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7 Antiperspirants That Will Keep You Dry Without Staining Your Precious Shirts

In recent years, droves of men newly-enlightened to the ways of self care have abandoned aluminum-packed products in favor of the all-natural underarm stuff. But I've got a confession: I’ve always been—and continue to be—a huge fan of antiperspirant. Now, I’m not a doctor or a scientist, but I do …

Every Person Should Do These 8 Things Before 8 A.M.

Life is busy. It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams.<p>Life is busy. It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams. If you have a full-time job and kids, it's even harder.<p>How do you move forward?<p>If you don't purposefully carve time out every day to progress and improve -- without …

Self-improvement

Caffeine Is A Silent Performance Killer

This tip for improving your performance is the most simple and straightforward method I’ve provided thus far. For many people, this tip has the potential to have a bigger impact than any other single action. The catch? You have to cut down on caffeine, and as any caffeine drinker can attest, this …

The Secret to Solving a Rubik's Cube in Under Two Minutes

Hungarian professor of architecture Ernö Rubik invented his eponymous Rubik’s Cube in 1974. Since then, the toy has stymied puzzle-lovers across the …

15 tips and tricks to close more deals and make tons of money in 2017

Selling is a tough job.<p>But there are certain things you can do to improve your salesmanship.<p>We sifted through a number of different sales-related surveys and reports to come up with the 15 things every salesperson should do to up their game in 2017.

Get the Apple TV's Breathtaking Aerial Screensaver On Mac or Windows

The high-flying Aerial screensaver is one of my favorite things about the 4th generation Apple TV. It looks so cool I often find myself watching it …

The Science Behind How Mindfulness Can Help Break Negative Thought Patterns

Remember that time you really embarrassed yourself, and you play it over and over in your head, cringing a little each time? Or how about your inability to ask for a raise or promotion you deserve because you have told yourself so many times you are not worth it? You let it stew, creating …

Mindfulness

This guy let a thief steal his phone, then followed him for weeks and made a documentary about it

It may not be a common theme around Christmas (it’s definitely more of a peace-on-earth, good-will-toward-men type of season) but film student …

MacBook Pro external display support explained: 4K, 5K, adapters & other requirements

Wondering what adapter or cable you need to connect your display to the new MacBook Pro’s USB-C ports? Apple this afternoon published an updated support document offering specifics on requirements for connecting 4K and 5K external displays to its new MacBook Pro models, including supported adapters …

These simple upgrades can make even older computers run like new

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>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>Antonio Villas-Boas/Business Insider Apple recently announced new MacBook Pro's, and if you've got an aging one, you might be thinking about …

6 Ways You Give Yourself Anxiety Every Day

Procrastination often stems from performance anxiety. Being mindful of these 6 things during your day-to-day activities can help you get past your block.<p>People often relate performance anxiety to sports, creative arts, public speaking, on-stage performance and, of course, sexual activity.<p>But here's …

Mindfulness

GOP congressman grills attorney general: Is it legal to share classified info with someone who lacks clearance?

Attorney General Loretta Lynch was grilled over the Justice Department's Hillary Clinton email probe Tuesday during testimony before Congress.<p>Lynch's appearance before the House Judiciary Committee came after Clinton was cleared by the department in a probe into her use of a private email system as …

THE PARACHROM HAIRSPRING

In a mechanical watch, the oscillator is the guardian of time. Comprising a hairspring and a balance wheel, this regulating organ determines the precision of the watch by the regularity of its oscillations. To ensure excellent precision, in 2000 Rolex developed and patented an innovative hairspring …

Beware of These Pricing Tricks Retailers Use to Fool Your Brain

Retailers are darn good at inventing tricks to separate us from our money. Whether it be through the price points they choose, how they market their …

The Science of Near-Death Experiences

Empirically investigating brushes with the afterlife<p>Near-death experiences have gotten a lot of attention lately. The 2014 movie <i>Heaven Is for Real</i>, about a young boy who told his parents he had visited heaven while he was having emergency surgery, grossed a respectable $91 million in the United …

The Secret To Insane Productivity? Will Power

<i>Omer Perchik is the founder of Any.do, a suite of life management apps for helping the modern individual get things done at work, in life, and with family. He’s also a productivity expert exploring the new behaviors of productive people through personal technologies. You can find him on twitter</i> …

Productivity

How to find out if Superfish infected your computer – and what to do about it

If you follow anything having to do with tech on the Internet, you have undoubtedly read something about Superfish in the past 24 hours. In a …

Human Soul Found? Quantum Theory Of Consciousness ‘Orch OR’ Claims Both Science And Religion Are True

Has the human soul been found by science? A controversial quantum theory of consciousness called “Orch OR” (which stands for “orchestrated objective …

How to delete mysterious ‘other’ data from your iPhone and iPad

There’s nothing more frustrating than a beautiful iPhone that has zero GB of storage left. Especially when you see that a lot of room is actually taken up by a mysterious “other” section that just seems to grow bigger over time.<p>In today’s handy video, I’m going to show you a few quick methods to …

Apps

The Sunny 16 Rule - how to take photos without the use of a light-meter

<i>On a sunny day, from spring to autumn, from mid morning to mid afternoon, the correct exposure for any subject is f/16; the according shutter speed</i> …

Sources: Apple’s HomeKit will talk to 3rd-party hubs

As home automation standards and devices emerge, we are starting to look towards the platform to save us from the madness. Several technologies for …

Home Automation

The One Vital Skill They Don't Teach You In Business School

Getting into a top business school requires demonstrating a certain level of success. Many people believe we need to push ourselves hard in order to succeed in business and in life. I used to believe this too. I went to an Ivy League school, got my MBA from Stanford and worked in finance for almost …

Mindfulness

Nexus 6 unboxing and first impressions

While leaks and rumors of the “Motorola Shamu” gave us a pretty good idea of what to expect with the Google Nexus 6, what took everyone by surprise was the massive upgrade from its predecessor in every aspect, including the price point. The Nexus 6 offers the best of the best currently available, …

Accused cop killer Eric Frein's cuts came during capture, marshal says

For nearly seven weeks, the American public knew alleged police killer Matthew Eric Frein from a handful of images -- showing a seemingly clean-cut young man, sometimes dressed in a Cold War-era uniform and carrying a gun.<p>But this week, they got a different glimpse of Frein. The bridge of his nose …

Intel Launches New Broadwell Core M Processors, Likely Destined for Apple's Ultra-Slim Notebook

While Intel's next-generation Broadwell processors for most Macs are not shipping until early 2015 or even later, the company began shipping some ultra low-power Broadwell chips known as Core M a couple of months ago. These chips are designed to run at just 4.5 watts and are intended for …

'iPad Pro' Said to Feature 12.2-Inch Display, 7-mm Thickness, Stereo Speakers at Top and Bottom

Apple's rumored "iPad Pro" has reportedly been in the works for some time, although the most recent rumors have indicated the company has pushed back its plans for the device as it seeks to give its manufacturing partners time to catch up to iPhone 6 Plus demand. Development work on the project is …

Moto Maker reportedly coming to T-Mobile this Friday

The Moto X might not be a beast from a hardware perspective, but the handset packs quite a few unique features including its active display technology, touchless control and plenty of other special software enhancements that help the handset provide an excellent user experience.<p>Unfortunately, the …