Michael Luu

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China only makes $8.46 from an iPhone – and that’s why Trump’s trade war is futile

<b>The use of China as a giant assembly floor has been good for the US economy, if not for US factory workers.</b><p>The Trump administration’s tariffs on …

Economics

The Best Universities in the World Today

When it comes to choosing a research university, you should probably, well, do your research.<p>Choose a college wisely. Consider factors such as cost, …

College & University

This App Could Be the Cure for Your Jet Lag

A new app is helping travelers avoid the grogginess that's become a staple of flying cross-country or overseas.<p>If you've ever taken a flight across multiple time zones, you know the feeling. If you travel often for work, it's probably one of your biggest enemies.<p>Ninety-three percent of travelers …

Jet Lag

A Harvard Psychologist Explains Why Your Brain Never Runs Out of Problems to Find

Thanks a lot, brain.<p>Why do many problems in life seem to stubbornly stick around, no matter how hard people work to fix them?<p>It turns out that a …

Psychology

New technology can see your body through walls

MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory has created a system that can see your body through walls, recreating your poses when you walk, sit, or simply stand still. It uses RF waves to sense where you are and then recreates your body as a simple stick figure. It’s called …

Artificial Intelligence

7 Natural Ways To Keep Cockroaches & Other Bugs Out Of Your House

Summer means rosé all day, pool floats, and uninvited house guests that won't leave, and I don't mean your couch-surfing friends. These freeloaders …

10 habits of mentally strong people

Despite West Point Military Academy’s rigorous selection process, one in five students drop out by graduation day. A sizeable number leave the summer …

Self-improvement

Apple Watch detects diabetes with 85% accuracy

Figuring out if you have diabetes could soon be as easy as strapping on an Apple Watch.<p>A new study from Cardiogram shows that by using heart rate monitors on wearables like the Apple Watch, neural networks can now detect whether the wearer shows early signs of diabetes with astonishing …

Here's How the Rich Choose Their Friends—and How It Makes Them Richer

The people you spend the most time with can have an effect on your wealth.<p>Who you associate with on a regular basis determines the circumstances of …

Self-improvement

We should never have told people to take vitamins — and a new study shows why

It seems like simple, obvious advice: Eat your vegetables, get some exercise, and, of course, take your vitamins.<p>Or not.<p>Decades of research, including a new study published in December in the Journal of the American Medical Association, has failed to find substantial evidence that vitamins and …

Man suffers from uncontrollable orgasms every time he lies down, here's how - IBTimes India

The research paper mentioned: "It has proved difficult to stop experiencing these orgasms and 'unwire' himself back to normal."<p>A man has been …

Gua sha: What you need to know

Gua sha is a technique used in traditional East Asian medicine. It is often used to treat muscle pain and tension, but there has been limited …

Asia

What to eat for a fatty liver

The body stores fat in many areas of the body for use as energy and insulation. The liver is partially made up of fat, but if the fat content in the …

How does the new Tesla Roadster stack up against today’s supercars?

Elon Musk has a talent for unleashing bombshell surprises, and he definitely topped himself with the unexpected reveal of the second-generation Tesla …

My trip to China shattered my biases about developing nations

When I went to China for two weeks on a recent reporting trip, I had certain expectations. Officially, China is still a developing country. I thought I had a pretty clear picture of life in developing and developed nations, having grown up in India and spent most of my adult life in the United …

China

year-old self — and anyone can use his advice for success

All this month across Virgin.com we're focusing on youth, with the aim to empower young people to follow their dreams and engage with society in a positive way - plus we're hoping to learn a thing or two from them along the way.<p>This topic got me reflecting on a letter I wrote last year, to a …

Groundbreaking new work "rejuvenates" old cells

Reactivation of Youth Cells Rejuvenates<p>Anti-aging research sees plenty of coverage these days because more and more doctors believe that aging itself …

Exeter

20 Years Ago, Jeff Bezos Said This 1 Thing Separates People Who Achieve Lasting Success From Those Who Don't

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has stuck to this simple yet powerful approach, and it's one all of us can take.<p>Jeff Bezos founded Amazon in 1994. Twenty-three years later, he's one of the richest people in the world. But while Amazon is undeniably a tech company, the business was built on this …

Self-improvement

Berkshire Hathaway's Bank of America win is proof you can't invest like Warren Buffett

There is only one Warren Buffett.<p>Because while Buffett’s skill as an investor and an allocator of capital is well-documented, the single-biggest …

5 Reasons Why Entrepreneurs Don't Thrive in School

Why some entrepreneurs are better off skipping the formal education route.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>My brother Adam and I, like a lot of really successful entrepreneurs, never finished college. Our grades in school were very good, but we didn’t go on to college …

Sleep Deprivation Is Killing You (And Making You Fat In The Process)

The next time you tell yourself that you'll sleep when you're dead, realize that you're making a decision that can make that day come much sooner. Pushing late into the night is a health and productivity killer.<p>According to the Division of Sleep Medicine at the Harvard Medical School, the …

The advantages of owning real estate in a single-member LLC

Single-member limited liability companies (SMLLCs) are limited liability companies (LLCs) with only one member (owner). As with a corporation, …

Real Estate

How artificial intelligence is revolutionizing healthcare

There’s currently a shortage of over seven million physicians, nurses and other health workers worldwide, and the gap is widening. Doctors are stretched thin — especially in underserved areas — to respond to the growing needs of the population.<p>Meanwhile, training physicians and health workers is …

Every successful relationship is successful for the same exact reasons

Hey, guess what? I got married two weeks ago. And like most people, I asked some of the older and wiser folks around me for a couple quick words of advice from their own marriages to make sure my wife and I didn’t shit the (same) bed. I think most newlyweds do this, especially after a few cocktails …

Relationships

28 Secrets For Shopping Online That Will Blow Your Mind

All the tips and tricks you need to get the best deals during your next online shopping spree.

9 podcasts that will change how you think about human behavior

Fortunately, there are no shortage of podcasts designed to cater to that interest — whether it's a short one-one-one chat about building good habits or an hour-long compilation of novel ideas.<p>Here are some of the best podcasts that help put life in perspective.

The Biggest, Boldest Health Predictions For 2017—Crowdsourced From You

How will health care change in 2017? We asked and you answered.<p>It’s that time of year when we make predictions for what the next 12 months will bring, whether it’s new technology hitting the market or policy reforms. In health care, many industry executives, consultants, and futurists have pointed …

Digital Health

A step-by-step guide to hacking your brain so it can remember anything

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What is the most effective way to study a huge amount of information for one test?</i> <i>Answer by Jonathan Davidson, author of The College Success Cheat Sheet.</i><p>Don’t despair. If you do the right things, you’ll be ready to crush any exam.<p>In order to pull this …

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