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How Martin Scorsese Finally Signed On To 'The Wolf Of Wall Street' After It Bounced Around Hollywood For 7 Years

In 2006, a fresh-out-of-prison Jordan Belfort chose Leonardo DiCaprio and Martin Scorsese to option his book rights in a $330,000 deal based at Warner Bros.<p>Broke and indebted to his swindled victims — yet full of hope for the future — Belfort was sure his memoir being made into a movie would pull …

Summer and after-school programs provide a jump on Common Core

Middle school English teacher Kellie Madden already has a good grasp of the new Common Core State Standards. In fact, she has been teaching to those …

Why WhatsApp's Founder Hates Being Called An Entrepreneur | Inc.com

WhatsApp co-founder Jan Koum doesn't like to be called an entrepreneur, even though he created a massively successful messaging company.<p>Journalist Nastya Chernikova interviewed Koum at Barcelona's World Mobile Congress conference and asked him why he doesn't like the word.<p>Koum thinks the word …

Real-life Wolf of Wall Street says his life of debauchery 'even worse' than in film

The controversial figure whose memoir formed the basis of Leonardo DiCaprio's unhinged stockbroker in Martin Scorsese's Oscar-nominated black comedy The Wolf of Wall Street has revealed his debauched life of sex and drugs was "even worse" than shown in the film.<p>Jordan Belfort made the admission in …

Game over for MtGox as Bitcoin exchange files for bankruptcy protection

Advertisement<p>16 Comments<p>Credit: Pond5/artist3d<p>The pioneering yet much-reviled Bitcoin exchange MtGox has officially filed for bankruptcy protection. …

Nine-hour tests and lots of pressure: welcome to the Chinese school system

The streets surrounding Shijia primary school in Beijing were mobbed by a crowd of parents so dense that cars were obliged to beat a retreat.<p>At 3.45pm on Friday, 11-year-old Zou Tingting, five minutes late, bounded through the school's west gate and into her waiting mother's arms. Tingting's …