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PayPal Co-Founder Max Levchin Gave a Remarkably Honest Response to Accusations About His New Startup

Affirm lends money to make purchases. It's like a credit card, but less risky for customers.<p>The personal loans startup Affirm offers a straightforward proposition: Buy things now, pay for them later. The service is not so different from a credit card, but consumers take out individual loans instead …

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New Developments in New York Celebrate High Floors, High Design

As part of our fall preview series, we look at Manhattan and Brooklyn luxury developments new to the market<p>Despite some small hiccups, the market in …

A financial planner helps one woman figure out how to save an extra $500 a month

We know what you're probably thinking: That sounds great in theory — but it's practically impossible to achieve. Well, that's exactly what 33-year-old psychotherapist and Ph.D. candidate Lanada Williams is striving to do.<p>Williams wants to save up to buy a house in Washington, D.C., to share with …

Finding Your Life's Purpose | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

“When you see what you’re here for, the world begins to mirror your purpose in a magical way. It’s almost as if you suddenly find yourself on a stage …

The man behind the Apple Store says his new, on-demand tech company will be a part-time workers’ paradise

As Apple’s first head of retail, Ron Johnson built an empire by designing stores people would actually want to visit, focusing on customer service at almost any cost, and building a high-quality workforce. He then failed to recreate the same sort of magic as CEO of JCPenney, the US department store …

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Shocking News About Anal Sex

A new study reveals major gender differences in how we view it and why we do it.<p>Whether you love it, hate it, have tried it or have thought about it, anal sex seems to be less taboo these days. But a new British study found that young women aren’t always doing it for the right reasons. The …

2014’s Best Books on Psychology, Philosophy, and How to Live Meaningfully

After the year’s most intelligent and imaginative children’s books and best science books, here are my favorite books on psychology and philosophy published this year, along with the occasional letter and personal essay — genres that, at their most excellent, offer hearty helpings of both …

French Lesson: A Study of Wine & Cheese in Paris

I love cheese. I also love wine. I particularly love cheese <i>with</i> wine. Preferably in France…with a baguette…sitting at a café…inhaling second-hand …

Jawbone's new Up3 is its most advanced fitness tracker ever

Jawbone loves data. It loves collecting more data; it loves collecting better data. Data is what makes the Up platform turn, what helps it turn its product from simple trackers into devices that subtly nudge you toward a better, healthier life. Today, Jawbone is launching a high-end product …

Top 10 Online Resources for Self-improvement that we shouldn’t be Ignoring | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

As humans, we are always trying to better ourselves and strive for success. However, without a little support, this can sometimes be …

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3 Tricks for Running Harder and Longer

How to move faster and go your farthest distance yet<p><i>This article was written by Mackenzie Lobby and repurposed with permission from</i> Men's Health<i>.</i><p>While fatigue manifests itself in aching muscles, shorter strides, and decreasing speed, your mind is actually the culprit behind your tiring body. …

7 Weird Things That Promote Weight Loss

And get this: One of ‘em is chocolate!

13 Apps For Transforming Your Phone Into The Ultimate Toolkit

From apps that makes budgeting beautiful to ones that let you know the exact minute it's going to rain, there's something for every lifestyle.<p>We've collected the best of the best in this unique mix, and we tossed in a few lesser-known surprises to show what modern apps can do.

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What To Do When You Have No Idea What To Do With Your Life (9 action steps to start)

Once upon a time, I had no idea what to do with my life.<p>Actually, there were many times while I was in college and after when I was lost. Even when I …

The Happiness of Pursuit: 7 Steps To Accomplish Anything & Enjoy It Along The Way | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<b>‘A body in motion stays in motion’ – Newton’s law</b><p>If anyone has ever read a post written by me before, listened to an interview or simply had a chat …

8 Things More Important Than Your Job

So there you are. You’re probably sitting at your desk right now reading this, waiting for the clock to reach 5pm.<p>You can’t wait to get into your …