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Donald Trump

This Man's Sexism Experiment With a Female Co-Worker Is Going Viral

A man's Twitter thread about an email experiment is going viral for revealing sexism women often face in the workplace.<p>So here's a little story of …

Feminism

Jeff Sessions Didn't Read DOJ's Chicago Police Report. But He Thinks It's 'Anecdotal.'

WASHINGTON ― Calling police officers the “frontline soldiers” in the fight against crime, Attorney General Jeff Sessions signaled Monday that the Trump administration’s Justice Department would take a new position in the Civil Rights Division’s approach to police abuse.<p>“We’ve got to go back and …

U.S. Department of Justice

Betsy DeVos’ Code Words Raise Red Flag About ‘Junk Science’

By <b>Annie Waldman / ProPublica</b><p>At a confirmation hearing [last] month, Betsy DeVos, President Trump’s pick for education secretary, responded to a …

Vaccination

Donald Trump’s Russia Scandal Is Just Getting Started

Donald Trump’s administration has now completed its first full personal scandal cycle. It began with the revelation of Mike Flynn’s discussions with …

THE MOBILE P2P PAYMENTS REPORT: Why it's more important than ever for companies to monetize mobile P2P

<i>This is a preview of a research report from BI Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about BI Intelligence, click here.</i><p>Peer-to-peer (P2P) payments, defined as informal payments made from one person to another, have long been a prominent feature of the payments …

FinTech

5 FinTech and Payment Trends to Follow in 2017

After an eventful 2016, discover our predictions for the top five trends of 2017 that will open new perspectives to the FinTech and payment sectors …

Here's what's behind Visa's massive Q4 win

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Payments Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>Visa plans to stick with the approach that delivered exceptionally strong growth in Q4 2016. CEO Alfred Kelly noted that the firm doesn't foresee making massive changes to its …

FinTech

How the payments industry is being disrupted

While we expect the payments industry to keep growing at a healthy rate, powerful disruptive forces will begin to reshape the global landscape.<p><b>Global</b> …

Banking

The 10 Hottest Productivity Tools of 2017 | Inc.com

Tools--hardware, software, apps, etc.--come and go. That's the nature of progress. But what never goes away is knowledge. Once you know a way to be more efficient and effective--a new approach, a new mindset, a new strategy or technique--that tool is yours forever.<p>And so is your ability to get more …

Time Management
Physics

38,000-Year-Old Cave Art Found On Limestone Slab In French Cave Sheds Light On Early Human Life

The earliest modern humans that arrived in Western Europe are estimated to have migrated there from Africa about 45,000 years ago. And while they …

Artist Depicts Black Female Nudes as Ancient Egyptian Goddesses

Joshua Sessoms' drawn symbolism seeks to inspire and heal through legendary history.<p><i>This article contains adult content.</i><p>Over the last two years, artist Joshua Sessoms has developed a drawing practice that focuses on blending Ancient Egyptian symbolism with contemporary portraits. Sessoms has turned …

Art

10 apps everyone should have on their computer

Mobile apps are far more popular than their desktop counterparts, but most people still rely on laptop or desktop computers, either for work or just browsing the web at home.<p>Whether you've invested in Apple's Mac line or a Windows PC, there are absolutely some worthwhile desktop apps out there to …

Apps

13 things you're doing wrong from the moment you wake up

If your daily routine were a college assignment and you submitted it to your professor the scientist, chances are it would come back with a whole lot of red ink.<p>That is to say, you're probably making a <i>ton</i> of mistakes every single day that can sabotage your productivity and happiness. Think drinking …

Time Management

How To (Finally) Quit Multitasking In These Five Daily Activities

You already know that multitasking is counterproductive, but are you sure you know how to stop?<p>Anytime you’re hunkering down at work to wrap up projects on a tight deadline, chances are you’re in full-on multitasking mode. You may think it transforms you into a to-do-list-tackling machine, but it …

Productivity

John McCain passes dossier alleging secret Trump-Russia contacts to FBI

Russian intelligence alleged to have compromising material on Trump ‘Unverified and potentially unverifiable’ reports published by BuzzFeed<p>Senator John McCain passed documents to the FBI director, James Comey, last month alleging secret contacts between the Trump campaign and Moscow and that …

Donald Trump
Finance

The 6-Step Process To Train Your Brain To Focus

Do you feel like your attention span is shortening? Stretch and strengthen it with these steps.<p>There’s a growing body of research about how counterproductive multitasking can be. While we may feel like we’re getting more done, the reality is that regular multitasking can leave us with a diminishing …

Time Management

7 billion-dollar mega-projects that will transform New York City by 2035

Manhattan's most recent transportation upgrade came in the form of the glistening, $4.5 billion Second Avenue subway line, which opened on January 1.<p>On the other side of the island, Hudson Yards — the most expensive real estate development in American history— is under construction. And on an …

Skyscrapers

Get More Done With the Rule of 3 | The Art of Manliness

Towards the tail end of 2016, my productivity took a big leap forward. The first catalyst was taking a few weeks to diligently track my time, and …

Productivity

After Yet Another Loss, Montana Mountain Bikers Fight Back With a Lawsuit of Their Own

<i>Editor’s Note: John Fisch is an avid backcountry enthusiast who hikes, bikes and backpacks at every opportunity. While John is a regular contributor</i> …

Putin TV: Aleppo Slaughter Is Fake News

All of those horrific images coming out of war-torn Aleppo? Totally bogus, say Kremlin mouthpieces and American conspiracy-mongers, who are now …

These climate change truths are much worse than inconvenient

THE EARTH’S natural systems are so complex that it can be hard to prove links between specific instances of extreme weather and the long-term shifting of global temperatures that humans are causing. But that does not suggest there are no links, or that warming is not happening. In fact, experts are …

Climate Change
Military

The US Army is configuring Abrams tanks to be able to control robotic attack drones

Although still in the early stages of discussion and conceptual development, the notion of manned-unmanned teaming for the Abrams continues to gain traction among Army and General Dynamics Land Systems developers.<p>Algorithms are progressing to the point wherein they will be able to allow an Abrams …

Military
Renewable Energy

Interest Rates

An interview with DeAnne Steele<p><i>With interest rates in the United States expected to rise and the bull market in bonds expected to end, investors have a lot of questions. In this interview, DeAnne Steele, investment executive for the western United States at U.S. Trust, explains the basics of</i> …