Wealth Report: London, Not New York, Is World’s Greatest City

In purely economic and political terms, New York still has the edge but it is London that boasts the greatest number of resident Ultra High Net Worth Individuals (The UHNWI club has a minimum entry requirement of $30 million), and scores best when the views of the world’s richest are analyzed. Abishek Lodha, the managing […]

Rebuilt 19 years after 9/11, New York’s World Trade Center threatened anew by coronavirus

“People are much more worried about someone coughing on them than someone blowing up a building,” said Vishal Garg, chief executive of mortgage refinance startup Better.com, headquartered at 3 World Trade Center on the site known as Ground Zero.

Powerful 9/11 Tribute in Light shines in New York as world remembers World Trade Center terrorist attacks

This year, the memorial is marked in two ceremonies at the September 11 memorial plaza and at a corner near the World Trade Center, showing a divide over the memorial’s decision to, due to coronavirus, suspend a cherished tradition of having relatives read their victims’ names in person.

Vanessa Kirby commands attention in a plunging black suit as she walks the red carpet for her new movie The World To Come at 77th Venice Film Festival

The World To Come is set on the American East Coast in the mid-19th century, where two neighboring couples battle hardship and isolation, and is based upon Jim Shepard’s novel of the same name 

Red Handfish: New Population of World’s Rarest Fish Discovered by Accident

Sociable Fish The discovery has taught scientists the fish may be more adaptable than previously believed. Stuart-Smith explains: “We’ve already learned a lot from finding this second population because their habitat isn’t identical to that of the first population, so we can take some heart from knowing red handfish are not as critically dependent on […]

New Zealand builds world-first hub for women’s sport

“It’s better than it was, but it’s still a real concern. There’s still a feeling that perhaps we haven’t seen the worst of the fallout from Covid yet,” she says. “That’s why having this open dialogue via a digital hub with all of those people who can have an impact on women and girls in […]

New York to mark 9/11 anniversary amid coronavirus pandemic

The city will hold its annual ceremony in memory of the nearly 3,000 people who died in the bloodiest terrorist attack in US history, punctuated by a minute’s silence at the exact moments that Al-Qaeda jihadists crashed two hijacked airplanes into the World Trade Center towers.

Are you Weird? New book promises to reveal if you are Western, educated, industrialised, rich and democratic – and why it makes you individualistic, self-obsessed and control-oriented

In his new book The Weirdest People in the World, he claims that people who are Weird would complete the sentence ‘I am…’, with details such as ‘curious’ or ‘a lawyer’, whereas those who are not Weird would describe themselves in relation to others (e.g.  I am Layla’s cousin). 

America’s Oldest World War II Veteran Receives Flyover for 111th Birthday

Happy 111th Birthday to Mr. Lawrence Brooks of New Orleans, LA! While we weren’t able to have our usual birthday party at the Museum this year, we were able to host a socially distanced celebration that he could view safely from his porch. pic.twitter.com/DyzyWc0oCw

New Zealand election TV debate: fears inclusion of fringe party may ‘legitimise conspiracy theories’

The other party that has been the beneficiary of TVNZ’s debate rules is the Māori party, an Indigenous rights group that did not win any seats at the 2017 election following four terms in parliament. It has been included because it had lawmakers in office during the last two parliamentary terms, after its leaders challenged […]