With a new deal for customers and a fresh $23 million, Mayvenn extends its hair care business

Pitching customers a new, all-inclusive service for buying and installing hair, Mayvenn is looking to significantly expand its haircare business and just raised $23 million in a new round of funding to do it. The new financing was led by Essence Ventures — and it represents the first outside investment…

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Just Five Countries Hold 70 Percent Of The World’s Remaining Wilderness

One hundred years ago, roughly 15 percent of the planet was used to tend to crops and livestock. Since then, the global population has quadrupled and our dominance of the Earth (land and sea) has radically expanded. According to an article published in Nature, as much as 77 percent of land and 87 percent of ocean excluding Antarctica…

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US federal court sentences Jos Maria Marin to four years for corruption

Jos Maria Marin, the former president of the Brazil Football Federation, has been sentenced to four years by a United States federal court for corruption The former Brazil Football Federation president Jos Maria Marin has been sentenced to four years in prison by a United States federal court following his…

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Brazil’s Oldest Mammal Named In Honor Of David Bowie’s Glamorous Alter Ego

Meet the Brasilestes stardusti – Brazil’s oldest known mammal. Researchers have named the mysterious (and now extinct) beast after Bowie’s space-hopping alter-ego, Ziggy Stardust, and describe their new find in a paper published in the peer-reviewed journal Royal Society Open Science.  Not much is known about the Brasilestes. All we have left of the…

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