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Opinion: Jim Cramer may want to take this bet on his stock-picking skills

It’s much easier to buy stocks from a list than to find your own candidates. But can you make money this way?<p>David O. England, a retired finance …

The Biggest Threat to the Earth? We Have Too Many Kids

Today is Earth Day. For 45 years, the secular holiday has brought people—along with their ideas and enthusiasm—together to confront the world's …

30 Grilled Cheese Sandwiches You Didn't Know Could Possibly Exist (Photos)

There aren't many things in life that can compare to the simple joy of biting into a warm, melty grilled cheese sandwich.<p>Despite the fact that my …

Why Oliver Sacks Always Goes Too Far

The neurologist’s new memoir, On the Move, is a celebration of the fullness of human experiences.<p>When the celebrated neurologist and writer Oliver Sacks was a schoolboy, a teacher noted on his report card: “Sacks will go far, if he does not go too far.” It was a perceptive comment, for as it turned …

Thinking Drinkers: the best beers to drink with a barbecue

Everyone knows that beer and barbecues are a match made in heaven, but don't just grab the nearest can of cooking lager, say Ben McFarland and Tom Sandham<p>Neolithic Man had none of the mod cons. No television, no central heating, no microwaves. Not even Google Chrome Incognito.<p>He only had fire. Man …

Here’s how Americans are eating into their savings

Do you blow through your budget every month? Do you spend too much money on dinners out?<p>If that rings all too familiar, you might take comfort, at …

If more people go solar, what will happen to the grid?

Wind turbines, solar panels and backup batteries provide plenty of power for Kenneth Viar’s home and workshop in rural Virginia — yet each month he …

7 sleeper stocks set to sizzle this summer

Slide 1 of 9<p>Chart watchers take great pride in identifying diamonds in the rough for their clients.<p>Janney Montgomery Scott technical analyst Dan …

Opinion: The best summer show to see: Pope’s ‘Morality vs. Capitalism’

Yes it’s summertime, folks! Family vacations! Rock stars on concert tours across America: Garth Books. Katy Perry. U2. One Direction. Plus endless …

The Universe Might Be A Giant Hologram. Cue The Existential Crisis...

Is the world around us really just a trick of the eye?<p>Scientists have long believed the universe could be a giant hologram -- a two-dimensional realm that only <i>seems</i> to be three-dimensional -- and now a group of Viennese researchers have done the math to prove that such a scenario isn't quite as …

Six lessons we can learn from geniuses

Whether it’s designing a supersonic vehicle, helping the blind to see or creating space history, what can we learn from the great minds behind these feats?<p>Our series The Genius Behind has taken you inside the minds of people who are making the impossible possible. Whether it is designing the …

Genius

12 of the Most Impressive Tiny Houses You've Ever Seen

These homes may be small, but they have huge appeal.<p>These homes may be small, but they have huge appeal. This piece originally appeared on CountryLiving.com.

The best iPad apps of 2014

From Pixelmator and Auxy to Microsoft Word and Gruff Rhys, the best apps for Apple’s tablet in the last 12 months<p>• The best iPhone apps of 2014 • The best iPhone and iPad games of 2014<p>1. Pixelmator<p>If you want more from a photo-editing app than simple filters and cropping, Pixelmator is just the …

Construction has been approved for the world's largest telescope

The world's largest telescope is finally going to see the light of day. The European Southern Observatory's Council announced earlier today that it had greenlit the planned construction project in Chile, which means that humans will have access to the aptly named "European Extremely Large …

With $40 Million In New Cash, Parent-Teacher App Remind Targets A Billion Users Worldwide

Lost permission slips and forms sent by a teacher to their student’s parents have long been a right of passage, but perhaps not for much longer. With nearly every student, parent and teacher all carrying a mobile phone, the question isn’t so much whether there’s an easier way to communicate from …

5 Trends Shaping the Future of Work

Since the dawn of business there has been a certain style of how and when work should be done. It flows from the top down: beginning with the organization, to the managers, and then employees. In this case organization refers to C-level executives and key stakeholders; those at the very top of the …

iPad App of the Week: Star Walk 2 – Guide to the Sky Day and Night

Great apps make great platforms, and iOS and iPad are a great proof of that. One of the most captivating things about the iPad is the incredible range of great apps we are able to use and enjoy on Apple’s tablet. Each Saturday we share a favorite outstanding app as <b>iPad App of the Week</b>.<p>This week’s …

3 Apps That Improve Access To The Justice System

A hackathon reveals three ways that technology can open up the legal system to people who lack easy access to lawyers.<p>The legal system is designed for lawyers to argue with lawyers, often for large fees. People without money are automatically at a disadvantage; they’re forced to rely on legal aid, …

Apps

27 of the Best Chrome Extensions You Should Check out Today

We love the Web. Seriously, we do. But sometimes, achieving what you want is a little harder and takes a little longer than you’d really want. It’s for that reason that we’ve put together a list of 27 of the best Chrome extensions you can find around.<p>We’ve broken them down into groups of a few per …

10 Great Novels That Will Make You More Passionate About Science

Many of the world's greatest scientists were inspired to go into their fields by reading science fiction books. And it's easy to see why. A lot of …

Science Fiction

20 Things That Mentally Strong People Don't Do

I often write about the things I believe we all should be doing, trying or experimenting with in order to maximize our success and happiness. …

I Made $15 Million Before I Was 30, And It Wasn't As Awesome As You'd Think

I made $15 million in my mid-20s after I sold a tech startup. I talked to a lot of people about this question, and thought a lot about how to stay the same person I was before and after making money.<p><b>Here's my answer: being rich is better than not being rich, but it's not nearly as good as you</b> …

Six Easy Tips for Traveling Like a Local

So, you did it! You saved up enough money and purchased those tickets to the city you've heard so much about and always wanted to visit. You have Localeur on your iPhone. You've been reading city guides, YouTubing, and catching up on Anthony Bourdain's picks in the area for weeks. What's the next …