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Scientists Just Identified The Physical Source of Anxiety in The Brain

And they can control it with light.<p>We're not wired to feel safe all the time, but maybe one day we could be.<p>A new study investigating the …

Neuroscience

The 10 most beautiful cars of 2017

At Business Insider, we are firm believers in the idea that cars are more than just a means to get goods and people from point A to point B. Cars can also be rolling pieces of art.<p>Earlier this year, we updated our list of the 10 most beautiful cars money can buy. Now we are doing a spin-off of that …

Land Rover Range Rover

7 Unexpected and Insanely Delicious Ways to Make Hard-Boiled Eggs

Anyone who’s dabbled in Paleo or Whole30 knows the value of hard-boiled eggs. Really anyone who enjoys starting their day with a high-protein, …

Scientists Observe Bizarre 'Double Whirlpools' in The Ocean For The First Time

Nobody has ever seen this before.<p>For the first time, scientists have recorded a bizarre phenomenon in fluid dynamics, which up until now had only …

10 Books That Will Change How You Think About History

If you stayed awake through history class in high school, you probably remember learning a lot of dates and names. It's likely that you studied the …

Books

Turning over a new Leaf

NAPA VALLEY, CA. — Midway through last week’s press drive of the second-generation Leaf, Nissan Canada president Joni Paiva made a interesting …

These Are Some of Our Favorite Spirits From 2017

No matter how you choose to remember the year 2017, it’s been a banner 12-month run for drinking connoisseurs. Here, we’ve collected a sampling of …

Whiskey

3 Crucial Lessons from an Entrepreneur Who Just Sold His Company for $340 Million

Every entrepreneur dreams of creating something great, this one did, and you can too.<p>When a Boise, Idaho based entrepreneur builds a company and then sells it to Intuit for $340m, you know the story is going to be good. So I reached out to founder Matt Rissell, of TSheets to get his perspective on …

See How The Deepest, Darkest Gingerbread Cake Gets Made

<i>We're revisiting this stunning gingerbread cake from a few years ago—there's something about its dark complexion and crystalline frosting that has us enthralled. This time around, we recorded a recipe video.</i><p>I wish that anytime gingerbread came up in common conversation, this is what people were …

Dessert

Ikea creates an exciting new collection ideal for small spaces

February 2018 sees the launch of an exciting new range by Ikea, in collaboration with renowned interiors designer Tom Dixon.<p>What’s the outcome of …

How Emotionally Intelligent Leaders Handle Ungrateful Employees

It's not an ideal situation, but fortunately, knowing how to address these issues is key to creating a positive workplace.<p>Running a company is no easy feat, but managing a group of people with different backgrounds, experiences, and beliefs is a completely different beast of its own.<p>There may be …

How To Betray Your Wife, Destroy Her Self-Worth, And Implode Your Marriage In One Easy Step

I wrote an article last week about a husband’s great need, and right, to be respected by his wife. The article went fairly viral, so I was inundated …

Relationships

RANKED: The 15 best movies of the year, according to critics

We've taken a look at the most disappointing movies of the year, now let's look back on the best.<p>INSIDER compiled together the top-reviewed movies by critics across Rotten Tomatoes for 2017. The list doesn't simply include the movies with the highest scores. It's sorted by an adjusted score which …

Construction

Physicists Overturn a 100-Year-Old Assumption on How Brains Work

This is how neurons actually fire.<p>The human brain contains a little over 80-odd billion neurons, each joining with other cells to create trillions of …

An early Facebook exec explains why investing in startups without meeting them is the future of venture capital

Chamath Palihapitiya is living an epic life. He's a true rags-to-riches Silicon Valley success story. And he's got a plan to bring that same sort of success to millions of entrepreneurs around the world in a way that's blind to a person's sex, race, color, or nationality.<p>Palihapitiya is the founder …

Venture Capital

Drafting a Business Plan? Here are #5 Rules for Making it Perfect

Your business plans should be able to persuade people into thinking that working with you or funding your company is a smart choice<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>A business plan is the groundwork of any business and it is extremely important to …

Great balls of graphene: New Samsung tech could charge phones five times faster

Samsung’s Advanced Institute of Technology has come up with another use for graphene, a material that’s part of many exciting future projects from …

Engineering

Hotel Love: The Magical Glen Oaks Lodge in Big Sur

If you're looking for the consummate Big Sur experience this holiday season look no further than the Glen Oaks Lodge located on California's scenic …

Beastly Thermite Sword Is Forged in Explosive, Highly Dangerous Process

If you think Valyrian steel swords from <i>Game of Thrones</i> require one of the most dangerous and difficult bladesmithing processes ever, with all of that …

40 million fire extinguishers recalled because they may not work

More than 40 million fire extinguishers, some on the market for more than four decades, are being recalled because they may not work in an emergency.<p>One death has been linked to problems with the extinguishers made by Kidde, according to a notice Thursday from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety …

Identity Theft

Best Smart Doorbell Camera

After spending weeks testing seven popular DIY smart doorbell cameras, we think the SkyBell HD is the best one for most people due to its high-quality 1080p video, easy-to use app, and prompt response time between event and notification. SkyBell also beats others in value by offering a week of …

Smart Homes

Start a Home-Based Editing Business

Do you have a strong opinion about the serial comma? Do typos and errors ruin a good article or book for you? If you’re good at finding problems in …

What Your Coffee Shop Business Plan Should Look Like

Section 2: Business/Industry Overview<p><i>An overview of the coffee industry, the local market, and what makes your business unique. (See Business Plan</i> …

Hotel booking sites probed by consumer watchdog

<b>Hotel booking sites are to be probed by the UK's competition watchdog to see if consumers are being misled by them.</b><p>The Competition and Markets Authority is concerned that rather than helping consumers, the sites might actually be making it more difficult for them.<p>The CMA said it was "concerned …

The ex-Tesla engineer who created an FDA-compliant hangover cure made $1 million in 3 months and was almost thrown out of the country by Trump's immigration rules

Imagine accidentally creating a startup that makes a cure for hangovers. The startup turns out to be so successful, raking in $1 million in three months, that you need to quit your high-paying job at Tesla, only to then find yourself nearly kicked out of the country by the Trump administration …

Alcohol

The Top 10: Scottish Words

Bonus edition this week, a Top 20 because there are so many good Scottish words – and even more nominations that didn’t make it. This list was …

Obama-era uranium deal yields new questions, new accusations and new investigation

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> House Republicans announced a probe into the circumstances surrounding the sale of a uranium mining company to Russia's Atomic Energy Agency, Rosatom, that was approved by the Obama administration in 2010.<p>The deal had to be approved by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the …

CNN

A Better Way To Deal With The Negative Thoughts In Our Heads

If you’re familiar with contemporary definitions of mindfulness, you’ve probably heard something along the lines of not getting too attached to our thoughts, but letting them arise and subside of their own accord, like clouds. Our job is just to witness them, non-judgmentally, and let them fade …

Mindfulness

Ever wondered how prank calling would work on 'Game of Thrones'? 'The Simpsons' has the answer

Everyone is obsessed with <i>Game of Thrones</i> these days — even the <i>The Simpsons</i>. America's favorite TV family is paying homage to the HBO hit in the …

The Woman Behind Indonesia's Hypnotic Terrarium Cakes

Iven Kawi’s back has been hurting lately. It’s been like this for a few months now, ever since her work has gotten more demanding. She and her husband have co-managed Ivenoven out of their modest kitchen in Lippo Karawaci in Tangerang, a city in Indonesia, since January of 2014. It’s a business …

Dessert