Ballet dancers at the Royal Ballet in London and American Ballet Theater in New York City rely on their chosen shoemaker to get the design perfect.
Jam Master Jay's daughter, who works for Drake during the day, wakes up around 5:45 a.m. and takes six espresso shots. Later in the day, she takes two more.
"It's critical to translate climate information into as many languages as possible to make sure that these mostly-minority communities are informed," Sophia Kianni told Insider.
Professional golfer Hugo Dobson said Augusta has some strict unwritten rules and traditions, but it "kind of adds to the excitement of being there."
A full slate of meetings keeps Trisha Goyal in touch with her team and her customers. Several cups of coffee keeps her productive all day.
Saad Amer, 26, takes multiple chai latte breaks a day. He's also spoken at the UN "like a bazillion times." Casual.
Cecilia Blomdahl, originally from Sweden, has lived on Svalbard for five years. The small Norwegian archipelago sits about halfway between Norway and the North Pole. Anyone can move there visa-free, but it can be a tough place to live. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Cecilia Blomdahl, 31, originally from […]
Luke Kasson is a 27-year-old poll worker from Columbus, Ohio. He’s also a registered nurse at a local hospital and works in the ICU there; on election day, he’ll be wearing the same type of PPE that he does at the hospital. Kasson first became a poll worker two elections […]
Julia Common, 66, started her beekeeping career four decades ago working at The University of Manitoba, where she first fell in love with honeybees; her bee-related education includes earning her BSc & MSc agriculture, and Bee Master and BCHPA instructor certifications. She co-founded “Hives for Humanity” with her daughter Sarah […]
Angelica Song is a rising college senior at UC Berkeley who landed a coveted summer internship at Google earlier this year, as part of the company’s US consumer payments marketing team. Due to the pandemic, she’s doing her internship virtually while sheltering in place with her family in Austin, Texas. […]
Protests have erupted across the US, including New York City, after George Floyd, a Black man, was killed in police custody in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on May 25. Onni Adams is a member of the group, NYC Revolutionaries, that provides masks, water, and other supplies to protesters marching against police brutality. […]
Real estate executive Bryan Lapidus spends several nights a week driving an ambulance across New York City and caring for patients amid the coronavirus pandemic. Lapidus started volunteering as an EMT 10 years ago and joined the Central Park Medical Unit three years ago. Lapidus told Business Insider that in […]
“Modern Viking” Thor Pedersen is on a journey to become the first person to visit every country in the world without stepping foot on a plane. He left his native Denmark in October 2013, promising not to return home until he saw his project through. He’s limited himself to a […]
Kristy Shen and Bryce Leung, a married couple, both retired as self-made millionaires at age 31 to travel the world. They were staying in Chiang Mai, Thailand, when the coronavirus pandemic hit. They have since been riding out the storm in their home base of Toronto. While Shen and Leung […]
Sanitation workers have one of the most dangerous jobs in the US, and they have been deemed essential workers throughout the coronavirus pandemic. Around 10,000 people work for the New York Department of Sanitation. Of them, 628 have tested positive for COVID-19, and seven have died, the New York Department […]
Although not technically essential workers, many high profile nannies have worked twelve-hour days throughout the pandemic. One nanny left New York with the family on what they thought would be a week-long Spring Break trip in March and has been quarantining with them and working for them in a rental […]
Since March 16, therapist Mark Loewen has been working from home with his husband Leo and daughter Zoe. Loewen has been the owner and manager of LaunchPad Counseling, a counseling practice in Richmond, Virginia, for six years, where he specialises in parenting, relationships, and LQBTQIA+ issues. Loewen is also a […]