Real Pinard, who recovered from a 15-day bout of COVID-19, said many rally goers believe that the pandemic is a hoax designed to throw Trump’s re-election. Jim Urquhart for Insider Brands like Budweiser, Coca-Cola, Harley-Davidson, and PepsiCo are sponsoring this year’s Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, as they have in years past. […]

(Bloomberg Opinion) — In folklore, the will-o’-the-wisp is a spirit that lives in marshlands, beckoning night-time travelers with its mysterious light until they stumble in darkness to their demise. The phenomenon is thought to be caused by igniting swamp methane, so it’s oddly appropriate that one of the world’s largest exporters of […]

Anya Taylor Joy in Neflix’s drama The Queen’s Gambit – Netflix Is Netflix cancelled? Today’s headlines – “subscriber growth stalls”, “dramatic slowdown”, ‘Netflix past its peak’, “streamer badly misses targets” – suggest things aren’t exactly peachy. The company’s quarterly results showed Harry and Meghan’s employer reporting a dramatic slowdown in […]

In my youth, the BBC’s Grandstand and ITV’s World of Sport, presented by the flamboyantly moustached Dickie Davies, competed for weekend dominance of the airwaves. © I grew up watching Giant Haystacks’ battles with Big Daddy Back then the Beeb had the rights to most major sporting events, and World […]

Losing altitude: Virgin Atlantic is cutting back its flights (Matt Carter) UK travellers will have far fewer flights to choose from in the coming months and years, airline bosses have warned. Shay Weiss, chief executive of Virgin Atlantic, told the BBC’s Today programme that his airline plans to fly only […]

Photo credit: Trevor Raab From Bicycling The Giant Manufacturing Company in Taiwan has not, as one might suspect, always produced Giant brand bikes, but it has always manufactured bicycles. King Liu founded his company in 1972 as a frame manufacturing subcontractor for a variety of bicycle brands. It wasn’t until […]