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17 Dorm Instagram Hacks That Are Borderline Genius

Save space and make your dorm look cute too!

Hacking

15 Houseplants That Can Remove Toxins In Your Home

"Formaldehyde? I don't know her." —Your home.<p><b>Read more:</b><p>• Here's How To Slice An Aloe Vera Leaf<p>• Only An Expert Plant Parent Can Get 9/12 On This Quiz<p>• 9 Natural Ways To Keep Mosquitoes At Bay This Summer

Plants

Study finds third-hand smoke more pervasive than previously thought

A new study from researchers at Drexel University has found that third-hand smoke – chemical residue from cigarette smoke – can spread more …

Autism may be more common than previously thought, CDC says

About 1 in 59 children in the United States live with autism spectrum disorder, according to a report published today by the Centers for Disease …

'Gene map for depression' sparks hopes of new generation of treatments

Scientists have raised hopes for more effective treatments for depression, a condition that affects over 300 million people globally, after mapping out the genetic foundations of the mental disorder in unprecedented detail.<p>In the world’s largest investigation into the impact of DNA on the mental …

Depression

For your entertainment, a long list of the funniest yearbook quotes

It's that time of year again, time for seniors to dust off their thesauruses and come up with the most clever yearbook quotes they can.<p>Seniors from …

High School

THE DIGITAL-ONLY CHALLENGER BANKS EXPLAINER: The new breed of bank threatening to beat retail banks at their own game

<i>This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here.</i><p>Weighed down by a sluggish global economy, turbulent capital markets, and heavier regulation after the 2008 financial …

Banking

Around the World in 27 Burgers: The Best From Brooklyn to Bali

There’s nothing like the satisfaction of a great burger—and nothing quite like the disappointment of a bad one. When you’re on the road, there’s …

13 quick weight-loss tips that nutritionists swear by

The key to lasting weight loss is losing the weight fast. Here's why: It may give you a psychological boost that helps you stick to your new habits; in studies, quick weight loss led to more pounds off overall plus longer-term success in keeping it off.<p>However, "anyone can do a cleanse or an …

Weight Loss

The chairman of PwC said that after surveying more than 1,200 CEOs, he believes there are 4 things every CEO must do

For the past two decades, professional services giant PricewaterhouseCoopers has been surveying more than 1,000 CEOs around the world each year.<p>Over the past few surveys, it's become clear that a growing number of CEOs are concluding that maximizing quarterly growth is not the path to sustainable, …

CEOs

How exercise in old age prevents the immune system from declining

Fergus Walsh @BBCFergusWalsh on Twitter<p><b>Doing lots of exercise in older age can prevent the immune system from declining and protect people against infections, scientists say.</b><p>They followed 125 long-distance cyclists, some now in their 80s, and found they had the immune systems of 20-year-olds.<p>Prof …

Immune System

JPMorgan wants to become the Amazon of Wall Street

"The first opportunity we have to delight or to upset a client is when they walk through the door either physically or virtually."<p>Sounds like a tech executive, right? Jeff Bezos even? The Amazon boss often talks about delighting customers, after all, although until recently the ecommerce giant …

Wall Street

Most people might not be extroverts or introverts but 'ambiverts' — here's what it means to be one

People often categorise themselves into one of two types: an extrovert or an introvert.<p>Stereotypically, extroverts are the life of the party, and like nothing more than socialising with friends and meeting new people. Introverts are happier going home alone and curling up with a book.<p>But as …

Behavioral Sciences

This beautifully designed 'dumb phone' can only make calls and send texts — and it might be the key to curing our addiction to apps

The Brooklyn-based startup Light has set an impossible goal of getting people to put down their smartphones.<p>Light launched in 2014 and a year later debuted its first product, the Light Phone. It could only make calls and tell the time, and the company described it as a "quite a smart 'dumb' …

Apps

13 signs you are highly emotionally intelligent

In 1995, psychologist and science journalist Daniel Goleman published a book introducing most of the world to the nascent concept of emotional intelligence. The idea — that an ability to understand and manage emotions greatly increases our chances of success — quickly took off, and it went on to …

Self-help

Inside Ontario’s Big, Bold Basic Income Experiment

The Canadian province is giving some citizens a base salary–and measuring how much it helps keep people out of poverty, improve their health, and give back to their community.<p>Alana Baltzer bought her first new winter coat recently. She’s eating vegetables and fruit now instead of junk food. And, …

Your 3 most annoying traits, according to your zodiac sign

Every zodiac sign has traits that make them endearing. But every sign also comes with their flaws.<p>We spoke to astrologer Linda Furiate to see what your three most annoying personality traits are based on your zodiac sign.<p>Of course, this is just for fun, but you can keep scrolling to see what she …

Zodiac

Only 2% of people can solve this Einstein riddle — see if you can figure it out

There's nothing like a good riddle to stimulate your mind and give you an excuse to channel your inner Sherlock Holmes. Sure, the thrill of solving puzzles may not give you the adrenaline rush of a skydive, but regularly doing logic and crossword puzzles can keep your brain young as you age. And …

Albert Einstein

Singapore’s Government Embroiled In Domestic Crisis Management: Michael Barr

By: Michael D Barr, Flinders University<p>2017 was a horrible year for Singapore’s government — and for Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in particular.<p>It …

The opposite of a narcissist is an 'empath' — and it could be a bad thing if you date one

In relationships, there are certain qualities we all look for in a significant other. Our love stories and desires may be different, but for many people, empathy ranks high on the list of desirable traits in a partner.<p>But what happens when someone feels empathy to the extreme? They could be an …

Leslie Knope

How To Build A Better Retirement

Retirees today face a daunting task. Saving for retirement is as hard as it has ever been.<p>The low unemployment rate makes it much easier to find …

Star Trek: Discovery (2017)

<i>“We come in peace, that's why we're here. Isn't that the whole idea of Starfleet?”</i> — Michael BurnhamHow do you boldly go where many have gone …

Star Trek

We've interviewed nearly 50 millionaires about how they invest their money — here are 5 strategies anyone can implement

<i>Each week on a podcast called "Millionaires Unveiled," Clark Sheffield and Jace Mattinson, both certified public accountants, interview a millionaire — someone with a current net worth of over $1 million. They ask them to share their story, investment strategies, and current portfolio …

Retirement

Nissan's self-parking slippers help with hotel clean up

Nissan's ProPilot tech will one day be the driving force behind the company's autonomous vehicles, but first, it's all about baby steps. For now, …

Nissan Leaf

How Building Resilience Could Save Your Relationship

As we approach a time of year when some 80% of people have fallen off the New Year’s resolutions bandwagon (the second week of February), according to U.S. News, it’s crucial to prepare for a time of conflict and challenge in order to reach your goals.<p>Resilience, a trait that allows us to muster up …

Repairs

The next revolution in dental care is about to begin

New high-tech treatments may be able to repair cavities without fillings and even regrow entire teeth.<p>From fluoride toothpaste to dental sealants, science has brought all sorts of tools for fighting tooth decay — and yet 91% of Americans between 20 and 64 years of age are affected by dental …

Dental Care

Telegram updated with a list of features for iOS and Android

Telegram is one of the most popular messaging app today. The company behind Telegram updated the app second time in …The post Telegram updated with a …

Apps

An MIT professor says this 1996 logic puzzle may be the hardest brain teaser on the internet

Are you itching to test your smarts? You've come to the right place. The Harvard Business Review may have published this logic puzzle back in 1996, but people are still scratching their heads over it today. (If you prefer numbers over words, find the missing one in this puzzle.)<p>Mathematician …

Mathematics

A high-school student won $250,000 for explaining relativity using a pick-up truck and Usain Bolt

The German physicist Albert Einstein needed complex equations to describe his theory of relativity, but 18-year-old Hillary Diane Andales of the Philippines does just fine with a pick-up truck, a few cell phones, and Usain Bolt.<p>Andales is the winner of the 2017 Breakthrough Junior Challenge, an …

High School

All the things you can—and can’t—do with your WeChat account in China

In China, people will soon be able to bring nothing but their smartphones (and clothes, perhaps) when going out, and the one and only app they’ll need to download is WeChat.<p>Screenshot from WeChat<p>Owned by tech giant Tencent, WeChat has evolved from China’s answer to WhatsApp to an all-in-one app …

China