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During an event at SpaceX headquarters on Sept. 17, 2018, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk and Japanese entrepreneur Yusaku Maezawa playfully discuss the prospect of flying together on SpaceX’s mission around the moon, which could happen as early as 2023. Maezawa has bought all the seats aboard a SpaceX BFR vehicle for the trip and plans to bring six to eight artists along with him; he has asked Musk to come as well.

Credit: SpaceX

 

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One of the most influential American artists of the 20th century, Jean-Michel Basquiat was a rock star of the early ’80s New York art scene.

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Colin Kaepernick has become the face of Nike’s “Just Do It” ad campaign as the company celebrates the 30th anniversary of the slogan, Kim Bell of GWOP Magazine reports.

Why it matters: Kaepernick is one of the most polarizing figures in sports. The former San Francisco 49ers quarterback has not played in the NFL since 2016, and is currently suing league owners for blackballing him because of his protests against racial inequality in the United States.

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Lebron James is the most recent athlete to open a school for at risk youths in his hometown.  iPromise School is a Elementary school located in Akron Ohio.   Read More

Listed for $1 billion, The Mountain of Beverly Hills is officially the most expensive property in the history of Los Angeles (if not the world). Let that soak in. Yes, billion with a “b”—as in Bezos, Buffett and Bloomberg.

If you’re super rich, audacious and aroused enough to place the winning bid, bring your glamping gear. That jaw-dropping price tag is just for the panoramic tract of semi-developed land overlooking Los Angeles.

But what a small inconvenience compared to what you are getting—the most exclusive promontory real estate in the USA. One-of-a-kind, The Mountain spans a stupefying 157 acres (nearly twice the size of Disneyland), with an über private road that serpentines skyward toward 90210’s largest and loftiest peak, a summit best admired by helicopter.

That view is like virtually dropping Disneyland onto Mount Baldy (L.A.’s highest peak), where you’re the only guest at the park (no cars, tourists, hikers or Mickey Mouse).

source: Forbes

Kylie Jenner at her mother Kris' house in Calabasas, Calif.

Just 20 when this story publishes (she’ll turn 21 in August) and an extremely young mother (she had baby daughter Stormi in February), Jenner runs one of the hottest makeup companies ever. Kylie Cosmetics launched two years ago with a $29 “lip kit” consisting of a matching set of lipstick and lip liner, and has sold more than $630 million worth of makeup since, including an estimated $330 million in 2017. Even using a conservative multiple, and applying our standard 20% discount, Forbes values her company, which has since added other cosmetics like eye shadow and concealer, at nearly $800 million. Jenner owns 100% of it.

 

source: Forbes

 

All the Jenners and Kardashians owe their careers to their mother, Kris.

Fortnite, the free-to-play game that has captivated gamers and non-gamers alike since it launched in 2017, made a record $318 million in revenue in May, beating out every game on any platform in the history of gaming.

 

source: Business Insider

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