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Here's How Big the Opportunity Could Be for Marijuana Stocks

Wins by pro-pot advocates are ushering in a gold rush of interest in marijuana stocks. Some marijuana companies will be winners and others will be losers, but they'll all have a chance to compete in what GreenWave Advisors estimates could be a $25 billion market in 2021. Are you prepared to profit …

How to Retire a Millionaire

Congratulations, you've graduated from college! With degree in hand, you're ready to go out and face the world. You no doubt want to do well in life, …

Boeing, Disney And These 3 Stocks Are Best Positioned For Dow 20,000

<i>Disclosure: I hold no positions in Boeing, Disney, McDonald’s, United Technologies or Verizon.</i><p>The Dow Jones Industrial Average ended last week up 14.4% year-to-date and set an all-time intraday high of 19,987.63 on Dec. 20. Since then, Wall Street and the world has been waiting to wear their “still …

20 Crispy, Salty, Just-Greasy-Enough Fried Foods We Love

Once upon a time, when I was in the mood for something fried—I mean truly <i>fried</i>, golden and lightly greasy to the touch and audibly crunchy—I left it to the experts. I love a crispy French fry or cheesy jalapeño popper at least as much as the next person, but deep-frying can be an intimidating …

Excellent Beef Stew on a Weeknight? Thank Your Pressure Cooker

Through rigorous testing, we already know that cooking your stew for too long can be detrimental to the quality of the meat. Just about a couple of hours is enough to take a collagen-rich cut of beef, like chuck, from tough to tender. Cook it longer and it becomes shreddable and soft; still longer, …

Six Reasons Why Walking Is The Daily Brain Medicine We Really Need

Sometimes science jibes with ancient wisdom on simple but deceptively powerful things. Case in point: walking. A wealth of research bolsters the Zen of putting one foot in front of the other, with stronger science than any supplement marketer or brain trainer could hope for. Walking is potent mood …

The Brain

Online music and audio recording studio Soundtrap scores $6M Series A

Soundtrap, a cloud-based music and audio recording platform, has raised $6 million in Series A funding. Nordic VC firm Industrifonden led the round, with participation from an array of existing investors and other new backers, including Peter Sterky, former CFO and COO of Spotify. It brings total …

10 Best documentaries every aspiring entrepreneur should watch

Share40<p>Tweet<p>Share61<p>+16<p>Shares 107<p>As an entrepreneur, you’re no doubt in constant search of new ways to grow your business. But who wants to slog …

Entrepreneurship

8 Strategies That Offer High Return With Low Risk

I’ll never forget the conversation I had with a potential new client interested in investing some money for about a five year holding period.<p>“Jeff, I’m looking for an investment with zero risk that guarantees my principal and I can cash it out whenever I want with no penalties. Oh yeah, I want it …

LeBron James made the Cavs watch this inspirational Steve Jobs speech before Game 3

The defending Golden State Warriors had crushed them in the first two games of the NBA Finals, winning Game 2 by a humiliating 33 points. Now, the Cavs were about to play at home for the first time in the series, and LeBron James wasn't having it, according to a report by ESPN.<p>He gathered the team …

Lebron James

3 Tax Deductions Homeowners Won't Want to Miss

Image source: Getty Images.<p>Owning a home offers many benefits, such as stability and the opportunity to remodel the home as you'd like. Ownership can be costly, though, such as when the hot water heater breaks or you need a new roof or the bill for your home insurance arrives. Fortunately, …

4 critical (and common!) 401(k) mistakes to avoid

Relatively few workers in America have pensions these days, so it's increasingly up to the workers to provide for their own retirements. Employers help to some degree, often by providing workplace-based retirement accounts, such as 401(k)s. It's great to have a 401(k), but that's not enough. You …

5 Ways You Can Use Mindfulness To Fix Your Brain, Reduce Stress and Boost Performance

There's no shortage of advice out there claiming to make you better, but mindfulness meditation is the rare, research-proven technique that boosts your performance by physically altering your brain.<p>Researchers from the University of British Columbia recently pooled data from more than 20 studies to …

Fat-Burning Machine: Easy Carb Cycling For a Better Body

by<p>Whether your goal is to build muscle, see your abs, or get back in shape, this simple carb cycling plan will help you eat healthy and stay …

Nutrition

10 Painfully Obvious Truths Everyone Forgets Too Soon

620K<p>390K<p>8K<p>You know how you can hear something a hundred times in a hundred different ways before it finally gets through to you? The ten truths …

20 Unusual Tricks You Should Start Teaching Your Dog Today - Page 5 of 21

5. Salute<p>Teaching your dog to salute is a wonderful trick to welcome family members or friends who have been deployed on military service.<p>Command …

The science of human behavior is reshaping the US government

Back in September, President Barack Obama signed an executive order that marked a major turning point in the role that behavioral science plays in helping the federal government achieve policy goals.<p>The order, which directs federal agencies to incorporate insights from behavioral science into their …

Behavioral Sciences

13 steps anyone can take to get rich, according to a journalist who spent his career studying millionaires

Prompted by legendary businessman Andrew Carnegie, who turned a few nickels and dimes into a fortune, journalist Napoleon Hill researched more than 500 self-made millionaires over 20 years before releasing his 1937 best-seller "Think and Grow Rich."<p>"It was Mr. Carnegie's idea that the magic …

Self-improvement

Teach her to make dan dan noodles, feed craving for a lifetime

Order the dan dan noodles, my husband urged. So I did. He's got good taste, and noodles almost always taste good. Besides, I didn't want to admit I'd never heard of dan dan.<p>The noodles, scattered with pork bits and sesame seeds, lolled in a mysterious red-brown sauce. I stabbed in my chopsticks, …

Almond Bread Pudding with Salted Caramel Sauce

8 to 10 Servings<p>Adding salt to this classic sauce lets you taste the rich complexity of the caramel, not just the sweetness. To save time, feel free to replace the almonds and butter with 1/2 cup store-bought roasted almond butter (no added sugar). Just stir in the salt and almond extract and it's …

2 Ways to Turn Negativity Into Positivity

Going day-to-day with negative thoughts constantly can weigh a person down both physically and mentally. You can train your brain to reject this behavior.<p>Going day-to-day with negative thoughts constantly can weigh a person down both physically and mentally. It is important to shift these negative …

Happiness

Cauliflower Steak Recipe | Cauliflower Steaks

Cauliflower Steaks with Ginger-Soy Sauce {GIVEAWAY}<p>Today we are having a party to celebrate Jaden Hair’s new book, Steamy Kitchen’s Healthy Asian …

Food

Classic Mustard Potato Salad

I grew up eating this potato salad. It was a go to for my mom and now my girls request it all the time!Classic Mustard Potato SaladRating: 0Created: …

Tomato and strawberry salad with basil and garlic

This tomato and strawberry summer salad is the perfect side dish to serve during barbecue season<p>This is exactly my type of summer food: simple, quick, and full of flavour. And it’s also good with just about everything on the grill.<p>SERVES<p>4<p>INGREDIENTS<p>225g strawberries<br>• 300g small cherry tomatoes<br>• About …

Recipes

Creamy Coleslaw Recipe

<b>Note:</b> This recipe is easiest to produce with a mandoline-style slicer, though you can also finely shred the cabbage by hand. To slice cabbages on a mandoline, split the head in half, cut out the core using the tip of a sharp chef's knife, the quarter the cabbage and slice it with the mandoline set …

Do your genes determine your entire life? | Julian Baggini

Some scientists claim that new discoveries have proved free will is an illusion. Nonsense, says Julian Baggini<p>Whenever you read stories about identical twins separated at birth, they tend to follow the template set by the most remarkable of them all: the “two Jims”. James Springer and James Lewis …

Genetics

slow-oven ribs recipe

<b>Recipe: slow-oven ribs</b><p>Some of you may wonder if I cook as often as I post (well, lately I haven’t posted as frequently and there is a good reason for …

Demystifying Tempura Batter

I've gone tempura crazy! Why, because I LOVE it. Tempura is a great way of frying seafood and vegetables, without the oil that frying them would add. Both get cooked perfectly on the inside, while being encased in a crunchy, crispy outer layer, while the flavor of each vegetable is enhanced. I …

3 Stocks Pre-Retirees Can Buy and Hold for the Next 20 Years

Want the chance to own growth stocks while also collecting a dividend check? Check out these three stocks which could be perfect buy-and-hold …

Investing