Green wave: Record spending makes 2018 US midterms ‘most expensive ever’

Democrats are pouring record amounts of money into congressional midterm elections this year, hoping to gain control of the House and the Senate, with the GOP close behind. But will big spending translate to ballot box victory? Democrats are pinning their hopes on a “Blue Wave” that would give them control of both the House […]

Waymo gets green light from California DMV: AVs in some cities are ok

Enlarge / This is the sixth type of vehicle Waymo has added its self-driving technology to. The company has also ordered thousands of Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivans for its fleet. (credit: Waymo) Waymo and the California Department of Motor Vehicles announced Tuesday that the Golden State had approved a permit for the self-driving-car company to […]

Jamie Lee Curtis Will Return for ‘Halloween’ Sequel If David Gordon Green Is Directing

There’s been a lot of talk about a potential Halloween sequel in the wake of the new film’s box office success. But one pressing question that’s lingered has been whether or not Jamie Lee Curtis would return for yet another film as ultimate final girl Laurie Strode. We now have the answer! According to Curtis herself, […]

Excerpt: A New Perspective on a Classic in ‘Marilla of Green Gables’

L. M. Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables is one of the most durable stories in all of young adult literature, spawning sequels, prequels, films, and television movies and series. And now, bestselling author Sarah McCoy revisits the story, from a new point-of-view: that of Marilla Cuthbert, Anne’s guardian (along with her brother Matthew), but from […]

He’s no Bull, but Ben’s ready for Green and Gold

QUEENSLAND skipper Jimmy Peirson is adamant former teammate Ben McDermott is ready to feature in Australia’s limited overset-up this summer after his composed century guided Tasmania to a JLT Cup victory over the Bulls in Townsville on Saturday. Chasing 317 to win, the Tigers reeled the target in with four wickets and a over to […]

How to live longer – how many leafy green vegetables should you eat every week?

Eating a healthy, balanced diet – which includes at least five portions of fruit and vegetables a day – could lower the risk of an early death, according to the NHS. It’s also crucial to do plenty of exercise. All UK adults should aim for at least 150 minutes of exercise every week. Making some small […]

Peter, 96, gets the pip as council won’t empty his green bin with apples in

Peter Jinks, 96, has placed windfall apples in the green bin since it was introduced 10 years ago. But officials say only “grass cuttings and cut-back vegetation” can go in it and residents have to use a domestic waste bin for “windfall fruit”. Outraged Peter, who has an apple tree in his garden, believes he […]

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 […]