Your Brother in Congo Needs Cash Fast? She’s Got an App for That

Earlier this year, Brussels-based businessman Jose Kimpalou was traveling when he learned that his aunt had had a stroke back home in the Democratic Republic of Congo. “I wanted to send my uncle some cash,” he recalls before explaining that just a few years previously, he would have had to wait till he returned to […]

Kylie Jenner wore a bra as a top in broad daylight — and she’s not the only celebrity to do it

Ethan Miller/Getty Images On Sunday, Kylie Jenner posted two shots from a recent photo shoot on Instagram. In both, Jenner is wearing a monotone outfit consisting of an oversized nude jacket and what appears to be a matching nude skirt. A lacy black bra can also be seen peeking out from under Jenner’s jacket in […]

Kim Kardashian says she’s lobbying Jared Kushner to get a presidential pardon for a woman serving life in prison over drugs

Getty/Business Insider Kim Kardashian West and Jared Kushner have been discussing the possibility of getting Donald Trump to pardon a woman serving life in prison. Alice Marie Johnson — a first-time, non-violent drug offender who is now 62 — has been in federal prison since 1996. Kardashian West and Kushner have reportedly been talking for […]

Vanessa Feltz weight loss: TV star says she’s happier now than after shedding six stone

Vanessa Feltz, 56, sat down with Holly and Phil on This Morning to discuss her weight, which has seen her lose and gain six stone over the years, and which she called “a battle and a right bore”. Detailing how she found herself overweight, Vanessa explained: “I wasn’t a fat child, what happened to me […]

Donald Trump has a look-alike — and she’s a Spanish potato farmer

Getty Images A Spanish potato farmer has found fame after social media users noticed her likeness to Trump. The farmer attributes the comparison to her hair colour. Now nicknamed “Señora Trump” she says she is “charmed” the photo has been shared. If you’ve ever wondered what US President Donald Trump would look like as a […]

This high-tech sock tracks my infant’s heart rate and oxygen level in real time — and it gives me peace of mind when she’s asleep

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. Kristin John The Owlet Smart Sock 2 tracks an infant’s heart rate and blood oxygen level in real time using a cozy, noninvasive sock. The Smart Sock wirelessly connects to […]

She’s Bringing the Black Experience to American Television

“It was like Superman returning to Krypton and realizing that this is what home feels like,” Jas Waters says from Paris, reflecting on her career path. With writing credits for NBC’s Emmy Award-winning This Is Us, plus VH1’s The Breaks and Comedy Central’s Hood Adjacent With James Davis, Waters has taken a rather unconventional journey […]

Planned Parenthood’s Cecile Richards on stepping down this year, battling Congress, and why she’s a ‘troublemaker’ who’s never looking for a fight

Sarah Jacobs/Business Insider Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards has a new memoir called “Make Trouble.” Richards brought Planned Parenthood back to its movement roots and has defended it from members of Congress throughout her tenure. Planned Parenthood provides a wide variety of women’s health services across the United States, but its abortion services have made […]

‘She’s Gotta Have It’ Star DeWanda Wise Exits ‘Captain Marvel’ Role; Lashana Lynch to Replace Her [Updated]

Update: British actress Lashana Lynch is in negotiations to take over the role left by DeWanda Wise in Captain Marvel. Lynch is best known for playing the lead role in the ABC period drama series Still Star-Crossed. Our original story continues below. Between starring in a hit Netflix original series by Spike Lee and graduating to the Marvel […]

Princess Diana’s 27-year-old niece Lady Kitty Spencer is a model — and she’s taking the fashion world by storm

Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images Lady Kitty Spencer is Princess Diana’s 27-year-old niece. Her father is Charles Spencer, Princess Diana’s younger brother, and her mother is former model Victoria Aitken. This makes Prince Harry and Prince William her first cousins. She is taking the fashion world by storm. She is also involved in charity work and […]