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Mr. Peanut is dead for some reason

Mr. Peanut is dead for some reason

Mr. Peanut, the 104-year old mascot of the Planters snack food company, has died after sacrificing himself in what appears to be a traumatic road accident. Sounds like the perfect setup for a Super Bowl commercial! Planters made the announcement in a series of tweets and news releases Wednesday. “In the ultimate selfless act, he…MORE

Boeing won’t wait for FAA approval to start building 737 Max again

Boeing won’t wait for FAA approval to start building 737 Max again

Boeing plans to restart the production of the troubled 737 Max months before regulators approve the plane to fly again, CEO Dave Calhoun said Wednesday. Calhoun, holding his first conference call with the media since taking the top job at Boeing last week, said it is important that Boeing get its assembly line in Renton,…MORE

CVS co-founder Ralph Hoagland III is dead at 86

CVS co-founder Ralph Hoagland III is dead at 86

Ralph Hoagland III, a serial entrepreneur who helped create CVS, America’s largest drug store, died Friday. He was 86. Hoagland died from complications due to posterior cortical atrophy, a dementia-related disease, CVS confirmed in a statement. “All of us at CVS were saddened to learn of the passing of the company’s co-founder, Ralph Hoagland III.…MORE

Another major hotel chain is getting rid of travel-sized toiletries

Another major hotel chain is getting rid of travel-sized toiletries

Accor Hotels is the latest global hotel chain to eliminate travel-sized toiletries from its rooms. The company, which owns 40 brands including Ibis, Novotel, the Fairmont and Mondrian, announced Wednesday that it’s removing individual tubes of shampoo, conditioner and bath gel from its 340,000 guest rooms. It’s part of Accor’s broader environmental campaign that includes…MORE

White Claw dominated seltzer in 2019. Its crown is up for grabs this year

White Claw dominated seltzer in 2019. Its crown is up for grabs this year

In 2019, White Claw was the law. The brand exploded in growth last year, raking in roughly $1.5 billion in sales, which made it America’s top-selling hard seltzer. It was so popular last summer that some distributors reported a White Claw shortage. People crave convenient drinks that are low in calories, sugar and carbohydrates. White…MORE

Prince Charles: We need a new economic model or the planet will burn

Prince Charles: We need a new economic model or the planet will burn

Only a revolution in the way the global economy and financial markets work can save the planet from the climate crisis and secure future prosperity, Prince Charles warned on Wednesday. “We can’t go on like this, with every month another record in temperatures being broken,” he told CNN in an exclusive interview at the World…MORE

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