The One Show: ‘The least you could have done!’ Anneka Rice takes swipe at Emma Willis

The One Show welcomed Anneka Rice on to the programme today to discuss her career as it’s coming up to be 25 years since she changed people’s lives on Treasure Hunt and Challenge Anneka.  Today’s hosts, Emma Willis and Matt Baker, were on hand to tease who was coming up on the show and the […]

At least 9 people injured after vehicle drives into a crowd of New Year’s Eve revelers in Tokyo

REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon A car plowed through a crowd of pedestrians celebrating New Year’s Eve in Tokyo, Japan. At least nine people were injured, one critically, CNN reported. Police said the car barreled down a crowded street roughly 10 minutes after midnight. A car plowed through a crowd of pedestrians celebrating New Year’s Eve in Tokyo, […]

How to delete your Facebook and Instagram accounts — or, at least, lock them down as tightly as possible (FB)

Christophe Morin/IP3/Getty Images A growing number of people are talking about deleting their Facebook accounts after all the company’s scandals. Here’s how to delete your Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp accounts, thus wiping your data from the Facebook empire entirely.  And if you can’t or don’t want to leave Facebook, Instagram, or WhatsApp wholesale, we’ve pulled […]

Our favorite (and least favorite) tech of 2018

Enlarge / The Apple Watch series 4. (credit: Valentina Palladino) Farewell, 2018. You brought us Facebook scandal after Facebook scandal, vastly more devices with Alexa and Google Assistant than anyone needs, a nosedive for net neutrality, endless political and regulatory challenges for Chinese smartphone makers, and oh so many notch-equipped smartphones. We’re ready for about […]

At least 20 Jesuit priests with a history of sexual misconduct were sent to live on a college campus

Franco Origlia/Getty Images Father James Poole, a priest in Nome, Alaska, was serial sexual predator, who abused at least 20 women and girls, according to court documents.  In response to his serial abuse, he was sent to live out his retirement years on Gonzaga University’s campus in Spokane, Washington. And he isn’t the only one: […]

E. coli outbreak from romaine lettuce traced to at least 1 California farm

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said 59 people have now been sickened by the tainted lettuce. Officials said a water reservoir at Adams Brothers Farms in Santa Barbara County, Calif., tested positive for the bacterial strain and the owners are co-operating with U.S. officials.

At least 3 people killed when a truck carrying passengers in cargo bed overturns while fleeing from Border Patrol

Google Maps At least three people are dead and multiple people are injured in a rollover crash that involved a chase with Border Patrol. A truck was reportedly carrying passengers in the cargo bed when it crashed. 3 people had major injuries and 5 other had minor injuries, Cal Fire San Diego said. One of […]

All 50 states and Washington DC, ranked from least to most average

Jason Smith/Getty Images The US is a huge, diverse country, and the characteristics of its states vary widely. We calculated how from average each state landed on 38 demographic, social, and economic indicators including marriage, education, and income. Business Insider has also ranked states by the most dangerous place to work, pinpointed the most expensive […]

Jeff Bezos pictures Amazon as an inverted pyramid, in which he is the least important person at the bottom

Cliff Owen/AP A seasonal Amazon worker, who wrote an anonymous column in The Guardian, described the induction talk they were given on their first day. A manager took an image of an inverted pyramid, labelled the bottom “least important” and said that CEO Jeff Bezos thinks he belongs at this end of the diagram. Amazon’s […]