With the release of Forbes' list of the 400 richest individuals in the U.S., it's clear that, as is the case in many lingering economic downturns, the rich find a way to continue accumulating their wealth. The collective net worth of the top 400 was up 8 percent, totaling $1.57 trillion over the past year.
Tinker Bell, the fictional character from the "Peter Pan" books and films, recently received her own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. As superficial of an honor as it may seem, the actual list of previous honorees is bizarre not just because of who else has been honored, but because of who hasn't.
Jews begin the seven day Sukkot festival at sunset on Wednesday night. Families build huts to commemorate the temporary dwellings that the Israelites lived in during their 40 year wandering in the wilderness after leaving Egypt. The festival requires the purchase of the four species, which include a citron, a closed palm, a myrtle branch and a willow branch.
It was a week of ridiculous comebacks, poorly-managed defeats and most of all, riveting football. For Vikings and Cowboys fans, it was an unmitigated disaster. For Texan and Bears fans, the hype machine for the postseason is already revved up. And for those looking for the best visual representations of the week's action, look no further.
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