Joseph Brown

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Want to Be as Productive as Possible? Try the Pomodoro Technique

No matter what your job, chances are, you probably could be making better use of your time. If you really want to be more productive, but don’t know …

Time Management

The Best Workouts That Don't Require Any Equipment, According to Personal Trainers

Airports. Conferences. Deserted islands? You just never know when—and where—you might need to get in a quick sweat.<p>Here's some quick physics fun: A body at rest tends to stay at rest. That's the fitness version of Newton's First Law, and it means that humans will find literally <i>any</i> excuse to not …

Workouts

Average 401k Balance by Age

Financial experts are constantly telling you to save for retirement but despite all of the advice and what may seem like scare tactics from …

Retirement

Cool Girls Everywhere Are Losing It Over This Iconic Décor Trend—It's $5 at IKEA

We never thought we'd say it, but after a seriously steaming hot summer, the MyDomaine team is desperate for a cool change. The thought of warm wooly …

Home Decorating

Pete the Planner: Drive your car into the ground, but take good care of it along the way

We’re 400 miles away from the odometer hitting 200,000 miles on one of our vehicles and 300 miles away from hitting 135,000 on the other. I’m ecstatic.<p>I’ve literally never been more excited about my relationship with transportation, other than that random time I got magically upgraded to first …

Personal Finance

33 Google Maps Tricks You Need to Try

Google Maps is a Swiss Army Knife chock-full of hidden navigation, geospatial search, and customization tools. Here's how to unlock your map app's …

Maps

I'm 24 & I Have $220,000 In Savings — Here's How I Invest

<i>Yesterday, we published a Money Diary from a software engineer living in New York City who makes $286,000 a year. She also saves an impressive $7,000</i> …

Personal Finance

The ‘Whitening’ of Asian Americans

Recent lawsuits suggesting reverse discrimination have aligned the interest of white Americans and Asian Americans, raising complex questions about identity and privilege.<p>On Thursday, the U.S. Justice Department threw its support behind a group of Asian students suing Harvard for racially …

Columbia University

This Is How Much Money You Need To Retire

How much are you targeting to save for your retirement? There is no lack of suggested targets, as shown below. But what is the right amount for you to save, taking into account your unique circumstances?<p>Start by finding your target from the recommendations below and then make any necessary …

Retirement

‘America to Me’ shows why all the black kids sit together in the cafeteria

Integration is just the first step in closing the racial achievement gap<p>A new 10-part documentary series from Starz has found a way to answer an old …

High School

Today Is Earth Overshoot Day and That Is Not a Good Thing

For the rest of the year, we're pushing Earth farther than it can go.<p>Todday, August 1, is Earth Overshoot Day, the moment in the year where humanity uses up more of the Earth’s resources than the Earth produces in that year. Starting tomorrow, any resources we use, from food to water to timber, …

LaCroix, Sparkling Ice, Bai and beyond: Are fruit-flavored waters good for you?

Trends<p>We break down what's really in these trendy, enhanced beverages.<p>There's no doubt that drinking lots of water is good for us. The many benefits of staying properly hydrated include glowing skin, enhanced mental function, a healthy immune system and the ability to recover faster after a good …

Functional Gastrointestinal Disorder

Mom's Viral Photo Tells A Little-Known Truth About Living With Depression

Young mom penned viral post about living with depression<p>After weeks of struggling to do the dishes, a young mom shared a heartfelt message about …

A Week In Portland, OR, On A $60,000 Salary

<i>Welcome to</i> Money Diaries<i>, where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they</i> …

Want to start an Amazon delivery business? Here's what you need to know

NEW YORK — Amazon wants you to deliver its packages for them.<p>The online retailer launched a new program this week that helps people in the United States start their own businesses delivering Amazon packages. The move gives Amazon another way to ship its packages to shoppers besides relying on UPS, …

Enterprise Tech

Best advice to U.S. dairy farmers? 'Sell out as fast as you can'

U.S. news<p>SMITHFIELD, Ky. — All Curtis Coombs wanted was to raise cows and run his family’s dairy farm in this slice of Kentucky hill country, less than 35 miles from Louisville. But a few weeks ago, he was forced to sell his milking herd of 82 cows, putting an end to his family’s nearly 70-year …

Social Work

Want Instant Motivation? Read This Book Now.

Recently, I started reading it again. Immediately, my workouts got more intense. I began thinking bigger about my goals and my vision for my future.<p>I've read hundreds (potentially thousands) of self-help and business books over the past decade. Very few have the <i>it-factor</i>. Some of them do, though. …

Man accused of driving into crowd at ‘Unite the Right’ rally charged with federal hate crimes

By Joe Heim ,<p>Joe Heim<p>Reporter covering numerous areas, including white nationalism, schools, student culture and Native American issues<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Devlin Barrett and<p>Devlin Barrett<p>Reporter focusing on national security and law enforcement<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Hannah Natanson<p>The Justice Department …

Rights & Freedoms

Wi-Fi Is Getting a Major Upgrade

The new security protocol is called WPA3 and will be widely adopted across the tech industry, likely starting in late 2019. It replaces WPA2, which …

How To Handle Being In A Relationship With Someone Who’s Depressed

For the more than 300,000 million people living with depression, day-to-day life can feel like a personal hell. During their ongoing fight for inner …

Do people change? You asked Google – here's the answer | Eleanor Morgan

Every day millions of people ask Google life’s most difficult questions. Our writers answer some of the commonest queries<p>Give a person the right resources and, within an hour or so, they could dramatically change their physical appearance. They might dye their hair or shave it all off. Change the …

These To-Do List Methods Will Help You Finally Get Organized

Everyone works differently, so we’ve gathered nine different approaches to organizing your daily tasks.<p>For as long as I can remember, I’ve always been on a mission to create the perfect to-do list. I’ve tested multiple apps from Evernote, Any.do, to Wunderlist. I’ve used physical and digital …

Why are Americans so sad?

Suicide rates in the US have increased nearly 30% in less than 20 years, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported June 7. These mind-numbing statistics were released the same week two very famous, successful and beloved people committed suicide—Kate Spade, a tremendous entrepreneur, …

The Unknown Part of Anthony Bourdain

“Last time I saw all this, I think it’s fair to say, I was at a turning point in my life,” Anthony Bourdain says before embarking into the Borneo …

We Depend on Plastic. Now We’re Drowning in It.

Planet or Plastic?<p>The miracle material has made modern life possible. But more than 40 percent of it is used just once, and it’s choking our waterways.<p><b>If plastic had been invented</b> when the Pilgrims sailed from Plymouth, England, to North America—and the <i>Mayflower</i> had been stocked with bottled water …

Waste Management

This Map Shows the Best-Paying Company In Every State

You don't have to be a top executive to make six figures.<p>You may think earning a big salary means climbing the corporate ladder. Not necessarily.<p>Many …

Career Development

How Much Does Invisalign Cost and How Can I Pay for It?

A number of factors contribute to the amount you might pay for orthodontic work like Invisalign. Factors include:<p>your oral health needs and how much …

The lawyer who got $120,000 to bring down Missouri's GOP governor says he was told it came from a wealthy Republican

In Missouri, Republican Gov. Eric Greitens faces almost too many threats to count: A mistress accusing Greitens of sexual blackmail. An ex-husband who leaked her story to the media. A newspaper publisher who funneled cash to the ex-husband's lawyer. A mysterious Republican financier who wants to …

This Map Shows How Long $1 Million in Retirement Savings Will Last In Every State

The differences are startling.<p>Location, location, location. It’s the battle hymn for buying real estate and – it turns out – a huge factor for …

Retirement

Can Integrated Information Theory Explain Consciousness?

Understanding the biology behind consciousness (or self-awareness) is considered by some to be the final frontier of science. And over the last …

Consciousness