HOW THESE NEW ORLEANS NUNS HELPED TURN THEIR CONVENT INTO A BEAUTIFUL, FLOOD-PREVENTING URBAN WETLAND

The 25-acre Mirabeau Water Garden will be one of the country's largest urban wetlands, managing stormwater and easing the workload...

U.S. REGULATORS ORDER SELF-DRIVING BUS OPERATOR EASYMILE TO STOP CARRYING PASSENGERS

The order came after a passenger was thrown from her seat when an EasyMile bus made a sudden stop. The France-based autonomous shuttle...

 
 
 

HOW TO ANSWER THE SINGLE MOST CHALLENGING INTERVIEW QUESTION WITH CONFIDENCE

Whether you quit or got fired, or stepped back from your career for a while, there are ways to reply that won't cost you a chance at...

WHERE DOES YOUR BANK INVEST THE MONEY YOU GIVE IT? NOW YOU CAN FIND OUT

Is your money making meaningful investments in the community or just funding pipelines? Mighty Deposits lets you comparison shop banks'...

 
 
 

FACEBOOK BANS ADS THAT PROMISE TO PREVENT OR CURE THE CORONAVIRUS

Facebook's ban on ads that promise to prevent or cure the coronavirus comes four weeks after the company said it would start to remove...

HOW TO MAKE A DECISION WHEN YOU'VE GOT TWO GOOD OPTIONS

Two professional coaches discuss what happens when faced with a decision that doesn't immediately get an internal “hell yes” or “hell...

 
 
 

HERE'S WHEN YOU SHOULD TRUST YOUR GUT

A neuroscientist explains why our gut has everything to do with our brains and emotional resilience. Once upon a time, humans were...

WHY THE DEMOCRATIC DEBATE SOUNDED LIKE A WWE MATCH

The Democratic debate in South Carolina was upended by a booing and cheering audience stacked with donors and VIPs. The monumental...

 
 
 

OUTDOOR VOICES FOUNDER TYLER HANEY RESIGNS AFTER BEING FORCED OUT AS CEO

Haney, who founded the buzzy athleisure brand in 2013, is exiting amid reports that the company is “hemorrhaging” money. Outdoor Voices...

MICKEY'S NEW BOSS: DISNEY SWAPS CEO BOB IGER FOR ANOTHER GUY NAMED BOB

Bob Iger is no longer Disney's Chief Mouse. Bob Iger is no longer running the show at Disney.

 
 
 

CDC SAYS CORONAVIRUS COULD DISRUPT EVERYDAY LIFE AS IOC WEIGHS FATE OF OLYMPICS

“Now is the time for businesses, hospitals, communities, schools and everyday people to begin preparing,” the CDC director said. Americans...

UNDER TRUMP, INCOME GROWTH SLOWS ACROSS U.S., INCLUDING IN BATTLEGROUND STATES

48 states saw real median household income growth decline in Trump's first two years, some dramatically. Capital & Main is an award-winning...

 
 
 

PETE DAVIDSON'S NETFLIX SPECIAL IS LIKE A DVD COMMENTARY FOR HIS ONGOING ‘SNL' STORY

‘Alive from New York' is a weird little Netflix special that fills in the gaps of the ongoing story of Pete Davidson that we've glimpsed...

RESEARCHERS REVEAL THE SECRET TO WAITING IN LINE PATIENTLY

Patience is a hackable skill, not a virtue. The next time you're silently fuming at the slowwwww progress of the line at Starbucks...

 
 
 

HOW TO WATCH THE DEMOCRATIC DEBATE ON CBS LIVE FOR FREE WITHOUT CABLE

The latest Democratic debate will take place in Charleston, South Carolina, and is cohosted by CBS News. No, you're not having déjà...

AMAZON GO EXPANDING TO LARGER SEATTLE STORE, LICENSING TECH TO RETAILERS

Competitors like AiFi and Grabango will likely get a boost from the surge of attention. Today Amazon opens a 10,400-square-foot cashier-free...

 
 
 

HOW TO DECIDE WHEN IT'S WORTH IT TO THROW MONEY AT A PROBLEM

Sometimes, the cost of doing something yourself is more expensive than paying for some help. Here's how to figure out when that's true...

JIF PEANUT BUTTER ENTERS “GIF” PRONUNCIATION DEBATE WITH CHEEKY, LIMITED-EDITION LABEL

In collaboration with GIF-making platform Giphy, the peanut butter brand declares a side in the internet's favorite argument. One would...

 
 
 

SEE HOW GOOGLE AUTOCOMPLETE DESCRIBES EVERY STATE IN THE U.S

Boy do we search a lot of terrible things about our own country. Have a little fun to kick off this week. Type “Why is so...” into...

JIF TROLLS THE WORLD BY REBRANDING AS GIF.WITH A HARD ‘G'

Stand back, the internet is about to explode. It is the ultimate mind-bender. I'm looking at a giant jar of JIF peanut butter, with...

 
 
 



'The worst is yet to come': Global stocks plummet as fears mount of a...

'The worst is yet to come': Global stocks plummet as fears mount of a coronavirus pandemic

Global stocks tumbled on Wednesday as investors braced for the novel coronavirus to escalate into a global pandemic. The flu-like illness has infected more than 80,000 people... Read more ...

New Home Sales increase to 764,000 Annual Rate in January

New Home Sales increase to 764,000 Annual Rate in January

The Census Bureau reports New Home Sales in January were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 764 thousand. The previous three months were revised up, combined. "Sales of... Read more ...

Wall Street expects 3 rate cuts this year as coronavirus fears spread

Wall Street expects 3 rate cuts this year as coronavirus fears spread

As concerns about a fast-spreading viral outbreak escalate, Wall Street is increasingly betting the Federal Reserve will step in to shield the US economy. The market-based... Read more ...

Goldman Sachs reveals the 10 best stocks to buy now for a market comeback...

Goldman Sachs reveals the 10 best stocks to buy now for a market comeback from the coronavirus-driven plunge

Goldman Sachs has identified 10 stocks where options prices are cheap relative to their historical relationship with the broader S&P 500. These stocks have the highest implied... Read more ...

A hospital in Italy may have botched one of its first coronavirus cases...

A hospital in Italy may have botched one of its first coronavirus cases, spreading the virus further in the worst-hit country outside of Asia

Italy is in the grip of the worst outbreak of the novel coronavirus outside Asia , with at least 233 confirmed cases and 12 deaths so far. Authorities recorded the spike in... Read more ...

For the first time, Reddit's annual transparency report details the content...

For the first time, Reddit's annual transparency report details the content removals and enforcement actions it took in 2019

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Digital Media Briefing subscribers earlier this morning. To check to see if you already have access to Insider... Read more ...

UK insurtech Carrot is facing criticism over its tech and data collection...

UK insurtech Carrot is facing criticism over its tech and data collection practices

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Fintech Pro subscribers earlier this morning. To get this story plus others to your inbox each day, hours before... Read more ...

Apple is giving $49 Apple Watches to seniors who qualify for a new heart...

Apple is giving $49 Apple Watches to seniors who qualify for a new heart study - here's how to sign up

Seniors who are selected to participate in a new health study will be able to buy an Apple Watch for $49 at Best Buy. The study, organized by Apple and Johnson & Johnson, aims... Read more ...

Russia's largest solar power plant launched in the Urals

Russia's largest solar power plant launched in the Urals

A new solar power plant with a capacity of 10MW has been commissioned in the Burzyansky district of Russia's southern Ural region of Bashkortostan. According to Russian... Read more ...

The entrepreneur's ultimate guide to influencer marketing on Instagram, from...

The entrepreneur's ultimate guide to influencer marketing on Instagram, from micro-influencers to brand ambassadors, and everything in between

Influencers are the best way to attract customers to your brand on Instagram. By 2021, shopping on Instagram is expected to generate $10 billion a year in revenue. Business... Read more ...