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Viagra Has Unexpected Medical Benefits for Another Private Body Part

The little blue pill is useful outside the bedroom, say doctors.<p>Viagra became a household name when it became the first pill to treat erectile …

Colon Cancer

Here's an Easy Lunch with Turmeric Chickpeas and Brown Rice

Until I was 30-something, I am ashamed to say that I didn't "get" chickpeas outside of their use as hummus. I had tried roasting them as snacks, but …

Boeing Takes Another Step Toward Vertical Integration: Should Suppliers Panic?

The aerospace giant is moving into some of the most lucrative parts of the aftermarket. That's bad news for suppliers.<p><b>Boeing</b> (NYSE:BA) has fired …

Nasa removes US astronaut from ISS mission

<b>The US astronaut Jeanette Epps has been removed from her upcoming mission to the International Space Station (ISS) just months before launch.</b><p>Dr Epps was to have been the first African-American astronaut assigned to the space station crew.<p>She would have flown aboard a Russian Soyuz flight in June …

Tips for travelling with carry-on luggage only from a photographer who has visited 91 countries with just a cabin bag

9 Vacation Rentals That Will Make You Want to Book a Flight to Hawaii - Dwell

Whether you're looking for adventure, culture, or R&R, Hawaii has plenty to offer the modern traveler.<p>The beaches, rainforests, and mountains of Hawaii make it the perfect travel destination for enjoying the surf, zip-lining over valleys, or just tanning on warm sand. But first, you need to find a …

The ‘Gold Standard’ Meat Sauce

When Marcella Hazan, the cookbook author who revolutionized the way Americans cook Italian food, died in September 2013, The Times asked readers to submit their favorites of her recipes. Many wrote in to sing the praises of her famous (and contentious) red sauce made with just four ingredients — …

Recipes

A private letter from Darwin detailing his doubts about God just sold at auction for $125,000 — here's what he wrote

When Darwin published "On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection" in 1859, many people saw the book as an attack on religion. How could the world have been created in seven days if the evolution of living creatures on Earth took place over hundreds of thousands of years, as Darwin …

Supersonic air travel just took another big step toward rebirth

Denver-based startup says its planes will fly at twice the speed of sound, making the trip from New York to London in only 3.5 hours.<p><i>In brief: Boom Supersonic has gotten another boost towards its goal of commercial supersonic flight by 2023. Boom founder Blake Scholl has announced a partnership</i> …

Aviation

10 countries where your money will last the longest

The folks at Travelex, the foreign-exchange giant, recently published a list of the destinations where £500 (currently, $674) would last the longest. Although the list targeted British travelers, the figures should work out about the same for travelers from North America.<p>The Travelex figures are …

How to Give the Gift of Travel

It's about more than booking flights or buying hotel gift cards.<p>Finding someone, anyone, the perfect present is hard. And when you want to go beyond a piece of luggage or tech stocking stuffers (but yes, we've got you covered for that too), the stakes get even higher. As for giving the gift of …

10 Worst Movies of 2017

10<p>‘The Emoji Movie’<p>Audiences and critics joined together to hate on this animated farce about a Meh emoji (voiced by T.J. Miller), who thinks he …

Movies

These Easy Cheesecake Cookies Will Win the Cookie Swap

Creamy Cheesecake Cookies<p>Makes 24 cookies<p>1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour <br>1/2 teaspoon baking powder <br>1/2 teaspoon baking soda <br>1/4 teaspoon salt <br>1/2 cup …

I Lived in Europe for 5 Years — These Are the Places I Tell All My Friends to Visit

<i>This story originally appeared on Thisisinsider.com.</i><p>These talented women have turned buttercream into a business<p>The 'Star Wars: Rogue One' trailers …

Darth Vader

3 Crucial Lessons Guy Kawasaki Can Teach You About Being More Disruptive

Disruption and innovation have been important for a long time, these experts teach you what it really is.<p>Disruption. The thing every entrepreneur dreams about achieving. Should you even care about disruption? Will you ever be able to disrupt your industry? What happens to your business and your …

Innovation

Slow Cooker Cassoulet

<i>This easy slow cooker cassoulet calls for beans, garlic, store-bought duck confit, and sausage, just like the traditional cassoulet recipe from</i> …

40 Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breast Recipes That Are NOT Boring

No dry, flavorless chicken here—you'll want to make everything from crispy cutlets to flavorful soups.<p><b>Chicken breast may be everyone's go-to lean protein</b>—but, man, can it be <i>boring</i>. Too often it's an overcooked afterthought, sautéed and tossed into pasta or tumbled over some greens. Nobody likes …

Cooking

Best Pizza Recipes

Tomato, Mushroom, and Mozzarella Pizza<p>Melt smoked mozzarella or Gouda over tomatoes, mushrooms, and olives to intensify the flavor of this sauce-free …

Italian Food

Science Proves a Harsh Truth About Very Good Dogs

Don't worry, though. They're still good dogs.<p>You know how your heart melts whenever a pup raises its eyebrows? That’s no accident. While research on …

Pets

Want to Get More Done in Less Time? Science Says You Should Do These 5 Simple Things

A Microsoft study says we waste over one month a year being unproductive. Here are five science-backed ways to change that.<p>Do you struggle to get more done in less time? You are not alone. A Microsoft study revealed most people are unproductive at work -- a massive 17 hours per week out of an …

Time Management

These Five Things Trap Us in Unhappiness (Here's How to Overcome Each)

Happiness can be tricky enough to lasso. Why make it harder for ourselves by getting caught in these traps?<p>In this column, I've written about the Happiness Equation (Happiness = Reality - Expectations) and the importance of working/living with a sense of autonomy for true happiness.<p>An exclusive …

Happiness

Why you're probably cooking rice the wrong way

From washing it clean to letting it rest – and everything in between – here’s the definitive rice advice<p>With rice at the core of what at least half the world’s population cooks, it will come as no surprise that there are as many varieties of the grain as there are ways to prep it. Even in its …

Food

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Chrome can sometimes get you a better YouTube experience than the YouTube app<p>YouTube is the internet’s replacement for the TV, so it’s only natural that we’d use it as our background noise provider, however Google doesn’t make that easy on mobile devices. Unless you have a YouTube Red subscription, …

10 Vegetarian Soup Recipes So Good Even Staunch Carnivores Will Want Seconds

We've already professed our love of soup on multiple occasions this season (see decadent cauliflower soup recipes and low-carb soup recipes for …

The 8 Best Pieces of Business Advice I've Received In The Past 6 Months

Words of wisdom from business leaders.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>My job involves interacting with dozens of business visionaries on a regular basis. I’m constantly meeting with vendors, potential partners, customers and new employees. I take something positive away …

Best Cities for Quality of Life

Work less, spend less, worry less. Enjoy life more.<p>It’s an elusive equation for many Americans, yet there are some cities where you’re more likely to …

Top 10

What the E.U. must confront if it wants to survive

<i>Want smart analysis of the most important news in your inbox every weekday along with other global reads, interesting ideas and opinions to know? Sign up for the Today's WorldView newsletter.</i><p>At first glance, the European Union appears to be back on track. Election results in places such as Britain …

6 tech purchases it's ok to spend a lot of money on

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>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>Amazon If you're fiscally responsible most of the time, then occasionally it makes sense to splurge on something nice.<p>There are endless ways …

Why FireEye, Inc. Could Be a Gold Mine for Growth Investors

A glance at <b>FireEye</b>'s (NASDAQ: FEYE) second-quarter earnings may raise more questions than answers that explain why its stock has soared 50% this …