Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates, once the world’s richest person, has again eclipsed the $100 billion threshold, joining Amazon.com Inc.’s Jeff Bezos in the exclusive club, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.
Allen, who was an avid sports fan, owned the Portland Trail Blazers and the Seattle Seahawks. Allen and Gates met while attending a private school in north Seattle. The two friends would later drop out of college to pursue the future they envisioned.
In 1988, Paul Allen purchased the Portland Trail Blazers and was intimately involved in the team's operations until his death. He has donated more than $2 billion to various charities including $500 million to the Allen Institute for Brain Science and $52 million to Oregon charities.
Almost 10 to 13 percent of the population are left-handed and going by the fact that there are fewer people, the world has more geniuses comparatively. Some of the famous lefties include Aristotle, Marie Curie and Barack Obama.
Bill Gates is helping those out who are unsure about which book to read this summer. Gates in his blog listed out the books "that are fun to read" and wouldn't take up a lot of time. Check it out here.
Placing a jar of faeces on a pedestal next to him, billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates said, "This small amount of faeces could contain as many as 200 trillion rotavirus cells, 20 billion Shigella bacteria, and 100,000 parasitic worm eggs.''