“If you’re a news editor you’ll want to hear this. The New York Stock Exchange now claims that you have to get their permission (express or implicit) before you use images connected to the New York Stock Exchange. So if you find a wire photo of the trading floor and use it to illustrate a story on Wall Street, you’re violating the NYSE’s trademark because they’ve trademarked the trading floor itself.”—
This is ridiculous! Next it will be the street sign “Wall Street”. Only in America and I mean that the way it sounds.
“His 23 goats reputedly bore the names of foreign dignitaries he despised, such as Madeleine Albright, the former U.S. secretary of state.”—One of the world’s most wanted war crimes suspects, Ratko Mladic, was apprehended early Thursday in Serbia after 16 years on the lam. (via nprfreshair)
A private beach resort accessible only by boat, Kamp Ikare Beach Resort is a great day trip alternative, for an individual traveller or group. By making a reservation in advance, you can depart from Ikoyi and make it to the beach within 30 minutes. The day package includes a boat trip, extensive buffet spread, and access to beach on the Atlantic Ocean. Kamp Ikare has private cabanas fun to share with groups, a full service bar and a pool. On Sundays, many of Nigeria’s elite retreat from the Lagos hustle and bustle to spend time in private beach homes built on islands accessible only by boat. Kamp Ikare Beach resort will replicate that experience, taking you to and from its full-service beach house in Takwa Bay.
Kamp Ikare also has overnight accommodations for singles or doubles. Visit http://kampikare.com/kamp for additional information.
La Campagne Tropicana
If you’d like to venture to the beaches of Epe by road instead of boat, set off early to La CampagneTropicana. An hour away from Lagos, the resort is a massive stretch of land with diversified recreational activities for an individual or group. Go hiking, fishing, canoeing and engage in an assortment of other sporting events on the compound.