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Jeff Bezos earns more than $4 million an hour.

Europe is closing in on Amazon, as Germany investigates if the firm is abusing its market position

The Federal Cartel Office investigation was prompted by numerous complaints lodged against Amazon by third-party sellers.
In Frozen Head State Park, runners from around the world line up before the Barkley Marathons co­founder, Lazarus Lake.

Only 15 people have ever finished the grueling and secretive Barkley Marathons — here’s what the race is like, according to people whoR...

Since the Barkley Marathons course was bumped up to at least a 100-mile route in 1989, there have been just 15 finishers. But something draws runners to Tennessee to almost certainly fail. Hundreds apply, and about 40 receive their "condolences" saying they've been accepted.

A Stanford economist has a fascinating theory to explain why women may be less likely to quit in a competition than men

During the 2018 Boston Marathon, men quit at higher rates than women. That's possibly because simply finishing the race — but not winning — is more valuable for women than it is for men.
"Tea Culture" by Alessandra Meniconzi.

The 10 stunning winners from the 2018 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year contest

The winners of the 2018 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year contest have been announced. The overall winner was Reiko Takahashi of Japan whose photo subject was a humpback whale calf. Takahashi took her photo, titled 'Mermaid,' off the coast of Japan’s Kumejima Island.

Nintendo and Disney are teaming up on a contest dedicated to the Nintendo Switch

The biggest video game company in the world is teaming up with the biggest entertainment company in the world to create a televised contest based on the Nintendo Switch.

The two biggest makers of computer processors are competing again — and it could mean faster and cheaper computers

Intel and AMD are competing in a real way again, which is a great thing for anyone who uses a computer.
European Commissioner for Competition, Margrethe Vestager

Qualcomm is slipping after the EU dealt a massive blow to the tech giant

The European Commission is asking Qualcomm to pay a $1.2 billion fine.
A view from the balcony of the home on offer in the competition.

A £3.2 million Knightsbridge flat — and a luxury Jeep — could be yours for £10.25 if you answer one question right

The winner will receive the fully paid-for house, stamp duty, council tax for the first year, legal fees, the car, car insurance, road tax, and parking permit.
Stunning natural sites including the towering mountain ranges and serene lakes in Banff National Park helped to sway the judges.

Canada was officially the best country to visit in 2017 — and it’s not too late to book a trip

Canada has been named the best country to visit in 2017 thanks to its stunning natural sites, scientific advancements, and year-long birthday celebrations.