CALIFORNIA GHOST TOWN SELLS FOR $1.4 MILLION

Brent Underwood, who owns a hostel in Texas, bought the ghost town Cerro Gordo a little over a month after it hit the market.

THE US IS FACING A SERIOUS SHORTAGE OF AIRLINE PILOTS

Even though demand is up, the United States has a shortage of pilots, particularly at regional airlines. Find out what this means for...

 
 
 

HOW TO CYCLE AROUND TAIWAN IN 12 DAYS

Ready to bicycle around Taiwan? The island's 602-mile Cycle Route No. 1 is becoming one of Asia's greatest cycle routes.

IN CASE A SHARK ATTACKS, HERE'S HOW YOU CAN FIGHT BACK

Shark attacks are rare. But they happen. Learn how not to become shark snack.

 
 
 

HYPERSONIC, NUCLEAR AIRPLANES OF THE FUTURE?

From airliners powered by nuclear fusion to spacecraft to carry tourists to the moon, Oscar Viñals' designs make a bold statement on...

MASTER PLAN BEHIND WORLD'S MOST POWERFUL CITY

Washington, D.C., is the world's most powerful city. But how did that happen? Take a look at Pierre Charles L'Enfant's master plan...

 
 
 

23 AMAZING ANCIENT CITIES

These are the best 23 ancient cities you can visit around the world - from Timbuktu and Tikal to Kyoto and Cairo.

MANHATTANHENGE 2018: WHERE TO LOOK FOR NEW YORK'S SUN SHOW IN JULY

If you're in New York on July 12 and 13, you can catch a spectacular sunset event: Manhattanhenge. Here are the best streets along...

 
 
 

CRAZY RAINBOW LAKE SUDDENLY APPEARS IN DESERT

A rare flood of desert rain has transformed Australia's Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre from an arid salty basin to a spectacular, watery oasis.

EVOLVE BACK: INSIDE ONE OF INDIA'S GREENEST LUXURY RESORTS

Evolve Back Chikkana Halli Estate, surrounded by dense forests and undulating hills in Coorg, India, sets the standard for green luxury...

 
 
 

11 WONDERFUL PLACES TO VISIT IN SLOVAKIA

From the capital of Bratislava to Low Tatras National Park, these are 11 of the best places to visit in Slovakia, a country you should...

THE LOUVRE LAUNCHES BEYONCE AND JAY-Z TOUR

Paris art museum the Louvre has laid on a tour of the artworks that appear in Beyonce and Jay-Z's "Apes**t" video.

 
 
 

THE MYSTERIOUS GIANT ARROWS USED BY AIRPLANES

Have you ever noticed a large concrete arrow in your travels across America? They point the way to an intriguing use that's almost...

HIDDEN BEACHES OF ITALY'S BEAUTIFUL PUGLIA

In the far south of Italy, the Puglia region features some of the country's top beaches. From Gallipoli to Gargono, here's where to...

 
 
 

WALK A WRIGGLING PUPPY IN PARADISE

Visitors can walk adorable rescue puppies from Potcake Place, which is devoted to finding good homes for stray dogs in the Turks and...

NEWLY-DISCOVERED FOSSILS SUGGEST GIANT DINOSAURS EVOLVED MILLIONS OF YEARS EARLY THAN SCIENTISTS THOUGHT

Recently-unearthed fossils in Argentina suggest that giant dinosaurs roamed the Earth some 30 million years earlier than scientists...

 
 
 

PARIS HOTEL LUTETIA UNVEILS $234M MAKEOVER

Hotel Lutetia has hosted artists like Picasso and James Joyce. After a $234 million refurbishment, its re-opening to take its place...

SNEAK PEEK OF NEW A330-900NEO AIRLINER

Air travelers, get ready for a new wide-body airliner that could be pulling up to your airport gate soon. Airbus' A330-900neo is getting...

 
 
 

THE GREAT RANN OF KUTCH: EXPLORE INDIA'S LARGEST SALT DESERT

The Rann of Kutch, India's largest salt desert, has two parts to explore. The Great Rann features otherworldly landscapes. The Little...

10 TOP WELLNESS RETREATS AND SPAS TO DETOX BODY AND MIND

Detox your body and your mind at these 10 wellness retreats and spas around the world - from Ananda in India's Himalayan foothills...

 
 
 



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 ...

Four Seasons Hotel Seattle Announces New Director of Marketing

Four Seasons Hotel Seattle Announces New Director of Marketing

Four Seasons Hotel Seattle has welcomed the return of Tori Boos to Four Seasons as the Five-Star Hotel's new Director of Marketing. Boos' accomplishments with various hotel... Read more ...

The best pet supplies you can stock up and save on during Prime Day

The best pet supplies you can stock up and save on during Prime Day

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. Amazon Prime... Read more ...

A body language expert breaks down the Trump-Putin summit

A body language expert breaks down the Trump-Putin summit

Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP Russian President Vladimir Putin and his trademark macho posture converged with President Donald Trump and his classic power stance at their... Read more ...

The Rock was the highest-paid actor in the history of Forbes' Celebrity 100...

The Rock was the highest-paid actor in the history of Forbes' Celebrity 100 for this year's list at $124 million

Getty Images Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson earned the highest-ever total for acting earnings in the history of Forbes' Celebrity 100 for the outlet's 2018 list. Johnson earned $124... Read more ...

Best Buy is reconsidering its partnership with Vivint

Best Buy is reconsidering its partnership with Vivint

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IT'S OFFICIAL: Goldman Sachs has named David Solomon as its next CEO

IT'S OFFICIAL: Goldman Sachs has named David Solomon as its next CEO

Goldman Sachs David Solomon will succeed Lloyd Blankfein as Goldman's new CEO, the firm said on Tuesday. Solomon will officially take the reigns from Blankfein, the... Read more ...

Norwegian once again recognized as ‘World's Best Low-Cost Long-Haul Airline'

Norwegian once again recognized as ‘World's Best Low-Cost Long-Haul Airline'

Norwegian was today named ‘World's Best Low-Cost Long-Haul Airline' for the fourth consecutive year and ‘Best Low-Cost Airline in Europe' for the sixth year in a row at the... Read more ...

IHOP is launching delivery following its high-profile IHOb drama - and the...

IHOP is launching delivery following its high-profile IHOb drama - and the chain is delivering pancakes and burgers

Hollis Johnson/Business Insider IHOP is launching delivery at 300 locations across the United States on Tuesday. The chain partnered with DoorDash to offer delivery and plans... Read more ...

UnitedHealth raises its full-year earnings forecast

UnitedHealth raises its full-year earnings forecast

Thomson Reuters UnitedHealth beat on the bottom line. The health insurer raised its full-year earnings forecast to $12.50 to $12.75 a share, up from $12.40 to $12.65. Watch... Read more ...

Paris renames metro stations to honor World Cup champions

Paris renames metro stations to honor World Cup champions

Six metro stations of Paris were temporarily renamed in the honor of France's World Cup winning champions following their 4-2 rollercoaster victory against Croatia. Among the... Read more ...