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One of the biggest — and often costliest — retirement mistakes investors are making today

Target-date funds are all the rage among retirement investors, making it easy to spread money among stocks and bonds and to rebalance as conditions …

Retirement

Want to raise empathetic kids? Try spending time in nature.

Earlier this year, I wrote about what kids should do if they found a baby bird on the ground. The idea for the story came from an experience I had with my sons last summer, when we discovered a robin’s nest in a holly bush. The fragile home, stitched together with twigs and lined with dried grass, …

Parenting

How to nurture the bee population in your garden

Design Pics Inc/REX/Shutterstock<p>Bees and other pollinating insects play a vital part in preserving the world's eco-system and food supply, but in …

Plants

The Putin paradox: he’s brutally repressive — and incredibly popular

We ignore history, and evidence, if we conclude Putin’s hyper-nationalist authoritarian regime rules through fear alone.<p>It is perhaps a distinctly American faith that authoritarians like Russian President Vladimir Putin rule purely by force, corruption, or trickery, lacking any substantial …

Russia

A bad marriage can seriously damage your health, say scientists

A bad marriage with frequent conflicts could have a serious detrimental impact on your health, according to psychologists.<p>The researchers at the universities of Nevada and Michigan monitored 373 heterosexual couples to investigate whether disagreeing about multiple topics – such as children, money, …

Immune System

Five People Told Us What They Do For Their Tinnitus

The remedies they tried include everything from therapy and mindfulness to weed and noise-canceling headphones.<p><i>A version of this article originally appeared on Tonic Netherlands.</i><p>After performing in bands for a decade, listening to music on headphones with the volume cranked up all the way, and …

ringing

The More Miserable You Are, the Happier Your Social-Media Posts, and This Twitter Thread Proves It

A huge online discussion shows why you should never be envious of other people's glamorous online lives.<p>Of all the ways social media can be bad for you, one of the worst, according to science, is the ability of Facebook and the like to induce envy. You see your friends posting smiling selfies at …

Social Media

The Simple but Effective Way to Stop Worrying So Much (It Sounds Ridiculous, But It Actually Works)

Science shows you can contain your worries to 30 minutes each day.<p>"I just can't shut off my brain. I worry so much I can't pay attention to what I'm doing." I hear comments like this in my therapy office on a daily basis. Whether you're constantly worried about money or you just can't stop …

Self-help

Behind on Retirement Savings? It’s Not Too Late to Catch Up

New research suggests parents can meet nest-egg goals with aggressive saving after the kids are out of the house<p>When it comes to saving for retirement, conventional wisdom calls for starting early and saving 10% to 15% or so a year. But that can be difficult for parents who are spending on …

Retirement

4 harmful mistakes every user researcher can make

(by ElisaRiva)There are a lot of ways to screw up the user research. Poor understanding of the process, bad preparing, lack of recording. They are …

UX Design

Heat Making You Lethargic? Research Shows It Can Slow Your Brain, Too

Can't cool off this summer? Heat waves can slow us down in ways we may not realize.<p>New research suggests heat stress can muddle our thinking, making simple math a little harder to do.<p>"There's evidence that our brains are susceptible to temperature abnormalities," says Joe Allen, co-director of the …

Los Angeles

Seven ways to improve your balance

Work on it, for the sake of your social life<p>Ageing often leads to a loss of balance, which can result in an increased risk of falls. But, as a report from the Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago shows, a lack of balance has other consequences. “A tendency to lose balance among elderly people …

Health

We May Have Been Wrong About The Inner Workings of The Minds of Narcissists

Do they hate themselves or not?<p>Narcissists aren't hard to spot. You can tell them from the way they act, how they're raised, or where they live. …

Psychology

A Russian newspaper editor explains how Putin made Trump his puppet

“They consider him a stupid, unstrategic politician.”<p>Mikhail Fishman is the editor-in-chief of the Moscow Times, an English-language weekly newspaper published in Moscow. The paper is well-known for its criticisms of Russian President Vladimir Putin; indeed, it was targeted twice in 2015 by Russian …

Russia

Doctors To Trump: Suspending Insurer Payments Hurts Our Sickest Patients

A coalition of more than 500,000 U.S. physicians says the Donald Trump administration’s move to suspend billions of dollars in payments to insurers under the Affordable Care Act hurts patients with “chronic health conditions and pre-existing conditions.”<p>Physicians are upset at the decision by Seema …

Health Care

The psychology of why we swear — and how to do it properly in different languages

Swearing has a bad reputation. It's considered unprofessional to swear in a job interview, for example. But in reality it's something pretty much all of us do on a daily basis. In fact, we speak about 10 swear words a day on average, and children start swearing by the age of six or younger.<p>Swearing …

Linguistics

10 Happiest and Healthiest Places to Live on the Beach—Ranked!

1 of 11<p>10. Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, Florida<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 11<p>9. Cape Coral-Fort Myers, Florida<p>3 of 11<p>8. San Diego-Carlsbad, …

Florida

U.S. lawmakers shown backing fake kindergarten gun scheme in Sacha...

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - In Sacha Baron Cohen's provocative new comedy show, American politicians are filmed backing a fictitious program to teach kindergartners how to use guns to defend themselves in school shootings.<p>In a seven-episode series launching on cable channel Showtime on Sunday, the …

congressmen

HBR Guide to Data Analytics Basics for Managers Ebook + Tools

This tool is intended for individual use only.<p>Publication Date: <b>April 03, 2018</b><p>Today's business environment brings with it an onslaught of data, but leaving the analysis to others in your company just won't cut it. Now more than ever, managers must know how to tease insight from data--to understand …

Management

Narcissism in Mothers – The Reality of the Classic Villainess | The Exhausted Woman

Ever wonder what makes Cinderella’s stepmother, Snow White’s stepmother, and Rapunzel’s adopted mother so evil? These classic fairytale characters …

Parenting

Diabetes: Smart patch micro needles 'to revolutionise' care

<b>Smart patches fitted with micro needles to deliver insulin could "revolutionise" treatment for diabetes sufferers, scientists have claimed.</b><p>The 0.7mm hollow needles would be less intrusive than standard needles by only perforating the surface of the skin.<p>The patch would monitor insulin levels and …

Diabetes

5 Ways To Get Rid Of Skin Tags Without Having To Go To The Dermatologist’s Office

<b>* Skin tags are caused by skin rubbing against itself</b> <b><br>* While harmless, the growths can be unsightly</b> <b><br>* Removal of skin tags can be accomplished using</b> …

Skin Care

Mueller Has the Goods—All of the Goods

Wittingly or unwittingly, a huge cast of American characters was in on the plot.<p><i>The conspiracy had as its object impairing, obstructing, and defeating the lawful governmental functions of the United States by dishonest means in order to enable the Defendants to interfere with U.S. political and</i> …

Donald Trump

'We don't know how it worked': the inside story of the Thai cave rescue

In the end it was a textbook rescue operation. Divers managed to carry, pull and at times swim the 12 young Wild Boars footballers and their coach along more than two miles of flooded and cramped tunnels in the Tham Luang cave complex, as billions of people around the world watched.<p>But briefings by …

Thai Cave Rescue

Why identity politics benefits the right more than the left | Sheri Berman

Over a year into Donald Trump’s presidency, commentators are still trying to understand the election and the explosion of intolerance following it. One common view is that Trump’s victory was a consequence of pervasive racism in American society.<p>Studies make clear, however, that racism has been …

Political Science

The best dehumidifiers you can install yourself

Dehumidifiers perform an important function -- they reduce moisture in muggy basements, bathrooms and laundry rooms -- but some models are better at stopping mold and mildew than others.<p>You need a dehumidifier if your basement is damp, if there's condensation on your windows or walls, if there's a …

Home Improvement

17 Serena Williams Quotes That Will Inspire You to Remarkable Success | Inc.com

Today, Serena Williams is set to play what may very well be the match of her life when she plays the final at the 2018 Wimbledon Championships. Whatever the outcome of today's match, Serena is at the pinnacle of the sport of tennis, and it's going to be quite difficult for anyone to jump over the …

Serena Williams

What is gaslighting? And how do you know if it's happening to you?

It’s an unfortunate reality that happens in personal relationships and by public figures to the peoples they serve.<p>“Oh come on. I never said that.”<p>“You’re just being overly sensitive.”<p>“I don’t know why you’re making such a big deal out of this…”<p>Psychologists use the term “gaslighting” to refer to a …

Domestic Violence

Fly to Hawaii from $368 Round-Trip

From cities all across the East Coast.<p>When we started writing about cheap flights to Hawaii last December, we thought they were a flash in the pan—a quick blast of lucky, ultra-cheap fares. After doing a little digging, we realized these low fares to the U.S.'s tropical paradise are here to stay, …

Flying

Trump blasted reporting from Puerto Rico as ‘fake news.’ Heeding it might have saved lives.

When Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico last fall, President Trump playfully lobbed rolls of paper towels to those taking shelter.<p>He also lobbed praise at first responders and other federal officials.<p>Everything was going great, he said.<p>This was not a real catastrophe like Hurricane Katrina, he …

Puerto Rico