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The more humanely a fish is killed, the better it tastes

If you’re an eco-conscious eater, you’ve probably asked how your fish journeyed from ocean to aisle. But have you ever asked how the fish died? …

Fishing

How the changes to Social Security affect you

<b>WHAT is Changing with Social Security?</b><p>The two strategies affected by the new law (that law being the 2015 budget) are known as File and Suspend and Restricted Application.<p>File and Suspend allowed you (generally the higher earner in a couple) to file for, but suspend taking, your Social Security …

Retirement

How to Start Android App Development for Beginners

So you have a killer app idea and you’re ready to turn it into a reality and take it to market. No doubt you’re itching to start getting your first downloads, reviews and profits… But there’s just one problem: you don’t have a clue where to start!<p>Learning to code is difficult enough on its own but …

Android News

Rosemary's Aroma Found To Enhance Memory by 75%

Rosemary is a fragrant herb that is often used for cooking and perfumes as well as its ability to soothe muscles and relieve irritation, though that …

Alternative Medicine

Here's what it's like to go to space for the first time

On November 12, 1995, Chris Hadfield went on his very first trip to space. Since that day, Hadfield has spent a total of 166 days in space, gone on two spacewalks, and become a two-time best-selling author. The legendary astronaut takes us back to that November day and tells us what it was like to …

Chris Hadfield

Goldie Hawn Reveals Why She Won't Marry Partner Kurt Russell

Plus, serious thoughts on Russell's mustache.<p>Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell are one of Hollywood's most enduring couples, and now, Hawn is letting us in on the secret to her happy, 32-year romance.<p>"A lasting relationship isn't about marriage," she said in <i>Porter</i> magazine. And Hawn, who has been dating …

Celebrity News

Drilling the world's hottest geothermal well

There is an inexhaustible amount of energy lying right beneath our feet. It is a renewable and stable energy source -- free of carbon dioxide …

10 Things About Star Trek : The Next Generation That You Will Totally Despise! continued...

9) The Uniforms<p><b>The ‘all-in-one’ creation that the crew was wearing in the first couple of seasons may have been introduced thinking that they are</b> …

Science Fiction

Angela Merkel biography

German Chancellor Angela Merkel stands in front of her election-campaign tour bus before a meeting in Berlin on September 16, 2013.Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters<p>The world's most powerful woman earned her Ph.D. in quantum physics, presides over the richest economy in Europe, and was the central broker in a …

Europe

10 Best Free Android apps you’re not using

10 Best Free Android apps you’re not using1. AgentIf you’ve ever envied the “Assist” feature on Motorola’s latest handset, Agent is a worthy …

5 Ways to Increase Your Learning Agility

<b>Learning agile people can process new information and situations faster than others and adjust on the fly to changing conditions. Hiring these</b> …

Leadership

Make Money from Ebay and Amazon with the Flippiness System

For as long as I can remember, I have been around professional sellers on Ebay and Amazon. They have been selling 6 to 7 figures worth of items every …

Selling

FACT CHECK: Gun Ownership and Homicides in Honduras vs. Switzerland

CLAIM<p>An image contrasts radically different gun laws and homicide rates in Honduras and Switzerland.<p>RATING<p>FALSE<p>ORIGIN<p>Every mass shooting event in the …

Noam Chomsky: America is a plutocracy masquerading as a democracy

The linguist and political scientist weighs in on the forthcoming elections and our politicians’ radical move right<p>As the war of words between presidential candidates have only begun to blossom, I’ve already grown battle weary, anxious, and disheartened.<p>While critiquing the existing state of …

Political Science

The incredible story of the man who volunteered to enter Auschwitz and exposed the horrors of the Holocaust

In the early days of World War II, most of the world was unaware of the horrors occurring inside Nazi Germany's Auschwitz camp — until Polish army captain Witold Pilecki volunteered to figure out the camp's inner workings.<p>On September 19, 1940, German SS troops did exactly what Pilecki was hoping …

World History

Drop That Kindle! 10 Reasons Print Books Are Better Than E-Books

<i>This article first appeared in The National Book Review</i>.<p>Last week, the book industry released figures showing that e-book sales were down so far this year -- the first time they have declined -- while print remained relatively steady. When the news broke, we published a piece on 10 reasons e-books …

Books

Mark Twain’s Rules for Good Writing

Mark Twain’s 18 rules for writing – part of his response to the fiction of James Fenimore Cooper Mark Twain (1835-1910) is the writer who once …

Literature

11 Things Strategic Geniuses Do Differently Than Other People

For some, strategic thinking is an inherent trait that spells early successes while playing board games and on the playground—and later, can lead to …

Nobel Prize Winning Scientist Teleports DNA From One Location To Another

I'm in!<p>The world of science is undoubtedly becoming more mysterious by the day. This is exemplified by multiple discoveries within the realms of …

The World's 2nd-Smartest Man Reveals The 'Brain Drugs' That He Thinks Make Him Smarter

The regimen, he says, makes his brain "work better." If you prevent age-related cognitive decline, then "that's sort of like being smarter."<p>Rosner has an IQ of 192, compared with the average IQ of 100, as ranked by intelligence tests on this list kept by the World Genius Directory.<p>The health nut …

Wellness

Carl Jung And The Art Of Aging Well

The late afternoon has always been my favorite time of day. So when I recently found a certain quote by Carl Jung, the Swiss psychiatrist and founder of Analytical Psychology, it grabbed my attention. He said, "The afternoon of life is just as full of meaning as the morning; only, its meaning and …

Spirituality

25 quotes that take you inside Elon Musk's brilliant, eccentric mind

He went on to found and sell a startup to Compaq for $300 million in 1999, and parlayed that into a major stake in PayPal, which eBay bought for $1.5 billion in 2002.<p>He then got into three world-changing companies: Tesla, SpaceX, and Solar City. And though Tesla and SpaceX nearly went bankrupt, …

Hung Up

Double-stunner: Stargazers to see total lunar eclipse, super moon in 1 night, first in 30 years

Sky watchers are getting ready for an extremely rare astronomical highlight of the season: a total lunar eclipse and a super moon that will happen …

A Beautiful Mind: Brain Injury Turns Man Into Math Genius

In 2002, two men savagely attacked Jason Padgett outside a karaoke bar, leaving him with a severe concussion and post-traumatic stress disorder. But …

A List of Books that May Change your Life

I started off 2015 with a 10-day silent Vipassana meditation course, one of the hardest things I’ve ever chosen to do. I wasn’t a meditator. I had …

Books

Here are the 12 most inhumane American presidents

For all the gravity with which the presidency is written about, assessments of presidents are often at least partly based on fluff more suitable for …

Political Science

Windows 10: tips and tricks for Microsoft’s most powerful operating system yet

1. Speak to Cortana<p>Cortana is Microsoft’s digital assistant, in the vein of Siri and Google Now, and with Windows 10 it’s breaking out from Windows Phone on to desktops, laptops and tablets. You can turn Cortana on and tweak its settings from the Start menu, then use your voice or the search box on …

Apps