Things people buy when they have more money than they’d ever need

When you have more money than you know what to do with, it might not seem like a big deal to spend $US8 million on a preserved shark, $US2.2 million on a gold bathtub, or millions more on luxurious superyachts and private islands. Business Insider previously calculated that the typical billionaire can afford to spend $US80 million a year. Here are 10 outrageously expensive things millionaires and billionaires spend their money on…. [read more]

Using tech to save the world’s most endangered species in Tanzania

In Tanzania, protecting endangered animals has become easier thanks to Earth Ranger. Earth Ranger is not a superhero, it’s a technology platform, developed by Vulcan Inc., a company co-founded by U.S. philanthropist and Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen. The system helps rangers remotely monitor elephants and other animals to stay ahead of poachers… [read more]

How the world’s wealthiest honeymoon

Admittedly, the nuptials of Princess Eugenie of York and Jack Brooksbank in Windsor today haven’t attracted as much attention as the recent wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex or Pippa Middleton’s 2017 marriage to James Matthews, but one thing everyone can get behind is a curiosity about where and how newly-married couples honeymoon… [read more]

Lexus has debuted its first-ever luxury yacht—take a look

Luxury car brand Aston Martin unveiled a luxury yacht, Aston Martin AM37, at the 2016 Monaco Yacht Show; Mercedes-Benz debuted a luxury yacht, Arrow460-GT, in February 2018 at the same superyacht event; and Bugatti has 66 limited-edition Bugatti Niniette luxury yachts for sale. Now, Lexus is entering the high-end boat business with a 65-foot luxury yacht, announced at a boat show in Yokohama, Japan… [read more]

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