As an academic who teaches both political science and computer science, this is has been an interesting week as my two academic fields have collided in real life. So, I thought this would be a good chance to examine what, exactly, Bitcoin is, and why China has recently banned trading it and other cryptocurrencies.
Let’s get the technical definitions out of the way first. Bitcoin, like other cryptocurrencies, are currencies, or coins, that are based on technologies that cross-verify...
Mega mansion developer Nile Niami recently unveiled his latest listing: a $340 million property in Bel-Air. The home comes in at a modest 105,000 square feet, making it the third largest home in the US. The structure sits on a 5-acre plot of land with panoramic views of the much less properties below. Construction took over 8 years and 600 laborers to complete, and it’s easy to see why. While the size is impressive in itself, the house has a long list of amenities that are sure to interest...
As Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk continue to trade back and forth for the title of “Wealthiest Person Alive”, we thought it would be interesting to compile a list of the 10 most successful businessmen in the world. We used Forbes real time data (live as of 4/1/2021) to make the list and excluded heads of state with unconfirmed/estimated net worth’s (ex: Vladimir Putin with an estimated net worth of $80-200B).
Long before Reddit users banded together to short squeeze GameStop into Billions of dollars, there have been some gutsy and huge wins in the markets.
For all the winners there are losers, but for everyone that plays the markets it is very intriguing to hear those that had off the chart successes.
Sit down in case you get light headed and enjoy these instances of obscene financial wins. Scroll through with the NEXT button at the bottom of each page.
Bitcoin has recently surged to record highs, reaching values of over $40,000 USD per coin earlier in January. Unfortunately for Stefan Thomas, a programmer based in San Francisco, these price jumps have caused nothing but suffering. Thomas owns an IronKey hard drive with 7,002 bitcoin, or ~$280,000,000 at a price of $40,000 per bitcoin. IronKey allows owners 10 chances to enter the correct password before permanently locking down and encrypting the contents. For Thomas, this would mean...
You can age yourself based on stores you remember that are no longer in business. Are you a little younger and remember buying video games at Circuit City or old enough to remember eating at Howard Johnson's Restaurants?
Brace yourself for an interesting look over the decades of businesses that are no longer with us. We try to give a little history and a little more background about each one.
Please use the NEXT button at bottom of article to navigate each business.
There has been the good, the bad, and the ugly! :eek: We launched ManLife 3 months ago and we have learned a lot. Check out the videos below to get an overview of what has happened so far.
The 1st month we lost $14,460 with no revenue, but I show you how and talk about our goals for the future.
After the 3rd month we started receiving our first revenue, an entire $25.79. :D We did meet our goal of over 100 users on ManLife.com and 250 subscribers on our YouTube channel.