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Seven Signs That You Are Being Lied To

LINDA PRESTON

Would you know if someone was lying to you? Most of us like to think we would but every once in awhile we have to admit to ourselves that someone has pulled the wool over our eyes.

Private US Group Plans Mars Fly-by
in 2018

Plans are underway for the first manned mission to Mars -- just five years from now. The privately financed fly-by in 2018 would take a man and a woman -- both Americans -- on a modified existing U.S. spacecraft to within 160 kilometers of the surface of the Red Planet, and return them safely to Earth.

Spanish Is Not Only a Language ...

Spanish is not only a language, it is the heart of a culture, religion and history, and a communication tool shared by nearly 500 million people in 21 countries.

Mahjong Mysteries - Ancient Athena on Nintendo 3DS™ eShop Released

cerasus.media launched Mahjong Mysteries – Ancient Athena on Nintendo’s eShop service. Accompany the famous adventurer David on his most mysterious mission yet - the one that will change everything!

AC/DC Now on iTunes

Complete Catalog Available Digitally for the First Time; All Tracks Mastered for iTunes

Columbia Records and Apple® announced that AC/DC’s entire catalog is now available digitally for the first time exclusively on the iTunes Store® worldwide (www.itunes.com). From their 1976 debut High Voltage to seminal classic Back In Black and 2008 smash hit Black Ice, every one of AC/DC’s 16 studio albums, along with four live albums and three compilation albums, are available for the first time ever on the iTunes Store.

TV and the Internet: A Marriage
Made in Entertainment Heaven

If you have bought a new television lately, the chances are it is a lot smarter than your old one. Smart TVs, also known as connected or hybrid televisions, featuring integrated internet connectivity, currently account for around a third of TV sales in Europe. They are the end point in a huge and rapidly expanding value chain driven by the intensifying convergence of television and the internet.

 



Forbes List - Richest People Are Poorer in 2009

World's billionaires have an average net worth of $3 billion, down 23% in 12 month, and they are now 793, down from 1,125 last year, according to the Forbes magazine's annual list of the richest people on earth.

Microsoft founder Bill Gates lost $18 billion but regained his title as the world's richest man with a personal fortune of $40 billion. Investor Warren Buffett, last year's No. 1, lost $25 billion and this year he is No. 2 with $37 billion. Mexican telecom mogul Carlos Slim Helú maitained his spot in the top three with $35 billion after losing $25 billion, according to Forbes.

Other billionaires in the list are:

4 - Lawrence Ellison, database titan and founder of Oracle, with $22.5 billion.

5 - Sweden's Ingvar Kamprad and family, owner of Ikea, with a fortune of $22 billion.

6- Germany's Karl Albrecht, who owns discount supermarket giant Aldi Sud, with $21.5 billion.

7 - India's Mukesh Ambani, owner of Oversees Reliance Industries, with $19.5 billion. Oil and petrochemicals.

8 - India's Lakshmi Mittal, owner of ArceloMittal, dedicated to steel and residing in London, UK, with $19.3 billion.

9 - Germany's Theo Albrecht, who runs discount supermarket group Aldi Nord, owner of Trader Joe's, with a personal fortune of $18.8 billion.

10 - Spain's Amancio Ortega, apparel manufacturer and founder of Inditex, who owns 4,000 stores in 71 countries, with $18.3 billion.

11 - Jim Walton, the richest member of the Walton family, owners of Wal-Mart, the world's largest retail store chain, with 7,200 stores and 2 million employees. He has a personal fortune of $17.8 billion.

12 - Alice Walton with $17.6 billion.

13 - Christy Walton and family with $17.6 billion.

14 - S. Robson Walton, $17.6 billion.

15 - France's Bernard Arnault, dedicated to luxury goods and owner of LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton, with $16.5 billion.

16 - Hong Kong's Li Ka-shing, a container terminals leader, world's largest health and beauty retailer, investor and a major supplier of electricity in his country. $16.2 billion.

17 - Michael Bloomberg, mayor of the City of New York and owner of Bloomberg LP, a financial information service, news service, magazine, cable network and radio station. $16 billion.

18 - Stefan Persson, of Sweden and owner of Hernnes & Mauritz, a cheap chic fashion retailer. $14.5 billion.

19 - Charles and David Koch, owners of Koch Industries dedicated to manufacturing and energy. $14 billion.

20 - France's Liliane Bettencourt, L'Oreal's biggest shareholder. $13.4 billion.


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