugar bombs surprised you the most? Tell us which culprit you’ll be cutting back on in the comments below!</b>

The new way to tell if you’ve saved enough for retirement

The standard measure of how well-prepared people are for retirement is very close to useless.<p>This gauge is called the replacement ratio. You're supposed to save enough money to generate annual income of about 70 per cent of what you grossed in your peak working years. Some experts say 50 per cent …

How the sugar industry has distorted health science for more than 50 years

The sugar industry has a long history of shaping nutrition policy in the United States, working to mask the potential risks of consuming too much of the sweet stuff.<p>It wasn’t until this year, for instance, that the US Dietary Guidelines finally recommended people keep their consumption of added …

3 Travel Tools Millennials Use and You Should Too

How to save time, money and discover local hidden gems with these new travel tools that Millennials are using to elevate their game.<p>Travel planning can be nothing short of a hassle.<p>Luckily, the market is full of new tools to improve your experience. The problem is finding the products that really …

This Man Planned the Most Efficient U.S. Road Trip of All Time

All the state capitols in the lower 48, in one trip.<p>Hitting the open road and driving into the sunset is a romantic notion, but most of us need a …

Lenovo, Google unveil phone that knows its way around a room

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Lenovo smartphone unveiled Thursday will be clever enough to grasp your physical surroundings — such as the room's size and …

The Jian Ghomeshi verdict is in. But the story isn't over.

Just as Jian Ghomeshi’s sexual assault trial ended in his acquittal, the judge ignited new controversy with a strongly worded ruling<p>When Ontario …

El Colapso

Former flight attendant suing WestJet over alleged sexual assault by pilot

A former WestJet flight attendant is suing the airline, alleging that it failed to protect her from being sexually assaulted by a pilot who was known to have previously assaulted another woman, that its officials did not discipline her alleged assailant and that she was fired when she tried to find …

The digging never ends: It’s not just what ExxonMobil did, it’s what it’s doing

<b>(AP/J. Scott Applewhite)</b><p>ExxonMobil’s never-ending big dig is flooding the Earth with fossil fuels, Bill McKibben explains<p>Bill McKibben<p>February 20, 2016 8:30pm (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch.<p>Here’s the story so far. We have the chief legal representatives of the eighth and 16th …

Climate

Drinking Wine Before Bed Could Help You Lose Weight, Says Science

The best way to fight night cheese pounds? Night wine.<p>File this under <i>too good to be true</i>: Two recent studies suggest that drinking wine could help …

Oldest known case of Neanderthal-human sex revealed by DNA test

Traces of DNA found in remains Neanderthal woman show date of first human-Neanderthal couplings is tens of millennia earlier than previously thought<p>A Neanderthal woman who lived and died in a Siberian cave 50,000 years ago has led researchers to the oldest known case of sex between modern humans …

3D Bioprinter Creates Bone, Muscle--And Cartilage For This Ear

Almost good enough to be transplanted into humans<p>Because the demand for donors’ organs and tissues is so high, researchers have spent years engineering synthetic tissues that could be transplanted into humans. But that’s not very easy to do—many of the gel-like tissues have been too mushy to be …

Wake Forest University

Can Alzheimer’s be transmitted person to person? Preserved Canadian brains studied for answer

Ranging from their mid-teens to late 50s, the four Canadians died tragically after transplants of brain material gave them Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, …

If You’re Not Collecting Productivity Data, You’ll Never Succeed at Work

jennifer maravillas FOR HBR<p>Counting calories and steps may be terrific for improving personal health. But what counts most in promoting professional success? Quantifying the “business self” is an essential precursor for enterprise networks that empower people to manage their strengths and …

17 Simple Ways to Become a Powerful and Likable Boss

If you want to be a better manager, you can read a dozen management books ... or just this short post.<p><b>Editor's note:</b> <i>"The First 90 Days" is a series about how to make 2016 a year of breakout growth for your business. Let us know how you're making the first 90 days count by joining the conversation</i> …

The Best Marriage Advice EVER

When Ashley and I got married thirteen years ago, we were young and in love, but we were also pretty clueless (me especially)! Along the way, we've had so many people share wise advice and life experiences with us, which has helped guide our family through good times and hard times.<p>Through the …

We got 10 CEOs to tell us their one killer interview question for new hires

Where do you see yourself in five years? Tell me about a time when you showed leadership. What is your biggest weakness?<p>These are the standard questions that job candidates face during interviews. And by now, everyone also has standard answers. (“My biggest weakness? I work too hard.”)<p>As you scale …

Employment

Ghomeshi court spectacle lacked only the cameras: Menon | The Star

The media frenzy started before sunrise.<p>Had you passed by Old City Hall on Monday around 6:45 a.m., you might have assumed a new iPhone model was …

Why they came to the Ghomeshi trial | The Star

The Star spoke with members of the public outside the entrance of the Ontario Court of Justice at Old City Hall Monday as day one of the Ghomeshi …

Globe in Kiev: Ukraine protesters call for Yanukovych’s immediate ouster

The future of Ukraine appears more uncertain than ever after thousands of protesters angrily denounced an agreement aimed at ending months of unrest.<p>While politicians managed to reach a deal on Friday that will see the removal of embattled President Viktor Yanukovych by December, the thousands of …

Coffee Could Help You Live Longer, Says Harvard

Another study suggests something we all want to believe: drinking coffee is super-healthy.<p>Coffee drinkers might be getting something in their cups …

The American Invasion of Cuba

Artists, entertainment companies and tourists are leading the charge toward a new era in U.S.-Cuba relations<p>The U.S. invasion of Cuba has begun.<p>Following President Obama’s steps to ease travel and trade restrictions on Cuba last year, the island has been overwhelmed by cultural visitors on the hunt …

Cuba