Here's What the Billionaires Are Buying Hedge fund managers and investment gurus have to notify the SEC about their moves every quarter. Investors pore over this data in the belief the big fish have special insight.
The World's Most Dangerous Waters Maritime pirates are honing their tactics and beefing up their weaponry. Here are the world’s most pirate-infested waters, and learn about individual attacks from each place.
The 10 Best States for Retirement Whether you'd really consider retiring to North Dakota or West Virginia, this unconventional list will at least get you thinking about what you really need from a retirement spot.
Small Businesses You Can’t Believe Exist Some small businesses provoked skepticism, but the public embraced them and the entrepreneurs who backed them had the last laugh. Here are 10 small businesses founded on unorthodox ideas.
New Tech That Could Change Everything There's little doubt that the 20th century was full of breakthroughs that changed history. But the 21st century could go a step further, according to Citi.
Mega Homes From the Top Three Zip Codes There were more than 200 sales in the top 15 Zip Codes for homes priced at $10 million or more in 2012, and the mega-home market shows no signs of slowing.
Cursed and Haunted Treasures Some treasures have become legendary for their bad luck. These are treasures rumored to be cursed or haunted, which reside in the limbo of legend and superstition. Nonetheless, many have track records that even the most hardened skeptic might find hard to ignore.
Jackson out. Randy Jackson, the lone original "American Idol" judge, says he won't be returning to the Fox talent competition. "To put all of the speculation to the rest, after 12 years of judging on `American Idol,' I have decided to leave after this season," Jackson said in a statement Thursday. "I am very proud of how we forever changed television and the music industry."
Amazon is reportedly developing a smartphone that sports a 3D screen that relies on retina-tracking technology to make images seem to float above the screen like a hologram. With the smartphone, users would be able to navigate through content by using their eyes alone, according to two unnamed people who discussed the phone with the Wall Street Journal.
U.S. federal telecommunications regulators are pushing ahead with efforts to bring faster Internet service to commercial and private airline flights. The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday started deliberations on a proposal that would offer a new type of in-flight broadband service promising U.S. fliers higher Wi-Fi speeds and better connections.
Nuggets general manager Masai Ujiri was named the NBA's executive of the year on Thursday, a day after George Karl was named the league's top coach. Even as Masai Ujiri accepted the NBA's executive of the year trophy from club President Josh Kroenke on Thursday, the Denver Nuggets general manager said he would have given it up gladly in exchange for a deep playoff run.
According to internal documents obtained by the website TechCrunch, Microsoft has offered $1 billion for the digital assets of Nook Media, Barnes & Noble's digital book venture. According to internal documents obtained by the website TechCrunch, Microsoft has offered $1 billion for the digital assets of Nook Media, Barnes & Noble's digital book venture.
Aiming to show he's still focused on creating jobs, President Barack Obama is beginning a series of quick trips around the country to resurrect ideas from his State of the Union address that became overshadowed by the intense debates over gun control, immigration and automatic spending cuts.
Talk about high expectations for a newborn: King and Messiah are among the fastest-rising baby names for American boys. They're just a little behind Major, the boy's name that jumped the most spots on the Social Security Administration's annual list of popular baby names.
A gang of cyber-criminals stole $45 million in a matter of hours by hacking their way into a database of prepaid debit cards and then draining cash machines around the globe, federal prosecutors said Thursday.
We hope you weren't counting too heavily on Jurassic Park 4 making its projected summer 2014 release date, because it looks like Universal has gone back to the drawing boardat least temporarily. The news, as it so often does these days, leaked via Twitter, where Digital Asset Manager Todd Smoyer and Concept Artist Dean Sherriff shared JP4's delay with varying degrees of unhappiness and/or panic. In Smoyer's words, "Hollywood makes and crushes dreams. Goodbye JP4." Sherriff was a little less visibly upset, simply tweeting, "Jp4 on hold."
Pro wrestler's family hopes for nursing home changes George Dahmer, otherwise known as professional wrestler Chief White Owl, died five years ago; however, his family continues to work for change in his honor. Singer Island beach closed because of chemicals in water Singer Island beach was closed to swimmers Thursday because of chemicals found in the water, and it will remain closed at least through Friday. The Palm Beach County Health Department detected chemicals in the water during routine testing and decided to close the beach until further tests could be conducted. More From WPBF: Email alerts | Mobile | Social However, plenty of people were ignoring ... Local real-estate market reaches best levels since 2007 If last month's numbers are any indication, it's safe to say the local real estate market is booming. More houses were sold in April in Palm Beach County than any month since 2007, WPBF 25 News' Terri Parker reported Thursday. LIST: Hottest Real-Estate Zip Codes In Palm Beach County And prices are up as well. "The biggest thing that it says to me is (that) we've got the solid stability in the ... 3 arrested in attempted murder, robbery of Port St. Lucie taxi driver Three men have been arrested in connection with the attempted murder and robbery of a Port St. Lucie taxicab driver. Lawrence Flood Jr., 22, faces a charge of attempted first-degree murder. Nicholas Monaco, 21, and John Cilluffo, 25, face charges of aggravated battery and armed robbery. More From WPBF: Email alerts | Mobile | Social Their arrests stem from the May 17 robbery and beating of ... NOAA forecast calls for busier-than-average hurricane season Federal forecasters are predicting yet another busy hurricane season. Thursday's outlook calls for 13 to 20 named storms, 7 to 11 that strengthen into hurricanes and 3 to 6 that become major hurricanes. ALSO: Get The WPBF 25 Hurricane Tracker App The prediction by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is more than what's considered an average Atlantic season. Last year was the ...
Obama Refines War-on-Terror Rules President Obama used a big-sky speech Thursday to try to nudge America beyond a post-9/11 “war on terror” and toward containing and dismantling terrorist organizations and extremists that pose threats to the United States.“This war, like all wars, must end,” Obama said during an hour-long address that was interrupted by rebukes shouted by Code Pink protester Medea Benjamin. “That's what history advises. It's what our democracy demands,” he said.In the first counterterrorism address since his re-election, Obama said the...
Obama's Bloody Recipe for More Benghazis Gird your loins, America. President Obama intends to empty out Guantanamo Bay and send scores of suspected Muslim terror operatives back to their jihadist-coddling native countries. Goaded by anti-war activists and soft-on-terror attorneys (including those from Attorney General Eric Holder's former private law firm), Obama announced Thursday that he'll lift a ban on sending up to 90 Yemeni detainees home and will initiate other stalled transfers out of the compound.This radical appeasement of Obama's left flank is a surefire recipe for more Benghazis, more U.S.S. Coles and...
The Other IRS Scandal WASHINGTON -- Let us stipulate that now might not be the best time -- with IRS officials exposed for abusing power, caught in self-serving deceptions, invoking their constitutional right against self-incrimination -- to dramatically expand the authority and size of their agency. But this is what Obamacare requires. Thousands of new IRS agents will implement 40-odd provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act -- the exact number a matter of dispute since the law itself is so confusing. The largest tax law and social policy change in a generation will be imposed on a skeptical...