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7 Things You Should Insist On No Matter What People Say

<i>Do more than just exist. We all exist. The question is: Do you live?</i><p>About 15 years ago, I had an intervention with myself. I sat down at the local …

“Fascism is rising in America”: The Koch brothers and democracy’s dispiriting demise

<b>David Koch (Reuters/Carlo Allegri)</b><p>We’re still paying the price for Citizens United, and our oligarchs are poised to capture even more political power<p>Thom Hartmann<p>February 8, 2015 4:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>As the American Heritage Dictionary noted, fascism is: "A …

The global financial system stands on the brink of second credit crisis

The world financial system stands on the brink of a second credit crisis as interbank lending shows increasing risk<p>The world economy stands on the brink of a second credit crisis as the vital transmission systems for lending between banks begin to seize up and the debt markets fall over. The latest …

41 Superfoods: How They Can Help Your Running

1 of 42<p>Superfoods<p>To run your best, you have to eat the best. The Centers for Disease Control recently <b>released a study</b> ranking the top nutrient-dense foods based on the amount of 17 key nutrients per 100 grams. We compiled these superfoods here – along with recipes – so that you can easily add them …

10 Tips For Success In The 1099 Economy

The classic 20th-century ideal of employment — one full-time job for every worker — is dying. That Uber driver who just shuttled you to your next appointment might spend some part of his week developing new clothes to sell in his Etsy shop, and the rest of his time offering his copy-editing …

12 Best Foods To Boost Brain Power

We all know that the food we eat can affect our bodies. But, what about the greater impact food can have on the brain? An article written in Psychology Today discusses the mind-gut connection in relation to the immune system and how food can either prevent or cause certain sickness. We are …

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18 Bad Sleeping Habits To Break Now

From the editors of Cosmpolitan.com, correct these common sleeping mistakes for a better night's rest.<p>Even if you eat kale and exercise and somehow resist the office cupcakes, it won't matter much if you don't get a decent amount of sleep. Your body and mind desperately needs rest to function …

The Only 8 Numbers You Need To Do Math

Mathematicians often represent numbers in a line. Pick a point on the line, and this represents a number.<p>At the end of the day, though, almost all of the numbers that we use are based on a handful of extremely important numbers that sit at the foundation of all of math.<p>What follows are the eight …

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About to Lose It? Try These 18 Unusual Stress Busters Right Now

You don't have to be a victim of the stress you feel. Take charge of it now.<p>If you are on the verge of losing it due to stress, chances are you are probably experiencing such things as lack of concentration, frequent colds, nervous habits, nausea, poor judgment, unexplained aches and pains--and …

This Woman's Revolutionary Idea Made Her A Billionaire — And Could Change Medicine

No more wondering to yourself, "Ah, how much more can they take before I pass out?"<p>Instead you might be able to walk into a Walgreens pharmacy for a reportedly painless fingerprick that will draw just a tiny drop of blood, thanks to Elizabeth Holmes, 30, the youngest woman and third-youngest …

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Here's What You Should Do After Drinking Coffee

New studies show that coffee can improve your health and productivity in several ways.<p><i>--This story first appeared on Slate.</i><p>You're almost done drinking that cup of coffee. Now what?<p>Kevin Roose at <i>Medium</i> follows his cup of joe with a morning run; the coffee, he writes, allows him to "run longer and …

25 Websites that will make you look like a Genius

Have you ever wanted to pick up a subject you’re not well-versed in, but you didn’t have the money to invest in a college course? Khan Academy aims …

Edward Snowden Reveals NSA's MonsterMind Program

It's a cyberwar robot that always hits back.<p>In the high desert near Bluffdale, Utah, there lurks a creature made entirely of zeroes and ones. Called "MonsterMind", the project is an automated cyber weapon, perched atop the data flows into the National Security Agency's Mission Data Repository. …

5 Diet Fads, Debunked

Do all the diets your friends swear by actually make a difference on the scale? We asked the experts.<p><b>1) Paleo</b><p><b>The Hype:</b> Eating like a caveman—that is, yes to meats and organs (!), seafood, game, nuts, seeds, seasonal fruits and leafy greens, no to grains, legumes, dairy, and processed foods—is the …

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The Week in Review: Marijuana Goes Mainstream

In recent years, American social policy became a very sticky subject. Issues ranging from gay marriage to gun ownership are hotly politicized, and …

Do You Know the Absolute Best Watches on the Market Right Now? The Experts Have Spoken

Our horological experts nominated 50 different watch models across five distinct categories, and suggested brands for the coveted Brand of the Year prize, and your votes did the rest.<p>The dust has settled and the winners of the annual AskMen Watch Awards, as chosen by our readers, have been …

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The Healthy Hair Diet

The products that you reach for and how much (or little) TLC you give your hair every day, aren't the only crucial steps in your crusade for gorgeous strands.<p>Focus on these foods a few times a day and you'll see longer, stronger, shinier hair in no time.<p><b>Sea Buckthorn</b><p><b>WHY IT WORKS:</b> It's rich in …

17 Life-Changing Cooking Tricks

From the editors at Cosmo.com, these kitchen tricks will make cooking so much easier.<p><b>1. Use two plates to safely cut a lot of little tomatoes at once.</b><p>Lay the tomatoes you wish to slice in half on a small plate. Place another plate on top and then run a very sharp knife through the gap between the …

Private Browsing Settings Aren't as Private as You Think

Let's be honest: There's probably a few things you've been looking at online that you don't want anyone to know about.<p>Whether you're secretly …

New technique could boost internet speeds tenfold

Researchers at Aalborg University, MIT and Caltech have developed a new mathematically-based technique that can boost internet data speeds by up to …

French Onion Pastry Puffs

There are two phrases that when placed together make me rrreeaaalllyy nervous: “It’s cool. There’s a method to my madness.”<p>No. There seems to be no …

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