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Turning $1,000 Into $42 Million

I have been writing for this magazine for 29-plus years, and with this issue I pass Lucien O. Hooper to become the third-longest-running “expert” columnist in FORBES’ 96-year history. Lucien may have been the most popular ever for what Steve Forbes recalls as his “conversational way,” and even …

Your iPhone’s Afterlife

The secret to China’s booming electronic-waste recycling business: clever (and highly profitable) reuse<p>The old Motorola has been in the back of a drawer since 2004; the Nokia was beneath a pile of papers on the piano since early 2009 (I think). In the United States, they’re junk-drawer fodder, …

Microsoft billionaire Paul Allen adds a $27 million home in Atherton, America's priciest zip code, to his collection. http://onforb.es/1iVDrGb

One Beloved Boss On What Makes A Great Leader

For one thing, having your title be Chief Big Ass sure doesn’t hurt.<p>The stereotypical boss is mean, arrogant, cheap, and often even hateable. There is even a recently coined word that sums up this person–bosshole. As in, well, you know.<p>Meet the boss who defies the stereotype and sets the bar …

BMW Claims That i8 is "Sold Out" Based on Projections, Not Orders

In developing the i3 and the i8, BMW has placed a rather large wager on the future of electric mobility. The premium automaker says that engineering costs have been “written off” and “we will make money with the first car sold.” This creative accounting is bolstered by what appears to be good news …

2015 Nissan GT-R / GT-R NISMO

Godzilla and MechaGodzilla.<p>Nissan GT-R fans, you can chill out or relax—or even chillax, if that’s your thing. It’s true that the standard 2015 GT-R is slightly toned down, but it’s not as though the automaker chiseled off the supercoupe’s hard edges. Think of them instead as sanded down by …

Nissan GT-R

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Nymi bracelet uses biometric heart data to unlock digital and physical doors (video)

Unlike faces and fingerprints, a heart's electrical activity is difficult to fake -- it's a unique and potentially ideal security tool. Bionym is taking advantage of this trustworthiness in its upcoming Nymi bracelet. The wristwear authenticates users through a combination of electrocardiograms and …

The Well-Equipped Garage: Tips and Tricks for a Versatile Space

Transform your garage with a little planning, some smart design choices, and our expert guidance.<p>The Rules<p>In your garage, as in the projects it is sure to spawn, planning is crucial. Remember that the goal is to make tasks easier and more efficient. Here are a few pointers to get you into the right …

Best iPhone Apps: our pick of the top free and paid apps for iPhone

By Tom Pritchard

Apps

iPhone 6 fingerprint scanner could be hidden in the bezel | Trusted Reviews

Ip<b>The fingerprint scanner heavily rumoured to feature within the iPhone 6 could be hidden in the handset’s bezel, latest Apple patent filings have</b> …

Scanners

A $34 Cap That Turns Any Water Bottle Into A Humidifier

The Amazing Humidifier lives up to its name.<p><i>Happy Black Friday! We’re taking the day to republish some of our most popular Wanted posts of the year. For a complete roundup, go here.–Eds.</i><p>“College dorm room” is a design category in its own right. On the typological spectrum, it’s probably slotted …

Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6

Out with the camels, in with the über-G.<p>In the Middle East, only tourists ride on camels. Nowadays, oil-rich Arabian natives are more focused on jets and cars. Or, more accurately, Gulfstreams and huge SUVs. The garages of cashed-up kingpins house entire car collections, especially in the absurdly …

United Arab Emirates

2013 Mercedes-Benz GL550 4MATIC

The paradox of value rolls on.<p>TESTED<p>Were Nicolaus Copernicus alive today, he would totally get the Mercedes-Benz GL550. Ringing in at a tidy as-tested price of $100,115, the GL550 sits on the bejeweled side of the Diamond-Water Paradox, a subjective theory of value examined by Copernicus, among …

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This is the Pininfarina-designed BMW Gran Lusso Coupe. Should BMW build it? http://oak.ctx.ly/r/5hqd

Gareth Bale ‘set to be subject of £60million offer from Real Madrid’

Real Madrid are reportedly preparing to launch a summer assault on Tottenham to sign Gareth Bale, with the Spanish giants thought to be readying a …

The World's Youngest Billionaires: 29 Under 40

There are 1,426 billionaires in the world this year. They are the wealthiest of the wealthy. But only 29 members of this elite list are under 40 years old, with that exciting combination of money and youth.<p>Those 29 have a total of $119 billion between them. Ten come from the technology sector, …

To Protect and Impress: Bugatti Veyron Joining Dubai Police Fleet

When it rains, it pours — even in the middle of the Arabian Desert. Weeks after adding Lamborghini Aventador, Ferrari FF, and Chevrolet Camaro police cars to its fleet (among other things), the Dubai Police Force plans to add an even more exclusive exotic to its ranks: the Bugatti Veyron.<p>The above …

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Lamborghini has another 50th Birthday present for itself: The Lamborghini Egoista Concept.

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What If You Could Pay Facebook To Keep Ads Out Of Your Newsfeed–And Protect Your Privacy?

Facebook makes a little over $11 a year per North American user. What if you could just pay Facebook $11 a year to stop showing you ads?<p>During Facebook’s quarterly earnings announcement earlier this week, it revealed that in 2012 the company made $11.08, on average, per North American user. …

iOS 6.1.4 released, tweaks iPhone 5 speakerphone

The iPhone 5 gets a very, very minor update.<p>Apple has released an iOS 6 update only aimed at the iPhone 5.<p>Apple on Thursday released iOS 6.1.4 which …

iPhone 5

World exclusive: new 991 Turbo revealed

03 May<p>News<br>• |<br>• Lee Sibley<br>• |<p>Total911.com can exclusively reveal first pictures of Porsche’s new Turbo model. The 991 variant enjoys a power hike to 520hp …

Porsche

Here's our first look at the 2014 Porsche 911 Turbo and Turbo S. The latter produces 560 hp and should go from 0-60 mph in less than three seconds. Also, PDK is the sole gearbox choice. Get all the details here: http://oak.ctx.ly/r/4onn

Box Office: Pain and Gain Takes No. 1 Spot

Pain & Gain<p><i>Pain and Gain</i> earned $20 million in its opening weekend to claim the top spot at the box office. The Michael Bay comedy, starring Mark …

Box Office

Agent: Ronaldo PSG link, 80% Mourinho Chelsea return

• La Liga<p>ESPN staff<p>Cristiano Ronaldo has yet to agree terms on a contract extension at Real Madrid © Getty Images<p>Enlarge<p>Related Links<p>News: Mourinho …

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Mercedes GLA Concept secrets revealed

The Stradale is the first road-legel car from Italian motorsport constructor Dallara<p>First Drive<p>16 March 2018<p>The motorsport constructor's first road …