DailyDirt: Do Not Pass Go, Do Not Collect $200...
from the urls-we-dig-up dept
- Anheuser-Busch InBev and SABMiller own a lot of beer companies, and Anheuser-Busch InBev wants to buy up Grupo Modelo next. If the deal goes through, 46% of the US beer market would be controlled by a single company. [url]
- Eyeglasses aren't exactly hard to make, but they can be surprisingly expensive for a few grams of plastic. Luxottica is the company behind the glasses that about half a billion people wear, but maybe that will change when Google starts selling its fancy eyewear.... [url]
- If you've ever bought (or tried to sell) a diamond, you've probably run across a little company called De Beers. Chemistry professors should curse De Beers for the broadly held myth that a diamond is forever... diamonds are not the most thermodynamically stable form of carbon by a long shot. [url]