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How to Use Brand Activism to Ethically Grow Your Brand

7 hours 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

2 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

3 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

6 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

6 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

7 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

7 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

8 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

9 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

9 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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The DOJ sent immigration court employees a link to a racist and anti-Semitic blog post attacking immigration judges

The Justice Department sent immigration court employees an email linking out to an article attacking immigration judges using deeply offensive and anti-Semitic slurs, BuzzFeed... Read more ...

Conor McGregor says he thinks he will fight again this year and that he...

Conor McGregor says he thinks he will fight again this year and that he wants a rematch with Khabib Nurmagomedov

Conor McGregor told ESPN that he believes he will fight again this year. McGregor said he wants a rematch against Khabib Nurmagomedov, saying that he learned from their first... Read more ...

The CEO of HP is stepping down 'due to a family health matter,' and will be...

The CEO of HP is stepping down 'due to a family health matter,' and will be replaced by an exec who started at the company as an intern

HP CEO and President Dion Weisler is stepping down "due to a family health matter" and will be returning to his home in Australia, the company announced. He will be replaced by... Read more ...

VMware slides after agreeing to buy Carbon Black and Pivotal for a total of...

VMware slides after agreeing to buy Carbon Black and Pivotal for a total of $4.8 billion

Software company VMware agreed to acquire Carbon Black and Pivotal for a total value of $4.8 billion. Shares of VMware slipped 4% in aftermarket trading, while Pivotal gained... Read more ...

Stocks finish mixed as traders weigh weak economic data ahead of Fed speech

Stocks finish mixed as traders weigh weak economic data ahead of Fed speech

Stocks finished mixed on Wednesday as investors weighed weak manufacturing data and another yield-curve inversion. The developments came ahead of Federal Reserve Chairman... Read more ...

Salesforce's stock is up 7% after beating Wall Street's expectations

Salesforce's stock is up 7% after beating Wall Street's expectations

Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories . Salesforce's stock popped 7% in after market trading Thursday after the cloud software company topped Wall Street... Read more ...

Proud Boys Leader Admits Their Rallies Are For Fighting And Wasting Money

Proud Boys Leader Admits Their Rallies Are For Fighting And Wasting Money

The group brawls with antifa under the guise of free speech. But video exposes its true intentions: violence and wasting public resources. Read more ...

Miley Cyrus says she never cheated on Liam Hemsworth after news he filed for...

Miley Cyrus says she never cheated on Liam Hemsworth after news he filed for divorce: 'There are NO secrets to uncover here'

Miley Cyrus posted a series of intimate details about her life and relationship with Liam Hemsworth in a long Twitter thread on Thursday. Cyrus denied that she ever cheated on... Read more ...

A bison stampede stopped traffic in Yellowstone, and one family filmed the...

A bison stampede stopped traffic in Yellowstone, and one family filmed the horrible moment a bison plowed into their car

A family got caught ina bison stampede at Yellowstone National Park . The stampede caused traffic on the road to come to a halt. During that time, one animal plowed into a... Read more ...

Black women in the US have to work an extra 233 days to earn what a white...

Black women in the US have to work an extra 233 days to earn what a white man earns in a year. This calendar shows the visceral way the gender pay gap affects all races

By one measure, August 22, 2019, is "equal pay day" for black women in the US. That is, Thursday marks the day when the typical black female worker would have earned as much in... Read more ...