Every Rich Freak Has a Private Island Now

Hamilton Nolan · 07/29/11 03:28PM

Have you been "laboring" under the impression that our economy is bad right now. Not so! The WSJ points out that the super high-end real estate market, at least, is doing just fine, which is a relief. There's never been a better time to purchase a luxurious private island that could hypothetically be used as a terrifying sex dungeon!

Scientists Discover 657 New Islands

Max Read · 04/19/11 08:59PM

Scientists who study islands have apparently been sleeping on the job for years, because get this: Researchers have discovered 657 new islands around the world, making for a grand total of 2,149.