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Tesla fired 700 employees after performance reviews in the third quarter (TSLA)

Reuters/Bobby Yip; Business Insider/Dave Smith Tesla CEO Elon Musk said 700 employees were fired after performance reviews. Musk condemned coverage of the terminations, saying journalists failed to provide context. Tesla has declined to say how many people were fired before Wednesday’s earnings call. Tesla CEO Elon Musk said 700 employees were fired after performance reviews in the third quarter — …

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These 15 women opened up about their sexual assault experiences thanks to the #metoo campaign

Theresa Joy wears a t-shirt that says “If you’re not outraged you’re not paying attention.” Lucy Nicholson/Reuters At the Women’s Convention in Detroit, women shared their stories of sexual abuse and harassment. Many said that the #MeToo movement helped give them the courage to speak up. They hope that talking about the issue will help prevent more people from staying …

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This simple hack will prevent your Thanksgiving turkey from being dry

Place frozen butter and herb slices under the turkey’s skin. Sarah Schmalbruch/INSIDER According to the experts from Butterball’s Turkey Talk Line, you don’t need to baste your turkey. Instead, you can use a combination of butter and herbs to season it. Even better, they suggest a mess-free way of seasoning your turkey with butter and herbs: freezing the butter and …

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A Colorado county of 30,000 people is the healthiest place in America — here's why

saturnism/Flickr Summit County, Colorado is the healthiest place in the US, according to a wealth of public health data. The county is middle to upper-middle class and has high rates of physical activity. A rare lung condition makes the high-altitude lifestyle slightly more challenging, however. It’s not just the skiing that keeps residents of Summit County, Colorado spry. Located about …

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Traders have made almost $1 billion betting against Under Armour this year (UAA, UA)

Stephen Curry’s Under Armour shoes are a rare sighting on the street, where Nike remains dominant. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Under Armour short sellers have made almost $1 billion in 2018 betting against the stock, which had fallen 54% year-to-date through Tuesday. The company cut its full-year 2018 guidance as part of a disappointing third-quarter earnings report. One of the safest …

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Bitcoin posts new record high above $6,600

Bitcoin rises above $6,600 for the first time on Wednesday morning. Rise extends recent bull run for the cryptocurrency. Fresh record high comes hot on the heels of CME Group’s plans to launch bitcoin futures. Bitcoin continues to post record highs, climbing above $6,500 and then $6,600 for the first time ever on Wednesday. The digital currency is up over …

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A professional Instagram star tells us how she went from earning £75 per post to £15,000 a post

Elma Beganovich (pictured) and her sister Amra now charge brands $20,000 to post content on social media.Instagram/Elma Beganovich 31-year-old Elma Beganovich and her 34-year-old sister Amra quit their corporate jobs in 2013. They built a huge Instagram lifestyle empire and travelled the world. They started out charging $99 (£75) for a single sponsored post. In 2016 the rate went as …

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The suspect in the New York truck attack used to drive for Uber

Police investigate a vehicle allegedly used in a crash incident on the West Side Highway in Manhattan, New York, U.S., October 31 2018. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly Sayfullo Habibullaevic Saipov, the suspect in the New York terror attack used to drive for Uber. Saipo recorded more than 1,400 Uber trips over the course of six months. Uber banned Saipov from the app …

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Suspect in New York attack reportedly left a note in truck pledging loyalty to ISIS

The rented Home Depot truck that was used in the attack. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly Sayfullo Habibullaevic Saipov, the suspect in the terror attack in New York, reportedly left a note inside his truck pledging loyalty to the Islamic State. ISIS propaganda channels have called for similarly styled attacks and have instructed prospective terrorists to leave notes on their motive. Sayfullo Habibullaevic …

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