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The Origin of the 8 Hour Work Day and Why We Should Rethink It

One of the most unchanged elements of our life today is our optimal work time or how long we should work -- generally, every person I've spoken to quotes me something close to 8 hours a day.<p>And data seems to confirm that: The average American works 8.8 hours every day. At least, those are the …

The World's Billionaires Are Flocking To Miami's Insanely Luxurious Porsche Design Tower

The 60-story Porsche Design Tower is no exception, and now it's attracting billionaires at rapid speed.<p>Though it won't be ready for move-in until 2016, 22 billionaires (2% of the world's total) have purchased units there so far, according to the Atlantic Cities. And they're going fast — 80% of the …

How Delaying Intimacy Can Benefit Your Relationship | The Art of Manliness

When is the right time to start having sex in a relationship? Not until marriage? A couple months in? The “standard” three dates? Sometimes even on …

$1,000 Pill For Hepatitis C Spurs Debate Over Drug Prices

Federal regulators this month opened a new era in the treatment of a deadly liver virus that infects three to five times more people than HIV. Now the question is: Who will get access to the new drug for hepatitis C, and when?<p>The drug Sovaldi will cost $1,000 per pill. A typical course of treatment …

5 Ways To Build Muscle Quickly

When most people think of building muscle and gaining weight, it seems like quite a long process with a lot of work involved. However, generally this …

The Billionaire Who Created Victoria Secret's $10 Million Diamond-Studded Bra Just Launched A Cool New Business App

And the thing that interests him most these days is a brand new app he created called TaskWorld that helps enterprises manage employees and projects.<p>Mouawad was born the eldest son and heir to the world-renown Mouawad diamond jewelry company, founded in 1890. He grew up "traveling with my father to …

10 money-making ideas for 2014

Slide 1 of 12<p>After a stellar year for stocks in the U.S. and other developed markets, what can investors expect in 2014?<p>If the Federal Reserve’s …

Tony Elumelu: The 'Africapitalist' who wants to power Africa

You've probably heard by now about the Afropolitans and the Afropreneurs -- but what about the <i>Africapitalists</i>?<p>It's the term created by Nigerian entrepreneur Tony Elumelu, one of Africa's most successful businessmen, to describe what he believes holds the key to the continent's future …

Last Set Mayhem

Here's what you need to know...<p>Bodybuilders and strength athletes typically follow either volume-based or intensity-based programs, but a hybrid …

THE REUNION OF BLACK FAMILY WORLD WIDE

MannKind is seeking approval for diabetes inhaler system by spring

STOCK SPOTLIGHT<p>MannKind is seeking approval for diabetes inhaler system by spring<p>Drug developer MannKind is trying to revolutionize the treatment of diabetes with Afrezza, an inhaled form of insulin powder. It would eliminate the need for most injections.<p>December 08, 2013|By Ronald D. White<p>As …

Biotechnology

One in Five Americans Will Be Rich

Unlocking the creative culture of Bergen, Fjord Norway

Growing up in the Pacific Northwest, I was no stranger to rain. From an early age, I was all about layers — raincoat, puffy, fleece, long-sleeve …

European Travel

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ISPs

Why Travel Makes You An Awesome Person

People always ask how travel has changed me. If I look back at who I was before I began traveling and compare that to who I am now, I would have to say that travel has made me a better and more well-rounded person. I'm way cooler now than I was at 25 when I first left to explore the world.<p>Simply …

Cornyn: W.H. lying at 'new level'

Sen. John Cornyn says the White House has been lying about the attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, and accused them of a cover-up.<p>“I think the current administration has taken lying to a new level,” Cornyn said during a Google hangout on Monday in response to a question about …

The greatness of Jimmie Johnson

MIAMI -- Interact with Jimmie Johnson, even in passing, and you'll notice almost immediately that his greatness should not be measured in wins or …

Motorsport

Does ESP Exist? 11 Premonitions That Came True

Though some psychologists and natural scientists remain skeptical, many agree telepathic abilities and related phenomena exist.<p>Chris Carter, an …

U.S. Dept. of Defense

The complete guide to fixing your credit score

A couple of years ago, I found myself in a catch-22. I decided it was time for me to start building my credit. The advice from nearly everybody: "Just apply for a credit card." Easier said than done: as soon as I started applying, I received rejection letters letting me know that I was not eligible …

Could an African Side Win the 2014 World Cup?

Link to Media<p>Sir Alf Ramsey would boast to the media that England were going to win prior to a major tournament. Current national team manager Roy Hodgson has instead chosen to temper expectations ahead of the 2014 World Cup—not only for the Three Lions, but also Europe as a whole.<p>Writing in the …

Soccer

The Future of Twitter Events Is Here

Twitter’s biggest draw to date has been the power of the event.<p>From Hurricane Sandy to the Academy Awards, “events” are those moments of large-scale, …

Programmatically

Why Doctors Are Testing An Epilepsy Drug For Alcoholism

In the hunt for new ways to help people fight alcoholism, doctors are studying gabapentin, a generic drug that's commonly used to treat epilepsy and fibromyalgia.<p>In a 12-week clinical trial conducted by the Scripps Research Institute, people taking taking gabapentin were much better at reducing …

Former UK Gov't Drug Advisor Calls For More Access To Ecstasy

The UK’s drug laws are still preventing scientists from exploring the potential benefits of substances like cannabis and MDMA, according to Professor David Nutt, a leading neuroscientist and former government drug advisor.<p>“The UK has gone from being early adopters of evidence based harm reduction – …

Will Samsung always be Pepsi to Apple's Coke?

October 25, 2013 | 7:40 AM<p>Embed Code<iframe src="https://www.marketplace.org/2013/10/25/business/will-samsung-always-be-pepsi-apples-coke/popout" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="240px"></iframe><p>Copy<br>• Close<p>Embed Code<iframe …

Mobile

Baby 'cured' of HIV: New details offer hope for other patients

New details about the first person to be cured of HIV through drug therapy alone offer hope that others who are born with the virus may be able to beat it back and avoid a lifetime of treatment, researchers reported Wednesday.<p>The formerly HIV-positive Mississippi girl drew widespread interest in …

Medicine

Does the Bible sanction child abuse?

Modern Christians like to depict children as the little lambs of Jesus. Scripture offers a darker story<p>Christian fundamentalists often are as keen to promote the rights of parents as they are to block the rights of women and gays. Congressman Mark Meadows is the Sunday school Bible teacher and …

CrossFit Put To The Test, Comes Out On Top: Study

Considering its recent popularity -- there are currently more than 10 million self-described CrossFitters -- it's worth asking if CrossFit is really all it's cracked up to be. And according to a small new study commissioned by the American Council on Exercise (ACE), your WOD really is working.<p>A …

10 Innovators Who Changed the World in 2013

These brilliant engineers, designers, and dreamers captured our imagination by creating swarms of smart rescue robots, cars that drive themselves, and a rugged rover that could change the way we think about exploring the Red Planet.<p>These brilliant engineers, designers, and dreamers captured our …

Detangling racism: White women’s fixation with black women’s hair

The ongoing obsession with black women’s hair is now the stuff of art shows. One, in particular, raises questions<p>Pictures from a new exhibit by photographer Endia Beal called “Can I Touch It?” showcase several white women, all corporate execs, who agreed to get a “black hairstyle” and then have …

Vaccine deniers: inside the dumb, dangerous new fad

In San Francisco’s upscale Pacific Heights neighborhood, some 200 students from kindergarten to the eighth grade attend classes at the private San Francisco Waldorf School. On any given afternoon outside of the cheerful, modern white building, parents congregate to wait for their kids. Chit-chat …