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Bigger than ever, VidCon breaks into the mainstream

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The media and technology calendar traditionally has revolved around a few events: the Consumer Electronics Show, SXSW Interactive, Comic-Con and Cannes Lions.

A damaging derecho threatens to barrel across the Midwest on Wednesday

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An outbreak of severe thunderstorms is erupting across parts of the Midwest, with Chicago, Columbus and Dayton, Ohio in the crosshairs of what could become a long-lasting damaging wind event known as a “derecho.”

Such events are relatively rare and difficult to predict, but computer models and weather observations are showing the potential for a derecho (pronounced de-Ray-cho) to coalesce across central Illinois into north-central Indiana and Ohio through Wednesday night, before barreling…

Event in downtown Singapore inspires hundreds to ‘Dream Again’

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Kids dream about the future like there’s nothing standing in their way. But somewhere along the line, those dreams get squashed by a pesky little thing called “adulthood.”

Here’s a staggering thought: One in two women have given up on their dreams. This figure comes from the Global Dreams Index Survey, the first survey of its kind conducted by luxury skincare brand SKI-II.

Just think about it: In every BFF pairing the world over, one of the women is unsatisfied with her life

SK-II is on a…

Event in downtown Singapore inspires hundreds to ‘Dream Again’

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Kids dream about the future like there’s nothing standing in their way. But somewhere along the line, those dreams get squashed by a pesky little thing called “adulthood.”

Here’s a staggering thought: One in two women have given up on their dreams. This figure comes from the Global Dreams Index Survey, the first survey of its kind conducted by luxury skincare brand SKI-II.

Just think about it: In every BFF pairing the world over, one of the women is unsatisfied with her life

SK-II is on a…

How India plans to celebrate International Yoga Day tomorrow

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In 2014, the United Nations declared June 21 as the International Yoga Day, supported by 190 countries. Last year, India, along with the rest of the world, celebrated the first International Yoga Day, on a massive scale.

In the process, the Indian government’s festivities at Delhi set two Guinness World Records, for the largest yoga class attended by 36,000 people and for the largest number of nationalities at a yoga event. This year’s celebrations for the second International Day of Yoga…

The Great Depression dance marathons that lasted months at a time

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Ann Lawanick struggles to support her exhausted partner, Jack Ritof, during a dance marathon in Chicago.

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During the Great Depression, a bizarre and little-known fad emerged across the United States: dance marathons

Beginning in 1923 as light-hearted competitions of endurance, dance marathons eventually transformed into something rather dark and exploitative. Contestants, who were often in dire financial straits, were given shelter and…

The Great Depression dance marathons that lasted months at a time

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1930

Ann Lawanick struggles to support her exhausted partner, Jack Ritof, during a dance marathon in Chicago.

Image: Library of Congress/Corbis/VCG via Getty Images

During the Great Depression, a bizarre and little-known fad emerged across the United States: dance marathons

Beginning in 1923 as light-hearted competitions of endurance, dance marathons eventually transformed into something rather dark and exploitative. Contestants, who were often in dire financial straits, were given shelter and…

The Great Depression dance marathons that lasted months at a time

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1930

Ann Lawanick struggles to support her exhausted partner, Jack Ritof, during a dance marathon in Chicago.

Image: Library of Congress/Corbis/VCG via Getty Images

During the Great Depression, a bizarre and little-known fad emerged across the United States: dance marathons

Beginning in 1923 as light-hearted competitions of endurance, dance marathons eventually transformed into something rather dark and exploitative. Contestants, who were often in dire financial straits, were given shelter and…

How many pairs of Curry’s ‘chef’ shoes are game 7 tickets worth?

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The 2016 NBA Finals will come to a close on June 19, with a game 7 face-off between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors.

How many pairs of Curry’s ‘chef’ shoes are game 7 tickets worth?

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The 2016 NBA Finals will come to a close on June 19, with a game 7 face-off between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors.