Everyone knows that winning an Olympic gold medal is one of the biggest accomplishments you can make as an athlete. Naturally, you’d expect the top prize to be worth a hefty chunk of change, but as it turns out, only a small fraction of gold medals are crafted out of real gold.
You’re likely familiar with the ambitious plan of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, to ensure that the entire planet has internet within reach. His mission has weathered its share of critics (mostly related to net neutrality) but like it or lump it, a 140-foot drone named Aquila just came a step closer to making it a reality.
A Bombas “donation sock.” Image courtesy of Bombas.
It’s so obvious, but only once you’ve heard the line: The most requested donation item by homeless shelters is socks. Two and a half years ago, the company Bombas was formed with the specific purpose of crossing out that line entirely, launching its own line of socks complete with a “buy one, give one” commitment.