This online startup makes shopping and caring for beautiful house plants convenient and easy — even for people who don’t think they have a green thumb

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. Léon & George What sounds like it could be a recipe for disaster — an indoor house plant you never see in person that is packed into a […]

World’s Largest Movie Theater Chain Essentially Admits to Not Caring About Theatrical Presentation

(Welcome to The Soapbox, the space where we get personal, political, and opinionated about anything and everything. In this edition: AMC Theaters admits that they don’t care about masking, and why this is bad.) We’re aware there are terrible things happening in our country right now, and yes, complaining about movie theater screens is inconsequential in the grand scheme of […]

When Will the Economy Start Caring About Home-Care Work?

For six weeks, LaTanya Thomas, a personal-care assistant in Minneapolis, worked without pay, helping to clean, dress, and feed her client. She and her colleagues asked their boss where their paychecks were. They spoke with the bank. They accepted five- or 10-dollar bills as a little something to tide them over, she said, rolling their […]

A Comcast billing nightmare affects woman caring for her sick father

You can check out any time you’d like, but you can never… well, you know the song. (credit: Aurich Lawson) Amie Stepanovich‏ has been shuttling back and forth between Washington, DC, and Ohio, where her father is “very sick and currently in the hospital and unable to speak for himself,” she wrote in a series of tweets yesterday. […]

Family members work 70-hour weeks caring for cancer sufferers

In the last three months of life sufferers rely on relatives or friends for all kinds of help, mainly at home, including practical help, giving medicine and intimate personal care. But the long hours and stress takes a toll on the health and wellbeing of the carer and even leaves them financially out of pocket, […]