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11 'bad habits' that are actually healthy, according to science

11 'BAD HABITS' THAT ARE ACTUALLY HEALTHY, ACCORDING TO SCIENCE

Many of your supposedly "bad habits" may actually be perfectly good for you, according to scientific research. Whether you like naps,...

European voters are increasingly being forced to choose between right and far-right candidates

EUROPEAN VOTERS ARE INCREASINGLY BEING FORCED TO CHOOSE BETWEEN RIGHT AND FAR-RIGHT CANDIDATES

Business Insider Grigory Dukor/Reuters Major European countries are becoming increasingly right-wing, with voters forced to choose...

 
 
 
13 foods at Trader Joe's employees say they can't resist

13 FOODS AT TRADER JOE'S EMPLOYEES SAY THEY CAN'T RESIST

Yelp Trader Joe's foods are famous for being unique and quirky. According to the chain's website , the store's private label products...

Shake Shack teamed up with Silicon Valley's favorite shoe brand for these $100 sneakers, which were available for one day only - and I waited an hour in line to buy them

SHAKE SHACK TEAMED UP WITH SILICON VALLEY'S FAVORITE SHOE BRAND FOR THESE $100 SNEAKERS, WHICH WERE AVAILABLE FOR ONE DAY ONLY - AND I WAITED AN HOUR IN LINE TO BUY THEM

Allbirds Earlier this week, popular burger chain Shake Shack and Silicon Valley-favorite shoe brand Allbirds announced they had teamed...

 
 
 
See inside the 15 most expensive penthouses for sale in America

SEE INSIDE THE 15 MOST EXPENSIVE PENTHOUSES FOR SALE IN AMERICA

Listing from Trulia Penthouses evoke luxury, particularly thanks to the stunning panoramic views their high-in-the-sky location affords. With...

How long your sunscreen actually protects you, according to dermatologists

HOW LONG YOUR SUNSCREEN ACTUALLY PROTECTS YOU, ACCORDING TO DERMATOLOGISTS

Flickr/Joe Shlabotnik A sunscreen's sun protection factor is only fully effective for two hours after you put it on. Experts recommend...

 
 
 
34 of the most important Star Wars heroes, ranked from worst to best

34 OF THE MOST IMPORTANT STAR WARS HEROES, RANKED FROM WORST TO BEST

LucasFilm There are a lot of heroes in the Star Wars universe - almost too many to keep track of. Some of them are among the most memorable...

12 books famous scientists think you should read

12 BOOKS FAMOUS SCIENTISTS THINK YOU SHOULD READ

REUTERS/Andrew Kelly You can learn a lot about what makes a brilliant mind tick by looking at the books on their bedside table. Beyond...

 
 
 
The 5 most anticipated TV shows returning in June

THE 5 MOST ANTICIPATED TV SHOWS RETURNING IN JUNE

Netflix As the summer TV season gets underway, several fan-favorite shows are returning with new seasons next month. To find out which...

THIS $530 ANDROID PHONE IS HALF THE PRICE OF AN IPHONE X AND JUST AS GOOD

You might not have heard of the OnePlus 6 phone, but it's one of the best and most affordable smartphones on the market. It's extremely...

 
 
 
Here's the completely neurotic method I use to save loads of cash on video games every year

HERE'S THE COMPLETELY NEUROTIC METHOD I USE TO SAVE LOADS OF CASH ON VIDEO GAMES EVERY YEAR

AP One of my fondest teenage memories is the time I wound up at a mall Circuit City in Nyack, New York, right as it was opening. It...

Countries in Asia are looking for ways to counter China's growing power - with and without the US's help

COUNTRIES IN ASIA ARE LOOKING FOR WAYS TO COUNTER CHINA'S GROWING POWER - WITH AND WITHOUT THE US'S HELP

REUTERS/Jason Lee China's more assertive posture in its near abroad has its neighbors more concerned about Beijing's ambitions, and...

 
 
 
A NASA astronaut who spent 665 days circling the planet reveals the misery of going to the bathroom in space

A NASA ASTRONAUT WHO SPENT 665 DAYS CIRCLING THE PLANET REVEALS THE MISERY OF GOING TO THE BATHROOM IN SPACE

Thomson Reuters NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson has logged a whopping 665 days in space. That's an American record, and it's more time...

The UK's favorite chocolate tastes completely different in the US - and we put it to a taste test to prove it

THE UK'S FAVORITE CHOCOLATE TASTES COMPLETELY DIFFERENT IN THE US - AND WE PUT IT TO A TASTE TEST TO PROVE IT

Hollis Johnson/Business Insider The Hershey Company owns the rights to manufacture Cadbury chocolate in the US. It banned imports of...

 
 
 
The US banking system is increasingly exposed to toxic risk

THE US BANKING SYSTEM IS INCREASINGLY EXPOSED TO TOXIC RISK

Spencer Platt/Getty Images There is a higher number of "problem banks." Those banks hold a high dollar figure in assets. This creates...

19-year-old wunderkind Christian Pulisic talks being the savior of American soccer, playing in Bundesliga, and his love of candy

19-YEAR-OLD WUNDERKIND CHRISTIAN PULISIC TALKS BEING THE SAVIOR OF AMERICAN SOCCER, PLAYING IN BUNDESLIGA, AND HIS LOVE OF CANDY

David Zalubowski/AP Christian Pulisic rose to fame with the U.S. Men's National Team, becoming the star of the roster now and the hope...

 
 
 
Inside the Wild West of a cryptocurrency awards show, where people wondered if they were being scammed and the police kept stopping by

INSIDE THE WILD WEST OF A CRYPTOCURRENCY AWARDS SHOW, WHERE PEOPLE WONDERED IF THEY WERE BEING SCAMMED AND THE POLICE KEPT STOPPING BY

Zoë Bernard/Business Insider Last week, an influencer analytics company threw an award ceremony honoring the top influencers in the...

33 cities around the world where healthcare is good, housing is affordable, and people have the best quality of life

33 CITIES AROUND THE WORLD WHERE HEALTHCARE IS GOOD, HOUSING IS AFFORDABLE, AND PEOPLE HAVE THE BEST QUALITY OF LIFE

Shelby Soblick/Getty Images for SOBEWFF Wellington, New Zealand, has the best quality of life of any city in the world, according to...

 
 
 
The Toyota Camry is loaded with cool features - here are the best ones

THE TOYOTA CAMRY IS LOADED WITH COOL FEATURES - HERE ARE THE BEST ONES

Benjamin Zhang/Business Insider The Toyota Camry, now in its eighth generation, is all-new for 2018. Recently, we were able to spend...

Leaders of North and South Korea hold a surprise meeting before a planned summit between Trump and Kim Jong Un

LEADERS OF NORTH AND SOUTH KOREA HOLD A SURPRISE MEETING BEFORE A PLANNED SUMMIT BETWEEN TRUMP AND KIM JONG UN

The Presidential Blue House via Reuters The leaders of North Korea and South Korea held a surprise meeting Saturday to ensure a planned...

 
 
 



Welcome to Georgia

Welcome to Georgia

Georgia – Tbilisi has been the capital city since the fifth century, the country of one of the most ancient histories and cultures in the world. Its special geographical... Read more ...

Tensions are rising between China and Taiwan - and the US isn't helping matters

Tensions are rising between China and Taiwan - and the US isn't helping matters

Chiang Ying-ying/AP China views Taiwan as a renegade province, reinforced by Taiwan's former president, Ma Ying-jeou, who regularly implied it was part of China. Once Tsai... Read more ...

Tell Us Your Most Awesome Motorsport Memory

Tell Us Your Most Awesome Motorsport Memory

May is one of the most incredible months in motorsport for a lot of race fans. Some of the biggest events of the year take place in May for Formula One, NASCAR, and IndyCar... Read more ...

Countries in Asia are looking for ways to counter China's growing power...

Countries in Asia are looking for ways to counter China's growing power - with and without the US's help

REUTERS/Jason Lee China's more assertive posture in its near abroad has its neighbors more concerned about Beijing's ambitions, and President Donald Trump's seeming vacillation... Read more ...

The mattress that helped us with one of our biggest sleeping problems is up...

The mattress that helped us with one of our biggest sleeping problems is up to $200 cheaper for Memorial Day

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Bear Now... Read more ...

Putin has lost faith in Trump's promise to improve US-Russia relations

Putin has lost faith in Trump's promise to improve US-Russia relations

Alexander Zemlianichenko/Pool via REUTERS Russian President Vladimir Putin said President Donald Trump's promises to improve US-Russia relations have stalled because of... Read more ...

An artist painted what it might be like if Princess Diana had gotten the...

An artist painted what it might be like if Princess Diana had gotten the chance to meet her daughters-in-law - and the results will make you emotional

Hulton Archive/Getty Princess Diana's absence did not go unnoticed at both Prince Harry and Prince William's weddings, but one artist took it upon herself to imagine what it... Read more ...

The 50 best deals you can get at Nordstrom's huge 'Half Yearly Sale' right now

The 50 best deals you can get at Nordstrom's huge 'Half Yearly Sale' right now

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Nordstrom's... Read more ...

Here's A Closer Look At That Crazy Honda Civic Type R Pickup Truck

Here's A Closer Look At That Crazy Honda Civic Type R Pickup Truck

Yesterday was a special day because yesterday, we learned about the amazing Honda Civic Type R pickup truck. Is this the truck that could save the world? All signs point to... Read more ...

People are sharing their worst first date stories and they will make you...

People are sharing their worst first date stories and they will make you laugh and cringe all at the same time

NBC It's no secret that first dates can be rough, but a viral Reddit thread of horror stories might convince you to never date again. One person recalled how their date asked... Read more ...

Belfast's Europa Hotel hosts major celebration of tourism

Belfast's Europa Hotel hosts major celebration of tourism

Yesterday, Belfast's now-famous Europa Hotel hosted a major celebration of tourism, 40 years on from when it had the disreputable tag of most bombed hotel in the world. In... Read more ...