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Infowars’ Alex Jones Cries on Air Over Syria Strikes: “Trump Is Crapping All Over Us”

Many of President Donald Trump’s most prominent conservative supporters in the media turned against him on Friday following his decision to launch …

Donald Trump

The NBA playoff bracket is now set

We now know all 16 seeds for when the NBA playoffs begin on Saturday.<p>In the Western Conference, the Minnesota Timberwolves clinched the final playoff spot with an overtime win over the Denver Nuggets in a winner-take-all game.<p>We already knew the Houston Rockets and the Toronto Raptors were the top …

Basketball

Mueller will drop midterm Russia bombshells on GOP Congress

This week we learned from the Washington Post, in a story that ran in the Wednesday paper, that special counsel Robert MuellerRobert Swan …

Donald Trump

Google Increased New Employee Productivity by 25 Percent With 1 Email. Here's What You Need to Know

Yet another example of when 'back to the basics' is great advice.<p>Onboarding, a term used to describe the period between job offer acceptance and assimilation (anywhere from 30 days to a year depending on the organization), is a critical time for new employees. Not only do they have to tackle a …

Employment

Here's How I Reduced Robocalls by About 95 Percent

D<p>Have you been getting a lot of robocalls lately? Yeah, join the club.<p>You know what I mean. These are unsolicited calls made to your cell phone. They come in waves - sometimes ten or eleven in a row, particularly if you don't pick them up. Sometimes they identify themselves as "robocaller" but not …

Google Play

An Architect’s Cabin Rises From the Ashes After a Devastating Forest Fire

Minimalism is taken to the max when architect Eric Logan rebuilds his family cabin on a Wyoming mountainside.<p>Built on the edge of where the former cabin stood, the project is inspired by its surroundings. Charred trees from the forest took new life as the cabin’s post-and-beam structure, helping …

Architecture

What a fitness instructor eats in a day to stay in killer shape

Have you ever taken a workout class and been so fixated on the instructor's next-level muscles that you lost track of how many reps you've done? Meet Sami Sweeney, the owner and operator of six Pure Barre fitness studios in and around Seattle, who has one of the most impressive sets of abs we've …

Protein

Cramer: Kroger's latest quarter made all the supermarket stocks look bad

Jim Cramer explains why shares of Kroger were obliterated after the supermarket chain reported earnings.

Kroger

The 16 greatest cities in human history, from ancient Jericho to modern Tokyo

Cities have played a crucial role in human development for more than 9,000 years.<p>From Jericho, the oldest known city in the world, to Tokyo, the largest city today, cities have served as centers for commerce, technology, education, and culture.<p>And cities are continuing to grow to new heights. In …

Ancient History

7 reasons why Shaquem Griffin’s performance was the NFL Combine’s most incredible story

Best part of Indianapolis this year by far.<p>If you didn’t know who former UCF linebacker Shaquem Griffin was before, you did by the time Sunday’s NFL Combine workouts were over. Griffin, who was the 2016 AAC Defensive Player of the Year, impressed and inspired everyone in Indianapolis. For those …

NFL

Silicon Valley’s tech elites are adopting uncomfortable habits to condition their bodies

From athletics to business, learning to deal with stress is an essential key to improving performance. That's because stress can push people to perform at their best — or cause them to shut down.<p>So it's no surprise that in the metrics-obsessed world of Silicon Valley, tech elites are turning to the …

Silicon Valley

How to Collaborate Effectively If Your Team Is Remote

Remote communication isn’t always easy. Do you recognize yourself in any of these examples?<p><i>At 10 p.m., a corporate lawyer gets a text from a colleague and wonders (not for the first time) if there’s a protocol about work-related texts after a certain hour.</i><p><i>After a long and liquid client dinner, an</i> …

Management

Duolingo data shows this is the fastest way to learn a new language

Language-learning app Duolingo recently combed through a mountain of user data to find the best times each day to practice a foreign language. Its findings were published today at <i>Quartz</i>.<p>The findings essentially mirrored a 2016 study that showed the positive effect on sleep between practice …

Language Learning

The best photos taken of planet Earth last year will transform the way you see the world

The natural world is a stunning place.<p>Every year, the best landscape photography shows off Earth's beauty. The following photos are some of the winners from the 2017 International Landscape Photographer of the Year contest.<p>They highlight powerful mountains, scenes of isolation, worlds of color and …

Landscape Photography

14 Stephen King quotes about writing you totally need to hang on your wall

The first Stephen King book I ever read was <i>The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon</i>. I was still in my teens, and my gran — a huge King fan herself — thought it …

Amazon has a great perk for Prime members who love to read

<i>The Insider Picks 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<p>Amazon Prime comes with a lot of perks— among which are notably free two-day shipping on all purchases and access to services like …

Indian History

How I became a morning person — and why I decided to make the change

It's early and dark. The alarm sounds, and you reach over to switch it off. After a short pause, you sit up. You swing your legs off the bed, touch the floor with your feet, and reach for your phone. You sit quietly while your phone's screen illuminates the dark bedroom. There are a few …

Sleep

This map shows the US really has 11 separate 'nations' with entirely different cultures

The United States comprises several different regions, each with its own rich history and cultural identity.<p>Exactly where those regions start and end has been a long-running debate, but according to author Colin Woodard, the United States can be divided into 11 distinct sub-nations.<p>Woodard mapped …

New Mexico

Benjamin Franklin built his character around 13 virtues — and following his weekly plan could change your life

<b>• Founding father Benjamin Franklin sought to live his life based on 13 virtues.</b><p><b>• He even kept a chart to record which virtues he was actually living by on a weekly basis.</b><p><b>• Tracking and reflecting on these traits could help you lead a more virtuous life.</b><p>Benjamin Franklin was born in 1706 into a …

Self-improvement

Chevron's CEO Just Wrote an Extraordinary LinkedIn Message That Is a Master Class in Leadership | Inc.com

After 37 years working at Chevron, CEO and Chairman John Watson, who took over the helm in 2010, is hanging up his cleats and headed for retirement.<p>In a moment of transparency while reflecting back on his career journey, he left us with a masterful lesson in leadership. Openly admitting to what he …

Leadership

How to Brew Cafecito (Cuban Coffee)

A Cuban coffee, or cafecito, is the nation's history in a cup. Iconic trademarks associated with a cafecito — such as its slightly bitter flavor, the …

Coffee

A Gorgeous Acoustic Fingerstyle Guitar Cover of ‘Careless Whisper’ Played With Live Tuning Changes

Alexandr Misko, a remarkably talented guitarist in Russia, performed a lush, acoustic fingerstyle cover of the classic George Michael song “Careless …

Guitar

The PlayStation 4 is having a killer run — here's what to expect in 2018

The PlayStation 4 continues to be the most popular game console in the world. Over 70 million consoles have been sold, and that's just in the past four years.<p>In 2018, the console's dominance shows no signs of slowing — if major entries in the "God of War" and "Spider-Man" franchises don't ensure …

Virtual Reality

Find Out How Joining an Investment Club Can Benefit You

Why You Should Consider Joining an Investment Club<p>Investment Club Definition, Rules, Tips and Benefits<p>Updated December 26, 2017<p>Forming or joining an …

Investing

The 10 Best Grooming Tips We Learned in 2017

We'll use this expert advice forever<p>Here at <i>Men's Health</i>, we got an endless amount of great grooming advice this year. It covered everything including beards, shaving, skincare, hair care and styling, oral hygiene, and more. The result, of course, is that we looked and felt pretty damn good.<p>So …

Skin Care

The Sunny Optimism of Clean Energy Shines Through Tech's Gloom

The mood around tech is dark these days. Social networks are a cesspool of harassment and lies. On-demand firms are producing a bleak economy of gig …

The 100 best nonfiction books of all time: the full list

After two years of careful reading, moving backwards through time, Robert McCrum has concluded his selection of the 100 greatest nonfiction books. Take a quick look at five centuries of great writing<p>Robert McCrum reflects on his 100 greatest nonfiction books list The 100 best novels written in …

Literature

What Are Eichler Homes and Why Do People Love Them?

If it's oozing with California midcentury-modern design—complete with wood paneling, gabled ceilings, and floor-to-ceiling glazed walls—it just might be an Eichler home.<p>At the time, modern architecture was typically seen in higher-end custom homes and large corporate buildings rather than …

Edward Snowden’s New App Turns A Smartphone Into a Security System

Edward Snowden, who blew the whistle on NSA surveillance of U.S. citizens, knows a thing or two about spying. He’s now released an app, Haven, that …

Surveillance

General Electric Winning Multiple Contracts Is A BUY At 6-Year Lows

Big win for GE; deliveries will start in 2018.<p>GE scores biggest wind farm deal in Thailand.<p>Positive developments being ignored by market is …