billionaires

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How Much Money Do You Have to Earn Before You Get Weird?

The simple answer is however much Elon Musk makes.
Joel Golby
9.19.18
tech

Elon Musk Is Creating His Own Reality

The 'real-life Iron Man' is a real American superhero.
Jordan Pearson
6.18.18
Internet Exploring

Avril Lavigne Is Dating a Billionaire Heir and We Are Very Happy for Them

Possibly following in the footsteps of fellow Canadian Grimes, Lavigne is reportedly dating Phillip Sarofim, who's not as famous as Chad Kroeger but much richer.
Phil Witmer
5.22.18
groceries

Bill Gates Is Adorably Terrible at Guessing the Cost of Everyday Groceries

Um, no, a box of frozen pizza rolls is not $22.
Jelisa Castrodale
2.23.18
News

These Billionaires Were Murdered in ‘Targeted’ Killing, Police Say

The announcement comes after a report suggested Barry and Honey Sherman's deaths were the result of a professional hit.
Allison Tierney
1.26.18
Voices

Trump's Big Tax Plan Lets the Modern Robber Barons Win

The plan is being sold as the path to growth and more jobs, but the reality is that it poses grave risks of returning us to a time when we were at the mercy of billionaire owners of vast monopolies.
Anastasia Christman
1.2.18
Voices

The GOP Tax Scheme Was a Very Merry Corporate Christmas Gift

The driving argument behind the controversial tax plan stimulating the American economy was just a front. Wall Street, not Main Street, will reap the rewards.
Patti Lynn
12.28.17
Rise Up

Billionaires Convinced the GOP Congress to Vote for a Bill That Will Cost Us All a Lot of Money

Nobody likes to spend much time or energy preparing their taxes and it seems that Republicans are betting the same holds true when it comes to protesting the massive tax cuts that largely favor America’s wealthiest families and corporations.
Jasper Craven
12.6.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Someone Now Owns a $450 Million Painting of Jesus

Real or not, da Vinci's 'Salvator Mundi' is believed to be the most expensive painting ever sold.
Kara Weisenstein
11.16.17
Money

Eight Billionaires Are Richer Than Half of the World’s Population

Their total net worth? A mere $426 billion.
Jake Kivanc
1.16.17
Stuff

The Mannequin Challenge Is So Popular Even Billionaires Are Doing It

Desus and Mero discuss the evolution of the unavoidable viral challenge on Monday night's episode of their late night VICELAND show.
Sarah Bellman
11.8.16
Peter Thiel

The Blood of Young People Won’t Help Peter Thiel Fight Death

Parabiosis is a farfetched idea that might one day be an anti-aging treatment. But we have no idea yet.
Mike Pearl
8.5.16
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