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AP Explains: What is bitcoin? A look at the digital currency

LONDON (AP) — The price of a single bitcoin has pierced the $10,000 level and some experts say it could rise further. The world's most popular virtual currency allows people to buy goods and services and exchange money without involving banks, credit card issuers or other third parties.<p>It has a …

Bitcoin

Google Started This for Employees in 2007 and Now You Can, Too | Inc.com

In business, a small mistake or misjudgment can become a large (and expensive) problem. So wouldn't it be awesome if there were a simple way to improve your concentration, productivity, and decision-making?<p>Well, there is. The solution already exists.<p>It's called mindfulness and it's a simple, …

Mindfulness

This Is the Best Way to Improve Every Part of Your Life

You don’t celebrate enough.<p>I’m not talking about just having fun for the sake of having fun. Plenty of scientific research shows that celebrating is …

Happiness

You Asked: Is It Bad to Be Inside All Day?

Shelter is a basic human need. But staying indoors all day may fuel anxiety, insomnia and that too-familiar sense that humans just aren’t meant to …

Sleep

Fast Food Packaging: Are Chemicals Leaking into Your Food?

A new study analyzes potential carcinogens in many mainstream diets.<p>Here's one more reason to avoid fast food: Even if the beef or chicken you eat is …

Food

4 Practices to Help You Lose Fat Without Changing What You Eat

Photo: Saltwater Fit.<p><b>Does the idea of eating healthy intimidate you?</b> Do you feel overwhelmed when it comes to all the nutrition information out …

The Best Way To Buy A Car? Game Theory. That’s Right — Science.

My father does this routinely when purchasing a new vehicle, and I knew that it worked — but it never occurred to me that it’s related to game theory.<p>…

Kitchen love

There is nothing better than a well designed kitchen except a well designed kitchen that is as beautiful as it is practical. I'm in love with the …

What You Need To Know About Life – Paul Miller

Around May time last year I learned something that would change the way I approach things and reduce the amount of stress that I had in my life. It …

How To Get Good Grades While Studying Less

Wouldn’t it be awesome to know you could get better grades without having to rack your brains and put your life on hold?<p>I teach some of the most …

16 Unhealthy Habits You Should Get Rid Of By Turning 35 Years Old

If you are reaching your mid-thirties it is time to take have a look at yourself and decide which habits are worthwhile keeping and which are …

10 Dumb Lies We Tell Ourselves About Money

Be honest with yourself about your finances.<p>When it comes to personal finance, honesty is the best policy. Be honest with banks, be honest with your …

Personal Finance

8 Clear Signs of a Successful Life That Have Nothing to Do With Money or Fame

If you're not careful you can end up chasing the wrong goals for the wrong reasons.<p>Oftentimes peoples goals are associated with making money or achieving a high level of status.<p>While there's nothing wrong with wanting either of the above, you can be lead astray by chasing after them.<p>If money and …

Motivation

The 4 Rituals That Will Make You an Expert at Anything

We hear a lot about “10,000 hours” being what it takes to become an expert. But the majority of people totally misunderstand the idea.<p>So I decided to …

Self-improvement

L'Wren Scott: the mysterious suicide of Mick Jagger's girlfriend

In the months since fashion designer L'Wren Scott killed herself, her extraordinary life and achievements have been overshadowed by her relationship with Mick Jagger. Elizabeth Day travels to New York to meet the people who knew her and to piece together a tragic puzzle<p>She didn't leave a note. …