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A Fascinating Way To See Bubbles Within The Stock Market

Asset bubbles are notoriously difficult to identify as they are happening. Often times, they only become clear in hindsight.<p>Having said that, Goldman Sachs' David Kostin offers an interesting stock market chart in his team's new US Quarterly Chartbook.<p>It shows the sector composition of the S&P 500 …

Spatulas & Scrapers

Earlywood's wooden flat sautes and wooden scrapers don't look like typical wooden spoons, but they perform better in so many ways. They were designed …

Articles about bay area ipe clad backyard getaway on Dwell.com - Dwell

An angled deck transforms a backyard in Menlo Park, California, into a welcoming gathering spot.<p>We're on the hunt for homeowners in the San Francisco Bay Area to feature in an upcoming video series.<p>We pay a visit to the Oakland, California, home and studio of rising artist Aleksandra Zee, who …

KOO: The US Is In A 'QE Trap' And Both The Markets And The Media Are Missing It

Remember, Yellen briefly spooked markets with what some perceived to be a hawkish tone, mostly owing to the specificity with which she talked about the timing of the first rate hike.<p>According to Koo, the US is in a "QE Trap" and both the market and the media are missing it. This trap, he says, …

Colombia Has Become Latin America's Unexpected Economic Star

While United States' investors have been singing Colombia's praises for several years, they've been primarily focused on two things: the country's improved security situation and opportunities in energy and mining. But Colombia is also earning a reputation for sound economic policy ­- one that's …

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Going Off Grid Nears Tipping Point, Morgan Stanley Reports

<b>Published on</b> March 25th, 2014 | <i>by Giles Parkinson</i><p>20<p>March 25th, 2014 by <b>Giles Parkinson</b><p>Investment bank Morgan Stanley says it has been overwhelmed by …

Learning to nap

One of the key difficulties people encounter (but not cats, since cats are already polyphasic) is learning to nap. This article is specifically …

Meet A Man Who Has Slept Only 4.5 Hours A Day For 2 Years

"The biggest benefit is that I have about two months of extra time each year. Time is the most valuable resource in our lives," Dubovoy told Business Insider.<p>Most people follow a monophasic sleep schedule, which involves seven to eight hours of continuous sleep every night. But Dubovoy, now 22, …

The “Getting Shit Done” Sleep Cycle

Can You Be Productive on 4-6 Hours of Sleep?<p>As an entrepreneur my work schedule tends to be much different than a standard 9-5 job. I’d like to think …

Why Almost Everything You've Been Told About Unhealthy Foods Is Wrong

Last week it fell to a floundering professor, Jeremy Pearson, from the British Heart Foundation to explain why it still adheres to the nutrition establishment's anti-saturated fat doctrine when evidence is stacking up to refute it. After examining 72 academic studies involving more than 600,000 …

35 Science 'Facts' That Are Totally Wrong

These myths, old wives tales, and misconceptions have been passed down through the ages, but we are here to put an end to that.<p>For the list we used Wikipedia's great list of "Common Misconceptions" and this great reddit.com thread, along with our own brains. You can find the source of our facts …

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Here's how much you should have saved up for retirement by now

You probably want to retire at some point. But before you can get there, you have to be able to answer a few questions.<p>For example, how much money should you have already saved up if you want to retire by age 65?<p>JPMorgan Asset Management's 2015 "Guide to Retirement" has a handy retirement savings …

The 3 Silent Destroyers of Marriage

Shares 5K<p><i>Marriage Foundation founder Paul Friedman puts marriage under the microscope to stop three deadly killers from causing divorce.</i><p>I’ve always …

Two Friends Hiked For 10 Months And Captured This Breathtaking Footage Of Yosemite

Colin Delehanty and Sheldon Neill are adventurers.<p>Over the course of 10 months, the friends backpacked 200 miles through Yosemite National Park, capturing a combined 45 days of unbelievably beautiful footage.<p>Their video is called Project Yosemite.<p>It will give viewers the experience of seeing …

A Beginner's Guide to DIYing with the Raspberry Pi

The Raspberry Pi is a wonderful little computer that fits in the palm of your hand, yet packs enough power to run your home media center, a VPN, and …

PRESENTING: The Secret Trading Strategy From The 1930s That Hedge Funders Don't Want You To Know About

So writes Richard Wyckoff, the legendary trader who in the 1930s wrote a manifesto that gained him a cult following on Wall Street.<p>His 1931 book, "The Richard D. Wyckoff Method of Trading and Investing in Stocks - A Course of Instruction in Stock Market Science and Technique," is out of print and …

Walking in a Maker Wonderland: Makerland Day 1

The first day of Makerland, a new European maker conference, began with informative and inspirational talks from makers and maker pros such as Daniel Friedman of Ninja Blocks, Kate Drane of Indiegogo, artist and co-founder of New American Public Art Kawandeep Virdee, Raspberry Pi Foundation …

Raspberry Pi 101: What is the Pi Anyway?

<i>Today is March, 14, 2014, known to fans of Raspberry Pi and Pi Day—3.14. Get it? We love Raspberry Pi here at MAKE and the number of Pi fans is growing, but of course there are still lots of people who have no idea what we’re talking about. So, in honor of Pi Day, we’re running an excerpt from Matt</i> …

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Grass Alternatives - Keep Off the Grass

Ready to turn your resource-stealing suburban savannah into a low-maintenance oasis? Don't miss these five grass alternatives!<p>Photo: …

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Russia's Mouth-Wateringly Cheap Stock Market Valuation Isn't A Sign Investors Should Buy

They suggest this despite what can be described as 'mouth-watering' valuation differentials: Russian equities are trading at a 51 percent discount versus emerging markets as a whole. That's close to the 56 percent discount Russian markets registered at the worst point of the global financial …

Why Finland’s Educational Model Is Much Better Than Ours

In her interview with Finnish Education Chief Krista Kiuru, Gross-Loh highlights many of Finland's most successful policies, and contrasts them with U.S. education reform policy to great effect. Through the interview, several of Finland's best educational measures (some with rather conservative …

'Yakisugi-ita' Is Setting the Siding World on Fire

High design and Far East tradition intersect with the dark, dramatic Japanese siding produced by a process called yakisugi-ita (also referred to as …

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Why Companies Should Get Rid Of Paid Time Off Policies

Bill's a hard-working guy who always meet his goals (sometimes exceeding them). He's more than willing to help out others on his team, and he regularly puts in hours on nights and weekends, much to the chagrin of his family (don't even bring up the smartphone).<p>He's a professional and paid well to …

Go Ahead, Let Your Kids Fail

I'm on the road this week, giving talks on my new book about learning to fail better: that is, first, to give ourselves the permission to take on …

Raising Kids Dangerously

Do you raise your kids the mainstream way – a house, a yard, a pet, a school routine? While we all might have small differences in the way we parent, …