Arie Luyendyk Jr. and Lauren Burnham: Baby on the Way!

Months ago on The Bachelor, Arie Luyendyk Jr. asked Lauren Burnham to accept his final rose. (Well, sort of.) Now, Arie Luyendyk Jr. has asked Lauren Burnham to accept something else: His DNA! In the form of a life growing inside of Burnham’s womb! That’s right, folks, Arie and Lauren are expecting a child together! The reality stars confirmed this blessed piece of news themselves to Us Weekly, with Lauren telling the tabloid for its latest issue: “I kind of had a feeling that I might be pregnant. So my friend insisted on bringing a pregnancy test over. “Arie came out with the test in his hand and tears in… Read More

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Popular online bedding startup Brooklinen has launched a new baby collection — and we wish these sheets came in adult sizes

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. Brooklinen’s baby line, Brooklittles, is too adorable for words, but we found some to describe just how perfect it really is for your baby or toddler. With sheet sets made for kids aged 0 to a few years old, these offerings are constructed with high-quality cotton, bamboo, and alpaca wool for the ultimate in cozy comfort. While some sets are a bit pricey, they’re well worth it for keeping your newborn safe and warm, especially in the winter months to come. Babies. Bedding.… Read More

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Michelle Singletary: You, too, can join the 401(k) millionaire’s club

WASHINGTON — It can be done. The “it” in this case is saving enough in your workplace retirement plan to have a seven-digit account balance. You too, with enough time and consistency, can join the 401(k) millionaire’s club. Fidelity Investments reported that for the third quarter of 2018, the number of people with $1 million or more in the employer plans it manages reached 187,400 — a jump of 41 percent from the 133,000 401(k) millionaires in the same quarter last year. This increase is nearly 10 times the 19,300 such savers it reported having a decade ago. Meanwhile, the number of IRA millionaires increased to 170,400, a 25 percent… Read More

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Bristol Palin: I Hate My Sister Willow and I Always Have!

Given that Bristol Palin thinks that teen moms should be cut off by their families as punishment, plenty of people wouldn’t want to spend time with her. But it’s a bit of a surprise to hear that her own sister can’t stand her. And apparently, when it comes to Bristol and Willow, the feeling of animosity is mutual. RadarOnline reports that Willow Palin has basically given up hope that she’ll ever have a real relationship with big sister Bristol Palin. “Willow is so beaten down by her siblings,” an insider close to the 24-year-old Palin daughter admits. The source goes on to say that Willow feels that “especially Bristol” has… Read More

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Software robot startup UiPath lands funding from Madrona and others, plans Seattle-area expansion

UiPath CEO Daniel Dines New York-based UiPath, a startup specializing in Robotic Process Automation, a new arena also known as “software robots,” has reeled in a fresh round of cash from IVP, Madrona Venture Group and Meritech Capital, extending its Series C financing round to $265 million, up from $225 million in September. Along with the additional investment, UiPath said it is looking to “significantly scale up” its research-and-development office in Bellevue, Wash., announcing the hiring of new senior engineering and business leaders from Microsoft and K2 in the Seattle region. Previous investors in the round were CapitalG, Sequoia Capital and Accel. Some of the additional cash will be used… Read More

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A record number of US citizens are seeking asylum in Canada

A record number of US citizens applied for asylum status in Canada in 2017. Canadian government data from the Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship department show they received 2,550 applications for asylum in 2017. That’s six times more than the country received in 2016. US citizens were third on the list of total asylum applications, after Haitians and Nigerians. A record number of US citizens applied for asylum in Canada during 2017, the most since 1994. A total of 2,550 US citizens applied for asylum Canada in 2017 — six times more than in 2016, according to data from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada cited by The Guardian. That’s the largest… Read More

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How Angelina Jolie works out to stay in action hero shape

Angelina Jolie’s personal trainer said that Jolie typically does circuit-style strength training. Jolie switches up her workouts to prepare for different roles. She said she’s not a fan of yoga. Angelina Jolie has starred in action-packed films like “Lara Croft: Tomb Raider” and “Mr. & Mrs. Smith” for over a decade and to stay in action-movie shape, the actress changes up her workouts quite a bit. Jolie’s personal trainer, Gunnar Peterson, told Pop Workouts that Jolie does circuit training, a combination of strength and cardio, for her workouts. She performs two to three sets of 10-15 repetitions of about 10 exercises per workout using light weights. Jolie trains different muscle… Read More

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