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Tips to Spend Money Smarter and Be Happier

Q&A with Michael Norton, Harvard social psychologist and author of Happy Money<p>One frequently-repeated finding from the last few years is that income …

Rocket lifts off with U.S. military communications satellite | Reuters

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) - An unmanned Delta 4 rocket blasted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Friday to put a multi-use, broadband communications satellite into orbit for the U.S. military.<p>The 217-foot (66-meter) tall rocket lifted off at 8:27 p.m. EDT (0027 Saturday GMT), …

The Order of Operations is Wrong

Who’s Smarter: The Selfish or the Generous?

In 1992, a young CEO named Kurt Herwald apparently gave away half a million dollars of his company’s money. His company, Stevens Aviation, had been …

Southwest Airlines

Porn Is Not the Problem—You Are

Porn is not addictive. Sex is not addictive. The ideas of porn and sex addiction are pop psychology concepts that seem to make sense, but have no …

Predicting the IQ of Future People

Coming soon: much more publicity about race, genes and IQ<p>Jason Richwine was recently forced to resign from the Heritage Foundation by a media storm …

Compassion Can Be Trained

Compassion and altruism—like athletic and academic skills—appear to be traits that are not fixed. Researchers have confirmed that both compassion and …

11 Ways to Maximize a Small Space

Mirrors and double-duty furniture are your best friends.<p>Whether you live in a cozy studio apartment or want to get more out of a small room or tiny nook in your house, use these small space design ideas to help you decorate.

17 Ways To Relieve Your Stress

1. Never discuss politics or religion with just anyone. Be firm on this rule. <i>Maybe</i>, under very strict circumstances, discuss with select, intelligent …

Turn a Quarter into Copper!

20 Hidden Jokes in Arrested Development

While <i>Arrested Development</i> was on the air in the early 2000s, it had a hard time finding regular viewers because the series' comedy was so layered. It …

10 Things to Remember About Memorial Day

Memorial Day is much more than just a three-day weekend and a chance to get the year's first sunburn. Here's a handy 10-pack of facts to give the …

Cartoon Action Heroes Based on Movies of the Late '80s

Action hero-inspired cartoons of the late '80s and early '90s were extremely popular. Production companies greenlighted animated series based on …

Willie Nelson

Mataerial: a 3D printer that seemingly defies gravity

You might think that 3D printing is a mature technology, the way guns and pizzas and pieces of jet engines are popping out these days, but you haven't seen it all: a company called Mataerial has built a contraption that can print gravity-defying strands of material right onto a wall.<p>Where existing …

6 Airline Travel Myths Revealed

Did you hear about the fellow who was on a Continental flight from Houston to Chicago this month when he tried to get off the plane - in</b> …

Flying

China is starting to get embarrassed about its tourists’ obnoxious behavior abroad

Chinese tourists are making their mark on the global tourism industry—literally. The picture above is a relief etched 3,500 years ago in Egypt’s Luxor Temple in Egypt. More recently, someone added the characters “Ding Jinhao was here,” as documented by an ashamed Chinese traveler who posted his …

China

Australia ranked 'happiest' developed nation again

<b>Australia has been ranked the world's happiest nation among developed economies for the third year running.</b><p>Top position went to Australia, because of the overall strength of its economy, in the Better Life Index compiled by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.<p>Sweden, Canada, …

Australia