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The 30 Best Romantic Comedies You Can Watch on Netflix This Summer

There's nothing better to do on a scorching Summer day than to find an air-conditioned refuge and curl up with a feel-good romantic comedy. With a Netflix account, you'll be able to experience hilarious vacation getaways, sun-kissed weddings, and lush beach trips . . . all from your home. Right …

Entertainment

Five Reasons Parents Should Travel With Their Kids

There are many benefits to family travel. The experiences your children will have on the road will shape them into thoughtful, well-balanced …

10 Mental Tricks to Run Better

Tired and cranky? Use these simple ways to beat brain fatigue and run strong.<p>1 of 10<p>Restate Your Goals<p>Deciding between the remote control and your running shoes? It isn’t easy to get out the door without a clear reason to run. "If you can’t answer, Why am I doing this?, you won‘t last long," says …

Marathons

New Yorkers Share Their Secrets to Survival in The City

Growing up in New York, I believed that life in the city was for masochists. At age 12, I commuted from Brooklyn to a public school on the Upper West …

Greenwich Village

8 Secrets of People Who Never Miss a Workout

<i>This article originally appeared on Health. For more stories like this, visit health.com.</i><p>We all have that one pal or family member that seems to …

Fitness

Jay-Z Discusses Rap, Marriage and Being a Black Man in Trump’s America

The music mogul talks with The New York Times’s executive editor at the close of an eventful year.

Jay Z

2018 Grammy Nominations: The Snubs and Surprises

The 2018 Grammy nominations are here! Kendrick Lamar is back, and this time he might take Album of the Year, but he’s up against some strong …

These Are the Chores Your Child Should Be Doing This Year Based on Their Age

If you're a mama who feels like she's doing literally everything around the house, including picking up after your very capable kids, we know how you …

Kids

Science Says Parents of Successful Kids Have These 13 Things in Common

How do you measure up?<p>Good parents want their kids to stay out of trouble, do well in school, and go on to do awesome things as adults.<p>And while …

Self-improvement

7 Questions to Ask Your Kids at Dinner (and 2 to Avoid)

You've taken to heart the importance of the family dinner. You meal planned, you carved out the time to cook, you got everyone to the table at the …

Kids

One of Starbucks' former biggest advantages may be turning into a huge problem for the chain

The "Starbucks on every corner" stereotype is going from a joke to a serious problem for the chain, according to one analyst.<p>On Wednesday, BMO Capital Markets downgraded Starbucks shares to "market perform" partly because of concerns that there are simply too many locations in the US for the chain …

26 Favorite Books of High Achievers

People who achieve the most in life make it a practice to glean wisdom from others.<p>The most successful people often are serious about self-improvement, which can come in the form of a good book. Here are two dozen excellent reads, recommended by founders, executives, and other high achievers.<p>1. …

Hedge Funds

25 Daily Habits to Adopt for a Happier Life

We are creatures of habit. Everything we think, say and do is a result of deep-seated habits etched into our minds through years and years of …

Motivation

If You Do These Things Every Day, You’ll Become Smarter

<i>“A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.” — Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.</i><p>Getting smarter takes time and …

Self-improvement

Here's What the Cast of Ferris Bueller's Day Off Looks Like 31 Years Later

The John Hughes classic was released three decades ago this weekend.<p>My brother and I must have watched <i>Ferris Bueller's Day Off</i> between 700 and 800 times. It was a reference point of our childhood, the lines like a kind of secret language.<p>We grew up in the northern Chicago suburbs, so our haunts …

7 Super-Useful Apps for Last-Minute Trips

You’ve spent all week looking at #vanlife pictures at work and now you simply have to get out of town. The beach would be great, but you’ll take the mountains. Or the city. Really, anywhere but here. It’s time to let that tiny computer in your pocket do the work for you. In recent years, …

Apps

Leicester City’s triumph: the inside story of an extraordinary season | Stuart James

What convinced Leicester to appoint Claudio Ranieri? Why are injured players pitchside at training on exercise bikes? And what have been the keys to a remarkable Premier League success? Stuart James reveals how the Foxes have stunned the world<p>In July last year Claudio Ranieri was enjoying a break …

10 Simple Patterns of the Most Insanely Successful People

Here are some proven patterns for achieving your goals, gathered through numerous in-person interviews of successful people from all walks of life.<p>Success takes many forms. You can have monetary success, political success, in the form of power, or even cultural success, in the form of fame.<p>I spent …

Self-improvement

Want to Get Out of Debt and Build Wealth? Cultivate These 5 Habits

If you want to get rich, the first thing to do is get out of debt--so your personal math works for you, not against you.<p>If you weren't born into wealth, and yet you want to know how to get rich, there's only one answer: Learn to become an entrepreneur.<p>Step number 1 on that journey is to make the …

Personal Finance

You Have 9 Months Left in 2016. Here's How to Achieve Success This Year

Your calendar can be a powerful tool to help you reach new heights.<p><b>Editor's note:</b> <i>"The First 90 Days" is a series about how to make 2016 a year of breakout growth for your business. Let us know how you're making the first 90 days count by joining the conversation on social media with the hashtag</i> …

Social Media

Four Daily Habits That Will Make You Happier

According to experts, the traditional formula for success may be backwards.<p>Do great work, you’ll get a promotion and then you’ll be happy. This is the mainstream formula for happiness.<p>We’re taught that working hard will lead to a great success and finally result in happiness. But happiness experts …

Happiness

We sent 3 reporters to Cuba for a week, and it was a surreal adventure from the moment they arrived

While political and economic negotiations are underway to end the stiff US-Cuba relationship, the world is flocking to experience the surreal time warp of this tropical nation.<p>Business Insider decided to do the same and sent three reporters in June to Havana.<p>Here's an overview of our Cuban …

57 small things you can do every day to be happier and more successful

1. Assume people have good intentions.<p>Since you can't read minds, you don't really know the "why" behind the "what" that people do. Imputing evil motives to other people's weird behaviors adds extra misery to life, while assuming good intentions leaves you open to reconciliation.<p>2. Avoid using …

13 of the Worst Mistakes You Can Make at Your Office Holiday Party

Even though it's a time to celebrate, don't forget that you're still going to a business event.<p>'Tis the season for office holiday parties, which can be fun and festive if everyone is on their best behavior --or disastrous when too many people decide to let loose.<p>Unfortunately, the latter happens …

Social Media

50 Best Albums of 2015

50<p>Bomba Estéreo, ‘Amanecer’<p>Colombian electro-cumbia duo Bomba Estéreo ramp up the bass tenfold on their major label debut, delivering an …

stately

Bill de Blasio’s Battle to Save New York—and Himself

Opponents, proponents, and the mayor himself weigh in on whether or not de Blasio’s vision for New York City is paying off.<p>Fog hovered over Jamaica Bay that morning, November 12, as dozens of grieving families gathered for the memorial service in Rockaway Park, along the water in a far precinct of …

Why is China's stock market falling and how might it affect the global economy?

Concerns about inflation, shares and interest rates are raised after ‘Black Monday’ chaos sees billions wiped off markets around the globe<p>China’s stock market has fallen sharply over recent weeks despite measures by officials in Beijing aimed at calming investors’ jitters and shoring up global …

Stock Markets

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A(nother) Study in Scarlett

Despite her screen-goddess superpowers—that voice (Her), those eyes (Under the Skin, out this month), the action-ready body (Captain America: The Winter Soldier)—Scarlett Johansson can also play real, talking to Lili Anolik about her recent endorsement controversy, her foxy French fiancé, and her …

Too Rich, Too Thin, Too Tall?

Ever taller, ever thinner, the new condo towers racing skyward in Midtown Manhattan are breaking records for everything, including price. Sold for $95 million, the 96th floor of 432 Park Avenue will be the highest residence in the Western world. As shadows creep across Central Park, Paul Goldberger …