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This Millennial Couple Is Saving $150,000 a Year and Plans to Retire by 2029. Here’s How They Do It

They even economize on food: 'Scallions are cheap.'<p>Some kids want to be a fire fighter, astronaut or a ballerina when they grow up. Lily He wanted to …

outskirts

Scientists Just Found Naked Mole Rats Have Another Freaking Weird Superpower

Move over, tardigrades.<p>Naked mole rats may look like wrinkly skin sacks, but they have some pretty bizarre superpowers, including a total immunity to …

California advises against keeping your phone in your pocket

The jury is still out on whether or not cellphone radiation is bad for you, but California's Department of Public Health isn't taking any chances. The agency just issued an advisory that suggests residents should take steps to limit their exposure to cellphones. The notice recommends avoiding phone …

I spent years — and a fortune — chasing the life I thought everyone else had until I recognized a simple truth

I used to have this problem. It was almost like an addiction. Except I wasn't actually consuming something — rather, it was like an addiction of wanting to consume things that I couldn't. I'm not proud of this problem. In fact, I used to hide it from family and friends. I used to pretend like …

20 Years Ago, Steve Jobs Said 1 Thing Separates Living an Exceptional Life From an Average One

It came easily to Steve Jobs -- and it's something we all should embrace.<p>Steve Jobs set extremely high expectations. He wanted things done a certain way, challenging other people to work harder, work longer, and sometimes to do more than they thought was possible.<p>Steve Jobs had high standards. He …

Self-improvement

Sex robots spark rise of men who will only sleep with dolls

The craze for sex robots will lead to a growing number of men whose only sexual and romantic relationships will be with dolls, academics …

University of Manitoba

It Only Took Steve Jobs 5 Words to Give the Best Career Advice You'll Hear Today

In 1997, Steve Jobs was answering developers' questions when he decided to drop some major wisdom regarding the power of focus.<p>The power of focus.<p>Without it, you're doomed to a life of distraction. A life in which others' priorities dictate on what you spend your time. As you move from one shiny …

Jony Ive

Three coffees a day linked to a range of health benefits

Research based on 200 previous studies worldwide says frequent drinkers less likely to get diabetes, heart disease, dementia and some cancers<p>People who drink three to four cups of coffee a day are more likely to see health benefits than problems, experiencing lower risks of premature death and …

Holistic Medicine

I tried the $115 service that lets you fall asleep in LA and wake up in San Francisco, and it blew me away

Someday, I might hail a flying Uber car or climb aboard the Hyperloop for transportation from San Francisco to Los Angeles. In the meantime, a sleepaway bus offers a good alternative.<p>Founded in 2016, Cabin (formerly known as SleepBus) recently launched a chartered bus service between SF and LA that …

21 Serial Killer Wikipedia Pages That Will Freak You The Fuck Out

Pedro López confessed to killing 300 young girls and his whereabouts are unknown.

How the super-wealthy avoid taxes by parking money offshore legally

After a massive document leak called the Paradise Papers revealed how the world’s richest park their money in offshore tax havens, the response from those exposed was unanimous: There’s no evidence of wrong-doing, all operations are fully compliant with international tax law.<p>Indeed, the offshore …

Tax Havens

Sex worker with over 10K partners reveals what men really want

A former prostitute who has slept over 10,000 men has answered the golden questions that many women ask – including “what do men REALLY want from …

I interviewed Sophia, the artificially intelligent robot that said it wanted to 'destroy humans'

Clearly, Sophia isn't perfect.<p>And that's before we get to the infamous video in which, prodded by its creator, this artificially intelligent robot which can hold a conversation casually says, "OK, I will destroy humans!"<p>Sophia's lack of sophistication isn't the point.<p>Rather, it's what it <i>can</i> do that …

Elon Musk Thinks We're Living In The Matrix. If He's Right, It's a Good Thing

The man who famously warned about the dangers of artificial intelligence believes we all may actually be artificially intelligent beings.<p>Elon Musk thinks it's almost certain that we're living in some version of <i>The Matrix.</i> In fact, he believes that there's a "one in billions chance" that reality as …

Singularity

Scientists discover 27 genes that could halt cancer

From an analysis of more than 2,000 tumors spanning 12 types of human cancer, scientists have identified 27 new genes that could stop the disease in …

New study suggests Alzheimer’s could spread through blood transfusions

A new study has produced tentative evidence that suggests Alzheimer’s is an infectious disease<p>Being able to catch Alzheimer’s through blood …

Dementia

All you need to know about ridges in fingernails

Many different health conditions can cause changes in the nails and nail bed, including shaping ridges in the nails. Vertical ridges in the …

Chiropractors are hiding a deadly secret

More than half of patients treated by chiropractors suffer side-effects and at least 26 in the UK are feared to have died, a Sun investigation …

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Breath of the Wild players are now obsessed with blowing up NPCs

It sounds terrible, but it’s actually great<p>Now that Nintendo Switch has native video capture capabilities, players are returning to <i>The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild</i> to put them to use. They’ve even created a new genre of <i>Breath of the Wild</i> goofing: attacking the unassuming members of the Yiga …

Breath of the Wild

Chinese President Xi Jinping just managed to secure himself Mao-like power

His name was written into the constitution, which gives him a new level of authority.<p>Chinese President Xi Jinping has just accomplished something Donald Trump could only dream of: getting himself written into his party's constitution.<p>The Chinese Communist Party has voted to put Xi into the same …

China

China Has Shut Down Up to 40% of Its Factories in an Unprecedented Stand Against Pollution

This is getting serious.<p>China is in the midst of an all-out blitz on polluters flouting emissions standards, closing tens of thousands of factories …

Scientists figured out how to make cancer cells “commit suicide” — here’s how it works

Scientists have found a way to make cancer cells kill themselves in multiple ways, simultaneously.<p>“It’s like committing suicide by stabbing yourself, …

Cancer Cells

How Iowa Became An Obamacare Horror Story

Premiums and tempers are rising in one of America’s most political states, with no solution in sight.<p>DES MOINES, Iowa — Nick Podhajsky plans to get married this year for an unusual reason: health insurance coverage.<p>The 44-year-old farmer had expected to tie the knot next year. But because Iowa’s …

Health Care

Elon Musk’s Boring Company is digging a 10-mile tunnel in Maryland

The venture follows Musk’s recent obsession with tunneling equipment.<p>On Thursday, Maryland officials gave Elon Musk’s Boring Company permission to …

Warren Buffett perfectly describes why the retail apocalypse is dooming Macy's, Sears, and JCPenney

Retailers like Macy's and Sears are struggling to stay alive, as stores close and sales slump. And, a single overarching mistake is the root of all their problems.<p>In "The Essays of Warren Buffett: Lessons for Corporate America," the Berkshire Hathaway CEO lays out a problem that plagues many …

The Case for Letting Fevers Run Their Course

Numerous studies over the past few years have shown that taking fever reducers hurts your body’s ability to recover from an illness.<p>Fever isn’t an …

Medicine

This wavy floor is actually a mind-boggling optical illusion that stops people from running in the hallway

Last month, a unique carpet design from French retailer FNAC went viral on Twitter.<p>Now, a similar floor design from tile company Casa Ceramica is baffling people online for the same reason: Both designs are optical illusions that make a flat floor appear as a bumpy surface.<p>We first spotted Casa …

Here’s how Tesla uses its giant batteries to power small islands

Puerto Rico's 3.5 million residents lost power after Hurricane Maria, a Category 4 store, destroyed the island's electric grid. It may take six months before Puerto Rico can repair the power grid, leading the government to consider other remedies in the interim.<p>Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello …

How I Turned My Side Hustle Into a Career That Earns 10x the Salary of My Day Job

One article changed everything.<p>Ever since I was a kid I've always worked more than one job at a time. Some of my extra jobs were fun little ways to earn a few dollars--like mystery shopping. Others were a way to gain valuable experience that I wasn't getting in my day job--like teaching college …

Employment

Here are the ages you peak at everything throughout life

Ageing can seem like a scary prospect, but a wealth of scientific studies have found that youth isn't all it's cracked up to be. There are plenty of …