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This chart shows every major technological innovation in the last 150 years — and how they have changed the way we work

LONDON — Humanity is always moving forward with innovation after innovation improving global quality of life.<p>The last 150 years have seen the most remarkable advancement of technology in history. Electric lighting, cars, plastic, the telephone, and television are all less than 150 years old, while …

Innovation

Scientists made an online calculator that tells you your 'fitness age,' and you can try it right now

But if you exercise pretty frequently and eat right, then you might be a lot younger than you think — at least as far as something called your "fitness age" is concerned.<p>The "fitness-age calculator," which determines your fitness age based on how physically fit you are — rather than how many years …

Albert Einstein

The Psychology of Color in Marketing and Branding

The psychology of color as it relates to persuasion is one of the most interesting — and most controversial — aspects of marketing.<p>The problem has …

12 low-cost business ideas for people who like to keep to themselves

Introverts are powerful in their own right.<p>They are productive thinkers with strong opinions who can achieve great lengths.<p>Despite what the media says — often stereotyping them as "shy" or "socially awkward" — introverts can make great business leaders and entrepreneurs.<p>In fact, many successful …

Personality

The 25 best kitchen gadgets you can buy for under $25

<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>There are tons of kitchen gadgets and tools on the market that can make cooking easier and more efficient. A lot of them are also very …

Kitchens

A psychology professor reviewed decades of research about having kids and came to a depressing conclusion about marriage

Lots of women look forward to motherhood — getting to know a tiny baby, raising a growing child, developing a relationship with a maturing son or daughter.<p>All over the world, people believe that parenting is the most rewarding part of life . And it's good that so many mothers treasure that bond …

Parenting

Ilvy Kokomo by Dobrin Marchev[[MORE]]A lovely short talk with Ilvy Kokomo, a talented model based in Latvia and this sexy and stylish series photographed by the brilliant Dobrin Marchev, enjoy it! How...

A lovely short talk with Ilvy Kokomo, a talented model based in Latvia and this sexy and stylish series photographed by the brilliant Dobrin Marchev, …

A serial startup employee explains 4 key steps to building a $1 million business in under 48 hours

We were both in hoodies and had a shared penchant for the F-bomb and burritos, all of which led to a caffeine-infused mind meld.<p>It would be the first of many.<p>The matchmaker then introducing us was the prophetic and profane Dave McClure, general partner of 500 Start-ups , which is now headquartered …

Startups

This 'homeless' guy flies first class for free and says anyone could do it — here's how

And he's homeless, because he spends most of his time in the sky, flying first class — for free.<p>He says anybody could get free first-class tickets, if you play it smart.<p>"It sounds cliché, but I'm living my dream," Schlappig told Business Insider.<p>We spoke to Schlappig to hear his story:

Luxury Travel

Here are 6 movies that blatantly re-used footage from other movies

This is a fun one. Screen Rant came up with a list of movies that shows how films have recycled and reused scenes from other movies. This isn’t an …

Movies

QUIZ: Do you know why these brands chose their famous colors?

Howard Schultz

10 Mind-Blowing Books That People Who Love Thinking Can't Miss

P.J. O’Rouke once said, “Always read something that will make you look good if you die in the middle of it.”<p>While I do think there is a place for …

Welcome to hell: Apple vs. Google vs. Facebook and the slow death of the web

So let's talk about ad blocking.<p>You might think the conversation about ad blocking is about the user experience of news, but what we're really talking about is money and power in Silicon Valley. And titanic battles between large companies with lots of money and power tend to have a lot of …

Digital Advertising

Interview: Intricately Cut and Layered Glass Silhouettes Reveal 3D Human Forms

At the intersection of art, science, and technology, Jed Malitz creates life-size glass sculptures of human figures within architectural forms. The New Orleans-based artist describes his works as “4D sculptures of cut glass and refracted light,” illustrating how each subject is defined both …

Sculpture

You May Be Getting More Sleep Than You Think

Overactive brains can lead people, even those with insomnia, to underestimate how much they’re sleeping<p>Have you ever had nights when you feel like you barely slept, only to hear from your partner in the morning that you were actually out like a light?<p>It turns out that many people are terrible …

Sleep

The World’s Mother Tongues Mashed Up Into A Big Data Bubble

Of the 7,100 languages on the planet, only 23 are spoken by more than 50 million people natively.<p>Most maps are structured according to the world’s geopolitical borders, but there are other ways to map the globe. In his latest infographic, Spanish designer Alberto Lucas López creates a globe filled …

Articles about 5 home makeovers montreal on Dwell.com - Dwell

Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple modern upgrades.<p>In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project...<p>Whether your garden grows atop a mantel, shares space with pencils on your desktop, or takes root in …

Prefab Homes

Woman Creates Funny Photo Series with a Clone of Herself After Losing 150-Pound in Two Years

Two years ago, Beth Beard was 150 pounds heavier than she is now and about to undergo gastric bypass surgery. But before that happened, she and her photographer friend Blake Morrow began an extra special photo shoot called <i>The Beth Project</i>. It has only recently been fully realized now that Beard has …

Artist Invents A Machine To Create Life From Scratch

The ReBioGeneSys can simulate conditions on any planet in the universe, and given enough time, create new life from them.<p>At the University of Michigan, conceptual artist Adam W. Brown has assembled an installation of glass beakers, hot plates, and rubber tubes. It doesn’t seem terribly imposing–it …

Famous Logos Look Better Lettered By Hand

Burger King has never looked so classy.<p>In the age of Adobe Illustrator, a sincere, hand-lettered sign or logo is a rare artifact of the past.<p>But as a student at Auckland University of Technology, designer Sara Marshall redrew 10 famous logos with paintbrushes, markers, and pilot pens. It wasn’t …

7 Funky Photography Tricks and Ideas to Try Out

Looking for a new photo concept to try your hand at? The Cooperative of Photography just released this short video with 7 different photo tricks and …

Dressing for the Occasion: Your 60 Second Visual Guide | The Art of Manliness

We’ve been talking a lot about hosting a holiday party lately, but what if you’re invited to one as a guest? It can be confusing trying to decipher …

The Woman Who Woke Up in the Future

Naomi Jacobs went to bed a 32-year-old woman and woke up believing she was a teenager again. After temporarily losing 17 years of memories from a rare form of amnesia, Jacobs wrote a memoir about piecing her life back together.<p>Naomi Jacobs was a 32-year-old single mother living in Manchester, …

5 Newsworthy Photojournalism Shots on Lattice

<i>Each week, we compile our favorite photos from Lattice, our new community where you can discover, share and connect about photography. Find</i> …

Hillary Clinton

20 of Apple’s Favorite Photos Shot with the iPhone 6

Apple tells us that it’s launching a new global advertising campaign called “Shot on iPhone 6.” Starting this week, billboards in 70 cities in 24 …

xkcd Comic Pokes Fun at Seeing the Golden Ratio in Random Photographs

<i>xkcd</i>‘s latest comic, titled “Flowcharts,” is a tongue-in-cheek take on the concept of the golden ratio (or golden spiral) in photography. It’s a flow …

10 sharp-witted quotes from Jon Stewart

After 16 years behind the <i>Daily Show</i> news desk, Jon Stewart announced Tuesday that he will step down later this year.<p>While Comedy Central reportedly …