This Seattle-based stock photo agency, used by Seattle Weekly and many other local publications, could sell for as much as $1.5 billion. Interestingly, its chief rival, the smaller Corbis Images, is also based in Seattle. And the owner of privately held Corbis, Bill Gates, probably has $1.5 billion in small change in his couch. Do we smell merger?
Warning: this video is practically NSFW because any skier watching it will exclaim ?Fuuuuuuck!? at the impact, and when his helmet is knocked off by the impact and he begins convulsing on the snow. But was apparently upright and conscious soon after the crash.