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Video Games And The Door Problem

“So what does a game designer do? Are you an artist? Do you design characters and write the story? Or no, wait, you’re a programmer?”<p><i>This blog post</i> …

Watch Tupac Discuss Income Inequality and Donald Trump in This Unaired 1992 Interview Clip

"There's no way that these people should own planes and there are people that don't have houses."<p><i>Screenshot via MTV News</i><p>Income inequality. Giving people a level economic playing field. Donald Trump.<p>You'd be forgiven for assuming that someone bringing these topics up was talking about the 2016 …

Here are 18 books Wall Street will be reading this spring

Dave Lutz — head of ETF trading and strategy at JonesTrading whom BI readers know from his "super quick guides to what traders are talking about" briefs— compiled a dizzying list of the books Wall Street will be reading on "spring break" this year.<p>This year, Lutz got more than 700 responses.<p>And …

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14 books to read on your commute that will make you smarter about business

One way of combining the necessity of getting to our workplace with success is to spend the time reading or listening to books.<p>Here are my suggestions for great business books to read or listen to during your commute.<p><b>1.</b><b>"The</b> <b>E-Myth"</b> by Michael Greber. This is an excellent book about the myths …

5 types of emotional intelligence all great leaders have mastered

The ability to be perceptively in tune with yourself and your emotions, as well as having sound situational awareness can be a powerful tool for leading a team.<p>The act of knowing, understanding, and responding to emotions, overcoming stress in the moment, and being aware of how your words and …

How People Learn to Become Resilient

Norman Garmezy, a developmental psychologist and clinician at the University of Minnesota, met thousands of children in his four decades of research. But one boy in particular stuck with him. He was nine years old, with an alcoholic mother and an absent father. Each day, he would arrive at school …

Meet Jonathan Yeo, the Artist Who Painted Frank Underwood Into The Smithsonian

It was, the portrait painter Jonathan Yeo told The Daily Beast, both exhilarating to be at the Smithsonian Museum on Monday, and “a little …

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2 years ago these founders were rejected by more than 20 investors — now they've raised $58 million and are growing like crazy

The pitch was this: The pair wanted to launch an online organic-food and natural-products marketplace, which would use a membership fee of $60 per year (think Costco) to slash prices 25% to 50%.<p>"[The venture capitalists] all wanted to just wait and see," Green tells Business Insider. No one wanted …

What Life Is Like Inside the Massive Jail That Doubles as Chicago's Largest Mental Health Facility

Talking to inmates and employees at one of the biggest jails in America.<p><i>This piece was published in partnership with The Human Toll of Jail, a storytelling project from the Vera Institute of Justice and Narratively that was supported by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation's Safety and</i> …

15 things successful people don't do in their 20s

That said, there are some poor choices that have lasting effects — like not starting to save money and neglecting your health — that are easily avoidable.<p>We've sorted through a variety of advice from entrepreneurs and writers on Quora and found recurring themes.<p>Here are 15 things successful …

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New Alzheimer’s Treatment Fully Restores Memory Function

Of the mice that received the treatment, 75 percent got their memory function back.<p>Australian researchers have come up with a non-invasive ultrasound …

Earth - Which spot on Earth gets the most sunlight?

One way to define the sunniest place is to ask which spot gets the most continuous hours of sun. If that is what you want, you might be surprised to find it is not the sunshine state of Florida you should visit, but a destination much further north.<p>Both Eureka and Alert on Ellesmere Island, Canada, …

Star Wars Battlefront DLC details: Cloud City, Death Star maps on Season Pass, free content through March

<i>Star Wars Battlefront</i> gets new outfits, private matches, daily challenges and more modes on Tatooine in a free update that hits tomorrow, according to a lengthy post written by Sigurlina Ingvarsdottir, the game's senior producer, this afternoon.<p>The roadmap also unveils some of the free content …

The new Olympus PEN-F camera is high class in every sense

Camera manufacturer Olympus is celebrating its 80th anniversary by releasing a heritage-style camera that boasts style and high specs.<p>The new PEN-F Digital channels the retro design of the original 1963 PEN camera, but brings with it the technology of the company’s more advanced devices, as well as …

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Intelligent people are genetically predisposed to be healthier, experts find

Some people really do win the genetic lottery.<p>For the first time, scientists have shown that intelligence is linked to good health, so those blessed with brains are also less likely to become sick, develop disease or die early.<p>The reason is down to genes. An international team, led by the …

What top researchers discovered when they re-ran the numbers on income inequality

By Jim Tankersley<p>Jim Tankersley<p>Economic policy<p>Bio Follow<p>SAN FRANCISCO - The world's most famous inequality researchers unveiled a new way of adding up the growing gap between the super-rich and everyone else on Tuesday.<p>The findings by economists Emmanuel Saez, Gabriel Zucman and Thomas Piketty, …

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A Wall Street research team just saw the new 'Star Wars' movie and now thinks it could be the biggest movie of all time

Here's Nomura:<p>Last night, we attended a screening of "Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens"; we have incrementally higher conviction that its broad appeal to all audiences will make the film a box office juggernaut for weeks to come. We are not alone, as a Rotten Tomatoes score of 95% …

It turns out Daniel Craig has a cameo in the new 'Star Wars' — here's how to find him

Pegg also has a cameo in the film, playing one of the aliens. We saw the British actor featured in a video Disney released during San Diego Comic-Con.<p>But when Craig was asked about the cameo, he shot down the rumor in typical gruff Craig fashion:<p>"Why would I ever bother doing something like that?" …

7 science-backed ways to become more charismatic

But contrary to popular belief, anyone can become more charismatic over time.<p>"Charisma is simply the result of learned behaviors," says Olivia Fox Cobane, author of "The Charisma Myth."<p>In fact, Ronald Riggio, a professor at Claremont McKenna College who's spent years researching the development of …

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Surviving data retention: What you need to know

When data retention laws passed in March, implementation seemed a long way off. But just like that awful leopard-print jacket you bought on eBay, it's finally here, along with that sinking feeling that it could have been a terrible move.<p>As mandatory data retention was debated in parliament and in …

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What Is It Like to Date When You Have Borderline Personality Disorder?

For those dealing with BPD, the trust and patience required by relationships can be a complicated issue.<p>Most people first encounter borderline personality disorder (BPD) on screen: It's the condition behind Glenn Close's character in <i>Fatal Attraction</i>. It's what Winona Ryder's character was diagnosed …

8 ways the average investor can make money in this wild stock market

After a volatile Tuesday, the U.S. stock market stabilized, but only briefly. Worries over China continue to plague the global economy and will …

Mark Zuckerberg’s year of books: Matt Ridley’s Genome

Mark Zuckerberg’s 16th pick for his Year of Books is Matt Ridley’s Genome. This is everything you need to know about the ultimate book of life, what’s inside, where there are plot holes and recipes for the future, and what makes us humans tick.<p>There’s a great book inside of you. No, not the one you …

Here are the 14 rules behind Amazon's brutal workplace

The New York Times just published an in-depth look at some of the cutthroat tactics Amazon management uses to keep its employees working hard.<p>The article describes a pretty intense workplace — performance reviews where employees feel they have to "diplomatically throw people under the bus," for …

15 things you can stop wasting your money on

Not only are we surrounded by enticing <i>things</i> to buy, but they're at our fingertips with the swipe of a plastic card, leaving us with thinner wallets and a bunch of unnecessary stuff and services.<p>Here are 15 things you can stop wasting your money on today:<p><i>Mandi Woodruff contributed reporting to this</i> …

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A man who retired comfortably at age 30 explains how much money he had to save

That was in 2005, right before Mr. Money Mustache's 31st birthday.<p>"This was achieved not through luck or amazing skill," he emphasized to Farnoosh Torabi on episode 38 of "So Money," her personal finance podcast. "But simply by living a lifestyle about 50% less expensive than most of our peers and …

Earth's best-known climate scientist issues bombshell sea-level warning

The study — written by James Hansen, NASA's former lead climate scientist, and 16 coauthors, many of whom are considered among the top in their fields — concludes that glaciers in Greenland and Antarctica will melt 10 times as fast as previous consensus estimates, resulting in a sea-level rise of …

Tesla is at another crossroads

Elon Musk's electric-car company has recovered from a gnarly end to 2014 and start to 2015. It just beat expectations for global vehicle deliveries in the second quarter— 11,507, around 500 more than anticipated — and is on track to start rolling its Model X SUV off assembly lines in California in …

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China's new Silk Road is a disaster waiting to happen

To help combat this emerging economic stagnation, China is turning to external investments and trade. China's goal is to avoid a fate similar to Japan, which saw stagnation in the 1980s from which it never fully recovered.<p>At the center of China's strategic plan is the "Silk Road," a collection of …