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The athleisure startup that once gave away free leggings over the internet is now making the most comfortable workout shirts — they breathe like cotton but feel like silk

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Screen Shot 2018 06 28 at 2.20.40 PMGirlfriend Collective

Girlfriend Collective is a women’s athletic wear startup known for giving away $60 leggings for free over the internet and using 25 recycled water bottles to make each one.
Those leggings are my all-time favorite, most flattering pair.
Girlfriend Collective recently launched tops, and they’re just as great: breathable, flattering, and relatively accessible at $28-$38.
Each shirt in the collection saves 682 gallons of water compared to cotton. 
To offset any water Girlfriend Collective uses, the company is donating 10% of net profits to Charity Water. 

A few years ago, a company called Girlfriend Collective was generating a lot of Facebook buzz by offering anyone who could pay for shipping a free pair of luxury leggings.See the rest of the story at Business Insider

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These 4 tricks will help you keep your groceries fresher for longer

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Half of food waste occurs at home, costing the average family A$1,050 yearly.
The foods most often wasted are vegetables, fruit, bread, and bagged salad.
OzHarvest has four tips to help you reduce your household food waste.

How many times have you bought food, only to throw it out a few days later because it’s gone off?

A new initiative by food rescue charity OzHarvest is encouraging people to think twice about the food they buy in order to reduce the staggering amount that is wasted every day.See the rest of the story at Business Insider

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This 24-year-old Goldman Sachs banker wants to solve the global water crisis — and the bank just gave him $150,000 to get started

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Bondh-E-Shams, a charity founded by a 24-year-old Goldman Sachs analyst Hamza Farrukh, won a $150,000 grant from the bank.
It focuses on providing clean water to poor, rural communities in Pakistan and to Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh.
Founder Hamza Farrukh told Business Insider that his ultimate goal is to provide clean water to everyone on the planet.

For most of us, working in Goldman Sachs’ prestigious securities division would be enough stress and workload. But for Hamza Farrukh, it’s not enough.

As well as his day job, Farrukh heads up Bondh-E-Shams, a charity he founded, which is dedicated to delivering clean water to areas that previously did not have access.See the rest of the story at Business Insider

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See inside the 15 most expensive penthouses for sale in America

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Penthouses evoke luxury, particularly thanks to the stunning panoramic views their high-in-the-sky location affords.
With the help of Trulia, we compiled the 15 most expensive penthouses for sale in the US with amazing views.
Most of the penthouses overlook the beach or a city, with New York City penthouses being among the most expensive.

What more fitting place for the top 1% to live than, quite literally, at the top?

Perched in the sky, penthouses offer everything from exclusive amenities and lavish architecture to rooftop gardens and pools, with views as stunning as their interiors.

We teamed up with Trulia to compile a list of the top 15 most expensive penthouses with the most amazing views for sale in the US as of May 23.

It may come as no surprise that these palaces in the sky boast either beach or city views. Even less surprising, still, is the fact that New York City dominated this list — there must be something about panoramic views of the concrete jungle that rich people can’t get enough of.

From a $35 million coastal pad in Honolulu, Hawaii, to an $82 million contemporary penthouse overlooking New York’s Central Park, here are the priciest penthouses in the country, ranked from least to most expensive.

15. $35 million
From listing on Trulia

Location: Honolulu, Hawaii

Size: 10,515 sq. ft.

Cost per square foot: $3,329

Bedrooms/Bathrooms: 6 beds/7 baths

14. $35 million
From listing on Trulia

Location: Sunny Isles, Florida

Size: 10,750 sq. ft.

Cost per square foot: $3,256

Bedrooms/Bathrooms: 6 beds/baths

13. $36 million
From listing on Trulia

Location: Sunny Isles Beach, Florida

Size: 10,755 sq. ft.

Cost per square foot: $3,347

Bedrooms/Bathrooms: 6 beds/8 baths

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Dorothy’s $6 million ruby slippers from ‘The Wizard of Oz’ are the most expensive piece of pop culture ever — but 12 more collectibles came close

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Dorothy’s ruby slippers from “The Wizard of Oz” are on sale for $6 million — the highest-ever price for pop culture memorabilia.
The Cowardly Lion’s costume from “The Wizard of Oz” is already one of the most expensive film costumes ever sold.
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Dorothy’s ruby slippers from”The Wizard of Oz” are looking for a new home.

Actress Judy Garland wore the shoes in the 1939 film and they’re now on sale by Moments In Time for $6 million. The slippers had previously been on exhibit at Disney World for over a decade. Several other pairs of the slippers exist, including a pair that was stolen in 2005 and never found. 

The authentication document for the $6 million pair says the shoes are “rimmed in 46 rhinestones, surrounding 42 bugle beads and the three larger (rectangular) jewels centered in a line.”

While no movie prop or costume has ever sold publicly for more than $6 million, there have been several pieces of memorabilia that were auctioned off for seven figures. 

Take a look at these 12 pieces of memorabilia from movies, TV, and sports which each sold for at least $3 million.

Mark McGwire’s 70th home run ball: $3 million
Amy Sancetta/AP

In the summer of 1998, baseball fans across the country watched Sammy Sosa and Mark McGwire try to break Roger Maris’ single-season home-run record. Eventually, both players broke Maris’ record of 61 home runs, which had stood since 1961.

Sosa ended the year with 66 home runs and McGwire hit an even 70. Even though it wasn’t the home run that broke the record, comic book millionaire Todd McFarlane purchased McGwire’s 70th home run ball for $3 million. He also owns McGwire’s 67th, 68th, and 69th, and Sosa’s 66th home run balls.

The Cowardly Lion’s costume: $3.1 million

The ruby slippers are not the only sought-after costume from “The Wizard of Oz.” Dorothy’s dress from the movie sold for over $1.5 million, but another character’s wear has sold for more.

Actor Bert Lahr donned this costume made of actual lion skin and fur for the 1939 film. He sung “If I Were King of the Forrest” and found his courage in this costume.

Bonhams auctioned off this piece of movie history in 2014 for $3 million.

Honus Wagner T206: $3.1 million
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The most famous baseball card of all time is also the most expensive. There is an entire book dedicated to the card and it has arguably overshadowed Wagner’s Hall of Fame playing career. 

Only 57 of the cards are known to exist and few are in good condition considering they were printed between 1909 and 1911. At one time, hockey legend Wayne Gretzky owned one of the mint condition copies.

The record price for a trading card was by one of these T206 in 2016 for $3.12 million.

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