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A Reporter Tries A Bunch Of Cures For Jetlag

It may be that the best way to combat jet lag is preemptively: take a sleeping pill, stretch out in a lie-flat business-class seat, and fall asleep before the plane reaches altitude. I’ve never...

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L'Oreal Heiress Liliane Bettencourt Sells Island Paradise For $94 Million

Liliane Bettencourt, the L'Oreal heiress and France's richest woman, has sold her island paradise in the Seychelles for three times more than she paid for it. Mrs Bettencourt, who is at the centre of...

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Karl Lagerfeld: I Don't Like Pippa Middleton's Face

Fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has courted controversy once again after saying he does not like Pippa Middleton’s face, it has emerged. Lagerfeld, 78, said Pippa Middleton should “only show her...

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The Best Quotes Of Gore Vidal, Who Died Last Night

Gore Vidal, the author and playwright, has died aged 86. He was known for his acerbic wit and wisdom - here are some of his best quotes. Andy Warhol is the only genius I've ever known with an IQ of...

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How Syria's 'Desert Rose' Became 'The First Lady From Hell'

Spot the difference in these two pieces about the wife of the Syrian president, Bashar Hafez al-Assad: "Asma al-Assad is a glamorous, young, and very chic - the freshest and most magnetic of first...

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Meet The Teen Who Invented A Nanoparticle System That Might Cure Cancer

Angela Zhang is just a teenager who recently graduated from Monta Vista High School in Cupertino, CA, but she's already on her way to curing cancer. Zhang won the grand prize--a $100,000...

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Researchers Are Developing The First Vaccine For Cocaine And Other Drugs

As a part of our Samsung Game Changers Series we explained how researchers are designing vaccines against drugs, including nicotine and cocaine. The man running these research programs, Dr. Ronald...

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The Club That Throws New York's Wildest Brunch Party Is Opening In Las Vegas

New York City's famous Bagatelle supper club reopened in June on West 12th Street. Naturally, we were pretty excited about this development, especially after attending the location's inaugural party....

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Meet A Person Who Lives At 50 Main Street In Every State

After moving from Italy to New York in the 1980s, photographer Piero Ribelli watched as America became more and more politically divided. So he embarked on a journey meant to remind people of what they...

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[MAP] The Best US Cities To Wine And Dine

Even as the cost of wining and dining creeps ever higher, only the most dedicated of frugal minds are able to resist the luxury of eating out.  Beyond the price of bottle service, people who live in...

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Son Of Swedish Billionaire Pleads Guilty To Hiding Wife's Corpse For Months

Hans Kristian Rausing has received a 10-month suspended jail sentence after he pleaded guilty to hiding his dead wife's body under piles of garbage bags inside a room filled with flies. Hans Rausing's...

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A Swiss Company Is Building A $100 Million, Tax-Free Vault For Wealthy...

Aug. 1 (Bloomberg) -- Swiss logistics group Euroasia Investment SA plans to build a $100 million tax-free storage facility next to Beijing Capital International Airport to tap the booming Chinese art...

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See Which States Are Rolling Out Massive Tax-Free Holidays This Weekend

It's "tax holiday" season again, when a wealth of states let shoppers either avoid sales tax completely or significantly reduce it for items like clothing, shoes, or school supplies. The holiday's...

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One Of Australia's Richest And Craziest Mining Magnates Is Rumored To Be...

Clive Palmer has made billions through his ownership of Mineralogy and other natural resource companies. He was once Australia's fifth richest man (though Forbes reports his wealth has dropped...

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HotelTonight Is A 1.5-Year-Old Startup That's Raised $36 Million To Bring You...

Sam Shank founded HotelTonight a year and a half ago. Since then he's raised $36 million from investors for his mobile app. Hotel Tonight is available on Android, iPad and iPhone devices. It works with...

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MEET THE AVERAGE CHINESE MILLIONAIRE: 39, Plays Golf, And Owns An iPad

Hurun Report and GroupM, a Chinese think tank, just released a report analyzing millionaires across China. The most interesting findings: There are 1.02 millionaires across mainland China, an increase...

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China Now Boasts A Record-Breaking One Million Millionaires

A wealth report performed by the Huran Report and GroupM Knowledge was released yesterday analyzing China's staggering number of millionaires and "super-rich." There are now 1,020,000 millionaires in...

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The World's Coolest Bazaars, Flea Markets, And Souks

The air hangs heavy with a perfume of orchids and mango, curry and teakwood as the sun beats down. You go deep into the maze till you’re lost amid stalls of carved Buddhas, weavings, and ancient...

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These Contact Lenses Could Be The Future Of Augmented Reality

The future of augmented reality isn't on a smartphone screen or on a pair of cumbersome glasses. The future is a contact lens. Innovega is developing a contact lens called the iOptik lens that will...

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For $60,000 A Month, Live In A Sky-High Penthouse Designed By Frank Gehry

For $60,000 a month you can live in the penthouse of the tallest residential building in the Western Hemisphere—for now at least. The New York by Gehry building, designed by Frank Gehry, towers 870...

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