Of the world’s population of more than 7 billion, around 200,000 people—or, 0.003%—have a net worth of more than $30 million. These super-wealthy individuals (UHNWs, as the research firm Wealth-X deems
We often talk of having five senses as a universal truth. In reality, there may be more – or fewer – depending on the way you look at the question. Christian Jarrett explains the controversy. Some myths
Powered by biogas and thermal heating, the city would rest on the surface but go under the sea when needed. Shimizu Corp has a new audacious idea: a domed city on the surface of the ocean, powered by from
"Spiritual But Not Religious" is a phrase you hear more and more these days — and with good reason. In 2012, a Pew Foundation survey on religion found that almost 20 percent of Americans placed themselves
Berlin has pipped London to the title of “most fun” city in a poll of travellers. The German capital was among 1,800 cities ranked according to categories such as “bars”, “clubs”, “shopping”, “adult entertainment”
Most of the Brazilian riff-raff have never heard of the term “lifestyle housing”. That’s because their front porch is a set of terracotta tiles and a palm tree, rather than a Mediterranean-inspired villa
It must be wonderful to be so desirable at age 100. Yes, it was in late 1914 that the US Federal Reserve note, the official incarnation of the US dollar, first shot from the US Treasury’s Bureau of Printing
Yet in a nationwide survey from earlier this year, a company that didn't even exist 15 years ago was credited with making the "most loved vehicle in America." The car was the Model S, made by Tesla Motors.
Ingenious engineering and the will of slightly crazy homeowners, brings architecture to new heights. Ingenious engineering and the will of slightly crazy homeowners, brings architecture to new heights.
From the likes of Cary Grant, Tom Ford, Charles Bukowski, Ralph Lauren, and Charles Dickens "Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn." – Gore Vidal, Writer "A man should
To many Germans, Harald Jaeger is the man who opened the Berlin Wall. It's a legacy that still makes the former East German border officer uncomfortable 25 years after he defied his superiors' orders let
Barack Obama has arrived in Australia for the G20 leaders’ summit and flew into central Brisbane aboard his helicopter, Marine One. The presidential plane, Air Force One, touched down at Amberley RAAF