3 Ways To Profit From The Total Disruption Of Real Estate

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Sweat was dripping off my forehead. Q3 2021 hedge fund letters, conferences and more It must have been 95 degrees out, and it wasn’t even 10 am yet. And yet, there I was… measuring the outside of a warehouse in rural Louisiana. Before I became a full-time trader and analyst, I was a commercial real estate appraiser in New Orleans. It was a great learning experience. But I wouldn’t call it my dream job. Measuring buildings wasn’t the only thing I disliked about the job…Getting information was also a huge chore. If I wanted to learn about a recent sale or property listing, I’d have to call an ag… Read More “3 Ways To Profit From The Total Disruption Of Real Estate”

A new artist is exhibiting in New York – his name is Biden

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DPA

In front of an immaculately clean window front in SoHo, you find yourself asking the same question that pops into your head when trying to board a New York subway in rush hour. Will I get in? The gallery’s blue-grey framed door is closed. Behind it: More than two dozen paintings – Hunter Biden’s first exhibition. Yes, that Hunter Biden, the US president’s son and scapegoat of Donald Trump and, since the US election campaign, the bogeyman of the American right. A man opens the door of the Georges Berges Gallery just a crack, but wide enough for an unexpected tension to radiate onto the Manhatta… Read More “A new artist is exhibiting in New York – his name is Biden”

Ridiculous New ‘Kool-Aid Man’ Challenge Is Terrorizing Homeowners

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PopCrush

The year is 2021 and kids are busting out of fences to pretend that they’re the Kool-Aid Man. The new social media trend #KoolAidManChallenge has become a problem for towns across the country. The challenge involves people running through fences to mimic the 90’s Kool-Aid commercial where the Kool-Aid Man is seen breaking through to promote the fruity drink. The trend has been popularized on TikTok and YouTube with people running through walls, doors and fences screaming his famous catchphrase, “Oh yeah,” while the homeowners are probably screaming, “Oh no!” The latest town facing destruction … Read More “Ridiculous New ‘Kool-Aid Man’ Challenge Is Terrorizing Homeowners”

Sapporo eyes 20% cost cut in bid for 2030 Winter Olympics

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Kyodo News

The northern Japan city of Sapporo intends to review its bid for the Winter Olympics and Paralympics in 2030, looking to reduce costs by up to 90 billion yen ($790 million) or 20 percent of the total, sources familiar with the plan said Saturday. Sapporo, which hosted the 1972 Winter Olympics, decided to drastically slash the cost of holding the Winter Games in light of criticism of the snowballing expenses incurred by the Tokyo Games this summer. The estimated cost of Sapporo hosting the Winter Games will likely be 280 billion yen to 300 billion yen after the plan is streamlined, the sources … Read More “Sapporo eyes 20% cost cut in bid for 2030 Winter Olympics”

It’s Amazing How Different ‘Rocky IV’ Becomes When You Cut Out Paulie’s Robot

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The original theatrical cut of Rocky IV is 91 minutes long. The new director’s cut of the movie runs 93 minutes. But it’s got a lot more new material than what’s in those 120 extra seconds. According to the film’s press release, Rocky IV’s director’s cut (which is officially titled Rocky IV: Rocky vs. Drago) contains “40 minutes of never-before-seen footage.” The reason Rocky vs. Drago isn’t 130 minutes long is because writer/director/star Sylvester Stallone also trimmed a lot of scenes from the theatrical version. Hence, we now in a World with two Rocky IVs that are basically the exact same l… Read More “It’s Amazing How Different ‘Rocky IV’ Becomes When You Cut Out Paulie’s Robot”

U.S. journalist jailed for 11 years in army-ruled Myanmar

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(Reuters) – A court in military-ruled Myanmar on Friday jailed American journalist Danny Fenster for 11 years, his lawyer and his employer said, despite U.S. calls for his release from what it said was unjust detention. Fenster, 37, the managing editor of online magazine Frontier Myanmar, was found guilty of incitement and violations of immigration and unlawful associations laws, his magazine said, describing the sentences as “the harshest possible under the law”. He is the first Western journalist sentenced to prison in recent years in Myanmar, where a Feb. 1 coup by the military against an e… Read More “U.S. journalist jailed for 11 years in army-ruled Myanmar”

Azerbaijan eyes increasing salary of law enforcement officers working in liberated lands

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By Trend Azerbaijan plans to increase the salaries of law enforcement officers working in the liberated territories in Azerbaijan, Finance Minister Samir Sharifov said at a joint meeting of the committees of the Milli Majlis (parliament) on public associations and religious structures, science and education, family, women and children, health and culture during regular discussions of the draft state budget for 2022, Trend reports. Sharifov noted that restoration and reconstruction work is proceeding at a rapid pace on the liberated lands. He also said that expenditure on defense and security i… Read More “Azerbaijan eyes increasing salary of law enforcement officers working in liberated lands”

President attends inauguration of Turkic Council Secretariat’s new building in Istanbul

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The opening ceremony of the new building of the Secretariat of the Cooperation Council of Turkic-Speaking States was held in Istanbul on November 12, Trend has reported. Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, Kyrgyz President Sadyr Japarov, Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban and Secretary-General of the Cooperation Council for Turkic-Speaking States Baghdad Amreyev took part in the event. The heads of state and government raised the state flags of their countries in front of the … Read More “President attends inauguration of Turkic Council Secretariat’s new building in Istanbul”

COVID-19’s epicentre again: Europe faces fresh reckoning

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Reuters

By Josephine Mason and Emilio Parodi LONDON/MILAN (Reuters) – Europe has become the epicentre of the pandemic again, prompting some governments to consider re-imposing unpopular lockdowns in the run-up to Christmas and stirring debate over whether vaccines alone are enough to tame COVID-19. Europe accounts for more than half of the average 7-day infections globally and about half of latest deaths, according to a Reuters tally, the highest levels since April last year when the virus first swept into Italy. The fresh tumult comes as successful inoculation campaigns have plateaued ahead of the wi… Read More “COVID-19’s epicentre again: Europe faces fresh reckoning”

Woman Files Lawsuit Against Minnesota Vikings’ Dalvin Cook

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The Minnesota Vikings are investigating after star-running back Dalvin Cook was sued by a woman who alleges Cook abused her in a past relationship. Cook allegedly attacked a former girlfriend, causing a concussion, during an altercation at his home last year, a lawsuit filed Tuesday claimed. Cook’s attorney, Dave Valentini, said his client was assaulted by the woman after she broke into his residence, saying in a statement Tuesday night that she later tried to extort him of millions of dollars. The woman identified herself as Gracelyn Trimble, a sergeant in the U.S. Army. According to the laws… Read More “Woman Files Lawsuit Against Minnesota Vikings’ Dalvin Cook”