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Lamb is so excited to be on TV she pees on reporter

While a BBC reporter introduced a story about a lamb, the lamb started urinating directly on him. Button the lamb was abandoned by her mother, but fortunately Lyndon and Audrey Hull, sheep farmers in Northern Ireland, have provided her with the extra care she needs. Show More Summary

Interest in One Sport Is Surging Among Fortune 500 Companies

A major sport is experiencing a surge of interest from Fortune 500 companies. The sport is NASCAR racing. “For the third consecutive year, the number of Fortune 500 companies utilizing NASCAR as part of their marketing mix has increased,” Autoweek...

Top Five Hybrid Supercars

To this day, hybrid cars remain a casualty of misconception, with many still looking down on them as the product of automakers compromising performance in the pursuit of fuel efficiency. Fortunately, nobody explained that to the world’s foremost automotive innovators. Show More Summary

Corporate America Should Be Embarrassed About This Chart

5 days agoNews : Huffington Post

It's no secret that there aren't many women at the top at the nation's biggest corporations. There are just 23 female CEOs at Fortune 500 companies. That's not even 5 percent. It seems odd that corporate America still has such pathetically small numbers of women in its boardrooms. Show More Summary

Obama and Walker: A rendezvous on the tarmac

LA CROSSE, Wis. – Gov. Scott Walker’s welcome-to-Wisconsin letter hit the Internet even before President Obama’s plane touched down Thursday. “Our fortunes have improved in spite of – not because of — the president’s big government policies,” said the governor on the Real Clear Politics Web site. Just in case Obama missed it, he followed […]

Alwaleed Bin Talal: Saudi Prince’s $32 Billion Gift Shows How Bill Gates Revolutionized Philanthropy

Alwaleed bin Talal announced this week that he would be donating his entire $32 billion fortune to charity, an announcement that just a decade ago would have rocked the world of philanthropy. But today, Alwaleed is just one of many billionaires...Show More Summary

Bobby Bonilla is hardly the only sports figure getting deferred money

Let’s say you’re fortunate enough to get your hands on a big Powerball or Mega Millions ticket and it’s time to cash in. The eternal conundrum is do you cash out immediately and take the lump sum? Or do you stretch it out as an annuity, hoping you’ll live long enough so that your golden years […]

This Teacher Does Everything He Can to Help Less Fortunate Kids Who Live in the Neighborhood

It is easy for us to point out those living in an area with without proper education. People tend to jump out and blame the parents. But can we really blame parents if they are working 60 hours a week and making minimum wage? This teacher took notice and decided to do something incredible.

Thursday links: good asset allocation

Book list: Some non-business readers from business leaders including Where Chefs Eat: A Guide to Chef’s Favorite Restaurants by Joe Warwick.  (Fortune)

L.A. Now Casting ‘Fortune Defies Death’ and Other Upcoming Auditions

Talent is currently being sought for the film “Fortune Defies Death.” “Fortune Defies Death” follows the Woods family who have gathered at a cabin in the mountains to hear the last will and testament of their wealthy patriarch, George...Show More Summary

Inspired By Bill Gates, Saudi Prince Will Donate $32 Billion Fortune to Charity

5 days agoNews : Mediaite

Prince Alwaleed bin Talal has pledged to donate his entire personal fortune to his own charitable organization. Meanwhile, Mr. Gates approves.

Saudi Prince Says He Will Donate $32 Billion To Charity

5 days agoNews : Huffington Post

Alwaleed bin Talal bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud, an investor and business magnate who is also a member of the Saudi royal family, announced Wednesday that he will donate all of his $32 billion fortune to charity in the coming years. "It is a commitment without boundaries. Show More Summary

Grab a Friend and Pick up Overkill 3, Because Co-op!

5 days agoMobile / Mobile Apps : 148Apps

Overkill 3 is a pretty enjoyable third-person shooter that was sort of begging for some online multiplayer. Fortunately the begging can stop, because its newest update has added an online co-op mode. [Read more]

How the Confederate flag and southern nationalism served both Democrats and Republicans alike

5 days agoNews : The Raw Story

The Confederate flag may soon be gone with the wind. It is a remarkable reversal of fortunes for one of America’s most divisive but enduring symbols. In 2001, Mississippians voted two-to-one in favor of keeping the flag. The year before, flag defenders in South Carolina worked out a deal that...

Revising the Toxic Substances Out-of-Control Act

It's good that America had a bipartisan environmental majority in past, or our air today would be unbreathable and our water would be undrinkable. Fortunately, laws governing air and water pollution, solid and hazardous waste, endangered species, and toxic substances were enacted during those crucial decades. read more

Heigh Ho, Heigh Ho, It’s Off to Orlando I Go

The 2015 National Education Representative Assembly convenes tomorrow morning at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. I’ll post my first report tomorrow afternoon or evening. Fortunately for NEA, many state delegations have attendance incentives involving reimbursement of travel expenses. Otherwise it might be very lonely in that hall.

Tax Roundup, 7/2/15: Lives, Fortunes and Sacred Honor Edition. And: why Iowa can’t have nice things.

  Patriotism can be costly. The founders pledged “our Lives, our Fortunes, and our sacred Honor” when they voted for independence 239 years […]

Is Leaving a Fortune to Your Kids a Gift or a Curse?

One of the great satisfactions of achieving financial success is the knowledge that you can provide opportunities to your children that you never had. But leaving them a large fortune can be a double-edged sword. It’s a cliché that the...Show More Summary

Bad Moves Update: Macy's Trumps Itself

Fortune: Macy's is dropping Donald Trump merchandise in order to show disapproval of his remarks about Mexican immigrants. One does not have to agree with Trump's comments - I certainly don't - to find the Macy's decision to be troubling. Show More Summary

Sprint turns to a British retailer to reverse its US fortunes

It's been almost a year since UK retailers Dixons and Carphone Warehouse tied the knot. Life as a combined entity, known as Dixons Carphone, is off to a good start: profits are up and the company made efforts to expand its presence, including the launch of its own mobile network. Show More Summary

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