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Mourning John Perry Barlow, the Bard of the Internet

When I first met John Perry Barlow, we became instant soulmates. While that sentence is true for me, it also applies to probably 10,000 other people. …

What Men See When They Look At Boobs, According To Science

The way some men look at breasts could say a lot about their income and desire to become dads.<p>Women’s breasts are both a source of baby food and …

15 life-changing trips every couple should take together

One of the best parts of being in a relationship is having a built-in travel buddy, and one of the best parts of traveling with that built-in buddy is getting unobstructed one-on-one time while exploring unfamiliar parts of the world. Whether domestic or international, a trip with your significant …

Black Rock

Epic Trails Across the Globe

Adventure<p>Tired of the same old trails? Go outside your comfort-zone (and, perhaps, your country) to one of these inspiring destinations.

Hiking

Scientists found that the way you think about sex could affect your overall level of happiness in a relationship

In a blog post on Science of Relationships, personality and social psychologist at the University of Toronto, Jessica Maxwell, describes half a dozen studies she and her colleagues conducted. The studies investigate how your philosophy on sex could affect more than just your sex life.<p><b>Follow Tech</b> …

University of Toronto

The 10 best girl groups in K-pop today

Finding the best performers in K-pop is much harder today than it was in the late ’90s, when bands like S.E.S. and H.O.T. ruled the scene. …

The best No Man's Sky mods

No Man's Sky is being patched and updated fairly regularly these days, adding new content like base-building, ground vehicles, new biomes, and online …

The 11 best games that aren't about killing stuff

But there are exceptions to every rule — I'd be shocked if anyone ever said, "I'm not here to make friends," on "The Great British Bake Off," for example.<p>Similarly, there are plenty of examples of video games that aren't about super soldiers or assassins — You just have to be willing to look around …

PlayStation

14 apps that will help you stick to your New Year's resolutions

Thankfully, there are apps to help you keep on track.<p>We combed through Apple and Google's list of the best apps of the year, along with Business Insider's own reviews and Tech Insider's App 100, to pull together a list of 14 apps that will help you reach your goals a little faster.

Apps

People on Reddit reveal what they miss most about life before the internet

It's safe to say the internet has changed all of our lives for the better. We now have easy access to not only information but necessities like food and other comforts.<p>But obviously, everyone knows there's a dark side lurking on the web, from sexual predators to illegal services. Sometimes we may …

Facebook's 3-step plan to take over the rest of the world

Facebook has its eyes set on global domination, and it's quickly executing on its plan to get there.<p>Earlier this week, the company rolled out a new kind of ad format meant to bring a video experience to low-bandwidth emerging markets.<p>Throughout the launch event, the main refrain was how Facebook …

Emerging Markets

The 11 best new iPhone and Android apps you might have missed recently

To help you find some apps that are fun and make your life a little easier, we've collected the best apps from the last month.<p>From powerful free photo apps to apps that vastly improve the way you listen to podcasts, you're bound to find something you'll enjoy.

Apps

Photographer Creates Stunning Symmetric Images with Light and Reflection

<b>All Photographs (c) Ferdinand Choffray, Courtesy of Ferdinand Choffray</b><p>Could symmetrical composition be part of defining beauty? Symmetry makes it attractive. This is what we've been told. When applied to photography, the binomial equilibrium and proportion can create striking images.<p>The shots of</b> …

Photography

How much do musicians really make from Spotify, iTunes and YouTube?

Plus Tidal, Deezer, Rhapsody, Beats Music, Google Play and other digital services, as Information Is Beautiful updates its 2010 infographic<p>In 2010, data journalist and information designer David McCandless published an infographic on his Information is Beautiful website showing how much musicians …

Tim Cook warns of dire consequences if we sacrifice privacy for security

Silicon Valley’s top CEOs snubbed President Barack Obama’s appearance at Stanford University today for the White House Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection, but Apple CEO Tim Cook used his invite to make the case for improving security.<p>Cook addressed attendees before Obama took the stage …

Tim Cook

Obama: 'There’s No Scenario in Which We Don’t Want Really Strong Encryption'

Shouldn't regular people be entitled keep their communications private, just like the president does, asked Kara Swisher?<p>The ongoing tussle over people’s data has pitted President Barack Obama and his administration against companies like Apple and Google, as both sides take up an increasingly …

Apple's Cook: 'Everyone has a right to privacy and security'

Apple CEO Tim Cook on Friday strongly defended consumers, saying "everyone has a right to privacy and security."<p>The head of the world's biggest technology company, speaking at President Barack Obama's cybersecurity summit in Palo Alto, Calif., called for the government and other companies to work …

Grim Fandango Remastered review: from the boneyard

As much as you love <i>Grim Fandango</i>, I promise that <i>Grim Fandango Remastered</i> loves it more.<p>Double Fine (lead by <i>Grim Fandango</i> creator Tim Schafer) has taken every scrap of the beloved classic and transported it to modern platforms with the feather-light touch of a National Archives curator touching up …

Ancient miniature solar system hints at existence of alien life

A miniature version of solar system with planets like Earth existed 11 billion years ago and could have held ancient life, say scientists<p>A miniature solar system with five Earth-sized planets existed 11 billion years ago, at the dawn of the universe, scientists have discovered.<p>The planets clustered …

The One App You Need On Your Résumé If You Want A Job At Google

Average pay at Google is $141,000.<p>It's relatively easy to get a job at Google, too.<p>The company is so large and has such a massive need for talent that hiring for Google is something of a headache, so if you have the right skills, Google is really enthusiastic to hear from you.<p>Especially if you know …

MATLAB

Part two of Charlie Rose’s Tim Cook interview now available to stream in full

Following the publishing of the first half of the interview, and several subsequent clips, part two Charlie Rose’s full interview with Tim Cook is now available to watch – in full – on Hulu (below) and Charlie Roses’s website. In the interview, Cook discusses a wide variety of topics, ranging from …

Google buys Instagram-analyzing mobile app startup Jetpac

Google has purchased Jetpac, a startup that launched in 2012 and analyzes Instagram photos to build what it calls City Guides for travelers — stuff …

10 Great Novels That Will Make You More Passionate About Science

Many of the world's greatest scientists were inspired to go into their fields by reading science fiction books. And it's easy to see why. A lot of …

Science Fiction

How to Brew Coffee: 8 Step-by-Step Videos from Stumptown Coffee & Bon Appétit

We got a major lesson on how to brew coffee—eight different ways—with these videos from java experts Stumptown Coffee Roasters<p>Coffee. Any way you look at it, it's become way easier to get a decent cup in the past decade or so. The rise of good coffee (and the attendant coffee nerdery) has made us …

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The Five Tough Truths Of Cybersecurity Software

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Ted Schlein is a general partner with Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers</i><i>. Earlier in his career, he brought to market the first anti-virus software for commercial use at Symantec and also served as the founding CEO of Fortify software, now an HP company.</i><p>Building a successful security …

Happy Birthday, BASIC

Fifty years ago this month, in 1964, a computer programming language winked to life that changed the course of a generation. While many would point to the rise of Unix and other ubiquitous programming languages in the intervening years as formative points in the history of computing, on May 1, …

'The Internet's Own Boy': Aaron Swartz Documentary Trailer Debuts

Coder and digital-rights activists Aaron Swartz died over a year ago at 26, after he committed suicide in his New York City apartment.<p>Shortly after …

The Blind Watchmaker, by Richard Dawkins (High Quality)