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2010 World Cup opening ceremony

The FIFA World Cup, often simply the World Cup, is an international association football competition contested by the senior men's national teams of the members of Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the sport's global governing body. (wiki)

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Deutsche Dumps $53m Derivative Trader

Deutsche Bank is said to have dismissed Anshul Rustagi, the trader at the center of that alleged $53m derivative trading position overstatement. Rustagi's Financial Services Authority (FSA) registration has been inactive since last Wednesday, the day after the trader is said to have attended a Deutsche Bank disciplinary hearing. He is said to have been let go for reasons of gross misconduct.

Dwarf Tossing - The Rules

Dwarf-tossing is outlawed in France and in several US states. A United Nations human rights committee ruled that the 'sport' is contrary to human dignity.

Age 23 - Is This Banker The Youngest VP Ever ?

Each year thousands of graduates / MBAs find work in the financial markets. All start at (or near) the bottom of the ladder, and hope that one day they will make it big. Few do. And those who eventually achieve success usually face a relatively long wait. Not so one young man who, at 23, just might be the youngest VP ever to attain that position in a major investment bank.

Shock & Awe - The Greatest Fireworks Show on Earth

Very rarely has the description "Fireworks Spectacular" been so aptly used. Here's a video of the Oban Fireworks Display of 2011. A display which should have lasted 30 minutes ends up lasting just 50 seconds, and we're not treated to a single firework fizzling out, this is £6,000 worth of explosives being simultaneously deployed.

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