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Jeff Bezos Donates $200 Mil to Smithsonian

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos will be an astronaut after his July 20th launch aboard the Blue Origin rocket New Shepard, alongside his brother Mark Bezos, 82-year-old pilot Wally Funk and 18-year-old Oliver Daemen. The flight will last only 11 minutes, but Daemen’s seat sold at auction for $28 million. With that kind of money in […]

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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Unveils $2B Philanthropic Fund

Jeff Bezos is the richest man in the world, with a net worth in the realm of $160 billion. Money like that, wielded philanthropically, can alter the shape of the world. Bill Gates is already doing that, with his anti-disease efforts worldwide. Andrew Carnegie did it by donating nearly 3,000 libraries to towns and cities […]

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Donald Graham Pledges to Keep Giving to Washington D.C.

The owner and chairman of the Washington Post Company, Donald Graham, is getting ready for a major re-branding and shift in business.  Graham announced recently that he would be selling his newspaper, The Washington Post, to a different kind of Washingtonian, Jeff Bezos of Amazon.com.  Graham’s company will be renamed after the sale take place […]