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Where the ‘No Ending a Sentence With a Preposition’ Rule Comes From

It all goes back to 17th-century England and a fusspot named John Dryden.<p>There are thousands of individual rules for proper grammatical use of any …

Literature

These 40 Powerful Life Lessons Can Immediately Change the Rest of Your Life

Truth resonates in your bones. Recognize it. Feel it. And do something about it.<p>Sometimes we get lost.<p>Other times we get distracted.<p>But most of all, we often get so consumed with the game of life--all of its pursuits, sensations, and experiences--that we forget the truths that lie at the core of …

Happiness

49 Unforgettable Bucket List Trips You Can Do On A Budget

If you like to travel, you probably have a bucket list of places you want to hit throughout your lifetime. If you've been under the impression that …

European Travel

FBI: Reboot, reset your router immediately to prevent cyberattacks

Following reports that a type of malware has infected more than 700,000 routers used in homes and small businesses in more than 50 countries, the FBI …

Routers

How the ‘World’s Most Comfortable Shoe’ is Challenging Nike and Adidas

Driven by word-of-mouth sales and an eco-focus, San Francisco's Allbirds has sold over a million shoes in two years. But can this Silicon Valley success story last?<p>It’s a random Saturday in May, and I can barely find enough free space inside Allbirds’s Soho store to try on a pair of what the brand …

Shoes

If you’re over 40 and work, you’re in for some big surprises

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>Boomers and Gen X-ers: Your working world is in for major disruptions between now and …

Retirement

The 50 best computer science schools in the world

A computer-science degree from one of the world's top higher education institutions can help graduates land their dreams job at companies like Apple, Google, Microsoft, Facebook, or Amazon.<p>But if your goal is to impress prospective employers, which university should you shoot for? Using the QS …

5 Reasons Not to Retire Before 66

One of them has to do with your health.<p>Just over half of Americans retire between the ages of 60 and 65, making this the most popular age range for …

First monkeys cloned in historic breakthrough - could humans be next?

The first monkeys cloned in the same way as Dolly the Sheep have been born, raising fears that it may soon be possible to clone humans.<p>Chinese scientists today announced the births of Zhong Zhong and Hua Hua, a pair of healthy macaques who are completely genetically identical.<p>The babies are …

12 Books That Will Make You a Better Writer and Storyteller

My favorite book is always the one I’m reading now. I get vested in the story, in the characters, in the voice of the writer.<p>The last few pages can …

The best tech of CES 2018

Best Tech of CES 2018<p>Best Tech of CES 2018<p>The new year may start on Jan. 1, but for the tech world it doesn't really begin until CES, the world's …

15 of the best science podcasts that will make you smarter

Podcasts are more popular every year, which means there's a wealth of audio storytelling to listen to — and many options to choose from.<p>We're here to help.<p>Whether you need something to listen to on your commute or just want a brain-boost while you pick up around the house, you can always trust a …

My decades-long porn addiction nearly destroyed my love life

A few minutes after her late-night booty call had left, Erica Garza turned on her laptop to watch a raunchy video.<p>She finally brought herself to …

Middle School

88 very British phrases that will confuse anybody who didn't grow up in the UK

Every language has a few phrases that don't always translate well -- and the British English has some absolute corkers.<p>The team at the Business …

Language

Retirement planning: Here's how much money you should have saved at every age

When it comes to savings, Americans are falling short. Nearly 70% of adults have less than $1,000 in their savings accounts.<p>Retirement funds are looking equally bleak. In fact, about half of US families have zero retirement account savings.<p>"Particularly the younger generation likes to think, 'I'll …

Retirement

These three strategies can help you master any subject

I learned a lot in 2017. I learned about how the European Union works, because Britain decided to leave it. I learned what a social media-obsessed presidency looks like, and the distinctive outlines of a political party that picks power over principle. I learned that a Trump presidency can force a …

Pedagogy

Secret Link Uncovered Between Pure Math and Physics

Mathematics is full of weird number systems that most people have never heard of and would have trouble even conceptualizing. But rational numbers …

Mathematics

Sonia Gandhi Retires As Indian National Congress President -- Can Son Rahul Stage Its Revival?

Sonia Gandhi, the 71-year-old president of India’s main opposition party, Congress, retired from her post on Thursday. Her son, Rahul Gandhi, has been elected unopposed as the new president and officially took charge on Friday.<p><b>One of India’s most powerful women</b><p>Despite being Italian-born, Sonia …

Girl has blunt message for Aetna after her brain surgery request was denied

<b>(CNN) —</b> Cara Pressman sobbed in the big red chair in her living room. The 15-year-old tried to absorb the devastating news relayed by her parents: that their insurance company, Aetna, denied her for a minimally invasive brain surgery that could end the seizures that have haunted her since she was 9 …

The Brain

Why Do So Many Indian Children Go Missing?

BAREILLY, Uttar Pradesh — One day in April last year, 13-year-old Savitri was walking down a road with her mother in Dataganj district, in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, carrying a flask of tea to her father, a laborer at a brick kiln, when five men pulled her into a moving jeep. One of them …

13 hidden features in iOS 11

You don't need to buy an iPhone 8 (or an iPhone X for that matter) to get that shiny, new-iPhone feeling. All you need to do is upgrade to iOS 11, …

Northwestern, U. of C. presidents among highest-paid in the country

The presidents of Northwestern University and the University of Chicago rank among the highest-paid private university presidents in the country, according to a report released Sunday by The Chronicle of Higher Education.<p>Northwestern President Morton Schapiro, who made $2.35 million in 2014, ranked …

The rise of Modi and Trump actually reflects the revolt of the elite, not the poor as claimed

Donald Trump’s election as the 45th US president illustrates the global ascendance of the political right.<p>Comparisons with Indian prime minister Narendra Modi whose rise predates Trump’s by two years, are inevitable. The two leaders share an evident admiration for each other. Both are hugely …

Video: A physicist puts his “life on the line” for the love of science

Explaining complex theories of physics to the average person is tough, so physicist Andreas Wahl took another approach: performing a death defying stunt.<p>Wahl wanted to explain Newton’s second law of circular motion and how objects with a centripetal force (which compels them to travel in a curved …

50 Tax Deductions You Didn't Know About

From home renovation deductions to hobby expenses.<p>Tax deductions reduce your taxable income by accounting for expenses you’ve incurred. The IRS …

25. Bloom And Wild

Apps, glorious apps. It's hard to think where we'd be without these life-changing extensions. For some people, these downloadables hold their lives …

Almost no one knows about the best Android phones on the planet

Google has been making phones for years, but you probably didn't know that.<p>You're forgiven if you didn't, of course, given that Google doesn't take the same traditional approach in selling its phones. They're not sold in stores, they typically receive little-to-no promotion in advertising, and …

Blog Post Content Creation: How To Boost Your Results

40 Blog Post Creation Tips With Examples<p>Each month, <b>54.2M new blog posts are published</b> and <b>409M readers view 19.6+B blog pages</b> according to</b> …

Marketing