Marc Corbett

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National Parks

Compound Interest

Compound interest is the eighth wonder of the world. He who understands it, earns it. He who doesn't, pays it.<p>- Albert Einstein<p>There is nothing quite …

Personal Finance

Be like Bill Gates and Warren Buffett: If you’re not spending 5 hours per week learning, you’re being irresponsible

“In my whole life, I have known no wise people (over a broad subject matter area) who didn’t read all the time — none. Zero.” <i>— Charlie Munger, Self-made billionaire & Warren Buffett’s longtime business partner</i><p>Why did the busiest person in the world, former president Barack Obama, read an hour a day …

Tesla is about to suffer the same fate as Ford

About a century ago, give or take a decade, the Ford Motor Company was <i>the</i> American carmaker. Its Model T was the first successful vehicle for everybody, and its founder, Henry Ford, was the greatest businessman in history, warts and all.<p>At the time, General Motors was a disorganized cluster of …

Tesla

How to prepare for the end of the bull market

The vast majority of investors will be caught totally by surprise when this bull market in stocks finally comes to an end. Cultivating a healthy sense of skepticism will help protect you from the irrational exuberance that invariably accompanies a market top.<p>This is far easier said than done, …

Stock Markets

The extraordinary life of Nikola Tesla, a virgin inventor who spoke 8 languages

Match the following figures – Albert Einstein, Thomas Edison, Guglielmo Marconi, Alfred Nobel and Nikola Tesla – with these biographical facts:<p>Spoke eight languages<br>• Produced the first motor that ran on AC current<br>• Developed the underlying technology for wireless communication over long distances<br>• Held …

Tesla

Ripple Vs Ethereum, Litecoin, Stellar, Monero: The Difference Between Bitcoin And Altcoins

There are so many cryptocurrencies now it’s hard to keep them straight. Bitcoin was the first cryptocurrency, which went live around 2009. Bitcoin …

This Is The Fascinating Way Blue Eyes Get Their Colour

The human body is incredible.<p>Your eyes aren't blue (or green) because they contain pigmented cells.<p>As Paul Van Slembrouck writes for Medium, their …

Makeup

12 changes that could shake up the blockchain world in 2018

If there is one thing I have learned in the last two years in the cryptocurrency world, it’s that things change so quickly in this sector, it can humble anybody. Anyone who says he knows what he is talking about, doesn’t!<p>Still, it’s New Year’s Day, so what the heck? I’ll put my neck out there with …

Cryptocurrency

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

UC Berkeley

How to Make It Easier to Wake Up in The Morning, According to Science

Just five more minutes...<p>Getting a good sleep can be tough, and this can lead to feeling less than refreshed when you wake up in the morning.<p>Falling …

Australian Universities

Will This 'Impossible' Motor Take People to Other Planets?

When NASA one day sends humans to Mars, the journey could take six to nine months each way. But there's a highly-experimental device being developed that could help get us there in less than half that time — if it really works.<p>A small lab at NASA is creating a motor to propel ships through space …

Space Travel

BlackBerry KEYone is now up for pre-order at Rogers

The BlackBerry KEYone is launching in Canada on May 31, and Rogers is now taking pre-orders of the device. You'll be able to pick up BlackBerry's …

Mobile Technology
Oil

Dark energy measured with record-breaking map of 1.2 million galaxies

One slice through the map of the large-scale structure of the Universe from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey and its Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic …

Dark Matter

A Decade Out From The Mortgage Crisis, Former Homeowners Still Grasp For Stability

Before the mortgage crisis, real estate seemed like a sure bet. Pretty much anyone could buy a house: no money down, thousands of square feet, second and third vacation homes were not out of the question. Then the bubble burst.<p>Homeowners across the U.S. confronted the reality that their houses were …

Real Estate

Sizing Up 40 Iconic Villain Hideouts

Reading Time: 1 minute<p>Any villain who’s ever had a plan has had a lair—but not all lairs are built to the same standards. Some, like the Chum Bucket …