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Restored Banksy Returns to Curtain Road in London

After a lengthy restoration process, a 12-year-old Banksy has been returned to its former glory in East London’s Shoreditch.<p>Back in 2005, Curtain …

6 High-Performance Habits Only the Most Extraordinary People Share, Backed by Science

Incredibly successful -- and happy -- people consistently do six things. And you can too.<p>Why do some people succeed more quickly than others, and maintain that success over the course of decades? And out of that extremely small subset of people, why do some of them seem miserable, while others live …

Self-improvement

Why the 8-hour workday doesn’t work

The 8-hour workday is an outdated and ineffective approach to work. If you want to be as productive as possible, you need to let go of this relic and …

Knowing how others see us is the key to happiness | Tasha Eurich

The relentless ‘me’ focus of our lives misses a crucial step<p>The most important, and yet least examined, determinant of success or failure – at work and in life – is self-awareness. The ability to understand who we are, how others see us, and how we fit into the world.<p>Plato instructed us to “know …

5 Questions That Will Make You Emotionally Strong

Ever been caught in the grip of extreme emotions? I’m gonna guess whatever decision you made next probably wasn’t a good one.When we’re anxious, …

The Dalai Lama Reveals the Perfect Routine to Uplift Your Mornings and Brighten Your Day

How do you usually start your day? If you’re like most of us, it involves hitting the alarm clock several times before struggling to get your body …

How to stop wasting time & start living your life

Adventurer Matt Prior shares some practical advice for our busy world.<p>We all have plates to spin and balls to juggle. And I'm not from the camp that …

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The White House photographer has taken more than 2 million photos during Obama's presidency — here are the best

Pete Souza has taken an estimated 2 million photographs during Obama's eight years in office, and released them to the public in real time on Flickr and Instagram.<p>Souza has captured historic moments, such as the Situation Room meeting where Obama learned the outcome of the mission to kill Osama Bin …

Amazon And Alibaba Bet The Future On Supply Chain Management: eRetailers Invest Big In Logistics

The world’s largest retailers are planning to not only grow into the world’s biggest logistics companies, but to completely revolutionize the industry. Both Amazon and Alibaba have recently made significant investments to their supply chain capabilities and in the not distant future they will soon …

eCommerce

The 64 - Can the Commodore 64 make a come back?

Back in the 80’s the Commodore 64 was the world’s best selling computer; with the exception of the UK where the Spectrum won the hearts of the …

I earn over $5,000 a month traveling the world — here's how travel blogs really make money

When people ask me what I do for a living and I reply, "I'm a travel blogger," I can pretty much see the confusion in their faces.<p>They're thinking, <i>How can a blog make money? Isn't that just a hobby? Who pays you? How much can you really make?</i><p>Based on my own experience — and those of many other …

“Hello, Sweden speaking”: Swedish volunteers are manning a helpline on how to live like them

Gustaf is walking uphill; I can tell because he’s out of breath. We’ve been speaking for a while and I worry for his health—he lives in a remote cabin near the Norwegian border, and his voice sounds like that of an older man. What if he collapses while we’re on the phone? Who will I tell? Other …

Europe

All-weather solar cell design generates electricity come rain or shine

Numerous research efforts have already demonstrated the potential for graphene to improve the efficiency of solar cells. Now a team of researchers in …

Sweden's publishers are uniting to block the ad blockers

The initiative is led by online advertising trade body IAB Sweden, which will see around 20 publishers in the region blocking ad-blocker users from their sites during the month of August.<p>Ad blocker usage in the country has accelerated by 10 percentage points in the past year to 30% of internet …

GitHub's Nicole Sanchez leads the charge for diversity

<b>The gig:</b> Nicole Sanchez, 43, is vice president of social impact for software building platform GitHub. She joined the San Francisco start-up, which has a $2-billion valuation and nearly 500 employees, in 2015 to help the company evolve into an inclusive workplace that also has a positive effect on …

Scandinavians’ untranslatable word for winter coziness might explain why they’re the happiest people on Earth

If you think those living in the American northeast have it bad, then spare a thought for the people of Scandinavia. Winter in these countries is …

CDs, DVDs and games come to the rescue of UK retail

Sales of music, film, TV series, and gaming products grew by 5.6% year on year to £6.1bn, smashing previous record set in 2004<p>It has been a miserable winter for retailers. Warmer than average weather, fierce price competition, and the growth of online shopping has left a trail of profit warnings …

What Happens to Your Body When You Eat Peanut Butter

In 1884, Canadian Marcellus Gilmore Edson became the first person to patent peanut butter. It’s been a staple in North American homes for the most of …

Science Says One Night Of Poor Sleep Equals Six Months On A High-Fat Diet

Who would have guessed one night of bad sleep equals six months on a high-fat diet? And it all has to do with our insulin sensitivity.

US firm given go-ahead for huge multi-purpose development in Dublin docklands

US investment firm Kennedy Wilson has been given the go ahead for a huge apartment and office development in the Dublin docklands after the council …

Spotify told us the top 20 songs people listen to in the shower — here they are

At a conference earlier this week, Ek revealed that there are 39,000 active playlists named "Shower." And these playlists get 550,000 streams every day. (No pun intended).<p>But what songs are these people listening to in the shower?<p>Business Insider reached out to Spotify to find out which songs go …

'Citizen Kane' to 'Call of Duty': The rise of video games in universities

Picture an art school. Visualize the hallways of a university dedicated to the arts, the classrooms lined with paint tubes, charcoal sticks and nude models. Imagine the galleries where outgoing seniors present their final projects. Consider the thick-framed glasses that sit atop students' noses as …

Swedish Workers Adopt a New Workday, Everybody is Happy

For most Americans, eight-hour workdays are a distant luxury, not a daily reality. The average American works 47 hours per week, far from what labor …

Sofa

Just how big has eSports become?

• 113 million hardcore fans worldwide<br>• 147 million occasional viewers<br>• US$252 million in global revenues<br>• a predicted total prize pool of $71 million for all tournaments and competitions.<p>No, these numbers don’t refer to a traditional mainstream sport like football or basketball. Rather, they come from a …

Amazon Is Dropping The Retail Gauntlet, But There's Still Room For Other Retailers

No matter how hard retailers try, there’s no escaping Amazon’s recent domination.<p>First, there was the announcement and execution of Amazon Prime Day, which generated major buzz across various industry outlets and yielded impressive results. And when it was all over, Amazon reported that Prime Day …

eCommerce

Villa Moelven is a surprising Swedish home inspired by the labyrinth

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Bruce Jenner comes out as a woman on the cover of Vanity Fair: 'Call me Caitlyn'

Bruce Jenner, now known as "Caitlyn," comes out as a woman on the coming cover of Vanity Fair.<p>Annie Leibovitz shot the first pictures of Caitlyn, which were taken in Jenner's Malibu home.<p>Pulitzer Prize-winning contributing editor and author of "Friday Night Lights" Buzz Bissinger interviewed Jenner …

We bow before the greatness of Jessica Alba, an A+ entrepreneur who built a billion dollar company

We all know Jessica Alba as a kick-ass actress, but what some of us may not know is Alba is also a kick-ass entrepreneur. Forbes recently profiled …