Amateur buyers of fine Burgundy fear a speculative bubble

EVERY YEAR Berry Bros & Rudd, Britain’s oldest wine merchant, issues a pocket-sized price list. Reading old copies makes amateurs of quality quaff want to time-travel. In 1909 a case of 12 bottles of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti 1891, Burgundy’s most famous Grand Cru, cost 180 shillings (about £1,000, or $ 1,300, in today’s money). […]

23 beautiful fine jewelry gifts she’ll love — all under $1,000

Samantha Lee / Business Insider The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Fine jewelry — pieces made with high-quality materials like solid 14-karat gold or precious stones (or both) and a high-level of craftsmanship — costs a […]

Verizon/AOL helped advertisers track kids online, must now pay $5M fine

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Westend61) Verizon-owned AOL helped advertisers track children online in order to serve targeted ads, in violation of a federal children’s privacy law, and has agreed to pay a fine of $ 4.95 million, New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood announced today. “The Attorney General’s Office found that AOL conducted billions […]

Conor McGregor has been banned from driving for 6 months and given a $1,137 fine for speeding

Reuters Conor McGregor banned from driving for six months after speeding at 154kph. The UFC fighter was stopped in his light blue Range Rover near Dublin, in October last year. The judge questioned why he did not face a more serious charge. Conor McGregor has been banned from driving for six months and fined €1,000 […]

French bank pays huge US fine for doing business in Cuba, Iran

Societe Generale has agreed to pay $ 1.34 billion to US federal and state authorities to settle a pending legal dispute over violations of US trade sanctions against Iran and other countries. One of France’s largest banks has also pledged to pay $ 95 million to resolve another dispute over violations of anti-money laundering regulations. […]

Walking Dead Recap: Another Fine Mess — Plus, Was That Rick's Last Stand?!?

Warning: The following contains spoilers from Sunday’s The Walking Dead. If you haven’t watched yet, make like a Savior and beat it. Getting the world started over looked an awful lot like the end of the line for Rick in Sunday’s episode of The Walking Dead. But the AMC drama wouldn’t — couldn’t! — kill […]

Tesla's Elon Musk says tweet that led to $20 million fine was 'Worth It'

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: Earnings/Financials,Government/Legal,Green,Tesla,Electric Musk later said he’d take a break for Twitter “for a few days.” Continue reading Tesla’s Elon Musk says tweet that led to $ 20 million fine was ‘Worth It’ Tesla’s Elon Musk says tweet that led to $ 20 million fine was ‘Worth It’ originally appeared […]

LEGO DC Super-Villains is more of the same, and that’s just fine

Enlarge / Never fear, the… Justice Syndicate is here? (credit: Traveller’s Tales) Traveller’s Tales has been developing licensed Lego games for more than a decade now, and though the series has made some leaps and bounds, the core formula remains the same: jump into a familiar pop-culture universe, embody Lego-fied versions of your favorite characters, […]