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How Two Years Of Instagram Stories Has Altered The Way We Love, Act And Play

Millions of us have embraced the 'film it all' era of social media. But what at first felt like carefree fun has for many become an endless, anxious routine of 'brand maintenance' that makes us act in ways we don't like or recognise. After a late night epiphany, Olivia Ovenden looks at where we are …

Social Media

The World’s Newest, Most Gloriously Designed Maps

Cartographers, rejoice.<p>Calling all map enthusiasts: the North American Cartographic Information Society will soon be releasing the 2018 <i>Atlas of …

Trends

These are the best books for learning modern statistics—and they’re all free

Statistics came well before computers. It would be very different if it were the other way around.<p>The stats most people learn in high school or college come from the time when computations were done with pen and paper. “Statistics were constrained by the computational technology available at the …

Machine Learning

The 10 Cheapest International Trips You Can Take Right Now

It’s suddenly August, and you’re nowhere near using up your vacation days. For many people, it’s because taking a real vacation just sounds too …

Flying

Don't microwave children's food in plastic containers, avoid dishwasher, doctors warn

The American Academy of Pediatrics is calling for stronger federal food safety requirements, warning families to avoid microwaving and dishwashing plastic containers that contain harmful chemicals.<p>In a report published online last week, pediatricians cited growing evidence against chemicals in food …

FDA

Why Marc Andreessen Believes One of the Biggest Mistakes Startups Make Is Waiting to Hire an HR Person

If your company has more than 50 people, you need an HR person.<p><b>Marc Andreessen says most companies put off hiring a HR leader too long.</b>• <b><br>The delay makes the company more at risk of "catastrophic failure through self-inflicted wounds," according to Andreessen.</b>• <b><br>In an interview with tech industry veteran</b> …

Startups

Where the Super-Rich Go to Buy Their Second Passport

Cheaper than a Gulfstream, nimbler than a superyacht, a second passport—or a third or fourth—has become another trophy for the ultra-wealthy.<p>Even …

Gulf Stream

This Incredibly Popular Supplement Is Pretty Much Useless, Says Huge New Study

Here's why.<p>There's a growing body of evidence to suggest most vitamin supplements don't do all that much. In fact, a study earlier this year found …

Research

To Raise Exceptional Children, Teach Them These 7 Values

Any fact or bit of knowledge we teach a child might be obsolete when they are adults, but values endure through all changes.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To parent our children to be exceptional, we must allow our children to experience "optimal levels of …

Parenting

Alzheimer's risk 10 times lower with herpes medication

New results could change the face of Alzheimer's treatment; the herpes simplex virus is found to play a vital role in the condition, and antiherpetic …

Dementia

Beat The IRS With These Snubbed 6%+ Dividends

Still feeling the taxman’s sting from April? Then you probably need to consider getting some tax-free income.<p>Having an income stream the IRS can’t touch may sound like pie in the sky, but it’s a reality if you hold municipal bonds. That’s because the tax code provides an exclusion for these bonds, …

Investing

Parenting In The Age Of Screens: Here's What The Experts Do

<i>A version of this piece ran in February 2018.</i><p>Parents today struggle to set screen time guidelines.<p>One big reason is a lack of role models. Grandma doesn't have any tried-and-true sayings about iPad time. This stuff is just too new.<p>But many experts on kids and media are also parents themselves. So …

Parenting

30 Cheap, Healthy Packaged Foods Nutritionists Actually Eat

Whether you’re looking for a healthy snack or dinner idea, check out this list.<p>1 of 30<p>Siggi’s Yogurt<p>$2 per 5.3 oz-cup, amazon.com<p>“High in protein and low in sugar, this yogurt is a snack staple because it keeps you fuller for longer and comes in great flavors,” says Maggie Michalczyk, R.D.N.<p><i>Per</i> …

Landmark Australian trial wipes out 80 per cent of disease-spreading mosquitoes

An impressive Australian trial that released millions of sterilized male mosquitoes in Queensland has resulted in a more than 80 percent drop in the …

Just One Bite Of This Food Can Help Start Your Weight Loss Journey

When you have no time to meal prep, it can be hard to start a healthy eating routine. But now new research points to one particular type of food that …

Without a Doubt, the 9 Best Documentaries on Amazon Prime Will Change Your Life

If you're a regular MyDomaine reader, you've no doubt noticed I've been watching a lot of documentaries lately. In the past few months, I've scrolled …

How to Ask Great Questions

Much of an executive’s workday is spent asking others for information—requesting status updates from a team leader, for example, or questioning a counterpart in a tense negotiation. Yet unlike professionals such as litigators, journalists, and doctors, who are taught how to ask questions as an …

Psychology

Notorious French criminal escapes from prison with help from heavily armed men in helicopter

A notorious French criminal serving 25 years for murder made an audacious escape from prison Sunday after several heavily armed men landed a helicopter in a courtyard, freed him from a visiting room and carried him away.<p>It was the second daring escape by Redoine Faid, who once blasted his way out …

Danica Patrick Spent Years Preparing to Retire -- by Laying the Groundwork for a New Career

How do you trade the comforts of a job you know well for the unknown of entrepreneurship? Just-retired race car driver Danica Patrick is finding out.<p>This story appears in the July 2018 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p><b>In the weeks leading up</b> to Danica Patrick’s final IndyCar race this past May, she …

Motorsport

Scientists develop thermal camouflage that can fool infrared cameras

Scientists have developed a thin, lightweight and flexible film that can outfox infrared cameras, allowing hot bodies to appear cool and cold items to appear warm. The invention can also help camouflage an object by making it appear the same temperature as its background.<p>The design was inspired by …

Graphene

Terrifying stories from tourists in Mexico continue a year after mysterious drowning

A year after the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel brought to light a suspicious drowning and other troubling accounts from tourists vacationing at upscale all-inclusive resorts in Mexico, the stories continue to surface.<p>In one recent case, a 51-year-old mother and her two adult daughters blacked out …

Crime

This could be the last year you'll want to buy headphones — a new audio technology is coming in 2019 that could make them obsolete

Headphones may start to look like old technology in 2019 when Noveto, a startup based in Israel, showcases its new "focused audio" devices to attendees of the biggest tech show of any year, CES.<p>Noveto has come up with a technology that can do exactly the same thing as headphones — deliver sound …

Headphones

Want to Radically Improve Your Life? Ask Yourself 3 Powerful Questions Most of Us Have Never Thought of

Research found that the average person has about 60,000 thoughts per day. The bad news? 80 percent of those thoughts are negative and fear-based. Here are three questions to instantly curtail a negative mind.<p>If you're going through the ups and downs of life, maybe thinking about quitting on that …

The Resume Is Dead. Here's What Innovative Companies (Including Tesla) Are Using to Hire Instead

Need top talent? Then you need this.<p>In 1998, a study was done that found that previous work experience is actually one of the weakest indicators of future job success. So why do we still rely on it as the primary tool when it comes to hiring?<p>It makes no sense.<p>What does make sense is aggressively …

Employment

If You’re So Successful, Why Are You Still Working 70 Hours a Week?

“I really became a robot,” a manager at an accounting firm explained. She and her colleagues worked extraordinarily long hours, but, she said, “I thought it was normal. It’s like brainwashing. You are in a kind of mental system where you are under increasing demands, and you say to yourself that it …

A Lost Secret: How To Get Kids To Pay Attention

Fifteen years ago, psychologists Barbara Rogoff and Maricela Correa-Chavez ran a simple experiment. They wanted to see how well kids pay attention — even if they don't have to.<p>They would bring two kids, between the ages 5 to 11, into a room and have them sit at two tables.<p>Then they had a research …

Parenting

BCG vaccine can reverse Type 1 diabetes to almost undetectable levels, eight-year study shows

The BCG vaccine against tuberculosis can reverse Type 1 diabetes to almost undetectable levels, an eight-year study has shown.<p>US researchers found that just one jab, followed by a booster four weeks later, brought down average blood sugar levels to near normal within three years, and the effect …

Diabetes

How Technology Helped Me Cheat Dyslexia

I'm going to tell you a secret. It's something almost no one in my professional life knows. I'm dyslexic. Given that knowledge, my chosen …

Eye Tracking

The Dangers of Distracted Parenting

When it comes to children’s development, parents should worry less about kids’ screen time—and more about their own.<p>Smartphones have by now been implicated in so many crummy outcomes—car fatalities, sleep disturbances, empathy loss, relationship problems, failure to notice a clown on a …

Parenting

Dementia-related brain damage reversed in mice using 20-year-old asthma drug

A fascinating new study from researchers at Temple University has successfully reversed cognitive impairments in mice with dementia. The research …