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It makes perfect sense that Trump would take on Amazon — but Amazon is going to be a brutal foe

The most obvious explanation for President Donald Trump's antipathy for Amazon — and, I'm sure, one of the main contributing factors — is that Amazon founder Jeff Bezos owns The Washington Post, which Trump hates.<p>But there must be more to it than that.<p>After all, Trump talks about Amazon and Bezos …

Donald Trump

The 25 best countries to buy rental property and make money on the side

Buying a rental property is a wise way to earn passive income.<p>As a landlord, you're getting paid to own something, rather than paying to own it. The mortgage is often covered by rental income from tenants, and if you play your cards right you'll profit after covering insurance, taxes, and …

Real Estate

7 reasons to break up with someone — even if you love them

Deciding to break up with someone is rarely easy. It's made even harder when you are breaking up with someone you love. No matter what your friends or family tell you, ending it with a significant other only comes when you realize that this person is more of a negative than a positive in your …

Domestic Violence

To increase your emotional intelligence, develop these 10 qualities

There are many different kinds of intelligence, and it’s our job to discover what they are and how to integrate them into our lives. Sources of intelligence can be measured in quotients. Most of us are familiar with IQ, or the intelligence quotient, which is primarily associated with our ability to …

Emotional Intelligence

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6 Income Streams You Can Create in the Corporate Consulting Space<p>Kimanzi Constable<p>Corporations have billions budgeted for consultants.<p>5 min …

Homes in America are selling at a record pace, and the implications for buyers and sellers are significantly different

Homes in America are selling like hot cakes, with the exception of some properties in the luxury market like the $19.75 million "Versailles in Manhattan" nobody wants to buy.<p>The time it takes for a house to go from listing to sale keeps falling, because there are's an abundance of buyers waiting to …

Real Estate

Six Signs You Are Not Assertive Enough Four Ways to Fix It

Those who achieve success make things happen and have developed the ability to be assertive. If your secret desire is a promotion or more money, …

Body Language

I'm a psychologist who has worked with teens, and my research shows technology is not the drug some people make it out to be

• <b>Much of the current discussion on screen time is framed around technology "addiction" and people's concerns over its psychological effects.</b>• <b><br>But psychologist Christopher Ferguson says these conversations are based on weak data and instead point to a moral panic.</b>• <b><br>Ferguson has worked with teens and</b> …

Mental Health

I grew my net worth by over $100,000 in 2 years. Here are 4 steps you can take today to do the same.

Two years ago, almost to the day, I started my blog with a daring goal.<p>Not only was I going to talk about money, a subject that most surveys indicate is more taboo than sex, but in true obsessed-money-blogger fashion, I was going to publish my net worth every single month. Down to the cent. For the …

Personal Finance

The Secret Service has known keys to preventing school shootings since 2002, but few schools use their research

• <b>Shooter attacks in schools are an issue that the US Department of Education and the US Secret Service studied back in 2002 to find ways to prevent future school shootings.</b>• <b><br>Two months after the Columbine tragedy in 1999, experts</b> <b>researched 37 school shootings involving 41 attackers that took place</b> …

Secret Service

A doctor’s office that charges $150 a month and doesn’t take insurance just raised millions to make it the future of medicine

Entering Parsley Health's offices in New York's Union Square area, you might not feel as if you're headed to the doctor.<p>The practice, housed in a WeWork building, has the feel of the startup space complete with succulents and a kitchen. The first clue you're in a medical practice comes from a room …

The difference between being familiar or comfortable with someone — and why one can be a red flag

Have you ever met a complete stranger, only to feel like you've known them for years? This happens sometimes, a bit like a personification of déjà vu, where you meet someone new but the conversation flows so easily it's as if you already know each other.<p>This familiarity may happen on a first date, …

Relationships

A look at the work desks of 7 successful people

Zillow Group CEO Spencer Rascoff, Trivago CEO Rolf Schromgens, and Thrive Global CEO Arianna Huffington all have something in common: They're successful business leaders helming big-name companies. But when it comes to their workspaces, they couldn't be more different.<p>Rascoff favors a treadmill …

Royal Caribbean's CEO says passengers would stop getting norovirus if they would just wash their hands

Norovirus might be a cruise line's worst nightmare.<p>The illness, whose symptoms resemble those of food poisoning or the flu, is highly contagious, which makes a dense, enclosed space like a cruise ship the perfect environment for the illness to spread. Norovirus is the most common cause of mass …

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This Young Founder Built a Multimillion Dollar Business by Rejecting the Silicon Valley Ethos and Being True to Herself<p>Nina Zipkin<p>Laura Behrens Wu …

I drank nothing but water for a month — and it made my skin look and feel like porcelain

Drinking water is really important, as it helps our bodies function properly and can prevent headaches and dehydration.<p>But many people are not drinking enough water, and are instead filling up on soda, juice, coffee, and other drinks.<p>I decided to drink nothing but water for an entire month. I have …

How often you need to exercise to see results, according to the scientist behind the viral 7-minute workout

If you've renewed your commitment to getting fit now that spring has arrived, you may be wondering how much time that goal will require.<p>For your workouts to produce real results, exercise has to be a regular habit, Chris Jordan, the exercise physiologist who came up with the popular 7-minute …

17 exercise habits that are actually hurting you

Whether you're an exercise newbie or you've been on your fitness grind for years, there's no doubt you enjoy the many feel-good benefits of exercise on your physical <i>and</i> mental health— regular exercise is great for your brain and body, and challenging your body just feels awesome.<p>But plenty of …

Jeff Bezos reveals what it's like to build an empire and become the richest man in the world — and why he's willing to spend $1 billion a year to fund the most important mission of his life

Mathias Döpfner, the CEO of Business Insider's parent company, Axel Springer, recently sat down with Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to talk about the early days of creating Amazon, what he's learned since then, how he funds his rocket company, Blue Origin, and what it's like when the president of the United …

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Want to Be More Successful? 4 Hot Skills to Sharpen Now<p>Karen Schrier<p>Get your startup skills in shape this summer.<p>Been out of school for a while? …

Moments Matter: A Three-Part Strategy to Effectively Leverage Your Time

Most people manage their time by treating each of their priorities as if they have an equal weight. They do not. When you are developing your time …

American family homes are getting bigger than ever, but US homeowners don't fully understand the consequences of living big

The United States is facing a housing crisis: Affordable housing is inadequate, while luxury homes abound. Homelessness remains a persistent problem in many areas of the country.<p>Despite this, popular culture has often focused on housing as an opportunity for upward mobility: the American Dream …

I built my net worth to over $500,000 in 4 years — here are the 10 best pieces of advice I can give you about money

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@flipboard | Official Flipboard account<p>How WeWork became the most hyped startup in the world<p>On a Thursday morning in March, a group of young …

We're all probably a bit narcissistic — here's how you can use 4 of your dark personality traits to your advantage

Some people check their reflection out in the mirror, then ask themselves "am I a narcissist?"<p>This may be because they are hyper-aware of becoming narcissistic due to having one as a parent or an ex-partner, or it could be because of low self-confidence and an overwhelming desire to be …

Narcissism

How a Virus Spreads Through an Airplane Cabin

Traveling by plane greatly increases our chances of getting sick, or so many of us are wont to believe. To be fair, it’s not uncommon to come down …

Public Health

A Victoria's Secret model trainer reveals her 5 tips for a flatter stomach

Looking to slim your waistline? Find out the best exercises to lose belly fat, thanks to top tips from one of the best trainers in the biz.<p>Plank hold<p>"Get down on all fours resting your forearms and knees on the floor," says Dede Lagree, owner and head trainer at Lagree Fitness Studio who has worked …

This incredible time-lapse video shows a man's 42-pound weight loss transformation over 12 weeks

This week, Hunter Hobbs, 24, of Norma, Oklahoma, posted a time-lapse video that showed his incredible body transformation over the course of the last three months. Hobbs, who works at an oil and gas company, was feeling out of shape in January, thanks in large part to the fact that his job has him …

The 9 mistakes people make when buying, ordering, and drinking coffee — and what to do instead

Whether it's choosing the wrong glass for your wine or abiding by old-school whisky rules, we make mistakes every day when it comes to how we eat and drink.<p>And buying and making coffee is no exception.<p>To find out what we're doing wrong when we buy, order, and drink it, Business Insider spoke to …

Coffee

Anyone Can Now Take This Breast Cancer Gene Test, But It Probably Won’t Tell You Much

Breast and ovarian cancers are scary, anxiety-provoking diseases, and with good reason. Although breast cancer isn’t the cancer that kills the most …

Molecular Biology