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Bad habits you must immediately break to improve your life in the next 100 days

Habits define us. And nothing sabotages your creativity and productive life quite like bad habits. In the words of <b>Samuel Johnson</b> “The chains of habit …

Of All The Organs, This One Suffers Most From A Poor Diet

I've invested many years in studying neuroscience and nuclear medicine and many more years in doing research in those fields. When I first started, …

Why More People Should Probably Use Pre-Tax Retirement Accounts Instead of Roths

It's not about your income, it's about your tax rate.<p>Anyone saving for retirement has probably had to decide between saving in a Roth account versus …

The Final Week of Jesus: Sunday–Monday (March 29–30, AD 33)

Each day this week I’ll post a video on what happened during the original Easter week of April, AD 33. The two videos above are the entries for Palm …

Top 13 Nutrition Lies That Made the World Sick and Fat

Nutrition is full of all kinds of nonsense.<p>The worst examples are listed here, but unfortunately this is just the tip of the iceberg.<p>Here are the top …

No, There Is no Such Thing as ADHD

No, there is no such thing as ADHD. Somewhere along the line we have lost the understanding that kids come in all shapes and sizes. Some kids are …

Chomsky: 'The Republican Party Is the Most Dangerous Organization in Human History'

<i>* This interview originally appeared on the blog of the Institute for New Economic Thinking.</i><p><i>To help make sense of where we stand as an economy, as a</i> …

11 Ways to Predict Romantic Attraction

Here's a dream scenario: No more awkward first dates. If you are single and hoping not to be, you can fill out a detailed questionnaire and submit …

10 books everyone will be reading this spring

From thrillers to fantasies to romances, there's something here for everyone.<p>Just in time for spring, go ahead and crack open a page-turning new book — or download it on your device. There’s a lot to choose from when it comes to riveting reads, so we enlisted two acclaimed authors to help us pick …

The Beginner's Guide to Recognizing and Changing Negative Thoughts

This strategy will help you recognize and replace the negative thoughts that can hold you back in life.<p>A pessimistic, dismal outlook can take a toll on your life in more ways than you might think. Research consistently links negative thinking to increased risk of mental health problems, physical …

8 Signs Your Partner Is Tolerating You Rather Than Accepting You

There's nothing worse than feeling like you're with someone who just "tolerates" you, rather than fully loves you for who you are. Everyone deserves …

10 Strategies Smart People Use to Handle Difficult People

Stress-relieving techniques for dealing with difficult people.<p>Difficult people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that …

The Catastrophic 401(k) Mistake Three-Quarters of Participants Are Making

Are you making it, too?<p>Though not all workers have access to a 401(k), those who get the option to participate in such a plan can reap a world of …

The plane you’re flying on may have an illustrious past

Several recent stories have detailed “last flights” of venerable commercial aircraft, particularly the famed 747, which first captured the traveling public’s imagination when the original test model rolled out of the Boeing factory 50 years ago, in September 1968.<p>United operated its final 747 …

These secret Netflix codes unlock hidden show and movie categories

The recommended content on your Netflix account comes from a complicated algorithm analyzing your viewing history.<p>And unless you are sharing your …

Documentaries

You Can Start This 6-Figure Service Business Tomorrow Morning for Under $100

The people delivering bread to grocery stores make good money but never get a vacation. That's a lucrative problem you can solve.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>About a year ago, I wrote an article about a six-figure service business that you can start for less than a …

The opposite of a narcissist is an 'empath' — and it could be a bad thing if you date one

In relationships, there are certain qualities we all look for in a significant other. Our love stories and desires may be different, but for many people, empathy ranks high on the list of desirable traits in a partner.<p>But what happens when someone feels empathy to the extreme? They could be an …

7 Behaviors That Ruin a Relationship

Why love fades and people in relationships grow apart is one of life’s great mysteries. What prevents us from maintaining the passion, attraction, …

What Was Jesus Doing Before He Came to Earth?

Pre-Incarnate Jesus Was Active on Humanity’s Behalf<p>Christianity says Jesus Christ came to earth during the historical reign of King Herod the Great …

How alcohol damages stem cell DNA and increases cancer risk

LONDON (Reuters) - Drinking alcohol produces a harmful chemical in the body which can lead to permanent genetic damage in the DNA of stem cells, increasing the risk of cancer developing, according to research published on Wednesday.<p>Working with mice in a laboratory, British scientists used …

Ancient Human Remains Document Migration From Asia To America

In Alaska, scientists have uncovered something they say is remarkable: the remains of two infants dating back more than 11,000 years.<p>Their discovery is evidence of the earliest wave of migration into the Americas.<p>"It's incredibly rare," says Ben Potter, an archaeologist at the University of Alaska …

Ice Age

The slow death of the jumbo jet – where are they all now?

Delta, the world’s second largest airline, sent its final 747 to an Arizona “boneyard” this week, marking another chapter in the slow death of the jumbo jet.<p>Last month United, Delta’s US rival, waved goodbye to its final 747 with a farewell flight from San Francisco to Honolulu (recreating the …

Use These 5 Steps to Quickly Become an Expert in Anything

To become an expert, stop thinking of yourself as one.<p>If you are going to run a business, you need to be an expert. An expert is really just someone who is trusted enough to lead. To be trusted enough to lead others and to lead innovation requires ability, results, andconfidence. If you are not an …

It Only Took This Instagram Co-Founder 1 Sentence to Provide the Perfect Cure for Procrastination

Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom uses this simple trick to avoid putting things off. And so can you.<p>Everyone at least occasionally puts things off. Everyone at least occasionally avoids doing things they need to do. Everyone, at some point, procrastinates.<p>And everyone who procrastinates <i>hates</i> the …

7 Ways to Overcome the Toxic Self-Criticism That Robs You of Mental Strength

A negative inner dialogue will prevent you from having a positive life.<p>Your private inner dialogue can either be a powerful stepping stone or a major obstacle to reaching your goals. If you constantly make negative predictions like, "I'm going to mess up," or you call yourself names, your self-talk …

What’s that brown sauce in Chinese takeout?

Why does your attempt at home-cooked Chinese always taste different from takeout? Let’s start with the fact that Chinese restaurants cook with …

Food & Dining

If You're Retired, Consider Buying These 2 High-Yield Stocks

Here are two high-yield options for you if you're retired, one for your IRA and the other in a traditional brokerage account.<p>Income generation …

3 Top Medical Device Stocks to Buy Now

Looking to put money to work in this under-the-radar sector? Here are three top stocks to consider.<p>Healthcare investors tend to focus all of their …

What you need to know about gallbladder sludge

Gallbladder sludge is a collection of cholesterol, calcium, bilirubin, and other compounds that build up in the gallbladder. It is sometimes called …

3 Smart Things You Can Do with $1,000 Right Now

A thousand dollars can be far more powerful than you think, if you spend it strategically. Here are some great ways to put $1,000 to work for you.<p>So …