Transport

Zappos is offering to pay funeral costs for the 58 victims of the Las Vegas mass shooting

6 monthes ago   |   By

Ethan Miller/Getty Images Zappos is offering to pay funeral costs for the 58 victims of the Las Vegas shooting.
The Las Vegas-based retailer has already given roughly $20,000 to three families money for funeral and transportation-related costs, the Las Vegas Sun reported.
The day after the shooting, Zappos announced that it would match donations - up to $1 million - to a CrowdRise fund for those affected. Zappos' own funds are being used to pay for the funerals, not the CrowdRise donations.
As of Friday, Zappos had raised more than $354,600.
"Las Vegas is our home," the company said in a...
Read more ...

 

A psychological evaluation of the Las Vegas gunman's criminal father could offer clues about the shooter's psyche

A psychological evaluation of the Las Vegas gunman's criminal father could offer clues about the shooter's psyche

6 monthes ago   |   By

Courtesy FBI/Handout via REUTERS News clues into the life of the father of the man accused of killing 58 people during a concert in Las Vegas could help answer questions about why Stephen Paddock committed what is considered the biggest mass shooting in modern American history.
A psychiatric evaluation from 1960 exposes the bizarre behavior of Benjamin Paddock, Stephen's father, as he faced questions about his fitness to stand trial for a series of crimes, including stealing cars, robbing banks, and committing fraudulent financial transactions, according to The New York Times .
During his...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Transport      Wine      Event      Las Vegas      Transports      Family      Money      Retail      Zappos      Las Vegas shooting      Car      New York      History      Stephen paddock      Las vegas massacre      Mass Shooting      Benjamin paddock  


Verne Troyer, Mini-Me from 'Austin Powers' films, has died at age 49

Verne Troyer, Mini-Me from 'Austin Powers' films, has died at age 49

Associated Press/Matt Dunham The actor Verne Troyer, who played "Mini-Me" in the "Austin Powers" films, has died at age 49. Troyer's representatives announced his death on... Read more ...

Jeff Bezos admits Amazon has 'the weirdest meeting culture you will ever...

Jeff Bezos admits Amazon has 'the weirdest meeting culture you will ever encounter'

Drew Angerer/Getty Images Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos explained during an on-stage interview on Friday the strange meetings Amazon holds. Every meeting requires a well-crafted... Read more ...

Verne Troyer, who played Mini-Me in 'Austin Powers,' has died at 49

Verne Troyer, who played Mini-Me in 'Austin Powers,' has died at 49

Mark Davis/Getty Images Verne Troyer , the actor best known for playing Mini-Me in the Austin Power films and one of the shortest men in the world, has died. He was 49. The... Read more ...

26 incredible US national parks every nature-lover should visit

26 incredible US national parks every nature-lover should visit

Maridav/Shutterstock Travel + Leisure spoke with park employees at 26 of America's 417 National Park Service locations for tips on traversing the natural surrounds. Each park... Read more ...

Local unemployment rates reveal a surprising amount about what's going on in...

Local unemployment rates reveal a surprising amount about what's going on in the economy - and they're hinting at a boom in manufacturing

Andrew Burton/Getty Images UBS used estimates of how county-level unemployment has changed in the last years to illustrate broader trends in the economy. Unemployment trends in... Read more ...

BANK OF AMERICA: Here are 10 reasons why investors should be pulling money...

BANK OF AMERICA: Here are 10 reasons why investors should be pulling money from tech

Scott Olson/Getty Images Bank of America Merrill Lynch sees the tech industry facing some considerable headwinds going forward, and thinks investors should reduce exposure to... Read more ...

This Rare Sitewide Casper Sale Ever Lets You Save On Mattresses and Accessories

This Rare Sitewide Casper Sale Ever Lets You Save On Mattresses and Accessories

Beyond the standard $50 discounts you hear about in the middle of every podcast, Casper mattresses don't go on sale often, and Casper accessory deals are even rarer. But this... Read more ...

VisitEngland is funding nine national parks to attract visitors from Germany...

VisitEngland is funding nine national parks to attract visitors from Germany and Australia

VisitEngland, the government tourism agency is funding its nine national park authorities to boost the wildlife and nature tourism. VisitEngland invests £40 million to restore... Read more ...

This multi-tip charging cable may be the last one you'll ever need to buy

This multi-tip charging cable may be the last one you'll ever need to buy

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Amazon Tech... Read more ...

10 celebrities who crashed high school proms

10 celebrities who crashed high school proms

Kevin Winter/Getty Images for DIRECTV High school proms are an excuse to dress up and dance the night away with best friends and classmates, but these fun experiences can be... Read more ...