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Pornhub’s new VPN will hide your filthy porn habits

Virtual private networks, or VPNs, are a secure method for keeping your browsing habits away from prying eyes, and, therefore, a must-have service …

Information Systems

The 10 Shirts Every Man Needs In His Wardrobe

Different types of shirt are better suited to different occasions. These are the 10 must-have button-up styles every rakish gent should have hanging …

Men's Fashion

The 5 Books Billionaire Bill Gates Recommends for Summer Reading

The Microsoft co-founder's 2018 picks 'wrestle with big questions.'<p>4 min read<p>Whether you're headed to the beach this summer or just looking for some thought-provoking writing to immerse yourself in during your commute, multibillionaire and philanthropist Bill Gates has you covered. Each year, the …

Books

How to Mix Casual & Formal Wear

Both men and women have difficulties with combining casual and formal wear. For example, you may be wondering how to dress if you want to impress …

Men's Fashion

Sheet Pan Pancake Recipes That Will Feed a Crowd

1<p>Buttermilk<p>Serve everyone at the table a warm stack of pancakes all at once. We’ve made the breakfast favorite hassle-free by baking the batter in a …

Breakfast

From robotic bees to bacteria, the tech that is making for a greener tomorrow

We love when technology gives us new gadgets or entertaining features, but it’s even better when scientists get together and use technology for more …

U.S. Army

Ryan Reynolds Is Absolutely Crushing the Style on His Deadpool 2 Press Tour

He's wearing everything from full suits to T-shirts and jeans.<p>Ryan Reynolds has been making the media rounds to promote <i>Deadpool 2,</i> and because he is Ryan Reynolds, he's been looking pretty damn good doing so. Plus, he's having some fun within the confines of expectations (safe, but stylish) by …

Deadpool

12 Details That Will Instantly Improve Your Spring/Summer Outfits

When temperatures rise, the finer details make a huge difference to your outfit. Here are some key accessories and easy styling tweaks that will …

Men's Fashion

Google Employees Resign in Protest Against Pentagon Contract

It’s been nearly three months since many Google employees—and the public—learned about the company’s decision to provide artificial intelligence to a …

Machine Learning

Google Has an Official Process in Place for Learning From Failure--and It's Absolutely Brilliant

Recently, Google described its internal process for documenting and learning from mistakes, and there's a lot here that can benefit any company.<p>How do you view failure?<p>For many, the act of failing or committing a major mistake is enough to send them spiraling down into a pity party. But there is a …

Self-improvement

The 4 Best Lightweight Colognes That Won't Overpower Your Coworkers

They barely have a scent at all but somehow manage to make you smell good. It's weird. We'll explain.<p>Cologne is popular for one very simple reason: There is no more definitive signifier of wealth than the cultivated trait of smelling good. It doesn’t matter how meticulously coiffed your hair is or …

Beauty

The evolutionary paradox of homosexuality

Being gay no longer holds the stigma it once did, but in evolution, why does a non-reproductive trait persist?<p>In 1913 George Levick, an explorer, …

LGBTQI

Seven simple ways to cope with loneliness

We live in lonely times. The elderly are lonely. The teens are lonely. People are lonely in cities and in rural areas, so much so that it's now considered a public-health issue (one with real, physical health effects). In a cover story for the Harvard Business Review last year, former Surgeon …

Loneliness

39 questions to make small talk with anyone

There’s nothing quite like breaking the conversational barrier with a friend or co-worker. In order to reach that level of chummy rapport, though, …

Commuting

Large predators once hunted to near-extinction are showing up in unexpected places

Alligators on the beach. Killer whales in rivers. Mountain lions miles from the nearest mountain.

Ecology

Ryan Reynolds Shows You How To Look Smarter With A Single Move

Let's face it. Most men are pretty damn lazy when it comes to keeping up appearances. That's why it's important to have a few tried and tested style …

Men's Fashion

The Coolest Loafers to Wear With Everything You Own

If you think of loafers as stuffy, one-dimensional, country-club shoes, it's proof you haven't spent much time thinking about them at all. Go ahead, tell us why they're boring: <i>You can't wear them casually</i>. Then why have skate brands like Palace made 'em to complement their cool-kid streetwear? <i>They</i> …

Men's Fashion

The 10 Most-Saved Recipes from April Will Make You Hungry!

Spring has sprung, and nowhere is that more obvious than in the recipes you've been saving. You've been loving light and fresh meals that scream …

Cooking

The Sneaker That’s So Anti-Fashion It’s Fashionable Again

New Balance's 574 is back in the limelight and even better.<p><i>Welcome to The Esquire Endorsement. Heavily researched. Thoroughly vetted. These picks are the best way to spend your hard-earned cash.</i><p>The New Balance 574 isn't made for flexing. It's not flashy or attention-grabbing or even particularly …

Shoes

These online data science courses are taught by a Harvard biostats professor — and can help you land the best job in America

<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>Glassdoor<p>The best job in America right now isn't technically dog surfing instructor. It's not even professional TV watcher. According to …

Online Education

Scientists use graphene to squeeze light to just one atom thick paving the way for tiny switches and sensors

Breakthrough in light compression heralds dawn of a new age of technological possibilities<p>Graphene is regarded as one of the ultimate materials we …

Move Over, Double Helix: A New Form of DNA Has Just Been Discovered

This is the first time it's ever been seen in a living cell.<p>When we learn about human genetics in high school biology class, one of the most basic …

The hidden healing power of sugar

Doctors are finding one way that sugar can benefit your health: it may help heal wounds when antibiotics fail.<p>As a child growing up in poverty in the rural Eastern Highlands of Zimbabwe, Moses Murandu was used to having salt literally rubbed in his wounds when he fell and cut himself. On lucky …

Diabetes

Astronomers’ Dark Energy Hopes Fade to Gray

A star-crossed mission nearly 20 years in the making that was intended to seek an answer to the most burning, baffling question in astronomy — and perhaps elucidate the fate of the universe — is in danger of being canceled.<p>The Wide-Field Infrared Survey Telescope, or Wfirst, was being designed to …

Universe

Google’s new AI algorithm predicts heart disease by looking at your eyes

Experts say it could provide a simpler way to predict cardiovascular risk<p>Scientists from Google and its health-tech subsidiary Verily have discovered a new way to assess a person’s risk of heart disease using machine learning. By analyzing scans of the back of a patient’s eye, the company’s …

Machine Learning

8 Sophisticated Italian Pasta Recipes

So what if Wednesday night has always been spaghetti night—how about showing bucatini and cavatelli some love? These stepped-up (but still easy!) …

Cooking

Silicon Valley parents are raising their kids tech-free — and it should be a red flag

It's 9 a.m. in Sunnyvale, California and Minni Shahi is on her way to work at the Apple headquarters in Cupertino. Her husband, a former Googler named Vijay Koduri, is meeting his business partner at a local Starbucks to discuss their startup, a YouTube clip-making business called HashCut.<p>Shahi and …

Silicon Valley

10 Plant Protein Sources to Try If You Want to Eat Less Meat

Because vegetarians and vegans know what's up.<p>February 13, 2018<p>A couple of years ago, I could never have imagined a life without meat. However, after …

Here's What to Do If You Absolutely Must Pull an All-Nighter

Always optimize, even if you know you won't be at peak performance.<p>Let's get the disclaimer out of the way first: All-nighters are terrible for you. The sleep deprivation they require is liable to make you irritable, impair your thinking, and diminish your productivity and creativity. And the more …

Scientists Just Found a Super-Powerful New Class of Antibiotics in Dirt

It can kill MRSA.<p>The modern medical era began when an absent-minded British scientist named Alexander Fleming returned from vacation to find that one …

Biology