Hello, Insiders. I’ll be focusing my notes this week on an incredible series from our documentary team: “Risky Business.” The series uncovers how certain industries and jobs operate at high human costs — giving us a glimpse into the heartbreaking realities people face across the world.
Let’s kick things off with our documentary about the people risking their lives hunting for deadly explosives in Afghanistan. It follows a man who faces danger every day to earn money for his family. We also meet a 10-year-old bomb victim, whose wounds are a testament to how dangerous it is to be near these weapons. It’s just under 10 minutes — I recommend finding time to watch. But first, the news.
Young people are living at home at historic rates. Even though some make enough money to afford rent in a big city, people in their 20s are opting instead to move back in with mom and dad — which lets them spend more on luxurious items and experiences. Think $5,000 Chanel handbags and thousand-dollar trips to Europe.
“I settled the gas stove debate with a $69.99 induction cooktop from Ikea.” Gas stoves are hot right now, politically speaking. But Insider’s Adam Rogers set out to answer one question: Is induction actually better? Read his story here.
Silicon Valley needs to stop laying off workers — and start firing CEOs. Leaders at top tech companies set their teams on an unsustainable course, investing in “boneheaded new ventures,” Ed Zitron writes. Why it’s time to hold chief executives accountable.
The most hyped tiny-home startup in the US has issues. Boxabl has more than 160,000 customers, including Elon Musk. But disgruntled customers, an empty factory, and a tie to an alleged Iranian agent cloud its future. Inside the drama.
From $40 to $4 million in revenue. Tori Dunlap teaches customers how to invest, save money, and build startups. She shares the best business investments she made and what to avoid. Read her tips.
It’s the perfect time to find a new job. Despite all the news about layoffs, now is a great time to apply, based on labor-market data, survey results, and experts. Why now is the time to make the leap.
The millennial boss’ guide to managing Gen Z. The COVID-19 pandemic, constant war, and a climate crisis. Gen Z has been shaped by chaos and disaster. By 2025, they’re expected to make up 27% of the workforce — and they’ll insist on doing things their own way. Read more.
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Two of the most popular EVs
Insider’s Tim Levin got to try both Tesla’s Model Y and Mercedes’ EQB, two spacious and attractive electric SUVs. Both have their perks, but here’s why he thinks the Tesla is the better buy.
This is Food Wars
From calorie count to portion sizes, we wanted to find all the differences between MrBeast Burger in the US and the UK. Watch here.
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