Author Archives: Marc

Sports websites dominate June Web traffic

Bluhalo is reporting that sports websites got the most Web traffic in June 08. Read more here. How cool is that? Advertisements

It pays to play

From the Wall Street Journal Blog: Using survey data that followed the lives of thousands of Germans from 1984 to 2006, the German Socio-Economic Panel study, Mr. [Michael] Lechner [of the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland] found that sports-playing adults saw a boost in income of about 1,200 euros per year over 16 years […]

Luca Toni’s Goal Celebration: Had enough of it?

    Luca Toni, who plays soccer for Bayern Munich and the Italian National Team, is a great striker – one of the world’s best. He was a leading goal scorer in Serie A for the past few years and is now top of the scorer’s table in the Bundesliga. Now even though he’s a […]

New Nike shoe – for Native Americans only

Nike, for the first time, has designed a shoe for a specific race or ethnicity. The Air Native N7 is designed with a larger fit for the distinct foot shape of American Indians, and has a culturally specific look. Nike designers and researchers looked at the feet of more than 200 people from more than 70 […]™ on VC-TV (part 3 of 3)

Part 3 is up.™ on VC-TV (part 2 of 3)

Part 2 is up today.™ on VC-TV (part 1 of 3)

I did a video interview with VC-TV. It’s being featured in 3 parts. Check out part 1.™ gets a facelift

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It pays to play…

…if you’re Canadian, and only under very specific conditions. The Canadian government, starting this year, is offering a tax deduction to “players on sports teams or members of recreation programs”. Check it out: Let us know if you qualify!

Facebook is dead…

…for a little while because they’re doing a system upgrade. I don’t know how long it’s going to be down for (it’s been about 10 minutes now), or how often they go down for maintenance, but I can’t help but ask myself: how much money are they losing every minute they go down for maintenance? Oh, […]