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How To Scan Your Computer For Malware With Google Chrome

In the 9-plus years it’s been around, Google Chrome has become one of the best — and most popular — web browsers in the world. One reason for its rapid rise has been Google’s focus on security.<p>Protecting Chrome users from malware remains a top priority today. What you may not have realized is that …

Google Chrome

Target looks to woo hypebeasts with new streetwear-inspired line

As streetwear becomes increasingly mainstream, mass retailers like Target are now creating their own low-cost private labels to cash in on the …

Athletic Apparel

These Gorgeous Photos Show the Complexity of the African Continent

From “Casablanca” and “Out of Africa” to news coverage of droughts and armed conflict, the Western mainstream media has often portrayed Africa as a …

Africa

10 Natural Wonders Near Los Angeles

Despite the city's tall buildings and traffic, there's plenty of nature to explore in the area.<p>Forget what you know about rush-hour traffic, award shows, and pipe dreams of stardom, because Hollywood already has glimmering natural gems of its own. Here's where to escape the smoggy skyline.<p>Virginia …

Santa Monica

Weekend lie-ins could help you avoid an early death, study says

Survey of 38,000 adults shows 65% higher mortality rate for adults getting five hours’ sleep a night unless balanced with longer snooze on ‘days off’<p>Many people complain they do not get enough sleep, and it seems they are right to be concerned. Researchers have found that adults under the age of 65 …

Sleep

15 Daily Habits Highly Successful People Have (and the Rest of us Probably Don't)

The people who achieve the most in life don't conduct themselves like everyone else.<p>The people who achieve the most in life don't conduct themselves like everyone else. They're disciplined, figure out which routines help them succeed and religiously stick to those daily habits. Here are a few you …

Business Development

48 Ways To Get Out Of Your Own Way And Start Making Real, Lasting Change In Your Life

So often in life, our greatest obstacle is ourselves.<p>It’s not that we can’t force ourselves to grit our teeth and push through another four hours of work. It’s not that we don’t <i>know</i> what we should be doing, or how we could better apply ourselves. Self-sabotage happens in small, almost undetectable …

Self-help

I Was a Cocaine Kingpin's Ride-or-Die

"When he came home, I would wake up and help him count the money."<p><i>The</i> <i>crack era</i> <i>of the 1980s and 90s was a uniquely</i> <i>vicious time in American life</i><i>. With gun violence at historic levels, it was a free-for-all on the streets, with drug lords fueling an overdose epidemic on one hand and horrific gang</i> …

Crime

Pictures of Post Soviet Architecture

In the 1950s, premier of the Soviet state Joseph Stalin transformed the skyline of Moscow by building seven-tiered skyscrapers, which filled the horizon like Socialist-era wedding cakes. The spires stretched above ornate exteriors that recall Gothic cathedrals and centuries-old Russian churches. …

Skyscrapers

A New Harvard Study Reveals The Truth Behind Amazon's Purchase of Whole Foods (And Why Store Shelves Are Shockingly Empty)

Employees crying, empty store shelves, and irate customers do not sound like the Whole Foods we know and love. Welcome to the new normal -- at least for now.<p>Whole Foods has enjoyed an incredible history of success. Their co-founder and CEO, John Mackey, is an evangelist for "conscious capitalism" …

Jeff Bezos

Did you know Amazon has a brand that sells luxury bedding and towels at deep discounts?

Have you ever heard of Pinzon by Amazon? I hadn’t either until recently, but this brand has kind of changed my life. Pinzon is Amazon’s special brand …

Luxury Lifestyle

13 Foods You Should Never Eat If You Don’t Want Cancer

Your diet affects more than just your waistline. Consuming one or more of these foods regularly may increase your risk of cancer.<p>We've long known …

Cancer

10 Things Unstoppable People Do That Average People Don't

Most people can't handle success, authority or privilege. It destroys them. It makes them lazy.Deck<p>Are you unstoppable or average?<p>Do you get derailed by prior success?<p>Are you thinking linearly or exponentially?<p>Do you do these 10 things?<p>1. Don't get crushed by success.<p><i>"</i><i>Success can become a catalyst</i> …

Self-improvement

Spike Lee’s ‘BlacKkKlansman’ Gets Massive Standing Ovation at Cannes

Director Spike Lee received a six-minute standing ovation at the Cannes Film Festival after the Monday night premiere of his new drama …

Cannes Film Festival

Plastic Bag Found at the Bottom of World's Deepest Ocean Trench

Even one of the most remote places on Earth couldn't hide from the scourge of plastic trash.<p>The Mariana Trench—the deepest point in the ocean—extends nearly 36,000 feet down in a remote part of the Pacific Ocean. But if you thought the trench could escape the global onslaught of plastics pollution, …

Pollution

How to learn a new language (in 15-minute a day installments)

I grew up with a Hispanic mother who didn't teach me the Spanish she grew up speaking. It would appear that her choice not to pass down the language was part of a greater trend. New research shows that second-generation Hispanic immigrants are much less likely to teach their kids the Spanish they …

Language Learning

The Man Who Cracked the Lottery

When the Iowa attorney general’s office began investigating an unclaimed lottery ticket worth millions, an incredible string of unlikely winners came to light - and a trail that pointed to an inside job.

Lotteries

Why I Left The U.S. 20 Years Ago... And Why I Won't Be Coming Back

In hindsight, growing up in white, middle-class suburbia in 1980s America was kind of like being brainwashed. I grew up believing that having money was an objective to strive for and that life was a ruthless competition. I worked hard in school and got a good job because that was what was expected …

United States

‘Daily Show’s’ Trevor Noah Exposes Trump’s ‘Origin Lie’

“It turns out his entire origin story was fake,” the ‘Daily Show’ host revealed.<p>This past week, we learned that Donald Trump appeared to lie himself …

Comedy

YouTube tech reviewer Marques Brownlee is the most famous person you wouldn’t recognize in public

Brownlee’s YouTube channel MKBHD has amassed nearly six million subscribers — and big tech companies are paying attention.<p>Marques Brownlee likes the fact that he still has a bit of anonymity — despite having more than six million subscribers on YouTube and more than 2.75 million followers on …

Internet

Back in favour: Japanese master who outshone Picasso in 1920s Paris

Léonard Foujita was the toast of the art world but vanished from view in the 1930s. A new show returns him to the public gaze<p>Fifty years ago, while French youth were simmering with anger and dreaming big, one of the greatest artists of Montparnasse discreetly passed away. The painter, who died as a …

Art

A Dutch 'boy genius' said he could get the ocean to clean itself. Turns out, he's right.

<b>In 2012 — when he was just 18 — Dutch inventor and entrepreneur Boyan Slat gave his first TEDx Talk about cleaning up the ocean .</b><p>In his talk, he laid …

Trillions Upon Trillions of Viruses Fall From the Sky Each Day

High in the Sierra Nevada mountains of Spain, an international team of researchers set out four buckets to gather a shower of viruses falling from the sky.<p>Scientists have surmised there is a stream of viruses circling the planet, above the planet’s weather systems but below the level of airline …

Microbiology

Cleveland HS student's nonprofit brings art supplies to child patients worldwide

Cleveland High School Junior Malcolm Asher is about to pick up a prestigious national award for the nonprofit he founded.<p>It’s called Artpass and …

Four out-of-the-box ideas California cities are using to address homelessness

A one-size-fits-all solution to the ongoing homelessness crisis has not come to California just yet but cities all over the state continue to …

David Hockney thinks you should take a longer look at life

<b>John Yang:</b><p>Finally tonight, a new look at work from one of the world’s most renowned living artists.<p>Painter David Hockney is 80 years old, but he …

Art

Essential tips, tricks, and apps to help you learn a language

Fait intéressant: Seulement 17% des Américains parlent plus d'une langue. Yep, according to a survey cited by Forbes, less than one fifth of …

America has had its first black...

America has had its first black baseball player, its first black astronaut, its first black president — but after the firsts, the world is still full …

11 classes taught by best-selling writers and authors that will improve your writing skills

<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>Ninja Writing: The Four Levels Of Writing Mastery is one of the bestselling writing courses on Udemy. Shutterstock Good writing skills can …

Meet Tracy K. Smith, the Nation’s Poet Laureate

Director of Princeton’s creative writing program is focused on outreach to rural communities<p>Tracy K. Smith, the nation’s 22nd poet laureate, was just …