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Trump's approval rating drops below 40% in key states that helped him win the election

President Donald Trump exits Air Force One. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque President Donald Trump’s support has dropped below 40% in several key states that helped him win the 2016 election. An NBC News/Marist poll released on Sunday showed that 36% of voters in Michigan approve of Trump’s job performance, while 55% disapprove. Trump’s support was even lower in Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, at ...

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Inside the daily routine of billionaire Bill Gates, who loves cheeseburgers, tours missile silos, and washes the dishes every night

He’s a busy guy.Scott Olson/Getty Images What does the richest man in the world get up to all day? Bill Gates is worth $85.2 billion, making him the wealthiest person on planet Earth, according to Forbes. Since stepping down from the helm of Microsoft in 2006, Gates has thrown himself into the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, which donates money ...

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Most 'wellness' treatments are bogus — here are the ones that actually help your body

Business InsiderWhether it’s a sweaty workout or an intense day at work that has your muscles in a knot, a wellness treatment like a massage or a trip to the sauna can sound like alluring medicine. But not all spa treatments are created equal. Some of the oldest, simplest, and cheapest regimens offer the best results, while many of the ...

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A scientist reveals the secrets to beating jet lag

Jet lag. That dreaded side effect of international travel hell bent on ruining a great time. After all, days of insomnia, nausea, constipation, and general discomfort can quickly throw a wrench in any vacation or business trip. Unfortunately, most travelers don’t have a great understanding of what really is this thing we call “jet lag.” As a result, we are ...

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The new Balmain Powerbeats headphones are the perfect marriage of tech and fashion (AAPL)

Apple and Balmain collaborated on the new Powerbeats3 headphones.Hollis JohnsonThe worlds of tech and high-end fashion collide with the newest iteration of Apple’s Powerbeats3 headphones.  The new $250 Bluetooth headphones from Apple’s Beats by Dre brand were created in partnership with French fashion house Balmain (pronounced “ball-MON”), a high-end brand most famous these days for outfitting the likes of Kim ...

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The salary you need to earn to buy a home right now in 23 of the most expensive US housing markets

Home prices keep going up.Courtesy of Jim Salem, First Team Real EstateIn the second quarter of 2017, the US housing supply continued to lag, pushing home prices further upward, according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR). By the end of June, there were 1.96 million existing homes available for sale — 7% less than were on the market the ...

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Mexico City has turned into a major dining destination — and these stunning floating gardens help supply its most famous restaurants

These roasted yellow carrots with asparagus puree were grown in a floating garden in Xochimilco.Marco Ugarte/APMexico City’s dining scene is exploding. With award-winning restaurants like Enrique Olvera’s Pujol and Eduardo García‘s Máximo Bistrot, the city’s dining options are increasingly gaining international recognition, and eager tourists are taking note. While the farm-to-table idea is not new in the food world, some higher-end restaurants in Mexico City ...

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We tried Walmart’s massive online pickup tower — and it shattered our expectations (WMT)

Walmart is planning to roll out pickup towers to more than 100 stores over the next couple of months.Business Insider/Hayley PetersonWalmart is building giant self-service kiosks that retrieve customers’ online orders in its stores. The kiosks, which Walmart calls pickup towers, are in about 20 stores today. Walmart is planning to roll them out to more than 100 locations over the ...

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The Essential Phone made by the 'Father of Android' confirms what I've said all along – the best Android is stock Android

The Essential Phone will soon be in the hands of customers who pre-ordered the device. And after the recent flood of up-close-and-personal photos of the phone, anticipation is building. Indeed, the Essential Phone is a beautiful device, as Business Insider immediately realized during our hands-on time with one of the first review units. The titanium and ceramic that’s used to clad the Phone helps ...

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This 18-year-old digital-currency millionaire thinks bitcoin could hit $10,000 a coin

Bitcoin millionaire speaks at a TEDx Teen conference back in 2014. Erik Finman Erik Finman may be only 18, but he’s a millionaire, thanks to a very shrewd and early investment in bitcoin. And despite the recent tumult in the world of digital currency and a huge run-up in the value of bitcoin, Finman is still a bitcoin believer. By ...

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