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Beyoncé knew Coachella’s white audience wouldn’t understand her set. That’s why she did it.

Tina Knowles-Lawson: Beyoncé wants to do “what’s best for the world and not what is most popular.”<p>As Beyoncé herself reminded the crowd during her historic Coachella performance last Saturday, she is the first black woman to headline the music festival. (“Ain’t that about a bitch?” she added, with …

HBCUs

New 3 in 1 Roof solar tiles power your house for half the price of a Tesla roof

Tesla is getting all the attention when it comes to solar roofs, but some competitors out there are innovating in ways that even Elon Musk hasn’t …

School Sensor Can Alert Authorities, Lock Doors When Gunfire Is Heard

At work, Jim Skorpik's nickname is a handle better known for missiles: "Hellfire."<p>As a longtime federal electrical engineer at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland, Wash., he's developed sensors to track missiles' readiness for battle that measure heat or impacts that could damage …

Education

This concrete cliff house is the definition of brutal

This intriguing structure on the coast of Chile is made from raw concrete<p>Unlike the daring Casa Brutale in Beirut, Lebanon, this concrete house by Chilean firm Pezo Von Ellrichshausen is actually complete. Wedged into the side of a rocky cliff in the Coliumo Peninsula, the so-called Loba House is a …

Swimming Pools

A psychotherapist says there are 4 types of shame — here's what they are and how they affect us

When Joseph Burgo first proposed the idea of writing about shame, he found that people were afraid.<p>"My agent, when we went out with the proposal for this book, was very afraid it was too dark and people were going to be scared off," he told Business Insider. "I was told by agents and editors …

WDI 2017 Maps | Data

In the World Development Indicators database (and most other time series datasets), all 189 World Bank member countries, plus 28 other economies with …

Drinking hot tea linked to cancer

Hot tea can increase the risk of a deadly cancer five-fold for people who also regularly drink alcohol, Chinese research suggests.<p>People who drink at least one alcoholic beverage and a "burning hot" cup of tea on a daily basis were five times more likely to develop esophageal cancer than people who …

Strange Weather Triggered Bacteria That Killed 200,000 Endangered Antelope

Over the span of three weeks in 2015, more than 200,000 saiga antelope suddenly died in central Kazakhstan.<p>Scientists knew that bacteria called <i>Pasteurella multocida</i> type B caused the mass death. Now, new research suggests that the bacteria was already present in the animals; it was triggered and …

Concrn is a 911 alternative that helps people during mental health crises

Eighty percent of the calls the San Francisco Police Department receives are related to mental health, but the police are oftentimes not the best people to respond to those situations. That’s where non-profit startup Concrn comes in.<p>Concrn is a mobile app that enables people to help those …

Mental Health

How to poach an egg in a microwave

While tricky to perfect, a poached egg served on hot toast with a crack of black pepper is a hard thing to beat and arguably the best way to start …

iHome built Alexa into its latest alarm clock

iHome’s fame is built on its old iPod-dock alarm clocks, but the latest iteration of those clocks turns to another major tech product to stand out: Alexa.<p>The new clock from iHome, called the iAVS16, includes a 10-watt speaker, far-field microphones for always-on listening, an LCD display for …

Smart Homes

Zen and the art of getting things done

<b>(CNN) —</b> The new hot trend in Silicon Valley office culture is a Buddh-ish encouragement of workplace mindfulness. Guided meditation is the new free cafeteria meals.<p>But David Allen, the author of the international bestselling productivity bible, Getting Things Done, has been teaching people how to …

Meditation

The Nightingale Model: multi-residential dwellings for the future

• Article by Online Editor<p><b>“Our urban, inner-urban and suburban zones all require densification to accommodate a swelling population – projected to be</b> …

Urban Design

Decor idea: A blue, white, and brown colour scheme

WHAT: Aspen House, a residential resort. It was designed by Kirei Studio.<p>WHERE: In the mountains of Colorado, United States.<p>The entrance is designed …

Interior Design

8 easy projects for making your new house feel like a home

Upgrading your home is a nice way to make things feel cozier, especially for families that have just moved in. Not only can these be fun projects for …

Inside China's 'ghost cities': Photographer captures country's massive urban developments... without an inhabitant in sight

• <b>Chicago-based photographer, Kai Caemmerer, travelled to China to document the eerily empty urban developments</b>• <b><br>The urbanisation projects are part of a</b> …

Five of the best parenting tips I’ve ever heard - Keystone Aspire

<b>When I deliver talks and workshops in schools, it surprises me how many parents and teachers ask me what my best parenting tip is. Over the years I</b> …

Parenting

We took the Tesla Model X SUV for a spin in Manhattan — and were blown away

Regardless, we'd been waiting on the Model X, whose introduction had been delayed for years, with a lot of expectations. Business Insider was on the ground in Fremont, CA when the cover was pulled off, and we were pretty impressed, even though we only got a few minutes behind the wheel after Musk …

11 Tricks That Make Shopping at Costco Even Better

Take your bulk-buying game to the next level — and save some extra cash.<p>You may not need a giant stuffed bear, but we support buying a 30-roll pack of paper towels or a 48-ounce box of crackers. A typical Costco only stocks about 4,000 different items (compared to 50,000 at a typical supermarket or …

6 Design Mistakes You're Probably Making (and How To Fix Them)

You might love all the individual elements in a room, like a vintage armchair or a beautiful framed print, but together...they don't look quite right. If you're having trouble making it work, you're not alone. Our designers identified six common design blunders and came up with solutions that will …

Space architecture: Six buildings for the final frontier

<i>By Cat DiStasio</i><p>Mars has captured the world's attention recently, but space agencies around the globe haven't forgotten that there's a whole slew of other planets out there. And with continued planetary exploration, of course, comes the necessity to set up bases that can support life, research and …

This angular bathroom was inspired by the shape of ice

Last year, Austrian creative studio Who Cares?! Design, created the Ice Bed, and now they’ve sent us their latest design, the Ice Bath, a bathroom …

rihanna’s new puma collection, phresh out the runway

Gigi walked, Naomi watched, and Rih took a bow in an oversized sweatshirt (and not much else) from her first full clothing collection for Puma.<p>Rihanna is queen, and one of her royal appointments is as the women's creative director and global ambassador for Puma. As with everything she does, she …

Photographer Captures Charming Diversity of Colorful Front Doors from Around the World

Sparked by a natural curiosity for stunning exteriors, Portuguese photographer André Vicente Gonçalves began to document the different window architecture that he came across throughout his travels. His project <i>Windows of the World</i>, presented a vibrant collage of glass panes and architectural …

40 Beautiful Easter Decorating Ideas

Celebrate springtime with festive (and flowery!) decor.<p>Create a gorgeous spring tablescape with white tulips and elegant ribbon, or go egg-centric and add baby's breath or fragrant florals to a wicker basket. We've got a fresh batch of ideas for every home's style!

5 Modern Paint Colors That Work Surprisingly Well in Old Houses

These vibrant colors are anything but old fashioned.<p>White-washing is all the rage these days, so we can't help but breathe a sigh of relief when we spot an interior painted in bright, bold colors. Brilliant hues aren't just for newer homes, though — used correctly, they can make a historical home …

Mom Keeps Baby Attached to Umbilical Cord for 6 Days

Apparently not cutting the cord has several benefits for newborns.<p>Mom of two Adele Allen recently wrote about her decision to keep her babies' umbilical cords (and the attached placenta) in tact after giving birth. Allen, who shared her experience on Mom.me, insists there are numerous health …

6 Quick High-Protein Breakfast Recipes

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Breakfast

Adele in Spring's Fabulous Frocks

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Beyoncé

Beyoncé and Jay-Z surprised fans on the London stop of their On the Run II tour with a new collaboration: no, not another addition to the family, but a brand new collective album, called <i>Everything Is Love</i>. After showing the stunning visuals for "APESHIT," one of the new tracks, in which Bey and Jay …

Music