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Pink Floyd Exhibition in London: Pictures

Pink Floyd

75 U.S. mayors won’t enforce climate policy rollback

Cities pledge to double down on climate action in response to an executive order signed by President Donald Trump<p>In an executive order signed yesterday, President Donald Trump proposed sweeping changes to the way the country regulates energy production and emissions, including rolling back most …

Apple Unveils iPhone7, New Camera Features, AirPods, Games: Pictures

Wearable Tech

Has the age of quantum computing arrived?

It’s a mind-bending concept with the potential to change the world, and Canadian tech company D-Wave claims to have cracked the code<p>Ever since Charles Babbage’s conceptual, unrealised Analytical Engine in the 1830s, computer science has been trying very hard to race ahead of its time. Particularly …

Quantum Computing

NASA spies strange lone 'pyramid' on dwarf planet Ceres

The closer we get to Ceres, the more perplexing the dwarf planet grows. NASA's Dawn spacecraft has found several more bright spots as well as a pyramid-like peak jutting out of the frigid world's surface.<p>The discovery is painting an increasingly complex portrait of one of the biggest "fossils" from …

How to Persuade Almost Anyone

If you need to fine tune the fine art of persuading people, try appealing to logic or emotions. But not both.<p>The time-tested axiom from Dale Carnegie that you can't win an argument, is true. "If you lose it, you lose it; and if you win it, you lose it," the author writes, because people will only …

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Tractors, Ritual Baths, and Dismantling Racism: Welcome to Black and Latino Farmers Immersion

<i>Soul Fire</i> <i>Farm is a family farm in Grafton, N.Y., committed to the dismantling of the oppressive structures that misguide our food system. We are a</i> …

IoT Report: How Internet of Things technology is now reaching mainstream companies and consumers

<i>This is a preview of the Internet of Things (2018) research report from Business Insider Intelligence. To learn more about the IoT ecosystem, tech trends and industry forecasts, click here.</i><p>The Internet of Things (IoT) is transforming how companies and consumers go about their days around the world. …

Internet of Things

Verizon and AT&T are messing up Microsoft's deal with Samsung

But it looks like two of the nation's largest carriers, Verizon and AT&T, were not totally cool with the arrangement, reports the Wall Street Journal.<p>The apps in question are Skype; Microsoft's note-taking app OneNote; and Microsoft's cloud storage app OneDrive.<p>Verizon's S6 phones won't include the …

I'm Business Insider's math reporter, and these 10 everyday things drive me insane

Math, statistics, empirical analysis, and data visualization are all incredibly powerful tools for understanding the world.<p>Unfortunately, these tools are misused and abused in many ways that, to greater or lesser degrees, lead to confusion rather than clarification and make the world just a …

Data Visualization

Amazon Goes After Dropbox, Google, Microsoft With Unlimited Cloud Drive Storage

Last year, Amazon gave a boost to its Prime members when it launched a free, unlimited photo storage for them on Cloud Drive. Today, the company is expanding that service as a paid offering to cover other kinds of content, and to users outside of its loyalty program. Unlimited Cloud Storage will …

Spare Rib Recipes Missing From Your Life

The problem with spare ribs is that they don't have the same ring as baby back ribs. Sadly no one wrote a jingle about this cut of meat. But we assure you, its inferiority ends there. When it comes to quality and flavor, spare ribs are where it's at. Some even say spare ribs are tastier than baby …

Cooking

Pan-Roasted Sea Scallops with Scallop Jus + Miso-Creamed Kale

<i>Today:</i> <i>Trade in a heavy and dense winter meal for a lighter, but still satisfying option of scallops and creamed kale.</i><p>Winter meals don't always need to be dense and heavy to warm you up. It's possible for them to be juicy and full of rich and comforting flavors, like miso and soy, and still feel …

Ride along in the Mercedes-Benz F 015 (pictures)

Leonard Nimoy: A fascinating career

Congress barely meets DHS deadline

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The House approved a one-week extension of funding for the Department of Homeland Security, avoiding a partial shutdown just hours before a Friday night deadline.<p>President Barack Obama signed the bill, which funds the Department of Homeland Security until March 6.<p>The bill does …

Future of Beirut Street Art Remains Bright, Despite Recent Legislation

Street art is ubiquitous in Beirut. Walk the city for a few days and one can see everything from small stencils promoting local DJs to larger murals that took artists days to complete. It appears in the all likely places, on highways and under bridges, but also on unused walls or next to buildings. …

Why Mindfulness May Or May Not Jump-Start Your Exercise Routine

Mindfulness is at risk of being oversold. When research of at best questionable relevance gets enthusiastic media treatment well in excess of what the actual data affords, especially when the coverage includes specific advice, it is time to take a step back, a big step. That is currently the …

Technology outsourcers learn to ride the cloud

With cloud, potentially everyone and no one outsources IT.<p>The impact of cloud on the whole IT outsourcing landscape cannot be over-emphasized. The …

Crapware: Why manufacturers install it, what you can do about it, and why it's not going to go away

Crapware (also known as "bloatware" or "junkware") is the stuff that hardware makers install onto their devices on top of the operating system.<p><i>Video:</i> …

Malware

Why SSDs are obsolete

Solid State Drives - SSDs - are a product of convenience, not good architecture. Storage systems need to be re-architected to achieve the highest …

You’re really going to want to tune in to BGR tomorrow…

The annual Mobile World Congress trade show has been a bit stale in recent years, since most big smartphone vendors have been hosting their own …

Scientist says he’s two years away from being able to safely remove your head and put it on a new body

Head transplant surgery used to be a dream that we only saw in science fiction movies such as <i>The Incredible Two-Headed Transplant</i> (pictured above). …

Do you remember what Facebook, YouTube and Google looked like years ago?

The Internet has evolved at an incredible pace. Websites that looked amazing less than a decade ago are absolutely hideous by today’s standards — …

Don’t use Facebook’s mobile app on your smartphone

Even if you’re someone who’s addicted to Facebook, you really ought to consider just accessing it through your mobile browser. <i>Business Insider</i> …

Sex Box: A television show where people have sex in a box

Elle and Brandon are ready. They are the first victims of <i>Sex Box</i>, a reality television program adapted from the UK original on Channel 4, premiering tomorrow night on WeTV. Over the course of an hour, two therapists and a pastor provide couples relationship advice before and after the partners have …

Hammerhead Drone Makes First Flight

Look at this weird plane<p>The laws of aerodynamics require a certain smoothness of form, a kind of mandatory design elegance. The Piaggio Aerospace Hammerhead stands in contrast to this romantic notion of flight, with canards and pusher propellers combining into an airplane uglier than the sum of its …

Drones

Jon Stewart to exit, and that overshadows the Brian Williams news

It isn't often that worlds collide with such tweet-sweet poetry as happened Tuesday with the consecutive announcements of Jon Stewart's retirement from "The Daily Show" and Brian Williams' six-month suspension from "NBC Nightly News."<p>One can only hope that not too many talking heads explode with …