The cofounder of Chewy explains how he produced a $10.2 billion empire selling pet food to millennials who treat their animals like their firstborn child

Ryan Cohen cofounded online pet food and supplies store Chewy.com at the age of 25. He sold the company to PetSmart for $3.35 billion in 2017 and stepped down as CEO in 2018. The company went public earlier this year. In a conversation with Business Insider, Cohen explained how he and cofounder Michael Day created an…

Yes, Britain Is Convoying to Protect Its Ships from Iran

Key point: Since the summer, London has been working to protect any of its cargo ships from capture or harassment by Tehran.The Royal Navy destroyer HMS Duncan has arrived in the Persian Gulf,  temporarily doubling the number of British warships in the Persian Gulf following repeated Iranian attacks on British ships.The brief increase in British warships…

COP25: Greta Thunberg Arrives In Madrid

” innerhtml=” Greta Thunberg arrives at COP25 in Madrid. Luca Lombroso Greta Thunberg arrived on Friday in Madrid to attend the 25th United Nations Climate Change Conference, after sailing across the Atlantic Ocean. The crowd at the venue of the summit surrounded her in a Hollywood-star style – although Thunberg herself pointed out that focus […]

Iran Can’t Win a War, but Its Mines Will Harm the Navy

Key point: Tehran has ways of making a conflict difficult for Washington.In the event of war with Iran, the U.S. Navy’s small, aging force of Persian Gulf-based minesweepers would struggle to locate and disarm Iran’s underwater mines.The consequences for U.S. military operations, not to mention world trade, could be severe.Four of the Navy’s 11 1980s-vintage Avenger-class…

Pininfarina Joins Rossinavi For a 2,600 Horsepower High-end Super Luxury Yacht

1 of 7 2 of 7 3 of 7 4 of 7 5 of 7 6 of 7 7 of 7 Following a hugely successful Aurea concept, Italian auto design firm Pininfarina has linked up once again with super yacht maker Rossinavi for another luxury concept. Inspired by the former’s Gran Turismo, the upper deck…

Ocean Cleanup carries its first batch of plastic garbage back to coast

It hasn’t been entirely smooth sailing, but The Ocean Cleanup is now calling an end to a first successful mission to collect plastic from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, today showing off the pile of trash on the shores of Vancouver. The organization now plans to repurpose the recovered rubbish as plastic goods, with the…

Thanksgiving storm resurfaces a mystery from the depths of Lake Michigan

Crashing waves and erosion persistent enough to wear down cement tubes have been chipping away at Michigan’s western shores throughout the year, but rough surf and storm surge from the Thanksgiving storm churned up more than just sand.Resting near the shore, a sunken ship lies belly-up and battered. The keel just scrapes above the surface,…

Arena Football League Closes Store After 30-Plus Years

CLEVELAND, OH – JUNE 16: Cleveland Gladiators WR Michael Preston (19) makes a 9-yard touchdown catch … [+] over Baltimore Brigade DB Qumain Black (5) during the second quarter of the Arena League Football game between the Baltimore Brigade and Cleveland Gladiators on June 16, 2017, at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, OH. Cleveland defeated…

The Touryst Is An Easy However Charming Puzzle Video Game On Switch

Every clubby beach bar I’ve ever been to has a sign outside with a strict dress code. No shoes? No collared shirt? No overpriced drinks for you! Inevitably there is some Jersey Shore casting-call hopeful in violation of these commandments being told to get lost by an exhausted bouncer. In The Touryst, a puzzle adventure…

Two die after thunderstorms sweep across western Greece

Rescuers stand on a pier as they try to pull up a body using nets after a storm in Antirio, Greece, November 24, 2019. Picture taken November 24, 2019. REUTERS/Vassilis Delimaris NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVESATHENS (Reuters) – Three people died in torrential rain and thunderstorms that caused widespread flooding and disrupted transport in Greece on…