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Top Stock Picks for 2018, According to People Who Have Beaten the Market

Expert advice for your stock portfolio.<p>How can you tell which stocks are likely to outperform? One simple way is to ask professional stock pickers …

Investing

10 Quick Changes to Fix Your Phone's Speed Issues

So you bought a shiny new phone, and a few months later you realize it isn't as fast as it used to be. We've all been there, and the issue isn't …

Apps

A bartender says there's a disgusting reason to order beer or wine over cocktails

Proceed ordering your drinks with caution.<p>When Business Insider recently asked more than 30 bartenders to weigh in on what they'd love to tell customers but can't, one response stood out as particularly disturbing:<p>"Almost no restaurants or bars clean their ice machines as regularly as they're …

Environmental Health

Ford's exoskeleton could help factory workers in a big way

It's meant to help reduce fatigue when working on overhead tasks.<p>A tired, injured worker doesn't exactly make a great contribution to capital growth. That's why Ford is investigating an exoskeleton that could keep workers from breaking to pieces during difficult tasks.<p>Ford is testing an upper body …

Robotics

Crushing an egg into your coffee sounds disgusting — but it makes an amazing-tasting drink

Crushing an egg (shell and all), whisking it with freshly ground coffee, and boiling the mixture sounds gross. The result looks terrifying, too — like a hideous swamp creature gurgling in your pot.<p>However, the umber-red-colored drink that results, called "egg coffee," is almost free of bitter …

Coffee

5 Mexican Crockpot Recipes That Are Half the Work With Twice the Flavor

When preparing meals for the week ahead, it can be easy to get into a recipe rut. We all have our fallbacks, and when energy is low and time is …

Why Happy People Cheat

A good marriage is no guarantee against infidelity.<p>“Most descriptions of troubled marriages don’t seem to fit my situation,” Priya insists. “Colin and I have a wonderful relationship. Great kids, no financial stresses, careers we love, great friends. He is a phenom at work, fucking handsome, …

Relationships

6 Things to Do If You Want to Become a Faster Runner

When it comes to marathon training advice, you can’t get much more cliché than “slow and steady wins the race.” But if you've ever run a marathon …

Marathons

McDonald's Unveils a Couture Burger Box by Julien Macdonald

"A gold, baroque, crystal-encrusted box," to be exact.<p>You may not associate McDonald's with luxury goods, but that's about to change. At least for those in the United Kingdom.<p>Not only did the U.K. locations of McDonald's introduce their Signature Collection, a gourmet burger option that includes …

McDonald's

3 Dividend Stocks That Thrive in Market Crashes

Sales at Johnson & Johnson, Wal-Mart, and Bristol-Myers Squibb could outperform their peers in a market crash, and that could help investors beat the …

Investing

America’s Future Is Texas

With right-wing zealots taking over the legislature even as the state’s demographics shift leftward, Texas has become the nation’s bellwether.<p>When Frederick Law Olmsted passed through Texas, in 1853, he became besotted with the majesty of the Texas legislature. “I have seen several similar bodies …

Republican Primaries

7 ETFs to Keep You Invested After Retirement

Don't let quitting work mean quitting on your financial future. These funds can help you keep your money growing.<p>It's a mistake to think that once …

Investing

Blue Apron's Stock Fizzles in Debut After Disappointing IPO

It’s not the entree into being a public company that Blue Apron Holdings Inc. was hoping for.<p>The meal-kit delivery company’s stock closed at its $10 …

Barclays PLC

An ex-plumber from Australia invented a $179 earpiece that can translate 8 languages in real-time

Lingmo International, a startup based in West Gosford north of Sydney, launched its TranslateOne2One earpiece at the UN's Artificial Intelligence for Good Summit in Geneva, revealing that IBM Watson machine learning technology had been used for its algorithms.<p>Traditionally, converting one language …

Machine Learning

This travel adaptor works in 150 countries

MICRO solves the most annoying thing about travel adapters. It's super small and can fit all kinds of plugs from the Americas, Australia, Europe, and …

Apple CEO Tim Cook says his talk with Trump about the Paris accord 'wasn't enough'

The Paris agreement was intended to slow climate change by setting limits on carbon emissions and has been widely embraced by the business community.<p>"I spoke with President Trump on Tuesday and tried to persuade him to keep the U.S. in the agreement," Cook wrote in an email sent to employees. "But …

Clean Technology

Dutch households will use servers to heat their showers for free

A small trial for a clever idea<p>You know just from using a laptop that computers give off a lot of excess heat. For data centers containing tens of thousands of servers, this is a big problem, wasting energy and money. To try and mitigate this, companies have experimented with moving facilities to …

Selling

Congress May Roll Back Injury Log Requirement, Endangering Workers

“Every regulation should have to pass a simple test: Does it make life better or safer for American workers?” Those words were delivered by President Donald J Trump last month as he signed an Executive Order on Regulatory Reform.<p>For more than 40 years, the Occupational Safety and Health …

Employment

The warrior monks who invented banking

<b>On London's busy Fleet Street, opposite Chancery Lane, is a stone arch through which anyone may step, and travel back in time.</b><p>A quiet courtyard houses a strange, circular chapel and a statue of two knights sharing a single horse.<p>The chapel is Temple Church, consecrated in 1185 as the London home of …

Knights Templar

Prime payback: Amazon amps up rewards with new credit card

The Visa card, available only for Prime members, becomes one of four branded Amazon credit cards now available.<p>Amazon is rolling out yet another new benefit for its Prime members, but this one's a mouthful: It's called the Amazon Prime Rewards Visa Signature card.<p>If you're as overstocked with …

eCommerce

One small step for man, one giant step for robot suit with man inside

A South Korean robot similar to the one imagined in the film "Avatar" takes its first steps.<p>When you mention South Korean tech companies, the name Hankook Mirae Technology isn't the first to come to mind. But on Tuesday, the company made its 13-foot, 1.5-ton manned robot, the Method-1, take a step …

Robotics

40 trips you should take before you turn 30

You're not young and free forever.<p>Your 20s are an ideal time to take on some adventure and travel to faraway places.<p>Chances are you'll end up having …

You Won't Even Realize You're Eating Veggies With These Baked Cauliflower Bites

Cauliflower: the veggie that can taste like literally anything.<p>View this post on Facebook

Trump Foundation admits to violating ban on ‘self-dealing,’ new filing to IRS shows

President-elect Donald Trump’s charitable foundation has admitted to the Internal Revenue Service that it violated a legal prohibition against “self-dealing,” which bars nonprofit leaders from using their charity’s money to help themselves, their businesses or their families.<p>The admission was …

Donald Trump

25 Recipes to Eat in Togetherness

Now, as ever, we believe there's value in sitting down at a table together.<p>What our community has demonstrated time and again is that they (you!) value food not merely for sustenance or taste but as means of learning and understanding, of finding shared connections where differences might otherwise …

Planet Earth II: Baby iguana fights snakes in viral video

Hot on the heels of this weekend’s intense penguin drama comes nature’s next nail-biting moment — this time, courtesy of the BBC One nature …

The Underground City of Derinkuyu Could Shelter As Many As 20,000 People & Reached A Depth of 60m

<i>Map created by Stuart Jackson-Carter</i><p>The cutaway map above shows part of the underground city of Derinkuyu as it would have appeared at its peak …

#FabFourin15: This Shepherd's Pie Is the Perfect Way to Welcome Fall

<i>Every other week, Los Angeles–based</i> <i>certified holistic nutritionist, wellness expert, and health coach</i> <i>Kelly LeVeque of</i> <i>Be Well by Kelly brings us a new</i> …

The 2016 Popular Mechanics Breakthrough Awards

The research, innovators, scientists, and students who've made the world a little better this year.<p>If you ever need evidence that this is a remarkable time, take a look at a billboard: Buy a car that runs on electricity! Visit the stratosphere in a space baloon! Clearly we live in the future, but …

Immune System

7 New Ways to Drink Coffee

The latest ways to get your caffeine fix<p>Forget flat whites and cappuccinos. Blue-algae lattes and espresso tonics are the latest ways to get a coffee fix. Here are a few of the weird and wonderful trends taking the world by storm:<p><b>1. Blue-algae lattes</b><p>Australia is famous for its coffee culture, and …