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Growing wealth inequality 'dangerous' threat to democracy: experts | Reuters

OXFORD, England (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Growing global wealth inequality is becoming a fundamental risk to democracy and to economies around the world as more people feel government rules “rigged” in favor of the rich leave them with few options, investors and governance experts said …

Income Inequality

What to Eat While Running

If you picked up running as a way to lose weight, the idea of eating while exercising may seem counterintuitive. <i>Aren’t I supposed to be burning calories, not consuming them?</i><p>Here’s a quick explainer: Your body can store only a limited amount of carbohydrates. “Adding consistent fuel intake from …

Nutrition

Put the blame where it belongs: Bush, Reagan, Kissinger and the real history of the rise of ISIS

<b>(AP/Scott Stewart/J. Scott Applewhite)</b><p>Conservative intellectuals are now trying to blame Marxism for ISIS. Time for a history lesson<p>Paul Rosenberg<p>April 3, 2016 9:30pm (UTC)<p>If you think it's a bit crazy when elite conservatives try to blame Obama for the rise of Donald Trump, you ain't seen nothin' …

Political Science

How To Increase Your Retirement Savings Without Saving More

We’ll drive an extra mile to save five cents a gallon on gas. We clip coupons to save a few bucks at the grocery store. We riot when Netflix even thinks about raising its monthly fee by a dollar. And then we invest our future in a mutual fund without a clue how much it costs.<p>Why? Because we don’t …

Retirement

The 12 best apps for managing your finances

Managing your money can be difficult, especially when it's tax season.<p>Luckily, there are some great apps out there to help you budget, invest, and manage your finances. Here are 12 of the best.

FLYING HIGH

The Canadian dollar slumped below 69 cents (U.S.) in January. Now, it's among the top-performing currencies of 2016. What's behind the big rebound?<p>For the Canadian dollar, it's been a tale of two years.<p>In 2015, the loonie was among the world's worst-performing major currencies.<p>The trend continued …

7 Netflix Documentaries Every Entrepreneur Should Watch

<i>This piece originally appeared on The Hustle.com.</i><p>Netflix (nflx) is great for Friday nights spent on the couch, long study breaks in the library, and</i> …

8 Gardening Apps Every Green Thumb Should Know

They'll make your time in the garden so much easier.<p>Gardening is supposed to be a time to unplug from the tech-heavy world we live in. And while that may be true to an extent, putting your phone to work for you and your garden can actually make the experience less stressful and your greenery more …

The #1 Predictor of Divorce — and How to Fix It

After four decades of research, the world's foremost marriage therapist noticed a clear pattern among couples that didn't stay together.<p>John Gottman, Ph.D, author of <i>The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work</i>, is one of the world's foremost marriage therapists. He's spent four decades studying …

Israel Made a Kamikaze Quadcopter from Hell

The ROTEM-L will hunt you down and blow you up.<p>Israel Aerospace Industries has taken the quadcopter to its logical conclusion: They built a man-hunting flying suicide drone. The ROTEM-L unmanned aerial vehicle is designed to hunt down targets in urban environments and execute a suicide attack, …

This 8-step process will change the way you read forever

Other luminaries who have lived a thousand lives include SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk, who believes that reading is the fastest way to learn.<p>The members of Chromeo spend most of their time in the library, while business magnates Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger frequently spend entire days …

Productivity

60+ Incredible Tiny Houses You'll Hardly Believe Are Real

Be warned: This list might inspire you sell your home and downsize immediately.<p>Tiny homes aren't just about looking cute — they're part of a growing movement that promotes sustainable living. Many designers have figured out innovative ways to make these small homes amazingly well-equipped and, …

These Dreamlike Photo Manipulations Were Created Using Only an iPhone

By day, Robert Jahns is a digital artist and art director based in Germany. By night, he’s known as nois7 on Instagram and runs a popular account …