Money & Power

Saturday, April 5th, 2014

Dan Bilzerian | Off The Felt [Episode 1]


Fuck the Dos Equis guy, Dan “Blitz” Bilzerian is definitely in the running for the most interesting man in the world. Not only does he live the life but he’s a humble ass, cool dude.

Thursday, March 27th, 2014

Bankys: Stolen or Acquired, But For Sale


When Time magazine selected the British artist Banksy—graffiti master, painter, activist, filmmaker and all-purpose provocateur—for its list of the world’s 100 most influential people in 2010, he found himself in the company of Barack Obama, Steve Jobs and Lady Gaga. Organizers hold an exhibition and sale of Bankys street art. Alicia Powell reports.

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

Facebook Purchases Oculus for $2 Billion


Facebook looks to invest in the virtual reality sector by paying $2 billion for Oculus VR, a company with no revenue, no product on the market, and unproven technology. At least, WhatsApp has real users.

Monday, March 24th, 2014

Mitch Albom: From Morrie to Heaven: In Search of a Meaningful Life


On March 6, 2005, best selling author Mitch Albom delivered the annual Roland Quest Lecture at Elmhurst College. Albom has touched many lives with his books “Tuesdays with Morrie” and “The Five People You Meet in Heaven.” He is also a newspaper columnist (Detroit Free Press), a national radio host (two ABC talk shows), and a sports panelist (ESPN).

Friday, March 14th, 2014

Wiretaps Show Vito Rizzuto’s Influence


Wiretaps featuring conversations between Montreal’s top Mafia figures were played at the Charbonneau Commission Wednesday, revealing the influence Vito Rizzuto had on a major construction project.

 

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

This video will touch your heart…


It shouldn’t take a seven-minute video to make us appreciate what our parents do for us, but we’ve found one anyway. The clip after the JUMP is from Viddsee, a company in Asia that curates and shares powerful short films. In this one, titled “Gift,” a son feels neglected by his father for most of his childhood. But when he grows up, he learns his dad’s cold exterior was hiding a soft (dare we say, funny?) interior all along.

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014

Top 10 Most Famous Drug Dealers of All Time


We all know something about famous rich business people but little about powerful drug lords in the world. They are very rich and very successful that anyone can wonder whether there is a good reason of fighting them. Here is the list of top 10 most famous drug dealers of all time.

Monday, March 10th, 2014

Music’s Top 40 Money Makers 2014: The Rich List


Billboard Magazine’s annual Money Makers ranking of the top earners is more than a little bit country with plenty of hip-hop and a whole lot of rock’n’roll. Taylor Swift claims the crown for the highest earning musician. See who else made the list after the JUMP

Saturday, March 8th, 2014

The Kanye West Kim Kardashian Prenup Agreement


Kim Kardashian could cash in on her marriage to Kanye West as she will reportedly earn $1 million per year of marital bliss in a prenuptial agreement which could see the star laughing all the way to the bank.

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

How to Invest Like a Billionaire | Warren Buffett’s 23 Best Quotes About Investing


Warren Buffett published his 2013 annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders on Saturday. Not only is Buffett the most successful investor in history. He also shares his wisdom in an approachable and entertaining manner.