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Want Your Kid to Become a Successful Entrepreneur? Video Games Might Help | Inc.com

Trying to convince your kids to ditch the video games and head outside for some good old-fashioned fun? Then don't let them hear about the results of this new study.<p>New research finds gaming might not be as horrible for kids as we've long thought. In fact, the results found that video games have …

Gameplay

ESPN's app streams its studio shows on-demand

ESPN has been adding more features to its mobile app, like personalizing user live video streams. Starting today, fans can stream select shows on the app, including <i>College GameDay</i>, <i>Pardon the Interruption</i> and <i>Around the Horn --</i> and they can watch them whenever they want. No more missing an episode …

The 10 best beach holidays in Europe for families with babies and toddlers

Babies and toddlers love a good beach – there’s so much to explore, so much to do! From digging for hours to taking their first tentative steps into the sea, watching a young child on the first beach holiday is a joy.<p>When travelling with such young children, you want flights to be relatively short, …

European Travel

Giphy wants to help you learn sign language with 2,000 new GIFs

Gifs communicate to the internet generation what words and static images never could. For those interested in learning sign language, they’ll now help to communicate in altogether different ways.<p>Giphy today released an extensive library containing more than 2,000 GIFs of words and phrases in …

This Couple Went to Every National Park in America and Says These Are the Best

At these parks, you'll get scenery and experiences you won't find anywhere else.<p>Last year, former National Geographic travel photographer, Jonathan …

National Parks

How to move to Canada and become a Canadian citizen

After all, it's a land where healthcare is universal, people are friendly, and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau explains quantum computing just for laughs.<p>But actually becoming a citizen is tough: You need to live in Canada for at least six years, stay on your best behavior, and know a thing or two …

10 Most Stylish Kids on Instagram

Move over, North West and Blue Ivy.<p>While they may not be Hollywood royalty, these style-savvy kids are becoming famous in their own right. These tiny …

When Your Child Is Obsessed With Video Games

The squeals and hollering under the Christmas tree in 1988 were epic at my house. As my brothers unwrapped the big box they’d been eyeing for days, …

What is Kodi and is it legal? A beginner's guide to the home media server

Whether you've only just begun the process of digitising your movie and music collection, or long since abandoned physical media, chances are you've …

Raspberry Pi

4K gaming has a video service to do it justice

The problem with this Ultra HD future we're moving toward is that we're in a weird in-between spot where the most convenient media delivery method (streaming) can't hold a candle to the quality of the source material. The tech-minded folks at at <i>Digital Foundry</i> are acutely aware of this. As such, …

5 new dress shoe companies every guy should know

<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>Every guy is looking for something different in his footwear. Some guys want the most comfortable shoes they can find, others are looking …

How clean are your hotel bed sheets? Undercover investigation has disgusting results

A number of leading Manhattan hotels have been accused of not changing bed sheets between guests, after a damning investigation by a US news programme.<p>Posing as guests, reporters from Inside Edition checked in to nine different New York hotels, and found that three didn’t appear to change or clean …

Wooden Desktop Arcade Might Be the Most Beautiful Retro Hardware I've Ever Seen

8Bitdo, the company behind those Bluetooth SNES and NES controllers that let you play classic 8 and 16-bit games without annoying wires, is teasing …

This is the one item you need to get if you don’t want to ruin your dress shoes this summer

<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>Look closely and you can see this guy's wearing socks with his loafers. Paul Evans Summer provides guys the opportunity to rock some …

11 Coolest Underwater Hotels in the World

From Dubai to Sweden, these hotels (and hotel bars, spas, and restaurants) take sleeping with the fishes to a whole new below-sea level. Prepared to be wowed by deep blue and bright turquoise waters—all visible while you stay dry and comfortable.<p>Maldives: LIME Spa at PER AQUUM Huvafen Fushi

Scuba Diving

A 'mere' $400,000 will get you an IMAX-style theater in your home

If you really want that big screen, you better be willing to pay big bucks. To get a true home theater experience — an IMAX-style, in-your-face …

Exquisite Wooden Heels Hand-Carved with Ancient Vietnamese Pagoda Techniques

Designer LanVy Nguyen believes that luxury, quality, and ethics should play equal parts in the fashion industry. Her company called Fashion4Freedom represents Vietnam’s first supply chain to marry those values, creating stylish and opulent consumer goods with socially responsible and transparent …

Fashion Industry

Meet Christine Sun Kim — The Sound Artist Who’s Changing The Way We Listen

“p is my favorite musical symbol,” Christine Sun Kim explained during a recent TedTalk. “It means to play softly. If you’re playing a musical instrument and you notice a p in the score, you need to play softer. Two p’s, even softer. Four p’s, extremely soft…but no matter how many thousands upon …

The 100 best US restaurants for eating outdoors, according to OpenTable

Summer is upon us, and to celebrate, OpenTable has selected the top 100 outdoor restaurants to enjoy during the season's warmer months.<p>The results were determined by an analysis of more than five million OpenTable restaurant reviews that were submitted throughout the past year.<p>All restaurants were …

California

Where to get great vegan fro-yo and ice cream

The term “vegan dessert” may be a little more exciting than it once was — or at least it should be. We have Gracias Madre, the vegan Mexican restaurant in West Hollywood that makes a pretty great key lime pie; Crossroads, Tal Ronnen’s vegan restaurant on Melrose Avenue; and Little Pine,<p>Moby’s …

Bluejay Smart Car Mount Uses Powerful Magnet to Hold Your Phone

Just in case you prefer smarter car mount instead of conventional one, you might find <b>Bluejay</b> interesting. The company claims it’s world’s first smart …

Industrial Design

Coolest Cooler is flat broke and looking for an investor, but backers are pissed off

Coolest Cooler has burned all the way through its $13 million in funding, and is now searching for an investor to help bail them out.<p>The second most funded project in Kickstarter history has hit a wall, and tells backers it now needs more money to help get things back on track and get products to …

Crowd Funding

The Most Romantic Restaurants in Every State

Valentine's Day is less than a month away — time to make a reservation.<p>Valentine's Day is less than a month away — time to make a reservation.

Revealed: The world's most powerful passports for 2017

German citizens still possess the world's most powerful passport, according to new research, with Britain slipping from joint third to joint eighth place.<p>The ranking by Henley & Partners, a citizenship and planning firm, takes into account how many countries can be visited without applying for a …

At this garage, people pay $116,500 for a parking spot

Palm Springs real estate is expensive. But if you want to pay top dollar for parking, look to nearby Palm Desert.<p>Members of the Bighorn Golf Club, a private facility inside a golfing community in that desert town, paid an initiation fee of $110,000 and $6,500 in annual dues for the privilege of …

Chipotle will close Feb. 8 for companywide meeting on food safety

Following successive food poisoning outbreaks last year, Chipotle is closing its stores for a few hours next month to talk about food safety.<p>Chris Arnold, the company's spokesman, said the meeting would happen Feb. 8 and involve all staff. A range of issues will be covered.<p>"We want to thank our …

Photoshop Master Seamlessly Combines Two Celebrities into One Famous Face

Hollywood has some of the world's most unmistakable faces. Thanks to their famous faces plastered on everything from magazine covers and movie posters to tabloid features, it's easily noticeable that there's something slightly off about these celebrity portraits by artist Gesichtermix. In fact, …

Photo Manipulation

Why Mark Zuckerberg's Paternity Leave Is Beneficial for All Working Dads—And Moms

After the birth of his daughter, Max, in late November, Mark Zuckerberg has acted like most new dads on Facebook: He has shared photos of his new family, commented on the joy of parenthood, and even posted a picture of little Max in a <i>Star Wars</i>–themed costume. But unlike most new fathers in the …

Meet the man who cycled the world for 50 years

A man who spent 50 years cycling 378,000 miles across 196 countries has documented his travels in a new book.<p>Heinz Stücke, now 75, left his hometown in 1962 and set out on a three-speed bike, wherever he fancied. He used a foldable Brompton bike for the last five yeas of his journey<p>Heinz, from …

Cycling

Star Wars: The Force Awakens iPhone wallpapers

The week is finally arrived. This Friday, December 18, Star Wars: The Force Awakens will hit theaters. With more than $500M in ticket presales, the …

Star Wars