This home-building robot can lay more than 1,000 bricks an hour — and construct a home quicker than a human

Fastbrick Robotics An Australian robotics company has created a robotic arm, called the Hadrian X, that can lay 1,000-plus bricks per hour. The company claims that the bot can complete the shell of a home in two days. By reducing the labor cost of masonry, the robot could disrupt the multi-trillion-dollar global construction market. A […]

The Kate Spade brand has been a red-carpet staple for more than 20 years — here are some of its most iconic moments in the spotlight

Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images The fashion designer Kate Spade died in an apparent suicide on Tuesday. Her iconic brand, Kate Spade New York, is beloved by many, including celebrities like Kate Middleton and Taylor Swift. The fashion label has been a red-carpet staple for more than 20 years.  The fashion designer Kate Spade was found dead […]

I’m a news junkie who ignored everything going on in the world for a week — here’s what happened

Dean Drobot/Shutterstock I’m a news junkie who decided to pay no attention to current events for a week. The logistics of unplugging from the news cycle are more complex than you might think. I thought it would feel like a vacation, but it turned out to be much more difficult to complete my assignment than I anticipated. In […]

9 Amazon deals that aren’t worth your money

John Zeedick/AP Photos Amazon Prime has more than 100 million members. Amazon has become a go-to among its loyal customers for its deals, but they’re not always cost efficient. Consumer savings expert Jeanette Pavini of Coupons.com revealed to Business Insider what shoppers shouldn’t be buying on Amazon — at least, not without a little research […]

What 8 people wish they knew before retiring in their 20s and 30s

KieferPix/Shutterstock Early retirement may sound like a dream life, but there’s more to it than meets the eye. Real people who retired early shared with Business Insider the things they wish they knew before retiring in their 20s or 30s. Some wished they retired even earlier and others hoped they were more prepared to face criticism from friends, […]

A Kentucky Derby jockey explains why changing horses is one of the hardest aspects of his job

Garry Jones/AP Hall of Fame and Kentucky Derby jockey Victor Espinoza said changing horses is one of the hardest parts of his job. Espinoza said it isn’t hard to adjust to new horses — it’s hard not to get attached to them and have to change at a moment’s notice. Espinoza said it only takes […]

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