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What it really means to be lonely

Is loneliness our modern malaise?<p>Former U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy says the most common pathology he saw during his years of service "was not heart disease or diabetes; it was loneliness."<p>Chronic loneliness, some say, is like "smoking 15 cigarettes a day." It "kills more people than obesity."<p>…

Loneliness

No, There Is no Such Thing as ADHD

No, there is no such thing as ADHD. Somewhere along the line we have lost the understanding that kids come in all shapes and sizes. Some kids are …

Psychology

Raspberry Pi goes Android Auto: Now you can build your own cheap car head unit

Why buy a finished Android Auto head unit when you can hack one together with a Raspberry Pi 3?<p><i>Video: A guide to Raspberry Pi in 60 seconds</i><p>A …

Google's Flutter framework for building iOS and Android apps hits beta 1

After being announced last year, Google took to the stage at MWC 2018 to announce a beta release of Flutter, its free and open-source framework for building iOS and Android apps with a unified codebase.<p>The SDK lets devs code their apps in the Dart programming language, and packages them along with …

Pagedraw UI builder turns your website design mockup into code automatically

For years, one of the holy grails of web design has been trying to automate turning front-end design into clean code. Early attempts included tools like Dreamweaver and FrontPage. Pagedraw, a member of the Y Combinator Winter 2018 class, has developed a tool to fulfill that vision in a modern …

Computer Science

The keto diet, explained

Is eating a lot of fat really the best way to lose weight?<p>It’s why people are putting grass-fed butter in their coffee, downing ketone drinks, and replacing their cereal and pasta with eggs and avocados.<p>The ketogenic diet has become a Silicon Valley obsession and the diet du jour that supposedly …

Diabetes

Michael Ian Black Sees A Deeper Issue Than Gun Control After The Florida School Shooting: ‘Boys Are Broken’

Comedian Michael Ian Black got frighteningly real with his commentary in the wake of the latest school massacre in Florida, in which 17 people lost their lives. The suspect, Nikolas Cruz, has subsequently been charged with murder after what appears to have been a painstakingly orchestrated plan …

This Thor: Ragnarok Deleted Scene Is a Master Class in How to Fit an Insane Amount of Jokes Into Two Minutes

It’s easy to see why this scene was ultimately cut out of <i>Thor: Ragnarok</i>—it doesn’t really have much to add to the movie’s context, other than to cram …

Archaeologists found thousands of hidden structures in the Guatemalan jungle — and it could re-write human history

Using state-of-the-art laser technology, archaeologists uncovered over 60,000 previously unknown Maya structures deep in the Guatemalan jungle, including foundations for houses, military fortifications, and elevated causeways.<p>Archaeologists could barely contain their excitement about the …

Archaeology

Learn the programming language that's used by Airbnb and Hulu

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The 5 best apps to start investing with little money

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Acorns<p>Investing can be a confusing and intimidating activity to get involved with. The future payoff is worth it, but first-time investors …

Investing

The 19-year-old who made his fortune in bitcoin says if you don't become a millionaire in the next 10 years, it's your own fault

German teenager Erik Finman has an unusual success story.<p>When was 12 years old, he realized school wasn't his future. Most of his classmates felt the same, of course, but Finman took action: He made a bet with his parents.<p>His parents promised that if he became a millionaire before his 18th …

Cryptocurrency

R is a programming language that's super hot right now and you can learn it with this online class

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

Australian cuisine: An A to Z of the foods and drinks expats miss most

<b>(CNN) —</b> There are countless things about our homeland that Australians miss after moving abroad: the magnificent landscape, the laid-back lifestyle and that endless blue sky, to name a few.<p>But something as simple as a trip to the supermarket can leave us expats -- according to some reports there …

Australia

People Who Swear a Lot May Be Healthier, Happier, and More Intelligent

From a young age, most people are taught to not use curse words—or else they might have to put a dollar in the swear jar. However, if you're one to …

How to Scientifically Measure Loneliness

Chronic loneliness is linked to suicide, cardiovascular disease, and stroke. Isn't it about time you figured out whether your kid is lonely?<p>By<p>Jan 24 …

Loneliness

The Bitcoin community reacts to crash

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies crashed hard, and many people aren’t taking it well.<p>Down from the near-$20,000 highs of early December, Bitcoin …

Cryptocurrency

How to make big money by saving receipts in 2018

My New Year’s resolution? Save every receipt in 2018.<p>That means receipts from every gas-station fill-up, grocery run and restaurant meal. And every other transaction that produces an itemized summary of what I bought.<p>No, I’m not trying to accumulate more clutter around my house. I already have …

Personal Finance

Google's Genius Productivity Hack Will Change How You Innovate | Inc.com

At Google X, the company's "moonshot factory," the mantra is "#MonkeyFirst." The idea is that if you want to get a monkey to recite Shakespeare on a pedestal, you start by training the monkey, not building the pedestal, because training the monkey is the hard part. Anyone can build a pedestal.<p>The …

Innovation

Gaming laptops are cheap and portable at CES 2018

Buying a laptop has traditionally meant juggling price, graphics performance, weight and battery life. You want a powerful gaming laptop with good battery life? Sorry about that six-pound weight, bro. Looking for a lightweight, inexpensive laptop to take to events? Forget about playing games or …

Computer Hardware

11 Horrible Body Language Mistakes That Are Hard to Quit (But You'll Be Glad You Did)

You may not realize how often you do some of these.<p>It’s not what you say, it’s how you say it.<p>It’s a cliché, but it’s true. Body language is a …

Body Language

The top investments that will pay you a monthly salary

If an investor’s primary aim is to receive a high income, the next requirements are that the income is regular and reliable.<p>The start of a new year brings the usual flurry of requests for details of the best available investments that pay income monthly. It’s a common request, yet the information …

Personal Finance

What Your Resume Should Look Like in 2018

Plus a free downloadable template.<p>Let’s be honest: Writing a resume is a drag.<p>After all, this isn’t exactly a task for the gainfully employed. If …

Employment

Fitbit has invested $6 million in glucose-monitoring startup Sano

Sano has been around since 2011, but hasn’t shipped its product yet<p>Fitbit has invested $6 million in a glucose-monitoring startup called Sano, in what appears to be part of Fitbit’s larger plans to make its fitness devices more valuable for overall health.<p>The investment was first reported by CNBC …

Wearable Tech

How To: Install the Leaked Galaxy S8 Android Oreo Update Now

With beta testing coming to a close, it's quite likely we will see the stable Android Oreo OTA roll out for the Galaxy S8 in late January. Yesterday, …

Android News

You’ll Need One of These 5 VPNS Once Net Neutrality Is Gone

Deals to encrypt your data from prying eyes.<p>The FCC made it official: net neutrality is on its way out. What does that mean for all of us as …

Privacy

Science Says This is the Key to a Successful New Year's Resolution | Inc.com

For most of us, a resolution worthy enough to save for the New Year is usually one that is important to us. Whether it's being healthier, reaching financial goals or spending more time with loved ones, we make our New Year's resolutions in pursuit of the greatest reward: a happier, more fulfilled …

5 Financial Sacrifices Parents Make (That They Don’t Need To)

Sponsored by<p>Good intentions don’t always protect you from poor decisions or unsuitable financial products.<p>By<p>Dec 29 2017, 9:57 AM<p><i>This story was</i> …

Personal Finance

Decoding the Psychology behind Consumer Behavior and Relationships

Relationships today are complex and unique. However, they have three things in common; chemistry, experience, and identity. These components can be …

Consumer Behavior

Here's how to legally avoid taxes on your Social Security benefits

Don't want to pay taxes on your Social Security benefits? Read on.<p>Did you know that your Social Security benefits may be subject to income taxes? If you don't factor these taxes into your retirement budget -- or find a way to avoid them altogether -- you could end up with significantly less income …

Retirement