As if we needed more upsetting right news right now, geologists have reason to suspect that a cluster of Alaskan islands is actually part of an interconnected volcanic system of the same kind seen at Yellowstone National Park. Called the Islands of..
Are you sure you need to post that? YouTube this week announced a new Community Guidelines feature meant to help clean up the vitriol on the comments section of its platform and help facilitate “respectful interactions.” Now, users on Android may..
Selena Gomez continues to call on tech giants like Facebook, Google, and Instagram to take down hate speech and misinformation. Last night, she tagged Facebook and Instagram on Twitter, retweeting a post from the Center for Countering Digital Hate..
James' agent and CEO of Klutch Sports, Rich Paul, first told The Athletic's Shams Charania about the new contract, as well as confirming the agreement to multiple outlets on Wednesday. The deal sees him remain a Laker until the end of the 2022-23..
Drake is selling a six-candle line, complete with an $80 dollar candle that smells like him. According to Business Insider, the rapper began teasing the brand earlier this year. This includes sending the brand to the Toronto Raptors. He began teasing..
Miley Cyrus has no ill feelings towards her ex-husband, Liam Hemsworth. The singer visited Howard Stern's SiriusXM show on Wednesday. CNN reports that she discussed her marriage to Hemsworth. The marriage ended shortly after a Malibu fire destroyed..
On Wednesday, Apple TV+ announced actress Julianna Margulies will be joining Season 2. She will join Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon and Steve Carell. Margulies will play an anchor named Laura Peterson. CNN reports that Greta Lee, Hasan Minhaj and..
The CDC says the safest way to celebrate winter holidays this year is at home. But if you do plan to travel, the CDC recommends getting tested twice. The testing would be done once before and once after, reports to Business Insider. The CDC says..
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Wednesday modified guidance on Covid-19 quarantining. The new guidelines recommend that close contacts of people infected with Covid-19 should quarantine for 7 to 10 days after exposure...
The US Department of Transportation (DOT) is cracking down on emotional support animals on airplanes. The agency announced that airlines are not required to recognize emotional support animals as service animals. The new rule states that airlines may..
(CNN)K-pop fans can breathe a sigh of relief, with BTS here to stay -- for a few more years, at least. Fans have long worried that the boy band, arguably the biggest in the world, could see their success derailed by South Korea's mandatory military..
Cosmetics retailer Lush is under fire. Business Insider reports the company donated $4,000 to an anti-trans group. The recipient, A Woman's Place UK, has been accused of anti-trans behavior. Activists have called for shoppers to boycott Lush, and its..
Elliot Page, the actress formerly known as Ellen Page, has come out as transgender. On Tuesday, the Oscar-nominated star revealed they are transgender and identify as non-binary. Non-binary is a term used to describe a person whose gender identity is..
Will Pres. Donald Trump pardon "Tiger King" star Joe Exotic? According to Business Insider that's what Exotic's lawyer thinks. The lawyer for Exotic says he is "very, very close" to getting a presidential pardon from Pres. Trump. Exotic, real name..
Auris Medical skyrocketed as high as 480% on Tuesday. The surge followed the announcement that its nasal spray, AM-301, could potentially protect against the coronavirus. Business Insider reports that the clinical-stage company tested its spray using..
Dozens of elderly women were killed across Central Russia nearly a decade ago. Now, CNN reports Russian authorities have detained a 38-year-old mechanic as the chief suspect in the case. The man posed as a social services representative or maintenance..
For the first time, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has appeared to accept President-elect Joe Biden's win over President Donald Trump. According to Business Insider, McConnell had previously held off on acknowledging Biden's win, insisting..
US President Donald Trump continues to falsely insist that the election was stolen from him. However, his campaign has lost more than two dozen lawsuits seeking to contest the results and halt ballot counting and certification. According to Business..
A woman in Singapore who had COVID-19 in March just gave birth to a baby. Surprisingly, the baby seems to have been born with antibodies, says Business Insider. These antibodies appear to be protective against the virus. Past research has suggested..
CNN is reporting that British actor David Prowse, who played Darth Vader in the original "Star Wars" trilogy, has died aged 85. Prowse's management company announced the news on Sunday. Prowse died after a short illness, according to his agent Thomas..
Since losing the election more than two weeks ago, President Donald Trump has made baseless claims of election fraud and refused to concede defeat. According to Business Insider, Trump seemed entirely unprepared to face even the possibility that he..
Most people are familiar with dust mites. After all, they cause allergies in people and can cause mange in animals. But according to Business Insider, microscopic face mites live on pretty much everyone's face, too. However, most people never notice,..
The South Dakota Department of Health on Saturday reported 54 new deaths from COVID-19. According to Business Insider, the number surpassed the state's previous record death total of 53. But that didn't stop South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem from tweeting..
Taylor Swift was the big winner at the American Music Awards The singer won three awards, including fan-voted "Artist of the Year." Swift was not there to accept the awards in person, as she is re-recording her old music. Swift now has 32 AMA wins,..
She and her husband, singer John Legend, suffered the pregnancy loss of their third child, son Jack, in October and Teigen has shared their grief publicly, including photos from the hospital. On Wednesday the usually prolific social media user tweeted..
Financial planners do know quite a bit about money, generally speaking. But even they get surprised sometimes by unexpected costs. And according to Business Insider, financial planners say first-time parenthood is a minefield for such unexpected..
Rep. Ilhan Omar is a Minnesota Democratic congresswoman. She barely won a second term in the 2020 election. More than any other Democrat in the country Omar underperformed President-elect Joe Biden. Business Insider reports there were several reasons..
In January, Comcast will add data caps to its home-internet plans. According to Business Insider the caps will be instituted in 14 states. Customers with Xfinity internet plans that aren't unlimited will be constrained to 1.2 TB of data per month, or..
Crypto investor Anthony Pompliano said Bitcoin could surge to $100,000 by the end of 2021. On Wednesday, the co-founder Morgan Creek Digital told CNBC that bitcoin's demand is rapidly exceeding supply. According to Business Insider the macroeconomic..
US equities soared on Tuesday on the heels of President-elect Joe Biden's victory. The General Services Administration confirmed it would provide the "resources and services" needed to start Biden's transition. According to Business Insider, it's a..
Business Insider contributor Alexis Rhiannon's cooking style can be likened to a pendulum. One day, she's an ambitious gourmet. The next day, she orders takeout. But Rhiannon decided to get focused at the start of 2020, and chose to cook her way..
COVID-19 cases in the United States could reach 20 million before President-Elect Joe Biden is inaugurated. Researchers projected this number in a study published Monday in Scientific Reports. According to a new model, current social distancing..
(CNN)Following the death of longtime "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek earlier this month, the quiz show has now announced it will resume production, with a new interim host in the meantime. announced Monday that Ken Jennings, who holds the all-time..
Police officers in Santa Clara County, California, are accused of pressuring citizens to bribe them in order to obtain concealed-carry gun permits. Thomas Moyer is Apple's Head of Global Security, and he's now in deep legal trouble for attempting to..
Since the 19th century, the infamous Pinkerton spy agency has a history of union-busting and involving itself in businesses. Now, Business Insider reports Amazon has turned to Pinkerton to monitor European workers' labor union organizing efforts...
Business Insider reports the Trump campaign has purged attorney Sidney Powell from its legal team. Last week, Powell baselessly alleged a global conspiracy to steal the 2020 US presidential election from President Donald Trump. The conspiracy, Powell..
President Donald Trump's campaign and Republican officials have filed nearly two dozen lawsuits since Election Day. It's an attempt to contest the results of the 2020 election. But according to Business Insider, none of the lawsuits so far have ended..
This weekend, Selma Blair offered fans a glimpse into her past via an iconic throwback photo from the early 2000s. As you can already glean from the headline, the photo features a young Blai with a hair color we're not used to seeing on her: cotton..
CNN reports that Harvey Weinstein has a fever and is being monitored by medical staff in prison. A joint statement about his condition was released by publicist Juda Englemeyer and his NYS Health Rep Craig Rothfield. "At this time... we can neither..
An FDA advisory committee will meet next month to discuss an emergency use authorization. The emergency use authorization would be for Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine. Earlier this week, Pfizer said clinical trials had shown its vaccine to be 95% effective...
This month there have been major virus breakthroughs from Moderna, BioNTech, and Pfizer. All three announced that their COVID-19 vaccine candidates had passed phase 3 testing. Dr. Anthony Fauci is the nation's leading expert on COVID-19. He said that..
Canada's largest city is now on lockdown for four weeks. CNN reports officials on Friday shut down Toronto shops, businesses, and restaurants, and banned indoor gatherings. The move comes in an effort to curb a growing spike in novel coronavirus..