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How to Create a Gallery Wall

Tips for making it look uncluttered and artsy, too<p><i>Each week Mansion Global tackles an interior design topic with an elite group of designers from</i> …

How long you need to do cardio to reap the benefits for your body and brain

A growing body of research suggests that when we commit to regular workouts that raise our heart rate and get us moving and sweating for a sustained period of time, magical things happen to our body and brain.<p>We think more clearly, feel better overall, and protect ourselves against some of the …

Exercise

Lyft says Valerie Jarrett is a 'natural fit' for its board

Lyft is adding some political power to its board of directors.<p>The ride-hailing company said Monday that Valerie Jarrett, formerly a senior advisor to President Barack Obama, is joining its board. The appointment marks the latest move by a DC insider to a Silicon Valley company.<p>"Valerie is one of …

There's even more evidence that one type of exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug that we have

Want an all-natural way to lift your mood, improve your memory, and protect your brain against age-related cognitive decline?<p>Get moving.<p>A wealth of recent research, including a new study published this month in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, suggests that any type of exercise that raises your …

The Brain

VC Aileen Lee just offered some very specific advice to female founders looking for funding

In May, at TechCrunch’s Disrupt event in New York, researchers from Harvard Business Review were in the audience, and they were taking notes. Using their findings, along with the help of a linguistic software program that scanned video transcriptions of Q&A sessions between onstage venture …

Venture Capital

California Moves to Turn Freeway Traffic Into Electricity

California legislators are looking to put the state’s notorious car traffic to good use. State officials recently approved a plan to generate …

Apple pushes iPad Pro as PC killer in new ads

Apple’s latest advertising campaign for the iPad Pro touts how well the tablet works as a PC replacement.<p>The funny new ads, released today, use real tweets from real people to highlight how the iPad Pro excels over old-school computers in areas like speed, Wi-Fi, productivity and viruses. Each clip …

IPad Pro

Worried about your public Facebook data? You might want to try these tools

If you're a Facebook user, by now you probably know that every "like" and piece of information gets aggregated into a set of anonymized data, which …

Meet the 3 Cool-Girl Labels That Are Redefining SoCal Style

Southern California style has long been synonymous with vintage hippie chic and a certain lady-of-the-canyon sway. Recently though, we’ve seen a new crop of homegrown brands emerge—all helmed by It girls—that are redefining the future of Cali Cool. The women behind The Line by K, LOQ, and LPA have …

The 8 Best Vegan Restaurants in America

London's first vegan fried chicken restaurant debuted in Hackney this month, and lines of hungry residents stretched in front of its neighboring …

Los Angeles

The top 9 most popular restaurants in New York City, according to Uber

Because of that, when it comes to judging New York's City most popular restaurants, the ride-hailing company is ignoring all of the "best of" lists and critics reviews and evaluating the restaurants strictly on the data it knows: the number of drop-offs at the restaurant.<p>The company recently …

New York City

Let It Flow: 10 of the Best Books on Creativity

The best books about creativity can simultaneously spark new ideas in the reader while also giving them a compelling narrative to follow. Sometimes this can come from writers or artists taking a step back and recounting the ways in which their craft comes together; in other cases, it might involve …

To beef up in marketing tech, Salesforce is buying Krux for $340M in cash and stock, potentially $750M overall

Salesforce is making yet another acquisition, once again to build out its footprint in marketing and adtech. The company has just confirmed that it is buying Krux, a company that tracks traffic (“data signatures”) across multiple devices — e.g. desktop, mobile, tablet, set-top — and channels — …

Salesforce

Amazing Coffee Shops Around the World

The planet's best places for a pick-me-up.<p>Traveling means jet lag and jet lag means coffee (at least for many of us caffeine addicts). Luckily, you …

The More You Energize Your Coworkers, the Better Everyone Performs

How much energy do you have at work? Do you feel invigorated and engaged or down and disengaged? Either way, the reason might be your coworkers: They are infecting you with their energy, positive or negative.<p>We “catch” energy through our interactions with people – something called “relational …

PTTOW! Unites Most Powerful Leaders Across Industries To Design A New Global Culture

Pop culture has traditionally been shaped by athletes and entertainers. While sub-cultures actively engineer movements and introduce individuals to the spotlight, these celebrities influenced the values, interests and lifestyles of young people for generations.<p>For major corporations and media …

Mobile Devices

The top quotes from the Democratic town hall in Ohio

<b>(CNN) —</b> On the cusp of another round of crucial nominating contests, Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton took questions on Sunday night from voters in Ohio at a live CNN town hall event hosted by CNN and TV One.<p>CNN's Jake Tapper and TV One's Roland Martin moderated, as the candidates made their case …

The Best Secret Streets Around the World

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14 apps that will help you stick to your New Year's resolutions

Thankfully, there are apps to help you keep on track.<p>We combed through Apple and Google's list of the best apps of the year, along with Business Insider's own reviews and Tech Insider's App 100, to pull together a list of 14 apps that will help you reach your goals a little faster.

Apps

Is Perfect Posture the New Six-Pack? 3 Ways to Straighten Up

A ribbed sweater at Loewe, slashed below the collarbone. A white bolero blouse at Proenza Schouler dripping off both arms. If the Spring 2016 collections are any indication, the shoulder is the new décolletage. And much like the crop top and toned abs before it, the shoulder-baring piece brings …

A futuristic razor that shaves hair with a laser has raised nearly $4 million on Kickstarter

But two Swedes think they have a solution: A razor that shaves hair with a laser, not a blade. They call it the Skarp Razor.<p>The project went nuts on Kickstarter but has now been kicked off the crowdfunding site over concerns that it didn't have a working prototype.<p>As we previously reported, in its …

Crowd Funding

11 actions you can take today to start getting rich, according to a self-made millionaire

The good news is that success is a learnable skill, and anyone can start thinking, acting, and making choices like the super wealthy.<p>In T. Harv Eker's bestselling book, "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind," the self-made millionaire identifies specific "millionaire mind actions" that could help you …

Self-improvement

Marc Jacobs subtly used a plus-size model in a runway show

But Marc Jacobs just set a new standard.<p>At New York Fashion Week, the designer featured plus-size indie rock singer Beth Ditto, Rachel Lubitz of Mic points out.<p>Perhaps more significantly, Lubitz says that there was no big hoopla made about the plus-size model's appearance.<p>Lubitz says that Ditto …

Plus Size

Are Bosses Necessary?

A radical experiment at Zappos may herald the emergence of a new, more democratic kind of organization.<p>Deeply strange reports have been emerging from the Las Vegas headquarters of Zappos, until recently the world’s happiest shoe store. This spring, by order of the CEO, Tony Hsieh, the company …

How to light up a tumour | Alex O’Brien

For decades, brain surgeons have struggled to identify cancerous tissue precisely. Could one of the world’s most deadly scorpions come to their aid?<p>In 2004, Dr Richard Ellenbogen prepared to operate on a 17-year-old girl. The operation, to remove a brain tumour, was particularly challenging because …

Cancer

Solar panels just broke another record in the U.S.

The market to install solar panels on the roofs of homes in the U.S. set another record in the second quarter of this year, indicating a shift in the …

Biden marks $375 million, electric power deal with Benin

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden said "giving people hope is sometimes more consequential than giving them help," as he touted a new $375 …

Africa