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Turkey’s Financial Crisis Surprised Many. Except This Analyst.

For the past seven years, Tim Lee has been warning that a financial crisis in Turkey would set off a wider calamity in global markets.<p>Just about nobody listened — until now.<p>A plunge in the Turkish lira and the prospect that the country might soon need a bailout has spurred an investor exodus in …

Stock Markets

Charlie Munger On How To Build A $2 Trillion Startup

Imagine it’s January of 1884 in Atlanta, Georgia. Glotz, an affluent fellow citizen, has invited you to participate in a peculiar competition:You and …

Peter Thiel

Depressed People Use These Words More Often

They're not always negative words.<p>From the way you move and sleep, to how you interact with people around you, depression changes just about everything. It is even noticeable in the way you speak and express yourself in writing. Sometimes this “language of depression” can have a powerful effect on …

Depression

The real cost of bananas

You probably take bananas for granted. In the U.K., one in four pieces of fruit consumed is a banana and, on average, each Briton eats 10 kg of …

Life Is Change

Welcome back to <b>Mid-Week Meditations</b>, Lifehacker’s weekly dip into the pool of stoic wisdom, and a guide to using its waters to reflect on and improve …

How to Live, According to Anthony Bourdain

Anthony Bourdain, who died today the age 61, gave us bold wisdom on how to make a better burger, how to find good food in airports and why it’s okay …

How do you correct over-salted food?

<i>Amuse Our Bouche</i> <i>is</i> The Takeout’s <i>column that answers your burning, boiling, and flambéed food questions.</i><p>Sure, kitchen mishaps are legion, but some of …

Warren Buffett Says Living Your Life This Way Is What Separates Successful People From Everyone Else

In two sentences, the Oracle of Omaha offers up a profound bit of advice.<p>Who better than Warren Buffett to teach us a valuable lesson on success? The Oracle of Omaha offers up a profound bit of truth in this advice related to our work:<p>"In the world of business, the people who are most successful …

How to Make the Korean Pomegranate Drink That's Helping Women Lose a Pound a Day

You know how much Americans love the refreshing tang of lemonade? That’s how folks in Asia feel about a sweet-and-sour drink made with pomegranate …

Create a simple weather app using Node.js, Express, and React

Tired of needing to actually go outside to see what the weather is like? Annoyed of using <i><insert popular weather app here></i> and just can’t go on …

7 execs share their worst setback and how it ultimately helped them find success

Everyone grapples with setbacks and obstacles on the path to success. Sometimes, a breakdown can lead you to a significant breakthrough. Here's how seven successful entrepreneurs and members of The Oracles overcame failure to fast-track their ultimate success.

How to Start and Finish Any Web App Project

<b>This article was originally posted on Nov 7th 2016 at: https://nickjanetakis.com/blog/how-to-start-and-finish-any-web-app-project</b><p>Did you know it took …

Top 10 Simple Weight Loss Hacks You Can Implement Right Now

Weight loss isn’t easy (if it were, we wouldn’t have a billion different diet plans and products to waste our money on). But even the smallest weight …

You Only Need to Focus on the Present

Welcome back to <b>Mid-Week Meditations</b>, Lifehacker’s weekly dip into the pool of stoic wisdom, and a guide to using its waters to reflect on and improve …

The Nine Words That Took This CEO From Poverty To The Top Of A $48B Company

Words matter. Words can shape a person’s life and career. They did for Arnold Donald. Nine words took Carnival Corp’s CEO from poverty to the top of a $48 billion company.<p>This summer, Donald celebrates his fifth year as CEO of the world’s largest leisure travel company. One of every two cruise ship …

High School

Hack Your Brain to Use Cravings To Your Advantage

Think about a munching on a bag of your favorite potato chips. Let that image sit in your brain for a little while. How does it feel? Are you craving …

The Definitive Guide to Winning an Argument

Winning isn’t everything, but it sure is nice. When you don’t see eye to eye with someone, here are the best tricks for winning that …

Five Lessons I Learned From Dealing with Depression

Depression is a hard topic to talk about. It's an even harder thing to live through. I've lived with depression for more than two decades. After a …

Part 2: David Allen: Getting Things Done and What’s Next

David Allen has been in an ongoing state of transformation for the past 35 years. As the bestselling author of ‘Getting Things Done: The Art of …

Santa Barbara

You can buy Allbirds — Silicon Valley's favorite shoes — in 3 exclusive colors for Earth Day this week only

<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>Allbirds<p>Allbirds— arguably our most popular Insider Picks recommendation — has gained its fame from Silicon Valley's cult-favorite shoe of …

Silicon Valley

10 reasons why the Galaxy S9 is better than the iPhone X

Either Apple is making it easier for Samsung phones to stand out, or Samsung is just getting really, <i>really</i> good at making smartphones.<p>After using the flagship devices from Apple and Samsung, I've come up with a few ways that the Galaxy S9 beats the iPhone X.<p>Don't get too upset now, iPhone X users. …

Mobile Technology

What Your Cholesterol Numbers Really Mean

LDL used to be the “bad cholesterol” and HDL the “good cholesterol.” That’s the tidy story I learned in my grad school lipids class 13 years ago, but …

This Kurt Vonnegut Quote Completely Changed The Way I Approach The Idea Of "Happiness"

You can't touch it, but you can certainly feel it. You can't buy it, but you can create it. You can't see it, but you can easily perceive it. I'm …

Here's Everything I Learned From Doing Morning Pages Every Day

Yes, you really do have to write them *by hand*. No, they aren't just for writers or even for Creative People. Yes, they are pretty great.

47 documentaries on Netflix right now that will make you smarter

And with binge-worthy titles like Netflix original "Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond" and Oscar-nominated "Last Men in Aleppo" a click away, you can get a lot of great nonfiction viewing any night of the week.<p>You'll learn a lot more about the world, but don't worry — you'll also be entertained.<p><b>Here are</b> …

Want To Learn About Bitcoin And Blockchain? There's A Tutor For That

Tell me if this sounds like you right now. You’re curious about Bitcoin, cryptocurrency, and the blockchain. However, you’re not sure where to begin despite spending countless hours searching about the topics online.<p>Fortunately, Varsity Tutors CEO Chuck Cohn is here to help you solve that problem. …

How to make money mining bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies without knowing anything about it

You might think you need an extreme know-how of computers to do any kind of crypto mining, that it couldn't possibly be done by the average person.<p>Turns out, it's absurdly easy.<p>You just need computer parts that are powerful enough to make mining profitable, and a handy piece of software called …

Bitcoin

Co-working offices are built out of shipping containers inside old bakery

Co-working companies like WeWork are eating up office space around the world. There are many advantages, from food to ping-pong tables, but most …

Jeff Bezos Just Shared His 3-Step Formula for Success--and It's Absolutely Brilliant

Bezos is at it again, this time announcing his intention to shake up the American health care industry. His strategy for doing so teaches some valuable lessons.<p>Shockwaves were sent through the health care industry yesterday when three corporate powerhouses--Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan …

Jeff Bezos

Mexican drug cartels are targeting a multibillion-dollar industry

"They said they knew who I was and where I lived," said Alberto Arredondo, who got the call at work as a pump technician at an oil refinery in the central Mexican city of Salamanca. "They wanted information."<p>At first, Arredondo hung up.<p>"But they were insistent," he said, calling back and demanding …