You Might Not Want It, but That Doesn’t Mean There Isn’t a Case to be Made for a Hotter Cadillac XT4

Exactly were the Cadillac XT4 lands in terms of sales volume remains to be seen. The brand recorded its first sales of the just-released compact crossover in September, with 212 examples leaving U.S. lots. Offered with just a single engine (a healthy turbocharged 2.0-liter four) and single transmission (nine-speed automatic), the XT4 is Cadillac’s desperately […]

‘Supergirl’ star Mehcad Brooks says that being on the show made him realize that he was sexist

Manny Roman “Supergirl” actor Mehcad Brooks opened up to INSIDER about how playing James Olsen on The CW show has made him “a more complete, inclusive, and better person.” The 37-year-old elaborated and said that specifically during season one, he realized “that I was sexist and that every man in America likely is sexist because we have […]

Up to 9.5 million net neutrality comments were made with stolen identities

Enlarge / FCC Chairman Ajit Pai on December 14, 2017 in Washington, DC, the day of the FCC’s vote to repeal net neutrality rules. (credit: Getty Images | Alex Wong ) The New York attorney general’s office is widening an investigation into fraudulent net neutrality comments, saying it estimates that up to 9.5 million comments […]

These Instagram-famous chukka boots are ethically made — and they require zero break-in time

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. Nisolo Instagram Nisolo is a socially responsible footwear startup that sells high-quality leather goods for prices you can actually afford. I’ve been on the lookout for the perfect […]

US general made preparations to nuke Vietnam behind president’s back, declassified memo shows

The commander of US forces in Vietnam had devised a secret plan to use nuclear warheads against the communist North during the Vietnam War, before President Johnson halted the ongoing preparations, declassified documents reveal. General William Westmoreland, who commanded American military operations in the Vietnam War from 1964 to 1968 had authorized a nuclear weapons […]

LaCroix is facing a lawsuit over the mysterious ingredient that has made it a huge hit — here’s what we know about it

Facebook/La Croix LaCroix is facing a lawsuit that argues the sparkling beverage brand contains artificial ingredients, a claim LaCroix categorically denies.  However, LaCroix’s use of “natural essences” has sparked questions and confusion for years.  The essences are reportedly concentrated natural chemicals and are safe to drink.  For years, LaCroix lovers have been faced with a […]

Alienware finally made a thin and light gaming laptop

Gaming laptops aren’t the lumbering bricks they used to be, as we’ve seen from the slew of offerings this year from ASUS, Gigabyte and Razer, all of which weigh under five pounds. But Alienware, Dell’s flagship laptop line for gamers, has lagged behind with heavy cases and archaic screen bezels. That all changes with the […]