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Scientist Finds a Hidden Diagnosis in Heart Rate Data From Fitness Watches

An algorithm can diagnose the heart condition that plagued Larry Bird.<p>A human heart beats about 86,000 times per day, accelerating if you drink …

Fibrillation

These Are the 25 Best Colleges in the U.S. Right Now

What makes a college the best deal? MONEY has developed a comprehensive analysis to help you determine just that. See our rankings.<p>Robin Schaad sat …

College & University

AP Exclusive: Google tracks your movements, like it or not

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google wants to know where you go so badly that it records your movements even when you explicitly tell it not to.<p>An Associated Press investigation found that many Google services on Android devices and iPhones store your location data even if you've used privacy settings that …

Maps

Expand your phone's storage with this iOS flash drive

The iPhone never has as much storage space as we'd wish it would. iCloud alleviated that slightly by offering a way to access photos, music, and …

Flash Drives

Apple Watch helps Aussie man discover a hole in his heart

People sometimes say the loss of a loved one has left a hole in their heart. A young Australian man discovered he had a literal one. And this serious medical condition wouldn’t have been diagnosed without his Apple Watch.<p>The heart-rate monitor on his smartwatch found that his heart was beating far …

Heart Rates

These could be the last charging cables you ever buy — and they're on sale

Standard issue charging cables are, as a whole, undependable.<p>Not only are they prone to breakage, but they juice up your phone for an unnecessarily …

Tech Trends

Nevis: how the world’s most secretive offshore haven refuses to clean up

The years since 2008 have seen a global crackdown on offshore finance. Yet a few places have doubled down on offering secrecy to the super-rich. Among these, one tiny Caribbean island might be the worst offender.<p>By Oliver Bullough<p>Tax havens hate attention. Places such as Jersey, Switzerland and the …

Corruption

Micron Says China Ban Won't Hurt Profit But Ruling Is Unfair

Micron Technology Inc. said a ban on the sale of some of its products in China is unfair and won’t hurt its earnings.<p>The preliminary injunction by …

Dogs And Fireworks: The Fear Isn't All In Their Heads

Sudden loud sounds release adrenaline and a stress hormone in dogs.<p>For many Americans, the Fourth of July means fireworks. For many dogs, those fireworks mean nothing short of terror.<p>People who have seen their otherwise good dogs cower in fear at the thunderous claps or whistling sounds that …

New Jersey

How To: 100+ Secret Dialer Codes for Your iPhone

The dialer screen on your iPhone has a lot more to it than just entering phone numbers and hitting the green call button. It's not very obvious, but …

What makes a great leader, explained in eight counterintuitive charts

A couple of years after starting my most recent company, I had a scary realization. I noticed that by the time the business had grown to a hundred employees, my day-to-day role had gone from “guy who decides and builds things” to “guy who manages other people who decide and build things”—and I had …

How to Invest $1,000 a Month

Here's your step-by-step guide to building lasting wealth.<p>If you invested $1,000 per month and earned the historic market return, how much money …

Why it is important to have a nominee for your investments

Every time you fill up a form for an investment, whether it’s a Fixed Deposit or a Mutual Fund or even if you’re opening a new bank account, there …

A Psychologist Breaks Down Top Leadership Obstacles and How to Address Them

Where should you focus to get the best ROI on leadership training? We share some ideas.<p><i>Justin M. Deonarine is an industrial-organizational psychologist with Psychometrics Canada, an</i> <i>Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO</i><i>)</i>-<i>member</i> <i>company which provides a full spectrum of assessment consulting services to</i> …

I rode China's superfast bullet train that could go from New York to Chicago in 4.5 hours — and it shows how far behind the US really is

Traveling to China can often feel like visiting the future. The cities stretch out for what seems like forever, while new skyscrapers, bridges, and futuristically designed landmarks spring up every year.<p>Nowhere is this feeling more apparent than when you encounter China's high-speed railway …

Trains

This Tiny Glass Cabin Lets You Sleep Under the Northern Lights

A simple and clever design for a cabin in Iceland offers a unique experience of the Northern Lights.<p>The motto for the Panorama Glass Lodge states "Where the sky is," which works as a fitting descriptor for the design of this cozy 248-square-foot vacation cabin. Thanks to the glass panels that wrap …

Northern Lights

How the Rule of 72 Can Help Double Your Money

Do you want to know how to double your money? The Rule of 72 shows you how to do this without taking on too much risk in about 7 years.<p>What's the …

Investing

JK Rowling’s tweet to 12-year-old in J&K’s Doda leaves her spellbound

Kulsum (in blue) with her friends. (Pic tweeted by her teacher) Haji Public School is no Hogwarts, yet Kulsum Bano Bhat, a 12-year-old in the Doda …

The Value of Failing

A new research center at Columbia University is committed to figuring out how to turn failure into success.<p>Every kid has that moment when she realizes that the adults she admires aren’t perfect. Few children ever learn, however, that the same is true for the inventors and intellectual giants whose …

Education

This Chinese Steelmaker May Be Worth a Look. Yes, Really

With Chinese steel prices down 13 percent since the announcement of U.S. tariffs and persistent fears of oversupply, there may be no investment play …

It Took Steve Jobs Less Than 60 Seconds to Share the Best Leadership Advice You'll Hear Today

Resist the urge to fix all your team's problems, and do this instead<p>Back in the spring of 1992, Steve Jobs was invited to speak to a group of students at the MIT Sloan School of Management. (According to MIT, the lecture was a bit of a surprise, the result of the efforts of a Sloan student whose …

20 great lake and mountain holidays in Europe

<b>Trail running,</b> <b>Dolomites, Italy</b><p><b>Stay</b> Mountain huts<b><br>Suits</b> Hardened runners<br>It sounds easy: “Cruising over rocky passes and through lush meadows.” But runners on this holiday in the Dolomites will have to concentrate hard on their footwork: the scenery of this limestone wonderland is so beautiful it …

European Travel

Free Eye-Catching Résumé Templates To Help You Stand Out From The Crowd

<b>Competition in the</b> employment market can be tough. Thanks to this list of 17 free résumé templates by Creative Bloq, you can choose from a variety of …

Graphic Design

107 free online courses from the best colleges in the US — including Princeton, Harvard, and Yale

<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>Coursera was founded by two professors at Stanford University. Shutterstock/MintImages<p>Every year, US News & Reports releases its ranking …

Online Education

WhatsApp Campaign To End Virginity Tests In Pune: Foreign Media

In the run-down neighborhood of Bhatnagar in this sleepy Indian city, a small rebellion is underway. The new generation of the close-knit Kanjarbhat …

Here’s What Flight Attendants Actually Eat While Flying

I’ve long wondered what flight attendants eat while flying. As a passenger, it’s rare to see a flight attendant eating. But if you peek behind the …

Food & Dining

Underwater with Sri Lanka's sperm whales – in pictures

The sperm whale may be one of the most successful animals in the ocean, boasting a global distribution that survived the toll of the 20th century, when whaling factory fleets took three million great whales from the seas. Now a newly identified population in the Indian Ocean is attracting the …

Sri Lanka

Sushmita Sen raises the fitness bar higher with knuckle push-up

WATCH Sushmita Sen do a Knuckle Push-Up. (Designed by Nidhi Mishra) If you thought fitness after 40 was not challenging enough, Sushmita Sen’s …

One of Estonia’s first “e-residents” explains what it means to have digital citizenship

An online community survey recently asked me where I’m based. Without hesitation, I answered “Estonia.” You might ask: as a US citizen, why in the world did I do that? But as crazy as it may sound, Estonia is the country to which I feel most loyal today. I am one of the country’s first …

Estonia

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's Clear And Consistent Vision Rallies Employees Around A Common Purpose

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella read a book that changed his outlook on leadership and business. The book was <i>Mindset</i> by award-winning Stanford psychologist Carol Dweck. In the 2006 book Dweck explores the habit of having a “growth mindset:” the belief that our potential is not stagnant. We can learn …

Satya Nadella