Whether it’s a lit nativity scene, illuminated trees or just staying up later for a meal with family and friends, the increase in lighting during the holiday season is so pronounced that NASA can spot it from space.
Year-end means tax moves, and the ‘Extenders’ just added new reasons to act tax savvy before New Years.
They might not have the star power of ESPN, but Steve Berra & Eric Koston who run an indoor skate park called The Berrics have a far better engagement rate with their audience. That’s because they video a lot of the skateboarding stars that visit the park. The content is […]
Sony takes a bold move and exercises its First Amendment rights – rights that don’t exist in most of the world – to make a comedy about an assassination attempt on Kim Jong-un. In return, it suffers an outright attack from North Korea – no different than if North Korea […]
There are times when I’m simply gobsmacked at the nonsense that transpires in the course of a day. Today sadly, fear uncertainty and doubt won the day over common sense. There has been a lot of press generated about the Sony Pictures breach. Make no mistake about it, this is […]
Earlier this evening China's State Administration of Foreign Exchange's (SAFE) Wang Yungui noted “the impact of the Russian Ruble depreciation was unclear yet, and, as Bloomberg reported, “SAFE is closely watching Ruble's depreciation and encouraging companies to hedge Ruble risks.” His comments also echoed the ongoing FX reform agenda aimed at increasing Yuan flexibility which The South China Morning Post then hinted in a story entitled “Russia may seek China help to deal with crisis,” which which noted that Russia could fall back on its 150 billion yuan ($24 billion) currency swap agreement with China if the ruble continues to plunge, that was signed in October. Furthermore, two bankers close to the PBOC reportedly said the swap-line was meant to reduce the role of the US dollar if China and Russia need to help each other overcome a liquidity squeeze.
How much plastic do you think is in the ocean? Just last week, a paper was published that estimates 5.25 trillion plastic particles, weighing about 269,000 tons, are floating in the ocean. This news helps confirm what many scientists have been saying for years: that plastic pollution in the ocean […]
Few things are sadder than PR/marketing campaigns that result in—Heaven forbid—bad PR. This month the company Topps is under investigation for alleged FTC violations for its #RockThat Rock social media campaign.