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Elon Musk Said Trump Shouldn't Be President. So Why Does Trump Want His Advice?

The Tesla and SpaceX CEO said Trump's character doesn't reflect well on the United States.<p>Imagine you just landed a pretty cushy job. Before you did, you came in for some very harsh criticism from some high-profile people. One of them even said your character reflected badly on America. Would you …

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Obama makes final push on key legacy areas

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Barack Obama, as his tenure draws to a close, is deploying his legal authority in a last-minute bid to cement the areas of his legacy threatened by Donald Trump's incoming administration.<p>Obama has tasked his staff with locating as many areas as possible where his top …

The Math Revolution

The number of American teens who excel at advanced math has surged. Why?<p>On a sultry evening last July, a tall, soft-spoken 17-year-old named David Stoner and nearly 600 other math whizzes from all over the world sat huddled in small groups around wicker bistro tables, talking in low voices and …

The 15 Most Popular Free Online Courses for Professionals

It's never too late to invest in your career.<p>It's never too late to invest in your career. Fortunately, we live in a time where we all have access to an elite education at our fingertips, not to mention completely free of charge. All you have to do is create a free account at Coursera, and you'll …

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The Incredible Airline Perk You Need to Get Right Now

<i>Photo: © Proehl Studios/Corbis</i><p><i>In On Points, Brian Kelly, founder of The Points Guy, shares his strategies for getting the most out of your points and miles.</i><p>Southwest Airlines is...different. It's the only U.S. airline that still gives passengers two free checked bags on all fares, and doesn't …

Obama regrets not unifying America and 4 other State of the Union takeaways

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Barack Obama issued a final passionate plea to voters on Tuesday to bridge the divide in American politics after he leaves office.<p>In his last State of the Union address delivered to a Congress that has often hobbled his ambitions, Obama expressed regret over his own role in …

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A 'calorie detective' found something shocking about the calorie listings on food labels

Walk into any grocery store or bodega for a packaged snack and you'll probably be able to find the nutritional information. Or if you're stopping by a fast-food spot or chain restaurant, chances are you'll be reminded of just how many calories you're about to consume, thanks to the listings on the …

Quentin Tarantino On White Supremacy And Black Lives Matter

The award-winning director calls out white supremacy in a recent interview.<p>Academy award-winning filmmaker Quentin Tarantino wants to create a dialogue about race in America with his newest film.<p>Similar to the action-packed "Django Unchained," his latest project, "The Hateful Eight," addresses the …

Chicago mayor fires police chief in wake of video release

CHICAGO (AP) — Rahm Emanuel sought for months to keep the public from seeing a video that shows a white police officer shooting a black teenager 16 …

Astronomers just saw a black hole blow something incredible into space with tremendous force

Until now, astronomers could only theorize.<p>But after an exciting observation recently announced in the journal Science, an international team has witnessed first-hand the violent battle between a sun-like star and supermassive black hole — and its incredible aftermath.<p>What they observed is an …

A Harvard scientist who's studied coffee for 20 years explains why the drink is amazing

Dr. Frank Hu just finished a 20-year study on the effects of coffee on the human body. People who drink more coffee it turns out, live longer.<p>Specifically, Hu's study found that coffee-drinkers have lower risks of cardiovascular and neurodegenerative diseases, as well as suicide.<p>The research began …

23 Rules For Life That Happy People Follow

The author of Better Than Before: Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives shares her wit, wisdom and research on how to feel happier, even when we've hit a low patch.<p>1. When things get tough: Treat yourself like a toddler. A cranky toddler. A toddler who shouldn't get too hungry, too cold, too …

Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about the hoverboard craze

The holiday season is quickly approaching, and one of the most sought-after gifts is loved by celebrities and athletes alike, happens to be illegal to use in some countries—and catches fire on occasion. The hoverboard is everywhere right now, and Quartz has complied a guide to help you understand …

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No, Champagne Won't Improve Your Memory (But These 7 Things Will)

PSA!<p>We all love a good excuse to drink Champagne, but unfortunately, sharpening your memory isn't it.<p>A 2013 study out of the United Kingdom resurfaced on social media this week, with headlines claiming that drinking up to three glasses of Champagne may protect you from memory loss associated with …

The Spices You Really Need in Your Pantry

We asked the Bon Appétit test kitchen cooks to name their top 5 favorite spices. Here's what they said.<p>It's way too easy to go down the rabbit hole when stocking your spice rack—especially if you like to try new recipes and explore different cuisines. From Aleppo pepper to za'atar, there are so …

Before Dr. Seuss was famous he drew these sad, racist ads ... and then totally changed his mind

Most people know Seuss books as harmless, imaginative fun for kids. But Seuss's early work did have a darker, racist side — before he eventually changed his views and abandoned his prejudices.<p>Dr. Seuss' political leanings are well known — the writer was a liberal Democrat who opposed fascism in the …

A Philadelphia journalist went undercover as an Uber driver — here's how much she made

Drivers responded by telling Business Insider's Maya Kosoff that they were often making less than minimum wage, with yearly earnings in the range of $10,000 to $41,000.<p>When UberX arrived in Philadelphia, Emily Guendelsberger, a senior staff writer at the Philadelphia City Paper, became curious …

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Inside Michael Jackson’s Iconic First Moonwalk Onstage

Rolling Stone <i>contributing editor Steve Knopper’s new book,</i> MJ: The Genius of Michael Jackson <i>(in stores October 6th),</i> <i>is the first narrative biography</i> …

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This Face Changes the Human Story. But How?

Scientists have discovered a new species of human ancestor deep in a South African cave, adding a baffling new branch to the family tree.<p>A trove of bones hidden deep within a South African cave represents a new species of human ancestor, scientists announced Thursday in the journal <i>eLife</i><i>.</i> <i>Homo …

California's New Website Shows Numbers of People Killed by Police, and Their Race

Today the California Department of Justice launched a new website that publishes data about police interactions with the public, including the number …

How to tell if someone is lying

For those of us that aren't in that camp, lying can be one of the most confusing, least understood parts of human nature.<p>The Ashley Madison incident prompted lying expert Paul Ekman, Ph.D. to send us a list of the 8 myths about lying.<p>Ekman is famous for his research on lying. The television series …

Wine Train Apologizes To Women Removed For #LaughingWhileBlack

"You can apologize but you can't take away the experience we had," one book club member says.<p>The wine tour company criticized for removing a group of mostly black women from one of its trains on Saturday publicly apologized for the incident.<p>In a statement Tuesday, Napa Valley Wine Train CEO Anthony …

How States Rank on High-School Graduation Rates

Nationwide, the percentage of students getting their diplomas is at an all-time high. But while some states have made incredible strides, others have struggled to keep up.<p>More students are graduating from high school than ever before, and that number could rise again with this year’s seniors.<p>The …