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Brain patterns of friends are more alike, study says

Flickr / Craig Cochrane Psychologists who scanned the brains of graduate students said they accurately predicted who people were friends with based on how their brains lit up while watching a video. Did the students pick out friends with similar brains, or could they be shaping the way their friends …

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Why squatting is good for your flexibility and health

Business Insider spoke with Roger Frampton, movement coach and author of “The Flexible Body“, about the importance of the squat. Frampton said most Westerners don’t squat naturally and shares his tips how to “regain” this position.  He adds that practising just 10 minutes a day can produce results.   Read …

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Why some people push away the people they love

Intimacy is what makes couples closer. William Stitt / Unsplash Some people can’t help but push their partners away because of a fear of intimacy. Sometimes this is because they had a tough upbringing, and find it difficult to connect with people. Others may have been through trauma later on, …

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Inside the British Monarchy’s £13 billion property empire

Queen Elizabeth II.WPA Pool / GettyLONDON — It pays to be a monarch. The British Monarchy holds a huge amount of historic property in the UK, which is managed by the Crown Estate. The Crown Estate announced in June last year that it returned a record £328.8 million ($464 million) to the …

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Byron could close 20 restaurants as creditors approve CVA

The Byron, the chain’s eponymous “proper hamburger.” Deliveroo Byron’s creditors approved a CVA plan on Wednesday. As many as 20 restaurants could close as a result . Britain’s casual dining sector is suffering from a nationwide consumer spending squeeze. LONDON — Creditors of stricken burger chain Byron have voted almost …

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Find cheaper flights through hidden city ticketing

Fly to expensive cities for much less. conejota/Shutterstock Hidden city ticketing can help you save a ton on your flights, but it could be a little risky. By booking a flight and getting off at the layover as opposed to the ticketed destination, you can save big money. Airlines could …

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Best money advice for building wealth, from a financial adviser

When he isn’t working, financial adviser Ryan Sterling teaches financial literacy classes in the Bronx. He tells his students: “Do what the wealthy do and know where your money is going.”Sarah Jacobs/Business Insider Ryan Sterling, CFA, is a senior vice president and investment counselor at Capital Group, working with high-net-worth …

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Ala Moana is America’s most valuable mall: photos, details

Caleb H/Yelp Despite the fact that many malls across America are suffering, some are doing quite well.  Hawaii’s Ala Moana Shopping Center was recently named the most valuable mall in America, with nearly $6 billion in total assets.  The mall has more than 350 stores and restaurants.  The retail apocalypse …

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