$15B from Gates, French Gates tops 2021 biggest gift list
The power philanthropists Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates announced in May that they were divorcing and then gave a jaw-dropping $15 billion to their foundation in July. The Ryans, whose net worth stands at close to $8 billion, gave the money to their alma mater for a variety of programs. (The 2021 list actually includes 11 donations because of ties.) The contributions on the 2021 list went primarily to well-established institutions. Bill Gates, co-founder of Microsoft, and Melinda French Gates, founder of Pivotal Ventures, an investment firm, gave $15 billion to Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for endowment2.wftv.com
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Move aside, kids -- these board games are strictly for adults
Board games are pretty popular among adults, who are, more and more, trading video games for game pieces. Honestly, how fun is it to invite friends over for a game night? Disturbed FriendsOn the box, it says: “This game should be banned.” Those who love this game will probably disagree. How predictable was it that a board game about memes would be made, considering how much people love them? Players have to fight off the game’s raiders and gain money by transporting goods, such as water and ammunition, across the game map.
13 random Amazon products that real people swear by
Charcoal toothpaste has been making the rounds for a while now, so I had to see what the hype was about. Stop buying those (wasteful) throw-away makeup wipes -- this is what you need instead. “(These are) the best and strongest of all the wipes, well-priced, and they are great for so many things. I had about a million moms recommend this stuff, and after trying a few competitors' products, came to confirm that it's truly the best. Email us with your product recommendations and all the reasons why you swear by the stuff.
What gifts NOT to buy on Father’s Day, according to one survey
For those who are stumped about what kind of gift to buy for Father’s Day, maybe one suggestion that could help is this: Start with what not to buy for the occasion. Coupon Lawn surveyed more than 1,000 fathers in the United States to see what their most unwanted gifts were for Father’s Day. The survey found that 46% of people buy clothes as Father’s Day gifts. The responses found that 30% of fathers dislike receiving these, even though 59% of people who get gifts on Father’s Day buy cards. Coupon Lawn said as part of its survey that $5.3 billion is spent on unwanted Father’s Day gifts, although that is half of the $10.5 billion the site said is spent on unwanted Mother’s Day gifts.
10 graduation gift ideas all for less than $50
It isn’t always easy to budget for graduation gifts, especially amid the pandemic and with other holidays that fall during the same season. Here are 10 all for $50 or less that we think the graduate in your life will enjoy. Put together a gift set that includes a laundry basket, detergent, fabric softener, dryer sheets and a roll of quarters. Coffee makerA coffee maker is the perfect gift for a recent grad who regularly needs a caffeine boost as part of the morning routine. First aid kitRest easy by giving the gift of safety to your graduate.
Submit your favorite photo from Mother’s Day 2020
As we all know, this Mother’s Day was quite different than most years, but that didn’t have to make it any less special. Even though this year was unconventional due to the coronavirus pandemic, we’re confident you all had creative and beautiful ways to honor your mother -- or another woman in your life, and we want to see what you did. Share with us a photo of how you pulled off Mother’s Day, despite some strange world circumstances.
Santa brought gifts, left behind heat: Highs near 80 in Central Florida
Santa brought gifts, left behind heat: Highs near 80 in Central FloridaPublished: December 26, 2019, 6:41 amWinter officially started Saturday, but you wouldn’t know it by taking one look at Central Florida’s forecast just one day after Christmas.
High-tech gifts sure to be a hit on Father's Day
High-tech gifts sure to be a hit on Father's Day The tech sector has a wide variety of options for that special Father's Day gift. From cufflinks that double as a Wi-Fi hotspot to a lawn-mowing robot, there's something for everybody. CNET's Sumi Das reports.cbsnews.com