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5 Tips for Selling Your Home Without an Agent

Thinking about how to sell your house while minimizing the cost?<p>One way is to eliminate the real estate agent from the picture. If you sell the house …

Why All Brands Should Be Selling on Social (And How to Do It)

Improve brand recognition, build a loyal customer base, and drive more sales with social media.<p>Let's talk data. The average person spends 118 minutes a day on social media sites like Facebook (which boasts more than 1.5 billion active users worldwide), Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat, while 74% of …

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Names First Woman Executive to Coveted Top Role

Maria Renz, most recently CEO of Amazon's Quidsi subsidiary, was just named technical adviser to the CEO.<p>For more than 15 years, one role at Amazon has stood out as perhaps the most coveted: Jeff Bezos’s “shadow,” who acts as an adviser to the CEO, sitting by his side in daily meetings and serving …

Jeff Bezos

Conan O'Brien, Tina Fey, and more share their favorite Letterman memories.

<i>This article originally appeared in</i> Vulture.<p><i>In honor of the final</i> Late Show With David Letterman <i>Wednesday night, we surveyed a number of cultural</i> …

Goodbye Letterman, Hello Fallon: The Nicening of Late Night

Behold the post-Dave hole in our culture: Late-night chat shows have become an oasis of niceness. Late-night TV used to be the domain of cranky old …

Silicon Valley's Army of Advocates in Washington

Lobbyists and advocates help tech companies navigate the mystifying world of Washington in an effort to keeping innovation flourishing.<p>When it comes to squashing the dreams of starry-eyed entrepreneurs, nothing beats Washington, D.C., where even the strong don’t always survive.<p>It’s easy to ignore …

'Logjam' browser vulnerability fix will block thousands of websites

Researchers have discovered a new browser and website encryption vulnerability called Logjam, and there's good news and bad news. On the plus side, the vulnerability has largely been patched thanks to consultation with tech companies like Google, and updates are available now or coming soon for …

Home-Brewed Morphine Is Around The Corner

Making morphine — or heroin*, for that matter — isn't easy. You have to know a bunch of fancy chemistry to synthesize the drug from scratch. Or you have to get your hands on some opium poppies and extract morphine from the flowers' milky juice.<p>The latter is tougher than it sounds. Sure, the …

The Navy's new drone-killing laser may not be as impressive as it seems

The new weapon, called the Laser Weapons System, or LaWS, could replace costly conventional projectiles with blasts of focused heat that only cost as much as their energy input — perhaps as little as $1 per shot.<p>But the reality may have been very different. According to a startling new analysis …

Military

Biker Gangs Involved In Waco Gunfight Issue Orders To Shoot And Kill Cops, Authorities Say

Police in Texas are on alert after two biker gangs involved in a deadly shootout in Waco over the weekend allegedly issued orders to shoot and kill uniformed law enforcement officers.<p>State and federal authorities distributed memos to local police warning that the Cossacks and Bandidos motorcycle …

Crime

These Are The Best Restaurants In America, According To A Group Of Hardcore Gourmets

What's the best restaurant in America?<p>Is it The French Laundry in Yountville, California? Or Le Bernardin in New York? Maybe Joel Robuchon at the Mansion in Las Vegas?<p>Not according to the elite corps of gourmets who vote on Opinionated About Dining's annual list of the country's best restaurants. …

Hospitality

An NFL agent convinced teams not to draft his player, and it made him a lot of money

A month before the draft, Collins — an offensive lineman from LSU — was considered a lock to be drafted in the first round. ESPN's Todd McShay projected Collins to be the 11th pick and Mel Kiper predicted the lineman would go as high as No. 16.<p>If Collins had been taken in that range, he would have …

NFL

A former CIA chief told us what makes a great spy and why they missed on 9/11

Business Insider interviewed Royden before his scheduled talk at the Commonwealth Club last month, and covered a number of topics, including the terrorist attacks on 9/11 and what makes a great spy.<p>While CIA operatives must be sociable, professional, and discreet, spies — foreign nationals …

National Security

China's Neighbors See Mischief In What's Happening At Disputed Reef

There's something amiss on Mischief Reef: Before and after satellite imagery of the disputed coral atoll in the South China Sea taken a few years ago and last month show that the reef is growing. And the telltale presence of a Chinese flotilla is proof of who's been at work dredging up white sand …

This is Edward Snowden's Advice to John Oliver for an Unhackable Password

Edward Snowden has bad news for you: Your computer password is probably terrible.<p>In a web extension of his Sunday interview with John Oliver on <i>Last</i> …

Actress Livid After What Airport Security Made Her Do to Her Breast Milk: ‘Not OK’

Actress Alyssa Milano took to Twitter Thursday morning to blast airport security. No, she didn’t get singled out for a patdown; she had her expressed breast milk taken away.<p>Actress Alyssa Milano and her son Milo attend the Huggies Snug & Dry and Baby2Baby Mother’s Day Garden Party, April 27, 2013 …

Megyn Kelly grills Rand Paul on female interviewers

Megyn Kelly wasn't about to let Sen. Rand Paul quiet her down in an interview Wednesday night.<p>The Fox News host admonished the Kentucky Republican and 2016 presidential contender for trying to speak over her while she asked questions about his position on arming Syrian rebels.<p>"Let me make the …

9 Ways to Be Likable

Let's face it, not all of us score an "A" when it comes to sociability and likability. Indeed many people cringe at the thought of attending a social gathering or a networking event. Unfortunately, at times they're unavoidable.<p>Whether you're the introvert that's quickly drained with obligatory …

Christie Brinkley shows off swollen black eye

Christie Brinkley’s relaxing vacation in Turks and Caicos was suddenly disrupted when the 61-year-old supermodel had a nasty accident while trying to save a bird.<p>Brinkley shared a photo collage on Monday of herself in a hospital gown, sporting scratches and a swollen and bruised eye.<p>“We interrupt …

The Finnish Town That Went on a Diet

In the province of North Karelia, an unorthodox doctor defied conventional public-health wisdom to successfully overhaul regional cuisine and improve heart health.<p>In 1972, an international team of academics identified a new and terrifying public-health crisis. In a far eastern province of …

Public Health

Mindy Kaling's Brother: I Posed As Black to Get Into Med School

Vijay Chokal-Ingam, the brother of writer and actress Mindy Kaling, has sparked controversy with his new book, in which he claims to have been admitted to medical school after posing as a black man.<p>In the book, titled "Almost Black," Chokal-Ingam claims that he pretended to be a black man after …

Poll: Japanese have low opinion of Americans

TOKYO — Seventy years after they were mortal enemies, Americans have a high regard for the character of Japanese. But the Japanese view of Americans? Not so much, a survey out Tuesday shows.<p>Americans overwhelmingly think of Japanese as hardworking, inventive and honest, with few negative personal …

Watch This Accident Video and Tell Us Who You Think Is to Blame

Here’s the conundrum: A motorcyclist has the green light but cars that previously had the right of way still block the intersection. Said motorcyclist, being more agile than his fellow motorists in cars waiting at the green light, decides to skirt in between the blocking vehicles that are still …

British expat arrested after daughter, 15, falls to her death in Hong Kong

The managing director of a British insurance company and his partner have been arrested on suspicion of mistreating their daughter, who fell to her death in Hong Kong<p>The parents of a 15-year-old girl who fell to her death from a high-rise apartment building in <b>Hong Kong</b> on Tuesday have been arrested …

Brontosaurus raised from dead, as scientists rule dinosaur did exist

Oxford University scientists have ruled that Brontosaurus is unique and should have its own genus<p>The Brontosaurus really did exist, scientists have decided, ending a debate which has rumbled on for more than 100 years,<p>The huge dinosaur was discovered in the 1870s, but by 1903 palaeontologists ruled …

Watch Christina Aguilera Do a Perfect Britney Spears Impression

A Mouse Club divided against itself cannot stand.<p>Christina Aguilera and Britney Spears have known each other since they were both Mouseketeers on <i>The</i> …