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27 Podcasts You Need To Start Listening To In 2018

Tired of listening to the same old podcasts? Here's some fresh ones that deserve your time.<p>We asked the BuzzFeed Community and BuzzFeed staff to tell us about underrated podcasts they absolutely love. We received thousands and thousands of submissions this year. (Thank you if you sent one in.) Here …

Self-improvement

Get Rid of Lower Back Pain For Good With These Two Moves

Rid yourself of lower back pain and discomfort forever<p>If you sit in an office all day, you’re probably going to experience lower back pain at some point or another. Lower back pain is endemic among American men — and while you may love doing tons of ab work, you shouldn't do so at the expense of …

Google Will Pay for You to Polish Up Your Tech Skills

The search giant is offering 10,000 scholarships for its new online certificate course for IT support pros.<p>Looking for an in-demand job with good prospects and decent pay? You could do a lot worse than become an IT support person. Skills matter more than prestigious (and expensive) degrees, median …

Here's How Soon You Can File Your Tax Return, and Why You Should File ASAP

Not only will you get your tax refund faster, but you can also prevent a common form of identity theft.<p>The IRS recently announced that the official …

Exclusive Networks Of Teens Are Making Thousands Of Dollars By Selling Retweets

It's called "tweetdecking."<p>Teens and twenty-somethings with large Twitter followings are making thousands each month by selling retweets, multiple users who engage in the practice told BuzzFeed News.<p>The practice is known as "tweetdecking," so named because those involved form secret Tweetdeck …

Once and For All—This Is How Often You Should Shampoo Your Hair

It really depends on what kind of hair you have and how oily your scalp gets.<p>There's one nugget of grooming mythology that I abide by, even though it isn't scientifically proven. It's the answer to the perennial question: How often should you shampoo? When we wash our scalps less, the theory goes, …

Here Is a Beginner's Guide to Understanding How Shorting Stock Works

It is important to remember a few things if you are thinking about shorting stock. First, never assume you will be able to repurchase a stock you …

Investing

Your Paycheck Could Increase Very Soon -- Here’s How Much You Can Expect

New IRS federal tax-withholding guidelines should give millions of Americans higher paychecks in 2018.<p>The Treasury Department recently released new …

3 Easy Ways to Build a Killer Investment Portfolio

Follow these examples.<p>MONEY has just released its expanded 2018 list of the 50 best mutual funds and 50 best ETFs to own.<p>What makes these funds great …

Want to be the Most Interesting Person in Any Conversation? Experts Say These 5 Techniques Will Work

Whether you're a social butterfly or a total introvert, it doesn't matter. These techniques will help you shine in any conversation.<p>You walk into a room at a social event where people are mingling and networking near the bar. In one corner of the room, something catches your eye. You notice a small …

15 books world-famous CEOs think everyone should read in their lifetime

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>There's a reason the most successful people in our society are often the most voracious — or dogged — readers.<p>Think about how many new ideas …

Warren Buffett

Two Tickets, More Than $1 Billion in Lottery Jackpots

Merrimack, N.H. (AP) -- It's been a billion-dollar lottery weekend after a lone Powerball ticket sold in New Hampshire matched all six numbers and …

Globalization

9 jobs to take if you want a big cash bonus, according to LinkedIn

<b>• Getting a big bonus at work can really brighten your day and boost your paycheck.</b><p><b>• LinkedIn has analyzed what occupations take home the largest bonuses.</b><p><b>• Most of the professions on the list are in finance and medicine.</b><p>Who doesn't love bonuses? Receiving kudos for a job well-done is great and all, …

Employment

Your 2018 Guide to Investing in Marijuana Stocks

What you really need to know about buying marijuana stocks this year.<p>It's no exaggeration: 2018 should be the biggest year ever for marijuana …

NFL mock draft 2018: Predicting top players, first round order in 2018 NFL Draft (1/6/2018)

As the NFL season comes to a close it’s time to look ahead to 2018 NFL Draft. And NFL teams looking for a quarterback have options like Heisman …

Does Magnesium Help You Sleep?

<b>Q.</b> <b>Does magnesium help you sleep?</b><p><b>A.</b> Studies have found a link between low levels of magnesium, an essential mineral that plays a crucial role in a wide range of bodily processes, and sleep disorders. But if you are concerned you aren’t getting enough magnesium, changing your diet may be a better …

Wellness

Top Tech Trends to Watch in 2018

From augmented reality in the palm of your hand to conversational platforms that can do much more than give you the forecast, 2018 promises to be full of exciting IT developments.<p>That time of year has arrived -- both to look back at the developments that have come before and to look ahead to the …

GOLDMAN SACHS: Markets are about to get rocky — here's how to use that to your advantage

Any investor will readily acknowledge that the market was starved of volatility last year. But fear not, says Goldman Sachs, which expects price swings to return with a vengeance in 2018, bringing with them plentiful money-making opportunities.<p>That's welcome news for active managers who slogged …

Markets

2018 NFL Mock Draft: Top Prospects and 1st-Round Projections Before Playoffs

How mock drafts look in early January will differ, potentially dramatically, from how they look in the weeks leading up to the real thing. But hey, analyzing team needs and scouting reports is fun at any point in the year, so let's get to it.<p><b>Mock Draft</b><p><b>1. Cleveland Browns</b>: Josh Allen, QB, Wyoming<p><b>2.</b> …

Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, and Mark Cuban Consume 50 Books a Year (More or Less). Here Are 8 You Need to Read in 2018

You're not 100 pages into a book this year? Then you're already behind.<p>The world's most successful business leaders--Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, and Mark Cuban among them--are prolific readers. According to some studies, CEOs consume as many as 50 to 60 books a year. If you're seeing this article …

Warren Buffett

This Investment Turned $1 Into $1.17 Million in 1 Year... Legally

If you chose this cryptocurrency in 2017, a $1 bet would have made you a millionaire.<p>Though we'd all love the opportunity to get rich quick, the odds …

243 Marijuana Stocks: A Focus On My Seeking Alpha Marijuana Portfolio And Institutional Ownership Attractors

We are progressing toward Canadian legalization of marijuana and/or cannabis and another upcoming Election Day with decriminalization ballot measures …

Investing

Pats reportedly offered Jimmy G $18M/year; Belichick 'furious,' 'demoralized' after trade

The Patriots coach was not thrilled about having to deal away his possible future franchise quarterback<p>The New England Patriots stunned the world at …

My 3 Top Growth Stocks for 2018

These three stocks are set to outperform in 2018 and beyond.<p>Welcome to the fifth year of my New Year's prognostications. Now that we're officially …

The 2 Simple Reasons Behind This Marijuana Stock's 19% Jump Higher

This pot stock has more than doubled over the past month.<p>What happened<p>Shares of <b>Insys Therapeutics</b> (NASDAQ:INSY), an embattled small-cap biotechnology …

20 essential Windows keyboard shortcuts to save you a click

Let your fingertips fly.<p>Compared to reaching for the mouse or navigating a menu, a single keyboard shortcut shaves a moment off your task. This might not seem like much, but add up all those saved moments over a week or a month, and you're gaining a substantial chunk of time. That's why it's …

The 10 Most Popular Courses on Coursera in 2017 (and 2,000 Courses You Can Take for Free in January, 2018)

Back in 2012, Coursera started offering MOOCS (Massive Open Online Courses) to the world at large. And they've since amassed some 28 million …

This Is Exactly What a Doctor Eats to Keep Her Thyroid Healthy

The thyroid gland may be only a few centimeters in length at the start of our necks, but because it regulates the body's metabolism and energy …

29 Warm Dinners That Take Only 30 Minutes to Get on the Table

When it’s getting colder out and you’ve had a busy day, there’s nothing like ending the evening with a piping hot meal. But if said hot meal takes …

Silicon Valley elites are spending $60 for less than 3 gallons of dangerous, unfiltered water — and it's flying off the shelves

Silicon Valley is developing a "raw water" obsession.<p>In San Francisco, "unfiltered, untreated, unsterilized spring water" from a company called Live Water is selling for up to $61 for a decorative 2.5-gallon jug — and it's flying off the shelves, The New York Times reported.<p>Startups dedicated to …

Snorkeling