Wikipedia Andrey Melnichenko Russian billionaire Andrey Melnichenko is reportedly building the largest sailing yacht ever, according to CNBC’s Robert Frank. The boat will be 482 feet (147 meters) — or about 1.3 times the size of a standard American football field. That would dwarf the 289-foot-long “Maltese Falcon” unveiled by Silicon Valley venture-capitalist Tom Perkins in 2006 […]

Twitter Thom Feeney is a marketing manager in London. Greece is desperate for cash and is set to default on its €1.5 billion (£1 billion, $ 1.7 billion) debt payment today (June 30) — so this Londoner decided to try and raise cash for the beleaguered country via crowdfunding website Indiegogo. Thom Feeney, 29, announced on Sunday […]

Mike Bird, Business Insider When you think of the world’s most prosperous shopping streets, you probably don’t think of Greece. But back before the double whammy of the 2008 financial crisis and 2010-2012 eurozone crisis, Athens was home to some of the most prime retail space on the planet. In 2012 Joe Weisenthal wrote a […]

REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov Actors perform during the closing ceremony of the 1st European Games in Baku, Azerbaijan, June 28 , 2015. Hello! Here’s what you need to know for Tuesday.  1. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker offered Greece a last-minute bailout deal before a major debt payment is due Tuesday, though it’s not clear if Prime Minister Alexis […]

Getty Images The Boeing B-1 bomber has been the workhorse of the United States Air Force since it was first delivered in June 1985.  In honor of the elite bomber’s birthday, Boeing has announced a number of sweeping upgrades to turn the B-1 into a fully “integrated battle station.”  “We’re connecting the bombers to a […]

Reuters British Prime Minister David Cameron (L) meets with European Council President Donald Tusk during a European Union leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium, June 25, 2015. Britain’s Prime Minister is under a serious amount of pressure to secure the renegotiation of the country’s membership within the European Union — and if he doesn’t, the nation could […]