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Fortnite’s first-ever art exhibit is also a KAWS experience at London’s Serpentine Gallery

The American artist’s newest show has been meticulously recreated for Epic Games’s 350 million players to virtually enjoy. When London’s Serpentine Gallery launches “New Fiction,” its newest exhibit with American artist KAWS (Brian Donnelly), it will be open to millions more people than can fit through the doors of its Kensington Gardens location....

It’s been nearly impossible to recycle underwear — until now

Parade, a hip underwear startup, will recycle your old underwear–from any brand–for free. It’s easy to repair, resell, or donate old shoes and clothes. But what about old underwear? They go straight in the trash, which ultimately means that around 11 million pounds of underwear end up in a landfill every single day.Read Full Story

3 ways a purpose-driven company can stay true to its values during hypergrowth

When racing to hire enough people to keep up with blistering demand, it’s much more difficult to sustain a company’s culture and mission—but not impossible, Most startups begin with a shared mission. When a company is just a handful of employees, it’s easy to align on big-picture goals and rally behind core values. In those early days, a small, cohesive...

BlackRock CEO Larry Fink launches Center for Stakeholder Capitalism, says it’s not ‘woke’

Companies that embrace stakeholder capitalism will see the money, says the man who oversees $10 trillion in assets. BlackRock CEO Larry Fink has published his annual open letter, always one of the business world’s must-read missives of the new year. This year’s letter focuses on the topic of stakeholder capitalism–the idea that corporations have not...

These robots are powered by algae balls living inside

Maybe we don’t need to build environmental robots. Maybe we just need to empower life to protect itself. Marimo are one of nature’s most alien spectacles. They are impossible-looking spheres made of algae, smoothed and toppled by currents in lakes, piling up on the floor like green puff balls. Marimo’s spherical form is what makes them so unique. Otherwise,...

The Bored Ape Yacht Club apes into Hollywood

Bored Ape Yacht Club, the most popular and exclusive NFT project, gives its holders rights, and they’re only trying to create the future of entertainment. Character-based NFTs have become a status symbol for owners who regularly use their animated creatures as avatars on social media. Sure, it’s signaling access to a community (and a level of cachet...

5G flight disruption: American, Delta, and United warn AT&T and Verizon rollout could be ‘catastrophic’

Tens of thousands of passengers could be left stranded due to the new C-Band 5G service. “Chaos” could reign for U.S. travelers beginning on Wednesday, according to major airlines (via Reuters), because it is the day that Verizon and AT&T are expected to enable their C-Band 5G. C-Band is a radio frequency spectrum on which the companies’ 5G services...

This Brazilian billionaire should be your role model for corporate activism

Luiza Helena Trajano, high-profile leader of Brazilian commerce giant Magazine Luiza, epitomizes how successful entrepreneurs can be great social activists. Super-rich entrepreneurs love to explore brash endeavors outside the mainstream of their business—say, the high-profile space race between Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk, or Larry Ellison’s obsession...

How Teenage Engineering’s OP-1 synth went from cult to classic

The diminutive synthesizer, which claims artists like Bon Iver and Trent Reznor as fans, remains a hit more than a decade after it debuted. Last year on the music gear trading site Reverb, the most sought after instrument (both new and used) was a little white synthesizer called the OP-1, made by the Swedish tech developer and design house Teenage...

4 underused U.S. rail lines that should follow New York’s lead and be revived

New York Governor Kathy Hochul announced plans for a 14-mile Interborough Express on train tracks that already exist. Other U.S. states should take note. New York City is crisscrossed with train tracks. Some of them, like the Rockaway Beach Branch, have sat abandoned for 50 years; others are majorly underused, only traveled by freight trains a few...

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