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The 21 Most Beautiful Small Towns in Europe (as ranked by locals)

Bamberg is a city of breweries and churches, and frequently ranks among the most beautiful towns in Germany. It was erected on seven hills (a bit …

European Travel

5 Epic Road Trips Across America

No mode of travel is more American than the road trip. It’s basically a national rite of passage. Dating back to Model T days, folks have been …

National Parks

13 places with the bluest water in the world

Sometimes all it takes to re-center and refresh your mind and body is a good day (or week — who are we to limit you) staring off into a tranquil blue sea.<p>To help you find your inner peace, and catch a few waves and rays while you're at it, we've put together a list of some of the bluest waters in …

National Parks

Zillow jumps into homebuying and -selling

Following Opendoor’s lead, Zillow wants to flip homes within 90 days<p>Real estate listings site Zillow is making moves into the “iBuyer” space.<p>The company announced Thursday that it’s expanding its Zillow Instant Offers program to the Phoenix metro market after launching a pilot program in Las Vegas …

Real Estate

107 free online courses from the best colleges in the US — including Princeton, Harvard, and Yale

<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>Coursera was founded by two professors at Stanford University. Shutterstock/MintImages<p>Every year, US News & Reports releases its ranking …

Online Education

10 Skill-Building Courses That Are On Sale for $10 or Less

Learn something new for a fraction of the price.<p>Learning a new skill doesn’t have to cost you a ton of time and money. Of course, the path to …

Google Analytics

The cheapest all-inclusive destinations for summer 2018

Dreaming of the beach<p>Now Easter is out the way, summer is officially around the corner.<p>Cocktails on the beach, reading on a pool float and soaking up …

Travel

Bill Gates Says This Book Is 'One of the Most Important' He's Ever Read

Millions of people have tuned in for Swedish physician and statistician Hans Rosling’s TED Talks over the years, and the videos caught the attention …

Self-improvement

Where to Travel When – Unique Holiday Destinations for Each Month

<b>Are you a bucket lister or a last-minute jetsetter? Either way, sometimes we all get stuck for travel inspiration. Planning your next trip? I’ve</b> …

South America

The best books about science from the last 15 years that everyone should read

From discussions of human-machine hybrids to lost civilizations in the Amazon and octopus brains, scientists and writers have produced some amazing works of nonfiction in the past 15 years.<p>If you're in the mood to learn something new, as well as be entertained by riveting storylines, look no …

Books

The 24 Amazing Pools You Need To Jump In Once In Your Travel Life

When is time for travel, we need to think what we will do on that trip and that can be our guide to travel destinations. This is an amazing idea for …

This Amazing Map Depicts The 13,000 Hidden Wonders Of The World That You Need To Visit

Consider this your source of travel inspo for life.<p><i>This post was translated from Spanish.</i>

Travel

The 16 Most Beautiful Places in Europe Will Take Your Breath Away

Complete with fairy-tale castles, picturesque seaside retreats, otherworldly natural parks, and charming cities, Europe is full of striking places to …

Travel

Cruelty free travel: 6 vegan tour operators you need to know about

<b>Right now all I can think about is sunshine.</b><p>Not this winter sun that sometimes sneaks out in between the snow and the wind, but actual warm sunshine …

11 mind-expanding TED Talks to watch if you have 20 minutes to spare

Over the past several years, TED talks have brought insights from the most prominent academics, business leaders, and writers to the masses.<p>If you want to get some quick enlightenment, look no further than this list of some of the most thought-provoking and mind-expanding TED talks available.<p>These …

TED Talks

27 Underrated U.S. Destinations Everyone Should Visit in Their Lifetime

If you’re traveling in the US, cities like New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago are probably on the top of your list of places to see. Outside of big …

National Parks

25 Must-see Spots in North America According to a Man Who Took a 22,000-mile Road Trip

From remote surf towns to fern-covered canyons and massive glaciers, here are some of the most incredible sights the U.S. and Canada have to …

North America

These photos will make you want to travel to Switzerland

Set against the backdrop of the Alps, most of Switzerland looks like it's straight out of a postcard.<p>It may be a small country, but it boasts …

European Travel

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

The Startling Link Between Sugar and Alzheimer's

A high-carb diet, and the attendant high blood sugar, are associated with cognitive decline.<p>In recent years, Alzheimer’s disease has occasionally been referred to as “type 3” diabetes, though that moniker doesn’t make much sense. After all, though they share a problem with insulin, type 1 diabetes …

Diabetes

This Is the Itinerary You Need If You're Traveling to Greece

Located in Southeastern Europe and neighbored by islands dotted across the Aegean and Ionian seas, Greece is known for its pristine beaches, ancient …

European Travel

9 Thorough Guides That Will Teach You the Basics of SEO | Inc.com

If you want to get discovered online, you're going to have to learn SEO basics. Fortunately, there are plenty of resources available that will help you do just that.<p>Some of them are offered by the most prominent names in digital marketing. These guides are not listed in any particular order, they …

Social Media Marketing

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

UC Berkeley

The Must-Read Brain Books Of 2017

The must-read brain books of 2017 featured persuasion, compulsion, popularity, fear, technology, distraction, and the reasons why we’re capable of so much good and so much evil. The eight books on this list all reveal important, timely insights about who we are, what we do and why we do it.<p><b>The Fear</b> …

Books

8 of the World’s Best Natural Hot Springs and How to Find Them

So deep into winter, it’s only natural for those of us tired of daily commutes in the early dark to start thinking of the warmer places we’d rather …

7 Books To Help You Improve Your Business Networking And Build Real Relationships

This past year, I had both the challenge and privilege of writing my first book, “Top of Mind.” In it, I did my best to share real-life stories, advice, and proven tactics that would help readers connect with their audiences and always find ways to provide more value to them. Writing this book …

Self-improvement

The one book every student should read in 2018, according to Harvard professors

Harvard University professors constantly read and assign texts to their students. So they know a good book when they see one.<p>With that in mind, Business Insider asked professors at Harvard to share the single book they think every student should read in 2018.<p>The professors include Nobel laureates, …

Books

7 Wonderful (And Easy) Indian Dishes You Can Make At Home

Homemade Indian food? Yes, you can! From Chicken Tikka Masala to Homemade Naan, these Indian recipes are all spice-packed, easy to make, and surprisingly family-friendly.<p>1. Chicken Tikka Masala<p>Chicken tikka masala is a dish of marinated and broiled chunks of chicken in a creamy, spice-infused …

Ten Places That Deserve More Travelers

Head off the typical tourist trail to explore these surprising destinations.<p>Armenia<p><b>The Situation on the Ground:</b> Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, the tiny Caucasus country of Armenia has often been associated with conflict. The country’s Nagorno-Karabakh war with Azerbaijan over a …

Swimming Pools