24 surprising athletes who have made an insane amount of money

Matt York/AP We tend to think of the best athletes in sports as the highest-paid and best-compensated. And LeBron James, Tom Brady, and Roger Federer do rank highly in career earnings in their respective sports. But every sport has some surprising athletes who have made a ton of money, despite not ranking as perhaps the best […]

There’s no risk-free amount of alcohol, population-level study finds

Enlarge (credit: John Lund/Sam Diephuis) Booze is a leading cause of death and disease worldwide, and no amount is devoid of risks, according to a massive meta-analysis on global alcohol use. The study, published late last week in The Lancet, appears to contradict some health advice that suggests low-to-moderate drinking is fine and may even […]

Car tax changes could see YOU charged based on the amount of miles you drive

Motorists living in rural areas could end up paying more than city dwellers in Ireland under a proposed shake-up to car tax. The changes would see car tax charged on distant travelled which would target motorists in rural areas that have to travel further distances. An AA spokesperson has warned motorists in rural areas that […]

Ivanka Trump net worth: The staggering amount Donald Trump's daughter is worth

Ivanka Trump, 36, is the daughter of US President Donald Trump, a key part of his administration since his inauguration last year. She holds the senior title of advisor to the President of the United States but is reported to not take a salary. Before joining the Trump administration and becoming the unofficial “First Daughter” […]

Woman sues Canada Dry for false advertising after lab found only a ‘microscopic’ amount of ginger in the ginger ale

Julie Fletcher of Bolivar, New York filed a lawsuit on July 10 against Dr. Pepper Snapple Group, claiming she was misled about the possible health benefits of Canada Dry ginger ale. For years, Fletcher has drank Canada Dry to soothe her and her kids’ stomach aches, because the can says it’s made with ginger, a […]

Princess Eugenie’s wedding budget revealed – the amount may surprise you

Princess Eugenie, 28, is marrying her long-term partner Jack Brooksbank on 12th October. Being ninth-in-line to the throne and the daughter of Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson, both 58, Eugenie’s wedding is expected to be a lavish affair. The two are getting married at St George’s Chapel, the same location as Meghan Markle and Prince […]

Americans are showing the least amount of ‘extreme pride’ in the US they’ve shown in nearly 20 years

REUTERS/Aaron Josefczyk The percentage of people in the US who describe themselves as “extremely proud” to be American has hit a record low of 47%, according to recent Gallup polling. The decrease in extreme pride is most pronounced among Democrats, of whom only 32% feel extreme pride in being American. Extreme pride among Republicans, however, […]

Facebook is tracking you in ways you never knew — here’s the crazy amount of data it sucks up

Getty Facebook has revealed all the creepy ways it records information on users. The disclosure was made in a deluge of answers to US Congress following CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s appearance in April over the Cambridge Analytica scandal.See the rest of the story at Business Insider NOW WATCH: What having a dog does to your brain […]

17 people who became billionaires with the least amount of work

Paul Marotta/Getty Images Most billionaires needed a lifetime of work to amass their fortunes, but others were able to earn $ 1 billion in a relatively short amount of time. The list includes online commerce pioneers like Jeff Bezos and tech innovators like Mark Zuckerberg and Evan Spiegel, who all became billionaires with less than […]