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17 Psychological Tricks To Make People Like You Immediately

Most friendships develop so naturally that you don't even realize how or when they started.<p>Sometimes, though, you want to make an effort to befriend …

Behind the Absurd Popularity of Trolley Problem Memes

The internet is no stranger to sudden bursts of popularity. From the hundreds of millions of views of Rebecca Black's Friday to the million of fans of the science-based stick figure cartoon XKCD, we're quite used to seeing sudden inexplicable jumps in popularity. Nonetheless, it it is still quite …

Dope Songs From Atlanta You Forgot About

We're still here for these A-Town bangers!<p>By Jasmine Grant<p><i>Love & Hip Hop Atlanta</i> is back to occupying your Monday nights. It’s about to be LIT …

101 things you thought were true, but have actually been debunked by science

1/<p>Skye Gould/Tech Insider<p>2/<p>MYTH: An apple a day keeps the doctor away.<p>Imperfect<p>Apples are packed with vitamin C and fiber, both of which are …

Here's how long it would take to visit the closest star in our galaxy

There are many possible answers to this question — some very simple, others in the realm of science fiction. But coming up with a comprehensive answer means taking a lot of things into consideration.<p>Unfortunately, any realistic assessment is likely to produce answers that would totally discourage …

Jaw-dropping photos of massive winter storm Jonas taken from space

Between January 20 and 24, NASA published photos taken from National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) satellite of the massive blizzard that paralyzed Washington, New York, and other northeastern US cities.<p>By midnight on Saturday, New York City experienced its second-biggest storm ever …

Weather

Science Says There Are 4 Types of Introverts: Which One Are You?

Being an introvert isn’t a bad thing — sure, small talk might not be your favorite activity, but you’re definitely a pro at making your alone time rock . Thanks to Susan Cain’s bestseller <i>Quiet</i> , the whole world learned what many of us already knew: Introverts are awesome. Wellesley Psychology …

Psychology

What the FDA-recommended daily intake of 2,000 calories looks like at every major fast-food chain

The Food and Drug Administration recommends an average daily intake of 2,000 calories.<p>Yet according to data from The Food and Agriculture Organization of the Unitred Nations (FAOSTAT), Americans eat about 3,600 calories daily — a 24% increase from 1961. Healthier, more transparent practices are …

'Billions,' the new drama Wall Street will be obsessed with, just became Showtime's best-performing premiere ever

So when we ran into Andrew Ross Sorkin, the show's cocreator, at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on Wednesday morning, he was all smiles.<p>That 3 million number includes people who recorded the episode and watched it on-demand in the two weeks before the show's pilot, a new strategy …

Meet the big shot residents of 15 Central Park West

The ultra luxury condominium at 15 Central Park West is home to New York City's most powerful bankers, hedge funders, business tycoons and foreign billionaires. The building boasts an array of amenities including a library, 30 wine cellars, and a private restaurant.<p><i>Produced by Ruchika Agarwal</i><p><b>Follow</b> …

Theodore Roosevelt used this productivity trick to get more done in a couple hours than most people do in a day

Theodore Roosevelt, widely regarded by political scholars as one of the greatest American presidents, was also one of the most prolific.<p>Before becoming the country's youngest president at age 42 following President William McKinley's assassination in 1901, Roosevelt had already served as police …

One of the World's Busiest Airports Looks Like a Toy Set In This Tilt-Shift Video

It’s amazing what a change of perspective can do—and in this case, a simple camera perspective trick transforms a huge Tokyo airport into an tiny …

Tilt-shift

Here’s the Republican response to Obama’s State of the Union that everyone is raving about

Governor Nikki Haley of South Carolina generated some headlines with her response to President Obama's final State of the Union address.<p><i>Produced by Emmanuel Ocbazghi</i><p><b>Follow BI Video:</b>On Facebook

The Ability to Control Our Dreams Could Help Us Solve The Mystery of Consciousness

What it means to be in a hybrid state of consciousness.<p><i>This article was written by Dan Denis from the University of Sheffield and Giulia Poerio from</i> …

Consciousness

Hip-Hop

Desiigner's 'L.O.D.' EP Is All The Fun Of A Future Album With A Lot Less Moping<p>Aaron Williams 05.04.18 3 days ago<p>The Classic Soul Man Gets A Slick, Modern Update<p>Leon Bridges' deftly modernizes his soul formula on his latest album, 'Good Thing,' which lives up to its title.<p>Aaron Williams 05.04.18 3 …

An FBI agent shares 9 tricks for reading people better

But what should you be listening for? And what other signs can tip you off to what someone is thinking or feeling?<p>If you follow my column, you're familiar with LaRae Quy. LaRae, who spent 23 years as a counterintelligence agent for the FBI, now spends her time writing, speaking, and teaching others …

A psychologist interviewed a bunch of murderers and learned 5 surprising things about what drives people to kill

<i>Who could do something like this? Who is truly that evil?</i><p>Forensic psychologist James Garbarino might have some answers.<p>Earlier this year, the Loyola University psychologist published a book tying these experiences together, entitled "Listening to Killers: Lessons Learned from My Twenty Years as a …

Watch the Biggest Ever Drone Swarm Take to the Sky in Style

Take 100 drones. Strap lights to them and launch them into the air. Control them with a single piece of software and have an orchestra play …

Drones

NASA’s replacement for the Hubble telescope will be 100 times more powerful

It's been an exciting ride full of fascinating photos, but Hubble's place as NASA's flagship telescope may soon come to an end because the space agency just announced that it will begin construction of its next telescope, dubbed the "Wide-Field Infrared Survey Telescope" (WFIRST), this …

The first Hyperloop tubes have arrived in the Nevada desert

The first successful Hyperloop run might occur in 2016.<p>The first Hyperloop tubes have arrived in the Nevada desert for Hyperloop Technologies' eventual test track, CNN Money reports. Here's what they look like:<p>The idea is to eventually use these unassuming looking tubes to propel people in pods at …

Hip-Hop

Why Drake's 'Comeback Season' Was His True Star-Making Moment<p>Aaron Williams 06.21.18 3 hours ago<p>'Everything Is Love' Is A Rare And Exuberant Triumph<p>On their first official joint album, The Carters erect what may be the greatest monument to forgiveness in pop culture history.<p>Caitlin White 06.21.18 4 …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Why so many bowl games? Well, more people watched Duke's bowl than Duke-UNC hoops

Yep, the minor bowl was on ABC and the basketball game was on cable. Still! Tons of people watch bowl games, is the point.<p>It's official: Duke and Indiana are now football schools.<p>The two hardwood powerhouses met in the Pinstripe Bowl for IU's first postseason game in eight years and Duke's first …

A con artist taught me everything I know about persuasion

You have to understand, I was the kid who was never able to sell any of that "World's Best Chocolate." I was the only Cub Scout who didn't get the badge for sales of the holiday popcorn tins. Rather than go door-to-door, I would just let the catalog molder in my backpack until the very last day, …

Trucker shortage means thousands of available jobs

PHOENIX — Arizona has about 194,000 people searching for employment. But there's work available in the long-haul trucking industry for those who can cut it, even if they've never driven a truck and don't know how to use a stick shift.<p>The industry faces a shortage of drivers nationwide. In the next …

Trucking

The football Cam Newton chased down to give away went to a 6-year-old who recently lost his father

Every time the Carolina Panthers score a touchdown, Cam Newton celebrates by giving the ball away to a fan. It turns out when he did it on Sunday, it had a little more meaning than it typically might.<p>After a second-quarter touchdown, Newton gave the ball to a young Panthers fan in the stands.<p>That …

NASA Releases Stunning New Images Of 2014 Antares Rocket Disaster

The photos come on the heels of a new report that tries to pinpoint the cause of the explosion.<p>NASA has released a series of images from last year's disaster on Wallops Island in Virginia, where an unmanned Antares rocket exploded six seconds after liftoff.<p>No one was injured in the Oct. 28, 2014, …

How Arby’s Broke Its Marketing Slump and Became One of Today’s Beefiest Brands

A few year's back, Arby's had a big problem with its advertising: it wasn't working. The brand had been through a host of different taglines, ad …

Hip-Hop

Kanye West's Decade-Long Slide From Greatness To Mediocrity<p>Steven Hyden on Kanye's 2010s career, a time of long decline following the high of 'My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy'<p>Steven Hyden 06.05.18 9 hours ago 6 Comments<p>Here's Why The Drake Vs. Pusha T Beef Is Likely Over Before It's Begun<p>Aaron …

Rap & Hip-Hop

16 Wikipedia Pages That Will Change The Way You See The Universe

Robot proteins, immortality, Martian rocks falling from the sky, catastrophic eruptions, and reverse evolution! What more could you ask for?

Don't Make These Money Mistakes, Millennials

You’ve landed your first job out of college: congrats. The days of black bean-based dishes and Bud Light are behind you and it is all smooth sailing with two paychecks a month, an apartment that isn’t a dorm room and the freedom of young adulthood.<p>Or so you think.<p>While that first check might seem …