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Throwing Cold Water On The Ice Bucket Challenge

The ALS ice bucket challenge has dominated social media for the last few weeks and has raised tens of millions of dollars for ALS research. Countless more people have now at least heard of ALS and have a basic understanding of the disease’s effects on those who have it. This is all good news, right? [...]

The stillborn revolution: Ouya fails to sell, developer seeks buyout

What happened to the big Android gaming revolution we were promised? The Ouya team raised 8.6 million dollars from its Kickstarter campaign back in 2012, and released its tiny console to consumers about a year later. Despite the incredible hype surrounding the whole endeavor, sales were extremely lackluster. Show More Summary

How Delta Bought A Refinery And Wound Up Saving American and United A Ton Of Cash

For airlines, the biggest cost of doing business isn't multi-million dollar planes — it's jet fuel. Air carriers deal with this in different ways, but Delta Airlines took the unprecedented step of spending $150 million for an oil refinery. Show More Summary

The House of Representatives Has Been Bought. Here Is Definitive Proof.

One month ago, Eric Cantor was the highest ranking member of the House of Representatives. Now, Eric Cantor is one of those senior financial executives he railed against--while receiving millions of dollars in their lobbying money.

Email Reveals Lois Lerner Ignored Political Expenditures By Unions

By Connor Wolf, The Daily Caller The official at the center of the Internal Revenue Service tea party scandal once dismissed complaints that labor unions were not reporting millions of dollars in political activities on their tax forms, according to an email obtained by The Daily Caller News Foundation.

Union Bosses Scramble to Save Democrat Agenda

On Monday, as millions of American workers gathered with family and friends to celebrate and mark the end of summer, the nation's union bosses were preparing to inject tens of millions of dollars from their members' paychecks into the midterm elections in November. Show More Summary

The Average Cost of Raising a Child in Major Cities

Parenthood can be expensive. In fact, the national average cost of raising a child to the age of 18 is about nearly a quarter of a million dollars —$245,340 to be exact. Of course, depending on where you live, that number will vary with cost of living. NerdWallet quantified the average cost of raising a child in 288 major cities. Read more...

Blake Shelton & Miranda Lambert Turn Down Caesars’ $1 Million Offer To Perform Because They Want MORE!

10 hours agoLifestyle / Fashion : CocoPerez

Must be nice to be able to turn down a million dollars! Ha! Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert are one of country music’s hottest acts, and they think they’re worth a ton! The duo was offered $1 million to fill in for Celine Dion’s Caesar’s Palace act while she takes care of her hubby who has cancer. But [...]

Afghan Army Killings Threaten U.S. Aid

11 hours agoNews : The Daily Beast

The Afghan army is struggling both to provide security and prosecute illegal killings carried out by its own soldiers, officials say—and millions of dollars hang in the balance.

Why the federal government spent $3 million to study lesbian obesity

The federal government spent millions of dollars in recent years researching why lesbians have a higher obesity rate than heterosexual women and gay men, according to funding records. The ongoing National Institutes of Health study, now in its fourth year and scheduled to last another two, has cost about $3 million to date, the Washington Free Beacon revealed in a recent […]

G.I. Joe Actor Allegedly Extorted Over Sexy Talk

Two women were arrested this week in South Korea over an alleged attempt to extort five million dollars from G.I. Joe actor Lee Byung-hun. One of the women, it seems, is a K-pop singer. Read more...

Kansas City Chiefs hand QB Alex Smith $68 million?

As we grow closer to the eve of the 2014 NFL season, the Kansas City Chiefs have reportedly handed quarterback Alex Smith a new contract worth $68 million dollars with $45 million guaranteed. Smith was entering the final year of his previous deal and was scheduled to make $7.5 million this season. Without a new […]

Heavy rains trigger deadly landslide in China

Eight dead and 24 others missing as torrential rains lash across country damaging properties worth millions of dollars.

Sound Wallet can keep your Bitcoins secure with vinyl-based encryption

20 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

If you're anything like us, you've already made millions of dollars on Bitcoin. But how to keep it safe from loved ones, co-workers and other people we don't trust? Sound Wallet promises to keep your private access keys secure as encrypted audio,...

How big telcos are smothering city-run broadband services

For more than a decade, AT&T, Comcast, Time Warner Cable Inc., and CenturyLink Inc. have spent millions of dollars to lobby state legislatures, influence state elections and buy research to try to stop the spread of public Internet services that often offer faster speeds at cheaper rates.

Man Who Inspired the Ice Bucket Challenge Is Now a Father

The 29-year old man who inspired the world to raise millions of dollars for ALS research through the Ice Bucket Challenge now faces a different kind of challenge: parenthood. Pete Frates and wife Julie Frates welcomed the birth of aShow More Summary

The Sweet Rides Of Tech's Millionaires And Billionaires

We all need to get from point A to point B. Some just do it in better style — mainly because they have millions or billions of dollars from their innovative startups. We all know these tech moguls can be humble, but we thought it'd be...Show More Summary

Coffee shop sex show madam arrested

Carmela Panico, owner of lucrative drive-through brothels in Seattle, Washington has been charged with prostitution and laundering millions in profits. A number of baristas were making between hundreds of thousands of dollars per year. KIRO has the story.

The World-Class Stock I Could Own Forever

Let me start with a simple confession -- I love luxury hotels. There's simply nothing like a great living space to make you feel like a million dollars when on vacation or business. I can

Chumps stump up $1 MEELLLION for watch that doesn't exist

By the way, I have a really nice bridge you might like... An Indiegogo project to build a watch that projects its display onto your hand has blown the doors off its target by raising a million dollars in funding – even though no functional device has yet been built.…

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