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The 25 best small companies for compensation, according to employees

Career site Comparably released a ranking of the highest-rated small and mid-size businesses for compensation, according to employees. Employees from top-ranked companies with 500 employees or fewer were asked if they were paid fairly, and a large majority of them agreed that they were. Pendo, a computer software company based […]
The 25 best small companies for compensation, according to employees
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The top 25 companies where employees feel happy and fulfilled

Being happy with your job is great for your mental and physical health. Being unhappy at work is linked with increased risk of depression and other health problems like cardiovascular problems, research shows. Career website Comparably surveyed employees across some 60,000 large companies over the past year to find out […]
The top 25 companies where employees feel happy and fulfilled
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This $69,000 bulletproof Mercedes-Benz Sprinter can be armed with pepper spray or a sonic cannon and has an interior ‘inspired by private aviation’

AddArmor turns ordinary SUVs, sedans, and sports cars into highly secure vehicles packed with luxury features, and it just announced its latest offering based on the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter. The company, founded by military and law enforcement veterans, turns vehicles into bulletproof “mobile safe rooms” for business leaders, celebrities, and other […]
This $69,000 bulletproof Mercedes-Benz Sprinter can be armed with pepper spray or a sonic cannon and has an interior ‘inspired by private aviation’
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Amazon just showed off its first custom electric van of a planned 100,000 vehicle fleet — take a look at the delivery van of the future complete with Alexa built-in

Amazon just revealed its first electric delivery van, which could start delivering packages in 2021. The e-commerce giant first announced plans to commission a fleet of 100,000 EVs back in February. The vans have Alexa integration and cameras that give a 360 degree view of surroundings. Visit Business Insider’s homepage […]
Amazon just showed off its first custom electric van of a planned 100,000 vehicle fleet — take a look at the delivery van of the future complete with Alexa built-in
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Amazon says these are the 25 toys every kid will want this holiday season

Amazon released its annual list of the top toys kids will want this holiday season. These are the top 25, including dolls, scooters, and play sets. Some of the toys, including an Alexa-enabled kitchen set, are Amazon exclusives. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. The holidays are already nearly […]
Amazon says these are the 25 toys every kid will want this holiday season
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13 famous actors who were nearly cast in major ‘Harry Potter’ roles

The “Harry Potter” movie series is one of the biggest and best film franchises made, and features the cream of the British acting crop. With each new film, more stellar British thespians were added to the roster of excellent actors – from Maggie Smith to Alan Rickman to Ralph Fiennes […]
13 famous actors who were nearly cast in major ‘Harry Potter’ roles
Lifestyle

A new hotel in DC features a Ruth Bader Ginsburg portrait made from 20,000 hand-painted tampons — and that’s not even the wildest design

A brand new hotel dedicated to female empowerment has opened in Washington, DC. Called Hotel Zena, it features over 60 artworks that celebrate women’s rights. Installations include a larger-than-life portrait of late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg made from 20,000 tampons and a reception desk built out of high […]
A new hotel in DC features a Ruth Bader Ginsburg portrait made from 20,000 hand-painted tampons — and that’s not even the wildest design
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Take a look inside one of Levi’s new futuristic stores, offering an ‘endless aisle’ experience and a tailor shop where customers can customise clothes

Levi’s is opening more of its NextGen stores in the US. The locations prioritise customisation and the company’s digital capabilities. Levi’s plans to open about 100 new small-format stores over the next few years, and some of those will be NextGen stores, according to the company. Visit Business Insider’s homepage […]
Take a look inside one of Levi’s new futuristic stores, offering an ‘endless aisle’ experience and a tailor shop where customers can customise clothes
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Images of war: 2-weeks of brutal fighting between Armenia and Azerbaijan left hundreds dead before ceasefire declared

Armenia and Azerbaijan agreed to a ceasefire starting on Saturday, two weeks after brutal clashes killed hundreds of people and displaced thousands more. A decades-long conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan re-ignited on September 27 with both sides fighting for control over the Nagorno-Karabakh region. Nagorno-Karabakh lies within Azerbaijan but has […]
Images of war: 2-weeks of brutal fighting between Armenia and Azerbaijan left hundreds dead before ceasefire declared
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A San Francisco tech worker transformed her patio into an outdoor oasis for around $1,800. Here’s a look at the before and after — and how she crafted the perfect space.

Before the pandemic began, Kristy O’Neill, a San Francisco-based director of client experience at a tech startup, rarely used her patio. But days before the city’s shelter-in-place order went into effect, the roommate living in the room with direct access to the patio moved out. When her roommate left, she […]
A San Francisco tech worker transformed her patio into an outdoor oasis for around $1,800. Here’s a look at the before and after — and how she crafted the perfect space.
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10 Latinx business leaders who are championing diversity in their companies — and within their own community

For Hispanic Heritage month, Business Insider partnered with We Are All Human, a nonprofit championing diversity, equity, and inclusion, and the US Hispanic Chamber of Commerce to identify 10 Latinx business leaders driving change within their communities. From entrepreneurs making personal finance more accessible to Spanish speakers, to nonprofit founders […]
10 Latinx business leaders who are championing diversity in their companies — and within their own community
Tech

I spent 3 weeks using Microsoft’s new ‘Netflix of games’ streaming service, and for $15 a month I’m convinced it’s the best game streaming option by a mile

With Xbox Game Pass adding game streaming functionality in mid-September, Microsoft is making major moves to create the “Netflix of gaming.” After using the service for several weeks, it’s clear that Game Pass is the most competitive video game streaming option by a mile. It’s not perfect, but it’s a […]
I spent 3 weeks using Microsoft’s new ‘Netflix of games’ streaming service, and for $15 a month I’m convinced it’s the best game streaming option by a mile
Lifestyle

Meet the billionaire doctors behind Regeneron, the pharmaceutical company that developed Trump’s experimental COVID-19 treatment

Leonard Schleifer and George Yancopoulos, the billionaire doctors behind Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, are worth nearly $US4 billion combined. President Trump took a high dose of the experimental ‘antibody cocktail’ that Regeneron is developing to treat his case of COVID-19. Even before he took the drug, the president was friendly with Schleifer. […]
Meet the billionaire doctors behind Regeneron, the pharmaceutical company that developed Trump’s experimental COVID-19 treatment
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There is no reason to buy next-gen PlayStation and Xbox consoles this holiday

Next week, next-generation PlayStation and Xbox game consoles are scheduled to launch. So, which is worth your $US500? With high price tags and minuscule launch lineups, both Sony’s and Microsoft’s flagship next-gen game consoles aren’t must-buy systems this holiday season. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Next week, new […]
There is no reason to buy next-gen PlayStation and Xbox consoles this holiday
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The 7 states most likely to decide the election for Biden or Trump

The Electoral College has 538 votes to dole out for the presidential election. A candidate must receive 270 votes – just over half – to become the next president. The voting histories of individual states and territories allow experts to determine the ways each state is likeliest to vote. The […]
The 7 states most likely to decide the election for Biden or Trump
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Trump visited these airports, golf courses, and other public places in the past two weeks. Here’s how they’re responding to his positive COVID-19 diagnosis.

President Donald Trump, First Lady Melania Trump, close adviser Hope Hicks, and others withing his sphere all tested positive for COVID-19 this week. Trump was admitted to Walter Reed Medical Centre on Friday evening, where he will undergo additional testing and treatment, after developing symptoms. Over the past two weeks, […]
Trump visited these airports, golf courses, and other public places in the past two weeks. Here’s how they’re responding to his positive COVID-19 diagnosis.
Lifestyle

11 vintage photos of celebrities, politicians, and royals on yachts

Yachts have long been associated with both Hollywood royalty and actual royalty. Actress Elizabeth Taylor owned a yacht named Kalizma, which her husband Richard Burton bought for her in 1967, according to the yacht’s website. The British royal family used to take vacations on the Royal Yacht Britannia, before the […]
11 vintage photos of celebrities, politicians, and royals on yachts
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The most anticipated TV shows returning in October

Every month, Business Insider looks at the most anticipated returning TV shows in the US using data from the television-tracking app TV Time. October’s list includes Disney Plus’ “The Mandalorian” and Netflix’s “Haunting” anthology series. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Netflix’s “Haunting” anthology series returns this month just […]
The most anticipated TV shows returning in October
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The 9 most in-demand jobs hiring right now that pay $50,000 or more

Many people are looking for a job right now, or may be considering switching careers as unemployment remains high amid the coronavirus pandemic. To find out what jobs are available, analysts from jobs search engine Adzuna.com combed through millions of job listings between the end of August to the end […]
The 9 most in-demand jobs hiring right now that pay $50,000 or more
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The 50 most attractive employers for business students around the world

Employer branding company Universum just released this year’s World’s Most Attractive Employers. For the 12th annual ranking, Universum surveyed students from the 12 biggest economies to find out what kind of employers they would like to work for upon graduation. Find out which employers business students across the globe aspire […]
The 50 most attractive employers for business students around the world
Lifestyle

Photos show an astonishing scale of devastation in Northern California’s wine country, where the Glass Fire has torched entire warehouses, tasting rooms, and vineyards

The Glass Incident Fire sparked early Sunday morning, and it has ravaged 48,440 acres of Napa County and surrounding areas so far. Many of these acres included warehouses and vineyards of the county’s many wineries. Smoke from the fire taints grapes too, making them cheap and unusable. The wine industry […]
Photos show an astonishing scale of devastation in Northern California’s wine country, where the Glass Fire has torched entire warehouses, tasting rooms, and vineyards
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The most anticipated new TV shows premiering in October

Every month, TV Time provides Business Insider with the five most anticipated new TV shows. October includes Hulu’s “Helstrom” and AMC’s “Walking Dead: World Beyond.” Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. AMC’s “The Walking Dead” is ending with its next season, its 11th. But the franchise isn’t done yet. […]
The most anticipated new TV shows premiering in October
Lifestyle

New luxury condos just hit the market on NYC’s Madison Avenue for the first time in 20 years, and residences start at $12.5 million — take a look inside

A new condo is coming to New York City’s Upper East Side neighbourhood in late 2021, and unit prices are slated to start at $US12.5 million. Peter Pennoyer Architects is working with Naftali Group, a real estate developer, to create The Benson, a 19-story residential building. Business Insider got an […]
New luxury condos just hit the market on NYC’s Madison Avenue for the first time in 20 years, and residences start at $12.5 million — take a look inside
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5 tax breaks Trump took advantage of that the average American can’t

President Donald Trump has engaged in several tax-avoidance strategies popular with the ultrawealthy, including writing off business losses and reclassifying residences, The New York Times’ investigation into his tax returns revealed. The president filed a $US70,000 tax deduction for his hairstyling during his time on “The Apprentice,” listing it as […]
5 tax breaks Trump took advantage of that the average American can’t
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A London mansion designed to look like 2 glowing glass cubes is asking $64 million. Look inside the modernist home that has 3 underground levels and a car stacker.

A glass-walled London mansion has hit the market for £50 million, or about $US64 million, Beckie Strum reports for Mansion Global. The home also being offered as two separate adjoining homes for £25 million – or about $US32 million – each. The 13,583-square-foot mansion includes two rooftop terraces, a four-vehicle […]
A London mansion designed to look like 2 glowing glass cubes is asking $64 million. Look inside the modernist home that has 3 underground levels and a car stacker.
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The top 9 shows on Netflix this week, from ‘Ratched’ to ‘Schitt’s Creek’

Ryan Murphy’s “Ratched” and Emmys champion “Schitt’s Creek” are among Netflix’s most popular shows this week. Netflix introduced daily top lists of the most popular titles on the streaming service in February. Streaming search engine Reelgood keeps track of the lists and provides Business Insider with a rundown of the […]
The top 9 shows on Netflix this week, from ‘Ratched’ to ‘Schitt’s Creek’
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Airbus’ new zero-emission concepts reveal the direction of the aviation industry’s planes of the future — here’s why today’s aircraft aren’t cutting it

Airlines and aircraft manufacturers are investing millions to create truly sustainable aircraft after years of improving emissions in aircraft is proving not enough. Airbus just unveiled a fleet of zero-emission aircraft powered by hydrogen that it says may be flying by 2035. KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Japan Airlines, and Virgin […]
Airbus’ new zero-emission concepts reveal the direction of the aviation industry’s planes of the future — here’s why today’s aircraft aren’t cutting it
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Here’s the typical career path to become a Supreme Court justice

Most recent Supreme Court Justices have taken similar educational and career paths to the highest court in the US. Many studied law at Harvard or Yale. Some served as clerks to other judges after law school, and many were judges on circuit courts before being nominated to serve on the […]
Here’s the typical career path to become a Supreme Court justice
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The best wildlife photos taken this year reveal a pair of puffins, fighting foxes, and a perfectly camouflaged hippo

The London Natural History Museum’s annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition celebrates photographers who highlight the fragility of wildlife on our planet. This year, the contest received more than 49,000 entries from photographers in 25 countries. The front-runners’ images show the burning Amazon, endangered langur monkeys, and a camouflaged […]
The best wildlife photos taken this year reveal a pair of puffins, fighting foxes, and a perfectly camouflaged hippo
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The 50 best MBA programs in the world

QS Quacquarelli Symonds, a global higher education analyst, just released its 2021 Global MBA Ranking. Each year QS ranks the best business schools globally using five metrics and surveys from employers and academics. Stanford Graduate School of Business ranked at the top again, while University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School slipped […]
The 50 best MBA programs in the world
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