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Man Skirts Nevada Law, Hits $680 Million Jackpot

How to Make $1 Billion on Twitter Fixing Twitter’s weaknesses would make millions of people happier, and could help add a billion dollars to the company’s market cap. Here’s the plan » 105-Year-Old Man Sets Bicycling Record Frenchman Robert Marchand, 105-years-old, set a new world record last week when he…

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15 Start-Ups to Watch in 2017

[Video] Watch Tesla’s “Autopilot” React to a Crash Check this out: the very moment the red hatchback makes contact with the black SUV, the autopiloted Tesla comes to a quick stop. Score one for Tesla Autopilot » Like an Android Phone—But It’s a Car Google tweaked Android last year to make…

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What It’s Like Coming Back from the Dead

What To Do When Your Money Manager Buys a Ferrari A new study found that the car your money manager drives is related to his capacity for risk taking—and his ability to generate market-beating returns. In particular, make sure to look out for Minivan owners » GPS Is Messing with Your…

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2016's Top Headlines

We just finished up an exciting research project: First we sorted through millions of emails that we sent our subscribers in 2016. Then we calculated how many people opened each of our articles, and how many people clicked on the links inside. In this way, we were able to analyze…

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2017's Uber IPO

One of the most anticipated financial events in recent history is upon us: The decade’s fastest-growing tech company is about to go public—and it’s going to make some investors very, very rich. So what should you do? Is this a once-in-a-lifetime IPO that you can’t afford to miss? Or is…

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What To Do In Between Killing People

American Guys’ Favorite “Man-Purse” People have strong opinions about cargo shorts. Detractors say that all those bulky pockets are as dorky as fanny packs, and even worse than socks with individual toes. Is a high-tech alternative on its way? The End of “CrackBerry” After years of being trounced by iPhones and…

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Boost Your Returns by 400%

OK, so now it’s legal for you to invest in start-ups. Sounds exciting… but should you invest in start-ups? After all, this is a new world, and it’s natural that you have concerns. But if you’ve been hesitating, here’s something that might push you over the edge. Silicon Valley’s Best…

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Yahoo’s Loss – Your Gain!

Back in 2008, Microsoft offered to buy Yahoo for about $50 billion. Yahoo rejected the offer as being “too low.” Last week, a new deal for Yahoo came in—this time from Verizon. The deal was worth just $4.6 billion, a fraction of what Microsoft had offered. When Yahoo accepted it,…

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