Executive Lifestyle 2020-03-12T22:08:00Z
the met

The Louvre, the Met, and multiple Disney theme parks are closed because of the coronavirus. Here are all of the major museum and theme park closures so far.

The spread of the coronavirus has led to temporary closures of the Louvre, the Met, Universal Studios Japan, multiple Disney locations, and more.
Tech 2020-03-12T21:24:00Z
Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs made a bunch of predictions in the 80s and 90s about the future of technology — it turns out he nailed it

Although his later work at Apple influenced the way things turned out, he still offered a slew of predictions that are shockingly accurate today.
Reviews 2020-03-12T21:17:00Z
reusable paper towels

I use these reusable paper towels to cut down on waste — they can be cleaned in a dishwasher or washing machine

These affordable reusable bamboo paper towels from "Shark Tank" clean my home better than regular paper towels, and they're more eco-friendly.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-03-12T20:48:00Z

'Chaos' at reception, stolen hand sanitizer, and deserted beaches: What life was like during the 5-day coronavirus lockdown at a luxury Maldives resort

Kuredu Island Resort guests said they weren't tested for coronavirus but were given health screenings that included having their temperature taken.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-03-12T20:05:00Z

Giorgio Armani donated $1.4 million towards fighting coronavirus — and he's one of many in luxury fashion rallying to help combat the global pandemic

LVMH has donated to foundations that provide medical supplies, while Dolce & Gabbana is funding researchers looking for a coronavirus treatment.
BI Prime Strategy 2020-03-12T20:00:35Z

I'm a brand strategy expert who reads 50 to 70 books every year. These are the 7 most essential books to read this year to grow your business.

Company growth is an obvious goal for business owners, but many don't know which questions to ask and how to build a framework for it.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-03-12T19:11:00Z

Mindy Kaling just bought Frank Sinatra's former Malibu beach house for $9.5 million. Look inside the 7-bedroom estate that was designed for the legendary singer.

The two-story California estate was designed for Sinatra and his wife and once hosted guests like Gregory Peck and Dick Van Dyke.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-03-12T19:09:00Z

Italy's nationwide coronavirus lockdown is set to rock the luxury retail industry, with brands bracing for what could be a billion-dollar setback

Many of the fashion editors who attended Milan Fashion Week have already had to self-quarantine amid the coronavirus outbreak.
Tech 2020-03-12T19:05:11Z

Thousands of people are visiting this website that tracks everything canceled amid the coronavirus outbreak — and its creator says he built the whole site in about 15 minutes

Isitcanceledyet.com offers a basic list of the cancelations hitting sports leagues, music festivals, major conferences, and college campuses.
Transportation 2020-03-12T18:29:08Z

Low-cost European carrier Norwegian Air may be the first casualty of Trump's Europe travel ban as it slashes thousands of flights and plans to lay off up to 50% of staff

US travel restrictions will force Norwegian to cancel numerous transatlantic routes and ground aircraft at a vulnerable time for the low-cost airline.
Transportation 2020-03-12T18:18:52Z

Here's why Delta, American, United, and other airlines won't be quick to offer refunds even though travel from the US to some European countries is largely banned due to the coronavirus pandemic

Even as uncertainty looms over European travel, airlines are hesitant to offer refunds to those flying to countries under Trump's travel ban.
Tech 2020-03-12T18:12:57Z

Trump's coronavirus travel ban is causing chaos for people's wedding, vacation, and honeymoon plans

The US coronavirus travel ban is upending people's vacations, weddings, graduations, honeymoons, and study abroad programs.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-03-12T17:43:00Z

Nearly half of insured Americans think they can't afford coronavirus treatment. With costs exceeding $3,000, they may not be wrong.

A healthcare system that leaves many unable to afford coronavirus costs could cause personal bankruptcy — and the pandemic to explode in the US.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-03-12T17:04:00Z

An inside look at every golf course President Donald Trump currently owns, from Ireland to Dubai

Trump owns 16 golf courses. His coronavirus travel ban excludes the UK and Ireland, where Trump has properties that are struggling financially.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-03-12T16:34:45Z

Forget good looks and humor — 27% of millennials said they'd consider a partner's student-loan debt before dating them

Men were more likely than women to consider a potential romantic partner's student-loan debt, according to a Business Insider Intelligence survey.
Strategy 2020-03-12T16:22:00Z

I've been working from home for nearly a decade — here are my top 9 productivity hacks to stay organized and avoid distractions

Working from home means you design your own schedule and create your own workplace. Here's how you can stay productive while working from home.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-03-12T15:19:00Z

Women on two remote Estonian islands have lived without men for over a century but now face an uncertain future. Here's a look inside their lives.

Striking photos reveal a women-led Estonian society whose way of life is challenged by tourism and a dwindling population.
Transportation 2020-03-12T15:16:37Z

Airlines are scrambling to adjust to Trump's surprise Europe travel ban. Weaker carriers may not make it through the end of the month.

Airlines on both sides of the Atlantic appeared to be taken by surprise after President Trump's move to limit travel between the US and Europe.
BI Prime Strategy 2020-03-12T15:07:46Z

Here's the exact coronavirus contingency plan every leader should create to keep their teams from panicking and build trust in a time of crisis

COVID-19 has reached a global pandemic. An emergency contingency plan for your office can keep your team safe, calm, and productive.
Strategy 2020-03-12T14:30:00Z

I'm the CEO of a company with 177 employees that's been entirely remote for 13 years. Here are 5 ways we built a thriving remote work culture.

Workers need to feel safe being open about their workloads and bringing any potential issues to leadership before they become unfixable.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-03-12T14:27:00Z

Meet the Ohio family that invented Purell, the world's best-selling hand sanitizer flying off shelves amid the coronavirus pandemic

Gojo Industries, the family-run company that makes Purell, says the current demand "is on the higher end of the spectrum but not unprecedented."
Transportation 2020-03-12T14:24:00Z

The end is near for the Airbus A380 superjumbo jet. Here's how it went from airline status symbol to reject in just 10 years

The Airbus A380 superjumbo was supposed to be a game-changing icon like the Boeing 747. Instead, it will be discontinued for good in 2021.
Strategy 2020-03-12T14:15:00Z

Coronavirus is breaking our economy. A stimulus package that puts individual Americans first can fix it.

We need to treat this as an opportunity to rebuild the country, writes Paul Constant, and not allow the White House to pull off a second tax scam.
Retail 2020-03-12T13:35:00Z

The secret history of McDonald's Filet-O-Fish, which was almost killed from the menu before becoming one of the chain's staple sandwiches

McDonald's Filet-O-Fish sandwich, which was introduced nationwide in 1965, has a fascinating history.
Strategy 2020-03-12T13:30:00Z

QUARANTINE DIARY: I was forced to stay home for 14 days with my fiancé. At first we had steak dinners and did yoga — but by the end we were ready to crack.

Bethany George and her fiance were excited to come home. Little did they know their one-on-one time would be extended due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Strategy 2020-03-12T13:00:00Z
Strategy 2020-03-12T13:00:00Z

7 simple things everyone can cut out of their life right now to reduce anxiety, according to a psychotherapist

Half of all Americans struggle with anxiety, and not everyone can seek professional help. Here are small changes you can today make to manage stress.
Strategy 2020-03-12T12:45:00Z

We have plenty of toilet paper in the US — so why are people hoarding it? An economist weighs in.

Toilet paper is becoming so valuable there's even been at least one armed robbery in Hong Kong. In fact, toilet paper hoarding has its own history.
Strategy 2020-03-12T11:15:00Z

Here's how I stay productive working from home in a tiny NYC apartment with my husband and 2 kids just a few feet away

Melissa Petro has been working from her one-bedroom apartment for 10 years. Now her husband and two small kids are there too — here's how they manage.
Life Contributors 2020-03-12T10:22:00Z

A psychiatrist warns these signs may mean your child is depressed

Depression in kids can be hard to recognize. Children's symptoms don't follow the patterns of those typical in teens and adults.
BI Prime Tech 2020-03-12T02:16:14Z

Shopify is giving its employees $1,000 to furnish their work-from-home setups with whatever gear they need because of the coronavirus

Shopify has directed all employees to work from home. And the company will let workers spend up to $1,000 to get the gear they need to do it.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-03-11T20:04:00Z

The coronavirus pandemic has millennials and Gen Z tightening their wallets, and it's because they still feel crippled by the Great Recession

COVID-19 is sparking recession fears, but younger generations are still scarred from the last one — they've cut back spending more than any others.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-03-11T19:08:00Z

Travelers worldwide are cancelling trips over coronavirus fears — but millennials are snapping up cheap flights despite the risks, and it says a lot about who they are as a generation

People may be staying at home under self-quarantine, but some millennials are using the coronavirus era as a low-cost vacation opportunity.
Tech 2020-03-11T18:59:00Z

The 17-year relationship of college sweethearts Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan

The Facebook CEO met his future wife in line for the bathroom at a college frat party in 2003. Since then, their lives have dramatically changed.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-03-11T18:48:00Z

The coronavirus is officially a pandemic. Internal memos from 2 major brokerages reveal how NYC real estate agents are bracing for impact.

With coronavirus spreading and more cases being reported in NYC, real-estate firms are prepping agents and bracing for its impact on business.
Tech 2020-03-11T18:35:00Z

People are flooding TikTok with memes and dark humor, as well as the precautions they're taking, to fight the coronavirus outbreak — here are the best posts we've seen

TikTok has become a source of both information and humor as communities worldwide face a growing number of coronavirus cases.
News 2020-03-11T16:59:00Z

What to buy if you're quarantined at home during the coronavirus pandemic

The World Health Organization has officially declared the coronavirus, which has spread to more than 100 countries, a global pandemic.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-03-11T16:46:00Z

Harvey Weinstein was just sentenced to 23 years in prison. Here's a timeline of the conflict between journalist Ronan Farrow and NBC, the network accused of trying to kill his exposé.

Ronan Farrow published his Harvey Weinstein investigation in The New Yorker in 2017. The disgraced Hollywood mogul was finally sentenced on Wednesday.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-03-11T16:29:00Z

Harvey Weinstein was just sentenced to 23 years in prison after being convicted of rape and criminal sexual assault. Here's how the disgraced producer built the Hollywood empire that ended up firing him.

Harvey Weinstein, the film producer who founded Miramax Films and The Weinstein Company, built an empire from scratch out of Buffalo, New York.
Tech 2020-03-11T16:11:00Z

The strange love-hate relationship between Bill Gates and Steve Jobs

Microsoft's Bill Gates and Apple's Steve Jobs had periods of civility. Other times, they were at each other's throats.
Tech 2020-03-11T15:50:00Z

I tried the $3,000 digital weights machine that's like a Peloton for strength training and found how at-home fitness systems are the future — at least for those that can afford it

Tonal allows users to say goodbye to gym anxiety and hello to strength training workouts in the privacy of their homes. It also costs $3,000.
Strategy 2020-03-11T15:49:00Z

Americans have complicated feelings on the 3-year-old #MeToo movement — and some still can't decide if it's been good for the country

Harvey Weinstein was sentenced to 23 years in prison. Surveys show the conversation around sexual harassment still divides most Americans.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-03-11T15:20:00Z

Joe Biden is now the clear Democratic front-runner. Here's how the former VP went from 'Middle-Class Joe' to millionaire — and built a $9 million fortune along the way.

Joe Biden, who crushed Bernie Sanders in Michigan's primary on Tuesday, has earned millions from book royalties and speaking engagements.
Strategy 2020-03-11T14:29:33Z

Life on lockdown: A mother in Italy's 'red zone' describes how her family is coping

Michelle Schoenung lives in the Lombardy region of Italy, where schools have been closed for weeks and residents are facing terrifying uncertainty.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-03-11T14:20:00Z

Coachella was just postponed because of coronavirus. Meet the 'reclusive' billionaire who owns the music festival and has built an $11.7 billion fortune.

Philip Anschutz is the richest person in Colorado, with an $11.7 billion fortune. On top of Coachella, he's also part owner of the LA Lakers.
Strategy 2020-03-11T14:06:00Z

More workplaces are asking employees to go remote due to coronavirus. Here are 11 traits you need to be an effective remote worker.

More employees are about to be working remotely — to be successful, you should work on these 11 habits.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-03-11T14:02:00Z

These 15 unbelievable facts show just how much it costs to attend Coachella, from $430 tickets to $9,500 campsites

The Coachella Music and Arts Festival has been postponed from April to October amid coronavirus concerns.
Tech 2020-03-11T14:01:17Z

These 400-square-foot tiny houses in a village for the homeless were made by a 3D printer — see inside the structures and how they were built

Icon's 3D printer can print three houses simultaneously, and complete the walls in just over 24 hours.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-03-11T13:47:00Z

A pharmaceutical company just announced a rapid-result coronavirus test — and its billionaire owner made $100 million

DiaSorin's coronavirus test gets results within 60 minutes, compared to the existing 5 to 7 hour wait time — and it may solve the test shortage issue.
Strategy 2020-03-11T13:45:00Z

6 ways businesses new to remote working can adapt quickly and keep productivity high, according to a career and leadership coach

Virtual collaboration tools can keep your team working like they're in office during the coronavirus outbreak, communication expert Julia Wuench says.
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