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These are the best places to find affordable art online

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>How you decorate your walls (or how you don't) can immediately impact the feel of a room. Artwork is an easy way to bring any room …

Home Decorating

How This 24-Year-Old Woman Makes Sell-Out Lipsticks in Her Parents' Shed

Changing the lipstick game, one tube at a time.<p>If you've never seen an MDMflow lipstick, get ready for its signature gold bullet packaging to hit you like a shot to your beauty junkie heart. The lipsticks come in eight different shades developed by MDMflow's founder, 24-year-old Florence Adepoju, …

Music you may have missed over the Christmas break

APHEX TWIN – “T17 PHASE OUT”<p>Most of us have gotten drunk and done something spontaneous and/or regrettable. Hell, you might still be cringing from that overly sentimental 4am text you sent this NYE. Although if you’re electronic mastermind Aphex Twin, those drunken mistakes might luckily come in …

Miley Cyrus

Facebook Will Use These Lasers To Beam Internet From The Sky

Pew pew<p>On Tuesday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said he envisions a world where we can digitally send our emotions to others. But that technology is still a few years out, so it looks like now Zuck will have to settle for drones that shoot internet through lasers from the sky.<p>Zuckerberg gave us a …

Mark Zuckerberg

The top brain-training apps to keep your mind sharp

As an app released this week claims to improve the memory of patients with schizophrenia, we've taken a look at the best apps for training your brain<p>IQs across the world are experiencing a steady decline, with our collective intelligence <b>dropping by one IQ point in the last decade</b>.<p>According to …

Dos and don’ts to preserve your brainpower

From changing your diet to partying like you’re 21, here are six tips for protecting your brain from the ravages of time.<p>Like any good machine, the brain needs a little care and attention as it ages to ensure it continues to run in good working order. If only there were a manual to its maintenance …

How Are Our Screens Changing Us Now?

<i>Part 1 of the</i> TED Radio Hour <i>episode</i> Screen Time - Part I.<p>Host Guy Raz raises the curtain on a special two-part TED Radio Hour episode about our ambivalent relationships with our screens.<p>We hear audio from a Facebook press conference call in which CEO Mark Zuckerburg describes virtual reality as a …

The magic of cinema unlocked one man’s coma-bound world

An Alfred Hitchcock film helped to prove one patient had been conscious while in a coma-like state for 16 years. The discovery shows that neuroscience may still have lots to learn from the ancient art of storytelling, says Tom Stafford.<p>If brain injury steals your consciousness then you are in a …

Google is offering its virtual reality classroom system to schools for free

Google wants students everywhere to begin experiencing the world in virtual reality, specifically by using its low-cost Cardboard headsets and a free field-trip simulation software known as Expeditions. The search giant announced today that it's offering Expeditions, which comes with a box of …

This Smart Bike Light Sends An Emergency Text If You Crash—And Helps Cities Plan Better

Basically, the See.Sense Icon light can instantly turn any bicycle into a smart, fully connected ride.<p>It’s also designed to work much better as a …

UC Berkeley

This Swimsuit Cleans the Ocean as You Swim

Letting an engineer design a bathing suit may seem like some sort of fashion nightmare. But when scientists and designers teamed up to create the …

Maker Faire

Who Will Driverless Cars Decide To Kill?

A question that will plague the autonomous car industry<p>In philosophy, there’s an ethical question called the trolley problem. If you had to push one large person in front of a moving trolley to save a group of people on the tracks, would you? This abstract idea has taken hold in programming …

Automotive Industry

Robot Buses Are Coming To America, To Pave The Way For Driverless Cars

Perhaps the best place for autonomous vehicles to start out is in this kind of training ground, although given the safety record of Google’s …

Explore IKEA's New Innovation Lab in Copenhagen

A studio, a lab, and a business—Incipit aims to be all three, but, most importantly, a new way to support young craftspeople.<p>Shelter: Rethinking How We Live in Los Angeles, the inaugural exhibition in the A+D Architecture and Design Museum’s new downtown...<p>We shine the spotlight on architect …

Rhode Island

Forget Wi-Fi: You may soon access the internet via ordinary light bulbs

Light-speed internet may be upon us. A technology called “Li-Fi” uses light waves from ordinary LED light bulbs to deliver internet connectivity that that is cheaper, more secure and 100 times faster that broadband internet.<p>Velmini—a tech company in Tallinn, Estonia—is the first to test visible …

Quentin Tarantino wants to 'go further' with his anti-police violence protests

Photograph: guardian.co.uk<p>Quentin Tarantino speaking at anti-police brutality protest in October in New York.<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/12/7/1449515878463/83702507-6269-4dc0-b982-f8d04b2bcab4-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: guardian.co.uk<p>Quentin Tarantino …

When Musicians Are So Good That It Actually Hurts Them

One of the biggest ways the music industry has changed from, say, 50 years ago, is that artists have much more time to make albums than they used to. In the ’60s, the Beatles, the Stones and the like churned out records at a rate that seems stunningly high by modern standards. <i>Revolver</i>, <i>Rubber Soul</i>,</i> …

NASA's new spaceship looks sleeker than a sports car

SpaceX already has a contract with NASA to deliver supplies to the ISS, but now it has finally convinced the space agency that its Dragon spaceship can safely transport humans.<p>Take a look inside the sleek new space capsule that future astronauts will travel in.

Space Travel

Leonardo DiCaprio to Produce a Mob Drama for Showtime

Leo sure does love thinking about the Mafia.<p><b>Leonardo DiCaprio</b> has long been enamored with studying the murky, morally ambiguous area that exists between those who break the law and those who uphold it. Over the years, he’s played a con artist on the lam who ends up advising the FBI, an undercover …

Wall Street

Memorial Day Weekend DIY Ideas Activities & Projects

It's a 3-day weekend, which means there's both time to relax <b>and</b> get some stuff done around your home. Whether you'd like to do something …

Living Rooms

Top 10 Places to Eat Ice Cream

Globe-trotters can experience flavors that go far beyond the standard chocolate, vanilla, or strawberry. Experience eel ice cream in Japan or green tea in Florence.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>Food Journeys of a Lifetime</i><p><b>Capogiro Gelato, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania</b><br>Made with the freshest …

In-Flight Travel Essentials That Keep Andrew Knowlton Sane

Here’s how a few essentials keep restaurant and drinks editor Andrew Knowlton sane and comfortable during his frequent travels.<p><i>Air travel isn’t easy these days. Restaurant and drinks editor Andrew Knowlton does a lot of it, for restaurant scouting and food events like Expo Milano. These are the</i> …

5 Tips for the Perfect Burger

Memorial Day weekend already? That brings us to the essential question: What constitutes the perfect burger?<p>For me, it starts with a live fire (preferably wood) to produce a perfectly charred, deftly seasoned crust and a juicy interior that contrasts perfectly with a soft, sturdy, buttered, grilled …

The Real-World Technology That Inspired Tomorrowland’s Coolest Effect

Director Brad Bird talks about the wish-fulfillment and imagination that went into his new film.<p>One of the most spellbinding moments in <i>Tomorrowland</i>, and one that has been teased frequently in the film’s trailers, comes when our heroines Casey (<b>Britt Robertson</b>) arrives in, well, Tomorrowland. It’s a …

The best New Forest hotels

An insider's guide to the top hotels in the New Forest, including the most hip and luxurious country house hotels with spas, and pubs with boutique bedrooms, in locations including Beaulieu and Lymington.<p>Lime Wood<p>New Forest, Hampshire, England<p>9 Telegraph expert rating<p>Londoners looking to for a …

New Forest

The top 50 apps for creative minds

Our pick of the best tablet and smartphone tools to enable you to make video, music, art and more<p>There’s an ongoing argument in the technology world about whether tablets and smartphones are more focused on consumption than creativity. As time has gone on, though, the number of apps helping us do …

Apps