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Google now previews Stack Overflow answers directly in Search

Google is making it easier for developers to find the best answers to questions submitted on Stack Overflow: the company has started displaying previews for answers directly in Search.<p>This means that you can easily scan through the most popular answers to Stack Overflow submissions without having …

Stack Overflow

Adobe XD now lets you import Photoshop and Sketch assets, Illustrator and InDesign refreshed

There’s news in the Adobe world today with feature updates to XD, Illustrator CC, and InDesign CC out now. Adobe XD now lets designers easily work with Photoshop and Sketch assets and design files, and both Illustrator and InDesign have been refreshed.<p>Adobe XD has always complemented Photoshop by …

Watch the formation of the universe and Earth in this cool time-lapse video

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Time-lapse Photography

Harvard Study Says This 1 Personality Trait Makes You Extremely Unlikable

You're not being modest. You're being annoying.<p>No one wants to be perceived as the annoying person in any social situation. But what if you are <i>that</i> person and don't even know it?<p>If you're prone to the humblebrag -- be it in a meeting at work or in your social media posts -- then you just might be. …

Psychology

Why an Old Theory of Everything Is Gaining New Life

Twenty-five particles and four forces. That description—the Standard Model of particle physics—constitutes physicists’ best current explanation for …

This Spectacular Video Shows What It Would Be Like to Fly Through The Orion Nebula

Mind = blown.<p>We're not going to fly through a nebula, not in the lifetimes of anyone alive today. Possibly not ever in anyone's lifetime.<p>But based on …

Cosmology

15 books Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, and Elon Musk think everyone should read

Books have always been important to billionaire moguls like Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, and Elon Musk.<p>Over the years, the trio has sung the praises of several books that influenced the way they see the world, from their approach to technological innovation to how they manage their businesses.<p>Here are …

Jeff Bezos

There are 2 types of time travel and physicists agree that one of them is possible

Brian Greene, professor of physics and mathematics at Columbia University and co-founder of the World Science Festival, explains what we know about time travel so far. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><b>Brian Greene:</b> I'm Brian Greene, professor of physics and mathematics at Columbia University …

A professor of medicine explains why eating fat won't make you fat — but sugar will

"Eat fat, get fat" has been the conventional wisdom guiding American diets for the past two decades. Yet more and more research suggests that thinking is dangerously misguided.<p>"There is one thing we know about fats," Aaron Carroll, a professor of pediatrics at the Indiana University School of …

The trick to negotiating a better job offer is a single sentence recruiters love to hear

Interviewing for jobs can be grueling. But if you manage to drum up the right answers to trick interview questions and prove you're worth hiring, there's light at the end of the tunnel: a job offer.<p>Once that offer letter hits your inbox, you know what you're supposed to do next. Always …

The fitness guru behind the 'Insanity' workout told us the one move you should master now

Let's face it: going to the gym sucks. It's inconvenient. It's expensive. Let's not discuss the smell.<p>But there are plenty of approaches to getting in shape that don't require a membership. Some don't even require leaving the house.<p>One of those techniques is high intensity interval training, a form …

Scientists think they've discovered a fourth type of fuel for humans — beyond carbs, fat, and protein

• Ketones could supercharge the body in a way unlike any other source of fuel.<br>• The San Francisco-based startup HVMN recently launched a drink made of …

The World’s Tiniest Wonders, Revealed Through Photomicrography

Under a microscope, even a toothbrush can be a work of art.<p>Since 1975, Nikon’s Small World Photomicrography Competition has attracted photographers …

Believe Me When I Tell You These Little-Known Facts About Color Are Fascinating

Who knew the Dutch were responsible for the prevalence of orange carrots?

26 time-management tricks I wish I'd known at 20

Time-management skills can take a while to learn.<p>Étienne Garbugli, a Montreal-based product and marketing consultant, the author of "Lean B2B: Build Products Businesses Want," and the creator of a course to help entrepreneurs find their target market, distilled the lessons he wishes he'd known when …

Time Management

The Absurdity of the Nobel Prizes in Science

They distort the nature of the scientific enterprise, rewrite its history, and overlook many of its most important contributors.<p>This morning, physicists Rainer Weiss, Kip Thorne, and Barry Barish received the Nobel Prize for Physics, for their discovery of gravitational waves—distortions in the …

CIA uses a secret tool to spy on NSA, FBI and other intel partners

Apparently, nobody's exempt from the CIA's intelligence gathering, not even its own intelligence partners. According to a set of documents published by WikiLeaks, the CIA uses a tool called "ExpressLane" that hides behind a fake software update to collect information from agencies around the world …

Homeland Security

10 Podcasts That Will Make You Smarter

Feed your brain at the gym, in the car, or whenever you have a few minutes to spare.<p>Hate your commute? Struggle to motivate yourself to hit the treadmill? Perhaps both these problems (and many more) have the same solution. Why not turn these odds and ends of unpleasant time into opportunities to …

Self-improvement

Facebook requests input on hard questions about censorship and terrorism

How should Facebook decide what’s allowed on its social network, and how to balance safety and truth with diverse opinions and cultural norms? Facebook wants your feedback on the toughest issues it’s grappling with, so today it published a list of seven “hard questions” and an email address — …

Social Media

Tying loose ends? Gravitational waves could solve string theory, study claims

New paper suggests that the hotly contested physics thesis, which involves the existence of six ‘extra dimensions’, may be settled by cutting-edge laser detectors<p>String theory makes the grand promise of weaving together all of physics into a single sublime framework. The only downside is that …

Physics

A self-made millionaire who retired at 37 says buying a home was 'probably the worst financial decision' he ever made

Long-term renting is often perceived as a waste of money, while owning a home is seen as a valuable asset that provides long-term financial gain — in other words, it's a good investment.<p>But here's the plain truth: While homeownership may be a smart "investment" for your health, stability, or family …

The Meditation Cure

A basic practice of Buddhism turns out to be one of the best ways to deal with the anxieties and appetites bequeathed to us by our evolutionary history<p>Much of Buddhism can be boiled down to a bad-news/good-news story. The bad news is that life is full of suffering and we humans are full of …

Meditation

The Mind-Boggling Ascent of Amazon and Jeff Bezos

Amazon and its founder, Jeff Bezos, are having a moment.<p>In the last week, the company and Mr. Bezos have reached some impressive milestones. Amazon’s stock market capitalization vaulted above $500 billion on Wednesday. And for several hours the next day, the company’s soaring share price propelled …

bessembinder

The race to reveal antimatter’s secrets

In the shadow of the Large Hadron Collider, six teams are competing to answer one of the Universe’s deepest existential questions.<p>In a high-ceilinged …

Google is sharing its management tools with the world

Speaking at his alma mater in January, Sundar Pichai, Google’s low-profile CEO, revealed his key to effective management: “Let others succeed.”<p>Enacting Pichai’s advice is easier said than done. But Google is sharing some tools that might help. Its Re:Work blog is offering a series of instructive …

Goal Setting

Google has a plan to store renewable energy -- with salt

Google parent Alphabet has a plan for storing renewable energy that would otherwise go to waste -- and it involves vats of salt and antifreeze.<p>The plan, code-named "Malta," has the potential to last longer than lithium-ion batteries and be as cost efficient as new hydroelectric plants and other …

Clean Energy

The Best Astronomy Pictures of the Year Are Absolutely Incredible

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Astronomy

This is the site you need to look at before you start your next home improvement project

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>My mom went through a few big home remodeling phases over 10 years ago, and while our house looks great now, I remember it was a period …

A neuroscientist who studies decision-making reveals the most important choice you can make

It's all about who you decide to spend time with. But "it's not just advice to choose your friends carefully," Cerf told Business Insider.<p>There are two premises that lead Cerf to believe personal company is the most important factor for long-term satisfaction.<p>The first is that decision-making is …

Clever Street Artist Is Transforming NYC’s Streets into One Giant Playground

We love clever street art, so we couldn't help but admire the work of artist Tom Bob, who has been running amok on the streets of New York and Massachusetts. If you're a fan of famous street artist OakOak, you'll love Tom Bob's work, as he uses forgotten elements of the street to create whimsical …