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How to cook with pot

<i>Update: An earlier version of this piece had an incorrect measurement of cannabis tincture. It should be .5 ml.</i><p>Ready to move into the next era of …

This photographer can bend light and color to create some pretty surreal images

With a camera remote in one hand and a light-tube in the other, it only takes one second for Canadian photographer Eric Paré to shoot his "light-painting" photographs.<p>Over the past three years, Paré has traveled the world from Dubai to San Francisco snapping some truly incredible photographs along …

Photography

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is no longer a billionaire as of today

The volatile stock market has claimed a new victim: Jack Dorsey's billionaire status.<p>Dorsey, the tech CEO multi-tasker who runs <i>both</i> Square and …

11 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Got a Job in Public Relations

You might never figure out the perfect work-life balance.<p><b>1. You don't have to major in public relations, but it will be harder to get into the industry if you don't.</b> I went to a liberal arts college and studied sociology. The people who majored in PR do have a significant leg up, so if you study in …

Public Relations

NASA tested a 3D-printed rocket engine, and it worked

NASA has been developing the technology to 3D-print an entire rocket engine, and it recently tested a collection of the parts it has already made. The successful rocket firing is a fiery proof of the future of this technology.<p>When you think of 3D printing, you may think of the kind of small, …

3D Printing

Scientists discover how your brain wakes you up

Researchers believe they've identified the part of the brain which ends light sleep, called the non-rapid eye movement (NREM) cycle, and ultimately wakes you up. Professor Antoine Adamantidis from the University of Bern and his team found a neural circuit sandwiched between two brain regions, …

New Year's Eve 2016 Party Makeup Inspiration

Yes, we love the poppers, the champagne, and the glittery decorations. But the best part about New Year's Eve? Going all out with makeup we normally wouldn't wear the other 364 days of the year. Whether you're feeling smoky glitter lids or gilded lips, we've got plenty of options here. And even if …

5 Affordable Vacations That Will Actually Help You Keep Your Resolutions

Every New Year’s Eve, a lot of us vow to spend more time with friends, fall in love, learn something new and travel — all while keeping our budgets. This year, rather than giving up your resolve by the end of the first week, join the eight percent of Americans who actually make it happen. Believe …

Asia Travel

Twenty albums to look out for in 2016

<b>DAVID BOWIE – BLACK STAR</b><p><b>Release date: January 8</b><p>Music icon David Bowie might have retired from the stage, but his musical reign is far from over and his hotly-anticipated twenty-fifth (yes, <i>twenty-fifth</i>) studio album is set to drop on his 69th birthday. If lead single “Blackstar” is anything to go …

New Music

Religion’s “creative destruction”: Millennials, the new religious “nones,” are experimenting with new forms and rituals

Could spiritual practices like feeding the homeless and fighting injustice take the place of traditional religion?<p>From the recent attack on Planned Parenthood to the shooting in San Bernardino, extremists of all stripes are revealing the ugly side of religion. The confluence of these events and …

This photographer's series on unconventional beauty went viral, and her favorite shot was an accident

Photographer Eva Woolridge, 22, captured women's unique features for her photo series, "Embrace Your Essence." The series was originally for a homework assignment, but it unexpectedly went viral.<p>Woolridge told INSIDER that her favorite piece was of her friend Sana Manejwala, and that it was taken …

Photography

The 53 startups that will be huge in 2016, according to venture capitalists

Who better to ask than the startup experts, the VCs that watch them, guide them, hear their pitches, and fund them?<p>So we reached out to a handful of top VCs and asked them which of their young or growth-stage startups did they think were going to boom in 2016.<p>We also asked them which startups …

Venture Capital

Quentin Tarantino reveals his two favorite scenes he's ever written

Even when pressed for time, Quentin Tarantino can still give a good response to a meaningful question.<p>Toward the end of the San Diego Comic-Con panel for "The Hateful Eight" this past July, Tarantino was asked by one fan what his favorite thing was that he's ever written in a movie.<p>"That's actually …

Quentin Tarantino

The best apps for your new Android phone

Congrats on your new Android phone! If you're new to the platform, you'll be happy to know that apps are prolific and — most importantly — getting to be really high quality. Whether it's a Samsung or a Nexus, these apps and utilities will help you get the most out of your new phone. Some may even …

This 'homeless' guy flies first class for free and says anyone could do it — here's how

And he's homeless, because he spends most of his time in the sky, flying first class — for free.<p>He says anybody could get free first-class tickets, if you play it smart.<p>"It sounds cliché, but I'm living my dream," Schlappig told Business Insider.<p>We spoke to Schlappig to hear his story:

Loneliness

The Audi RS 7 is a great car that just got better

The Audi RS 7 is one of fastest cars with four doors and a trunk that money can buy. A few months back, Audi introduced the new RS 7 Performance edition, loaded with all kinds of go-fast upgrades.<p>Earlier this year, Business Insider spent a weekend behind the wheel of Audi's road-going rocket ship …

Sports Cars

How to shop the end-of-2015 sales for your 2016 wardrobe

The key to resisting being baited by desperate retailers is to approach stores with a clear wishlist<p>The traditional mindset of shopping the post-Christmas sales is to hunt for that expensive piece you have been lusting after all season. But the ever-increasing speed of the fashion trend cycle means …

Victoria's Secret Angels Workout: The Models' Full-Body Pilates Workout

If you've ever wondered how the Victoria's Secret Angels stay in shape, consider this an early holiday present: Gina Papalia and Angilique Campbell of Grasshopper Pilates—the force behind the Angels' killer bodies—shared the models' workout secrets for sculpted arms, toned abs, and a rockin' …

China joins hunt for extra-terrestrials with FAST - the world's biggest-ever telescope

The massive structure will allow scientists to gather signals from tens of billions of light years away when it is completed in 2016<p>China is in the final stages of building the world's largest-ever radio telescope, which will give Beijing a leading role in space research and the hunt for …

Universe

Instagram Now Offers Multiple Account Functionality

FINALLY.<p>As a digital editor, posting to Instagram is part of the job description. Before now, that meant signing out of my personal account in order to sign into the account for work, which is not only inconvenient but also a little anxiety-inducing—the ease with which I might accidentally post to …

The Best Super Foods for Every Skin Issue

You know the age-old saying: you are what you eat—and if we’re talking prevalent skin ailments like wrinkles, acne, and dryness amongst others, the …

Don’t date a girl who travels [video]

REMEMBER that essay, Don’t date a girl who travels, that went viral last summer? Well, here’s the video version. And it’s AMAZING. Especially when …

Rave reviews: origins of ecstasy culture to be told in new film

The untitled project will focus on an early 80s subculture in Dallas and Austin, Texas, during a period in which the drug was legal in the US<p>An independent movie about the origins of the drug ecstasy – or, at least, its first public widespread use in rave culture – is moving ahead in the US.<p>The …

Private flights cheaper than a single commercial ticket? Here’s the catch

You can now fly on a private charter plane to some of your favorite cities, for less than the price of a single commercial airline ticket. So what’s the catch? NBC’s Tom Costello explains.

New York Artist Makes a Fortune Selling Other People’s Instagram Photos

While plagiarism is generally abhorred in artistic circles, controversial artist Richard Prince makes millions by brazenly duplicating others’ work. …

Science Seeks to Unlock Marijuana Secrets

As the once-vilified drug becomes more accepted, researchers around the world are trying to understand how it works and how it might fight disease.<p>There’s nothing new about cannabis, of course. It’s been around humankind pretty much forever.<p>In Siberia charred seeds have been found inside burial …

Cannabis

8 of the worst press release mistakes

<i>This story first appeared on PR Daily in May, 2015.</i><p>As much as I would love for the press release to die, it’s still a very effective tool when used …

Public Relations