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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.

How hard work cures all illness

Work and pension’s secretary Iain Duncan Smith recently stated that work is good for your health. Predictably, this claim caused anger and upset, but the science doesn’t lie. Work is good for you, hard work even better. Logically, hard work cures all illness, and prevents death itself. Right?<p>In a …

Mental Health

Japanese police fear gang war as Yamaguchi-gumi tensions surge

Reports Japan’s biggest crime syndicate is about split with potential outbreak of violence between breakaway group and those loyal to leader Tsukasa<p>Police in Japan are bracing for an outbreak of gang violence after reports that the Yamaguchi-gumi — the country’s biggest crime syndicate — is about …

Japan

10 Things People With Tidy Kitchens Do Every Day

These habits put cleaning and organizing on autopilot — even when dinner is late (again).<p>If you've ever visited a friend's home unannounced only to discover their kitchen is squeaky clean (without any warning?!), you might wonder how they do it. Well, apparently the secret to a clean kitchen is …

11 Things People With Spotless Houses Do Every Day

A few good habits can keep your home looking — and smelling — like new.<p>Let's face it: No one wants to — or has time to — make a second job out of cleaning their home. And that's okay. We polled home bloggers and other busy folks to find out what little things they do daily to keep their places …

The Magnificent Constructions of King Nebuchadnezzar II

Neo-Babylonian king Nebuchadnezzar II remains known as the leader of one of the most powerful ancient empires to have preceded that of the Athenians …

Pompeii of the East: 4,000 year-old victims of Chinese earthquake captured in their final moments

The victims of an earthquake that struck the Chinese community of Lajia in Qinghai Province on the Upper Yellow River have been put on display by the …

Archaeologists find 12,000-year-old pictograph at Gobeklitepe

Excavations being conducted at the ancient city of Göbeklitepe in Turkey have uncovered an ancient pictograph on an obelisk which researchers say …

12 Ways to Make Your Plane Ride More Comfortable

The only thing standing in the way of you and fabulous Helsinki is seat 21B, wedged right between chatty Cathy and the dude eating pickled herring.<p>Here, 12 ways to upgrade the experience so you feel less cramped and more comfy.<p><b>Wear Loosely-Fitted Layers</b><p>Restrictive clothing is the fastest way to …

The common oil that science now shows is worse than sugar

If you think that sugar is the unhealthiest thing you can eat, you're wrong. Apparently, the Worst Food on the Planet Award should actually go to soybean oil, suggests new findings published in the journal PLoS One.<p>Setting up a sort of dietary cage match, researchers fed mice a series of diets each …

The Mini Cheesecakes Your Next Party Needs

Fact: It's impossible to not be delighted by the presence of petite desserts.<p>These bite-sized delights prove the cuter your dessert is, the better it tastes.

Dessert

These Brutally Honest Parenting Comics Will Crack You Up

Brian Gordon — a cartoonist and dad of two — has been making fun of being a parent since he became one. In an attempt to keep himself sane and bond with other parents, he shamelessly started creating funny-because-it's-true parenting comics — and we can't stop laughing at them.<p>As soon as he brought …

The Scientific Explanation Behind Underwater 'Fairy Circles'

Hint: the circles are not created by fairies.<p>For years, strange underwater circular formations in the Baltic Sea have mystified residents. Some have thought that they were bomb craters, or created by fairies or aliens. Turns out, none of the above explanations is correct.<p>"It has nothing to do with …

Baltic Sea

5 Apps That'll Help You Solve Any Color Challenge

Download these to find your perfect palette.<p>In a world where there are countless shades of beige alone, it's no wonder finding a great paint color can take months. Luckily, a new generation of apps for iPhone and Android aim to take some of the guesswork out of the process.<p>Coolors<p><i>Best for: Finding</i> …

Diver missing after trip to famed Andrea Doria shipwreck site

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's a pursuit nearly as old as the infamous shipwreck itself.<p>Divers first plunged into the waters off Nantucket, Massachusetts, to catch a glimpse of the Andrea Doria a day after the ship sank in July 1956. That first dive netted photos for Life magazine. Later, another expedition led to a …

Scuba Diving