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The most famous football player from every state

Peyton Manning was born in New Orleans.Jim Rogash/Getty Images To mark the start of playoffs, we've listed the most famous football player from every state. Small towns across the US have produced top football talent. From Tom Brady to Brett Favre, these are some of the most talented players in NFL history. Over its 100 years, the NFL has seen some record-breaking, mind-boggling talent. Rob Gronkowski and Tom Brady.Steve Luciano/AP Images In this list, we've named the most talente...
Tags: Sports, Features, Football, Football Players, NFL, 50 States, Sport, Tom Brady, MSN noteworthy


Jeff Bezos turns 58 today. Here are 14 things you might not know about the Amazon founder.

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos.MARK RALSTON/AFP via Getty Images You might not know that Jeff Bezos almost named Amazon "Cadabra." He survived a helicopter crash in Texas in 2003. In August 2020, he became the first person to accumulate a fortune of over $200 billion. His mother, Jacklyn Bezos, gave birth to him when she was a teenager. Jeff Bezos in 1997.Paul Souders/Getty Images According to CNBC, Bezos, then Jacklyn Gise Jorgensen, was barely 17 years old and a junior in high school when sh...
Tags: Amazon, Texas, Jay Leno, California, Washington, Life, Wall Street, New York City, Los Angeles, Trends, Earth, Cnn, Features, Billionaires, Beverly Hills, Holland


The Bidens just welcomed a new puppy, Commander. Here are 30 photos of some of the most adorable dogs to live in the White House.

President Joe Biden pets the Biden family dog Champ in the Oval Office in February 2021.White House/Adam Schultz Dogs are the most popular presidential pets. The Obamas had two Portuguese water dogs, Bo and Sunny. The Bidens adopted a new puppy, Commander. Their dog Champ died in June, and Major is being rehomed. Grover Cleveland's cocker spaniel named Gallagher had a brown coat and ears of "inconvenient length." Grover Cleveland with his dog Gallagher.AP New York Times reporter Gray ...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Obama, Dogs, California, Washington Post, Washington, Life, White House, Barack Obama, Trends, Reagan, Joe Biden, Cnn, Features, Ronald Reagan


I decided to fly with Delta instead of my preferred low-cost carriers, and I'm still not convinced doing so is worth the higher airfare

Flying Delta over a low-cost carrier.Taylor Rains/Insider I flew Delta over a low-cost carrier and I did not find the added bells and whistles worth the extra money. Just because I was flying on a legacy carrier did not mean I automatically got all the perks. While the onboard product was definitely nicer than Spirit or Frontier, I will forgo comfort for a cheaper ticket. Most people have a preference in which airline they fly, whether it be loyalty to one carrier or simply booking the chea...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Airports, Boston, US, Trends, Atlanta, Features, Delta, Spirit, Airbus, Tsa, Las Vegas, Airlines, United, Jetblue


I flew Delta instead of my preferred low-cost carriers, and I'm still not convinced doing so is worth the higher airfare

Flying Delta over a low-cost carrier.Taylor Rains/Insider I flew Delta over a low-cost carrier and I did not find the added bells and whistles worth the extra money. Just because I was flying on a legacy carrier did not mean I automatically got all the perks. While the onboard product was definitely nicer than Spirit or Frontier, I will forgo comfort for a cheaper ticket. Most people have a preference in which airline they fly, whether it be loyalty to one carrier or simply booking the chea...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Airports, Review, Boston, US, Trends, Atlanta, Features, Delta, Spirit, Airbus, Tsa, Las Vegas, Airlines, United


I flew 19 hours on Emirates from Dubai to New York via Italy and wouldn't hesitate to do it again over the 14-hour non-stop flight

Flying on an Emirates Boeing 777-300ER from Dubai to New York via Milan, Italy.Thomas Pallini/Insider Emirates is the leading carrier flying between New York and Dubai, with two daily non-stop flights and a third through Milan, Italy.  Connecting through Milan increases the journey time to nearly 19 hours as opposed to a 14-hour non-stop flight.  But the long way affords benefits that the non-stop cannot, including an opportunity to get off of the plane for a few hours to break up the long tr...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Europe, New York, Milan, News, Air Travel, Iraq, Planes, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Iran, Features, Atlantic, Italy


Ivanka Trump turns 40 this month. Here's a timeline of her relationship with husband Jared Kushner.

Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump. Patrick Semansky/AP Ivanka Trump, who turns 40 on October 30, met Jared Kushner in 2007 and they married in 2009. They served as White House advisors in the Trump administration. The couple is keeping a low profile while building up their real estate profile in Florida. See more stories on Insider's business page. 2007: Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner met at a networking lunch arranged by one of her longtime business partners. Ivanka Trump and J...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Washington, Life, White House, Israel, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Features, Getty Images, Judaism, Washington Dc, Morocco, New York Times


Haunted houses that were once worth over $1 million

The Pillars Estate in Albion, New York. Steve Shoemaker/Amity Photos Some haunted houses have been put on the market in recent years, and the prices may surprise you. Despite their eerie reputations, some haunted homes are listed for millions when they go on sale. However, some have sold for much less, perhaps due to their reputations or just dilapidation. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. A common horror movie plotline involves innocent folks believing they're ge...
Tags: Halloween, Real Estate, Hollywood, Life, America, Trends, Features, Paris, New Orleans, Kansas, Haunted, Cleveland, Zillow, Long Island, Haunted Houses, Judy Garland


Airbus turned its A220 airliner into a private jet with the help of a graffiti artist - see inside

ACJ TwoTwenty business lounge Airbus Airbus collaborated with French artist Cyril Kongo on the interior design of its ACJ TwoTwenty bizjet. Kongo used street art and vibrant colors to bridge his background with the private plane. The ACJ TwoTwenty is part of Airbus' "Xtra Large Bizjet" line and is three times bigger than competing aircraft. See more stories on Insider's business page. The ACJ TwoTwenty, which is the private version of the A220 airliner, was launched in October...
Tags: Travel, Art, Transportation, London, News, Planes, Trends, Features, Beijing, Dubai, Airbus, Melbourne, Art Gallery, Airbus Airbus, Los Angeles Tokyo, Kongo


See inside the many homes of Walt Disney, from his parents' $800 cottage to his lavish 'Technicolor Dream House'

Outside Disney's Los Feliz home. Patricia Ruben Walt Disney was born on December 5, 1901, in Chicago and died in 1966 in Burbank, California. Throughout his life, he lived in multiple properties, mainly in California. He called his vacation home in Palm Springs, California, his "Technicolor Dream House." Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Walt Disney lived from 1901 to 1966. He was born in Chicago, but he spent most of his life in California. Walt Disney....
Tags: Real Estate, California, Life, Disney, Los Angeles, Trends, Features, Chicago, Roy, Cinderella, Walt Disney World, Los Angeles Times, Walt Disney, Mediterranean, Palm Springs, Ruth


The 100 best brands, according to customers

Consumers named Costco as one of their favorite brands, according to Comparably data. Noam Galai/Getty Images Comparably compiled a list of the 100 best brands based on ratings from customers. The final list includes media companies, fast-food restaurants, financial services, and others. Peloton, Netflix, and Costco top the list. See more stories on Insider's business page. Comparably determined customers' top 100 brands using ratings from approximately 200,000 people. Chick-...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Home Depot, Nordstrom, Hbo, Microsoft, California, France, New York City, Disney, US, Trends, Linkedin, Nike, Cisco


Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner are keeping a low profile as they buy up property in Miami's 'Billionaire Bunker.' Here's a timeline of their relationship.

Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump. Patrick Semansky/AP Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump met in 2007, married in 2009, and have three children. They both served as White House advisors in the Trump administration. The couple is keeping a low profile while building up their real estate profile in Florida. See more stories on Insider's business page. 2007: Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner met at a networking lunch arranged by one of her longtime business partners. Ivanka Trump and Jare...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Washington, Life, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Features, Getty Images, Judaism, Washington Dc, New York Times, Iowa, New Jersey


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


30 things Canadians say that Americans don't understand

Canadians have a long list of slang words and colorful expressions that would leave many Americans scratching their heads. REUTERS/Mark Blinch Canada and the US are both English-speaking countries, but residents of each don't speak exactly alike. Canadians have a long list of slang terms and colorful expressions that set their dialect apart. Words like "keener," "gonger," and "Texas mickey" might confuse Americans. See more stories on Insider's business page. A keener is a pers...
Tags: Travel, UK, Shutterstock, Texas, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Features, Canada, United States, United Kingdom, Language, James Franco, Seth Rogen, Jack, Chesterfield


I compared McDonald's crispy chicken sandwich to Chick-fil-A's, and I thought they were almost identical

McDonald's has come out with an undeniably good chicken sandwich that's similar to Chick-fil-A's. Erin McDowell/Insider In February, McDonald's released new chicken sandwiches in original, spicy, and deluxe. The chain's new offerings immediately drew comparisons to Chick-fil-A's iconic chicken sandwich. I tried McDonald's new crispy chicken sandwich and thought it was very similar to Chick-fil-A's. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. ...
Tags: Review, America, Trends, Features, Retail, Mcdonald's, McDonald, Brooklyn New York, Chick, Kate Taylor, Chickfila, Erin McDowell, Mike Haracz, Chicken Sandwich, Taste Test, Haracz


THEN AND NOW: How the Taco Bell menu has changed through the years

When Taco Bell opened its doors in 1962, you could get a burrito for just 19 cents. Stephanie Maze/San Francisco Chronicle/Getty Images/DoctorIce Photography/Shutterstock Taco Bell was founded in Irvine, California, by Glen Bell in 1962. The very first menu had five items that cost 19 cents each. In the decades since, the US menu has changed dramatically. See more stories on Insider's business page. When Taco Bell opened in 1962, it offered just five menu items. Taco Bell'...
Tags: US, Trends, Features, New York Times, Fast Food, Retail, Diana, Huffington Post, Taco Bell, John Martin, Nashville Tennessee, Pepsi, San Anselmo, Irvine California, Charlotte North Carolina, Tex Mex


I tried the new ride-hailing app in NYC designed to take driver power back from Uber and Lyft, and although it's still working out some kinks, I was happy to help drivers get more money

The Drivers Cooperative Allana Akhtar/Insider I tried the new driver-owned ride-hailing app available in New York City. Unlike ride-share companies like Uber and Lyft, The Drivers Cooperative is owned and controlled by drivers. Though I initially had trouble finding a driver, I was glad my money was helping drivers earn more. See more stories on Insider's business page. I tried The Drivers Cooperative, a new ride-share app available in New York City. Unlike Uber, Lyft, and other ri...
Tags: Lyft, Uber, News, Los Angeles, Trends, Features, Queens, Manhattan, Drivers, Gig Economy, Singh, Robyn Beck, Tech Insider, Ride Share, Tarsem Singh, Allana Akhtar


12 of the richest LGBTQ people in the world

Tim Cook and Giorgio Armani are billionaires. Getty Images Some famous LGBTQ figures are worth billions after inheriting empires or building companies. In 2020, Apple CEO Tim Cook officially became a billionaire. Giorgio Armani's is worth $8.1 billion, while Domenico Dolce is worth $1.6 billion. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. David Geffen, the co-founder of DreamWorks, is worth $9.9 billion, according to Forbes. David Geffen. Stephen Lovekin/Getty ...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, England, Hollywood, Cook, Money, Steve Jobs, Ebay, Life, Lgbt, New York City, Los Angeles, Trends, Paypal, Palo Alto, Billionaires


28 photos of some of the most adorable dogs to live in the White House

President Barack Obama and his dog Bo were very close. Getty Dogs are the most popular pet for a president to have during his time in the White House. The Obamas' dog Bo died from cancer, the family announced on Saturday. The Bidens have two German shepherds, 13-year-old Champ and 3-year-old Major, who is a rescue. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Grover Cleveland's cocker spaniel named Gallagher had a brown coat and ears of "inconvenient length." Grove...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Obama, Dogs, California, Washington Post, Washington, Life, White House, Barack Obama, Trends, Reagan, Joe Biden, Features, Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton