Colin Kaepernick has already donated more than $1 million of his NFL earnings to social justice charities

October 7, 2018

Norm Hall/Getty Images When Colin Kaepernick found himself without a job in the NFL, he turned his focus to activism, donating time and money to a wide variety of causes. In just over a year, Kaepernick donated over $1 million to various charities, ranging in causes from social justice to education. While Kaepernick has now re-entered the spotlight as the face of Nike’s latest campaign, his commitment to his work doesn’t…


3 Reasons Every Small Business Owner MUST Maintain the Books

October 3, 2018

Last week in a discussion with a business coaching client, I asked if she had updated bookkeeping and accounting records that would help her make the best business decision for a big question about her business. “No,” she replied, she didn’t have updated books. Without them, any decision regarding product lines, pricing, or customer capacity is just a guess! Guessing is not the way to run a business. On the contrary, every…


Today’s Apps Gone Free: Days Photo Journal, Purely Vegan, PixelMaze and More

Organize important memories, craft tasty vegan dishes, and solve pixel mazes with today’s collection of apps and games. All app prices are subject to change at any time and without notice regardless of stated free duration. Price changes are solely under the control of the developers. iPhone: Days Photo Journal ($1.99 → Free, 64.5 MB): Keep your memories organized with Days Photo Journal. Those interested in recording history. Days Photo…

September 12, 2018

Today’s Apps Gone Free: Air Sketch, Loner and Reminder: Widget

August 20, 2018

Turn any iPad into a wireless whiteboard, pilot a plane through the darkness, and view and check off reminders with today’s collection of apps and games. All app prices are subject to change at any time and without notice regardless of stated free duration. Price changes are solely under the control of the developers. Universal: Reminder: Widget+ ($1.99 → Free, 9.6 MB): View and check off reminders from a widget…


The 3 Books I Read This Past Week

August 10, 2018

Welcome to my weekly Book-ish post where I share what I’ve been reading and watching recently. If you missed it, you can see my Reading Goals for 2018 and 44 Books I Plan to Read This Year.  (Note: Some of the links in this post are affiliate links, and we will be compensated when you make a purchase by clicking through our links. Read our disclosure policy here.) And it’s week #3 of reading…


The internet can’t stop talking about these leggings made of recycled water bottles — and now I understand why

July 25, 2018

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Girlfriend Collective I own nearly 20 pairs of black leggings, but Girlfriend Collective's classic high-rise has been my all-time favorite for two years now. Girlfriend Collective leggings are made from a flattering and helpful compression material that never pills. The well-placed seams elongate…


Melania Trump returns to US-Mexico border to visit immigrant children — this time without a controversial jacket

July 22, 2018

AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster First Lady Melania Trump returned to the US-Mexico border on Wednesday for the second time since her husband President Donald Trump signed an executive order to end the separation of migrant families. On her first trip to the border, the first lady wore a jacket with “I really don’t care, do u?” written on the back that overshadowed her visit. TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Melania Trump returned to…


Kate Spade’s close friend and business partner says the late designer left 4 seasons of completed work for her handbag company

July 13, 2018

Facebook/Frances Valentine Kate Spade was found dead by suicide in her apartment in New York City on June 5. She was 55. She leaves behind her husband, Andy Spade, and a 13-year-old daughter, Frances Beatrix Spade. Kate had not been part of her namesake handbag label for more than a decade, but she was at the helm of a new accessories business she and Andy founded in 2015, called Frances…


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…


You might see lots of digital mashups of your favorite TV shows now that AT&T owns Time Warner

July 3, 2018

AT&T won approval to merge with Time Warner last week.  America’s largest telecom will now own premium Time Warner content like HBO and TNT. Now that the $85 billion megamerger has officially come to a close, consumers may soon see changes to content offerings, Jason Leigh, a research analyst at IDC, told Business Insider. AT&T and Time Warner won a landmark ruling last week, allowing their merger to continue without conditions. The merger joins…