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Rogue One

After less than three weeks in theaters, Star Wars: The Last Jedi has already surpassed Rogue One at the global box office.<p>01.02.2018<p>Ryan Scott<p>A fan …

Bernie Sanders is starting to surge against Hillary Clinton at the exact right time

In a poll out Tuesday, Sanders was even ahead of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton among likely Democratic caucusgoers in Iowa.<p>The Quinnipiac University survey found Sanders with 49% support to Clinton's 44% in Iowa.<p>That represented a turnaround for Sanders in Iowa, as the same pollster …

Middle-class

The model who quit Instagram explains the lies behind her most popular photo

Australian Instagram model Essena O'Neill, 19, went viral after calling social media "fake" and saying it made her "miserable."<p>"I spent hours watching perfect girls online, wishing I was them," she explained in a YouTube video. "Then, when I was 'one of them,' I still wasn't happy, content, or at …

Instagram

The White House just joined Snapchat — here's its first-ever Story

Under the username "whitehouse," the White House will be providing updates on an official Snapchat Story, which is accompanied by an American Flag emoji on Snapchat.<p>"Our Official Story will take you behind the scenes of the White House's State of the Union preparations, with footage and angles you …

The White House

Questions You Should Always Ask When Interviewing For A Sales Position

When interviewing for a sales position, occasionally an interviewee becomes so interested in getting the position, they get duped by a seasoned sales …

Employment

The Simple Secret to Being a Successful Investor

3 easy steps<p>“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication,” Steve Jobs, the late Apple cofounder, once said. That applies not just to designing Macs and …

Investing

Here's How Getting Stoned Affects Your Body

In an ideal world, with rigorously regulated dispensaries and organic pot at shoppers' disposal, would a healthy person be healthier if she used marijuana?<p>Balancing 24 credits, marching band, sorority council meetings, and a part-time job was taking a toll on Cali G., then a 21-year-old University …

Bernie Sanders Calls U.S. Prison Numbers An 'International Embarrassment'

CHICAGO -- Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) pledged to make criminal justice reform a priority of his administration during a busy campaign stop in Chicago Wednesday afternoon.<p>“I consider reforming our criminal justice system one of the most important things that a …

Middle-class

BERNIE WINS: Will regain access to key data after brawl with national Democratic party

In a statement, the Sanders campaign said the Democratic National Committee "capitulated" in the face of a lawsuit the campaign had filed hours earlier.<p>"We are extremely pleased that the DNC has reversed its outrageous decision to take Sen. Sanders' data. The information we provided tonight is …

Government

Robert Reich Explains How DNC Is Royally Screwing Over Bernie Sanders

In an email addressed to members of the progressive group, Democracy for America, former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich explains why Bernie Sanders needs their help.<p>Brian --Progressives are justifiably outraged at what appears to be a power play by the Democratic establishment. Over just the past …

The Top Complaints from Employees About Their Leaders

If you’re the kind of boss who fails to make genuine connections with your direct reports, take heed: 91% of employees say communication issues can drag executives down, according to results from our new Interact/Harris Poll, which was conducted online with roughly 1,000 U.S. workers.<p>In the survey, …

Employment

You may soon be able to update your eyeglasses with virtual displays

Dispelix Oy, a spinoff company from the VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, is creating a new display system they claim is good enough to eventually replace your smartphone.<p>Unlike Google Glass, which comes in the form of a head-mounted wearable device, Dispelix is focusing only on creating …

Augmented Reality

How Rich Kids Get a Head Start

Back in 2011, I wrote a TIME cover story on declining social mobility and growing inequality in the U.S. The title: “Can You Still Move Up in …

Income Inequality

The biggest ever update to 'Minecraft' just launched — here's what in it

Though "Minecraft" is already enormously popular the world over, beloved by millions who play it regularly, it's a game in a state of perpetual development.<p>This has always been the case with "Minecraft," which originally launched as a playable "Alpha": a game that's playable, but far from …

Minecraft

The best advice about money

Wealthy people have a handful of common habits surrounding money.Theo Wargo / Getty Images<p>What secrets about managing money do the rich know that the average person doesn't?<p>I spent five years trying to answer that question. I asked 233 millionaires 144 questions and discovered that the rich have …

Personal Finance

Great leaders share this little-known quality

But what does "better" mean? Several of today's leaders are visionary; many possess noble values and the ability to manage severe disruption.<p>But there is one key quality that I would argue is too important to disregard, and missing in many of today's most powerful people: meaningfulness.<p>While …

Leadership

Which Corporations Own The White House

The president and his top advisers have kept an open door for CEOs of Fortune 100 companies, <b>keeping almost 1,000 appointments</b> with them, a Reuters …

Wins in Iowa and New Hampshire Will Propel Bernie Sanders to the Presidency

When Bernie Sanders wins Iowa and New Hampshire, the tidal wave of media attention will cause a paradigm shift within the American political establishment. Suddenly, Bernie Sanders won't get 1/23 the television coverage of Donald Trump. Also, Hillary Clinton's continually evolving stances on key …

Bernie Sanders Will Be President, New Report Claims

Clinton’s “inevitability” is a myth, and Bernie Sanders will be president, it is now claimed.<p>Hillary Clinton is not leading in the polls. Rather, she …

Middle-class

Some experts think the housing bubble is back

In some parts of the country, such as Las Vegas, many people are still recovering from that spiral.<p>It's harrowing to imagine another housing bubble already, and the good news is that Zillow's economists and most of the 66 experts who responded to questions about a bubble in the fourth quarter 2015 …

Real Estate

Here's how Destiny's new Sparrow racing mode works

<i>Destiny</i>'s newest limited-time event, the Sparrow Racing League, kicks off tomorrow, bringing with it new opportunities to spend money on microtransactions for items like emotes, developer Bungie announced today.<p>Two vendors in the Tower will be your go-to officials for the Sparrow Racing League: …

How to Pass a Urine Drug Test Using Science

<i>This article originally appeared on Inverse.</i><p><b>By Yasmin Tayag</b><p>Drug testing, like heroin, got popular in the late '80s and early '90s. As Reagan's Drug War rushed towards its logical conclusion, employers hustled to create drug-free work environments despite a lack of evidence that there was any …

Body Fat

The best gifts for the gamer in your life

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>In truth, the word "gamer" is next to meaningless. Videogames and the people who play them aren't a special club anymore; they're the …

Mario Kart

Bernie Sanders Wins Readers' Poll for TIME Person of the Year

Mark Peterson—Redux<p>Brooks Kraft—Corbis for TIME<p>Susan Walsh—AP<p>Win McNamee—Getty Images<p>Mark Peterson—Redux<p>Jim Young—Reuters<p>Jessica McGowan—Getty …

Government

The single ugliest myth the rich perpetuate about the poor

Wealthy white conservatives want to believe they’ve earned their fortunes, so they pathologize the lower classes<p>Many wealthy white conservative males believe they deserve their good fortunes, and that the poor are taking handouts. But on average little of the money of the wealthiest Americans is …

Local Economies

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There is one force reshaping the entire world ― and Wall Street is catching on

There is a hot theory gaining currency on Wall Street.<p>It is a big picture idea, but it explains much of what is going on in the economy and society.<p>It is called technological deflation.<p>Moelis & Co. Chief Executive Ken Moelis was on CNBC's Closing Bell on Thursday and brought it up.<p>According to …

Wall Street

Analysts are giving up on Microsoft's smartphone business

"Despite all the effort Microsoft has put into the launch of Windows 10, IDC does not expect Microsoft's share of the smartphone OS market to grow much over the coming years," the report states.<p>Windows 10 Mobile, which launched alongside Windows 10 earlier this year, aims to make the company's …

Satya Nadella

The White House made a correction to one thing Obama said in his big Oval Office address

When emailing out the official transcript of his speech, the White House amended the president's comment that Tashfeen Malik, one of the perpetrators of the San Bernardino, California, attack, arrived in the US as part of the US' visa-waiver program.<p>Malik actually came to the US last year on a K-1 …

The White House

11 Psychological Tricks to Manipulate People, Ranked in Order of Pure Evilness

Some of these tactics are legit. Others might work, but you'd need a shower afterward. Here they are, ranked from least to most evil.<p>11 Psychological Tricks to Manipulate People, Ranked BY Evilness<p>Trust Me.<p>IMAGE: Getty Images<p>REORDER<p>Entrepreneurs and business leaders—we want to hear your growth …

Entrepreneurship