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Netflix Wants to Pay You to Travel and Photograph Food

Time to up your Instagram game.<p>It’s easy to poke fun at the people in restaurants who document their meals, but maybe they are just practicing for …

Here's How Your Smartphone Can Be Hacked Without You Knowing

Not only can your smartphone be hacked, it can be done very easily without your knowledge.<p>"At the end of the day, everything is hackable. What I am surprised about is that people sometimes forget that it's so easy to hack into these devices," said Adi Sharabani, the co-founder of mobile security …

A new app wants to help you beat the credit card companies

Our increasingly automated world should make driving safer. It could also make things safer for your checkbook.<p>And just like with cars, it takes a …

You Think You Have Free Will? Science Says Think Again

Are we really so good at decision-making? Or do we fool ourselves?<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>You make decisions every day, don't you?<p>You assert yourself hourly. Especially if you're American.<p>You take life by the horns and …

Nike unveils 'Back to the Future'-style self-lacing sneakers

Fans of the "Back to the Future" film franchise have likely been counting the days until time machines, hoverboards and flying cars are a reality, but at least one of Marty McFly's futuristic gadgets — self-lacing sneakers — could soon inject a little innovation into your wardrobe.<p>Nike has …

Hacker Group Anonymous May Have Doxxed Trump

Release of a social security number and personal cell phone number highlight group’s escalating campaign against GOP frontrunner<p>The loose network of …

Kevin Hart races LSU sprinter Jada Martin

Jada Martin, 20, is a two-time All-American sprinter from LSU, and her biggest competition is… Kevin Hart? The comedian crashed the university’s …

Do people think you're a jerk? Peeple may help you find out

Julia Cordray made her career helping recruit people for jobs. So it makes sense she'd create an app that helps people manage their online reputation, soliciting and giving recommendations about their character.<p>What she didn't expect was to be savaged.<p>Headlines across the Internet called her …

The Best Chocolate You’ve Never Tasted

<i>The world’s most exquisite bars are being made in a garage in Ho Chi Minh City.</i><p>There is nothing unusual, not in this era, about being a tiny, artisanal, single-origin chocolate maker. But the artisanal, award-winning chocolate I’ve come to see is being manufactured by a tiny operation called Marou …

World’s Best Caribbean Resorts 2015

Last year, this 393-room resort—the largest in St. Kitts and Nevis—had some minor updates, including new solar showers on the beach, new beds, and …

Donald Trump Is Officially Banned From a Louisville Steakhouse

Depending on your political perspective, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump may or may not be doing a bang-up job on the campaign trail. One thing he's definitely doing well in his quest for the White House, however, is getting himself banned from places.<p>The latest establishment to …

The PlayStation 4 Is Getting a Killer New Surprise Feature

Sony has a surprise tucked in its next major PlayStation 4 update, and it’s a biggie: The option to play PlayStation 4 games on a PC or Mac.<p>It’s …

These Earbuds Will Give You Bionic Super-Hearing

<b>Correction appended Wednesday, March 2</b><p>The world is a prison. As I close my front gate, it slams like a heavy cell door securing itself shut. My …

The official 'Netflix for pirated movies' is back from the dead

The official Popcorn Time, dubbed the "Netflix for pirated movies," is back from the dead. Popcorn Time first became popular thanks to its intuitive, Netflix-style interface that allowed users to stream torrents without having to delete the potentially incriminating evidence afterward.<p>The streaming …

Popcorn Time

How Donald Trump can save America by running as an independent

Yesterday, Donald Trump once again hinted that he might leave the GOP to run for US president as an independent.<p>I say, GREAT! Here’s why:<p>Trump will …

Star Trek And NASA Just Issued A ‘Replicator Challenge’

Runs through May 1<p>“Calling all Starfleet cadets! <i>Star Trek</i> and NASA want you to engineer the future of food in space.”<p>That’s the message that NASA and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Foundation are sending to enterprising young inventors across America, as part of the new <i>Star …

Here's the First Look at a 'Super-Earth'

Hunting for planets circling other stars is not an easy job. The most reliable way to do it is to look for the tiny dimming of stellar light as an …

Secrets of the Statue of Liberty

There’s currently a two-month-plus wait to get into the crown of the Statue of Liberty. So it’s sort of astonishing to learn that six months after …

Robots will take over most jobs within 30 years, experts warn

The rise of robots could lead to unemployment rates greater than 50 per cent, according to Professor Moshe Vardi<p>Robots will have taken over most jobs within 30 years leaving humanity facing its 'biggest challenge ever' to find meaning in life when work is no longer necessary, according to …

Venus Valentina

Venus tried to kiss Mercury, but Mercury got away.<p>Story and charts by Guy Ottewell<p>Valentine’s Day morning is toward the last for seeing the two inner …

Please don't let the robots win

Give robots an inch and they'll take a mile. Lenin was right<p>Imagine waking up one morning and finding that there is nothing to do. This dream could come true. Professor Moshe Vardi, of Rice University, Texas, warns that robots will have taken over most jobs within the next 30 years. They are …

The worst possible advice to give someone traveling to Los Angeles

1. ‘Just jaywalk. Nobody’s watching.’<p>Actually, everybody is watching — especially those motorcycle cops who are lurking on the nearest street corner …

Science and superheroes: how close are we to creating real superpowers?

As Marvel’s Deadpool hits screens we ask: with three out of five fictional superheroes owing their powers to science, will we ever have real superpowers?<p>There are, according to the Marvel Super Heroes role-playing game (a source I am choosing to accept as 100% canonical), five general origins for …

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The 12 best-looking dress shoes you can buy for under $500

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>We've covered dress shoes available for under $200 and under $350 before, but if you have the money and are willing to pay a little …

Isis widow charged for her role in the death of hostage Kayla Mueller

US federal prosecutors have filed charges against an Iraqi woman accused of holding American aid worker Kayla Mueller hostage before she was killed in Syria.<p>How US aid worker Kayla Mueller was taken hostage by Isis - and how attempts to save her failed<p>Read more<p>In an affidavit released on Monday, …

The 4-Ingredient Face Mask You NEED to Try

This four-ingredient mask is just the thing to help you unwind on a Monday night. Or any night, come to think of it.<p>May Lindstrom's Easy Warming Enzyme Masque<p>Ingredients:<p>1 tablespoon raw honey<p>1/2 tablespoon chlorella powder<p>1/4 teaspoon true ceylon cinnamon<p>1 drop lavender essential oil<p>Directions:<p><b>1.</b> …

Watch: The sexist BS men face constantly and why it’s bad for all of us

In the eyes of many of us, a “real man” needs to be physically and emotionally strong, authoritative, sexually active, financially successful, …

"Scott Pilgrim" Is The Greatest Movie Ever And If You Disagree You're 100% Wrong

"I'm in lesbians with you."

Here’s how to exercise your rights at any US checkpoint

Checkpoints within the 100-mile zone<p>These are often unexpected checkpoints, possibly located hours away from an actual border. You’ll go through some …

Immigration

32 Love Songs From The Late ’00s You’ll Never Forget

“Search around the world but you will never find another shorty like mine."