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These are the 30 most popular YouTube stars in the world, from PewDiePie to Ryan Kaji

Rachel Murray/Getty Images for The Thirst Project; Edgar Negrete/Clasos/LatinContent via Getty Images; Karwai Tang/WireImage; Pocket.Watch; Samantha Lee/Business Insider YouTube has produced a new generation of celebrities and influencers that have turned posting videos online into lucrative full-time careers.The most popular YouTubers include video game commentators, makeup artists, and vloggers.These are the 26 most-subscribed YouTube channels from independent personalities who got their...
Tags: Media, Entertainment, Indonesia, Youtube, Mexico, Life, India, Advertising, US, Careers, Trends, Tech, Features, People, Getty Images, Netflix

The best places to shop for fall boots in 2021

Fall boots are a perfect transitional shoe for when it's too cool for sneakers, but not cold enough for heavy-duty winter boots.Which boots you choose to wear has everything to do with where you plan to wear them. Some of our favorite pairs come from Thursday Boot Co., Timberland, Clarks, Dr. Martens, Frye, and L.L. Bean. Thursday Boot Co. Although we typically assign boots to cooler temperatures, the truth is that fall boots are great for the transitional weather between winter and spri...
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The 30 highest-paying jobs in Texas, where everything's bigger - including the salaries

Petroleum engineers make an average of $172,890 a year. Spencer Platt/Getty Images People are moving to Texas; Austin in particular has recently gained interest among some executives and tech companies. Using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, we found the 30 jobs with the highest average salaries in the Lone Star State. As with many other states, the top categories were mainly filled by medical professions. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. There seems to be a lot...
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Peter Thiel bought this Miami compound on an exclusive manmade island for $18 million - see inside

Peter Thiel's Miami property. Courtesy of Luxe Living Realty Tech billionaire Peter Thiel bought a miami property through an LLC in September. It was sold by former president and CEO of Ford Motor Company Jacques Nasser. The compound on Biscayne Bay's Venetian Islands comprises 2 homes that span a combined 10,041 square feet. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Tech billionaire Peter Thiel bought an $18 million Miami property in September, Becky Peterson at Insider repo...
Tags: Facebook, Real Estate, Life, Germany, Trends, Tech, Paypal, Features, Mtv, Ford, Peter Thiel, Miami, Palantir, Ford Motor Company, Miami Beach, Nasser

The glamorous life of Tiffany Trump, the president's lesser-known daughter who just announced her engagement to her business executive boyfriend

Tiffany Trump is engaged to Michael Boulos, the son of owners of a multi-billion dollar conglomerate based in Nigeria. Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images for Taoray Wang President Donald Trump's daughter Tiffany announced her engagement to Michael Boulos on Tuesday. The 27-year-old law student has kept a lower profile than Ivanka, Eric, and Donald Jr.  She drew criticism in March 2019 for taking a trip to Serbia that cost taxpayers at least $23,000. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more sto...
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8 presidents and first family members on what it's like to live in the White House

President Harry S. Truman referred to the White House as a "glamorous prison." Andrea Izzotti/Shutterstock Presidents throughout the years have made the White House their home and reflected fondly on their time there long after their terms ended. President Harry S. Truman referred to the White House as a "glamorous prison," but still managed to make it his home through renovations. President Obama made time for family dinners while his family lived in the White House, but also described th...
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The best drugstore eyeliners of 2021

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky A drugstore eyeliner allows you to experiment with a range of formulas, shades, and brands for an inexpensive price, offering the biggest bang for your buck if applied consistently.Gel, liquid, and pencil eyeliners each serve a unique purpose, ranging from casual daytime looks to long-lasting evening glam. is our sought-after favorite because of its hint of shine with each line for a highly-pigmented finish.Check out our best eyeliners guide for options across...
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13 things you probably didn't know about Jeff Bezos

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. MARK RALSTON/AFP via Getty Images Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos, who turns 57 on January 12, was born in New Mexico to a teenage mother and father.  Even at a young age, he showed a knack for engineering and inventing. You might not know that Bezos almost named his wildly successful company "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. Jeff Bezos is known as ...
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Jeff Bezos just turned 57. Here's how he built Amazon into a $1.56 trillion company and became the world's richest person.

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos. David Ryder/Getty Images Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is turning 57 on Tuesday. Bezos launched Amazon in 1995. The company has since grown to one of the most valuable, powerful companies on the planet with a market value of $1.56 trillion.  Bezos has gone from a New York hedge-funder to the richest man in the world, but in the process, he's weathered a high-profile divorce and hacking scandal, faced antitrust scrutiny from lawmakers, and everything in between.  ...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Spacex, Elon Musk, New York, Texas, Microsoft, Congress, Washington Post, Washington, Life, Germany, India, New York City, US, America

The 15 most in-demand jobs in 2021 and the salary ranges you should expect for each one, according to LinkedIn

LinkedIn saw an increase in digital creators during 2020 in its latest report. Indypendenz/Shutterstock To find the most in-demand jobs as we start a new year, LinkedIn examined its hiring data to find what kinds of occupations saw the most growth from April to October 2020 compared to 2019. According to the report, many of these jobs saw an increase in response to the pandemic. For instance, LinkedIn saw employment growth for nurses and in e-commerce in 2020, since more people were needed...
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The 8 best winter boots for men

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky We considered insulation, tread pattern, lacing systems, and more to find the best winter boots for men.The Columbia Bugaboot Plus IV Omni Cold-Weather Boots are our top pick, thanks to the comfort, support, and amazing insulation properties of these boots.If you're looking for women's sizing, check out our guide to the best winter boots for women.Boots have to provide two qualities to be suitable for use during the winter: insulation and water-resistance. If y...
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What Ben Stokes, Jack Leach and Headingley 2019 tell us about Test cricket

England v Australia, third Test, day four It’s six or out… … It’s six! Jonathan Agnew, Test Match Special Have you seen No Country For Old Men? You should watch No Country For Old Men. No Country For Old Men is a striking and excellent film and while the ending is not immediately satisfying, that’s kind of the point. You’ll find you think about No Country For Old Men a fair bit more than the average film after it finishes. One of the most exciting scenes involves Javier Bardem’s...
Tags: England, Australia, Sex, Features, Ben Stokes, Stokes, Adil Rashid, Jonathan Agnew, Javier Bardem, Jack Leach, Anton Chigurh, Chigurh, Ben Stokes Jack Leach, Headingley Test England

Jack Ma hasn't been seen in 2 months after clashing with Chinese regulators. Here's a look at how the Alibaba and Ant Group founder got started as a scrappy underdog and amassed a $50 billion fortune.

Jack Ma. VCG/VCG via Getty Images Jack Ma, the billionaire founder of Alibaba and Ant Group, hasn't been seen in over two months, leading many to speculate that Ma is missing. Ma recently sparred with Chinese officials over Ant's planned initial public offering and the size and scope of Alibaba. The IPO has since been shelved and Alibaba is being investigated by antitrust regulators. Multiple sources say Ma is simply laying low amid the crackdown on his businesses. Ma, who founded Alibaba ...
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Inside Blair House, the presidential guest house that's bigger than the White House and known as the 'world's most exclusive hotel'

President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump visit former President George W. Bush and former First Lady Laura Bush at Blair House on December 4, 2018. Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead Blair House is the presidential guest house, just steps from the White House. People call it the "world's most exclusive hotel" because heads of state, royalty, and presidents-elect stay there as guests of the commander in chief. Blair House was built in the 1820s as a family's home,...
Tags: Politics, UK, News, Vladimir Putin, Obama, Washington, Life, Senate, White House, Wikipedia, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Spain, Features, Hillary Clinton

Nancy Pelosi was just re-elected as House Speaker - here's how she went from San Francisco housewife to the most powerful woman in US politics

A 20-year-old Nancy Pelosi and John F. Kennedy. Pelosi Facebook Nancy Pelosi was re-elected to serve as House Speaker on January 3, 2021, the only woman to hold the position.Since first running for office at age 47, Pelosi has managed to become the most powerful woman in Washington. It's been a long road, but with impressive fundraising skills and a political sixth sense, Pelosi has managed to break gender barriers and break her way into the notorious old boys' club on Capitol Hill.Here's h...
Tags: Politics, News, Obama, Congress, California, Washington Post, Washington, Senate, White House, Defense, Israel, Women, US, Careers, America, San Francisco

A $52,000 tiny smart home looks like a space ship and can sleep a family of 4 - see inside

Nestron Cube Two. Nestron Singapore's Nestron is selling its newest prefabricated tiny home, the Cube Two.The tiny home is furnished and totally move-in ready on arrival.It's also a smart home with an AI assistant connected to all devices.Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.The tiny home of the future is here. Singapore's Nestron released information and photos of its newest prototype for the Cube Two, a smart tiny home with an artificial-intelligence assistant.The Cube Two, ...
Tags: Home, Design, Life, Singapore, US, Trends, Tech, Features, Tiny Home, Tech Insider, Mary Meisenzahl, Nestron, CT Visual Features, Nestron Nestron, Nestron Cube Two Nestron Singapore, Nestron Cube Two Nestron Inside

A history of the 30-year feud between Bill Gates and Steve Jobs, whose love-hate relationship spurred the success of Microsoft and Apple

Steve Jobs, left, and Bill Gates. Beck Diefenbach/Reuters; Mike Cohen/Getty Images for The New York Times Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates and Apple cofounder Steve Jobs began building their companies right around the same time, and it was a natural catalyst for their rivalry.  While the two founders had periods of civility, at other times, they were at each other's throats.  Jobs insulted Gates' taste and imagination, while Gates once described Jobs as "weirdly flawed as a human being." But...
Tags: Apple, Jobs, Enterprise, Microsoft, Mac, Steve Jobs, Washington, Life, Trends, Tech, Features, Macintosh, Xerox, Bill Gates, Steve Ballmer, Playboy

18 science-backed ways men can appear more attractive to women

Here's how men can appear more attractive to women. Steve Granitz/WireImage Romantic attraction is complicated. Luckily, scientists have generated insights over the years into what might make men attractive to women. Men who look older, sport a light beard, or do volunteer work are generally considered more appealing. Visit for more stories. Romantic attraction is a complicated thing that scientists still don't completely understand.But, through research and experim...
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2020 brought a wave of discrimination and harassment allegations against major companies like Amazon, McDonald's, and Pinterest. These are some of the year's high-profile legal battles.

Jeremy Moeller, Chesnot, and Justin Sullivan/Getty Images The #BlackLivesMatter and #MeToo movements have exploded in recent years, shedding light on systemic racial and gender bias across American society, and in particular, within American workplaces. In 2020, workers spoke publicly in increasing numbers, often by taking their employers to court over pay disparities, harassment and abuse, and toxic company cultures. Major businesses including Google, Amazon, McDonald's, Pinterest, and J...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, New York, News, Pinterest, Law, Washington Post, Washington, Cbs News, Life, Disney, Nbc News, US, Careers

13 cheap online courses that can help you land your next job, from writing cover letters to interviewing better

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. iStock; Gilbert Espinoza/Business Insider Applying to jobs can feel like a tedious process. You can rework your cover letter and shoot an application out into the ether online without knowing much else. Just like any other skill, you can get better at applying to - and getting offers from - the right jobs.Cheap online classes can give you instant access to the expertise, expert advice, and feedback...
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The life of Donald Trump Jr., who once lived out of a truck, didn't speak to his father for a year, and spent 2020 campaigning with his girlfriend

Donald Trump Jr., 42, is President Donald Trump's eldest child. Andy Cross/MediaNews Group/The Denver Post / Getty Donald Trump Jr., eldest son of President Donald Trump, is an executive vice president of the Trump Organization. The 43-year-old, who has five children, has lived the majority of his life in the shadow of his father and younger sister Ivanka, but since his dad became president, his outspoken, anti-political-correct stance has come into its own. While Ivanka and his father...
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Inside the $4,500-a-night Hawaiian estate where the Obamas and celebrities like Angelina Jolie have vacationed

President Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, Malia Obama, and Sasha Obama at the Honolulu Zoo in January 2009. Kent Nishimura-Pool/Getty Images During his presidency, Barack Obama usually spent the Christmas and New Year's holidays in Hawaii with his wife, Michelle, and their two daughters, Malia and Sasha. For three years in a row, the Obama family stayed at a luxury vacation rental known as Paradise Point Estates, the estate's manager, Glenn Weinberg, told Business Insider. Other high-profile...
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We tested and reviewed hundreds of skincare products in 2020, but these 11 stood out from the rest

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Sephora As members of the Insider Reviews team, we try a lot of skincare products.We know shopping for great skincare can be overwhelming and expensive, so we made this list of the best products we've tried in 2020.Keep reading for a roundup of the items that have become a fixture in our routines.When it comes to skincare shopping, it's too easy to be overwhelmed by the sheer number of options. A ...
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11 experts explain how our digital world is fueling polarization

Michael B. Thomas/Getty Images Tech companies built social media networks to connect us and search engines to give us better information about the world, yet Americans are becoming more divided than ever. The tech industry isn't entirely to blame for polarization, but there are influential economic, psychological, technological, and political forces that explain why it has played such a significant role. Business Insider asked 11 experts on everything from conspiracies to digital ethnogra...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Politics, Internet, Australia, Youtube, Life, Stanford, US, America, Barack Obama, Trends, Social Media, Features, Mit, Hillary Clinton

Jeff Bezos appears to be creating a massive Beverly Hills estate worth as much as $175 million. Here's everything we know about his record-breaking Southern California compound.

Alex Wong/Getty Images; Los Angeles County/Pictometry Back in February, Bezos became the new owner of the Warner estate, a sprawling compound in Beverly Hills, California, that he purchased for $165 million, according to The Wall Street Journal.  The estate features a 13,600-square-foot mansion, two guesthouses, a pool, and a tennis court.  Then, in August, both Variety and Daily Mail reported that Bezos had become the new owner of an adjacent house, which he is said to have purchased for...
Tags: Amazon, New York Post, Real Estate, New York, Hollywood, California, Life, Los Angeles, Trends, Strategy, Tech, Spain, Features, Michelle Obama, Beverly Hills, Manhattan

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and his girlfriend, Lauren Sanchez, have weathered a tabloid scandal, a lawsuit, and maybe even interference from a foreign government. Here's where their relationship began and everything that's happened since.

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and his girlfriend, Lauren Sanchez. Simon Stacpoole/Offside / Contributor In January 2019, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and Lauren Sanchez were publicly outed as a couple the same day Bezos and his wife, MacKenzie, announced their divorce.   The National Enquirer had been investigating Bezos and Sanchez for months and had obtained leaked photos and texts the couple had sent, including the now-famous message where Bezos called Sanchez "alive girl."  In the 18 months since, bo...
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The sneaker resale market exploded in 2020. These were the most expensive sneakers that sold on The RealReal this year, where some pairs went for up to $20,000.

The sneaker resale industry has continued to thrive amid a pandemic. The RealReal The sneaker industry thrived in 2020. Hyped collaborations and a surge in demand for the Air Jordan brand helped keep the sneaker resale market hot. Luxury consignment platform The RealReal shared a roundup of the most expensive sneakers to sell on the platform in 2020. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. 2020 was a fantastic year for sneakers, pandemic notwithstanding. While lockdowns and sto...
Tags: Fashion, Design, Jay Z, New York City, Trends, Nike, Nasa, Features, Luxury, Amsterdam, Michael Jordan, Basketball, Nba, Retail, Stores, Espn

23 unique last-minute holiday gifts that still feel personalized and thoughtful

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Most gifts are vaguely personalized in that they might address your recipient's interest, hobby, or style preference. However, these 23 gifts are personalized in the truest sense of the word whether they sport your recipient's name or stem from other aspects of their background. Need more last-minute gift ideas? Check out all of Insider Reviews' holiday gift guides here.Sign up for Insider Reviews' weekly ...
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17 last-minute gift baskets for all sorts of tastes and interests - from gourmet pastries and bread to Japanese snacks they can't find in the US

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Bokksu Gift baskets should be thoughtfully curated and contain items that fit your recipient's tastes and interests.Whether their holiday indulgence of choice is chocolate, cheese, or wine, these 17 gift baskets and gift boxes check the boxes off for both quality and relevance. Need more last-minute gift ideas? Find all Insider Reviews holiday gift guides here. A gift basket is a common and easy gi...
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The internet's invisible hands: 11 experts explain how our digital world is fueling polarization

Michael B. Thomas/Getty Images Tech companies built social media networks to connect us and search engines to give us better information about the world, yet Americans are becoming more divided than ever. The tech industry isn't entirely to blame for polarization, but there are influential economic, psychological, technological, and political forces that explain why it has played such a significant role. Business Insider asked 11 experts on everything from conspiracies to digital ethnogra...
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