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How Long Alcohol Stays in Your System

Knowing how long alcohol remains in your system is important for avoiding dangerous interactions with medications as well as impairments in your …

Alcohol

Exactly how to set up your bedroom for a great night’s sleep

The ideal sleep environment takes four of your five senses into account.<p>If you’re looking to improve your sleep quality, there are a few basic changes you can make to both your workday and your bedtime routines. But your sleep environment matters, too. In fact, many people’s bedrooms aren’t …

Weather

The Ultimate Infographic Guide to Happiness

Books, movies, friends and family, wise strangers on the street. Everyone has an opinion on what happiness means and how to achieve it. Our friends at Happify, a website and app that helps people build skills for happiness through science-based activities and games, offer their two cents.<p>More …

Happiness

The Rise of China’s Tencent Billionaire  – Bloomberg

The Rise of China’s Tencent Billionaire<p>The Rise of China’s Tencent Billionaire<p>The Rise of China’s Tencent …

China

This Is Your Brain on Exercise

Human beings evolved to move. Our bodies, including our brains, were fine-tuned for endurance activities over millennia of stalking and chasing down prey. “We’ve engineered that out of our lives now,” says Charles Hillman, a psychology professor at Northeastern University who has spent decades …

The Brain

10 problems advisors can help clients solve

You know the right kind of insurance is often part of the solution for many of life’s problems. You are also licensed to provide investment products. …

Financial Planning

The Nine Essential Conditions to Commit Massive Fraud

On October 28th, the day before Black Tuesday, the crescendo moment of the Crash of 1929, Time Magazine had a financier on its cover. At that time, …

Investing

A Tomato a Day Keeps the Heart Doctor Away

Most people have heard the advice, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” This bit of advice is over a century old. The first version recorded was …

Holistic Medicine

What Happens to Your Body When You Climb Everest

For those who haven’t summited 29,029-foot Mount Everest, it’s nearly impossible to imagine the immense physical and psychological challenge of climbing to the top of the world. I’ve been as far as Base Camp, at 17,600 feet, where there’s about 50 percent of the oxygen in the air as there is at sea …

Mountaineering

20 biggest insurance companies in the world, according to Forbes

Why Lifting Weights As You Age Cuts Your Risk Of Early Death By 46%

The secret to a longer life may be a barbell: Strength training as you age reduces your risk for death, according to a new study from Penn State College of Medicine.<p>Researchers surveyed people age 65 or older about their exercise habits and then tracked them for 15 years. Nearly a third of the …

What Is the Trade Deficit?

<i>This is an updated and expanded version of an article published in 2016.</i><p>A core idea that Donald J. Trump has embraced throughout his time in public life has been that the United States is losing in trade with the rest of the world, and that persistent trade deficits are evidence of this fact.<p>In …

Economics

The Benefits of Strength and Weight Training

If you knew that a certain type of exercise could benefit your heart, improve your balance, strengthen your bones, and help you lose weight all while …

Male Orgasm: Understanding the Male Climax

The Latest in Sexual Health<p>A study reports good news for women with sleep apnea; not so much for the men.<p>Great tips for getting back in the game when …

Sexual Health

Infographic: $63 Trillion of World Debt in One Visualization

$63 Trillion of World Debt in One Visualization<p>If you add up all the money that national governments have borrowed, it tallies to a hefty $63 …

The Gambler Who Cracked the Horse-Racing Code

Horse racing is something like a religion in Hong Kong, whose citizens bet more than anyone else on Earth. Their cathedral is Happy Valley …

Hong Kong

34 Pictures That Show You Exactly What Muscles You're Stretching

Shares 7K<p>Stretching is an essential component of both exercise and health, as it helps to maintain flexibility and range of motion in your joints. It …

7 Ways to Overcome Ageism

Olympic swimmer Dara Torres made headlines when, at age 41, she won a spot on the U.S. Olympic swim team for the 2008 Beijing games and became a …

Wall Street’s ‘last gentleman’ left behind these 24 lessons about life and success

Richard Hampton Jenrette, a co-founder of Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette, the first financial firm itself to go public, in 1970, who was considered by …

Wall Street

A Quest to Find the Formula for Perfect Health

In 2010, an economist and a psychologist teamed up to determine the salary that would bring maximum happiness. The much-touted number they came up with was $75,000: people’s contentment would rise along with their incomes but only up to that threshold, at which point it would plateau or drop.<p>Our …

The Benefits Of Owning Stocks Over Real Estate For Certain Investors

I was expecting much more backlash from coastal city folks in my article, Why Real Estate Will Always Be More Desirable Than Stocks, but instead, I …

Real Estate

The Little Blue Pill: An Oral History of Viagra

Viagra’s incredible run ended this morning with the release of a cheaper, generic version of the world’s first impotence-fighting pill.<p>And what a run …

Home

What cryptocurrencies will do to the integrity of politics

Cryptocurrencies are one step closer to becoming a regular trading commodity. Recently, Coinbase (one of the largest platforms to trade digital …

Psychologists say they’ve found the exact amount of money you need to be happy

Money can buy you happiness, but only a certain amount.<p>Psychologists from Purdue University and the University of Virginia analyzed World Gallup Poll …

Demographics

The Science Behind Workouts That "Hurt So Good," And Why We Love The Pain

You've said it. I've said it. Everybody's felt it.<p>It hurts so good.<p>You feel it in the sweet heat in your muscles after a particularly long, …

The Ideal Retirement Age To Minimize Regret And Maximize Happiness

When I was 30, my goal was to retire in 2017 at the age of 40. I figured, after spending my 20s learning, I should spend my entire 30s earning.Now …

Retirement