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28 cities that you didn"t realize you"re mispronouncing

PocholoCalapre/ iStock Avoiding embarrassing incidents while traveling can be tricky when you don't know how to correctly pronounce the names of the destinations you're visiting. Here's a guide on how to correctly pronounce the .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 9th, 2019

A pregnant woman didn"t realize her home was a former meth lab until she tested positive for amphetamines — and it happens more than you think

REUTERS/Ralph Orlowski/File Photo Elisha and Tyler Hessel bought a home in Jefferson County, Missouri, last year, and when Elisha.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 26th, 2019

Miami among Top 50 cities with most franchises

Miami is one of the top 50 cities in the nation for franchises, according to a LendingTree report released Sept. 5.  Miami didn't rank exceptionally high on the list, however, a few other Florida cities also managed to crack the top 50. Tampa, Jacksonvi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 12th, 2019

Gov. Ducey may consider more regulations on Arizona short-term rentals

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey may push for more regulations on short-term rentals, prompted by cities that say a law he signed earlier this year didn't do enough. Ducey made the comments about changing some things with regulating those rentals — ones spu.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 25th, 2019

Beyond BYND - China IPO Breaks New Ground Pricing Shares At 468x Profit

When policymakers in Beijing made the decision to remove the unwritten valuation cap for companies trading on the country's new Star market, they probably didn't realize that they were about to open Pan.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 2nd, 2019

A "city-killer" asteroid got scarily close to Earth yesterday, and astronomers didn"t know about it until it was just days away

Vadim Sadovski/Shutterstock Yesterday, a 427-foot-wide asteroid passed within 45,000 miles of Earth. Small asteroids can strike Earth with the force of many nuclear weapons and destroy entire cities. NASA and other age.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 27th, 2019

JPMorgan Chase deleting Finn app aimed at millennials

JPMorgan Chase & Co. is killing off its Finn banking app, which was aimed at younger customers. The app was aimed at millennials, as well as at customers in cities where Chase didn't have a physical presence. "Farewell Finn. Finn is going away," C.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 10th, 2019

Minnesota misses out on USDA research office project

The U.S. Department of Agriculture, which is moving two research offices out of Washington, D.C., has picked its finalist markets for the project — and the Twin Cities metro didn't make the cut. Instead, the USDA named sites in Kansas City, Indiana an.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 3rd, 2019

Mark Zuckerberg says that there are parts of how Facebook works even he didn’t fully understand (FB)

AP Mark Zuckerberg told Wired's Steven Levy that his Congressional testimony made him realize that he didn't fully understand all of the inner workings of Facebook. He says he called a big meeting on his return from Washington, where he.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 1st, 2018

Dennis Rodman says Kim Jong Un "didn"t realize who Donald Trump was" until he gave the North Korean leader a copy of "Art of the Deal"

REUTERS/KCNA Former NBA star Dennis Rodman said North Korean leader Kim Jong Un didn't really "understand" President Do.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 2nd, 2018

15 people who grew up wealthy share the things they thought everyone did — and they"re hilariously wrong

Warner Bros. Television Although there's no clear definition of "wealthy," some people certainly grew up with more money others — and many of them didn't even realize it. Thousands of people on Reddit responded to the question, "People.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 8th, 2018

25 celebrities that you didn"t realize competed in beauty pageants

REUTERS/Jonathan Evans/Twitter/Selena Gomez Nowadays, you know them as 25 of the most famous women in the world, but before they found fame, they tried their hand at the world of beauty pageants, getting on stage in their most glamorous ensembles.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 10th, 2018

23 celebrities you probably didn"t realize appeared in Marvel movies

23 celebrities you probably didn"t realize appeared in Marvel movies.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 10th, 2018

Cardi B didn"t realize that Childish Gambino and Donald Glover are the same person

Amy Harris/Invision/AP; Evan Agostini/Invision/AP Cardi B tweeted that Donald Glover and Childish Gambino look very much alike. Then she deleted the tweet. Donald Glover and Childish Gambino are the same person. Childish Gambino is his stage name. &.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 25th, 2018

16 actors you probably didn"t realize were in the "Harry Potter" movies

Warner Bros When it comes to "Harry Potter," everybody knows the film's leading trifecta: Daniel Ra.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 4th, 2018

5 common habits you didn"t realize were embarrassing

Fizkes/Shutterstock Emba.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 6th, 2018

11 secret menu items you didn"t know existed at Chick-fil-A

 You probably didn't realize that Chick-fil-A has an entire secret menu of items that will completely transform the chain as you know it.  From the buffalo chicken.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 12th, 2018

11 words you probably didn"t know were acronyms

iStock; Samantha Lee/Business Insider We use acronyms all the time, and in some cases, we don't even realize we're using them. You may not know, for example, that Taser stands for "Thomas A. Swift's Electric Rifle." Other examples incl.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 21st, 2018

10 places on your body you didn"t realize could get sunburned

Paramount Pictures Even though there's an overwhelming body of research that proves ho.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 28th, 2018

Lyft buys company behind Citi Bike

Ride-hailing company Lyft Inc. said it’s purchasing Motivate, the operator of Citi Bike in New York City and other bike-rental programs in major U.S. cities. Lyft didn’t disclose terms... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJul 3rd, 2018

My family didn"t buy anything new for a year — and it made us realize a few key things about our money habits

Desislava Ilieva/Shutterstock Cutting back on your spending can be difficult, especially when y.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 6th, 2018