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107 free online courses from the best colleges in the US — including Princeton, Harvard, and Yale

<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>Coursera was founded by two professors at Stanford University. Shutterstock/MintImages<p>Every year, US News & Reports releases its ranking …

Online Education

Yale’s beloved happiness class is now on the internet for free

Happiness, they say, is infectious. Perhaps that is why the most popular course ever to be taught at Yale University—this semester enrolling 1,200 students, or a quarter of the undergraduate student body—is one titled “Psychology and the Good Life.”<p>PSYC 157, or “Laurie Santos’ happiness class” as …

Happiness

A beautiful collection of rare maps shows how the world viewed India over the centuries

In the 1580s, the adventurous son of a Dutch innkeeper found himself on a ship sailing from Lisbon to India. Newly employed by the archbishop of Goa, Jan Huygen van Linschoten was headed to the capital of the <i>Estado da India Portuguesa</i>—the Portuguese State of India—from where the European power …

India

It’s Time to Hire a Chief Brand Safety Officer

Earlier this week, Bank of America became the first major company to announce that it had appointed a brand safety officer to ensure a positive …

Advertising Industry

This is what real women's beauty looks like around the world

Mihaela Noroc, a 32-year-old photographer from Romania, has taken pictures of over 2,000 women around the world since 2013. Travelling from country …

Neuroscience Says Doing This 1 Trick Can Help Your Children Feel More Fulfilled

It takes just a couple of minutes, but studies show this mindfulness exercise can boost compassion, resilience, and positive emotions. And it's not just for kids.<p>Say you get a nasty email from a client. Or you have to fire an employee. Or you're pitching to investors on zero sleep.<p>Entrepreneurs …

Mindfulness

Arsenic, Lead Found in Popular Protein Supplements

Whether for weight loss, muscle building, or simply as a convenient quick meal on the go, many Americans turn to protein powders and drinks.<p>But a new …

The No. 1 TED Talk of All Time Teaches a Critical Lesson in Intelligence (That We Often Forget)

It has close to 50 million views ... and infinite wisdom.<p>The most-viewed TED talk of all time is over a decade old. This is not just a testament to its popularity at the time, but the longevity of its relevance.<p>It's called, "Do Schools Kill Creativity?" and it has been viewed over 49 million …

New York City

Here’s How to Capture Sharp Long-Exposure Photos with Tips from a Pro Travel Shooter (VIDEO)

Long-exposure photography at night can be very challenging, especially if you want to capture sharp images. And while we all know that using a tripod …

Shopping in Osaka

Common Tourist Scams<p>I usually waste a bit of time each day on Reddit, but it turns out that it’s not always a waste of time! I found this cool …

The Chrome Extensions We Can't Live Without

Nearly two-thirds of internet users turn to Chrome for their browsing needs, but far fewer take full advantage of its available extensions, the …

The island that switches countries every six months

<b>Next week, France will hand over 3,000 sq m (3,200 sq ft) of its territory to Spain without a single shot being fired. But in six months' time Spain will voluntarily hand back the land to France. As Chris Bockman reports, it's been that way for more than 350 years.</b><p>The French Basque beach resort of …

Royal Weddings

Watch: 15 Graphic Design Trends For 2018

<b>Philip VanDusen,</b> founder and chief creative officer of NYC-based Verhaal Brand Design, lays bare 15 trends that graphic designers should note for …

Graphic Design

20 Satisfying Hobbies and How to Get Them

<i>The New Year is the perfect time to finally take up ceramics, learn Mandarin, start a book club, try rock climbing, or plant a garden. In 2018, the</i> …

Manhattan

Virtual snowman created by cyclist using app on London streets

<b>A cyclist has "drawn" an 88-mile (141km) virtual snowman across London.</b><p>Anthony Hoyte, from Cheltenham, spent 10 hours cycling the streets of the city, using the exercise and route sharing app Strava to "draw" the giant festive artwork.<p>The cyclist has created several virtual doodles including Fowl …

Cycling

The 10 Most Popular Open Source Front-End Web UI Kits

You can save loads of development time by working with frontend UI kits. The most popular is Bootstrap although far too many homogeneous sites rely …

Web Design

AI creates fake celebrity porn for Redditors to fap to

Artificial intelligence is a game-changer. Never in the history of human existence has there existed a technology with the power to wipe out cancer, end traffic accidents, and perhaps even formulate an actionable plan to reverse climate change. And fortunately for us, some of the smartest people in …

Kate Bellm Photography

Acid landscapes and portraits shot by British photographer Kate Bellm.Born in London, UK in 1987, Kate Bellm is an internationally recognized …

Photography

Need a Startup Idea? Y Combinator Alums Just Shared 13 They Don't Have Time to Build | Inc.com

"Great execution is at least 10 times more important and a 100 times harder than a good idea," Y Combinator President Sam Altman has said.<p>Apparently he - and the famed incubator he leads - really believes it. Recently ex-entrepreneur turned Y Combinator software developer Kyle Corbitt reached out …

Startups

Flat pack three-room house that takes six hours to build on offer for £24,000

Welcome to the future of affordable-chic living.<p>With housing crises plaguing countries around the world, architects have taken it upon themselves to …

Housing

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum’s Massive Archive Is Now Online

200,000 objects in one place = endless design inspiration<p>As one of the world’s foremost cultural institutions dedicated to design, the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum has amassed a veritable fortune of design treasures and oddities over the past 120 years. Now, some 200,000-plus objects …

It's Alive! The Birth of Frankenstein

Combining science and the supernatural, Mary Shelley conceived Frankenstein, the world’s first science fiction novel, during the gloomy summer of 1816.<p>Born on a dark and stormy night, <i>Frankenstein; or, the Modern Prometheus</i> is a true masterpiece of terror that began as a fireside ghost story and …

The 10 best free graphic design courses online

Want to learn new skills, or refresh the fundamentals of your graphic design knowledge? We’ve previously brought you some great graphic design …

Graphic Design

Wireframes, flows, personas and beautifully crafted UX deliverables for your inspiration

When people think of UX Design documentation, the first image that comes to mind is dense, long, and heavily annotated wireframes, full of…

UX Design

Airstream's Newly Launched Globetrotter May Inspire Wanderlust

We're thrilled to share the news that Airstream has just launched a new member of its iconic fleet dubbed The Globetrotter. The Globetrotter debuts …

Airstream

How Warby Parker Reinvented The Eye Test

Warby Parker co-CEO Dave Gilboa has created a startup within his fast-growing startup to tackle a $5 billion opportunity.<p>“One advantage of Warby Parker having a direct relationship with customers is that we get feedback and can move quickly,” said co-CEO Dave Gilboa during the 2017 Fast Company …

Startups

The 50 Best Jazz Saxophonists Of All Time

There’s no doubt that, if he were alive today, 19th-century Belgian instrument maker Adolphe Sax would be extremely surprised – and pleased, too, no …

Soul Music

Webflow lets you build gorgeous web animations just by dragging and dropping

Oh, to be a web developer in 2017. We’ve long passed the “bad old days” of Flash (RIP), Silverlight, and ActiveX. It’s now possible to build gorgeous, engaging, animated websites using the holy trinity of HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript — no plugins required. If there’s a downside, it’s that it can be …

You Learn One of These 5 Ways (Infographic) | Inc.com

"Work hard" is such bland, blanket advice because the definition varies greatly depending on the person. Setting goals may be easy for you, but emotional intelligence a struggle. Where you have your challenges really depends on who you are and, in a broader sense, how you take in the world.<p>It is …

Learning