Word of advice: This month might be the perfect time to get back into meditation. With the full moon drifting into firebrand Aries on Sunday,…Read More Sunday’s Full Moon in Aries Will Make It Impossible to Check Your Ego
TheChernobyl nuclear power plant disaster was followed by three days of silence from the Soviet government. When officials did make a statement, they reported that…Read More Russia has hidden the details of a handful of nuclear accidents since the 1950s — here's what we know about them
President Donald Trump has falsely said thatthe US has the purest air in the world, but in fact, it ranks 10th. According to the American…Read More The US does not have 'the world's cleanest and safest air,' as Trump has claimed. These are the 8 states with the worst air pollution.
The city of Raleigh recently released a plan to convert the site of an abandoned mental hospital into a park. The hospital closed in 2012…Read More The site of an abandoned mental hospital in North Carolina is being transformed into the next 'Central Park.' Take a look.
On Wednesday, the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates discussed their ideas about how to address climate change in a CNN town hall. Theseven-hour televised event included…Read More What the 10 Democrats running for president each think the US should do about climate change
Trump has spent the last several days doubling down on his claim that Hurricane Dorian could strike parts of Alabama, despite the state no longer…Read More A brief history of how Trump came up with the false claim that Hurricane Dorian could hit Alabama
Hurricane Dorian hasleft a trail of devastation in the Bahamas: Around 13,000 houses were damaged or destroyed by the storm. The design company Deltec manufactures…Read More These round homes have survived every major hurricane in the last 50 years, including Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas. Take a look.
TheChernobyl nuclear disaster in 1986transformed the city of Pripyat into a ghost town. Other towns have also been abandoned after nuclear disasters, and each is…Read More Haunting photos reveal what nuclear-disaster ghost towns look like years after being abandoned
College football is back! After a great start to the year, the first full slate of games will begin this weekend, with action both Friday…Read More Our 7 best bets for Week 1 of the college football season
More than 320 million metric tons ofplastic are produced every year, with much of it accumulating inoceans. At age 16, Dutch innovator Boyan Slat set…Read More The massive plastic-cleaning device invented by a 25-year-old may finally be catching trash in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Take a look at its difficult journey.
In early August, amysterious nuclear explosion killed at least seven people at a Russian military site. Less than two weeks later, the US began testing…Read More 7 things the US government says you should never do after a nuclear explosion, from using conditioner to hiding in your car
In the past year,NASA has announced plans toreturn humans to the moon andsearch for life on one of Saturn’s moons with a nuclear-powered helicopter. NASA’s…Read More NASA's future missions will shoot for an icy moon of Saturn, photograph the Big Bang, and more. Here's what's coming in the next 10 years.
A crop of health insurance startups — Oscar Health, Devoted Health, Bright Health, and Clover Health — have raised a combined $3 billion to use…Read More Health insurance startups like Bright and Oscar have raked in $3 billion in venture funding. Here's how they fared through the first half of 2019.
Ghislaine Maxwell, the British socialite who has beenaccused of serving asJeffrey Epstein’s madam, is the daughter of the late media mogul Robert Maxwell. In 1991,…Read More A death in the Atlantic Ocean, a media empire that once had $4 billion in debt, and a luxury yacht named the Lady Ghislaine: Take a look at Ghislaine Maxwell's family history
Zayn Malik has listed hisNew York City penthouse for $10.8 million, according to theObserver. He purchased the home in March 2018, shortly after his breakup…Read More The SoHo bachelor pad Zayn Malik bought after his breakup with Gigi Hadid is back on the market for $10.8 million — here's a look inside
Last year, 40% of US honeybee colonies died or disappeared — the most severe bee decline ever recorded during the winter season. Bee populations worldwide…Read More 40% of US honeybee colonies disappeared last year. This is what the world would look like without any bees at all.
College is expensive, andtuition prices are always rising, as is the averagestudent-loan debt burden. Money’s 2019 ranking of the Best Colleges in America analyzed over…Read More The 25 best colleges in the US that are actually worth the cost of tuition
“Medicare for All” sound like a simple idea: Everyone in the US would receive comprehensive healthcare coverage from the government. The reality of implementing that…Read More Here’s how ‘Medicare for All’ would affect every part of the $3.5 trillion US healthcare system
Typhoon Lekimamade landfall in China on August 10, resulting in widespread blackouts and some damaged property. Ahead of the storm’s arrival, 1 million people were…Read More Devastating photos show the damage of Typhoon Lekima, which killed at least 18 people and forced 1 million to evacuate in China
Mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio killed 31 people in less than 24 hours on August 3 and 4. President Donald Trumpblamed…Read More 8 things science has shown to be strongly linked with more gun violence — and 2 things that are not
CB Insights compiled a list of artificial intelligence companies that have reached a valuation of at least $1 billion. These AI unicorns are using the…Read More These are the 41 hottest AI startups worth at least $1 billion, across healthcare, finance, transportation and more
Business Insider has selected the 30 leaders under 40 who are working to transform US healthcare. The list includes scientists, doctors, and entrepreneurs fighting to…Read More Meet the 30 young leaders who are transforming the future of healthcare and disrupting a $3.5 trillion industry
Extreme weather andnatural phenomena have always been on the radar, but in recent years the intensity and frequency ofstorms andnatural disasters have increased. Scientists have…Read More 36 photos show how extreme weather and natural disasters have gotten more intense over the years
Healthcare has becomes a prominent part of the 2020 presidential campaign, and the healthcare industry’s donations to candidates have come under scrutiny. Democratic candidate Bernie…Read More As Bernie Sanders tells Big Pharma to 'keep your money,' here's how much every 2020 presidential candidate has gotten from the healthcare industry
The drugmaker Mylan is combining with a Pfizer unit that makes off-patent drugs like Viagra. The all-stock deal wasannounced on Monday andaims to revitalize Mylan’s…Read More $11 billion drugmaker Mylan and US drug giant Pfizer are teaming up to reshape Mylan’s business. 3 tough questions from Wall Street analyst show the challenging road ahead.
The Trump Administration recently announced plans toreshape how people get care for kidney disease by pushing for more people to get care at home, rather…Read More Trump wants to reshape the $114 billion kidney-care market. Here are the 6 companies vying to benefit from the disruption.
Fifty years ago, on July 20, 1969,Apollo 11 astronautsNeil Armstrong andBuzz Aldrin became the first people towalk on the moon. In the years since, behind-the-scenes…Read More Buzz Aldrin peed his pants on the moon and 18 other wild facts you never learned about NASA’s Apollo 11 mission
When Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrinbecame thefirst humans to land on the moon, they weren’t treated to culinary delicacies on board theApollo 11 spacecraft. Their…Read More From applesauce in a tube to 'space noodles,' here's how astronaut food has evolved from the 1960s to today
Scientists who study large numbers of people around the world have found thatcertain foods are linked with death, cancer, and diabetes. Of course, eating a…Read More 8 foods to avoid if you want to reduce your chances of cancer, diabetes, and early death
Dogs, cats, fish, and monkeys are among the animals that humans have sent into space. Most have been sent to study how weightlessness affects humans,…Read More A dog sent to die and tortoises that flew around the moon: These are the most famous, bizarre, and important animals that have been sent to space