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Nine Of The World’s Most Expensive Mansions [SLIDESHOW]

Katie Callahan
Previously, this home topped the list for the most expensive U.S. mansion. Well, Greenwich, Conn., Copper Beech Farm has been beat out. (Photo: Forbes)

There are extremes in any situation. In this case, the world's most expensive mansions are a case of excess. The most expensive mansion is $1 billion. While many try to just pay rent, these millionaires could probably place another home within their acreage or lease out their 20 rooms to guests. Some do, but they are in the neighborhood of $11 million.

Arguably the “World’s Toughest Job”: You decide [VIDEO]

5:12 PM 04/15/2014

Here’s the job description as reported by AdWeek: 135+ hours of work a week, on call all the time, knowledge of psychology, medicine, personal finance, culinary arts, and tech skills, ability to stand for hours, lift 75 pounds, and work on minimal sleep.

Comedians who died too young [SLIDESHOW]

4:03 PM 04/15/2014

Comedians are endearing for the way they make people look at the world in a new (and usually insulting) way.

T. rex finds home in the Natural History Museum in D.C.

3:48 PM 04/15/2014

Fossils of what officials are calling the ‘Nation’s T. rex” arrived yesterday at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History from Montana via a 53-foot FedEx semi, the Washington Post reports.

Amazon to offer employees $5,000 to quit

6:48 PM 04/10/2014

In Jeff Bezos' longest letter to shareholders, the Amazon CEO introduced a new program called "Pay to Quit," a $5,000 offer for employees to quit their job at Amazon.

‘Truman Show’ coming back as a TV series?

3:54 PM 04/10/2014

Paramount Television may have a "Truman Show" series in the works, TheWrap reports. After hiring new executives for the television division of Paramount Pictures and the launch of Paramount TV last year, Paramount will now launch shows for broadcast, cable, premium cable and online.

Stars caught lip-syncing [VIDEO]

11:11 PM 04/09/2014

On Sunday, Rascal Flatts found out that what hurts the most is being called out lip-syncing at the Academy of Country Music Awards.

Paraplegics regain some movement with electrical spinal cord stimulation

3:44 PM 04/08/2014

Four paralyzed men involved in electrical spinal cord stimulation studies now do what they never thought they could: move their legs, CNN reports.

Detroit driver brutally beaten by teens after he hits boy, gets out of truck

1:02 PM 04/03/2014

A driver who stopped his vehicle after hitting a 10-year-old received a brutal beating in Detroit's east side Wednesday and is currently in critical condition, Detroit Free Press reports.

Best (and worst!) April Fools’ pranks [VIDEO]

12:26 PM 04/01/2014

It's April Fools' Day and nothing has happened in the office yet. Here's your chance to liven up the workplace or your home or anywhere else with some April Fools' pranks.

Candy Crush’s IPO gets crushed

6:01 PM 03/26/2014

King Digital Entertainment, the maker of Candy Crush, a high-profile mobile app, fell 15.6 percent to close at $19 on its first day of trading, MarketWatch reports.

Wedding social media request, will pay $3,000

2:46 PM 03/26/2014

The hotel chain, W, will now provide couples with a “social media wedding concierge” at their New York locations to document their ceremonies for a mere $3,000 on sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, CNN reports.

Eight-year-old: ‘I’m a girl;’ Christian school says otherwise

5:24 PM 03/25/2014

A Virginia Christian school pushed to remove eight-year-old Sunnie Kahle after stating in a letter that her appearance doesn’t follow the school’s “biblical standards,” ABC13 reports.

Get ready for ‘Munch Madness’ with these food deals [SLIDESHOW]

10:27 PM 03/20/2014

As much as March Madness is about brackets, it's also really about the food. Any national sports tournament draws in people who want to hang out, eat good food, and watch the games together.

Challenge accepted: NSA responds to Edward Snowden’s TED appearance

6:31 PM 03/20/2014

During his Tuesday interview with former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, TED Curator Chris Anderson joked that National Security Agency officials were watching.

New pill could eliminate jet lag for good

4:09 PM 03/20/2014

Researchers found the key to resolve jet lag -- resetting the human body clock. The answer though comes in the form of a pill, and i could be hitting stores in five years, the Daily Mail reports.

If you live in this city, you’re probably destined for divorce

4:13 PM 03/19/2014

Citizens of some cities are more divorce-prone than others. And if you live in Charleston, W.Va., you're at the top of the list. Even before Vegas.

Mississippi welfare drug-testing bill about to be put to the test

11:04 PM 03/18/2014

Mississippi is the latest state to enact welfare drug-testing, but will it work, or is it just grandstanding?

Avoid whoever you want with this Harry Potter-like invisibility app

6:57 PM 03/18/2014

The new app Cloak bills itself as an "antisocial network," allowing users to avoid other users they don't like, The Washington Post reports.