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Overpaid and/or over-hyped

The BBC has announced that Forbes magazine has named Eddie Murphy as 2012's most overpaid actor. Murphy’s recent box office flops ‘Imagine That’, ‘A Thousand Words’ and ‘Meet Dave’ mean that for every $1 (62p) he was paid for his last three films, they took an average of $2.30 (£1.40) at the box office.   [...]

By | December 5th, 2012|Categories: Learning Technologies|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Dead wealthy

It seems that even being dead can’t stop you from making a living. According to Forbes looked at the earnings of deceased celebrities’ estates for the 12 months ending in October 2012. The ten biggest winners are: 1. Elizabeth Taylor (died 2011): $210m. A sale of the film star’s jewellery and artwork raised $184m [...]

By | November 12th, 2012|Categories: Lifestyle, Miscellaneous, Philosophy and Religion|Tags: , |0 Comments

Reaching for the Moon – making learning memorable

As we all know, money doesn’t grow on trees. Not even paper money is made from the pressed wood pulp that provides us with the other sorts of paper that we use every day.   Paper money – at least the sort that’s used in the UK, the USA and the Eurozone – is made [...]

By | November 2nd, 2012|Categories: Learning Technologies|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments