A few things you may have missed this weekend while watching Manchester City score twice in stoppage time to stun QPR and claim the Premiership.
In the biggest news of the weekend, it was revealed that Eduardo Saverin — co-founder and current 4% shareholder of Facebook and one of the countless insufferable characters depicted in the Social Network — renounced his U.S. citizenship in advance of the tech giant’s IPO. The reason is obvious: while Saverin will still have to pay an “exit tax” as if he sold his stock prior to departing the U.S., the gain will be determined at a pre-IPO valuation, and Saverin will reduce his future tax burden by relocating to Singapore.
There are various levels of evil in the world. There’s “taking too many items into the express lane” evil, “dog fighting ringmaster” evil, and of course, there’s the “Mr. Burns, impossibly devious super-villain” evil. But just when you think you’ve seen it all, people set a whole new standard by trolling public lists of dead children, stealing the identities of their parents, and filing a false tax return claiming the children as a dependent. There’s a special place in hell for those guys.
Some advice for recent graduates on managing money and student loan debt. Lesson #1: While putting a $2,000 surround sound system in your $500-a-month studio apartment may seem cool, it’s probably not a wise investment.
It’s only been done 15 times in major league baseball history, but that didn’t stop this 6-year old from pulling off an unassisted triple play.