This $200 smokeless fire pit that took Kickstarter by storm may be the most innovative portable grill ever made

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. BioLite New York City-based outdoor energy startup BioLite recently released a FirePit that lets you enjoy the warmth, smell, and feel of a wood-burning fire without any smoke. The […]

The results of the most brutal finance exam in the world have just been released — here are the questions those who took it faced

Digital Trends On Tuesday, results for Levels I and II of the Chartered Financial Analyst qualification were released. Every year, more than 100,000 people take exams to earn the CFA. The series of three exams is notoriously difficult — less than 50% of people who take the first level pass. Below are seven questions from a […]

An airline employee took off in a plane without permission at Sea-Tac Airport in Seattle and crashed in Puget Sound

AP Photo/Ted S. Warren An airplane employee took off in a plane without permission at Sea-Tac Airport in Seattle, Washington and later crashed in Puget Sound, the airport confirmed Friday night. There no other passengers on board. An FAA spokesperson confirmed that the plane departed without permission. Alaska Airlines acknowledged the situation in a statement: […]

The first week of Paul Manafort’s high-stakes criminal trial took off with a bang: Here’s everything you need to know

AP The first week of Paul Manafort’s criminal trial rapidly took off, as the prosecution used some of Manafort’s closest financial associates to begin mapping out a case for the charges against him. Manafort is the former chairman of President Donald Trump’s campaign. He is the defendant in two criminal indictments brought by the special […]

How a reluctant French chef took over the world—one sandwich at a time

Hannah Meltzer August 3, 2018 Share this article Alain Roussel, a finalist in Urban Adventures’ first ever global street food awards, hasn’t traveled much in his life but now, thanks to his literally world-famous sandwiches, galettes and crêpes, the world comes to him. Hannah Meltzer takes a bite. It’s 9.30am on a Wednesday morning and […]

Gunman who took hostages and opened fire in a Trader Joe’s was feuding with his grandmother

A gunman who shot his grandmother and took hostages inside a Trader Joe’s on Saturday was feuding with his grandmother prior to the incident.  A relative told the Associated Press that suspect Gene Evin Atkins argued with his grandmother over his girlfriend staying at his grandmother’s house.  Atkins shot his grandmother several times and wounded […]

Animal Kingdom Recap: Who Took a Bullet as the Codys Declared War?

Warning: The following contains spoilers from Tuesday’s bloody Animal Kingdom. Toward the end of Tuesday’s Animal Kingdom, Nicky only wanted one thing from J — and no, it wasn’t that. “You just have to promise me that you won’t let me die,” she said. Unfortunately, it looked an awful lot like that was going to […]

The Modern Era's Most Destructive War Took Place in … Paraguay

He signed the death warrants of his mother and sisters, but before Marshal-President Francisco Solano López could see the warrants carried out, Brazilian forces attacked his camp. Seriously wounded on February 28, 1870, the injured president was given a chance to surrender, but he refused, muttering the immortal words: “I die with my country.” One […]

‘I think he just snapped’ — Phil Mickelson took one of the most bizarre penalties you’ll ever see when he intentionally hit a moving ball

Fox Phil Mickelson took a bizarre 2-stroke penalty at the U.S. Open when he intentionally putted a ball that was still rolling on the green. Mickelson hit his bogey putt well past the hole and rather than let it roll off the green, he chased after it and hit it again before it stopped. Mickelson […]

Deontay Wilder vs. Anthony Joshua just took 3 massive steps forward — and they could fight as soon as this fall

Getty Images Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder have all but signed a deal to fight each other this fall. Wilder, a big-punching American, has conceded home advantage and is willing to fight Joshua in front of 90,000 fans at Wembley Stadium in Joshua’s home town, London. Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn is now sending all “the […]