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Everything you ever needed to know about investing, scribbled on cocktail napkins

Warren Buffett once said “there seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.” Those words, of course, can …

Investing

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

Seven Secret Sources for Cheap (Free, Really) Artwork

After you shell out cash for furniture, rugs, sconces and duvet covers, the thought of paying even more for artwork is overwhelming. We hear you!

Wall Art

If You Could Read a Book a Day, These are the 31 Science Fiction Fantasy Books You Should Read for July

I am constantly in awe at the vast number of books that are published every month. July alone sees the publication of <i>several hundred</i> speculative …

Books

NPR Music's 40 Favorite Albums Of 2018 (So Far)

<i>Let's face it: We live in an era dominated by playlists. Whether you listen to one of the chart-defining destinations on Spotify, let YouTube's algorithm be your guide, follow a friend's listening habits or create your own mixtapes, the idea of listening to an entire album in one sitting becomes</i> …

Indie Pop

NPR Music's 35 Favorite Songs Of 2018 (So Far)

<i>The best songs from the first half of 2018 serve many functions. Some reveal pain, others relieve it. Some guide us forward through the darkness, others eradicate it like a firework. Here are 35 favorites that put in work for us, each one the personal choice of one person at NPR Music or one of our</i> …

Janelle Monáe

5 Résumé Writing Tips From Experts That Will Help You Refresh The Heck Out Of Your Job Search

Thinking about finding yourself a new 9-5? It can be hard to figure out what exactly you can do to make your résumé stand out in a crowd of other, …

7 Underrated Americana Albums You Need To Hear

If you’re exploring Americana, some of the greatest pleasures can come when you get off the main highways and onto the backroads. Here are some of …

Scientists Are Hinting at The Existence of a Strange New Type of Particle

Say hello to di-Omega.<p>Using one of the most powerful computers in the world to perform complex simulations, scientists have predicted a new type of …

25 Things You Need to Do When You Move Into Your New Home

Take care of these vital tasks right away to avoid headaches later.<p>The minute you walk in to your new home, your mind will be racing with to-dos. …

Home Improvement

Heavy Rotation: 10 Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing

Each month, NPR Music invites DJs from public radio stations across the country to share the songs they can't get enough of. May's batch of tracks blurs rigid genre lines and explore several different shades of the human condition.<p>This month's playlist features Shannon Shaw's nuanced juxtaposition …

Radio Industry

30 Of The Handiest Gadgets On Amazon For Under $20

In this day and age, finding a practical product that claims to make life easier isn't hard. You know what is? Finding one that actually does it. …

1 Lesson from the James Comey Interview Leaders Absolutely Cannot Ignore

Forget what the ex-FBI director said about Trump. Remember what he said about hubris.<p>Everybody's talking about James Comey's explosive interview with ABC News' George Stephanopoulos. But while there were lots of juicy facts and blistering opinions, one statement stood out to me. You might have …

James Comey

How To Purge Everything You Don't Need From Your Home

Out with the old, in with the new — that’s what ringing in the new year is about, right? And, while that is a good motto for many areas of your life, …

20 Points Of Marriage Advice From This Divorced Man Is A Must-Read

Marriage is a lot of work, but unfortunately, that’s a lesson many of us don’t fully grasp until it’s too late.<p>In late July, newly divorced …

Steve Jobs Used a Remarkably Powerful Decision-Making Strategy That Will Transform Your Business

Steve Jobs was one of the most successful business leaders of our time, and he knew how to make great decisions.<p>You know him as the man behind Apple, and the reason why you may be reading this sentence on an iPhone or MacBook. If you know much about Steve Jobs--and at this point, who doesn't--then …

Leadership

11 Best TED Talks For When You Feel Burnt Out

The signs are all there: you feel depressed, anxious, and detached; you keep getting head and back aches; your job performance and relationships are …

Creativity

45 Products Trending On Amazon That Are Straight-Up Brilliant

You can find a lot of junk on the internet, but if you're shopping on Amazon, you can find some absolutely brilliant products, too. These trending …

Track Down

Watch the History of the World Unfold on an Animated Map: From 200,000 BCE to Today

"Where are you from?" a character at one point asks Babe, the hapless protagonist of the Firesign Theatre's classic comedy album <i>How Can You Be in Two</i> …

6 bookmark-worthy speeches women made at the 2018 Golden Globes

As hoped and expected, women in Hollywood commandeered the 2018 Golden Globes. Winning actresses gave inspiring and supportive “women power” …

How to Stop Doubting Yourself Right This Second (And Live Your Best Life)

Self-doubt is a universal human emotion that no person is exempt from. But when this way of thinking becomes second-nature, self-doubt can wreak …

This Mass Grave Discovery Could Alter Roman History

There's plenty of evidence to suggest that a mass grave discovered in the north of England is a gladiator cemetery. But the most compelling clue is …

14 Epic Fantasy Series You Need To Read That Aren't 'A Song Of Ice And Fire'

Look, I love <i>Game of Thrones</i> as much as the next nerd<i>.</i> I am all about dragons, zombies, and dragon-zombies. But A Song of Ice and Fire is not the <i>only</i> …

10 Books That Are Being Adapted For the Small Screen in 2018

Hear that? It's the sound of a new year, and while we're unsure about what the future holds IRL, thankfully, the land of make-believe is providing us with some much-needed respite in the form of movies and TV. Books, long the safe place for your brain, are also inspiring some of 2018's most …

TV

Ranking The Best New Shows On Netflix You Can Stream Right Now

There are two shows worth checking out this week.<p>For the weekend of May 5, Streamline recommends “Dear White People” in the top Netflix spot for the first time. It’s a relief that a great show has finally come along to unseat “Collateral” from its eight-week-long perch in the top spot.<p>This Netflix …

17 Photos That'll Confuse The Fuck Out Of You For A Few Seconds

Who are you going to believe, me or your lying eyes?

Auschwitz inmate's notes from hell finally revealed

<b>Chilling testimony from an Auschwitz inmate forced to help the Nazi murder squads has finally been deciphered, thanks to painstaking detective work and digital imaging.</b><p>On scraps of notepaper Marcel Nadjari, a Greek Jew, described how thousands of Jews were herded into the gas chambers daily. He saw …

Red Cross

The Sexiest Books You'll Ever Have The Pleasure Of Reading

A few years ago, people around the world were completely incapacitated by a literary phenomenon. I saw rows of mothers reading the book in chaise …

Books