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107 free online courses from the best colleges in the US — including Princeton, Harvard, and Yale

<i>The Insider Picks 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>Coursera was founded by two professors at Stanford University. Shutterstock/MintImages<p>Every year, US News & Reports releases its ranking …

College & University

6 simple, science-backed ways to get rid of belly fat

Belly fat is not just a problem because it can look bad.<p>In fact, having lots of fat in the abdominal area is strongly linked to diseases like type 2 diabetes and heart disease (1).<p>For this reason, losing belly fat has massive benefits for your health and can help you live longer.<p>Belly fat is …

Nutrition

4 things executives should know about AI and data science

Artificial intelligence, machine learning, and deep learning are buzzworthy terms in the world of business, ranging across channels from customer service to finance and beyond. Because big data is big news, companies want to implement AI to improve their businesses — but some are making the mistake …

Artificial Intelligence

Supply chains at risk as pollinators die out

Intensive modern agriculture still relies on wild birds, bees and beasts for pollination. But these species — and whole industrial supply chains that …

7 Famous Pilgrimages Around the World That You Can Walk or Cycle

Photo by By Aleksandra H. Kossowska/Shutterstock<p>Petra, one of the more dramatic stops on the Abraham Path<p>From a Norwegian shrine for a Viking king to …

Hiking

8 cool European cities to visit in 2018 before the hipsters arrive

From Belgrade to Hamburg, where to go for an alternative city break not overrun with tourists...<p>Belgrade, Serbia<p>Neighbouring music festival Exit has …

European Travel

Keys to the backwaters: a coastal Florida road trip

Away from the overcooked theme parks, there’s a calmer side to the Sunshine State, in tune with the ocean and vast wetlands. Florida author Tim Dorseytakes us on a tour of remote outposts where small town life still flourishes<p>To say that Florida has a mixed reputation is like saying my president …

Virgin Atlantic

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

This Could Be The One Key Hormone That Set Us Apart From Apes

It's not just about brain size.<p>Even though you might not believe it on a crowded subway train, humans have a unique set of social skills that set us …

Neuroscience

Ingvar Kamprad, Founder of Ikea and Creator of a Global Empire, Dies at 91

Ingvar Kamprad, a Swedish entrepreneur who hid his fascist past and became one of the world’s richest men by turning simply-designed, low-cost furniture into the global Ikea empire, died on Saturday at his home in Smaland, Sweden. He was 91.<p>His death was confirmed by the company in a statement on …

IKEA