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The 8 Steps To A Successful Early Retirement

<i>A lot of folks dream about hanging it up before the traditional retirement age of 65. That’s a tall order, though. One of the smartest and best financial advisors in the business, AdviceIQ Network member Brenda P. Wenning, president of Wenning Investments in Newton, Mass., tells how to bring off</i> …

Retirement

To Your Brain, A Runner’s High Looks A Lot Like Smoking Weed

Endorphins have nothing to do with it<p>Intense exercise may not feel good to those unaccustomed to it, but does have at least one great perk: a runner’s high, a feeling of relaxed euphoria, which sets in at the end of long bouts of activity. Scientists recently discovered that this happens because …

Neuroscience

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7 truths about the mind you missed in psychology class

The longer you live, the more you realize that the difference between success and magnificent failure lies in how well you understand people. If you’re like many, that fact makes you regret not having studied psychology. I hate to be the one to tell you, but holding both a BSc. and an MSc. in …

Self-improvement

10 Insanely Gorgeous, Under-The-Radar European Destinations

The value of the dollar against the euro is the highest it has been in years, making now the perfect time to take that trip you've been meaning to plan. But instead of the usual suspects (lookin' at you, London and Paris), why not try one of these under-the-radar spots that are far less crowded but …

The habits behind successful, creative, productive people

Gretchen Rubin has a slight frame, a fast mouth and an energetic zeal when talking about her new book, for which she was once again part researcher and part guinea pig. <i>Better Than Before</i> in many respects picks up where her earlier body of advice, <i>The Happiness Project</i>, left off. This time, she …

Reality TV

It's Good to Be Eastwood

<b></b>It's Good to Be EastwoodOn a breezy late-February morning, Scott Eastwood takes me on a tour of his bachelor pad outside San Diego. There’s no other …

Clint Eastwood

The Science of Near-Death Experiences

Empirically investigating brushes with the afterlife<p>Near-death experiences have gotten a lot of attention lately. The 2014 movie <i>Heaven Is for Real</i>, about a young boy who told his parents he had visited heaven while he was having emergency surgery, grossed a respectable $91 million in the United …

How green tea can KILL cancer cells

How green tea can KILL cancer cells: Compound destroys disease while leaving healthy cells unscathed<p><b>Compound EGCG kills mouth cancer cells leaving</b> …

Cancer

Garden Bridge: why we should be brave

It takes guts to build something extraordinary - have we lost the courage to dream?<p>London seethes with innovation. Famous for writers and painters who break new ground, for fashion, music and design, this is the city where everyone wants to live.<p>Enthusiasm for the new is, of course, always …

The Best Way To Buy Stocks Is To Go All In And Wait

Unfortunately, playing the stock market is just not that easy.<p>Investors have several strategies they can employ when buying stocks.<p>But if you have a decent chunk of money just sitting around, you might be better off going all in and throwing everything into the stock market at once.<p>An …

One in five millennials lives in poverty, report finds

There might be something to the woe-is-me narrative of the millennial generation. It turns out that one in five millennials lives in poverty, according to a recent report released by the US Census Bureau.<p>The generation that has been dismissed as entitled and whiny is struggling with higher levels …

Nasa researches Star Trek warp drive for future space travel

Nasa scientists are developing a Star Trek-style “warp drive” that may eventually allow spacecraft to travel to the stars faster the speed of light.<p>Dr Harold White, a physicist at Nasa’s Johnson Space Centre, is conducting research to create a warp in space and time.<p>These so called “warp bubbles” …

Space Travel

Neither rain nor snow nor heat sways views on climate science

Think that people in upstate New York will more strongly believe climate change is upon us after an early November blizzard dumped 7 feet of snow, which then was turned to slush by spring-like temperatures? Think again.<p>Freaky seasons and drastic weather anomalies do little to convince most people …

Critical Thinking

Keep Your Head Up: 'Text Neck' Takes A Toll On The Spine

"Text neck," the posture formed by leaning over a cellphone while reading and texting, is a big problem, according to the author of a newly published study in the National Library of Medicine.<p>Kenneth K. Hansraj, chief of spine surgery at New York Spine Surgery & Rehabilitation Medicine, says the …

Here's What It Will Take For The Marlboro Of Marijuana To Emerge

"FRESH and fruity, right?" says a bright-eyed young man behind the counter, wafting an open jar of something called "AK-47" under Schumpeter's nose. "Whereas with this one",--unscrewing another jar, fanning the scent up to his nostrils and closing his eyes in concentration--"I'm getting notes of …

Health Tip: Find Purpose in Life

The growing science on how a body imbued with meaning becomes physically healthier<p>There are a handful of junctures in life when a person’s sense of purpose is prone to twinkle and fade. In unemployment or professional stagnation; in financial or romantic straits, or after the death of a loved one; …

Gardening 101: Sea Kelp for Healthy Houseplants

Sea kelp is a superfood for humans and plants too. It’s packed with 70 micronutrients and among them is cytokinin, a growth hormone that promotes …

Apple's Shares Should Move Higher Based On September Quarter Results

Apple reported very strong September quarter results and December quarter guidance. The company pretty much beat all financial and products estimates and guidance was above what I believe investors were expecting. Here is a rundown on the results and an outlook for the shares. <i>(Note that I own Apple</i> …

Leading tech investors warn of bubble risk 'unprecedented since 1999'

Billy Gurley and Fred Wilson, who backed Uber and Twitter, say Silicon Valley investing in too many losing ventures<p>Two of the world’s leading tech investors have warned the new wave of tech companies and their backers are taking on risk and burning through cash at rates unseen since 1999 when the …

How to argue with right-wing relatives: Labor Day BBQ edition!

No one enjoys a political debate while eating hot dogs. But here’s how to prep for your Tea Party uncle’s madness<p>Labor Day, the most bittersweet of holidays. Gives you a three-day weekend, sure, and that's great -- no one's turning <i>that</i> down. But then you realize, oh, crap, this will be the last …

How Music Affects Your Productivity

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Music has a way of expressing that which cannot be put into words.<p>It is for this reason (and many more) that music is regarded as one of the triumphs of human creativity-but does music itself help one to create?<p>This is an important …