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Jeff Bezos just sold almost $3 billion worth of Amazon shares — here’s our best guess at why

The stock sales are by some accounts Bezos' largest since starting the company more than 20 years ago, and come at a time when Amazon is threatened.

A futurist reveals the biggest ways tech will transform our lives in the next 5 years

Futurist James Canton predicts that big advancements in artificial intelligence and space exploration are coming in the next five years.
Apollo 11 astronauts planted a flag on the moon on July 20, 1969.

Astronauts explain why nobody has visited the moon in more than 45 years — and the reasons are depressing

The last time anyone visited the moon was in December 1972, during NASA's Apollo 17 mission. Since then, there have been many foiled plans to go back.
Jeff Bezos talked about his space exploration ambitions to CBS.

Jeff Bezos says space travel is essential because we are ‘in the process of destroying this planet’

Jeff Bezos thinks that rather than abandon Earth in favor of another planet, humans could use space as a resource.
Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin stands next to a flag on the moon on July 20, 1969.

The American flags astronauts planted on the moon are disintegrating

The sun has likely bleached them all white and at least partly destroyed their fragile fibers, making them tattered and unrecognizable.
Jeff Bezos unveiled the Blue Moon lunar lander in May.

Jeff Bezos tweeted a video of his lunar lander spewing green flames during a rocket engine test

The Blue Origin engine is called BE-7, and is fuelled by hydrogen and oxygen, according to CEO Jeff Bezos.

Jeff Bezos took another veiled shot at Elon Musk, arguing that reaching Mars is an ‘illusion’ without going via the moon

Jeff Bezos said it's an 'illusion' to think we can get to Mars while skipping the step of going back to the moon first.

Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos are in an epic, years-long feud over space travel. Here’s a timeline of the billionaires’ most notable battles.

The billionaires often criticize each other's rockets and space-exploration plans, but they've also legally sparred over key launchpads and patents.
Jeff Bezos unveils Blue Moon, a lunar lander designed by his spaceflight company, Blue Origin, on May 9, 2019.

Jeff Bezos explains why he’s trying to colonize the moon: ‘We need to go to the moon to save the Earth’

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos believes that to save the planet, we'll need to move manufacturing off the earth and onto the moon.

Jeff Bezos is dropping $80 million on a set of 3 NYC apartments. Here’s a look at the 6 other massive properties his family already owns, from a...

Jeff Bezos, the richest man alive, is paying $80 million for three adjacent NYC apartments. Here's a look at the real estate the family owns.