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January 25, 2022


This Hybrid Striped Bass Is Raised in Brooklyn

New York Times
Upward Farms, a company in the Greenpoint neighborhood of Brooklyn that grows U.S.D.A.-certified organic microgreens aquaponically indoors, has added fish to its inventory. They’re hybrid striped bass, a crossbreed of freshwater white bass and striped bass and nothing like the latter except for the stripes. The whole fish, about a......

Some N.F.L. Teams Face a Financial Cliff Despite Raised Salary Cap

New York Times
Mike Tanier The N.F.L. salary cap is more like a predatory lending agreement than a hard-and-fast budget restriction. It is filled with loopholes that allow teams to overspend lavishly and push the financial consequences years into the future. Inevitably, however, the bills come due. The salary cap is expected to......

Anti-Trump group led by longtime GOP strategist Bill Kristol raised, spent millions during 2020 campaign

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here William Kristol Chip Somodevilla | Getty Images A group led by longtime GOP strategist Bill Kristol and a group of fellow so-called Never Trump Republicans raised more than $35 million during the 2020 election, funding projects that targeted then-President Donald......

The crypto investors who raised $47 million to buy a copy of the Constitution lost their bid — here’s where the money goes now

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A consortium of crypto investors pulled together $47 million worth of ether in a week to try to buy a rare, first-edition copy of the U.S. Constitution at a Sotheby’s auction — and lost. What happens to all that cash......

Bezos’ Blue Origin, in lost NASA lawsuit, raised offer to cover $3 billion in lunar lander costs

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Amazon and Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos provides the keynote address at the Air Force Association’s Annual Air, Space & Cyber Conference in Oxen Hill, MD, on September 19, 2018. Jim Watson | AFP | Getty Images Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin this......

Explainer: Five legal questions raised by Elon Musk’s unorthodox share sales

WASHINGTON, Nov 11 (Reuters) – It’s been another wild ride for Tesla (TSLA.O) investors after billionaire chief executive Elon Musk pledged via Twitter to sell 10% of his shares in the company. While the unorthodox way he went about it has raised eyebrows, it’s unclear if he or Tesla have......

Five Offensive Football Recruits Who Have Raised Their Senior Profile in 2021

Sports Illustrated
College football recruiting has evolved over the last half decade or so. Scholarship offers go out earlier, decisions and virtual spots being taken in a given class are snatched up well before prospects reach their senior campaign at the highest level.  But there is always room for that prospect who......

First Covid raised the murder rate. Now it’s changing the politics of crime.

Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here “What does decrease crime is being able to provide cultural resources,” Taylor said. “So people have stable places to live, so that people have food, people have stable communities and safe communities. That’s what decreases crime.” But leaders like Joyce......

Climate tech start-ups have raised a record $32 billion globally so far in 2021

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A majority (up to 85%) of the emissions from a barrel of oil come when transportation, such as your car, is driven, according to Carbon Tracker. It’s a stark example of how difficult the net-zero goal will be for companies,......

How the Huawei Case Raised Fears of ‘Hostage Diplomacy’ by China

New York Times
WASHINGTON — The talks between the Justice Department and a top executive from Huawei, the Chinese telecommunications giant, had stretched over more than 12 months and two presidential administrations, and boiled down to one overarching dispute: whether Meng Wanzhou, daughter of Huawei’s founder, would admit to any wrongdoing. Since her......

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