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A lingerie startup used feedback from 6 million women to make the perfect wireless bra — and it works for larger cup sizes

<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>True & Co<p>Like most people who regularly navigate Facebook, I've grown a bit suspicious of all the ads chasing me.<p>Don't get me wrong, I've …

Clothing

Target Earth: how asteroids made an impact on Australia

Our planet has had a few close encounters with asteroids of late.<p>Asteroid 2018 CC came within about 184,000km of Earth on February 6 this year. A few …

Earth Science

A Photographer's Photos Become Icons of the #NeverAgain Movement, and No One Knows Who She Is

With the rise of #MarchForOurLives in response to the school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, students Emma …

Social Media

This woman designer revolutionized fashion before Coco Chanel and inspired my feminist style

<i>March is Women’s History Month. Here, one contributor celebrates the rebellious fashion designer lost to history, Emilie Flöge.</i><p>I loved the Art …

Coco Chanel

This Awesome Periodic Table Tells You How to Actually Use All Those Elements

Americium could save your life.<p>Thanks to high school, we've all got a pretty good idea about what's on the periodic table.<p>But whether you're looking …

Chemistry

Buy this magical indoor-outdoor house that disappears into the landscape

The Rosebery House by Andresen O’Gorman Architects is located just outside Brisbane, Australia<p>A true indoor-outdoor experience, if ever there were one. Designed by noted practice Andresen O’Gorman Architects in 1995, the Rosebery House sits in a secluded grove on the far side of a gully in Highgate …

Architecture

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 …

Dental Care

Free Dimensional Type

Those who follow this blog will know I have a soft spot for solid type. A couple of years ago, I posted about the work of Alejandro López Becerro, the Spanish designer behind the pseudonym, Muokka.<p>I spotted some of his recent work today, and wow! It has gone from strength to strength. I get the impression, based on the breadth of styles Alejandro has produced, his technical mastery gives him the freedom to create just about anything in three dimensions!

The Glorious Object: 42 Artists, 42 Cubic Feet of Fantastic

A new exhibition is in town at the Patrick Parrish Gallery in New York City. Curated by artist Rodger Stevens, <i>The Glorious Object: 42 Artists, 42</i> …

New York City

Think About It: 9 Masterpieces of Conceptual Art You Need to Know

If you’re looking at a Conceptual work of art and look like this:<p>You’re doing it right! As explained in Phaidon’s <i>The Art Museum</i>, the world’s most …

I’m already equal. So why do today’s feminists keep saying I’m oppressed?

Good morning, America. All your recent talk of gender equality has only shown just how far from woke you really are. Despite best intentions, the current cultural conversation about feminism continues to perpetuate sexism.<p>From my perspective, I’m already equal and was born that way in 1972. No need …

The hidden side to your personality

Many personality traits can be observed but there are other hidden forces that shape who we are.<p>We usually think of personality in terms of the differences we can see – Sarah is smiley and chatty, John frets a lot, while Noah is neat and tidy. These differences are fascinating, but if we focus only …

Psychology

7 tough lessons people often learn too late in life

Life lessons are full of wisdom because they often have to be learned the hard way. However, the hardest part about that process is realizing that sometimes not every opportunity lasts forever. You finally "get it" long after the fact.<p>If possible, it's best to learn these things sooner rather than …

Self-help

This Instagram-famous pilot's photos of thunderstorms, blinding sunrises, and the Northern Lights show what it’s like to work from the cockpit at 37,000 feet

Van Heijst is also a travel blogger and photographer. He takes photos of the incredible views he enjoys from the cockpit via his Instagram account, then writes about them on his blog.<p>From blinding sunrises to the Northern Lights — or navigating his way through a violent front of thunderstorms — …

Northern Lights

10 core exercises that are better for your back (and body) than crunches

These exercises protect your back and neck, and target more of your abdominal muscles than crunches alone.<p>The abdominals are a pain point for many gym goers. We habitually grab a mat, get down on our backs and start crunching away with the goal of finally carving out those elusive six-pack abs. But …

Workouts

Be like Bill Gates and Warren Buffett: If you’re not spending 5 hours per week learning, you’re being irresponsible

“In my whole life, I have known no wise people (over a broad subject matter area) who didn’t read all the time — none. Zero.” <i>— Charlie Munger, Self-made billionaire & Warren Buffett’s longtime business partner</i><p>Why did the busiest person in the world, former president Barack Obama, read an hour a day …

Helen Maudsley on how to read art: ‘Learn to do what the picture tells you’

After a career spanning seven decades, the 90-year-old Australian artist still expects her audience to put in an effort<p>“Have you ever been pregnant?” artist Helen Maudsley asks me.<p>We are standing in a room papered with earthy pinks and purples, in front of a series of paintings peppered with an …

Australian Art

Anesthetics found to do more than simply induce sleep

Despite the widespread use of anesthetics, we still don't know exactly how they work. The reason we don't fully understand the mechanism behind them …

Neuroscience

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

Anime
San Francisco

12 Simple Phrases That Are Guaranteed to Make People Like You More | Inc.com

The late, great American poet Maya Angelou once said, "People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."<p>The truth is, your word choice creates a brief impression that can lead to a lasting impression, long after the particulars …

Self-improvement

A Display of 8000 Paper Sculptures Made from Chopstick Sleeves

Yuki Tatsumi was working as a waiter in a restaurant when one day, as he was cleaning up a table, he noticed that a customer had intricately folded …

Japan

HillSide House

The goals for this project were multi-faceted and ambitious- Design a new, modern, sustainable and energy efficient home that had the highest level of craft and attention to detail. The floor plan is open and spacious, providing function and flexibility, three of the five bedrooms are designed with …

Italian Avant-Garde Painter Enrico Castellani, Who Helped Pioneer the Zero Movement, Has Died at 87

Art World<p>"Castellani should be remembered as one of the people that changed the language of art."<p>,<p>The Italian post-war artist and pioneer of the ZERO …

Storm Chaser Captures Slo-Mo Lightning Footage Like You've Never Seen Before

There’s no denying that a massive bolt of electricity streaking hundreds of miles across the sky is one of Mother Nature’s most impressive demos. But …

The Ultimate UX Guide to Color Design – Muzli -Design Inspiration

A bookmark-able guide detailing the fundamentals of color theory and practice for designers<p>“In nature, light creates the color. In the picture, color …

This Modern Home has a Climbable, Ladder-less Bookshelf

(Image credit: tsukui teruaki)<p>Floor to ceiling bookshelves are on many a design enthusiast's wish list. This diagonal, climbable bookshelf not only …

Architecture

Meet The Cutest Animal You’ve Never Heard Of

Ever heard of an aardwolf? If the answer is no then prepare yourself for the cutest animal you never even knew existed.<p>It comes from the same family …

Zoology

Winsor & Newton lifts the lid on the secret tricks of every artist's trade

If you’re an artist, chances are you’ll be well acquainted with art supplies manufacturer Winsor & Newton. The company was founded back in 1832 by a …

Acquainted

This Brilliant Confession by a Former Troll is a Perfect Outline for How to Deal With Online Haters | Inc.com

Paul Jun once teamed up with several others to kill every single person at a wedding.<p>It wasn't a "real" wedding, of course--it was a ceremony that took place in the video game World of Warcraft.<p>Still, the spirit of the attack was pretty blood-sucking, and there was emotional fallout for weeks. The …

Internet