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Archaeologists explore a rural field in Kansas, and a lost city emerges

Of all the places to discover a lost city, this pleasing little community seems an unlikely candidate.<p>There are no vine-covered temples or impenetrable jungles here — just an old-fashioned downtown, a drug store that serves up root beer floats and rambling houses along shady brick lanes.<p>Yet there’s …

Archaeology

Visa's Founder Says You Should Look for This 1 Trait in New Hires (It's Not Experience)

Hiring top talent is a key ingredient for the success of any business, small or large. Learn how do to it right from a team of A-players.<p>The number one hiring mistake I see people make is prioritizing skill and experience over integrity and the ability to learn. As counterintuitive as it may seem, …

Employment

Determined Team of Archeologists Reconstruct the Face of a Soldier Who Died in Ancient Pompeii

A fascinating 2016 video by the Science Channel tells of a compassionate team of archeologists who were able to reconstruct the face of a soldier of …

Archaeology

Techies who support universal basic income are 'terrified' about the future

Journalist Annie Lowrey talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about her new book, "Give People Money: How a Universal Basic Income Would End Poverty, …

This Week In History News, July 1 – 7

D.B. Cooper's identity possibly revealed, rituals behind Aztec skull tower uncovered, Roanoke mystery possibly solved.The post This Week In History …

How to get away with financial fraud

Some of the world’s biggest scandals have gone unspotted for years. The nature of fraud is that it works outside our field of vision. By Dan Davies<p>‘Guys, you’ve got to hear this,” I said. I was sitting in front of my computer one day in July 2012, with one eye on a screen of share prices and the …

Headphones

Found: Mysterious Gold Ornaments, Buried in an Irish Country Field

The function of these ancient rings is not yet known.<p>When Norman Witherow, a farmer from Ireland’s County Donegal, came across some unfamiliar …

Watch What Happens When You Drop a 2,000-Pound Bath Bomb Into a Pool

If I didn't live in New York City, where my apartment is a shoebox and my bathtub a sardine can, I'm sure I'd love a good bath bomb. It seems like …

Swimming Pools

Shopping in The Digital Age: A Tale of Two Online Grocery Experiences

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness…” Charles Dickens wasn’t talking about …

That Huge Mediterranean Diet Study Was Flawed. But Was It Wrong?

The study was a landmark, one of the few attempts to rigorously evaluate a particular diet. And the results were striking: A Mediterranean diet, with abundant vegetables and fruit, can slash the risk of heart attacks and strokes.<p>But now that trial, published in the New England Journal of Medicine …

Clinical Trials

Free and Beautifully-Designed Resume Templates

You're reading Free and Beautifully-Designed Resume Templates, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on …

The Myths Of Stocks For The Long Run - Part II

<i>By Lance Roberts, Michael Lebowitz, CFA and John Coumarianos, M.S. of Real Investment Advice</i><p><b>Crashes Matter A Lot</b><p>In Part I - Buy and Hold can be …

How to Read a Cash Flow Statement

You've developed a solid overview of a company's financial statements,how to read an income statement, and how to separate a strong balance sheet …

Scientists wanted to understand how baobab trees live for thousands of years. Then the ancient trees started dying.

The culprit is still unknown—and at large.<p>Baobabs are an iconic part of the sub-Saharan landscape in Africa. Wielding gnarled branches that can spiral up to nearly 100 feet into the air, and with bloated trunks that send out branches spanning an average of 65 feet all together, the baobab is a …

5 Literary Mysteries That Have Never Been Solved But Are Seriously Fascinating

Unexplained disappearances, strange and otherworldly manuscripts, deaths with no known cause — these are the mysteriesthat have been staples of …

Beware the ‘mother of all credit bubbles’

Let’s recall those heady days of 2006 when home prices were rising 10, 15, even 20 percent a year, allowing millions of homeowners to refinance mortgages and collectively take out more than $300 billion in cash from the increased value of their properties. Some spent the money on furniture, …

Finance

Is Cruise ship living a cheaper option for seniors than assisted living?

During retirement, there may come a time when maintaining your current household just becomes too difficult. When the yard work and housecleaning become too much, or when you begin to struggle to get meals on the table, the obvious option many seniors consider: assisted living.<p>Unfortunately, …

Retirement

Millennials destroyed the rules of written English – and created something better

The spelling and grammar rules do not apply on the Millennial Internet™.<p>That's because millennials have created a new rulebook for a variant of …

When Did Americans Stop Marrying Their Cousins? Ask the World’s Largest Family Tree

Before the Industrial Revolution in the United States, Canada and Europe, you might have ended up married to a fourth cousin. People didn’t travel far to find a spouse, and the closer you were to home, the more likely it was you’d marry within your family.<p>Then, in the late 19th century, something …

Genealogy

Burning Out: What Really Happens Inside a Crematorium

Four decades ago, less than 5 percent of Americans were cremated. Now that figure stands at nearly 50 percent. This is how cremation actually works, and the story of what happens to a culture when its attitudes about memorializing the dead undergo a revolution.<p>Rosehill Cemetery in Linden, New …

Here Are 29 Brilliant Books & Tools on Amazon That’ll Help You Grow Personally & Spiritually

For the most part, I'm not really big on buying unnecessary stuff — it may sound obvious, but happiness should mostly come from within. Still, …

How to invest money in 2018: The best beginner’s investment plan, with funds, stocks, bonds and more

Perhaps you’ve heard that to really grow your money, you need to start investing. But does just the thought of the topic make you feel anxious? …

Your Creative Calendar: 99 Things To See, Hear, And Read This March

Get ready to return to “Atlanta,” get your ass kicked by Jessica Jones, rekindle your love affair with The Breeders, and . . . get ready again, with “Ready Player One.”<p>On Wednesday, Netflix announced that the streaming platform will be premiering roughly 700 original series worldwide this year. …

Here's Why I Plan to Take Social Security at 62

The right age to take your benefits is a personal decision, but for me, the answer is a no-brainer.<p>Instead of waiting to claim Social Security at my …

50 places in the US where retirement is affordable, healthcare is excellent, and life is good

Deciding where to live in retirement may be one of the last major financial decisions you'll make, and picking the right spot is important.<p>WalletHub set out to put worried minds at ease. The site used available data for the 150 largest US cities to find the best and worst places to lay your hat. We …

Florida

First-time investor? Here are five ways to get started

Investing in the stock market for the very first time can seem a daunting task. But a decade of low interest rates has caused returns on cash savings to be greatly diminished, forcing many people to consider shares if they want a decent return on their money.<p>In 2017 the FTSE 100 index gained …

How to find things online even Google doesn't know

Research like an expert.<p>The internet is a big place overflowing with information—which makes it a great place to do research. However, as good as your Google skills might be, even the most well-known search engine doesn't always cut it. Sometimes, you just don't get the results you want—or any …

How this Isa millionaire beat Warren Buffett to earn a six-figure income for life (tax-free)

Amassing a multi-million pound investment portfolio is a great achievement.<p>Managing to build it up within Isas – where no further tax will fall due on capital gains or income – is an achievement of an altogether different magnitude.<p><i>Reader Service: Manage your investment portfolio the easy way with</i> …

Compare Your Wealth to the Average American Net Worth

What Is the Average American Net Worth?<p>Compare Your Wealth to that of the Average American<p>Updated June 22, 2018<p>The average American net worth is …

Learning One of the World’s Hardest Languages With an App

Japanese is notoriously difficult to learn for English language speakers, and those heading to the country often find language barriers an issue. I …