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Carlos Slim Asks $80 Million for Epic Manhattan Mansion

SELLER: Carlos Slim Helú
LOCATION: New York City, NY
PRICE: $80,000,000
SIZE: (approx.) 20,000 square feet, 10 bedrooms, 10+ bathrooms

YOUR MAMA’S NOTES: If, over the last seven or eight years we’ve slung real estate dirt about the rich and/or famous, Your Mama has told the children once we’ve told y’all 49,000 times that one of the many ways the world’s superrich add to their super-sized fortunes is to buy extraordinarily expensive — and arguably already exuberantly over-inflated — residential real estate, hang on to it for a few years and then sell it — or, at least, try to sell it — it at a profit that that mere pecuniary mortals might easily find astonishing and, well, financially obscene. 991 more words

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Richest person ever: Emperor Mansa Musa, Timbuktu, Mali, and the next richest in history

Richest person ever: Mansa Musa, Timbuktu, Mali, and the next richest in history

You surely heard of Mansa Musa, the richest person ever.

The 14th century emperor from West Africa… 665 more words


When life gives you a lemon,make lemonade

Life is so unfair,I mean there are people who have a private jet at the airport waiting in case they want to travel but in case they don’t want to use the jet today they can use either Lamborghini or the Ferrari or the Rolls-Royce or the koenigsegg or they simply could have the chauffeured limo pick them up if they don’t feel like driving but in the same world there exists a person living from hand to mouth,in fact they earn under a dollar a day never really sure where the next meal will come from. 611 more words

Billionaires who live a Simple Life

There would be very few of you who would have never dreamt of becoming millionaires or billionaires, most of us want a lot of money in our lives to do a lot of things. 530 more words

Azim Premji

H-Bomb's Sunday photo, week 62: an art museum in Mexico City

Happy Sunday, people. On this day in history in 1867, the British Parliament passed the British North America Act, which created the Dominion of Canada as part of the British Commonwealth. 308 more words


Carlos Slim Just Became The New York Times' Largest Investor

Mexican telecom mogul Carlos Slim Helu now owns more of the New York Times Company than does the Sulzberger family, which has controlled the venerable news provider since 1896. 244 more words


Forbes Talks To The Richest Person In The World

Carlos Slim Helu doesn’t believe in handouts. He’s got another approach to improving people’s lives. What’s your opinion?

The 2012 Forbes Billionaires list: http://www.forbes.com/billionaires