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How Toxic Is Your Workplace Exactly? Quite Toxic if These 8 Things Keep Happening Every Day | Inc.com

According to UNC Keenan-Flagler Business School, it is estimated that toxic workplaces cost U.S. employers $23.8 billion annually in the form of absenteeism, health care costs, lost productivity, and more.<p>A company's most valuable asset -- its people -- is rendered incapable to perform at a high …

Employment

Loner Study Reveals the Biological Reason Isolation Isn’t Always a Problem

Going it alone might help some species survive.<p>Most of us have been taught that a preference for being alone is a bit of a red flag, even if research …

Psychology

5 Behaviours People Call Lazy That Are Actually Signs Of Intelligence, According to Science

The current British heatwave has made marg-sipping, park-lounging, responsibility-avoiding sloths of us all. But if you consider yourself a little on …

Psychology

Financial planning: 11 habits to start in your 20s if you want to be a millionaire

If you want to build wealth, a good place to start is with your habits. The sooner you establish smart ones, the better your chances of reaching seven figures.<p>Here are 10 habits that have worked for ordinary people as they worked to achieve goals like financial freedom or early …

Personal Finance

The numbers that matter most in staying healthy

Health often seems like a numbers game. What’s your blood-sugar level? How many calories are you eating? And are you getting the right percentage of …

Nutrition

What Is the Glycemic Index of Oatmeal?

Thanks to its soluble fiber content, a simple bowl of oatmeal offers plenty of sustained-release energy. Depending on the processing and preparation …

Nutrition

How to Get Rid of Back Acne Once and for All

According to every dermatologist we know.<p>It's not like the pimples you get on your face. Yes, it’s similar in that the pores clog and bacteria is often to blame, and also you get incredibly confused and angry and emotional about it (especially if you’re on steroids). BUT, it's different in that it …

Skin Care

Buy a New Car Since 1995? You Could Get Part of a $1 Billion Settlement

If you bought a new car in the past 23 years, you could be compensated for price fixing as part of the largest criminal antitrust investigation in U.S. history.<p>Americans who bought a new car or truck in the last 23 years could be eligible for compensation, thanks to the largest criminal antitrust …

U.S. Department of Justice

Research Shows Bitching At Work Is Actually Good For Your Mental Health

Picture this: you arrive at work two minutes late, after pulling a late night shift. Your boss points an eyebrow and taps his watch. Bob from …

Mental Health

How to Choose the Right Haircut for Your Face Shape | Mens Hair

The perennial question answered – What is the Right Haircut for Your Face Shape?<p>When it comes to your clothing, fit is everything. A good tailor …

Hair

'Antifreeze' molecules may stop and reverse damage from brain injuries

Penn Researchers Uncover Role of N-acetylaspartate, a molecule that controls Amyloid build-up<p>PHILADELPHIA - The key to better treatments for brain …

Neuroscience

When We Talk About Suicide, We Need to Talk About Addiction

No one can say definitively why Kate Spade or Anthony Bourdain died by suicide. But I can tell you why I tried to kill myself. Twice.<p><i>Trigger warning:</i> …

How Income Affects the Brain

A new study links lower socioeconomic status to detrimental brain changes.<p>We often attribute financial problems to bad life decisions: Why didn’t that person stay in college? Why didn’t they pick a more lucrative career? Why did they have so many kids? But several recent studies suggest that having …

Occasional fasting may be a fast fix for our health

Many people routinely fast, going hungry for a day or a couple of days either for spiritual or health reasons. Some say fasting cleanses toxins from …

How to prep your car for a road trip

When you're prepping your car for a road trip, summer or otherwise, there are important things to check as well as some old steps you can skip.<p>Here's how to prep for a trip so that your car won't become the center of your attention, which is seldom good.<p>We've arranged these tips in two groups: …

Someone wrote a kids' book to explain bitcoin and blockchain

At around 7 p.m. every night you can catch me reading bedtime stories for my two children. On current rotation: Dave's Cave, a weird Avengers book and a million bedtime stories about dinosaurs.<p>But those books can go straight in the trash because finally -- <i>finally</i> -- someone has written a children's …

Kids

This Airline Will Pay You $4,500/Mo. to Move to Iceland & Travel the World All Summer

Spending the summer traveling all over the world is one of those things you expect to find at the top of most people's bucket lists. Unfortunately, …

Homeopathic and natural remedies aren’t the same thing—and only one of them is total nonsense

Therapies from nature sometimes work, but diluted dog rabies does not.<p>Willow bark has a long and storied history. The Sumerians used it 4,000 years ago to treat pains of all kinds. So did the Egyptians after them, and the Chinese and the Greeks, but it wasn’t until the turn of the 20th century that …

The Complete Timeline of Marvel Cinematic Universe Movies, From 'Iron Man' to 'Infinity War'

Here’s every single thing that happened across the 19 MCU movies to get you ready for “Avengers: Infinity War”<p><b>The beginning of time:</b> The Big Bang …

It’s Shocking How Many People Go This Long Without Washing Their Bed Sheets

As a self-identified clutter freak, I feel like I spend half of my free time straightening up scattered remotes or clearing various utensils and …

Sleep Cycle debuts Apple Watch app with snore prevention, silent alarm

Sleep Cycle for iPhone introduced snore detection a year ago to help sleep trackers discover whether or not snoring is affecting their sleep quality. Today Sleep Cycle is building on that feature with a brand new Apple Watch app that will silently nudge you when snoring is detected…<p>The goal is …

Was There a Civilization On Earth Before Humans?

A look at the available evidence<p>It only took five minutes for Gavin Schmidt to out-speculate me.<p>Schmidt is the director of NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies (a.k.a. GISS) a world-class climate-science facility. One day last year, I came to GISS with a far-out proposal. In my work as an …

U.S. and allies fire missiles at Syria in retaliation for suspected poison gas attack

U.S. and allied warships and warplanes in the eastern Mediterranean launched a fiery barrage of missiles at multiple military targets in Syria to punish the Russian-backed government in Damascus for its alleged use of poison gas against civilians last weekend, President Trump announced.<p>Trump …

Middle East

The public shaming of Mark Zuckerberg

The Facebook founder’s congressional hearings strongly resembled torture techniques straight out of the 1800s.<p>By the time lawmakers were openly …

The Dope on Dopamine

For the past several decades scientists have been investigating possible connections between ADHD and one of the main chemical messengers in the …

Here Are Nearly 1,200 Coursera Courses That Are Still Completely Free

Courses from 166 universities, including Stanford, Georgia Tech, Yale, Duke, and Michigan, are part of the list.<p>Are Coursera courses still free? At Class Central, we get that question so often that I wrote a guide to answer it. Generally speaking, Coursera courses are free to audit but if you want …

Online Education

Scottish Labour MSP with ADHD slams Netflix over drug abuse claims in new documentary

Daniel Johnson fears Take Your Pills, which highlights the abuse of ADHD drugs by those who see them as a performance enhancer, will demonise …

ADHD

This is when it’s OK to take expired medication

Here’s news that can save you money: You can ignore the expiration date on many of your medications—for years. According to several reports, including this one just published in the <i>Journal of the American Medical Association</i> (<i>JAMA</i>), drugs may retain their potency for up to four decades!<p>What does …

Medicine

Why Did Sterile Salt Water Become The IV Fluid Of Choice?

During a recent walk around the emergency room where I work, I noted the number of patients with bags of intravenous fluids hanging above them. Almost everyone had one.<p>Our ER in Boston isn't unique. IV fluids are among the most common medical interventions worldwide. Several kinds are available, …

Medicine

This Is The Secret Meaning Behind The Devil's Number 666

It's a code for his real name.<p>We've all heard about the infamous number 666, which is rather cryptically referred to as the "number of the beast" in …

mathematics