9 warm and comfortable cold-weather boots that also happen to be vegan

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. 2019 has been called “the year of the vegan” by The Economist. With an increasing interest in the vegan lifestyle, brands are offering more vegan options to appease their customers. […]

The Media’s Post-Advertising Future Is Also Its Past

It’s my holiday tradition to bring tidings of discomfort and sorrow to my colleagues in the news business. One year ago, I described the media apocalypse coming for both digital upstarts and legacy brands. Vice and BuzzFeed had slashed their revenue projections by hundreds of millions of dollars, while The New York Times had announced […]

15 cool and unique tech gifts for kids that are also educational

Samantha Lee / Business Insider The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Technology-themed toys are a great way for kids to enjoy themselves while also honing skills that will be useful in the job market of their […]

US man who sent ‘ricin letters’ to Trump & Pentagon also mailed toxins to Putin, Queen Elizabeth II

The Utah man who staged a botched ricin poison attack against a number of top US officials, including President Trump, claimed he has also sent toxins to foreign leaders, including President Vladimir Putin, court documents show. William Clyde Allen III, who was caught mailing a biological toxin to Donald Trump, FBI Director Christopher Wray, Defense […]

The Facebook hack affecting 50 million people also let the attackers access users’ Tinder, Spotify, and Instagram accounts (FB)

Facebook got hacked, it revealed on Friday — and 50 million users’ accounts were compromised. What’s more, if the victims logged into other services — like Tinder, Instagram, or Spotify — with their Facebook accounts, those might be affected to. It’s not clear whether the attackers did this, but the possibility may force companies that […]