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An 87-year-old Japanese designer just won the 'Nobel Prize of architecture.' Here are some of his most stunning masterpieces.
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An 87-year-old Japanese designer just won the 'Nobel Prize of architecture.' Here are some of his most stunning masterpieces.

Japanese architect Arata Isozaki was awarded the 2019 Pritzker Architecture Prize, which is often referred to as the "Nobel Prize of architecture."...

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Outdoor yoga decks, private parks, and 'tranquility gardens' are the hottest new thing in luxury apartments, and it signals a change in status symbols among the wealthy
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Outdoor yoga decks, private parks, and 'tranquility gardens' are the hottest new thing in luxury apartments, and it signals a change in status symbols among the wealthy

Luxury condo buyers are forgoing flashy amenities in favor of "well-being" amenities. The trend is part of the rise in discreet wealth as a status...

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10 tips for getting the most out of your trip to New Orleans
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10 tips for getting the most out of your trip to New Orleans

From creative cocktails to unique streets, New Orleans has plenty to offer. If you're planning a trip to the popular destination, it's best to stay...

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A day in the life of the top real-estate broker in the US, who sold $2.2 billion worth of homes in 2018, wakes up at 5 a.m. every morning, and works out with a personal trainer 3 times a week
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A day in the life of the top real-estate broker in the US, who sold $2.2 billion worth of homes in 2018, wakes up at 5 a.m. every morning, and works out with a personal trainer 3 times a week

Ben Caballero is the top real-estate broker in the US. He sold $2.2 billion worth of homes in 2018. Caballero lives in Frisco, Texas and oversees a...

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These major cities have more dollar stores than Whole Foods. It could have dangerous consequences for residents.
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These major cities have more dollar stores than Whole Foods. It could have dangerous consequences for residents.

Dollar stores often target poor, rural communities, but a recent report finds that they've started to overtake cities as well. In cities like...

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UPS has a new service for online sellers that can store, pack, and ship items like Amazon — but it's better in two ways
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UPS has a new service for online sellers that can store, pack, and ship items like Amazon — but it's better in two ways

UPS announced its "Efufillment" full-service program on Thursday. It will allow third-party sellers to store items in UPS warehouses and sell them...

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Gap just announced it's closing 230 stores and says dozens more are doomed in the next few years (GPS)
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Gap just announced it's closing 230 stores and says dozens more are doomed in the next few years (GPS)

Gap Inc announced Thursday that it would be closing 230 of its namesake brand's stores and splitting the company in two. In an earnings call...

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Joshua Kushner and Karlie Kloss are selling their NYC apartment for $7 million. Here's a look inside the luxurious condo that comes with a 1,120 sq. ft. fully landscaped terrace
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Joshua Kushner and Karlie Kloss are selling their NYC apartment for $7 million. Here's a look inside the luxurious condo that comes with a 1,120 sq. ft. fully landscaped terrace

Joshua Kushner, the son-in-law of President Donald Trump, and supermodel Karlie Kloss are selling their New York City apartment for nearly $7...

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Amazon could be gearing up to reveal Walmart, Kroger, and Aldi's worst nightmare
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Amazon could be gearing up to reveal Walmart, Kroger, and Aldi's worst nightmare

Amazon is reportedly planning to launch a new grocery-store chain. The new chain is expected to be cheaper than Whole Foods and sell a wider...

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San Francisco's tallest tower has two mysterious cracked windows. Here's why it could be concerning.
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San Francisco's tallest tower has two mysterious cracked windows. Here's why it could be concerning.

Authorities discovered two cracked windows at the Salesforce Tower, the tallest building in San Francisco. The tower is less than a block away from...

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More than 300 store closures are announced in a single day, as the retail apocalypse rips through JCPenney, Gap, and Victoria's Secret
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More than 300 store closures are announced in a single day, as the retail apocalypse rips through JCPenney, Gap, and Victoria's Secret

Gap, JCPenney, and Victoria's Secret announced more than 300 store closures over the course of 24 hours this week. All three companies reported...

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More layoffs expected at Tesla as the company shutters most of its retail stores (TSLA)
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More layoffs expected at Tesla as the company shutters most of its retail stores (TSLA)

Tesla announced Thursday that it was shifting to an online-only sales model. "Many" of the company's 378 stores will be closing, it said in a blog...

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'Confusing' pricing and too much inventory: JCPenney CEO reveals the company's core problems (JCP)
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'Confusing' pricing and too much inventory: JCPenney CEO reveals the company's core problems (JCP)

JCPenney CEO Jill Soltau said Thursday that the company is failing to adequately deliver on some fundamentals of "good retail." "There is a lot of...

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Walmart and Garnier are piloting an in-store personalization tool (WMT)
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Walmart and Garnier are piloting an in-store personalization tool (WMT)

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence "E-Commerce Briefing" subscribers hours before appearing on Business Insider. To be the...

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez hits back at Fox News after a host slams her 'living wage' for staffers as 'communism and socialism'
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez hits back at Fox News after a host slams her 'living wage' for staffers as 'communism and socialism'

A Fox News host accused Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Sunday of imitating "communism and socialism" by redistributing her office budget in order...

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Take a look inside a $28.5 million NYC apartment on Billionaires' Row
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Take a look inside a $28.5 million NYC apartment on Billionaires' Row

Billionaires' Row in New York City has become known for some of the most expensive real-estate in the world, including the tallest residential...

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14 cool startups you didn’t know were on Amazon
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14 cool startups you didn’t know were on Amazon

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...

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10 photos that show the glory days of Payless ShoeSource
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10 photos that show the glory days of Payless ShoeSource

Payless announced it's liquidating and closing all of its stores in North America. The company had humble beginnings in Topeka, Kansas. Eventually,...

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Walmart is quietly taking charge of its rail operations — and it could cut serious transportation costs as the country's largest retailer seeks to boost e-commerce profits
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Walmart is quietly taking charge of its rail operations — and it could cut serious transportation costs as the country's largest retailer seeks to boost e-commerce profits

Walmart is taking control of their supply chain through a pilot program where the $500 billion retailer uses name brand freight containers designed...

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Amazon decided to shut down HQ2 in New York but advertisers see no sign of the e-commerce giant slowing down its attack on Madison Avenue
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Amazon decided to shut down HQ2 in New York but advertisers see no sign of the e-commerce giant slowing down its attack on Madison Avenue

Amazon won't move forward with its plan to build a campus in Long Island City, but that change doesn't seem to have impacted Amazon's advertising...

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Lululemon beats, but shares slide as 'what is good enough has become somewhat of a moving target' (LULU)
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Lululemon beats, but shares slide as 'what is good enough has become somewhat of a moving target' (LULU)

Lululemon beat Wall Street estimates on the top and bottom lines. Shares fell as much as 7% in after-hours trading Thursday before paring their...

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Fiat Chrysler will reopen a factory in Detroit to build more SUVs: Report (FCAU)
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Fiat Chrysler will reopen a factory in Detroit to build more SUVs: Report (FCAU)

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will upgrade a factory in the Detroit area to build SUVs, the Detroit News reported. The FCA factory has been out of...

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Spotify's annual year in review playlists are out, and the internet has a lot of questions about their accuracy
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Spotify's annual year in review playlists are out, and the internet has a lot of questions about their accuracy

Spotify is one of the biggest music streaming services on the planet. The app unveiled 2018's year in review feature, called Spotify 2018 Wrapped....

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10 celebrities share their best pick-up line
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10 celebrities share their best pick-up line

Even celebrities have to use pick-up lines once in a while. Here's just a few that have been used by celebrities, whether they're successful or not...

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24 thoughtful and useful gifts for runners — according to an avid runner
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24 thoughtful and useful gifts for runners — according to an avid runner

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...

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The company behind 'Fortnite' is taking on Apple, Google, and Steam with its next move: a digital storefront for games (AAPL, GOOG, GOOGL)
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The company behind 'Fortnite' is taking on Apple, Google, and Steam with its next move: a digital storefront for games (AAPL, GOOG, GOOGL)

"Fortnite" maker Epic Games is taking on the world's biggest players in digital gaming — from Apple and Google to Valve's Steam service — with a...

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New York City's secret subway line with antique cars is back in service — here's what it's like to ride it
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New York City's secret subway line with antique cars is back in service — here's what it's like to ride it

The New York City subway system is one of the most fascinating curiosities in a city full of mysteries. Miles of underground track shrouded in...

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I tried a lamp that's supposed to make you feel happy in the winter, but I didn't notice any change
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I tried a lamp that's supposed to make you feel happy in the winter, but I didn't notice any change

SAD lamps — or light therapy boxes — are said to treat seasonal depression, or seasonal affective disorder (SAD). The light, which mimics outdoor...

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The biggest royal drama of 2018
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The biggest royal drama of 2018

This year, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's royal wedding brought with it lots of royal drama. Meghan Markle's relatives were upset about not being...

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How the 'First Man' composer created one of the best scores of the year, which was just nominated for a Golden Globe
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How the 'First Man' composer created one of the best scores of the year, which was just nominated for a Golden Globe

"First Man" was nominated for a best score Golden Globe on Thursday. The movie's composer, Justin Hurwitz ("La La Land"), spoke to Business Insider...

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