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How to Stop the Sound of a Dripping Faucet Instantly, According to Science

It’s tempting to think that the “plink” sound produced by a falling water droplet on a liquid surface is caused by the droplet itself, but new …

Southwest Pilot of Flight 1380 Is Navy Veteran Hailed for Her ‘Nerves of Steel’

About 20 minutes after takeoff on Tuesday, Capt. Tammie Jo Shults was steering a Southwest Airlines plane toward cruising altitude, generally considered the safest part of a flight. But then the left engine exploded.<p>The blast hurled debris into the side of the plane. A passenger window shattered. …

Southwest Airlines

The next revolution in dental care is about to begin

New high-tech treatments may be able to repair cavities without fillings and even regrow entire teeth.<p>From fluoride toothpaste to dental sealants, science has brought all sorts of tools for fighting tooth decay — and yet 91% of Americans between 20 and 64 years of age are affected by dental …

Dental Care

A High-School Student Just Won $250,000 For This Incredible Explanation of Relativity

This is genius.<p>The German physicist Albert Einstein needed complex equations to describe his theory of relativity, but 18-year-old Hillary Diane …

A visual history of the iPhone's camera bump over the years

You don't need to be a professional photographer to be able to see that the iPhone's camera has improved significantly since Steve Jobs first …

10 essential supplements and why you should take them

I’m often asked by clients and readers of this column whether they should be taking supplements to help achieve their training goals. My answer is that for general training goals, supplements probably aren't necessary. With a practical training plan and careful diet, you should be able to achieve …

These will be the 21 most powerful economies in 2030

Emerging markets will start to dominate rankings of the world's top economies by 2030, according to a report published earlier this year.<p>The report, …

First cancer 'living drug' gets go-ahead

<b>The US has approved the first treatment to redesign a patient's own immune system so it attacks cancer.</b><p>The regulator - the US Food and Drug Administration - said its decision was a "historic" moment and medicine was now "entering a new frontier".<p>The company Novartis is charging $475,000 (£367,000) …

Cancer

What Does the Future of Residential Solar Look Like?

The winners of the past in residential solar may not win the future.<p>The solar industry in 2020 won't look much like the solar industry did in 2015. …

Solar Power

The 10 best perfumes for men

This Site Shows Peak Tourist Times So You Find the Best Travel Deals

When you're planning a vacation, you can always wait for travel deals to pop up or try to take advantage of places where price wars are taking place. …

Air Warfare – Global Air Warfare

Why Greece Is Best Seen by Boat

A traditional Turkish gulet allows a lot of freedom and flexibility.<p>The summertime appeal of Greece—languid Mediterreanean lunches, charming white-washed villages, hidden swimming coves—can undoubtedly be spoiled by the crowds. But if you look beyond the well- trodden spots (and know how to …

European Travel

The best boutique hotels in Tokyo

An insider's guide to the best boutique hotels in Tokyo, including the top places to stay for traditional Japanese interiors, design-led rooms, bespoke artworks, creative spaces, top-notch service and rooftop restaurants, in locations including Shibuya, Asakusa, Daikanyama, Harajuku and …

21 Of The Healthiest Summer Snack Recipes On Pinterest

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Your largest asset isn't your home or savings account — a financial planner explains why

Despite everything you may have read or heard, your house and your 401(k) are not your largest assets—your career path and income are your biggest assets by far.<p>Below I will illustrate why this is the case and provide one simple tip on how to maximize your personal growth potential.<p>Your home is an …

Retirement

All Extremely Confident People Give Up These 13 Habits

Real confidence is built through hard work and excellent habits.<p>Real confidence is not narcissism.<p>Although the two often get confused, people with narcissistic tendencies need everyone to think that they're special. They have a need for admiration and a sense of entitlement that's rooted in …

800 Free eBooks for iPad, Kindle & Other Devices

<b>Dickinson, Emily</b> - Poems<p><b>Didion, Joan</b> - 12 Masterful Essays<p><b>Dostoevsky, Fyodor -</b> A Raw Youth (Translated by Constance Garnett)<p><b>Dostoevsky, Fyodor</b> - …

Literature

10 Literary Classics Every Business Leader Should Read

If you only stick to business books and biographies, you're not learning as much as you could.<p>Biographies of inspirational figures, leadership how-to titles, and management case studies will all give you great insights on how to be a better entrepreneur and leader, but if that's all you read, …

14 foods you can eat as much of as you want and not gain weight

While there's no such thing as a zero-calorie food, there are foods you can enjoy freely without having to worry about packing on the …

I retired at 52 with a $3 million net worth — here are 10 things that surprised me about early retirement

<i>And spoiler alert: it doesn't involve money or a high-powered career! Both of which he retired from once he realized enough was enough (his "enough," btw? $3 million) Take it away, ESI!</i><p>When I retired last fall at 52, I thought I knew exactly what retirement would be like. Many of the expectations I …

Retirement

Mind-Blowing New Theory Connects Black Holes, Dark Matter, and Gravitational Waves

The past few years have been incredible for physics discoveries. Scientists spotted the Higgs boson, a particle they’d been hunting for almost 50 …

Rock Jaw Scores Again With Resonate In-Ear Monitors

Headphones fit over your head and earphones plug in your ears. It’s simple, isn’t it? Well, maybe not. Now we have a third category: In-Ear Monitors or IEMs. They work like headphones and earphones except they plug directly into your ear canal with custom eartips and they often include really …

Audiophile

You Can Travel Across The U.S. By Train For Just Over $200

Gas is still pretty expensive in most places, and air travel is full of ridiculous TSA delays, so train travel is starting to look pretty good to …

'My DIY boiler heats my six-bed home and keeps my pool at 32 degrees - for nothing'

New technology set to be introduced in the UK this summer will make it easier for thousands more people to heat and power their homes through at-home boilers and renewables.<p>Anyone who uses solar panels or wind turbines to heat their home currently has no way of storing the energy until the best …

Solar Panels

'My home-made battery pack means I heat and light my home for nothing'

A brand-new market is growing for home batteries that make it possible for British homeowners to store energy generated by solar panels and other renewable sources.<p>The “Powerwall” battery, from Tesla, the pioneering automotive company founded by Elon Musk, is now going on sale in Britain.<p>But one …

10 Toxic Habits That You Should Get Rid Of Immediately