The Oscars could roll without a host at all now that Kevin Hart is out

Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP Kevin Hart’s abrupt departure as Oscars host has left the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences scrambling to find someone to take the gig. The Board of Governors will convene on Tuesday night at a previously-scheduled meeting where the matter will inevitably be discussed. Another option being tossed around is not having […]

What happens when you show up at Costco without a membership card, according to employees (COST)

Tim Boyle/Getty Images Costco members are usually asked to show their membership cards at the door. Business Insider spoke to seven Costco employees about what happens when a Costco member can’t — or won’t — show them their card. They said that if you ever forget your membership card on a Costco run, bring your […]

Cruise passengers left STRANDED in holiday nightmare when ship leaves without them

Cruise ship passengers were horrified when, during a stop-off to Havana, Cuba, their Norwegian Cruise Line ship left the island without them. US tourist Kevin Rohrer and his girlfriend returned to the dock after a day of exploring the city only to find they were completely stranded. The ship, Norwegian Sky, had left without them, […]

Kate Middleton incredibly jealous when Prince William did this on royal trip without her

Kate Middleton gave birth to Prince William’s son Prince Louis, aged seven months, in April. This meant she was unable to join her husband went he went on a week-long royal private working trip to Africa in September. The Duchess of Cambridge remained in the UK with Louis, Princess Charlotte, three, and Prince George, five. […]

Facebook and MIT tap AI to give addresses to people without them

About four billion people in the world are without a physical address. The MIT Media Lab and Facebook are teaming up to create a solution that will use a machine learning algorithm to identify and assign addresses from satellite images. The system would provide a cheap and efficient alternative to conventional mapping methods. According to […]

Meghan Markle: Why the royal will never travel without this one very important item

Meghan Markle, the wife of Prince Harry, has travelled all over the world as both an actress and member of the royal family. So it stands to reason she has picked up numerous travel hacks for when it comes to being away from home. The Duchess of Sussex once kept a lifestyle blog called The Tig […]

'Can we spend national holiday without killing something?' Lee Camp takes on food and war industry

In this week’s episode, Lee takes on Big Agriculture and the War on Terror, asking how our food habits are destroying the planet and why Congress is still swooning for the military-industrial complex. “It’s a fundamentally broken system that is having lots of adverse impacts and one of them is climate,” Scott Edwards of NGO […]

Dozens of prominent activists have been held for months in Saudi Arabia without charge — and the spotlight on the Kingdom’s human rights record is stronger than ever

Saudi Arabia’s human rights record has come under intense scrutiny in recent months.  Earlier this year, the country detained dozens of prominent women’s rights activists — most without access to communication and many who were never formally charged with a crime.  Award-winning campaigner Samar Badawi was arrested in August, which sparked a massive feud between […]