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96% of Americans are not taking advantage of this Social Security benefit

Boosting your monthly Social Security check is easier than you may think.<p>One of the biggest advantages of the Social Security program is its flexibility. You can start claiming retirement benefits as early as age 62, or you can wait and receive fatter checks each month.<p>The amount you'll receive in …

Retirement

Effective Management Requires Good Metrics. Here Are 11 Types You Need to Know

To properly manage a business you need to know what's happening. These 11 types of metrics that will give you the insight and awareness you need.<p>They say you can't manage what you can't measure. Quantifying your business allows you to see patterns, set targets, and measure progress. However, many …

Spy assassinations: The top 5 deadly poisons

UK investigators have not yet confirmed what substance poisoned Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter in a shocking attack that has …

Nerve Agents

How to invest: An essential guide

Shares 122<p>When I told readers that January would be “back to basics” month at Get Rich Slowly, the number-one request I received was to write about …

Why ghee is the elixir of life

I, like most Indians, grew up eating ghee and relished every drop of it. In the late 80s there was this vogue of banishing ghee from your diet …

This miracle medical chip could one day heal almost anything

Imagine a future where car crash victims or Alzheimer’s patients could be healed with the touch of a button.<p>Scientists may have taken the first step …

11 websites that let you book luxury hotel rooms for cheap

These days, it's easier than ever to travel for less. With a click or tap of a button, you can find incredible vacation packages on sites like KAYAK or score cheap flights on apps like Hopper.<p>It's usually a bit harder, however, to find deep discounts on luxury hotel rooms — even for seasoned …

Hospitality

The 13 Most Stunning Greek Isles to Visit

Greece is the most beautiful country in the world, says every Greek person ever. That famous pride aside, if you’ve ever been to the Greek islands, …

European Travel

How to Monitor Your Retirement Readiness

Back-of-the-envelope calculations and spending assumptions can help determine progress<p>Whether you’re just starting out or are well into your career, you may wonder: Are my retirement savings on track?<p>An online calculator may help, provided you find one that makes reasonable assumptions about the …

Retirement

Cotton swabs send dozens of children to ERs each day, study says

<b>(CNN) —</b> The advice from doctors is clear: Don't use cotton swabs to clean your ears.<p>But people continue to use a soft-tipped plastic or paper stick to dig out the wax from their ear canals -- and it's a problem.<p>Authors of a new study in the Journal of Pediatrics, conducted by researchers at …

How turmeric can help you get brilliant white teeth (really)

Even though turmeric is a game-changing skin booster and inflammation-fighting superfood, you have to be careful handling it—because it turns …

AI can predict heart attacks more accurately than doctors

An estimated 20 million people die each year due to cardiovascular disease. Luckily, a team of researchers from the University of Nottingham in the UK have developed a machine-learning algorithm that can predict your likelihood of having a heart attack or stroke as well as any doctor.<p>The American …

Machine Learning

Seven Little Known Facts about Acupuncture

Are you facing any health issue? Want to try an alternative method such as acupuncture? Read this post to know more about how acupuncture can help …

Don’t Spend Any More Money On Medicines For High Cholesterol Or High Blood Pressure – Try This Instead For Only 7 Days!

In today’s article, we’re going to present you an old Amish recipe that these people have been using to treat numerous different diseases. It …

Top Health Benefits Of Pomegranate Juice That You Need To Know

When it comes to fresh juice, we would like to inform you that there is this particular fruit whose juice is a repository of various health …

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6 Ways Acupuncture Can Benefit Runners

Sarah Hammer, L.Ac., a marathoner and licensed acupuncturist. Photo: Vev StudiosAcupuncture is a traditional Chinese medicine practice that involves …

Would you take a new £1,300 DNA test that could save your life?

On a wet Wednesday morning I’m reading a glossy, A3-sized health report that promises to unpack the secrets of my DNA. It informs me that I’m twice as likely to get heart disease as the average person. How cheery: I’m in my mid-30s and have so far had a reasonably clean bill of health, so seeing …

Molecular Biology

Travel Tools I Use to Learn, Work and Play Anywhere in the World

I often get asked what apps, services and travel tools I use to work, learn, plan, play, track habits, manage time, write, read and more.<p>I’d like to …

Google Analytics

19 Ingenious Design Books to Inspire You in 2017

• Author: Margaret Rhodes. Margaret Rhodes Design<br>• Date of Publication: 01.01.17. 01.01.17<br>• Time of Publication: 7:00 am. 7:00 am<p>The best design books have …

Books

13 habits of self-made millionaires, from a man who spent 5 years studying rich people

All self-made millionaires had to start somewhere.<p>Much of their transformation from ordinary to seven-figure status can attributed to "rich habits," …

This Is the Best of Lifehacker 2016

At the end of every year, we take a look back at our most popular posts to reminisce (and to help you catch any stuff you might have missed). Here’s …

How Sleep Affects Your Weight

<i>For</i> SELF, by Amy Marturana.<p>Another good reason to start getting more shut-eye.<p>The amount and quality of sleep you get any given night really sets the tone of the following day. When we’re well-rested, our minds and bodies just seem to work better. When we’re really tired, everything’s harder. We …

20 Restaurant-Worthy Dipping Sauces You Can Totally Make at Home

What's a french fry or a chicken nugget without a dipping sauce for dunking? From fast-food copycat sauce recipes like Chick-fil-A's honey mustard to restaurant-worthy spreads like cilantro jalapeño sauce, there's a dipping sauce recipe that's sure to speak to you. Your fries, chicken nuggets, …

Cooking

Are You Getting Older - Or Are You Getting Sleep Apnea?

<i>By Brandon R. Peters, MD</i><p>As my 81-year-old grandma likes to remind me on occasion, "It's hell to get old." More than a nuisance, the cumulative decline that comes with aging can significantly compromise one's quality of life and health. What if some of the problems so often associated with growing …

How To Meditate Like a Pro: Beginners’ Guide to Meditation

5Shares<p>ShareEmailComments<p>Let me guess. You keep hearing about this “meditation” thing but don’t know where to start.<p>Say no more.<p>With this mini-guide, …

This Is How Much Turmeric You Actually Need To Eat For Arthritis And Other Diseases

<i>Sponsored Links</i><p>Turmeric is an ancient herb that comes from the root of the curcuma longa plant.<p>While you may be familiar with its warm, peppery and …