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  • Just a month before the company’s highly anticipated S-1 filing, Facebook was moving its employees from its old offices in Palo Alto, Calif., to a new 57-acre campus in Menlo Park, Calif., a building formerly owned by Sun Microsystems. The new campus also boasts a vanity address — 1 Hacker Way — which pays homage to Facebook’s culture. As founder Mark Zuckerberg describes in the recent S-1 filing, “We have cultivated a unique culture and management approach that we call ‘The Hacker Way’... ‘The

    For the approximately 2,000 employees who will report to work at Facebook each day, it’s sure to be a unique work experience. Have a look at Facebook’s new Menlo Park campus.

  • Love may be blind – but it’s not free. In fact, Americans are planning to spend big bucks this Valentine’s Day to show their significant others that they care, according to a new report. The National Retail Federation forecasts that love-struck consumers will spend 8.5 percent more on Valentine’s Day this year bringing the average spending to $126.03 per person, or a total of $17.6 billion. Men will once again be the big spenders, shelling out almost twice as much for women in the elusive hunt f

    Love may be blind, but it’s not free. Americans are planning to spend big bucks this Valentine’s Day to show their significant others that they care.

  • As the saying goes, there’s someone for everyone. Thanks to the Internet, love can be found at first click. But if the scope of general dating sites is overwhelming, don’t fear. There’s now an easy way to narrow the playing field, thanks to hundreds of niche dating websites that cater to almost any specialty imaginable.There are sites for practically every religion and ethnicity, and even sites for redheads and men with mustaches. But what if you’re interested in someone who loves cats, is a Sta

    Thanks to the internet, love can be found at first click. Here are 12 sites that could help you find that special someone.

  • With more than 900 million active users globally, it’s no surprise that Facebook’s initial public offering has become one of the most highly anticipated deals in history. The company officially filed paperwork with the Securities and Exchange Commission on May 3 for an offering that could end up raising more than $13 billion, making it the biggest internet-related IPO on record. The social media titan is also expected to land a massive valuation – up to $96 billion. So, how would a Facebook IPO

    Just how historic is Facebook’s IPO compared to other internet-related deals? Find out.

  • As the US government spends an unprecedented amount of money to fix the nation's economy, there is an equally great need to raise the cash to pay for it. This is accomplished through borrowing, whereby Uncle Sam sells Treasury securities of varying maturity. For investors, the government bills, notes and bonds are considered a safe financial product because they have a guaranteed rate of return, based on faith in future US tax revenues. The government has been partially funding operations via Tr

    Much of the U.S.'s $15 trillion-plus debt is held by the private sector, but about 40 percent is held by public entities, including parts of the government. Here's who owns the most.

  • A Super Bowl advertisement is the most expensive ad in television, and with the game between the New York Giants and New England Patriots expected to be the most-watched event of the year, there’s no doubt consumers will be paying attention. It’s a unique opportunity for advertisers, since Super Bowl ads have virtually become in-game content: for fans watching at home. This year’s ads on cost $3.5 million on average for every 30 seconds. Which advertisers have believed that the Super Bowl ad is

    Here are the top 10 Super-Bowl advertisers, ranked by total ad dollars spent in the past 10 years (2002-2011), according to media valuation firm Kantar Media.

  • Greed comes in all shapes and sizes, but it takes a special kind of greed to kill someone for money. Here, we’ve assembled some of the most notorious, notable and nasty cases, proving that some people really will do anything for money … even kill.

    We’ve assembled some of the most notorious, notable and nasty cases, proving that some people really will do anything for money… even kill.

  • The winners of every Super Bowl get to share the coveted Lombardi Trophy for their victories, but they also get a more personal keepsake from the game — a golden-laced, diamond-studded ring. The National Football League contracts for 150 rings, paying up to $5,000 for each. The basic design includes the team name, logo, and the Super Bowl game number. However, if some teams want a fancier look, such as player names, more gems, or detailed designs, team owners have to foot the bill for the differ

    Find out which golden-laced, diamond-studded Super Bowl rings are - or have been - the most valuable on the open market.

  • Millions of dollars are spent on creating Super Bowl commercials and millions more go to paying for the ad time to air the spots during the game, reaching a one-of-a-kind global audience. For some observers, the commercials are as much fun -- and as important -- as the game itself. Here are my top-ten picks.

    For some observers, Super Bowl commercials are as much fun, and as important, as the game itself. Here are our top 10 picks.

  • So what are the best alternative finance and economic websites out there? To assemble our list, we polled our friends, our sources and our followers on Twitter. We excluded many of the sites we really enjoy because they are associated with major media organizations. So no Felix Salmon, FT Alphaville or DealBook. These are the sites that have struck out on their own, untethered to the “mainstream media.” Some of them — like Business Insider or Minyanville — have become so successful that we almos

    So what are the best alternative finance and economic blogs out there? To assemble our list, we polled our friends, our sources, and our followers on Twitter. Here’s the best of the web for 2012.

  • Sometimes the spectators at sporting events can draw as much attention as the players. It’s now common to find celebrity sports fans in the spotlight during telecasts of their favorite teams.These avid and loyal fans spend big bucks to sit up close – often in the first row. Take "Sopranos" actor Steve Schirripa , a longtime New York Yankees baseball fan who likes to sit behind home plate, where tickets cost up to $2,500a game. Or “Fantastic Four” star Jessica Alba, who often sits courtside at Go

    Who are these die-hard celebrity sports fans? Find out who made our list and how much just one of their tickets might cost.

  • Wealthy families have long lived in grand monuments to their riches, such as the  in San Simeon, Calif. But castle homes aren’t reserved for the super-rich or those holding European titles. Although it’s commonly thought of as an Old World practice, Americans live in castle-style homes in all corners of the New World. This collection features representatives from Washington state to Florida, each with varying degrees of castle features. Some carry legacies of famous tycoons, while others were bu

    Castle homes aren’t reserved for the super-rich or those holding European titles. Check out 10 castle homes that are for sale or were recently on the market, provided by Zillow and Realtor.com.

  • There's a point in everyone's life where they stand at a career crossroads. Go one way and you end up in your current profession. Go the other and you wind up doing something entirely different.That's true not just of people in the traditional business world, but also those in the porn world. Before they began having sex on screen, the people in the adult entertainment industry were often working in other fields or studying to be a part of them.We were curious about what some of today's top porn

    Before they began having sex on screen, the people in the adult entertainment industry were often working in other fields or studying to be a part of them.

  • Do Wall Street pros know something the rest of us don’t? Why are billionaire investors ahead of the curve while most individual investors are behind it?According to trader Joe Terranova, it’s because money pros regularly employ strategies that regular folk don’t even know exist.

    Why are billionaire investors ahead of the curve while most individual investors are behind it? According to trader Joe Terranova, it’s because money pros employ strategies that regular folk don’t even know exist.

  • A man’s home is his castle, and that’s particularly true for men who have been convicted of swindling others out of their money or other crimes. They’re often decked out with the best that other people’s money can buy – stunning in their sheer size and grandiosity. Other homes are surprising for just how common they are, but in the end, these spreads all have crime in common. Click ahead to see the homes of some of the country’s most infamous criminals.

    A man’s home is his castle, and that’s particularly true for men who have been convicted of swindling others out of their money or other crimes.

  • America’s top roadside attractions are highway accidents of a good kind. They’re small, conventional businesses that grew, thanks to desperation-driven innovation and a little luck, into legendary, multi-generational family concerns that draw mind-boggling traffic and profits that their founders little imagined. More surprising still is that these products of the automobile’s golden age continue to thrive in a time of air travel and triple-digit gas prices. We asked the owners of some of the lon

    Many roadside attractions were small, conventional businesses that grew into legendary, multi-generational family concerns over time. Here are some of the more outrageous ones!

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