Alessandro Bertelli

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I've been traveling the world for 6 months, and these are the apps I can't live without

As Business Insider's international correspondent, I've spent the past six months traveling through Hong Kong, China, Singapore, Greece, Israel, and Russia, among other places.<p>Traveling for a living is a fun, exhilarating, and, quite frankly, exhausting experience. But the best way to make it more …

Google Photos

5 Simple Sex Positions You Actually Haven't Tried Yet

These sexy spins on moves you already love will take your hookup to the next level.<p>Trying something new in bed can be intimidating. But attempting …

Sexual Health

Artificial Intelligence + Blockchain = Passive Income (Forever?)

The benefits of artificial intelligence are no longer limited to high-profile corporations, movie supervillains, and programmers performing fruitless …

Artificial Intelligence

Yuko Shimizu (update)

Yuko Shimizu is an illustrator who I first profiled in 2007, mentioned again in 2010, and featured prominently in the article I wrote on contemporary …

New York City

First Ever Trial to Study the Effects of Microdosing LSD Began This Month

Microdosing psychedelics has received growing attention in recent years, as it’s been said to enhance creativity, increase focus, and lift the weight …

Psychedelia

Stranded Astronauts Orbit Earth as Nuclear War Rages in This Stunning Short

With a stark black-and-white palette that resembles manga art come to life, Tomasz Popakul’s <i>Black</i> tells a <i>Twilight Zone</i>-ish tale of two astronauts who …

Loneliness

Nine Of The Best Ways To Build Wealth

It is often said that the three main sources of wealth creation are the stock market, real estate and entrepreneurship. With this knowledge as a starting point, I embarked on a journey to find how people around the world had built significant wealth. I graphically documented and codified the …

Investing

Come Reminisce About the End of Adventure Time With Us

Come on, grab your friends—because round about <i>right now</i>, Cartoon Network is airing the very last episode of <i>Adventure Time</i>. And the fun had to end at …

Cartoon Network

Saying goodbye to 'Adventure Time,' the show that taught us to let good things end

This post contains spoilers for the entire series of <i>Adventure Time</i>, including the Season 9 finale<p><i>Adventure Time</i> redefined what it meant to go on a …

Dungeons and Dragons

This Russian Artist Draws Your Most Unsettling Nightmares

Depictions of hell as imagined by a mysterious guy named Vergvoktre<p>Vergvoktre uses ink and paint to create ghostly images of hell, or some place nextdoor to hell. And that's everything I know about him, all gleaned from his blog. But I wanted to know more so I sent an email, requesting an …

Art

Enigmatic and Brutalist Sculptures in the Balkans

Passionate about unusual abandoned places all around the world, photographer Jonk releases a second book called <i>Spomeniks</i> taking us in search of old …

Sculpture

The Future of Porn Is Only Getting Worse

We interviewed award-winning feminist adult film maker Erika Lust about the impact of FOSTA/SESTA on porn, the problem with age verification checks and the value of education over regulation.<p>When we're all reading books aloud to each other for entertainment again, it's possible that 2018 will be …

40 Essential Albums You Probably Missed So Far in 2018

The first half of 2018 delivered some incredible music. Check out what might've slipped under your radar.<p>We’re not gonna lie, in a world in which we have extremely easy access to all music that’s ever been recorded, it’s a bummer that Drake continues to break every streaming record that’s ever …

Death Metal

Banks Are Building a Super-Speed Money Highway in the Nordics

The biggest Nordic banks expect to launch a new piece of financial infrastructure next year, promising to dramatically speed up international …

Fitness experts agree that sit-ups are worthless — here are 9 moves they recommend instead

From celebrity trainers working in the trendiest Manhattan gyms to the National Institute for Fitness and Sport in Indianapolis and the US Army training exams, sit-ups are developing a bad reputation.<p>Scientists have discovered that the moves, once a staple of basic workout routines, don't reduce …

Muscle

This amazing new web tool lets you create microsites that exist solely as URLs

Long live the open web<p>Former Google designer Nicholas Jitkoff, who’s now the vice president of design at Dropbox, has created a really nifty new web tool he’s calling itty bitty sites, or self-contained microsites that exist solely as URLs. You can create your own by following this URL: …

Is YouTube Premium worth paying for?

A couple of months ago, I wrote about the steady if unglamorous rise of YouTube as a viable home-viewing outlet beyond the realm of viral videos and self-help tutorials, mainly on pleasingly casual, unmonitored terms – a treasure trove of vintage cinema, for example, for those willing to do the …

New website format is so revolutionary its creator doesn't know its potential

<b>A new web tool has made it possible to format an entire website as a URL string, but it’s such a different way of making websites that even its</b> …

Stranger than fiction: the most shocking documentaries ever

Last weekend saw the US release of the new documentary Three Identical Strangers, a historical footnote too unlikely for anyone to have dreamt up. During the 80s, three young men named Robert Shaffran, Edward Galland, and David Kellman discovered that they were identical triplets separated at …

Documentaries

“I had a happy ending massage and it was incredible – until afterwards”

An orgasm from a stranger had been my ultimate fantasy, but the reality was very different.<p>W<b>hat’s your ultimate sexual fantasy? Most of us have one, but what do you do after you’ve lived it out IRL?</b> <b>This was the question I was confronted with after my innocent holiday massage ended in an unexpected</b> …

How I’m getting richer every day: 4 ways to increase wealth

I’m not hungry for money. Compared to several years ago, when I had less money, I still have the same life.<p>I wake up, drink my freshly brewed coffee, …

Google Launches Learning Resources, Publishes AI Principles

With the ascent of Chromebooks and G-suite, Google became a leader in American classrooms in the last few years. With a little fanfare, Google announced this month that it was launching a learning microsite, Grow with Google.<p>Google spokesperson Peter Schottenfels said, “It is our initiative to help …

Artificial Intelligence

The secret to a meaningful life is simpler than you think

Some people seem to spend their whole lives dissatisfied, in search of a purpose. But philosopher Iddo Landau suggests that all of us have everything we need for a meaningful existence.<p>According to Landau, a philosophy professor at Haifa University in Israel and author of the 2017 book <i>Finding</i> …

Watch 30 minutes of Daemon X Machina gameplay from E3

With insight from creator Kenichiro Tsukuda<p>Nintendo announced a brand-new action game called <i>Daemon X Machina</i> during its E3 2018 Nintendo Direct presentation, offering a tantalizing glimpse at the stylized mech action experience coming to Switch. Later, during Nintendo’s Treehouse Live stream, the …

Light Deprivation May Be The Secret To Massive Cannabis Yields

Cannabis, like any other agricultural product, takes a lot of time and effort to get the crop just right. Warehouse style grow-ops may be <i>de rigueur</i> …

The scariest horror films ever – ranked!

25 Don’t Torture a Duckling (Lucio Fulci, 1972)<p>Now that Lars von Trier has offered what may be a backhanded homage to it in his serial-killer nightmare The House That Jack Built, attention may well refocus on this cult giallo classic from Italy. A journalist investigates a series of murders in a …

Washington D.C.

Charles Rennie Mackintosh: architect of choice for Doctor Who and Madonna

‘Those who want to see art should bypass London and go straight to Glasgow,” wrote the German critic Hermann Muthesius in 1902. “Glasgow’s take on art is unique,” he added. “In architecture, it is a new, young city.”<p>What most caught his eye was the work of a young couple, Charles Rennie Mackintosh …

A House Built Around a Tree

A house that blends into the forest. The creator of the architectural firm A.Mason Architects and A.Masow Design Studio created the project “Tree in …

Solar Panels

3 Small Fixes that Will Get Dozens of Recruiters Looking at Your LinkedIn

Of course, you have to let people know where to find you in the real world.<p>You can do a lot on LinkedIn to tell the world -- of recruiters, would-be bosses, prospective clients -- who you are and what you do best. You can tell your story in the summary section. You can write articles that display …