JB Englehart

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Airfare Study Claims This Is Exactly How Far In Advance You Should Book Your Flights

<i>This story originally appeared on Travelandleisure.com.</i><p>CheapAir.com announced the results of its annual airfare study on Wednesday, analyzing 917 …

Flying

The 'supply-and-demand model of labor markets is fundamentally broken,' and that's why you're not getting a pay raise anytime soon

Troy Taylor, the CEO of the Coca-Cola franchise for Florida, was asked at a recent conference of the Federal Reserve's Dallas branch whether he expected pay raises in the future. The context to the question is that America has ultralow unemployment. In fact, it has even reached what policymakers …

Economics

These 5 Habits Literally Add Years to Your Life, According to a New Harvard Study

Harvard researchers studied the lives of 123,219 men and women over 3 decades, to learn exactly how much extra time good habits can add to your life.<p>They say there's no fountain of youth. But a comprehensive new Harvard University study is the latest report to break down exactly how much extra time …

Holistic Medicine

Warren Buffett is making a rare move — and it's a sign it might be time to take some money off the table

It's typically pretty hard to find anything exciting to say about drywall.<p>Yes, drywall… as in, the building material that's used for interior construction.<p>Drywall, also known as wallboard, is manufactured from rehydrated gypsum to produce a calcium sulfate plaster, that's later mixed with …

Fields of dreams: Texas project seeks new corn strains for whiskey

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (Reuters) - A master distiller and a crop scientist who specializes in corn breeding are working on a project they hope one day will help bring local identities to American whiskeys.<p>Seth Murray, a top corn breeder at Texas A&M University, and Rob Arnold, working on a …

Whiskey

12 Brilliant Tech Hacks For Your Next Trip

Ready, set, bookmark! To make your trips as hassle-free and enjoyable as possible, we've rounded up the best tech travel hacks on the web — from how to pack properly to how to share photos once you've returned, you'll find it all right here. How did we ever travel without them before?<p>When you're on …

Hacking

Why Rich Kids Are So Good at the Marshmallow Test

Affluence—not willpower—seems to be what’s behind some kids' capacity to delay gratification.<p>The marshmallow test is one of the most famous pieces of social-science research: Put a marshmallow in front of a child, tell her that she can have a second one if she can go 15 minutes without eating the …

Indiana University

Automation reshapes national political debate

Even before the technologies of the future come to fruition, they're igniting ethical, economic and political debates at the Capitol and around the …

The 9.9 Percent Is the New American Aristocracy

The class divide is already toxic, and is fast becoming unbridgeable. You’re probably part of the problem.<p>1.<p>For about a week every year in my childhood, I was a member of one of America’s fading aristocracies. Sometimes around Christmas, more often on the Fourth of July, my family would take up …

Income Inequality

A futurist imagines the Earth populated exclusively by the 1 percent

The book hits stores on August 14th, 2018<p>Science fiction is often pretty bad at predicting the future: rather, it’s a better barometer of the present. But every now and again, an author establishes a reputation for insight into what the future might hold. One such author is Canadian writer and …

8 Innovative Productivity Tools You Probably Haven't Heard of

Here are several excellent products or services to help you do better work, get organized, be more creative, or accomplish tasks faster.<p>It's a wonderful feeling to discover a product or service which helps you do better work, get organized, be more creative, or accomplish tasks faster. Here are …

Project Management

Marvel's Crazy Venom Twist Changes the History of the Symbiote

If you thought you knew the history of Venom’s symbiote, then think again. Writer Donny Cates and artist Ryan Stegman just introduced a new twist to …

Great games for your nongaming laptop

Investing in Marijuana? 20 Things You Need to Know

Understanding the ins and outs of the cannabis industry is imperative if you want to make money as an investor.<p>With the exception of bitcoin, there …

These key psychological differences can determine whether you're liberal or conservative

Politically, Americans are highly divided.<p>When it comes to issues of race, immigration, national security, and environmental protection, they disagree about how the government should handle things like never before.<p>Relative to polls in the 1990s, Republicans are now much more likely to say poor …

Political Science

9 Confessions from a Celebrity Real Estate Agent

Some famous people buy homes they have never even seen.<p>If you want to know a celebrity, you have to get inside their house. Just ask Dolly Lenz, who has worked in real estate for over 25 years and has gained insight into the lives of the rich and famous by helping them sell their homes. We spoke to …

Real Estate

Google is selling a load of battery patents

The patents, which are on sale now, are grouped into six categories, including "Hybrid," "Charging," and "Hardware." The pricing of the patents is not public and will be disclosed to potential buyers only, according to the sales document.<p>The document includes five "featured" patents out of the 207. …

Everything You Need to Know to Host a Webinar

<i>This post originally appeared on the Mention blog.</i><p>A few months ago, I held a Yabbly AMA about how and why we use webinars at Mention. For the uninitiated, webinars are online seminars or master classes designed to educate around a clear and concise topic.<p>Generally around 30-40 minutes, these live …

Netflix starts testing 4K videos, wants to launch Ultra HD next year

Netflix (S NFLX) quietly added a handful of 4K HD videos to its catalog this week to prepare itself for a wider launch of ultra high-definition video …

Here’s Why You Hate Your Cable Company

Hate your cable TV (or satellite TV, or telco TV) company? Here’s why — and why it’s not going to change anytime soon — explained in 98 concise …

The Global Kraken

Science & InnovationNot Exactly Rocket Science<p>Earlier this year, the Discovery Channel released the first ever footage of the legendary giant squid in its natural environment. But did the crew manage to film <i>the</i> giant squid, or <i>one of the</i> giant squids?<p>The giant was first described by the Danish …