Money

  • Robert Durst’s Childhood Mansion is for Sale for $3.8 Million (Photos)

    Robert Durst’s Childhood Mansion is for Sale for $3.8 Million (Photos)

    If you were one of the millions swept up in the recent HBO true crime miniseries The Jinx, you probably found yourself at least a little bit obsessed with likely serial murderer and charming sociopath Robert Durst. And if you’re obsessed enough to want to own the home where he lived as a kid, you can, provided […]

  • Bill Gates Tops New ‘Forbes’ Richest People List

    Bill Gates Tops New ‘Forbes’ Richest People List

    In case you were worried about Bill Gates‘ financial situation – don’t. Forbes has just released its annual list of the richest people on Earth, and once again the Microsoft king is sitting right on top. Despite what might be going on in your bank account, the world’s number of billionaires has grown to a record high […]

  • My Micro NY: Micro Apartments Coming to NYC

    My Micro NY: Micro Apartments Coming to NYC

    Anyone who rents an apartment knows that the rent, as they say, is too damn high. But nowhere is this more true than in New York City, where the rent is notoriously expensive as a result of the fact that practically everyone on planet Earth wants to live there. So it makes sense that the […]

  • ‘SkyMall’ Files for Bankruptcy, Air Travel Gets Less Interesting

    ‘SkyMall’ Files for Bankruptcy, Air Travel Gets Less Interesting

    Refined gentleman travelers throughout the world are familiar with SkyMall, the catalog found on airplanes and filled with expensive products that even the wealthiest readers might consider decadent and outrageous. But it was very fun to read no matter how empty your bank account might have been, which is why it’s sad news that SkyMall‘s […]

  • Stan Lee Selling Hollywood Mansion for $3.7 Million

    Stan Lee Selling Hollywood Mansion for $3.7 Million

    Comic book mogul Stan Lee is letting go of his mansion in the Hollywood Hills. As you might expect from a guy who’s gotten a check every time anyone in the world says “Spider-Man” or “Paste-Pot Pete,” it’s a fairly lavish affair, although disappointingly short on explicit references to his career (I was hoping for, […]

  • Amazon Opening Up NYC Retail Location

    Amazon Opening Up NYC Retail Location

    Online retailer Amazon is famous for putting the squeeze on traditional brick-and-mortar retailers, but now they’re seeking to get into the game themselves. They’re opening up a store in New York City next to the Empire State Building that will serve as a kind of physical version of what the site has been doing online […]

  • Carlos Slim, World’s Richest Man, Predicts 3-Day Work Week

    Carlos Slim, World’s Richest Man, Predicts 3-Day Work Week

    When the richest man in the world says something related to the business world, it might be tempting to assume he knows what he’s talking about. That’s especially if that man is Mexican telecommunications mogul Carlos Slim, and his prediction for the future is a positive one, as Slim recently reenforced his belief that the 3-day […]

  • Bitcoin Machine: An ATM for Bitcoin

    Bitcoin Machine: An ATM for Bitcoin

    You might want to buckle up before you read what I’m about to tell you: There’s an ATM machine … but for Bitcoin. Most ATMs, as you are probably aware, are part of a mainstream banking network that’s based on national currency and other such boring concepts, but the Bitcoin Machine works in an inverse […]

  • Smallest House In The World Hits Market for $450,000 (Photos)

    Smallest House In The World Hits Market for $450,000 (Photos)

    If you’re in the market for a small home in the Barnsbury neighborhood of London, you probably won’t be able to find any smaller than this 188-square-foot beauty, billed (by the real estate agent selling the house, no less) as the “smallest house in the world.” While the idea of a tiny living space probably […]