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The 27 best startups that launched this year

While 2016 might have spelled trouble for some well-established startups, it also saw the birth of companies tackling things like a cure for cancer, life-saving drones, and competition for Uber.<p>Business Insider spoke to founders and venture capitalists and took a look at funding data to identify …

Beyond the specs: The 7 best Samsung Galaxy Note 7 features

While over-the-top hardware is the norm for Samsung’s Note series, this year the company is taking a bit more of a laid back approach, focusing primarily on the design and software experience.<p>Since these aren’t all details you won’t get in a spec sheet – and if our extensive hands-on review was too …

Galaxy Note

U.S. spending on prisons grew at three times rate of school spending: report | Reuters

(Reuters) - U.S. state and local spending on prisons and jails grew at three times the rate of spending on schools over the last 33 years as the number of Americans behind bars ballooned under a spate of harsh sentencing laws, a government report released Thursday said.<p>The East Block for condemned …

The only diet tips you really need

Most of us know what to eat — we know that fruits and vegetables are good, and we know we need to move more. We know that chocolate is high in …

What a Ripped Guy Would Eat at Every Fast Food Restaurant

No one thinks fast food is healthy. Whether it’s for convenience or cravings, though, sometimes the drive-thru is unavoidable. You can definitely hit …

The Ugly Truth About A $15 Minimum Wage

The Service Employees International Union spent 2015 expanding its campaign for a $15 minimum wage to other industries. In recent nationwide protests, the union focused again on its original target: Fast food companies, and McDonald's in particular.<p>I worked for the company for three decades, and …

Income Inequality

Poll shows Americans are really confused about gun laws - Futurity

A recent US poll finds widespread misperceptions about federal gun laws. The public supports stricter gun laws but many assume such laws already …

Dinner for One? Try These Easy Recipes

You're on your own for dinner, so what the heck are you going to make? You'd like to be creative, but only if the portions are right. Here, nine delicious recipes, easily made for you and you alone.<p><b>Cacio E Pepe</b><p>A quarter pound of pasta (about a quarter of the box), a dash of pepper, some …

Sights and Bites: What to Eat While Touring Tokyo, Japan

With a cultural map in one hand and a culinary compass in the other, savor the treasured sights, then seek the local bites.<p>From day to night, culture and cuisine come together in tantalizing <b>Tokyo</b>. As you experience stunning shrines and bustling markets, bright lights and big-city skyscrapers, take …

30 iconic American hotel bars everyone should have a drink at

All the major hospitality groups are filling their portfolios with new projects inside buzzy and beloved hotels. Hoteliers, too, are answering the bar-hopping public's call: multiple cocktail concepts within a single hotel are becoming the standard at big city hotels, especially those that stand on …

Hospitality

20 Must-Eat Summer Recipes You Still Have Time to Make

<i>We're republishing this list—originally posted in June 2015 as Summer Bucket-List Recipes—as a reminder that there's still time: Summer's not over yet! Go make a pie.</i><p>There's something about summertime that makes us so prone to making bucket lists, lists that grip us with the same voracious …

Bucket Lists