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15 of the most surprising companies that the Small Business Administration listed as paycheck protection loan recipients

The US Small Business Administration released 4.8 million loan records detailing who received money from the $US530 billion Paycheck Protection Program on Monday. The program, meant to protect small businesses, also doled out money to billionaire-backed corporations like TGI Fridays and the chic members-only club Soho House. Other names that […]
15 of the most surprising companies that the Small Business Administration listed as paycheck protection loan recipients
Lifestyle

22 destinations that were ruined by tourists over the past decade

The 2010s saw more people travelling than ever before, according to The Guardian’s report on recent figures from the World Tourism Organisation. But millions upon millions of people going on adventures has put pressure on numerous destinations. Some, like Venice, have long been affected by overtourism, but others like Dubrovnik, […]
22 destinations that were ruined by tourists over the past decade
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A San Francisco startup pays its employees to go to Burning Man. Their pictures show what it’s like to live in the art-filled desert festival on the company’s dime.

15Five, a performance management software company based in San Francisco, paid for two of its employees to go to Burning Man this year. The startup’s cofounder said the festival teaches people about creativity, an important business skill. The employees shared pictures of their experience with Business Insider. Visit Business Insider’s […]
A San Francisco startup pays its employees to go to Burning Man. Their pictures show what it’s like to live in the art-filled desert festival on the company’s dime.
Tech

A plane coming from Burning Man crashed, injuring the 3 people on board

A small plane coming from Burning Man crashed near the Reno-Stead Airport in Nevada Monday afternoon, according to a report from Fox 11 Reno. One person on board was seriously injured, while the other two were taken to the hospital with less severe injuries. This is a developing story. Check […]
A plane coming from Burning Man crashed, injuring the 3 people on board
Lifestyle

Burning Man was just cancelled for the first time ever. Here’s how much people are willing to spend on the ‘commerce-free’ festival, from $425 tickets to $14,000 private planes.

Burning Man has been cancelled and will take place virtually due to the coronavirus pandemic. As a community, Burning Man is commerce-free – but attending can cost up to $US20,000 depending on the experience you want, according to some estimates. That includes prices for tickets, transportation, accommodation, supplies, and costumes. […]
Burning Man was just cancelled for the first time ever. Here’s how much people are willing to spend on the ‘commerce-free’ festival, from $425 tickets to $14,000 private planes.
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A government proposal for a 10-mile wall around Burning Man could kill the festival in the desert favoured by Silicon Valley elite like Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg

Burning Man, the annual arts and culture festival in the Nevada desert, is known to attract many Silicon Valley elite among its 80,000 attendees. The federal agency that administers the Black Rock Desert has proposed building a 10-mile concrete wall around the festival and making Burning Man pay for it. […]
A government proposal for a 10-mile wall around Burning Man could kill the festival in the desert favoured by Silicon Valley elite like Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg