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From Putrid Sludge to Delicate and Fresh Oil: Get to Know the Pataqueira

The vast field of study of the flora and botany of the Amazon rainforest alone holds more than 2000 species of herbs and aromatic plants that, due to the lack of knowledge of large fragrance houses, could be used in the composition of perfumes. Fortunately, these varied species have been used by forest peoples for millennia as components of curative, soothing, stimulant, antifungal, anti-infl... Read full article: From Putrid Sludge to Delicate and Fresh Oil: Get to Know the Pataqueira from F...
Tags: Amazon, Fashion, Fragrantica Perfumes


A Love List To Finding the Strength To Unfollow People That Don’t Support You, Good Eats, and Beauty Loves

Wakey wakey my friends. It’s FriYAY! Are you ready for this? I am. As I said in my prior post, I’m so very tired of staying home all the time. I see so many people traveling and I’m NOT quite ready for that yet. We went to Rhode Island recently but we drove. Honestly, I dunno when I’m going to hop a plane but we’re planning Disney for my Birthday in the Fall (We go every year and I’m so so sad that we didn’t get the chance last year!), Paris, and possibly New Orleans as well. I just wann...
Tags: Amazon, Disney, Beauty, Paris, New Orleans, Rhode Island, Don, Paula, Musings of the Day, Farmacy, Cheirosa, Pizza Pate, Chickie Nuggie Happy Meals, Baked Feta Salmon, Jr Ceramidin


Vitória Régia: The Beautiful Amazonian Lily Flower

In the warm and clear lakes of the Amazon, it is said that for many Moons, an indigenous warrior girl named Naiá dreamed of the legend of Jaci, the goddess of the moon; a story told from generation to generation by the shamans and elders of the tribe. According to legend, when Jaci woke up, she illuminated the faces of the most beautiful indigenous girls with her light, and when Jaci went to sl... Read full article: Vitória Régia: The Beautiful Amazonian Lily Flower from Fragrantica Perfumes a...
Tags: Amazon, Fashion, NAIA, Fragrantica Perfumes, Jaci, Beautiful Amazonian Lily Flower


A Ticking Time Bomb: 5 Steps for Removing Ticks From Your Life

If you live in a tick-prone area like we do here in New Hampshire, preventing these pesky blood-sucking bugs from invading your home may be more important than you realize. Not only are these pesky bugs an annoyance to remove, but they also pose a severe health risk to pets and people alike. Ticks can carry various harmful diseases and viral infections, such as Lyme disease, that can affect humans and pets and cause irreparable damage.  The good news is that evicting ticks from your hom...
Tags: Amazon, Fashion, Lyme Disease, New Hampshire, Health & Fitness, Home Life, Permethrin, Ticks, Insect Shield, LetsGetChecked, Wondercide, Insect Repellant Bandana, Insect Shield treated apparel, Tick Repellent


62 gifts under $25 that anyone will love - from a cold brew coffee maker to a silk pillowcase

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. West Elm You can get a great gift and still stick to your budget. We rounded up 62 gifts under $25, from a mini waffle iron to a set of travel-friendly lipsticks. For more inspiration, check out all Insider Reviews gift guides. The elements of a good present - being thoughtful, useful, or novel - aren't restricted to a big budget. But the best gifts under $25 are usually hidden in a minefield of ...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Gift Guide, Makeup, Etsy, France, Disney, Trends, Gifts, Fox, Brooklyn, Beauty, New York Times, NARS, Smith, Pacific


Compare more than 250,000 salaries from over 250 top companies with Insider's Salary Database

Skye Gould/Business Insider Insider has compiled more than 250,000 salaries across more than 250 companies. The data comes from visa disclosures, the only public salary information in America. The data can be used to compare salaries across industries, companies, and locations. See more stories on Insider's business page. Insider has built a searchable database of over 250,000 salaries from more than 250 companies so that you can know how much you should be paid.America has long had a...
Tags: Amazon, Finance, Careers, America, Trends, Compensation, Salary, H-1b Visa, Tech Insider, Skye Gould, Goldman Sachs Google, Alex Nicoll, BI Graphics, Skye Gould Business Insider Insider


Compare more than 250,000 salaries from more than 250 top companies with Insider's Salary Database

Skye Gould/Business Insider Insider has compiled more than 250,000 salaries across more than 250 companies. The data comes from visa disclosures, the only public salary information in America. The data can be used to compare salaries across industries, companies, and locations. See more stories on Insider's business page. Insider has built a searchable database of over 250,000 salaries from more than 250 companies so that you can know how much you should be paid.America has long had a...
Tags: Amazon, Finance, Careers, America, Trends, Compensation, Salary, H-1b Visa, Tech Insider, Skye Gould, Goldman Sachs Google, Alex Nicoll, BI Graphics, Skye Gould Business Insider Insider


Louis Vuitton's Hideous $3,000 Speaker Looks Like a UFO

Sometimes, you see an expensive gadget and think, “Oh shiz, that’s really expensive, but given the design, feature set, innovation, and build quality, it’s probably worth it.” This is absolutely never the case when luxury brands decide they want in on the tech game. There are dozens of examples of why luxury brands…Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Fashion, Science, Brands, Culture, Mario, Qualcomm, Luxury Brands, Louis Vuitton, Human Interest, If, Muffy, French Fashion Designers


Jeff Bezos just traveled to the edge of space. Here are 13 things you probably didn't know about the Amazon founder.

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. MARK RALSTON/AFP via Getty Images Jeff Bezos launched 62 miles above Earth aboard Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket on Tuesday. You might not know that Bezos almost named Amazon "Cadabra." In August 2020, he became the first person to accumulate a fortune of over $200 billion. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. His mother, Jacklyn Bezos, gave birth to him when she was a teenager. Jeff Bezos in 1997. Paul Souders/Getty Images ...
Tags: Amazon, Texas, Jay Leno, Washington, Life, Wall Street, New York City, Trends, Earth, Cnn, Features, Billionaires, Holland, Jeff Bezos, Seattle, Fast Company


Jeff Bezos launches to the edge of space today. Here are 13 things you probably didn't know about the Amazon founder.

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. MARK RALSTON/AFP via Getty Images Jeff Bezos will launch to space aboard Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket at 9 a.m. ET. You might not know that Bezos almost named Amazon "Cadabra." In August 2020, he became the first person to accumulate a fortune of over $200 billion. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. His mother, Jacklyn Bezos, gave birth to him when she was a teenager. Jeff Bezos in 1997. Paul Souders/Getty Images Accord...
Tags: Amazon, Texas, Jay Leno, Washington, Life, Wall Street, New York City, Trends, Cnn, Features, Getty Images, Billionaires, Holland, Jeff Bezos, Seattle, Fast Company


Surprised by Oxford

I started reading Surprised by Oxford, and I couldn’t put it down. Surprised by Oxford is the story of Carolyn Weber. At the beginning of the book, Weber is an undergraduate student in Canada who knows only one evangelical, a professor who “would have annoyed me, except for the fact that I respected him so much.” Shortly before this professor dies, Weber has a conversation with him that unsettles her and gets her thinking. Weber is granted a Commonwealth Scholarship and begins her ...
Tags: Amazon, Books, England, Life, Book Reviews, Canada, Britain, Oxford, Jesus, Oriel College, Weber, Carolyn Weber


The best indoor herb gardens we tested in 2021

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Even if you don't have a green thumb, you can eat fresh produce year-round with the help of an indoor garden. A large unit like our pick from Rise can produce enough leafy greens, herbs, and more four a family of four. We talked to an expert about the pros and cons of taking your gardening hobby indoors. The pandemic did more than increase our time spent on Zoom; people's interest in gardening also skyrocketed. The recent gardening boom was so pronoun...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Kitchen, Cooking, Gardening, Life, Trends, Features, Buying Guide, Falcone, Planting, AeroGarden, Insider Picks, Insider Picks Guides, Kitchen Guides, Home (Reviews


Space tourism means closing gifts could soon be out of this world

Richard Branson's successful trip to outer space means that space tourism is becoming a reality for the public. How long before it becomes a common perk offered to luxury buyers?
Tags: Amazon, Lifestyle, Radio, Luxury, Virgin Galactic, Ubs, Richard Branson, Agent, Jeff Bezos, Jason Baker, Select, Serhant, Warburg Realty, Luxury Lens, Gerald C. Splendore, Nile Lundgren


Maybelline Sky High Mascara

THE MOST HYPED MASCARA OF 2021. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ I got it. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ This is a recent purchase. I ordered on Amazon where they said it would take a month to get here, but actual delivery time was about a... Visit CanadianBeauty.com to read the rest of this article.
Tags: Amazon, Beauty, Maybelline, Mascara, Search for the Perfect Mascara, Maybelline Sky High Mascara


Priprioca: The Light, Woody and Floral Scent of the Forest

Our journey to the depths of Brazil continues! Whenever I bring you a new article, I am once again enchanted by the almost infinite possibilities of Brazil's biodiversity. It manages to treat our noses with enchantingly addictive and complex scents. Whether it's about roots, fruits, leaves, or stems, the Amazon forest always has secret tales and legends that are perpetuated endlessly from ge... Read full article: Priprioca: The Light, Woody and Floral Scent of the Forest from Fragrantica Per...
Tags: Amazon, Fashion, Brazil, Fragrantica Perfumes


Copaíba - From Medicine to the Extremely Fragrant Balm

There are many properties inherent in the native trees of the Amazon forest, some of which are impressive for their pharmacological impact. Copaíba is one such tree with notable properties, which serve both pharmacology and perfumery. Popularly known as copaíba, copaibeiro, or oil wood, its scientific name is Copaifera langsdorffii and is native to the Amazon rainforest and regions of cent... Read full article: Copaíba - From Medicine to the Extremely Fragrant Balm from Fragrantica Perfumes a...
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I canceled my subscription to Amazon Prime right as the pandemic lockdowns began and 12 months later I don't miss it at all

Amazon cofounder and former CEO Jeff Bezos. Alex Wong/Getty Images It turns out that Amazon Prime isn't necessary, even if you're ordering from Amazon frequently. I canceled my subscription in May 2020, and it has had zero impact on order speed or pricing. On the plus side, I'm saving at least $120 annually on the expensive membership fee. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. In April 2020, just as the pandemic lockdowns were taking effect in New York City, I...
Tags: Amazon, Life, New York City, Trends, Amazon Prime, Culture, Brooklyn, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Jeff Bezos, Subscriptions, Staten Island, Delivery, Amazon Prime Video, Frankie, Spuntino


9 Reasons Why Being a Student Is Awesome

Being a student is awesome, but it’s also challenging. You have to balance work, school, and personal life while trying to meet deadlines and juggle all of the different subjects you’re learning about in class. But despite the challenges that come with being a student, there are still plenty of reasons why being a student is an amazing experience. Here is why being a student can be cool – even if you don’t believe it now. Opportunities to Make Friends Most college students are at a...
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Jeff Bezos is retiring at 57 with $197 billion - 739,489 times the median American's retirement wealth

Jeff Bezos in 2019. John Locher/AP Jeff Bezos is leaving his role as Amazon CEO at the age of 57 with $197 billion. The median net worth of Americans when they retire at 65 is $266,400. Bezos is currently the richest person in the world. See more stories on Insider's business page. Jeff Bezos' reign as Amazon CEO will come to an end on Monday, and he'll be stepping down as the world's richest person.He will be retiring from the role at the age of 57 with an estimated $199 b...
Tags: Amazon, News, US, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Bloomberg, Economy, Jeff Bezos, Amazon Web Services, Bezos, Andy Jassy, US Census Bureau, John Locher, Net Worth, Tech Insider


Jeff Bezos believes multibillion-dollar failures are actually a good thing: 'If the size of your failures isn't growing, you're not going to be inventing at a size that can actually move the needle'

Alex Wong/Getty Images As Amazon's CEO, Jeff Bezos said he made big bets that sometimes ended as, "multibillion-dollar failures." This view lines up with Bezos' approach to life: Failure is better than never having tried at all. Bezos will step down as Amazon's CEO on Monday, July 5. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. What's the point in making billions if you can't make a multibillion-dollar mistake every now and again?According to Amazon CEO Jeff...
Tags: Amazon, Echo, Business, Finance, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Risk, Markets, Retail, Jeff Bezos, Fire Phone, Failures, Amazon Echo, Amazon Web Services, Alexa


Jeff Bezos says work-life balance is a 'debilitating phrase.' He wants Amazon workers to view their career and lives as a 'circle.'

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. Alex Wong/Getty Images Amazon's Jeff Bezos said in 2018 that the term "work-life balance" is a "debilitating phrase." A top piece of advice he offers to staff is not to view the two as a strict trade-off. Instead, he sees his personal and professional pursuits as a "circle" rather than a balancing act. See more stories on Insider's business page. Amazon founder Jeff Bezos isn't a fan of the phrase "work-life balance."At an April 2018 event hosted by I...
Tags: Amazon, Education, Finance, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Work Life Balance, Jeff Bezos, Bezos, Andy Jassy, Tech Insider, GETTY IMAGES Amazon, Jeff Bezos Alex Wong, Katie Canales Zoë Bernard


Jeff Bezos will officially step down on Monday. Here are the top 5 things to know about his replacement Andy Jassy.

Andy Jassy. Mike Blake/Reuters Jeff Bezos will step down from his role as Amazon CEO on Monday. Bezos will be replaced by Andy Jassy, the current CEO of AWS. He has been at Amazon for 24 years and is one of the highest-paid executives at the company. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Amazon founder Jeff Bezos announced earlier this year that he was stepping down as the tech giant's chief executive officer.Bezos told shareholders that he will officially leave the p...
Tags: Amazon, News, Enterprise, Microsoft, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Steve Ballmer, Travis Kalanick, Jeff Bezos, Donald Trump, Amazon Web Services, Eugene Kim, Tech Companies, Bezos, Andy Jassy


41 thoughtful, work-appropriate gifts for your boss or coworker that are all under $50

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Show a great boss your appreciation with a thoughtful (but office-friendly) gift. Below, we rounded up some of our favorite work-appropriate gifts, from tech to coloring books. Looking for more gifts from Insider Reviews? Shop gift ideas for everyone in your life here. Whether virtually or in person, you spend the majority of your day with your coworkers. If you like them enough, you might even plan on gettin...
Tags: Reviews, Apple, Google, Amazon, Home Decor, Etsy, Office, US, Careers, Trends, Walmart, Features, Gifts, Korea, Michelin, Boss


Maybelline Fit Me Matte + Poreless Liquid Foundation Pouch Makes Refills a Snap

Maybelline Fit Me Matte + Poreless Liquid Foundation is now available in a pouch making it easy to refill your favorite shade of foundation without excess waste. Refillable pouches are very, very common in Asia. The Japanese are particularly a fan of creating refill pouches for everything under the sun including shower gels, shampoos, and of course, skincare. But wait, is it refillable? Apparently, not…? Maybelline calls this a “new portable on-the-go packaging”. But let’s get back to that...
Tags: Amazon, Asia, Walmart, Beauty, Maybelline, Summer Collections 2021, Maybelline Fit Me Matte Poreless Liquid Foundation


8 Must-Have Summer Beauty Products You Need RIGHT NOW!

These beauty products are so hot and so insanely good, you shouldn’t even bother reading this post. Just look for the big “BUY NOW” button and have at it, Mama. You deserve to look and feel your best and I promise you’re gonna love what these must-have summer beauty products will do for you! I’ve tried a lot of products over the past few months, but these 8 must-have summer beauty products stand apart from the crowd and deserve a shout from the rooftops. Photo by Patrick Fore on ...
Tags: Amazon, Fashion, Usa, Makeup, Body, Beauty, Eyebrows, Skin Care, Shan, Bronzer, Summer Fashion, Foundation, Stades, Loose Powder, Summer Beauty, Body Butter


I spy: are smart doorbells creating a global surveillance network?

They were sold as gadgets that meant you would never miss a delivery. But now doorbell cameras – from Amazon’s Ring to Google’s Nest – are recording our every moveI have got a new doorbell. It’s brilliant. It should be; it cost £89. It’s a Ring video doorbell; you’ll have seen them around. There are others available, made by other companies, with other four-letter names such as Nest and Arlo. When someone rings my doorbell, I’m alerted on my smartphone. I can see who is there, and speak to them....
Tags: Google, Amazon, Gadgets, Technology, Crime, Police, Life and style, UK News, World news, US news, Surveillance, US policing, US crime, Nest, UK civil liberties


Jamsetji Tata tops global list of top 10 philanthropists from last 100 yrs

Hurun Research and EdelGive Foundation today released the 2021 EdelGive Hurun Philanthropists of the Century, a ranking of the world’s most generous individuals from the last 100 years Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata, founder of the Tata Group, has topped the EdelGive Hurun Philanthropists of the Century. The report pegs the current value of his donation – mainly to education and healthcare – at $102.4 billion with the start of his key endowments way back in 1892. Article by Puneet Wadhwa | Business...
Tags: Amazon, Elon Musk, UK, News, Life, China, India, US, United Kingdom, Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, Jeff Bezos, Henry Ford, Rockefeller, Ford Foundation, John D Rockefeller


27 easy beach reads that are perfect for summer vacation

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Amazon; Alyssa Powell/Insider Beach reads are highly entertaining books that you can't put down, and are perfect for summer. No matter the genre, these beach reads are an immersive escape, whether you're on vacation or not. Below are our 27 best beach reads, including YA, romance, thriller, and non-fiction books. Beach reads used to be known as mindless, mass-market paperbacks with shirtless me...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Books, Hollywood, London, Education, Australia, Scotland, Life, White House, Summer, America, Trends, Features, Reading, Britain


Haus Laboratories 65% Off Prices as Low as $8

Haus Laboratories never did take off did it? Well, you can snag the entire line during Amazon Prime Day at 65% off! If you’ve been wanting to try something now is a good time to indulge. Enjoy! Where to buy Amazon You may also enjoy... Benefit Dandelion Giveaway Jill Stuart Patisserie Mix Blush Compact Review & SwatchesLaura Mercier Baked Blush Bronze Review & SwatchesDo Not Want Philosophy Instant Miracle Worker Touch Up Stick Concealer for Fall 2016 The post Haus Laboratories 65...
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The 89 best Prime Day deals that are still in stock — new items added

Amazon is slashing prices for Prime Day 2021 this year — here are all the best deals! 
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