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This little-known Amazon service can help you with odd jobs you need done around the house

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>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>Amazon It was only a few years ago that if you needed some sort of general home service, whether it was help with a leaky faucet or getting …

A woman who left her $500,000-a-year job to work for herself says too many entrepreneurs start off thinking about money all wrong

Now, she encourages others to pursue entrepreneurship through Side Hustle Academy.<p>Moore says one of the most common mistakes she sees among entrepreneurs who are just starting out is a skewed view of the role money will play in their success.<p>"Sometimes where there's a challenge is there's a …

13 best-selling online classes you can enroll in for $10 right now

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>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>Flickr / Luke RedmondUdemy is offering more than 17,000 classes on their site for just $10 each.<p>We put together a list of some of our …

THE PAYMENTS INDUSTRY EXPLAINED: The Trends Creating New Winners And Losers In The Card-Processing Ecosystem

<i>This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here.</i><p>Digital disruption is rocking the payments industry. But merchants, consumers, and the companies that help move money …

Taking Ibuprofen Daily Raises Your Heart Attack Risk

Ibuprofen, naproxen and celecoxib are among the most commonly used drugs in the U.S. They don’t require a prescription, and they’re a quick answer to …

The world’s best mesh Wi-Fi system now boosts any router you already have

By now you’ve undoubtedly heard about mesh Wi-Fi systems even if you don’t already own one. These next-generation wireless internet solutions use a …

How To Lose Weight: The 80/10/10 Diet In 4 Simple Steps

You always hear that a diet full of fruits and vegetables is important to your health, but what about a diet of ONLY fruits and vegetables? The …

Tip: Drop, Fail, Grow

First recruit all the muscle fibers you can, then fatigue them for massive gains. Here's how.<p>When training for muscle growth, recruit as many muscle …

Diabetes is even deadlier than we thought, study suggests

Nearly four times as many Americans may die of diabetes as indicated on death certificates, a rate that would bump the disease up from the seventh-leading cause of death to No. 3, according to estimates in a recent study.<p>Researchers and advocates say that more-precise figures are important as they …

Diabetes

I Gave Up Added Sugar For A Month And This Is What Happened

The improvements were more mental than physical.<p><i>In our monthly series,</i> <b>GIVING UP</b><i>,</i> <i>newsroom staffers deprive themselves of a beloved habit and track how it went. In March,</i> Lifestyle Editor Suzy Strutner<i>, 26, gave up added sugar.</i><p><b>What are you giving up?</b> I’m giving up added sugar (which is not the same …

The Number of Calories in a Sweet Potato May Surprise You

Packed with vitamin A and a great source of energy-sustaining complex carbs, sweet potatoes are having their moment in the healthy-eating spotlight. If you haven't been eating them because you're worried about them making you gain weight, this should ease your mind.<p>Eating sweet potatoes can …

These studies will make you want to quit sugar for good

If you’ve got a sweet tooth, it’s not always easy to cut back on your sugar intake.<p>But the health benefits may bolster your resistance to the sweet …

How I regularly book round-trip international flights for less than $400

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15 free games that will help you learn how to code

Online learning has come a long way in the last few years. There are interactive courses, tons of online tutorials, and one of my personal favorite ways to practice coding: games.<p>While a game alone probably isn't going to teach you everything you need to know about coding, it can be a really …

Here's Why You Can't Stay Focused

Regaining focus isn't about willpower. It's about deconstructing the modern life habits that obstruct your enjoying it again.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>“<i>I just can’t seem to stay focused.</i>” This is the most popular phrase from my coaching clients and readers. They …

8 Things That Happen to Your Body When You Eat Sugar

We all know to go easy on the sweet stuff, but what actually happens to your system when you indulge? Here, eight ways sugar affects your body.<p><b>Your</b> …

Taking a Hot Bath May Burn as Many Calories as a Run, Researchers Say

A relaxing soak could be doing more for you than you think<p>If you were about to force yourself out on a run, stop where you are for a minute because a bath might be just as effective as exercise when it comes to your health.<p>Dr Steve Faulkner, a researcher at Loughborough University, says it may even …

Diabetes

How to quit sugar for good

Ever wonder why everyone’s all heart-eyed about sugar? The reason is simple: It tastes good. “It’s a comfort flavor for human beings,” Karmeen Kulkarni, director of global scientific affairs in diabetes care for Abbott, told Fox News. But beyond making your taste buds go wild, it doesn’t do much …

25 Spring Nail Art Ideas That'll Make Your Friends Say "OOH, Your Nails!"​

There's officially no need to be boring this season.<p>I'm going to go ahead and guess that your nail situation this winter has been been bleak—scraggly cuticles, monotone polishes in shades of burgundy and navy, and chips galore.<p>But the gloves are coming off (literally; spring is here, folks), and …

Nail Art

What Causes Food Comas? It’s More than Just Overeating.

At some point or another, everyone has experienced the classic symptoms of a food coma. You know what I'm talking about. It's that overwhelming …

Byrdie Editors Agree: These Fragrances Attract Mega Compliments

As far as Team Byrdie is concerned, a spritz of perfume is as crucial to our daily routine as moisturizer. It's the <i>pièce de résistance</i>, the final …

The Pros and Cons of Obamacare

The Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare, was signed into law in 2010. The act aimed to provide affordable health insurance coverage …

Health Care

Could the individual insurance market collapse in some states?

How will Republicans’ American Health Care Act affect individual coverage?<p>Much of the early analysis of the Republicans’ American Health Care Act (AHCA) has focused on the change in subsidies for people purchasing coverage in the individual health insurance market. The plan does away with subsidies …

17 Amazing Beauty Products Under $10 Our Readers Actually Swear By

And it's not just a bunch of makeup.

8 Major K-Beauty Finds That We Scored on Amazon

Staying on top of the K-beauty trend is an exercise in patience and googling. But we’re here to tell you it doesn’t have to be so complicated. Thanks to Amazon and its impressive inventory of makeup and skin care finds, you can start a K-beauty collection as fast as you can click. We scoped out the …

Skin Care

20 Cheat Sheets For When You're Trying To Eat A Little Healthier

Eating like a ~healthy person~ has never been easier.

Maybe You, Too, Could Become A Super Memorizer

There is such a thing as a memory athlete. These are people who can memorize a truly insane amount of information really quickly, like the order of playing cards in a deck in under 20 seconds, or 200 new names and faces in a matter of minutes.<p>Neuroscientists writing Wednesday in the journal <i>Neuron</i> …

The Brain

Real Talk With Model Activist Adwoa Aboah

Social media has plenty of downsides—bullying and unrealistic depictions of the female form are just a couple that come to mind. But it an also be a tool for change. Under her Instagram handle Gurls Talk, the 23-year old model Adwoa Aboah is empowering young women and broaching topics like the …