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This Contraption Makes Cold Brew Coffee, Not Frankenstein's Monster - Technabob

A quick glance at this unique device over at Hammacher Schlemmer, and you most certainly wouldn’t think this is a coffee maker. It looks more like …

The Best Burgers in Los Angeles, According to Top Chefs

Whether you’re dining in or driving thru, Southern California gets few things better than a meat sandwich on a bun. Here’s where to dig in.<p>By Kate …

41 Useful AF Products That'll Captivate Every Practical Person

I like to consider myself a minimalist (or an aspiring one, anyway), but I'm also regularly finding and writing about products that'll fascinate …

Tokyo guide: Where to eat, drink, shop and stay in Japan's capital city

It’s easy to get lost in Tokyo. Home to massive skyscrapers, neon-lit signs, owl and maid cafes, anime shops, countless restaurants and karaoke bars, …

Google is using its dominance in search to hit Amazon where it hurts

People shop on Google. But they buy on Amazon. Google wants to change that.<p>The search giant is rolling out a program to make it easier to find products online—and take a cut of the resulting sales. As part of the new effort, US retailers will be able to list their products on Google platforms …

How to make $400,000 a year writing about what you love — according to someone who's doing it

• <b>Grant Sabatier of Millennial Money made $401,681 from his blogging side hustle last year.</b>• <b><br>Sabatier says blogging is the perfect side gig and that you can make serious money from it.</b>• <b><br>Advertising, consulting, brand partnerships and social media promotion are some of the ways he says you can bring in a</b> …

The 5 best apps to start investing with little money

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Acorns<p>Investing can be a confusing and intimidating activity to get involved with. The future payoff is worth it, but first-time investors …

Investing

India has 600 million young people – and they’re set to change our world | Ian Jack

The sheer number of young people has yet to become an asset: only 2.3% of the Indian workforce has had formal training<p>An illuminating and sometimes alarming book, Dreamers: How Young Indians Are Changing the World, is published this month. About 600 million people, more than half India’s …

Why Stitch Fix Could Be the Next Netflix

The two companies may seem unrelated, but their strengths and opportunities are similar.<p>The market doesn't quite know which box to put <b>Stitch Fix Inc</b> …

I Read 75 Books in 2017 & These Were My Top 10

In my mission to read as many books as I could in 2017, I explored new genres, new voices, and became the go-to girl for book recommendations. It's a …

31 Book Passages That Made Us Cry In 2017

—John Green, <i>Turtles All the Way Down</i><p>—Elizabeth Strout, <i>Anything Is Possible</i><p>—Patricia Lockwood, <i>Priestdaddy</i><p>—Jesmyn Ward, <i>Sing, Unburied, Sing</i><p>—Angie Thomas, <i>The Hate U Give</i><p>—Mohsin Hamid, <i>Exit West</i><p>—Kamila Shamsie, <i>Home Fire</i><p>—Naomi Alderman, <i>The Power</i><p>—Victor LaValle, <i>The Changeling</i><p>—Lidia Yuknavitch, <i>The Misfit's</i> …

Books

Three books Stanford asks every new student to read

Fresh off the excitement of gaining acceptance into the most competitive university in America, Stanford University incoming freshmen will likely …

Books

32 trips around Europe everyone should take in their lifetime, according to the world's top travel experts

But with so many cultures, countries, and landscapes to explore, it's hard to prioritise one dream destination over another.<p>Business Insider UK asked top travel bloggers and writers/editors from the likes of Lonely Planet, Suitcase, and Airbnb for the best European destinations they've ever visited …

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2017: When India's startups came of age, herded by Softbank

After oscillating between exuberance and a lull over the last few years, 2017 turned out to be a period of balance for India’s startup ecosystem.<p>The year started with a bang as the country’s biggest unicorn (a privately held company valued at over $1 billion), Flipkart, got its first non-founding …

This Famous Airline Is Shaming Passengers Who Fly on Budget Carriers (Will it Work?)

This is meant to be funny?<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>What has flying become?<p>Just a trip in a tiny bucket into which you're squeezed with hundreds of others.<p>That's if you're in economy, of course.<p>Even famous airlines, the …

24 favorite books of executives, founders, and CEOs that everyone should read

The most successful people often are serious about self-improvement, which can come in the form of a good book. Here are two dozen excellent reads recommended by founders, executives, and other high achievers.

CEOs

Chickpea and potato-curry-stuffed flatbread recipe

If you've never had curry for breakfast, you're missing out. Try this veggie one in a homemade flatbread<p>I know curry seems a bit full-on first thing in the morning but with a strong cup of tea and a downpour outside it works fabulously well.<p><b>SERVES</b><p>6<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>2 tbsp olive oil<br>• 1 large red onion, …

This is the Excel trick that will change everything about how you work with data

Don't waste time testing different values individually in Excel. Use a data table to show the results for many different possible scenarios at once.<p><b>Follow BI Video:</b> On Twitter

This startup lets you use your smartphone to reduce 3D printing costs

Online clothes shopping has surged in the past few years, as consumers become more confident buying before trying. However, everyone has had one bad experience with size, length or fit and had to return or live with the mistake.<p>Wiivv Wearables wants to make the fear of a wrong size a thing of the …

These are the best books Bill Gates read in 2016

The world’s richest man is studying up on tennis and electrical grids this year.<p>Bill Gates, philanthropist and cofounder of Microsoft, has kept up his reading and book reviewing. Today he released an annotated list of his favorite books from 2016. They include David Foster Wallace’s essays on …

The non-western books that every student should read

Leading authors pick international classics that should be on student’s bookshelves, but are often neglected by universities<p>I teach it to my first years and return to the book through their degree. It is the perfect introduction to complex ideas: oppressive socio-economic political structures, …

Spiced chicken rolls with sweet-sour cucumber

The good thing here is that the chicken doesn’t have to have come straight out of the frying pan, so there’s no last-minute cooking. It can be cooked and kept warm in a low oven, or just served slightly warmer than room temperature. I like to use cheap and ordinary soft rolls (easier to hold), but …

5 Off-the-Grid Destinations with Zero Cell Service

Ready to unplug? We mean no Snapchatting, no Instagramming, no text messages, and especially no work emails. Tell your boss that in these five out-of-service locales, you couldn’t make a call even if you wanted to.<p>Big Sur, California<p>Take the meandering drive down California’s rugged, coast-hugging …

What's the real difference between restaurants with one, two and three Michelin stars?

Over the last 25 years, I’ve been fortunate enough to dine in hundreds of Michelin-starred restaurants around the world – and have the depleted bank balance and expanded waistline to prove it. What I haven’t gained, however, is a convincing answer to that oft-asked question: what’s the difference …

Inside the world's most beautiful places to read - CNN Style

"I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library," the late Argentinian writer Jorge Luis Borges once said.<p>Some libraries certainly touch the divine, having all the grandeur you would expect from a "cathedral of learning". But libraries no longer hold a monopoly when it comes to …

US and Britain wrangled over Iraq's oil in aftermath of war, Chilcot shows

Iraq war inquiry,Oil,Condoleezza Rice,Middle East and North Africa,Tony Blair,BP,UK news,Iraq,World news,Business<p>Iraq war inquiry finds Britain arguing for ‘level playing field’ for its companies in access to oilfields

Starbucks Is Selling Nearly A Half-Billion Dollars In 'Sustainability' Bonds

The coffee giant is asking investors to fund its environmental efforts for the first time.<p>Starbucks Corp. is asking investors to fund as much as $496 million on what the coffee giant describes as "sustainability" projects, the latest move in a growing push by companies to reduce the potentially …

22 Outdoor Rugs With Serious Indoor Appeal

Have just as much fun decorating with gorgeous outdoor rugs as you do indoors.<p>It should be just as much fun to decorate your outdoor space as it is to decorate your indoor space! One way to translate your style to your backyard or patio is by adding an outdoor rug. These 22 chic and durable rugs …

Outdoor Spaces

Britain's house price surge will get worse because builders are running out of land

While building more affordable houses is the most fundamental way to tackle the imbalance between supply and demand, Daniel Porter and his team at UBS highlighted an important factor that directly prevents more properties being created — <b>housebuilders are running out of land to build on.</b><p>The note …

New Alzheimer’s Treatment Fully Restores Memory Function

Of the mice that received the treatment, 75 percent got their memory function back.<p>Australian researchers have come up with a non-invasive ultrasound …