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Reduce your risk of recurring UTIs by following this one simple rule, says study

And, no, it's got nothing to do with cranberry juice...<p>Anyone who has experienced a urinary tract infection knows how painful and unpleasant they can …

Women's Health

A tiny forest on the tip of the world

Every year, travellers visit Patagonia to marvel at its vast glaciers and huge open skies. But this miniature forest is so small, visitors are given magnifying glasses.<p>Every year, travellers head to Patagonia to marvel at the vast glaciers, huge open skies and soaring mountains. But at Omora …

Nature

Elizabeth Blackburn on the telomere effect: ‘It’s about keeping healthier for longer’

The Nobel winner says keeping telomeres – the ends of our chromosomes – in prime condition can stave off diseases associated with ageing<p><b>You won your Nobel prize for medicine for your discoveries concerning telomeres, found at the ends of chromosomes. What are telomeres and what happens to them as</b> …

One Simple Trick To Double Your Retirement Income

Many people think a conservative, disciplined approach to retirement will help you reach your financial goals. They’re wrong.<p>If you invest too conservatively, you’ll never retire. At the same time, if you educate yourself about the financial options out there and invest accordingly, you can retire …

Retirement

Scientists Create A New Kind Of Matter: Time Crystals

The crystals' patterns repeat not in space, but in time.<p>Crystals are structures in which a pattern of atoms or molecules repeats in space. Now, two teams of researchers have figured out that crystals' repeating patterns can also exist through time. These "time crystals," detailed in a new paper in …

Quantum Mechanics

All You Need Is 2 Dumbbells and 15 Minutes to Smoke Your Entire Body

This down and dirty workout will target every major muscle group in your body<p><b>Trainer:</b> Jeremy Scott, owner at Jeremy Scott Fitness in Scottsdale, Arizona.<p><b>Benefits:</b> This total-body workout will strengthen your core, shoulders, arms, back, and legs. Plus, it will improve your hamstring and hip …

Benching Made Simple: 5 Tweaks That Work Every Time

A good bench session is like going out with your boys on Friday night.<p>You claim you’re only going out for the “company”, but then all of a sudden you …

Stretching

These 7 Free Podcasts Will Save You $100,000 On a Wharton MBA

Want to learn about digital marketing? Monetizing your content? Scaling your startup? There's a podcast for that.<p>I had a great experience studying for my MBA at Wharton. I learned about subjects I had never studied at college or picked up in my first job as an account manager at an advertising …

Entrepreneurship

Point Zero Energy HomeGrid™ 5000HD Solar Electrical Generator

<i>I’m a pretty jaded type. I don’t often get excited, but I was all “a-tingle” when I got word of what was heading my way for review. Most of my</i> …

Clean Energy

Science Says This Type of Exercise Will Keep Your Brain in Shape

Do this type of exercise twice a week and your brain will thank you.<p>Exercise doesn't just make you fitter. It also makes you smarter. Don't believe me? A whole host of studies prove that moving more leads to thinking better. Which is a phenomenal thing to know if you're looking for a little …

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This Chart Shows the Difference Between a Broke and a Rich Budget

Since we tend to decide that it’s rude to talk about money with other people, it can be hard to figure out how to go from being broke to financially …

Personal Finance

Advanced Weight Training Fitness Workout

Are you ready for an advanced, high-intensity circuit training workout? If you've been working out regularly with weights for six months or more with …

Exercise

You'll Be Able to See All 47 National Parks Along This Insane Road Trip

Start packing.<p>We already know the most efficient and sight-packed route to drive to see all the continental states, but what if you only wanted to focus on seeing the most beautiful nature in America? A map for that exists now too.<p>Randy Olson, senior data scientist at the University of …

National Parks

How 5BX, an exercise regimen created to keep pilots in shape, can help you get fit

By the time my Uncle John was 28, in the mid-1960s, he had a demanding office job and a young family at home – and it was starting to show.<p>"I found that I was gaining a couple of pounds a year on home cooking, and getting in the habit of catching a nap after supper," he recalls, "and I realized …

A 10-Minute Upper-Body Strength Workout That Will Make You Want To Flex

This 10-minute upper-body strength workout was developed for SELF by Cori Lefkowith, Orange County-based personal trainer and founder of Redefining …

Extreme Sports

The Exercises That’ll Help You Get More Done In Less Time

Doing compound exercises can take your workout from good to great. What exactly does that mean? Well, compound movements are ones that put multiple …

Exercise

Mastering Blow-Through Jibes

While technological developments usually “trickle down” from bigger boats to smaller boats, advances in technique usually trend in the other …

How to Retire on a Cruise Ship with Less Than $1 Million | Investopedia

Stashing away $1 million for retirement has long been the goal that savers were encouraged to shoot for, but many Americans have stashed away far …

Retirement

Glamorous yachting on the cheap, using a new trip-sharing website

Don’t assume a sailing holiday is beyond your budget – Antlos connects boat owners and holidaymakers in the same way as sharing websites Airbnb and Uber<p>‘What do you think you’re on – your father’s yacht?” This was a common put-down in my northern childhood when anyone gave themselves airs and …

Medical school can be brutal, and it’s making many of us suicidal

In August, a medical student at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York jumped out of an eighth-story window to her death.<p>Stories like this are too common among budding doctors across the United States. In May, a medical student at the University of Southern California took his own …

Mental Health

Donald Trump's massive tax deduction was totally legal — and it's only available to the ultra rich

From adultery to undocumented immigration, the space between how Donald Trump conducts his life and business and what he says on the campaign trail could cover the distance between Trump Tower and Mar-a-Lago.<p>He claims his four business bankruptcies show how "smart" he is. He boasts of his …

Finance

How To Retire Comfortably With Just $500,000

Most financial advisor hacks are dead wrong. You CAN comfortably retire on a modest $500,000 investment portfolio.<p>Of course you’ve heard the warnings that retirement is getting harder – and they’re true. With U.S. Treasuries paying paltry returns, it is harder to find a risk-free income stream for …

Investing

7 Under The Radar Albums Releasing in October You Must Hear

While September brought new albums from big names like Bon Iver, Wilco, MIA and many more that most music sites are talking about, October is set to …

The Self-Help Books That Changed My Life

I'll admit it. I'm a self-help book junkie. I've been reading them for years and have at least a dozen personal development books on my "to read" …

Gordon Pape: My Aggressive TFSA Portfolio has jumped over 12% in the last six months

Generally speaking, I believe a tax-free savings account should be invested more aggressively than a registered retirement savings plan.<p>The latter is really a personal pension plan and should be managed accordingly. That means keeping risk to a minimum, the more so as you approach retirement …

Finance

These portable antennas let you send texts with friends, even when you don't have service

Daniela Perdomo, CEO and co-founder of the communications startup goTenna, actually despises it.<p>"When you go to Coachella, your text messages should not go to a tower," Perdomo tells Business Insider.<p>That's why goTenna launched its first product last year, a portable antenna that uses VHF radio …

Bottom Up

I might look country-club rich, but I'm actually drowning in debt

I spent my summers as a child on a private plane, a luxury home and a yacht – yet my life has been defined by financial disarray<p><b>Debt:</b> $16,000<p><b>Source:</b> Credit cards<p><b>Estimated years until debt-free:</b> Six years<p>My childhood was spent straddling two distinct economic classes. During the school year my three …

Atul Gawande: for the first time in human history, ineptitude is a bigger problem than ignorance

The New Yorker writer and surgeon joins The Ezra Klein Show to explain why our idea of failure is so wrong.<p>You can get a little dizzy just thinking about how much Atul Gawande gets done every year.<p>Gawande’s main job is as a cancer surgeon — he performs around 200 surgeries a year. He’s also …