Open the Future: Sword of Taxation, +5
When you win a prize in a game that has cash value, that prize is taxable at the fair market value, even if you do not sell it. This is true in the United States, and (from my cursory Googling) appears to be true in the UK and India (and likely many other locations). So when you stumble across that Massive Staff of Infection or Red-White-Blue Shield of Copyright Infringement, items that could be sold in the Diablo III Market for $20, $50, or even $100, you’re legally supposed to declare those winnings on your taxes.
Number of sheep thefts doubles in six months as meat prices soar – Crime, UK – The Independent
Sheep rustling is booming as the price of meat soars, according to figures obtained by The Independent, with thieves targeting British farms at almost double the rate they were six months ago.
The Bicycle Library – A mobile library advocating bicycles in the city.
Manchester still ahead of the game – despite sniping from the south | UK news | The Observer
Have you seen Manchester?” wrote Benjamin Disraeli in 1844. “Manchester is as great a human exploit as Athens.”
Nissan communications director on LEAF and tweaking Clarkson’s tail | Nissan Insider | News | Opinion | for Nissan executives –
We also seem to have tweaked Jeremy Clarkson’s tail, which is never a good thing. He’ll always win a shouting match because he’s got a bigger megaphone.
The LlewBlog – Bloggage – What is it with ZZZZZZZ?
I don’t want Top Gear to change, I desperately want them to continue their ill informed criticism of electric vehicles. It’s one of the best things that can happen to encourage the uptake of this technology.
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