How Peter Thiel became the most feared man in Silicon Valley

How Peter Thiel became the most feared man in Silicon Valley

PayPal founder Peter Thiel liked Mark Zuckerberg for the same reasons most people couldn’t stand him.  Though the Facebook CEO is often criticized for being robotic and unfeeling, Thiel saw the younger man’s indifference as “a sign of intelligence,” writes Max Chafkin in his book, “The Contrarian” (Penguin Press), out now.  The two formed a … Read more

MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell concedes his ads will air again on Fox News next week, following a feud over his election-fraud symposium, says report

MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell concedes his ads will air again on Fox News next week, following a feud over his election-fraud symposium, says report

MyPillow CEO Michael Lindell laughs during a press conference in Des Moines, on February 3, 2020. Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell pulled all ads from Fox News after they refused to advertise his election-fraud symposium. Lindell told The Wall Street Journal his ads would air on Fox again starting next week. … Read more

Gabby Petito’s best friend says Brian Laundrie once lived in the Appalachian mountains by himself ‘for months’

Gabby Petito's best friend says Brian Laundrie once lived in the Appalachian mountains by himself 'for months'

Brian Laundrie and Gabby Petito. North Port Police Department Gabby Petito’s best friend Rose Davis said Brian Laundrie can survive in the wilderness. Davis told People that Laundrie once stayed in the Appalachian mountains by himself “for months.” “He is out in the wilderness, I promise you,” she said. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. … Read more

Eruptions shut airport on Canaries volcanic island

Eruptions shut airport on Canaries volcanic island

Aerial images from the first three days of the eruption of the Cumbre Vieja volcano on the Spanish island of La Palma show plumes of smoke and flowing lava. The volcano erupted on Sunday in the south of La Palma, one of seven islands that make up the Canary Islands archipelago off the coast of … Read more

Giants top Rockies 7-2 for 100th win, hold onto NL West lead

Giants top Rockies 7-2 for 100th win, hold onto NL West lead

DENVER (AP) — The San Francisco Giants reached one milestone and are close to another in their resurgent season. The real goal is another World Series title. Mike Yastrzemski hit a three-run homer, one of four long balls by San Francisco, and the NL West-leading Giants beat the Colorado Rockies 7-2 Friday night to become … Read more

A prominent anti-vax doctor, who falsely claimed the COVID-19 vaccine could make people magnetic, had her medical license renewed, report says

A prominent anti-vax doctor, who falsely claimed the COVID-19 vaccine could make people magnetic, had her medical license renewed, report says

A prominent anti-vax doctor had her medical license renewed this month, the Ohio Capital reported. Dr. Sherri Tenpenny told Ohio lawmakers in June that COVID-19 vaccines could make people magnetic. Tenpenny was recently named one of the 12 most prolific sources of anti-vax misinformation See more stories on Insider’s business page. A prominent anti-vax doctor … Read more