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The world has never seen a Category 6 hurricane. But the day may be coming

As a ferocious hurricane bears down on South Florida, water managers desperately lower canals in anticipation of 4 feet of rain.<p>Everyone east of Dixie Highway is ordered evacuated, for fear of a menacing storm surge. Forecasters debate whether the storm will generate the 200 mph winds to achieve …

Climate Change

Global warming could be far worse than predicted, new study suggests

Collapsing polar ice caps, a green Sahara Desert, a 20-foot sea-level rise.<p>That's the potential future of Earth, a new study suggests, noting that global warming could be twice as warm as current climate models predict.<p>The rate of warming is also remarkable: “The changes we see today are much …

Climate Change

Cut these 5 outdated things from your resume

Mindy Kaling gave helpful resume advice during her Dartmouth commencement speech — plus, more ways to improve your CV.<p>Mindy Kaling says it’s time to …

Employment

3 Top Marijuana Stocks to Buy After Canada's Legalization of Recreational Marijuana

The Canadian recreational marijuana market is now set to explode. And these three stocks could, too.<p>Canada now stands as the first major economic …

Cannabis

Six Brain Hacks To Learn Anything Faster

Research proves there are ways to learn new skills and concepts with speed and ease.<p>Whether it’s a new technology, a foreign language, or an advanced skill, staying competitive often means learning new things. Nearly two-thirds of U.S. workers have taken a course or sought additional training to …

The Brain

The Fastest Path to the CEO Job, According to a 10-Year Study

Some people’s careers take off, while others’ take longer — or even stall out.<p>Common wisdom says that the former attend elite MBA programs, land high-powered jobs right out of school at prestigious firms, and climb the ladder straight to the top, carefully avoiding risky moves. But our data shows a …

Leadership

10 Books Every Aspiring Millionaire Must Read

If you aspire to the summit, learn from those who have already climbed mountains.<p>9 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You have big dreams and big goals -- you want to be a successful entrepreneur or business leader and join the millionaires’ club. But how do you go …

Self-improvement

How Jeff Bezos makes the right decision 30 years in advance

Throughout the years, many people have doubted Jeff Bezos and Amazon.<p>He’s most famous today for being the richest person alive, and while his image in the media oscillates between both good and bad, one thing is for certain — no one doubts him anymore. Amazon is an absolute giant of a company.<p>That …

Jeff Bezos

Ocean waves and lack of sea ice can trigger Antarctic ice shelves to disintegrate

Large waves after the loss of sea ice can trigger Antarctic ice shelf disintegration over a period of just days, according to our new research.<p>With …

When kids say 'I hate you,' parents should say this | Parenting With Pete

"I hate you!" "You're stupid!" "I'm a failure!"<p>Parents frequently hear their children express these and other strong negative emotions to or about …

The One Anti-Aging Skincare Routine a Dermatologist Actually Follows

A comprehensive, effective anti-aging skincare routine is an investment, which means we don't just want to impulse purchase buzzy new products …

Antifungal drug kills dormant colorectal cancer cells

Colorectal cancer is the fourth most commonly diagnosed type of cancer in the United States. Though various treatments are available for it, certain …

Cancer

6 Tips for Successfully Raising a Teenager in Today's World

Successfully raising a teen in today's world is no simple task. The digital world requires you to possess knowledge and strategies no other …

Parenting

'Holy grail of cancer research': doctors positive about early detection blood test

Blood tests called liquid biopsies show signs of finding 10 different types of cancer at an early stage<p>A blood test for 10 different types of cancers could one day help doctors screen for the disease before patients show symptoms, researchers at the world’s largest gathering of oncologists have …

Cancer

There are only 13 actual vitamins, and you’ll die without them

But do you need supplements?<p>Here’s the confusing thing about vitamins: your life literally depends on them—but that doesn’t mean you need to <i>take</i> them. The best scientific evidence to date says you probably don’t need vitamins in pill form.<p>A recent systematic analysis of studies, published in the</i> …

A Guide to Chores for Every Age

You and your partner are a team, and you want to raise your kids to be part of that team. (Not to mention there’s too much to do and not enough time for the two of you to do everything.) If you’re looking to get your kids to start helping around the house, these suggestions break down chores that …

Parenting

An Esthetician Over 40 Shares the Skincare Tips She Actually Follows

Joanna Vargas has the magic touch—she's responsible for the red carpet glows of everyone from Debra Messing to Mindy Kaling to Jenna Dewan, using …

What Men Want: 7 Traits Men Look For In The Lady Of Their Dreams

Ad failed to load<p>For years, we've talked about finding the <i>right</i> woman <i>-- s</i>omeone we can ride the waves of life with, who will stand by our side for …

A broken idea of sex is flourishing. Blame capitalism | Rebecca Solnit

In this world, women are marketed as toys and trophies. Are we surprised when some men take things literally?<p>Since the Toronto bloodbath, a lot of pundits have belatedly awoken to the existence of the “incel” (short for involuntary celibate) online subculture and much has been said about it. Too …

Feminism

How Smartphones and Social Media Can Steal Childhood

Ever since Socrates complained about the written word ruining memories, people have been wringing their hands over the potential harms of technology. …

31 Forgotten Native American Herbal Remedies That Work Better Than The Pills

Maybe you are one of those who deem that the herbal remedies are not as useful as pharmaceutical ones, but the real truth is that these herbal …

This is what the Warren Buffett empire looks like, in one giant chart

While most of the world’s richest people came to that title through a single company, billionaire investor Warren Buffett’s story is different.<p>Jeff …

Investing

The $48 Antioxidant "Perfection Cream" Angelina Jolie Uses Daily

Angelina Jolie never fails to inspire intrigue—the Oscar-winning actress, humanitarian, and mother of six has captivated audiences and admirers for …

Legendary Investment Banker Richard Jenrette Left These 24 Rules for Success

Richard Jenrette, who co-founded the investment bank Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette in 1959, spent four decades on Wall Street. When he died last week …

Homework

10 Ways You Might Be Giving Other People Too Much Power Over Your Life Without Even Realizing It

You only have so much time and energy. Don't let people take it from you.<p>A few years ago, I wrote a book called <i>13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do</i>. I've received thousands of emails over the years from readers telling me which "thing" they struggled with the most. The struggle people seem to …

Self-help

7 Surefire Strategies To Build Massive Wealth According to the Top 7 Finance Books

Here are the 7 books I’ll be referencing, in no particular order.<p>I’ve concluded that <b>building wealth and becoming rich isn’t that complicated</b>. It’s …

Cancer not only mutates but evolves other mechanisms to beat drugs

Though chemotherapy might kill most of the cancer, tiny populations of drug-resistant cancer cells manage to survive and propagate.<p>Because of …

Fun and Free Educational Websites for Kids

Your children can learn something new today in a safe online environment. These 20 free educational websites for kids are fun while offering online …

Kids

Immunotherapy could hold the key to eradicating cancer, but what is it and how does it work?

Cancer immunotherapies work by using the body's own immune system to help fight tumours<p>In some medical circles, immunotherapy is heralded as a wonder …

Why American Students Haven't Gotten Better at Reading in 20 Years

Schools usually focus on teaching comprehension skills instead of general knowledge—even though education researchers know better.<p>Every two years, education-policy wonks gear up for what has become a time-honored ritual: the release of the Nation’s Report Card. Officially known as the National …

Education