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A restored painting by 18th-century abolitionists shows the power of a political logo

Conservationists at the International Slavery Museum in Liverpool, UK are restoring a rare painting featuring a famous image that served as an early logo in…

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Brands are clamoring to trademark common words, like “the”

It’s difficult to write a sentence without using the word “the,” yet this generic three-letter formulation is now appearing on trademark registration applications. The Ohio…

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The health risks of ultra-long-haul flights

If all goes to plan, you might be able to make an uninterrupted, 20-hour flight from London or New York to Sydney as soon as…

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Scientists are boosting their reputations by citing their own work. Guess how many are women?

To be a highly-cited researcher is a mark of achievement in science. The number of times someone’s work gets referenced indicates influence: If an author…

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Jumia wants to spin off its payments business as it struggles to stem mounting losses

In the event e-commerce doesn’t pay off for Jumia as losses continue to mount, its management appears to already have a semblance of a strategic…

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Last year, Tesla initiated ‘Project Titan’ — a stealth nationwide program to replace solar panel parts that could cause fires (TSLA)

Last summer Tesla initiated ‘Project Titan,’ an attempt to quietly replace defective solar panel parts nationwide, according to documents viewed by Join the financial binary…

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WeWork, the $47 billion co-working company, is gearing up for a huge IPO this year. Here’s everything we know about what’s going on.

The We Company, better known as WeWork, is preparing for an initial public offering. Backed by SoftBank, the managed office company was last valued at…

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A Delta flight with nearly 200 people — including several celebrities — was delayed for 18 hours, leaving people sleeping on the airport floor

A Delta flight with 198 passengers was delayed for more than 18 hours Wednesday, many of which were spent on the tarmac. The flight, from…

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A 29-year-old exec who worked on 2019’s biggest biotech IPO told us the 2 key lessons that made it a success (EIDX)

Cameron Turtle is the 29-year-old chief business officer of the rare-disease biotech Eidos Therapeutics. Turtle helped lead Eidos’ initial public offering last year, which was…

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Taylor Swift is dropping a new album. Here’s how the world’s highest-paid celebrity makes and spends her $360 million.

Taylor Swift is dropping her latest album, “Lover,” on Friday, August 23. Her music video for her single of the same name will premiere on…

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