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Exactly How To Spend The Last Hour Of Your Workday

Try these 60-minute “soft projects” to wrap up every day of the week.<p>It’s 4 p.m. and you’re having a hard time focusing. So you stare at your computer and click in and out of lots of tabs. But when you look up, you see it’s only 4:03 p.m. Then, you get a glass of water, which takes all of seven …

Productivity

“Creepy . . . but impressive” facial recognition software is going to the next level

Soon our faces will unlock doors and buy socks for us — and allow us to be tracked and ID’d with scary precision<p>Facial recognition systems — computers that can verify a person’s identity from a digital image or video still — have been around for a few years now. Following a recent explosion in big …

Artificial Intelligence

NASA’s Discovery of Seven New Earth-like Planets is Exciting and Terrifying

MIT/Carnegie Institution for Science<p>NASA has announced the discovery of seven Earth-sized exoplanets orbiting a single star — three of which lie in …

13 best-selling online classes you can enroll in for $10 right now

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>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>Flickr / Luke RedmondUdemy is offering more than 17,000 classes on their site for just $10 each.<p>We put together a list of some of our …

Programming

Judge: No, feds can’t nab all Apple devices and try everyone’s fingerprints | Ars Technica

"Such Fourth Amendment intrusions are [not] justified based on the facts articulated."<p>A federal magistrate judge in Chicago recently denied the …

An entire Manhattan village owned by black people was destroyed to build Central Park

Three churches, a school, and dozens of homes were demolished<p>When Reverend Christopher Rush laid the cornerstone of the First African Methodist …

Wind and solar power are disrupting electricity systems

ALMOST 150 years after photovoltaic cells and wind turbines were invented, they still generate only 7% of the world’s electricity. Yet something …

Renewable Energy

What Fighters Know That You Don't: 5 Facts for Losing Fat

A recent study in the Strength and Conditioning Journal explored methods fighters employ to make weight – still largely unchartered waters – and a …

Nutrition

Take the Plank Challenge to Carve Your Core

We're here to help you challenge your core (you're welcome) with this plank series. It's part of our Jump-Start fitness plan, helping you move every day for two weeks. This challenge uses all sorts of planks to give your arms, abs, back, and butt a great workout. Click here for a printable PDF of …

Pedal across the Golden Gate Bridge, then catch a ferry back

Jan. 8, 2017, 6:00 a.m.<p>Family-friendly<br>• S.F. Bay Area<p><b>Why</b>: There's more than one way to cross America's favorite orange bridge.<p><b>What:</b> First, rent a bicycle in San Francisco's North Beach or Fisherman's Wharf areas. (There are several rental outfits, including Blazing Saddles and San Francisco Bike …

28 Secrets For Shopping Online That Will Blow Your Mind

All the tips and tricks you need to get the best deals during your next online shopping spree.

Otherworldly Images of Andromeda Galaxy Over a Tiny Swiss Village

Photographer Sandro Casutt lives in a remote Swiss village with unbelievable views of the Andromeda Galaxy. The village of Vals, population 990, is a prime location for viewing the closest major galaxy to the Milky Way. Thus, Casutt, together with his brother Markus, started Cosmic Art Photography …

Andromeda Galaxy

A Dozen 20-Minute Workouts You Can Do at Home

Of all the reasons people skip a workout, the weakest is saying, “I couldn’t make it to the gym,” as if the only way your body will ever get faster …

These Aerial Photos Make Salt Ponds Look Like Abstract Art

Canadian photographer David Burdeny captures the chemical compositions of salt ponds all over the world.<p>Untouched by man, natural landscapes bloom with color in the <i>Salt Series</i> by photographer David Burdeny. Aerial images of vibrant salterns blur the line between documentary photographs and …

Photography

Green Charge: The Energy Storage Startup Transforming A $100 Billion Market

The energy storage industry has grown to become a $100 billion market, projected to reach $250 billion by 2040.<p>This massive valuation is due, in part, to more than 50% of consumer energy bills being attributed to peak hour charges. Noticing the need to make energy usage more affordable and …

Energy Storage

4 Best Personal Finance Apps as of December 2017 | Investopedia

If you're like most people, you check your smartphone at least 50 times a day – looking at everything from text messages and work emails to weather …

'Mysterious power over humanity': How cats affect health

When a stray cat wandered onto the tracks of a midtown 7 train in New York City last month, the MTA halted the entire subway line until the animal was out of harm's way. At the same time, the U.S. government euthanizes millions of stray cats each year.<p>They're a disaster for the environment: One …

Pets

Las Vegas' City Government Is Now Powered Entirely by Renewable Energy

Las Vegas is now the largest city in the country to run entirely on renewable energy.<p>Just last week, Las Vegas announced it has reached its goal of powering the city governement entirely with renewable energy, meeting a goal the city has been working toward for nearly a decade. The goal was reached …

Renewable Energy

The Most Popular Programming Languages Based On Jobs, Search Engines, and More

There’s no rule that says you <i>have</i> to learn the most popular programming languages, but if you want to code for a living it might be beneficial to …

Programming

Berlin woman, 70, covers up neo-Nazi hate messages with her own graffiti

A grandmother in Berlin has been spray-painting over neo-Nazi and racist graffiti with hearts.<p>Irmela Schramm, aged 70, has been fighting racist …

Neo-nazism

The world's fish are vanishing far faster than previously thought

We’re exhausting the oceans of fish far faster than scientists thought. A new book, Global Atlas of Marine Fisheries, makes the startling claim that …

This Startup Uses A Particle Accelerator To Make Solar Panels Much, Much Cheaper

The process makes them cheaper and more efficient–and could hasten the end of coal.<p>The cost of solar panels is dropping exponentially, and solar power is now 80% cheaper than it was in 2010. A new startup plans to make it even more of a threat to fossil fuels, while also making panels much more …

Jarvis is real! Mark Zuckerberg has spent 2016 building an Iron Man-style AI that controls his life

Mark Zuckerberg has ended 2016 having completed his personal challenge to build a Jarvis-style AI to run his home.<p>He announced at the start of the …

7 Powerful Phrases to Boost Your Productivity | Inc.com

As with any growth and expansion, becoming more productive doesn't happen overnight. It takes consistent investment of time and commitment.<p>If you want to take yourself to the next level, you must be more productive.<p>To be more productive isn't always easy -- sometimes we need repeated reminders.<p>Here …

Time Management

29 travel hacks that even frequent fliers don't know

Essentially an express lane for the proactive, these programs are pre-approvals from the US Customs and Border Protection that designate you a low-risk traveler. As long as you're not a convicted criminal, you're good to go after little more than some light paperwork and a quick in-person interview.<p>…

Travel Industry

Here's How Much a Millennial Needs to Save Each Month to Retire With $5 Million

For your retirement to comfortably last the decades you can expect to live, you need to start saving now.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>How much will you need to retire?<p>Well, in 2014, Matthew Illian, a member of the Investment Committee at Marotta Wealth Management, …

Retirement

Girls Fight With Their Butts And Boobs In This Wretched New Anime

When you see a truly awful commercial product, do you ever try to picture the businessmen who made it happen? Who was the suit, on the 11th floor of …

Anime

12 Men's Activewear Brands You Need To Know

The first sign that the sportswear market was going to someday consist of more than just giants like Adidas and Nike was when Under Armour broke onto …

Clothing

5 Secret Codes That Unlock Hidden iPhone Features

Thought you knew everything about your iPhone? Even that shiny new iPhone 7 you just snapped up? Think again: beyond the world of camera shortcuts …