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Who Shot Bin Laden? A Tale of Two SEALs

Two different alumni of SEAL Team Six, the secretive group of highly trained warriors that killed Osama bin Laden three years ago, have been profiting off their role in the terror leader’s death since leaving the military.<p>Former Team Six member Matt Bissonnette, who wrote a bestseller under a …

National Security

According to Forbes, Tiger Woods is no longer the No. 1 sports brand

Two golfers in the top 10 most valuable sports brands and no NFL or MLB athletes. That's pretty interesting.<p>It hasn't been the best year for Tiger …

Tiger Woods

NFL Bans Beats Headphones On Camera (Updated)

Bose secured an NFL sponsorship deal that allows it to elbow Beats by Dre in front of TV cameras.<p>Remember the television commercial that opens with San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick arriving at an opposing team’s stadium, where he is greeted by a throng of screaming, …

Tips for Cleaning Leather at Home and Getting Wine Off Leather

Ready for a bold statement? The leather jacket might be the biggest wardrobe hero of all time. It's a classic that keeps expanding its reach, from the original bad-girl, downtown look to being totally fine over a formal dress at a black-tie wedding (it's a look I love!). Leather's notoriously …

The Only 8 Numbers You Need To Do Math

Mathematicians often represent numbers in a line. Pick a point on the line, and this represents a number.<p>At the end of the day, though, almost all of the numbers that we use are based on a handful of extremely important numbers that sit at the foundation of all of math.<p>What follows are the eight …

Mathematics

What it’s like to fly the $23,000 Singapore Airlines Suites class

<i>Editors’ note: This piece was originally published on the author’s personal blog, and then republished by several sites, including Quartz, with the author’s permission. Subsequently, other bloggers accused him of copying pieces of text, photo captions, and a photo from their travel reports. We have</i> …

Dining Rooms

Stocks close lower, following drops overseas

The U.S. stock market slid to start the week, following European markets lower. The Dow Jones industrial average dropped 178 points at the start of trading on Monday then slowly climbed back.<p>Concerns over high stock prices and global politics continued to plague markets Monday as major stock …

3 lessons investors can learn from Derek Jeter

It's not just little leaguers who can learn a thing or two from Derek Jeter.<p>As the curtain goes down on the illustrious 20-year career of the New York Yankees shortstop, here are three lessons investors should remember as they navigate the turbulent stock market.<p><b>1. Don't swing for the fences</b>: …

Latin American Hotels Have a Supply and Demand Problem

Many experts predicted that Latin America would be a popular destination for travelers this year as the World Cup rolled in to Brazil and cast a …

Derek Jeter's Last Game at Yankee Stadium

Derek Jeter's greatest moments have always been unscripted

The New York Yankees came under some fire for scheduling Derek Jeter Day, as it came to be known, three weeks before the Captain actually retired.<p>And pundits rightfully noted the somewhat funereal atmosphere of that day, with the club presenting him a massive wreath with the No. 2, and a steady …

Bringing Tablets To Restaurant Tables Nationwide Nets E la Carte $35 Million

On the heels of a nationwide rollout with Applebee’s, E la Carte has raised $35 million to bring its tablet technology to more restaurant tables around the country and around the world.<p>Previous investors Intel Capital and Romulus Capital returned to lead the round, which also included commitments …

Eric Bledsoe, Suns again talking deal

With training camp set to open next week, the Phoenix Suns have increased their offer to restricted free-agent guard Eric Bledsoe, according to …

NBA

Phil Jackson says Kobe Bryant went beyond Michael Jordan in training

Phil Jackson is the go-to expert on Michael Jordan vs. Kobe Bryant and says Carmelo Anthony could learn more about training from Kobe.<p>Phil Jackson's …

Basketball

Inside The World’s Most Intriguing (And Probably Only) Futurist Bar

Sip a drink and watch a chalkboard-scrawling robot do its thing as you engage with the Long Now Foundation’s ode to the future.<p>The Long Now Foundation supports a 10,000-year clock project, a digital library of human languages, and research to bring back species from extinction. It’s not exactly …

The Most Incredible Use Of 425 Square Feet You've Ever Seen

It’s really hard to make 425 square feet look spacious but Specht Harpman Architects managed to do just that in this once awkward New York City …

New York City

Native Americans getting final settlement payments

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of Native Americans have started receiving the final cash payments this week from one of the largest government settlements in U.S. history, about three years after the deal was approved.<p>Checks ranging from $869 to $10 million were sent beginning Monday to …

Bill Gates Is At Least $6 Billion Richer Than He Was Six Months Ago, But Not From Microsoft

According to Forbes, Gates has a net worth of almost $82 billion, which puts him in the No. 2 spot behind Mexican telecom magnate Carlos Slim, who's worth $85.4 billion.<p>According to Bloomberg, Gates is still the world's richest man, worth about $86.5 billion, with Slim at No. 2.<p>In truth, we don't …

Bill Gates

Jameis Winston's Off-Field Issues May Have Already Cost Him More Than $12 Million

This is just the latest off-field incident that has involved Winston and all of these headlines appear to be costing him millions in earning potential once he decides to go pro and enter the NFL draft.<p>Mel Kiper Jr. of ESPN has released his latest "Big Board," ranking the prospects for the 2015 NFL …

Football (U.S.)

Zalando Valued As High As $7.1 Billion As Company Announces $818 Million IPO For October

German online fashion retailer Zalando is looking to raise as much as $818 million (633 million Euros) in an initial public offering on Oct. 1 that could value the company as high as $7.1 billion (5.5 billion Euros.)<p>In what could be the largest German tech IPO since the 2000 listing of Deutsche …

SAP Just Spent $8.3 Billion To Become 'The Second-Largest Cloud Company'

Concur's software helps the enterprise simplify its travel expense management. It has over 23,000 clients and 25 million active users across 150 countries, and is generally considered one of the largest companies in a sector called travel and expense (T&E) management software. In 2013, Concur had …

SAP SE

SAP submits a big expense report: $8.3 billion to buy Concur

Business software maker SAP has agreed pay $8.3 billion to acquire Concur, the company known for its business expense software that office workers …

Smartphone microscope can be made for under a dollar

Suppose you were a first responder, who got called out to investigate a suspicious substance found in a public place. Instead of having to transport …

U.S. Dept. of Energy

SAP swallows up travel & expense software provider Concur for $8.3B

Enterprise-software company SAP is adding to its bag of tricks today by buying Concur Technologies, a company that sells software for keeping track of money employees spend on travel and expenses.<p>The deal is going down for $8.3 billion, or $129 per share, according to a statement from the companies.<p>…

Report: Sony Signs Deal With Viacom, Will Stream TV to PlayStation in 2014

MTV on your PS4.<p>A recent report indicates Sony is currently meeting with potential content partners in order to introduce an internet TV streaming …