A ‘Zootopia’ land is coming to Shanghai Disney based on the popular movie. Here’s what we know.

A “Zootopia”-themed land is coming to Shanghai Disney Resort with one ride. Insider is at Disney’s biannual D23 Expo where chairman of Disney Parks, Bob Chapek, showed concept art for the upcoming addition to the park along with a new ride. There is no set date for when the “Zootopia” land will open. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Disney’s Oscar-winning movie “Zootopia” was extremely popular in China, so Shanghai Disney is dedicating an entire area of its park to the 2016 film. Sunday morning at Disney’s fan convention, D23 Expo, chairman of Disney Parks, Bob Chapek, unveiled a larger look at the coming “Zootopia” land to a crowd of… Read More

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Photos: Salt Lake City set to welcome the world at U.N. conference

A worker pushes a cart laden with plants and tea through the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City on Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019, site of the 68th U.N. Civil Society Conference. The event, which kicks off Monday, is expected to draw 6,000 participants from around the world. | Colter Peterson The 68th U.N. Civil Society Conference, which kicks off Monday at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, is expected to draw 6,000 participants from around the world. The three-day conference marks the first time it has been held outside of New York when the United States has been host. Paris, Mexico City and Melbourne, Australia,… Read More

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PHOTOS: Kanye West and Kim Kardashian dined at a Cheesecake Factory in Ohio two nights in a row, and the people eating there couldn’t believe it

Rapper Kanye West brought his ‘Sunday Service’ choir gathering to Dayton, Ohio, this weekend in honor of the victims of the recent mass shooting. Before hosting the service, where West performed along with choir singers, he brought his wife Kim Kardashian West, their kids North and Saint, and some of their family friends to a local Cheesecake Factory – two nights in a row. A hostess at The Cheesecake Factory location in Beavercreek, Ohio, confirmed to Insider that the West family dined there Friday and Saturday night. Photos of the couple and their children at the restaurant chain also took off on Twitter, including one where West catches a diner… Read More

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Facebook’s key partners on its cryptocurrency Libra are refusing to publicly support it (FB)

Most of Facebook’s key partners on its cryptocurrency project Libra are refusing to publicly support it. Since announcing Libra in June 2019, there has been intense regulatory pushback on the initiatives. Key backers like Mastercard, Uber, and PayPal are ignoring inquiries as to whether they are still committed to Libra. Business Insider reached out to the two-dozen-plus Libra Association members, and only two of them agreed to answer questions about their support. The lack of public support leaves Facebook isolated on the controversial project, and raises questions as to whether some partners may try to quietly drop out. In the face of intense regulatory pushback, the overwhelming majority of Facebook’s… Read More

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An immersive ‘Frozen’ land is coming to Hong Kong Disneyland in 2021 — here’s what it will look like

A “Frozen”-themed land is coming to Hong Kong Disneyland in 2021 with two new rides. Insider was on hand at Disney’s D23 Expo as chairman of Disney Parks, Bob Chapek, unveiled new rides and themed lands for its many parks on Sunday morning at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. Wandering Oaken’s Sliding Sleighs will be a coaster that takes riders through the kingdom of Arendelle. The second attraction will be based on “Frozen Ever After,” the popular attraction at Walt Disney World. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. A “Frozen” sequel is coming to theaters in November and in 2021 fans will be able to experience more of… Read More

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Woman ‘extremely critical’ after motorcycle crash in Utah County

A woman was critically injured Sunday in a motorcycle crash in Utah County, troopers said. | Stock image ELBERTA, Utah County — A woman was critically injured Sunday in a motorcycle crash in Utah County, troopers said. The crash occurred about noon on U.S. 6 in Elberta, said Utah Highway Patrol Sgt. Jacob Cox. Two people were on the motorcycle when it crashed, he said. A man on the bike was taken to a hospital with minor injuries, while the woman was transported in “extremely critical” condition, according to Cox. As of Sunday afternoon, troopers did not know who was driving at the time or why the motorcycle left the… Read More

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13 books that explain how the American economy became a mess — and why we need ‘better capitalism’

Our Better Capitalism series focuses on why inequality has been hurting economic growth, and why new approaches to business and policy can be a course correction. We’ve chosen books from writers like the economist Joseph Stiglitz and the futurist Amy Webb that make sense of where we are, how we got here, and where we should be headed. This article is part of Business Insider’s ongoing series on Better Capitalism. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. In August, nearly 200 CEOs of America’s largest companies declared their companies exist for the “benefit of all stakeholders — customers, employees, suppliers, communities and shareholders.” This collection of CEOs, the lobbying group… Read More

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