Matt Slater, athleticism
An F1 season ended last weekend with more drama than Netflix producers could dream of, and neither the service nor the racing series will complain. The documentary style series Formula 1: Drive to survive has dramatically expanded F1’s fan base since its debut in 2019, with behind-the-scenes cinematic access to drivers, teams and tactics from the previous season. “Nowhere has this effect been more evident than in America,” writes Slater.
Louise Matsakis, Meaghan Tobin and Wency Chen, Rest of the world
When an influencer posts a thrift store find, it becomes the latest fashion trend. Fast fashion companies are quickly taking over what’s popular on social media, and Shein has created a billion dollar business to do just that.
Robert Downey Jr and David Lang, Fast business
Ironman has some ideas on how to fix science funding, arguing that the rapid response to the pandemic must be applied to save the planet.
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