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The 25 richest, healthiest, happiest, and most advanced countries in the world

The Legatum Institute, a London based research institute released on Thursday its 10th annual global Prosperity Index, a huge survey that ranks the …

The man solving Malaysia flight 370

Blaine Alan Gibson has been called a modern-day Indiana Jones – though in temperament he’s probably a lot closer to Sherlock Holmes.<p>Blaine Alan Gibson has been called a modern-day Indiana Jones – though in temperament he’s probably a lot closer to Sherlock Holmes.<p>Gibson, 59, made headlines around …

Airplanes

Tom Brady's mom: 'You're the fastest person on the field'

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady will never be compared with the likes of Seattle Seahawks quarterbacks Russell Wilson …

78 years ago, a journalist studied 500 rich men and boiled down their success into 13 steps

At the peak of Andrew Carnegie's career, he crossed paths with an impressive journalist named Napoleon Hill, who he trusted to document — and share with the world — the strategies that turned him into one of the wealthiest and most successful businessmen of all time.<p>"It was Mr. Carnegie's idea that …

6 tips to cut stress for a happier, healthier dinner

You get home from hectic day at work followed by a hellish commute and begin that harried rush to get a nutritious meal on the table. Oh, did we mention you're ravenous? There's no doubt that dinnertime can be stressful, especially if you're trying to feed a whole family.<p>You probably already know …

Nutrition

With time on their side, Patriots not panicking over Jacoby Brissett injury

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- If there is one takeaway from Friday's news that rookie quarterback Jacoby Brissett is dealing with an injured right thumb, it …

5 Ways to Increase Happiness in Daily Life

madamsaffa/Adobe StockWe all want to be happy, undeniably.For some people happiness comes easier than others, but what we’re starting to understand …

3 Reasons to Look for a New Job Even If You're Not Quitting

If you've managed to land a job with challenging work, good hours, and a vibrant culture, you might feel like you've found the occupational Holy …

Fisherman Finds 75-Pound Pearl, Keeps It as Good Luck Charm

Typically, people keep good luck charms like a four-leaf clover, a shiny penny, or a protective amulet—not a precious gem that could be worth as much …

Make Your Vacation Feel Longer With Some Basic Cognitive Psychology

If you’ve ever had a week-long vacation that felt like it only lasted a couple days, it’s probably because you did a little too much planning and not …

Can't afford an expensive flight? This startup will let you put it on layaway

Airfordable lets consumers purchase airline flights and hotel rooms through affordable payment plans.<p>You can buy gifts, furniture, and electronics on layaway, so why can't you do the same for airline flights and hotel bookings? That's exactly what one Chicago startup is now offering.<p><b>More From</b> …

AOL

5-minute morning routines that can make your whole day better

You don't have to add three leisurely hours to your morning routine to be happy or productive.<p>In fact, plenty of the habits that can help you start your day take <i>five minutes or less</i>.<p>Several of those habits are listed under the Quora thread, "What can I do in 5 minutes in the morning to make my …

A Guide To Understanding The Introverted

Many articles and comics you see posted online would have you believe the world is divided into two camps- extroverts and introverts.<p>But I constantly …

Personality

Why They Stopped Using Real Pistols to Start Olympic Races

Before flying out of the starting blocks—and ultimately taking Olympic gold in the 100-meter race for the third time—Jamaica's Usain Bolt was met not …

Physiotherapy

19 Things You Might Not Know Were Invented by Women

Necessity isn't the only mother of invention. Though it wasn't always easy to get patents or the credit they deserved, women are responsible for many …

The future of Mars will be 3D-printed in the Mojave Desert

Growing up in Jakarta’s polluted slums, Vera Mulyani loved building things. As a child, she dreamed of becoming an architect.<p>More than two decades later, Mulyani is a self-proclaimed “Marschitect,” and spends her time brainstorming how human life might be sustained on the red planet. After studying …

Habitats

Skydiver successfully makes 25,000-foot jump without parachute

Skydiver Luke Aikens became the first person ever to jump out of a plane and into a net on the ground without utilizing a parachute Saturday.<p>After falling 25,000 feet through the air, which took approximately two minutes, the 42-year-old Aikens flipped on his back at the last second, hit the …

Rare Genetic Condition Allows 53-Year-Old to Run 350 Miles without Stopping

Most athletes would agree that lactic acid build-up in the muscles is the bane of all long-distance runners – but not American jogger Dean Karnazes. …

Marathons

How Women (and Men) Can Find Role Models When None Are Obvious

A new report by the Rockefeller Foundation illustrates some of the challenges for women in leadership, including a lack of mentors and role models. In fact, 65% of Americans say it’s important for women starting their careers to have women in leadership as role models. With only 20 women Fortune …

Leadership

The Surprising Science Behind What Music Does To Our Brains

You’re probably listening to music in your headphones at work right now. Whether you are powering through your to-do list or brainstorming creative ideas, here is how the tunes you are playing affect how your brain works.<p>I’m a big fan of music, and use it a lot when working, but I had no idea about …

Flute

Can You Solve 'Einstein's Riddle?'

In this TED-ED video, we're presented with what's called "Einstein's Riddle." As the video-makers admit, it apparently has nothing to do with …

Snowden designs a phone case that hides owner's location

Edward Snowden has secretly been working on a project to stop smartphones from revealing the location of people in dangerous places.<p>Snowden said he envisions it as a protection for journalists and human rights workers, but it could be used by anyone who doesn't want to be spied on.<p>On Thursday, the …

Surveillance

The Science of Making Friends

Our number of friends starts to decrease steadily in adulthood; there are ways to reverse the tide<p>I’ve been going on a series of dates lately.<p>I exchanged numbers with the person sitting next to me at a Cabernet tasting at my favorite wine bar and went for a coffee with a neighbor I met walking my …

Sitting

The Married Woman Who Kept Her Lover in the Attic

Dolly Oesterreich, her “Bat Man,” and one of the strangest sex scandals ever.<p>Walburga ‘Dolly’ Oesterreich being arraigned in court on the alleged …

5-minute morning routines that can make your whole day better

If you feel a twinge of jealousy each time you read about another successful person who wakes up at 4 a.m. to meditate, jog, read a novel, and eat …

The McGhee Sextuplets Recreate Their Viral Photo Six Years Later

The McGhee sextuplets birth was big news back in 2010, but not because sextuplet survival rates are low or because they were Columbus, Ohio's first …

Cute

C.F. Møller's Proposal for the Örebro Timber Town Blurs the Line Between City and Nature

C.F. Møller Architects and C.F. Møller Landscape, in association with Slättö Förvaltning, have won the competition to design a new residential …

Soothing 24-Hour Clock Without Numbers Tracks Your Day By the Colors of the Sky

Designer Scott Thrift has transformed time telling into a thing of beauty with his clock called <i>Today</i>. Newly-launched, the device is a 24-hour timepiece that operates sans numerals and has a singular hand that slowly rotates around its face. The day is simplified into a gradient of jewel-toned …