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The Netherlands is getting a 'vertical forest' skyscraper covered in over 5,000 plants — and apartments cost less than $900 a month
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The Netherlands is getting a 'vertical forest' skyscraper covered in over 5,000 plants — and apartments cost less than $900 a month

A plant-filled, affordable housing skyscraper will be built in Eindhoven, Netherlands. Designed by Italian firm Stefano Boeri Architetti, it will...

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Inside the swanky private club where Bill Gates, Eric Schmidt, and Justin Timberlake go to ski
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Inside the swanky private club where Bill Gates, Eric Schmidt, and Justin Timberlake go to ski

Yellowstone Club was the first private ski club with its own mountain. Notable members include Bill and Melinda Gates, Google's Eric Schmidt, and...

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The ugliest building in every US state, according to people who live there
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The ugliest building in every US state, according to people who live there

Architecture is a form of art. When a city constructs a new building, it should add beauty to its streetscape. But that doesn't always happen....

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The couple that paid $90,000 for a ritzy private street in San Francisco is now suing the city to get it back
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The couple that paid $90,000 for a ritzy private street in San Francisco is now suing the city to get it back

A Bay Area couple paid $90,000 for one of the most exclusive streets in San Francisco. In November, city leaders voted to reverse the sale. Now the...

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Amazon is still obliterating its biggest competition — and it's not even close
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Amazon is still obliterating its biggest competition — and it's not even close

Amazon continues to dominate online shopping among the top four retailers in America. While its competitors have grown, Amazon has matched them.   ...

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Before and after photos show how Amazon has completely transformed Seattle in a decade
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Before and after photos show how Amazon has completely transformed Seattle in a decade

Amazon's decision in 2007 to locate its headquarters in downtown Seattle has transformed the city in its image.  As the global e-commerce giant has...

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San Francisco's housing market is so dire that renters are paying $1,100 a month to live in converted living rooms
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San Francisco's housing market is so dire that renters are paying $1,100 a month to live in converted living rooms

HomeShare, a startup based in San Francisco, converts living rooms in above-market-rate buildings into bedrooms so tenants can save on rent. The...

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Amazon invented a neighborhood to serve its Seattle headquarters, but the restaurants it lured there are failing
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Amazon invented a neighborhood to serve its Seattle headquarters, but the restaurants it lured there are failing

When Amazon chose downtown Seattle for its massive urban campus, John Schoettler, Amazon's vice president of global real estate, wanted to create a...

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Silicon Valley giants are investing hundreds of millions in housing projects across North America
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Silicon Valley giants are investing hundreds of millions in housing projects across North America

Tech giants like Facebook, Google, and LinkedIn are known for their digital products. But in the past several years, these companies and others...

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Apple's $5 billion campus wasn't always meant to be a 'spaceship' — here's what it could've looked like (AAPL)
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Apple's $5 billion campus wasn't always meant to be a 'spaceship' — here's what it could've looked like (AAPL)

Apple Park, Apple's new $5 billion (£3.7 billion) Cupertino, California headquarters, wasn't always designed to look like the aptly named, ring...

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Apple 're-programmed' the roof on one of its stores because it had an ice problem (AAPL)
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Apple 're-programmed' the roof on one of its stores because it had an ice problem (AAPL)

Apple built a gorgeous new Apple store on Chicago's waterfront this year. It's got beautiful glass walls, a roof that looks like an Apple laptop,...

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8 remarkable skyscrapers and mega-projects that will debut in American cities in 2018
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8 remarkable skyscrapers and mega-projects that will debut in American cities in 2018

Across the United States, cities are in the middle of a construction boom. And several projects are nearly complete — from a skyscraper dubbed the ...

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I ate Jeff Bezos' mythical 'breakfast octopus' — and I now feel like I have a better understanding of the iconic Amazon CEO
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I ate Jeff Bezos' mythical 'breakfast octopus' — and I now feel like I have a better understanding of the iconic Amazon CEO

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos once told the founder of daily deals site Woot over breakfast that he had acquired the company because it was like the ...

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Apple's best-paid female employee earns nearly twice as much as CEO Tim Cook (AAPL)
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Apple's best-paid female employee earns nearly twice as much as CEO Tim Cook (AAPL)

Apple's best-paid female employee earns nearly twice as much as CEO Tim Cook. Angela Ahrendts took home $24.2 million (£18 million) in 2017. Angela...

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Inside Havas New York, an advertising company which has its own dedicated meditation room and weekly farmer's market
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Inside Havas New York, an advertising company which has its own dedicated meditation room and weekly farmer's market

Tucked between SoHo on the east and the Hudson River on the west, global ad network Havas' New York office is a vibrant, artistic hub spanning six...

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The most astonishing and predictable trend in economics just got more astonishing and predictable
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The most astonishing and predictable trend in economics just got more astonishing and predictable

British consumers are leading the planet in a relentless march to switch all their shopping online. Britain is the No.1 country for online shopping...

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These married tech billionaires donated $165 million to preserve a pristine stretch of California's coastline
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These married tech billionaires donated $165 million to preserve a pristine stretch of California's coastline

Jack and Laura Dangermond, tech billionaires known as the parents of the digital mapping industry, have made the single largest private donation to...

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Buying a MacBook Pro from Apple's Refurbished Mac store was the best decision I've made for getting a new computer (AAPL)
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Buying a MacBook Pro from Apple's Refurbished Mac store was the best decision I've made for getting a new computer (AAPL)

You'll find Apple's latest and greatest products on its main online and physical stores, but they sure are expensive. What about slightly older...

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Here's what could happen to America's hundreds of dead malls
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Here's what could happen to America's hundreds of dead malls

As one of the first postwar suburban shopping centers in the US, the Northgate Mall in northern Seattle defines classic mall architecture. Its...

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MORGAN STANLEY: Amazon will destroy these 4 industries the fastest (AMZN)
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MORGAN STANLEY: Amazon will destroy these 4 industries the fastest (AMZN)

You've probably heard the term "Amazoned" recently. It refers to Amazon's power to erase billions of dollars of competitor market cap by simply...

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Inside San Francisco's most exclusive neighborhood, where old money rubs elbows with tech billionaires
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Inside San Francisco's most exclusive neighborhood, where old money rubs elbows with tech billionaires

In a slice of San Francisco known as the Gold Coast, a residential enclave that has long housed the city's old-money families, blue bloods and tech...

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There's still time to shop online for Christmas — but you'll have to hurry (AMZN, WMT, TGT, BBY)
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There's still time to shop online for Christmas — but you'll have to hurry (AMZN, WMT, TGT, BBY)

There are more options than ever to shop at the last minute before Christmas. One- and two-day shipping, same-day shipping, and in-store order...

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Amazon fixed the most annoying thing about receiving online orders (AMZN)
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Amazon fixed the most annoying thing about receiving online orders (AMZN)

As Amazon continued to send more and more shipments, it became obvious it needed new ways to package them. It developed a series of new packing...

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The hourly wage needed to rent a two-bedroom home in every state
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The hourly wage needed to rent a two-bedroom home in every state

To rent a two-bedroom home, on average, you would need to earn $21.21 per hour as a full-time worker in the United States. That figure is higher in...

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The situation at San Francisco's sinking skyscraper is so dire, residents are selling their condos at a loss of millions
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The situation at San Francisco's sinking skyscraper is so dire, residents are selling their condos at a loss of millions

Millennium Tower, a luxury residential building in San Francisco, has sunk 17 inches and tilted 14 inches since it was completed in 2008. Residents...

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Apple's $5 billion 'spaceship' campus is ready for takeoff — but some employees will be left behind (AAPL)
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Apple's $5 billion 'spaceship' campus is ready for takeoff — but some employees will be left behind (AAPL)

Apple employees are currently moving into Apple Park, the company's new $5 billion headquarters.  However, not all Apple employees will move into...

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San Francisco's abandoned nuclear test site reveals the dark aftermath of war — take a look inside
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San Francisco's abandoned nuclear test site reveals the dark aftermath of war — take a look inside

A sprawling middle-class neighborhood is rising on the site of the retired San Francisco Naval Shipyard in Hunters Point. But before residents...

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Walmart is reportedly developing a store of the future with no cashiers
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Walmart is reportedly developing a store of the future with no cashiers

Walmart is developing a store with no cashiers, according to a report in Recode. It's similar in rough concept to Amazon's Amazon Go store. It's...

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Inside the Palo Alto 'Facebook House' where Mark Zuckerberg lived, that's now a Mecca for aspiring-entrepreneurs
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Inside the Palo Alto 'Facebook House' where Mark Zuckerberg lived, that's now a Mecca for aspiring-entrepreneurs

In 2004, Mark Zuckerberg and the early Facebook team moved into a five-bed house in Palo Alto, California. It was run like a "frat house," and...

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15 things a 30-year-old Londoner learned when he moved to San Francisco and started working in Silicon Valley
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15 things a 30-year-old Londoner learned when he moved to San Francisco and started working in Silicon Valley

It's not hard to see the draw of life in the Bay Area of San Francisco, California. Already a vibrant city famed for its iconic Golden Gate Bridge,...

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