Joan Rivers' treatment may be an example of what is known as "V.I.P. Syndrome," in which famous patients get special treatment, The NYT reports.» Read More
The Islamic State has ordered shopkeepers in Mosul to cover the faces of mannequins with veils, GlobalPost reports.
Sotheby's is laying off some of its staff and moving a portion of them to other jobs as part of a broader overhaul, CNBC has learned.
Elaine Stritch, whose husky voice and brassy demeanor dominated stages and screens in a career of more than 60 years, died at age 89.
Facebook unveils a new app, 'Mentions', intended for "verified public figures" to post content to the social networking site, Re/code reports.
A first edition of Karl Marx's "Das Kapital" was sold in a digital sale on Amazon-owned AbeBooks earlier this month.
Auction giant Christie's reported a record first half, with art sales jumping 12 percent to $4.5 billion.
Dabbawalas are the bikers who take tiffins to hungry eaters in Mumbai, and their system is so efficient FedEx has studied it. GP reports.
Expedia has released its annual "Flip Flop Report," surveying beach habits the world over, and Germans are most likely to go in the buff.
CNBC's Robert Frank reports Sotheby's is entering the online auction world by teaming up with eBay to offer lower-priced items for sale.
Sotheby's once declared that selling art online was a losing business. But times have changed.
People are turning themselves into cyborgs by embedding magnets and computer chips directly into their bodies, NBC News reports.
Great American poet and humanist Walt Whitman set a sales record at Christie's with a first edition of "Leaves of Grass."
Think of it as a flea market for America's blue blood. Christie's will auction off the treasures of heiress Huguette Clark, the heiress who died in 2011.
A study suggests that some kids with working moms may do better once they start kindergarten than kids of stay-at-home moms, NBC News reports.
A battle between two liquor companies over who has the right to label their whiskey as following authentic Tennessee style.
Creator Alexey Pajitnov says he didn't make money from Tetris for 10 years and he spills more little-known facts from the game's early days.
One of the world's priciest violins, a Stradivari, was hidden away in a closet for decades. Now, it's back in the spotlight and up for auction.
Barnes & Noble will develop a tablet with Samsung as it tries to revive its Nook digital business, which has struggled against competitors.
Vastly expensive Russian artwork will attract rich buyers to the U.K. today, where Russia Art Week kicks off.
Jimmy Iovine is more behind-the-scenes than his business partner Dr. Dre. But he is a music veteran who can spot trends and bridge gaps.
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