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The Truth Behind Italy's $1 Homes
The Truth Behind Italy's $1 Homes

Starting in early 2019, 20 towns across Italy began selling homes for €1, or about $1.10. Local governments hope the plan will attract fresh faces and new businesses to towns that have been suffering ...

Published: 07/30/2020
How Billionaires Got $637 Billion Richer During The Pandemic
How Billionaires Got $637 Billion Richer During The Pandemic

40 million Americans filed for unemployment during the pandemic, but billionaires saw their net worth increase by half a trillion dollars. This isn’t the first time billionaires have seen gains while ...

Published: 07/28/2020
Why Salad Chains Are Everywhere
Why Salad Chains Are Everywhere

Sweetgreen, Chopt, and other chains have transformed salad from a side dish to a $12 meal. In the last two decades, salad chains have popped up all over US cities. Salad is now associated with a trend...

Published: 07/26/2020
The Rise And Fall Of The Mall
The Rise And Fall Of The Mall

Starting with the opening of the Southland Mall in 1956 malls have been a vaulted piece of Americana for decades. Thousands were built across the country and for a while it seemed they would dominate ...

Published: 07/23/2020
How Airplane Interiors Are Designed | Big Business
How Airplane Interiors Are Designed | Big Business

Maximizing limited space is one of the biggest challenges when designing airplane interiors. We went behind the scenes with a product manager and engineer to see how the Delta’s 777 aircraft was redes...

Published: 07/19/2020
Why Army Recruits Master The 'Rolling T' Combat Formation At Boot Camp | Boot Camp
Why Army Recruits Master The 'Rolling T' Combat Formation At Boot Camp | Boot Camp

We got an inside look at how United States Army infantry soldiers train for combat in urban environments during their 22-week One Station Unit Training. Senior video correspondent Graham Flanagan s...

Published: 07/14/2020
Why You Should Have An Emergency Fund
Why You Should Have An Emergency Fund

About half of Americans burned through their savings by April, just weeks into the coronavirus crisis. ------------------------------------------------------ #Money #EmergencyFund #BusinessInsider ...

Published: 07/13/2020
How Toilet Paper Companies Dealt With The 845% Demand Spike | Big Business
How Toilet Paper Companies Dealt With The 845% Demand Spike | Big Business

A run on toilet paper left shelves empty across the US. But why did this happen? Turns out, it wasn't just hoarders' fault. Sure, panic buying was part of it. But coupled with a division between comme...

Published: 07/12/2020
Why Cuban Cigars Are So Expensive | So Expensive
Why Cuban Cigars Are So Expensive | So Expensive

Cuban cigars hold a reputation as the world's most opulent tobacco product. A box of good quality Habanos can cost thousands of dollars. Every hand-rolled Cuban cigar goes through about 500 manual tas...

Published: 07/11/2020
6 Months Of The Coronavirus Pandemic In 6 Minutes
6 Months Of The Coronavirus Pandemic In 6 Minutes

Within the first 6 months of 2020, new information about the COVID-19 coronavirus has transformed everyday life in the United States. The government has shifted to recommending face masks in public, r...

Published: 07/10/2020
How The Ford GT Was Aerodynamically Designed | The Car Design Show
How The Ford GT Was Aerodynamically Designed | The Car Design Show

The Ford GT has a storied history from its Le Mans victory over Ferrari in 1966 to its return 50 years later to win again. But the Ford GT is more than a well-engineered car. It's a purpose-built race...

Published: 07/06/2020
How A Couple Saved $50,000 In Emergency Funds
How A Couple Saved $50,000 In Emergency Funds

One couple was able to throw a baby shower during the pandemic because they saved enough for a full year of expenses. Read more about Jermaine and Christina here: https://www.businessinsider.com/how-...

Published: 07/02/2020
Pandemic Dating, According To An Anthropologist, Pathogen Expert, And Love-Life Coach | What's Next
Pandemic Dating, According To An Anthropologist, Pathogen Expert, And Love-Life Coach | What's Next

What does the pandemic mean for dating, as social distancing measures become the norm? Love-life coach Matthew Hussey joins anthropologist Helen Fisher and pathogen expert and epidemiologist Syra Mada...

Published: 06/30/2020
Why Anti-Racism Protesters Want To Remove These Two Statues Celebrating Slavery's End
Why Anti-Racism Protesters Want To Remove These Two Statues Celebrating Slavery's End

Statues depicting Confederate, colonial, and the history of slavery are being taken down amid anti-racism protests. As the Black Lives Matter movement has shifted people's views on the US' racist hist...

Published: 06/30/2020
Why Millions Of Potatoes Are Being Thrown Away During The Pandemic | Big Business
Why Millions Of Potatoes Are Being Thrown Away During The Pandemic | Big Business

Potato farmers in Idaho and Montana are destroying millions of potatoes. Restaurant closures because of the COVID-19 pandemic caused a glut, and now, billions of pounds of potatoes are stuck in the su...

Published: 06/28/2020
Why Saffron Is So Expensive | So Expensive
Why Saffron Is So Expensive | So Expensive

Even in the expensive world of spices, saffron stands out. Real saffron can cost you over $10,000 per kilogram. No machine can do the delicate work required to harvest these thin threads. It can take ...

Published: 06/27/2020
The 6 Most Intense Moments Of 'Boot Camp'
The 6 Most Intense Moments Of 'Boot Camp'

WARNING: Some images shown in the video may be disturbing. Business Insider's "Boot Camp" series goes inside the training programs of military branches and law enforcement agencies. Senior video corr...

Published: 06/26/2020
Why 1 Million Pigs A Week Could Have Been Euthanized Even During A Meat Shortage
Why 1 Million Pigs A Week Could Have Been Euthanized Even During A Meat Shortage

When COVID-19 outbreaks closed meat processing plants across the US, a meat shortage and unprecedented meat prices soon followed. With no plants taking animals, some farmers were forced to euthanize t...

Published: 06/19/2020
The Rise And Fall Of J.Crew
The Rise And Fall Of J.Crew

At the height of its success, J.Crew and its sister company Madewell were operating in over 100 countries and had over 500 stores. Seen on celebrities, politicians, and working professionals around th...

Published: 06/06/2020
Risk Ranking Of Everyday Activities For COVID-19, According To An Infectious-Disease Expert
Risk Ranking Of Everyday Activities For COVID-19, According To An Infectious-Disease Expert

The risk of becoming exposed to the COVID-19 coronavirus increases in some cases and decreases in others. As more parts of the country start reopening during the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, Dr. Sus...

Published: 05/31/2020
How Restaurants Make 800,000 Meals (And Counting) For Frontline Workers | Big Business
How Restaurants Make 800,000 Meals (And Counting) For Frontline Workers | Big Business

Nonprofits Frontline Foods and Off Their Plate are paying local restaurants across the country to make meals for frontline workers fighting COVID-19. So far, the programs have made and delivered 800,0...

Published: 05/28/2020
11 Fashion Brands Helping Fight The COVID-19 Pandemic
11 Fashion Brands Helping Fight The COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 outbreak has caused a global shortage of important products like personal protective equipment and hand sanitizer for healthcare workers. The fashion industry has been using its resources...

Published: 05/28/2020
The Rise And Fall of USPS
The Rise And Fall of USPS

The United States Postal Service has been around for more than 200 years and is actually older than the United States. However, the organization that always makes it through rain, sleet, and hail may ...

Published: 05/26/2020
How Coast Guard Boot Camp Is Changing Because Of The Coronavirus
How Coast Guard Boot Camp Is Changing Because Of The Coronavirus

The COVID-19 crisis is changing the way future Coastguardsmen are trained at the Coast Guard Training Center in Cape May, NJ. According to the Training Center's Commanding Officer Capt. Kathy Felger, ...

Published: 05/22/2020
Acura Designer Dissects The Design Of The NSX
Acura Designer Dissects The Design Of The NSX

The Acura NSX is the company’s most notable car, which left little room for error when developing the second generation of the vehicle. Dave Marek, the executive creative director for Acura, worked on...

Published: 05/20/2020
Lawyer Tactics That White House Press Can Learn From
Lawyer Tactics That White House Press Can Learn From

President Trump's coronavirus task force press briefings are known for his tense interactions with reporters. The president often responds to questions from the White House press corps with deflection...

Published: 05/19/2020
Why China Loves Tesla
Why China Loves Tesla

Despite being a California-based company, it's China where Tesla seems to have found its biggest fans. Tesla has seen its China sales skyrocket, and with its Shanghai factory now operational, there's ...

Published: 05/18/2020
Everything We Know About Kim Jong Un
Everything We Know About Kim Jong Un

Kim Jong Un has been the supreme leader of North Korea since December 2011. Despite how secretive North Korea is, the leader's life isn’t a complete mystery. From spending much of his childhood in Swi...

Published: 05/16/2020
Should The US Follow Sweden's Path To "Herd Immunity"?
Should The US Follow Sweden's Path To "Herd Immunity"?

Sweden gained global attention for taking a more relaxed approach to fighting the spread of the novel coronavirus. Its bars, restaurants, and gyms remained open in order to keep life as normal as poss...

Published: 05/14/2020
How To Recognize Loneliness And Take Steps To Alleviate It
How To Recognize Loneliness And Take Steps To Alleviate It

Sponsor Content created by Insider Studios with Cigna Feelings of isolation are on the rise. Dr. Doug Nemecek, chief medical officer at Cigna Behavioral Health, shares his insights on the impacts of ...

Published: 05/14/2020
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