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This 1 Mental Habit Helped Make Warren Buffett a Billionaire | Inc.com

Warren Buffett tends to bill himself as an ordinary guy who just happened to make a ton of money by being thoughtful, patient, and frugal. He's also very smart, and puts a lot of time and effort into thoroughly understanding the market and his investments. But there's one other quality Buffett has …

Investing

Biggest U.S. banks clear first hurdle in Fed's annual stress tests

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The 34 largest U.S. banks have all cleared the first stage of an annual stress test, showing they would be able to maintain enough capital in an extreme recession to meet regulatory requirements, the Federal Reserve said on Thursday.<p>Although the banks, including …

Federal Reserve

Tequila tips: Here’s how they really drink it in Mexico

If you’re like most Americans, you probably only drink tequila at bars, shot down as quickly as possible after a lick of salt and chased with a squeeze of lime. The tequila itself is something of an afterthought; a nearly-unpalatable means to a drunken end.<p>Well, we’ve got some news for you: You’re …

Fusion Breakthrough Puts Us One Step Closer to Limitless Clean Energy

Taking It Slow<p>Scientists consider nuclear fusion the “holy grail” of energy production for good reason. Not only could it provide a virtually …

Energy

Here's Einstein's Advice to His Son on How to Accelerate Learning | Inc.com

Geniuses might be distinguished by their ability to grasp incredible complexity, but that doesn't mean if you somehow managed to corner one the greatest minds in history for a chat you'd be perplexed by what they had to say. According to Nobel Laureate Richard Feynman, the true hallmark of genius …

Albert Einstein

Warren Buffett’s 7 Best Dividend Stocks for Retirement

Warren Buffett, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B), is regarded as one of best practitioners of value investing. His investment philosophy is to …

Investing

Canadian elite special forces sniper makes record-breaking kill shot in Iraq

A sniper with Canada's elite special forces in Iraq has shattered the world record for the longest confirmed kill shot in military history at a staggering distance of 3,540 metres.<p>The Canadian Armed Forces confirmed Thursday that a member of Joint Task Force 2 made the record-breaking shot, killing …

16 of the best historical documentaries to watch on Netflix in 2017

While every moment that leads up to the present could be considered history, there are certain events throughout time that truly stand out among the …

What’s really going on in America’s confrontation with Russia in Syria

On the surface, Washington and Moscow’s latest spat over Syrian airspace sounds worryingly like a precursor to war between the two nuclear powers. In reality, this was just the latest and loudest in a series of maneuvers, as the two Cold War adversaries posture over whether the Syrian government or …

Middle East

Marijuana Stocks Will Soar if This Legislation Passes

Senators from both major parties introduced a bill that would ease federal restrictions on marijuana. Are marijuana stocks set to soar?<p>U.S. Attorney …

15 jaw-dropping predictions for workers over 50

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>“Genius clubs” to channel older workers’ talents. Mandatory retirement — at 80. A …

Scalable solar-powered desal system could supply water to homes and towns

The majority of the planet's surface may be water, but unfortunately a heaping pile of salt makes most of that undrinkable. Desalination makes …

Making Soufflé Is Simple, If You Know Its Secrets

A soufflé sums up French cuisine, a bravura display of timing and skill. When you follow the rules, with just a few minutes' work the soufflé puffs in the oven to impressive heights, perhaps doubling its original volume. It's all a matter of folding whisked egg whites into a basic flavoring …

French Food

The Best Ways To Keep Bread From Going Stale

Place your bread in a sealed zip-top bag, pushing out as much air as possible, and pop it in the freezer.<p><i>For</i> Epicurious<i>, by Emily Johnson.</i><p>It’s just a fact: the best breads die young. For this reason, we’ve all wondered how to keep bread fresh at one time or another.<p>And while there are many options …

Turmeric, red grape, and apple compounds 'starve' prostate cancer cells

What do turmeric, apples, and grapes have in common? According to a new study, they could hold the key to preventing and treating one of the most …

Rick Perry’s plan to kill funding for wind and solar power

The Department of Energy has ordered a staff report to show renewable energy harms the electric grid<p>Energy Secretary Rick Perry is cooking up a case to stifle further federal support of renewable wind and solar energy. He’s ordered a dubiously sourced staff study that is aimed to paint renewables …

10 Things You Must Do Before Quitting Your Job to Start Your Company

You have a dream but you need a checklist to achieve it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>So you've decided you're ready to take the plunge, quit your job, and get your own company up and running. You have an amazing business idea you are ready to launch. You're probably …

Canadian Marijuana Stocks Could Be in Big Trouble Following These Changes by Health Canada

Canada's public health agency is planning a major overhaul of the country's medical marijuana licensing program.<p>If you're an investor looking for …

As Cost Plunges, Solar Power is Ready to Surpass Coal

Solar Boom<p>Solar power is among the easiest ways for individuals to hop on the clean energy generation train. There are many incentives afforded to …

These 4 Megacap Stocks Are Expected to Grow Their EPS an Average of 642% by 2020

You'd struggle to find faster growth stocks than these household names over the next couple of years.<p>Anybody like growth stocks? Chances are you're a …

12 Things You Must Do to Avoid Money Disasters While Traveling Abroad

Here's a fun game to play with yourself: Book a long-overdue vacation abroad and naturally become excited. Now, think of every single thing that can …

Customer Service

How To Retire At 63 With Dividend Champions

<b>Ted and Mary</b><p>One of the most popular segments has been about Ted and Mary, who have returned to show how they are going to deal with retirement. It …

Investing

300,000-year-old skulls that look shockingly like ours could rewrite the human origin story

But new evidence outlined in two papers published in the journal Nature challenges that hypothesis. Instead, the authors describe recently discovered remains that suggest the first Homo sapiens showed up more than 100,000 years earlier than we thought in a place many experts didn't suspect.<p>The …

In 1492, Spain Forced Jews to Flee the Country or Convert to Christianity

The day before Christopher Columbus set sail for the New World (or whatever it was he was hoping to find), another ship carrying a heavy historical …

Trudeau decides it’s just not worth appeasing Trump in foreign-policy shift

America has left the world, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland signalled in Tuesday's landmark foreign policy address. Canada and its allies will hang together, she vowed, awaiting its return.<p>This was a very dangerous thing to say. But we live in dangerous times.<p>Although Ms. Freeland never …

Medical Marijuana Found To Have Yet Another Benefit: Killing Tumors

Many benefits of medical marijuana are well known, but the hurdles to legalization make it difficult to study the full range of benefits of a drug that could reportedly save Medicare $1 billion per year. Nonetheless, researchers led by Dr. Wai Liu at the University of London soldiered on and …

The secrets to handling workplace aggression

How not to pull a Mr. Met<p>Unless you’re an ultimate fighter, aggression has no place in the workplace.<p>Earlier this week, an interaction with a fan …

8 Wise Tips Famous CEOs like Warren Buffett Would Give Their Younger Selves

Advice from these key players in the business world could help you get ahead.<p>Every successful CEO has hit plenty of bumps on the road to the top. …

Secret Mexican diary sheds light on Spanish Inquisition

<b>A story of torture, betrayal and persecution is captivating Mexicans almost 500 years after it happened.</b><p>The dramatic life and death of the Carvajal family in 16th-Century Mexico is in the spotlight after a decades-long search for a national treasure came to an unexpected happy ending.<p>Luis de …