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Python is becoming the world’s most popular coding language

“I CERTAINLY didn’t set out to create a language that was intended for mass consumption,” says Guido van Rossum, a Dutch computer scientist who …

Kim Kardashian

I am raising my daughter to speak three languages. A stranger demanded I 'speak English' to her

I felt her staring at me on the playground as I called out to my daughter.<p>She must be someone’s grandmother, I thought. She must be curious, as people often are.<p>Then she took one step toward me — pink fingernails, dark blond hair — and opened her mouth, e-nun-ci-a-ting each word.<p>“Speak English,” …

Language

How a Hacker Proved Cops Used a Secret Government Phone Tracker to Find Him

And how it might change what cops can do with our smartphones.<p>On a warm summer’s day in 2008, police spotted a man walking outside his apartment in Santa Clara, California, one of the many bedroom communities spread across Silicon Valley. Undercover FBI officers saw him outside the building and …

Surveillance

The 24 Most Popular Book Club Picks This Month, According To Goodreads

If you've ever been in a book club and been tasked with <i>picking the next month's book,</i> then you already know: It's a high stress, big stakes …

18 Highly Successful People on the One Song That Gets Them Hyped

From Kendrick to Coltrane.<p>There’s something oddly intoxicating about a good pump up jam.<p>All those Prince hits, those Hall and Oates tunes, those …

Music

Mariska Hargitay’s New Documentary Is an Unflinching Look at America's Untested Rape Kits

In August 2009, a group of local officials were on a routine tour of a police storage warehouse in Detroit when an assistant prosecutor noticed a mountain of boxes overwhelming the shelves. Curious, an official asked what was inside. Little did they know that the question would lead to the …

Los Angeles

Watch ‘Annihilation’ and ‘Mute,’ Then Watch These Movies

We recommend 12 movies to check out after you watch the new sci-fi films by Alex Garland and Duncan Jones.<p>This week, I’ve got a two-for-one deal on …

Science Fiction

This guy thought he was ordering a painting of waves. He got a surprise.

Look, I'm no art connoisseur, but I'm pretty sure this dude just purchased a masterpiece.<p>Twitter user @STEFFFHOE uploaded this picture of a gentleman …

Long live the pug: cuddly canine gets its own exhibition

It's no hunting or watch dog; but the wrinkle-faced pug is a charming and adorable companion — and currently a very popular breed. So much so that a …

21 Quotes On Womanhood By Female Authors That Totally Nailed It

Books can change the way we feel about ourselves. Sometimes, plots reflect our own experiences, guiding us through the future or refracting our memories through a new lens. Other times, we discover pieces of ourselves sprinkled throughout unfamiliar narratives, finding empathy and resonance in odd …

Writing

Want a Side Hustle That'll Actually Make You Rich in 2018? Read This Book Now

Time to make that paper.<p>The podcast Don't Keep Your Day Job with Cathy Heller showcases creatives who make a living doing what they love. It tells the stories of people who have figured out how to pursue their life's purpose and get paid for it (it was also, incidentally, the #1 podcast in the "New …

Margot Robbie Shuts Down Marriage Questions: "Being Married Is Not My Achievement"

The actress had a totally boss moment during a press conference for I, Tonya<p>Margot Robbie enjoyed a "boss moment" during a recent press conference for her new movie <i>I, Tonya</i> when she was bombarded with constant questions about married life rather than with questions about her film.<p>The 27-year-old …

Sheryl Sandberg Warns Of #MeToo Backlash Against Women

The Facebook executive is hearing people say this is why you shouldn't hire women. Actually this is why you should.<p>Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg warned Sunday morning about the potential for women to wind up on the losing end of what seems like a watershed moment in feminism.<p>The <i>Lean In</i> author …

Sexual Harassment

6 Steps to Building a Million-Dollar Ecommerce Site in 60 Days

Jared Goetz spent only 30 minutes a day and built a colossal Shopify sales machine.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Jared Goetz, serial entrepreneur and member of The Oracles, always had a knack for reaching an audience. At 26 years old, he’s co-founded four …

eCommerce

A Journalist Who Interviewed 585 CEOs Says They All Have These 3 Things in Common

The journalist who has interviewed CEOs for the New York Times for a decade shares his observations.<p>If you're aiming to make it to the very pinnacle of business success, one way to go is to follow in the footsteps of exceptional leaders who have already scaled those heights. But what CEO should you …

Twitter Comes Together To Make ‘Nice Allegations’ About Celebrities Who Aren’t Terrible

With harrowing stories coming out about Harvey Weinstein, Kevin Spacey, Louis C.K., and many others, some of us may be dreading whatever fresh hell awaits us in our news feeds. Wouldn’t it be refreshing to hear about nice people for a change?<p>A mainstay of weird Twitter kicked things off by …

12 ways successful people get more done than the rest of us

1. They create structured to-do lists.<p>Most people who have a to-do list just keep a running list, with no sense of timing or priorities. There are lots of ways to structure your list to avoid making it a never-ending drudge. One technique I suggest to my coaching clients is to take an index card …

Success

I've adopted a '2-hour rule' based on the habit that led Einstein, Darwin, and Nietzsche to brilliance — and it's had the highest ROI of anything I've done

Albert Einstein was 16 years old when he first flirted with the idea of special relativity.<p>He was a daydreamer. The pioneering theory that lead him to establish the foundation of modern physics was actually envisioned in one of his many famous thought experiments.<p>He wondered, specifically, what …

Creativity

How our projects shape our personalities — and how we can use them to remake who we are

<i>Tang Yau Hoong</i><p>Many of us believe there are two driving forces behind the person known as “you”: nature and nurture. But, according to personality and …

Advice from Kurt Vonnegut that Every Writer Needs to Read

I can give you professional writing advice until the cows come home, but at the end of the day, I’m not a bestselling author or a member of America’s …

You Really Can Create a Life and Career You Love. Here's one Simple Technique to Try Today

It's possible to do work you love and feel more fulfilled<p>You may have heard about them. Maybe you know one, or maybe you are one. They're these seemingly mythical people who are living the life of their dreams. When I hear stories of people who have taken a big leap and successfully created a life …

10 lessons from Tim Ferriss that took him a decade to learn

It inspired me to start a business that gives me the time, mobility, and income that I want — instead of being trapped in a 9 to 5.<p>It's the book I most highly recommend because of how it's changed my life and the lives of just about everyone who reads it.<p>I had the opportunity to attend an exclusive …

Self-improvement

A woman who left her $500,000-a-year job to work for herself says too many entrepreneurs make a huge mistake before they even start

In a Facebook Live interview, the author of "What If It Does Work Out?" told Business Insider that a side hustle — a business you build and pursue outside of your day job — is the perfect way to dip your toe into entrepreneurship.<p>But do you get started, we asked her, if you don't have an idea?<p>"This …

Entrepreneurship

How I Wake Up in Under 1 Minute Every Day

After decades of morning sloth, for 7 months I've gotten out of bed in under 60 seconds each day and loved it.<p>For decades, I'd take at least 20 minutes to get out of bed, often 40 minutes or more.<p>But since November, I've gotten out of bed in under 60 seconds, without fail, each day, at 6:15 a.m. …

4 Things Great Bosses Say to a New Employee That Most Bosses Never Think to Say

Want a new employee to truly hit the ground running? Say these four things.<p>You work hard to find, interview, and hire the right employees. They have great skills, great experience, and great attitude. So once they're hired and in the door, all you need to do is set them loose, right?<p>Not so fast. …