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Antonio Banderas taps into Picasso’s complicated ‘Genius’

As a teenager growing up in Malaga, Spain, Antonio Banderas felt that the people of his hometown were never able to pay proper homage to its most …

Art

Avengers Sex Toys, Assemble!

Late last year Australian sex toy maker Geeky Sex Toys gave us serious pause. At the time it was producing sex toys based off <i>Star Wars</i>, including a …

Geek

Move Over, Double Helix: A New Form of DNA Has Just Been Discovered

This is the first time it's ever been seen in a living cell.<p>When we learn about human genetics in high school biology class, one of the most basic …

Genetics

This Artist's Illustrations Perfectly Show What Life Is Like In A Long-Term Relationship

So funny, so cute, so true.

Relationships

19 Students Who Deserve Either An "A" Or An "F" — I Can't Decide

These teachers didn't know whether to laugh or quit their jobs.

Pranks

Anxiety Relief Without The High? New Studies On CBD, A Cannabis Extract

As more states legalize marijuana, there's growing interest in a cannabis extract — cannabidiol, also known as CBD.<p>It's marketed as a compound that can help relieve anxiety — and, perhaps, help ease aches and pains, too.<p>Part of the appeal, at least for people who don't want to get high, is that CBD …

Cannabis

Download this: Google's Grasshopper aims to make coding as easy as a game

Ever wanted to learn to code, but didn't know where to start? Google's new app wants to help.<p>This week the company launched Grasshopper, an app that …

Apps

It's The Hubble Space Telescope's Birthday. Enjoy Amazing Images Of The Lagoon Nebula

This month marks the Hubble Space Telescope's 28th anniversary, and as a gift to us earthlings, NASA and the European Space Agency are celebrating with a batch of stunning photos of the Lagoon Nebula, in all of its swirling, explosive beauty.<p>The Hubble "has offered a new view of the universe and …

Universe

Nothing Compares 2 U: the secrets of Prince's original recording, unheard until today

Who is the song about, why did Prince give it to the Family to record as an album track, and what did he really think of Sinéad O’Connor’s smash hit single?<p>Thirty four years ago, when Paul “St Paul” Peterson was the singer in the Family, a band Prince had assembled, he was sitting in his mother’s …

Top 10

Garlic Salmon Linguine Recipe

4 17 23<p>Garlic Salmon Linguine Recipe photo by Taste of Home<p>4 17 23<p>The garlic-seasoned main dish calls for handy pantry ingredients, including pasta …

Seafood

Artist Transforms Discarded Aluminum Cans Into Incredible Hand-Sculpted Art

Detroit-born artist Noah Deledda turns trash into treasure by transforming old aluminum cans into sculptures. Made entirely by hand, the artist uses his thumb to create dents and creases in the disposable object’s surface, resulting in incredible three-dimensional sculptures adorned in flawless, …

Art

This Man Quit His Aeronautical Job To Travel The World And Here Is How His Notebooks Look Like

Even today, a lot of people carry around notebooks filled with daily reminders, significant dates, thoughts, and other important information. But …

Drawing

It took around 45 hours of 3D printing to build this 1,076 square-foot house

3D HOUSING 05 is a 3D-printed home built on-site at Cesare Beccaria in Milan. It covers and area of 1,076 square feet and its printing process took …

3D Printing

Marijuana Legalization 2018: A State-by-State Guide to Legal Weed

For Jeff Sessions, few places are safe.<p>Although marijuana remains prohibited by federal law, an increasing number of states have legalized the drug …

Cannabis

An 87-year-old millionaire buried treasure in the Rockies—and he’s offered one main clue

Somewhere in the Rockies, in the roughly 1,000 miles between Santa Fe, New Mexico, and the Canadian border, may be a treasure chest worth millions. …

Archaeology

The Thrill Resource Page

Where to Buy the Book<p><b>Sold exclusively through Collected Works Bookstore</b> located in Santa Fe, New Mexico. If you'd rather order by phone, their number …

Santa Fe

The Sky Was No Limit: The WASP Women Pilots of WWII

Shirley Slade sat on the wing of a plane and looked off into an uncertain future. Slade—clad in her flight suit with pigtails guarding against Texas …

Log Cabins

Milwaukee Civil Rights Icon Vel Phillips Dead at 94

Milwaukee Civil Rights leader Vel Phillips - whose life was marked by shattering glass ceilings and tireless activism - died on Tuesday evening at …

Black History

Which Is Scarier: Space or the Ocean? Experts Finally Settle the Score

The ultimate question, answered.<p>One day, you’ll be at the aquarium trying to appreciate the Hawksbill sea turtle or a family of otters, and it’ll …

Marine Conservation

Eating certain raw fruits and vegetables has been linked to better mental health

Raw fruits and vegetables may play a role in improving mental health, according to a new study by the University of Otago.<p>Researchers have found that …

Mental Health

25 skills LinkedIn says are most likely to get you hired in 2018 — and the online courses to get them

<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>

Online Education

Here's the Cheapest Flight to Europe From Every U.S. State

It's the golden age of flights to Europe. Price wars have pushed fares down so low that it's no longer mind-boggling when an airline offers $99 …

European Travel

Robin Williams Did This 1 Thing to Unlock His Creativity--and It's Exactly What Neuroscience Recommends

Unlocking creativity ain't easy--but some brilliant scientific and comedic minds have figured it out.<p>We all have self-defeating habits and do plenty to sabotage our own success. Unfortunately, it's no different when it comes to creativity.<p>Neuroscience research indicates that those who struggle with …

Creativity

The Darkest Instagram Account Ever Will Make You Laugh, Then Cry

Ever since you've taken that introduction to Philosophy in college you can't stop thinking what life is really all about. I feel you; the same …

Art

I Don't Trust White People in 'Black' Spaces. I Don't Call The Cops On Them But Perhaps I Should

Back when I was a high school English teacher, I had a white female colleague (“Katie”) who not only dated black men but was one of those white women …

Trader Joe's

Scientists create mutant enzymes that eat plastic bottles

A possible solution to the world's plastic pollution problem was created by accident.<p>Mutants exist and they're helping to save the planet.<p>OK, not <i>those</i> kinds of mutants. But these are equally cool.<p>An international team of scientists has created a mutant enzyme that breaks down plastic drink bottles, …

Cambridge Analytica

Mosquito Repellent: 5 Flowers and Herbs to Keep Pests Away

Mosquito repellent plants are garden heroes: colorful flowers and herbs with natural fragrances that chase away buzzing insects even as their …

Gardening

Kendrick Lamar Just Won a Pulitzer Prize

In what amounts to a massive shock, the Pulitzer Prize for Music has gone to the 30-year-old Compton rapper in honor of his 2017 album, 'DAMN.'<p>Kendrick Lamar has been awarded the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Music in recognition of his fourth studio album, <i>DAMN.</i> The Pulitzer organization announced the …

Pulitzer Prize

Beyoncé’s performance at Coachella was an unapologetic celebration of black womanhood in the least likely of places

Whether you love her or hate her, you knew – like everyone knew – that Beyonce’s return to the music stage at Coachella was going to be …

Women of Color

NASA’s new planet-hunter to seek Earth-like worlds

NASA is poised to launch a $337 million washing machine-sized spacecraft that aims to vastly expand mankind’s search for planets beyond our solar …

United Arab Emirates