The wealthiest of Silicon Valley have become super doomsday preppers by buying remote New Zealand properties, getting eye surgeries, and stockpiling ammo and food
As the coronavirus spreads worldwide, many are gearing up for uncertain times. But none are preparing quite like the wealthiest in society.
Wealthy people are buying extra freezers to stock up on coronavirus groceries in their second homes, and it could cripple small towns with limited resources
Areas like the Hamptons have been dealing with food shortages, as rich part-time residents flock there to wait out the pandemic.
Meet Gavin Newsom, the multimillionaire governor who is the face of California's response to the coronavirus pandemic
California's Gavin Newsom was the first US governor to implement a statewide shelter-in-place amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Before-and-after photos show dialed-down Anzac Day celebrations across Australia and New Zealand under coronavirus lockdown
Empty dawn services and cars replacing marchers in military parades replaced previous years' massive gatherings across Australia and New Zealand.
Tom Hanks says he and his wife Rita Wilson will donate blood to help find a coronavirus vaccine: 'we just found out that we do carry the antibodies'
Tom Hanks and his wife, Rita Wilson, tested positive for COVID-19 back in early March. Hanks announced they will donate blood to help find a vaccine.
'New York City is my home': Influencers share why they're riding out the pandemic in the epicenter of the coronavirus as others flee
Several New York City-based influencers said staying is part of their responsibility as an influencer and that it brings normalcy to their families.
The mysterious life of first lady Melania Trump, a former supermodel who is the subject of fashion scandals and bizarre conspiracy theories
Melania Trump is a first lady unlike any other. On her birthday, here's a look at her life and how she's fared as the first lady.
How a couple living in a 270-square-foot tiny house organized their space during coronavirus quarantine
Tiny house living has prepared one couple for a normal quarantine. Making the most of their space comes down to storage tricks and resourcefulness.
A look inside the daily routine of first lady Melania Trump, who eats 7 pieces of fruit a day, is a 'full-time mom', and has been self-isolating at the White House during the coronavirus pandemic
First lady Melania Trump's daily routine at the White House includes taking care of her son Barron, eating healthy, and getting a full night's sleep.
WATCH: A video of Monaco's yacht-filled harbor at 8 p.m. shows residents thanking their first responders as only a country full of millionaires could
Every night at 8 p.m., the yachts in Monaco's glitzy Port Hercules sound their horns to thank the city-state's frontline and essential workers.
There's a thriving population of radioactive animals that have taken over the abandoned Chernobyl exclusion zone, even though the area is toxic for humans
After the world’s worst nuclear accident, people abandoned the area around Chernobyl. In their absence, many of the animals are actually thriving.
Here's exactly how well 20 materials for homemade masks — from folded bandanas to blue shop towels — can filter tiny, potentially-dangerous particles, according to an N95 testing company
A company that tests N95 masks has tested 20 common materials that people use to make homemade masks. Here's the results, ranked.
Josh McBee only spends about $25 on energy costs each month, and frequently hosts guests on the full-size futon in his living room.
Hotel operators are cautiously optimistic that they can open again soon — and that travelers will still want to come.
I'm a circus artist. From virtual cabarets to online acrobatics lessons, here's how my industry is pivoting to survive.
People can no longer come to see shows in person, but the industry continues sharing its magic with the world.
The legendary architect who designed the $238 million NYC penthouse that shattered the US real-estate record explains why he never uses a computer
Robert A.M. Stern designed 220 Central Park South, where hedge-fund billionaire Ken Griffin dropped $238 million on a penthouse purchase in 2019.
The Wonderlic test may not affect an NFL hopeful's draft position, but it can predict how successful the new quarterback will be
The test was originally made to select fighter pilots in World War II, but it may still have some merit in the football league.
A DC media exec says he's gone to 2 secret dinner parties in Georgetown during lockdown. That's just one of the ways in which the wealthy are living a whole different reality during the pandemic.
One illicit dinner was hosted by a movie producer, with food prepared by a live-in chef, and the other was attended by several politicians.
It's crucial to make quality time for your relationship, even during difficult times. Here's how one writer and her husband are getting creative.
Trying to pick between Scotch and Japanese whiskey, or bourbon and rye? These pros break down the best whiskey brands out there.
A Google charity executive shares her simple advice for helping people affected by the coronavirus crisis: Just give them cash
Cash is flexible. Cash is efficient. Cash gives people dignity.
Airbus' on-demand helicopter travel startup shuttered amid the pandemic. Take a look at the rise and fall of Voom.
While the business couldn't continue operating amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the knowledge acquired during its tenure will help grow urban air mobility, its CEO says.
Kanye says Yeezy, his Wyoming ranches, a $3 million car collection, and $297,000 of livestock make him worth over $3 billion; Forbes doubts that.
Nordstrom is rolling out a new series of deals that last 48 hours each — right now you can save up to 50% off Mother's Day gifts
Save up to 50% on Mother's Day gifts from Nordstrom made brands. The deals include clothes, shoes, jewelry, accessories, and more.
While sweets are popular, don't be afraid to gift a little outside the box with a meal-delivery subscription, gourmet salt, or hearty steaks.
If this sleep technique worked for people in combat zones during WWII, it'll work for you, too.
Before-and-after photos show how Miami's strict lockdown measures have finally emptied out the popular spring break destination — for now
Before Miami became a coronavirus hot spot, it was a popular vacation destination for spring break and parties. Now the city looks eerily different.
A new study shows over 100 public companies got $550 million of federal loans intended for 'small businesses'
Ashford Hospitality Trust claimed the largest PPP loan — $30.1 million — followed by Meritage Hospitality Group, which claimed $29.1 million.
'It really is crowded; it's too crowded': Locals in small towns like Sedona, Arizona, say hiking trails and campgrounds are full of people who fled big cities to hunker down in their 2nd homes
In small communities across the US, from the Hamptons to Jackson, Wyoming, locals are complaining of an influx of people from big cities.
More Americans are working from home than ever because of the coronavirus crisis, but slow internet speeds and expensive electricity costs don't make it easy for everyone. Here are the 10 worst states for WFH.
Oklahoman workers pay some of the highest costs for internet access, and few of them even have it at all.
While no ready-made emergency preparedness kit is perfect, experts say Judy's is a good starting point
For millennial shoppers, Judy's online-first approach and streamlined design just might be the right intro to emergency preparedness kits.
Haunting photos of the Brooklyn Bridge show how the coronavirus pandemic turned New York City into a ghost town
The Brooklyn Bridge walkway is normally so crowded that it can be hard to move more than a few steps at a time. The coronavirus has changed that.
Bill Gates has joined the chorus of voices saying that battling the coronavirus pandemic will be like fighting a war. Here are the steps Trump has taken as a 'wartime president' so far — and where he's falling short.
President Donald Trump has selectively used the Defense Production Act, ordering only certain companies to produce needed medical equipment.
8 of America's richest people have added billions more to their wealth in 2020 — even during the coronavirus pandemic
Thirty-four of the US's wealthiest billionaires have seen their net worths increase by millions in 2020. Eight have seen wealth gains over $1 billion.
It's unhealthy to tell children to hide their emotions, both positive and negative. Avoid squashing emotions with these five phrases.
The owners of the real-life castles featured on 'The Crown' and 'Downton Abbey' are losing income and overwhelmed with maintenance needs because of coronavirus shutdowns
Castles in the UK have temporarily closed, leaving their owners without a major source of income and remaining staffers overseeing thousands of acres.
Inside 'ground zero' of Europe's coronavirus pandemic, the Austrian ski resort under investigation for spreading the coronavirus across 6 countries and allegedly trying to cover it up
On April 23, the local mayor ended the town's lockdown and pledged to cut back on Ischgl's infamous party culture.
Fashion is one of the most polluting industries in the world. Amid the coronavirus pandemic, designers and other industry leaders are finally reckoning with that.
At Fashinnovation's biannual Worldwide Talks conference, the industry reckons with its sustainability problem.
Inside the billionaires' compound on the French Riviera that set up its own private testing center while the rest of the country struggles to obtain coronavirus tests
The president of Les Parcs de Saint-Tropez says he was just conducting "blood tests," but local residents are still upset.
The coronavirus is changing what 'normal' means for businesses around the world. Here are 3 ways it could become a change for the better.
We've been forced to look for better, faster, and cheaper answers to big problems, and have a stronger sense of urgency.
The 1961 Bedford CA, offered without reserve, is estimated to auction off between $60,000 and $80,000, according to RM Sotheby's.
A California town can test all of its residents for COVID-19 thanks in part to a venture capitalist, a biotech entrepreneur, and $100,000 from Zynga founder Mark Pincus
It's another example of how the wealthy are faring much differently than the rest of the world during the coronavirus pandemic.
This $60 memory-foam pillow can be adjusted and customized to my preferred sleeping position — here's how it works
The Original memory foam pillow from Coop Home Goods can be adjusted to your sleep position. Here's how we felt after using it for almost a year.
A luxury hotel company that owns multiple Ritz-Carltons received millions in small-business aid thanks to a loophole in the coronavirus bailout program
A trio of hotel companies chaired by Dallas hotel exec Monty Bennett benefited the most from the coronavirus bailout for small businesses.
A top broker in the Hamptons sees listings down, like almost everywhere else, but adds, 'We are getting phone call after phone call from buyers that want to come out here'
Douglas Elliman reported a strong first quarter for Hamptons housing, with sales and sales prices up despite an overall decline in new listings.
Photos show how Texas's stay-home orders have emptied out Austin, a city known for its eclectic music scene, nightlife, and outdoor recreation
Here's what Austin's many hot spots including Sixth Street, South Congress, UT, Zilker Park, and downtown looked like amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Beyoncé just pledged $6 million toward mental health services during the pandemic. Here's how she spends her $400 million fortune, from yachting vacations to a private jet for Jay-Z.
Beyoncé's net worth is estimated to be $400 million. Beyoncé has worked hard to build her wealth and spends it lavishly — see what she buys.
Meet North Korea's most powerful woman, Kim Yo Jong: Kim Jong Un's 30-something sister who could lead the country if something happens to him since his heirs are too young
Kim Yo Jong, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's sister, frequently appears side by side with her brother, and plays a key role in his administration.
This is what getting married over Zoom is like, according to 2 couples who had to change their wedding plans due to the coronavirus
Couples who have had their weddings cancelled or postponed are getting married over Zoom, and they're finding creative ways to get guests involved.
Psychologists recommend taking these 4 steps to improve your mental health if you recently lost your job and are struggling with depression
If the novel coronavirus has led to you losing your job, try not to despair. A psychologist shares steps for dealing with "unemployment depression."