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Hamptons Couple Forced To Tear Down Mansion Over Construction Mistake

Today, our thoughts go out to Eric and Margaret Friedberg, the Hamptons couple who were recently forced to tear down the foundation of their sprawling Southampton Village home because a flaw in the...

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Chinese Students Go To Extremes To Ace The Excruciating National College...

The notoriously difficult Chinese college entrance exam, the gaokao, is being brought under closer examination after a photo of students cramming for tests hooked up to IVs with amino acids surfaced,...

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SPLITSVILLE: Tour The Many Homes Of Tom Cruise And Katie Holmes

While Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes allegedly have a pre-nup to help them navigate the rocky waters of divorce, we and our friends over at Trulia couldn't help but wonder: what will happen to all of...

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This Sprawling Outdoor Sculpture Garden Is The Perfect Day Trip From New York...

Located about an hour north of New York City in Mountainville, NY Storm King Art Center is a fascinating mix of art and nature. The 500-acre property was founded in 1960, and is open from April to...

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This Sleepaway Camp In The Adirondacks Costs $11,400 A Summer And Is...

Kids have escaped the summer heat (and their parents) at sleepaway camps for decades. But not all sleepaway camps are created equal. The exclusive and expensive Raquette Lake Camp, in the Adirondacks...

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A Treasure Hunt Expert Wants To Sell This $5 Million Golden Eagle For A Great...

When Ron Shore's sister-in-law died from breast cancer, he took a unique approach to dealing with grief. He crafted an 18-pound diamond-encrusted golden eagle that will sit at the center of a treasure...

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The Queen Elizabeth II Cruise Ship Is Being Turned Into A 300-Room Hotel In...

The Queen Elizabeth II, whose passengers have often included the royal family, is being turned into a 300-room hotel in a Dubai port, Bloomberg is reporting. The ship, which made its final voyage in...

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HOUSE OF THE DAY: Every Inch Of This $10 Million, 150-Acre Pennsylvania Farm...

Stroll around The Farm, a 150-acre property in rural Pennsylvania, and you may find yourself secluded in the woods. Or on a horse farm. Or next to a tranquil pond. Or outside of an Amish barn....

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Even If They're Loaded, It Can Be Tough For Foreigners To Buy Homes In New...

Qatari prime minister Sheik Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber al-Thani may be the buyer of a $100 million penthouse in New York City, but the real estate market isn't always friendly to foreign buyers....

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Legendary Ferrari Designer Sergio Pininfarina Dies At 85

ROME (AP) — Sergio Pininfarina, who headed a family company known for its designs of sleek Ferraris and other cars, has died. He was 85. The company said Tuesday Pininfarina died overnight at his home...

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Your Zip Code Probably Won't Make Much Of A Difference To Your Kid's Education

This editorial is part of our GREAT DEBATE feature 'Where Will Americans Be Living In 20 Years?' I’m from Harvard, Massachusetts – but not the Harvard that you’ve heard of. It’s a small town in central...

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Dubai's Magnificent Burj Khalifa Is A Complete Flop With Buyers

The Burj Khalifa—currently the tallest building in the world and a landmark on the Dubai skyline—was lauded for its luxury apartments and deluxe amenities when it opened in 2010. But the building has...

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These Casinos In Macau Make Las Vegas Look Like A Dump

Most people think Las Vegas is the capital of the casino world. It's not. Casino revenues in Macau, the semi-autonomous administrative region of China, surpassed those of Vegas years ago. Gambling...

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Meet The Founder Of Style Me Pretty, A Wedding Blog That Brides Are Obsessed...

If you're at the age where you or your friends are getting engaged and planning their weddings, you've probably heard of Style Me Pretty, the totally addictive wedding blog that features gorgeous...

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How A Wedding Blog Became One Of The Most Shared Sites On Pinterest

Wedding photography is perfectly suited to Pinterest—beautiful, relatable and shareable. Style Me Pretty, a photo-centric wedding blog that's seen explosive growth since it launched five years ago,...

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Meet The Billionaire Qatari Sheikh Who May Have Just Bought A $100 Million...

For the past few years, Qatari Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al Thani has been looking for a place to hang his hat. Not just any place though.  The head of the richest...

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17 Moments From The Past Year When It Felt Awesome To Be American

In the past year, Americans have memorialized a great inventor, celebrated the success of a Congresswoman, and seen major advances in science.  As we celebrate Independence Day, let's remember the...

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HOUSE OF THE DAY: This Beautiful Home On Long Island's Gold Coast Is A Steal...

This beautiful stone estate on Burrwood Court in Cold Spring Harbor, NY is on sale for $14.95 million. The home has seven bedrooms, seven full bathrooms, and two half bathrooms. The house was designed...

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BILLIONAIRE TOY OF THE DAY: A $1 Million Vacuum Plated In 24-Carat Gold

With the money this vacuum costs, you could employ a whole army of housekeepers. But if you value doing your own dirty work, GoVacuum is selling a metal vacuum plated in 24-carat gold for only $1...

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British Painting Sells For Record $35 Million After Causing Uproar In Spain

John Constable's "The Lock" sold for $35 million, a record for the artist and one of the most expensive British paintings ever sold, according to ArtInfo. The painting was sold by Carmen...

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