Long Shot – Tunali Fotograf http://tunalifotograf.com/ Mon, 20 Jun 2022 18:03:09 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://tunalifotograf.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/icon-1-150x150.png Long Shot – Tunali Fotograf http://tunalifotograf.com/ 32 32 Lewis Goodall joins BBC exodus amid impartiality campaign | BBC https://tunalifotograf.com/lewis-goodall-joins-bbc-exodus-amid-impartiality-campaign-bbc/ Mon, 20 Jun 2022 17:31:00 +0000 https://tunalifotograf.com/lewis-goodall-joins-bbc-exodus-amid-impartiality-campaign-bbc/ Another prominent BBC journalist quit for a business rival after growing tired of the public broadcaster’s drive for impartiality. Newsnight editor Lewis Goodall will join former colleagues Emily Maitlis and Jon Sopel to create a daily podcast for media company Global, which owns radio stations including LBC. Goodall was a rising BBC star who increasingly […]]]>

Another prominent BBC journalist quit for a business rival after growing tired of the public broadcaster’s drive for impartiality.

Newsnight editor Lewis Goodall will join former colleagues Emily Maitlis and Jon Sopel to create a daily podcast for media company Global, which owns radio stations including LBC.

Goodall was a rising BBC star who increasingly featured in the society’s election night coverage. But rather than stick with the BBC, he has instead decided to join the exodus to commercial rivals who can offer more editorial freedom – and more money.

Colleagues said Goodall, who this year applied to become the BBC’s political editor, was frustrated with the way BBC management interpreted chief executive Tim Davie’s desire for impartiality.

The journalist was targeted by Sir Robbie Gibb, a former BBC executive who served as Downing Street communications director under Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May. In 2020, Gibb publicly asked, “Is there anyone more damaging to the BBC’s reputation for impartiality than Lewis Goodall?”

Gibb was later appointed to the BBC’s board by the Conservative government and helped launch a series of upcoming impartiality reviews which will examine every aspect of BBC production for any potential bias.

Tim Davie has made enforcing impartiality a central part of his pitch for running the broadcaster and has been partially successful in reducing the number of critical reports about his reporters in right-wing media. But who exactly defines impartiality on key policy issues has sometimes been difficult for staff to interpret. Many BBC journalists report increased government pressure on stories and a general chilling effect, with management guessing what objections might come from Downing Street over important stories.

Maitlis was also fed up with being reprimanded by management for breaching impartiality rules in her Newsnight monologues and tweets, while Andrew Marr also quit the BBC saying he wanted to be able to speak more freely.

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A BBC reporter said the problem was not with impartiality rules, but with how the government uses them to intimidate management. “Fairness should be a liberating concept – it should mean without fear or favour. Instead, they allow it to be used as a stick to destroy them,” he said.

Where in the past BBC journalists could not find attractive job offers elsewhere, the boom in podcasting and voice radio has now given them viable alternative careers.

The BBC also recently introduced a requirement for its presenters to report external income from hosting conferences and awards events, which can be lucrative – but caught the attention of Sopel and Marr. Global has no such obligation to compel its employees to publicly declare their self-employed earnings.

Other prominent BBC journalists are eyeing similar offers from commercial rivals, although many remain loyal to a broadcaster that can still offer access to a huge audience far larger than any commercial rival.

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The Revolution hosts Minnesota United on Sunday night. https://tunalifotograf.com/the-revolution-hosts-minnesota-united-on-sunday-night/ Sat, 18 Jun 2022 16:41:58 +0000 https://tunalifotograf.com/the-revolution-hosts-minnesota-united-on-sunday-night/ Matt Turner started his MLS career as a far cry from an intermediate college program to become the league’s 2021 Goaltender of the Year. Turner’s unlikely success with the Revolution since joining in 2016 has capped his career. Turner will begin the next phase of his professional journey as a longtime outsider on the wrong […]]]>

Matt Turner started his MLS career as a far cry from an intermediate college program to become the league’s 2021 Goaltender of the Year.

Turner’s unlikely success with the Revolution since joining in 2016 has capped his career. Turner will begin the next phase of his professional journey as a longtime outsider on the wrong side of the Atlantic when he joins Arsenal from the English Premier League next week.

“I came to football late and because of that I always had to prove myself every day,” Turner said. “I’ve always had the decks stacked against me, so I haven’t had opportunities to rob myself all the time.

“I knew I had to make the most of it and really perform if I wanted to develop that credibility. The more you play, the more credibility you develop over time. There weren’t as many doors opening for me and when opportunities presented themselves, especially in the last few seasons, I was ready for them.

Turner, 27, will keep the New England goal for the last time when the Revolution (5-5-5) host Minnesota United FC (5-6-3) on Sunday night (5) at Gillette Stadium.

Turner came to New England as an undrafted free agent from Fairfield and is leaving one of the most influential players in club history. Turner enters his final game as the Revolution’s all-time leader among goaltenders in winning percentage (.590) with an MLS regular-season record of 43-25-33. He is third in clean sheets (22), second in saves (346), second in goals-against average (1.33) and second in save percentage (71.6).

The Revolution’s fortunes improved when Bruce Arena was hired as head coach and sporting director in May 2019 and Turner became a big factor in upgrading the team.

The New Jersey native ended the Revolution’s historic run in 2021 when he racked up an MLS regular season record 73 points and earned the first Supporter Shield in club history.

Turner turned that success into a spot on the United States Men’s National Team. Turner appeared in the World Cup qualifiers in March and has spent the past two weeks competing in the CONCACAF Nations League tournament.

Turner’s international resume includes 18 senior caps, 14 wins and 13 shutouts. Turner had four clean sheets in eight starts during the USA’s World Cup qualifying campaign and was named top goalkeeper at the 2021 CONCACAF Gold Cup tournament.

Turner’s portfolio, while impressive this side of the pond, counts for little in the English Premier League. He’ll just be another roster guy competing for minutes. Turner accepted this because it has been that way his entire career.

“It’s going to be an amazing journey, but that novelty will wear off very soon because I understand going out there is going to take a lot of focus,” Turner said. “It’s going to take a lot of dedication and sacrifice and I’m going to have to do my best every day if I want to have even a hint of success.”

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11 US Open contenders who could shape the LIV-PGA Tour battle https://tunalifotograf.com/11-us-open-contenders-who-could-shape-the-liv-pga-tour-battle/ Thu, 16 Jun 2022 17:25:43 +0000 https://tunalifotograf.com/11-us-open-contenders-who-could-shape-the-liv-pga-tour-battle/ This week’s US Open marks the first major of the LIV Golf era. Players who have committed to both sides of the PGA Tour-LIV Golf rivalry are expected to face off this week. Who wins at the Country Club this week could shape the next stage of the war between the two leagues. This week’s […]]]>
  • This week’s US Open marks the first major of the LIV Golf era.
  • Players who have committed to both sides of the PGA Tour-LIV Golf rivalry are expected to face off this week.
  • Who wins at the Country Club this week could shape the next stage of the war between the two leagues.

This week’s US Open marks the first major golf of the LIV Golf era.

After decades of being the preeminent body in professional golf, the PGA Tour now faces a challenge from the Saudi-backed upstart league, which has already convinced several top players to swap allegiances.

With golf’s top talent now looking destined to be split in two, the majors will take on even greater importance as they may be the only place where PGA Tour and LIV players go head-to-head. .

Additionally, this first major since golf LIV began gives players on both sides of the battle the chance to frame the next chapter in the rivalry between the two leagues with a decisive victory.

If a PGA Tour-lifer wins the trophy, chances are they’ll go for another shot or two at LIV. Meanwhile, if a LIV player breaks through to win, it could significantly undermine the PGA Tour’s current claim that they still have the best talent.

Here are 11 contenders to win at the Country Club in Brookline, Massachusetts, and what each victory could mean for the future of golf.

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Senator John Hoeven defeats political newcomer in North Dakota GOP primary https://tunalifotograf.com/senator-john-hoeven-defeats-political-newcomer-in-north-dakota-gop-primary/ Wed, 15 Jun 2022 01:14:59 +0000 https://tunalifotograf.com/senator-john-hoeven-defeats-political-newcomer-in-north-dakota-gop-primary/ BISMARCK, ND (AP) — U.S. Sen. John Hoeven easily won the Republican primary in North Dakota on Tuesday, slipping past an unknown and poorly funded political neophyte ahead of a November game when he is again likely to be a big favourite. Hoeven beat out Riley Kuntz, an oil worker who said Hoeven had been […]]]>

BISMARCK, ND (AP) — U.S. Sen. John Hoeven easily won the Republican primary in North Dakota on Tuesday, slipping past an unknown and poorly funded political neophyte ahead of a November game when he is again likely to be a big favourite.

Hoeven beat out Riley Kuntz, an oil worker who said Hoeven had been in Washington too long but raised less than $5,000 for his long-term bid. Hoeven, seeking his third term at age 65, has raised more than $3.2 million heading into the primary.

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Katrina Christiansen, an engineering professor at Jamestown University, received the Democratic endorsement in that party’s primary, where she faced Michael Steele, an art and antiques dealer from Fargo.

Christiansen and Steele were largely unknown outside of their hometown and raised little money – approximately $21,000 per Christiansen and $2,100 per Steele.

Hoeven won his previous two terms in the Senate with more than 76% of the vote.

US GOP Representative Kelly Armstrong has faced no opposition as he seeks a second term. Democrat Mark Haugen, also unopposed, is his November opponent Haugen, of Bismarck, is a University of Mary graduate counselor and longtime worker as a paramedic.

Hoeven was first elected to the Senate in 2010 after longtime Democratic Senator Byron Dorgan retired.

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Hoeven was elected governor in 2000 after seven years as president of the North Dakota Public Bank. In 2008, he became the first person ever elected to a third four-year term as North Dakota’s chief executive. A former Democrat, Hoeven switched parties four years before his first successful run for governor.

Hoeven got scared at the GOP convention in April when he narrowly won the approval of GOP delegates over the leader of the party’s ultraconservative wing. Bismarck State Rep. Rick Becker portrayed Hoeven as a spendthrift, governmental politician who had lost touch with his conservative base.

Hoeven countered by touting his involvement in North Dakota’s economic development and underscored his opposition to most of President Joe Biden’s policies. Hoeven received a video message of support from former President Donald Trump.

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2022 Belmont Stakes Competitors, Odds, Post-Draw, Picks, Predictions: Legendary Pundit Avoids We the People https://tunalifotograf.com/2022-belmont-stakes-competitors-odds-post-draw-picks-predictions-legendary-pundit-avoids-we-the-people/ Sat, 11 Jun 2022 17:48:51 +0000 https://tunalifotograf.com/2022-belmont-stakes-competitors-odds-post-draw-picks-predictions-legendary-pundit-avoids-we-the-people/ The 2022 Belmont Stakes will take place on Saturday at Belmont Park, where the eight-horse field for the 2022 Belmont Stakes was established earlier this week. We the people went wire-to-wire off track at Belmont Park to win the Peter Pan Stakes last month and will try to run a similar race after staking out […]]]>

The 2022 Belmont Stakes will take place on Saturday at Belmont Park, where the eight-horse field for the 2022 Belmont Stakes was established earlier this week. We the people went wire-to-wire off track at Belmont Park to win the Peter Pan Stakes last month and will try to run a similar race after staking out the No. 1 post. This post has produced 24 winners in the 153 years in Belmont Stakes history, the most among post positions in the 2022 Belmont Stakes. With three wins in four career starts by at least five lengths, We the People are the 2-1 favorite in the Belmont Stakes 2022 odds. Mo Donegal was the 2022 Wood Memorial winner and is ranked at 5-2, while 2022 Kentucky Derby winner Rich Strike went from 80-1 long shot at Churchill Downs to one of the Belmont Stakes favorites 2022 at 7-2. Before you make any picks for the 2022 Belmont Stakes, you need to see what legendary handicapper Hammerin’ Hank Goldberg has to say.

A former horse racing analyst for ESPN and NBC, Goldberg became a legendary handicapper by going straight to the source. In 2004, he dined before the Belmont Stakes with trainer Nick Zito at a pizzeria in Queens. The dinner led to Goldberg playing Zito’s monster 36-1 long shot Birdstone to win and on top of his exacta, trifecta and superfecta bets. When Birdstone shocked the world, Goldberg took home $24,000.

His success continued at SportsLine. In the San Felipe Stakes in March 2020, Hammer dealt a $20 exacta that paid 9-1. In the 2020 Belmont Stakes, Goldberg was all over Tiz the Law, who took a convincing victory in the first Triple Crown race of the year. Hammer also won the exacta in the Blue Grass Stakes, Haskell Stakes and Pacific Classic that year.

Last year he hit the exacta Essential Quality-Hot Rod Charlie in the Belmont Stakes. And three weeks ago he won the Early Voting-Epicentre exacta in the Preakness Stakes. Anyone who followed him in those races is top.

Now he has turned his attention to the 2022 Belmont Stakes field, made his picks and built his bets. Head over to SportsLine to see them.

Belmont Stakes 2022 Expert Predictions

One surprise: Goldberg is completely fading on We the People, despite being the favorite in the morning line at 2-1. Bought and sold three times at auction, We the People has already produced just over $230,000 in revenue this year to justify its $230,000 purchase price after not racing as a two-year-old. However, he struggled on his debut in the stakes and took advantage of soft ground in his iconic victory.

Trainer Rodolphe Brisset told reporters his horse could be temperamental in training, and he put it on display during the post parade at the Arkansas Derby. When he finally entered the starting grid, he was never a factor, finishing seventh behind horses that weren’t serious factors in the previous two Triple Crown races like Cyberknife, Barber Road and Secret Oath. He’s a leader running in a race with more speed than he’s ever faced.

How to make picks for the 2022 Belmont Stakes

Hammer’s top pick is a long shot that is “great value” and “fits in perfectly” with his jockey. Goldberg includes this horse in his 2022 Belmont Stakes bets, and so should you. He shares horses to support only at SportsLine.

So which long shot wins the 2022 Belmont Stakes? And how did Hammer build his bets? Check out the latest Belmont Stakes odds below, then visit SportsLine to see Hammer’s picks for the Belmont Stakes.

2022 Belmont Stakes odds, field, draw, lineup

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2022 MLB Rookie of the Year odds: MacKenzie Gore, Julio Rodriguez the betting favorites https://tunalifotograf.com/2022-mlb-rookie-of-the-year-odds-mackenzie-gore-julio-rodriguez-the-betting-favorites/ Thu, 09 Jun 2022 17:42:17 +0000 https://tunalifotograf.com/2022-mlb-rookie-of-the-year-odds-mackenzie-gore-julio-rodriguez-the-betting-favorites/ Just two months into the 2022 MLB season, there’s a lot of excitement surrounding this year’s top rookies in the class. This time last year, we were talking about Bobby Witt Jr., Julio Rodriguez, Hunter Greene and MacKenzie Gore as top prospects; Now, Rodriguez and Gore are solidifying themselves as the best in class and […]]]>

Just two months into the 2022 MLB season, there’s a lot of excitement surrounding this year’s top rookies in the class. This time last year, we were talking about Bobby Witt Jr., Julio Rodriguez, Hunter Greene and MacKenzie Gore as top prospects; Now, Rodriguez and Gore are solidifying themselves as the best in class and the current betting favorites to win the American League and National Rookie of the Year awards.

However, it’s no coincidence that Rodriguez or Gore will ultimately win the prize when the winners are announced later this year. Talented rookies like Nolan Gorman, Alek Thomas, Adley Rutschman and Joe Ryan will also be making noise and providing betting value as the season progresses.

Below, we’ll break down the top contenders and some of our favorite sleepers to win the AL and NL Rookie of the Year.

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2022 MLB AL/NL Rookie of the Year Odds: Favorites

All odds courtesy of Vegas Insider

MacKenzie Gore, PS, Padres (+150). Before the start of this season, Gore had a good chance of winning NL Rookie of the Year at +4750. However, he is now the favorite and has established himself as one of baseball’s best young pitchers.

The 23-year-old southpaw is 4-1 with a stellar 1.50 ERA and has 57 strikeouts in 48 innings. Even more impressive, Gore allowed just one home run in nine appearances while holding his opponents to a .200 batting average. The Padres could have found a star in Gore, who already has five outings with five or more strikeouts. Right now there’s no value in taking Gore’s NL ROY ratings at +150, but if other rookies start pushing him – or if he even has a bad star or two in a row – we could see his ratings plummet.

Julio Rodriguez, OF, Sailors (+150). In the AL, the Rookie of the Year award is Rodriguez up for grabs at this point. Rodriguez entered this season with a lot of excitement, especially with what he did in the minors. The 21-year-old outfielder had a rocky start to the season, hitting .206 with six RBIs and recording 30 strikeouts in April.

However, Rodriguez started to step into a zone, slashing .309/.339/.527 with six home runs and 17 RBIs in May. His BABIP last month was .373, which would be high for most players, but in line with what you would expect for a good fast hitter like Rodriguez. He looks legit, but, like Gore, there’s not much value in betting on Rodriguez unless he’s having a little slump or someone else is really pushing him.

2022 MLB AL/NL Rookie of the Year Odds: Sleepers

Juan Yepez, 1B/OF, Cardinals (+1800). The Cardinals have a few rookies who could win NL Rookie of the Year this season. Yepez, 24, has the second best odds on the cards behind Gorman (+250).

The rookie first baseman made his major league debut on May 3 after playing well at Triple-A Memphis (.279 with nine homers and 26 RBIs). He adapted to major league pitching, hitting .267 with four home runs and 11 RBIs. Yepez will have multiple opportunities to produce as he has played first base, outfield and designated hitter for the Cardinals. At +1800 odds, it makes sense to include Yepez in your betting portfolio since he is playing for a competitor.

More NL sleepers to watch: Alek Thomas, OF, Diamondbacks (+1400), Brendan Donovan, OF/IF, Cardinals (+2000)

Joe Ryan, PS, Twins (+1200). Prior to being placed on the COVID-19 list a few weeks ago, Ryan was pushing for the AL Rookie of the Year award and gave the Twins a top-tier starter.

The 26-year-old right-hander entered the season with +2,500 odds, which was down thanks to a 5-2 record and 2.28 ERA in eight starts. He also has 42 strikeouts in 43.1 innings and left his opponents just .186 at the plate. If Ryan can come back strong this month and pick up where he left off, he can increase his chances for ROY. At 12-1, it’s a solid value play as the Twins will need him at his best to win the division.

More AL sleepers to watch: Adley Rutschman, C, Orioles (+1200), Bobby Witt Jr., 3B/SS, Royals (+900)

NL/AL Rookie of the Year 2022 odds: Long shots

Spencer Strider, SP/RP, Braves (+3000). The Braves will look for the 23-year-old Strider to produce in the starting rotation after pitching in the bullpen. Strider made his first start in late May against the Diamondbacks and allowed three earned runs and a home run in 4.1 innings, but he still managed to throw out seven strikeouts.

Strider followed up his first outing with a five-strikeout performance in his last start against the Rockies at Coors Fields. The hard-throwing right-hander will have ample opportunity to work out of the rotation. If he continues to rack up the strikeouts, his chances will increase, so it’s best to get into Strider now.

NL long shot to watch: Bryson Stott, SS/2B, Phillies (+10,000)

Reid Detmers, PS, Angels (+3500). Detmers hasn’t been able to string together a string of quality starts after throwing a no-hitter earlier this season. The young right-hander is 2-2 with a 3.83 ERA and has 32 strikeouts in 49.2 innings (nine starts).

Detmers produced a 4.24 ERA in four starts last month, but started June with back-to-back scoreless outings. The Angels need him to turn things around, especially if they want to make a playoff push, but if you’re betting on Detmers, you’re hoping he can start putting together some quality starts for the Halos.

AL long shot to watch: Jake Burger, 3B, White Sox (+25,000)

NL Rookie of the Year Odds: Top 10

Player Crew Odds
mackenzie gore padres +150
Nolan Gorman Cardinals +250
Seiya Suzuki Cubs +600
Alexander Thomas Diamondbacks +1400
Juan Yepez Cardinals +1800
Oneil Cruz pirate +2000
Hunter Greene Reds +3000
Spencer Strider brave +3000
Max Meyer marlins +3500
Luis Gonzalez giants +4000

AL Rookie of the Year Odds: Top 10

Player Crew Odds
Julio Rodriguez sailors +150
Jeremy Pena Astros +175
Bobby Witt Jr. Royals +900
Joe Ryan Twins +1200
Adley Rutschman Orioles +1200
Spencer Torkelson tigers +2500
Steven Kwan Guardians +3000
George Kirby sailors +3000
Reid Detmer angels +3500
MJ Melendez Royals +3500
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Michigan court bars another GOP candidate from voting https://tunalifotograf.com/michigan-court-bars-another-gop-candidate-from-voting/ Wed, 08 Jun 2022 01:54:00 +0000 https://tunalifotograf.com/michigan-court-bars-another-gop-candidate-from-voting/ LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Supreme Court on Tuesday denied an appeal from another Republican gubernatorial candidate whose campaign petitions were found to be full of fraudulent signatures. The court declined to intervene in a decision by the Board of State Solicitors to bar Donna Brandenburg from participating in the Aug. 2 Republican primary […]]]>

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Supreme Court on Tuesday denied an appeal from another Republican gubernatorial candidate whose campaign petitions were found to be full of fraudulent signatures.

The court declined to intervene in a decision by the Board of State Solicitors to bar Donna Brandenburg from participating in the Aug. 2 Republican primary ballot.

Brandenburg, a West Michigan entrepreneur, was one of five GOP candidates excluded from the ballot. The state’s election office told the board it didn’t have at least 15,000 valid signatures because paid voters submitted thousands of fake ones.

There is no evidence that the candidates were aware of the rogue work.

Business consultant Perry Johnson, former Detroit police chief James Craig and investment adviser Michael Markey sued to get elected but failed last week.

Johnson, who was willing to spend millions on his campaign, turned to federal court on Monday, saying his rights were violated in the process. The long-term trial is ongoing.

Craig, who enjoys wide notoriety in southeast Michigan, said “it’s not over,” but he didn’t elaborate on what happened next.

Meanwhile, the Aug. 2 ballot has been finalized for print on Friday.

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This Incredibly Cool Curvy Home Just Hit the Toronto Market for $13 Million https://tunalifotograf.com/this-incredibly-cool-curvy-home-just-hit-the-toronto-market-for-13-million/ Sat, 04 Jun 2022 08:04:08 +0000 https://tunalifotograf.com/this-incredibly-cool-curvy-home-just-hit-the-toronto-market-for-13-million/ One of Toronto’s best-designed (and most eye-catching) homes has gone up for sale in affluent Lawrence Park, less than two years after its original completion and at a price few can afford. But it’s nice to daydream and crawl over cool real estate photos, isn’t it? Yeah. He is. A view of the kitchen from […]]]>

One of Toronto’s best-designed (and most eye-catching) homes has gone up for sale in affluent Lawrence Park, less than two years after its original completion and at a price few can afford.

But it’s nice to daydream and crawl over cool real estate photos, isn’t it? Yeah. He is.

A view of the kitchen from a bar/lounge and dining area.

The must-see “Bezier Curve House” at 108 Stratford Crescent can be yours for just under $13 million, if you’re looking for something with both curb appeal and aerial appeal.

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An aerial view of the house’s curved roof.

Built by custom home builder Farhad Kazmian (ABOND Homes) and architect Tania Bortolotto (BORTOLOTTO), the home was literally designed to be “the antithesis of the square jar.”

Kazmian had lived with his family on the property since 2011 and wanted to renovate, but had unique requirements; he wanted to keep his beautiful courtyard with a swimming pool, which required wrapping the whole house around it.

Bortolotto provided a solution by means of a modified L-shaped A-frame house rooted in mathematics.

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The lap pool and the illuminated interior of the curved house.

The resulting property is known in design circles as the Bezier Curve House because its structure was based on a parametric equation often used in computer graphics and animations to create perfect curves using control points. .

“The mathematical formula of a Bézier curve at three given points is B

“Mathematicians often talk about the beauty of a mathematical equation, but when you see this formula put into practice in the roofline of a custom home in North York, Ontario, Canada, the beauty comes to life.”

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The high ceiling and wooden beams in the living room.

To say this house has curves in all the right places is an understatement; its curves are mathematically perfect.

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A staircase that gives the AGO a hard time.

Parts of the space are intricate and impressive enough to feel like they belong in a gallery.

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Another view of the winding staircase.

Other parts, not so much.

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The backyard.

With four bedrooms plus two and seven bathrooms, there is plenty of living space in this 7,500 square foot residence.

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The open concept ground floor.

A listing of the property says it represents “the epitome of modern luxury living” with unparalleled quality and bespoke finishes.

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One of the bathrooms with double shower and deep soaking tub.

“Located on a beautiful tree-lined street in the heart of Lawrence Park, the ‘Bezier Curve House’ offers a glimpse into the future of design,” the listing reads, boasting “the unique articulation in its kind of house”. modern and design.”

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A living room with walk-out deck.

The location would be fantastic for a family with excellent public and private schools nearby as well as great green spaces including the Alex Muir Memorial Gardens and Sunnybrook Park…not that you would need to go far for your leisure.

Described as a “pioneering architectural tour de force” – and rightly so – some parts of the house (mainly the bedrooms) don’t quite match the splendor of the house’s exterior.

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One of the bedrooms.

The basement is, well, a basement.

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A living room in the basement.

But unique furnishings and design elements elevate the main living areas into something far beyond the box that Kazmian sought to avoid.

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The centerpiece of the fireplace.

Entertaining here would be a dream with a large dining area.

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Two spaces equipped for meals.

Not to mention all the indoor-outdoor living spaces.

And those signature curves can be found both indoors and outdoors in certain parts of the home.

108 stratford crescent torontoIs it an affordable option for the average family? Not by far. But damn is this still a cool house for someone who loves math, wants a personal pool, and enjoys impressing random strangers.

It also has six parking spaces. That alone might help offset some of the mortgage…maybe even more than a little.

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Klay Thompson credits neonatal doctor for perfect shot form – Basketball Network https://tunalifotograf.com/klay-thompson-credits-neonatal-doctor-for-perfect-shot-form-basketball-network/ Thu, 02 Jun 2022 09:23:15 +0000 https://tunalifotograf.com/klay-thompson-credits-neonatal-doctor-for-perfect-shot-form-basketball-network/ Klay Thompson © Cary Edmondson – USA TODAY Sports Between the two Golden State Warriors Splash Brothers, arguably Stephen Curry is the better shooter, but not by a mile. However, when it comes to shooting form, Klay Thompson is by far the ultimate champion. It’s not because Curry’s shot is lousy. But rather, Thompson’s shot […]]]>

Between the two Golden State Warriors Splash Brothers, arguably Stephen Curry is the better shooter, but not by a mile. However, when it comes to shooting form, Klay Thompson is by far the ultimate champion. It’s not because Curry’s shot is lousy. But rather, Thompson’s shot is so clean, nothing can compare to it. One would assume that Thompson was diligently taught by his father, Mychal, proper mechanics. But lo and behold, a neonatal doctor is tasked with creating one of the finest shots in the game.

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3 stocks that could be worth more than Apple by 2040 https://tunalifotograf.com/3-stocks-that-could-be-worth-more-than-apple-by-2040/ Tue, 31 May 2022 09:06:00 +0000 https://tunalifotograf.com/3-stocks-that-could-be-worth-more-than-apple-by-2040/ Wall Street tends to offer only one guarantee: change. Over time, today’s largest companies by market capitalization are likely to be replaced by new, innovative companies. For example, only one of the 10 largest publicly traded companies in 1999 is still in the top 10 by market capitalization today (Microsoft). The other nine stocks, which […]]]>

Wall Street tends to offer only one guarantee: change. Over time, today’s largest companies by market capitalization are likely to be replaced by new, innovative companies.

For example, only one of the 10 largest publicly traded companies in 1999 is still in the top 10 by market capitalization today (Microsoft). The other nine stocks, which included titles like nokia and AIGfell far down the list.

The same fate may await the kingpin of technology Apple (AAPL 4.08%).

Image source: Getty Images.

Apple sits atop Wall Street’s pedestal…for now

At the moment, Apple sits on a pedestal above all other US-listed stocks with a market cap of over $2.4 trillion — and it’s not hard to see why. For starters, Apple has one of the most recognized brands in the world, as well as a very loyal customer base. Whenever a new product is launched, it’s not uncommon to see queues wrap around Apple stores.

To build on that point, the company has half of the U.S. smartphone market share, according to data from Counterpoint, which shows how innovation has driven consumers toward the iPhone brand for over 100 years. a decade. Additionally, Apple CEO Tim Cook is overseeing a steady operational transition that emphasizes subscription services rather than physical products. While that doesn’t mean Apple is giving up innovation on iPhone and Mac, it just means the company is focusing on higher-margin, loyalty-building subscriptions that diversify its revenue streams and make replacement cycles faster. less turbulent products.

These could be the biggest stocks in the world by 2040

But even Apple isn’t perfect. The company’s sales growth has slowed significantly, and persistent stock buybacks account for a significant portion of expected earnings growth. It’s plausible that Apple’s best days are now in the rearview mirror. What follows are three stocks that could, under the right circumstances, surpass Apple’s market capitalization by 2040 or earlier.

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The obvious choice: Amazon

Although Microsoft is a legitimate choice to overtake Apple in market value over the next 18 years, it is the e-commerce giant Amazon (AMZN 3.66%) it looks like the obvious selection to potentially become the world’s largest stock by market capitalization.

As many of you probably know, Amazon is the undisputed leader in online retail. A March 2022 report from eMarketer estimates that the company will bring in 39.5% of all online spending in the United States this year. That’s more than 8 percentage points ahead of #2-15 in market share, combined!

Such online retail dominance is what has helped the company sign up 200 million people worldwide for Prime membership. Annual fees collected from Prime members play a key role in helping Amazon lower prices from traditional retailers, as well as supporting investment in its extensive logistics network.

However, online retail is not the catalyst that could allow Amazon to overtake Apple. That distinction goes to its cloud infrastructure services segment, Amazon Web Services (AWS), which accounts for about a third of global cloud infrastructure spending.

More importantly, cloud spending is still in its infancy, with cloud services generating significantly higher operating margins than online retail. In theory, Amazon’s retail sales could decline, but the company’s operating cash flow would continue to increase due to AWS’s steady double-digit growth.

In addition to AWS, Amazon is enjoying double-digit sales growth in its other higher-margin operating segments, such as advertising and subscription services. As long as the cash cow segments continue to outperform, Amazon has a good chance of overtaking Apple well before 2040.

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If all went well: Meta Platforms

Another stock with the tools and intangibles needed to overtake Apple in market value by 2040 or earlier is Metaplatforms (FB 1.83%), the company previously known as Facebook. But unlike Amazon, it will need a few dominoes to overtake Apple.

Even though social media stocks have been exceptionally volatile lately, Meta is the clear leader in the industry. Its social destinations (Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram) are regularly among the most downloaded. At the end of the first quarter, Meta’s app family had 3.64 billion monthly active users.

In other words, more than half of the adult population in the world interacts with a Meta-owned asset every month. That’s enough incentive for companies to pay top dollar to get their messages in front of users.

Additionally, Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg has not significantly monetized all of his company’s core assets. The vast majority of Meta’s ad revenue comes from Facebook and Instagram. If and when the company turns on the tap for Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp, Meta’s growth and operating cash flow can kick into high gear.

The real wild card for meta-platforms is the development and evolution of the metaverse, i.e. the next iteration of the Internet, which allows connected users to interact with each other and with their environment in 3D virtual worlds. Meta plans to invest tens of billions of dollars into the Metaverse, hoping to become a leader in what could well be a multi-billion dollar opportunity. The unknown here is how long it will take to build the infrastructure to support the metaverse.

If the Metaverse ends up maturing faster than expected and Meta Platforms becomes one of the on-ramps to virtual and augmented reality, it might have a clear path to leapfrog Apple.

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The long shot: Sea Limited

If you want a real longshot that can outrun Apple in less than two decades, consider the Singapore-based conglomerate Sea Limited (SE 4.16%).

The sea is a long shot for several reasons. For starters, it trails Apple a mile in valuation ($46.4 billion market cap vs. Apple’s $2.42 trillion). The company is also losing quite a bit of money as it reinvests in its three main operating segments.

While Apple generated more than $116 billion in operating cash flow during the 12-month period, Sea suffered operating cash flow exit of $833.3 million in the comparable period. But over the next 18 years, Sea could deliver eye-popping sales and (eventually) profit growth.

Currently, Sea’s gaming division, known as Garena, is the only segment to produce positive earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA). mobile game Free fire was a global hit, with nearly 616 million people actively playing it and other mobile games in the first quarter.

What’s important is that 10% of those quarterly active users are paying to play. This pay-to-play conversion rate is several times higher than the industry average.

The second operational segment of interest is digital financial services. The number of quarterly active users accessing its SeaMoney products and services, such as digital wallets, increased by 78% through March 31, 2022 to 49 million. A number of markets Sea focuses on have limited access to basic banking solutions. So providing access to banking solutions through digital wallets could be a game-changer for Sea and its customers in emerging markets.

Finally, Sea has a booming online retail segment known as Shopee, which has consistently been the most downloaded shopping app in Southeast Asia. The company has also made significant inroads in Brazil.

After overseeing $10 billion in gross market value (GMV) on its e-commerce platform throughout 2018, the company oversaw $17.4 billion in GMV in the first three months of 2022 alone. -market, Sea has the ability to capitalize and become extremely profitable over time.

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