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These photos show everything people touch in a day

How much can you tell about a person by looking at their things? Paula Zuccotti started investigating this question a few years ago by photographing everything people around the world touch in a day....

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There's a right way and a wrong way to snack — here are 7 healthy tips to...

The midmorning hunger pangs that come after a much-too-early bowl of cereal can be hard to ignore. But as you head toward the refrigerator, keep in mind that there's a right way and a wrong way to...

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8 ways dating and relationships may look different by 2040

Dates in the future may not happen in coffee shops — instead, you might just sit in your living room with a virtual reality headset, according to a recent report from Imperial College London and...

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These digital frames are like Netflix for artwork

For $9.99 per month — less than one museum ticket — New York startup Electric Objects wants to beam art from galleries and museums into your living room. The company announced its newest product, a...

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The best marijuana vaporizer for every type of person

Marijuana sales could hit $20 billion by 2020, with help from the ever-growing vaporizer market. Vaping is an alternative to smoking that involves inhaling vapor from an electronic device. Some...

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I spent 2 days at a marijuana business conference — here's how I know the...

This past weekend, medicinal marijuana patients, business folk, and "potrepreneurs" converged at the New West Summit, San Francisco's business conference related to all things marijuana. But there was...

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How a student at UPenn's Wharton School negotiated almost $50,000 off his...

Freddy Chang, a sophomore at the University of Pennsylvania, is happily immersed in the heavy course load required of his dual majors in finance and international studies at the Wharton School. But as...

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18 European countries where people work fewer hours than the US

Last month, Amazon announced its plans to pilot a program in which a few dozen employees will work just 30 hours each week. In return, they'll receive 75% of their normal salary and retain full...

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The 42 best design concepts of the year

From a radical car prototype to a construction breakthrough to the coolest pen ever, there were a lot of cool designs in the past year. The Red Dot Awards named 42 design concepts as the Best of the...

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5 reasons Iceland has become one of the hottest tourist destinations for...

Iceland is booming. The northern island nation is quickly becoming one of the hottest European destinations for Americans going abroad. In fact, American travelers are the largest source of tourism in...

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These will be the most popular hairstyles in 2017

Damien Miano, owner and head stylist of the Miano Viel Salon in New York City, shares his thoughts on the kind of hairstyles that will be the most popular for men in 2017. Follow BI Video: On Twitter...

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13 things you'll probably regret doing in your 20s

How do you know if you're taking full advantage of your 20s, making all the right decisions in your personal and professional lives? Well, you don't. Life is about taking chances and doing your best....

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Data says: Don't dress as Donald Trump if you're looking for romance on...

Not all Halloween costumes are equally attractive to potential romantic partners, according to dating service PlentyOfFish. In fact, some are likely to scare them off: namely Donald Trump (and The...

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17 bad habits that are sabotaging your productivity

Being more productive is about working smarter, not harder, and making the most of each day. While this is no easy feat, getting more done in less time is a much more attainable goal if you're not...

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Inside the dreamy pasta restaurant that was just named the best place in...

If you've spent any time near Borough Market over the past few months, you've likely noticed swarms of people queuing outside a modest restaurant on Southwark Street. And for good reason. Padella,...

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One of America's creepiest hotels is undergoing a $44 million transformation...

The Divine Lorraine Hotel is a 124-year-old establishment near downtown Philadelphia that for 16 years stood completely abandoned. The building's past is somewhat twisted, with a history involving...

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This startup replaces real-estate agents with an app — and says it will save...

Amit Haller is living the American dream. He sold his startup for $42 million in 2006 and became a Bay Area real-estate tycoon. Now he has launched another tech startup taking on the real-estate...

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6 brand mascots that actually existed in real life

You probably recognize a lot of brands by their mascots. McDonald's has its clown Ronald, Wendy's has its pigtailed Wendy. The entire cereal industry has longstanding visibility in the American public...

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The Smithsonian is trying to raise $300,000 on Kickstarter to fix up...

Seventy-seven years after "The Wizard of Oz" movie was released, Dorothy's famed ruby slippers are in dire need of repairs — about $300,000 worth to be exact.  To garner the funds, the Smithsonian...

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Sea salt spray is exactly the men's hair product you're looking for

Sea salt spray sounds like something you would use on chicken or beef before throwing it in the oven. But don't use it to salt your salad. It's actually a hair product, one little known in communities...

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