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Zac Efron’s Ridiculous ‘Baywatch’ Shoulder Workout

Zac Efron may have been blessed with undeniably good genetics, but make no mistake: The lean physique he showcases in <i>Baywatch</i> has been earned.<p>“I have …

Baywatch

Home Capital shares plunge after OSC accuses executives of making misleading statements

Home Capital Group Inc. and three of its current or former executives are being accused of making false and misleading statements to the public about the reasons the alternative mortgage lender had begun to extend fewer loans. The stock plunged Thursday in reaction to the news, falling more than 18 …

I revisited my 23andMe results that can now tell whether you may have an increased risk of cancer — here's what it was like

The test gave me information as varied as how much DNA I share with our Neanderthal ancestors, how much caffeine I most likely consume, and whether I may have a unibrow. It also let me know whether I'm carrying certain genetic variations related to diseases that could be passed on to kids.<p>In April …

Molecular Biology

3 Clinical-Stage Biotech Stocks That Could Be About to Strike It Rich

Axovant Sciences, Esperion Therapeutics, and Aerie Pharmaceuticals are developing drugs targeting multibillion-dollar indications.<p><b>Axovant Sciences</b> …

Biotechnology

Tip: How to Activate the Pecs for Better Benching

Do this before you bench press to activate the pecs, get better results, and prevent injuries.<p>This preparation drill for the bench press is a …

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10 Monthly Dividend Stocks to Buy to Pay the Bills

I like making money in the stock market. But I <i>love</i> dividends. You see, the problem with capital gains is that in order to actually enjoy them, you …

This One Move Will Get You Shredded Abs and Powerful Arms

You need your core for a hell of a lot. Physically performing at a high level, getting stronger, and, of course, looking better with your clothes …

Workouts

5 questions from Buddhism, Stoicism, and neuroscience that will make you emotionally stronger

When we're anxious, angry, or sad, we rarely do the smart thing. And that can seriously mess up our lives.<p>At work, in love, or pretty much anything we do, we need emotional strength to stay cool and do the right thing.<p>Now dealing with the ups and downs of feelings isn't anything new. And nor are …

Self-help

6 Tips That Will Get You Noticed & Promoted

It can be particularly challenging for women to call attention to ourselves in ways that grab the attention of those higher up in our organization. …

Leadership

A 31-year-old who ditched her 9-to-5 with $1 million in the bank shares the spreadsheet she used to get there

That's how Shen says she and her husband Bryce were able to bank $1 million by age 31 and quit their jobs as computer engineers in Canada to travel the world.<p>"I think tracking is absolutely paramount. That's one of the things that would help people a lot financially," Shen told So Money podcast …

Personal Finance

How you learned a second language influences the way your brain works

Over the past few years, you might have noticed a surfeit of articles covering current research on bilingualism. Some of them suggest that it sharpens the mind, while others are clearly intended to provoke more doubt than confidence, such as Maria Konnikova’s “Is Bilingualism Really an Advantage?” …

Find Yourself in Paradise at These 10 Modern Rentals in the Caribbean

With Spring Break on our mind, we’ve gathered 10 spectacular properties that you can actually rent in the Caribbean.<p>Casa Solaris Off the Coast of Puerto Rico<p>Architect John Hix—who worked under renowned American architect and concrete aficionado Louis Kahn—went as green as possible to preserve this …

Dominican Republic

NASA just released a crazy amount of software you can use for free

The agency has released its 2017-2018 software catalog, which includes code for everything from drones, to data and image processing, to health and medicine, to propulsion, reports <i>TechCrunch</i>. All software is completely free and without any royalty or copyright fees. Announcing the software release …

Small Business

Get Out Proves That ‘Nice Racism’ and White Liberalism Are Never to Be Trusted

<i>Editor’s note: This article contains major spoilers about the plot of</i> Get Out.<p>Last year was a difficult time for many black people in America. We saw …

Joe Biden

Here’s What Happened When I Tried MNDFL’s Video Meditation Every Day

When my friends and family (and celebs like Emma Watson) first started buzzing about the benefits of meditation, it was mostly thanks to the Headspace app. They told me that since they’d started using the app, they were sleeping better, experiencing less pain and generally feeling calmer in the …

Meditation

This incredible tool lets you see how Facebook tracks you online

A browser extension shows you how Facebook infers what content you want to see based on your social media habits and behaviors.<p>Data Selfie is a free …

Brew these teas ASAP to help you combat adrenal fatigue

If your days are starting to blend together, your to-do list seems to multiply by the hour, and you find yourself ready for an afternoon nap by 11 …

A comprehensive guide to the best dating apps on iOS

Spending Valentine’s Day on your own isn’t all bad (just think of the money you’ll save), but you probably don’t want to do it every year. And you don’t have to! There’s now a large and ever-increasing library of dating apps that can help you find the perfect mate.<p>With our comprehensive guide to …

5 best Kodi apps for Android

Kodi is probably the most popular media center app out there. It was once known as XBMC. There are two types of things you can do on Kodi. The first method involves installing Kodi on your computer as a home theater PC (HTPC). Then you use Android apps to control it. Alternatively, you can install …

Apps

10 Infographics That Will Help You Sleep Better Effortlessly

Don't miss out the practical guide to better sleep! The 10 infographics will solve your sleep problems in an unexpected way.

5 Best Islands To Definitely Visit In 2017

How to Get a Loan to Flip a House | Investopedia

House flipping is at its highest level since 2007, thanks to rising home prices and the increased availability of financing. What’s more, a limited …

These Are the Eye Creams That Deliver Results

There’s several reasons we love a great eye cream. First and foremost, no matter your age, taking preventive action against fine lines and wrinkles …

Skin Care

I Found a Sexy Whitening Toothpaste for My Sensitive Teeth

Can toothpaste be anything other than utilitarian? Is it possible for toothpaste to be, well, sexy? As a longtime user of Sensodyne, I’d have said …

Dental Care

Data Visualization 101: How to Make Better Pie Charts and Bar Graphs

As business people and marketers, we traffic in data. It’s what we use to make decisions (even gut decisions). Data is also how we communicate the …

This 30-something started with $1,000 in savings and now owns 90 rental properties — here's his No. 1 tip for building wealth when you're young

In fact, the former Clemson University football player graduated college in 2003 with just $1,000 in the bank, he said on a recent episode of the Mad Fientist podcast, (thanks to his football scholarship, he carried no student debt).<p>After spending the next year scouting properties for seasoned …

Real Estate

Startup investing for the little guy

<b>In the old days, an investor hoping to get in on the ground floor of the next Google GOOG, -0.37% or Facebook FB, +1.17% had a couple of options:</b> …

Venture Capital

A theory from two Harvard professors explains why American voters prefer incompetence

Do voters want competence from their elected officials?<p>In an intriguing new paper (pdf), a pair of Harvard business professors argue that a certain segment of voters—primarily lower educated and rural—will choose incompetent candidates over competent ones<i>,</i> in order to protect themselves from …

Voting

The author of 'The 4-Hour Workweek' explains the 4-word daily reminder that makes him more productive

After his 2007 productivity guide "The 4-Hour Workweek" became a bestseller, Tim Ferriss dedicated his career to studying a wide variety of experts at the top of their fields.<p>His new book, "Tools of Titans," is a collection of the best lessons he's learned from over 100 highly successful people.<p>It …

Self-improvement