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A dermatologist shares her 6 go-to anti-aging products to stop wrinkles before they appear

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>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>This face mask is packed with antioxidants that help firm your skin. Nordstrom<p>While most of us will skate through our 20s with little to no …

Skin Care

I drank lemon water every morning for a week — and I saw results

Winter can be a difficult time to stay healthy when it seems like everyone around you is infected with the flu. Although there are many natural remedies and precautions you can take to try and fight these nasty viruses, sometimes, their attack is just too strong. So this winter, I decided to try …

Alternative Medicine

Trump’s new tax plan might just make your new car more costly

Changes to the federal tax code means buyers of new cars may have to pony up as much as $7,000 in additional taxes, auto experts warn.<p>Experts are still trying to digest the full impact of the new law, but some of the changes will clearly impact car buyers. How much could depend on what they buy, …

Mercedes-Benz

Shares in a telecoms company jumped 130% after it pivoted to blockchain

LONDON — The price of shares in UK small-cap company Stapleton Capital more than doubled after the company said it would look at investments in blockchain technology.<p>Stapelton Capital, which was formed to acquire businesses in the telecoms sector, announced on Monday that it is changing its name to …

Blockchain

Ripple briefly overtakes Ethereum as the No. 2 crypto

• <b>Ripple's XRP briefly passed Ethereum on Friday as the No. 2 cryptocurrency by market cap.</b>• <b><br>XRP's market cap reached $73.65 billion before the digital coin pared its gains.</b>• <b><br>XRP has gained more than 5,000% in 2017.</b><p>A red-hot close to 2017 briefly caused Ripple's XRP to overtake Ethereum as the …

Cryptocurrency

A Stanford study of 45 million students found something startling about which kids succeed

For many parents, judging a local public school comes down to average test scores and the amount of money going into that school.<p>A new Stanford University study of test scores from 45 million students, who populate the about 11,000 US public-school districts, upends that set of assumptions.<p>The …

Stanford University

A former Stanford dean reveals 7 ways parents can raise successful kids

A former dean of freshmen at Stanford, from 2002 to 2012, and the author of "How to Raise an Adult," Lythcott-Haims has seen time and again that sheltered kids don't make for capable adults.<p>She has built a career on encouraging parents to take a more hands-off approach, favoring tough love instead …

Parenting

I tried the best-selling teeth whitener on Amazon, and it really worked

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>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>Amazon<p>You only have seven seconds to make a first impression, so when the majority of the data being gathered to make that determination is …

10 apps that will make your life easier this holiday season

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Paribus gets you rebates when your purchases experience price drops or late deliveries, without any effort from you.Paribus<p>At their …

Apps

8 effective and creative ways to learn a new language as an adult

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Babbel<p>There are a lot of excuses for not learning a second language, especially as an adult. Many of us know the oft-repeated adage …

Language Learning

How Mobile Tech Makes ALS Treatment Easier To Manage

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a fatal incurable neurodegenerative disease.<p>According to the UC San Diego School of Medicine, ALS usually strikes people between the ages of 40 and 70, and it’s estimated that as many as 30,000 Americans have the disease. …

ALS

Chefs reveal the one supermarket pasta sauce that's actually worth buying

Chances are, if you ask an Italian chef for a jarred pasta sauce recommendation, they'll look at you like you have three heads (and a less-than-refined palette).<p>It's always best to whip up your own pasta sauce— just combine San Marzano tomatoes, basil, and olive oil, and season to taste. But when …

Celebrity Chefs

9 things you can do to raise the most successful kids

Much has been written about the attributes of high-achieving adults, and what makes them different from everyone else. But if you're a parent, a more compelling question may be: "What can I do to make sure my kids succeed in life?" Here's what researchers say.

Parenting

8 of the best running sneakers you can buy right now

<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>EUKicks<p>In recent years, trends in sneakers have shifted from clunky basketball silhouettes and retro designs to futuristic runners.<p>Many …

Shoes

13 free workout apps to get your heart racing

If you’re like most people with a packed daily schedule, sometimes it feels like a huge inconvenience to get up after a long day to go work out. (If …

8 stylish blazers and sport coats that will keep you warm this fall

<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>Fall fashion can sometimes be tricky. It's cold in the morning, but by the afternoon, it can get pretty warm.<p>Still, it's important to stay …

Men's Fashion

Equifax Hack: How to Safeguard Your Own Credit and Save $120 a Year

Paid credit monitoring services may promise peace of mind, but there are better, cheaper alternatives that you can do yourself, experts say.<p>You may …

A top psychologist shares his 3-step method parents can take to discipline their kids

Ross Greene wants to make life easier.<p>Greene is the groundbreaking psychologist behind the theory of "collaborative partnerships," an approach that discards the stuff of traditional parenting — timeouts and the revocation of privileges — and replaces them with calm, focused discussion.<p>"The best you …

Parenting

I made my shoes look brand new again with this natural cleaning solution

<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>Dukes Boots<p>Every week you do laundry and take certain articles of clothing to the dry cleaners, so what's the excuse for having a dirty …

Clothing

A personal trainer who eats only 2 meals a day reveals why he won't touch a protein shake

In a fitness-mad world, protein shakes are for many the must-have accessory to a workout.<p>We're promised they'll repair destroyed muscles and, crucially, prevent the dreaded two-day burn.<p>And it's not a wonder gyms are promoting their fancy new shake bars, sometimes at more than £7, or $9, a pop. …

Nutrition

How to calculate the number of calories you burn doing anything, from running to sex

Throughout the day, everything we do burns calories.<p>Some things — like sitting — keep us at our resting rate. Vigorous activity can burn more than ten times as much energy.<p>And while calorie-counting isn't necessarily the best way to lose weight, it can be useful or just plain fun to know whether …

Fitness

I'm an investment adviser who helps tech employees with stock options — here's the 5-step plan l give my clients

This may be the most amount of money you've seen in your lifetime. As such, you would be best served developing a solid written game plan for managing your "winning hand." Don't fail to plan with a financial decision of this magnitude.<p>I've seen dozens of stock incentive plans for companies — both …

Retirement

Elon Musk reportedly gave his assistant a 2-week test when she asked for a big raise — what happened to her is an important career lesson

According to Vance, the assistant, Mary Beth Brown, asked Musk for a significant raise after she'd been working with him for 12 years. In response, Musk told Brown to take two weeks off, during which <i>he</i> would assume her responsibilities and see whether she was critical to his success.<p>When Brown …

Tesla

5 signs you'll never run out of money in retirement

<b>• There are steps you can take to identify if you're headed on the right track, and adjust if necessary.</b><p><b>• Start by identifying how much you need, stick to your plan, and know that preparing for retirement is a marathon — not a sprint.</b><p>The fear of running out of money after you retire is common among …

Retirement

A personal trainer shares 5 at-home workout tools you should own

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>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>Pictured: Bowflex Dumbbell Set with adjustable weights.Amazon<p>Whether it's to cut down on costs, travel time, or working out in a crowd of …

Exercise

7 things no man should ever wear in the summer — and what to wear instead

As far as dress codes go, summer is a tricky time.<p>Men, especially, have a tendency to go too far toward the relaxed end of the spectrum, getting themselves into trouble by dressing inappropriately.<p>We've created a list of seven items that are best avoided, as well as exactly what they should be …

Men's Fashion

13 organizing ideas that'll help you make the most of your space

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>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>This outlet shelf is perfect for Amazon Echo devices, but it'll work for anything under 10 lbs.Amazon<p>Whether it’s your stress-reducing …

Magnetism

A Harvard psychologist reveals the mind trick that can curb your appetite

We set goals hoping to achieve something that will make us happy. Our perception of those goals can dictate whether we successfully achieve them. Susan David explains the difference between "have-to" goals and "want-to" goals.<p>Susan David, is a psychologist at Harvard Medical School, co-founder of …

Harvard Medical School

This 12-time Olympic medalist reveals her ultimate 6.5-minute ab workout that helps keep her fit

Five-time Olympic swimmer and 12-time Olympic medalist Dara Torres demonstrates her ultimate ab workout that keeps her in amazing shape. Torres has teamed up with SHOW MORE OF YOU from Celgene and Otezla — a campaign that is shining light on the psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis.<p>To learn more about …

Workouts

How to 'skin' a watermelon for a super-easy party trick

Some fruits, like oranges and bananas, are easier to peel than others. But as it turns out, it's pretty simple to cut and skin a watermelon, too with this recipe hack.<p>Former NASA engineer Mark Rober loves to post food hacks and tricks to his YouTube channel Creativity Design Science, and recently …

Watermelon