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Google employees want to teach you to code for free with their latest app

A bunch of Google employees participating in the company’s Area 120 internal incubator have launched Grasshopper, a free mobile app for Android and iOS that teaches you the basics of programming.<p>It’s beautifully designed and is suitable for just about anyone who can be trusted to use a phone on …

Apps

15 of the Best Places to Visit in Central America

Central America probably won’t appeal to all travelers, just those interested in nature and outdoor activities, relaxing on white sand beaches, …

Central America

WATCH C2E2: Yaya Han explains the world of cosplay competitions

In the realm of cosplay, Yaya Han is a superstar. Han has been making and modeling her own costumes for almost two decades, and she's become one of …

Anime

In response to Amber Davies, here are eight rules for sex you actually need to follow

Amber Davies (the winner of Love Island, if you’re not up to speed on your reality TV) is getting some bashing on social media for sharing her five …

Sexual Health

There's one magic substance that will help with America's gut problems

Because you're almost certainly not getting enough of it.<p>You've probably been told you should eat more fiber. But despite a broad-spectrum recommendation for the roughage, researchers can’t say for certain why it’s so good for us, what diseases it actually helps prevent, or how exactly we should …

Nutrition

40 Slick & Shiny Men’s Hairstyle Ideas That Will Get Heads Turning

Sophisticated gents like Don Draper and Jay Gatsby have made the sleek, shiny, slicked-back look cool again and we're loving it. The current trend is …

Hair

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

I'm a former 'sugar baby' — and I regret the time I spent 'sugar dating'

In parts one and two of our interviews with sugar babies, we chatted with a woman who views the scene as a job, and another who looks at it as a serious relationship. Both parties, however, differentiated what they do from sex work — a view much contested in the comments.<p>For our third interview, we …

Relationships

You Don’t Need a Financial Planner … Unless …

There are plenty of times when people can handle their investments, taxes and retirement planning themselves. Here's who can go it alone, and who …

Retirement

3 Things Apple Believes It Can't Teach Employees

If you want to work in an Apple store, prove you've got these traits in the job interview.<p>Apple is one of the most desired employers in the world. It's been said getting a job at an Apple store is harder than getting into Harvard. If you want to work there, you might assume you need to be a total …

Employment

10 forbidden places that no one is allowed to visit

Andaman and Nicobar

Iskra Lawrence's Sexy Pink Swimsuit Is Not All About the Plunge, Despite How It May Look

Iskra Lawrence does a great job dividing up her Instagram feed. It's equal parts inspiring quotes and sexy swimsuit shots, many of which come from her Aerie campaigns. Iskra's pink, plunging swimsuit might be our favorite of the ones she's modeled yet. The design comes from the "Super Plunge" …

How to Wear a Black Suit

Ask M.A.G.: Style editor Mark Anthony Green has the answer.<p><b>I see celebrities killing it with the black-suit/white-shirt/solid-black-tie look. But when I try it, it's like I'm either going to a funeral or in the casket myself. What am I getting wrong?</b><p>Pulling off a black suit is like making perfect …

Best Superfoods for Weight Loss

Superfoods build bones, prevent chronic diseases, improve your eyesight, and even keep your mind sharp. But did you know new evidence suggests these …

Nutrition

7 Wine Documentaries Worth Your Time

WATCHING MOVIES all week sounded like fun. Watching a week’s worth of wine documentaries: less so. As Jason Wise, director of the 2012 documentary “SOMM,” observed, “Wine is the thing that’s surrounded by a lot of action, but if you put in on a table it just sits there. Wine doesn’t do anything.” …

Wine

15 Short Haircuts That Will Never Go Out of Style

As seen on Jake Gyllenhaal, David Beckham, Pharrell Williams, and more.<p>The transition to spring is almost here, which means you're soon to be thinking about trimming that mane of winter hair. After all, it's not like you're going to want any extra insulation. But depending on your hair type, some …

Hair

10 Must-Read Books for Twin Peaks Fans

If you’ve just watched or re-watched all of <i>Twin Peaks: The Return</i> and are looking for more entertainment along the lines of David Lynch’s mysterious, …

The Mistakes You Make in a Meeting's First Milliseconds

Hilary Blair has acted professionally and served as chief executive of her own communications-coaching company for the past seven years. She oversees a staff of 13 and counts Staples and Boeing among her clients. She says her success comes despite the first impression she makes on some people, not …

Psychology

You can stream your own entertainment to your hotel’s TV with these 3 devices

<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>Here's a nifty trick for enjoying your own on-demand entertainment on your hotel's TV anytime you travel.<p>Whenever you stay in a hotel — …

Smart TV

The cheapest way to watch Showtime without a cable subscription

If you want to watch Showtime online, and you don’t subscribe to cable, you’re in luck. Thanks to live TV streaming, it’s never been easier to enjoy …

Televisions

Intermittent fasting was one of the biggest diet trends of 2017 — here's what you should know if you're planning to try it in the New Year

Intermittent fasting was one of the most talked about diet trends in 2017.<p>There's the 5:2, where you eat what you want for five days of the week but restrict your calorie intake to just 500 a day on two days. There's also the 16:8, which sees you eat within an eight-hour period, then fast for the …

Weight Loss

How to score big at government auctions, on everything from real estate to bugles

Rolex watches seized from drug lords. Homes confiscated from tax cheats. Blackhawk helicopters the military no longer needs. The federal government is auctioning off all this — and more. The "more" often means mundane things like office chairs and shredders and mysterious things like "swamp cooler …

Real Estate

14 Netflix Series And Movies That Will Totally @#$%&! You Up

If Black Mirror wasn't enough for you, here are some picks with more nightmares, disturbing visions, and very weird plots.<p><i>This post was translated from Portuguese.</i>

​​You Won't Be Asking For Another Ab Workout After You Do This One | Men’s Health

<b>Directions:</b> Perform the exercises below in the order listed for 30 seconds. Rest for 30 seconds between exercises. During each rest period, perform five pushups.<p>Situps<br>• Pushup position hold<br>• V-sit kickout<br>• V-sit hold<br>• Leg raise<br>• Leg raise hold<br>• Feet to hands<br>• Pushup position hold<p>That's one round. Perform this …

Sex workers as you've never seen them before: why The Girlfriend Experience gets prostitution right

“We’re the sort of people who are usually just plot devices,” British sex worker and campaigner Cat Stephens told The Independent earlier this year. “The people who are murdered in the first scene.” Looking at the landscape of television over the past few decades, you'd have to agree with her.<p>On …

How to Match Your Belt and Shoes: A Definitive, Visual Guide

The post How to Match Your Belt and Shoes: A Definitive, Visual Guide appeared first on Effortless Gent.“What belt do I wear with these shoes?!”<b>I’m</b> …

Men's Fashion

Here's where Mexican drug cartels operate in the US, according to the DEA

Mexican drug-trafficking organizations maintain heavy influence in broad swaths of the US — particularly Southern California, the Northeast, along the southern border, and in South Florida — and they continue to expand, according to the Drug Enforcement Administration's 2017 National Drug Threat …

Mexico

9 reasons you should buy an iPhone 8 instead of an iPhone X

Those three phones start at $700, $800, and $1,000, respectively.<p>The most expensive iPhone model, the iPhone X, in many ways represents the future of the iPhone. But there are several reasons it's worth considering an iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus instead of the iPhone X:

Mobile Technology

TV Imports: The Best Foreign Netflix Shows to Binge, Part 3

From Nordic noir and a creepy Spanish boarding school to a lighthearted Danish comedy and Japanese reality series, there’s something for every binge …

'Game of Thrones' Season 7, Episode 4: Things You Missed in 'The Spoils of War'—'Chaos is a Ladder,' Explained

“Dracarys.” One way to even the odds when you’re losing the war for Westeros? Bring in a badass dragon to immolate Queen Cersei’s troops with just …