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7 steps to a perfectly simple home

There is something beautiful about simplicity. It is elegant, minimal, and offers an austere yet alluring aesthetic. This is particularly relevant …

Interior Design

Finally, a Line of Office-Ready Outfits You’ll Actually Feel (And Look) Good In

Few phrases can inspire such a deep, existential sigh from within as “office attire.” The familiar, humdrum parade of chinos and ladylike blouses is enough to inspire dread in the staunchest of psyches. Where are the sharp-looking styles for women whose workplaces may not be permissive enough to …

Indie sad lads: rock's millennial men show they have feelings too

A new wave of male indie artists, such as Car Seat Headrest, Palace Winter, Kevin Morby, Alex G and Whitney are not afraid to show their sensitive side<p>As pop’s foremost females furiously demolish all in their path – think Beyoncé, walloping the windows of parked cars with a baseball bat on Hold Up, …

Clinton email use broke federal rules: inspector's report

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton and her team ignored clear guidance from the State Department that her email setup broke federal standards and …

Government

New concept turns battery technology upside-down

A new approach to the design of a liquid battery, using a passive, gravity-fed arrangement similar to an old-fashioned hourglass, could offer great …

Microsoft is scaling back its smartphone efforts, now aiming primarily at enterprise

While Microsoft’s rise to dominance in the PC world has largely seen few real challengers over the years, outside of perhaps Apple with its Mac OS, the battle has been much fiercer when it comes to mobile. Despite getting in relatively early with Windows Mobile, and attempting to constantly evolve …

A Single Injection Can Eliminate Type 2 Diabetes in Mice For Months

This could be big.<p>Scientists have made a discovery that could lead to better treatments for diabetes in the future, with a protein injection …

10 Fashion, Design & Retail Companies to Watch - Entrepreneur's Brilliant 100

This story appears in the June 2016 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Be inspired by this year's Brilliant 100 companies pushing the envelope in fashion, retail and design.<p><b>1.</b> To fix fit in swimwear shopping, <b>Bikyni</b>surveyed more than 5,000 women about things mass retailers often overlook.<p><b>2.</b> <b>Campaign</b> …

Google Cardboard

Microsoft Lays Off Nokia Employees, Exits Consumer Phone Business

Microsoft has laid off hundreds of employees tied to its smartphone business, as the company finally exits the consumer phone market and attempts to streamline its worldwide mobile division (via <i>The Verge</i>).<p>The move will impact up to 1,850 jobs worldwide, said Microsoft's head of Windows and devices …

Employment

Apple unveils nature-filled, solar-powered future for its retail stores worldwide

If you think Apple’s urban retail stores are gorgeous, wait till you see what’s in store for the future of their iconic shops. The tech giant just …

Luxury dive resorts: 10 of the world's best | CNN Travel

(CNN) — Super-swanky dive resorts come in all sizes. But mostly in small.<p>From Chile to Australia to St. Lucia, the world's most exclusive scuba hideaways serve fewer than 100 select guests.<p>Some cater to a maximum of just 20 diving VIPs. Others tempt groups to reserve their whole private island.<p>I …

Food Photographer of the Year 2016

<b>Oozing cheese toasties, fiery hot kitchens and impressive baking displays - see the winners of this year's Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year competition.</b><p>With plumes of flour jumping high into the air, this image of a baker kneading dough has, says food critic and chairman of the judges Jay …

You won’t recognize the new world of digital payments without this report

The modern smartphone is a remarkable device. A single device that fits in your pocket can do all the tasks that once required cameras, camcorders, GPS devices, watches, alarm clocks, calculators, and even TVs.<p>But the next change might be the most radical of all—it could eliminate the need to carry …

FinTech

Clinton and Sanders both staged huge New York rallies on the same night

Sanders' campaign said his rally in Manhattan's Washington Square Park brought out 27,000 people, one of the largest gatherings in support of the 74-year-old democratic socialist who has galvanized Democrats and independents alike with his calls for reforms to corporate America and remedies for …

Government

Donald Trump is right: The Republican nominating process is a scam

This complaint will be true, it will be valid, and anti-Trump Republicans will dismiss it at their peril.<p>There has been a weird epidemic of shortsighted schadenfreude among Republican insiders over the past week as they watch Trump's campaign blunder through the intricacies of delegate selection.<p>It …

Government

Kids Granted Permission By Judge To Sue US Government For Lack Of Action On Climate Change

Environment Photo credit: Our Children's TrustA lawsuit filed by a group of young people in Oregon claiming the American government is negligent in …

5 Smartest Moves for Downsizing Your Home

Cash out and then land right.<p>Once the kids are grown up and the house is well on its way to paid off, many couples start to think about scaling back …

A Freak Is a Freak, and Egyptian Lover Is an Icon

Ahead of his new anthology, we spoke with the gilded lothario about 808s, the state of DJing, and how he shaped West Coast hip-hop as we know it.<p><i>Photo courtesy Stones Throw</i><p>If LA has a “Planet Rock,” it’s Egyptian Lover’s “Egypt, Egypt.” Forever b-boy canon, the 1984 single evolved Afrika …

Internet Explorer is still the world's most popular browser — but not for long

Internet Explorer and Google Chrome are about to swap places in the charts as Microsoft's aging browser continues to quickly fall out of favor with many consumers.<p>The March 2016 usage data from NetMarketShares reveals that Google Chrome now has a 39.09 percent share of the browser market, less than …

Software

Hillary Clinton gave us a preview of how she'll take on Donald Trump

Hillary Clinton is vowing to stay out of the mud with Donald Trump.<p>For now.<p>"I'm not going to be responding to him. I have pretty thick skin," she told Business Insider during a Thursday interview at Purchase College in New York.<p>"I've been in the arena a long time," she continued, "and that means …

Government

The 10 most important things in the world right now

Good morning! Here's what you need to know on Monday.<p><b>1. A giant leak of documents from the internal database of a global law firm based in Panama has revealed the offshore holdings of 140 politicians, public officials, and athletes around the world.</b> The leaked data has been described as a …

Mining

These 2 phones could be the biggest threats to the iPhone 7

If history is any indication, Apple's next flagship smartphone (presumably called the iPhone 7) will make its debut in September.<p>The most significant competition it's likely to face, however, could arrive this month. Samsung's Galaxy S7 and LG's G5 are scheduled to make their debuts in the near …

Phones

A $7 smartphone is about to change the game in India

The Freedom 251 will be accompanied by a price tag of under Rs. 500, around $7, as NDTV reports. For Indian people living on a very low income and unable to come close to affording a pricier smartphone, the device could prove to be a game changer.<p>Ringing Bells hasn't revealed much about the phone …

India

The long-awaited tech correction is here

But in 2015 the talk peaked, as private company valuations grew to the point where Facebook's $1 billion acquisition of 13-person company Instagram in 2012 now looks cheap, and privately held Uber with no published financial returns and massive losses is supposedly worth more than Ford and GM.<p>On …

San Francisco

Hillary Clinton struggled through an 'awkward' answer about her 6-figure Goldman Sachs speaking fees

During a CNN town-hall event Wednesday night, moderator Anderson Cooper asked Clinton whether she had used poor judgment by accepting $675,000 from Goldman Sachs for three speeches. The Democratic presidential front-runner said she was simply following the footsteps of past secretaries of state.<p>"I …

Government

Hillary Clinton edges out Bernie Sanders to win Iowa caucuses

Hillary Clinton slightly edged out Bernie Sanders to win the Iowa caucuses, according to a statement from the Iowa Democratic Party early Tuesday morning.<p>The final results were "the closest in Iowa Democratic caucus history," the IDP statement said.<p>Neither Clinton nor Sanders declared victory in …

Middle-class

A man who spent $650,000 to have lunch with Warren Buffett says it changed his life in 2 big ways

The highest bidder gets to bring up to seven people to dine with the steak-loving business magnate at Smith & Wollensky steakhouse in Manhattan.<p>In 2007, Mohnish Pabrai, managing partner of Pabrai Investments, and Guy Spier, author of "The Education of a Value Investor" and manager of Aquamarine …

Self-improvement

A billionaire Saudi prince is buying a piece of Lyft for $105 million

The cash infusion comes from Saudi Arabia's Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, via his Kingdom Holding Company. The investment will give the group a 2.3% stake in Lyft.<p>The cash, according to The Journal, is part of a larger fundraise totaling more than $247 million for 5.3% of the ridesharing company.<p>Lyft …

San Francisco

US troops could not see Afghan hospital during attack

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. special forces soldiers who called in a devastating air strike on a hospital in northern Afghanistan were half a mile …

Afghanistan

‘The biggest sham’: Sheriffs fume at mass release of 6,000 federal inmates

Local sheriffs across America are voicing concern for the safety of the citizens they've sworn to protect after the biggest one-time release of federal inmates in U.S. history -- though advocates of criminal justice reform maintain the release is being handled responsibly.<p>The 6,112 inmates were …