Oscar voters — are you forgetting anyone? Like, half the population?
Topic asked over a dozen people how gifts, insurance payouts, the MacArthur Genius Award, book deals — ranging from $8,000 to over $1 million — were spent.
When the Nazis confiscated money from Jews, they replaced it with worthless currencies that could only be used in ghettos or concentration camps.
Adam Osmond lived and lost the American dream by gambling on lottery tickets that often promise to take players from rags to riches.
What would it take to break away from US legal tender? When one resident of an isolated Northern California town proposed a new type of currency, it challenged how alternative his neighbors were willing to be.
No sweetheart in your life? Tired of feeling rejected and confused? Maybe you need a vacation. Luckily for you, the world is full of places that were made for wallowing.
As America creeps toward a cashless future, we make some wildly uneducated guesses about what might help the greenback stay on top.
As soon as they turn 18, members of North Carolina's Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians become eligible to receive a check that can reach into the six figures. What do you do when you're young and suddenly flush with cash?
When Germans started printing their own cash during World War I, they were trying to overcome wild inflation, outsmart currency hoarding — and shift the blame for their economy's collapse.
How the military, a marathoner and the relentless march of capitalism turned protein bars into an unlikely American staple.
Throughout human history, money hasn't just been used to buy clothing — it's been incorporated into the very fabric of fashion itself.
Twenty years ago, one man got a crazy idea: what if he started a loyalty program... for space travel? But it turns out that space tourism is an industry perpetually on the brink of actually happening.
For the mediums of the Lily Dale spiritualist community, the frontier between the living and the dead is easily entered. The only difference is how they open the door.
A shocking study published in 2018 found that some of the most beautiful, and famous, baobab trees are dying. What will this mean for the people who depend on them — and for the planet?
In 1997, scientists working for the oil company offered visionary solutions for climate change. The only problem? Their plans might destroy the earth in the process.
Greek life has never been more popular, or troubled, than it is today. Could admitting women change the nature of fraternities for the better?
The radiant white homing pigeons who've become in-demand entertainers at weddings and funerals alike, and the man who loves them.
These six people are trying to make dying in America better — for both the living and the dead.
On TV, a few pushes on their chest will bring someone back to life. But the truth — as described here by a palliative care physician at Duke University School of Medicine — is more complicated.
In Japan, a pair of upright chopsticks is placed in a bowl of rice beside the deceased as it is prepared for viewing. In Belgium, funeral food, usually dark bread or cake, must be devoid of other colors and served on a black napkin or plate. White wine is served to avoid the introduction of color to the meal.