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15 Words And Phrases You're Probably Saying Incorrectly

Whatever the reason, we've bastardized parts of the English language.<p>The 15 word and phrases below often come out incorrectly. Let's set the record straight.<p><b>1. For all "intents and purposes" — not for all "intensive purposes"</b><p>If you say "for all intensive purposes," you mean "for all these very …

Vessyl is the smart cup that knows exactly what you're drinking

Can more transparency help you drink more water?<p>As a biomedical computing student at Queen’s University seven years ago, Justin Lee knew he wanted to build his own "internet of things" device — but he didn’t want it to be any old "smart" lamp, toaster, or light switch. "I wanted to put a computer …

How we made the Airbnb rebrand

Airbnb is changing the way people travel – 15m people to be more precise. It offers an alternative to traditional travel accommodation where owners or “hosts” rent out their properties.<p>Traditional businesses are struggling to keep up with Silicon Valley. But these businesses are in the process of …

Study: The Secret To Ending Procrastination Is Changing The Way You Think About Deadlines

Quite often, the biggest obstacle to reaching our goals is our lack of motivation to get started. Whether we want to launch a new marketing campaign, get more organized, or lose weight, there’s often a long pause between thinking about change and actually creating change. This may be largely due to …

What to pack? Gear for every situation

Okay, not <i>every</i> situation. But we've carefully pondered various scenarios travellers might encounter on the road and come up with some suggestions and tips. What's the ultimate set of accessories for a bar crawl? What should you take if you're visiting somewhere prone to four-seasons-in-a-day …

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Three Steps To Writing The Perfect LinkedIn Summary

If you read my Forbes article “Move Over, Resume, You’ve Been Replaced,” you understand why your bio (I call it a 3D brand bio) is the most powerful personal branding tool you have. And in the digital world, the most important version of your bio is your LinkedIn summary. This will likely be read …

The Best iPhone & iPad Apps From August 2014

From time-lapse videos to 360º photo spheres, we covered a lot of ground with new iOS apps in August.<p>Here, we filter through the noise to present you with our selection of the best App Store newcomers from the past month.<p>Photo Sphere Camera (Google)<p>Google introduced a dedicated Photo Sphere Camera …

4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

This Self-Cleaning Cashmere Never Needs To Go To The Dry Cleaner

Here’s a novel way to cut down on your carbon footprint: Stop cleaning your clothes.<p>Think of clothing that’s marketed as “green,” and you might picture an organic cotton shirt. But if you want to wear something that does the best job fighting climate change, try a self-cleaning sweater instead.<p>For …

Francesca Woodman – in pictures

At 22, Francesca Woodman killed herself, leaving a legacy of beautiful and challenging photographs that influenced a generation of artists.<p>Francesca Woodman: Zigzag <i>is at Victoria Miro Mayfair, London, 9 September to 4 October</i>

Face Washing 101: 6 Things to Avoid

Avoiding these common face-washing blunders will help you get better skin.<p><b>1. Overdoing it</b><p>Too much washing can age your skin. Do it no more than twice daily, though an extra wash pre- or post-workout is okay.<p><b>2. Using a harsh cleanser</b><p>Consider swapping out soap — which can strip your skin of its …

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America is so over homeownership: Why the shift to a renting economy might actually be a good thing

<b>(beboy via Shutterstock)</b><p>Fewer Americans are buying houses than at any point in recent decades. Some fear this shift—but maybe we shouldn’t<p>Henry Grabar<p>August 31, 2014 1:30pm (UTC)<p>Between 1970 and 1990, the population of Philadelphia shrank by a quarter, dropping from 1.95 to 1.59 million. Like many …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Editors' Picks<p>Just a few clicks to the beach.<p>16 Photos18 hours agoView More<p>Style<p>Here's how clothing brands are fighting back against Trump’s border …

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Zelda Fitzgerald’s Little-Known Art

When Zelda Sayre married legendary Jazz Age novelist F. Scott Fitzgerald to become <b>Zelda Fitzgerald</b>, she was anointed “the first American flapper” and embarked on one of the most turbulent relationships in literary history. Though best-remembered as a writer and dancer, Zelda, unbeknownst to many, …

How to Believe in Yourself

There was a long time when the lack of belief in myself was a major factor in my life.<p>I didn’t pursue an ideal career, or start my own business, …

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5 Quick Tricks To Boost Your Willpower

If our willpower is indeed like a muscle as some scientists say, then these tricks may help you bulk up.<p>We are on a constant quest to get as much done as possible, but it’s time that we all become a little more realistic about what can and can’t be achieved through sheer willpower.<p>Repeat after me: …

9 Ways to Become More Creative in the Next 10 Minutes

Creativity is developed, not a birthright.<p>Modern culture often labels creativity as natural gift. Artists get showered with praise and proclamations of "you're so <i>talented</i>," but truthfully, talent has little to do with it.<p>Creativity is a skill to be learned, practiced, and developed, just like any …

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The 16 Best Places to Live in the U.S.: 2014

You cast more than 1.5 million votes in our biggest Best Town Ever contest to date. One town may have triumphed, but you loved 15 other amazing places, too—from Burlington Vermont to Anchorage Alaska.<p>But before we reveal the winner, a word on our rankings.<p>This list is ordered by the number of votes …

6 Ways to Hack Your Travel

<i>Our Saavy Traveler series for tips and tricks to travel like an expert.</i><p>Travel can be tricky. There's a lot to plan -- where to stay? what to see? what to eat? -- and everything costs money. Lots of it. Even the most frugal individual can find themselves (and their wallets) overwhelmed by something …

Road Trip: Brandywine Valley, Pennsylvania and Delaware

Take a road trip through the mansions and gardens of the early 20th century's New World royalty.<p>A road trip through the Brandywine Valley offers a taste of American aristocracy. In the former country mansions of the ultrarich, travelers glimpse the early 20th-century extravagant lifestyle of a …

Road Not Taken review: The year’s best grief simulator

Triple Town's creators turned a roguelike puzzle game into a somber charmer.<p>When the game designers at Spry Fox named their latest puzzle game after …

Top Six Alternate Routes to Machu Picchu

Looking for an off-the-beaten-path route to Machu Picchu? Check out this list of the top six alternative routes to the Inca masterpiece.<p>There’s nothing like the satisfaction of approaching Machu Picchu on one’s own two feet, which is why the classic Inca Trail hike has become so popular in recent …

Why Everyone Should Purposely Sit In The Wrong Seat On An Airplane At Least Once

Noah Kagan, founder of product marketing startup SumoMe, thinks that there are small things you can do to gain confidence, get over unnecessary fears, and do better in business as a result.<p>He came up with something called the "Stranger Challenge" and the "Coffee Challenge." Both are designed to …

10 awesome Google features you should be using

The reason the Google home page is so bare is that, way back when it was just starting out in a Silicon Valley garage, no one working there knew how to program a web page to make it look pretty.<p>In fact, even the word Google was a mistake. The founders really wanted “Googol” – the digit 1 followed …

10 Great Novels That Will Make You More Passionate About Science

Many of the world's greatest scientists were inspired to go into their fields by reading science fiction books. And it's easy to see why. A lot of …

Handmade Fantasy Creatures Sculpted by Ellen Jewett

• Petal deer<br>• The Fox’s Curiosity<br>• Lady Coyote<br>• Octopus with fish

Minimalist Posters That Reduce Your Favorite Movies To Basic Shapes

Graphic designer Michal Krasnopolski creates 22 movie posters that are head-scratchingly metaphorical.<p>In the future, when the history of the Internet is taught alongside social studies and algebra in middle school, there will be a brief, marginal mention of minimalist posters and how they, for a …

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20 Things We Wish Someone Had Told Us At Graduation

So we decided to ask our editorial and senior staff here at Business Insider, "What do you wish someone had told you at graduation?"<p>Our colleagues had a lot to say, from how important it is to take care of your finances to not worrying about the first five years after graduation (you read that …