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There is a lot of debate around what you can and cannot ask on a first date. Some people say you shouldn't go in too hard with the interrogation because it'll make your date think you're desperate. Others say the probing questions help you really learn about each other. Ultimately, it's hard to know what to do.
According to Erika Ettin, dating coach and founder of dating site A Little Nudge, it's best to keep things light the first time you meet someone.
"A lot of people...
Trump's Veterans Affairs nominee's confirmation hearing postponed amid allegations of a hostile work environment and excessive drinking at work
US Navy Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, President Donald Trump's nominee for Veterans Affairs secretary, had his confirmation hearing postponed.
The postponement comes amid allegations against Jackson that include claims of a hostile work environment, excessive drinking at work, and improperly dispensing medication, several news outlets reported.
Jon Tester of Montana, the top Democrat on the Senate Committee for Veterans Affairs, said his office is reviewing the allegations, which reportedly come from...
Putin's nuclear 'doomsday machine' could trigger 300-foot tsunamis — but the worst effects might come from the fallout
Vladimir Putin recently said Russia is developing a nuclear-powered torpedo that could detonate a "massive" nuclear weapon.
Such a device might create a 300-foot-tall tsunami if exploded in the right location, and could rain long-lasting radioactive fallout on a coastal target.
Experts have called the hypothetical weapon a "doomsday" device, since it could spread unprecedented and long-lived radioactive fallout.
But one researcher said such a weapon "would be completely stupid," since it'd...
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The Chase Sapphire Preferred is one of the most popular credit cards among rewards and travel experts.
You can transfer Chase Ultimate Rewards points to the bank's airline and hotel partners — sometimes, it's possible to book the same flight for a lot fewer points if you go through an airline's frequent flyer program.
If transferring points...
Unemployment is at record lows.
But "underemployment" — the phenomenon of people stuck in badly paid part-time jobs who cannot get full-time work — remains higher now than during the 2008 crisis.
That is more evidence that the role of dole-claiming unemployment has been supplanted by the gig economy.
LONDON — At just 4.2%, unemployment in the UK is at its lowest level in decades. It should be the best of times.
Technically, the economy is at "full employment," meaning that anyone who wants a...
Facebook handed user datasets to scientist Aleksandr Kogan, the man it now blames for the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
Kogan told a committee of lawmakers in Britain that the data came with no strings attached and helped inform his earlier research on user behaviour.
Kogan said Facebook was "arguably" too open with the data it shared with academics.
Business Insider has contacted Facebook for comment.
Facebook handed over data, with no strings attached, to the man it now blames for...
Bitcoin surged past the $9,000 mark Tuesday, making for its highest level since March 14.
The total market for cryptocurrencies has risen 74% in less than a month as digital tokens rebound from tax season.
Follow the price of bitcoin in real-time here.
The price of bitcoin was up more than 4% Tuesday, as high as $9,350 per coin, continuing a streak of gains that have pushed the world’s largest cryptocurrency to its highest price since mid-March.
Most cryptocurrencies saw a slight decline...
Missing Mexican students were killed and dissolved in acid after a cartel confused them for rivals, officials say
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Three missing Mexican students were killed last month in the western state of Jalisco and their bodies dissolved in acid after criminals confused them with members of a rival gang, authorities said Monday.
The three film students were last seen in the municipality of Tonala after their car broke down and they were later kidnapped by at least six people, who tortured and killed them, according to Jalisco state prosecutors.See the rest of the story...
Richard Wooldridge, an ex-Facebook and Google executive, is joining an Israeli drone startup as COO.
Airobotics builds autonomous drones that are used in industry, from mines to ports.
It has landed $61 million in funding and is growing 500% year-on-year.
Airobotics, an Israeli startup building autonomous drones for industrial uses, has nabbed a former Google and Facebook executive to be its new chief operating officer (COO).
For most people, quadcopter drones conjure up images of cool aerial...
Amazon can now deliver packages directly to the trunk of a car for owners of Volvo and GM models with an active Volvo On Call or OnStar subscription.
The service is known as Amazon Key In-car and is now available in 37 cities.
This follows the introduction of Amazon Key in-home delivery, and continues the path of Amazon looking for new ways to get packages to customers.
Last year, Amazon wanted into your house to deliver packages. Now the company wants to deliver directly to the trunk...
Key Browns executive is a 'big, big Baker Mayfield fan' and now the Browns could shake up the NFL Draft by taking him No. 1
A well-connected NFL executive with ties to the Cleveland Browns told ESPN's Adam Schefter that the Browns could take quarterback Baker Mayfield with the No. 1 pick in the NFL Draft on Thursday.
It is still unknown who the Browns will take, but most experts believed it would either be Josh Allen or Sam Darnold.
Schefter notes that another prominent executive working with the Browns is a big Mayfield fan and may believe he is the best quarterback in the draft.
A new report...
'Crazy Rich Asians' shows off the lives of Singapore's super-rich in some pretty lavish locations — watch the first trailer here
The first trailer for "Crazy Rich Asians" is out now.
The film delves into the lives of Singapore's super-rich — featuring some pretty spectacular locations.
"Crazy Rich Asians" is primed for an August release date.
High-end private property? Exotic supercars? Prestigious country club membership? These luxuries pale in comparison to what Singapore's ultra-rich can flaunt – according to the upcoming "Crazy Rich Asians" film, that is.
Warner Bros. Pictures just dropped its first...