Help from above? Chicago mayoral candidate hands out stacks of cash to voters

Willie Wilson, a millionaire Democrat businessman running for mayor of Chicago, handed out hundreds of thousands of dollars in cash to potential voters in a church on Sunday, allegedly to “help them pay property taxes.” Speaking in a black church at an event on Chicago’s crime and poverty-stricken south side, Wilson passed out notes from […]

There’s a new Whole Foods store where everything is cheaper — here’s how it stacks up to the original

Melissa Kravitz Whole Foods’ new 365 supermarkets promise high quality food for less money Fresh proteins seem to be the best deal at 365 365 is Whole Foods’ in-house brand, but the store sells many brands Whole Foods is giving grocery shoppers a major price break with a new line of budget-minded grocery stores, 365 […]

Excitable Eagle stacks it!

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Here’s how the Trump rally stacks up against other presidents

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images The post-Trump rally over the last year is the fifth best since 1950, according to LPL Financial. The best returns were seen after the start of President Bill Clinton’s second term and the worst came after the first year of President George H. W. Bush.   President Donald Trump has long touted […]

Four Nations Cup will show how Canadian women's hockey team stacks up

At this stage of the season it’s more about the process than the results. So the fact Canada’s national women’s hockey team managed a split in the first two games of a six-game series against the highly regarded United States leading up to the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea is neither good nor […]

3D gel stacks can grow enough stem cells to treat brain disease

Programmed stem cells promise to tackle all kinds of illnesses, but there’s one catch: making them. It’s hard to cultivate large numbers of them, and the need to grow them on 2D surfaces isn’t very practical. That’s where researchers might come to the rescue: they’ve developed a method of growing neural stem cells in large […]

Here’s how the new iPhone 8 Plus stacks up against a $9,000 camera

Sarah Jacobs/Business Insider The specs for the new iPhone 8 Plus’ camera sound enticing — it’s one of the most highly touted improvements  on the phone. But when I was given the chance to compare the new iPhone’s camera to the $ 9,000 Hasselblad X1D digital medium-format camera, I couldn’t say no. While drawing a comparison […]

How Home Chef, one of the newest meal subscription boxes, stacks up against its competition

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.  Home ChefSubscription boxes have become one of the easiest ways to save time and money when shopping for staples like clothes or grooming products. But these services don’t […]