New Website Promotes Lunar New Year Festivities in Richmond and Vancouver

NEW WEBSITE PROMOTES LUNAR NEW YEAR FESTIVITIES IN RICHMOND AND VANCOUVER

Whether you call it Chinese New Year, Spring Festival or Lunar New Year, there is no denying it is one of the world's most celebrated...

'The Lego Batman Movie' was robbed of an Oscar nomination

'THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE' WAS ROBBED OF AN OSCAR NOMINATION

Warner Bros. Animation Oscar nominations were announced Tuesday morning. "The Lego Batman Movie" was not among the nominations for...

 
 
 
How to Buy New York City's 'Get Out of Jail Free' Card

HOW TO BUY NEW YORK CITY'S 'GET OUT OF JAIL FREE' CARD

New York City cops are mad that their biggest union, the Patrolmen's Benevolent Association, has stopped them from handing out 30 PBA...

New Zealand - An Outdoor Adventure Paradise

NEW ZEALAND - AN OUTDOOR ADVENTURE PARADISE

New Zealand was to me like an itch I couldn't scratch, a country that put a tingle down my spine. The stories I heard from friends...

 
 
 
Save $100 on a great memory foam mattress - and more of today's best deals from around the web

SAVE $100 ON A GREAT MEMORY FOAM MATTRESS - AND MORE OF TODAY'S BEST DEALS FROM AROUND THE WEB

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I use computer glasses to protect my eyes from blue light - and my go-to pair is only $9

I USE COMPUTER GLASSES TO PROTECT MY EYES FROM BLUE LIGHT - AND MY GO-TO PAIR IS ONLY $9

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Microsoft has pledged $1 million to solve a problem most people don't realize exists

MICROSOFT HAS PLEDGED $1 MILLION TO SOLVE A PROBLEM MOST PEOPLE DON'T REALIZE EXISTS

Mike Blake/Reuters This post is part of Business Insider's ongoing series on Better Capitalism . Peggy Johnson, executive vice president...

I live in New York City - here's why it would be disastrous if Amazon's $5 billion headquarters came here

I LIVE IN NEW YORK CITY - HERE'S WHY IT WOULD BE DISASTROUS IF AMAZON'S $5 BILLION HEADQUARTERS CAME HERE

Yana Paskova/Getty Images Amazon recently announced the top 20 cities for its second headquarters, HQ2. The tech giant claims HQ2 would...

 
 
 
Here are the 17 biggest Oscar snubs of 2018

HERE ARE THE 17 BIGGEST OSCAR SNUBS OF 2018

Warner Bros. Pictures The Oscar nominations are finally here. 2017 was a competitive year in film, with a lot of great movies and performances. While...

The US is sending the A-10 Warthog back to fight in Afghanistan

THE US IS SENDING THE A-10 WARTHOG BACK TO FIGHT IN AFGHANISTAN

Thomson Reuters The US is sending a squadron of 12 A-10 Warthogs back to Afghanistan for the first time since 2012. US Air Force Maj....

 
 
 
Anthony Noto resigns as COO of Twitter to become CEO of SoFi

ANTHONY NOTO RESIGNS AS COO OF TWITTER TO BECOME CEO OF SOFI

Getty Images/ Brian Ach Twitter COO Anthony Noto has resigned, and will next become the CEO of SoFi. The news was first reported by...

Millennials are leading an investment revolution - and we spoke to the head of a $1 trillion provider to find out why

MILLENNIALS ARE LEADING AN INVESTMENT REVOLUTION - AND WE SPOKE TO THE HEAD OF A $1 TRILLION PROVIDER TO FIND OUT WHY

Reuters Millennials represent the fastest-growing segment of the exchange-traded fund market, according to a survey conducted by BlackRock's...

 
 
 
Verizon's profits jump after getting a boost from tax cuts

VERIZON'S PROFITS JUMP AFTER GETTING A BOOST FROM TAX CUTS

Verizon reported a rise in fourth-quarter profit, helped by tax reform and new phone subscribers. The wireless carrier estimated the...

The rising stars of headhunting everyone on Wall Street should get to know

THE RISING STARS OF HEADHUNTING EVERYONE ON WALL STREET SHOULD GET TO KNOW

Samantha Lee/Business Insider Competition for talent on Wall Street is fierce. Banks, hamstrung by regulators on compensation and battling...

 
 
 
FBI director reportedly threatened to resign after being pressured to fire his deputy

FBI DIRECTOR REPORTEDLY THREATENED TO RESIGN AFTER BEING PRESSURED TO FIRE HIS DEPUTY

AP/Andrew Harnik FBI Director Christopher Wray reportedly threatened to resign after being pressured by Attorney General Sessions to...

You can stream your own entertainment to your hotel's TV with these 3 devices

YOU CAN STREAM YOUR OWN ENTERTAINMENT TO YOUR HOTEL'S TV WITH THESE 3 DEVICES

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Trump won by standing on the sidelines during the shutdown - but it could be short-lived

TRUMP WON BY STANDING ON THE SIDELINES DURING THE SHUTDOWN - BUT IT COULD BE SHORT-LIVED

Mark Wilson/Getty Images Both Republicans and Democrats are saying the agreement to end the government shutdown is a good deal for...

Bacardi is reportedly buying Patrón for $5 billion

BACARDI IS REPORTEDLY BUYING PATRÓN FOR $5 BILLION

Business Insider/Aly Weisman Liquor conglomerate Bacardi has agreed to buy tequila maker Patrón for $5.1 billion, according to a report...

 
 
 
Trump's first public statement after the government shutdown deal doesn't paint an encouraging picture for DACA

TRUMP'S FIRST PUBLIC STATEMENT AFTER THE GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN DEAL DOESN'T PAINT AN ENCOURAGING PICTURE FOR DACA

Jeff Swensen/Getty Images As part of a deal to reopen the government, Senate GOP leadership agreed to work toward a deal to enshrine...

These elegant photo books are made for millennials - and they're a perfect gift for Valentine's Day

THESE ELEGANT PHOTO BOOKS ARE MADE FOR MILLENNIALS - AND THEY'RE A PERFECT GIFT FOR VALENTINE'S DAY

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