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10 unmistakable habits of utterly authentic people

Oscar Wilde said, “Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken.” Wilde made it sound so simple, but living with authenticity is a real challenge.<p>To …

Fortnite: Battle Royale Guide - 12 Useful Tips To Know Before Playing

When you first pop into the free, competitive multiplayer Battle Royale version of Fortnite: Battle Royale--without first buying its cooperative counterpart--you'll find a lot that doesn't get explained. Fortnite: Battle Royale offers no tutorial to guide you through its essential mechanics, so …

Gaming Industry

Take Beautiful Portraits by Stitching Multiple Close-ups Instead of One Large Image

One way to take a good portrait photograph is to keep the subject in focus, while adding a little blur to the background. It’s difficult to achieve, …

Adidas is selling only 7,000 of these gorgeous shoes made from ocean waste

For a while, Adidas and Parley for the Oceans, an organisation dedicated to reducing plastic waste in oceans, have collaborated on shoes made of …

This Is How To Resist Distraction: 4 Secrets To Remarkable Focus

Have you said any of these recently?• <i>I get distracted and procrastinate.</i>• <i><br>I make plans but I don’t follow through on them.</i>• <i><br>I get things done… but not the</i> …

Mindfulness

These $20 earbuds are an obvious upgrade over the ones that came with your phone

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon If you're using the pair of earbuds that came with your phone — say, the EarPods Apple bundles with every iPhone— and you care …

This Google Employee Has A Brilliant Time Management Strategy

Create and protect your Make Time, people.<p>I recently wrote an email to our team that posed a simple challenge in time management. The response I got was unexpected, and I was urged to share it with more people—so here we are. Some of my fellow Googlers went so far as to make a video for those of us …

Time Management

Adidas' Machine-Milled Sneakers of the Future Are Simple and Beautiful

Adidas' Machine-Milled Sneakers of the Future Are Simple and BeautifulCompetition in the sneaker market leads to constant innovation—some of it is …

Shoes

7 Hobbies Science Says Will Make Your Brain Works Smarter And Faster

All parts of our body age. And our brain does too. We’ve all witnessed the natural deterioration of brain functions in older relatives. …

Humanity

Amazon announces new 7-inch Fire tablet that only costs $50

And it comes in a six-pack<p>Amazon tablets are going the way of the e-reader.<p>One of the new tablets from the e-commerce giant is a 7-inch tablet — simply called the Fire tablet — that costs $50. That's right: for a cool Ulysses, a new Amazon Fire tablet can be yours.<p>In fact, Amazon is so convinced of …

IPad Air

The Best Mirrorless Camera Lenses for Photojournalists

On the heels of our roundup of best mirrorless cameras for photojournalists, we thought we’d complement that piece with a roundup of the best lenses …

Cameras

Are you thinking what I’m thinking? The rise of mind control

Mind control still sounds like the stuff of sci-fi movies. But it’s coming closer, with implants that can help people with paralysis and, further off, devices to send thoughts between humans<p>Ahundred electrodes are pressed tightly against my scalp and a mixture of salt water and baby shampoo is …

Neurophilosophy

Narcolepsy medication modafinil is world's first safe 'smart drug'

Increasingly taken by healthy people to improve focus before exams, after a comprehensive review researchers say modafinil is safe in the short-term<p>Modafinil is the world’s first safe “smart drug”, researchers at Harvard and Oxford universities have said, after performing a comprehensive review of …

Medicine

The past, present and future of ASUS, according to its chairman

"Namaste!"<p>That was how ASUS Chairman Jonney Shih greeted some 2,000 fans at his "ZenFestival" event in New Delhi last week. And yes, he yelled on stage, just as he always does, with a generous helping of buzzwords and "thank yous." And there have been other memorable moments. One time, Shih …

Xbox One 1TB Bundle gets first big price drop today in Deals

<b>Update 8/15/15:</b> Don’t care for the 1TB version of Xbox One? Now available in limited quantity are 500GB models of the same bundle for only $299.99 …

4K Ultra HD

The Best Cameras for Beginners

Oftentimes, non-photographer friends will ask me what kind of camera they should get, and my first question always is, “What’s your budget?” The …

10 Free Online Courses To Make You More Successful

Success

The 18 Most Insane Stunts in Movie History, Ranked

As an actor who likes to perform his own stunts, Tom Cruise tends to set the bar high. Literally.<p>Having scaled the world's tallest building in "Mission: Impossible -- Ghost Protocol" four years ago, the 53-year-old figured the only way to top that was to hang from the side of a flying plane in the …

Movies

Rock band Wavves’ latest music video is shot entirely inside Grand Theft Auto V

The worlds of gaming and music come together in the official music video for “Leave” by San Diego-based rock band <i>Wavves</i>.<p>Shot entirely inside the open-world action game Grand Theft Auto V — which has sold around 52 million copies worldwide — the video by German YouTuber YeahMAP came top in a recent …

Music Videos

Xbox Live for Windows 10 will be free for online multiplayer gaming

Microsoft is finally bringing Xbox Live to Windows PCs and phones in a meaningful way with Windows 10, and with it comes the possibility of online multiplayer gaming using Microsoft's gaming service. While Microsoft currently charges Xbox One owners to use online multiplayer gaming, the software …

Get a 3-month Google Play Music subscription for $3

That's the best deal to date for Google's unlimited-music service. What happens after three months? Let June worry about that.<p>Remember back in December when Spotify offered that three-month subscription for 99 cents? Mine ran out just a few days ago, so this is some seriously serendipitous …

Google Play

Sleep a lot? You might have a heightened risk of stroke, study says

There's no way to diagnose a stroke before it happens, but researchers say they've identified a clue to help doctors predict who's at risk – the amount of sleep they get at night.<p>Older adults who said they slept more than eight hours were 46% more likely to suffer strokes in the next decade than …

Medicine

The Best Black Friday Video Game Deals Of 2014

Black Friday is here again, but now in 2014 consumers have a much tougher decision on their hands. Both the PS4 and the Xbox One have been out for more than a year now, each amassing a huge collection of first and third party games. The Wii U is now an old man at two years old, and has arguably the …

The Science of Conquering Your Greatest Fears

Many things scare me: the huge rock at the bottom of Boulder Garden on Colorado’s Gunnison River that has flipped my kayak numerous times; the chutes off the stormy top of the Big Sky tram; sullen men with clubs who lurk in Kenya’s Ngong Hills (I met them a while back).<p>Can a scientist in an …

The Brain

Aziz Ansari: “I’m a feminist”

The comedian mocks the stigma that surrounds the deeply politicized word<p>It's so nice to hear that Aziz Ansari, a comedian so frustrated by the rituals of modern dating that he is writing a book about it, is in a stable and loving long-term relationship. What's even greater to hear is that this …

10 Genius New Uses for Dish Soap

It helps with so much more than just cleaning greasy pots and pans.<p>Dish detergent might be a sink-side staple, but its cleaning power is incredibly helpful all over the house. Because the liquid is mild, it's often a great choice over harsher chemicals (plus, we bet you've got an ever-ready …

Rainbow world: the most colourful places on Earth – in pictures

The world is full of landscapes that are so surreal, and so intensely coloured, that it’s hard to believe they really exist. Take a look at some of the strangest, and most vibrant, views in the world, from a pink lake in Senegal to striped rock formations in China

Tinyloot will pay players to play free-to-play mobile games (exclusive)

Game makers have had a tough time monetizing mobile titles, as they advertise heavily to recruit new players. Tinyloot wants to turn that on its head, paying players a small amount of money, so that they will keep on playing a game — and spend money in it too.<p>The idea comes from Oliver Kern, a …