Josh Cochran

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Why we're obsessed with Game of Thrones: Hand of the King

The new tabletop game has stormed the CNET office and ruined friendships. You'd think we'd have stopped playing it.<p>Okay, "ruining friendships" might be a bit strong, but things do get heated when we play Game of Thrones: Hand of the King in the office.<p>It's a tabletop game that works a bit like a …

2016 Has Been A Golden Year For Strategy Games

As you may have noticed from being on the internet or talking to other human beings, 2016 has been a bit of a shitshow. But if there’s one piece of …

Why Sex Decreases After Marriage and How to Increase It

Why Sex Decreases After Marriage and How to Increase It<p>Updated on March 7, 2018<p>Not all couples experience an exponential drop in their sex lives post …

Secrets of the 1 Percent (Shhhh!)

10 Secrets of the Capitalist Class, or the "1 Percent"<p>Updated October 27, 2016<p>01<p>10 Secrets of the Capitalist Class<p>As you learned in Class in the …

What You Can Learn From Bedtime Routines of Sleep Experts

See how sleep experts get their best rest, and how to create your own bedtime routine for more relaxing, restful nights.<p>Are your evening habits (or lack thereof) keeping better rest at bay? If you aren't getting great sleep as often as you'd like or have trouble settling down at night, it could be …

7 Scientifically Proven Habits Of Charismatic Leaders

For charismatic leaders, it all comes down to how you make others feel.<p>Some people just seem to have it: The way they communicate energizes others and makes people to want to be around them. They have what’s commonly referred to as charisma.<p>This is no small matter, as any of the U.S. presidential …

Think kids are using their devices too much? I think they're not using them enough

As a parent, and a tech journalist, I’m uniquely positioned to better understand my son’s tech usage than most. I’m not troubled by kids being enamored with technology. I am, however, troubled by our response to it.<p>This isn’t a new argument. As a product of the Nintendo generation, or as media …

Pew Research Center

Climate crisis: seaweed, coffee and cement could save the planet

This month’s meeting in Paris marks the 21st annual occasion on which nations have met to try to deal with the climate problem. After two decades of failing to agree, there is finally hope that a deal will be reached, with action to commence in 2020, and run until 2030. The world wonders whether …

Climate Change

7 surprising results when you pay your kids for chores

<i>This article is by staff writer Lisa Aberle.</i><p>One of our parenting goals is to rear frugal kids. Take care of their stuff. Spend wisely. Save for a …

Money Secrets From Tony Robbins

With a net worth of $480 million, clearly the self-help coach is doing something right.<p>Tony Robbins is a magnetic life coach who has used his unique …

A London startup CEO explained the way she steals top employees from companies like Bloomberg

Melissa Morris is the cofounder and CEO of Network Locum, which provides a platform to help self-employed locum doctors find work at GP practices and to help GP practices find cover when they need it.<p>"This is what I'm doing to take your talented people," she told an audience of employees from firms …

Opinion: John Bogle says you won’t make much money from stocks

John Bogle finally has it right about stocks.<p>Bogle, the legendary founder of mutual-fund giant Vanguard Group, and a staunch defender of index funds, …

13 priceless benefits your startup can offer potential employees

Working for a startup can be fun, and it can also be terrifying. But for all the media emphasis on cool perks and crazy hours, the employees who …

Employee Engagement

Wells Fargo Conversations

A trust can be a great tool for passing assets to your descendants and can also help your grandchildren meet their goals.<p>Trusts may be helpful …

3 Investment Gurus Share Their Model Portfolios

How do some of the most respected investors on the planet think Americans should be investing their money? NPR talked to three about what a retirement portfolio should look like.<p><b>David Swensen</b> has made an average return of 13.9 percent a year over the last 20 years for Yale, adding $20.6 billion to …

Investing

6 Mental Habits That Will Wear You Down

Do you struggle with self-doubt and self-defeating habits?<p>Do you want to feel more confident about yourself and what you have to offer?<p>Do you focus …

The 10 Best Countries In The World For Living Abroad

Ever think of moving abroad? Leaving your whole life behind for an island paradise or a vibrant city halfway around the world might sound like a dream, but for millions of expatriates, life abroad is a reality. Whether it's for a job, a better quality of life, or for love, there are plenty of …

Seven Emerging Technologies That Will Change the World Forever

When someone asks me what I do, and I tell them that I’m a futurist, the first thing they ask “what is a futurist?” The short answer that I give is …

The Ultimate Science-Based Guide to Creating Habits that Stick

At one point in time, Aristotle was called The Philosopher. Not A philosopher — THE philosopher.<p>His work had such an impact that he became synonymous …

Duke University

12 Rules on Personal Finance

1. Don’t get a salary. A salary will never make you money.<p>2. Don’t invest any of your money. Investing is for wealth preservation, not wealth …

This Is How Millionaires View Money — and Why It’s Successful

Doesn’t it seem like the rich keep getting richer while the middle class is stuck in the same old spot?<p>Economic inequality is a hot topic right now, …

Make Yourself Immune to Secondhand Stress

<i>HBR STAFF</i><p>Over the past decade, we have learned how our brains are hardwired for emotional contagion. Emotions spread via a wireless network of mirror neurons, which are tiny parts of the brain that allow us to empathize with others and understand what they’re feeling. When you see someone yawn, …

What Makes Kauai Magical

I had a humble childhood in a small Northern California gold rush town where not much went on. Though we at times went on short family road trips, some are surprised to hear (given that I now work in travel) that I didn't grow up traveling very much, if at all.<p>The one exception to this tendency to …

The 7 Keys To Incredible Life Success

There was a time in my life, the majority of my youth, when I was a slacker whose primary skill was to find new ways to avoid anything worthwhile. I …

Motivation

8 things you need to know about the future of finance

You may not have been able to attend our third annual WIRED Money event, but we wouldn't want you to miss the key insights and inspiration from …

The 5 Commandments of Personal Development

Are you drowning under the sea of information on personal development? You wonder what you should really focus on in order to get results?<p>It is while …

How I built my family's net worth to $1 million

While I still have some debt in the form of a small mortgage, I'm closer than ever to sailing off into that sunset.<p>Today, I'll tell you my story.<p>As far back as I can remember, I was always a hustler and a saver. When I was 7, my parents paid me to do chores around the house.<p>I earned $2/week picking …

The 27 highest-paying jobs that don't require a bachelor's degree

According to the latest data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, these are the 27 highest-paying jobs that you don't need a four-year degree to pursue. Each has a median annual salary of at least $60,000.<p><i>This is an update of a story originally written by Vivian Giang.</i>

78 years ago, a journalist studied 500 rich men and boiled down their success into 13 steps

At the peak of Andrew Carnegie's career, he crossed paths with an impressive journalist named Napoleon Hill, who he trusted to document — and share with the world — the strategies that turned him into one of the wealthiest and most successful businessmen of all time.<p>"It was Mr. Carnegie's idea that …

Hire a virtual valet - 8 startups that'll make your travel experience so much better - CNNMoney

If you're a frequent flier, you're likely to think hauling a suitcase is one of the worst parts of traveling. Not to mention coming home with said suitcase full of dirty clothes to clean.<p>"Why am I folding and lugging this stuff around the world?" That question was the impetus for Bill Rinehart's …