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Is This the Best Pizza Place in America?

The country's top pizza place might surprise you.<p>Where would you think to look for the country’s best pizza? New York, of course, is the obvious …

Crock Pot 101: Build Your Own Crock Pot Recipes

<i>This piece originally appeared on Fix.com.</i><p>Love your crock-pot but stuck in a rut with the same old recipes? It’s time to create your own. This post …

UN human rights chief: FBI risks ‘unlocking a Pandora’s Box’ forcing Apple to help unlock iPhone

By Mark Berman<p>, Reporter<p>The top human rights authority at the United Nations warned Friday that if the FBI succeeds in forcing Apple to unlock an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino attackers, it could have “tremendous ramifications” around the world and “potentially [be] a gift to …

Privacy

Drinking on a Diet? Here Are Some Things to Think About

Diets and alcohol are natural enemies. Alcohol is inherently high in calories, especially compared to other intoxicants. Pot, for instance, is …

What to Make With Rye Whiskey: 23 Delicious Cocktails

If I'm having whiskey, my first choice is rye. I love its spicy flavor and the way it cuts through a drink, whether you're working with budget bottles (I'm partial to Redemption) or fancier options.<p>I also love that rye cocktails can be as simple or as complex as you like—just dress it up with sugar …

11 Cocktails to Make with Just 2 Ingredients

Because stores (and bars) may not be open on Christmas Day—when you need a drink most.<p>Overcomplicated drinks have a habit of coming out during the …

SpaceX and Tesla backer just invested $50 million in this startup

When the World Bank and the Philippines devised a tax program to help curb smoking in the country, they needed a way to ensure that merchants in …

17 Totally Underrated Places To Shop For Men's Clothes Online

There's more out there than Target.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

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How two millennials built a $100 million startup in 4 years and landed an interview with the president

Michelle Obama's glam squad had already powdered his nose. He sipped water and thumbed an issue of The New Yorker, trying to stave off nerves.<p>Horowitz, 27, was about to conduct his third-ever video interview for a website he cofounded four years earlier, Mic. The president had only granted two …

Advertising

Hyperloop startup adds partners — and inches closer to launch

Skeptics tend to view Elon Musk’s proposed “hyperloop” high-speed transportation system as a beautiful dream, unlikely to become real.<p>But apparently, it’s a dream many share.<p>Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, one of two startups formed to pursue the concept, announced today that its core team …

Tuesday camp preview: Sam Bradford under the microscope

NFL Nation reporters look ahead to Tuesday's practices:<p>AFC EAST<p><b>Buffalo Bills:</b> After a scorcher of a joint practice Monday, the Bills and Browns will …

The ballad of Bernie & Donald: How two unorthodox candidates caught fire — because Americans are mad as hell | Salon.com

<b>(Reuters/Jim Young/AP/Robert F. Bukaty/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>The ballad of Bernie & Donald: How two unorthodox candidates caught fire — because Americans are mad as hell<p>Trying to make sense of the rise of Sanders and Trump? Look no further than the sorry state of the American dream<p>Robert …

Middle-class

Startup Insider: The Story Behind Stock Trading App Robinhood and Its One Million-Person Waitlist

Startup Insider is a series of articles with the goal of helping aspiring founders and entrepreneurs understand the ins and outs of starting a startup. You can sign up to stay up to date with this series here. If you have any interesting stories, you can email us here.<p>---<p>When the 2008 financial …

Startups

20 startups out to create a new world order on Wall Street

Startups are taking on the financial sector. Some of the companies look to usurp traditional players, and others step into the gaps they've left behind.<p>Business Insider spoke to venture capitalists and banking veterans to put together a list of lesser-known startups, some of which are just a couple …

Wall Street

Housing Starts Jump 26.6%, Building Permits 30% Year-Over-Year In June

Groundbreakings on new homes surged 26.6% and permits to build new homes rose 30% in June compared to one year ago, the U.S. Commerce Department said Friday. Housing starts (groundbreakings) and permits each reached eight-year highs, with both metrics rising on the strength of multi-family …

Housing

15 of the toughest interview questions you'll hear on Wall Street

Despite how ludicrous some of these questions can be, insiders say the worst answer you could give is, "I don't know."<p>How do you think you would answer some of the most difficult interview questions these companies have asked candidates in the past?

Five gadgets that will transform your dumb car into a smart car

In fact, most new vehicles look more like smartphones on the inside than cars.<p>But the smarter automobiles get, the more expensive they become. And not everybody can afford to shell out thousands of dollars just to get a tech update in the car.<p>Fortunately, there's another way to bring your car into …

Mobile Devices

Remitly Buys Talio To Boost Its Money Transfer App With Messaging Features

While Facebook moves deeper into using its Messenger platform as a vehicle for people to transfer money to each other, an app built for helping people transfer money is adding more messaging features. Seattle-based mobile remittance app Remitly — which lets people in the U.S. send money to India or …

A man who just sold his startup for $575 million in cash gets to keep every single penny — here's how he did it

Markus Frind, 36, is the founder and CEO of the Vancouver-based Plenty of Fish.<p>Frind told Business Insider he started Plenty of Fish in 2003 "as a way to improve my résumé."<p>"At the time there was a new programming language called ASP.NET, and I don't like reading books, so I just went and created …

If You Have $500, You Can Start Investing. But Should You?

Here's a better idea: Build up a bank account first.<p>Still trying to get started saving for retirement? Your task just got a little easier.<p>Online …

Mark Cuban’s 6 Crucial Rules for Startups

How to Win at the Sport of Business, the title of Mark Cuban’s book in and of itself is enough to get any entrepreneur’s blood hot. If there is one …

The 22 most important people in Silicon Valley's enterprise tech scene

With so much attention paid to consumer apps like Uber and Snapchat, it's easy to forget that there's another multi-trillion dollar market in enterprise technology — companies that sell technology to other companies.<p>Companies like Oracle, Salesforce, and Box are worth billions of dollars.<p>Pulled …

Silicon Valley

George Zimmer, a millionaire with a plan to help the middle class

In 2010, not long after the tea party was making its presence felt, a group with a different makeup and mission was created: the Patriotic Millionaires. Its membership requirements are an annual income over $1 million and/or assets of $5 million, and it wants policy changes that will open more …

Philadelphia Eagles: Defensive Position-by-Position Depth Chart Analysis

Who will be the No. 2 cornerback for the Philadelphia Eagles in 2015? Who will emerge as the two starters from the logjam at interior linebacker? Who is the first man off the bench in the event of an injury at outside linebacker? Who is currently in the process of seizing the vacancy at safety?<p>All …

78 years ago, a journalist who studied 500 millionaires realized something about relationships that is just as relevant today

He studied more than 500 self-made millionaires over 20 years, and his research culminated in the 1937 bestseller "Think and Grow Rich," which shares what he calls the "money-making secret" in 13 principles.<p>His 10th principle — "the mystery of sex transmutation" — suggests that love, romance, and …

Self-improvement

21 US destinations where it's legal to drink outside

But most of America is missing out on this prime social outdoor drinking with its pesky container laws.<p>We've found 21 places in the US where it's legal to drink outdoors.

Alcohol

Meet the man building a stock exchange that doesn’t screw people over

<b>How did you get your start in this industry?</b><p>I started as a clerk at Royal Bank of Canada in Toronto. I was taking paper files and turning them into digital files. Press a button and scroll through, it was like a giant elevator of documents, pull out a stack and stick it on my desk and punch it in …