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Mark Zuckerberg's ghostly sunscreen application haunts us all, but the tech CEO keeps poking fun at the moment and now it's plastered on his new surfboard

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg KENZO TRIBOUILLARD / AFP via Getty Images Mark Zuckerberg has turned his infamous sunscreen application fail from last Juy into a surfboard. The Facebook CEO showed off the surfboard on Instagram, writing "The sun never stood a chance." Zuckerberg has said he used the sunscreen to try to evade paparazzi while surfing in Hawaii. See more stories on Insider's business page. Nobody will let Mark Zuckerberg forget last year's sunscreen application fail - i...
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A startup offering to take tourists to space in a ship lifted by an enormous balloon is selling tickets for $125,000 a ride

Spaceship Neptune. Space Perspective Space Perspective is building a balloon that will shuttle tourists to the "edge of space." Tickets for the luxury six-hour round trip journey start at $125,000. The Spaceship Neptune will bring tourists above 99% of Earth's atmosphere. See more stories on Insider's business page. Forget airplanes, cruises, and hotels. Space Perspective wants to take you on a $125,000 luxury trip to the "edge of space," according to the company. Spacesh...
Tags: Transportation, Space, Elon Musk, Florida, Science, News, Trends, Bloomberg, Nasa, Earth, Space Tourism, Tourism, Neptune, Jane Poynter, Kennedy Space Center, Nikki Ekstein

Kamala Harris will travel to the US-Mexico border on Friday

Vice President Kamala Harris speaks during a news conference on Tuesday in Mexico City, Mexico. Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images Kamala Harris will travel to the US-Mexico border on Friday, Psaki announced. She will visit the border with DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas. Republicans have attacked Harris for not personally taking a trip to the border. See more stories on Insider's business page. Vice President Kamala Harris will travel to the US-Mexico border on Frida...
Tags: Politics, News, Republicans, Congress, Mexico, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Dhs, Getty Images, House, Border, Biden, Guatemala, Donald Trump

New leak shows that Gigabyte is releasing six RX 6600 XT cards

New RDNA 2-based AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT graphics cards from Gigabyte have been seen at EEC. We now know more about the specs of these new gaming GPUs.
Tags: News, Trends, Computing, AMD Radeon, EEC, AMD Graphics Cards, Amd Radeon Rx, Amd Radeon Rx 6600 Xt

2022 Infiniti QX60 aims to make school runs more stylish

The redesigned 2022 Infiniti QX60 family crossover SUV gets a much-needed tech upgrade, plus more distinctive exterior and interior styling.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Luxury cars, Infiniti, Crossover SUVs, Infiniti QX60

The top Delta variant symptoms reported in the UK are a runny nose and headache - because most people affected are very young or partially vaccinated

Oxford Street in central London on June 7, 2021. Niklas Halle'n/AFP via Getty Images The Delta variant has taken over in the UK where the most common symptom reported is now a headache. Most people who are getting COVID-19 in the UK are quite young, and not fully vaccinated. Health experts are worried Delta could hit less vaccinated areas of the US very hard. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Delta variant first identified in India has taken over in the UK, where it&...
Tags: UK, Science, London, News, Cdc, White House, India, US, Trends, Public Health, Delta, Who, World Health Organization, Oxford Street, Afp, Mike Ryan

Videos show a herd of cows stampeding through Los Angeles as people try to lasso them after they broke free from a nearby slaughterhouse

Even cattle embryos have been found to be securities. Getty Images 40 cows raced through Pico Rivera streets after they escaped from a nearby slaughterhouse. One cow was shot, while another trampled a Los Angeles resident. Several residents captured the scene on video as police attempted to wrangle the wily cows. See more stories on Insider's business page. 40 cows raced through a Los Angeles neighborhood on Tuesday night.One cow trampled a Pico Rivera resident, sending him to the hosp...
Tags: News, California, La, Nbc News, Los Angeles, Trends, Indiana, Retail, Cows, Meat Industry, KABC, San Jose California, Beverly Road, Pico Rivera, NBC Los Angeles, LASD

Meet the millennial dubbed the leader of 'hipster antitrust' who got appointed to police Big Tech largely off just one scholarly paper inspired by a trip to the grocery store

Lina Khan speaks during an April Senate meeting. SAUL LOEB/POOL/AFP via Getty Images FTC chair Lina Khan is a graduate of Yale Law School and the author of "Amazon's Antitrust Paradox." Her paper and other government work have cemented her as a vocal critic of Big Tech. Khan helped the House investigate Google, Amazon, Apple, and Facebook over online competition. See more stories on Insider's business page. Lina Khan has been one of Big Tech's biggest critics - and she just too...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Politics, UK, News, Nbc, Washington, Senate, Time, US, Trends, Strategy, Bbc, Regulation, South Dakota, Yale

Trump will travel to the US-Mexico border with a group of House Republicans next week, per report

Former President Donald Trump participates in a ceremony commemorating the 200th mile of border wall at the international border with Mexico in San Luis, Arizona, June 23, 2020. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Trump will travel to the US-Mexico border next Wednesday with a group of House Republicans. The former president's trip comes amid GOP attacks on the Biden administration over its border policies. Trump made immigration a central issue of his campaign and administration. See more ...
Tags: Politics, Texas, News, Republicans, Congress, Mexico, White House, Politico, Immigration, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Indiana, Gop, House, New Jersey

Brian Sicknick's partner says she once supported Trump, but now views his failure to honor Capitol cops' heroism as 'unforgivable' and 'un-American'

Sandra Garza, partner of the late Capitol Police officer Brian Sicknick. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Sandra Garza, the former partner of late Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick wrote an op-ed for CNN. Garza said that she used to support Trump, but now believes that Trump was a "mastermind" behind the riot. She also said Republican lawmakers who refuse to honor the heroism of Capitol cops are acting 'un-American.' See more stories on Insider's business page. The former partner...
Tags: Death, News, Congress, Trends, Brian, Republican, Donald Trump, Capitol Police, Trump, Capitol, Garza, Kelly McLaughlin, Capitol Siege, Brian Sicknick, Sicknick, Sandra Garza

Astronauts set for Friday spacewalk — here’s how to watch

American astronaut Shane Kimbrough and his French counterpart Thomas Pesquet will embark on a spacewalk on Friday. Here's how to watch the livestream.
Tags: Space, News, Trends, Nasa, International Space Station, Iss, Space Station, Thomas Pesquet, Shane Kimbrough

Trump's obsessive rants about the 2020 election have driven away his daughter Ivanka and son-in-law Jared Kushner, report says

President Donald Trump's White House Senior Adviser Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump, the daughter of President Trump, walk on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, after stepping off Marine One after returning from Camp David. Patrick Semansky/AP Trump has pushed away Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner with his election lies, CNN reports. Ivanka and Kushner were once top figures in Trump's inner circle and administration. Trump remains fixated on cons...
Tags: Politics, Supreme Court, Washington Post, Washington, White House, Trends, Georgia, Cnn, Pennsylvania, Arizona, Miami, Donald Trump, Trump, Lindell, Palm Beach, Ivanka

Gun sales surged during the pandemic, but so did rejections from background checks, which hit a record high of 300,000

CHANTILLY, VA - NOVEMBER 18: AR-15 rifles are on display during the Nation's Gun Show November 18, 2016 at Dulles Expo Center in Chantilly, Virginia. Alex Wong/Getty Images The FBI processed a record 39.7 million firearm background checks in 2020, and checks are trending higher this year. More checks means more rejections, reaching 300,000 last year, nearly twice the level in 2019. Of the rejects, 42% had felony convictions on their records, according to Everytown for Gun Safety. See m...
Tags: Politics, News, Senate, Trends, Fbi, Va, Retail, Republican, Gun Sales, Ucla, Adam Winkler, Winkler, Chantilly, Chantilly Virginia, Background Check, Everytown for Gun Safety

Trump questioned if Kushner accomplished peace in the Middle East 'after all' amid recent Israel-Hamas violence, report says

President Donald Trump's White House Senior Adviser Jared Kushner pauses while speaking to a member of the audience as he arrives for a news conference with President Donald Trump and Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos in the East Room of the White House, Thursday, May, 18th, 2017, in Washington. Andrew Harnik/AP Trump and Kushner are growing apart, according to a new CNN report. The former president has reportedly begun to question Kushner's accomplishments in his administrat...
Tags: Politics, News, Washington, Israel, US, International, Jerusalem, Trends, Cnn, Gaza, Middle East, United Arab Emirates, Un, Hamas, Benjamin Netanyahu, Donald Trump

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signs a law punishing student 'indoctrination' at public universities and threatens budget cuts

Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis. Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed legislation that requires the public universities to survey students and staff about their beliefs. The surveys purportedly seek to determine the state of "intellectual diversity" on campuses. DeSantis said campuses that are "hotbeds for stale ideology" are "not worth tax dollars." See more stories on Insider's business page. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, a Repu...
Tags: Florida, Politics, News, America, Trends, New York Times, Universities, Colleges, Republican, Donald Trump, Free Speech, Professor, Miami Herald, Florida House, Ron DeSantis, DeSantis

India is tracking a new mutated coronavirus strain that health officials call 'Delta Plus' - but experts say there's no need to worry

A health worker takes a swab sample from a man to test for the coronavirus, as cases continue to spike, at a swab collection center in Guwahati, India on August 31, 2020. Biju Boro/AFP via Getty Images Indian officials say they're closely monitoring "Delta Plus," a version of the Delta coronavirus variant with an extra mutation. Dr Anurag Agarwal, director at one of India's sequencing labs, said it wasn't "worrisome yet." "Delta Plus," also called AY.1, accounts for just 0.0000...
Tags: Health, UK, Science, News, India, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Bbc, Healthcare, Delta, Who, Delhi, Anthony Fauci, Phe, Variant

153 workers at Houston Methodist Hospital quit or were fired after they refused a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine

The hospital said in late March that it would mandate COVID-19 vaccines for its 26,000 employees. FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP via Getty Images Houston Methodist Hospital told The Washington Post that it had fired staff who refused a COVID-19 shot. Some staff quit over the vaccine mandate, too. More than 150 staff had left or were fired, it said. Earlier this month a judge dismissed a lawsuit that said the mandate treated staff like "guinea pigs." See more stories on Insider's business page. ...
Tags: Post, Texas, News, US, Trends, Healthcare, Delta, Goldman Sachs, Fda, Houston, The Washington Post, United Airlines, US Food and Drug Administration, Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston Methodist, Frederic J Brown

Trump is envious of Jared Kushner's 7-figure book advance and worries his son-in-law will take credit for his administration's accomplishments, report says

White House senior advisor Jared Kushner and President Donald Trump in the Oval Office on September 11, 2020. Anna Moneymaker-Pool/Getty Images Trump is jealous of son-in-law Jared Kushner's 7-figure book advance, per a CNN report. The former president is also worried that Kushner will take credit for his administration's accomplishments. Trump has been interviewed for 17 forthcoming books but still doesn't have a book deal of his own. See more stories on Insider's busine...
Tags: Politics, White House, Politico, US, Trends, Cnn, Middle East, Harpercollins, Donald Trump, Black, Trump, Oval Office, Ivanka Trump, Kushner, Simon Schuster, Jared Kushner

The Ever Given's owners have struck a deal with Egypt to free the ship months after it was seized, insurers say

Container ship Ever Given stuck in the Suez Canal, Egypt on March 27, 2021. Kristin Carringer/Maxar The Ever Given is on the brink of being released after 71 days, according to the ship's insurers. The ship's owners have reached an agreement in principle with the Suez Canal Authority. The ship got stuck in March, was freed, but was then impounded while Egypt sought compensation. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Ever Given's owners have reached an agreement...
Tags: Transportation, News, Trends, Egypt, Shipping, News UK, Suez Canal, SCA, Ahram Online, Suez Canal Authority SCA, Suez Canal Authority, Suez Canal Egypt, Great Bitter Lake, Mia Jankowicz, Ever Given, Shoei Kisen Kaisha Ltd

Fast-food giants cut value meals and cheaper items during the pandemic - and some, like Wendy's and McDonald's, are now pushing luxury burgers and pricier family combos instead

Chains have been scaling back their value meals, and instead pushing larger combo meals. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Fast-food chains are increasingly focusing on pricier meals with higher margins, according to Reuters. Some, such as McDonald's, are cutting back on value meals and dollar menus in favor of larger family-sized bundles. Others are rolling out higher-end burgers and other dishes, such as Wendy's "Made to Crave" menu. See more stories on Insider's business page. Fast-fo...
Tags: Food, News, Trends, Fast Food, Retail, Mcdonald's, Burger King, Kfc, Taco Bell, Doordash, Reuters, Travis Scott, Wendy's, Wendy, McDonald, Kate Taylor

Top Stories this AM: Yang's out of the NYC mayoral race; Darrell Hammond is in - with Trump; Australia's mouse plague continues

Good morning and welcome to your weekday morning roundup of the top stories you need to know.For more daily and weekly briefings, sign up for our newsletters here.What's going on today: RIP Yang Gang. Andrew Yang concedes mayoral primary: "I am not going to be the next Mayor of New York City." Unofficial results showed Yang in fourth place, with Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams holding a commanding lead. Twitter trips up the White House. White House officials were duped into following a...
Tags: News, Australia, New York City, US, Newsletter, Trends, Gop, New South Wales, Biden, Doj, Alec Baldwin, Trump, Eric Adams, Yang, Manchin, FEC

Has the coronavirus reached 'peak fitness'? Experts wonder if the Delta variant is the worst we'll see.

A nurse administers a COVID-19 test at a testing site in Suffolk County, New York, on December 18, 2020. John Paraskevas/Newsday via Getty Images World Health Organization officials called Delta the "fittest" variant to date on Monday. Delta is more transmissible, and potentially deadlier, than any other coronavirus variant so far. Scientists now wonder if the virus has reached "peak fitness," though it's likely too soon to tell. See more stories on Insider's business page. No coro...
Tags: Science, News, Scotland, India, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Read, Delta, Who, World Health Organization, Pfizer, Transmission, Public Health England, UK Delta, Los Angeles California

Drought maps show the western US at its driest in 20 years - a ticking time bomb for even more fires and power failures

Low water levels at California's Lake Oroville, June 16, 2021. The western US is withering under its worst drought in at least 20 years - possibly in 1,200 years. An early heat wave strained California power grids and brought record temperatures across the West. Extreme heat and dryness could cause devastating wildfires, rolling blackouts, and water shortages. See more stories on Insider's business page. The western US was already withering in severe drought when a heat wave stru...
Tags: Utah, Science, News, Climate Change, California, Washington, Mexico, Oregon, US, Trends, Drought, Cnn, West, United States, Wildfires, Arizona

Trump is 'incentivized' to run again for president in 2024 by Biden's performance, says his son Eric

Donald Trump Getty Donald Trump has been "incentivized" to win the presidency back in 2024 by Biden's performance, his son Eric has said. "Every single day that Biden messes up our nation, I think it further incentivizes my father," Trump said. "We're going to walk through that door, I'm telling you. We're going to walk through that door," he predicted. See more stories on Insider's business page. Donald Trump feels "incentivized" to run for the presidency again in 202...
Tags: Politics, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, White House, Trends, Republican Party, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Eric, NewsMax, Trump Organization, Eric Trump, Thomas Colson, Trump 2024

The UK government asks schoolchildren to sing 'One Nation, One Britain' song as it marks Brexit anniversary

Boris Johnson Getty UK asks schoolchildren to sing "One Nation, One Britain" song as the country marks 5 years since Brexit. The call by the Education department was met with thousands of mostly derisive responses. The UK on Wednesday marked the anniversary of Britain's vote to leave the European Union. See more stories on Insider's business page. The UK government has backed a campaign for schoolchildren to come together and sing a song for "One Nation, One Britain day", as the co...
Tags: Politics, UK, News, Education, Trends, Eu, Conservative, European Union, Britain, Boris Johnson, Brexit, Adam Bienkov, Gavin Williamson, Savanta ComRes, Brexit Insider, Boris Johnson Getty

Watch Toyota’s latest robot ace challenging house chores

The Tokyo Research Institute in California has designed a prototype robot that can skillfully perform various chores within the home.
Tags: News, California, Trends, Robots, Toyota, Robotics, Toyota Research Institute, TRI, Tokyo Research Institute

As prices begin to normalize, here’s where to buy an Nvidia RTX 30-series GPU

After a long graphics card shortage, rumors say that the market situation is slowly improving. We tested the availability of the GeForce RTX 30-Series cards.
Tags: News, Trends, Computing, Nvidia, Graphics Card, Gpu, Nvidia Geforce Rtx 30-series, Rtx 30-series

NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter travels 160 meters in 8th Mars flight

It's onwards and upwards for NASA's Mars helicopter, Ingenuity, after the aircraft recently completed its eighth flight on the planet.
Tags: Space, News, Trends, Nasa, Mars, Helicopter, Ingenuity

Morgan Stanley plans to block unvaccinated employees and guests from entering its New York offices

Morgan Stanley is requiring employees and clients entering its New York offices to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Mario Tama/Getty Images Morgan Stanley will require a COVID-19 vaccine for entry at its NY offices, Financial Times said. Once the policy goes into effect July 12, all unvaccinated employees will lose building access. The bank has already implemented "vaccine-only" work areas, FT reported. See more stories on Insider's business page. Morgan Stanley plans to block all...
Tags: New York, News, Finance, New York City, Trends, Markets, Vaccine, Morgan Stanley, Financial Times, Pandemic, COVID-19, COVID, Tyler Sonnemaker, Vaccine Passports, Mario Tama Getty Images Morgan Stanley, Westchester Morgan Stanley

Pelosi denies announcing select committee on US Capitol riot

In this Jan. 6, 2021 file photo rioters supporting President Donald Trump storm the Capitol in Washington. AP Photo Democrats are creating a select committee to examine the events of January 6, 2021. The news was first reported by The Washington Post. The move comes after Republicans last month defeated an effort to create an independent commission. See more stories on Insider's business page. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has denied telling Democrats that she intends to create a select c...
Tags: Politics, Washington Post, Washington, US, Trends, Cnn, House, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump, Charles Davis, The Washington Post, Capitol, Pelosi, US Capitol, January 6, Insurrection 2021

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