Posts Tagged ‘billionaire’
There’s a kid named Caine Monroy. He made an arcade in his dad’s auto parts store. Out of cardboard boxes. Caine clearly has a heart of gold, and it shines through in this video. But it’s also a stunning portrayal of a young entrepreneur in action. Where the layman sees a pile of beat up..
Russia clashes over energy with Belarus, Ukraine, EU
Russia plunged back into the disputes over energy with Ukraine and Belarus that have repeatedly disrupted oil and gas supplies to European Unioncountries, and it also termed EU energy policy as "uncivilized". Russia on Friday denied remarks by Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko that it [more]
Simple test may predict life expectancy
Don’t be surprised if your doctor asks you to sit on the floor at your next checkup. A new study says testing a person’s ability to sit down and then rise from the floor could provide useful insight into their overall health and longevity. [more]
For North Korea, next step is a nuclear test?
North Korea's next step after rattling the world by putting a satellite into orbit for the first time will likely be a nuclear test, the third conducted by the reclusive and unpredictable state. A nuclear test would be the logical follow-up to [more]
NASA releases “Told Ya So” apocalypse video early
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=QY_Gc1bF8ds Dec. 21, 2012, has long been rumored to be the day of the Mayan apocalypse, when Earth comes to its inglorious end. The good folks at NASA want you to know that isn't going to happen. In fact, NASA is so [more]
An investigation against Saudi Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal, who was accused of raping a woman in 2008, has been reopened. A Spanish court has reopened a probe into allegations a Saudi billionaire prince raped a model on a yacht in the Mediterranean three years ago, according to a ruling. The case concerns Prince Alwaleed bin..
Mikhail Prokhorov Billionaire oligarch Mikhail Prokhorov Saturday won the leadership of a Russian pro-reform party, setting the goal of challenging the dominance of Vladimir Putin’s ruling faction United Russia. Delegates elected Prokhorov unopposed as the new leader of the Pravoe Delo (Just Cause) party at an extraordinary congress in Moscow marked by bold ambitions the..
Russian oligarchs are back with a bang, making Moscow the billionaire capital of the world. Profiting from a boom in commodities, the number of billionaires in Russia, most of whom built their empires during the country’s anarchic 1990s, grew to 101 from 62 last year, Forbes said in its annual list of the world’s richest..