From who is the Taliban, why the US was in Afghanistan, why they're not now, and what this means for women - Insider has the answers to your questions.
The backstories behind some of the most common superstitions are pretty silly, so why do we still do them today?
Prices have been on the rise this summer. While no one likes higher bills, most economists believe it's temporary, and they started to slow in July.
The Westfall Act grants federal employees legal immunity if they were acting in the scope of their employment. Trump could use it in a lawsuit.
The word "moist" is universally unpopular. So much so that people have suggested removing it from the dictionary altogether.
Smoking marijuana and possessing up to 3 oz. of cannabis is now legal for New Yorkers over the age of 21, but commercial sales won't start until 2022.
The CALM Act reined in loud commercials on cable and network television. But it doesn't cover streaming providers like YouTube TV or Hulu.
It took approximately six days to free the massive container ship from the Suez Canal after preventing an estimated $50 billion in global trade.
Prosecutors have brought sedition charges only a handful of times in the past half-century. The January 6 insurrection could bring them back.
Billionaire Lex Greensill is racing to save his supply chain finance empire after some of its primary financing steams began running dry. Credit Suisse on Monday froze four funds worth nearly $13 billion that had been buying Greensill bonds, helping to destabilise the business. As credit insurers look reluctant to […]
Bitcoin whales have been under scrutiny in recent weeks as a result of bitcoin's price fluctuations. Here are the key things you need to know.
There are around 1,000 individuals, known as whales, who own 40% of the market. Whales have the potential to manipulate the currency valuations. “The big players can easily move the price,” crypto-sceptic David Gerard, told The Telegraph. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. A bitcoin whale is a term […]
Summary List Placement Christopher Nolan movies are best described as blockbusters with brains. And his latest, the palindromic “Tenet,” is no different. The film follows John David Washington’s Protagonist, who is aided by Robert Pattinson’s Neil and Elizabeth Debicki’s Kat, trying to prevent the end of the world. But the […]
One of the best ways to figure out how far a virus like COVID-19 has spread in a community is to test for it. This step-by-step guide explains how coronavirus swab-the-nose-and-throat tests work, and why the laboratory-based ones often require more than a day to produce results. Don’t assume that […]
Medical workers are in dire need of equipment to treat coronavirus patients, and both ventilators and respirators are in short supply. The coronavirus is a respiratory disease, and COVID-19 can wreak havoc on the lungs. Ventilators make sure the lungs can continue to work if they’re failing. Respirators – specifically […]
By clicking a link from Google’s account settings page, users can find out what the tech giant thinks it knows about them based on search history and browsing data from Google-owned sites like YouTube. Google guesses users’ age, gender, marital status, income bracket, and personal interests. Using the tool shows […]
Extreme “Seinfeld” voice: What is the dealllll with Brexit? More than three years ago, citizens of the United Kingdom voted in a referendum by a small margin in favour of leaving the European Union. Since then, UK’s parliament, under the leadership of first Theresa May, and now Boris Johnson, has […]