From a Hollywood film producer known for getting us hooked on the 'light saber' to top scientists, financiers and corporate CEOs, more of America's super rich are rising to a $600 billion challenge: Pledge at least 50% of your net worth to charity during your lifetime or at death.
Fashion legend Diane von Furstenberg says there should be no censorship of images in magazines and advertising -- despite calls in some countries for legislation to label fashion photographs that have been digitally retouched.
On the surface, the similarities are striking; they were both princesses born in the 1940s in a foreign land. Young and beautiful, the long-haired brunettes soon fell in love and followed their men to the United States where they built a reputation for steely determination and strength.
Before the crying, diaper changes and sleepless nights set in, a growing number of moms-to-be are spending their pregnancies in the lap of luxury. From belly "facials" to in-home massage therapy and private yoga sessions, women are indulging like it might be their last chance.
On a recent trip to Saks, I loaded up on a tomato-red Diane von Furstenberg dress and a pair of black wool Tory Burch pants - at deeply discounted prices. Turns out investors are starting to do the same with battered retail stocks, which have limped through one of the worst years in recent history and are now trading near historically low prices.
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A green ribbon a mile and a half long, twisting through the Manhattan sky? It sounds like the stuff of dreams, but Joshua David and Robert Hammond, founders of Friends of the High Line, are bringing this futuristic park and walkway to life.