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29% of Americans Think They'll Be Millionaires. Here's How to Become One Yourself

Is $1 million within your reach? The answer might surprise you.<p>The tricky thing about saving for retirement is that there's no single magic number …

Retirement

10 basic rules for a happier life — and most may surprise you

Happy International Day of Happiness! How did you celebrate?<p>The United Nations sets aside March 20 as a time to recognize "the relevance of happiness and well-being as universal goals and aspirations in the lives of human beings."<p>Rejoicing yet? Or do the stresses of everyday life mean little …

25-minute walk could add seven years to life

New research shows that exercise can delay the ageing process, with experts suggesting one walk a day could halve the risk of heart attack death and add seven years to the lifespan<p>Just 25 minutes of brisk walking a day could add to seven years to your life, heart experts have said.<p>Researchers said …

Stephen Hawking: Black Holes 'Are Not The Eternal Prisons' We Once Thought

Stephen Hawking, who once stunned the scientific community by saying that black holes emit radiation, expounded on another groundbreaking theory on Tuesday.<p>"The message of this lecture is that black holes ain't as black as they are painted. They are not the eternal prisons they were once thought," …

Quick Tip: Live Longer by Sitting Less

Americans are too sedentary. If everyone in the country cut back on the amount of time sitting or watching TV, people could live longer.<p>In a paper …

Are Black Holes Real? Best Evidence Yet Points to 'Yes' | Sky & Telescope

<b>Are black holes real? A team of astronomers has found indirect evidence of a supermassive black hole’s event horizon, providing further proof that</b> …

The Mothership: Where does Marvel go next?

<i>Avengers: Age of Ultron</i> hit theaters Friday and is sure to make huge waves across the box office. But, don't worry, your favorite heroes aren't going anywhere quite yet. There are still a whole bunch more Marvel movies coming down the line in the next few years, including the next installments in …

How to Lower Cholesterol in 12 Proven Steps

Shutterstock<p>How to Lower Cholesterol: Eat Some Cheese<p>For a <i>Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry</i> study, Danish researchers compared urine and …

The Courage of Bystanders Who Press 'Record'

Police-worn body cameras may be necessary, but we still need citizens who are brave enough to capture video of conflict.<p>On October 14, 2007, a middle-aged man was growing irate at the arrivals terminal of the Vancouver International Airport. Robert Dziekanski had been stuck in the airport for 10 …

When Teachers Cheat

Rampant conspiracies to alter kids' scores, including the one that resulted in the recent conviction of 11 Atlanta educators, attest to the dangers of high-stakes testing.<p>The social scientist Donald T. Campbell offered an insightful analysis of American education in his 1976 paper, "Assessing the …

Education

Netflix's public API is dead, but InstantWatcher is not

It's amazing how quickly five months fly by. Netflix announced in June that its public API would shut off and now we've reached the appointed day. As we mentioned then, several of the popular third-party tools built with access to Netflix's services have been chosen to continue on: InstantWatcher, …