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The Scientific Paper Is Obsolete

Here’s what’s next.<p>The scientific paper—the actual form of it—was one of the enabling inventions of modernity. Before it was developed in the 1600s, results were communicated privately in letters, ephemerally in lectures, or all at once in books. There was no public forum for <i>incremental</i> advances. …

Mathematics

Here’s Why the Mediterranean Diet Is So Good for Your Heart

The Mediterranean diet consistently finds its way to the top of national diet rankings (including <i>U.S. News & World Report</i>’s Best Diets of 2018). Some would argue it’s not even really a diet — at least not in the conventional sense of following prescribed point systems like Weight Watchers or …

10 Best ETFs to Buy for Beginners

If you’re just starting to invest your money, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are one of the best places to begin. Like mutual funds, these instruments …

Warren Buffett Once Told a 14-Year-Old Kid the Secret to Success in 1 Simple Sentence

At a Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting over a decade ago, Warren Buffett gave a 14-year-old a success lesson that was meant for all of us.<p>On May 1, 2004, Berkshire Hathaway held its annual meeting in Omaha, Nebraska, where nearly 20,000 people attended this annual ritual.<p>As reporter Jason Zweig …

These Are the 5 Best Books on Investing, Period

MONEY readers—and Warren Buffett—weigh in.<p>There are a lot of books out there full of investment advice, but it can be tough cutting through the …

Boutique hotel coming soon to Wrigleyville: A look inside The Wheelhouse

A long, curving baseball bat installation runs through the lobby of the soon-to-open Wheelhouse Hotel. A decades-old vintage scoreboard hangs there too. Nods to baseball are scattered throughout guest rooms.<p>There’s no mistaking The Wheelhouse’s kinship with its famous neighbor, a ballpark a block …

Chicago's best fried foods: chicken, shrimp, fries and more

The Tribune's Food & Dining team is on the hunt for Chicago's best fried food. Why? Why not, we ask. From shatteringly crisp chicken (everyone's favorite) to crunchy, plump curlicues of shrimp, we're seeking out the city's best fried foods. Check back every day in March for a new dish to add to …

Data science notebooks get real: JupyterLab releases to users

Jupyter notebooks break out of their "show and tell" role into something more suitable to data engineers. Can JupyterLab turn notebooks into an …

Just Opened: Plant-based Veggie Grill expands to Chicago

Chicago’s plant-based, vegetable-focused diners will soon have more options for casual dining, thanks to Veggie Grill’s entrance into the marketplace. Founded in 2006, the Irvine, Calif.-based fast casual chain opened its first location in Lakeview last week, one of at least six planned Chicago …

11 First Sentences That Guarantee the Rest of Your Email Won't Get Read

Even if your intentions are professional and sincere.<p>Imagine you get this email. You don't know the sender, but you open it anyway. How long would you keep reading?<p>Dear Jeff,<p>I hope you're having a great President's Day! I definitely am. Even though I'm spending a little time at work right now, I …

China’s great leap forward in science

There is always a certain fraction of talented, innovative people. China has the advantage of having lots of people<p>I first met Xiaogang Peng in the summer of 1992 at Jilin University in Changchun, in the remote north-east of China, where he was a postgraduate student in the department of chemistry. …

Chinese Academy of Sciences

Don’t use Huawei phones, say heads of FBI, CIA, and NSA

The US intelligence community is still worried about Chinese tech giants’ government ties<p>The heads of six major US intelligence agencies have warned that American citizens shouldn’t use products and services made by Chinese tech giants Huawei and ZTE. According to a report from <i>CNBC</i>, the …

Senate Intelligence Committee

New desalination membrane produces both drinking water and lithium

Seawater is a complex cocktail of useful minerals, but it's hard to separate out the specific ones we need. Now, a team of scientists from Australia …

This engineer created a fool-proof plan to overcome shyness — and it led her to jobs at Apple, Google, and now Microsoft

A couple of months ago, Sophia Velastegui was approached with an exciting job offer: To become the general manager of Microsoft's artificial intelligence product unit.<p>She began the job in December. It was another pinnacle career move for the star engineer, named to Business Insider's list of the …

Public Speaking

A Tesla employee who builds robots told us why production hell is actually a good thing

<i>Editor's note: Business Insider had the chance to speak with four Tesla employees from different parts of the company to learn more about their work. And what we discovered were some of the coolest jobs at Tesla. This is the fourth in the series. You can read the other profiles here.</i><p>Engineers are …

Tesla

How connectivity is driving the future of commerce

Imagine this scenario: In the San Francisco Bay area one weekday morning in the near future, a long-haul trucker wakes up and gets ready for the day’s shift. She’s made incredible time recently, covering two to three times the distance she used to be able to cover in the same time span. As she …

Remote Controls

Best in US

Lose all track of time (and cell signal) along California's Redwood Coast. Movie buffs might recognize the region’s scene-stealing backdrops from Hollywood blockbusters like <i>Jurassic Park</i>, <i>E.T.</i> and <i>Star Wars</i>. But the full wonder of California’s 2000-year-old redwoods – some reaching 20 stories high – …

I got up at 4:30 a.m. for 2 weeks — here's what I learned

Early mornings are always associated with successful people. My guess is it's something to do with the saying "time is money," because while regular people are still sleeping in their beds, Successful People are already up and at 'em, running companies and empires, hanging out on their private …

Success

Here are the top US places to see in 2018

A full month of 2018 is already behind us. With temperatures beginning to ease up as spring creeps closer, it's time to think about future travel plans.<p>The expert team at Lonely Planet, the travel guide publisher, just announced their 10 favorite U.S. destinations to visit in 2018.<p>“We aimed to pick …

10 things genuinely confident people do differently

True confidence — as opposed to the false confidence people project to mask their insecurities — has a look all its own. One thing is certain: truly …

For The First Time Ever, Astronomers Have Detected Planets Outside Our Galaxy

This is crazy!<p>In an incredible world first, astrophysicists have detected multiple planets in another galaxy, ranging from masses as small as the …

The Chrome Extensions We Can't Live Without

Nearly two-thirds of internet users turn to Chrome for their browsing needs, but far fewer take full advantage of its available extensions, the …

14 things successful people do on Sunday nights

Success

How to create a morning routine that gets you energized to teach

There’s a lot of talk about the importance of morning routines amongst entrepreneurs because when you run your own business, you don’t have anyone to …

Productivity

These Airbnbs with crazy amenities are calling your name around the country

These days, Airbnb offers a ton of customized vacation experiences. Whether you’re looking to lay down your head in a cozy wintertime getaway, an …

EmTech China reveals what jobs will be left for humans after AI takes over

Artificial intelligence was the emerging technology that put China in the center of attention last year. It’s no wonder then that this year’s EmTech …

Lake Michigan has become dramatically clearer in last 20 years — but at a steep cost

Decades ago, Lake Michigan teemed with nutrients and green algae, casting a brownish-green hue that resembled the mouth of an inland river rather than a vast, open-water lake.<p>Back then, the lake’s swampy complexion was less than inviting to swimmers and kayakers, but it supported a robust fishing …

Lake Michigan

The morning routine experts recommend for peak productivity

What’s the best way to start your day so that you really get things done?<p>Laura Vanderkam studied the schedules of high-achievers. What did she find? …

5 Artificial Intelligence Companies to Watch in 2018

Expect big things from these tech companies this year.<p>Artificial intelligence hit some key milestones in 2017. At Facebook, chatbots were able to negotiate as well as their human counterparts. A poker-playing system designed by Carnegie Mellon professors mopped the floor with live opponents. There …

I Cofounded a Company and Led It to an IPO and a $2.5 Billion Acquisition. Here Are 5 Things I'd Do Differently

If you are a CEO or founder, or thinking of becoming one, don't ignore these lessons as you build your company.<p>From the outside-in, Trulia's path to its IPO and later acquisition was a smashing success. In reality, the road was fun but not without its share of major bumps along the way.<p>Now three …