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Astronauts Mark and Scott Kelly Are Still Identical Twins, Despite What You May Have Read

Some of this week’s headlines, it turns out, vastly oversold what might happen to your genes when you spend almost a year in space.<p>The Hill: “NASA study: Astronaut’s DNA no longer identical to his identical twin’s after year in space.”<p>Time: “Scott Kelly Spent a Year in Space and Now His DNA Is …

Genetics

78 years ago, a journalist who studied 500 millionaires realized something about friendships that's still relevant today

In addition to outlining the "secret" to building wealth in 13 principles, he revealed 30 "major causes of failure" that hold many of us back from getting rich, one of them being associating with the wrong crowd.<p>"Men take on the nature and the habits and the power of thought of those with who they …

Self-improvement

Treadmill Desks Aren’t Just Healthier, They’ll Also Boost Your Work Performance

Actual walking outside helps, too. If you can be away from your screen for that long.<p>Since sitting all day is slowly killing us, office workers are now turning to standing desks. But why just stand when you can walk, ask proponents of the even more ridiculous treadmill desks? Walking while at work …

Here are the reasons oil is plunging

Slide 1 of 7<p>NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — Oil’s stunning price collapse was undoubtedly one of 2014’s top stories and will remain a major theme for …

Oil