Mike Richards Set to Wrap Up Jeopardy! Guest Hosting Stint — How Does He Stack Up Against Ken Jennings? (Poll)

RELATED STORIES With Mike Richards‘ two-week stint as Jeopardy! guest host concluding on Friday, we’re offering up fans of the iconic game show something of a Sophie’s Choice:  Who would you rather see behind the lectern full-time, Richards or inaugural interim emcee Ken Jennings? Since his run began on Feb. 22, Richards — who doubles as […]

How consumers rank the top delivery services in the US — and how they stack up against the growing threat of Amazon (AMZN, FDX, USD)

The transportation and logistics industry is undergoing a massive shift as a result of surging deliveries. Daily parcel volumes are higher than ever before — but so are customers’ expectations for cheap and fast fulfillment.  BI Intelligence To keep up with mounting demand, retailers and their logistics partners have been racing to develop more efficient […]

The Stories Slide Deck: How Stories stack up across social platforms (FB, SNAP)

In the last few years, there’s been a major shift as to how consumers interact with social media. Rather than posting content that lives on the platform in perpetuity, users are now posting and viewing more “Stories,” video or images that live for only 24 hours.Business Insider Intelligence Many platforms have introduced some form of […]

You won’t believe how dramatic this man’s attempt to break the world record for tallest-ever stack of waffles was

ehernandez/Twitter The world record for tallest stack of waffles was officially broken in some guy’s backyard in Denver.  Spencer McCullough and his friend Steve Garguilo used more than 50 pounds of waffle batter to build a stack 67 centimeters tall.  Denver Post reporter Elizabeth Hernandez live-tweeted the entire thing and it was incredibly dramatic.  Two […]

Numbers stack up for a hometown victory

LEADING bush trainer Danny Williams is relying on sheer weight of numbers to dominate the $ 150,000 Country Championships Qualifier (1400m) at Goulburn on Saturday. In a remarkable feat, Williams will saddle-up nine of the 16 starters in the feature race, plus he has one of the emergencies. Just a week after trainer Jenny Graham’s […]

We compared two popular startups known for easy-to-assemble furniture — here’s how they stack up

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. Finding well-made, durable, and stylish furniture is every homeowner’s dream. The mess and frustration of assembling and moving a piece, only to throw it out just a few […]

The ‘starve and stack’ method could help you save $50,000 in 2 years — here’s how to implement it in your own life

Strelka/Flickr/Attribution License The phrase ‘starve and stack’ means to aggressively cut down on your spending for a fixed period, in order to save for retirement.  The younger you are, the easier it is to carry out the ‘starve and stack’ strategy, as you have fewer financial responsibilities and burdens. There are a number of ways […]

INFOGRAPHIC: How the world’s biggest money managers stack up

Thomson Reuters In the late 1700s, it was the start of the battle of stock exchanges: in 1773, the London Stock Exchange was formed, and the New York Stock Exchange was formed just 19 years later. And while London was a preferred destination for international finance at the time, England also had laws that restricted […]