Amazon is reportedly using drivers’ tips for their base pay

Amazon is pulling an Instacart and counting customers’ tips towards Flex drivers’ base pay, according to an investigation by LA Times. The Flex program, which you can think of as Uber for high-speed deliveries, promises contract drivers a base pay between $ 18 and $ 25 an hour. But based on the emails the Times […]

TPG Readers Reveal Their Favorite International First Class Products

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Passengers can’t believe it when they spot a man doing THIS on their flight

Flights can be made much worse if fellow passengers make a lot of noise and are disruptive. Loud talking and crying children are just two obvious sources of frustration for travellers. However, passengers on one flight were no doubt flabbergasted when they spotted a man making a very unusual noise indeed. Rather than keeping himself […]

TSA workers are reportedly living in their cars and not taking medicine because they can’t afford it

Joe Raedle/Getty Transportation Security Administration (TSA) employees are feeling the strain of a federal government shutdown that has reached its 34th day. A TSA worker from Kona, Hawaii, has begun living in his van six days per week because he can no longer afford to commute to and from his home, Hawaii News Now reports. […]

People in Malaysia are being threatened with prison for tweeting mean things about their royal family

AP Photo/Yam G-Jun, File People in Malaysia are being warned that criticizing their monarchy could land them in jail. Three people were arrested this month under the colonial-era Sedition Act for allegedly tweeting that the country should get rid of the royal family. The government pledged to abolish the Sedition Act last year, before changing […]

China will blame TikTok-like video apps for their users’ content

China’s growing crackdown on internet media now includes some tight limits on short-form video apps like TikTok. Recently imposed guidelines make app creators responsible for the content their users post, and ask platforms to review every bit of content — no mean feat when TikTok alone has roughly 150 million users in China. There’s a […]

Extreme makeover: Off-season shakeups have curling teams still figuring out their way

The Canadian curling carousel was furiously spinning during this past off-season as teams were shaking up their lineups to secure their foursomes for this next four-year Olympic cycle. It was almost weekly that teams were announcing their new lineups — keeping track of it all was challenging. But not that the curling season has hit […]

11 chefs share their favorite ways to take eggs to the next level

BlacKCatPRO/Shutterstock Chefs from across the US told INSIDER about their favorite things to add to eggs and their favorite ways to cook eggs in order to take them to the next level. Recommendations for what to add to your eggs ranged from shaved truffle to spicy bacon.  Some chefs suggested pickling your eggs in a […]

Top 5 countries opting to ditch US dollar & the reasons behind their move

The past year was full of events that inevitably split the global geopolitical space into two camps: those who still support using US currency as a universal financial tool, and those who are turning their back on the greenback. Global tensions caused by economic sanctions and trade conflicts triggered by Washington have forced targeted countries […]