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10 Things to Know About Money Before You're 40

Life gets complicated in your 40s<p>Every decade is a milestone of sorts, but turning 40 should come with a special, financial heads up. <b>Warning:</b> This is …

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Why Your Credit Card Is Going 'Chip-and-PIN'

Many Americans have received a new credit or debit card in the mail in with a computer chip on the front. If you’re not sure what the chip is all about, you’re not alone: One survey showed that about 75 percent of respondents didn’t understand why they were being sent the new chip-embedded …

Here's a twist: Buy the Canadian dollar now, global bank tells investors

A big global bank is advising investors to buy the loonie now, projecting a rebound in the Canadian economy that will help drive the currency higher.<p>Indeed, Charles St-Arnaud of Nomura Securities, part of the Japan-based financial group, expects the Canadian dollar to top 78 cents (U.S.) in the …

Google joins other tech companies to create a new video format

Shutterstock<p>Google has teamed up with 6 other tech giants to create a next-generation video format. The partnership includes key players like Amazon, Cisco, Intel, Microsoft, Netflix and Mozilla (aside from the Search Giant), a collective which is to be named the Alliance for Open Media.<p>You may be …

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A lot of US children are being diagnosed with ADHD improperly

Many doctors aren’t following professional guidelines<p>A lot of children are being diagnosed with ADHD in the US — but improperly. One in five are diagnosed based on information provided by family members alone, in violation of the guidelines set by the American Academy of Pediatrics, according to a …

Autism

How Regular People Make Big Money Running Really Strange Businesses

Next time you're wondering whether your business idea is too crazy to work, remember these crazy ideas that led to insane profits.<p>Jealousy is probably the least attractive emotion in entrepreneurship. Ideally, we'd all like to be the kinds of people who put others first, who care about improving …

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A standard of spoken English: From the archive, 15 July 1916

Is it desirable for everybody to speak English in the same accent?<p>That admirable watchdog of the English language, Professor Brander Matthews, of Columbia University, discusses once again, in the “North American Review,” the possibility of attaining a universal standard of pronunciation for our …

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. It looks as though Apple is about to allow people to block ads on their iPhones and iPads.</b> That's another huge blow for publishers who rely on ads for the majority of their revenues.<p><b>2. Google lost out on $6.6 billion in revenue to ad blockers last year, according to research from PageFair.</b> …

6 ways white supremacy takes its toll on Black people’s mental health

<b>Protester, Baltimore, April 25, 2015. (Reuters/Sait Serkan Gurbuz)</b><p>Whether you’re a teen at a pool party or a parent just trying to make ends meet, America is a hostile place to live<p>Terrell Jermaine Starr<p>June 11, 2015 8:00am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Officially, Kalief …

Teen on work experience discovers new planet

Tom Wagg, 15, spotted a planet orbiting a star whilst on a week-long placement at Keele University<p>A teenager on work experience discovered a new planet 1,000 light years away.<p>Tom Wagg was 15 when he spotted a tiny dip in the light of a distant star during his week-long placement at Keele …

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. These are the 16 best CEOs in tech, according to their employees.</b> All of the CEOs on the list received at least 100 reviews from employees on job hunting site Glassdoor in the past year.<p><b>2. Apple's new music service has drawn a suspicious eye from regulators.</b> The attorney generals of New York and …

Windows 10, with Cortana, Edge and Xbox gaming, is coming July 29

The newest version of Microsoft Windows arrives July 29.<p>Microsoft announced the launch date for Windows 10 on Monday. Upgrading to the major new edition of its operating system will be free for most consumers with a Windows 8 or Windows 7 machine. (Microsoft skipped a version 9.)<p>Highlights include …

Windows 10

I Asked a Neuroscientist Why I Want to Crush Every Cute Animal I See

Have you ever said, "Oh my God that puppy is so adorable I could just KILL it?" That's called "cute aggression," and it's a well-documented psychological phenomenon.<p>You know that feeling when you're holding something adorable and suddenly want to mash its cute little ribcage into its lungs? It's a …

McDonald's Is Making 2 Big Changes to Its Burgers

McDonald’s believes it has the solution to declining sales —and it starts with warmer buns.<p>The world’s largest fast-food chain is “recommitting to …

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How Boredom Kills Us -- In Body, Mind and Spirit -- And What to Do About It

A podcast on the tedium of boredom produced by Public Radio International delves into the subject of boredom in a decidedly un-boring, substantial way. Let's explore the piece, along with related compelling research, to see how being "bored to death" isn't just a euphemism. And discuss what to do …

This Test Tells You If You’re Really Cut Out To Be An Entrepreneur

At least that’s the aim of Clearer Thinking, a nonprofit that develops decision-making tools.<p>This spring, as college graduates march down the aisles in their caps and gowns, most won’t be dreaming of rising through the ranks of a Fortune 500 company; they’re more likely to be hatching plans to …

Most Of The Web Is Invisible To Google. Here's What It Contains

A roadmap of the Internet's darkest alleys<p>You thought you knew the Internet. But sites such as Facebook, Amazon, and Instagram are just the surface. There’s a whole other world out there: the Deep Web.<p>It’s a place where online information is password protected, trapped behind paywalls, or requires …

Euro Stocks Fall, Oil Leads Declines

Investors also weigh ongoing concerns over Greece’s eurozone future<p>European stocks fell Tuesday as markets took a pause from the massive rally run up in the first quarter of 2015.<p>Oil stocks led declines amid a drop in crude prices, while investors also weighed ongoing concerns surrounding Greece’s …

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