CHINESE WOMEN PAYING $16,000 TO LEARN WESTERN RULES OF HIGH-CLASS ETIQUETTE

Wealthy Chinese Women Are Paying $16,000 For 10 Days Of Finishing School

Liz O’Connor Jul. 22, 2013 Business Insider
Sara Jane HoCourtesy of Institute Sarita  Sara Jane Ho, Founder and Principal of Institute Sarita in Beijing

In recent years, newly wealthy Chinese have become known around the world for their serious appetite for luxury goods. Although it may be a stereotype, it’s not wholly inaccurate — Chinese travelers reportedly spent upwards of $8.5 billion on luxury goods overseas in January 2013 alone, according to CNBC.

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FORMER MISTRESS CONFESSION: HOW TO TELL YOUR HUSBAND HAS ANOTHER WOMAN IN THE CLOSET AND CHEATING WHILE THE FAMILY IS ON VACATION

Some married men will book hotels for their mistress to stay in, located near where their family is staying

How to tell if YOUR husband is cheating while you’re on your family holiday… by a reformed mistress who knows ALL his secrets Continue reading

EXPEDIA 2013 FLIP FLOP REPORT: AMERICANS KEEP COVERED UP AT THE BEACH, GERMANS MOST COMFORTABLE GOING NAKED

American women, as well as those from some Asian countries, were the most likely to keep their tops on at the beach.

Americans keep covered up at the beach, Germans most likely to go naked: survey 

Expedia.com’s annual Flip Flop Report finds that Europeans are more comfortable sunbathing topless than Americans, and that the biggest concern of U.S. beachgoers is theft, not sharks. Also worth noting: 65% of respondents from around the world said Speedos were acceptable beachwear. Continue reading

FAT IS BEAUTIFIL THAT’S WHY MEN FATTEN UP THEIR LADIES: MAURITIAN WOMEN FATTEN THEMSELVES UP AND TAKE GROWTH HORMONES AS MEN CONSIDER OBESE WIFE AS SIGN OF WEALTH AND PRESTIGE

Big is beautiful: In Mauritania an overweight wife is a sign of wealth and prestige

Force fed to find a husband: How Mauritanian women are fattened up ‘like foie gras geese’ and take dangerous animal growth hormones to satisfy men’s love for larger lady

REDDIT LIST OF AMERICA’S WEIRDNESS : 12 THINGS AMERICANS LOVE THAT THE REST OF THE WORLD FINDS BIZARRE

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12 Things Americans Love That The Rest Of The World Finds Bizarre

Rob Wile Jul. 14, 2013, BusinessInsider

A few weeks ago, we brought you the highlight responses to a Reddit list asking what things Americans do that the rest of the world finds bizarre.

Of course, there’s an endless list of things that reveal major cultural differences. Continue reading

JAWBONE UP: THE HIGH-TECH WRISTBAND HEALTH TRACKER THAT CAN ALSO BE USED BY COUPLES TO MONITOR IF SPOUSE JUST HAD SEX

The UP device markets itself as a way to 'KNOW YOURSELF LIVE BETTER'

The high-tech wristband that can tell when you are having sex (and could even be used by your wife or husband to make sure you’re behaving!) Continue reading

1978 WORLD’S PERFECT YEAR: PERFECT BALANCE OF WEALTH, HEALTH AND HAPPINESS ACCORDING TO STUDY

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Why 1978 was the year the world never had it so good: We had the perfect balance of wealth, work and happiness

LIVE-IN COMMITMENT GAP: WOMEN MORE COMMITTED TO THEIR LIVE-IN PARTNERS COMPARED TO MEN, WOMEN SEEING IT STEP TOWARD MARRIAGE WHILE MEN AS WAY TO POSTPONE COMMITMENT

Moving in with your boyfriend? It feels a step closer to marriage but he might just be postponing that proposal Continue reading

MEXICO IS THE FATTEST NATION IN THE WORLD ACCORDING TO U.N., MEXICAN PEOPLE 33% ARE OBESE WHILE 70% ARE OVERWEIGHT

Mexico has overtaken the United States as the world's fattest nation, according to a newly released United Nations report. 70% of Mexico's adult population is considered overweight, and nearly 33% are obese. Mexico has overtaken the United States as the world's fattest nation, according to a newly released United Nations report. 70% of Mexico's adult population is considered overweight, and nearly 33% are obese.

How Mexico got so fat and is now more obese than America

  • Almost 33 percent of Mexicans are now obese and 70 percent overweight
  • The poor and young are worst affected, often both malnourished and fat
  • Mexican food is traditionally high in calories, fatty and fried
  • U.S. restaurant chains opening up in the country aren’t helping the problem
  • Growth in waistlines is due to increases in income and urban lifestyles Continue reading

PATHETIC ‘LAVISH P’: THE CAN’T-SPELL-CORRECTLY’ ‘LAVISH P’ FROM SF POSTS INSTAGRAM PICTURES OF HIS LAVISH LIFESTYLE SHOWING HIS CASH, 6 iPHONES AND DESIGNER BUYS WHILE CALLING KIM KARDASHIAN ‘PEASANT’ ON TWITTER…HEY, LAVISH PATHETIC! NOTICE BILL GATES KIDS DON’T SHOW OFF THEIR DAD’S WEALTH?

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Regretting that now? California teen posts Instagram pictures of him biting into wads of cash, washing his hands in sparkling water and bragging about his SIX iPhones

  • ‘Lavish P’ posts pictures of his indulgent lifestyle on Instagram
  • He is allegedly a super-rich 17-year-old from San Francisco
  • His hobbies include using his multiple phones and playing with wads of cash
  • His outrageous pictures has attracted 60,000 thousand followers Continue reading

HITLER FRIED CHICKEN FAST FOOD: THAILAND GOING HITLER NAZI CRAZY WITH HITLER CENTER OF THE NEW FAD FROM FOOD TO CLOTHING, NAZI CHIC IS IN

 'Nazi chic': A shocking new trend has seen Bangkok flooded with cartoonish images of Hitler - including a popular design in which the dictator is merged with red-haired McDonalds mascot Ronald McDonald

Fried chicken takeaway called ‘Hitler‘ opens in Thailand and comes complete with logo of Nazi leader in a bow tie

MILLIONAIRE’S HANDBOOK: 13 WAYS TO LOOK AND ACT LIKE A MILLIONAIRE, EVEN IF YOU ARE NOT

13 Ways To Look And Act Like A Millionaire, Even If You’re Not

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The summer brings people together to beach houses and parties, and there’s a chance you’ll find yourself networking with people with big bank accounts. In order for them to trust you with their time — and assets — you need to look the part. How do you look like you’re worth a lot more than you actually are?

In the book “The Millionaire’s Handbook: How to Look and Act like a Millionaire, Even if You’re Not,” Vicky Oliver shares the secrets of looking and acting like you’re a millionaire — even if you’re not. Continue reading

THE 12 mOST EXPENSIVE HOTEL SUITES AROUND THE WORLD

12 Crazy Expensive Hotel Suites Around The World

Oyster.com Jun. 2, 2013

Shelling out thousands of dollars a night for a hotel room may not be in the cards for most of us, but that doesn’t mean we can’t take a voyeuristic peek at the jaw-dropping suites that command these high price tags. Continue reading

VIRGIN ISLAND: INSIDE RICHARD BRANSON’S $60,000-A-NIGHT CARIBBEAN RETREAT RESORT NECKER ISLAND, A LOOK TWO YEARS AFTER THE 2011 FIRE THAT DESTROYED THE GREAT HOUSE

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Inside Richard Branson’s new Necker Island: Beautiful Caribbean escape restored to its former glory after devastating fire caused by lightning strike (but it will still set you back £40,000 a night) Continue reading

BILLIONAIRE LANE: MEET THE RESIDENTS OF MEADOW LANE, THE BILLIONAIRE LANE, IN THE HAMPTONS

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Meet The Residents Of ‘Billionaire Lane’ In The Hamptons

 
Some of the most famous millionaires on the planet own homes in the Hamptons.

 But even the 1% have a 1% — and in the Hamptons, there’s no more ritzy and expensive address than Meadow Lane in Southampton, according to Forbes’ Morgan Brennan. The median sale price on Meadow Lane last year was just under $18 million, according to Property Shark. Continue reading

THE $600 PER HOUR OLYMPIC RUNNER CALL GIRL CONFESSION: OLYMPIC TRACK STAR SUZY FAVOR HAMILTON DROPPED FROM BIG 10 FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR AFTER ADMITTING WORKING AS VEGAS CALL GIRL

 Regrets: After she was exposed, she claimed that she had turned to escorting to deal with depression

Olympic runner Suzy Favor Hamilton‘s name dropped from Big Ten award after she was exposed as $600-an-hour Vegas call girl

  • Favor Hamilton, 44, was revealed as an escort last December
  • She claimed she turned to the side job as she struggled with depression
  • She previously won the female athlete of the year award three times Continue reading