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History to Expand ‘That Built’ Franchise With 3 More Spinoffs, Rebrands ‘The Men Who Built America’

The History Channel is building out its popular “That Built” franchise with three more spinoffs: “The Machines That Built America,” “The Toys That Built America” and “The Engineering That Built the World.” It has also ordered a new batch of “The Men Who Built America” episodes, though the cable channel has rebranded that one to be the... go to Article >

Showtime has stayed in its lane as ViacomCBS overhauls its streaming strategy. But insiders worry it will fall behind with competition rising.

5 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementBy the time Viacom and CBS announced their merger in August 2019, media giants like Disney and WarnerMedia already had plans to jump headfirst into the streaming space. Disney Plus would launch that November, and... read more

The 33 most innovative HR leaders who steered employees through a global crisis — and the plans they're using to create more flexible, equitable...

4 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementTalent leaders have had their hands full. A global pandemic upended traditional models of work as employers across industries sent staff home from the office. Leaders in human resources were tasked with figuring out how... read more

America's best work-from-home expert is bracing for turmoil

6 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementIn 2017, Nicholas Bloom, an economics professor at Stanford University, was preparing to speak at a local TEDx event. His talk was about the then rare practice of working from home, which most people at the time... read more

‘You’re in the MCU for Life': Marvel Actors Break Down Their Unexpected Returns to the Franchise

4 Days ago Gossip Source: Thewrap.com

Kat Dennings hadn’t been seen in the Marvel Cinematic Universe since 2013’s “Thor: The Dark World.” Yet if she was ever going to play Darcy Lewis again, “WandaVision” would have been the last thing Dennings’ would have thought for her... read more

Baylor men’s basketball was a superpower hiding in plain sight

12 Days ago Sports Source: Sbnation.com

The best team won the 2021 men’s NCAA tournament. The conversations about where the 2021 Gonzaga Bulldogs ranked in historical context were already taking place before the national championship game of the men’s NCAA tournament... read more

The 50-year rise of Starbucks, from a single Seattle location selling roasted beans to one of the most recognizable brands in the world

30 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementThe first Starbucks opened in Pike Place Market in Seattle in March of 1971. Source: Insider, Starbucks Initially, the storefront only sold coffee beans and equipment, a far cry from the extensive menus available today.... read more

How the ‘Gold Rush: Dave Turin’s Lost Mine’ Trailer Deals With Jesse Goins’ Death (Exclusive Video)

46 Days ago Gossip Source: Thewrap.com

Season 3 of “Gold Rush: Dave Turin’s Lost Mine” will be a bit heavy — and we’re not talking about good weight on the digital scale. Midway through production on the upcoming season, which TheWrap has learned will air beginning March 19 on... read more

10 Things in Politics: Impeachment trial guide — The spies who love US again — A Conway on 'American Idol'

69 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementGood morning! Welcome to 10 Things in Politics. I'm Brent Griffiths. Sign up here to get this newsletter in your inbox each day. Send me your tips, thoughts to bgriffiths@insider.com or tweet me @BrentGriffiths.  Here's... read more

The first submarine to sink a warship was more deadly for its own crew than for the enemy

61 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementOn the night of February 17, 1864, US Navy sailors aboard the sloop-of-war USS Housatonic were watching the approaches to Charleston Harbor. They were part of the Union Navy's blockade force, which was approaching its... read more

The rise and fall (and rise again) of Twinkies

90 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementFollowing is a transcription of the video: Narrator: A mainstay in pop culture and lunchboxes for more than 80 years... - Twinkie. - Twinkie. - Twinkie. - That's a big Twinkie. Narrator: The Twinkie is an American icon. The... read more