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How to get rich quick in Silicon Valley

Corey Pein took his half-baked startup idea to America’s hottest billionaire factory – and found a wasteland of techie hustlers and con men<p><b>T</b>he most desirable career of the 21st century, with numerous advantages over other fast-growing occupations such as hospice carer and rickshaw driver, is being …

Silicon Valley

A Zillionaire’s Solution: Tax the Rich and Save the Economy

The Republican tax plan is a scam that won’t create jobs, contrary to what Trump says.<p>The Republican tax plan is a scam—a massive and destructive financial giveaway masquerading as pro-growth tax reform. Which is why our first response must be to demand not one penny of tax cuts for big …

Economics

Scientific Reasons Why Sleeping Naked Is Really Good For You

For as long as I can remember, I've forgone traditional pajamas for the pajamas the Good Lord gave me -- my skin. Much to the horror of my roommates, …

Ditching

Want to Raise Successful Kids? MIT Scientists Say Let Them Watch You Do This (But Most Parents Are Afraid To) | Inc.com

Imagine you're a parent. You want the best for your children--and you're convinced, based on science, that it's very important for them to learn grit and tenacity.<p>So, you work hard to make sure that you praise your kids the right way--always for their efforts, never for their innate characteristics …

Self-improvement

Personal Trainer Foods For Breakfast | Women's Health

Getty RF<p>If there's any group of people that absolutely needs to be fueled in the mornings, it's personal trainers. After all, it's literally their job to work out—and help other people work out—all day long.<p>To get inspiration for our own mornings, we talked to five top trainers about their favorite …

Why Did Michelangelo Hate Raphael So Much? 5 Ferocious Feuds That Shaped Art History

Art World<p>From a Renaissance rivalry to the great clash of critics in NYC.<p>,<p>Throughout art history, the quest for remembrance and dominance has led to …

Art

Ajit Pai: the man who could destroy the open internet

Ajit Pai, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, has a reputation as a nice guy who remembers co-workers’ birthdays and their children’s names.<p>After he was targeted by trolls on Twitter, he took it in good humor, participating in a video where he read and responded to “mean …

Net Neutrality

You could fit the entire human race into a sugar cube — and 13 other facts to put the universe into perspective

It's full of exploding stars and immortal jellyfish and it's been kicking around for almost 14 billion years.<p>Here are 14 awesome facts to put it all into perspective.

Universe

7 'Disease Stoppers' You Need to Know About

<i>by guest blogger Josh Axe, DNM, DC, CNS</i><p>There's a pill for just about every condition on the planet. But did you ever take a look at the long list of side effects associated with conventional treatments? Luckily, your body wants to be well, and there are plenty of natural ways you can pump up your …

Wellness

The 25 best kitchen gadgets you can buy for under $25

<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>There are tons of kitchen gadgets and tools on the market that can make cooking easier and more efficient. A lot of them are also very …

Shopping

Science says parents of unsuccessful kids could have these 9 things in common

Parenting is one of the hardest jobs in the world.<p>There are so many things that can affect a child's success, including socioeconomic status, the environment they live in, and their parents' education level.<p>Though it can be difficult for studies to determine what parenting techniques are ideal …

Parenting

50 People Share Their One-Sentence Inspirations for Becoming Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’m obsessed with the back stories of how people started their companies. From 2011 to 2013 I read 197 books, dissecting the tech sector, which resulted in my first published book, <i>Hacking The Valley.</i><p>Recently, I created a Facebook group …

Entrepreneurship

The 22 Most Beautiful Places in the World

These destinations are just begging to be Instagrammed.<p>There are so many amazing places around the globe to see, we couldn't possibly include them all in just one list. But, these breathtaking destinations are definitely worth bumping to the top of your travel bucket list – whether you're looking …

This Is Your Brain on Nature

When we get closer to nature—be it untouched wilderness or a backyard tree—we do our overstressed brains a favor.<p><b>When you head out</b> to the desert, David Strayer is the kind of man you want behind the wheel. He never texts or talks on the phone while driving. He doesn’t even approve of eating in the …

42 simple things that will help you discover your calling in life

"Sensations such as twinges, uneasiness, and tension are indicators that you may not be thinking, acting, or behaving in alignment with your authentic self, which is the source of all passion. When you sense constriction or discomfort stop and ask, "Why?" Let your intuition speak and decipher what …

Self-improvement

10 Destinations You Can Visit for Under $25 a Day

<i>By: Meaghan Agnew</i><p><i>Credit: Patryk Kosmider/Shutterstock</i><p>You're one Seamless order away from insolvency, yet the travel bug continues to nibble. So how to wander the planet without worrying about the bottom line? Believe it or not, there are still plenty of global destinations where you can get by on …

Asia Travel

The 5 best places to go camping year-round

Turn off your cell phone, take a deep breath of fresh air, and plan an off-season excursion to one of these year-round campgrounds.

National Parks

The 7 best backpacks for travelers

It's versatile enough to handle your needs, and basic enough to take anywhere and everywhere.<p>You don't need to trek through the wilderness or across entire continents to be a backpack person — maybe rolling a suitcase through a crowded terminal just isn't your forte. (Though if it is, there are …

Backpacking

Science Finds An Interesting Link Between Anxiety And Intelligence

People who think too much may have little reason to worry. Recent studies have shown that there is a link between anxiety and intelligence and it is …

8 otherworldly landscapes on planet Earth

You don’t have to hop a flight to Mars to see out-of-this-world landscapes. From Krypton-style crystal caves to strange rock formations, Earth gives the seven other planets in our solar system a run for their money. Here are eight of the most jaw-dropping, alien-like places on Mother Earth.<p>1. Salar …

Sea Level

How to Spend the Winter Outdoors—and Still be Comfortable

Cold weather doesn't mean you have to spend the next few months on the couch. Here's how to stay outside all winter long.<p>Now that the cold weather …

Backpacking

15 islands you don't need a passport to visit

Stunning, shimmering sunsets across the water, the peaceful lullaby of waves crashing and the wind blowing, the feeling of truly being removed for your everyday life ... yep, islands are pretty much the best.<p>While it's wonderful to get that coveted passport stamp, there are plenty of islands to …

National Parks

20 Outdoor Adventures to Knock Off Your Atlanta Bucket List in 2016

As another year comes to a close, it’s time reflect on the past and look forward to the future. What have you accomplished? What did you wish you had …

A dangerous new game called Camera Rollette

Yesterday, my family and I invented a new game. We call it Camera Rollette.<p><b>Ages:</b> 6+<p><b>Number of Players:</b> 3–6 recommended<p><b>Other requirements:</b> Each person …

16 things travelers should know before planning their 2016 adventures

For travelers, 2015 and 2016 look like identical twins born in separate years, only more so. Much of what was true in 2015 will be truer in the coming year. What was hot this year will be hotter next; what was cheap in 2015 will be cheaper in 2016 (except when it's not; see hotel rooms). Here's a …

Amsterdam’s Most Underrated Attractions

For your next trip, why not explore these lesser-known city treasures?<p>From the Van Gogh Museum to the Anne Frank House, Amsterdam has its share of …

European Travel

Scientists say this simple psychological shift can help you achieve your goals

Fortunately, you'll have plenty of opportunities to redeem yourself, even before January 1, 2017.<p>The key? Be on the lookout for days that seem like transition points.<p>In doing so, you'll be harnessing the power of what researchers call the "fresh-start effect." Whenever we feel like there's a chance …

Employment

Ending messages with full stops is 'rude'

Bad news for the grammar purists among us; ending messages with a full stop is 'rude'.<p>That's according to a new study from Binghamton University. …

Language

I'm Glad Trump Said Muslims Shouldn't Be Allowed In

Whether you are Republican or Democrat, Muslim or non-Muslim, American or foreign, you have most likely seen Donald Trump's recent attempt to trend on social media above Kim and Kanye's new baby--I mean, you have to do something really wild to beat out Saint West on Twitter. Like any successful …

Religion

Plug bullet wounds in 20 seconds with this FDA-approved syringe

A sponge-filled syringe designed to close up gaping gunshot wounds in seconds has been approved for use in America's civilian population. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says that the device — originally developed for use by the military — can now be deployed by civilian first responders to …

FDA