How Parallel Universes Actually Work, Scientifically. Aubrey de Grey: A roadmap to end aging. Meet the 14th Century African king who was richest man in the world of all time (adjusted for inflation!) By Olivia Fleming Published: 19:21 GMT, 15 October 2012 | Updated: 09:59 GMT, 16 October 2012 An obscure king who ruled West Africa in the 14th century has been named the richest person in history in a new inflation-adjusted list of the world's 25 wealthiest people of all time.
Spanning 1,000 years and with a combined fortune of $4.317trillion, only three of the list's 25 are alive today; none of them are women and 14 of them are American. Using the annual 2199.6per cent rate of inflation, where $100million in 1913 is equal to $2.299.63billion in 2012, Celebrity Net Worth's list includes familiar names like Bill Gates and Warren Buffett; but sitting at number one is Mansa Musa I of Mali. Centuries apart: Mansa Musa I (left) was a 12th century African King, and the richest person to ever live worth $400 billion; Bill Gates (right) ranks 12th with a inflation adjusted $136 billion fortune at his peak in 1999 Meanwhile John D.
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If you venture into a coffee shop in the coming months and see someone with a pair of futuristic glasses that look like a prop from “Star Trek,” don’t worry. It’s probably just a Google employee testing the company’s new augmented-reality glasses. On Wednesday, Google gave people a clearer picture of its secret initiative called Project Glass. The glasses are the company’s first venture into wearable computing. The glasses are not yet for sale. In a post shared on Google Plus, employees in the company laboratory known as Google X, including Babak Parviz, Steve Lee and Sebastian Thrun, asked people for input about the prototype of Project Glass.
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