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Amazon staff are asking Jeff Bezos to stop selling facial-recognition software to police

Amazon employees signed and sent a letter to CEO Jeff Bezos asking the company to stop selling facial-recognition software to law-enforcement agencies and to cease its business dealings with Palantir.

Tesla whistleblower says Elon Musk is waging war on him for leaking information to Business Insider

The former Tesla technician Martin Tripp says Elon Musk is waging war on him for leaking information to Business Insider about the firm's raw-material waste and safety standards.

This controversial Supercross star has 20 minutes to make $1 million

At the Monster Energy Supercross World Finals in Las Vegas, a French racing star marred by controversy has 20 minutes to win a championship bonus worth more than $US1 million. 28-year-old Marvin Musquin arrived in Las Vegas for the…

5 science facts that 'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom' totally ignored

"Jurassic World. Fallen Kingdom" is full of incorrect dino-depictions. Everything from the colours of the dinosaurs to their roars, and even their lack of feathers, here's five things "Jurassic World. Fallen Kingdom" whiffed. Following is…

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What it takes to be a Blue Man

Blue Man Group began performing in Manhattan's Astor Place Theatre in 1991. The original three, Chris Wink, Phil Stanton, and Matt Goldman, put on a variety show featuring music on PVC instruments, art, and food stunts. Twenty-eight years…


Sarah Sanders said she was asked to leave a Virginia restaurant because she works for Trump

White House Press Secretary tweeted Saturday she was asked to leave a Virginia restaurant because she works for President Donald Trump. The incident comes days after Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and White House adviser…

Billionaire Steve Case has taken a big red bus through 26 states to bet $150 million on finding the next big startup — here's where he's looked so far

AOL cofounder Steve Case runs the DC-based venture capital firm Revolution and has "Hillbilly Elegy" author JD Vance run his $US150 million Rise of the Rest Seed Fund.


New details emerge on the office affair that led to Intel CEO Brian Krzanich's surprising resignation on Thursday

The office affair which sparked Intel CEO Brian Krzanich's surprise resignation on Thursday started a decade ago and ended before he became CEO in 2013, The Wall Street Journal reported.

Taylor Swift owns at least $84 million in real estate across four states — and she's not even 30

Taylor Swift is a real estate mogul. Swift's homes are in four different states from California to New York, and they're worth a total of $US84 million, according to property values estimated by Trulia.

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer's has advice for Facebook and Google: Don't make the mistake we did

The backlash against Silicon Valley is growing. Steve Ballmer, the former CEO of Microsoft, has some advice for the likes of Facebook and Google. Accept you've screwed up, and work with regulators to fix it.


The 17 most rewatchable TV shows of all time

Sometimes you're just not in the mood to watch something new. And that's ok, because there are plenty of good reasons to watch certain TV shows multiple times.

Meet the entrepreneur who has made $1 million by selling clothes with a popular app

Poshmark is an online marketplace where people can buy and sell clothing from boutiques or their own closets. Suzanne Canon is the first seller on Poshmark to pull in $US1 million in sales.

The Supreme Court decision that will put more taxes on internet sales is good news for you

The Supreme Court this week ruled that states can compel retailers to collect sales taxes even if they don't have a physical presence in the states.

The DOJ has turned over additional FISA records to Republicans, and former intelligence officials say the implications could be 'catastrophic'

The Justice Department has turned over additional Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, or FISA, records related to the Russia investigation to House Republicans.

This psychedelic, Instagram-worthy art exhibit was co-designed by Hollywood royalty — take a look inside

At the fourth annual 29Rooms exhibit, hosted by media company Refinery29, an attendee can lounge inside a caramel-scented canopy, perch themselves atop a throne of puffy clouds, or even walk into "The Womb" for a simulation of being in…

'Why should we make foreigners rich?': Taxi drivers are taking on Uber and Grab in Bali, and some are turning to violence

In Bali, ride-sharing apps like Uber and its Southeast Asian counterparts Grab and Go-Jek are tourists' first choice to get around the island. Taxi drivers have repeatedly threatened, attacked, and harassed ride-sharing drivers, who they…

In Japan, there are classes and holidays to show men how to appreciate their wives

Japan has begun offering classes and celebrating holidays that encourage men to appreciate their wives. Right now Japan is in the midst of a fertility crisis, which could be partly related to the lack of steady jobs for men and partly…

Stranger Things star Aimee Mullins has done a decade of inspiring Ted Talks — her tips will help anyone be a better public speaker

Aimee Mullins is a double-amputee athlete, model and actor known for her role on Stranger Things. She's also known as for her popular Ted Talks.

20 spectacular photos of cities celebrating LGBTQ Pride around the world

In the US, June is Pride month. It's a time when cities show extra support for LGBTQ+ rights, culture, and communities through parades, drag shows, film festivals, talks, rallies, and more.


An embattled mayo startup is slamming Jaden Smith's brand for allegedly putting its own labels on another company's products

Jaden Smith's bottled water company, Just Goods, is suing an embattled vegan mayo startup that recently changed its name from Hampton Creek to Just.

I finally tried Amazon's free, two-hour Whole Foods delivery, and I was shocked to discover it isn't free

I tested Amazon's free, two-hour delivery from Whole Foods stores. I loved the convenience of the service but was shocked to find that it wasn't technically free.

Apple has strong words for anyone who wants to 'jailbreak' their iPhone to run unauthorised apps

Some iPhone enthusiasts like to hack their own devices to apply tweaks and other unauthorised features. Apple says you shouldn't do that. Not only can jailbreaking make your iPhone run worse, and leave it more vulnerable to hackers - it…

A famous scientist first warned Congress about climate change exactly 30 years ago today. James Hansen wishes he'd been wrong.

James Hansen, a NASA climate scientist, thrust climate change into the public spotlight 30 years ago in front of a Senate committee. Hansen says we've failed to address the problem in the three decades since.


Elon Musk promised a Tesla 'alien dreadnought' factory — but what we got was a tent

Tesla CEOElon Musk once ambitiously promised to remake auto manufacturing so thoroughly that his factories would resemble an "alien dreadnought." We recently learned that Tesla has built an assembly line for its Model 3 sedan and housed it…

6 reasons you should buy Samsung's Galaxy S9 over the LG G7

LG has truly upped its game with its latest two smartphones, especially with its latest G7 "ThinQ," and it deserves a spot on your short list. As with all smartphones, however, competition is fierce, and rival phones can have an edge in…

Teens say they cringe when brands use these 7 outdated slang words — here's what Gen Z is saying instead

You might think you know what slang words teens are using these days, but there's a good chance it's already out of fashion. "YOLO," "swag," and "bae" are out, teens told Business Insider.


Take a look inside the doctor's office of the future, created by a $2.7 billion startup that's shaking up healthcare

On December 8, the very first day Oscar's new health care facility opened in Brooklyn, all the available slots filled up immediately. Oscar CEO Mario Schlosser points to that as a good sign of what's to come for the $A2.7 billion health…


The most spectacular Russian military failures of all time


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This insane golden chamber contains water so pure it can dissolve metal, and is helping scientists detect dying stars

The Super-Kamiokande neutrino detector is a physics experiment the size of a 15-storey building, buried under a mountain in Japan. Neutrinos are sub-atomic particles that pass through us all the time, and studying them can tell us about…


A French woman visiting Canada was detained in the US for 2 weeks after accidentally crossing the border while jogging

US Border Patrol agents captured a French woman they said crossed the US-Canada border while she was jogging. Cedella Roman, who had been visiting her mother in British Columbia, was jogging on a Canadian beach when she accidentally…

Being a truck driver on Siberia's 'ice highway' is one of the most dangerous jobs in Russia

As temperatures dip below 30 degrees Fahrenheit, the rivers of Russia's Arctic north freeze solid. While for most it's an excuse to stay indoors, winter is when the trucking business comes to life.

'Enthusiasm has slowed' for creating national cryptocurrencies: 'The unknown risks are potentially large'

Central banks around the world have been looking at how they might introduce or use national cryptocurrencies. Thomas Moser, an alternate member of the Swiss National Bank's governing board, told Business Insider that central banks have…


12 giant infrastructure projects that could reshape the world

The world is full of unfathomably huge projects happening right under our noses. Take the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge, which will link three major Chinese cities in the country's quest to bring 42 million people together. Or Norway's…


Michael Cohen throws cold water on Tom Arnold's claims that they're working together to take down Trump


Comedian Tom Arnold served up a veiled warning to President Donald Trump while hinting that he and Michael Cohen, Trump's longtime personal attorney, were teaming up to take down the president.