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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 …

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 …

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 …

Pensions

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 …

Physics

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 …

Standup Paddleboarding

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

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 sustainable.<p>Well, not unless everyone suddenly gets a huge pay rise over the next year or so.<p>That's the assumption in the latest …

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 …

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 …

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 …

15-Minute Fitness wth Jay Cardiello

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

When tourists visit New York City, they marvel at the glistening skyscrapers and luxury apartment blocks with dot the city's most glamorous, wealthy …

Aretha Franklin

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

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 San-Francisco-based startup Nebia. They've spent a lot of time thinking about the way we get clean, how much water the process uses up, and how …

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

Even for seasoned travellers, long-haul flights can be a stressful, energy-draining experience.<p>But there are several little-known ways to ease your …

Jet Lag

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 …

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 …

Home Gym Products 2015

10 ways to look better instantly

It’s good to make big goals, like aiming for that six pack or one-rep max. But sometimes it’s OK to cheat with some quick fixes. Here are 10 simple, …

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