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4 Basic Calculations Reveal the State of Your Finances

A few simple math problems to measure your financial health.<p>An older survey revealed that almost 40% of Americans described math as their least …

26 time-management tricks I wish I'd known at 20

Time-management skills can take a while to learn.<p>Étienne Garbugli, a Montreal-based product and marketing consultant, the author of "Lean B2B: Build Products Businesses Want," and the creator of a course to help entrepreneurs find their target market, distilled the lessons he wishes he'd known when …

Time Management

12 books Bill Gates, Richard Branson, and other moguls think everyone should read

Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates reportedly reads 50 books a year. Oprah Winfrey has called reading "her personal path to freedom."<p>Gates and Winfrey, along with a number of other successful people, have made book recommendations over the years. Here are some of the titles that could help mold the …

Books

Our favorite books of all time

'A Tale of Two Cities' - Charles Dickens (1859)

Literature

Google Launches Free Course on Deep Learning: The Science of Teaching Computers How to Teach Themselves

Last Friday, we mentioned how Google's artificial intelligence software DeepMind has the ability to teach itself many things. It can teach itself how …

Artificial Intelligence

Leonardo da Vinci’s Visionary Notebooks Now Online: Browse 570 Digitized Pages

Quick, what do you know about Leonardo da Vinci? He painted the <i>Mona Lisa</i>! He wrote his notes backwards! He designed supercool bridges and flying …

Leonardo Da Vinci

10 clever gadgets that will save you money and time

Many of the products you buy <i>—</i> like your car or your dry-clean only work clothes <i>—</i> keep costing you to maintain, long after the initial purchase. But …

Personal Finance
Health Care

Government Paid for Poor Citizens' Health Care Some 300 Years Before Obamacare

The British colonists brought taxpayer-funded services with them to North America. For centuries after, government’s role in serving the needy wasn’t questioned.<p>There has always been government-subsidized health care in the United States. Until just after the Civil War, when state governments took …

Health Care

Bernie Sanders Wants To Expand Medicare To Everybody — Exactly What Its Architects Wanted

Bernie Sanders doesn’t just want to play defense on health care — he’s introducing a bill that would expand the Medicare program to everybody in America, creating a single-payer health care system.<p>Such a system would wipe out inefficiencies in our current, private insurance-run system, and polls …

A team of Wall Street analysts think Amazon will be worth $910 billion by 2027 (AMZN)

Amazon's stock price has rocketed by 50% in the past year, delighting shareholders and making founder Jeff Bezos the second richest man in the world.<p>The company could be worth $910 billion in 10 years time, according to Barclays analyst Ross Sandler, and eventually become a $1 trillion dollar …

Wall Street

Now We Know the Real Reason Millennials Aren't Buying New Homes

Homeownership has long been the American Dream, but younger workers are having a harder time than ever making it a reality. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the homeownership rate for millennials 35 and under dropped down to 35% in 2016, marking a 4% decline from 2010. And for the first time in …

Trump’s defense of his wiretap conspiracy theory goes horribly awry

Close video<p>The Rachel Maddow Show, 5/3/16, 6:52 PM ET<p>Trump can't resist a conspiracy theory: Todd<p>Chuck Todd, NBC News political director, talks with …

Trump Budget Makes It Official: You're Paying For The Wall, Not Mexico

One of the central themes of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign was to not only build a border wall, but to make Mexico pay for it. The claim didn’t just become an applause line for Trump on the campaign trail, it was a call-and-response rallying cry.<p>But the Trump budget proposals revealed late …

Donald Trump

Trump’s Medicaid assault: Now he’s gutting a social program he promised to protect

The White House plans to slash Medicaid funding and kick people off the program — that’s not how Trump campaigned<p>For a long time now, Donald Trump has broadcast to the world that he is different from other Republicans when it comes to the social safety net. While most Republican candidates in the …

Health Care

11 things to tweak when setting up a Windows 10 laptop

Got a new laptop? Start out by checking or changing these settings.<p>Get your new laptop set up just the way you want it. Here are 11 settings to check or change.<p>1. Check for updates<p>Microsoft releases a steady stream of Windows updates. Your new laptop checks for updates automatically, but you can …

Apps

Entertainment - MarketWatch.com

The chief executive officer of the Australian airline suggested using cargo storage for in-flight gyms.<p>10:33 a.m. Today10:33 a.m. March 29, 2018<p>Be …

Climbing

The Best Free Alternatives to Expensive Software

If you’re paying for premium software, chances are there’s a free alternative out there you could use instead, with features just as good as the ones …

Software

Top 50 Netflix movies available now

There are some brilliant award-winning, genre-changing, thought-provoking movies streaming right now on Netflix – UPDATED<p>Struggling to find a movie …

Ralph Fiennes

The 21 Documentaries from the 21st Century Everyone Should See

This year, Weiner and O.J.: Made in America reminded us just how ambitious (and binge-worthy) documentaries could be. Here are our picks for the 21 best documentaries ever made—plus some recs from their directors.<p>1<p><i>Weiner</i><p>Josh Kriegman & Elyse Steinberg | 2016<p>Turns out <i>Lemonade</i> was only the …

George Harrison