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Improve your spreadsheet skills and increase productivity by mastering Excel

You may think you know how to use Microsoft Excel well enough, but are you truly tapping into the full power of this classic application? There's a …

Video Tutorials

Emirates' Cyber Monday Sale Has $449 Round-trip Tickets to Italy and Greece

You have until December 1 at midnight to book these steeply discounted seats.<p>Emirates wants to help you book your first vacation of 2018.<p>Starting at …

How Cosmic Rays Revealed a Secret Void in the Great Pyramid

The Great Pyramid of Giza is one of the storied Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Also called Khufu's Pyramid, It's among the oldest, biggest …

Bitcoin's Exorbitant Energy Costs May Prove to Be Biggest Risk

It may not matter whether bitcoin’s a bubble. The staggering energy costs associated with “mining” the digital currency could prove to be its …

Virgin Voyages to launch adults-only cruise experience in 2020

The very first Virgin Voyages cruise will accommodate 2,700 passengers when it finally sets sail in 2020, but none of them will be a child.<p>On Tuesday night, during a press event/keel laying ceremony for the fleet’s first ship in Genoa, Italy, Virgin Group founder Richard Branson and Virgin Voyages …

Sailing

An asteroid is about to squeak by Earth at an incredibly short distance

Giant, “planet-killer” asteroids are a huge concern for humanity simply because we don’t know if there’s anything we can actually do to stop them …

Astronomy

This Country is Banning all Foreigners from Visiting

Ever been banned from a country? Nope, us neither. But that's all about to change thanks to the Chinese Government's latest decision.<p>The Tibet …

China

The One Sandwich You Should Never Order From The McDonald's Menu, According To An Employee

When you're in the mood for good fast food at a reasonable price, McDonald's has got you covered. The fast food chain has become our go-to place for …

Videos: 10 Plot-Changing Easter Eggs You Never Noticed In Popular Movies

This is a new video from Screen Rant that lists 10 plot-changing Easter eggs you never noticed in popular movies. Easter eggs are pretty much the …

China's iQiyi considers U.S. listing as early as 2018: source

© Reuters. Photo illustration shows a person holding a phone with Baidu Inc's video streaming service iQiyi in Jinan<p>HONG KONG/BEIJING (Reuters) - …

Elon Musk shares first full-body photo of SpaceX’s spacesuit

Elon Musk has shared a photo of the SpaceX spacesuit the company has designed in-house. This is the second photo shared by Musk of the new spacesuit design created by the company, and the first to feature the suit’s full-body look.<p>The first photo focused on the head and shoulders of the outfit, …

Buying a Tesla Could Soon Become Ridiculously More Expensive

Thinking of buying a Tesla (TSLA) electric vehicle? Better act soon, or you could lose out on a $7,500 federal tax credit.<p>Once Tesla hits 200,000 …

Mayweather to Bieber You're Dead to Me!!!

<b>Justin Bieber</b> is not only off <b>Floyd Mayweather</b>'s Money Team, he's now one of Floyd's mortal enemies ... TMZ has learned.<p>Sources connected to both …

How much money people are really earning from Uber, Airbnb, and 7 more side hustles

Companies like these have made it easier than ever to make a quick buck on your own time.<p>But how much extra dough can you really make through these sites and apps?<p>Online lender Earnest decided to crunch some numbers to find out.<p>They looked at anonymous data from tens of thousands of loan applicants …

13 Outdoor Tech Gadgets To Create Your Backyard Oasis

Summer isn’t over yet – and for some of us it’s in full swing and we continue to enjoy barbecues and pool parties. If you’re fortunate enough to have …

Gear & Gadgets

Disney’s ‘Star Wars’ theme park is taking shape

Disney built a model of the upcoming film-inspired attraction.<p>Universal Studios Japan recently released the first trailer for its in-construction Super Nintendo World attraction, and now Disney has gone one better by building an actual physical model showing off its upcoming <i>Star Wars</i> Land …

The scariest part of an asteroid hitting Earth probably isn’t what you think

If you have a lingering fear of an unseen space rock slamming into our planet and wreaking havoc on an unimaginable scale, your nightmare scenario …

Geophysics

Two Sad Ironies In Florida Passing Its 'Anti-Science' Law

It is officially called Florida House Bill 989, and it was signed into law by Florida Governor Rick Scott on June 26th, 2017 after passing both chambers of the house. According to the National Center for Science Education’s website:<p>With the law now in place, any county resident — not just any …

Florida

Science Uncovers The Origin Of The First Light In The Universe

When we look out at the Universe today, highlighted against the vast, empty blackness of the sky are points of light: stars, galaxies, nebulae and more. Yet there was a time in the distant past before any of those things had formed, just after the Big Bang, where the Universe was still filled with …

Particles

NASA has plans of mining an asteroid worth $10,000 quadrillion in metal

NASA has plans of mining an asteroid worth $10,000 quadrillion in metal<p>Okay so how expensive would a rock floating about in space be worth? A few …

17 Classic Appetizers Everyone Will Love — Recipes from The Kitchn

Here's a well-known truth that we tend to ignore anyway: There's no better way to please a crowd and keep your cool than with a spread of …

Ripples in Space-Time Might Indicate That We Live in a Multiverse

Hunting for Extra Dimensions<p>As important as gravity is to us here on Earth, it is actually surprisingly weak in comparison to other fundamental …

Gravitational Waves

Ever wondered where pilots and cabin crew sleep during long-haul flights?

If you cringe at the idea of enduring a 15-hour flight in an economy seat, you’ll be incredibly jealous of the comfortable sleeping quarters where the flight staff and pilots of Virgin Australia can rest up on long-haul flights.<p>The airline revealed the sleeping quarters on its blog, showing where …

Trisha Yearwood's recipe for 'unfried chicken'

Country star Trisha Yearwood is a self-confessed yo-yo dieter who has tried everything from Atkins to Weight Watchers. She shares some of her …

Android Auto and Apple CarPlay are about to get really real

OK, I'll be honest, some of the most exciting tech of 2017 doesn't sound all that exciting on the surface. But bear with me, because it's going to be big.<p>Ready? Smartphone integration in cars -- specifically Android Auto and Apple CarPlay -- is finally past the tipping point of revolutionizing our …

The 25 best fast-food chains in America right now

But fast-food lovers aren't loyal only to legacy chains like McDonald's, KFC, and Taco Bell. In fact, these giants don't even break the top 25 in our latest ranking of the top fast-food chains in America.<p>Business Insider teamed up with Restaurant Business, a publication that focuses on the …

Ice Cream

Why you should care about Android malware and the importance of security patches

When you're king of the hill you are a target for everyone and everything. Sometimes that's great — LG's G6 is an awesome phone that wants to compete …

The 20 Best LGBT Movies On Netflix

Riveting documentaries, soaring dramas, and heartwarming romances are among the diverse selection of films the platform has to offer.<p>Photos: Everett …

Mapped: Here’s what every country in the world is best at doing

We all have our talents. Some of them might seem more useful than others, sure, but being the best at something is always cool. The same goes for …

Here's What Real Healthy People Actually Eat For Breakfast

Simple breakfast ideas from pros who need that healthy fuel.