Putting Floyd Mayweather's $220M payday into perspective
Floyd Mayweather will gross between $220 million and $230 million for his May 2 fight against Manny Pacquiao, but how much will he really make for his welterweight championship victory? It's hard to tell what his net income will come out to, but we'll start with taxes. Sports tax accountant Robert
Koch Brothers Plan to Spend $889 Million On 2016: Here’s What Else They Could Buy With the Cash
The Koch brothers ’ announcement that they will spend $889 million supporting conservative campaigns in 2016 has been described as “whopping,” “staggering” and “historic.” It may be all those things, but adjectives aside, the money their vast fundraising network is ponying up this cycle puts them
Happy New Year From the South Pacific
quicklist: title: Happy New Year From New Zealand text: Hello, 2015. It's still only Dec. 31 in most parts of the world, but "Happy New Year" is a trending term on Twitter. It's already 2015 in the South Pacific, including New Zealand , Samoa and Kiribati . media: quicklist: title: Voice of "Babe"
Man Seeks 'Climate Change Asylum' in New Zealand
A man from the island nation of Kiribati in the Pacific Ocean is asking New Zealand to grant him asylum on the basis that climate change is threatening to swallow his homeland whole. Ioane Teitiota appealed to New Zealand’s Immigration and Protection Tribunal to ask for...
Amelia Earhart Plane Wreckage Spotted in Sonar Image, Expert Suggests
A team of historical sleuths believe they have fund a clue to what happened to famed aviator Amelia Earhart, claiming sonar may have picked up an image of her wrecked plane off an underwater cliff in the Pacific. The sonar image is the...
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Amelia Earhart Mystery: Photo Launches Renewed Discovery Effort
A renewed effort to determine what happened to aviator Amelia Earhart's plane when it disappeared over the Pacific 75 years ago is expected to be announced today as a recently discovered photo taken months after she vanished is believed to show her plane's landing gear. The privately funded
How the World Listens to the World on Climate
… and a US student grabs the world’s attention … Nature’s Edge Notebook – Durban Diary DURBAN, South Africa – COP-17 THE PLENARY SESSION (Plenary, adjective: … 2. Fully attended by all qualified members: a plenary session of the council. from Latin: plenus –...
NASA UARS Satellite Crash Site: Near Christmas Island in Pacific
NASA now says the final resting place of its UARS satellite is a remote part of the South Pacific, halfway between Australia and Hawaii. The satellite fell to Earth just after midnight, EDT on Saturday morning, after days in which scientists speculated — and engaged...