People are donating money to Kylie Jenner to help her become the world’s youngest billionaire

People are donating money to Kylie Jenner to help her become the world’s youngest billionaire

When Forbes reported this week that Kylie Jenner, the 20-year-old cosmetic mogul from the Kardashian/Jenner family, was just $100 million shy of becoming the world’s youngest self-made billionaire, fans of the reality-TV star banded together. On Twitter, multiple people joked that they intended to help raise the additional $100 million that would make Jenner the…

33 people hospitalized, some bleeding from their ears, after Ryanair flight loses pressure

33 people hospitalized, some bleeding from their ears, after Ryanair flight loses pressure

A Ryanair aircraft. Thomson Reuters FRANKFURT/DUBLIN (Reuters) – Thirty-three Ryanair passengers were treated in hospital, some bleeding from their ears, after their Croatia-bound plane lost cabin pressure and made an emergency landing in Frankfurt on Friday, German police said on Saturday. Oxygen masks were released on the Ryanair flight FR7312 from Dublin to Zadar in…

We asked 20 people in London how they feel about Trump’s visit. Here are their reactions.

We asked 20 people in London how they feel about Trump’s visit. Here are their reactions.

Londoner Donovan Pascal said: „I’m not for or against him coming, but I hope he doesn’t come here and do something negative.” Sinéad Baker/Business Insider US President Donald Trump will arrive in the UK on Thursday to start a four-day visit that will see him meet the Queen and head to Scotland. But his agenda…

It looks like the 5 people still stuck in the Thai caves will have to wait until tomorrow for rescue

It looks like the 5 people still stuck in the Thai caves will have to wait until tomorrow for rescue

Some of the boys rescued from a cave were moved from a military helicopter to an awaiting ambulance at a military airport in Chiang Rai, Thailand. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha Four members of the Thai soccer team stuck in a flooded cave complex are still stranded there, along with their coach, and will have to wait at…

People can seem more racist as they get older, but it’s not simply a case of ‚being from a different time’

People can seem more racist as they get older, but it’s not simply a case of ‚being from a different time’

It’s become something of a national meme in the UK that 97-year-old Prince Philip might say something culturally insensitive when he’s out in public. Similarly, people may find their grandparents say more unpalatable things as they get older. These remarks are brushed off because older people „are from a different time,” and „it’s a different…

LGBT people ‚fear holding hands in public’

LGBT people ‚fear holding hands in public’

Image copyright AFP/Getty Controversial „gay conversion therapies” are to be banned as part of a government plan to improve the lives of gay and transgender people. A national survey of 108,000 members of the LGBT community suggested 2% have undergone the practice with another 5% having been offered it. It also found more than two-thirds…

People with less money may be more likely to share their wealth than the rich, according to a new study

People with less money may be more likely to share their wealth than the rich, according to a new study

People who earn more money may be less likely to share their wealth than those who earn less. That’s according to a new study from Queen Mary University of London, published in the journal Basic and Applied Social Psychology. Researchers conducted a social experiment where people were recruited to play games for real money. People…

Multiple people shot at Capital Gazette newsroom in Maryland

Multiple people shot at Capital Gazette newsroom in Maryland

Police officers respond to an active shooter in Annapolis, Maryland, on Thursday. REUTERS/Greg Savoy Five people were killed and several others were „gravely injured” in a shooting at the Capital Gazette’s newsroom in Annapolis, Maryland, authorities said Thursday. One suspect is in custody and being interviewed by police, said Lt. Ryan Frashure of the Anne…

Planting spies, paying people to post on social media, and pretending the news doesn’t exist: This is how China tries to distract people from human rights abuses

Planting spies, paying people to post on social media, and pretending the news doesn’t exist: This is how China tries to distract people from human rights abuses

President Xi Jinping oversees a wide network of propaganda and censorship in China. Kevin Frayer/Getty The ways that China has been monitoring and ranking its citizens, secretly imprisoning ethnic minorities, and ignoring its LGBT community have been widely documented in the West. But citizens in China itself may have no idea that any of these…

Elon Musk has job openings for more than 500 people at SpaceX — here’s who the rocket company wants to hire

Elon Musk has job openings for more than 500 people at SpaceX — here’s who the rocket company wants to hire

Elon Musk and a SpaceX illustration of its Big Falcon Spaceship on Mars. SpaceX; Kevork Djansezian/Getty; Shayanne Gal/Business Insider SpaceX’s first launch — its own — was more than 16 years ago, when a handful of employees opened a nearly empty office. „In 2002, SpaceX basically consisted of carpet and a mariachi band. That was…