The New Standard for Year-end Bonuses

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One boss in China has figured out a new way to determine how much of a year-end bonus each employee will receive. It involves drinking him under the table. An employee of the unnamed company explained that at the beginning of their year-end banquet, the man-in-charge “placed a pile of banknotes on the table before announcing workers would receive bonuses based on how much they could drink.” Now you’d think this would be weird and unfair to lightweights, however the boss explained the reasoning, and it’s more for conditioning than anything else; “much of the company’s business success was rooted in employees being able to hold their liquor with clients.” So, there you go.

 

“Dude will even go after regular ass fans”

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Prince is suing 22 internet users for $1 million each, after accusing them of sharing bootlegs of his concerts via websites and facebook.

Such Bobsled

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Fans of the Jamaican bobsled team have raised over $25,000 in Dogecoin in hopes of getting the duo to the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics.

Cocaine Microwaves

The ever-evolving snow business.

New Publishing Revenue Streams

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Quartz has readers mine bitcoins while reading about mining bitcoins

Morning Dose of Neistat

Turning marketing budgets into foreign aid.

$20,000

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If a recently introduced bill passes, the maximum amount of taxpayer money that the government would be able to spend on an oil portraits of congressman.

(thanks Rog!)

Inside The Dark Web

via, doobybrain

11 Business Days Until Christmas

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Counting down one business day at a time with presents under $100 to help make this season the most gifted one yet. See our full gift guide here

Daytrader: A Financial Board Game ($35)

 

Financial Astrology

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Align your money with the planets

An Unfair Game: English Football’s Rising Ticket Prices

Directed and illustrated by Kris Hoffman

Printables

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Dealer’s Hand by Nick Paumgarten

Why are so many people paying so much money for art? Ask David Zwirner.

$4.5 Million

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The price recently paid at auction by Jay Z for “MECCA,” a large, 1982 painting by Jean-Michel Basquiat.

iBillionaire

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An app that tracks what the big boys invest in.

Making Money Using Money

Mark Wagner – Money is Material

“Lay back in the Maybach, roll the best grass”

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The Maybach as a rap muse

Paid Friends

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“New York New York big city of dreams and everything in New York ain’t always what it seems”

Quote attributed to Snoop Dogg; Illustration by Ivan Brunetti

(Nigerian) Message in a Bottle

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Scammers are always innovating…

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How To Market Broccoli

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The New York Times investigates—and helps—vegetable marketing

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