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A man named Dmitry Argakov was sent a letter offering him a credit card but he didn’t like the terms. So he altered the contract to include unlimited credit at 0% interest which the bank accepted but then tried to void his card. He sued the bank for not sticking to terms of the credit contract and won.
The CEO of Japan Airlines makes $90,000 a year, less than the pilots. During an interview, he said "We in Japan learned during the bubble economy that businesses who pursue money first fail. The business world has lost sight of this basic tenet of business ethics."
In March, 2014, Colorado sold $19 million dollars worth of Cannabis. $1.9 million went to schools and crime fell by 10%.
As of 2014, Apple has enough money to buy Facebook, or Netflix, Tesla, Twitter, Dropbox, Pandora, and Spotify combined - with $59 billion to spare!
The Shell Oil Company began as a novelty shop in London that sold sea shells.