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Dwayne Johnson describes dealing with depression after his mom's attempted suicide: 'The key is to not be afraid to open up'

Rich Polk/Getty Images for Entertainment Weekly Dwayne Johnson battled depression for years after witnessing his mom's attempted suicide. When he was 15 years old, she walked into traffic but has no memory of the incident now. In the years to follow, Johnson went through numerous difficulties, and at one point said he was "crying constantly."   Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson battled depression for years after witnessing his mom's attempted suicide. See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: Why 555 is always used for phone numbers on TV and in moviesSee Also:SpaceX's biggest rival has a 'genius' plan to cut its rocket-launch costs by more than 70%I tried the science-backed 7-minute fitness routine and was blown away by how well it worksNearly 2,000 people were stopped in 9 days under Trump's travel ban — and almost all of them were legal US residentsSEE ALSO: New MoviePass data reveals the 27 movies that sold the most tickets to its subscribers since August

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The son of one of Mexico's most powerful kingpins describes growing up in the narco underworld — 'in a golden cage'

The son of one of Mexico's most powerful kingpins describes growing up in the narco underworld — 'in a golden cage'NOW WATCH: The wives of El Chapo's henchmen reveal how they hid and spent $2 billionSee Also:The son of one of Mexico's most powerful kingpins describes growing up in the narco underworld — 'in a golden cage'Trump wants the military to build his border wall — and he's already talked to Mattis about itJared Kushner is still in the driver's seat on US-Mexico relations, but a deeper problem persistsSEE ALSO: Mexico's dominant cartel is lashing out dissidents and rivals — and it could trigger an avalanche of violence

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Trump continues his Twitter war with Amazon over Post Office treatment, taxes (AMZN)

Jeff Swensen/Getty Images President Donald Trump attacked Amazon once again in a tweet Monday. This is the third time in the past week that the president has gone after Amazon. Trump hit the online retailer for its relationship with the US Postal Service and effect on other retailers. President Donald Trump attacked Amazon once again on Monday, continuing a days-long tirade against the online retail giant. "Only fools, or worse, are saying that our money losing Post Office makes money with Amazon," Trump said. "THEY LOSE A FORTUNE, and this will be changed. Also, our fully tax paying retailers are closing stores all over the country...not a level playing field!"See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: Here's why the death penalty and longer prison sentences don't really deter crimeSee Also:Trump targets Amazon and demands The Washington Post register as a lobbyistTrump may have 'a method to his madness' by teasing a trade war — but it could still end in chaosAndrew McCabe has a GoFundMe page to raise money for his legal defense — and it's already raised far more than it asked forSEE ALSO: Trump wants to go after Amazon

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12 stars who helped set up these celebrity couples

Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images and Christopher Polk/Getty Images for TNT Celebrities like everyone else are looking for love, whether it's through an exclusive dating app, a blind group date or maybe even a formal introduction from a famous friend. Ever wonder how Kimye became more than friends or who introduced Grant Hill and Tamia to form their "Sweet Love?" Here are 12 couples that forged a love connection thanks to a matchmaking famous friend.  Kenya Moore and Marc Daily - Chef Roble Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for LACMA and Jason Merritt/Getty Images "Real Housewives of Atlanta" star Kenya Moore sent fans in frenzy after a surprising Instagram post announcing her marriage to a mystery man during a getaway trip in St. Lucia. Since then, the identity of Moore's husband has been revealed — Marc Daily. The chef took credit for introducing the two in a congratulatory Instagram post. "I'm so happy for y'all," the famous chef and former reality star shared. "When I introduced you two I KNEW y'all would hit it off but this is just WOW! You got a GREAT man Kenya!!! That's my man right there. I'm tryna be like him when I grow up! Congrats y'all!!!" Joe Manganiello and Sofia Vergara - Jesse Tyler Ferguson Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images and Christopher Polk/Getty Images for TNT "Modern Family" star Sofia Vergara and "Magic Mike" actor Joe Manganiello are one of Hollywood's hottest couples.  Manganiello was apparently infatuated with Vergara before he even officially met her and wanted to reach out as soon as he heard about her split with ex-fiancé José Gonzéles. He entrusted the help of her co-star Jesse Tyler Ferguson to obtain her phone number, in hopes of winning her heart. Vergara said she was hesitant at first but obviously she got over her fears. "We realized very early on that we each had to put the other person's happiness and well-being head of our own," he tells HOLA! magazine. "Once you realize that kind of trust has manifested, you hang on for dear life. Or in my case, you go and buy a ring." The couple married in 2015 and are currently working on a film together. Cameron Diaz and Benji Madden - Nicole Richie Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for SiriusXM and Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Fender Musical Instruments and Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images On an episode of "Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen," Nicole Richie took full responsibility for the relationship between Cameron Diaz and Benji Madden. "I'm going to take responsibility for everything!" she said. She introduced Diaz to Madden through her husband, Benji's twin brother, Joel.  Cameron Diaz and Benji Madden married in 2015 during a Jewish ceremony at Diaz's home. See the rest of the story at Business InsiderSee Also:I'm a food stylist and I create mouthwatering dishes for the camera — here are my best tips for taking your food photos to the next levelYou're probably using the wrong face mask — here's how to find the right one for your skin10 mistakes you’re making when curling your hair — and how to fix them

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10 books Amazon's editors say are the best reads this April

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Most of us could stand to devote more time to reading. We make room in our busy schedules to watch the latest seasons of our favorite TV shows, but we don't put enough time aside for books. If you're looking for something to keep you occupied before bed or on your commute to work this April, we suggest checking out Amazon's Best Books of the Month, a section of the site wholly dedicated to new releases in literature and fiction, nonfiction, history, and more. You'll find a spotlight pick (this month's is "Circe" by Madeline Miller) along with nine other books that Amazon's book editors loved this month. For anyone looking for a good book to read on their couch or the subway, this list is a good place to start your search. Captions have been provided by Erin Kodicek, editor of books and Kindle at Amazon.com."Circe" by Madeline Miller Amazon You know you've found a friend forever when you go missing and that person poses as a human trafficker to find you. This is just one in a series of unfortunate events that befall Poornima and Savitha, but nothing breaks their extraordinary bond. "Girls Burn Brighter" is a beautiful tale of friendship, hard-knocks, and hope. Buy it here >> "The Oracle Year" by Charles Soule Amazon From comic book writer Charles Soule comes a clever satire about a regular Joe who wakes up one morning to discover that he can predict the future. Knowledge is power, if only Will Dando can continue to channel it for good. Buy it here >> "The Female Persuasion" by Meg Wolitzer Amazon Greer Kadetsky is a college freshman full of nebulous ambition; so when Faith Frank, a lauded women’s rights activist, offers to sharpen her focus, Greer is all in. But at what cost? Buy it here >> See the rest of the story at Business InsiderSee Also:These cleverly designed pajamas will actually help people who easily overheat stay cool at nightThis company went through over 100 pillow prototypes before it landed on the perfect design for every type of sleeperI order my groceries from FreshDirect, the online grocery store that makes food shopping incredibly easy — here's what it's likeSEE ALSO: The most popular books in all 50 states right now DON'T MISS: My all-time favorite reading app gives me access to unlimited books and audiobooks for $9 a month

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The best time of day to exercise, according to the creator of the viral 7-minute workout

Shutterstock Working out can feel like a chore without the right variables nailed down. Chris Jordan, an exercise physiologist and the creator of the viral Johnson & Johnson Official 7 Minute workout, told us the best time to schedule your sweat-fest. Working out shouldn't feel like a chore, but with dozens of variables to nail down before hitting the gym, it certainly can. Did you remember to eat before your spin class? Did you pack the right shoes in your gym bag? Did you get enough sleep the night before? One thing you can get right about your workout: the timing.See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: What happens to your body and brain when you get hypothermiaSee Also:Weight Watchers' new program has 200 'zero-point' foods you can eat as much as you want — including eggsI tried the science-backed 7-minute fitness routine and was blown away by how well it worksA professor with 30 years of experience says there's no point in holding the plank for longer than 10 seconds — and says you shouldn't do sit-ups first thing in the morningDON'T MISS: One type of exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug that we have — and new research suggests intense workouts aren't the only option SEE ALSO: 12 fitness 'truths' that are doing more harm than good

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Trump reportedly invited Vladimir Putin to the White House

Thomson Reuters President Donald Trump suggested Russian President Vladimir Putin could visit the White House, the Russian news outlet TASS reported on Monday. The US hasn't responded to the report yet. Kremlin aide Yuri Ushakov told reporters that he hopes the two leaders can continue discussions about a possible summit, but no details have been confirmed. The US and Russia have been at odds lately over the poisoning of Russian dissident Sergei Skripal in the UK. The US and its European allies have blamed Russia for the attack. President Donald Trump has invited Russian President Vladimir Putin to visit him at the White House, Russian news agency TASS reported Monday. "During a telephone conversation between our presidents, Trump suggested that the first meeting could be held in Washington," Kremlin aide Yuri Ushakov reportedly told journalists on Monday. "If everything goes well, I hope that the American side would not refuse its proposal to discuss the possibility of organizing the summit talks."See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: 3 reasons why North and South Korean reunification is unlikelySee Also:There's a huge caveat in the US' expulsion of 60 Russian diplomatsThese are the power players at Trump's billion-dollar businessThere are alarm bells at the White House amid the latest controversy involving Trump's EPA chiefSEE ALSO: 6 times the Trump administration actually was tough on Russia DON'T MISS: Trump orders expulsion of 60 Russian diplomats after poisoning of Russian ex-spy in Britain

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A Chase Sapphire experiment is getting revived and expanded after the trial run blew away expectations with millennials last year (JPM)

Jason Kempin / Staff / Getty Images JPMorgan Chase piloted an experiment last year, offering a large rewards bonus to Sapphire customers who closed a mortgage with the bank. The promotion was so popular it doubled the number of homes bought by the Sapphire population compared with the previous year.  Now, JPMorgan Chase is reviving the promotion and expanding it to its Freedom and United Mileage Plus cardholders as well.  Last year, in advance of the spring home-buying season — the busiest of the year — JPMorgan Chase engineered an experiment to gain an edge in the mortgage-lending competition. Coming off the heels of the massively successful launch of the Chase Sapphire Reserve credit card in August 2016 — which offered a 100,000-point sign-up bonus that stoked unprecedented demand — the bank's home-lending executives had an idea. A juicy rewards bonus enticed millennials into signing up for a premium credit card with a $450 annual fee, previously considered a nonstarter among that demographic. Would a similar strategy encourage more millennials to take out a home loan with JPMorgan, too?See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: Trade war fears are escalating — here's who has the most to loseSee Also:I tried the science-backed 7-minute fitness routine and was blown away by how well it worksNearly 2,000 people were stopped in 9 days under Trump's travel ban — and almost all of them were legal US residents1,350 top money managers rated Wall Street's CEOs, and you can probably guess who came out on top

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THE DIGITAL TRUST REPORT: Insight into user confidence in top social platforms (FB, GOOG, GOOGL, LNKD, TWTR, SNAP)

BI IntelligenceThis report was created for BI Intelligence subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Trust is timely. In an era in which fake news is trending, and brands are pulling advertising from large publishers because they don’t want their messaging associated with offensive content, trust is a critical factor that brands consider when re-evaluating digital ad strategies. Digital trust is the confidence people have in a platform’s ability to protect and promote the interests of its users. See the rest of the story at Business InsiderSee Also:Google buys Tenor to power GIFsTurner Sports to launch OTT sports serviceNBA tests micropayments livestreaming offering

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Little Caesars is giving away free pizza as March Madness comes to a close — here's how to get it

Getty/Alex Wong Little Caesars promised a free pizza lunch combo if a No. 16 seed beat a No. 1 seed during the NCAA March Madness tournament. That happened, and now Little Caesars is giving away free pizza. The chain will give away a free pizza combo to anyone who comes in to a Little Caesars location between 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. on April 2. "Crazy happened," and now Little Caesars has to pay up. The pizza chain promised to give away free lunch combos "if crazy happens" and a No. 16 seed team beat a No. 1 seed team in the NCAA March Madness tournament.See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: How all-you-can-eat restaurants don't go bankruptSee Also:SpaceX's biggest rival has a 'genius' plan to cut its rocket-launch costs by more than 70%I tried the science-backed 7-minute fitness routine and was blown away by how well it worksNearly 2,000 people were stopped in 9 days under Trump's travel ban — and almost all of them were legal US residentsSEE ALSO: Trump has reportedly changed his diet — and after a week of eating like him, I can see why it was necessary

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9 mistakes you're making when cooking meat

Cindy Ord/Getty Images Cooking can be tricky if you've never learned certain tips or if it doesn't come naturally to you. Cooking meat is something that people often say can be especially puzzling. Whether you think you're doing everything right or you feel like you have no idea what you're doing, you still might make some common mistakes. Here are some of the pitfalls you'll want to avoid in order to up your meat-cooking game.You didn't let it rest. Max Delsid/Unsplash When you cook meat, whether you've grilled it, roasted it in the oven, or cooked it on a stove-top, you need to first let it rest before you try to cut into it. The rest period doesn't need to be extraordinarily long — five to 15 minutes should probably be fine for most things, depending on its thickness — but it's an important step that you shouldn't skip. According to Bon Appetit, this essential step helps the juices redistribute, which you definitely want to happen before cutting into the meat. You put cooked meat back on the same plate that had raw meat on it. Paul Hermann/Unsplash If you do this — or have ever considered doing it — you're certainly not alone, but it's a no-no because of the potential for contamination and food safety issues. As CBS News noted, any "germs" present on the plate after you remove the raw meat are still there until the plate has been thoroughly cleaned. Rather than taking any unnecessary risks, just use a clean plate for meat once it's been cooked. You used the wrong techniques for that cut of meat. NotarYES/Shutterstock Depending on the type and cut of meat you're using, some techniques will work better than others. Of course, the meat will end up cooked regardless of how you do it if you apply enough heat for a long enough period of time, but some techniques are more suited for certain cuts of meat than others.   If you're working with a cut that's tough, meaning the animal used that muscle often, grinding the meat can make it more tender, as can a slower cooking method like braising. You might be disappointed if you cook an unground, un-marinated, or unsliced tough cut more quickly, as you would a more tender cut, because the muscle fibers will likely stay tougher.   If you're using a recipe and it calls for a certain cut, it's probably because that's one that's suited to the preparation and cooking methods you're going to use. If you're going it alone, do a little research or talk to the butcher to determine which cut of meat you should buy or how you should cook the cut you want. See the rest of the story at Business InsiderSee Also:13 foods you'd never guess contain gluten6 scary things caffeine can do to your body9 signs that you have a healthy diet even if it doesn't feel like it

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Signs your food sensitivity is actually an allergy

wavebreakmedia/Shutterstock Food sensitivities and allergies can have some similar symptoms, but are very different conditions. Allergies can be life-threatening and intolerances usually aren't. You can usually eat quite a bit of a food to which you're intolerant before having a reaction, but just a few bites of a food that you're allergic to.  Here's how to tell if your reaction is a food sensitivity or an allergy. Warring with an upset stomach after enjoying a cheese plate isn't just disappointing — it can be flat-out confusing. On the one hand, you may have an allergy to dairy, but maybe you're just lactose intolerant. Unfortunately, those conditions are not created equal, so knowing what sets them apart is important. The big distinction? Allergies can be life-threatening and intolerances usually aren't, says Carla McGuire Davis, MD, associate professor of pediatrics in immunology, allergy, and rheumatology at Baylor College of Medicine. That's why you can usually eat quite a bit of a food to which you're intolerant before having a reaction, while just a few bites of a food that you're allergic to can set you off. See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: Here's why I'm donating my body to scienceSee Also:10 foods that will help you lose weight — and 5 that will make you gain it19 beautiful forests around the world everyone should visit in their lifetimeHere's what comfort food looks like in 26 countries around the world

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Weight Watchers' new program has 200 'zero-point' foods you can eat as much as you want — including eggs

Shutterstock Weight Watchers recently introduced its new 'Freestyle' weight loss program. The program is similar to previous versions but adds new flexibility with an expanded list of foods that don't need to be tracked or weighed, also called 'zero point foods.' Weight Watchers zero point foods include 200 items like eggs and salmon. Gary Foster, the company's CEO, told Business Insider that the new system reflects the latest science on healthy eating — and studies suggest he's right. Dieting can feel like torture in a country that came up with the Crunchwrap Supreme. In comparison to whizzing through a drive-through for an inexpensive meal, many dieters have to measure and track every item they eat or drink. And a lot of healthy food isn't cheap.See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: This indoor farm in New Jersey can grow 365 days a year and uses 95% less water than a typical farmSee Also:9 signs that you have a healthy diet even if it doesn't feel like itA vape pen with twice the nicotine of comparable devices is taking over high schools — and adults are frightenedA new Monsanto-backed company is on the verge of producing the first fruit made with a blockbuster gene-editing tool that could revolutionize agricultureDON'T MISS: Americans have been making a huge diet mistake for 100 years — here's what they should do instead SEE ALSO: The best ways to lose weight and keep it off, according to science

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Under Armour falls as Wall Street warns of falling sales at one of its biggest distributors (UAA, DKS)

Reuters/Steve Marcus Under Armour is falling again, this time after two Wall Street analysts estimated that the sportswear brand has been losing ground at Dick's Sporting Goods, one of its largest distributors.  The losses come just days after a massive security breach of the company's popular MyFitnessPal app.  You can track Under Armour's stock price in real-time here>> Shares of Under Armour fell as much as 5% in early trading Monday as two Wall Street analysts warned the brand's falling sales could impact Dick's Sporting Goods' bottom line — and subsequently be replaced with private brands.  Morgan Stanley's Simeon Gutman and Credit Suisse's Seth Sigman wrote in separate notes Monday that Under Armour sales have fallen to less than 10% of Dick's total sales, from 12% last year. See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: Harvard professor Steven Pinker explains the disturbing truth behind Trump's 2 favorite phrasesSee Also:SpaceX's biggest rival has a 'genius' plan to cut its rocket-launch costs by more than 70%I tried the science-backed 7-minute fitness routine and was blown away by how well it worksNearly 2,000 people were stopped in 9 days under Trump's travel ban — and almost all of them were legal US residentsSEE ALSO: Under Armour is urging 150 million customers to take action after its wildly popular fitness app was hacked

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12 comics you should read if you love the Marvel Cinematic Universe movies

Marvel There's no denying the Marvel Cinematic Universe is a success. Its films are not only critically adored, but it is also the highest-grossing movie franchise ever, with nearly $15 billion globally. "Black Panther" itself has already hit the $1 billion mark after a little over a month in theaters, and Marvel's next film, "Avengers: Infinity War," beat the Fandango record for fastest-selling advance tickets of any superhero movie. But none of that would be possible without decades worth of comic book stories that inspire the MCU. If you love the movies of the MCU, it's worth visiting your local comic book store and checking out what they have to offer.  Many classic Marvel storylines act as blueprints for the MCU. The planet Thor travels to in "Thor: Ragnarok?" It made its debut in an acclaimed Hulk comic book. "Captain America: Civil War?" It's loosely based on a Marvel comic-event. These storylines can be found collected into trade paperback (or hardcover) versions at any comic book store, or they can most likely be ordered for you if they don't have it — just ask. Below are 12 essential Marvel comic books any fan of the MCU who is new to comics should read:"Iron Man: Demon in a Bottle" (1979) Marvel Written by David Michelinie and Bob Layton Art by John Romita, Jr., Bob Layton, and Carmine Infantino You have to go back in time quite a bit for this important "Iron Man" story, but the Armored Avenger's solo films borrow heavily from it — albeit taking creative liberties. The storyline not only introduces readers to Justin Hammer, a rival businessman to Tony Stark who is played by Sam Rockwell in "Iron Man 2," but also tackles Stark's alcoholism head-on. While this aspect of Stark's comic book history is ignored in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, it is tweaked in a way. "Iron Man 3" basically subs in PTSD for Stark's alcoholism. "The Infinity Gauntlet" (1991) Marvel Written by Jim Starlin Art by George Pérez "The Infinity Gauntlet" is considered one of, if not the, best storylines in Marvel comic history — and it's coming to theaters in less than a month. Okay, "Avengers: Infinity War" may not be a direct adaptation of this classic event-comic, but it's obviously heavily inspired by it. The story finds Earth's heroes going up against Thanos, who has acquired the Infinity Stones, which basically give him ultimate power and the ability to bend the universe to his desires. In "Infinity War," the Avengers and Guardians of the Galaxy face a similar situation, as Thanos seeks the remaining stones he does not have. It's one of the most ambitious crossovers in movie history so lets hope it does "The Infinity Gauntlet" justice.  "Ultimate Spider-Man" (2000) Marvel Written by Brian Michael Bendis Art by Mark Bagley In the late 1990s, Marvel had filed for bankruptcy, and its comics had hit a creative slump. As the company entered the 2000s, it was looking for ways to re-group. Enter the "Ultimate Universe," a banner under Marvel Comics which aimed to re-introduce Marvel's characters for a new generation of fans. It included comics that co-existed alongside Marvel's regular comic line, but the storylines were set in a separate universe. "Ultimate Spider-Man" was the Ultimate line's first book, and introduced readers to what this new direction was all about: telling fresh, modern takes on the origin stories of Marvel's best characters. Bendis and Bagley created over 100 consecutive issues together over the course of seven years (one of the longest runs of a creative team in comics history). If you liked "Spider-Man: Homecoming," it's worth checking out Bendis and Bagley's original "Ultimate Spider-Man" run, as it basically set the precedent for what the MCU would do with the character — revamp him with a fresh, young, energetic spirit. See the rest of the story at Business InsiderSee Also:The 15 best filmmakers under 35 who will shape the future of HollywoodHow much money you can make working at Netflix, which reportedly poaches talent from competitors by offering 'as much as double their pay'Some fans have been wary of the 'Roseanne' revival because she supports Trump, but critics say it's surprisingly refreshingSEE ALSO: 4 reasons why 'The Incredibles' is Pixar's best movie — and one of the best superhero movies of all time

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Apple Music builds special section for music video (AAPL)

BI Intelligence This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Digital Media Briefing" subscribers hours before appearing on Business Insider. To be the first to know, please click here. Apple announced that it's creating a new designated section for music videos within Apple Music, the company’s subscription music-streaming service.See the rest of the story at Business InsiderSee Also:Media companies prefer YouTube for videoYouTube leans on Wikipedia to fight conspiraciesTHE SOCIAL VIDEO REPORT: Content, distribution, and monetization across Facebook, YouTube, Snapchat, and Instagram

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Tesla is falling after Elon Musk jokes about the company going bankrupt (TSLA)

Markets Insider Tesla's stock was down on Monday morning following a string of negative news stories. The company is expected to fall short of first-quarter vehicle deliveries and earnings projections, Moody's has downgraded its debt, and the company is involved in a National Transportation Safety Board investigation over a crash involving its Autopilot driving system. Still, CEO Elon Musk made light of the news in a series of tweets, claiming Tesla was going "bankrupt" and he was drinking too much tequila. Watch Tesla's stock price move in real time here. Shares of Tesla were down 4.78% on Monday morning following a series of April Fools' jokes tweeted by CEO Elon Musk that made light of Tesla's recent woes, joking about Tesla going bankrupt and commenting that he was drinking too much tequila. However, the company has serious problems ahead as the electric carmaker struggles to contain a wave of negative news including analyst forecast cuts for its first-quarter vehicle deliveries and earnings, a Moody's downgrade of its debt, and a car crash involving the company's semi-autonomous driving system, Autopilot.See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: Harvard professor Steven Pinker explains the disturbing truth behind Trump's 2 favorite phrasesSee Also:Nearly 2,000 people were stopped in 9 days under Trump's travel ban — and almost all of them were legal US residentsTesla's tumbling stock has made short sellers $1.9 billion in less than a monthJPMorgan has identified the perfect Tesla trade to protect against Model 3 'production hell'SEE ALSO: GOLDMAN SACHS: Tesla may fall 'well short' on its first-quarter deliveries

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18 under-$50 fixes for everyday household problems

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Unless you’ve designed your dream home (or you did, but you dreamed that you needed less storage space than you do) — it can be challenging making the most of a living space that you more or less inherited. But a benefit to that generic truth is that many of the most annoying household problems — lack of space, organization, or convenience — are also exceedingly common. Since many of my most valuable purchases have come from recommendations, I asked my colleagues to share the affordable fixes they’ve found and swear by in their own lives. Find the best and most affordable fixes to all our most common household problems below.A TubShroom hair catcher for the drain. Amazon TubShroom Tub Drain Protector Hair Catcher, $12.99, available at Amazon Hair clogging up the tub drain is a problem that people with long or thick hair know all too well. The easy and clean fix is this hair catcher, which fits standard tub and sink drains and neatly collects hairs around it. You can avoid wrestling with a plastic drain snake and dealing with disgusting hair clumps, and it will only set you back $13. — Connie Chen, Insider Picks reporter  A splatter screen for trapping grease. Williams Sonoma Williams-Sonoma Silicone Splatter Screen, $24.95, available at Williams-Sonoma I recently bought this silicone splatter screen from Williams-Sonoma to use while I'm cooking, and it's helped crack down on kitchen grease big time. The screen's small perforations let steam escape so that my food never gets soggy, but they keep in all the grease that would have otherwise ended up all over my stove and the areas that immediately surround it. — Ellen Hoffman, Insider Picks senior editor A picture ledge for spices. IKEA IKEA MOSSLANDA Picture Ledge, $29.95, available at Amazon Our kitchen is actually pretty large by Brooklyn standards, but I have a spice collection so big that it would take up an entire counter or shelf worth of space. I found these picture frame ledges at IKEA that are the perfect size for spice bottles, so I set up three of them on my kitchen wall. Each one holds about 15 to 20 bottles, and puts my entire spice collection right at my fingertips while I'm cooking. — Sally Kaplan, Insider Picks editor See the rest of the story at Business InsiderSee Also:This $60 car sensor can diagnose the cause of a check engine light without a trip to the mechanicWe pitted the Apple Airpods against the Jaybird RUN wireless headphones — and there's a clear winnerThis subscription service lets you try coffee from around the world starting at $9 — and it's some of the best I've ever hadSEE ALSO: I slept on Casper's new high-end 'Wave' mattress to see if it's worth buying — and it's truly a marvel of engineering

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SpaceX's biggest rival has a 'genius' plan to cut its rocket-launch costs by more than 70%

United Launch Alliance SpaceX turned heads around the world on February 6 with the first launch of Falcon Heavy. The 230-foot-tall rocket's three boosters helped push Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster into space, peeled off after running low on fuel, and then careened toward Earth. Two of the 16-story boosters rocketed to a safe landing (the third fell into the ocean), and the flight was hailed as a huge success. It proved SpaceX could lift twice the payload to space for about 25% of the cost of its closest competitor while recycling rocket parts worth tens of millions of dollars. That primary rival is United Launch Alliance, a company that the aerospace industry titans Boeing and Lockheed Martin formed in 2005. ULA's largest rocket, the Delta IV Heavy, costs $350 million a launch, according to CEO Tory Bruno. It's far more expensive that SpaceX's $90 million Falcon Heavy, in part because it isn't reusable. ULA plans to retire that launcher after about seven more missions, but the company is developing a reusable rocket, dubbed Vulcan, to compete with innovative companies like Musk's SpaceX and Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin. "Vulcan will first fly in mid-2020," Bruno told Business Insider. He added that the rocket would "start at sub-$100 million" — a 70% discount compared with the company's Delta IV Heavy, and a competitive price with SpaceX's Falcon Heavy. "We've each made market forecasts, and if we're right, our solution will be economically advantageous," Bruno told CBS News in March. "If I'm wrong and they're right, then theirs will." Here's what Vulcan could be capable of, why one ULA engineer described its recovery system as "genius," and how the rocket may earn its keep in an increasingly crowded, challenging industry. This story was updated with new information. It was originally published on February 24, 2018.Delta IV Heavy used to be the world's most powerful operational rocket. It can send nearly 32 tons of payload into low-Earth orbit — more than the weight of two standard school buses. Joe Davila/USAF; Wikipedia (public domain) Source: CNN, SCAPT Since Bruno took the helm of ULA in 2014, the company has been developing its more powerful and partly reusable Vulcan rocket system, which is supposed to launch for the first time in mid-2020. United Launch Alliance "Sometimes it's more than just 'Hey, my rocket's really big,'" Bruno said. "Sometimes you need the rocket to do some rather unique and exotic things after they're up in orbit." Using six strap-on boosters, Vulcan could lift 40 tons (nearly three school buses) into low-Earth orbit. United Launch Alliance "Vulcan is modular, so you can add solid rocket boosters to kick up its size," Bruno said. See the rest of the story at Business InsiderSee Also:SpaceX is expanding — here's where all the major facilities of Elon Musk's rocket company are locatedNASA is sending a new solar-powered lander to Mars to check out what's been happening for the past 4.5 billion yearsSpaceX just launched a series of giant internet-beaming satellites into orbit — here's what happenedSEE ALSO: I watched SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket thunder into space for the first time — here's what it was like on the ground DON'T MISS: Elon Musk just shared the first images of new SpaceX satellites that could change the internet

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Mark Zuckerberg says the 'right place' for Facebook to be when it comes to sharing user data is 'getting yelled at by both sides equally'

REUTERS/Adnan Abidi In an interview conducted last summer, Zuckerberg talked to Freakonomics host Stephen Dubner about user privacy and sharing data. Zuckerberg said the right balance to strike is when the social media giant is "getting yelled at by both sides equally." Facebook seems to have accomplished that with the Cambridge Analytica scandal.  Facebook has come under intense fire over the way it handles user data after reports that the social media giant let Cambridge Analytica, a data firm linked to President Donald Trump's campaign, harvest the personal information of over 50 million users in 2016. The company has seen billions wiped off its stock over the scandal, with celebrities pushing the #deletefacebook movement. Mark Zuckerberg, the company's embattled CEO, has been called to testify before Congress on data privacy. See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: What living on Earth would be like without the moonSee Also:I tried the science-backed 7-minute fitness routine and was blown away by how well it worksNearly 2,000 people were stopped in 9 days under Trump's travel ban — and almost all of them were legal US residentsFlight attendants share 15 of their favorite travel hacksSEE ALSO: Mark Zuckerberg says he thought Facebook could 'solve a lot of problems' — but the world is more divided than he expected

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