The numbers for July 19, 2013: Dates and times
FIFA announced today that soccer fans will have to pay $90 to see World Cup games in Brazil in 2010. The price — which has been the subject of protests in Brazil — is $10 more than in 2010 in South Africa. (FIFA)
Wall Streeters are making deals at workout classes rather than white table cloth power lunches. “John Abularrage, head of Tullett Prebon Plc’s Americas unit, takes clients to 5 a.m. sessions at Barry’s Bootcamp in Tribeca, where they run on treadmills and lift weights to thumping dance music,” reports Bloomberg. (Bloomberg)
The U.S. Air Force spent a total of $9 billion on fuel in 2012. Now they are turning to our feathered friends to lower their costs: The agency has commissioned a multi-year program to study geese that fly in V-formation. “Vortex surfing” like a goose could cut in-flight fuel consumption by 20 percent in military aircraft. (Foreign Policy)
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