The internet was outraged earlier this month after a new report revealed the sugar industry paid off Harvard research scientists in the 1960s. But at least one writer for Slate didn’t seem to see the problem: “So What If The Sugar Industry...Show More Summary
Big birthday dinners are fun, but they can be expensive, and the costs really start to add up when you have them, like, every weekend. I just had my last big birthday dinner at age 31–when the bill came out to $300 per person I felt so badly for my friends and vowed never to do […]
Living in a big city doesn't have to blow the budget. Money has identified the best affordable city in each of six US regions. Those chosen have a population of at least 300,000, and factors like affordable housing, job growth, low crime, green space, and good schools were considered....
I am not endorsing these claims, but I do enjoy a good rant. It is an object lesson in showing how (some) people think about jobs, status, rivalry, and money. First venture capital is generally consider where washed-out Wall Streeters go, when they can’t cut it in real finance. Show More Summary
Alain E. Kaloyeros rose from a university laboratory to oversee hundreds of millions of dollars in state economic development funds. Beyond money, the rewards he sought seemed mostly to involve power.
Good on Butts and Telford. Better to not take money in the first place, of course. But this is a big mea culpa.
Nicole Franzel is still wrapping her head around the fact she won Big Brother 18 and its $500,000 grand prize.
Josh Marshall explains on Talking Points Memo. If I had to bet on this election, I’d still put my money on Hillary Clinton. But there is a big question about why she is not doing better. When presidential candidates face opponents who can’t even command the support of their party’s leadership and leading interest groups, it’s [...]Show More Summary
If I had to bet on this election, I’d still put my money on Hillary Clinton. But there is a big question about why she is not doing better. When presidential candidates face opponents who can’t even command the support of their party’s leadership and leading interest groups, it’s usually landslide time. Show More Summary
Airbnb just got a big cash infusion — and Google is one of its big investors. According to a report from Fortune, the company has raised $555 million at a $30 billion valuation, part of a desired $850 million round that it filed to raise...Show More Summary
The Fisker Karma has died and been reborn as the Karma Revero . But design legend Henrik Fisker and longtime auto exec-slash-fighter jet enthusiast Bob Lutz remain committed to ripping out that hybrid engine and shoving a supercharged Corvette engine inside, as well as bringing us the wildest-looking Viper ever . Show More Summary
You'll never guess who's at the top. Go on, guess. And fifth place is a big surprise.
WaPo: John McCain and Russ Feingold used to be synonymous with their crusading overhaul of the campaign finance system that eliminated big money from federal elections. But after a sea change to campaign finance laws following the Supreme Court “Citizens … Continue reading ?
Sen. John McCain and former Sen. Russ Feingold are now benefiting from the campaign donations they once fought so fiercely against, Politico reports. “Supporters of Sen. McCain (R-AZ), seeking a sixth term after 30 years in the Senate, have boosted his [...]
“Big Brother 18” came down to two decently strong competitors and one person who maybe didn’t deserve to win the money — so, who took home the $500K prize and did he or she deserve it? Be warned: Spoilers ahead if you haven’t watched the BB18 finale. No offense to James Huling, but he just […]
Pakistan and India have been good places to invest your money in the last five years, if you are a frontier or an emerging market investor chasing after the next big opportunity, that is. In the last twelve months, Global XMSCIMSCI +%Pakistan ETF has been 20%, while India’s has been up [...]
I REMEMBER WHEN THE CONVENTIONAL WISDOM WAS THAT TRUMP WAS DOOMED BECAUSE HE WASN’T SPENDING BIG: Hillary Clinton plowed 68 percent of her campaign money into ads last month. One of the things that Trump’s candidacy has done is shown that the political consultant/advertising business is largely a racket, and I suspect that this accounts […]
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Your constant search for a big breakthrough is holding you back.
Republicans shower downballot races with money; Clinton captures big cash for White House