Buildings That Were Expensive To Build

Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

If the Great Pyramid were to be built today, it would probably cost around 1.1 and 1.3 billion US dollars. That is why it is not surprising that the buildings that we have today can be pretty expensive, too. Just think of delayed work timelines, the need for a good earthquake or typhoon proofing technology, … Read more

Incredible Inheritance Stories

Incredible Inheritance Stories

Have you ever fantasized about receiving a huge inheritance from a long-lost rich relative who died? Even though it’s very unlikely to happen; we think many people did wish for it at one point. It’s definitely soap-opera material, but it actually happened to some very lucky people. 1. A wealthy Portuguese aristocrat picked his heirs … Read more

Great Feuds over Inheritance

Great Feuds over Inheritance

Sometimes, like oil and water, family and money just don’t mix. And in extremely rare cases, families even dispute over not only money or property, but the remains of their loved one! Discover more about some of the well-known family feuds here in this gallery. The late Fred Koch’s four sons — Charles, David, William, … Read more

Great Fortunes Lost

Great Fortunes Lost

It’s unbelievable at first that these people could squander millions and billions of dollars but unfortunately, it does happen. There are a lot of rich people who made it to the peak of financial success, only to file bankruptcy later on and face mounting debts. On this gallery, we probe into the riches-to-rags lives of … Read more