Everlane has launched an outerwear collection made from recycled water bottles — here’s what it’s like in person

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. Everlane’s new line, the ReNew Collection, is outerwear that’s made with recycled plastic bottles as an eco-friendly alternative. It’s part of the company’s ambitious 2021 goals to eliminate all virgin […]

How Portugal’s Biggest Disaster Launched a Scientific Discipline

Most of the population of Lisbon was in church when the first quake hit. It was the morning of All Saints Day, 1755, and this was the most prominent city in one of the world’s most powerful countries. None of that mattered, of course, when the shaking started. The Lisbon quake is still a defining […]

Someone launched a ‘Save Elon’ online store selling tote bags and bathing suits to raise money for Elon Musk after the SEC sued him

Max Whittaker/Getty Images Someone launched a website selling merchandise to raise money for Tesla CEO Elon Musk after he was sued by the SEC. The Shopify store sells tote bags, bathing suits, T-shirts and coffee mugs all with the goal to “Save Elon from the SEC.” The SEC filed charges against Musk on Thursday alleging […]

Target just launched a new line of clothes that look way more expensive than they are — nothing costs over $50

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. Let’s go over the classic Target run; we all know the drill. It begins with necessity (ex: ran out of toilet paper) but somehow always ends with a cart filled […]

Argentina launched a sweeping new austerity program to try to solve its economic crisis — but investors aren’t buying it

Marcos Brindicci/Reuters Argentina reveals new austerity measures aimed at reducing the country’s huge budget deficit. New measures will include an increase in export tariffs for grains such as soybeans, and a halving of the number of government agencies. The new measures were not well received by investors, with the peso falling after their announcement. Argentina […]

Emirates launched a new flight targeted at a small city in New Jersey that most Americans have never heard of — and it’s a brilliant strategy

Boeing Emirates launched its first non-stop flight between Dubai and Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey. The route is targeted at New Jersey’s large Indian, Pakistani, and Bangladeshi population. According to Emirates, traffic flow into and out of the Indian subcontinent account for 1/3 of the airline’s entire US business. Over the past three […]

More than 150 rockets were launched from the Gaza Strip overnight and Israel retaliated with deadly airstrikes

Ilia Yefimovich/Getty Images Palestinian militants on the Gaza Strip launched at least 150 rockets at Israel overnight, and Israel retaliated by pounding the region with deadly airstrikes. The Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) claimed that mounting violence began on Wednesday after militants shot at an IDF vehicle in Gaza. In response, Israel responded with tank fire, which […]

China says Trump’s tariffs ‘launched the largest trade war in economic history,’ vows to strike back

Reuters/Jason Lee The Chinese government responded quickly to the as President Donald Trump’s tariffs went into effect at midnight ET on Friday. The Chinese Ministry of Commerce called the tariffs “typical trade bullying” and said Trump “launched the largest trade war in economic history.” China also promised that it would respond with trade restrictions of […]

#Walkaway campaign launched by gay NY hairdresser speaks to disenchanted liberals

The #Walkway campaign, a grassroots initiative by New York-based stylist Brandon Straka, has been blowing up on Twitter, with disappointed ex-Democrats telling stories of what prompted them to “take the red pill.” The movement has been gaining momentum since a YouTube video, starring Straka, went viral. In the video, originally posted late May, Straka, an […]

Fortnite rocket strike ANY MOMENT now? Missile warning system launched ahead of season 5

Fortnite season 5 is only a few weeks away and the rumoured missile strike could be hitting any moment now. Fortnite season 5 is widely expected to begin with, or in the aftermath of, a much-tipped missile strike. It’s been rumoured that the rocket at the super villain lair could be the Fortnite season 5 […]