The stark difference between the rich and the poor, side by side

The line is so thin yet the gap is so big. This ad campaign, Erase the Differences, shows how wealthy people and poor communities can literally live right next to each other but experience such different lives. You'd think the images are Photoshopped but they're just aerial photographs of real life living situations… » 5/16/14 1:49am 5/16/14 1:49am

How Rich Are You? This List Will Show You Where You Rank Among the…

I need more money. You need more money. That guy needs more money. That mom needs more money. We all want more money. That's a universal fact. And that's because none of are cracking the Forbes billionaire list (unless you are, in that case we should be friends). But in another list showing the richest people in the… » 4/15/13 11:00pm 4/15/13 11:00pm

$37,000 for a Jewel-Encrusted Magic Mushroom Flash Drive? You Must Be…

A 32GB flash drive costs about $25 online. Then again, those aren't covered in 10 carats of precious gemstones. Take that 99 Percent. » 4/17/12 1:00am 4/17/12 1:00am

Ridiculous $1,500 Diamond Studded Business Cards

Business cards have become more of a hassle in a time when contact details can be shared electronically. But one company has chosen to ignore this obvious trend with a luxury card that tells people you're an arrogant ass. » 1/15/12 8:00pm 1/15/12 8:00pm

Ashton Kutcher's Two-Story Trailer for Two and a Half Men Makes Me…

Everyone knows that Ashton Kutcher, actor and sometimes tech investor, is replacing Charlie Sheen on Two and a Half Men. What people might not know is that Ashton's getting a sweet deal: nearly a million dollars an episode and this palatial don't-call-it-a-trailer "mobile estate". » 8/15/11 4:40pm 8/15/11 4:40pm

Contact Lenses Made from Diamonds & Gold Are Too Much Bling

I'm all for spending money anyway you want to—grills, watches, boulder-sized rings, blinging chains—but come on, paying $15,000 for diamond and gold contact lenses is stupid. When did sacrificing your eyes become cool? » 7/18/11 5:00pm 7/18/11 5:00pm

The Watch Winder That Does Everything Else

For the watch-lover with the wealth of a Rockefeller, the Buben & Zorweg V12 Python doesn't just wind your watch. It's really a bar, weather station, and humidor that turns your watches into works of art. » 1/19/11 11:40pm 1/19/11 11:40pm

Mark Zuckerberg More Minted Than Steve Jobs

Hours after Forbes reported Zuckerberg overtook Steve Jobs on their Forbes 400 rich list, news escaped that he's donated $100 million to New Jersey's Newark schools. A clever move, considering he made $4.9 billion in the last year alone. » 9/23/10 7:30am 9/23/10 7:30am

Rideable Train Set Will End Your Fairy Tale Christmas

Let me tell you a story about a boy named Timmy. Born to a poor servant woman out of wedlock, Timmy was abandoned at a young age on the steps of a church, his mother hoping he could find a life better than she could provide. He did not. Instead Timmy spent his youth traveling town to town, shining shoes, cutting wood,… » 10/31/08 2:00pm 10/31/08 2:00pm

You Are Not Rich, Sophisticated, or Handsome Enough to Own the Tag…

Watchmaker Tag Heuer » 10/04/08 12:00pm 10/04/08 12:00pm has put up a teaser video for their forthcoming Meridiist phone, and boy is it a slap in the face to everyday Joe Sixpacks like you and me. The phone isn't really, as one suit in the video notes, "A very nice... a very nice PIECE OF ART," but when the big innovation is bringing the stunning…

Grand Daddy Brings Faux-Classiness to Arcade Machines

Regular arcade machines are neat and all, but if you have thousands of dollars worth of mahogany furniture in your mansion, they tend to clash with the environment. Luckily, Custom Arcades makes a gaming all-in-one that takes your expensive tastes into account. The Grand Daddy Arcade encases a 42-inch flat screen… » 9/12/08 3:30am 9/12/08 3:30am

Last Minute Gadget Gifts For Rich Dads, Fun Dads and Deadbeat Dads

We are really getting down to the wire here as far as Father's Day gifts are concerned, but there is still hope for finding that perfect present for hard-to-shop-for Dads. So, let's dispense with the normal fare like ties, golfing equiptment and GPS units (although GPS units are cool). Get something unique this year… » 6/13/08 5:00pm 6/13/08 5:00pm

Man Sells Domain Name for Serious Dough

A 43-year-old man from Maryland has sold the domain name for almost 10,000 times the price he paid for it. Chris Clark registered the name in 1994 for just $20, and continued to pay the annual registration fee until January of this year, when he heard the domain name had gone for a… » 4/05/08 1:00pm 4/05/08 1:00pm

Gigayacht Actually More Like a Freaking Personal Floating Island

How big and disgustingly opulent does a yacht have to be to be considered a private island? This big and disgusting. Gizmag has a piece today on Wally's luxury yachts and their 325 foot flagship. While Paul Allen's Octopus is bigger at 410 feet, the Wally Gigayacht can be oufitted, with pools, tennis courts, mini… » 3/20/08 9:01am 3/20/08 9:01am

Bellperre Mobile Phones Lack the Plastic

Bellperre, some rich snoody-poopy company, has a new line of cellphones that are being marketed as 0-percent plastic. I know you are dying to find out what they will be made out of and if you haven't seen the picture it is obvious that these phones will be entirely constructed out of materials such as steel, gold,… » 3/13/07 3:15pm 3/13/07 3:15pm

Million Dollar Cellphone

For those who have billions of dollars and nowhere to spend it, here's yet another object to acquire rather than giving away money to those pesky charities. It's a cellphone by Goldvish of Switzerland that costs a cool $1,278,000. Heck, starlets walking the red carpet at the Oscars wear jewelry worth way more than… » 7/06/06 9:36am 7/06/06 9:36am