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The 10 Richest People of All Time

A comparison of wealth across history<p>Who had more money, John D. Rockefeller or Genghis Khan? It’s a simple question with a very difficult …

Latest Medical, Nutrition, Fitness News

AP count: Nearly 11.8M enroll for Obama health law in 2018, just 3 percent less than last year despite Trump and GOP repeal drive<p>Mat and Brooke …

Larry Hogan

motor trade recovery insurance

to paying duties is to join the European Union. The implications of the referendum on 23 June, the United Kingdom (EUR 14.6 billion). Motor vehicles …

Meet the Maker: Melody Shirazi of Isobell Designs

We are swooning over EVERY piece of jewelry from the next maker in our series presented by American Express. Meet Melody Shirazi of Isobell Designs. Her collection is full of bold pieces we want to wear everyday. Oh, and her Oakland studio is pretty rad too (just check out this video for proof). …

Jewelry

The Multimillion Dollar Quest To Brew The Perfect Cup Of Coffee

Coffee crusaders, backed by caffeine-buzzed venture capitalists, are taking aim at Starbucks with a $7 cup of joe. And you might even consider buying it.<p>On a Thursday morning in May, a man and a woman roll into a midtown Manhattan office with two James Bond–looking suitcases.<p>They slither over to …

9 Ways Google Is Changing The World

When asked if Microsoft could learn a thing or two from X Labs, Nadella retorted that there's always something to learn from "from people who market themselves well."<p>He was right to some degree. Project X creates a lot of hype for Google even though most of those projects aren't quite ready for the …

Sergey Brin

Former Thiel Fellow Tackles Sleepless Nights With New Device

The last time Forbes caught up with James Proud, he was 20 and had just sold his first company. A member of the inaugural class of Thiel Fellows, a group of 20 teenagers paid by billionaire investor Peter Thiel to skip college, the overachiever had parted ways with a music business started out of …

Police arrest suspects in StubHub ticket site fraud investigation

Cybercrime ring in US, UK, Russia and Canada hacked into accounts held by more than 1,600 of the eBay site's users<p>An international crime ring that hacked into accounts held by users of a ticket website to stage a $1m fraud has been dismantled in a transatlantic crackdown involving British and …

It’s not TV that Rupert Murdoch wants: It’s HBO

Media Industry

Murderer turned stock picker is ‘Oracle of San Quentin’

Every day, Curtis Carroll dons blue, state-issue jail garb. Every night, he sleeps in a cement cell. At 35, he has spent his entire adulthood behind …

Warren Buffett

Hate Taxes? Move To Tax-Free Puerto Rico, Stay American, Avoid IRS

Increasingly, Americans are ditching their passports for far off lands. In some cases, they are motivated by high taxes and America’s unique worldwide tax reporting, though that’s rarely the only issue. Yet lower taxes can be had a lot closer to home and with more security. And you don’t have to …

People Are Freaking Out About A Startup That Snags Restaurant Reservations And Sells Them

Here's how ReservationHop works: The company makes reservations at popular restaurants in San Francisco. These reservations are available to browse on ReservationHop's website.<p>If you see a restaurant you like, you can claim it for a price. The prices seem to range between $5 and $10 based on the …

Hospitality

Follow Airbnb's journey from scrappy startup to $10B company (video)

After Airbnb raised its latest funding megaround, the company attained a massive $10 billion valuation. But the home-sharing startup faced plenty of obstacles on its path to success, as a new video and infographic from Funders and Founders remind us.<p>Airbnb still has plenty of challenges ahead of …

Marinated Flank Steak

Toast peppercorns, coriander, fennel, chiles de àrbol, and bay leaves in a small skillet over high heat, stirring occasionally, until fragrant, 2 to …

BBQ

The Most Important Kitchen Tools to Bring to a Vacation Rental

Vacation rental kitchens aren't always up to snuff, so bring along these tools and ingredients to make sure you'll enjoy the best of the local produce<p>If you're anything like us, you travel to eat. Farm stands, cheese shops, butchers, bakeries—that's our kind of tourist attraction. And renting or …

Recipes