Cruises: Never do THIS when disembarking the ship – or face being turned back

Cruise travellers may not be aware of the local laws and customs that they must follow on holiday. With cruise itineraries featuring a number of countries and islands, each one can have different rules. From clothes to mannerisms, there are many ways Britons could be breaking the law on land. For any passengers heading to […]

The Programmer, Turned Blogger, Turned Children's Book Author

As it turns out, money can buy happiness, just not in the ways you might think. This is “More of What You Love,” a collaboration between OZY and Ally Financial to highlight the people who are not only doing good business, but doing what they love and finding innovative ways to fund their passion projects. […]

Cockroaches deliver karate kicks to avoid being turned into “zombies”

Enlarge / The jewel wasp administers two stings: one to paralyze the legs, the other to make the roach her zombie slave. (credit: Ken Catania/Vanderbilt University) If you ever want to witness just how horrifyingly “red in tooth and claw” nature can be, you only have to look to the emerald jewel wasp. The female […]

Thousands of migrants in the caravan turned down Mexico’s offer to get benefits and apply for refugee status, keep marching to the US border

AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto offered shelter, medical attention, schooling, jobs to Central Americans traveling in a caravan through his country, calling it a first step toward permanent refugee status. Authorities said more than 1,700 had already applied for refugee status. But several thousand turned down Nieto’s offer, continuing their march to […]

Wayne Rooney turned down private hotel rooms and first-class flights when he joined DC United to be ‘part of the team’

Wayne Rooney has led D.C. United on an improbable comeback through the 2018 MLS season since joining the club over the summer. When Rooney signed with the MLS club, United offered him first-class travel and private hotel rooms, but he declined, saying he wanted to be treated as any other member of the team. In […]

I tested Sony’s new noise-cancelling headphones — they turned my hour-long commute into a private concert

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. Sony Sony recently released a new pair of $ 350 noise-cancelling headphones, dubbed the WH-1000XM3s. The WH-1000XM3s look, feel, and sound like a more refined version of the headphones Sony released […]

The Predator director reveals REAL REASON Arnold Schwarzenegger turned down Dutch return

Back in 1987, in his action heyday, Arnie took on the Predator. And with the latest film in the franchise released this week, it turns out he turned down a cameo. Now The Predator director Black has revealed it wouldn’t have been a substantial enough role for the star. Speaking with Digital Spy, the filmmaker […]