Indictment: Congressman spent campaign funds on $1,500 in Steam games [Updated]

Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA) says his son spent over $ 1,300 of campaign funds on Steam games. (credit: David Brooks / San Diego Union-Tribune) Update: August 21, 2018 In a 47-page indictment today, federal prosecutors formally charged Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.) and his wife Margaret with wire fraud, falsifying records, campaign finance violations, and conspiracy […]

I spent a week following Benjamin Franklin’s daily routine — 3 years later, there’s an aspect of it that I still do every day

Wikimedia Commons Personal finance blogger J. Money, of BudgetsAreSexy, tried following Benjamin Franklin’s daily routine for a week.  He has since adopted the practice of waking up early, and has woken up between 5 a.m. and 6 a.m. for the last three years.  He’s discovered it’s effective for him — he’s more productive in the […]

A look at the daily routine of George Washington, who drank tea and wine and spent hours on horseback

Wikimedia Commons George Washington was the first president of the US. He’s widely-regarded as the father of the country. Here’s a look at the typical schedule he stuck to when he was at his Mount Vernon plantation. George Washington is widely regarded as the father of the United States. It’s not surprising why. Not only […]

Kate Middleton and Prince William spent half term doing this with George and Charlotte

Kate Middleton and her husband Prince William have spent the past week relaxing with their children like many parents on half term. The family of five spent time at their country house over the weekend, it is believed. However, the royals are back in London today. Their two oldest children are heading back to school […]

Earn Up to 8 AAdvantage Miles per Dollar Spent at IHG Hotels

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NFL legend Michael Irvin says he wants to ‘beat that boy up’ after seeing what he spent money on the day he was drafted

NFL Network NFL Hall of Famer Michael Irvin cringed when he saw a video of himself from the day he was drafted, specifically calling out the expensive gold chain he wore. Irvin was not pleased with himself for spending so much money on jewelry at such a young age. NFL Hall of Famer and Dallas […]

Facebook spent more than $7 million protecting Mark Zuckerberg in 2017 as he trekked all over the United States (FB)

Facebook Facebook spent $ 7.3 million on security for CEO Mark Zuckerberg in 2017. The cost was up 50% on the year before, and came as he flew all over the US on a mission to visit every US State. Meanwhile, the social network spent more than $ 1.5 million on private jet costs for […]

Meet the men who spent 46 days in the wilderness (on purpose)

Share this article One cart, two adventurers, and a desire to replicate explorer Wilfred Thesiger’s 1940s journey across the Arabian sands. Our featured contributor Leon McCarron describes his own 46 days in the wilderness with fellow adventurer Alastair Humphreys. “Hunger, thirst, heat and cold; I had tasted them in full …” So wrote the English […]

Report: Game of Thrones Spent 55 Days (!) Shooting One Season 8 Battle

Kinda makes Blackwater look quaint in comparison, doesn’t it? Game of Thrones recently wrapped a 55-day, three-location shoot that will bring a huge battle to life in Season 8, according to an Instagram post from one of the series’ assistant directors. “This is for the Night Dragons,” the HBO fantasy drama’s producers wrote in a […]

BBC spent £1.5million on The Generation Game reboot then SCRAPPED the episodes

The other two episodes made are said to be so bad that they cannot be shown. The reincarnation of the game show, which features family teams made up of different generations, is hosted by former Great British Bake Off presenters Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins. The BBC has shrugged off the cost of canning the […]