Football’s ruling body reportedly pays Sepp Blatter $1m a year but could see the brand value of its organisation leap by $500 million if the 79-year-old Swiss president of FIFA resigns amid accusations of corruption within the body. Pressured “to do the right thing,” Blatter is resisting and refusing to [...]
This is the feeblest controversy of all time, but it's worth noting that some people think it's worth noting and it probably needs to be said that if a GOP candidate had ever written anything like this, it would be considered significant:I've...Show More Summary
George Pataki finally decided to run for president today. The road to his announcement is paved with more than a decade's worth of "will-he-won't-he" coverage so sad and minutely detailed it calls to mind what George Michael Bluth's biography would look like if transcribed by Karl Ove Knausgaard. Since he... More »
(Steven Hayward) I’ll defer to Paul at Power Line’s sports desk for the definitive understanding of the FIFA scandal, but it is worth noting that “The Simpsons” was on to the matter a while ago (just over 1 minute):
If you don't know who Katie Meyler is yet, it's worth the time to find out. She is an enterprising young woman who opened the More than Me Academy to get girls off the street and into schools in West Point, Liberia. When the Ebola epidemic struck West Africa in the fall of 2014, the school was forced to shut down. Show More Summary
We don?t like to shop. Unless it?s for outdoor gear, which this contributor has been stockpiling to ready for a three month road trip throughout Alberta and British Columbia.
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A silly thing about FIFA isn't how corrupt everyone is, it's how BAD they are at being corrupt, a fact Jon Stewart pointed out succinctly on Thursday night's Daily Show episode. The full 9-minute segment is worth watching for anyone enjoying FIFA's comeuppance. Show More Summary
The largest sovereign wealth fund in the world is worth $900 billion, and it is about to start ditching its coal investments. The Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global—colloquially known as Norway’s oil fund—will begin shedding investments...Show More Summary
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is here to remind young women that whoever likes you or doesn't like you should have no effect on your self worth. On May 19, the Nigerian author was honored at the 2015 Girls Write Now Awards, where she gave a riveting speech directed at young women -- reminding them that their stories and their voices matter. Show More Summary
For one brief, shining moment, I thought Melissa was wearing this dress we saw on Kim Kardashian last year and I mentally wrote a Who Wore It Best? post: Melissa, for what it’s worth, won. (She still wins. I think this is pretty good regardless. What say ye?) Read More...
Thanks in large part to the growing popularity of movie and television streaming services online, the movie industry has been on a serious hunt in the last few years trying to find a way to add to the big screen experience. This search...Show More Summary
Ever wondered if subscribing to Amazon Prime at $99 a year is worth it? Well if you’re the type that doesn’t like waiting, now might be a good time to do so. The company has recently announced that Amazon Prime will now feature same-day delivery service to Prime subscribers. Show More Summary
Star Wars Battle Pod might not be good enough to justify paying $35,000 to have at home, but there’s no denying it’s the most fun I’ve had with an arcade game in years. Read more...
Our Prime Minister recently deflected a question about teaching young kids basic programming skills with all the wit and diplomatic nuance that we’re used to. Not that he’ll be reading this, but here’s why it’s a great idea. More »
YouTube’s profitability has long been questioned, but whether or not the video site makes money for Google, it is certainly worth a lot of money. According to Bank of America analyst Justin Post, who shared a note reported by Bloomberg and others, YouTube is worth more than $70 billion. YouTube’s valuation is driven by its increasing revenue. Show More Summary
Most would agree that some renewable policies have previously been poorly implemented, and the Grattan report is right in highlighting these. However measuring their costs against objectives they were not intended to achieve is unfa...
It was not a good day to be a World Cup sponsor. The anti-FIFA sentiment is growing so vocal and the corruption so deep that brands are starting to have doubts about their affiliations with the world's biggest sporting event. Top sponsors...Show More Summary
Michael Cannon makes that point in updates to this post, which is worth reading in its entirety.
This entry from over five years ago stands up well and is worth re-posting. Slightly improved, typos removed, infelicities smoothed. It originally saw the light of the 'sphere on 24 March 2010. As usual the MavPhil doctrine of abrogation is...