Advocates for universal basic income expect the idea to become politically mainstream in 2018. Politicians have already started proposing trials for their cities and states. Existing welfare programs could offer a foundation for bringing...Show More Summary
Some people think that along with diet and exercise, we may need to expose ourselves to extreme environmental conditions to achieve our full potential. Some research suggests that doing this and practicing conscious breathing techniques...Show More Summary
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I got to try working out in virtual reality with Black Box's workout rig at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. Instead of focusing on cardio, Black Box's workouts are resistance-based, allowing you to largely remain stationary. You...Show More Summary
Google acquired Cambridge-based startup Redux ST which developed advanced haptic technology. An in-person demo of the company's technology made me feel as if I was handling physical buttons. Redux ST also developed technology that played...Show More Summary
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The Pakt One travel bag made a brief appearance in the popular Netflix doc "Minimalism." At first only 300 bags were made by Malcolm Fontier, a designer, entrepreneur, and environmentalist. After Netflix, Fontier teamed up with The Minimalists,...Show More Summary
Apple Park, Apple's new $5 billion (£3.7 billion) Cupertino, California headquarters, wasn't always designed to look like the aptly named, ring-looking "Spaceship" it is. The Norman Foster Foundation — which branches out from the famous...Show More Summary
In 2015, citizen scientists found weird dimming and brightening from a star called KIC 8462852, or Tabby's Star. Astronomers at the time said they couldn't rule out alien activity as an explanation. However, an exhaustive new study by...Show More Summary
YouTube millionaires like PewDiePie and Zoella are seeing a massive slowdown in subscriber growth and views, according to social stats analysed by Business Insider. YouTubers have seen years of growth as vlogging exploded, but it looks...Show More Summary
18-year-old Hillary Diane Andales won the 2017 Breakthrough Junior Challenge for her video explaining the theory of relativity. Andales took home $250,000 in scholarship money for her win. The German physicist Albert Einstein neededShow More Summary
For startups on the path to success, there's often one key moment or decision that catapults them from obscurity to the big leagues. This year on Business Insider's podcast, "Success! How I Did It," founders of companies such as PayPal, Lyft, and Dropbox shared how they built their companies into massive successes. Show More Summary
Tech platforms like Google and Facebook love to boast about being "open." Too often that means they're a free for all. In 2017, it became clear that the open nature of these giants means they can't possibly keep track of what kind of content appears on their platforms. Media selling is, at its heart, about making a promise. Show More Summary
In so many ways, 2017 was not normal. That's true for the world at large, and of course in the media and advertising business. Consider that at the start of this year, no company on the planet was hotter than Snapchat. Now every fewShow More Summary
There’s nothing better than a movie moment you immediately know will be stuck in your mind forever. It might be the emotion of the moment, the way the music matches the powerful visuals, or a line that’s delivered just the right way....Show More Summary
A neat setup can’t save a game that feels barely finished, much less fun.