Richard Szaro

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Rock bottom for Tiger Woods? Even Notah Begay is laughing at his ‘deactivated glutes’

Notah Begay can chortle about Tiger Woods’ ‘deactivated glutes,’ but his friend’s ‘avalanche of doubt and second-guessing’ is no laughing matter.<p>Tiger Woods has been the target of many of jokes in the past, notably after his Escalade backed into that fire hydrant and the dirty secrets of his …


NBC's Brian Williams recants Iraq attack story

It was a dramatic account from the early stage of the Iraq War, one that placed NBC News anchor Brian Williams aboard a U.S. military helicopter that had drawn enemy fire. The story was told repeatedly by Williams and NBC.<p>And it wasn't true.<p>Williams, the anchor of the "NBC Nightly News," apologized …

Media Industry
Stock Markets

Putin's cronies built these mega mansions

A new report published on the website Otdel Rassledovaniy asserts that oil money that was supposed to be used on state projects was instead used to build mega mansions for Putin's friends.<p>Over the last 15 years under Putin's reign, Russia raked in over $3 trillion "petrodollars," according to Otdel …


Jailed al Qaeda operative makes explosive claims about Saudi royals funding pre-9/11 terror

Zacarias Moussaou, a 46-year-old French native serving life in prison for his role in the 9/11 attacks, said he was instructed by Qaeda leaders in Afghanistan to create a database of all of the donors to the group.<p>Among those who donated, Moussaou alleges, were the Saudi intelligence chief Prince …

National Security

3 Things We Can Learn From Robin Williams’ Estate Battle

The actor's loved ones are feuding over his personal items, but you can spare your family the same battle when you move on.<p>Six months after comedian …

University of Minnesota

The Best Industries for Starting a Business in 2015

These eight sectors are hotbeds of opportunity for entrepreneurs with the foresight and motivation to take advantage.<p>The old adage that timing is everything in business is incomplete. When it comes to launching a successful startup, the other crucial ingredient is identifying a new, untapped market …

Peter Thiel

How to Travel Like the One Percent on an Economy Budget

Unless you've been blessed with an all-expenses-paid trip, flying business or even first class might seem like an unattainable privilege. But buying a first-class ticket doesn't have to put a dent in your wallet--in fact, with a little bit of know-how, flying in luxury can turn out to be as …

American Airlines

The real reason Staples and Office Depot are merging: Amazon

We’ve seen this movie before.<p>The office megastore Staples, which today agreed to buy Office Depot for $6.3 billion, tried to tie the knot with its rival nearly two decades ago, only to be thwarted by the Federal Trade Commission. That was before Wal-Mart’s meteoric rise across the US and just three …

Office Depot

“F***ing peasants”: Conrad Hilton arrested for assaulting flight attendants in an epic air rage tantrum

Ladies and gents, we have a new affluenza champ<p>Who's your favorite Hilton? Decreasingly famous Paris? "Entrepreneur" Nicky? What's that, you don't have a fave? You do now. It's their brother, 20-year-old Conrad Hughes Hilton III. Why? Because he's bringing back old-timey words. Like "fracas." And …