The biggest TV success in history, “American Idol,” seemed an obvious place to begin. Season after season, three brands Coca Cola, Ford and AT (formerly Cingular) have been the proud sponsors of a show that continues to boast high ratings. The reported $26 million a pop sponsorships are arguably some of the most valuable in North America, which explains why the sponsors have been just as loyal as the audience..

UNC was originally chartered in 1789 and is one of the oldest public universities in the United States. It is one of the eight original Public Ivies, a designation given to universities that offer an Ivy League academic experience at a public school price. The most popular majors at Carolina are communication, psychology and biology..

Ken, Midge, Skipper and the Twins Mattel’s research showed that little girls wanted Barbie to have a boyfriend, thus the Ken Doll was introduced in 1961. Ken named for Ruth and Elliot Handler’s son, Ken was 12 inches tall with flocked, fuzzy brown or blond hair that was cut short. Later versions of Ken (stock 750) had painted hair because the fuzzy, flocked materials dissolved in water.

Acrisius was king of Argos, which was the major stronghold of an acropolis that included Mycenae and Tiryns. Acrisius’ twin brother Proetus was king of Tiryns. From the time they were born, the twins were always fighting each other to become dominant and possess as much as possible, even if it meant the other lost all.

The Norwegian judicial system doesn’t dick around, even if their prison guards are shit scared of the perps. The men involved, thirteen in all, were captured and convicted in March 2006 in a case that cost more to prosecute (160 million kroner) as what the guys actually stole. They were sentenced to a total of 181 years in prison, and then, in June 2007, the court decided that wasn’t enough; so they went back and made the sentences tougher.

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Over time, we firmly believe that capital discipline and per unit results remain every bit as important as structure. One positive about the transaction: In the report Downey said the internalization be a step forward in changing investor perception, thus allowing HR units to trade at an improved relative valuation over time. For the math, Downey estimated that the savings from having management internalized will be about $17 million a year.