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Silicon Valley’s favorite coffee startup will send the world’s best beans to your door within 2 days of roasting

<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>Blue Bottle Coffee<p>Unless I live in a vacuum of small, urban misfortunes that happen only to me so that the rest of the population may be …

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Read the Google CEO's New Letter on the Company's Future

Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin typically write a public letter every year to reflect on the company’s accomplishments and goals. This …

Could Farm-To-Table Be Sustainable If Big Ag Becomes Local Ag?

When I was in Texas recently, I noticed that a lot of roads were titled “FM” with a number. I inquired as to the meaning and was informed that it stood for ‘farm-to-market’. This is a phrase we have been hearing a lot of lately with the hipster chic restaurants taking hold; more specifically …

This Web App Identifies Unnecessary Words In Your Writing

Whether you need to craft a punchy email, a concisely worded cover letter, or a clever Twitter update, it can be difficult to identify unnecessary …

4 Ways to Learn Anything in 20 Hours

<i>“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”</i> — Mahatma Gandhi<p>What if you could learn anything in 20 hours, what would …

First Triumvirate

The First Triumvirate of ancient Rome was an uneasy alliance between the three titans Julius Caesar, Pompey, and Crassus which, from 60 BCE until 53 …

7 Tax Deductions the Average American Should Remember

Photo: www.401kcalculator.org.<p>Taxpayers take any tax break they can find, and the most popular deductions reflect the things that as many people as possible do to reduce their tax bills. To remind you of the deductions that are most suited to average Americans, we looked at past IRS data to find …

Yes, he tried: what will Barack Obama's legacy be?

Obama was elected on a tidal wave of optimism, promising to heal America’s wounds. Did he deliver? Gary Younge looks back on an electrifying victory night in 2008 – and what came next<p>When Ohio fell on election night 2008, the President’s Lounge, a bar on the overwhelmingly black south side of …

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Spring Equinox 2018: The science behind the changing seasons

Britain may still be shivering under a blanket of snow, but this week actually marks the astronomical beginning of spring, finally heralding the start of longer days, new blooms and warmer weather.<p>Officially called the Vernal or Spring Equinox, spring officially began yesterday in the Northern …

Apple vs. FBI: What Was Obama Thinking at SXSW?

There's nothing terribly surprising about the conclusion Harvard Law professor Susan Crawford reached in an essay posted this week on Medium's …

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Healthy Biscuit Recipes

These petite quick breads aren't difficult to master and always taste just right.<p>1 of 17<p>Healthy Biscuit Recipes<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 17<p>Biscuit Mix<p>3 of …

Want to be a Better Writer? 7 Tips to Help You Improve Your Writing Skills

Are you challenged at work? Do you regret career decisions? Are you happy? If the answer to the questions leads to a negative feeling, it is time to …

Fox News “brainwashed” so many dads: “People are being bamboozled on a massive scale”

<b>Bill O'Reilly (Fox News/Salon)</b><p>Salon talks to filmmaker Jen Senko about her new documentary on radical right-wing media’s terrifying effect<p>Gary M. Kramer<p>March 20, 2016 5:03pm (UTC)<p>Filmmaker Jen Senko noticed a disturbing phenomenon. Her father, Frank, was a goofy, fun, non-political dad who treated …

Stop Google from knowing every move you make

If Google ever chooses a corporate anthem, I vote for "Every Breath You Take" by The Police, which includes the possibly sweet/possibly creepy promise that "I'll be watching you." Two especially appropriate lines from the song are "every move you make" and "every step you take," because Google …

Four neuromyths that are still prevalent in schools – debunked

It’s not true that you only use 10% of your brain, nor can you categorise students by ‘learning styles’ – let’s cut this nonsense from classrooms<p>It is no surprise that many teachers have an interest in neuroscience and psychology since areas such as memory, motivation, curiosity, intelligence and …

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The Tacoma Habitat Is A Sleeker Way To Live Out Of Your Truck

AT Overland’s new Tacoma Habitat package looks like a really elegant solution for off-road camping comfort without the mass of a full-on RV.<p>The …

This animated map brilliantly demonstrates in just 3 minutes how much Europe has changed over the last 1,000 years

This simple but incredible clip brilliantly illustrates the changes Europe has experienced in the last millennium.<p>The video, created by LiveLeak, shows a map of Europe's borders changing in colour and layout in accordance with the continent's geopolitical developments from the year 1000 all the way …

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The 50 Children's Books That Should Be in Every Family Library

The gang's all here: old favorites, newer gems, and some YA novels for the older kids (and, yes, you too).<p>The gang's all here: old favorites, newer gems, and some YA novels for the older kids (and, yes, you too).

This infographic shows how currency debasement contributed to the fall of Rome

<i>The Money Project is an ongoing collaboration between Visual Capitalist and Texas Precious Metals that seeks to use intuitive visualizations to explore the origins, nature, and use of money.</i><p>At its peak, the Roman Empire held up to 130 million people over a span of 1.5 million square miles.<p>Rome had …

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WATCH: This Simple Maths Trick Will Get Your Friends Every Time

This is the best.<p>If you ever get tired of discussing current events and <i>Neko Atsume</i> updates with your friends, try dazzling them with numbers by …

Headphones That Get You High on Dopamine Are Tipped to Go on Sale Next Month

When the music is not enough.<p>Headphones that stimulate the release of dopamine in your brain and reportedly make you feel high as hell have been …

13 Free Things on the Internet You Should Be Using

Why pay when you can get it for …

New, swallowable ‘Audiopill’ creates a rave inside your body

A new, swallowable “audiopill” is offering users the chance to ingest their very own 10-hour rave. Created by Czech artist Jan Poope, the super-unsafe device aims to create euphoric pulsations throughout the body – allowing clubbers to experience the music from the inside of their guts. “It’s like …

The Food Lab: Follow These Rules for the Best Fried Rice

I've been holding off on doing a full fried rice story for several years now. I'm not really sure why. Fried rice is a great way to use up leftovers, it is infinitely variable, and there are <i>plenty</i> of variables worth testing out. Couple that with the number of rules that everyone says you simply …

10 Great New Guns for 2016

Over the last few years, new black guns have been big business at the annual Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trades Show in Vegas, but the 2016 class …

Smith & Wesson

10 practical and incredible uses for thermal photography

No, it's not a phone designed to photograph cats (although you could do that). It's "Cat" as in the brand of rugged construction machines that dig giant holes in the ground.<p>Putting a heat-vision camera into a $599 smartphone might sound like a gimmick, but we think it's pretty cool — thermal …

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The face of Android will completely change this weekend

Something cool is happening this weekend: Nearly all the big Android smartphone makers are launching a top-of-the-line model, a "flagship" in …