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Why does the US election cost so much?

September 28, 2016

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Barack Obama

Becoming the most powerful man in the world isn’t cheap.And as the race has descended into something resembling a boxing prize fight the costs have only continued to rise. Despite the fact that there is still weeks to go until the polls open, the butchers bill has already passed the $1 billion mark. The US [...]

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Man U Seeks NYSE Listing

July 4, 2016

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Man U Seeks NYSE Listing

  Manchester United F.C. has applied to join the New York Stock Exchange, seeking a share sale of $100m (£64m). The decision comes nearly a year after its plan to raise $1bn on the Singapore stock market, which was approved and later put on hold due to overall market instability. Source: google.com via Stuart on [...]

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The Louis CK Business Model – will it stick?

May 5, 2016

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  Last Decemeber, comedian Louis CK sold his self-produced special Live at the Beacon Theatre online from his own website for $5. Though this may not seem particularly revolutionary, it was. Louis has explained this endeavor as an experiment, saying: “The experiment was: if I put out a brand new standup special at a drastically [...]

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Outrageous things celebrities insure

April 2, 2016

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  Celebrities are known for their crazy antics and wild money-spending habits. Are we really surprised to find out that there is also a list of celebrities who invest in outrageously priced insurance policies – on body parts? I guess it’s logical: if you’re famous for one specific trait or part you’d do anything to [...]

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Warren Buffet Singing, and Other Wacky Rich Guy Gems

January 23, 2016

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  In one of his trademark expletive-filled rants, comedian Adam Carolla recently discussed how, back in the old days, people used to look up to rich guys. He said that there was once a day when a kid would see a guy drive by in his Rolls-Royce and the kid’s father would say, “There goes [...]

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How hard is it to spend a footballer’s salary?

November 28, 2015

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£50 notes

We all know that top footballers have earnings that not only border on the ridiculous, but go crashing through the check-point into the land of the ludicrous. Cameroon superstar Samuel Eto’o ‘earns’ a reported £300,000 a week playing for billionaire funded Russian outfit Anzhi Makhacakala. If you were on a footballer’s salary, wouldn’t you run [...]

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eBay Celebrity brings you closer to the stars

November 14, 2015

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Just in time for the Christmas gift giving season, eBay have come up with a stellar idea combining celebrities and charity auctions. Yes, the ‘better to give than receive’ notion is slowly creeping up on us again as we make a list of things we want and what to give others.

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Why Always Me? – ‘Super Mario’ the new David Beckham?

October 28, 2015

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Super Mario Why Always Me t-shirt

Despite winning against arch rivals Man Utd almost a week ago, Man City fans can celebrate in style. A certain Mr Balotelli again grabbed the headlines, this time with a message on his t-shirt.

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The Young Apprentice Returns

October 18, 2015

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You're Fired (Image via 28misguidedsouls)

Is there any more endearing quality in a child than a desire to make money? Awww, look he sold puppy to the butcher for a quid – too sweet. That’s why it’s so great to see The Young Apprentice back on TV.

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The $39,000 rucksack

October 4, 2015

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When Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen first hit our screens when they were just 1 year old in 1987, it was impossible to judge just how popular they would become as they grew up. While they have taken a step back from acting , the 25 year old twins are now authorities in the fashion world. [...]

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