“Billionaires Behaving Badly”

Uncooperative wind and weather has made for a rather patchy America’s Cup series so far. Luckily, viewer-distraction has been provided in the form of feuding billionaires. Sports Illustrated: “Yachting has never been a sport for the masses, but now it’s become the last refuge for our techno-royals.” Oracle’s Larry Ellison neatly sums up the “tycoons-in-Topsiders” approach: “Whatever I want, I get. That’s the beauty of being worth $26 billion. I thoroughly recommend it.”  


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France-Based Susan Alemann off to Drive the Sahara

France-Based Susan Alemann off to Drive the Sahara

New Zealander Susan Alemann and Briton Helen Tait Wright, both in their fifties, are competing in an all-women off-road car rally taking place in the Sahara Desert, Morocco, English-language French news…