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How 20-Year-Old Kylie Jenner Built A $900 Million Fortune In Less Than 3 Years

K<p>ylie Jenner sits at a dark-wood dining table at her mother’s home in Calabasas, California, flicking through display options for a forthcoming pop-up shop. The youngest member of the Kardashian-Jenner industrial complex needs to decide how to showcase products by her Kylie Cosmetics makeup …

Kylie Cosmetics

Amazon’s convenience store of the future makes me nervous

Half a decade in the making, and after a year of intensive testing, Amazon's cashier-free convenience store is opening to the public. Amazon Go, located at the base of the company's Seattle HQ, is the first of its kind: a convenience store with no checkouts, no lines and no stress. Simply walk in, …

Shoppers turn out in droves for Black Friday, delighting retailers

Shoppers turned out in droves Friday for the traditional start of the holiday shopping season, giving hope to retailers and investors alike that long lines at checkout counters and brisk online sales would last through the weekend and kick off a jolly holiday season after all.<p>Shoppers had spent …

The 25 Greatest Disaster Movies of All Time

<b>This list was originally published in 2015, and we’ve updated it to include newer releases.</b><p>It’s a big week for disaster movies, what with both …

At least 10 dead, 1,500 homes destroyed in Northern California wildfires

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. — Wind-whipped fires sweeping across California's wine country Monday killed at least 10 people, burned hundreds of homes and buildings and forced thousands to flee communities, hospitals and wineries ahead of the hard-charging flames.<p>Officials confirmed seven dead in Sonoma …

California Fires Kill at Least 10 and Destroy 1,500 Buildings

<i>For the latest news on the wildfires, please read this story.</i><p>SANTA ROSA, Calif. — Fast-moving wildfires raged across Northern California on Monday, killing at least 10 people, sending well over 100 to hospitals, forcing up to 20,000 to evacuate and destroying more than 1,500 buildings in one of the …

California

Police don't know why Las Vegas gunman fired -- or why he stopped

<b>(CNN) —</b> Police on Monday said the Las Vegas gunman shot a hotel security guard six minutes before he began shooting concertgoers from his hotel room at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino -- a striking change from an earlier police timeline detailing what happened.<p>Given that revised order of events, …

Las Vegas

How JFK's Image Changed Politics Forever

A few words on an indisputable cultural icon.<p>There exists no photograph in which he is not immaculate. Take the Esquire cover from November 1973, ten years after his death. The shirt he is wearing while eating an ice cream cone on summer holiday is somehow the ideal shirt for eating an ice cream …

Make This and You’ll Never Lose Your Keys or ID Again

If I had a dollar for every time I forgot my ID, keys or bus pass, I would probably have enough to money to go on a fancy tropical vacation. Eh, maybe just enough for a couple rounds of fancy tropical drinks. Real talk — keeping track of your keys and ID is pretty hard. They are so small and thin …

How to Grill Corn the Right Way

You deserve only the best, so throw your corn on the grill.<p>Corn is a summer staple because it's the best there is. But you know what makes corn better than the best? Throwing it on a grill and getting some char on those kernels. The technique is easy, convenient, and loads it up with smoky depth …

Cooking

Grandma Kathy's Coffee Cake Is the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Is Grandma Kathy's coffee cake the greatest recipe of all time?<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they are really the greatest ever of all time? Well, we’re using this series as an opportunity to wax poetic about them. The coffee cake recipe of recipe developer</i> …

Dessert

'Inside Out': Pixar delivers a rewarding emotional journey, reviews say

In its previous 14 animated movies, Pixar has explored many imaginative worlds: one populated by anthropomorphic automobiles, another where a rat cooks haute cuisine, yet another where humans have trashed the planet and retreated into mindless consumption. But the studio's latest feature, "Inside …

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