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Former Bond Villain Builds Personal Submarines For International Billionaires Like Richard Branson

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As Graham Hawkes describes it, he was sitting in the front seat of what is basically an underwater sports car when he was ambushed by a great white shark. He’d recognized the shark’s behavior as a territorial challenge, and wanted to pull away, but unfortunately he had business magnate and Virgin Group founder Richard Branson riding shotgun.

“I remember Richard saying ‘Get closer, get closer!’ and I thinking ‘I’m not going to face down a great white shark,'” Mr. Hawkes told Betabeat. Read More

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Tim Ferriss Is Working on a Primetime TV Show, Says Tim Ferriss

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Bad news, guys: It sounds like Startupland might be losing 4-Hour Workweek scribe and Valley guru Tim Ferriss. Or at least his money, anyway.

Mr. Ferriss recently sat down for a chat with Fortune and revealed that, in fact, he’s “considering dialing my startup involvement.” (We think he meant “back,” but it looks like somebody dropped a word.) Why’s that? Too much dumb money: Read More