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London Olympics Should Come In $600 MILLION Under Budget!

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The London Olympics and Paralympics look like they might be costing $600 million less than previously thought!

That seems absolutely ahmayzing until you learn the total projected cost of the games is still $14.2 BILLION!

So they originally thought it'd cost them $14.8 billion. So it's a win, sort of.

Unless you knew that the original amount they planned to spend was

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Burger King Japan's Pumpkin Burger Arrives!

Filed under: Etc.Food

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How many times have you wished that you had a pumpkin burger after a long day's work?

Zero?

Well, now that you know they exist (and they look pretty delicious), we bet that number will shoot through the roof! LOLz!

The Burger King Pumpkin Burger contains

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NASCAR Not Going Anywhere!

Filed under: TV NewsBusiness BlitzNASCAR

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NASCAR and Fox have announced a new eight-year, $2.4 BILLION extension!

The extension will run through 2022, keeping the Daytona 500 on Fox, with the new deal starting in 2015.

That $300 million a year fee is a 33% increase over what Fox had been paying.

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Foo Fighters Help Global Citizen Festival Get $1.3 BILLION In Commitments To End Extreme Poverty

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Last Saturday, the Global Poverty Project hosted the Global Citizen Festival on the Great Lawn of Central Park in NYC.

All sorts of artists performed including Neil Young with Crazy Horse, the Foo Fighters, The Black Keys, Band of Horses, K’naan and John Legend.

Through their supporting non-profits partners, the festival announced $1,314,700,000 in commitments that will go to support anti-poverty initiatives!

That's an unbelievable amount!

We're so glad the festival was such a huge success!

Check out the video (above) to hear Dave Grohl, of the Foo Fighters, and Hugh Evans, CEO and co-founder of The Global Poverty Project, thank everyone who helped them get over a billion dollars of support!

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Facebook Drops Strange Ad On Billion Users

Filed under: Wacky, Tacky & TrueFacebook

Ever wonder how Facebook is like a chair? Or the universe? Or an extended metaphor? Yeah, neither did we!

But as the Internet juggernaut reaches its billionth user, those are the questions its brand new commercial poses.

Ch-ch-check out the video (above) to see the strange ad in its entirety.

Good thing they didn't make this ad public before their IPO, otherwise that might have been a total disaster for the investors!

Where is that "Unlike" button already?

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NHL Lockout Has Begun

Filed under: Business BlitzHockey

NHL Lockout Begins

History repeats itself.

The NHL lockout has begun, with NO talks scheduled as of now.

Here's what the NHL Deputy Commissioner said:

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Jerry Jones, Dallas Cowboys Owner, Doesn't Clean His Own Glasses

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We guess when you're the 69-year-old owner of the Dallas Cowboys, (a team valued at $2.1 billion!) you don't have time for menial tasks.

Like cleaning your glasses.

That's why Cowboys' owner, Jerry Jones, had someone else do it for him.

It was his son-in-law, Shy Anderson, so maybe he's just trying to stay on Jerry's good side.

Or Jerry didn't have a glasses lens cloth.

Check out the video (above) to watch a billionaire have other people do things for him.

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