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Even one night of bad sleep causes dangerous changes in your brain, a new study found

One of the most important things that happens when we drift off at night is a cleansing process: sleep helps remove toxins from the human brain.<p>Scientists recently found that even one night of sleep deprivation causes the buildup of a kind of protein that's known to make up the plaque that …

Here is how to delete Facebook

Some of us have been on Facebook for more than a decade, but all good things come to an end. Over the past 18 months, Facebook has been in a downward spiral. The social network is in the eye of a controversy storm, with fake news, Russia’s meddling in the 2016 presidential election, and misuse of …

Here's which generation you're part of based on your birth year — and why those distinctions exist

The only generation officially designated by the US Census Bureau is the baby-boomer generation.<p>Yet that hasn't stopped demographers from classifying other cohorts into ranges of birth years. Often this is done to better understand how formative experiences such as world events or technological …

Demographics

RIP Matt Damon, who Terry Gilliam says has been ‘beaten to death’ by internet mobs

In memoriam<p>Decent human being Matt Damon, 47, has supposedly perished in an untimely death brought about by mobs of angry #MeToo supporters, according to director Terry Gilliam. In an interview with <i>AFP</i><i>,</i> Gilliam boldly shines a spotlight on the horrifying plight of the powerful and popular actor. “I …

Gal Gadot prompts fury over Stephen Hawking tribute

Gal Gadot has received online criticism after sharing a tribute to Stephen Hawking, following his death yesterday, aged 76.<p>The <i>Wonder Woman</i> actress has been branded 'ableist' - a term used to describe discrimination or prejudice against people who are disabled. In a Twitter tribute, she wrote: "Rest …

Why You Should Never Put These 3 Words on Your LinkedIn Profile

Putting this on your profile is a big no-no. Here's why.<p>While LinkedIn is a social-media tool, it's not like the others. LinkedIn is your personal website for your career. You are a business-of-one that must sell its services to employers over the course of your career. Having a strong LinkedIn …

The world reacts to the death of physicist Stephen Hawking

Reaction to the death of theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking:"His passing has left an intellectual vacuum in his wake. But it's not empty. Think of …

Stephen Hawking

Yolanda Hadid Breaks Silence After Gigi and Zayn Malik’s Split

Yolanda Hadid has broken her silence since her oldest daughter Gigi Hadid announced her split from her boyfriend of two years, Zayn Malik. On Tuesday …

Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck: Will They Reunite?

After <b>Jennifer Garner</b> and <b>Ben Affleck</b> announced their separation in 2015, the couple went through a heartbreaking period of nearly two years where the …

13 Years Ago, Steve Jobs Said 1 Thing Made All the Difference in His Life

A short passage from a Steve Jobs commencement address teaches an important lesson.<p>Steve Jobs was famous (or infamous, depending on your point of view) for his "reality distortion field," his ability to make other people believe the seemingly impossible was actually possible.<p>But the first person he …

These Are the Prettiest Places on Earth to Feed Your Wanderlust

It's normal to overlook the simple pleasures in life when we feel stuck in a place or routine that doesn't fulfill us. But ironically, those are also …

Oscar winners 2018: the full list

All the winners from the 90th Academy Awards<p>•Oscars 2018: how the night unfolded<br>•Oscars red carpet 2018: from Jennifer Lawrence to Salma Hayek – in pictures<p><b>Sam Rockwell, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri – WINNER!</b><br>Willem Dafoe, The Florida Project<br>Woody Harrelson, Three Billboards Outside …

‘Black Panther’ Just Keeps Breaking Records

<i>Black Panther</i> (our reviews here and here) has been subverting old tropes and making us add “war rhinoceros” to our genie wishlist, but it’s also been consistently shredding box office records. We already knew it has the highest Rotten Tomatoes rating (97%) of all the Marvel Cinematic Universe …

Stop worrying about the period in your Gmail address — Google says it doesn't matter

My personal email address is my name at gmail.com. Most of the time, it looks like this: kif.leswing@gmail.com.<p>But if I end up giving you kifleswing@gmail.com, don't worry. I'll still get the email.<p>In fact, if you're a Gmail user, the periods in your email address don't matter at all. Gmail …

Online Life

Black Panther is a joyous game changer for Marvel

The movie soars on the spirit of its heroes and its villain.<p>Black Panther has been an Avenger for the past 50 years, created by Jack Kirby and Stan Lee in 1966. What Kirby and Lee created, and what subsequent writers and artists have since refined, is one of the smartest and most powerful members …

How the Quietly Radical ‘Black Panther’ Took Over Hollywood

Marvel’s most prominent black superhero hasn’t always been one of its superstars. But the Afrofuturist, anti-imperialist worldview the series espouses makes it perfect for the moment.<p>If you’ve been to a movie theater at any point in the past 20 years, there is a steep statistical probability that …

Black Panther

Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux Split 'Lovingly' After Two Years of Marriage

Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux have split after two and a half years of marriage — and seven years as a couple.<p>“In an effort to reduce any …

Jennifer Aniston

Windows 10's new 'Ultimate Performance' mode sacrifices efficiency for raw power

Microsoft generally rolls out new features in its Insider builds for testers before they are released to the public. Yesterday’s build 17101 includes a feature that may be particularly intriguing for power users and professionals: an ‘Ultimate Performance’ mode.<p>It’s basically exactly what it sounds …

Ancient wisdom reveals 4 rituals that will make you happy

Alright, you’ve probably read a zillion articles about happiness online and you’re not a zillion times happier. What gives?<p><i>Reading ain’t the same as</i> …

The 17 best movies of all time that weren't nominated for a best-picture Oscar, according to critics

When it comes to the Oscars, we all remember the shocking and infamous best-picture upsets— like "Crash" over "Brokeback Mountain," or "Shakespeare in Love" over "Saving Private Ryan."<p>But there are also some iconic films that never even got nominated.<p>Many lauded films have lost out on a …

Scientists Counted All The Protein Molecules in a Cell And The Answer Really Is 42

This is so perfect.<p>Biologists have served up the answer to the ultimate question of life, the Universe, and everything.<p>That answer, as you may know, …

If a woman has these 14 qualities never let her go, scientists say

People in long term relationships will someday get to the point where they need to ask themselves: Is this really the person I want to spend the rest …

Relationships

Jennifer Aniston And Brad Pitt Reportedly Got Caught Planning A Secret Reunion

Jennifer and Brad got busted for their secret rendezvous in Aspen.<p>Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux spent the holidays together in Mexico, but …

Jennifer Aniston

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

Job Interviews

I'm 29 and Manage $100 Million — Here Are the 7 Best Pieces of Advice I Can Give You About Investing

No. 6: Do not fall in love with your investments.<p>At 29 years old, I manage $100 million in assets.<p>Some may think I’m on the young side to be managing …

15 Things Psychologists Wish You Knew Can Gradually Destroy Self-Esteem

It can be tough to step outside yourself, and truly recognize what affects your self-esteem. That's because nobody wakes up in the morning <i>wanting</i> to …

If You Want a New Job in 2018, This 1 (Unconventional) Step Could Speed Things Up

Why storytelling is the new secret weapon in job search.<p><b>Next to losing weight, one of the most common New Year's resolutions is to change jobs.</b><p>Given the unemployment rate is at an all-time low, employers are not only lowering their candidate expectations, they're also throwing money at the talent …

Want To Be More Successful Next Week? Remove These 4 Thoughts This Weekend

Establishing the foundation for a successful week requires establishing the foundation for an empowering mindset which starts with removing these 4 thoughts.<p>High performers take advantage of the weekends to separate themselves from the pack by deliberately refocusing and recharging along with …

Transformational Meditation Is A Powerful Trading Improver

There are many different forms of meditation, most of them will relax your mind, but they do little else. The regular practice of guided …

6 Things the Most Organized People Do Every Day

Your life is busy. Work/life balance is a challenge. You feel like you’re spreading yourself so thin that you’re starting to disappear.<p>Most of us …