Morgan Perry

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A 3-step retirement savings plan for 20-somethings

<i>I'm a 20-something college grad who, like many of my friends, would like to begin preparing for retirement. Unfortunately, personal finance wasn't the sort of thing that was taught in school. What, specifically, should I do to get started? --S.V.</i><p>You're hardly the only young person who feels he …

15 Stunning Data Visualizations (And What You Can Learn From Them)

We’re literally drowning in data. Everyday, 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are created. This is the equivalent of 90% of the world’s …

Data Visualization

DIY | xoJane: Women's Lifestyle & Community Site

It's basically SAW: Beauty Edition.<p>Author:<p>July 8, 2016<p>Or how I learned to stop worrying and embrace my living room toilet.<p>Author:<p>December 10, 2015<p>Help me shop for cubicle decor that I will inevitably knock over several times a day.<p>Author:<p>November 13, 2015<p>Millennials don't have the best track record …

There's an Entire Apartment Hiding in This Big Blue Cabinet

As if by magic, this compact studio feels like it could dwarf more traditional homes many times its size.<p>If you lived in a 400 square-foot studio, you likely wouldn't think that the answer to your space issue would be a giant, bulky cabinet. But Michael K Chen Architecture is here to turn …

Small Spaces

11 ways to speed up your Mac

New MacBooks are very tempting, but upgrading a machine that can easily be salvaged makes no sense.<p>Here are some simple, free ways to speed up your Mac.

Will This Fertility Treatment Make Egg Freezing Obsolete?

A new fertility treatment called OvaPrime could be a complete game-changer for older women trying to get pregnant.<p>Julia Indichova had her first child …

11 signs you aren't as good with money as you think you are

Newsflash: We all make money mistakes sometimes.<p>The trick is to know what they are, and to improve upon them on the road to building wealth.<p>If you think you're the exception to the rule, take a look at the points below — you might not be as flawless with your finances as you think.

7 tricks to talk your boss into the salary you want, from a former FBI hostage-negotiation trainer

"People worry about coming off as pushy, greedy, manipulative, or entitled," says Mark Goulston, a psychiatrist, author, and former FBI hostage-negotiation trainer.<p>"At a deeper subconscious level is your fear not just of being told 'no,' but of your reaction to being told 'no,'" he says.<p>Goulston …

13 Surprising Things You Can Rent for Extra Cash

Okay. So you're intrigued by the whole idea of renting your stuff to make some extra money. But what exactly should you rent and how exactly do you …

Harvard linguist points out the 58 most commonly misused words and phrases

In his latest book, "The Sense of Style," Harvard cognitive scientist and linguist Steven Pinker explores the most common words and phrases that people stumble over.<p>The book is like a modern version of Strunk and White's classic "The Elements of Style," but one based on linguistics and updated for …

Aziz Ansari: 4 Marketing Lessons From Online Dating | Inc.com

What's love got to do with marketing?<p>More than you might have guessed, according to some recent research from comedian Aziz Ansari and NYU sociologist Eric Klinenberg. With the June publication of <i>Modern Romance: An Investigation</i>, the co-authors shared their findings from a serious research …

Aziz Ansari

How to Win at Board Games

The following is an article from the book <i>Uncle John's Canoramic Bathroom Reader</i>.<p><i>Playing board games like Scrabble or Risk against a skilled player</i> …

9 Crazy Body Hacks That Give You Superhuman Powers

But don't try these at home. Seriously.<p>Gamers often perform repetitive tasks to improve their character’s skill set, gain rewards, and advance to new levels. The process is known as grinding: Now, an underground movement has taken up that expression, calling themselves grinders, and they’re trying …

Three Ways To Reframe A Problem To Find An Innovative Solution

A Stanford engineering professor challenges our ideas on imagination and creativity with a new approach to problem solving.<p>Everything really comes down to solving problems. To be successful and a leader in your field, you not only have to come up with good solutions; you need to be innovative. And …

5 Scientifically Proven Ways to Have a More Productive Morning | Inc.com

It's all too easy to go to bed with good intentions for the next morning--and then spend the morning procrastinating while you wait for your coffee to kick in. But if you're smart and strategic, you can get some of your most productive and creative work done in the morning hours, before the …

Time Management

The 10 rudest things people do at work

From checking your phone while talking to a colleague to not buying a round (of coffees), Rhymer Rigby lists the 10 biggest crimes against office etiquette<p>Nobody likes to think they are “that guy” at work. But bad behaviour at work is rife – and often we do it without thinking. Crimes against …

12 Money Hacks You Must Learn Now Or Regret It In 20 Years

If you’re a young professional, the lifestyle of your 40s will be dictated by your choices in the coming years, and even in the coming months. They …

Personal Finance

This Is What It Feels Like to Treat Depression with Magic Mushrooms

We spoke to a woman who's been trialling a psilocybin micro-dose treatment for a month, and the doctor who devised the method.<p>When Sue* greets me, she's all sparkly eyes and smiles. Beaming, she shakes my hand firmly and, as she sits, talks animatedly about her dash from the office to our meeting. …

Simple, Effective DIY Mosquito Trap Made with a Box Fan

This just catches 'em, it's up to you to kill 'em<p>Summer's almost over, but mosquitoes still have at least another month to feast on your flesh. Is …

Mosquitoes

7 Scientific Solutions for Annoying Little Problems

<i>Image via Wonderhowto.com</i><p><b>by Elizabeth Maine</b><p>Scientists are working to alleviate those maddening, irritating, altogether obnoxious things that can make …

The Science of Adorable: What It Takes to Win #CuteOff

Science Twitter has gone full squee. Biologists are tweeting pictures of their adorable research subjects in a #CuteOff, and the results are …

People know more about their car than their own health. With these technologies, that is about to change<p>Most people know they are sick or their health is at risk because of symptoms – pain, temperature, swelling, rash etc. These are the alarm bells that drive people to doctors. However, new …

Diabetes

5 Principles of Psychology You Can Use to Improve Your Infographics

The Principles of Psychology is a monumental text in the history of psychology, written by American psychologist William James and published in 1890. …

10 Tips for a More Creative Team

These solid strategies will get everyone in your company generating better ideas.<p>If you'd like to see more creativity in your workplace, who better to ask for advice than someone running a toy company? Take some tips from Jeff Freeland Nelson, CEO of St. Paul-based YOXO, which sells creative …

25 Of The Best Employee Perks You Need To Have

Thanks to companies in Silicon Valley, employees have high expectations of the perks that your company offers.<p>Besides perks like medical and dental …

The Workplace

Why We Like Food That Makes Noise

The crunch of a chip, the snap of a carrot, or the fizz of a freshly opened beverage may greatly influence just how good we think those foods taste, …

This is what happens to your brain when you give up sugar

Anyone who knows me also knows that I have a huge sweet tooth. I always have. My friend and fellow graduate student Andrew is equally afflicted, and …

Neuroscience