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Stan Lee: A Mash of Superheroes and Capitalism

Superheroes like Spider-Man, the Avengers, and the X-Men have more than just garish costumes or bonkers superpowers. They have relatable, flawed personalities too. But Lee’s journey from dime-store comic creator to the public face of a $4 billion entertainment juggernaut (the price paid by the Wa…

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Balmain Returns To Couture after 16 Years

The Balmain Army is marching into couture! Olivier Rousteing announced plans for the French fashion house to return to the Couture Week calendar recently at the WWD Retail & Apparel CEO Summit. As WWD reports, Rousteing is “looking to bring back the Parisian DNA” to the Balmain br…

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The $2.25m Speedtail is McLaren’s Fastest Ever Roadcar

McLaren’s $2.25 million Speedtail is finally here and the only word to describe the 250mph hyper-GT is “insane.” Surpassing the 243 mph record set by the McLaren F1, the Speedtail is the fastest car McLaren has ever built. That’s nearly four seconds faster than the McLaren P1. Every inch of…

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Tanzania Seeks To Increase Tea Productivity

Tanzania aims to raise tea output by at least 47 percent in the next five years and establish an auction to rival the world’s second-largest such sale in neighboring Kenya. To achieve its goal of becoming a middle-income economy by 2025, the East African nation is modernizing and commercializing …