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Tuesday, May 3, 2016


What Can Business Learn From Leicester City Winning The Premier League? (Think Thai Buddhist Monks) 

36 minutes ago
For Leicester City to win the 2016 Premier League a number of different strategies and elements were in play. by Rani Singh

Teaser Trailer For Tamil Gangster Drama 'Kabali' Goes Viral

1 hour 6 minutes ago
If YouTube views of teaser trailers are a reliable predictor of box office performance, the Tamil gangster drama Kabali starring veteran superstar Rajinikanth could be a sizable hit in India and other Kollywood-friendly markets. by Don Groves

Betting the 2016 Kentucky Derby: Handicapping the Field

1 hour 41 minutes ago
Handicapping the field for the 142nd Kentucky Derby. by Guy Martin

When Capital Generates Social Impact & Financial Returns

2 hours 24 minutes ago
Michael Baldinger is RobecoSAM’s CEO. Before being appointed CEO, he was the Head of Global Clients & Marketing at RobecoSAM and was a member of RobecoSAM’s Executive Committee. Prior to joining RobecoSAM, he was Head of Distribution in the Americas for the Credit Suisse Asset Management division in New York. Previously, Michael Baldinger worked at Bear, Stearns & Co. Inc. (New York), where he was responsible for large institutional clients and brand development for Bear, Stearns & Co. Inc. in Switzerland. Michael Baldinger began his career at Credit Suisse First Boston in Zurich, where he was responsible for foreign equities ... by Christopher P. Skroupa

Google Teams Up With Fiat To Make 100 Self-Driving Cars

2 hours 38 minutes ago
Google's self-driving car fleet is getting a little bigger. by Brian Solomon

Las Vegas Lays Out The 2016 Odds For World Series, ALCS, NLCS, Division, And Award Winners

2 hours 56 minutes ago
Las Vegas has updated their odds for the 2016 World Series, along with who will win the NLCS, ALCS, each division, as well as MVP and Cy Young winners in each league. If you're a Cubs fan, be happy. by Maury Brown

Review: World Wrestling Entertainment Takes A Big Step Away From PG With 'Camp WWE'

3 hours 25 minutes ago
The Background: by Luke Y. Thompson

With The Rolling Stones And Paul McCartney, Desert Trip Festival Could Gross Over $50 Million

4 hours 18 minutes ago
Ticket revenue projections could push Desert Trip gross figures to astronomical proportions. by Adrian Spinelli

Beyoncé Has 12 Charting Hits This Week, A New All-Time Record For Women

4 hours 47 minutes ago
This week, Beyoncé has an incredible twelve songs on the Hot 100, which is a personal best for the singer and one of the more impressive charting accomplishments of all time. All twelve cuts are featured on Bey’s Lemonade album, which only went on sale last week, and which itself just debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 with the largest opening week of 2016. by Hugh McIntyre

Beyonce Knowles

4 hours 47 minutes ago
by Hugh McIntyre

Can Pablo Sandoval Revive His Career In Boston?

4 hours 57 minutes ago
Does Pablo Sandoval have a future as Boston's next DH? by Josh Benjamin

Space Jam 2: NBA Players Most Likely To Join LeBron James In Movie Sequel

5 hours 3 minutes ago
After years of rumors surrounding a Space Jam sequel, it finally looks as though a LeBron James-led cast will be bringing the movie to life. Director Justin Lin, best known for his work on the Fast & Furious franchise, has begun co-writing a Space Jam 2 script with the intention of directing and producing the film, according to The Hollywood Reporter. by Matt Connolly

The Next Generation Of Enterprise

5 hours 9 minutes ago
On the day of the NVC finals in May, David Rabie, ’15, and his team stood in front of a panel of judges in a Booth classroom and passed out samples of Thai chicken curry, quinoa, and ginger soy broccoli. The meals had been cooked in a futuristic countertop device—similar to a crockpot—called Maestro. Rabie’s vision of simple, healthy meals calls for customers to pop pods of raw vacuum-sealed vegetables, grains, and proteins into the machine and scan the QR-coded cooking instructions on the package. In a half hour, a well-rounded meal is ready to go. by Chicago Booth Team

The Moneyball Approach Takes The Football Field

5 hours 9 minutes ago
One morning last fall, before the San Francisco 49ers began their second season in a glitzy new $1.3 billion stadium, Moon Javaid, ’12, manager of business operations for the team, took a hard look at concessions. Sure, this is football. Concession sales were going to be strong. But, he asked, could they be stronger? by Chicago Booth Team

What Your Future Self Can Teach You

5 hours 9 minutes ago
Visit Merrill Edge’s Face Retirement website, and you’ll be confronted by your future self. The site invites you to take a photo with your webcam and input your age. Then facts about retirement and savings flash on the screen—“46 percent of Americans have saved less than $10,000 for retirement” reads one—while the program digitally “ages” your photo, and you are soon staring at a slightly animated, nodding, blinking, more wrinkly version of yourself. Merrill Edge is betting that the statistics alone won’t scare you into saving, but being confronted by an older version of yourself will. “That’s not a stranger ... by Chicago Booth Team

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