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Sleek, Miami penthouse with 36-foot infinity pool sells for $26M

The 13,220 square foot, two-story penthouse also offers oceanfront views<p>The only full floor oceanfront penthouse in South Beach sold for $26 million dollars by Douglas Elliman brokers.<p>The home’s owner is Boris Jordan, the CEO of Russian-based investment firm, Sputnik Group, the South Florida …

Google Increased New Employee Productivity by 25 Percent With 1 Email. Here's What You Need to Know

Yet another example of when 'back to the basics' is great advice.<p>Onboarding, a term used to describe the period between job offer acceptance and assimilation (anywhere from 30 days to a year depending on the organization), is a critical time for new employees. Not only do they have to tackle a …

Employee Engagement

Beef Stew Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Combine flour, salt, and pepper in a shallow bowl; dredge beef in flour mixture. Heat half of oil in a Dutch oven over …

'SNL': Host Kevin Hart, Who Is Very Short, Delivers Dead-On Impersonation of Shaq (Video)

Being almost two feet shorter than Shaquille O’Neal doesn’t prevent Kevin Hart from nailing the impression<p>Kevin Hart is shot, yes. This is a common …

Here's How Being in Power Messes With Your Brain, According to Science

This is crazy.<p>From the bully on the playground to the big-wig in the corner office, power dynamics are everywhere in our lives.<p>A flood of allegations …

Bitcoin’s Price Has Soared. What Comes Next?

SAN FRANCISCO — Bitcoin has been in a bull market like few the world has ever seen.<p>At the beginning of the year, the price of a Bitcoin was below $1,000. It hit $5,000 in October, then doubled by late November. And on Thursday, less than two weeks later, the price of a single Bitcoin rose above …

Cryptocurrency

Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about Ethereum, patiently explained

Although ‘Bitcoin‘ and ‘Ethereum’ are terms that are often paired together, the reality is that they are vastly different. The only thing Ethereum shares with Bitcoin is that it’s a cryptoasset running on top of blockchain.<p>Instead of being just a cryptocurrency, like Bitcoin, Ethereum also has …

The best tech gifts for 2017

Bitcoin Could Surge to $11,500 by Mid-2018 Now That the Weaklings Are Out

Bitcoin is back in the game.<p>The cryptocurrency's fall to $5,600 last week "cleaned up weak hands," Fundstrat analysts said in a note Wednesday, Nov. …

A top hedge fund recruiter explains why your college major doesn’t really matter

llana Weinstein, founder of the The IDW Group, is a tour de force within the hedge-fund industry.<p>She recruits top-level talent for the world's most prestigious investment firms including hedge funds, family offices and private equity funds.<p>Weinstein recently sat down with Business Insider's hedge …

Why It's Illegal to Take Photos of the Eiffel Tower at Night

It's all because of that razzle dazzle.<p>Paris may be known as the City of Light, but the next time you’re basking in the glow of the city’s greatest monument—La Tour Eiffel—you may want to think twice about documenting it.<p>Unbeknownst to the average tourist or 'Gram-obsessed social media star, it’s …

New Jersey governor's wife snagged in distracted driver dragnet

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New Jersey crackdown on distracted drivers ordered by Governor Chris Christie’s attorney general netted a big fish - the state’s first lady.<p>FILE PHOTO: Mary Pat Christie, wife of U.S. Republican presidential candidate and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, speaks at the New …

New Jersey

Elon Musk might have another $50 billion company on his hands (TSLA)

If you haven't watched one of SpaceX's live rocket launches, and subsequent landings, you are really missing out.<p>Elon Musk, CEO of SpaceX and Tesla, started the company in 2002 with the eventual mission of colonizing Mars. It's a lofty goal, and one that's hard to totally comprehend. But, as SpaceX …

NRA opposes full ban on 'bump stocks' used by Vegas gunman

WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Rifle Association is opposing a ban on "bump stocks" like the device used by the Las Vegas gunman to turn …

One57 condo of Ferrari-collecting Canadian billionaire asks $70M

Ferraris not included<p>Another sun-soaked pad at One57 has hit the market, and unlike the sweet (and heavily discounted) digs downstairs on the 79th floor, this 85th-floor apartment is currently scandal-free.<p>Canadian fashion-investing billionaire Lawrence Stroll—also known for his collection of …

The New Rules of Excess: Inside L.A.'s Giga-Mansion Boom with the Architect of Beyoncé and Jay Z's $120 Million Bel Air Home

In the Bird Streets, a tangle of roads above Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles, multimillion-dollar mansions, with their angular glass facades spilling down the hillsides, look as if they have alighted fresh off another planet. Many are the work of a single architect, Paul McClean. On a September …

Real Estate

These Modern Disney Princesses Look Cooler Than We’ll Ever Be

One of the things we love about the internet, other than having every bit of information we’d ever need at our fingertips, is the endless talent of …

Walt Disney Company

Forget the 9 to 5 — research suggests there's a case for the 3-hour workday

Over the course of an eight-hour workday, the average employee works for about three hours — two hours and 53 minutes, to be more precise.<p>The rest of the time, according to a 2016 survey of 1,989 UK office workers, people spend on a combination of reading the news, browsing social media, eating …

What Every Country Does Better Than The Rest, Mapped

As you can tell, here at VIVA we love nothing more than a map - whether it's delicious mac 'n cheese, great airbnbs, or terrible tourist traps - …

Nintendo will revive the NES Classic and continue selling the SNES Classic in 2018

Good news for old skool Nintendo enthusiasts — the company has said it will revive the NES Classic Edition next year, and it plans to continue selling the SNES Classic in 2018, too.<p>The company originally killed off the hit NES Classic Edition with an announcement in April and it had also said that …

Retrogaming

Rich People From These Nations Hide the Most Offshore Wealth

Pinpointing the inequality between rich and poor is notoriously difficult because the data is so squishy, and new research shows just how hard that …

10 of the Most Expensive NFL Stadiums Your Precious Tax Dollars Paid For

Stadium naming rights deals can help pay for sports facilities, but almost never repay taxpayers for their share of the bill.<p>Now President Trump …

NFL

Floyd Mayweather's 50 wins, ranked

Floyd Mayweather is 50-0 after beating Conor McGregor, and we ranked every single fight of his illustrious career.<p>Floyd Mayweather is now 50-0 as a boxer, battling (mostly) the best of the best throughout his career. Out of the ring, Mayweather has done plenty to tarnish his reputation and legacy …

Here's how much the highest-paid women in every US state earn

Money is power, and men still have more of both. Especially at the top.<p>Despite the multimillion-dollar incomes of women like actress Emma Stone and former Yahoo chief executive Marissa Mayer, most still lag behind men in terms of pay.<p>The highest-paid women in every US state earn an average of …

Mayweather vs McGregor: Masterly Floyd Mayweather gives bold Conor McGregor a boxing schooling

• <b>Floyd Mayweather defeats Conor McGregor by 10th round TKO</b>• <b><br>How Mayweather triumphed in his final fight</b>• <b><br>Mayweather pays tribute to his 'dance partner' opponent after fight</b>• <b><br>After this huge bout, will there be a rematch?</b>• <b><br>Purse, prize money and winner earnings details</b><p>Floyd Mayweather has beaten Conor …

This actress was paid $2m to wear a Dior dress

And the nine other most expensive red carpet dresses of all time<p>Latest stories<p>When you know how much work goes into celebrity red carpet dresses – …

Red Carpet

Mystery trader known as '50 Cent' made $21 million from last Thursday's stock market meltdown

Last Thursday's big sell-off in stocks cost a lot of people money, but at least one person walked away smiling.<p>That would be "50 Cent," the volatility vigilante who's made a name amassing bets on a stock market shock — one set to pay off in the event of a spiking CBOE Volatility Index, or VIX.<p>The …

Bitcoin will likely split into 2 — and it's all because of bitcoin cash

movieclips via YouTubeBitcoin will likely split into two separate currencies on Tuesday, and it's all thanks to bitcoin cash.<p>For years, bitcoin power brokers have been squabbling over the structure of the blockchain network that underpins the red-hot currency.<p>On one side of this war, there are the …

Snap’s stock lockup period has expired and shares are plummeting

The lockup time period for Snap’s stock, which prohibited early investors from selling the stock for a 150-day period after its IPO, has expired and <b>shares are currently down by over 2.6%.</b><p>This could mean more bad news for the company, which has continually underperformed on the stock market since it …

How much does Wiz Khalifa's 'See You Again' earn as the most-watched YouTube video ever?

It’s finally happened: South Korean music sensation Psy’s wildly popular video, <i>‘Gangnam Style‘</i> has been toppled from the top spot on YouTube’s list of most-watched videos. The mantle goes to Wiz Khalifa’s <i>‘See You Again’</i>, a rap-ballad combo from the Furious 7 soundtrack, at 2.9 billion views at the …