Cardona pitches higher ed priorities during House grilling

Dive Brief: U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona was in the hot seat Thursday, answering questions about his agency’s priorities during a virtual House education committee hearing. Many of House lawmakers’ higher education-related questions revolved around reworking the federal student loan system.  However, several Republican legislators also brought up concerns dominating conservative circles, including foreign … Read more

Couple rejects abuse allegations

Dick Strawbridge and his wife Angel are back for a second series of Escape to the Château: Make Do and Mend on C4. And they will no doubt hope that certain unpleasant rumors will soon die down … The couple were forced to deny that they were “abusive” and “malicious” on the set. What is … Read more

International students face a rocky road to campus this fall

As America’s mass vaccination efforts enable much of the country to lift coronavirus restrictions, colleges and their students are preparing for in-person learning this fall. But it’s doubtful whether international students in countries still ravaged by the pandemic will be able to get to U.S. campuses in time.  Despite a returning desire to study in … Read more

E-commerce startup Sendle raises $35M to connect small biz with unused space in delivery trucks

  Sendle offers compostable packaging. (Sendle Photo) Sendle, an Australian e-commerce shipping company which opened a Seattle headquarters in 2019, raised $35 million in a Series C funding round to expand in the U.S. The company helps small e-commerce businesses by taking advantage of unused space in existing delivery trucks. The idea is to speed … Read more

Dragon Cave Mini First Aid

The emotional crew of Dragons’ Den put down their fires tonight (Thursday, June 24, 2021) as a budding entrepreneur reveals the heartbreaking reason she started her company Mini First Aid. Theo Paphitis stands up for Peter Jones again, joining the regular Dragons Deborah Meaden, Touker Suleyman, Tej Lalvani and Sara Davies. So what is Kate … Read more

Dragon lair just a splash

Five other entrepreneurs present their ideas at Dragons’ Den – but what is Just a Splash and where can you buy it? It’s getting hot in the new edition of Dragons’ Den – between the Dragons AND the hopeful entrepreneurs making their pitches … Fortunes can be made, but hopes can be dashed as the … Read more

Kate Herron on Tom Hiddleston’s Loki being MCU’s first bisexual character – “I know this is a small step but I’m happy, and heart is so full” : Bollywood News

Marvel released Tom Hiddleston star Loki series on Disney+ series, earlier this month. The show took the Avengers’ character to the next level. The first episode of the series has confirmed Loki as gender fluid character, but the director Kate Herron has revealed the God of Mischief as bisexual after the premiere of third episode … Read more