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The “pied-a-terre tax” debate has been resurrected from a 2014 bill that aims to impose additional tax on part-time New York residents. Billionaire Ken Griffin, worth an estimated $11.7 billion and No. 45 on the Forbes 400, recently bought a four-story Central Park penthouse as “a place to stay when he’s in town” for a record-breaking $238 million. The purchase, which was the most ever paid for a home in the U.S., sparked the reconsideration of the tax. Read up on the details at the link in our bio. (📸: Getty)


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For the first time since 1989, the Oscars will be without a host this Sunday, after Kevin Hart stepped down following the resurfacing of homophobic tweets, but that won't be the only difference at Hollywood's glitziest evening. Netflix landed its first Best Picture nomination with Roma, becoming the only film without a reported box office to ever earn a nod in the segment--and reflecting the rising primacy of streaming. Click the link in our bio for the full list of Oscar nominees for 2019, and projected winners. (📸: Netflix)


“No liquids” feels like a given by now when it comes to @tsa guidelines, but what about “no python in a hard drive”? Click the link in our bio to see the eight strangest things TSA found in Americans’ luggage last year. (📸: 2019 Bloomberg Finance LP)


#TBT in Forbes Covers: May 14, 1990, “Manhattan’s favorite guessing game: How rich is Donald?” This cover story closed with, “When Donald Trump looks back some day, this artist of the deal may well remember 1990 as the toughest year of his life.”


This year, Universal Orlando Resort will open a new thrill ride at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™, and as Comcast's financial reports suggest increased investment in NBCUniversal's theme park segment, questions are being raised about future expansion of the parks. Read more about the theme park segment’s growth at the link in our bio. (📸: Getty)


Growing old does not mean growing up.


Actress Anya Taylor-Joy's breakout role came in 2015's "The Witch," a surprise indie hit that returned $40.4 million on a $5 million budget. After a brief stint as a model, she has since come to specialize in horror films, including "Morgan" and M. Night Shyamalan's "Split." Check the link in our bio to see all of the bold risk-takers bringing new ideas to Europe: The #ForbesUnder30 Europe class of 2019.


Sick of sitting in traffic? You might not have it the worst. Here are the top five U.S. cities with the worst traffic, and average annual hours spent in traffic...


Karl Lagerfeld became the artistic director of Chanel in 1983, 12 years after the death of Coco Chanel, and remained at the creative helm until his death. His discipline and work ethic gave Chanel a second wind and transformed them into global powerhouse. In 2018, the brand released its financial results for the first time, announcing previous year sales of a weighty $1.79bn, an increase of 18% on the year before. Click the link in our bio to see photos of his iconic life throughout his years. (📸: Pierre PERRIN/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images - 1983, Karl Lagerfeld at his home in Paris)


Michael Sorkin and his cofounder launched iGo3D, which is a retailer and distributor of 3D printers. iGo3D earned over $22 million in revenue in 2018. Check the link in our bio to see all of the bold risk-takers bringing new ideas to Europe: The #ForbesUnder30 Europe class of 2019.