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More illnesses could be sexually transmitted than we thought — including the common cold

At least 27, according to a new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. These include viruses that have been at the center of recent epidemics, like Ebola and Marburg, as well as viruses like mumps and adenovirus, which can cause a version of the common cold.<p>"This really raises …

Public Health

This AI knows whether you're gay or straight by looking at a single photo

A recent study by Stanford University offers compelling insight into a longstanding argument about human sexuality. Published today, the study analyzed more than 35,000 facial images and built an algorithm that, with shocking accuracy, predicted a person’s sexual orientation.<p>With a single photo, …

Prince William and Harry's regret over their 'rush' to end last phone call with Princess Diana

The Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry have spoken of their enduring regret over their last conversation with their mother, disclosing they had been desperate to rush off the telephone and get back to playing instead.<p>The Duke and Prince, who were 15 and 12 when Diana, Princess of Wales, died in a …

The 19 best things to do in San Francisco, according to people who live there

San Francisco tourism is in a bit of a slump, though over 25 million people visit every year.<p>Visitors might be drawn to the obvious attractions like the Golden Gate Bridge and the "Full House" home, but San Francisco has more to offer than tourist traps and trolley cars.<p>To help you experience the …

San Francisco

How to tell if you're going to break up, according to a psychologist who's studied couples for decades

This behavior, known as stonewalling, fits into a category that marriage therapist John Gottman has identified as one of four signs a couple is headed for a breakup.<p>Gottman is a psychology professor at the University of Washington and has been studying couples for decades.<p>Gottman and University of …

University of Washington

First Lady's Day in Paris Includes Children's Hospital, Church And An Awkward Moment

American first ladies have made a tradition of visiting children in hospitals, and on Thursday Melania Trump continued that custom in Paris.<p>On her first full day in the French capital, the first lady ventured out without the president by her side, spending the morning with a small group of children …

France

Trump says he wants a solar border wall — here's how many homes it could power

During a White House meeting with Republican Congressional leaders on June 6, President Trump discussed plans for his proposed US-Mexico border wall. As Axios reported, he pitched covering the wall in solar panels and using the generated electricity to pay for its construction.<p>On Wednesday, …

Solar Power

Google Earth reveals hidden message from feuding neighbors

Revenge is best served via satellite.<p>Finding little gems on Google Earth and Google Maps is a great way to explore the world from the comfort of your …

Google Earth

Drinking more coffee leads to a longer life, two studies say

<b>(CNN) —</b> Greater consumption of coffee could lead to a longer life, according to two new studies published Monday.<p>The findings have resurfaced the centuries-old conversation on coffee's health effects.<p>One study surveyed more than 520,000 people in 10 European countries, making it the largest study …

Coffee

Russia Is the Biggest Loser in G-20 Stock Markets

When it comes to stock market performance this year, there’s no uniting the U.S. and Russia. The S&P 500 and the Micex began the year at almost the …

Stock Markets

The 125 most important finance people you have to follow on Twitter

Bill Ackman, one of the most famous hedge fund managers and founder of Pershing Square Capital, joined twitter last week.<p>While @billackman1 has yet to tweet, some of his rivals and industry counterparts have been tweeting for a while.<p>With huge names like Carl Icahn, Ray Dalio, Lloyd Blankfein, Jeff …

Markets

This spray stops your shoes being wrecked by mud and water

NonWater spray is designed to protect your shoes from mud and water.<p>The spray creates an invisible surface layer that repels water. The makers say one spray can last up to 3 months depending on how frequently you wear your shoes.<p>It can be used on some clothing but it's not recommended on underwear …

Shoes

CNN says President Trump’s tweet encourages violence against reporters

The network responded to a tweet of a video clip of President Trump beating up a wrestler with the CNN logo on his face.<p>In what he claimed was a “modern day presidential” use of social media, President Donald Trump tweeted a video of him assaulting a wrestler with the CNN logo superimposed on his …

Donald Trump

MAPPED: The richest person in every state

We've mapped out each state to show you every state's richest resident, along with a breakdown of his or her individual net worth.<p>The list includes leaders from several industries including tech (Bill Gates), retail (Jim and Alice Walton), and finance (Warren Buffett).<p>It's worth noting that some of …

Bill Gates

An exploding whipped cream dispenser reportedly killed a French fitness star — here's how it could have happened

French fitness blogger Rebecca Burger died June 18 after a whipped cream dispenser reportedly exploded and struck her chest.<p>According to the BBC, Burger died of cardiac arrest following the freak accident, which her family has said was caused by a faulty dispenser.<p>The device was not the kind of …

University of Pennsylvania

Millennial Moms: The $2.4 Trillion Social Media Influencer

There is nothing new under the sun, and what once was old is new again. Indeed, 60 years later the Tupperware business model has resurged into a ‘digital’ house party for the 21st century mom.<p>It has been widely reported that mothers control 85% of household purchases and have a U.S. spending power …

Public Relations

The secret origin story of the iPhone

An exclusive excerpt from The One Device<p><i>This month marks 10 years since Apple launched the first iPhone, a device that would fundamentally transform how we interact with technology, culture, and each other. Ahead of that anniversary,</i> Motherboard <i>editor Brian Merchant embarked on an investigation to</i> …

Computer Science

I've studied happiness for years — here are the 12 best pieces of advice I'm giving my daughter

I'm particularly aware of this, because my daughter Eliza is graduating from high school in two weeks. The days are long, but the years are short.<p>I'm trying to hold back the urge to follow her around the apartment giving her little bits of advice and wisdom. To relieve my mind, here's what I would …

Happiness

Forty More Genes for Intelligence Discovered

Researchers said Monday they have found 40 new genes linked with intelligence, but they say their finding doesn’t show any clear genetic pattern for intelligence.<p>Instead, it shows that intelligence is possibly even more complex than anyone thought, and not easily explained. And it means specially …

Genetics

Here are the most popular baby names in every US state

Last week, the Social Security Administration revealed that Noah and Emma were the most popular names for baby boys and girls respectively in 2016.<p>Now, the SSA has released the breakdown of the most popular baby names in each state last year. Check out the maps below to see the most popular name …

Social Security

How to Safely Retrieve Files Off Failing HDD, SSD, or SD Cards Using Free Tools

All of the drives we are using to store our precious photos and videos are not 100% reliable. Everybody should know that by now (and back everything …

These 7 companies control almost every single beauty product you buy

As consumers, we like to think that we're making a conscious decision when we buy from a certain brand, especially when it comes to something as personal as beauty products.<p>But it turns out that 182 beauty companies fall under the massive umbrellas of seven huge manufacturers.<p>Inspired by a similar …

Beauty

The fabulous life of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, the second-richest person in the world

Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of Amazon, is one of the most powerful figures in tech, with a net worth of roughly $82 billion.<p>Today, his "Everything Store" sells more than $136 billion worth of goods a year.<p>Here's how the former hedge funder got his start and became one of the world's richest</i> …

Computer Science

19 tricks for reading people's body language

If someone's crossing his arms, for example, you could assume that he's closed off, when in fact he's just cold.<p>That said, when you're trying to discern what a person is really thinking and feeling, it helps to know what kind of gestures and facial expressions to look for.<p>Because sometimes, a …

Body Language

Scientists are about to find out how Silicon Valley's LSD habit really affects productivity

As the founder and director of the UK-based nonprofit Beckley Foundation, Feilding has spent decades collaborating with scientists around the world to better understand how psychedelic drugs like LSD, ayahuasca, and magic mushrooms affect the brain.<p>Feilding told Business Insider that she …

Consciousness

The 33 richest people on earth

Data from the list shows that it is actually entrepreneurs and self-made business people who dominate the top spots — not just mainly those with inherited wealth.<p>While, of course, there are families that keep passing their companies and wealth down in the family, such as the owners of Koch …

Samsung Galaxy S7

Billionaire Red Bull heir may be hiding in Singapore after arrest warrant

After years of dodging prosecutors, 32-year-old billionaire Vorayuth has become a poster child for the impunity enjoyed by elites in starkly unequal Thailand.<p>Authorities finally issued an arrest warrant for the scion last week after he failed to make a final deadline to meet prosecutors - five …

Lawn Mowing

How to track and manage cellular data

First time checking out this series? You may get the most value by starting at the beginning, however you can also use the series overview if you’d like to go buffet style.<p>Note for regular readers, the already tech savvy, and IT professionals: this series is designed as a resource you can share …

These Are The 50 Best Restaurants In The World For 2017

The world’s 50 best restaurants were announced Wednesday via live stream from Melbourne, Australia.<p>Eleven Madison Park in New York City is the first U.S. restaurant to top the list since 2004, Bloomberg reports. The high-end spot ― where the signature dish is honey-lavender roasted duck ― currently …

New York City

The Sonos Playbase is a home theater in a slab

Sonos makes some of the best whole-home wireless audio gear I’ve used, bar none. I’ve tried Bluetooth and Zigbee models, wired and unwired gear, and nothing comes close to Sonos’ ease-of-use and reliability. It is, in short, the Jobs-era Apple of consumer audio — everything just works, and if it …

Audiophile