Benjamin Zachary Roberson

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Inversion: The billionaire thinking skill you were never taught in school

“All I want to know is where I’m going to die, so I’ll never go there.”<p>These are the famous words of Charlie Munger, the business partner of Warren …

Self-improvement

New Study On Gravitational Waves Reveals They Could Be Produced By Wormholes, Not Black Holes

The research argues that gravitational waves give off echoes which, if confirmed, would prove that black holes don't exist and are, in fact, …

People Can't Pay Rent, Debt Is Insane, and the Economy Is Somehow 'Great'

Decades of the government helping the rich are coming home to roost.<p>It's not exactly a secret that the way America measures economic growth can leave regular people wondering why and how they're still struggling just to survive. Unemployment, as President Trump took care to remind us with another …

The Soviet Laser Space Pistol, Revealed

The USSR honestly did try to build a handheld laser pistol for cosmonauts to carry. It never made it to orbit, though—that we know of.<p>Move over, Star Wars. Around the same time that Han Solo was declaring the superiority of a blaster by your side, Russian engineers were working on a real laser …

The 29 most rewatchable movies of all time

They are the movies that you stop everything to watch, can get sucked into even if it's halfway through, and know every single line of.<p>These are the best rewatchable movies.<p>From Steven Spielberg classics, like "Jaws" and "Raiders of the Lost Ark," to romantic comedies, such as "How to Lose a Guy in …

Movies

Recipe: Deep-Dish Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie — Recipes from The Kitchn

If warm, gooey chocolate chip cookies straight from the oven make your heart skip a beat, baking your favorite timeless cookie in a skillet really …

Elon Musk Says This Hipster Symbol Causes Him to Lose Faith in Humanity

He does not care for hipster flair.<p>Being from the great state of Texas, BBQ is a way of life. So when a friend and I ventured into one of the …

"Special" Roasted Potatoes Recipe

"The secret to these deliciously crusty potatoes is the pre-oven boiling in a salted and seasoned liquid. The potatoes not only absorb flavor and …

How to Start Building Wealth When You Don't Have a Lot of Money

Want to build wealth but don’t really know where to start? If you knew where and how to start, would anything else be holding you back? What about …

Google Duplex beat the Turing test: Are we doomed?

Google’s new Duplex AI sounds human, with stammers, pauses, and all. It could be a useful addition to Google Assistant or the harbinger of something …

Blueberry Custard Recipe

"The soft, warm texture of the custard is something gentle for the waking tummy and tongue. It only takes a few minutes to prepare -- great for …

17 'Small,' But Significant, Lifestyle Changes That Help People With Anxiety

We’re not talking about a miracle cure.<p><i>17 ‘Small,’ but Significant, Lifestyle Changes That Help People With Anxiety was published on The Mighty by Sarah Schuster.</i><p>While it’s easy — and understandable — to roll your eyes when someone offers a “miracle cure” for your anxiety (<i>Yes! I have tried yoga!</i> …

Self-help

Does CBD Really Work For Anxiety?

Here's what you need to know.<p>Anxiety affects almost all of us in small ways. Before giving a speech or doing something new, we might feel unsure, unprepared or nervous. Some of those feelings may well manifest in physical symptoms like shortness of breath, clammy hands or headaches.<p>However, to …

Cannabis

Jim Beam Heir Turns to Pot With Plan for a Cannabis Empire

Shortly after Prohibition ended, one of Ben Kovler’s ancestors invested $5,000 in a family of distillers led by James Beauregard Beam.<p>Kovler, 39, …

Cannabis

Memories Physically Transferred Between Snails Through Strings of RNA

It just took one injection to teach these snails fear.<p>To most of us, memories are intangible, like floating photo albums existing only in the mind. …

11 Best Vanguard Index Funds to Buy for Low-Cost Quality

Vanguard index funds are among the market’s greatest champions of low-cost investing.<p>The company is a pioneer, launching the first index fund – the …

If You Can't Stand The Sound of People Chewing, Blame Your Brain

*Shudders*<p>The sound of people chewing, slurping, tapping, or humming can drive some people into a rage, and scientists have actually discovered the …

Try this 2-income strategy and you could retire with millions

<b>There’s no doubt that having multiple income streams can go a long way toward helping you achieve your financial goals. And while there’s really no</b> …

This Is My Go-To Cookbook for Weeknight Baking

Last year I wrote about my mom's favorite resource for finding simple, easy-to-follow recipes: <i>The Fannie Farmer Cookbook</i>. After going through her …

5 books that will help you reach your financial goals

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>If you’ve already forgotten about those New Year’s resolutions, here’s an easy way to check …

Personal Finance

Homemade granola recipe | Felicity Cloake’s masterclass

Step away from the cereal aisle: granola is absurdly easy to make, and at a fraction of the cost of the packet stuff<p>If I could go back in time, I’d invest in granola shares: this mix of grains, fruit and nuts often costs more per kilo than steak. Not only is it cheap and stupidly easy to make at …

Breakfast

12 Hearty Meals with Lentils

Dried lentils are one of the very best pantry staples. No matter which variety you prefer, lentils are wonderfully versatile. They know no season, …

Curry Grilled Cauliflower

Facebook TwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedInYOU’LL NEED<br>1 head cauliflower, cut into medium steaks<br>1 tbsp curry powder<br>1 tbsp cumin<br>3 tbsp grape seed oil<br>2 …

Downside of Automatic 401(k) Savings: More Debt

New research finds employees auto-enrolled in retirement plans borrow more than they otherwise would have, offsetting savings<p>Automatic enrollment has pushed millions of people who weren’t previously saving for retirement into 401(k)-style plans. But many of these workers appear to be offsetting …

Retirement

A Step-By-Step Guide to the Earned Income Credit

If you qualify for the Earned Income Credit, this valuable tax break is well worth taking.<p>The Earned Income Credit is one of the biggest tax credits …

Retirement

How Much You Should Have Saved (by Age) | Investopedia

Knowing how much you should have saved toward retirement at each stage of your life will help you answer that all-important question: “Have I put …

I Tried 5 Days Of Meal Prep — & Here's How Much It Cost

The new year always seems to bring a newfound desire to get our lives in order and start "adulting" once and for all. A major goal of mine for 2018: …

Jerry Seinfeld's Secret to Being More Productive and Healthier, In Just 4 Words

In just 4 simple and straight-forward words, Jerry Seinfeld breaks down the key to better health and productivity.<p>Whether you're looking to improve your health, wealth, creativity, or transform your year-- Jerry Seinfeld's rise as a comedian can provide a valuable blueprint to achieving your …

31 Homemade Salad Dressings That Are Way Better Than Store-Bought

I'm a big fan of salad, but that hasn't always been the case. In the last couple years, I've gone from someone who'd maybe eat a dozen salads a year …

Healthy Eating

Darn Good Roast Chicken & Herby Roast Potatoes

In all the years I have been attempting to ‘perfect’ the roast chicken I have tried several methods. This recipe below is easy, not time consuming, …