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Uber drivers in some US cities are making more than $40 per hour, the company said

Jeff Greenberg/Education Images/Universal Images Group via Getty Images In some US cities, Uber drivers are making at least $40 per hour, the company's CEO said. Ride-hailing apps have been trying to get drivers back on the road amid rising demand. Some drivers told Insider they're holding out for higher pay or for more people to get vaccinated for COVID-19. See more stories on Insider's business page. Uber drivers in some cities are making at least $40 an hour, the ride-haili...
Tags: Transportation, Lyft, Uber, News, Congress, New York City, US, Trends, Workers, Chicago, Austin, Earnings, Philadelphia, Drivers, Getty, Dara Khosrowshahi


Imposter syndrome can derail your career but there's a way to beat it, says occupational psychologist

Shot of a young businesswoman looking stressed while using a laptop in her home office Delmaine Donson People who suffer from the imposter syndrome attribute all their success to luck rather than talent. It can derail your career and lead you to end up trapped in a role far below your potential. Occupational psychologist Elisa Sánchez told Business Insider there are tricks to combat it, though. See more stories on Insider's business page. If you live in constant fear that your peers a...
Tags: Trends, Getty, Harvard Business Review, Sánchez, Pauline Rose Clance, Luis Alvarez Getty, Elisa Sánchez, Suzanne Imes Clance, Cristina Fernández Esteban Qayyah Moynihan


Mind and God: The new science of neurotheology

Neurotheology is a field that unites brain science and psychology with religious belief and practices. There are several indirect and direct mechanisms that link spirituality with improved mental health. Compassion and love are positive emotions that will make your brain healthier. The field of neurotheology continues to expand from its early origins several decades ago to the present day. In its simplest definition, neurotheology refers to the field of scholarship that seeks to understand the...
Tags: Innovation, Getty, Miguel Medina, Andrew Newberg, Mohammed Sawaf, Jean Francois Monier, Kirtan Kriya


Boris Johnson has sent gunboats to Jersey as France threatens to cut power to island in Brexit fishing protest

Boris Johnson has sent two gunboats to Jersey as French boats gather to protest over Brexit fishing rights. Getty The UK has sent British gunboats to Jersey amid tensions with France over Brexit fishing rights. Around 80 French boats have assembled to demand greater access to the island's fishing waters. France has threatened to cut power to the island. See more stories on Insider's business page. Two British gunboats dispatched by Boris Johnson to Jersey have arrived after around ...
Tags: Politics, UK, News, Navy, France, Trends, Britain, Labour, Boris Johnson, Getty, Johnson, Downing Street, Brexit, Jersey, John Healey, Reuters


The UK has sent gunboats to Jersey as France threatens to cut power to island in Brexit fishing row

Boris Johnson has sent two gunboats to Jersey as French boats gather to protest over Brexit fishing rights. Getty The UK has sent gunboats to Jersey amid tensions over Brexit fishing rights on the island. Around 80 French boats have assembled to demand greater access to the island's fishing waters. France has also sent a patrol boat while threatening to cut power to the island. See more stories on Insider's business page. Two British gunboats dispatched by Boris Johnson to Jersey h...
Tags: Politics, UK, News, Navy, France, Trends, Britain, Labour, Boris Johnson, Getty, Johnson, Downing Street, Brexit, Jersey, John Healey, Reuters


A big lesson from the ‘Oumuamua alienware controversy

In October 2017, a strange celestial object was detected, soon to be declared our first recognized interstellar visitor.The press exploded when a leading Harvard astronomer suggested the object to have been engineered by an alien civilization.This is an extraordinary conclusion that was based on a faulty line of scientific reasoning. Ruling out competing hypotheses doesn't make your hypothesis right. Sometimes, when you are looking for something ordinary, you find the unexpected. This is defin...
Tags: Wikipedia, Earth, Harvard, Harvard University, Innovation, Aliens, Getty, Maui, Astrophysics, Jill Tarter, Loeb, Avi Loeb, Catholic University of Chile, Oumuamua, Shmuel Bialy, Bialy


85% of small businesses were fully open in March, report finds

Chandan Khanna/AFP via Getty A new report found that 85% of small businesses were fully open in March, an increase from February. Small business owners also saw higher vaccination levels, and in-person sales ticked up. Still, there's more to be done before full recovery, with the supply chain presenting an issue. See more stories on Insider's business page. Small businesses, battered by the pandemic, are flinging their doors back open: 85% were fully open in March 2021, a sizable...
Tags: US, Trends, American Express, Getty, Kabbage, Afp, Chandan Khanna, Kathryn Petralia, Petralia, Juliana Kaplan, Ayelet Sheffey


Meet Victoria Toensing and Joseph diGenova, the Republican power couple caught up in the FBI's Rudy Giuliani investigation

Rudolph Giuliani, Joseph diGenova, and Victoria Toensing, attorneys for then-President Donald Trump, conduct a news conference. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Image Victoria Toensing was served a search warrant alongside Rudy Giuliani last week. She and her husband and law partner, Joseph diGenova, have been close to Giuliani for decades. They were instrumental in the Ukraine scandal that led to former president Donald Trump's first impeachment. See more stories on Insider...
Tags: Europe, Politics, News, Media, Law, Vladimir Putin, Obama, Congress, Senate, White House, Russia, New York City, US, Trends, Reagan, Joe Biden


BIDEN'S FIRST 100 DAYS: How they compare with Trump's, Obama's, Bush's, and Clinton's

From left: presidents Donald Trump, Bill Clinton, Joe Biden, George W. Bush, and Barack Obama. Mandel NGAN/AFP via Getty; Ben Gabbe/Getty Images for Common Sense Media; Win McNamee/Getty; Nathan Congleton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty; Scott Olson/Getty; Shayanne Gal/Insider Presidents have been judged by their performance in their first 100 days for nine decades. From approval ratings to executive orders, there's a lot to judge them by. Insider compared Biden's first 100 days to t...
Tags: Politics, Laws, News, Obama, Congress, Senate, White House, Virginia, Defense, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Data, Features


10 Things in Politics: How Biden's 100 days compare

Good morning! Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics, your look at the biggest stories in DC and beyond. Sign up here to receive this newsletter.Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.Point of personal privilege: I want to thank all my colleagues for pitching in the past couple of days. I was a little fatigued after my second shot, but I'll gladly trade that for almost being fully vaccinated. I hope you'll take your turn when it comes.Here's what we're ...
Tags: Congress, Washington Post, Washington, White House, Virginia, India, Israel, US, NFL, America, West Virginia, Newsletter, Trends, Joe Biden, New York Times, Bill Clinton


Brazil rejects Sputnik V vaccine, says it’s tainted with replicating cold virus (ars technica)

Enlarge / Vials of the Sputnik V vaccine against COVID-19 are seen at the Boris Trajkovski sports hall in Skopje as the country starts its vaccination campaign, after months of difficulties on April 16, 2021. (credit: Getty | ROBERT ATANASOVSKI) Health regulators in Brazil say that doses of Russia’s Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine contain a cold-causing virus capable of replicating in human cells. The unintended presence of the virus in the vaccine can “lead to infections in humans and can cause d...
Tags: News, Russia, Brazil, Getty, Beth Mole, Skopje, Anvisa, Boris Trajkovski, Health Regulatory Agency Anvisa


Republicans support the GOP more than Trump for the first time in 2 years, a new poll shows

Getty A new NBC News poll suggests Trump's support among GOP voters is slipping. The poll found more GOP voters support the party over Trump for the first time since 2019. Meanwhile, Trump's overall favorability rating has also dropped. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former President Donald Trump's support among Republican voters appears to be dropping, according to a new NBC News poll.For the first time since 2019, NBC polling found supporters of the GOP ou...
Tags: Politics, News, Nbc, Washington, Nbc News, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, Getty, Republican Party, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Washington Post ABC News, US Capitol


Watch SpaceX launch 4 astronauts aboard a recycled Crew Dragon spaceship for NASA on Friday

The Crew-2 astronauts pose during a training session at the SpaceX training facility in Hawthorne, California. SpaceX SpaceX is set to launch four astronauts toward the International Space Station on Friday morning. The Crew-2 mission is SpaceX's second routine astronaut flight for NASA. Watch the historic spaceflight on NASA's livestream below. See more stories on Insider's business page. Update: The Crew-2 mission successfully launched into Earth's orbit early Friday morn...
Tags: Transportation, Spacex, Florida, Science, News, Trends, Nasa, Earth, International Space Station, European Space Agency, Getty, Astronauts, Falcon 9, Iss, Rocket Launch, Falcon


Watch live: SpaceX is launching 4 astronauts aboard a recycled Crew Dragon spaceship for NASA on Friday

The Crew-2 astronauts pose during a training session at the SpaceX training facility in Hawthorne, California. SpaceX SpaceX is set to launch four astronauts toward the International Space Station on Friday morning. The Crew-2 mission is SpaceX's second routine astronaut flight for NASA. Watch the historic spaceflight on NASA's livestream below. See more stories on Insider's business page. SpaceX is rocketing four astronauts toward the International Space Station (ISS) on Frida...
Tags: Transportation, Spacex, Florida, Science, News, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Live, International Space Station, European Space Agency, Getty, Astronauts, Falcon 9, Iss, Rocket Launch


Fighting online misinformation: We're doing it wrong

Like the coronavirus, engaging with misinformation can inadvertently cause it to spread.Social media has a business model based on getting users to spend increasing amounts of time on their platforms, which is why they are hesitant to remove engaging content.The best way to fight online misinformation is to drown it out with the truth. A year ago, the Center for Countering Digital Hate warned of the parallel pandemics — the biological contagion of COVID-19 and the social contagion of misinform...
Tags: UK, Social Media, Bbc, Bill Gates, Innovation, Who, Getty, Vaccines, Misinformation, Imran Ahmed, Coronavirus, Center for Countering Digital Hate


Self-awareness is what makes us human

Self-awareness — namely, our capacity to think about our thoughts — is central to how we perceive the world.Without self-awareness, education, literature, and other human endeavors would not be possible.Striving toward greater self-awareness is the spiritual goal of many religions and philosophies.The following is an excerpt from Dr. Stephen Fleming's forthcoming book Know Thyself. It is reprinted with permission from the author.I now run a neuroscience lab dedicated to the study of self-awaren...
Tags: Psychology, Europe, London, Neuroscience, Innovation, Philosophy, Getty, Self-awareness, Stephen Fleming, Vladimir Nabokov, Plato, Socrates, Lao Tzu, John Stuart Mill, Descartes, Auguste Comte


Watch SpaceX launch 4 astronauts to the International Space Station for NASA on Friday

The Crew-2 astronauts pose during a training session at the SpaceX training facility in Hawthorne, California. SpaceX SpaceX is set to launch four astronauts toward the International Space Station on Friday morning. The Crew-2 mission is SpaceX's second routine astronaut flight for NASA. Watch the historic spaceflight on NASA's livestream below. See more stories on Insider's business page. SpaceX is rocketing four astronauts toward the International Space Station (ISS) on Frida...
Tags: Transportation, Spacex, Florida, Science, News, Trends, Nasa, Earth, International Space Station, European Space Agency, Getty, Astronauts, Falcon 9, Iss, Rocket Launch, Falcon


Images capture Cori Bush and Ayanna Pressley's emotional reaction as Derek Chauvin was found guilty for the murder of George Floyd

Rep. Cori Bush of Missouri embraced Rep. Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts on Tuesday at the US Capitol as members of the Congressional Black Caucus reacted to the verdict in the Derick Chauvin murder trial. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Photos show Reps. Cori Bush and Ayanna Pressley in a tearful embrace over Derek Chauvin's verdict. Chauvin was found guilty Tuesday on all three charges in the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis. "Black men, I love you, and you deserve to grow old,"...
Tags: Politics, Massachusetts, Trends, Features, Missouri, Getty, Black, Bush, Capitol, Congressional Black Caucus, Pressley, US Capitol, Bill Clark, Cori Bush, Ayanna Pressley, Chauvin


Powerful images capture Cori Bush and Ayanna Pressley's emotional reaction as Derek Chauvin was found guilty for the murder of George Floyd

Rep. Cori Bush (D-MO) embraces Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) as members of the Congressional Black Caucus react to the verdict in the Derick Chauvin murder trial in the Rayburn Room at the U.S. Capitol on April 20, 2021 in Washington, DC. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Photos show Reps. Cori Bush and Ayanna Pressley in a tearful embrace following Derek Chauvin's guilty verdict Tuesday. Chauvin was found guilty on all three charges in the killing of George Floyd, whose death sparked worldw...
Tags: Politics, Washington, Trends, C, Features, Missouri, Getty, Bush, Capitol, Congressional Black Caucus, U S Capitol, Pressley, Bill Clark, Cori Bush, Ayanna Pressley, Chauvin


All the electric vehicles that stood out at the Shanghai Auto Show

The 19th annual Shanghai Auto Show delivered a bevy of electric and tech-centric vehicles this year. Chinese, European and U.S. automakers showed off their latest offerings in every price segment, from the budget-minded ​​Wuling Hong Guang Mini via a joint venture between SAIC Motor Corp., General Motors Co. and Liuzhou Wuling Motors Co. to the luxury Mercedes EQS  — and everything in between. Several automakers touted the capabilities of their driver assistance systems, using terminology that s...
Tags: TC, Transportation, Europe, Japan, China, Tech, Tesla, Hungary, Automotive, Vw, Electric Vehicles, Shanghai, Toyota, Getty, Volkswagen, North America


Inside Goldman Sachs' big wealth management and consumer banking push

Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon. Getty Images Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon is taking big steps to transform the bank. Goldman has been pushing into consumer banking and wealth management. The bank reported first-quarter earnings this week. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Goldman Sachs is going through some massive changes under CEO David Solomon.The Wall Street bank has taken big steps involving transparency and inclusion to change up its culture. After its fir...
Tags: Google, Trends, Goldman Sachs, Getty, Goldman, Instacart, Wealthfront, Wells Fargo, Marcus, Citi, Sachs, SPAC, JPMorgan Chase, Solomon, Reuters Goldman Sachs, David Stark


The UK's failure to find evidence of systemic racism in a government-issued report is a laughable example of hypocrisy

Getty A government-issued report in the UK found no evidence of systemic racism in the country. A government clearing itself of any wrong-doing is a mockery to the real, institutional problems at hand. Mohammad Zaheer is a journalist and political commentator. This is an opinion column. The thoughts expressed are those of the author. See more stories on Insider's business page. Controversy has arisen in the UK after a much anticipated report investigating race and ethnic disparities a...
Tags: Europe, UK, America, Trends, Britain, United Kingdom, Diane Abbott, Getty, Parliament, Black Lives Matter, Caribbean, Ethnic, Gypsy Roma, George Floyd, Mohammad Zaheer


20 Stock Image Sites to Find Photos

The right image can transform your marketing. Photos grab customers’ attention and tell stories. Photos support your brand image on websites and social media. However, not all small businesses have the time or resources to constantly take professional grade photos of their own. That’s where stock image websites come in. What is a stock photo website? These stock photo websites provide high resolution images that businesses can purchase or download for free to use in websites, social media pos...
Tags: Google, Shutterstock, Sales, Getty, Flickr, Wikipedia Wikipedia, Technology Trends, Ryan McGuire, Gratisography, Negative Space, Pexels, Stocksy Stocksy, Flickr Flickr, Wiki Commons, Getty Images Getty Images, Pixabay Pixabay


Europe's wealthy are falling behind - London just dropped out of the top 10 cities for very high net worth individuals

London. Xinhua/Han Yan via Getty A new report looks at where the very high net worth - between $5 million to $30 million - live. London fell out of Wealth-X's top 10 ranking for the first time dating back to 2004. The US dominated the ranking, with seven cities in the top 10 including the top spot - New York. See more stories on Insider's business page. London is no longer a top-10 hub for very high net worth (VHNW) individuals. In fact, the city's share of VHNW individuals dro...
Tags: Asia, Europe, UK, New York, London, US, America, Trends, Shanghai, Oxfam, Getty, Pew Research Center, Brexit, Harry Robertson, Juliana Kaplan, Meanwhile New York


Goldman Sachs is going through a big transformation under CEO David Solomon

Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon. Getty Images Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon is taking big steps to transform the bank. Goldman has been pushing into consumer banking and wealth management. The bank reported first-quarter earnings this week. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Goldman Sachs is going through some massive changes under CEO David Solomon.The Wall Street bank has taken big steps involving transparency and inclusion to change up its culture. After its fir...
Tags: Google, New York City, Trends, Goldman Sachs, Getty, Goldman, Instacart, Wells Fargo, Marcus, Citi, Sachs, SPAC, JPMorgan Chase, Solomon, Reuters Goldman Sachs, David Stark


Matt Gaetz's indicted associate Joel Greenberg has been cooperating against him since last year, report says

Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., is seen during a break in the House Judiciary Committee hearing on policing practices and law enforcement accountability in the Capitol Visitor Center on Wednesday, June 10, 2020. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Joel Greenberg has been cooperating against Rep. Matt Gaetz since last year, NYT reported. Greenberg reportedly told investigators that he and Gaetz had interactions with women who were given cash or gifts in exchange for sex. Gaetz has been...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Cbs News, Trends, Fbi, Gop, New York Times, The Times, Nyt, Getty, Times, Investigation, Bahamas, Justice Department, Venmo, Trump


Why Every Blogger Needs to Understand Intellectual Property Rights

Copyright law in the United States can be complex, but one thing is simple and clear: if you didn’t create a piece of media, you can’t use it without the creator’s permission. If you use someone else’s media, like a photo, video, or audio file, you’re committing a crime unless you have permission. Whether you’re flying solo or you’re part of a team that uses or distributes media, it’s critical to understand and follow copyright law to the letter. You can avoid most instances of legal trouble ...
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Goldman Sachs has been going through a huge transformation under CEO David Solomon

Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon. Getty Images Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon is taking big steps to transform the bank. Goldman has been pushing into consumer banking and wealth management. Here's the latest news on Goldman Sachs. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Goldman Sachs has been going through some massive changes under CEO David Solomon.It's taken big steps involving transparency and inclusion to change up its culture. After its first-ever investor d...
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Amazon's victory against a union drive in Alabama proved workers want better workplaces, but America's labor laws are too broken to help them get that, experts say

Amazon faces a historic union vote in Alabama. Amazon; Elif Ozturk/Anadolu Agency via Getty; Dustin Chambers/REUTERS; RWDSU; Samantha Lee/Insider Amazon has the votes to defeat a historic union vote by workers in Bessemer, Alabama. But experts say companies' battles with workers, regulators, and politicians are far from over. They told Insider that Amazon's anti-union push proved companies have too much power over workers. See more stories on Insider's business page. After one ...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Politics, News, Enterprise, Unions, Labor, Congress, France, US, Alabama, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Mit, House


Sidney Powell quotes Buzz Lightyear in response to sanctions request for her election conspiracy theory lawsuit

Sidney Powell. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Sidney Powell asked a judge to turn down a motion for sanctions against her in Wisconsin. She made the argument on a technicality and quoted "Toy Story" in her legal filing. Powell pushed lawsuits based on conspiracy theories in a failed attempt to overturn the election. See more stories on Insider's business page. Conspiracy theorist and former Trump attorney Sidney Powell said a judge should dismiss Wisconsin Governor Ton...
Tags: Politics, News, Entertainment, Trends, Joe Biden, Wisconsin, Michigan, Getty, Pixar, Donald Trump, Detroit, Toy Story, Trump, Sidney Powell, Powell, Hugo Chavez