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This site lets you take Harvard’s most popular computer science class and more courses from top universities for free

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Online learning has made education more accessible than ever, but few platforms make getting a quality education easier or more affordable …

Online Education

5 Online Business Courses That Will Make You Much Smarter (for Free) | Inc.com

Thanks to technology, learners in every corner of the globe can now study nearly any subject online, often for free or next to free. But such bounty can sometimes be overwhelming. With so many offerings, which classes really benefit students the most?<p>Class Central aims to clear up some of the …

Online Education

17 healthier versions of your favorite junk foods that are actually worth buying

If you're trying to eat healthier, the grocery store can seem like a minefield. Should you indulge in the original junk food you're craving, or go for the healthier alternative brand?<p>While some swaps aren't worth the money — or the assault on your taste buds — others are smart choices that can …

Healthy Eating

Learn something new this year with these free online courses

Whether it’s a love for education, the drive to succeed, or just genuine curiosity, the hunger for knowledge and learning is what keeps us moving …

Photoshop

80% of women are “overfat”—but what does that mean?

Last week, <i>Time</i> made the grand declaration that “overfat” is the new obesity. Is that a good thing? Or does it mean more Americans than ever are …

Weight Loss

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Prepare for Success<p>There are no two ways about it — when you eat mostly whole foods, you spend more time preparing meals than you would spend …

Healthy Eating

Power through your work commute on an electric bike

Are e-bikes the way forward for your daily slog to work? We meet an e-cycling convert and name the best bikes for your budget<p>When it comes to commuting Philip Dalton has seen the light, or more precisely the electric light. The 44-year-old film producer from Lower Godney in Somerset is the latest …

Electric Bikes

Tip: How to Train for Brain Gains

Can you build muscle as well as brain power? Yep. Here's the type of training that has the most neuroprotective effects.<p>Metabolic Stress for Muscle & …

Exercise

How to not get ripped off at the doctor's office

The doctor's office is a risky place for us 20-somethings with slim savings.<p>Maybe you need to go in for a routine physical. A persistent cough. A weird rash that WebMD couldn't identify. Whatever it is, a $300 invoice probably isn't part of the plan.<p>Besides, isn't insurance supposed to cover almost …

Health Care

How to Make Quick Money Online

If you have a computer, an internet connection and a high tolerance for tedious tasks, there are many ways to make money online. You’ll just have to …

Personal Finance

19 simple social skills that will make you more likable

Being likable is entirely under your control.<p>All it takes is the ability to pick up a few key social skills that build emotional intelligence.<p>To help …

Body Language

An Idiot’s Guide to Building an Ethereum Mining Rig

Let us hash.<p>In March, the price of an Ether cryptocurrency token rose to an all-time high of around $25. This was good news for investors in Ethereum—the blockchain-based distributed computing platform that uses Ether as its currency—who had watched the cryptocurrency's price stagnate at under $10 …

Bitcoin

The 9 Best Free Online Big Data And Data Science Courses

Demand for skilled data scientists continues to be sky-high, with IBM recently predicting that there will be a 28% increase in the number of employed data scientists in the next two years.<p>Businesses in all industries are beginning to capitalize on the vast increase in data and the new big data …

Data Science

Psychologists say your drunk personality has a lot in common with your sober self

The sense of sudden liberation that could push you to do something crazy; the worry that you might be acting outlandishly; a flooding of goodwill through the veins that makes you want to hug strangers.<p>People often think that their personalities change when they’re drunk, and they might even feel …

Psychology

Artificial Intelligence: A Free Online Course from MIT

Today we're adding MIT's course on Artificial Intelligence to our ever-growing collection, 1,300 Free Online Courses from Top Universities. That's …

Artificial Intelligence

Swallowable gastric balloon could help the obese lose weight without surgery

Although not a replacement for bariatric surgery, temporary balloon could be used as early intervention or for those who do not want, or cannot have, surgery<p>A balloon that can be swallowed and then filled with water while in the stomach can help obese people to lose large amounts of weight without …

Diabetes

If You Like Science With Your Fiction, Humble Has The Bundle For You

Science fiction.[/caption]<p>Humble Bundle has put together a dream package for readers who enjoy science fiction. It’s called the Super Nebula Author Showcase and it’s presented by the Science Fiction Writers of America.<p>As is always the case with Humble Bundles, you pay as much as you like with a $1 …

Science Fiction

45 ways to make more money in 2017

A side gig can help you increase your income next year.Flickr/Garry Knight<p>Whether you need to boost your cash flow to pay bills, save more or simply improve your lifestyle, there are plenty of ways to make more money.<p>Some methods of saving are easy, while others require more effort.<p>But all have the …

Personal Finance

5 Cheats to Help You Become A Better Developer

If you need help as a developer, there's a great online community to ask and a hosting site to learn the secrets of others' code.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Great developers work with probably hundreds of thousands of variables and moving parts to create incredibly …

Web Design

10 traits rich people share, according to a man who studied millionaires for 5 years

Its pursuit requires enormous sacrifices: long hours, financial investment, lost family time, lost friend time, mental frustration, emotional turmoil, hard decisions, forced habit change, deferring many of life's pleasures, lost relationships, an inconsistent paycheck, loss of downtime, lost …

Self-improvement

HOW TO GET CUT.

I’ve wanted to get cut (low body fat percentage, to see my 6-pack) for my entire life. I am now cut, and want to share with you the secrets on how I …

Nutrition

Doctors have finally found a more accurate way than BMI to determine whether your weight is healthy

The index, a measure of body fat based on your weight in relation to your height, can be traced back to the 1830s. Despite its popularity, it's now understood to be a relatively crude measure of fitness.<p>Now there's finally an alternative — and it solves the biggest problem with the BMI.<p>On Monday, a …

Diabetes

Videos: Top 10 Best Video Games to Play While Drunk

This is a new video from WatchMojo.com that lists the top 10 best video games to play while drunk. Who doesn't love to have a few drink with their …

Top 10

Ditch Facebook And Make Yourself Smarter With These 10 Hottest Learning Sites

The average person spends nearly two hours every day on social media.1<p>Think about it, what will we achieve when we spend these two hours on something …

14 foods you can eat as much of as you want and not gain weight

<b>The INSIDER Summary:</b><p>While there's no such thing as a zero-calorie food, there are foods you can enjoy freely without having to worry about packing on the pounds.<p>According to nutritionist Dr. Lisa Young, these foods generally fall into one of two categories: non-starchy fruits or vegetables.<p>Young …

Nutrition

What Makes a Genius?

Some minds are so exceptional they change the world. We don’t know exactly why these people soar above the rest of us, but science offers us clues.<p><b>The Mütter Museum in Philadelphia</b> houses an array of singular medical specimens. On the lower level the fused livers of 19th-century conjoined twins …

Creativity

15 Eating Habits That Make You Live Longer

Eat to 100: Discover the secrets to living long (and well) from the world's healthiest people.<p>For more than a decade, I've been working with a team …

Nutrition

How To Get Rich In Real Estate - Without Being A Landlord

Today I’m going to show you, hands-down, the easiest way to add rental real estate to your portfolio.<p>Don’t worry—you won’t have to leave your computer. Instead of hitting the streets to buy a four-plex or apartment building to rent out, we’re going to purchase a recession-proof real estate income …

Real Estate

25 Everyday Struggles For Awkward People

For socially awkward people, the struggle of daily life is a real one. Try as we might, it seems like there is always something we can't get completely right . . . like, basic human interactions, for example. Our feet live perpetually in our mouths, and sometimes it's easier to call it a day and …

Self-help