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Ask Ethan: Why Do Stars Come In Different Sizes?

If you were to compare planet Earth to the Sun, you’d find that you’d have to stack 109 Earths atop one another just to go from one end of the Sun to the other. Yet there are stars out there that are much smaller than the Earth… and much, much larger than even Earth’s orbit around the Sun! How is …

Universe

44 of the hardest questions Apple will ask in a job interview

Apple asks both technical interview questions, based on your past work experience, and some mind-boggling puzzles.<p>And if you're interviewing to work at Apple's retail stores, you'll be asked a lot of questions about how you'd handle an angry customer.<p>We combed through posts on Glassdoor to find …

Ask Ethan: How Far Is The Edge Of The Universe From The Farthest Galaxy?

When we look out into the Universe, there’s light everywhere we can see, for as far as our telescopes are capable of looking. But at some point, there’s a limit to what we’ll encounter. One limit is set by the cosmic structure that forms in the Universe: we can only see the stars, galaxies, etc., …

Equations

These are Amazon’s picks for best books this May

<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>If you're looking for something to keep you occupied before bed or on your commute to work this April, we suggest checking out Amazon's …

Books

A CrossFit Coach Says This Is the Best Way to Lose Belly Fat

Stop doing ab exercises, people. If you want to get rid of your unbudging belly fat, the answer isn't how many crunches you can do. Jade Jenny, head CrossFit coach and owner of Champlain Valley CrossFit says, "there are really no exercises to reduce belly fat, unfortunately this is the age-old …

Workouts

Woman confesses her crush with song titles on a Spotify playlist

We used to confess our secret crushes through mixtapes on cassette, or dumb little notes written on college-ruled notebook paper. (“Do you like me? …

60 Years Of Starstuff: How Humanity Discovered Where Our Elements Come From

In science, you don’t have to get everything right in order to get the most incredible things correct. Sometimes good ideas emerge from a failed paradigm. An excellent example of both is the groundbreaking stellar nucleosynthesis paper (creation of complex nuclei from simpler ones) paper, published …

Physics

13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do | Inc.com

As a psychotherapist, I've witnessed countless people beating the odds. Despite the tragedies, hardships, and challenges they faced, they persisted.<p>My training had taught me to build on people's existing strengths. But over the years, I've realized that helping people "do more" of their good habits …

Self-help

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Tell Me What You Did Today, And I'll Tell You Who You Are | Inc.com

"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony." -- Mahatma Gandhi<p>Gandhi was completely right. When you don't act in accordance with your values and goals, you're internally-conflicted.<p>You know you should be doing something -- whether that's working on your project, …

Motivation

Nora listens while you sleep, nudges you when you snore

Keep your bedmate happy by letting Nora nudge you when you snore.<p>Anybody who shares a bed -- or even just a room -- with someone who snores knows how frustrating trying to get a good night's sleep can be. The best way to quiet the person down is usually just to poke them, which can make the whole …

Sleep

Canada Is Offering Free Admission to Its National Parks in 2017—Here’s Where to Stay

India’s currency crisis is stalling small industries and sending workers home

NOIDA, India — Over the past two years, this suburb of New Delhi mushroomed into a flourishing enclave of small cellphone manufacturers, attracting tens of thousands of workers from the countryside. Noida, known as the “handset hub,” was touted as a showcase for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s pet …

India

Inside New York’s $4.5 billion art museum: the Second Avenue Subway

New York has been waiting almost a century for the city’s Second Avenue subway line. And on Jan. 1, the dream officially became a reality.<p>With the $4.5 billion first phase of the project complete, the city’s Q line will now stop at three new stations along the East Side of Manhattan, running up to …

Art Museums

32 Mindblowing Documentaries On Netflix To Binge-Watch On Your Day Off

Just in time for the holidays.<p><i>Note: Submissions may have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Dropbox

I polled 1,500 people about their best relationship advice — and everyone said the same thing

I think most newlyweds do this — ask for advice, I mean, not s--- the same bed — especially after a few cocktails from the open bar they just paid way too much money for.<p>But, of course, not being satisfied with just a few wise words, I had to take it a step further.<p>See, I have access to hundreds of …

Relationships

5 Books That Will Change Your Life

When Warren Buffett was asked about the secret to his wealth and success, he revealed that he read every day—500 pages, to be precise. Unfortunately, …

Self-improvement

Amazon's VP of Alexa explains what's next for the company's smart personal assistant

In the <i>Game of Thrones</i>-like artificial intelligence competition between Houses Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, and Microsoft, the company most reticent to speak about its technology has usually been the one that ships planeloads full of stuff to consumers, hosts thousands of companies in its data …

Want a full-body workout? The machine you need has been in your gym all along.

Shoulders down, back straight, abs tight, Fola Awosika instructed during a Foundations class at RowVigor in Arlington, the area’s first pop-up rowing studio. Then: “You want your legs to do the bulk of the work.”<p>Wait, what? “Your legs are the strongest part,” he explained, despite the commonly held …

Exercise

Just months after Apollo 11, NASA sent men to the moon with porn strapped to their wrists

In November 1969, astronauts Charles "Pete" Conrad and Alan Bean rode a lunar lander down to the moon's Ocean of Storms while module pilot Dick Gordon orbited overhead.<p>Conrad and Bean were on their way toward becoming the third and fourth men to walk on the moon, respectively. But their mission, …

Why Your Kids Needs Their Grandparents | The Art of Manliness

This year, both Kate and I lost our last, and most beloved grandparents — Kate, a grandmother who she adored, and me, a grandfather who I deeply …

Orionid meteor shower is peaking: here's how to watch

Halley's comet only appears in the inner solar system every 76 years but when it does, it leaves its mark.<p>The Orionid meteor shower, where Earth …

Stop Whining and Start Hustling

Nothing is better than meaningful success, and nothing is worse than regret.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Everybody knows at least one person who is often complaining about their problems. It seems like the world is completely against this person, and despite their …

Joey from Friends becomes first TV character to be 'virtually immortalized'

University of Leeds researchers analyzed the body language, facial expressions and voice of sitcom character to create a digital avatar and, eventually, a chatbot<p>Since the final episode of hit sitcom Friends first aired in 2004, many fans have clung to the hope of a reunion. Earlier this year, the …

Artificial Intelligence

Top 20+ Japan Street Photography Shots That Capture The Rarely Seen Side Of The Land Of The Rising Sun

Few places in the world are as alluring as Japan when it comes to street photography. The neon alleyways of Tokyo, Osaka, and other major cities …

Street Photography

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25 Easy (and Free) Things You Can Do Today to Shake Up Your Life | Inc.com

When you're stuck in a rut, it often feels like you need a big change--a new job, a globetrotting dream vacation, a wildly different, way healthier, lifestyle.<p>But the problem with big changes is that they're usually terrifying. And expensive. And difficult. So you end up just sitting there in your …

Productivity