Scientists Reverse Wrinkles, Restore Hair Growth In Mice. Implications Are ‘Huge’ For Aging Research

Though tales of its existence have been recounted around the globe for thousands of years, and legend has it that even Juan Ponce de Leon never found it, researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) might have discovered the Fountain of Youth. And although it probably wouldn’t be…

21 Things To Do in Cartagena: Top Sights, Activities & Attractions

Over the past few years Colombia has been one of the top destinations for travellers, often highlighted by the many things to do in Cartagena, a beautiful and historic Caribbean city. The city itself is colourful, safe, full of amazing food, and has a history relevant to the Spanish Conquest.…

Ask The Readers: Could FIRE Set Fire To Your Marriage?

Minneapolis peeps (Minneapolans?)! Are you around this Thursday? I’ll be at some meetups in your lovely city: The Minnesota State Fair: I’ll be hanging out here most of the day. At happy hour, I’m meeting up with my buddy, the Physician on FIRE at the Ball Park Cafe, a block east…

How Trumponomics Torpedoed Gold Prices

Gold’s not been having a good year, and you can lay the blame at the door of Trumponomics. Gold bars. Photographer: Carla Gottgens/Bloomberg What happened? Gold prices hit their high for the year of $1,358 a troy ounce on January 24 this year. Since then the journey has been downhill…

Get Paid To Write Online: 99 Travel Publications That Pay Upwards of $4,000

Get paid to write online with this epic directory of 99 travel publications (both online and in-print) that pay travel writers up to $4,000 per article! If you enjoy writing, why not get paid to write online? Traditionally freelance writers have often had to scrape by on meagre earnings, pitching…

Microsoft And Cisco ArePlaying CatchUp With Adobe

(Photo by John MACDOUGALL / AFP) (Photo credit should read JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images) Technology giants Microsoft and Cisco Systems are playing catch up with a smaller technology company — Adobe Systems. On Wall Street that is. Microsoft’s and Cisco stocks have been big winners on Wall Street. They have gained 215.40% and 84.41% respectively over…

Retirees Are Going Bankrupt: Two Senators May Help Stop The Suffering

U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) speaking at the Capital Health Medical Center in Pennington, New Jersey. (Photo by Michael Brochstein/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) Despite the economic boom an increasing number of older Americans are finding themselves in severe debt. The New York Times’ Tara Bernard Siegel wrote about bankruptcies…

10 Questions Is Back And I Want To Hear From You!

My goal was to build a debt-free* portfolio of $1,000,000 by February of 2017; 1500 days from the birth of this blog (January 1, 2013). And hey look, I’ve since retired! Investments only1/1/13 (The Start): $586,0431/1/14 (1 Yr Later): $869,6351/1/15 (2 Yrs Later): $987,3511/1/16 (3 Yrs Later): $1,057,9611/1/17 (4 Yrs…

What May Have Really Killed Prince & Why We Should Care

Prince, a multimillionaire with millions of adoring fans, may be just one tragic example of the impact of isolation and loneliness on our behaviors and wellbeing.(AP Photo/Nousha Salimi, File) “Loneliness,” said Jimi Hendrix, “is such a … drag.” It’s an affliction everyone is familiar with, some of us more than…

US Increasingly Polarized – by Geography

August 16, 2018 US Increasingly Polarized – by Geography Rich or poor, old or young, white or black, red or blue – our differences cut many ways. But a new divide has opened up, one based on geography. Stark new evidence shows that well-paid, highly educated people have moved to…