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This Note-Taking System Turns You Into An Efficiency Expert

Bullet Journal is an all-new system for note-taking that’s better than any schmancy designer notebook.<p>Note-taking is a skill not easily acquired. In the hands of an artist, designer, or Hollywood serial killer (à la <i>Seven</i>‘s John Doe), an idea-crammed notebook can even become a rarified, and in the …

Google's co-founders are about to sell $4.4 billion worth of shares

It's basically an extension of a plan that was previously in place but expired at the end of January.<p>As of January 30, 2015, Brin and Page held approximately 44.6 million shares of Google Class B stock and another 44.6 million shares of Class C stock.<p>Under the new trading plan just filed, they will …

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7 Most Romantic Caribbean Resorts

<i>By Dalia Colon for the Orbitz Travel Blog</i><p>Vacation is meant to be an escape -- from the kids, from errands, from that irritating guy at work who's really into gratuitous lunchtime meetings. So if you're thinking of booking a Valentine's Day getaway this year, a carefree, all-inclusive resort makes a …

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Hikers Record Themselves Walking on Ice as Clear as Glass in Slovakian Mountains

Two hikers recently stumbled upon an amazing phenomenon while exploring the High Tatras Mountains in Slovakia–a frozen lake with a surface as clear as glass. In a viral video shared by Tomas Nunuk, one of the hikers, he and his friend find themselves walking on ice so transparent that the rocks at …

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Here's Why Citi Is Forecasting Iron Ore To Dip Into The Scary $50 A Tonne Territory

In a research note released today the bank says it now expects prices to average $74 a tonne in Q1, moving down to an average of $60 by the September quarter next year.<p>"We expect iron ore prices to fall into the $50s - We have downgraded our price forecasts…briefly dipping into the $50s - with …

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Xiaomi, The Chinese Smartphone Company That's Crushing Everyone, Is Earning A Lot More Money Than People Realize

Xiaomi is currently trying to raise $1 billion in funding, the Journal reports. As part of the fund raise, it has a document detailing its financial performance. The Journal saw that document, and it reports the following:<p>A table in the document showed that Xiaomi's net profit last year rose 84% to …

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This Is The Onyx, A Real-Time Wearable Communicator Inspired By 'Star Trek'

The company finally unveiled its first hardware product on Wednesday. It's called Onyx.<p>Jesse Robbins, cofounder and CEO of OnBeep, dropped by Business Insider's offices in New York City last week to give us the first-ever demo of the Onyx, which he says was inspired by the real-time communicators …

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Oil Just Crashed To A 3-Year Low

WTI Crude Oil just dropped to its lowest intraday price since 2011, sliding 2.01% lower after weeks of decline. The benchmark price for crude oil is down by nearly a quarter from the end of July.<p>Saudi Arabian action seems to have pushed the oil price further down: according to Reuters, Saudi …

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8 Safety Tips for Solo Travelers

<i>kokorowashinjin / Flickr</i><p>Traveling alone may seem daunting, but its appeal is undeniable. Suddenly your schedule is just that -- yours. Feel free to take as long as you want in the markets. Splurge (or don't) on shopping excursions or fancy restaurants. Breeze through museums, or spend hours …

The Surprising Truth About Where New Jobs Come From

“Don’t let anybody tell you that it’s corporations and businesses that create jobs,” Hillary Clinton said last week in Boston. “You know that old theory, trickle-down economics. That has been tried, that has failed. It has failed rather spectacularly. One of the things my husband says when people …

12 Problems Only People With Great Taste Understand

From the editors of ELLEDecor.com, yes, your home looks amazing, but it's not without inconvenience.<p><b>1) You walk into any store—low- or high-end—and your favorite item is always the most expensive one.</b> Who knew that little brass tray would ring up as more than certain pieces of furniture?<p><b>2) You've</b> …

This Scientist Opened A New Era In Astronomy

When Francis Halzen wanted to study neutrinos — tiny, subatomic particles that fly through just about everything including you and me — he conceived of something colossal.<p>"Our idea was to use a block of ice, a kilometer in size, that is a mile deep under the geographic South Pole," Halzen, who is a …

Scientists Are Bashing Lockheed Martin's Nuclear Fusion 'Breakthrough'

Researchers at Lockheed Martin Corp.'s Skunk Works, announced on Wednesday their ongoing work on a new technology that could bring about functional nuclear reactors powered by fusion in the next 10 years.<p>But most scientists and science communicators we talked to are skeptical of the claim.<p>"The …

13 Fascinating Facts About The Majority Of Russians

Dennis Grombkowski / Getty Eighty-three percent Russians approve of Vladimir Putin as president, a number that has soared from 54% last year since his annexation of Crimea and intervention in Ukraine as well as the Sochi Olympics.<p>Westerners may wonder why Russians so happily approve of a man who is …

World politics: Tainting love

The Economist<p><i>In many places attacking the rights of gay people can still be politically useful and popular</i><p>IN THE argot of human rights, LGBT means lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender--a catch-all term for sexual minorities. But Yahya Jammeh, president of Gambia for 20 years, has a different …

The 18 Chicest Coffee Shops in New York City

Get your daily caffeine fix in style...<p>Getting your java fix isn't just a way to stay awake around the dreaded 3pm work slump, it's a ritual that people take seriously...very seriously. Don't be annoyed by the Starbucks on every corner, there are loads of cafes that are worth you time- warm, cozy …

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Google makes us all dumber: The neuroscience of search engines

<b>(Ollyy via Shutterstock)</b><p>As search engines get better, we become lazier. We’re hooked on easy answers and undervalue asking good questions<p>Ian Leslie<p>October 12, 2014 6:00pm (UTC)<p>In 1964, Pablo Picasso was asked by an interviewer about the new electronic calculating machines, soon to become known as …

The dangerous truth about Wall Street’s favorite new company

<b>Jack Ma, founder of Alibaba, raises a ceremonial mallet during the company's IPO at the New York Stock Exchange, Sept. 19, 2014. (AP/Mark Lennihan)</b><p>Alibaba’s glorious emergence in America is the product of a system designed to benefit the very few<p>R. H. Greene<p>October 12, 2014 1:00pm (UTC)<p>In the fable …

Marc Andreessen Tweetstormed His Thoughts On Bitcoin And The Unbundling Of The Banking System

Andreessen told Bloomberg that if you started the financial industry today you'd build none of these institutions in the same way, adding that, "To me, it's all about unbundling the banks... Bank regulation tends to backfire, and of late that means consumer lending is getting unbundled."<p>You can …

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How To Make An 'Invisibility Cloak' At Home For Under $100

All it takes is four lenses, an optics bench for holding the lenses in place, and an insatiable appetite for making things disappear.<p>The four lenses, when aligned just right, will bend light around the object you place between them, cloaking the object in the process. Watch this device, called the …

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13 Things You Should Have in Your Closet by 30

All of the touches you need to add warmth, style and creativity the most-used space in your home.<p><i>Courtesy of LA Closet Design</i><p>1. Something Cozy Underfoot<p>You know how you feel when you step into your favorite slippers?It's like that, but EVERY time you walk into your closet."I think that by the time …