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Which Hair Color Induces the Strongest Physical Attraction?

By Raj Persaud and Adrian Furnham<p>Startling new psychological research challenges previous thinking that hair color is merely about personal …

Psychology

Where fat goes when you lose weight

The world is obsessed with fad diets and weight loss, yet few of us know how a kilogram of fat actually vanishes off the scales.<p>Even the 150 doctors, dietitians and personal trainers we surveyed shared this surprising gap in their health literacy. The most common misconception by far, was that fat …

Nutrition

The art of speaker design, explained by a master

Designing speakers is a juggling act, says ELAC’s Andrew Jones.<p>I've had a number of chats with ELAC's Andrew Jones about speaker design over the years. He started out as a research engineer for KEF in 1983, then moved to Infinity and Pioneer, the latter where he was chiefly responsible for their …

Audiophile

Recession: When You See It, It Will Be Too Late

"There are no signs of recession. Employment growth is strong. Jobless claims are low and the stock market is up."<p>This is heard almost daily from the …

Chocolate Hummus Is Better Than Cookie Dough—Here’s How to Make it at Home

Our chocolate hummus recipe will satisfy any chocolate craving, and it's rich in protein (a total bonus).<p>Not going to lie, when I first heard …

Dessert

We're at a crossroads in digital identification: here's why

Most of our current technology revolves around straightforward means of identification; most of your log-in options, for example, require you to conjure the username and passwords you’ve decided upon in the past.<p>For most systems, this is sufficient information to guarantee your identity. For more …

Ferrari's Dilemma: Everyone Wants an SUV - The Big Picture

There is an air of inevitability about Ferrari building a vehicle to join the party<p>“You should always build one less car than the market demands.” Ferrari CEO Sergio Marchionne likes to channel founder Enzo Ferrari’s credo when asked about his strategy for the world’s most famous sports car …

Heavy Rotation: 10 Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing

Every month, NPR Music crowdsources public radio stations across the country for the songs they just can't get enough of. That could be a new release, a pick from their local scene, or a late-to-the-party discovery.<p>This month, their selections include a new single from indie giants MGMT, an update …

Radio Industry

You Want To Be A Car Dealer? Trust Me. You Don’t!

Selling used cars is a bitch. Especially when you spend the day dealing with bastards.<p>Youtube.com<p>Morning phone rings at my car lot…<p>Me: Hello?<p>Random …

Taco Bell

Best Post Workout Foods: Build Muscle and Recover Faster | Men’s Health

Photograph courtesy of Getty Images<p>3<p>Ricotta Cheese<p>As little as 9 grams of dairy protein may be enough to kick-start the muscle-building process, according to research in the <i>Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition</i>.<p>For the study, a group of healthy men chugged either a milk-based …

Want to learn programming? This startup pays you cryptocurrency to study Python

Blockchain-based skills platform BitDegree has unconventional plans for connecting tech talent and recruiters.<p>Lithuania-based startup BitDegree has …

Eastern Europe

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26 Small Changes To Make In 2018 That'll Actually Improve Your Life

From little things, big things grow.

Productivity

5 reasons everyone should own a multimeter

No home DIYer should be without a multimeter. Here's why.<p>Home improvement addicts really get excited about their power tools. And in the shadow of drills and sanders, the multimeter doesn't get much love. Too bad, because multimeters are just as useful and have become something I recommend to every …

Arduino

The Great AI Paradox - MIT Technology Review

You’ve probably heard versions of each of the following ideas.<p>1. With computers becoming remarkably adept at driving, understanding speech, and other …

Artificial Intelligence

Top Tock: 25 Best Luxury Watch Brands

Finding a great high-end watch is not like hunting for a pair of running shoes or a new button up shirt for work. These timepieces often sport price …

The Best Ab Exercises You’re Not Doing

These calorie-burning moves need to be part of your core routine.<p>After a sculpted stomach, but having trouble making progress? Too often, we work our …

Workouts

The Only Dumbbell Exercises You’ll Ever Need

There are hundreds of ways you can use weights to ramp up your workouts. But many basic moves target just one group of muscles, such as the biceps or …

Exercise

10 of the best snacks to eat if you're trying to lose weight

These snacks go hand-in-hand with a healthy weight loss plan<p>Trying to lose weight but can't stop snacking for love nor money? Luckily, snacking is an effective way of managing appetite levels and preventing overeating at mealtimes. So if you make sure the snacks you eat are healthy, they'll go …

Nutrition

How do you become a millionaire? Here are 7 ways to end up with $1 million.

Becoming a millionaire might seem like a pipe dream, but it’s certainly not impossible. At the end of 2016, there were actually 10.8 million …

Personal Finance

How to burn fat: 8 simple ways to burn fat fast

How to burn fat: 8 simple ways to burn fat fast<p>Every guy who doesn’t have six-pack abs has just one question: how to burn fat. But melting those …

Nutrition

Trump dismisses climate change question by contradicting himself on hurricanes

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump, pressed on whether back-to-back deadly hurricanes have changed his views on climate change, dodged the question on Thursday by contradicting past comments he made about the size of storms that have rocked Texas and Florida.<p>Trump, speaking to reporters aboard Air …

Donald Trump

Kiss Icon Gene Simmons Reveals Why Rock and Roll Is Dead

When Kiss legend Gene Simmons talks about the music business, you just shut up and listen.<p>Here is what Simmons had to say in an interview with …

Investing

Craig Federighi’s apparent Face ID fail is nothing to worry about

Apple technology “just works.” Except for when it doesn’t — as the world was reminded during this week’s iPhone X event when software boss Craig Federighi was unable to get Face ID to work on stage the first couple of times he tried it in front of the world.<p>Except, according to Apple, that’s not …

Face ID

It's Never Been A Worse Time To Upgrade Your Phone

Apple has announced the new iPhone X, a beautiful redesigned iPhone with a screen that stretches from edge to edge, a fancy new camera, and some wild …

iPhone

Angelina Jolie Opens Up About Her ‘Difficult’ and ‘Painful’ Divorce From Brad Pitt

One year on, Angelina Jolie is talking about her divorce from Brad Pitt, and has intimated that making her new Cambodian genocide movie may have …

'A language we use to say sentimental things': how shoegaze took over Asia

The genre is often taken to mean English gloom – but a robust hybrid version, taking in everything from local folklore to classic cinema, is flourishing among the art-school introverts of Shanghai, Tokyo and Taiwan<p>Perched at the edge of Shanghai’s Kaixuan Road, between Tianshan Park’s leafy calm …

Asia

The Best Salad Greens, Ranked By Nutrition

It’s pretty well understood that salads are good for you. As long as you’re careful with a restaurant’s menu options, you can count on doing right by your body with a bed of greens.<p>But, not all greens are created equal and some contain significantly more nutrition than others. What you choose at …

Nutrition

This is the best home security camera I've tried yet

<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>Amazon<p>Nobody wants to set up home security cameras.<p>It means admitting that although your neighborhood is safe, you could feel …

Apple Watch