In 1995, Glafira Rosales confidently strolled into the prestigious Knoedler Gallery in New York with a painting by abstract expressionist Mark Rothko valued at several million dollars. In addition to…
In November of 2017, the Vatican announced it would stop the sale of cigarettes in its duty free shop and supermarket. Pope Francis claimed, “The Holy See cannot contribute to an activity that clearly damages the health of people.” (Evidently, they were previously unaware of the 6 million people who die from cigarette-related deaths every single year.)
Ahh…the lottery. That extra tax on people who are really bad at math. Many believe it’d be great to hit the jackpot, or at least know the winner who strikes it rich.
But according to research, you probably want to be as far away from the winner as possible.
I’ve been unable to sleep since I broke off our engagement last month. I’m writing to ask you to forgive me of that terrible mistake. Your absence in my life is heartbreaking. I was a fool; no one can take your place. I love you so much. Please take me back.
Wade was a young man who worked diligently at his job delivering newspapers. His daily route took him to some of the elite neighborhoods in his community, and he soon befriended Mr. Chiles, a wealthy man who owned a massive estate at the end of Lakeview Drive.
An elderly – and very wise – man finally retired and bought a home in a neighborhood near a junior high school. Since it was summer, he spent the first few weeks of retirement in quiet contentment.
But then school resumed…and middle school kids began canvassing the neighborhood.
Robert Herjavec is a handsome multi-millionaire who’s had tremendous success in technological enterprises. His achievements have even landed him celebrity appearances on popular TV shows like Shark Tank and Dancing With The Stars.
But none of those accolades could help him when cancer attacked his family.
Designer dress? Check. Yacht for reception? Check. Celebrity DJ? Check.
Once upon a time, all you needed to get married was friends, family, food, and flowers. These days, the only thing determining a wedding’s extravagance is the credit card limit.
But what sort of impact are these costly weddings having on the actual marriages?
“Do you know why I pulled you over?” Most of the time, we do. And most of the time, it’s going to get us a ticket from the cop standing at our car window. At the very least, a stern warning not to do it again.
Unless it’s a very particular cop from Plano, TX.
When the scoreboard at Aberdeen High School’s football field fell into disrepair, a few alumni – who just happen to play in the NFL – stepped forward to save the day. They wrote a big check and gave it to the school…along with one condition.
But the cash-strapped school called an audible at the line of scrimmage.