These astonishing numbers show why Facebook can’t afford to let Instagram’s growth stall

These astonishing numbers show why Facebook can’t afford to let Instagram’s growth stall

Instagram has turned out to be the best purchase Facebook ever made. The camera-oriented social network is, according to a Bloomberg analysis, now worth around $100 billion. Facebook bought the company for just $1 billion in 2012, marking a 100-fold return on its investment. This is astonishing, given when Facebook bought Instagram, it only had…

These meatless Scotch eggs are made using jackfruit

These meatless Scotch eggs are made using jackfruit

Scotch eggs come with a twist at Pickle Fred, the meat that wraps the eggs is not meat at all, it’s jackfruit kofta. The traditional British pub snack normally comes with pork and this fruit’s texture is similar to meat. Spices are added and green pea flour to give the texture. Produced by Amanda Villa-Lobos

These popular Chinese street food noodles are made with green bean jelly and served with extra spicy sauce

These popular Chinese street food noodles are made with green bean jelly and served with extra spicy sauce

ShangXin LiangFen is a dish made out of transparent jelly noodles. The jelly is made from green bean starch and hot water. The dish, which literally means Sad Jelly Noodle, is a popular street food in the Sichuan province in China. „It’s called ShangXin LiangFen because when you eat the spice, all the sadness, all…

These shockingly realistic photos show what celebrities like Meghan Markle and Kate Moss could look like in 35 years

These shockingly realistic photos show what celebrities like Meghan Markle and Kate Moss could look like in 35 years

This is what Kate Moss could look like in 35 years. London Facial Plastic Surgery Have you ever wondered what you’ll look like when you’re old? How about some of the most famous people in the world? Facial cosmetic surgeon Julian De Silva, based on Harley Street in London, has developed a new technology that…

These 10 early startups you’ve never heard of made the biggest buzz among VCs last quarter and raised hundreds of millions of dollars

These 10 early startups you’ve never heard of made the biggest buzz among VCs last quarter and raised hundreds of millions of dollars

These 10 startups are preparing to blast off — in one case, literally. NASA/ Joel Kowsky via Getty Images Next-generation environmental monitoring. Neural interface technology. Space catapults. These are some of the far-out visions being pursued by a promising bunch of startups that might just be the business titans of tomorrow. In a recent research note…

These Conservative party factions are fighting to take control of May’s Brexit plans

These Conservative party factions are fighting to take control of May’s Brexit plans

LONDON – The EU referendum result and Theresa May’s struggles to agree a strategy for honouring it, has left the Conservative party in its most fractious state for decades. In recent weeks May has suffered a series of resignations from her frontbench, growing numbers of backbench rebellions in the Commons and the prospect of an…

These photos of US troops hammering ISIS in Syria and then playing baseball are straight outta ‚Apocalypse Now’

These photos of US troops hammering ISIS in Syria and then playing baseball are straight outta ‚Apocalypse Now’

Iraqi Security Forces is ready to fire at known ISIS locations near the Iraqi-Syrian border using an M109A6 Paladin Self-Propelled Howitzer, June 5, 2018. US Army About a mile from the Iraqi-Syrian border is a US military fire base where approximately 150 Marines and soldiers are still hammering ISIS in Syria with artillery. „To get…

These investors control $3 billion of Facebook stock — and they want to take Zuckerberg down

These investors control $3 billion of Facebook stock — and they want to take Zuckerberg down

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. David Ramos/Getty; Skye Gould/Business Insider Facebook investors boasting nearly $3 billion (£2.3 billion) in shares are making moves to topple Mark Zuckerberg as chairman and tear apart his power base at the company. Business Insider has spoken with six prominent shareholders who are growing increasingly restless about the way Facebook is…

These photos show how the World Cup is being used to whitewash everything terrible about Russia

These photos show how the World Cup is being used to whitewash everything terrible about Russia

If you stand accused of involvement in torture, kidnapping, and murder, one thing is clear — you have a public image problem. So what do you do? For Ramzan Kadyrov, head of the Chechen Republic in Russia, one solution is to pose for photos with Mohammed Salah, one of the best soccer players on the…

These two Conservative MPs have blocked a law to ban upskirting in the UK

These two Conservative MPs have blocked a law to ban upskirting in the UK

LONDON — A cross-party bill to make the taking of photos up women’s skirts a criminal offence has been blocked by two Conservative MPs. The bill, which is backed by both the government and opposition parties, seeks to make upskirting a criminal offence punishable by up to two years in prison. However, two Tory MPs,…