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20 Amazing Facts About The Human Brain That Will Blow Your Mind

The human body is one interesting machine. There’s so much more to it than meets the eye. And, the brain is one such complex organ that will …

What are the limits of human vision?

From spotting galaxies millions of light years away to perceiving invisible colours, Adam Hadhazy explains why your eyes can do incredible things.<p>Take a look around the room – what do you see? All those colours, the walls, the windows – everything seems so self-evident, just so there. It's weird to …

Andromeda Galaxy

100 Percent Is Overrated

People labeled “smart” at a young age don’t deal well with being wrong. Life grows stagnant.<p>At whatever age smart people develop the idea that they are smart, they also tend to develop vulnerability around relinquishing that label. So the difference between telling a kid “You did a great job” and …

Self-improvement

5. Teleportation

Okay, before you get too excited, we're probably not all that close to full-on Star Trek style transporters but, on the plus side, teleportation is …

We Spoke To 2 Veterans Who Served In World War II As Teenagers — And Here's What They Remember Most

Business Insider recently spoke with two combat veterans who grew up in New York City and fought in the Pacific as teenagers near the war's end. Bob Mulcahy and Victor Westiner are easy to find; they meet twice a week for coffee with a handful of other aging veterans in the basement of their local …

Military

Russian Artists’ Racist Projection Wishes Obama a Happy Birthday

Exhibitions<p>,<p>As President Obama was quietly celebrating his 53rd birthday with a round of golf, a group of Russian artists called the Moscow Student …

Barack Obama

eBay Buying Guides

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Scientist Discovers The Ideal Amount Of Time Kids Should Spend Playing Video Games

If you're struggling to lay down some house guidelines for video games, remember the first rule of red wine: While a little bit can be good, too much is a problem.<p>A new study out of Oxford University has found that children who play console or PC games for an hour or less per day tend to be more …

7 Smart Ways To Invest $100

<i>Photo courtesy of gtorelly via Flickr</i><p>When we think of investing, we often think of people in black suits with shiny briefcases putting a few million …

A Highly Unusual Way To Encourage Recycling: Vending Machines That Also Feed Stray Dogs

Here’s a new way to get people to recycle: helping out animals who need food.<p>Recently installed in Istanbul, these recycling machines not only take people’s bottles. They also dispense dog food and water at the bottom. They’re from a local company called Pugedon, which offsets the cost of the chow …