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Schools Dampen Enthusiasm for Water-Bottle Flipping Craze

Administrators are trying to put a lid on an annoying stunt fueled by viral videos<p>The outbreak hit the Fulston Manor School as soon as students came back from their summer break. It struck without much warning and, worse, without a cure. Alan Brookes, head teacher of the British school, had to do …

Viral

Donald Trump speaks Hindi in unusual new campaign ad aimed at Indian-American voters

Set partially to Indian music, one choppily edited, 30-second ad viewed by Business Insider begins with text on the screen wishing viewers "Happy Diwali" on the eve of the Hindu holiday. The ad then cuts to the Republican presidential nominee's speech to a charity concert in New Jersey earlier this …

Visually-impaired hockey players arrive in Ottawa for debut tournament

When he stepped on the RA Centre's ice Saturday afternoon, Ottawa's Stuart McGregor didn't know what to expect.<p>McGregor, 37, is one of about 30 …

For Cutting-Edge Analysis, Few Come Closer Than This Elite Shaving Squad

Shaving testers stay sharp; rating tugging and ‘blade feel.’<p>ANDOVER, Mass.—Paris Paquette enters a brightly lighted room in a suburban industrial park here and gathers a yellow plastic basket with his assigned tools, as he has done most every weekday for the past six years.<p>He walks up to one of 20 …

Hyperloop Race Picks Up Speed

Rival firms are working to build the futuristic transport systems, but high costs interfere<p>To build a hyperloop transportation system, engineers must create a near-vacuum in miles-long tubes, deploy powerful magnets to suspend capsules on a sliver of air and propel passengers at nearly the speed of …

Hyperloop

The oil crash is killing the NHL

The NHL's revenue depends on the Canadian dollar, which in turn is on the downward slide thanks to the plummeting oil prices. As NHL revenues decline, player salaries go down, and roster cuts go up.<p>From a profit standpoint, Canadian teams will be hardest hit, and the worst is yet to come if …

Meet Wish, the $3 Billion App That Could Be the Next Walmart

“We think we’re going to be the second or third trillion-dollar-a-year marketplace,” Wish's CEO says.<p>As the words poured out of Peter Szulczewski’s mouth, I thought <i>he must be pulling my leg</i>.<p>“We think we’re going to be the second or third trillion-dollar-a-year marketplace,” Szulczewski, the CEO of …

Warning for M&A: Another Debt Deal Struggles

Goldman, J.P. Morgan run up against wary investors in attempt to shed leveraged loans<p>Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. are struggling to sell $1.2 billion of loans backing the leveraged buyout of online clothing retailer FullBeauty Brands, investors said, the latest sign that …

New Research on Overcoming Loneliness

New research finds the brains of lonely people respond more negatively to social stimuli<p>I was feeling lonely one recent weekend. I craved company, but friends and family all seemed to be on vacation or busy. So I arranged to chat with a friend who lives in another city, signed up for a group kayak …

Loneliness

I’ll Be Darned, Wearing Socks With Sandals Is Fashionable

From football players to runway models, some don’t toe traditional line<p>At men’s apparel shows this spring, runway models sported a look that many fashion experts believe is just wrong. “It’s not acceptable,” says Sam Spector, a fashion stylist whose clients include actors Daniel Radcliffe and Neil …

Sandals

Notre Dame unveils alternate jersey, surprises walk-on RB with scholarship

Josh Anderson knew he was going to have a big day when he got asked to model Notre Dame's Shamrock Series uniforms for his teammates Thursday. The …

The Top 10 Drone Photos Ever Shared on 500px

Drone photography is picking up steam as the little recreational multi-rotor copters become more and more affordable and easier to use.<p>It’s safe to …

Hulk Hogan tricked into retweeting photos of soccer stars he thinks are supporters

And Drake!<p>The Internet being the Internet, folks have responded to Hulk Hogan's dismissal from the WWE because of a racist rant by tweeting at the former wrestler to show their support. Hogan retweeted most of those messages so, the Internet being the Internet, people started messing with the …

Photographer Imagines Life Filled with Anxiety and Mental Illness

What are you looking at? Everything is completely fine. Absolutely normal. Nothing to see here.<p>Diving into psychosis and perception, John William …

The 27 highest-paying jobs that don't require a bachelor's degree

According to the latest data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, these are the 27 highest-paying jobs that you don't need a four-year degree to pursue. Each has a median annual salary of at least $60,000.<p><i>This is an update of a story originally written by Vivian Giang.</i>

High School

What Indian Parents Want Most For Their Children

By<p>Aditi Malhotra<p>Aditi Malhotra<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@A4iti<p>aditi91<p>Google+<p>aditi.malhotra@wsj.com<p>Health, wealth or happiness? When it comes to their children’s future, most parents in India rank professional success more important than a happy life, while in China being healthy is the number …

Dreamy Portraits Fuse Human Faces with Nature and Architecture

Spanish artist Antonio Mora‘s double exposure portraits merge human faces with ethereal landscapes and distinct architectural forms. His visually intriguing combinations demonstrate the many curves, angles, and lines that can be found both within the human body and the world around us. The artist's …

These Are the Saddest Amtrak Stations in America

Some of the nation’s train stations don’t make a great impression. That won’t change until Congress truly funds passenger rail.<p>Making your way in the world today takes everything you've got.<p>Where nobody’s waiting for a train. Seriously, no one. Welp. Time for a drink.<p>Train stations in America span …

Dealing Patrick Sharp to Stars gives Blackhawks salary-cap breathing space

In the two previous salary-cap purges after Blackhawks Stanley Cup championships in 2010 and ’13, general manager Stan Bowman managed to avoid disrupting the team’s core group of players.<p>That changed Friday as the Hawks’ core was breached with the widely anticipated trade of alternate captain …

Hackers are draining bank accounts via the Starbucks app

Thieves are stealing money from people's credit cards, bank and PayPal accounts -- by first tapping into their Starbucks mobile app.<p>Starbucks (SBUX) on Wednesday acknowledged that criminals have been breaking into individual customer rewards accounts.<p>The Starbucks app lets you pay at checkout with …

Customers

IBM Announces Deals With Apple, Johnson And Johnson, And Medtronic In Bid To Transform Health Care

Experts in health care and information technology agree on the future’s biggest opportunity: the creation of a new computational model that will link together all of the massive computers that now hold medical information. The question remains: who will build it, and how?<p>IBM is today staking its …

Health Care

Dollar Falls Sharply Against Euro, Pound

Disappointing data bolsters expectations that Federal Reserve will wait before raising interest rates<p>By<p>Josie Cox<p>Josie Cox<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@JosieCoxWSJ<p>josie.cox@wsj.com<p>The dollar fell sharply against the euro and the British pound Tuesday, burdened by disappointing retail sales and …

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If It Feels Like Stress Is Killing You, That's Because It Might Be

When you feel frazzled, so do your organs and cells<p>Chronic stress stems from many circumstances, such as poverty, a bad marriage, or long-term ailments. Its repercussions—elevated cortisol levels and inflammation—can wear us out, from the cellular level on up to our major biological systems.<p>Nervous …

Why Apple Selling Fewer iPads Is Actually A Huge Achievement

Why do we critique Apple for building a product with longevity?<p>iPad sales are down, technically. Apple still sold 20 million of them last quarter, but Wall Street says a company like Apple is never supposed to sell less of anything. And so when Apple sells 4% fewer iPads in 2014 (and 18% fewer in …