'Lands End' was a grand mansion on Long Island's North Shore, which was built by a newspaper publisher in 1902.
For a period of time during the '20s, Fitzgerald lived across the bay from Lands End, and would watch the lavish, celebrity-filled parties which took place within its confines. He later incorporated many of these observation into 'The Great Gatsby.'
But, alas, there's a catch: Even though Mutai beat the previous record by 57 seconds, because there was a strong tailwind on a downhill course, Mutai's time won't be recognized. In fact, 2011 Boston Marathon runner-up and fellow-Kenyan Moses Mosop also surpassed the world record, finishing only four seconds behind Mutai.
It’s tax time! It can get overwhelming to file all alone. Here are a few resources that might help.
The IRS Website
The IRS’s website, while written in legalese, is the ultimate guide to everything you’ll need to know about your taxes. Here, you can download tax forms and find out which items are deductible. The site is a valuable resource if you’re filing your own taxes.
It’s tax season, but that also means it's tax return season, too. In 2010, the average return was $3,036. That’s a lot of money to get at one time. With all that extra cash, you might be asking yourself, "How should I spend it?"
Move over, Chris Christie: There's a new Governor in town -- and he's only 4 years old.
Yep, just a few days after a YouTube video went viral, in which little Jesse Koczon was filmed crying because he was "too small" to be Governor of New Jersey, Christie signed a proclamation yesterday declaring Koczon an honorary governor.
Even better: the Koczon family reportedly received a special tour of the governor's office.
There must be something in the fries at McDonald's for a mother to think she'd win a court case that demanded weekly child support funds to sustain her kids' Golden Arches habit.
The Australian mother demanded $1450 per-week to cover living expenses for herself and two children, including a $150 a week for blue jeans, $60 a week for McDonald's binging and $100 weekly for gifts.
When travel blogger "Adventurous Kate" was asked to review the Perama cruise tour in Indonesia in exchange for a free cruise, we imagine she was a little more than ecstatic. But when she heard a disconcerting thud and felt her boat sinking in the middle of Indonesia's waters mid-sail, that excitement took a major plunge.
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