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New HTML & CSS Projects

We’ve finished updating Code Club’s HTML & CSS curriculum, which now contains 12 new projects! These new projects each introduce web design concepts …

Financial Fridays: It's Financial Suicide To Own A House

I am sick of me writing about this. Do you ever get sick of yourself? I am sick of me.<p>But every day I see more propaganda about the American Dream of owning the home.<p>I see codewords a $15 trillion dollar industry uses to hypnotize its religious adherents to BELIEVE.<p>Lay down your money, your hard …

Barnes & Noble Releases A New Nook-Branded Samsung Tablet

Alas, poor Nook! I knew him, Reader: a tablet of infinite jest, of most excellent fancy: it hath borne me into the library a thousand times; and now, how abhorred in my imagination it is! my gorge rims at it.<p>The Nook as we knew it is now a rebadged Samsung tablet and the latest in the family is the …

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The biggest mistake in 'The Martian' is absolutely critical to the movie's plot

In the opening scene of 'The Martian,' a sci-fi thriller movie lauded for its realism, a colossal dust storm threatens to tip over the only rocket a group of astronauts can ride home. So they decide to abandon their mission and evacuate.<p>As soon as they step out into the storm to make a break for …

Collaborating with Creative Peers

Jennifer Maravillas<p>Not long ago, in the course of studying new product development, we were witnesses to a breakdown in the creative collaboration process. A toy company needed a hit offering for the next holiday shopping season. Early on, a marketer we’ll call Kyle came to a meeting where one of …

Is Absolutely Everyone Sexually Frustrated?

Lululemon is insanely popular — and that's terrible news for the brand

The brand's pricey yoga pants are frequently sited as one of the top trends for teens. Celebrities from Jennifer Aniston to Kylie Jenner have been spotted wearing the gear.<p>And with 300 stores, Lululemon is just getting started. Analysts at Morgan Stanley write that they expect the brand to become …

3 signs your job is in serious danger

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

Frackers could soon face mass extinction

Doomsday may finally be coming to the fracking industry.<p>Despite the big drop in oil prices in the past year, there have been relatively few …

I'm Obsessed With San Francisco's Bunk-Bed Craigslist Ads

The horror show that is acceptable SF living speaks to the real effects of the city’s extreme housing shortage.<p>Sorry, boss, I can’t do my job today. I’m obsessing over the horror show that is San Francisco housing.<p>It has come to my attention that adults are voluntarily sharing rooms with people …

Why PR Firms Shouldn't Be Worried About Native Ads

This story originally appeared on PR Daily<p>On a recent trip to New York, I took the opportunity to attend a digital publishing summit that brought together key digital players including <i>The Huffington Post</i>, <i>The Onion</i>, <i>Buzzfeed</i> and others to discuss trends in publishing. I was interested to learn more …

Tony Abbott defends his record in first interview after leadership coup

Tony Abbott has defended his record as prime minister in the first interview since being toppled by Malcolm Turnbull and said governments will continue struggle to make difficult reforms under the “febrile” politics which has led to party-room coups.<p>“How can governments make the decisions about …

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10 changes to make in your 30s that will set you up for lifelong success

But your 30s are an ideal time to cement the habits that will help you achieve personal and professional fulfillment for the rest of your life.<p>To give you a head start, we sifted through recent Quora threads on this critical life transition and highlighted the most compelling responses.<p>Here are 10 …

There’s one thing Wall Street interns care about more than which bank they get into

But Business Insider spoke to some incoming summer analysts who told us they care less about which <i>bank</i> they end up with, and more about the team they join within that bank.<p>That's where the real prestige lies.<p>"People choose banks based on what group [inside the banks] they can get into," one analyst …

iPad Pro review: A killer creative canvas with laptop-replacement dreams - CNET

<b>Editors' note June 8, 2017:</b> <i>At its</i> <i>Worldwide Developer's Conference, Apple unveiled a new iPad Pro that replaces the 9.7-inch iPad Pro introduced in 2016.</i> <i>Starting at $649, £619 and A$949,</i> <i>the new model packs a a bigger screen -- a 10.5-inch Retina display -- into a footprint similar to that of the</i> …

The Tragic Decline of American Foreign Policy

It's remarkable that the US economy looks to be picking up steam even as rising stars like China, India, Turkey, and Brazil wrestle with slowing …

Geopolitics

The 15 Most Romantic Hotels In The South

Choosing the <i>most</i> romantic spots, then, is quite a difficult task, but we think we're up to the challenge.<p>From intimate city boutiques to sprawling Lowcountry estates, here are some of our favorite hotels ready for romance in the South.

WALL STREET CURRENCY ANALYST: One Hour Ago, I Had My First Client Ask About Bitcoin

In an email to Business Insider, Galy says he's been besieged with questions from journalists in recent weeks, but that his first actual client inquired about an hour ago.<p>So anyway, Galy felt obliged to email some comments about valuing Bitcoins, and where they could be going.<p>Here are some of his …

Amazon's Cloud Drive adds file syncing, moves closer to a viable Dropbox replacement

When Amazon launched its Cloud Drive app for Mac and Windows back in May, we noted that a lack of proper file syncing prevented the service from becoming a full-blown Dropbox and SkyDrive replacement. The company has today addressed that shortcoming with the introduction of a file synchronization …

New CEO for Natural Gas Alliance

America's Natural Gas Alliance is bringing on veteran energy industry lobbyist Marty Durbin as its incoming CEO, POLITICO has learned.<p>Durbin comes on following the departure of Regina Hopper, who left at the end of January to return to communications litigation practice. Durbin has been serving as …

What Twitter Can Learn From Google About Tracking What Goes Viral

With Twitter and Pinterest showcasing their new and updated analytics features recently, a lot of the focus has been on how to ensure your content reaches as large a group as possible.<p>While first party analytical services are improving and becoming more precise, there is always room for improvement …