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10 Easy Ways to Retire 10 Years Early

Play it smart, and you won’t need a fortune to leave the office behind<p>Forget what you may have heard—you don’t need to work until the grave. Just follow these 10 simple strategies and you’ll be able to retire when you’re young enough to enjoy it.<p><b>Related</b>: The Better Man Project—2,000+ Awesome Tips …

Retirement

Keep Things Simple For A Healthy, Long Life

I'm often asked for medical advice by friends, family members, even new acquaintances: What about this diet? What should I do about this symptom? What about <i>this</i> medication?<p>People are usually disappointed when I don't share their enthusiasm about the latest health fads. Members of my family, in …

Austerity is their best weapon: How the rich and powerful sold inequality to the masses

A budget approach cloaked in technical jargon has become a tool of oppression, explains economist Orsola Costantini<p><i>Orsola Costantini, Senior Economist at the Institute for New Economic Thinking, is the author of a new paper which exposes the disturbing history of how a budget approach cloaked in</i> …

23 Proven Strategies to Get Through Any Hardship - and Thrive

Nobody sets out in their life to fail, get hurt by others or get ill, go bankrupt, take on massive debt, take punches from the world until they …

21 bars that have incredible views

We've rounded up bars that have some of the world's most incredible views, from iconic landmarks like Paris' Eiffel Tower and India's Taj Mahal to stunning cityscapes and dramatic scenery.

San Francisco's Best Secret Streets

Beyond the popular thoroughfares best-known in town, San Francisco has a trove of hidden stretches perfect for getting off the beaten path.<p>Sure, on …

Scientifically proven ways to make your weekend happier

News flash: research finds that people are generally happier on weekends than weekdays. However, some weekends — even a long holiday weekend, like …

10 travel apps that will make you feel like a local

From sleeping in a local's apartment to getting them to cook you a meal there, these 10 apps will turn you into an insider anywhere you go.

8 Mental Habits the Most Successful People Learn to Break | Inc.com

Sometimes, success comes not from what you learn to do but what you learn to stop doing.<p>That bit of wisdom comes from Sandja Brügmann, serial entrepreneur and founder of the Passion Institute, a recently launched online educational program and consultancy for executives and entrepreneurs. "Once we …

Self-improvement

5 habits that helped turn ordinary people into self-made millionaires

Habits save the brain work and conserve brain fuel. There is very little processing power involved with respect to habits.<p>So what does that have to do with being rich? I studied 177 self-made millionaires and uncovered certain unique good habits that made it possible for them to automatically …

10 Steps to Starting a Business While Keeping Your Full-Time Job

A few years ago, I published a post on starting a business while keeping your full-time job. I listed a number of reasons why this makes sense. I even included some practical steps.<p>But I didn’t go far enough.<p>So here’s a guest post from Ryan Robinson, an entrepreneur and marketer who teaches people …

Here's when the next recession might start

It has taken 68 months--from January 2008 through October 2013--for the CEI to fully recover from its severe decline during 2008 and early 2009. The previous five recovery periods averaged 26 months within a range of 19-33 months. The good news is that the average increase in the CEI following each …

Why Millennials Are Better Off Waiting 10 Years to Buy a Home

A new Fed study finds most young adults require years of saving before they can afford home ownership.<p>In a report sure to make the real estate …

What gives a dollar bill its value? - Doug Levinson

How do we study the stars? - Yuan-Sen Ting

Light seconds, light years, light centuries: How to measure extreme distances - Yuan-Sen Ting

The unexpected math behind Van Gogh's "Starry Night" - Natalya St. Clair

Why elephants never forget - Alex Gendler

What are those floaty things in your eye? - Michael Mauser

Best iPad Apps of 2013

2013 has been another memorable year for the iPad App Store. The number of apps designed specifically for the iPad hit the 500,000 milestone this year and is now well on its way to 600,000. By now, there are excellent iPad apps for just about any purpose. From heavy-duty productivity and business …

Apps

10 Best Landscaping Plants You May Not Know About

01 of 10<p>You may think "tulips" and not "Adonis" when you hear talk of spring, but Adonis is no ugly duckling (how could it be, with a name like …

15 Million Students Learned to Program This Week, Thanks to Hour of Code

Hour of Code, a five-day-old initiative to get kids to take programming tutorials during Computer Science Education Week, will soon reach 15 million …

AppScript wants to help docs find, prescribe best health apps

With tens of thousands of health-related apps on the market, and hundreds more popping up every day, consumers and health care providers alike are stuck with the monumental task of finding the best ones for their needs.<p>A new mobile health platform, released this week, has done the hard work for …

Apps

Sailboat Nightlight

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Shopping

Ensemble Enhancement Thigh Highs

Life’s Too Short for Boring Emails<p>Enjoy 15% off your first order when you join our mailing list.<p>Plus, we’ll hook you up with the best deals,<br>first …

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Shopping

Google Launches Android Device Manager App

Google today launched a standalone app for its Android Device Manager service. You can download the new Android tool now directly from Google Play.<p>The Android app works just like the Web version of Android Device Manager. It shows you any device associated with your Google Account, lets you ring to …

Kayak For Auto Insurance Site The Zebra Grabs Another $3M, Launches Nationwide

Austin-based Insurance Zebra, now just called The Zebra, has closed its $4.5 million seed round of funding, which now includes an added $3 million investment from Simon Nixon, founder of the U.K.-based Moneysupermarket.com, and existing investors. Nixon joins Mark Cuban, Mike Maples Jr., Birchmere …

15 Natural Beauty DIYs for Under $15

How much money have you shelled out on facial masks, bubble bath, trips to the spa, and “miracle skin rejuvenation” products? Too much? It’s okay, we’re here to curb that spending habit and help you ramp up your inner kitchen witch. We’ve rounded up collection of 15 natural beauty tutorials that …

Skin Care

Future of the City