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Apple computers are expensive — here’s how to build your own superfast Mac at a fraction of the price

So what's the solution if you want a super-powerful Mac computer without paying that high price tag? Build your own, of course!<p>Do-it-yourself Mac computers are called "Hackintosh" computers by the people who build them. And you can absolutely build your own.<p>Jesse Guardiani from the createthis …

Computer Hardware

The truth behind the world's most cutting-edge, fat-burning performance meal plan: the keto diet

Timothy Noakes, M.D., is an emeritus professor in the Division of Exercise Science and Sports Medicine at the University of Cape Town. While his name …

Nutrition

This is how much science says you should exercise to see a difference

You don't have to work out that long to reap the many health benefits of exercise.<p>A study published in the Viewpoints section of JAMA reviewed the …

Exercise

Run/Walk 5K Training Program

This eight-week 5K training program is designed for run/walkers who want to build up to running a 5K race (3.1 miles). The program assumes that you …

Mountain Biking

Pensions timebomb faced by UK firms is frightening  

If any good has come from the misery that has unfolded at Tata Steel and BHS, it is that their troubles have helped to shine a much-needed light on the pensions timebomb that is ticking across corporate Britain.<p>Thousands of companies, public and private, big and small, are weighed down by the …

Tata Steel

The 9 best indie sci-fi and fantasy movies on Netflix

Sometimes it can be hard to choose from Netflix‘s enormous archive of available movies. So, if you’re a sci-fi/fantasy fan in search of something new …

The Case For Black Holes Being Nothing But Holograms Just Got Even Stronger

Holy crap!<p>If anything can sum up just how little we truly know about the Universe, it’s black holes. We can’t see them because not even light can …

Surfing icon Laird Hamilton shares his 10-point plan to live forever

Perpetual youth is a whimsical notion suited to screen writers and 16th century Spanish explorers but a career requirement for Laird Hamilton.<p>In the ocean as many as five hours most days, the inventor of tow-in big-wave surfing, modern-day stand-up paddleboarding and hydrofoil surfing uses a unique …

Laird Hamilton

Like It or Not, “Smart Drugs” Are Coming to the Office

You’ve managed the same team for the past five years — then one day you find out that your most successful employee uses cognitive-enhancing drugs on the job.<p>This scenario may not be hypothetical for long. The unauthorized use of prescription drugs such as the ADHD medications Adderall and Ritalin …

How did we get pension calculations so wrong?

Workers will have to save much more of their salary or stay in their jobs a lot longer if they want a decent income in retirement<p>There is a rule of thumb that financial advisers and asset management companies use to tell us how much we need to save, and how long our pensions will survive in …

Britain's property market is going to implode as housing nears peak affordability

Property prices in Britain may be surging due to a horrendous imbalance of supply and demand — but the market is poised to implode.<p>Why? Because Britons are not earning enough money to either get on the housing ladder or are spending such a large portion of their wages on mortgages that may not be …

Housing

Just 1 Minute of Intense Exercise Rivals The Benefits of a 45-Minute Workout

Your excuses are irrelevant.<p>If you’re like most Americans, Australians, and Brits, you’re not getting nearly enough exercise, and we probably don’t …

How to Style Your Coffee Table Like a Pro

This space isn't just for giant books anymore.<p>These decorating tips — from how to lay out a tray to arranging a personal collection — show you how to get a chic, stylish look for your coffee table.

19 Important Ways Dads Rock at Bringing up Kids

The ways in which fathers impact their kids’ lives is nothing short of remarkable. From warding off illness to unwittingly encouraging ambition, dads …

Elon Musk Powers Up: Inside Tesla’s $5 Billion Gigafactory

Elon Musk is venturing headfirst into the battery business. Here’s why it might be his boldest bet yet.<p>Elon Musk walks briskly onto the stage as hard rock blasts in the background. The guitar riff, which sounds like entrance music suitable for a professional wrestler or a minor-league cleanup …

How to Shave Years Off a 30-Year Mortgage

Most strategies to pay off your mortgage faster involve making radical principal prepayments or moving to a shorter-term debt structure. But here's a way to pay your loan off faster by refinancing your home using your lender's money.<p>Here's a quick finance lesson: Lenders generate more revenue on …

Personal Finance

There are now more than 3bn barrels of excess oil in the world

Record 'cushion' of surplus oil will protect the world against 'geopolitical shocks or unexpected supply disruptions' says IEA<p>The world is awash with oil, as excess supply has reached record levels despite prices collapsing by nearly half over the last year.<p>There are now more than 3bn barrels of …

Geopolitics

15-Minute Fitness wth Jay Cardiello

Rocket-science-based showerhead soaking up the cash on Kickstarter

The mist-producing, water-saving Nebia showerhead has already been backed by Apple's Tim Cook. Now it's making a splash on Kickstarter as well.<p>For something we do pretty much every day, most of us don't give much thought to our showers. That's certainly not the case for the six people working at …

What is the dark web and who uses it?

The hackers behind the Ashley Madison security breach have apparently made good on their promise to expose the users of the online cheating site. The Impact Team, as the hackers collectively refer to themselves, posted the information on the dark web, a section of the Web inaccessible for the …

New York's shadowy secret: No-man's land dubbed The Hole lies in the shadow of a mafia graveyard where the city's forgotten live without a sewer system

• <b>Allen Agostino photographed several-block area in eastern Brooklyn and Queens during 14-month stay</b>• <b><br>Depressed ground near airport estimated at up 30</b> …

Book two one-way flights, change your location settings and request a vegetarian meal on board: 27 little-known travel tips that will surprise even frequent fliers

• <b>Infographic outlines unknown travel hacks to ensure a stress-free flight</b>• <b><br>Before you book, read up on code shares to maximise frequent flier points</b>• <b><br>Pack</b> …

PTJ on being on the right side of the trend

There’s more than one way to skin a cat. The stuff that Paul Tudor Jones has made his billions based on does not appear in any traditional investing …

'5 Ways That Quitting Sugar Changed My Life'

Sarah Wilson, author of the new book I Quit Sugar, explains what happened when she stopped eating the sweet stuff.<p>I first quit sugar back in January 2011 because of my autoimmune (AI) disease. I have Hashimoto's, and a big part of why I've stuck to the sugar-free program is that it's made such a …

This Presentation Trick Makes You Sound Brilliant

Presentations with bullet lists make you seem dull and stupid. Structuring your presentation as a real story does the exact opposite.<p>Most presentations are boring, some are tolerable, a very few are memorable. The memorable ones all share a single essential characteristic--they tell a story. But …

Public Speaking

25 Cheap And Easy DIYs That Will Vastly Improve Your Home

It's the sacred place where you hang out in your pajamas and binge-watch TV shows. Doesn't it deserve better?

The Foods That 9 Nutritionists Say They Eat Every Day

Good news: Dark chocolate made the list.<p>Yes, variety is the spice of life—and one of the keys to a balanced diet. Still, there are some foods that are so full of vitamins and minerals, the people who know the most about nutrition make sure to eat them (almost) every day. Find out the foods and …

10 ways to look better instantly

Tailor your clothing... all of it<p>Nothing says you don't care quite like clothing that doesn't fit. There was a time when a tailor was as important in …

21 Things to Add to Your Home Gym in 2015

Precor TRM 445 Treadmill<p>Precor’s latest at-home treadmill offers 23 preset workouts, 27 metrics, 16 customizable workouts, 2% decline, 15% incline, …

Exercise