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Take our Sats maths quiz to see if you're smarter than an 11-year-old

On Wednesday and Thursday year 6 children in England’s primary schools will take their Sats maths test.<p>If you haven’t had children in the English education system for a while, or even at all, you might be curious about what 11-year-olds are expected to know about maths. So below is a sample of the …

Education

These 33 Clever Gadgets On Amazon Are The Best Things Since Sliced Bread

If you're reading this, there's a good chance you weren't born when sliced bread made a big splash on grocery store shelves, thus eliminating the …

Kitchen Gadgets

Some Economists Predict a Recession in the Next 2 Years. Do These 7 Things to Prepare

The economy is getting better before it gets worse, and all business owners should be prepared for the fall.<p>It was once said that astrology was invented so economics would seem like a more accurate science by comparison. Yet we listen with interest to the warnings of economists, as well we should. …

Small Business

How much the average person in 40 different countries takes home after taxes

The salary you negotiate isn't the amount you end up receiving in your paychecks. The primary reason: taxes.<p>It is well known that every country has a different corporate tax rate, but each one also has different tax rates for individuals. CapRelo published a study on tax rates and take home …

European Travel

13 people share the single best money decision they ever made — and how it changed their lives forever

1/<p>1. He never borrowed any money.<p>Shutterstock/Mahony<p>"To forgo the society of the 'wealthy,' forgo a comfortable income slavery and live simply... I …

Personal Finance

10 Best Ways to Increase Dopamine Levels Naturally

Dopamine is an important chemical messenger in the brain that has many functions.<p>It’s involved in reward, motivation, memory, attention and even …

Neuroscience

No death and an enhanced life: Is the future transhuman?

The aims of the transhumanist movement are summed up by Mark O’Connell in his book <i>To Be a Machine,</i> which last week won the Wellcome Book prize. “It is their belief that we can and should eradicate ageing as a cause of death; that we can and should use technology to augment our bodies and our minds; …

Singularity

How to worry less, ease anxiety and tame toxic thoughts

The average person spends almost 80 percent of the time focused on regret about the past or anxiety about the future. How to get a handle on your worries.<p>Life would be so much different without a wall of worry in the way.<p>May is Mental Health Awareness Month, bringing attention to the one in five …

Self-help

15 facts about space that will blow your mind

Space exploration in real life is just as mind-blowing as it looks in the movies.<p>The universe's size and scope are incomprehensible even to the most advanced scientists, but we're learning more and more about the final frontier every day.<p>Keep reading to learn 15 facts you didn't know about outer …

Space Exploration

How to Keep Your Best Employees From Quitting

High performers, even those who excel at their jobs, still need you to help them grow.<p>If you’re reading this article, congratulations! You must have an awesome team. Managing them must be easy, right?<p>In fact, contrary to popular belief, managing high-performers doesn’t mean you don’t have to do …

Employment

Tomorrow's Star Map Release Could Revolutionize Our Understanding of Astronomy

Astronomers from <b></b>the European Space Agency’s Gaia mission <b></b>will release the biggest map of our galaxy ever tomorrow, using data collected by the Gaia …

Universe

12 Ways You Can Absolutely Make Money Online

For many people, making money online would be an absolute dream come true. If they could find a way to make money with a website or some other online venture, they could quit their job to focus on entrepreneurship, spend more time with their family, and finally take back control of their time and …

Marketing

How this 34-year-old dad made nearly $1 million off a simple Fiverr side hustle

A little over five years ago, Joel Young found himself in a situation many American families are facing: He was deeply in debt with a less than …

Entrepreneurship

The average American's annual food waste, water use, energy consumption, garbage, and carbon emissions in 1 simple chart

America's thirst for resources seems unquenchable, and its ability to generate waste can be shocking.<p>In 2015, for example, 5% of the world's population lived in the United States, but the country consumed about 18% of the planet's energy, according to EIA data.<p>Meanwhile, Americans in 2010 had a …

All About Bonds for Beginner Investors

Want to learn more about bonds and how to invest in them? This guide will tell you everything you need to know.<p>Most of us are used to borrowing money …

How to Know When to Sell a Stock

These are the only six reasons to make such a decision.<p>I'd like to think of myself as a pretty well-educated investor. My family's finances are in …

13 places with the bluest water in the world

Sometimes all it takes to re-center and refresh your mind and body is a good day (or week — who are we to limit you) staring off into a tranquil blue sea.<p>To help you find your inner peace, and catch a few waves and rays while you're at it, we've put together a list of some of the bluest waters in …

National Parks

CRISPR Is Already Changing Our World, Here's How

Deleting heart conditions out of embryos.<p>Even if you have no idea how it works or what the letters stand for, chances are you've at least heard of …

You will get chipped — eventually

LOS ANGELES — You will get chipped. It’s just a matter of time.<p>In the aftermath of a Wisconsin firm embedding microchips in employees last week to ditch company badges and corporate logons, the Internet has entered into full-throated debate.<p>Religious activists are so appalled, they’ve been penning …

Apple Pay

Here Are Nearly 1,200 Coursera Courses That Are Still Completely Free

Courses from 166 universities, including Stanford, Georgia Tech, Yale, Duke, and Michigan, are part of the list.<p>Are Coursera courses still free? At Class Central, we get that question so often that I wrote a guide to answer it. Generally speaking, Coursera courses are free to audit but if you want …

Online Education

Geologists now have evidence Africa is physically splitting into two continents

A large crack, stretching several kilometres, made a sudden appearance recently in south-western Kenya. The tear, which continues to grow, caused part of the Nairobi-Narok highway to collapse and was accompanied by seismic activity in the area.<p>The Earth is an ever-changing planet, even though in …

Vancouver Cheap Eats: Kitsilano

Loaded with eateries, Kitsilano is one of Vancouver’s most popular neighbourhoods to live, work, and play.<p>It’s no surprise then, that there are …

18 British words and phrases that don't mean what you think they do in America

It's been said that England and America are two countries divided by a common language.<p>Different words, different pronunciations, and different spellings have created two distinct separations in the English language: British English and American English.<p>Words, phrases, and slang that mean one thing …

10 books you should read if you want to retire rich, according to financial advisers

Retirement planning is a confounding topic — and there's no shortage of books that say they'll show you how to handle it. According to Amazon, there are nearly 5,700 on the subject.<p>Sussing out which of those books are going to really help you with retirement planning might sound like a task better …

How to make the most amazing pizza at home

<b>I've learned these tricks of the trade from a pro, and they make all the difference.</b><p>My sister Sarah Jane runs a very successful wood-fired pizza …

57 Ways to Lose Weight Forever, According to Science

The ultimate list of research-backed weight loss tips that will keep the pounds off for good.

26 hiking trails around the world that should be on your bucket list

Below is a list of breathtaking trails that span all difficulty levels.<p>From Japan's Yoshida Trail to Argentina's Fitz Roy Trek, here are 26 hikes worth traveling for.

12 Home Projects Designers Say Pay For Themselves Over Time

You don't have to spend big bucks to make a big impact on your space.<p>It's normal to get the itch to update your home, <i>especially</i> when new trends are cropping up every day. But, sadly, even DIY renovations aren't free. So we asked some of our go-to designers which projects are worth the investment.

28 Brilliant Questions to Ask at the End of Every Job Interview

Always ask questions at the end of your job interview.<p>Thinking up questions to ask during job interviews is key.<p>Remember, every interview is a …

Job Interviews

For a Moment in Russia, Gold Falls From the Sky

MOSCOW — Yakutsk, a city 5,000 miles from Moscow where temperatures can plummet to minus 85 degrees Fahrenheit, is not the sort of place where people normally spend winter nights searching the bushes by torch light. But it is not every day that 3.4 tons of gold falls out of the sky.<p>The unusual …

Russia