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California man's ‘funky, old' Nikes sell for $50,000

3 days ago   |   WGN TV

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Do you ever wonder what you might have tucked away at home that could be worth a lot of money? Chances are an old pair of shoes is probably not what comes...
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Ultra-marathoners ditch their healthy diets during races, subsisting on chips, Coke, and Twinkies. The strategy reveals a nasty truth about processed food

Ultra-marathoners ditch their healthy diets during races, subsisting on chips, Coke, and Twinkies. The strategy reveals a nasty truth about processed food

9 days ago   |   Business Insider

The Badwater 135 ultramarathon is a 135-mile run through Death Valley , where the highest temperatures ever recorded on Earth have been logged. Business Insider recently spoke...
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Amazon just announced a new Prime Student exclusive - Amazon Music Unlimited for $0.99 per month

Amazon just announced a new Prime Student exclusive - Amazon Music Unlimited for $0.99 per month

10 days ago   |   Business Insider

New and existing Prime Student subscribers can now add Amazon Music Unlimited to their subscription for just $0.99 per month . Amazon Music Unlimited gives you access to 50...
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5 things guys should always do to avoid getting a rash when they shave, according to a Gillette scientist

5 things guys should always do to avoid getting a rash when they shave, according to a Gillette scientist

13 days ago   |   Business Insider

Business Insider spoke to the Gilette's Head of Scientific Communications Dr Kristina Vanoosthuyze. She told us the five key things guys can do to avoid the dreaded razor...
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The best Bluetooth gaming controllers you can buy

The best Bluetooth gaming controllers you can buy

16 days ago   |   Business Insider

No gamer wants to be tethered to their fun box of choice, and that's why a good Bluetooth controller should always be in one's arsenal. With cutting-edge technology and...
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Marathon Petroleum tops estimates on refining beat, retail strength

17 days ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

U.S. refiner Marathon Petroleum Corp beat estimates for quarterly profit on Thursday, benefiting from better-than-expected earnings from its refining segment as well as higher...
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Marathon Petroleum reports 5% rise in quarterly profit

17 days ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

U.S. refiner Marathon Petroleum Corp reported a 4.8% rise in quarterly profit on Thursday, as strength in its midstream and retail segments more than offset a fall in refining...
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No marathon this time, Orioles break open eventual win early

22 days ago   |   The Washington Post

A night after playing 16 innings in Anaheim, Calif., Baltimore took care of business in the second inning and cruised to a 9-3 win over the Angels.
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Orioles outfielder dubbed 'Dr. Poo Poo' recorded a save in the 16th inning while throwing slower than some little leaguers

Orioles outfielder dubbed 'Dr. Poo Poo' recorded a save in the 16th inning while throwing slower than some little leaguers

23 days ago   |   Business Insider

Baltimore Orioles outfielder Stevie Wilkerson recorded an unlikely save on Thursday night, taking the mound as a relief pitcher in the 16th inning. Despite Wilkerson's fastball...
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We tested this startup's ultra-lightweight dress shirts during the NYC heatwave - they kept us cool and dry

We tested this startup's ultra-lightweight dress shirts during the NYC heatwave - they kept us cool and dry

24 days ago   |   Business Insider

Ministry of Supply is known for using high-tech materials that improve the comfort and performance of work clothes without giving up any style points. In the past, we've been...
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Trump's top economic advisers try to calm recession fears

Trump's top economic advisers try to calm recession fears

Two of President Donald Trump's top economic advisers sought to tamp down concerns Sunday that the U.S. may be sliding into a recession. In appearances on the Sunday show... Read more ...

The Trump administration spent months trying to make sure undocumented...

The Trump administration spent months trying to make sure undocumented immigrants can't go to school

Stephen Miller , President Donald Trump's nativist advisor, tried to devise a plan that would keep undocumented immigrant children from attending public schools, Bloomberg... Read more ...

From a 7-patty Whopper to burgers with black buns, here are 13 of the...

From a 7-patty Whopper to burgers with black buns, here are 13 of the wildest international Burger King menu items

Burger King, like many other fast food chains , offers a variety of international menu items that aren't available in the US. Some travelers might even rethink avoiding fast... Read more ...

A South Dakota woman who thought she had kidney stones was actually pregnant...

A South Dakota woman who thought she had kidney stones was actually pregnant with triplets

Dannette Giltz, of Sturgis, South Dakota, gave birth to triplets named Blaze, Gypsy, and Nikki on August 10, KOTA-TV reported . Giltz, who has two older children with her... Read more ...

Paulo Costa out-pummels Yoel Romero in an extraordinary, compelling, brutal...

Paulo Costa out-pummels Yoel Romero in an extraordinary, compelling, brutal battle between 2 fighters who looked like Greek Gods

Paulo Costa out-pummeled Yoel Romero in a captivating battle at UFC 241. Costa was awarded a unanimous decision because of a hat-trick of 29-28 scorecards thanks to his... Read more ...

A Welsh town is building anti-sex public toilets using 'terrifying' methods...

A Welsh town is building anti-sex public toilets using 'terrifying' methods including squealing alarms, doors shooting open, and cold jets of water

Porthcawl, a town in Wales, is spending $200,000 to upgrade its public toilets, so no one can have sex in them or vandalize the property. Jets of water will shoot out from the... Read more ...

Shell workers in Pennsylvania say they were told to either attend a recent...

Shell workers in Pennsylvania say they were told to either attend a recent Trump event, or not get paid

Workers at a new Shell plant in Pennsylvania say were told they had to attend a speech by President Donald Trump in order to get paid, according to a report from the Pittsburg... Read more ...

Trump dismisses worries of recession, says economy is strong

Trump dismisses worries of recession, says economy is strong

Trump says the economy is "doing very well" and is dismissing concerns of recession, offering an optimistic outlook after last week's steep drop in the financial markets. Read more ...

Sacramentans strap on high heels to raise money for WEAVE

Sacramentans strap on high heels to raise money for WEAVE

Rain and thunderstorms may have postponed the event a few months ago, but Sunday the weather was picture perfect for an afternoon of raising money for nonprofit WEAVE . Read more ...

A Manhattan landlord is facing nearly $145,000 in fines for splitting up a...

A Manhattan landlord is facing nearly $145,000 in fines for splitting up a condo horizontally to build 9 illegal micro-units that resemble a scene in 'Being John Malkovich'

A landlord who owned a condo at 165 Henry Street in Manhattan's Lower East Side is facing up to $144,750 in fines for illegally renting out nine micro-apartments built inside... Read more ...