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14 Reasons You're Always Tired

Lack of sleep isn't the only thing sapping your energy. Little things you do (and don't do) can exhaust you both mentally and physically, which can …

American Airlines Just Announced Some Really Bad News for Passengers (It Was Buried Inside the Good News)

You may not like this.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>American Airlines just announced it's buying some new planes.<p>Surely, then, passengers will be delighted to know they'll soon be enjoying the giddiness of that new-plane smell.<p>…

Weekend Box Office: John Krasinski’s ‘A Quiet Place’ Is A Thundering Success

<i>Black Panther</i> has the biggest opening weekend of 2018, so far. But number two is not Steven Spielberg. It is not Jennifer Lawrence’s latest film. It is not a franchise sequel like <i>Pacific Rim: Uprising</i> or <i>Fifty Shaded Freed,</i> or even a big-budget reboot like <i>Tomb Raider</i>.<p>The second biggest opening film …

Finally, a downside to being attractive

A growing body of research suggests that conventionally attractive-looking people have it all: They go on more dates, are more likely to be elected to office, make more money, and are perceived as more likable and trustworthy.<p>Perhaps most infuriating to the mere mortals in their offices, past …

Psychology

Facebook hits the brakes on creepy project to access your patient data from hospitals

Facebook has been in recent talks with several high profile US hospitals in an attempt to glean anonymized patient data for a now-defunct project. The company aimed to collect obscured personal details — including illness and prescription info — in an attempt to match it with user data it collected …

The San Francisco housing market is so dire that people are leaving in droves — here's where they're headed

The San Francisco Bay Area is on the brink of an exodus as a low supply of homes and high demand drive housing prices— and the cost of living — to new heights.<p>A recent survey from the Bay Area Council advocacy group found that 46% of residents say they plan to move away soon, up from 40% last year …

San Francisco

10 endlessly fascinating websites to waste your time on

The internet is a vast, wonderful trove of information. There's so much to learn from a seemingly endless supply of resources. From video lectures …

No one thinks this is 'the end of Facebook' ... yet investors sense blood in the water

I opened up Facebook the other day and the top post in my news feed was from a friend I haven't seen in more than 10 years. She was asking if anyone could recommend a doctor in a Southern seaside town 80 miles from where I live. "Does anyone know a good osteopath?" she wrote, "I'm in agony and mine …

As China puts the brakes on overseas investment, Los Angeles' development boom takes a hit

Last year, Chinese investors interested in buying or developing property in Southern California peppered World Trade Center Los Angeles officials with questions about how best to break into the market.<p>What's the difference between city governments and county governments, they might ask. Or, are tax …

Donald Trump steps up attacks on Amazon

<b>President Donald Trump has stepped up his attacks on Amazon, suggesting the online retail giant is ripping off the US Postal Service.</b><p>The US Post Office would lose $1.50 (£1.07) "on average for each package it delivers for Amazon", he tweeted, but supporters of Amazon dispute this.<p>Mr Trump also said …

This Awesome Periodic Table Tells You How to Actually Use All Those Elements

Americium could save your life.<p>Thanks to high school, we've all got a pretty good idea about what's on the periodic table.<p>But whether you're looking …

Tesla reveals the driver killed in a Model X crash was traveling with Autopilot engaged, received 'several' automated warnings before the collision

Tesla revealed new information about a collision involving a Model X, in which the driver of the electric SUV was killed last week.<p>The company said in a blog post on Friday night that the Model X had been operating on Autopilot, its semi-autonomous driving system, before the crash, according to …

The future of retail is happening right now in China

If you need evidence of the US retail sector’s precarious condition, consider that more than 9,000 stores closed last year, and another 12,000 are on the chopping block this year, according to commercial property firm Cushman & Wakefield.<p>Despite a 4.2% rise in 2017 over the previous year, US retail …

eCommerce

The Outbound Journal

Apple's new 'Battery Health' feature actually sucks

My iPhone isn't even two years old, and it's already dying.<p>That's the upshot of Apple's new "Battery Health" feature, introduced in iOS 11.3 …

Steve Jobs was the World's Greatest Salesman Because He Answered the 1 Question on Everyone's Mind

Once you realize your customers don't care about your 'product,' you'll be more likely to make a sale.<p>I'm looking at an intimidating 800-page binder as I write this article. It contains confidential information about a new product category. When I prepare the company's leaders to launch the …

Snap tells the 1.2 million people who signed a petition to remove the latest Snapchat update that they're out of luck

Over 1.2 million Snapchat users were rebuffed Wednesday as Snap Inc. officially affirmed its commitment to a contentious new app update introduced early this month.<p>In an official response on Change.org, where user Nic Rumsey posted a petition called "Remove the new Snapchat Update," the Snapchat …

We went to a Goodwill store and saw how it's 'overrun' with stuff millennials and Gen Xers refuse to take from their parents

Millennials are living with less.<p>Young people are scaling back on what they need, taking inspiration from experts such as Marie Kondo, the author of two best-selling books on minimalism, to live a clutter-free life.<p>This has led to a generation of consumers who donate, and thrift stores like …

Minimalism

15 things you should be doing after work instead of watching TV if you want to be happier

For the longest time, I would come home from work and immediately pop on the TV. It was mindless — after a day of meetings, intensive heads-down work, and never-ending email chains, the only thing I thought I wanted to do was watch five episodes of some sitcom I'd seen hundreds of times before.<p>But …

Ditch Your Smartphone Keyboard For Gboard

Whether on Android or iOS, you likely already use Google Maps for navigation. You use Gmail for email. You use YouTube to watch videos. And you’re …

Gboard

A Look Inside the Marriage of Jeff and Mackenzie Bezos, the Richest Couple in History Who Own More Land Than Almost Anyone Else in America

They have a long history.<p>Jeff Bezos wasn’t alone when he made his cross-county road trip to Seattle in 1994. And he wasn’t alone when he founded …

If Beans Give You Gas, This Cooking Hack Will Change Your Life

I used to avoid burritos, three-bean chili, black bean burgers, and garlicky hummus. They were just <i>not</i> on my menu, because beans just didn't agree with me. I love all those delicious foods, and I know legumes are a great source of protein, fiber, iron, and other nutrients, but I'd rather miss out …

Nutrition

15 books world-famous CEOs think everyone should read in their lifetime

<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>There's a reason the most successful people in our society are often the most voracious — or dogged — readers.<p>Think about how many new ideas …

24 hidden iPhone settings you should know about

Dig deeper into iOS.<p>Part of the appeal of the iPhone is its simplicity—you can grab it right out of the box and starting setting it up without reading any instructions. However, behind that simple, intuitive interface, you'll find dozens of lesser-known settings and options. Here are 24 you can use …

Apps

Chrome is turning into the new Internet Explorer 6

Chrome-only sites are a problem<p>Chrome is now the most popular browser across all devices, thanks to Android’s popularity and the rise of Chrome on Windows PCs and Mac computers. As Google continues to dominate our access to the web, information through its search engine, and services like Gmail or …

Janet Yellen says bitcoin is a highly speculative asset — but the Fed played a key role in its rise

It's a testament to the ferocity of the recent rally in bitcoin that Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen was asked about it multiple times during her last press conference as central bank chair.<p>She said bitcoin "is a highly speculative asset" that "at this time plays a very small role in the payment …

How French luxury speaker maker Devialet plans to become the 'Apple of sound'

It was 3 a.m. on a morning late in 2009 and Quentin Sannié, CEO of French luxury speaker maker Devialet, was crying alone in his house in Normandy while listening to a recording of Queen performing at Wembley Stadium in 1986.<p>"I had the first Devialet amplifier at home," Sannié recalled in a recent …

What Turns Black Friday Shoppers Into Raging Hordes?

For the Black Friday faithful, the excitement begins on Thanksgiving, when eager shoppers line up outside big box and department stores for the chance to grab “doorbuster” sales and “prices slashed” merchandise when the doors open. Black Friday videos posted in recent years show shoppers shoving …

How to stop over 400 sites logging everything you type: A complete list of every site using session replay scripts

Here's how you can protect yourself from one of the biggest security flaws on the internet<p>You've read the news about session replay scripts and how …

Information Security

Google Express lets you shop at Costco without a membership

Good news for wannabe bulk shoppers: You no longer need a Costco membership to stock up on a case of Cup O’ Noodles, two 48 oz bottles of Listerine, and a bag of Kirkland signature tortilla chips the size of Rhode Island. As <i>Delish</i> just pointed out, no more borrowing your uncle’s Costco membership …