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29 YA Books About Mental Health That Actually Nail It

From brutally honest to shockingly hilarious, these books get it.<p><i>Note: Responses have been edited for length or clarity.</i><p>For even more suggestions, check out the comments on the original post.

Books

Get Your Personal Finances in Order for 2017 by Reading These 8 Books | Inc.com

Just about nobody would say 2016 has been smooth sailing. Between a divisive election, the loss of a host of cultural icons, and seemingly endless international turmoil, it seems like this year has been determined to wear us all down with bad news and hard times.<p>But 2017 can be different. You can't …

Personal Finance

Table of Contents

Welcome to my curated set of resources for data science, machine learning, artificial intelligence (AI), big data, internet of things (IoT), and more!<p>…

Samsung VR Eduthon Banks On ‘Seeing Is Believing’ Technology For Effective Learning

Samsung is bringing virtual reality into the classroom to promote a better and more advanced way of learning for students via its latest venture, the …

Why Every Man Should Do His Genealogy | The Art of Manliness

Up until the 20th century, a man’s roots — his ancestry — formed an important part of his identity. Noble families in ancient Rome displayed wax …

Americans are falling short on their own retirement savings goals

A new survey says most Americans recognize they are responsible for funding their own retirement, but they need more help from their employers: better education, stronger incentives and help with other financial issues.<p>The report also says that people are falling short of their own retirement …

Retirement

Google's new PhotoScan app makes it easy to digitize old prints

On the surface, Google Photos has a simple mission: to store all your pictures. Specifically, Google says it wants the service to be a home for all of your photos, and today that mission expanded to encompass the old photos you took on a point-and-shoot back in the '90s. The company just released …

Budget US Android smartphones found secretly sending personal data to China

Commercial firmware pre-installed on some Android smartphone models sold in the US has been found to be secretly sending highly sensitive data to a third party company based in China, according to analysis by security firm Kryptowire.<p>Personal data being transmitted without users’ knowledge or …

Information Security

23 Powerful Tips and Tools to Eliminate Debt

Here is one of the most frequently asked questions in all of personal finance: “How do I get out of debt?” At one level, eliminating debt is simply …

Personal Finance

Daily Overview (@dailyoverview)

Higher Education Has Lost Control of Its Own Narrative

But it can be regained, college by college, with a commitment to define a compelling, shared vision.

Higher Education

10 Free eBooks

Build Mobile Websites and Apps for Smart Devices<p>This book is a practical guide for those interested in taking part in one of the most exciting …

Google opens up virtual reality field trips to everyone

Last year Google first demoed its impressive virtual reality field trip program, Expeditions, and started rolling them out to a select set of schools. Now the company is opening up the VR experience to everyone.<p>In case you’re not familiar. Expeditions are VR ‘trips’ designed around Google Cardboard …

Top 10 Education Technologies that Will Be Dead and Gone in the Next Decade

Teaching with Technology<p>In our 2016 Teaching with Technology survey, faculty members offered their predictions on what the future holds for …

Education Technology

When Cultivating Expertise, Here’s How Technology Can Help – by Frederick Hess

I’ve been talking about the nature of expertise and the roles working and long-term memory play in making us “expert.” For more on all of this, see</i> …

Pedagogy

ScanSnap Document Scanners & Scanner Reviews for Mac & PC

ScanSnap iX500<p>Wireless Desktop Scanner features<p>alt="Trade-In" data-bgfit="cover" data-bgposition="left top" data-bgrepeat="no-repeat"><p>ScanSnap …

13 smart 10-minute money decisions our coworkers wish they'd made sooner

Others take 10 minutes.<p>From opening a high-yield savings account to deciding to be more generous, smart financial decisions don't always require a drawn-out process — so there's no reason not to go ahead and check them off your list.<p>Below, 12 Business Insider colleagues share the 10-minute money …

I saved 50% of my income for a month and the hardest part wasn't cutting back my spending

For the month of September, I emulated a financial plan for retiring early and put 50% of my disposable income into savings.<p>After rent, utilities, and all my other fixed costs for the month, I was left with roughly $140 per week to spend on food and entertainment. While that's certainly more than …

Researchers sabotage 3D printer files to destroy a drone

Researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU), the University of South Alabama, and Singapore University of Technology and Design have successfully injected malicious code into a computer which, in turn, added invisible commands to a file containing a 3D model of a drone propeller. When …

Drones

8 Year-End Moves for Retirement Readiness

What to rebalance, max out and catch up on.<p>As 2016 comes into the home stretch, investors need to take a look at their retirement savings and …

4 of The Best Tech Courses You Can Take Online Right Now

Add a new skill to your resume.<p>The world is getting more technical, and the jobs of the future are increasingly going to require you to be able to …

7 ways to make extra income when you have a full-time job

The American Psychological Association (APA) released a survey showing that money stress impacts Americans' health nationwide.<p>And, as it turns out, the wealthy are also stressed about money — not just those in lower-income households.<p>You can eliminate some of that financial stress by earning extra …

50 must-have tech accessories under $50

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff that we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon<p>There are a lot of tech accessories out there. Some enhance the functionality of your current hardware, while others just …

Gear & Gadgets

HoloLens future highlights wide ranging computer vision research at ECCV

HoloLens future highlights wide ranging vision research at ECCV<p>October 7, 2016 | By Microsoft blog editor<p><i>By Marc Pollefeys, Partner Director of</i> …

Does the classroom of the future look more like a coffee shop?

Peek inside Brittany Horning’s second-grade class at L’Ouverture Elementary School, and you’ll see kids sprawled on large ottomans, perched atop …

Living Rooms

Stop saying coding is 'fun' and 'easy'

Programming computers is a piece of cake. Or so the world's digital-skills gurus would have us believe. From the non-profit Code.org's promise that …

Best Family Tree Software 2018 - Genealogy Software Reviews

We ranked a collection of family tree-making software from best to worst based on our testing and interviews with genealogy experts.