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Car Rental Listings Service CarTrawler Gets Debt Relief Thanks to New Private Equity Owner

CarTrawler CEO Cormac Barry at the company’s Irish headquarters. CarTrawler Skift Take: Investors should be relieved CarTrawler managed to get a deal done at all in today’s tough mergers-and-acquisitions market. — Sean O’Neill Read the Complete Story On Skift

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Expedia Group CEO Peter Kern on Navigating a Frenemy Relationship With Airbnb

Expedia Group CEO Peter Kern is open to a partnership with Airbnb. Expedia Group Skift Take: Many companies won’t reopen for business when coronavirus ebbs, but two that will definitely still be left standing will be Expedia Group and Airbnb. They could potentially find ways to cooperate in the face of bigger threats in the […]

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3,600 yr old tablet seized

In 2014, Hobby Lobby — an arts and crafts retailer — purchased a 3,600-year-old Iraqi tablet bearing original text from the Epic of Gilgamesh, one the world’s oldest works of literature, from an auction house in the United States. Hobby Lobby purchased the artifact for display in the Museum of the Bible in Washington, DC, […]

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Rare white grizzly bear sighting

The Clarkson family was treated to a rare surprise while driving down a highway in Canada’s Banff National Park. Cara Clarkson was traveling with her son and husband when they spotted and filmed two grizzly bears searching for food on the side of the road. While one had a traditional brown coat, the other had […]