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Revolutionary BUCKiTDREAM App Bows on Android While Sir Richard Branson Invites Two Lucky Dreamers to the Necker Cup

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 01.12.2016 | Technology
Gregory Weinkauf

Progressive concepts are afoot to open up options, sometimes radically, for dreamers with big goals. Last year saw the successful launch of BUCKiTDREAM, a popular new app allowing users to enter and share their specific "bucket list" dream.

Richard Branson: Meeting the Man Behind the Brand

Margie Warrell | Posted 08.03.2015 | Business
Margie Warrell

Sir Richard Branson has been called all these and many more. So when I got an invitation to spend five days with him on his private Caribbean island it was an easy Yes! When I was later asked if I'd interview him for a special Q&A session, I was even more excited (though a little bit nervous too!)

Richard Branson: 'Investing in the Future by Taking Care of the Ocean'

Richard Branson | Posted 06.11.2015 | Green
Richard Branson

We know that sharks and rays are enormously threatened. The numbers are staggering. Recent studies estimate that at least 100 million sharks are caught and killed each and every year, mostly for their fins in unregulated or illegal fisheries.

Mosaic of a Lady: 5 Super Femme Stories

Mia Kossiavelou | Posted 05.06.2015 | Business
Mia Kossiavelou

How do we tell the story about women today? A portrait, more like a contemporary mosaic, if you will, emerged, of disruptive, brilliant, super femmes from diverse backgrounds around the globe, as I interviewed five women to celebrate International Women's Day.

In the Loop with Bill Tai: A Story About Extreme Impact!

Mia Kossiavelou | Posted 04.10.2015 | Business
Mia Kossiavelou

Bill Tai is a genius who functions like an orchestra conductor. Able to weave together diverse people with a variety of strengths, bring out their greatest gifts. He has surrounded himself with gems.

South African Businessman Swims Necker Island for a Cause

Kerrin Black | Posted 09.01.2014 | Business
Kerrin Black

"What you have at the end of your life will be determined by how much you gave."- Ettiëne Pretorius 14 March 2014, Necker Island, British Virgin...

All The Private Islands You Should Visit This Summer

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 05.17.2014 | Travel

"Luxury is a private island." We're not sure who actually said that, but we know it's definitely true. Whether you're just casually stopping by during...

Q&A With Sir Richard Branson: Dialogues on the Environment

Mark Tercek | Posted 07.28.2013 | Green
Mark Tercek

"It started with a phone call from Al Gore while I was in the bath. He wanted to show me An Inconvenient Truth, and his poignant and elegant reduction of these issues really struck a chord with myself as an interested non-expert."

Where Celebrities Go On Spring Break

Joy Pecknold | Posted 05.13.2013 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

You've clocked two months of solid work since Christmas break and it's time for another escape.

William & Catherine Play Cat and Mouse Game with Press

Yvonne Yorke | Posted 06.02.2011 | Style
Yvonne Yorke

The next secret location everyone wants to uncover is obviously the honeymoon destination. Of course, William fueled more speculation last month while visiting one of Australia's cyclone-affected regions, by telling the crowd, "I will have to come back -- maybe we'll have a honeymoon in Cairns?"

Come Sail Away: A Week Boating in the British Virgin Islands Brought Me Home Again

Jenny Block | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Jenny Block

If you let it, the sea will happily shoulder all of your stress while you enjoy the kind of buoyancy that only being on a boat can bring.

Day Tripping: Necker Island

Melanie Nayer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Melanie Nayer

When the boat docked on Necker Island, I knew I had landed in the lap of luxury. The private island in the middle of the Caribbean is a dream for most people. For Richard Branson, it's home.

The Top Ten Things I Learned From Sir Richard Branson

Gail Lynne Goodwin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Gail Lynne Goodwin

I had the honor of spending a few hours with Sir Richard Branson at his home in the British Virgin Islands. Since my return, the one question I've been asked is, "What Did You Learn From Richard Branson?"

Sir Richard Branson Hosts Charity Event on His Private Island

Teresa Rodriguez Williamson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Teresa Rodriguez Williamson

The idea is quite brilliant. Create a series of exclusive events in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) and all the money raised goes to local charities.

Jimmy Fallon Marries Producer Girlfriend

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Longtime "Saturday Night Live" performer Jimmy Fallon and movie producer Nancy Juvonen were married in the Caribbean, a publicist announced Saturday. ...

Google Co-Founder's Sat. Wedding Is Logistical Nightmare

New York Post | Page Six | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The wedding this Saturday of Google co-founder Larry Page on a tiny Caribbean island is a logistical nightmare for planners who are flying in 600 gues...

Google Fiance To Get PhD, Succeed Where Future Hubby Hasn't

Valleywag | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Lucy Southworth isn't just Google founder Larry Page's fiancée. Since 2003, she's been a student at Stanford's Biomedical Informatics program, and it...