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These 32 Handy Products Are Trending On Amazon Because They're Effing Brilliant

When was the last time you organized your cabinets or found a way to scrub your counter so well that it gleamed? Annoying chores like this can be a …

The bionic lens could push eyesight beyond 20/20 vision

Beyond Perfect Eyesight<p>In just a few short years, we’ll be able to improve our eyesight to levels we’ve only dreamed of. At first, it’ll be …

Microsoft’s new corporate vision: artificial intelligence is in and mobile is out

Microsoft filed its annual report Wednesday, and among the many pages of documents and numbers are insights on what the company sees as its core …

The scientific reason you don't like LED bulbs — and the simple way to fix them

When you change your gaze, your eyes will automatically make a rapid jerking movement, known as a saccade.<p>If the direction of the saccade is the same as that of the train, your eyes will freeze the image for a split second, long enough to read the station name if you time things right.<p>Saccades are …

Headaches

40-foot shipping container farm can grow 5 acres of food with 97% less water

Communities that have to ship in fresh food from far away could start getting local produce right from their parking lots or warehouses thanks to …

Aquaponics

This Is Your Brain on Porn

Casual porn watching changes the brain a lot more than you'd think.<p>Porn watching, as a hobby, has risen to record popularity. But scientists are …

A Plan For Raising Brilliant Kids, According To Science

<i>Since NPR Ed first published this piece last year, it has become one of our most popular posts of all time. And since then, there has been a little anecdotal proof of concept for these parenting theories:</i><p><i>Kathy Pasek, one of the authors interviewed, has a son named Benj Pasek. He is a composer who,</i> …

Critical Thinking

How to add a microSD card slot to your iPhone or iPad

Running out of space for photos? Tired of paying Apple big bucks for storage when Android users get to enjoy the convenience of a microSD card slot? …

High-Tech Gadgets For Every Sleep Struggle

The sleep business has woken up.<p>According to BCC Research analyst Natana Raj, Americans shelled out more than $43 billion on sleep aids and sleep tech in 2016, and that number is on the rise.<p>But with all the gadgets on the market, which one deserves a spot on your nightstand or under your</b> …

Sleep

How to Look Smarter, According to Science

Just try not to prove them wrong.<p>Maybe you’re trying to land a job. Or maybe you’re stuck in class while some intellectual nerds are debating …

iOS 11 will change how you'll use your iPad forever

As simple as possible, but no simpler<p>iOS 11 is the most ambitious software update from Apple in a very, very long time. It’s ambitious because it’s packed with so many new features and technologies that it will be impossible for me to cover them all here. It’s ambitious because those new features …

Sleep Deprivation Is Killing You (And Making You Fat In The Process)

The next time you tell yourself that you'll sleep when you're dead, realize that you're making a decision that can make that day come much sooner. Pushing late into the night is a health and productivity killer.<p>According to the Division of Sleep Medicine at the Harvard Medical School, the …

Sleep

Develop Tremendous Mental Toughness: A Navy SEAL Explains the 40 Percent Rule

Willpower, determination, and mental toughness are like a muscle -- fortunately.<p>Mental toughness, determination, willpower, perseverance ... whatever words you use, the ability to overcome roadblocks, to push through doubt and fear and hesitation and keep working hard to achieve long-term goals is …

Here's Einstein's Advice to His Son on How to Accelerate Learning

The genius offered simple, enjoyable advice to his young son on how to learn more quickly.<p>Geniuses might be distinguished by their ability to grasp incredible complexity, but that doesn't mean if you somehow managed to corner one the greatest minds in history for a chat you'd be perplexed by what …

Dr. Andrew Weil Says We’re Taking Too Many Medicines

Dr. Andrew Weil, still sporting his trademark white whiskers at age 75, says that we are taking too many medications. Dr. Weil is perhaps best known for popularizing the concept of integrative medicine, which melds traditional medicine with “alternative” healing techniques.<p>In his new book, “Mind …

Pharma

Hands-On With Sansar, The New Second Life

In 2003, when <i>Second Life</i> launched, all it took was a few customization bars and the promise of infinite possibility to get users hooked on the idea …

5 Reasons Why Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk Outperform Everyone Else

To be elite, you must do what elite people do.<p>There's a misconception that all you need to be successful is a great idea. You often hear: <i>"If only I had thought of Facebook</i>" or <i>"If I had that idea, I would have been successful too.</i>" Yet successful startups are not built by incredible ideas, but by …

Jeff Bezos

How to get rich as AI takes over the world

In 2014, MIT economists Andrew McAfee and Erik Brynjolfsson created a new zeitgeist with a book declaring <i>The Second Machine Age</i> — a time of …

Canada by Rail: 5 Great Canadian Train Adventures

While a traditional road trip has its charms, a Canadian train adventure allows you to ride through the Rockies, explore the remote north and wind …

What you can learn from Einstein’s quirky habits

More than 10 hours of sleep and no socks – could this be the secret to thinking like a genius?<p>Celebrated inventor and physicist Nikola Tesla swore by toe exercises – every night, he’d repeatedly ‘squish’ his toes, 100 times for each foot, according to the author Marc J Seifer. While it’s not …

How to Cancel Your Useless iOS App Subscriptions

If you’ve never checked on your app subscriptions, I don’t blame you. It’s a feature buried pretty deeply in your iOS device. But then, you <i>could</i> …

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Elon Musk Just Unveiled Breakthrough AI Research. Here’s What You Need to Know.

One Smart Bot<p>If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, OpenAI’s newest robot system should leave humanity blushing. Not only can it …

The formula for winning at life is actually incredibly simple

Profit

Revealed: the more time that children chat on social media, the less happy they feel

Study shows using Instagram, Facebook and WhatsApp can have an adverse effect on self-esteem<p>Perhaps Facebook should carry a health warning. A study has revealed that the children who spend more time on online social networks feel less happy in almost all aspects of their lives.<p>The research by a …

Social Media

The 100 best books to read in your lifetime, according to Amazon

<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>"I'm so busy."<p>"I'm binge-watching 'Stranger Things.'"<p>"I don't know <i>which</i> book to read."<p>If you fall into the last category, Amazon's here to …

Books

20 things we learned at WIRED Health 2017

From new therapies to targeted medicine, at WIRED Health 2017 we jumped between the main stage, EY Startup Stage and health clinic to find the …

Expert’s secret to family holidays: it’s how you travel, not where, that matters

You don't have to go somewhere exotic or expensive to have an awe-inspiring experience on holiday - but whether you’re going to Brighton, Barcelona or Bali, there are a few secrets to getting the most out of your family trip.<p>With limited holiday time, Americans tend to holiday more efficiently than …

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8 tricks for sleeping on a plane, according to a sleep specialist

Whether you're jetting from coast-to-coast or around the world, jet lag is a downright drag. A little background on the traveler's worst enemy: <b>"Jet lag occurs when we experience a desynchronization between our internal body clock and the external time clock of our destination,"</b> explained Natalie …

Sleep

Oscars 2017: Watch the trailers for all the Best Picture nominees

Nominees for this year’s Oscars were officially unveiled on Tuesday, and while <i>La La Land</i> is the morning’s frontrunner given its record-tying 14 …