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Tech Billionaires Make Largest Donation Ever to Preserve 24,000 Acres of California Coastline

Thanks to a $165 million donation from two tech billionaires, over 24,000 acres of pristine California coastline will be permanently protected in the years...

Tech CEOs, Billionaires Throw Money at Climate Change As Eiffel Tower Shines Green

As the Eiffel Tower, a marvel of 19th century engineering, is flooded with green light to salute the opening of the Paris climate change...
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More Billionaires Pledge to Give Away Half Their Wealth

Nine more wealthy families and individuals have pledged to give at least half of their fortunes to charity as part of a giving campaign...
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11 More Billionaires Take Buffett’s Giving Pledge

Eleven more wealthy American families have joined the Giving Pledge created by Warren Buffett and Bill and Melinda Gates, to commit at least half...
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11 More Billionaires Take Buffett’s Giving Pledge

Eleven more wealthy American families have joined the Giving Pledge created by Warren Buffett and Bill and Melinda Gates, to commit at least half...
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Facebook’s Zuckerberg Among Latest Billionaires to Pledge Their Wealth to Charity

Seventeen more of the wealthiest Americans have joined billionaires Bill Gates and Warren Buffett in a pledge to give at least half their wealth...
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40 Billionaires Pledge to Give Away Half of Wealth

More than three dozen of the wealthiest families and individuals in the United States have committed to giving away the majority of their wealth...
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40 Billionaires Pledge to Give Away Half of Wealth

More than three dozen of the wealthiest families and individuals in the United States have committed to giving away the majority of their wealth...
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Gates and Buffett Are Pushing Billionaires to Give Away Wealth

Investor Warren Buffett and Microsoft founder Bill Gates announced on Wednesday that they have met with the top billionaire in the country asking them...
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Gates and Buffett Are Pushing Billionaires to Give Away Wealth

Investor Warren Buffett and Microsoft founder Bill Gates announced on Wednesday that they have met with the top billionaire in the country asking...

There Are Many Paths to Success, But These Famous People All Took ‘The Third Door’

Alex Banayan has interviewed everyone from Maya Angelou to Bill Gates – and he believes that they all found success because they took “the third door” that was posed to them.

Good News in History, August 30

On this day 50 years ago, Thurgood Marshall was confirmed as the first black judge named to the U.S. Supreme Court. Preceding his 24...

Bill Gates Announces $1Bil Fund for New Technology Geared Toward Climate Change

The legendary tech billionaire do-gooder – along with several other CEOs – have created a groundbreaking new fund to help combat climate change.

Good News in History, July 31

On this day 60 years ago, Richard Starkey (later known as Ringo Starr) made his debut at The Cavern in Liverpool, playing drums with...

Greatest Comeback in Sport History? Impossible Football Champs Mow Down 5000-1 Odds

A ragtag team of football players that have tugged on the heartstrings of a city in the East Midlands for 132 years have just...

Chinese Billionaire Donates $2Bil to Education, Health and Environment

His company may sound like it was named after a dime, but the founder of Tencent is a Chinese billionaire who has just donated...

Businessman Gives $18 Mil to Restore DC’s Lincoln Memorial, His 4th “Patriotic Gift”

Abraham Lincoln might be rising up out of his chair to thank this Washington, D.C. businessman. Thanks to the billionaire philanthropist David M. Rubenstein, one...
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Despite Low Oil Prices, Renewables Attract Record $329 Billion in 2015

Despite bargain basement prices for oil and natural gas, renewable energies like solar and wind raked in a record $329.3 billion of investment last...

Update: Billionaire Is “Optimistic” About Buying Island for Refugees

Egyptian billionaire Naguib Sawiris is more optimistic than ever that he’ll soon buy an island where Syrian refugees can live. Here's an update...

5-Hour Energy Inventor to Bring Free Energy to the Poor, Donate Billions

If this billionaire’s plan to power remote Indian villages through stationary bike pedaling catches on—well, they actually won’t need a whole lot of his...