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Is the cost of postsecondary education worth it?

As I was writing this article earlier this week, I fell asleep. I hope you won't do the same as you read it. To clarify, it was late at night and I had a long day. That night, I dreamed that my son, Win, who is heading into his last year of high school, announced that he plans to pursue a …

Higher Education

Beyond IKEA: 10 Other Places to Get Affordable Furniture

It's the worst part of moving and the reason we accept and live with outdated styles: the price tag on new home furnishings. When furniture costs an …

This Ex-Apple Engineer Just Launched a Furniture Company to Take On IKEA

If you have ever spent hours on end willing yourself to order a chair online or lost your mind assembling a bookshelf from IKEA, a new ecommerce furniture startup called Campaign wants to offer you a solution.<p>Officially launched today, Campaign offers a line of sofas and chairs that can be …

Furniture

5 Things People (Almost Always) Forget When Designing Their Living Room

There's the picking out of the sofa. Choosing chairs. Deciding on a credenza. Arguing over where the television should go. There's waffling over rug …

Living Rooms

The 50 best colleges where students earn high starting salaries

The list ranks colleges by median starting salary, average SAT score, and a survey that asked more than 1,000 Business Insider readers to choose the colleges that best prepare their students for success after graduation. Read our full methodology here.<p>We reranked the schools by pay here to find the …

College & University
Higher Education

25 Colleges That Can Land You a 6-Figure Career Without Grad School

These are MONEY's most affordable colleges whose alumni report earning at least $100,000 a year, with just an undergraduate degree.<p>As more people …

College & University

7 Science-Backed Habits to Live Happier Every Day | Inc.com

Everything we do--professionally and personally--has an effect on us, whether it's for good or not-so-good. The truth is that we all want to live happy lives. When we choose to do the right things for the right reasons, we get better results.<p>Numerous research studies have demonstrated that being …

Happiness

There is still scientific research that says man-made climate change is a myth. Here is why it’s wrong

Scientists love arguments and counter-arguments. Even when they arrive at a consensus, they remain open to evidence that could force them to change their minds. That is perhaps why, despite a consensus among 97% climate scientists that humans are causing global warming, some people believe that the …

Climate Change

A former Apple CEO just launched two new Android phones

John Sculley, who headed Apple for a decade starting in 1983, has launched Obi Worldphone, a new smartphone brand that’s aimed at emerging markets. The company has announced two mid-range Android handsets that are set to be released later this year.<p>The phones are designed by Ammunition, a studio …

A new mass extinction could be underway, researchers say

<b>(CNN) —</b> Sixty-five million years ago, the dinosaurs disappeared in what's known as the Earth's fifth mass extinction. Today, a sixth mass extinction could be well underway and humans are the likely culprit, according to new research published in Science Advances.<p>The past five mass extinctions on …

Extinction
Oil & Gas Industry

Scientists Say 8,500-Year-Old Kennewick Man Still Has Much to Teach Them

Some of the scientists who have studied the 8,500-year-old skeleton known as Kennewick Man, also known as the Ancient One, say they could learn more from further studies — and they'd be reluctant to see the remains handed over to the Native American tribes that claim him.<p>But they aren't prepared to …

Anthropology

Small Living Room Ideas to Make the Most of Your Space

Many small living room ideas revolve around tricking the eye into making the area appear more spacious. Such strategies can transform an area that …

Home Decorating
Money

13 Life-Changing Mindfulness Books

By now, you’ve probably heard of mindfulness. The health and lifestyle benefits of mindfulness are well established, because they include regulating …

Mindfulness

Teens take big risks because of memory loss — just tell your mom your brain made you do it

Mapping the brain is a super hard science task that even the smartest scientists haven’t fully figured out yet. We don’t totally know how or why …

5 habits of happy perfectionists

While it might seem being a perfectionist would make a person more successful, recent research suggests that isn’t always the case. Many people who are hard-wired for perfection often sabotage themselves.<p>“They have to be absolutely perfect,” says Gordon Flett, the Canadian Research Chair in …

Mental Health

Apple’s new ‘Move to iOS’ app helps Android users switch to iPhone

Tim Cook said the iPhone 6 would trigger an avalanche of Android users to switch to iPhone and so far he’s been right. Previous iPhone owners have been slow to upgrade to the newer, bigger iPhones, but Apple is coming out with a new tool that will make it even easier for Android users to switch to …

Hit list: All the apps and services Apple tried to kill at WWDC 2015

Once again, Apple has shown its desire to be your go-to for everything you do in your life.<p>During its Worldwide Developers Conference keynote this morning, the iPhone maker talked up software updates, services and new functionalities aimed at making several of its competitors’ offerings …

What it’s like to get a cup of coffee with CarPlay and Android

CarPlay and Android Auto are Apple and Google’s first attempts to slowly invade the automobile, but finding a car that supports them hasn’t been easy …

This talented Apple fan turned her portfolio into a beautiful paper MacBook

Most creative and designer types travel around with two things perpetually tucked under their arms: their portfolios, and their MacBooks. Vienna-based fashion designer Eva Zar decided to consolidate the two: her portfolio <i>is</i> a MacBook, at least in appearance.<p>Basing her design not just on the …

Apple wants to add a lot more context to iMessage

A new Apple patent could add a startling amount of functionality to your iMessages.<p>The tech would let you schedule pre-written texts and even send new ones automatically based on context the app draws from elsewhere on your iPhone.<p>Apple announced its plans to make Siri a smarter virtual assistant …

Android M vs. iOS 9: A battle of the giants

Google I/O and WWDC have been and gone, and Google and Apple have laid out the plans for their next major platform updates — Android M and iOS 9.<p>Now that we’ve had a chance to let those announcements sink in, it’s time for <i>Cult of Android</i> and <i>Cult of Mac</i> to battle over which is best in another Friday …

iPhone Cases You Never Knew You Couldn't Live Without

If you're on the market for some new accessory that really shows off your personal style, you may be forgetting that an iPhone case can really do the …

iPhone 5

8 Reasons Shopping Alone Is The Greatest

People who love shopping consider the act to be an art form. They have techniques to find the best bargains, carefully strategize the best time to shop, and possess the super-human strength required to haul all their packages home. They also know that when it comes to shopping, it's best to go it …

Shopping

The best 5 Apple Watch apps to use right now

When it comes to what you bought your Apple Watch for, there are many different reasons that usually depend on the person. But, when it comes to apps …

Apps

How to make a good first impression

So we asked Susan RoAne—author of the recently released 25th anniversary edition of <i>How to Work a Room: The Ultimate Guide to Making Lasting Connections—in Person and Online</i>—for her tips on how to make those events less daunting and more fun. "In every room, there are people who you want to meet, …

Apple fined for illegally dictating iPhone contract prices

Many of Apple’s manufacturers may be based in Taiwan, but that hasn’t stopped a Taiwanese court from finding the company guilty of engaging in anti-competitive practices.<p>Apple’s crime? Making its telecom partners in Taiwan run their pricing plans past Apple prior to making then available to the …