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I stepped on board a yacht for the very first time, a sleek Champagne-colored vessel for sale at an undisclosed price. Here’s a look inside the 150-foot, Bugatti-designed superyacht.

Imperial Yachts I recently attended the Monaco Yacht Show, a glamorous four-day event where an estimated 30,000 people came to see more than $4.3 billion worth of yachts displayed in Port Hercules. At the show, I stepped foot onboard a yacht for the very first time. The first vessel I …

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11 abandoned palaces that were once the height of luxury and what they look like now

John Wessels/AFP Photo/Getty Images Even once-opulent palaces can deteriorate. These palatial estates were abandoned and now sit in varying states of decay for reasons ranging from natural disasters to rumored hauntings. Photos of these crumbling palaces around the world give a peak into yesteryear’s high society lifestyle. Visit Business Insider’s …

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I spent 3 days in Lisbon, Portugal – and I totally get why it’s the most popular travel destination for millennials in 2019

ESB Professional/Shutterstock Lisbon, Portugal, is cool. I could probably use a more illustrating adjective, but I don’t think there’s a word that more aptly describes a city that masters the balance between hip, cultural, and charming. I recently stayed in Lisbon for three days, and I totally get why it …

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I was one of the first people to view New York City from 1,250 feet in the third phase of the Empire State Building’s $165 million renovation. Here’s what it was like.

Libertina Brandt/Business Insider The Empire State Building has just revealed its newly renovated observation deck on the top floor. The floor will be open to the public on October 12, 2019. The renovation is the third phase of a four-phase, $165 million renovation project. The views from the top are …

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This eccentric $39 million San Francisco mansion could become the most expensive home ever sold in the city

Daniel Lunghi for Sotheby’s International Realty A mansion on San Francisco’s Gold Coast is on the market for $39 million. If it’s sold at the asking price, it will tie the record for San Francisco’s most expensive home ever sold. The mansion is being sold by Michael and Xochi Birch, …

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Paul Allen’s former Beverly Hills property got a major price cut and is back on the market for $110 million. Take a look at the late Microsoft cofounder’s ‘Enchanted Hill,’ which spans 5 empty lots.

Hilton & Hyland A sprawling plot of Beverly Hills property that belonged to late Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen is back on the market for $110 million. The land, known as “The Enchanted Hill,” was listed for $150 million in October 2018 following Allen’s death after a battle with cancer. The …

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How to share your screen on Google Hangouts, and make your next meeting more efficient

Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images When you’re hosting a video chat, sometimes it’s useful or easier to simply let the other person see your screen, or a specific window you’re viewing, like a presentation. Rather than having to explain something, which may be difficult to put into words, you …

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Massive ‘Cluckingham Palace’ built for $15 million by the cofounder of a chicken empire is being auctioned off to the highest bidder two years after his death

Courtesy of Concierge Auctions In 1992, a 18,327-square-foot home sitting on 43 acres of land in Pittsburg, Texas, was built for billionaire Lonnie Alfred “Bo” Pilgrim. Pilgrim cofounded Pilgrim’s Pride, which used to be one of the largest suppliers of poultry products in the world, with his brother Aubrey in …

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People on Reddit are slamming a 200-square-foot San Diego ‘shed’ that rents for more than $1,000 a month, but it’s just the latest example of America’s unaffordable housing market

JD Property Management and Realty, Inc. A 200-square-foot studio in San Diego, California, was renting for $1,100 a month last week. The listing, recently reduced to $1,050 a month, was spotted by Redditors and posted on r/SanDiego, where many users slammed the unreasonably high asking price for the “shed.” But …

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