You should avoid the keto diet if you’re pregnant — here’s why

July 19, 2018

Shutterstock The ketogenic diet focuses on high-fat, low carb consumption.  It allows people to indulge in fish, meat, eggs, and cheese, and has them avoid sugar and carbs.  Dr. Charles Seltzer, a nutritionist based in Philadelphia, told INSIDER the diet is not only unsustainable, but also not going to help most people keep weight off. He particularly warns against pregnant women trying the keto diet as it restricts nutrient-rich foods like…

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Scarlett Johansson Is Playing Yet ANOTHER Problematic Character…

July 18, 2018

UPDATE! 10:43 P.M. EST: Johansson’s rep released the following statement to Bustle from the actress herself: “Tell them that they can be directed to Jeffrey Tambor, Jared Leto, and Felicity Huffman‘s reps for comment.” All three cisgender actors have played transgender roles to great acclaim. Scarlett Johansson has clearly not learned from her Ghost in the Shell whitewashing controversy… According to The Hollywood Reporter on Monday, the 33-year-old will play…

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Trump keeps saying there’s an ‘illegal immigration crisis’ at the border — but that’s not what the numbers show

July 16, 2018

Getty Images/John Moore The Customs and Border Protection agency released data showing that its agents arrested just 34,114 people at the border in June — an 18% drop from May. It’s unclear exactly what caused the plunge, but CBP noted in a statement that it’s common for agents to make fewer arrests between May and June. While President Donald Trump often speaks of a “crisis” in illegal immigration at the…

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How to deal with making and breaking a workplace affair, according to Ashley Madison’s resident sex therapist

July 16, 2018

LumineImages / Shutterstock Cheating is a fact of life, and people are unfaithful to their partners for many different reasons. But if you find yourself attracted to someone at work, things can quickly get complicated. According to Tammy Nelson, a sex therapist, you need to ensure you are both emotionally mature enough to handle the situation. Otherwise, the fallout can be messy. If handled badly, both your relationship and your…

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VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger says he’s not interested in the Intel CEO job, and his boss Michael Dell seems glad to hear it — but there could be more going on beneath the surface (INTC, VMW)

July 10, 2018

VMware Now that former Intel CEO Brian Krzanich has dramatically and suddenly resigned, the whole world is guessing Intel will hire as its new CEO. We’ve named the list of possible new CEOs that insiders have are talking about, but there’s another obvious candidate getting a fair share of the attention: VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger. Gelsinger has already publicly denied any interest in leaving VMware, as the CEOs of public…

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People are fleeing San Francisco’s housing market for sunny SoCal — here are 10 ways they compare according to people who have lived in both

July 10, 2018

Shutterstock People are getting more and more fed up with San Francisco’s crazy-high housing prices. The city’s always tight housing market has only gotten even more competitive as people migrate across the globe to land jobs in the growing and high-paying tech industry. A recent survey conducted by public-relations firm Edelman revealed that about half of residents in the Bay Area found the cost of living so insane, they have…

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A top Japanese politician called people ‘selfish’ for opting not to have kids

July 9, 2018

Junko Kimura/Getty Images A top Japanese lawmaker called people who opt not to have kids “selfish,” as Japan’s birth rates have continued to plummet.  The politician said in order for everyone in Japan to be happy, people need to have more children.  Japan’s population is facing a demographic time bomb, with its elderly population growing older and its younger generations continuing to shrink.    A top Japanese lawmaker called people…

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Amazon has a new solution for the most annoying thing about receiving online-shopping orders. Here’s how it works. (AMZN)

July 8, 2018

Amazon Amazon is rolling out its Hub machine to more apartment buildings starting Tuesday. The machine is designed to give apartment dwellers a secure place to receive packages if they don’t have a doorman. Retrieving packages sent to people who live in multiple-unit buildings is a big pain point for both online shoppers and Amazon, which often has to resend packages that have been lost or stolen. Amazon is ready…

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A Fidelity crypto fund shows the $2.5 trillion money manager is surprisingly one of the most active Wall Street firms in bitcoin

July 5, 2018

AP Images Fidelity Investments launched an internal crypto fund last fall to invest the firm’s balance sheet in digital assets, according to people familiar with the matter.  The fund, which is very small and exploratory, is waiting for a new fund manager after two employees involved in the project left.  Fidelity is also hiring employees to work on services relating to cryptocurrency exchanges and crypto custody.  An internal crypto fund at…

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