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Software company LifeOmic pays its staff extra cash to sleep well and eat improve their diet. An employee explains how his health has drastically improved as a result

Software company LifeOmic pays its staff extra cash to sleep well and eat improve their diet. An employee explains how his health has drastically improved as a result

41 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Burnout is rife during the pandemic and many companies are trying to combat it using tried-and-tested methods like providing healthy snacks or subsidized...
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Terrifying video shows child being dragged under Peloton treadmill

Terrifying video shows child being dragged under Peloton treadmill

2 hours ago   |   New York Post

Federal regulators released a terrifying video of a kid being dragged under a Peloton Tread+ - as it warned consumers with kids and pets to immediately stop using the exercise...
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The 19 electric vehicles you can buy new right now, from Mini's $30,000 hatchback to Porsche's $185,000 super sedan

The 19 electric vehicles you can buy new right now, from Mini's $30,000 hatchback to Porsche's $185,000 super sedan

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement There's never been a better time to shop for an electric vehicle. Right now there are 19 new battery-powered models for sale in the US - and they run the...
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Russia sees record share of cash-free transactions as it moves closer to cashless society

Russia sees record share of cash-free transactions as it moves closer to cashless society

2 hours ago   |   RT

The proportion of cashless payments reached a record high in the first quarter of this year, Russia's largest lender, Sberbank, has revealed. Meanwhile, the central bank is...
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Nearly half of Americans are too nervous to invest in stocks right now, new survey shows

Nearly half of Americans are too nervous to invest in stocks right now, new survey shows

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Many Americans want to stay on the sidelines of the stock market this year as worries mount that volatility will accelerate and hurt their investments...
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A grocery delivery startup has raised $14.5 million by aiming squarely at market leader Instacart's most annoying flaw

A grocery delivery startup has raised $14.5 million by aiming squarely at market leader Instacart's most annoying flaw

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Yahoo! engineer Pradeep Elankumaran said he found himself hitting the grocery stores two to three times a week in early 2016. His daughter, then a...
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Heartland governor's race emerges as red-state gut check

Heartland governor's race emerges as red-state gut check

4 hours ago   |   Politico

Nebraska's been lucky so far. It's largely ducked the ugly intraparty feuding that's consumed the GOP in Georgia, Arizona and elsewhere in the post-Trump era. Donald Trump won...
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The Week in Business: Let's Go Shopping

4 hours ago   |   NY Times

Consumer spending is up - way up! - as Americans grow more optimistic about the economy.
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The CEO of unicorn startup WeFox says he is focusing on sustainability not SPACs as he looks to grow an insurance giant

The CEO of unicorn startup WeFox says he is focusing on sustainability not SPACs as he looks to grow an insurance giant

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Europe's insurance market faces major disruption. In 2020, annual funding for insurance startups reached an all-time high of $7.1 billion across 377...
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Urgent warning issued for Peloton treadmill

15 hours ago   |   NBC News

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a rare and urgent warning against the use of Peloton's “Tread Plus” treadmill, citing 39 incidents involving children...
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At least 8 passengers killed, some 100 injured as train derails in Egypt

At least 8 passengers killed, some 100 injured as train derails in Egypt

A packed passenger train has derailed in Egypt, with social media footage showing rail tracks damaged and several carriages overturned. There are reports of dozens of... Read more ...

As Trump considers 2024 run, other GOP White House hopefuls move forward

As Trump considers 2024 run, other GOP White House hopefuls move forward

Former President Donald Trump left the White House only three months ago, but a field of potential Republican candidates for 2024 is already developing. Read more ...

'I doubt very seriously if they just cancel' paused J&J vaccine, Fauci says

'I doubt very seriously if they just cancel' paused J&J vaccine, Fauci says

Anthony Fauci, the nation's top infectious disease expert, predicted Sunday that the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine will continue to be used "in some form," though it... Read more ...

Republicans' New ‘America First Caucus' Carries On Trump's White Supremacist...

Republicans' New ‘America First Caucus' Carries On Trump's White Supremacist Politics

A group of Congressional Republicans is carrying on the “Trump tradition” in a new caucus. First reported by Punchbowl News, Reps. Marjorie Taylor Greene and Paul Gosar... Read more ...

Prince Charles to take estranged son Harry to see Philip tributes: report

Prince Charles to take estranged son Harry to see Philip tributes: report

Prince Charles plans to spend private time Sunday with Prince Harry before his estranged son races back to California, according to a report. Charles, Britain's 72-year-old... Read more ...

Stream It Or Skip It: ‘Into the Beat' On Netflix, A German Film Where A...

Stream It Or Skip It: ‘Into the Beat' On Netflix, A German Film Where A Promising Ballet Dancer Falls in Love With Hip Hop

The flick feels like the lovechild of Save the Last Dance and Step Up. Read more ...

Bellator 257 winner Veta Arteaga felt she had unfinished business with...

Bellator 257 winner Veta Arteaga felt she had unfinished business with Desiree Yanez

UNCASVILLE, Conn. - Veta Arteaga can rest easy knowing she's back in the win column. This past Friday, Arteaga saw a two-fight losing streak come to an end when she outpointed... Read more ...

Maryland reports 1,169 coronavirus cases, 17 more deaths

Maryland health officials reported 1,169 newly confirmed cases of the coronavirus Sunday and 17 more deaths. Read more ...

Lauri Markkanen bounces back from a quiet stretch - 16 points, 6 rebounds...

Lauri Markkanen's 16-point, 6-rebound performance was still not up to the standard expected before the start of the season, but it was crucial to helping the Chicago Bulls snap... Read more ...

Dodgers vs. Padres: Controversial call, tempers flare, dueling pitchers and...

Catcher's interference? Kershaw angry? And wait until you see how it ended! Read more ...