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How to Use Brand Activism to Ethically Grow Your Brand

1 day ago   |   Business

On May 22nd, 2019, six-time Olympic gold medalist, Allyson Felix joined her colleagues in breaking their nondisclosure agreements to reveal Nike's lack of maternity protection...
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Finally, you can live your dreams of classic Super Mario taking on Sonic the Hedgehog in a wild new game headed to Nintendo Switch

Finally, you can live your dreams of classic Super Mario taking on Sonic the Hedgehog in a wild new game headed to Nintendo Switch

3 days ago   |   Business Insider

30 years after the console wars raged between Nintendo and Sega, "Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020" is reigniting the battle. The game features classic 2D Super...
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Park terrain skateboarding will make its Olympic debut at the 2020 Tokyo Games - Here's what it will look like and how it could change perceptions of the sport

Park terrain skateboarding will make its Olympic debut at the 2020 Tokyo Games - Here's what it will look like and how it could change perceptions of the sport

4 days ago   |   Business Insider

Skateboarding will make its Olympic debut at the 2020 Tokyo Games. The sport will feature two disciplines: park terrain and street. The International Olympic Committee hopes...
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This pod supposedly burns as many calories as a 6-mile run

7 days ago   |   Business Insider

Seattle 's Fairmont Olympic Hotel is home to Penelope and the Beauty Bar, which features a Jade Pod that claims to reduce stress and fatigue and sharpen your mental acuity. The...
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Photos: 'Cops on Top' raises money for Special Olympics

7 days ago   |   Times Union

On Friday, members of Capital Region police agencies were standing on rooftops at participating Dunkin' restaurants to help raise funds for Special Olympics New York. Special...
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California man's ‘funky, old' Nikes sell for $50,000

8 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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2 British triathletes chose to cross the finish line of a race while holding hands and were disqualified because of it

2 British triathletes chose to cross the finish line of a race while holding hands and were disqualified because of it

8 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Two British athletes were disqualified from the World Triathlon Olympic qualification when they crossed the finish line holding hands, according to the BBC. Jessica Learmonth...
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Brazil's Generation of Discontent

9 days ago   |   Foreign Affairs

Brazil is anything but calm. Shortly after the end of the summer Olympics, the Senate impeached President Dilma Rousseff and removed her from office. This came about after a...
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Skateboarding legend Tony Hawk talks Olympics, skate culture, being a father, and influence on the sport

Skateboarding legend Tony Hawk talks Olympics, skate culture, being a father, and influence on the sport

10 days ago   |   Business Insider

Tony Hawk joined the Vans Park Series broadcast team in April 2019. Regarded as one of the most influential skateboarders of all-time, Hawk not only impacted the sport with his...
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Simone Biles won her 6th all-around gymnastics title with a gravity-defying move most gymnasts can't pull off, and her celebrity fans are ecstatic

Simone Biles won her 6th all-around gymnastics title with a gravity-defying move most gymnasts can't pull off, and her celebrity fans are ecstatic

10 days ago   |   Business Insider

Olympic gymnast Simone Biles won her sixth all-around gymnastics title at the US Gymnastics Championships in Kansas City, Missouri, on Sunday. Biles landed a difficult...
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Burglars caught on camera stealing money from 4-year-old boy's piggy bank

Burglars caught on camera stealing money from 4-year-old boy's piggy bank

The little boy was saving money for a trip to Dave and Buster's, according to his family. Read more ...

Billionaire industrialist and conservative mega-donor David Koch has died at...

Billionaire industrialist and conservative mega-donor David Koch has died at age 79, according to New Yorker reporter

Billionaire industrialist and conservative donor David Koch has died, family sources told New Yorker reporter Jane Meyer. David Koch and his brother Charles Koch have donated... Read more ...

More Rate Cuts? Powell Says Fed Is Ready To Help Economy Grow Amid Trade...

More Rate Cuts? Powell Says Fed Is Ready To Help Economy Grow Amid Trade Tensions

The central bank will "act as appropriate" to sustain the economic expansion as the trade war with China takes a toll on global growth and parts of the U.S. economy, Fed... Read more ...

Ewan McGregor is officially returning as Obi-Wan Kenobi in a 'Star Wars' show

Ewan McGregor is officially returning as Obi-Wan Kenobi in a 'Star Wars' show

Ewan McGregor will reprise his role as Obi-Wan Kenobi in a new, untitled series on Disney's upcoming streaming service, Disney Plus. McGregor surprised fans on stage Friday at... Read more ...

A 'High School Musical' show is coming to Disney's streaming service...

A 'High School Musical' show is coming to Disney's streaming service - here's the first trailer

A "High School Musical" series is coming to Disney's streaming service Disney Plus . "High School Musical: The Musical: The Series" will follow East High's drama club as they... Read more ...

Gold and Treasuries surge as the escalating trade war sends investors...

Gold and Treasuries surge as the escalating trade war sends investors fleeing from the stock market

Safe-haven assets from Treasuries to gold surged Friday amid escalating trade tensions between the US and China. Tensions are likely to continue and add volatility to markets... Read more ...

Jay Powell says no Fed ‘rulebook' for Trump trade war

Jay Powell says no Fed ‘rulebook' for Trump trade war

In a highly anticipated speech on Friday, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell distanced the Fed from economic impact of President Trump's trade war, saying that the Fed... Read more ...

David Koch's reclusive nephew is next in line to inherit the family legacy...

David Koch's reclusive nephew is next in line to inherit the family legacy, and he may be planning a shift away from conservative politics

Koch Industries confirmed Friday morning that 79-year-old David Koch, brother to 83-year-old Charles Koch, has died. The Koch family legacy includes the second-largest company... Read more ...

Trump jokes about tanking stock market, rips Seth Moulton - ‘whoever that...

Trump jokes about tanking stock market, rips Seth Moulton - ‘whoever that may be'

The stock market plummeted by more than 560 points Friday after President Trump threatened to retaliate against China's new tariffs on US goods - but the commander in chief... Read more ...

Giants rookie quarterback Daniel Jones is suddenly making a run for Eli...

Giants rookie quarterback Daniel Jones is suddenly making a run for Eli Manning's job just months after being mocked as a poor draft pick

New York Giants rookie quarterback Daniel Jones has been playing well and impressing the NFL world during the preseason. Many mocked the Giants for taking Jones sixth overall... Read more ...