The American Dream is slipping further away from Americans than it has in a quarter century, with 90 percent of US households poorer now than they were in 1987, according to a new study and the head of the Federal Reserve. Continue reading TURNS OUT THE AMERICAN DREAM IS JUST THAT
Politics between Hong Kong and mainland China are a minefield these days, and if Kenny G (the 1980s saxophone superstar) didn’t know it, he does now. Continue reading KENNY G IN A JAM WITH CHINA
World Wealth has reached a record $263 trillion but is concentrated in fewer hands. The richest 1 percent have accumulated more wealth, and own almost 50 percent of it, which could trigger recession, according to Credit Suisse.
Continue reading WORLD’S RICHEST 1% OWN HALF OF GLOBAL WEALTH
The worlds’ biggest hotel operator Hilton Worldwide has sold the iconic Waldorf Astoria in New York to a Chinese insurance company for nearly $2 billion, a record for a US hotel. Continue reading WALDORF ASTORIA NYC SOLD TO CHINA
A man trying to reach Bermuda Islands from Miami on foot in a home-made floating bubble has been rescued by the US Coast Guard after he began suffering from fatigue.
Continue reading BERMUDA BOUND ‘BUBBLE RUNNER’ RESCUED OFF FLORIDA COAST
Almost a quarter of Americans think taking their state out of the union is a swell idea Continue reading FORGET SECESSION – AMERICANS WANT TO BOOT CALIFORNIA
The SF based community sharing news site Reddit has issued an ultimatum to its employees — live in San Francisco, or lose your job.
Continue reading REDDIT ULTIMATUM: LIVE IN SF OR LOSE JOB
(AIGLE, Switzerland) Anatomically graphic printed uniforms worn by a Colombian women’s cycling team were “unacceptable,” according to the International Cycling Union’s prudish president. Continue reading WOMEN’S CYCLING UNIFORMS CALLED INDECENT
Sir Richard Branson (founder of Virgin and main rival of Elon Musk in the independent space-race) who has been heavily promoting a series of leadership resources in recent months focused on his main thesis “never do anything that discredits the brand” should seriously consider practicing what he preaches, having been exposed as an outright hypocrite for failing to deliver on his much-vaunted pledge to spend $3bn (£1.8bn) over a decade to develop a low carbon fuel. Continue reading SIR RICHARD BRANSON’S $3 BILLION HYPOCRISY
True to form, darkness fills the void. The Satanic Temple, a New-York-based religious group, is coming to Detroit to build its first chapter house when everyone else is abandoning the city. The group says it will use the ‘temple’ to perform services such as marriages (including same-sex) and funerals along with other ‘social’ purposes. It says the sacrificing of people or animals will not take place. Continue reading SATANISTS TO BUILD DETROIT TEMPLE