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25 Books Everyone Should Read, According to TED Speakers

Whether you're looking for gift ideas or suggestions for your own reading, TED speakers have you covered.<p>Back in May, just after the main TED event, the TED blog rounded up an incredible list of all the titles recommended from the stage this year. It was enough to fill up most people's to-read …

Books

US outnumbered 14 to 1 as it vetoes UN vote on status of Jerusalem

Nikki Haley furious over resolution, describing it as an insult and saying US won’t be told where it can put its embassy<p>A UN security council resolution calling for the withdrawal of Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital has been backed by every council member except the US, …

Nikki Haley

Celebrating the Autumn Equinox in England: Pictures

Farmhouses

Learn something new, from coding to marketing, with these free online courses

Whether it’s a love for education, the drive to succeed, or just genuine curiosity, the hunger for knowledge and learning is what keeps us moving …

A beginner’s guide to the dark web

If you think search engines like Google and Bing let you probe the entire web, you’re totally wrong. You’re barely scratching the surface of the …

20 Free UX eBooks You Must Read

There is always something new that you can learn about UX, whether we’re talking about best UX practices, new trends, prototyping techniques, or …

11 everyday skills that will make you more successful over time

Some say it's luck. Others say it's hustle. The truth is, success only comes with a combination of both, as well as a few other ingredients.<p>Defining success can be tricky because it's so subjective.<p>Some people want to make a million dollars a year. Others want to make a good living and have three …

Dragon Boat Racing in Hong Kong: Pictures

Elon Musk Just Unveiled Breakthrough AI Research. Here’s What You Need to Know.

One Smart Bot<p>If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, OpenAI’s newest robot system should leave humanity blushing. Not only can it …

Artificial Intelligence

My mom wrote me over 100 'lunchbox letters' when I was a kid — and 15 years later, I've realized her advice still works

One day in 2003, when I was in 6th grade, my mom put a letter in my lunchbox with some advice on it. "Don't be quick to judge the girls at school — it's up to you to look for something good in each one."<p>My mom, Stephanie Skylar, was the Executive VP and Director of Marketing for Chief Super Market …

Why You Really Need to Stop Using Public Wi-Fi

In today’s busy world, convenience seems to outweigh consequence, especially with how people use their mobile devices. Using free public Wi-Fi networks, for example, comes with any number of serious security risks, yet surveys show that the overwhelming majority of Americans do it anyway. In a …

Mobile Devices

Best new apps for iPhone and iPad in July 2018

Dreams - This app puts a new spin on getting TV on your iPhone. The app delivers, for free, television programming straight to your phone. Watch …

Apps

'I put myself in standby mode': what makes a survivor?

A resilience research centre is investigating why some people recover from adversity, while others crumble<p>Standing in a cold cell in a former East German secret police prison, Gilbert Furian explains how he approached his imprisonment here in 1985. “I tried to numb myself,” he says. “ thought that …

2016: The Year That Deep Learning Took Over the Internet

On the west coast of Australia, Amanda Hodgson is launching drones out towards the Indian Ocean so that they can photograph the water from above. The …

There might be an algorithm that explains intelligence

The human brain is the most sophisticated organ in the human body. The things that the brain can do, and how it does them, have even inspired a model of artificial intelligence (AI). Now, a recent study published in the journal <i>Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience</i> shows how human intelligence may be a …

Amazon Has Chosen This Framework to Guide Deep Learning Strategy

As artificial intelligence advances, the goal for modern tech companies is to build AI software that thinks for itself without human …

FINANCE PROFESSOR: 'There is good reason few economists have endorsed Trump's economic plan'

Trump claims his "America First" plan will grow the U.S. economy over the next decade by a whopping 3.5 to 4%, generating 25 million new jobs.<p>For perspective, the 1980s much lionized Reagan-era only generated 16 million. If Trump can deliver, who wouldn't want this economic utopia? Unfortunately, …

Here's how George Soros broke the Bank of Thailand

Across this ten-part series, I'm taking a look at Soros' life, trading career, and political involvements. In part one, I covered the fund manager's early career and the beginnings of the Quantum Fund. In this part, I'm going to look at the Quantum Fund's rise to fame and some of the best trades …

This artificial stingray has a gold skeleton and light-activated rat muscles

Mimicking nature’s most elegant designs has become a popular method for creating equally elegant robots (close, anyway) — but using nature’s raw materials, too? That’s what researchers at Harvard’s Wyss Institute have done, creating a tiny light-controlled stingray with a solid gold skeleton that …

Robotics

10 completely different IDEs and methods for making Android apps

So you want to make an Android app? Great, all you need to do is to download Android Studio and learn some basic Java. Then again, you may be better off downloading Unity and learn some C# if you want to make a game. Or if you don’t like Java or C#, you could decide to make your app with Python, or …

Game Development

THE SILICON VALLEY 100: The most amazing and inspiring people in tech right now

Instead, after months of research and debate, Business Insider is proud to present the Silicon Valley 100, our annual list of the people who matter most and define what it means to be in Silicon Valley.<p>This isn't another who's who list based on long-standing reputation; rather it is a look at who …

8 Apps To Make You a Better iPhone Photographer

These handy apps will help you take your mobile photography up a notch.<p>Apple's iPhone has one of the most capable cameras in its class, yet avid photographers complain of its bare-bones interface with limited controls. We've rounded up several third-party apps that will give users more control over …

Master the Proper Running Form

<b></b>Master the Proper Running FormThe Pose Method was devised by Russian running coach Nicholas Romanov in the 1970s and is widely being taught today by …

You Must See This Tiny Apartment's Micro Interior Design

Mood lighting, cinema, and gym facilities included.<p>Like many large cities, Hong Kong is a pricey place to live. Because of that, it's no surprise residents looking for property in the expensive urban center of the seven million-person city try to squeeze as much as they can into sometimes …

Interior Design

Amazon takes on Netflix by offering Prime Video as standalone service

Retail giant makes shows such as Transparent and The Man in the High Castle available via monthly fee as well as annual payment<p>Amazon is to offer video streaming of exclusive shows such as Transparent and The Man in the High Castle as a standalone service in the US for the first time as it tries to …

Amazon Video

14 books that will change the way you think about money

A lot of what holds people back from financial success are their thoughts and beliefs about money — not their job title or salary.<p>It turns out, you're probably already making enough money to become rich, as David Bach preaches in "The Automatic Millionaire"; and you <i>can</i> splurge on a $4 mocha and …

Dead Weather Guitarist Describes ‘Let Me Through’ Technique

The Dead Weather have shared another of their zany instructional videos detailing the construction of their new LP, <i>Dodge and Burn.</i> In their newest …

Guitar

The Beginner’s Guide to Every Type of Yoga Out There

<i>By Christine Yu, Life by DailyBurn</i><p>You’ve decided to finally start doing yoga—but after Googling classes in your area, your head is spinning. Should …

How to Stop Micromanaging Your Team

Micromanaging is a hard habit to break. You may downplay your propensities by labeling yourself a “control freak” or by claiming that you just like to keep close tabs on your team, but those are poor excuses for excessive meddling. What can you do to give your people the space they need to succeed …

Leadership

The 7-Minute Total-Body HIIT Workout

You know those days when your to-do list keeps getting longer—and your plans to hit the gym fly right out the window? We've all been there. If a …