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Mastering the Art of "Just Start"

For most of us, there is nothing more daunting than coming face-to-face with a blank page. Sure, a <i>tabula rasa</i> means you can take a project in any …

The 5 Secrets to Flying Comfortably in Economy Class

Ever heard of a Knee Defender? It’s a little plastic gadget that was invented by a 6-foot-3 man named Ira Goldman in 2003. It clips onto your lowered tray table and prevents the passenger in front of you from reclining their seat. It’s hard not to applaud an aggravated passenger who decided to …

The Top 17 Food Cities of 2015

Death of Rachel Hoffman

CLAIM<p>A 23-year-old Florida university student was arrested for marijuana possession and coerced into acting as an informant; she was subsequently …

Michael Burry, Real-Life Market Genius From <i>The Big Short</i>, Thinks Another Financial Crisis Is Looming

If <i>The Big Short</i>, Adam McKay’s adaptation of Michael Lewis’s book about the 2008 financial crisis and the subject of last month’s Vulture cover story, …

Dot-com

Hunter S Thompson's son: 'Whatever my father's virtues, he was a basket case'

Hunter S Thompson was known for lots of things: the frenetic pace of his writing, his fondness for guns, smoking with a clear plastic filter known as a TarGard. And, of course, taking drugs and drinking alcohol at a rate rivaled only by the likes of Keith Richards. It is not necessarily what one …

Why Insomnia Happens and What You Can Do to Get Better Sleep

We’re all familiar with that silly image of the person who resorts to counting sheep when they just can’t seem to fall asleep. But when you’re the …

The best coffee makers for every type of person

<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>Below I've rounded up most of the variations of at-home coffee makers you're likely to find and attempted to explain how they work and …

Coffee

28 Pictures That Prove 2015 Wasn’t A Completely Terrible Year

Not everything was terrible.

Kindhearted Man Buys Turtles from the Food Market to Release Them into the Ocean

A kindhearted man recently melted the hearts of millions after saving two majestic sea turtles from the food market and returning them safely into …

SHOCK VIDEO: 2 Men Doused with Gasoline & Set on Fire in the Streets of Baltimore

MARYLAND — Two men were doused with gasoline and set on fire in the streets of Baltimore Saturday and the horrific incident was caught on …

‘The Wire’ Actor And Baltimore Drug Kingpin ‘Little’ Melvin Williams Dies At 73

‘Little’ Melvin Williams, one of the most prolific drug kingpins in Baltimore history, died after a battle with cancer Thursday at the age of 73. Williams ruled the drug trade in Baltimore during the 60’s and 70’s before serving time in prison for a litany of drug and gun charges. While in prison, …

The World's Most Affordable Cities

Some cities are cheap for a reason. Like Kyiv, Ukraine, seen here. A political crisis and a proxy war with Russia on its eastern border have destroyed the Ukrainian economy. Kyiv might be an attractive, and inexpensive place to live. But few foreigners are willing to come here. Investment firm UBS …

How Do Screenwriters Hook a Studio Reader and Audience?

<i>This Post originally appeared on the blog ScreenCraft. ScreenCraft is dedicated to helping screenwriters and filmmakers succeed through educational events, screenwriting competitions and the annual ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship program, connecting screenwriters with agents, managers and</i> …

Filmmaking

Maryland police officer accused of biting testicles has left department

(Reuters) - An off-duty Maryland police officer charged with biting a man's testicles during a fight is no longer working for the department, a spokeswoman said on Monday.<p>Police officer Michael Flaig, 31, of Anne Arundel County, left the department for unspecified reasons on Sept. 25, spokeswoman …

No laughing matter: The secrets behind comedy success

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/business/1201000/1201370_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1533032310_cadc6c0aa0f12ee32c64eed76c42d606<p><b>Have you heard the one about the computer programmer who bought a failing comedy club in Texas and turned it into a million dollar a year …

Comedy

16 Wikipedia Pages That Will Change The Way You See The Universe

Robot proteins, immortality, Martian rocks falling from the sky, catastrophic eruptions, and reverse evolution! What more could you ask for?