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Tom Wolfe wrote the book on elitist thought leaders in the age of rising inequality

Tom Wolfe had the ability to spot important social trends before the rest of us did.<p>One of his most underrated books is <i>I am Charlotte Simmons</i>, a novel about a college freshman at a university roughly modeled on Duke. When it was published in 2004, critics hated it. Wolfe’s skepticism of hook-up …

Thought Leadership

Autophagy: The Real Way to Cleanse Your Body

For the last time, forget juice cleanses and detox diets. They’re fluffy nonsense words. While there’s probably nothing wrong with drinking your …

Wellness

The 25 Most Important Bourbons Ever Made

If you asked a spirits expert a quarter century ago to name the most important bourbons ever made, they might have wondered whether America’s …

Whiskey

Hydrogen is the energy future

Renewably generated hydrogen could supply energy storage at scales many times beyond which even the largest battery systems could attain, writes Mike Koefman; while John Ellis says it’s time for joined-up thinking on our future energy strategy<p>There is truth in Professor Underwood’s assertion …

Clean Energy

AHA: How Much Fish You Should Eat To Reduce Heart Disease, Stroke Risk

The just-released American Heart Association (AHA) Science Advisory doesn’t justify my eating sushi for breakfast, lunch, and dinner every day during a recent visit to Japan. However, it does re-affirm that eating one to two servings of fish a week may help reduce the risk of heart disease and …

Holistic Medicine

Investing In Marijuana Businesses: Are Hedge Funds Coming To The Cannabis Industry? | Investment News | Trusted Insight

Click the Follow button on any author page to keep up with the latest content from your favorite authors. When this article was originally conceived, …

Investing

Apple MacBook keyboard issue prompts lawsuit

Unresponsive keys? If compressed air doesn't work, try an attorney (that seems to be the plaintiffs' approach).<p>If you're having problems with your MacBook keyboard, you're not alone. And now the issue may be heading to court.<p>A class-action complaint filed Friday says people who bought a MacBook or …

MacBook Pro

13 Foods Proven to Boost Testosterone Naturally

Concerned about your testosterone levels dropping as you age? These 13 foods are scientifically proven to aid in testosterone production and …

Nutrition

4 Must-Read Quotes on Marijuana From DEA Head Robert Patterson

Where might federal cannabis policy head next?<p>The marijuana industry is growing by leaps and bounds in North America. Cannabis research firm ArcView, …

Cannabis

This is the best way to make a gin and tonic, according to an expert — and it doesn’t involve a lemon or lime

There are a number of things people do wrong when buying, ordering, and drinking gin— especially when it comes to making the perfect gin and tonic.<p>Business Insider visited Bombay Sapphire's Senior Ambassador Sam Carter at the brand's Laverstoke Mill distillery just outside of London, where all of …

Alcohol

Can Integrated Information Theory Explain Consciousness?

Understanding the biology behind consciousness (or self-awareness) is considered by some to be the final frontier of science. And over the last …

Consciousness

10 top gadgets and gear for an amazing spring biking trip

For those who enjoy biking, you know the gear (and the bike) you use make all of the difference. A saggy and spongy wheel, no light on the bike to guide your way home, and no information about how far you’ve cycled can turn a day ride into a nightmare. Using a bike that actually fits your height, …

Gear & Gadgets

Scientists are figuring out why fasting helps people live longer — and they say a pill may one day trigger the same benefits

Giving your gut a break now and then can deliver huge health benefits.<p>Calorie restriction, a practice adopted by people from Silicon Valley biohackers to Buddhist monks, has been found to have a long list of positive effects. Periodic fasting can help people ward off diseases like diabetes, high …

Holistic Medicine

Apple invests millions in a carbon-free aluminum smelting method

For over 130 years, aluminum has been produced in the same dirty, greenhouse gas-releasing way. That could all change soon: Apple is partnering with …

Alcoa

The self-sufficient Gut Feeling house produces more electricity than it uses

This narrow rental home, nestled in Oberaudorf — a village in Bavaria, Germany — is the perfect place to refuel and find inspiration. Architect …

Architecture

How to Use Facebook to Bring in an Extra $10,000 a Month Without Running Ads

Making sales on Facebook is easier than it sounds.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>By simply using Facebook Messenger, I was able to friend request and go deep with the owner of a fast-growing company. With just a few Messenger chats, our talks turned into multiple sales …

InterAct

Five $20 wines good enough for a millionaire like Steven Mnuchin

Exceptional   Excellent   Very Good<p>If you’re willing to spend about $20 on a bottle of wine, as Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin was when he recently visited Jared Kushner, you can find some beauties. Here are five, including three delicious pinot noirs, from Oregon and Northern California.<p>—<p>GREAT …

Wine

Everything to Know About Charleston

Here's how to plan the best possible trip to South Carolina's biggest city.<p>Charleston is all about the vibe. In a word, it’s charming. Part sleepy southern town and part modern metropolis, Charleston charms with style and class. And it’s always, always, up for a good time.<p><b>When to Go</b><p>The mild …

West Africa

One-of-a-Kind Private Train Takes On Florida’s Traffic Nightmare

Miami and Fort Lauderdale may be only about 30 miles away, but the thought of traveling between South Florida’s principal cities usually provokes a …

Rainfall

Elon Musk's mom shared her parenting philosophy, and it explains why her son is at the forefront of tech today

Elon Musk's mother, Maye Musk, recently talked about how she raised her ultra-entrepreneurial children with Forbes.<p>In an age of helicopter parenting, Musk encourages a different type of child-rearing — one that allowed her children to experiment, make mistakes, and ultimately flourish.<p>"I don't stop …

Elon Musk

Boston Dynamics’ robots are learning how to run outside and navigate autonomously

Boston Dynamics’ robots look more natural and more amazing with each video, and today the company posted two more clips to its YouTube channel showing the latest progress of its Atlas and SpotMini robots.<p>The clips don’t reveal much we haven’t seen before, but they both show how naturally these …

Robotics

The Boston Dynamics bipedal robot can run now

You can run, but it doesn't matter, because so can your pursuer.<p>Atlas is the latest in a line of advanced humanoid robots we are developing. Atlas' …

Robotics

This Is Your Brain on Sugar, According to Neuroscience

Insert joke about this video being "sweet."<p>Sugar, in its most basic form, is a natural and simple combination of elements. But when artificially …

Neuroscience

This All-Natural Stress Reliever & Energy Source Will Jumpstart Your Productivity

Business can be exhausting and stressful. Instead of turning to pills, all-natural plant supplements may be the key to boosting your productivity.<p>Let's face it. Being an entrepreneur is a difficult job.<p>And in this high-risk, high-reward profession, you must develop strategies to deal with stress. …

Antidepressants

Never Stop Learning: Stay Relevant, Reinvent Yourself, and Thrive

Description<p>Publication Date: <b>June 05, 2018</b><p>Keep learning, or risk becoming irrelevant. It's a truism in today's economy: the only constant is change. Technological automation is making jobs less routine and more cognitively challenging. Globalization means you're competing with workers around the …

Learning

How does exercise keep the heart young?

A recent study published in <i>Nature Communications</i> identifies a link between exercise and the heart's ability to regenerate new muscle cells under …

General Hospital

This home-building robot can lay more than 1,000 bricks an hour — and construct a home quicker than a human

A construction crew can build a small home in about four to six weeks. To shave time and labor costs, some homebuilders have chosen to automate part of the process instead.<p>A new robot, developed by Perth-based company Fastbrick Robotics, may be the speediest homebuilding machine yet.<p>Called the …

Construction Industry

All the puzzling things that happen to your body when you masturbate, explained by science

<b>This post is part of Mashable's</b> <b>Masturbation Week</b><b>. May is National Masturbation Month, so we're celebrating by exploring the many facets of …

Sexual Health

Cops Can Find the Location of Any Phone in the Country in Seconds, and a Senator Wants to Know Why

Here are the letters Senator Ron Wyden sent to mobile carriers and the FCC demanding answers and action on the recently highlighted law enforcement service to easily track phones across the country.<p>On Thursday, the <i>New York Times</i> published a blockbuster piece revealing how US law enforcement have …

Privacy

Rocksmith 2014 Edition Remastered (for PC)

<b>Pros</b><p>Incredibly in-depth tutorials and mini-games. Compatible with acoustic guitars. More than 60 bundled songs. More than a thousand additional songs …