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15 Cognitive Biases That Mess With Your Money

But in fact, money is complicated. Nothing makes this clearer than looking at the ways in which we're subject to cognitive biases — the way our brains sneakily convince us to make decisions that often work against our best interests.<p>Cognitive biases may convince us to spend more, save less, and …

Personal Finance

MAPPED: The most popular curse words in America, according to Twitter

Forensic Linguist Jack Grieve recently published a set of maps displaying the popularity of various curse words on Twitter in different parts of the country.<p>Grieve used roughly 9 billion geo-coded tweets collected by Diansheng Guo in 2013-14 and funded by Digging into Data to create the maps, …

Population

How to Do the Muscleup | Men's Health

Ready to become a muscleup master? Follow Garner’s six tips below. Work these into your routine two or three times a week, and you’ll amaze onlookers in no time.<p><b>1. Get mobile</b><p>“Shoulder mobility is a limiting factor of the muscleup,” says Garner.<p>If you sit behind a desk all day, chances are you won’t …

Fortune.com

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10-Minute Yoga Workout for Muscle Tone

Improve muscle tone and flexibility with this fast but efficient feel-good yoga flow<p>1. Cat-Cow Pose<p>A<p>B<p><b>A.</b><p>Start in a table top position with wrists …

Yoga

Murderer turned stock picker is ‘Oracle of San Quentin’

Every day, Curtis Carroll dons blue, state-issue jail garb. Every night, he sleeps in a cement cell. At 35, he has spent his entire adulthood behind …

Stock Markets

The 5 Elements Of A Story

What are the five elements of a story? This post offers an interesting way to look at the layers of a story.<p>Many writers believe that stories begin …

Associated Press News

12 Famous Quotes That People Always Get Wrong

That hasn't stopped us from spouting famous lines, many from classic literature, however we see fit.<p>We created a list of some frequently used quotes that people just don't understand. Some came from this Quora post. Others, we added from bits and pieces of our high school lit classes.<p><b>1. "I took the</b> …

Literature

Six bodies found in Oklahoma lake reopening 40-year-old cold cases

Six bodies have been discovered at the bottom of a lake by police in Oklahoma as they were testing new sonar tools, reopening missing persons cases more than 40 years old.<p>The remains of six people have been discovered in two cars that had sat rusting for more than 40 years at the bottom of an …

Crime

How Eiji Toyoda Created The Modern Version Of Toyota

The word came from Japan early Tuesday: Eiji Toyoda, a member of the family that founded the Toyota Motor Company, had died, at age 100. It was no surprise that he had lived that long. Toyoda’s affectionate nickname was “the Ox,” and he still came into the office in his nineties.<p>Eiji Toyoda wasn’t …

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

It's Fact, Not Anecdote, That ObamaCare Is Turning Us Into A Part-Time Nation

The Obama administration continues to discount the huge impact its health overhaul law is having in turning America into a part-time nation, calling reports anecdotal and not based on complete data.<p>To paraphrase Groucho Marx: Who are you going to believe? Me, or your own eyes?<p>An avalanche of …

Western Union's Failed Plan To Drive the Digital Revolution Is A Cautionary Tale For Electric Utilities

In 1965, Western Union developed a strategic plan for pioneering what it called a “nationwide information utility” capable of “providing all the information service required and wanted by any and all kinds of customers.”<p>The flawed – albeit inspired – plan provides a cautionary tale for …

Business People Would Be Better Off If They Did Less And Thought More

Yet the biggest problem in the business world is not too little but too much—too many distractions and interruptions, too many things done for the sake of form, and altogether too much busy-ness. The Dutch seem to believe that an excess of meetings is the biggest devourer of time: they talk of …

Time Management

21 Quotes From Henry Ford On Business, Leadership And Life

I knew, before starting to write this post, what we all know about Henry Ford: founder of Ford MotorCompany, seminal proponent of mass production in the form of the assembly line, creator of the Model T and author of the tart line, “you can have it in any color you want, as long as it is black.” …