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This Book Helped Me Communicate Better With Everyone From My Coworkers to My Husband

Discovering this approach changed the way I communicate and, unlike glossy magazine quizzes, this one actually works.<p>Growing up, I loved the …

Goal Setting

How to keep your kids from being ignorant with money

If you have kids you know you're on the hook for their spending, at least for a while. What you might not know is that you're also on the hook for their financial education, too.<p>With only 21% of parents regularly talking about money with their kids and only 10% interested in teaching them about …

Personal Finance

Search for Buried Treasure Linked to Illinois Man's Death At Yellowstone

Last summer, 53-year-old Jeff Murphy was hiking in Yellowstone National Park when he went missing. Park investigators found his body on June 9, where Murphy had fallen 500 feet from Turkey Pen Peak, after accidentally stepping into a chute.<p>But he wasn't on just any hike. He was looking for a …

Archaeology

This Is How Much Money You Should Have in Savings at Every Age

And the steps that will get you there.<p>Are you falling behind? Ellevest recently talked to 1,000 women about their money—and their lives. Based on the …

Retirement

10 incredibly useful online sites you didn't know about

If you had to guess, how many different websites do you think exist in the world today? From simple blogs to complex businesses, the Internet spans the gamut, dispensing and gathering information. Keep your answer in your head because, at the very end of this article, I’ll tell the closest estimate …

Information Systems

Four Simple Tech Hacks That Will Make You More Productive

Reclaim your productivity and squash procrastination with these tools.<p>While technology’s omnipresence in our lives affords us the opportunity to get work done from anywhere at anytime, being on devices all the time can lead us down time-wasting tunnels, making us less productive.<p>Thankfully most of …

Time Management

This Powerful, Explicit Quote Will Help You Quickly Regain Emotional Intelligence

One bad business interaction can spiral into a day of frustration. This funny quote from a classic Elmore Leonard character will help you recover quickly<p>It's frustrating to feel yourself losing your temper, especially if things seem to be building up as the day goes on. The problem is that we have …

Viral

'F--k Yeah!' We Watched Red Gerard Win Team USA's First Gold Medal With His Incredible Family

American slopestyle snowboarding phenom Red Gerard, 17, had yet to execute a clean run in the Olympic finals at the Phoenix Snow Park in Bongpyeong, …

Gymnastics

New desalination membrane produces both drinking water and lithium

Seawater is a complex cocktail of useful minerals, but it's hard to separate out the specific ones we need. Now, a team of scientists from Australia …

Clean Energy

Tom Brady Summed Up His Super Bowl Loss With One Word. You Should Steal It

Need someone to model? Do what Tom Brady just did on Instagram.<p>We're all great impersonators.<p>We see, we model, and then we do.<p>In an Instagram post today, the living legend we all know and love (that would be Tom Brady, in case you're wondering or live in Philadelphia) just posted a long tribute to …

Tom Brady

ESPN host and 'DWTS' contestant was once trapped inside her body

<b>(CNN) —</b> On the surface, Victoria Arlen seems to have it all.<p>The vibrant 23-year-old is one of the youngest TV hosts at ESPN. She's a gold-medal swimmer. And she reached her dream of competing on "Dancing With The Stars" this past fall.<p>But behind her bright smile is a tragic journey: At 11 years …

CNN

Here Are All the Dates and Locations You Need to Know For the 2018 Winter Olympics

The 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics are opening on Feb. 9, bringing athletes and spectators from around the world to South Korea’s Gangwon …

Skiing

16 Ways To Free Yourself From Overthinking

The Greek philosopher Socrates once proclaimed that the unexamined life is not worth living, implying that it is only through self-examination that …

Mindfulness

Check Out These Pro Tips For Designing Kitchens and Bathrooms

Four designers spill their secrets for smart kitchen and bathroom design.<p>Lighting Makes the Difference

Interior Design

The First 6 Pages of Bill Gates' Favorite Book Will Change Your Life (and the Next 500 Pages Aren't Bad, Either)

Steven Pinker's new book reveals three mental biases that will keep you from achieving your leadership potential.<p>If you're pessimistic about the state of world today, Bill Gates and Harvard psychology professor Steven Pinker have a message for you: "This bleak assessment of the state of the world …

Bill Gates

Study Finds Turmeric Increases Memory And Happiness

Long Story Short New research suggests turmeric (and its key component, curcumin) can increase memory and happiness. Long Story Turmeric is on a tear right now. In recent years it’s been connected to everything from healthier skin to helping control pain and inflammation. But new research suggests …

Dementia
Retirement

Changing these 4 beliefs will make you surprisingly happy

Traffic upsets you. People upset you. Your job upsets you… Wrong, wrong and wrong.<p>Actually, none of those things upset you. Your beliefs about them …

Neuroscience Says Listening to This Song for 15 Seconds Will Instantly Make You More Creative

Want to be more creative and feel a little happier? Play this song for 15 seconds.<p>Innovation matters. Creativity matters. Finding new solutions to old problems is what businesses -- and careers -- are often built on.<p>Sound therapy is a popular way to relax and reduce stress. But now you can use the …

Retirement crisis: 37% of Gen X say they won't be able to afford to retire

Add Gen Xers to the long list of Americans who fear they won't have a sizable enough nest egg to retire.<p>Nearly four out of 10 (37%) of Generation X — those born between 1965 and the late 1970s — say they would like to stop working for good and "fully retire" someday, "but will not be able to afford …

3 Reasons Short Meetings Boost Productivity, According to Richard Branson

For meetings--less is more.<p>If you've ever worked at a startup, for a startup, or with a startup, then you know the pace at which these companies work. You come in at 8 am and usually find yourself wondering how it's already 5 pm. There's just not enough hours in a day.<p>And with a day packed with …

Retirement: 6 Tips for juggling retirement and college savings

Every parent wants what’s best for their child.<p>But ensuring that there is enough money to pay for retirement needs and education costs means planning ahead and finding the right balance.<p>“I use the ‘airplane oxygen mask’ concept,” advising parents to secure their own mask before assisting their …

Do it now: Set up your iPhone for emergencies

OMG, I Want This House, Palm Springs (Photos)

The Daily Beast presents a look at one of the most insane houses in the world.<p>Intro: When it comes to design these days, all anyone can talk about is …

Why a Foam Roller Will Change Your Life (and How to Do It)

Whether you've recently kickstarted a new workout plan for the New Year, you're trying to exercise more, or you're just trying to keep up with your …

Math Says You're Driving Wrong and It's Slowing Us All Down

Ah, the phantom traffic jam. You know, that thing where the flow suddenly slows to a halt and you inch forward for a half hour and then things pick …

Mathematics

5 ways Amazon’s Alexa can double as your fitness and wellness coach (seriously)

As much as I write about unplugging, sometimes—ironically—the best way I can implement the practice into my own life is by introducing more …

The 100 best nonfiction books of all time: the full list

After two years of careful reading, moving backwards through time, Robert McCrum has concluded his selection of the 100 greatest nonfiction books. Take a quick look at five centuries of great writing<p>Robert McCrum reflects on his 100 greatest nonfiction books list The 100 best novels written in …

The best Alexa commands to try with your new Echo

No matter how many Amazon Echo commercials you see, it takes a little time to adjust to Alexa. Putting a virtual assistant in your home signals a change in lifestyle, sort of like adopting a puppy. There will be a lot of trial-and-error, but once you find your rhythm, you’ll forget what life was …

Smart Homes

11 leadership books to read in 2018

Following a year of dizzying news cycles, Twitter flame wars and increasingly deep political divisions, getting engrossed in a meaty book on leadership lessons, in-depth career advice or ideas for improving the way we work may sound pretty tempting.<p>So we've pored through 2018 book lists from …

Books