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LITERATURE - George Orwell

George Orwell

Wanna Sleep Like a Baby? This Trainer Says You Should Do These 3 Essential Stretches

Pretty much every last one of us could use a stellar night's sleep. Whether you're stressed out at work, sore from your last workout, or dealing with …

Ancient Egypt: Secrets of Great Pyramid’s Hidden Void May Be Revealed by Tiny Flying Robot

In November, researchers announced they had used cosmic rays to discover (or maybe more like rediscover) a big, empty space inside the largest of the …

Warren Buffett says low-cost investments are essential for the average investor — here's how much it costs to use 8 common investing apps

Investing can be a difficult process.<p>Deciding what to invest in can take hours of research — but before you get to that point, you have to decide <i>where</i> you plan to invest.<p>Billionaire and legendary investor Warren Buffett has long championed Vanguard's low-cost investment options. Vanguard primarily …

Investing

7 Quick Tricks for Turning Procrastination Into Action

There's almost nothing better than being in a zone of flow and banging out a bunch of work.<p>When it comes to your job, there's almost nothing better than being in a zone of flow and banging out a bunch of work. But if you've ever been on the flip side--sitting at your desk wasting time on the …

Refinery29 Celebrates 20 Black Women You Need To Know Right Now

Black women are having a moment. We are <i>everywhere</i>, from the vibrant, fictional lands of <i>Black Panther</i>’s Wakanda to the runways of New York Fashion …

5 Windows 10 tricks you need to know

Windows 10 is now installed on more than 200 million gadgets worldwide. That's quite a feat in the tech world, since its official release was only six months ago. If your computer is one of those gadgets, you've probably found Windows 10 has its share of sheer winning features and, unfortunately, …

Electric Cars: 6 Things You Won't Know Until You Buy One

Two months in with my Nissan Leaf, here's what I've learned so far.<p>Have you ever wondered what it would actually be like to own an electric car and use it every day? So did I--and then I bought one. And despite more than a year of careful research before the fact, actually owning the car has come …

15 proven practices that will lead to better relationships

You’ve probably heard the adage that an organization’s greatest assets are its people. I’d like to take that one step further and share that, in my …

The 9 terms and phrases you need to know if you think you're being manipulated

Knowing the right words to deal with these people can give you the strength to stand up to them or walk away. In the cases of romantic relationships, manipulation is probably a sign of an abusive relationship, so the best thing to do is to run fast and far away.<p>Once equipped with the terms, it can …

Relationships

The Original Purple® Bed Isn't Another Mattress In A Box - Purple

What is the Purple Bed made out of?<p>The Purple Bed is made with ultra-high-quality materials engineered for the perfect synergy of durability, luxury, …

The best tablet you can buy right now

You can probably guess<p>For a hot minute, tablets were both super interesting and super hard to define. Sure, there was the iPad, but there were also other contenders. Android blurred the line between phones and tablets with 7-inch slabs. Microsoft pushed out Windows Surface devices that were …

Mazda made a game-changing fuel efficiency breakthrough other carmakers have spent decades working on

The Japanese carmaker has announced it is ready to reveal a combustion engine using compression technology Ford, General Motors and Hyundai have been trying to get into production for the best part of a decade.<p>It's called Spark Controlled Compression Ignition and it uses the same sparkless …

General Motors

Here are the best phones for gaming

In the last several months, companies have released a surge of phones focused on giving the best gaming experience. It makes sense — more and more mobile games are pushing the envelope in graphics, gameplay, and features. But what are the best phones for gaming right now?<p>In this article, we take a …

This Couple Crushed Their Debt

Koda and Kelly Sanborn are the picture of financial health. They have zero debt, a well-honed budget and money stashed in nearly a dozen savings accounts.<p>But it wasn’t always that way.<p>Just four years ago, the Twin Cities, Minnesota, couple had $32,000 in debt, no savings and no real financial …

10 Steps Everyone Must Take to Get Rich

These moves will be your foundation for establishing positive financial habits that will move you closer toward your goal.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The millennial generation is at the point now where they’re starting to think hard about how to build long-term …

Personal Finance

Osho Reveals the Ultimate Secret to Calming Your Mind and Reducing Stress

When anxiety and stress hits, it can be hard not to let overthinking get the better of you. However, I came across a great piece of advice from …

Now all news is “fake news”: The right’s war against truth goes back long before 9/11

<b>Rush Limbaugh; Donald Trump; Sean Hannity (AP/J. Scott Applewhite/Getty/Mandel Ngan/Saul Loeb)</b><p>Donald Trump and his media allies have convinced millions of Americans that there’s no such thing as the truth<p>Heather Digby Parton<p>December 27, 2016 1:00pm (UTC)<p>Conservatives are trying to give us all a …

44 Hilarious Cat Tweets From 2016

What did we ever do to deserve cats?

Want to Be More Focused and Happier? Use Your Brain Like This

How to go from "overwhelmed" to "accomplished."<p>Have you ever been in the middle of working on something <i>really</i> important--like a report your boss wants "yesterday" or a presentation you have to give at the next staff meeting--only to have your mind drift away...right in the middle of it?<p>Perhaps you …

22 maps that explain America

At Business Insider, we love maps. There is no better way to convey data about people and places than with a map.<p>To that end, we've put together 22 maps that explain various economic, social, demographic, and linguistic aspects of the United States of America. Check them out.<p><i>Rob Wile contributed to</i> …

Demographics

7 Things Steve Jobs Said That You Should Say Every Single Day

What you do is based on what you think. So borrow a few thoughts from Steve.<p>He came, he saw, he conquered...and he left behind some words to live by:<p><b>1. "Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower."</b><p>Ideas without action aren't ideas. They're regrets.<p>Every day, most people let hesitation …

You could fit the entire human race into a sugar cube — and 13 other facts to put the universe into perspective

It's full of exploding stars and immortal jellyfish and it's been kicking around for almost 14 billion years.<p>Here are 14 awesome facts to put it all into perspective.

Universe

Beyonce, Britney, Rihanna Light Up the VMAs: Pictures

19 Tiny Habits That Lead to Huge Results

Success starts with the little things.<p>Success doesn't happen in an instant. It happens through the progression of lots of little successes, strung together over time.<p>If you want to build something big, if you have a vision, a dream, or even just a clearly defined end goal, the question is not how …

How To Squeeze In Meditation When You Have Absolutely No Time

For eight years, I lived in a quiet, peaceful neighborhood surrounded by nature. I lived right by the beach in California and went on silent …

The genocide Germany wants to forget

As a teenager in the 1960s, Israel Kaunatjike joined the fight against apartheid in his native Namibia. Years later his activism would take him …

I'm worth $1.5 million, and here's my best advice about getting rich

I often join the house hunting trips and pay close attention. I'm always curious to learn what people desire in a house and neighborhood.<p>Most transactions turn out the same. The clients pay top dollar (bidding wars are common) for a shiny, new (or almost new) home in a boring subdivision.<p>The older …

Celebrity Gossip

Fact-checking Michelle Obama’s critics: Slaves did help build the White House, historians say

WASHINGTON — When Michelle Obama said in her prime-time televised address to the Democratic National Convention on Monday night that the White House …

Black History