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7 unique ways people drink coffee around the world

Kickstarting the day with a cup of joe is customary in every time zone. Over one billion cups of coffee are consumed around the world every day, with …

Coffee

43 Brilliant Products On Amazon Creeping Up The Best-Sellers Charts

We all have our favorites on Amazon. For me — aside from the books — it's all the serums, emollients, and potions that go into my curated skincare …

Skin Care

The Best Beer Cocktail Recipes To Make This Summer

It's time to fancy up your beer.<p>If you’ve been drinking your beer straight from the bottle year after year, it’s time you try something new. We understand the satisfaction that comes with a thirsty swig of an ice-cold beer, but we’ve also discovered just how great beer is for mixing in drinks. Beer …

Cocktails

9 Page-Turning Spy Novels to Keep You on the Edge of Your Beach Chair

Marked by an exhilarating pace, plenty of dramatic twists and turns, and richly drawn, complex protagonists, spa novels are about as riveting as it …

Books

10 Netflix Original Movies You Have to See This June

While we are excited to head to the theaters this Summer and see all the big blockbusters, we're just as stoked to curl up on the couch with Netflix's new offerings. There are 10 brand-new Netflix original movies available to stream in June — and they all sound good. There are dramas, comedies, and …

Entertainment

7 epic family trips that aren’t Disney World

There’s a great big world out there waiting to be discovered — one chock full of fun, surprising, and mind-expanding experiences. So why would you …

Costa Rica

11 Unexpected Things to Do in Kauai

Hawaii is one the most coveted island destinations in the world. Heaven is truly a place on earth, and that place is the island of Kauai. The Garden Isle checks off every essential on any traveler's bucket list: beaches, activities, resorts, delicious food — and then some. Not to mention it is one …

Zip-lines

Can you ever change a violent psychopath’s mind?

To make our streets safer, efforts are underway to devise new treatments for repeatedly violent offenders.<p>For the purposes of this article, imagine this scenario. It’s a Saturday night in a busy city-centre pub. Feeling bored, Tony picks up the empty beer bottle on the table in front of him and …

Psychology

The Opioid Crisis Is Not Just An American Epidemic

Nigeria is facing catastrophic levels of opioid addiction — and no one seems to know how to stop it.<p>JOS, Nigeria — Bolu and his parents sat frozen in the car. Sweat was pouring down Bolu’s back, and he knew it wasn’t just the effects of suddenly coming off the tramadol and the codeine and the booze …

Mind

What You Need to Know About Toddler Falls, Bumps, and Bruises

<i>The following information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.</i><p>Mama may have called the doctor every time one of those five little monkeys bumped his head, but what do you do when it's <i>your</i> little monkey? The toddler years are …

22 fast-paced thrillers you’ll want to bring to the beach this summer

<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>If you're anything like me, summer weekends are marked by a lot of lounging — on the warm sand, cool grass, or a park bench under a shady …

Stephen King

The Best Gifts For 3-Year-Olds in 2018

The 3-year-old on your holiday list is ready to explore with all of their senses. They're able to sit and play with one toy for an extended period of time and then tell you when they're over it. That's why it's important to provide them with a variety of playthings that help them develop different …

Kids

25 Documentaries That Will Change Your Life

These documentaries are powerful, shocking, heartbreaking, and intense, and each will expand the horizons of the viewers open to learning more about the world<p>Moviegoers are suckers for a true story, which is why documentary films are so endearing and fascinating. While we often respond to narrative …

Glee

The 20 Best Romantic Comedies (For People Who Hate Romantic Comedies)

Learn to love them.<p>Romantic comedies are not your enemy. When most people think of rom-coms—often disparagingly dubbed "chick flicks," a term that needs to die a quick death—they probably think of bubbly, 90-minute movies featuring a Katherine Heigl or a Jennifer Aniston looking for love in all the …

The ultimate guide to hiking Italy’s most breathtaking trails

We’re not quite sure why Italy isn’t as popular a hiking destination as places like Patagonia, Iceland, or the Pacific Crest Trail. Italian hiking …

8 Women of Color on Their Go-To Products for Hyperpigmentation

If you’ve ever dealt with hyperpigmentation—those pesky dark spots caused by excess melanin production—you know it can sometimes feel like a nightmare to deal with. Just about everyone can suffer from the effects of the condition, but according to San Antonio–based dermatologist Lindsey Finklea, …

13 Reasons Your Kid Is a Brat That Are Completely Your Fault

Parenting can feel like an uphill battle, no matter your child's age. Not only is there a lot of pressure, but it also feels like whatever you're doing is constantly being scrutinized by strangers, friends, and family.<p>If you're involved in your kids' lives, then you hear that you're a helicopter …

Parenting

Avicii's 10 Best Songs: Critics' Picks

Avicii may have retired from touring, he may have just announced a break with his long-time manager who helped make him a superstar and he may be one …

Decoding your baby's DNA: It can be done. But should it be?

Maverick Coltrin entered the world a seemingly healthy 8-pound boy. But within a week, he was having seizures that doctors could neither explain nor control. They warned that he would probably die within a few months.<p>“I remember my world just came crashing down,” said his mother, Kara Coltrin, …

Inside a Three-Day Trek Through the Serengeti of North America

After being eradicated for 70 years, eight grey wolves were reintroduced to Yellowstone National Park’s ecosystem in 1995. As a result, the wolves regenerated the park, bringing it back to life with proper a balance of predator and prey—and bringing species such as beavers, birds, bears, and mice, …

The Syrian War Is Actually Many Wars

President Donald Trump is ordering U.S. strikes against government targets in Syria after a suspected chemical attack.<p>The Middle East is a “troubled place,” President Donald Trump said Friday night as he described his decision to use America’s “righteous power” in a retaliatory attack against …

Middle East

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12 Books That Will Make You Laugh Out Loud

T<p><b>he actual sound of an “lol” is dead silence or a small puff of air through the nostrils</b>. In the 12 years I’ve been sending texts I know this to be …

The Interstitium, the Largest Organ We Never Knew We Had

The human body was thought to have 79 organs—until researchers stumbled on a strange phenomenon that could turn medicine and what we thought we knew …

What is the science behind the Cambridge Analytica scandal?

On one hand, this week’s Cambridge Analytica-Facebook fiasco seems like a new kind of story, one that could only have arisen like Frankenstein’s monster out of the data-driven hyper-connected reality our world has become.<p>But underlying the technology is a principle so old it is still commonly …

20 Best 'Portlandia' Sketches

Goodbye, <i>Portlandia</i>: You've given us eight great seasons, and yet it still feels as if you're gone too soon. The off-kilter IFC comedy series will air …

Comedy

Breaking Down the Differences Between Oral and Genital Herpes, aka HSV-1 and HSV-2

Herpes simplex viruses are extremely widespread. But, quite counterintuitively, they are <i>also</i> widely stigmatized in spite of the fact that most people are positive for HSV-1, the main cause of oral herpes. And according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, over one in six people from …

Immune System

Mysteries, Murder and Magical Realism: What to Read in March

Book of the Month’s March picks are gritty, beautiful and urgent reads — all written by female writers.<p>You may have heard of Book of the Month …

5 Apps That Should Terrify Every Parent, According To Experts

If you see these on your teen's phone, it's time for a talk.<p>The internet can be a cesspool of danger for some teenagers, says Sedgrid Lewis, an internet safety expert who blogs under the moniker Spy Parent. Some of the apps that teens favor can expose them to predators and encourage them to engage …

These 4 Tools Can Help You Finish Small Home Repairs

They’re practical, easy to store, and all up to 62% off.<p>The little home repair projects — like window cracks or mounting shelves — are the ones that …

Home Improvement