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Celebrity Real Estate: Kesha Buys a Tasteful House Because She is a Woman of Taste

Kesha, the great divider, she who hath inherited the world and found it lacking in glitter, just provided further evidence that despite her willingness to collaborate with Pitbull, she is a person of taste. The now dollar-sign-less pop singer...

Has Ukraine Shot Itself In The Foot With Gas Pipeline Deal?

Submitted by Igor Alexeev via, Last week, Ukrainian Prime Minister Yatsenyuk pushed a bill through the Verkhovna Rada that would see his country’s gas transportation system sold off to a group of international investors....Show More Summary

Rulers For $0.25! Markers For $0.97! Honey, Get The Kids, Lets Go To Staples!

By Stone Street Advisors: I don't cover Staples (NASDAQ:SPLS), nor do I claim any particular expertise in the office/school supply sector or other tangential businesses in which Staples attempts to operate. However, I can't help but question the strategic thinking behind their current back-to-school commercials/promotions. Show More Summary

10 Universal Marketing Lessons from the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

The climax of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has come and gone, but there are still plenty of people dumping freezing cold buckets of water on their heads to raise awareness about amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig...Show More Summary

Why the backlash against adjuncts is an indictment of the tenure system

Photo by JulianBleecker. Editor’s Note: We’ve devoted a lot of Making Sen$e coverage to the struggles of adjunct professors, who make an average of $2,500 per course and often balance part-time teaching loads at multiple institutions to make ends meet. Show More Summary

9 Charity Stunts That Want to Be the Next Ice Bucket Challenge

Eventually, every celebrity and politician (though hopefully not every brand) will have taken the Ice Bucket Challenge. So, what next? The moment the ALS campaign went crazy, we braced for the inevitable slew of copycats. The only question is, Which one will complete hijack your news feed next? Below, Adweek takes a look at some of the contenders. Show More Summary

Can A National Quasi-Religion (Pro Sports) Go Broke?

Submitted by Charles Hugh-Smith of OfTwoMinds blog, Attending costly games is on the margins of the household budget. When the credit card gets maxed out, attending is no longer an option. Please understand I'm not suggesting professional...Show More Summary

Ask the readers: Whom do you turn to for money advice, humans or robots?

This article is by staff writer April Dykman. My personal finance education began here at Get Rich Slowly. I went from owing more money than I had to being debt-free (although now I have a mortgage). And along the way, I learned about money on websites and blogs. I used Mint to get my spending [...]

Master and Apprentice Are Back, and Ridiculous as Ever, for Steak 'n Shake

23 hours agoMarketing / Advertising : AdFreak

The latest ads in Carmichael Lynch's master and apprentice campaign for Steak 'n Shake continue to use sound effects and choice props to comic effect. This time, the main featured sound effect is the comically exaggerated air karate chop. Show More Summary

Morning Linkage: Solving a Death Valley Mystery, Where to Buy Drugs Downtown

Sunchaser City Timelapses from Sunchaser Pictures on Vimeo. · Kid gets fine, probation for Sharpie party at foreclosed house · Councilmember Cedillo only reps people with homes, apparently; kicks homeless out of Arroyo Seco · Mystery of Death Valley...

Video Interlude: Two Drone Videos Capture Hurricane Marie Malibu Surf Madness

This Hurricane Marie that's off the coast right now is bringing flooding to SoCal beach towns and has resulted in more than 100 rescues in the last 24 hours at LA's beaches, but the towering waves it's delivered also...

Amazon’s Dropbox & Google Drive challenger, Zocalo, is now ready for you to use

Amazon Web Services, the market-leading public-cloud division of e-commerce giant, today released its file-sharing service, Zocalo. It’s a full-featured piece of cloud software that could shake up Google Drive, Box, and Dropbox. Show More Summary

Microsoft makes a ‘functional’ Surface Pro out of cardboard (video)

Microsoft is sending out functional versions of its Surface Pro tablet made out of cardboard to raise awareness of the device launching in 25 different countries soon.

Watch A Wall Street CEO Disrobe And Do An Ice Bucket Challenge In His Jacuzzi

Jefferies CEO Rich Handler has an amazing ALS Ice Bucket Challenge video where he fills his jacuzzi with several bags of ice before dunking himself in it. The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is a social media movement where people are dared to dump ice water on their heads or donate money to an ALS organization. Show More Summary

"Don't Know"

The British version of The Office was vastly superior to the American one. Here is a video of the boss, David Brent, giving a performance appraisal to Keith, a mountain of cooperation.

8 Powerful Brain Hacks You Can Do in Under 2 Minutes

Brain Hacking, also known as "mind hacking" has become increasingly popular over the last few years. According to Squidoo, mind hacking is "to perform some act that gains access to the fundamental mechanism behind your mind and other...Show More Summary

Do the locomotion with me: Instagram launches time-lapse video app

Imagine a 45-minute walking tour of your farm compacted into 5 minutes. Or a 20-minute fashion show compacted into 2. Imagine what you could show your customers if you could do it quickly, without the dreaded shakes and without complicated editing. The folks as Instagram not only imagined it, they made it so in a […]

Video Interlude: Napa Earthquake Drone Goes Everywhere News Copters Can't

On Sunday, drone pilot Evan Kilkus in Napa flew his unmanned miniature aircraft around town, offering close-up glimpses of the earthquake damage that would be hard for, say, a news copter to capture. According to SFGate, Kilkus edited five...

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