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The titans of the sports world rake in millions each year from team contracts, prize money, endorsements, and appearance fees. And they sure do know how to treat themselves. From Kobe Bryant’s Orange County mansion, complete with a hair salon and a shark tank, to the Floridian palace Anna Kournikova […]
All more than $US50,000.
High schools that cost more than some colleges.
Every king has his castle.
$190 million for this hefty Greenwich, Conn. estate.
Nine schools charge over $60,000.
The new most expensive home for sale in America!
50,000 square feet.
$133,000 a year.
[credit provider=”Sotheby’s” url=”http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/1999/masterpieces-from-the-time-museum-including-watches-clocks-and-scientific-instruments-n07395/lot.7.html”] A member of the House of Thani, the ruling family of Qatar, has reportedly pledged the world’s most expensive watch to Sotheby’s to cover debts owed to the auction house, according to Bloomberg Businessweek.The pocket watch is known as the Henry Graves Supercomplication, which was bought by […]
Last May, Sotheby’s set a record with the sale of Edvard Munch’s “The Scream” for $119.9 million. Purchased by financier Leon Black, it was the highest price ever paid for an artwork at auction.
[credit provider=”fotobydave via flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/fotobydave/150435801/”] Law school tuition has gotten so out of hand the price of just one year of study will eclipse the cost of throwing your dream wedding.Couples in the U.S. spend nearly $30,000 on their weddings these days, but one year at a top-tier law school […]
Last week, New York City restaurant Serendipity 3 unveiled what the Guinness Book of World Records dubbed as the most expensive burger in the world.
[credit provider=”AP Images” url=”http://www.apimages.com/OneUp.aspx?st=k&kw=white%20truffles&showact=results&sort=relevance&intv=None&sh=10&kwstyle=and&adte=1336052031&pagez=60&cfasstyle=AND&rids=d8c0b7c6b7654e0a9c42f70b23e2f562&dbm=PY2009&page=1&xslt=1&mediatype=Photo”] Would you pay more than $40 for less than a pound of beef? What about $2,000 for a pound of fungi?If you want to eat the very best, that’s what you have to cough up. We scoured the Internet to find the 10 most expensive products […]
[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons/The Yorck Project” url=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Paul_C%C3%A9zanne_222.jpg”] “The Scream” created some big buzz when it sold last night at Sotheby’s to an anonymous buyer.And while the $119.9 million price tag set an auction house record for Sotheby’s and for artist Edvard Munch, the 1895 pastel piece is still not the most […]
[credit provider=”Amazon.com” url=”http://www.amazon.com/Nuclear-Energy-Landolt-B%C3%B6rnstein-Relationships-ebook/dp/B001C2TPWO/ref=sr_1_2?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1332785647&sr=1-2″] Nate Hoffelder over at Mediabistro assembled a list of the five most expensive e-books in the Kindle store.They’re all published by Springer, a company that specialises in professional and scholarly books.
[credit provider=”Courtesy Shawish” url=”http://www.shawish-jewellery.com/press.html”] This 150-carat ring, apparently cut from a single diamond, has got to be one of the more absurd things we’ve seen lately.You can bet if we somehow came into possession of a diamond the size of a quarter, the last thing we would do would be […]
[credit provider=”wikimedia commons” url=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Truffle_4.jpg”] Renowned chef Michel Rostang sells a black truffle sandwich out of Rostang Brasserie at Atlantis, the majestic hotel located on Palm Jumeirah in Dubai. He recently made one for the writer Oliver Robinson, who recounted the story in Time Out Dubai.Costing $84, it is one of […]
[credit provider=”Håvard M. Ottestad”] Institut Le Rosey, also known as the “School of Kings” for its royal and distinguished alumni, is the most expensive private school in the world, with an annual tuition (including boarding) of $113,000, according to CNBC.The Swiss international boarding school, founded in 1880, boasts a reputation […]
[credit provider=”Flicker Woodley Wonderworks” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/wwworks/2908834853/”] A number of private school tuitions in New York have just gone over the $40,000 mark, reports Jenny Anderson for The New York Times.Riverdale Country School leads the way, with prekindergarten to grade five tuition costing $40,750 and grades 6 to 12 running $42,000. Other […]
[credit provider=”Courtesy Old Liquor”] Bay van der Bunt, a Netherlands native, has spent much of his life amassing what he claims to be the world’s largest collection of old liquors. His collection holds more than 5,000 bottles, including cognacs dating back to 1789.But now van der Bunt, who has no […]
[credit provider=”Flickr via kenjonbro” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/kenjonbro/6104612619/sizes/z/in/photostream/”] The zippiest cars unsurprisingly have some of the highest insurance rates.Insure.com has just released its list of the most expensive cars to insure in 2012, based on the national annual average rate (via CBS).
[credit provider=”Flickr via orangeacid” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/orangeacid/212813910/sizes/z/in/photostream/”] Yesterday a Chinese shipping magnate, Hu Zhen Yu, paid a record-breaking amount for a Dutch fancy pigeon of the Dolce Vita breed, Bruno Waterfield reports for The Telegraph. The amount was $328,000, MSNBC reported. The bird was auctioned off in a group of 245 pigeons on […]
[credit provider=”Flickr/Erik Daniel Drost” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/edrost88/6279265195/sizes/z/in/photostream/”] Blame high security costs, new leasing cost estimates, and protracted construction: One World Trade centre has become the world’s most expensive office tower, Eliot Brown reports for The Wall Street Journal.The price tag for the building, which is being constructed by the Port Authority of New […]
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