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The best US cities to live in to escape the worst effects of climate change

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Somewhere warm, but not too warm; free from roof-toppling hurricanes and ground-rumbling earthquakes; close to a river or ocean, but far enough to avoid the threats of flooding and sea ...

The luxury penthouse apartment at Facebook's newest office building costs a whopping $42 million

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Facebook just dropped $35 million to take over all 33 floors of commercial space at 181 Fremont, a mixed-use skyscraper that will the third tallest building in San Francisco upon ...

The 15 best states for job seekers in 2017

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Everyone knows location is a big deal in the real estate world. But it's also a crucial factor in the job search, too. Personal finance site WalletHub found that landing ...

14 insider facts most airline workers know

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To unearth 14 lesser-known facts about flying, Business Insider surveyed more than 80 airline workers including flight attendants, gate agents, ticket agents, and other airport customer service reps and scoured ...

How the smartest movie-theater owner in the country has severely jeopardized his company's brand

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Alamo Drafthouse is one of the most successful independent theater chains in the country with its mixture of fun programming and tasty food and drinks. CEO Tim League is navigating ...

As the new Apple TV launches, Amazon's video app is still 'coming soon'

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Apple's newest Apple TV hardware hit stores on Friday, but one of its key announced pieces of software is nowhere to be found. Earlier this summer, Apple announced that the ...

A 36-year old who manages $4 billion breaks down why Amazon is his most bullish bet

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It's been smooth sailing this year for anyone in the stock market that bet on big tech companies.The so-called FAANGs, including Facebook, Alphabet, and Netflix, have earned their stripes in ...

I bought bitcoin at a deli

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But inside there's an ATM that gives folks access to what some view as the future of payments and finance: bitcoin. The recently installed ATM was featured in a New ...

REVIEW: The iPhone 8 is incredible, but you should wait for the iPhone X instead

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For the first time in the ten-year history of the iPhone, I can't recommend buying the newest models. That's not because the new iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are ...

America's most notorious security contractor is quietly investing in privacy apps

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Erik Prince’s plan to send a private military force to Afghanistan may not have worked out, but another venture he’s involved with has sunnier prospects: a secure communications solution for ...

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings hasn't had an office since 2008, and is starting to not even need his laptop some days

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Netflix CEO Reed Hastings runs one of the hottest companies in the world, which will spend $6 billion on TV shows and movies this year — but he doesn't even ...

Facebook and Amazon are so big they’re creating their own company towns

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In Menlo Park, California, Facebook plans to build a new campus with 1,500 residences, a walkable retail district, a grocery store, and a hotel for its employees. Meanwhile, Amazon recently ...

Scientists have discovered a potentially suicidal problem with going to Mars

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Cosmic rays are a powerful type of radiation that pose a risk to astronauts. Beyond Earth's protective magnetic shield, they increase the risk of cancer and other health effects. The ...

One of the best parts of 'Destiny' is now a punishing experience in 'Destiny 2'

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In "Destiny 2," Bungie took shaders — one of the most fun, crowd-pleasing aspects of the first game — and made them into a punishing experience. It's perhaps one of ...

China is using America's own plan to dominate the future of artificial intelligence

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In late 2016, the Obama administration published three reports that shared an extraordinary conclusion: advances in machine learning, a technology that allows systems to learn and improve without explicit programming,

The next hottest housing market in America is this San Francisco micro-hood that's so obscure, most residents have never heard of it

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Golden Gate Heights, a little-known enclave in San Francisco, has been named one of the hottest neighborhoods of 2017 by real-estate site Redfin. Located on the outskirts of the Sunset ...

Millennials might not be the nightmare employees everyone was worried about

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Much of the millennial generation is now safely ensconced in the office. And, surprisingly, they're not half bad. A new study released by boutique research firm 747 Insights in partnership ...

IKEA made a massive bet on electric cars

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From solar panel systems to wind power, IKEA wants to make itself known as sustainability champion. It's latest pet project could be its most audacious to date: electric vehicles. IKEA’s ...

and the mouse, keyboard, and touchscreen won't be enough to use it

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It's the dawn of a new kind of computer. And a new kind of computer requires a new way to get stuff done.Each new era of computing has brought with ...

Apple and others have failed to revolutionize TV, so I went back to cable instead

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I'm one of those rare millennials who's had it with streaming everything I watch. After five years of living cord-free, getting most of my TV from a combination of Netflix,

Here's how the 'Rich Kids of Instagram' spent their summers

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"Rich Kids of Instagram" blog and Instagram account have been chronicling the escapades of the young and wealthy. The summer vacations taken by those featured on the blog this year ...

Bitcoin surges past $4,000 despite reports of a wide-ranging crackdown on trading in China

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NEW YORK - Bitcoin has surged over $4,000 a coin on Monday, despite reports that Chinese authorities have decided on a plan for a wide-ranging crackdown on the cryptocurrency. The ...

Warren Buffett's prediction that the Dow could hit 1,000,000 in 100 years is actually pretty conservative

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Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett spoke at a recent event celebratingForbes magazine's 100-year anniversary and made a seemingly bold prediction about the future of the stock market. It may sound ...

Hulu pulled off something Netflix has never been able to do at the Emmys

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Despite 91 nominations at the 2017 Emmys, Netflix will once again not be taking home the top prize of the evening: best drama series. And to add a little salt ...

What it's like to have the best job in America right now

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Data scientists have the best job in America, according to Glassdoor. The field may be relatively new and occasionally vaguely defined, but one thing's for sure — it's also growing.

Take a tour of Harvey Mudd College, the tiny STEM 'bootcamp' outside Los Angeles whose graduates out-earn Harvard and Stanford alums

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Located in Claremont, California is an 829-person liberal arts college that might go unnoticed to the uninitiated. It's not a member of the Ivy League, nor does it have the ...

Uber is reportedly ready to make changes to reverse London's licence decision

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(Reuters) — US taxi firm Uber is prepared to make concessions as it seeks to reverse a decision by London authorities not to renew its licence in the city, which ...

Why Netflix's 'thumbs up, thumbs down' ratings system is fundamentally flawed

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For years, Netflix would let you rate movies and TV shows anywhere from one to five stars. That changed in April, when Netflix removed the star system in favor of ...

ROBERT SHILLER: Stocks look just like they did right before the 13 most recent bear markets

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Stocks look dangerously close to a bear market, but that doesn't mean it's time to sell everything, according to the Nobel-winning author Robert Shiller.In a post on Project Syndicate Thursday,

The 20 best-selling music artists of all time

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The Beatles took the U.S. by storm in the early 1960s, and by the end of the decade, the "British invasion" quartet left a historic — and likely untouchable — ...

In season 4 of 'Transparent,' the Pfeffermans try to find themselves, but are hindered by tiring narcissism

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Jill Soloway's acclaimed Emmy-nominated series "Transparent" has returned for its fourth season, which follows the Pfeffermans as they travel to Israel, and embark on journeys of self discovery. Kind of.

The CEO of a $36 billion tech company breaks down the intense daily schedule that he says sets him up for success

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For Intuit CEO Brad Smith, time is everything. "The three resources we have in our jobs are dollars, people, and time," he told Business Insider. You can always ask for ...

Google's $1.1 billion deal with HTC is about something much bigger than making a better smartphone

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Google's acquisition of a team of smartphone engineers from HTC could prove important to its future. In the short term, the team should help Google's Pixel phones better compete with ...

The science of why you should add water to your whiskey

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The secret to enjoying a good whiskey? A dash of water. Whiskey drinkers have been doing this for centuries to heighten certain flavors and reduce burn. Science has two competing ...

Amazon is reportedly working on smart glasses

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As the augmented reality (AR) market prepares to catch a second wind thanks to Apple and Facebook, another tech titan may be preparing to jump in: Amazon.com. The e-commerce giant ...

The MINI Countryman hybrid is the funkiest SUV you can buy

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It has bug-eye headlights and way too many embellishments for a traditional ride in New Jersey's suburbs. But you don't buy the Countryman for a normal SUV experience, you purchase ...