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UK-based Heroes raises $200M to buy up more Amazon merchants for its roll-up play

Heroes, one of the new wave of startups aiming to build big e-commerce businesses by buying up smaller third-party merchants on Amazon’s Marketplace, has raised another big round of funding to d

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On the future of walls, or The Wall

Space may be the endless frontier, but here on Earth, we define space in the modern sense as something enclosed. Walls, fences and barriers enclose space, define it and make it legible. In fact, the s

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Egyptian mummies attract visitors at Beijing World Art Museum

Visitors view the "Golden Mummies of Egypt" exhibition at the Beijing World Art Museum of the China Millennium Monument, August 20, 2021. /CFP The exhibition on ancient Egyptian cultur

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Hydroponic farming startup Just Vertical cultivates growth at home 

The indoor growing industry is starting to scale. Farms that utilize hydroponics (grow produce without soil, usually in large warehouses) and traditional greenhouses have started to become integral pa

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Ships rescue 400 migrants from wooden boat in the Mediterranean

A crew member from the German NGO migrant rescue ship Sea-Watch 3 distributes life jackets to migrants during a rescue operation in waters off the coast of Tunisia. /Reuters/Darrin Zammit Lupi

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Without the crowd’s roar, Tokyo Olympians search for spirit

The beloved American gymnast Sam Mikulak flipped off the parallel bars, stuck the landing and blew a kiss toward the camera. Those watching the men’s Olympics gymnastic

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Suspension bridge breaks with truck on it

00:26 Witnesses captured video of the collapse of a wooden suspension bridge as a truck tried to drive across it during a severe flood in eastern Russia. The driver was later reported t

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