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British takeaway has created a burger, kebab, and pizza hybrid that contains around 8,200 calories — that’s more than 40 doughnuts

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  • This burger, kebab, and pizza hybrid contains 8,200 calories.
  • It is made by Pasha Takeaway in Wales.

  • The huge pizza costs £25.

 

Pasha Takeaway in Wales serves this burger, kebab, and pizza hybrid for £25.

It contains a staggering 8,200 calories, which is more than 40 doughnuts altogether.

Pasha told Business Insider UK that they sell around one per day.

Produced by Claudia Romeo 

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Inside the world's most Instagrammed hotel, which boasts the world's longest infinity pool on its 57th floor

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  • Marina Bay Sands in Singapore is the world's most Instagrammed hotel.
  • It's also home to the world's highest and longest infinity pool — the perfect backdrop for any social media post.
  • Private cinema screens, designer shopping malls, and spas occupy the 57 storey landmark.


Marina Bay Sands, Singapore's largest hotel, is an iconic part of the city's skyline.

The five-star resort is not only Singapore's largest and most popular hotel, but it's also the most Instagrammed hotel in the world, according to data released by Instagram this week.

Over a million snaps have been uploaded to Instagram from the SkyPark, which, at 57 storeys high, boasts some of the best views of the city.

The world famous structure comprises of three columns joined at the top by a long terrace, complete with bars, chill-out areas, and the world's longest infinity pool at 150 metres.

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Although the majority of the upper-deck "SkyPark" is reserved exclusively for the hotel's guests, daytime visitors can grab an admission ticket that lets them up to the separate, but equally as scenic, observation deck — meaning that anyone can snap a shot of the sun setting over Singapore for their Instagram.

Inside the resort, guests can enjoy luxurious private cinema screens, designer shopping malls featuring the likes of Dior and Dolce and Gabbana, and serene spa facilities.

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The hotel is also home to a number of restaurants and bars, including multiple rooftop bars, an open-air restaurant, and the more private "Club 55" — a first-class exclusive bar boasting incredible views of Singapore from the 55th floor of the resort.

Over one million photos of Marina Bay Sands have been uploaded to Instagram, making it the most popular hotel in the world on the social media platform, beating the likes of Dubai's Atlantis the Palm and Las Vegas's Caesar's Palace to first place.

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Meanwhile, depsite Singapore taking the top spot, seven of the top 10 most Instagrammed hotels in the world all reside in Las Vegas, USA.

These are the 10 most Instagrammed hotels in the world:

1. Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

2. The Bellagio, Las Vegas USA

3. The Venetian, Las Vegas USA

4. Atlantis The Palm, Dubai UAE

5. MGM Grand, Las Vegas USA

6. The Cosmopolitan, Las Vegas USA

7. Wynn, Las Vegas USA

8. Caesar’s Palace, Las Vegas USA

9. Fontainebleau, Miami Beach USA

10. Paris Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas USA

SEE ALSO: The 20 best hotels in Europe in 2017

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A fasting diet works if you want to lose weight but here are downsides that no one tells you about

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  • Intermittent fasting has been proven to be effective in weight loss. 
  • There can be downsides to fasting for longer periods according to registered dietician Rachel Clare. 
  • She says that fasting can potentially have an impact on your social life and wellbeing. 

 

Business Insider UK spoke with dietician Rachel Clare about intermittent fasting and the potential dangers that can have on your quality of life. 

Full transcript below. 

Rachel Clare: So lots of people have been talking about the intermittent fasting diet recently mainly because there are small studies that are showing that people do lose weight on the intermittent fasting regime.

It can work in different sorts of ways so maybe the normal five days and low calorie two days or they condense all of their meals into eight hours of the day.

The studies are often short-term and so it doesn’t necessarily say that this is a sustainable way for weight loss and also in my eyes the intermittent fasting affects people’s lifestyles a lot and it means that actually if they have a really nice dinner planned with their friends one day but it’s the day that they’re having 500 calories then what do they do?

Do they sacrifice spending time with their friends over this diet which is unlikely to be sustainable?

So people are putting their eating habits before general life and prioritising their diets before socialising. It can even get in the way of work if somebody is not eating properly to give themselves the fuel they need to work productively.

It’s really affecting people's’ relationships with foods but it’s also affecting people’s relationships with others.

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The one thing most self-made millionaires do when they first wake up

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After studying hundreds of people both rich and poor, author Tom Corley reveals the one thing most self-made millionaires do when they first wake up. Following is a transcript of the video.

Tom Corley: What I found in my research is that in the morning, this is where self-made millionaires really create a lot of their wealth. They invest in themselves in the morning and what do they do? They do things like meditation. They do things like brainstorming — they're brainstorming over obstacles, problems, issues that they are having either in pursuing their dreams or their goals or in their business or in their career. 

They're also reading what I call facts. They're studying facts. And the reason to why they study the facts is they do this so that they can maintain their knowledge base and improve their knowledge base. They're also trying to read uplifting, motivational, inspirational things to get them in the right mindset and this is so important. I've mentioned several times in my articles, if you have a positive mental outlook, then you have a greater chance of being successful in life and in order to get that positive mental outlook, sometimes you got to do certain things to put you over the top and one of them is meditation, the other one is reading inspirational, uplifting information.

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The difference between antiperspirants and deodorants — and how each one works

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Got B.O.? Don't reach for the antiperspirant. That's not going to do much good. Deodorant is what you need. But why? Following is a transcript of the video.

The simple explanation is deodorant stops the smell, and antiperspirant stops the sweat. But there's more to it than that.

Your armpits stink because of apocrine sweat glands. These glands are all over your skin but they're highly concentrated in your underarm.

Apocrine glands excrete fats and proteins which feed bacteria and create a stinky odor. Deodorants work by targeting that bacteria. Many deodorants contain a chemical called triclosan.

It makes your skin too salty or acidic to support bacteria. It won't keep you dry, but by keeping the bacteria under control, you won't stink.

Antiperspirants stop you from sweating in the first place. Ingredients like aluminum and zirconium plug sweat glands.

Any bacteria in your armpit won't have anything to eat.

You can also avoid smelling bad by changing your diet. Certain foods, like broccoli or cabbage, can make B.O. worse.

Showering helps too!

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People are slamming Chipotle's queso — but the cheesy dip is actually good now if you order it correctly (CMG)

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  • After years of demands, customers hate Chipotle's queso.
  • However, the chain quietly changed the recipe — and it's way better now.
  • In general, Chipotle's queso is better as a topping than as a dip. 

 

Chipotle Queso

Chipotle's queso roll-out has been a nightmare for the chain. 

Since September, customers have slammed the the dip as a "crime against cheese," "expired Velveeta," and "dumpster juice." 

The company confirmed that just 15% of orders include queso — less than half of the 40% that include guacamole. And, Cowen found that queso-related traffic died off after peaking the first week it was available.

I'll admit, I was among the many naysayers. 

When I first tried Chipotle's queso, I found the flavors to be reasonably good and smokey — but the texture to be disgusting. Instead of the nice goopy texture that a lovely (artificial-ingredient-filled) bowl of queso contains, it instead was closer to a bizarre chowder. And, as the queso cooled, it only got grainier and grosser. 

So, I was pleasantly surprised to order queso at Chipotle this week and discover a perfectly adequate dip. The queso was less grainy, and the flavor had a more even heat. All in all, it was a substantial upgrade. 

Chipotle confirmed the changes to Business Insider. 

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"Same commitment to ingredients (still all real ingredients with nothing artificial), but it's got a creamier texture and a really nice flavor," spokesperson Chris Arnold said in an email. 

Chipotle's queso still isn't top-notch dipping material. It is, however, a great tool to have in your arsenal if you're ordering a burrito or bowl at Chipotle. 

As a topping, any textural shortcomings of the queso are quickly forgotten. Instead, the savory sauce brings a smokey punch to the dish, imbuing it with a rich layer of flavor. Chipotle's cheese is, frankly, tasteless and not good. The queso is a necessary replacement that elevates the entire dish. 

I'm not alone in my belief. While roughly half of Chipotle customers said that the chain's queso is better than the competition's offerings, 93% said they enjoy Chipotle's queso as a topping on burritos and bowls. 

Is Chipotle's queso going to fulfill Tex-Mex lovers' deepest cravings? Probably not. But, it does have the opportunity to help turn business around at the company — as long as customers accept it as a cheesy burrito ingredient, and not the goopy classic many people expected.

SEE ALSO: Chipotle quietly changed the recipe of its most-hated menu item

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Amazing vintage photos show what it was like to go holiday shopping in New York City 100 years ago

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  • Cyber Monday was the biggest online shopping day in US history, with Americans spending an estimated $6.6 billion. 
  • But 100 years ago, locals of cities like New York would battle large crowds while shopping on busy streets. 
  • Photos pulled from the Library of Congress' archives show what it was like to shop in New York in the early 1900s. A lot has changed since then. 


This year, online shopping surged during both Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

But in the not-so-distant past, shoppers were out in droves at brick-and-mortar stores, waiting in long lines and sometimes even getting caught in all-out brawls over limited-release items. 

While the term "Black Friday" wasn't officially coined until the 1960s, when Philadelphia police used it to refer to the day after Thanksgiving, hectic holiday shopping has been around for much longer than that.

Below, 17 photos show how those living in New York City between 1900 and 1915 shopped and stocked up for the holiday season. 

SEE ALSO: I went to a mall on Black Friday — and it confirmed the holiday isn't the shopping bonanza it once was

Sixth Avenue was a popular destination for Christmas shoppers.



These shoppers had on their Sunday best for the outing.



Rocking horses, drums, and baby dolls were sold as gifts for children.



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How to instantly become better at negotiating

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• Sales strategist and The Sales Blog founder Anthony Iannarino shared his top tips for becoming less conflict averse.

• He said highly conflict averse people often struggle when pitching ideas or negotiating.

• Iannarino recommended taking up martial arts in order to gain perspective about your fears of conflict.



There's no room for doubt in a negotiation or a pitch.

And it's not enough to simply believe in what you're saying. You've got to look the part, too.

Anthony Iannarino, founder of The Sales Blog and author of "The Only Sales Guide You'll Ever Need" and "The Lost Art of Closing," said coming across as tentative is the biggest mistake you can make in any high-stakes conversation.

"You go to your boss, you have a really good idea, and you're not sold on it so you're nervous and tentative," he told Business Insider. "It's very hard for someone to say 'yes' to that."

But for people who typically avoid conflict at all costs, that's easier said than done. In some cases, defensive and timid body language can sabotage even the most highly convincing speech.

"I think it's very difficult to coach conflict averse people because it's sort of their default setting," Iannarino said.

So how can someone who hates conflict retrain their brain?

Iannarino said to take a martial arts class.

"The physical conflict makes you less afraid of verbal conflict for sure," he said.

He said getting into a physical conflict — in a safe, controlled setting, like a martial arts class — helps put things in perspective. Rejection and verbal conflicts simply become less of a concern.

"Nothing bad is going to happen to you," he said. "You might get a 'no'. You're going to be fine getting a 'no'."

Iannarino's theory is basically if you have the confidence to step onto the mat to spar with an opponent, you can definitely approach your boss to ask for a raise or pitch a big project.

"You lose your fear," he said. "Listen, you're not going to be in a physical conflict when you go to ask somebody for something. The bar in your mind is that something bad can happen to me. Almost nothing bad can happen to you. You can get a no and then you go back to professionally persisting."

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What 'Dilly Dilly' means — and how Bud Light came up with its viral campaign

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If you've seen or heard the phrase "Dilly Dilly" at your local pub or on social media in the last few weeks, you can thank Bud Light for turning the phrase into a cultural phenomenon. The company launched a series of ads created by the Wieden+Kennedy ad agency that has gone viral, thanks to their constant appearances during commercial breaks in NFL and college football games. 

Recently at Business Insider's IGNITION conference in New York, we got to chat with the man ultimately responsible for the "Dilly Dilly" campaign: Anheuser-Busch InBev Chief Marketing Officer Miguel Patricio. We asked him about the origin of the campaign and — with the Super Bowl looming — if the brand has any plans to make any new "Dilly Dilly" ads. Following is a transcript of the video.

Graham Flanagan: What the hell does "Dilly Dilly" mean?

Miguel Patricio: "Dilly Dilly" doesn't mean anything. That's the beauty of it. I think that we all need our moments of nonsense and fun. And I think that "Dilly Dilly," in a way, represents that. A lot of people asked me, "How did you approve that?"

[You can thank this man for the "Dilly Dilly" campaign. He's the Chief Marketing Officer of AB InBev]

To tell you the truth, we never expected this to be so successful. It didn't test that well. We did that ad, actually, because of – the new season of "Game of Thrones" coming, but when we tested, it didn't test that well. We said, "Consumers will get it."

And especially with repetition. We have a chance here for this to become big. So, we went against the research and we gave a chance to "Dilly Dilly" and we are so happy!

[The spot was created by the Wieden+Kennedy ad agency]

I think that one of the proofs of success,  nowadays, from a cultural standpoint, is when you go to Amazon and you don't do anything, there are people already selling t-shirts. Two weeks ago, I went on Amazon. There were like ten different types of "Dilly Dilly" t-shirts. I said "Yes! That's it!"

It becomes a cultural currency. 

Flanagan: You're suing all those people, right?

Patricio: No, no. We want everybody to "Dilly Dilly" in their life, so no problem. We are gonna bring more fun, more Dilly Dillys ... Super Bowl is pretty close. Maybe we'll surprise you with a Dilly Dilly soon. I don't know. Maybe!

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How often you should really wash your clothes

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It turns out that washing your clothes after each use usually isn't practical or environmentally friendly. Here's how many wears you can get out of different articles of clothing. Following is a transcript of the video.

If you hang your clothes to air out after each wear, some can easily be worn again. 

Jeans: After 4 to 5 wears.

T-shirts, tank tops, and camisoles: After each wear

Tops and dresses: After 1 to 3 wears.

Jackets and Blazers: After 5 to 6 wears.

Suits: After 3 to 4 wears for wool. After 4 to 5 wears for synthetic.

Dress pants and skirts: After 5 to 7 wears.

Whites and Silks: After each wear.

Pajamas: After 3 to 4 wears.

Leggings and yoga pants: After 1 to 3 wears.

Swimsuits, Underwear, and Socks: After each wear.

Bras: After 3 to 4 wears.

Outerwear: 1 or 2 times a season.

Of course these rules don’t always apply. If you’re in the midst of a heat wave — or just attended a particularly messy bbq — you should probably wash your clothes the first chance you get.

Brad Streicher and Grace Raver produced this video.

Editor's Note: This video was originally published on July 16, 2016.

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The most expensive home for sale in Silicon Valley is this $48 million estate with a private lake, horse stables, and a walk-in closet larger than most studio apartments

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Three out of the five most expensive zip codes in America are located in the tony suburbs of Silicon Valley, where tech moguls pay all cash and bid well above asking price for mansions.

Still, a historic property located down the road from Facebook and Google has some serious sticker shock. 1550 Portola Road in Woodside, California, hit the market for $48 million in July, up almost 700% since the compound last sold at the height of the recession in 2008.

Once belonging to socialite Adelaide Kirkbride, the sprawling circa-1915 home sits on seven acres with a private lake and horse stables. It is currently the priciest listing in Silicon Valley.

We spoke to listing agent Pierre Buljan about what makes this home worth the dough.

SEE ALSO: Inside the most expensive zip code in America, where tech moguls like Eric Schmidt and Paul Allen have their mansions

Woodside is a semi-rural enclave of Silicon Valley where the technorati, including Steve Jobs, Larry Ellison, and SoftBank's Masayoshi Son, have lived over the years.



For $48 million, you can be neighbors with the most influential people in tech.



The property at 1550 Portola Road — named "Canardia" — once belonged to local socialite Adelade Kirkbride. An unnamed real-estate investor bought it for $6.1 million in 2008.

The home was not foreclosed on, contrary to past media reports, according to listing agent Pierre Buljan. Multiple families owned the property through a family trust; after several members died, the bank sold it for a bargain price during the housing crisis in 2008.



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Tiger Woods is back — here's how he spends his millions and lives his life off the course

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Tiger Woods is back.

After a tumultuous ten months that included his fourth back surgery in four years and an arrest after being found asleep in his car on the side of the road, Woods is finally back competing in a PGA Tour event.

This isn't the first time Woods has needed to come back. His career was derailed by affairs and a subsequent divorce from his wife, and his return to golf dominance has been hampered by injuries.

But despite this, Woods is still worth an estimated $740 million and is one of the highest-paid athletes of all time. That means plenty of cash to spend on yachts, private jets, megamansions, and video games.

Take a look at how he spends it all, below.

Tony Manfred and Mary Hanbury contributed reporting to a previous version of this article.

SEE ALSO: Injuries, infidelities, and poor choices: How Tiger Woods unraveled from the greatest golfer in the world

Tiger Woods has made more than $1.4 billion since turning pro in 1996.

Source: Golf Digest and Forbes



More than $110 million of that came from on-course winnings. He's No. 1 on the all-time money list, by far.

Read more: The 30 highest-paid golfers of all time



Roger Federer recently passed Woods as the highest-paid athlete of all time from a non-team sport.

Read more: Roger Federer has overtaken Tiger Woods as the top money-maker in individual sports with $110.2 million in earnings



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5 of the biggest myths about the ways women cheat — and why they're not true

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  • There are many misconceptions about why women choose to cheat on their partners.
  • New research shows women can have a very pragmatic approach to sexual infidelity, and often their husbands never find out.
  • Here are five myths about cheating that we often assume to be true.


There are many clichés about cheating. It's often assumed that a man will cheat when he isn't being sexually satisfied, while a woman will stray if her emotional needs aren't being met.

But this could all be wrong, according to new research by Alicia Walker, a sociologist at Missouri State University.

For her new book "The Secret Life of the Cheating Wife: Power, Pragmatism, and Pleasure in Women's Infidelity," Walker spoke to 46 women using Ashley Madison — the dating website for people who are married or in a relationship and are looking for a "discreet encounter."

Going in, Walker had preconceptions about what she would find, based mostly on the conversations we tend to have about cheating. Instead, she was surprised to find out a lot of what we assume isn't actually true.

These are the five biggest myths Walker debunked about female infidelity:

MYTH 1: Women cheat because they want to get out of their marriage

Nearly every woman Walker spoke to was cheating because they loved their husband and wanted to stay married. She said that as they weren't getting what they needed from their husbands, they had to look elsewhere. This didn't mean they wanted out of the marriage, they simply wanted to "outsource" their sexual needs.

"Unlike what we think about women, the reality is that the women I spoke to are cheating to stay married," Walker told Business Insider. "They're not cheating for revenge, or to get out of a marriage, or get the husband to notice them through bad behaviour — they were cheating primarily for sexual pleasure and to remain married."

MYTH 2: Cheating is a rash, impulsive decision

Walker found that the women were very pragmatic about what they were doing. After all, they signed up to a website specifically designed to help married people cheat on their partners.

"They were very practical and methodical, in their decision making and then their vetting of who they were going to get involved with," Walker said. "Something I noticed was they used a lot of market language when they talked about it, and they were very logical in their decision making."

It also wasn't a decision the women took lightly. Most of them had tried therapy but their husbands were unresponsive, or refused to go.

MYTH 3: Women cheat because they fall in love with someone else

Only two women reported feeling love for the men they cheated with — and they weren't as happy as the rest, Walker said.

"The women purposefully avoided couplings where there was going to be this love thing happening," she said. "They wanted to find someone who was compatible and all that, but they very much avoided being in love.... We tend to think that about men, but not so much for women."

MYTH 4: Women only cheat with one man

Most of the women in the study had multiple partners they were cheating with. They didn't feel that one extra man was going to fulfill all their needs. They relied on one man to keep them happy for life, and that didn't work, so they needed a new strategy.

"They talked about having a roster, and keeping the bench full, and adding to the herd," Walker said. "One woman — I think this was my favourite — said she had to keep the candy jar full."

MYTH 5: Cheaters get caught

Walker said talking to all these women did challenge her preconceptions about infidelity. Of course, it's still true that nobody likes to find out they have been cheated on, but if nobody finds out, do they really get hurt?

"Obviously the discovery of it is just horrible," Walker said. "But these women went to such great lengths to not be discovered, to keep it a secret and keep their families together, so I would say that my perceptions about infidelity absolutely have changed a lot."

SEE ALSO: Women sometimes cheat on their husbands — but not for the reasons you think

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Inside the lavish private members' club where 2-year-old Princess Charlotte is reportedly taking tennis lessons — despite not being a member

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  • Princess Charlotte is reportedly a keen tennis player.
  • The two-year-old royal has been taking tennis lessons at The Hurlingham Club in south-west London.
  • Other members of the exclusive club are reportedly unhappy, as the young royal and her parents are not members of the club.


Princess Charlotte has started taking tennis lessons — and is a complete natural, according to the Sun.

The two-year-old royal — who has yet to start nursery — reportedly started taking tennis lessons at the prestigious and exclusive Hurlingham Club in Fulham, London earlier this year.

A source close to the family told the Sun: "She might not be three until May but [parents, William and Kate] were convinced she'd love it and so far she has. She seems a bit of a natural."

With her mother, the Duchess of Cambridge, being a tennis fan and current patron of the London Tennis Association — the governing body of tennis in Great Britain — it should come as no surprise that the princess took to the sport easily.

Charlotte's paternal grandmother, the Queen, has also previously spoken in public about her love of the sport and was also the patron of the LTA before Kate took over.

But some members of the club, which prides itself on its traditions, reportedly aren't too happy that the princess has been allowed to use the facilities.

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The club's rules state that the sports facilities are only open to members and those directly invited by members to join them. Since Charlotte's parents aren't members, some of the club's other guests are reportedly kicking up a fuss.

"Unfortunately some patrons feel Charlotte shouldn't be allowed to play there," a source told the Sun.

hurlingham club croquet flickr herry lawfordBut it isn't a simple as William and Kate applying for membership — the waiting list for even being considered is long and closed for the time being, anyway.

"Club rules are usually very rigid and they don't see why exceptions should be made, even if they happen to be royal," the source added.

Kensington Palace declined to comment when contacted by Business Insider.

Members or not, it's easy to see why the exclusive Hurlingham Club has attracted the royals.

The club's estate boasts perfectly lavish dining rooms, manicured grounds, wandering peacocks, and a clubhouse with plenty of sports facilities including croquet, bowls, cricket, outdoor swimming, and tennis.

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The stunning club identifies itself as "a green oasis of tradition and international renown," according to its website.

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"Recognised throughout the world as one of Britain's greatest private members' clubs, it retains its quintessentially English traditions and heritage," the club's website added — making it the perfect backdrop for royal P.E. lessons.

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9 heartwarming news stories from 2017 that will restore your faith in humanity

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Much of what the media report can seem negative or downright depressing.

That's because two of the main objectives of journalists, especially those covering people in power, is to expose wrongdoing and shine a light on problems in society so they can be fixed.

But it's also important to highlight the good that happens around the world — stories of triumph and courage, community and giving back.

This year was more divided than most, but Americans still came together to lift each other up. Here are nine heartwarming news stories from 2017:

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Hurricane Harvey brings out the best in Americans.

Amid the destruction caused by Hurricane Harvey in parts of Texas and Louisiana in August, many people came together to support the victims most in need.

Residents loaded up rowboats, pontoons, and fishing vessels to rescue survivors stranded on their roofs because the floodwaters in the Houston area were so high.

Miguel Juarez and others from the Texas Rio Grande Valley created a make-shift aid station, where people could pick through supplies like hygiene products and cereal. Juarez also set up a free water station at his truck.

One family near the Barker Reservoir in Houston escaped flooding on an air mattress. When journalists from the local news station ABC13 found them, they pulled them to safety aboard their vessel.

And grocery chain H-E-B, which is based in San Antonio, deployed a convoy of disaster-relief vehicles, including mobile kitchens and pharmacies, to Victoria, Texas. Grateful residents poured into the parking lot for a hot meal.



A Philadelphia man giving free haircuts to the homeless gets a free barbershop of his own — from a complete stranger.

In January, 29-year-old Philadelphia native Brennon Jones started a the charity "Haircuts 4 Homeless", helping the homeless clean up so they could get jobs. His goodwill caught the attention of a Philly-area barber shop owner, who decided to donate a fully-furnished barbershop space for Jones to continue his work.

"I decided what other way to help another brother out than to donate the shop," Sean Johnson, the owner of Taper's Barber Shop, told CBS Philly. "What he was doing down there, I was very impressed."

Jones says it's more than just a haircut. Cleaning up, and talking to a barber can boost morale and confidence, too.

“My very first haircut, his name is Braden," he told CBS. "I cut his hair on 15th & Walnut [Streets]. A few days later, I went to check up on him and he wasn’t there. I was hoping nothing bad happened to him. When we did catch up weeks later, he got offered a full-time job."



A wounded Las Vegas shooting victim fights his injuries to stand when Trump comes to shake his hand.

When President Donald Trump toured a Las Vegas hospital in October after the US's deadliest mass shooting in living memory, 28-year-old Thomas Gunderson pushed through his injuries to stand up and shake his hand when he entered his hospital room.

"Hey, this guy looks tough to me," Trump said of Gunderson, who was recovering from a fresh gunshot wound to the leg.

"I will never lie down when the President of this great country comes to shake my hand!" Gunderson wrote in a video of the encounter he posted to Facebook, which has since garnered 26 million views.



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Meet the world's youngest queen, 27-year-old Jetsun Pema of Bhutan

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Jetsun Pema, 27, is the world's youngest living queen.

She took the throne at the age of 21 in 2011, when she married King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck of Bhutan, now 37.

The couple — who have a 1-year-old son, Jigme Namgyel Wangchuck — have both studied in England, share a love of art, and were once dubbed the "Will and Kate of The Himalayas."

Speaking about his wife, the king once told local reporters: "I have been waiting for quite some time to get married. But it doesn't matter when you get married as long as it is to the right person. I am certain I am married to the right person."

So who is the woman by his side?

Meet Jetsun Pema, the youngest queen on the planet.

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This is 27-year-old Queen Jetsun Pema, the youngest living queen.

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Jetsun Pema became queen of the kingdom of Bhutan in October 2011, at just 21, when she married 31-year-old King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck of Bhutan, also known as the "Dragon King."



Before taking the throne, the queen attended Regent's College in London, where she studied international relations, psychology, and art history. The couple apparently share a love of art.

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Warren Buffett lives in a modest house that's worth .001% of his total wealth — here's what it looks like

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Located in a quiet neighborhood of Omaha, Nebraska lies the home of billionaire Warren Buffett. He bought the house for $31,500 in 1958 or about $250,000 in today's dollars. It's now worth an estimated $652,619. He calls it the "third-best investment he's ever made." Following is a transcript of the video.

This is the home of billionaire Warren Buffett. Located in a quiet neighborhood of Omaha, Nebraska. He bought the house for $31,500 in 1958, $250,000 in today's dollars. It's now worth an estimated $652,619. He calls it the "third-best investment he's ever made."

It's 6,570 sq. feet and has 5 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms. Fences and security cameras guard the property. Why hasn't Buffett moved to a more extravagant home? He told BBC, "I'm happy there. I'd move if I thought I'd be happier someplace else."

Editor's Note: This video was first published on June 22, 2017.

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Everything we know about Trump's unhealthy diet

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Based on what we know, Donald Trump's diet is very unhealthy. Some of his favorites include fast food, red meat, and candy. In addition to that, he told Dr. Oz that he doesn't get a lot of exercise either. 

In a new book former campaign aides Corey Lewandowski and David Bossie reveal more about Trump's McDonald's dinner order of two Big Macs, two Fillet-O-Fish, and a chocolate malted. Here's everything else we know about his unhealthy diet. Following is a transcript of the video.

Trump's unhealthy diet.

He’s a “junk food aficionado." He eats fast food several times a week.  Even though his physician said he’d been the healthiest individual ever elected to the presidency.

In fact, after he clinched the GOP nomination, he posted this picture on Instagram.

Trump loves McDonalds. He told CNN his favorite is the Filet-O-Fish. But he mistakenly called it the “Fish Delight.” He also likes Big Macs and Quarter Pounders. He even did a commercial for McDonald’s in 2002.

SOUNDBITE: “A Big and Tasty for just a dollar? It’s amazing! How do you do it?

But he's not alone in his cravings for Mickey D's. Bill Clinton was a big fan in the 1990s. Although he eventually went vegan in 2010. 

But, back to Trump. He also seems to like KFC (with gravy).

And Trump doesn’t just sell steak. He also loves to eat it and he likes it well-done.

Other favorites include: meatloaf, caesar salad, spaghetti. See’s Candies, cherry vanilla ice creamBut, he says“no” to tea coffee and alcohol.

He told Dr. Oz he takes Lipitor for high cholesterol and that he doesn't exercise very often. 

Stay healthy, Mr. Trump!

EDITOR'S NOTE: This video was originally published on October 16, 2016.

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Trump's McDonald's order packs a whopping 2,500 calories — here's what he gets (MCD)

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  • President Donald Trump's McDonald's order contains "two Big Macs, two Filet-O-Fish, and a chocolate malted," according to a new book.
  • The order consists of nearly 2,500 calories, which is one day's worth of food for a man his age.


President Donald Trump has a giant appetite for McDonald's. 

One of Trump's favorite dinner orders at McDonald's packs nearly 2,500 calories, which is more than a day's worth of food for a man his age, according to a new book written by two of his former campaign aides, Corey Lewandowski and David Bossie

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Trump's order at McDonald's consists of "two Big Macs, two Filet-O-Fish, and a chocolate malted," the book reveals, according to the Washington Post.

A Big Mac has three pieces of bread, two meat patties, cheese, and "special sauce." Each burger has 540 calories and 28 grams of fat. 

The Filet-O-Fish sandwiches, which feature fried fish fillets, cheese, and tartar sauce, add another 820 calories and 40 grams of fat. 

McDonald's doesn't have a "malted" shake, so we must assume that Trump's order is simply a chocolate shake, which has 530 calories and 15 grams of fat. 

Trump is also a fan of McDonald's for breakfast. 

He reportedly used to have his bodyguard and confidante Keith Schiller run to McDonald's in the mornings during his campaign to grab him Egg McMuffins.

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Meet Generation Z, the 'millennials on steroids' who could lead the charge for change in the US

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  • Generation Z is the youngest American generation.
  • In many ways, it reflects and amplifies the millennial generation that came before it.
  • It's the most diverse and inclusive generation yet.

Millennials are old news.

Generation Z is up next.

Gen Z was born between 1998 and 2016, meaning the oldest members are just 19.

That means they're the teenagers entering college, soon to join the workforce and spark their own round of why-young-people-are-the-worst think pieces on the internet.

But who are they, really? What can we expect from them? A new report from boutique research firm 747 insights, in partnership with consumer research platform Collaborata, sheds some light on the up-and-coming generation.

The study, called "Generation Nation," surveyed over 4,000 Americans from their late teens to their early 70s to find out how they feel about everything from work to friendships to brands, and analyzed their responses.

Michael Wood, a principal at 747 Insights, told Business Insider he's heard Gen Z called "millennials on steroids" because the generation tends to exhibit similar opinions and beliefs to the one before it — just more.

"In many ways, generational change is like the seasons," he said. "The changes are very gradual, and if we’re looking at society as a whole, it's this millennial mindset that has influenced Gen X and the older generations, but also definitely has had a strong influence on Gen Z."

One of the standout findings of this report, he said, was the lack of patriotism among Gen Z.  "I think it has strong implications for how supportive they're going to be with government moving forward," he said. "They may be even interested in going a different route altogether, one that does a better job of embracing their acceptance and their belief in being inclusive."

Wood also thinks the findings have strong implications for marketing. Gen Z "may not be as willing to accept those pro-America brands as perhaps previous generations did," he said. "Or think about something like the military — maybe they won't necessarily respond to the same messages in terms of recruiting. I think this is a generation we're going to see really demand things being done differently."

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Technology has shaped their daily lives, and their worldview.

According to the research, there are three primary factors that influence a generation: age, societal norms, and technology.

Gen Z doesn't know a time without the internet, and it shows. They favor streaming content in snack-sized bites, like that offered through Youtube, and consume it mostly on their phones and computers. They largely eschew TV shows and movies, and are unused to live programming with advertising. 

747 Insights also points out that because Gen Z has little experience consuming traditional broadcast news, it may be more susceptible to "fake news" than the generations that precede it.



But they use social media differently than the millennials who popularized it.

Only 49% of Gen Zers agree with the statement "Social media is an important part of my life" — a truth 61% of millennials admit to.

However, nearly 60% of both generations are concerned that social media is too public and that their posts could come back to haunt them. For Gen Z, this concern has changed its behavior: Members favor Snapchat in part because of the strict control over who can see their posts.



Gen Z eclipses all other generations when it comes to embracing diversity.

When presented with the statement "I have one or more friends who are of a different race than me," here are the percentages of respondents who agreed, by generation:

• 81% Gen Z
• 69% Millennials
• 67% Gen X
• 71% Baby Boomers

As far as dating people of a different race, 35% of Gen Zers (who are age 19 at most) said they have; that's more than any other generation than millennials, 43% of whom said they have.

This may be because Gen Z is the most racially diverse generation in America. The Census Bureau found that 48% of Gen Z is non-Caucasian. The next most-diverse generation is the millennials, 44% of whom are non-Caucasian.

Members of Gen Z are also the most likely to say they have friends of a different sexual orientation (59%, versus 53% of millennials and smaller percentages of the older generations). 



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