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26 long books worth the time they'll take to read

Binge-watching is easy; just drag the laptop into bed and go. But savoring a book of, say, 800 pages or longer is a <i>project</i>. No book that size is perfect, because excess is kind of the point. What marathon runner doesn't curse the universe or even get bored once in a while? That doesn't negate the …

Why the Codependency Myth of Drug Addiction Needs to Die

The dubious idea that we might "enable" our partners or loved ones suffering from addiction lingers—despite being unscientific and straight-up harmful.<p>Chances are, if you have been affected by drug addiction or just watched enough reality TV, you've heard something about the concept of …

What your handwriting says about your personality

Mike Nudelman/Business Insider<p>Graphology, the science of analyzing handwriting for personality traits, has been around since the days of Aristotle.<p>Today, it's used for a variety of purposes, from criminal investigations to understanding your health. Some employers even use handwriting analysis to …

5 Surefire Strategies to Curb Your Night-Out Spending

A night out on the town with your partner or your friends always sounds like a great idea... until you see the number on your bar tab. Drinks and …

10 Must-Visit Tourist Attractions Around the World

As a traveler, few things are more annoying than filling your bucket list with destinations that look divine on your Instagram feed, only to arrive …

European Travel

27 Dad Jokes That Are So Bad They're Actually Amazing

Long live dad jokes.

29 brilliant questions to ask at the end of every job interview

You should be assessing the employer just as much as they're assessing you because you both need to walk away convinced that the job would be a great fit.<p>So when the tables are turned and the interviewer asks, "Do you have any questions for me?" take advantage of this opportunity. It's the best way …

You Can't Call Yourself a Horror Movie Buff Until You've Seen These 27 Classics

Not all horror movies are created equal. Yes, yes, it's always fun to see which scary movies Netflix has to offer, or what sort of terror is coming to theaters, but when it comes down to it, there's a clear list of movies every horror fan needs to see. We're talking the big guns, the classic …

Horror

7 Steps to Radically Improve Your Entire Life -- Starting Today

How to create a brand new chapter in your life, at any stage.<p>When we think about creating sweeping change in our lives, it often seems like a distant dream. When life gets in the way, it's easy to think it's "too late," or that we won't be able to restart because we are so set in our ways, whether …

Happiness

17 Surreally Creepy Abandoned Places Around The World

These stunning relics of the not-so-distant past are insane.

10 small things you do that people use to judge your personality

Psychologists call it the "spotlight effect": People generally don't pay nearly as much attention to you as you think they do.<p>Phew.<p>But when they are motivated to pay attention, they <i>really</i> pay attention. Not just to your outfit and your haircut, but to seemingly trivial things, like your handwriting …

How to Leave a Party Early Without Being Rude

Say you're at a soiree with pink champagne cocktails and more guacamole than you know what to do with, and you find yourself yawning between all the …

13 Haunting Books To Read This Fall, If You Dare

👻<p>‘Tis the season for re-re-watching “Stranger Things” and contemplating the punniest possible couple’s costume, plug and socket notwithstanding. ‘Tis also the season for picking up scary books ― books that disturb, books that alarm, books that go bump in the night.<p>We’ve selected a few of our …

31 Magic Tricks to Simplify Your Life

You'll be stunned at these shockingly simple yet effective ways to simplify. Don't miss number 31. If you do, you might ...

Abandoned Ghost Town in Connecticut Still Creepy After 22 Years

The Village of Johnsonville in East Haddam, CT is a beautiful, tranquil little town. So why did everyone leave 22 years ago and never came …

15 Creepy Books to Read with Your Book Club This Fall

Books

Ladies, you can now pee in your underwear

We’ve all been there: Maybe in a drunken stupor, you relaxed the wrong muscle. Maybe you laughed a little too hard and—whoops. Maybe you were …

How the daily routines of 26 successful people throughout history compare

Successful people like routine.<p>Pablo Picasso painted until 3 a.m., then slept until noon. Voltaire spent his morning working from bed. Benjamin Franklin made a resolution for the day after waking up at 5 a.m., as former Business Insider intern Anisa Purbasari learned while following Franklin's …

Habits of extremely boring people

Mike Nudelman/Business Insider<p>We fear boredom — that we might be bored or, even worse, bore others.<p>One example: For a 2014 University of Virginia psychology study, participants gave themselves electrical shocks to avoid sitting alone with their thoughts for 15 minutes.<p>In a similarly themed Quora …

Famifi

Episode 14: Youth sports and parents behaving badly<p>Have More Meaningful Conversations With Your Kids.<p>We’ll send the low-down on the hot topics your …

Happiness

To Nap Or Not To Nap: What You Should Know About Daytime Snoozing

To nap or not to nap: that is the question for those with daytime grogginess. When nighttime sleep is restless, the urge to nod off can be irresistible–at work or anywhere else.<p>Whether you’re an overt napper or just finally give in, you’ve probably wondered how long a nap is too long and whether …

Sleep

Rexie the handicapped cat has a pink wheelchair and is best friends with a ferret

Rexie doesn't have the use of his two hind legs, and finds it impossible to move around without his special custom pink wheelchair.<p>However, he doesn't let that stop him from being a very happy cat - and he is helped by his best friend, a ferret.<p>Rexie has a broken backbone, which means his back legs …

Philippines President Compares Himself To Hitler, Says He'd "Be Happy To Slaughter" 3 Million Drug Users

President Rodrigo Duterte likened his anti-drug campaign, which has left more than 3,000 people dead, to Nazi Germany under Adolf Hitler, who killed millions of Jews.<p>Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte told reporters in Davao City on Friday that he would "be happy to slaughter" 3 million drug …

12 Stressful Things You Need to Stop Tolerating Right Now

Sometimes we need to escape our stress before our stress takes us down.<p>Some forms of stress are necessary--especially if we want to stimulate creativity and new learning.<p>Others bring no benefit at all and serve only to prevent us from being effective or successful.<p>Here's a list of a dozen of the …

How anxiety warps your perception

An anxious mindset can change the way you view the world in profound ways. But could a simple new treatment offer a way out of the perpetual fear?<p>As your thoughts run uncontrollably, your heartbeat starts to race and your breathing becomes heavy. Uneasiness is followed by fear, and then without …

New research shows there’s one big change when cops wear cameras

Cameras worn on police uniforms have been lauded as a possible solution to many of the problems facing officers in the line of duty, from violence against law enforcement to the unnecessary use of force. The US Department of Justice recently announced a plan to spend $20 million on body cameras for …

Law Enforcement

25 Easy (and Free) Things You Can Do Today to Shake Up Your Life | Inc.com

When you're stuck in a rut, it often feels like you need a big change--a new job, a globetrotting dream vacation, a wildly different, way healthier, lifestyle.<p>But the problem with big changes is that they're usually terrifying. And expensive. And difficult. So you end up just sitting there in your …

Productivity

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ISPs

25 Fall Books Goodreads Users Are Most Excited About

Time to put on your coziest sweater and settle in with one of these.<p>Below are the titles — already out and upcoming — that are getting a lot of buzz and love.