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5 Social Security Myths That Could Cost You Money

Don't let these popular misconceptions about Social Security hit you in the wallet.<p>Social Security is a complex program, and even though tens of …

Commentary: An unusual view of the Air Force's F-22

A day with the U.S. Air Force starts early. Arriving at an airbase in eastern England, my two Reuters colleagues and I know only a little about the day ahead: we will fly to an undisclosed European location on board a refuelling plane, accompanied by two F-22 fighter jets.<p>A U.S. F-22 Raptor fighter …

Aviation

You may not want to use a case for your iPhone 7

A leaked schematic of the next iPhone has purportedly found its way to a Japanese magazine, suggesting all the rumors are true.<p>The device, which is believed to be the larger ‘plus’ variant of the iPhone 7, has space for two cameras as well as no headphone jack. Curiously, Apple’s Smart Connector …

Is Organic Food REALLY Better for You?

If you're trying to get both your weight and your health on track, you've probably heard the arguments both for and against seeking out organic foods. Some studies and institutions recommend that you buy organic or else, while others say that there's no real scientific basis that …

Review: SanDisk’s new Lightning to USB drive for iPhone adds USB 3 & a wraparound design

SanDisk’s new iXpand Lightning to USB drive introduces a new design, faster USB 3.0, and a brand new app, making it one of the most attractive offerings as far as thumb drives for your iPhone or iPad go. I’ve been testing it out to see if it’s worth a recommendation over the many</b> …

SanDisk

NASA Is Getting Back In the Business of Bleeding-Edge Planes

The experimental x-plane fleet may be due for a revival in the agency.<p>There are winners and losers in NASA's latest budget, but one big winner is an x-plane style fleet. According to a report in Flight Global, the new NASA budget's increase in aeronautics spending also calls for a better budget for …

Eating asparagus and a 14-minute workout: Jennifer Lawrence's trainer on how she prepares for the Oscars

As one of Hollywood’s most bankable actresses - and the type that can even make falling over in a Dior dress look elegant - all eyes are on Jennifer Lawrence for red carpet season.<p>So how does she deal with the pressure and make sure she looks her best physically before the big events? Her …

Here's what kind of haircut you should get when you're losing your hair

While we will always recommend shaving your head if you're losing your hair, we'd be remiss if we did not outline some other options.<p>Some patterns of male hair loss can be covered in different ways, depending on where you're losing it and how far it's progressed.<p>We've teamed up these methods with …

Hair

The Morning Routine Experts Recommend for Peak Productivity

What’s the best way to start your day so that you really get things done?<p>Laura Vanderkam studied the schedules of high-achievers. What did she find? …

5 Tea Trends You Need to Try

As the resident tea aficionado at Eat This, Not That!, it’s rare to see me without a mug of tea in my hands. I’ve seen so many people benefit from …

8 Things You Didn’t Know About Sexual Satisfaction

• People who have regular orgasms live longer, seem to have less stress and enjoy lower rates of heart disease, breast cancer, prostate cancer, and …

Breast Cancer

Glenn Frey, Eagles Guitarist, Dead at 67

Glenn Frey, Eagles guitarist and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, passed away Monday. He was 67. “It is with the heaviest of hearts that we …

David Bowie Dead at 69

David Bowie, the legendary singer-songwriter and actor, has died after a long battle with cancer. He was 69.<p>The artist’s Facebook page announced the …

Here’s The First Shot Of The F-15C Pod That Will Change How The Air Force Fights

One of the most important programs that the U.S. Air Force is undertaking is far from glamorous and comes with a funny name: Talon HATE. But this …

How to Be Happier Without Really Trying

You are already a happiness expert. Seriously. You’re just a bit inconsistent.<p>You already do a lot of things that researchers recommend for increased …

From Howlin’ Wolf to Hendrix: The Life and Times of Buddy Guy

When Buddy Guy is in town, he leaves his house in Orland Park, Illinois, around 7:30 p.m. and makes the 26-mile drive up I-55 to downtown Chicago, …

Pitbull who disappeared in Texas floods found 2000 miles away

A family in the Lone Star state is to be reunited with their dog several months after the animal was lost in freak floods<p>A dog who became separated from his owners during floods in Texas this spring has been found alive and well more than 2,0000 miles from home.<p>Thor the pit bull disappeared after …

Video: Now NASA can see what the surface of the sun actually looks like

search<p>popular<p>latest<p>featured<p>obsessions<p>These are the core obsessions that drive our newsroom—defining topics of seismic importance to the global economy.<p>emails<p>Our emails are made to shine in your inbox, with something fresh every morning, afternoon, and weekend.<p>editions<p>Quartz is a guide to the new …

World Economy

Facebook Instant articles now available to all iPhone users

After five months of beta testing its fast-loading ‘instant’ articles, Facebook is rolling out the feature to all iPhone users starting today.<p>Instant articles load 10 times faster than normal shared links and rank higher in News Feed. Facebook has enlisted a number of top publishers to create …

5 Hacks for Cooking Healthy Meals on a Budget

<b>By Larkin Clark for Well+GOOD</b><p>When Leanne Brown, then a master's degree candidate in food studies at New York University, posted her capstone project online, she had no idea it would go viral, let alone turn into an actual book.<p>The collection of healthy, budget-friendly recipes was originally geared …

Hacking

10 Amazing Health Benefits of Cucumbers

If you'd like to make your diet healthier by adding more vegetables to your meals, cucumbers are a great choice. Cucumbers are widely used in traditional diets as well as spas across the world for a reason: They are good for health.<p>In this research paper alone, cucumbers are said to have the …

Inside the ISIS Blueprint for Winning

Back in 2010, ISIS was on the downswing. The terrorist group then published a think tank-like pamphlet on how to get a country of its own.<p>Despite the …

The Future Of Coding Is Here, And It Threatens To Wipe Out Everything In Its Path

APIs — the rules governing how software programs interact with each other — not user interfaces, will upend software for years to come.<p>When Intel CEO Brian Krzanich doubled down on the Internet of Things at the company’s annual Developer Forum in August, he emphasized what many of us have already …

Meet 13-Year-Old Conservative Activist CJ Pearson

CJ Pearson, a 13-year-old, has become an overnight sensation online for a video criticizing President Barack Obama for inviting clock-making high …

4 Rituals That Will Make You Happy, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

A sport plane for the masses? Fun, sure -- if you have $189,000 to spare

One startup wants to turn flying into the new motor sport, and it already has an impressive backlog of orders. I got to go for a spin.<p>NEW YORK -- The sun shone and the wind raced as I leaned back in my seat, my elbow hanging out the window. It was a typical summer day spent cruising around the city.<p>…

Has Stephen Hawking solved the mystery of black holes?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Black holes have a way of capturing our imagination. That's why when Stephen Hawking recently talked about them the media went wild.<p>But what was he really saying? Was it a breakthrough moment?<p>At the Hawking Radiation Conference organized by Laura Mersini-Houghton, a professor of physics at …

Universe

U.S. Marine Corps Declares The F-35B Operational

The U.S. Marine Corps’ F-35B Lightning II aircraft reached initial operational capability today with a squadron of 10 F-35Bs ready for world-wide …

Military

Organic fruit and vegies: are they basically a waste of money?

Presumably people agree with me, given the exponential growth of the market in Australia and overseas. In Australia alone, it is now worth $1.72 …