Nearly Half of Affluent Americans Gave for Pandemic Relief

The FINANCIAL --In a year dramatically disrupted by the pandemic, affluent Americans’ generosity didn’t waver, according to preliminary findings from the 2021 Bank of America Study of Philanthropy: Charitable Giving by Affluent Households. The vast majority of affluent Americans, nearly 90%, gave to…

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Why Female MMA Fighters Deserve Equal Pay

The subject of equal pay for men and women has been a subject of fierce debate in many industries lately. In the sporting world, one of the types of event that has most ignited this discussion is mixed martial arts (MMA) fights.…

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More Spanish beauty shoppers despite lower spending

The FINANCIAL  — One sector that has already begun to notice the effects of the “new normal” is the beauty industry. After the free fall of sales revenue during lockdown, which showed a decline of 18.8% from the previous year, there are now…

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Amex Trendex: Holiday Business Spend Survey

The FINANCIAL — According to the Amex Trendex: Holiday Business Spend Survey, 78% of small- and mid-size business owners and financial decision makers said payment flexibility is important during this holiday season, with a majority planning to focus their spending on technology (54%), protective…

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What Worries the World in October 2020?

The FINANCIAL — Ipsos’ What Worries the World survey tracks public opinion on the most important social and political issues across 27 countries today, drawing on 10 years of data to place the latest scores in context. October’s results show that people…

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A science educator has been indicted on federal child-pornography charges

A science educator whose YouTube channel The Happy Scientist taught children about science has been indicted on federal child-pornography charges. Investigators alleged John Robert Krampf, 64, knowingly received and possessed pornographic content "involving a minor who had not attained 12 years of…

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