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Here’s Some Money Advice: Just Buy the Coffee | The New York Times

An industry of experts exists to advise us on how to spend our money. Some of those experts are truly on your side and sincerely want to help you be better with money. Some of those experts are … not exactly on your side, and are perhaps more interested in riling us up about our spending. It can be difficult ... Read More »

The Best Options for Droopy Eyelids, Circles and Sags | Cleveland Clinic

If you’re bothered by drooping eyelids and sagging, wrinkled skin around your eyes, injections or restorative surgical options could help make your eyes look more youthful. As you age, your skin gradually loses its elasticity and begins to droop all over, but the effect is most obvious on your face — especially around the eyes. “Treatment for aging eyelids focuses ... Read More »

Resist Food Cravings With Advice From Neuroscientists | Men’s Health

The need for something gooey, crispy, or sweet seizes everyone’s brain at some point. But you don’t have to reach for junk. Fight back against the four stages of cravings with these tips from neuroscientists Peter Hall, Ph.D. of the University of Waterloo, and Nicole Avena, Ph.D. of Mount Sinai Health System. Trigger: An urge arises The smell of french fries drifts through ... Read More »

How to Live Forever: Meet the Extreme Life-Extensionists | The Guardian

In 2016, an American real-estate investor named James Strole established the Coalition for Radical Life Extension, a nonprofit based in Arizona which aims to galvanise mainstream support for science that might one day significantly prolong human life. Standards in modern medicine are allowing us to live longer now than ever before. But that is not Strole’s concern. What good are ... Read More »

Here’s How to Protect Your Skin at the Gym | Men’s Health

No one is going to argue that working out is bad for you. However, there are a lot of things lurking around the gym that can do more harm than good. And those things can wreak havoc on your skin. We’re talking mainly about bacteria and fungus, and they’re everywhere. Both of these things thrive in moist environments and because ... Read More »

India’s City Where People Come To Die | BBC

On a sunny November afternoon in Varanasi last year, I was standing under the shade of a huge neem tree in the courtyard of Mumukshu Bhawan guest house (‘’House of Those Seeking Salvation’). As I listened to the sound of prayer coming from a nearby room, I was accosted by a short woman holding a large packet of namak para, a ... Read More »

Van Gogh’s ‘suicide gun’ sells for $180,000 | CNN

The rusty handgun that Vincent van Gogh is believed to have killed himself with in 1890 has sold for €162,500 ($183,000). The 7mm Lefaucheux revolver went under the hammer at an auction in Paris on Tuesday. AuctionArt, which offered the item, described it as “the most famous weapon in the history of art.” Although the auction house admitted it could ... Read More »

Taste One of the World’s Oldest Beers and See an Original Pirate Flag in This Scandinavian Archipelago | Travel and Leisure

Between Sweden and Finland is an archipelago consisting of 6,700 islands that lie low in the water, their coppery granite shores surrounded by the ink-blue waters of the Baltic Sea. These are the Åland Islands, an autonomous region within Finland, and despite being popular with Scandinavian travelers, they’re rarely visited by foreign tourists. You may never have heard of the area, but there are ... Read More »

Stay In The Game | Albert Bridge Capital

This is going to be an uncharacteristic departure for me.  This story is deeply personal, for our family, and for our oldest son in particular.  But it is a story he’s letting me tell, because it is a story he wants people to hear. My son Max was born in Detroit in 1997, he spent the next summer in Hong ... Read More »

Go on an Arctic adventure along WWII insertion routes led by ex-UK Special Forces | Lonely Planet

One company has announced an epic adventure through the Arctic wilderness that sees participants retracing WWII insertion routes through extreme weather. Announced by Trident Adventure, Arctic Warrior 2020 will see travellers going on an eight-day hut-to-hut ski tour from Sweden to Norway and back, starting approximately 200km north of the Arctic Circle. Led by experts that are ex-UK Special Forces, the trip will focus ... Read More »