A look inside the 25-year marriage of the richest couple in history, Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos — who met at work, were engaged in 3 months, and together owned more land than almost anyone else in America

A look inside the 25-year marriage of the richest couple in history, Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos — who met at work, were engaged in 3 months, and together owned more land than almost anyone else in America

Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos met at work — he was the first person to interview her at the firm. Evan Agostini/AP Images Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos announced Wednesday that he and his wife, MacKenzie Bezos, would divorce. They were married in 1993, after meeting at D.E. Shaw & Co. Shortly afterward they relocated to…

The inside story of how short-seller Carson Block made a killing this year, even as the market made life miserable for many investors

The inside story of how short-seller Carson Block made a killing this year, even as the market made life miserable for many investors

The short-seller Carson Block, who founded Muddy Waters Capital, says he’s managed to dodge the wild ride in equity markets that has put many of his hedge fund peers in the red. „We’re happy with how things have gone this year,” he said in an interview. While he declined to quantify the fund’s performance, a…

Inside the Coast Guard’s 8-week boot camp where recruits go through extreme physical tests and brutal ‚smoke sessions’

Inside the Coast Guard’s 8-week boot camp where recruits go through extreme physical tests and brutal ‚smoke sessions’

Recruit: 158, 157!Petty Officer Cichosz: Louder.Recruit: 156!Cichosz: Louder! Recruit: 155!Cichosz: Louder! Open your mouth!Recruit: 154! 153!Cichosz: Go around!Recruit: Aye, aye, Petty Officer Cichosz!Petty Officer Misiuda: Open your mouth, man! Keep going! Did I tell you to stop?Recruit: Aye, aye, Petty Officer Misiuda!Narrator: This is Coast Guard boot camp. Recruit: Zero, zero! One!Petty Officer Cichosz: Go…

Inside the secret killing house

Inside the secret killing house

Burundi’s security services are running secret torture and detention sites to silence dissent, former government intelligence agents have told BBC Africa Eye. Using cutting-edge reconstruction techniques, BBC Africa Eye examines one house in particular, which was filmed in a video posted on social media in 2016. A red liquid, which looked like blood, was seen…

Take a look inside at the $218 million Boeing Dreamliner private jet the new President of Mexico is selling because it’s ‚too lavish’

Take a look inside at the $218 million Boeing Dreamliner private jet the new President of Mexico is selling because it’s ‚too lavish’

Mexico’s newly inaugurated President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is to set to make some sweeping changes. His first order of business is to sell the presidential jet used by his predecessor. According to Bloomberg, Lopez Obrador’s decision to sell the plane, which he deemed to be „too lavish,” is the fulfillment of a campaign promise.…

Inside the factory where army veterans make 7 million poppies every year

Inside the factory where army veterans make 7 million poppies every year

The Poppy Factory in Richmond creates poppy products for the Royal British Legion’s annual poppy appeal. Each poppy starts as a plastic stem, imported into the factory. The paper leaf and petal are cut out using machines. The factory assembles these together using a plastic button. Around 140,000 wreaths are made at the factory each…

Take a look inside Renault’s EZ-Ultimo concept — a luxury self-driving lounge for the rich

Take a look inside Renault’s EZ-Ultimo concept — a luxury self-driving lounge for the rich

Renault unveiled its new autonomous concept car at the Paris Motor Show 2018 and it gives us a look at what the future transport might look like. The EZ-Ultimo has no space for a driver, it can fit a maximum of three passengers, everything is 100% electric and it looks like a luxury lounge inside.…

A look inside the daily routine of Apple CEO Tim Cook, who wakes up before dawn and gets up to 800 emails a day

A look inside the daily routine of Apple CEO Tim Cook, who wakes up before dawn and gets up to 800 emails a day

Cook wakes up incredibly early. Andrew Burton / Getty Images Apple CEO Tim Cook’s birthday is November 1. Cook is an intensely private person, but he has given some insights into what his daily routine looks like. He’s a self-proclaimed „workaholic” who wakes up early and gets up to 800 emails a day. In September,…