Walmart is getting in on the sharing economy — Quartz

Walmart is turning to the sharing economy for help with online grocery delivery. The world’s largest retailer said Friday (June 3) that it plans to begin testing last-mile grocery delivery through Uber in Phoenix and Lyft in Denver in the coming weeks. Since March, Walmart has also been trialling delivery for groceries and other merchandise…

via Walmart is getting in on the sharing economy — Quartz

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Chinese tourists are visiting this glass platform to freak themselves out — Quartz

If you’re afraid of heights, this glass platform could be your nightmare. But it’s becoming a popular weekend destination for Beijingers whose idea of relaxing is to challenge themselves. Built by the Chinese government, the platform sits overlooking Shilinxia, a scenic area on the outskirts of Beijing. It’s connected to the hillside by a suspended…

via Chinese tourists are visiting this glass platform to freak themselves out — Quartz

If you’ve been holding out for the iPhone 7, you’re probably going to be really disappointed — Quartz

If you saw the launch of the iPhone 6S last year and thought it was decent, but your old iPhone could probably hold up until Apple launches its next amazing new phone in 2016, we have some bad news. It seems increasingly likely that the next iPhone will look a lot like the iPhone 6S,…

via If you’ve been holding out for the iPhone 7, you’re probably going to be really disappointed — Quartz

Japan’s incredibly cute, free-roaming cats, deer and bunnies are fueling a tourism boom — Quartz

To an outsider’s eyes, Japan might appear to be uniquely infested with cute animals. Facebook, YouTube and other social media sites feature videos of tourists being (gently) chased by hordes of bunnies and mingling with friendly deer in the streets of Miyajima Island. In many cases, these free-roaming critters provide a welcome chance for a…

via Japan’s incredibly cute, free-roaming cats, deer and bunnies are fueling a tourism boom — Quartz

Companies with more women on the board are less likely to make acquisitions — Quartz

Groups of men, left alone without the civilizing influence of women, will descend into barbarism, thumping chests, picking fights, and brawling unchecked. That’s the gross stereotype, anyway. When it comes to the behavior of corporate boards, at least, there may be some truth to it. Boards with women are less likely to try to buy…

via Companies with more women on the board are less likely to make acquisitions — Quartz