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What is Golden Ratio and how to use it?

Humans know it for ages. Take a look at this graphic. The golden ratio means that a+b to a is around 1,618, which is what thousands of years of research proved. Mathematicians in ancient Greece knew about this proportion because it often popped up during their geometry studies. In more modern times,...
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3 ways to prepare for fall with TV series

Simple hacks to enhance your binge-watching experience. It's getting colder and darker here in the northern hemisphere. After returning home from work, nothing beats jumping into sweatpants and enjoying a couple of episodes of a TV show, right? Binge watching has a dress code, too. You open your browser or turn on...
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3 new calculators that will help you run your business

How to run a company? For many, the art of entrepreneurship requires that little bit of luck. Meeting somebody influential who will help the growth of your company, finding your niche or, if you’re unlucky, problems with contractors or storage. It all can determine your fate. Luck helps and can be the...
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The eternal question: How to retire early?

It requires a great deal of patience. For many young people, retirement is an almost non-existent word in their dictionary. Why should it be? 20s are the ‘work hard, play hard’ times. You spend everything you earn and wonder why there’s still plenty of month left at the end of your...
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5 reasons Gender Wage Gap hurts everybody

Nobody benefits from Gender Wage Gap. Experts define the gender wage gap as the difference between typical male and female (of the same productivity) earnings. In most countries, women earn less doing the same jobs than men. In many places, the difference is enormous (South Korea - 36,7%), in others it’s...
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What’s the difference between salary and hourly wage?

It’s more than just arithmetics. Monthly (or weekly) salary and hourly wage both get you the money you deserve (you can check it in Salary to Hourly calculator), but they are very much different in essence. Both are like two roads that can lead you to the same place: The Paycheckville, but...
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How to make perfect pancakes every time? Try Pancake Recipe Calculator

Pancake lovers, we've made something just for you. Johan Cruyff, the legendary Dutch football (or soccer if you’re American) player, and coach, used to say that playing simple football is the hardest thing. Some would say that cooking the simple dishes is the hardest thing and not many things come closer...
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Why do we waste so much time on social media?

Our brain demands it. In theory, social media are hugely beneficial for people. Facebook helps them connect with each other and be closer to their interests. Twitter is a perfect place to discover the news the fastest and Instagram is for aesthetic pleasures. Is social media addiction? But in 2017 we know that...
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Why is it important to start saving early?

Because math says so. If you’re in your 20s, you probably don’t think much about your retirement and how to spend those years comfortably. There are more important things to care about, after all. You’re still just starting your career and earning just enough money to get through the month. How to...
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What is Rule of 72?

Albert Einstein is said to have told that ‘compound interest is the eighth wonder of the world.' It may not be his quote, but he’d certainly agree that the meaning and consequences of compound interested are very underrated. For many, compound interest and exponential growth are terms that evoke bad memories...
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The Sleep Calculator: When you should go to bed?

Omni Calculator introduced a new tool that helps people in their everyday struggle with lack of proper sleep. The Sleep Calculator helps you determine when you should go to sleep to not only feel rested during the day but also, most importantly, fresh in the morning. Those two things are not...

Plug-in Hybrid MPG: What Would Yours Be?

What is the real MPG of a Plug-In Electric Vehicle? It's not as straightforward as in electric cars or gas engines. We've discovered that benefits of driving PHEVs depend on one factor. You. It turns out that due to a vast difference in effectiveness between electric and combustion engines, the real MPG...