An adorable grocery robot is celebrating his first birthday with a party in hundreds of stores — and it reveals a dystopian truth about the future of retail

A cute grocery store robot named Marty is celebrating its first birthday this week. The clean-up assisting robot was rolled out to 172 Giant Food Stores and 325 Stop and Shop locations beginning last January. All 325 Stop and Shop stores will be holding a birthday celebration for the robot on Saturday, a spokesperson for Shop and Stop confirmed. Other major retailers are expanding their robotic armies. Walmart is bringing its shelf-stocking Bossa Nova robots to 650 more stores. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. The robots might be taking taking over retail, but some of them might be too cute to fear. Marty, a googly-eyed robot that assists… Read More

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‘Intuitive eating’ is on the rise, and experts say it’s because people are fed up with diet culture

Intuitive eating is the process of deciding what, when, and how much to eat by relying on your body’s unique needs and natural cues. Interest in intuitive eating is on the rise, particularly among people under 35, according to recent survey data from the International Food Information Council. Experts say interest is in part due to frustration with many commercial diets or dieting aids, which can be hard to stick to, leave dieters hungry or fatigued, or just don’t work. Visit Insider’s homepage for more. Despite the constant noise of fad diets competing for our attention, the biggest trend in nutrition this year may in fact be an anti-diet called… Read More

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Microsoft President Brad Smith calls for AI regulation at Davos

Microsoft President Brad Smith speaking at Seattle’s Town Hall in 2019. (GeekWire Photo / Kevin Lisota) Microsoft President Brad Smith said Tuesday that the time to regulate artificial intelligence is now, speaking at the annual gathering of the global elite, the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. “We should not wait for the technology to mature before we start to put principles, and ethics, and even rules in place to govern AI,” Smith said. Why it matters: Microsoft is leading a growing pack of tech companies calling for AI regulations at a time when the public is growing more wary of the power that the technology industry wields. Facial recognition… Read More

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Bernie Sanders said ‘on a good day, my wife likes me’ in response to Hillary Clinton’s statement that ‘nobody’ likes him

Sen. Bernie Sanders on Tuesday said that “on a good day, my wife likes me,” when asked about Hillary Clinton’s suggestion that “nobody likes him.” Clinton criticized Sanders in a new documentary premiere at the Sundance Film Festival this week. “Nobody likes him, nobody wants to work with him, he got nothing done. He was a career politician,” Clinton said of Sanders. When asked about Clinton’s criticism and why she seems set on rehashing their battle in the 2016 Democratic primary, Sanders said, “That’s a good question. You should ask her.” Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Sen. Bernie Sanders on Tuesday did not seem fazed by the latest… Read More

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If Harry and Meghan split their time between the UK and Canada, here’s how raising Archie could change

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will relinquish royal duties starting this spring and plan to split their time between the UK and Canada. That means the couple will have to get used to a different culture around raising Archie. In some ways, life for the royal couple may be better in Canada, since the country is more diverse. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Harry and Meghan Markle will step back from their royal duties starting in the spring, according to a statement released on Saturday, and the two plan on splitting their time between the UK and Canada along with baby Archie. The move may mean the royal couple… Read More

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Amy Roloff Teases New Little People, Big World Season; Major Changes Ahead!

Little People, Big World… … enormous changes to come! In a relatively new Instagram post, Amy Roloff mentioned a new season of her family’s beloved reality show for the first time, while also addressing a bit of apprehension over her new living arrangements. Amy, of course, previously expressed a similar lack of excitement over her fresh digs. She moved into them several weeks ago, after selling most of her farm property to ex-husband Matt Roloff. The veteran reality star seems excited about the fresh start, but is also finding it hard to adjust after three decades on the farm. “Sunday brunch in the new house,” wrote the mother of four… Read More

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The Best Derm-Approved Face Oils — For Every Skin Type

Sometime over the past few years, Good For: Combination Skin Herbal chamomile and neroli essential oils not only make this luxe, clean face oil a treat for the senses, but ingredients like grapeseed and pomegranate oils instantly soothe and hydrate combo skin without feeling heavy. True Botanicals Pure Radiance Oil, $, available at True BotanicalsDrunk Elephant Virgin Marula Luxury Facial Oil Good For: Combination Skin “For combination skin, I would recommend marula oil,” Dr. Magovern says. “It has anti-bacterial properties and quickly penetrates into the skin — and it’s also great for the scalp.” Drunk Elephant Virgin Marula Antioxidant Face Oil, $, available at SephoraRodin Olio Lusso Luxury Face Oil… Read More

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Briana DeJesus: I’m Getting a Boob Reduction! I’m Gonna Be an A-Cup!

Briana DeJesus is up to more than just shaming Kailyn Lowry these days. She’s prepping for a major cosmetic adjustment. She has revealed that she’s planning a major breast reduction. “Now I gotta get ready for this Miami trip,” Briana DeJesus announced on Twitter over the weekend. She followed those words with a series of emojis indicating that she was both exhausted and stressed. Naturally, a fan asked if she was gearing up for a vacation, but she shared that this is not the case. “Noooooo,” Briana replied, explaining that she was undertaking this trip “to get some A cup titties.” At present, Briana DeJesus is not even remotely qualified… Read More

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