Melissa Kabalkin

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Nintendo's NES Classic Edition will be hard to find

The Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) Classic Edition is going to be a huge sales magnet this holiday season. It packs 30 of the best original Nintendo games into a tiny, plug-and-play package for $60.<p>Nintendo is banking on nostalgia, and based on how quickly the early pre-orders sold out a few …

UN worried over attacks on aid convoys in hurricane-hit Haiti

Food, medicine and other essential aid has been slow to reach many hard-hit areas. Some desperate Haitians have taken to blocking parts of the road crossing the southern peninsula to intercept humanitarian convoys, in some cases looting them.<p>"It's obviously a concern for the coordination and …

10 TV Siblings Who Secretly (And Not-So-Secretly) Want To Bone

Watching siblings on TV have eye-sex with each other — or actual sex — will never not be weird, although it may be purely for “entertainment.” We’ve …

Maths becomes biology's magic number

<b>"If you want a career in medicine these days you're better off studying mathematics or computing than biology."</b><p>This pithy aside was delivered by Sir Rory Collins, the head of clinical trials at Oxford University, in the middle of a discussion about the pros and cons of statins.<p>It is a nice …

Hear Laverne Cox’s Sexy Take On ‘Sweet Transvestite’ From Rocky Horror

Fox’s upcoming <i>Rocky Horror Picture Show</i> reboot is now a mere week away, and if you’re not shivering with anticipation just yet, Laverne Cox’s new …

People made sick by Soylent bars report 'gelatinous substance' on wrapper

The “future of food” company Soylent has recalled its new line of food bars after reports that the “meal replacement” has made people ill.<p>Soylent began selling 250-calorie bars in August, advertising them as a “12.5% of your daily nutritional requirements” that are “plant-based and protein rich”. …

Environmental Health

Sign into your accounts with this mouse’s built-in fingerprint sensor

Fingerprint sensors in mice are nothing new, but most models haven’t been updated in years, or they look absolutely abysmal. A new mouse from Tt eSports changes it up a bit with a more modern gaming mouse look, along with a built-in fingerprint sensor that people can use to authenticate all their …

Airline Refuses To Let Young, Black, Female Doctor Help In Medical Emergency

A Facebook post written by a doctor named Tamika Cross has been shared over 30,000 times. In it she recounts the discrimination she faced while …

We tried on white t-shirts from 5 popular stores and the winner was clear

We all need a go-to white t-shirt.<p>In our dream world, all white tees would be soft and comfortable, priced right, neither tight nor baggy, and opaque enough to be worn on their own.<p>But does that fantasy shirt really exist? We wanted to find out.<p>So we picked up standard tees from a range of bargain …

31 vintage photos show what New York City looked like in the early 1940s

His archive has been donated to and maintained by Cushman's alma mater, Indiana University, which has given us permission to publish his gallery of New York City photos taken in 1941 and 1942.<p>These images give a glimpse into what everyday life in Chinatown, the Financial District, and Midtown was …

The Hidden Truth Behind Relationship Chemistry

<i>Ross Rosenberg reveals the hidden truth behind relationship chemistry.</i><p>Have you been working on your online dating profile? Posing for the perfect selfie? Finding the exact right words to describe your wonderful self? Sadly, and unfortunately, all of the effort in choosing the best photographs, …

This Is What Happens To Your Body When You Take A Break From Working Out

Getting back to the gym after taking a small hiatus can feel like lifting weights for the very first time. And if you've ever tried to run after …

Muscle

SeaBubbles wants to be the Uber for waterborne transportation

Future water taxi service may be coming to Paris<p>When our streets become too congested, why not take to the open water to get around? SeaBubbles is a startup that aims to revolutionize waterborne transportation through fleets of sleek, hydrofoil-equipped shuttles designed to make city travel more …

Everything coming to Netflix, Amazon Prime, and HBO Now in October

We’re just a few days away from October, and that means it’s time for Halloween. Scary movies. Spooky stories. Specters that crawl out of your television and have really long hair. Given that, it’s hard to not see this upcoming month as a streaming service contest: which player can out-Halloween …

These portable antennas let you send texts with friends, even when you don't have service

Daniela Perdomo, CEO and co-founder of the communications startup goTenna, actually despises it.<p>"When you go to Coachella, your text messages should not go to a tower," Perdomo tells Business Insider.<p>That's why goTenna launched its first product last year, a portable antenna that uses VHF radio …

Police: Man killed by officer pointed vaping device, not gun

<b>El Cajon, California (CNN) —</b> Two protesters were arrested after 50 people blocked an intersection in El Cajon, California, to demand accountability following the police shooting of an unarmed black man.<p>Alfred Olango, 38, pulled a vaping device from his pocket and pointed it at police Tuesday before …

Justice

11 Apple Recipes That Will Make You Excited For Fall

Soups, salads, and sweets: autumn apples can be added to just about anything. From Apple Rum Raisin Pudding to Curried Cauliflower & Apple Soup, these recipes are perfect for celebrating the return of cozy fall flavors.<p><b>1. Apple Rum Raisin Pudding</b><p>Fall is the perfect time to cozy up to a warm …

Everything we know about Snapchat's new camera glasses, Spectacles

Snapchat isn't just an app anymore.<p>On Friday the company officially renamed itself to Snap Inc. and announced a pair of camera-equipped sunglasses called Spectacles.<p>After Business Insider obtained and published a video of the glasses in action, Snap officially announced the news in The Wall Street …

This Total-Body HIIT Workout Will Get You Sweating In Under 5 Minutes

It will be the longest, but most #worthit 5 minutes of your life<p>You can do anything for five minutes, right? Well, this super-intense Tabata-style …

8 things you should add to your wardrobe this fall

Fall fashion is shaping up to be a major '90s throwback.<p>From velvet dresses to lace-up everything, here are the best styles that will be huge this fall, according to the Fall 2016 runways.<p><b>Dusty Pink</b><p><b>How you should style it:</b><p>Try not to go overboard with this color, and instead, pick a statement piece. …

Kendall Jenner and Gigi Hadid Don’t Have That Supermodel “Magic” According to Robert Verdi

“In another day, these girls are not real models.”<p>If there is a single, surefire way to rile up fashion-industry veterans, it’s to use the word “supermodel” in the same sentence as names like <b>Kendall Jenner</b> or <b>Gigi Hadid</b>. <b>Stephanie Seymour</b>, one of the original models with the coveted “super” title, …

Fashion Modeling

10 Kardashian Weight Loss Tips That Might Actually Work

The proof is in lost pounds.<p>Although none of the Kardashian women are certified weight-loss experts, they've collectively lost hundreds of pounds right before your eyes:<p>Take Kim, who lost the 60 pounds she gained during her last pregnancy:<p>Or Kourtney, who lost her 35 pounds of baby weight within …

Nutrition

Justin Bieber and His Rumored Girlfriend Are Documenting Every Second of Their Time Together on Instagram

Or, at least, it feels that way.<p>Justin Bieber and model Sofia Richie are doing nothing to quiet current romance rumors. ET Online reports within hours of touching down in Japan, where Justin is performing for his "Purpose" world tour, the rumored couple started posting pictures of each other on …

Don't Let Your Dress Shirt Make You Look Dorky. Follow These Guidelines.

While fashion and dress codes may be getting less formal, there are still many occasions that require a clean and proper dress shirt. There is an abundance of dress shirts for sale online and in stores, all with very minor differences between them to the untrained eye. But even these slight …

What Your Pee and Poo Color Says About Your Health

Out of the blue I passed bright red pee. I freaked, thinking it was a sign of terminal disease. Then I remembered the roasted beetroot tarts served …

Serious privacy flaws discovered in Glow fertility tracker app

There are scores of startups making fertility tracker and family planning apps today, but a Consumer Reports investigation has singled out Glow Inc. for serious security and privacy flaws.<p>First, Consumer Reports’ team was able to access very personal information including data and comments about …

TJ Maxx has already knocked out Macy's, Nordstrom, and JCPenney — and now it's coming for Whole Foods

While the budget retailer is an unlikely competitor for Whole Foods, TJ Maxx has a surprisingly specific and successful strategy when it comes to its edibles section, which is filled with items like obscure spices, seemingly random dry goods, and quirky jams.<p>TJ Maxx buys gourmet items in large …

This is the latest you should eat at night if you want to sleep well and not gain weight

Now you know you're not supposed to eat that late, because you've heard it's bad for you, but how late is too late?<p>Besides snacking, how late can dinner be?<p>Just like the circadian rhythm that controls our sleep, scientists think our bodies have a circadian clock for eating, too. And messing with …