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Here’s where you can legally consume marijuana in the US in 2018

It's legal to use marijuana in nine states, including California, Nevada, and Vermont, in 2018 — and more are expected to join them. Here's the full list of where you can legally light up.
A view of 30 Hudson Yards at Hudson Yards, New York City.

Amazon, JPMorgan, and BlackRock are all snapping up space in the new $25 billion Manhattan neighborhood that’s reshaping the city

Tech and financial firms and settling down in New York City's Hudson Yards, the biggest real estate development in American history. Once a largely vacant industrial district, Manhattan West has transformed into a hotspot for wealthy New Yorkers.

Jeff Bezos is now the richest person in modern history — here’s how he spends his money on philanthropy

Bezos is the only American in Bloomberg's ranking of the world's top 5 richest people to not join the Giving Pledge. In June, a year after asking his Twitter followers for input on philanthropic strategies, Bezos said he has settled on two areas and will announce them by the end of the summer.
A street at Google's headquarters in Mountain View, California.

Amazon won a major battle in Seattle, but a Big Tech ‘head tax’ could still happen for Google, Twitter, and Apple

This week, the Seattle City Council repealed a $275 per-employee tax for larger companies amid pressure from Amazon. Mountain View, San Francisco, and Cupertino, California — the homes of Google, Twitter, and Apple — are considering similar head taxes.

China is building a 1,000-foot-long ‘sidescraper’ in the sky — and it may reveal a troubling trend

In the past several years, cities across the world have built fancy megaprojects, mainly aimed at the rich. But as more people flock to big cities, these types of luxury developments may fail to serve urban populations at large, especially those who cannot afford to live and play in them.

The billionaire ‘Giving Pledge’ signed by Bill Gates and Elon Musk could soon be worth up to $600 billion

At least 175 billionaires and billionaire couples have committed to donating a majority of their fortunes to charity through the Giving Pledge, and a Wealth-X study predicts the initiative may be worth as much as $600 billion by 2022.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk is under fire from some of his fans for donations he made to a Republican political committee.

Elon Musk has tried to help fix these 7 humanitarian crises — here’s how he’s doing so far

We've rounded up all of humanity's problems that Elon Musk has pledged to fix. He's doing a lot of good — but not all of his solutions seem to be working.

Incredible photos of New York City when it was covered in farmland

Before Manhattan formed its grid, its residents raised hogs and chickens. The Museum of the City of New York reveals what NYC looked like as farmland.

The Sergey Brin-backed startup behind the world’s first lab-grown burger just got a boost in the race to transform the meat industry

Dutch startup Mosa Meat is developing cultured meat, which is made from cell cultures rather than slaughtered animals. German pharmaceutical company Merck and European meat processor Bell Food Groop are supporting the startup through an $8.8 million investment.
Streets in Cleveland, Ohio are obscured by smoke from heavy industry, July 1973.

Vintage EPA photos reveal what Midwestern industrial cities looked like before the US regulated pollution

On Earth Day as the Trump Administration plans to kill the Clean Power Plan, old EPA photos show the Midwest before the agency's pollution regulations.