These cleverly designed rugs are machine washable so I never have to worry about spills — plus they’re incredibly affordable

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. Ruggable/Instagram Rugs are a great home decor investment, but they’re difficult to maintain. More often than not, you’ve probably eschewed cleaning yours because it takes too much time […]

A Michelin-starred chef says restaurants should stop serving avocados because they’re like ‘the blood diamonds of Mexico’

NatashaPhoto/iStock The avocado is one of the trendiest and most popular foods of the moment. However, a Michelin-star chef says the fruits are “the blood diamonds of Mexico” and “they are akin to battery chickens.” The comments come following an increasing number of restaurants removing avocados from their menus due to environmental concerns. Avocados: a […]

Health officials warn not to eat romaine this Thanksgiving because they’re worried about E. coli — here’s what the illness is

Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images The CDC warned on Tuesday that Americans should avoid all forms of romaine lettuce because of an E. coli outbreak. E. coli is a species of bacteria that lives in the intestines of people and animals. Some E. coli are harmless and live inside our healthy guts, but other strains […]

After Math: They’re on the move

With the president’s made up migrant caravan crisis having mysteriously vanished now that the midterms are over, it’s time to take a look at the other movers and shakers from the industry this week. Volkswagen announced the development of a $ 23k Tesla rival, China has developed security cameras can now ID people by their […]

The Saudis still haven’t locked in the massive arms deals Trump touted, and they’re still talking to Russia about its advanced S-400 air defense system

The Saudis still haven’t locked in the massive arms deals Trump touted, and they’re still talking to Russia about its advanced S-400 air defense system NOW WATCH: Why the Saudi crown prince met with Trump, Oprah, Bill Gates, and Jeff Bezos See Also: The Saudis still haven’t locked in the massive arms deals Trump touted, […]

Fans noticed Daryl spoke more on ‘The Walking Dead’ Sunday than he has in years on the show — and they’re here for it

Jackson Lee Davis/AMC Warning: There are spoilers ahead for “The Walking Dead” season nine premiere.  “The Walking Dead” returned for its ninth season with a new showrunner, Angela Kang, new opening credits, and a major death. But there was one other thing that really got people talking a lot during the episode. See the rest of […]

Trump said soybean prices have gone up. They’re near decade-lows.

AP Photo/Andrew Harnik President Donald Trump said soybean prices have gone up. They have fallen to near decade lows since his trade war with China began. China has turned to South American countries to replace US soybeans.  Soybean stocks are approaching record levels.  Watch soybeans trade in real time here. President Donald Trump claims US […]

A dentist at an immigration detention facility told inspectors he doesn’t have time for cleanings or fillings — but suggested immigrants floss with string from their socks if they’re ‘dedicated to dental hygiene’

Getty Images/John Moore A scathing watchdog report accused an immigration detention facility in California of providing substandard medical and dental care. One of the two dentists overseeing the 1,700 detained immigrants said he doesn’t provide cleanings or fillings because he doesn’t have time. The dentist suggested that immigrants who can’t afford floss from the commissary […]