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BMW’s New 328 Hommage Concept Is A Throwback To The 1930s

[credit provider=”via motorauthority.com” url=”http://www.motorauthority.com/pictures/1060346_bmw-328-hommage-concept-2011-concorso-deleganza-villa-deste_gallery-1#100350343″] It was at the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este in Italy three years ago that BMW unveiled the striking M1 Hommage Concept, and at the same event in 2011 the German automaker is paying tribute to another of its past greats, the legendary 328 sports car of […]
BMW’s New 328 Hommage Concept Is A Throwback To The 1930s
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Burj al-Arab advertises on TV for the first time

Better known as the most luxurious hotel in the world, the Burj Al Arab does not need to advertise – ever. But it seems that the Jumeirah Group is having a change of heart. It certainly cannot be the occupancy rates, which remains in their mid to high eighties; but […]
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$4.3 Million for the Narrowest House in NYC

While the United States may be a huge country with lots of land for its citizens to own and do as they please ; New York remains a hard fought territory. Every inch of space is utilized to the fullest extent possible; words that can be proven all the better […]
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The 15 Highest Paid Chefs In America

[credit provider=”Wikipedia”] How much money do chefs make? According to Nation’s Restaurant News, the leading U.S. food-service trade magazine, the average annual salary for an executive chef at a stand-alone restaurant in 2010 was $71,063. All together, now: Do you think that’s what Mario Batali takes home? Do you reckon […]
The 15 Highest Paid Chefs In America
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Buy an Aircraft – Get a Lotus Super-car free!

It seems the rich are not immune to freebies either. What retailers in the industry have long known – that freebies attracts buyers to their products and also makes them try out new brands is something that luxury brands who are now having to face intense competition are slowly coming […]
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The 15 Most Expensive Pictures Ever Taken

[credit provider=”BuzzFeed”] A few days ago, Cindy Sherman’s Untitled #96 sold for a whopping $3,890,500.Here’s a list of the most expensive pictures ever sold, which you can view for way, way less than 4 million dollars.
The 15 Most Expensive Pictures Ever Taken
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Awesome Photos Of The World At Night

[credit provider=”Stephane Vetter, TWAN” url=”http://www.twanight.org/newTWAN/news.asp?newsID=6065″] A competition to find the best new pictures of The World At Night, sponsored by Astronomers Without Borders, finished earlier this month.Photographers showed either the beauty of the night sky or the immensity of light pollution from cities. In the beauty category, the winner was […]
Awesome Photos Of The World At Night
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HOUSE OF THE DAY: A $15 Million Estate With Panoramic Views Of The Pacific

[credit provider=”Courtesy of Christie’s International Real Estate”] In Ojai, California, a beautiful $15 million estate sits on more than 100 acres of land with panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean, Channel Islands, and the Ojai Mountain Valley.The Spanish-style estate features one of a kind accents made by artists and craftsmen, […]
HOUSE OF THE DAY: A $15 Million Estate With Panoramic Views Of The Pacific
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What Your Car Says About You

[credit provider=”Flickr/Donald” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/3884897088/”] You think clothes make the man? Think again. Actions speak louder than words, and what you drive says more about you than apparel ever could.What’s more, certain types of rides frequently appeal to certain demographics — to the extent that you could classify the drivers and their […]
What Your Car Says About You
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The 19 Greatest Roadside Attractions In America

[credit provider=”wikipedia commons” url=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lucy_the_Elephant”] Roadside attractions are an old American tradition, but they continue to pop up in unexpected places today.They were originally meant to draw tourists in on their way someplace else; they can be whimsical, impressive, or just plain odd, with no real purpose at all.
The 19 Greatest Roadside Attractions In America
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Buy A $35 Million Italian Villa Next To George Clooney’s

[credit provider=”Courtesy of Christie’s”] Lakeside Villa, one of the most elegant estates on Italy‘s famed Lake Como, has just been listed for sale at about $35 million.The grounds of the luxurious villa, which boasts George Clooney as a neighbour, look directly across to the famous town of Bellagio.
Buy A $35 Million Italian Villa Next To George Clooney’s
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This Extremely Rare 1955 Ferrari Is Up For Grabs

[credit provider=”Bornrich”] A rare masterpiece, the 1955 Ferrari 375MM Bernileta, is up for grabs at the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este auction, in Florida on May 21, this year.This extremely rare vehicle from Ferrari is incidentally the last even-numbered vehicle produced by the Italian car maker.
This Extremely Rare 1955 Ferrari Is Up For Grabs
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HOUSE OF THE DAY: This Spanish Estate Comes With 60 Pounds of 24-Carat Gold

[credit provider=”Courtesy of Kensington Properties/Christie’s” url=”http://www.kensington-properties.com/en/property/id/522944/Villa-for-sale-in-Santa-Pon%C3%A7a-Nova-Calvi%C3%A0-Mallorca-Baleares”] If 10,700 square feet of property with incredible views is not enough for you, you’re in luck. This gorgeous estate in Majorca, Spain comes with 60 pounds of 24-carat gold.Currently, the home, known as the Villa Colani is listed as “price upon request,” but […]
HOUSE OF THE DAY: This Spanish Estate Comes With 60 Pounds of 24-Carat Gold
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EAT GOLD (Before It Melts)

The latest in luxury food is a premium tequila popsicle laced with 24 carat gold flakes selling for a cool grand at the Marquis Los Cabos in Baja California, Mexico.
EAT GOLD (Before It Melts)
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Now There’s A Swarovski-Encrusted Power Drill Just For Ladies

[credit provider=”The Rich Times”] It is a tribute to the feminine movement that hardware makers such as Bosch who would not even have bothered with female clientele up until a few years ago are now going out of their way to woo them.Bosch has even condescended to bling out a […]
Now There’s A Swarovski-Encrusted Power Drill Just For Ladies
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Here Are The 10 Bestselling Books On Amazon

[credit provider=”brewbooks via flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/brewbooks/3632367616/sizes/z/in/photostream/”] Amazon just announced that Kindle sales have topped print sales — quite the milestone.With Memorial Day right around the corner and beach season starting soon, it’s time for you to pick up your own bestseller.
Here Are The 10 Bestselling Books On Amazon
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Check Out Pictures Of People “Planking” — The Bizarre And Dangerous Trend Sweeping The World

[credit provider=”Courtesy of Brisbane Planking Association/Matt Fernandez” url=”http://www.facebook.com/BrisbanePlanking”] Planking, the art of laying face down in strange, sometimes dangerous, places has become an internet phenomenon. The fad started in Australia and worked it’s way around the world.People lay face down on an object, in a strange place, or in front […]
Check Out Pictures Of People “Planking” — The Bizarre And Dangerous Trend Sweeping The World
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D’ Amalfi Limoncello Supreme : Worlds Most Expensive Liquor

It seems that the worlds most expensive market is heating up. Mere days after the worlds most expensive whisky and most expensive non-alcoholic drink ; Stuart Hughes has announced the most expensive liquor in the world. The liquor itself is from the Antica Distillery of Italy, but its the bottle […]
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The $150 bottle of Beer that promises to knock you out!

Samuel Adams Utopia, which has been on the market since 2002, is both potent and packed into a bottle unlike anything you’ve ever seen before. Every year, the brewer creates a limited edition of beer that has a potent 24% to 27% ABV (alcohol by volume). The average beer has […]
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The World’s Most Precious Shoes: Diamond-Encrusted Creations from Chopard

[credit provider=”The Rich Times” url=”http://www.therichtimes.com/wordpress/2011/05/19/diamond-encrusted-stiletto-sandals-from-chopard-for-cannes-worlds-most-precious-shoes/”] The Cannes Film Festival has become the place where the best design houses of the world battle over who gets to dress our favourite celebrities. If that involves studding stilettos with diamonds, sapphires and rubies, then so be it. Chopard decided to go all out […]
The World’s Most Precious Shoes: Diamond-Encrusted Creations from Chopard
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The Celebrity-Studded Superyachts That Docked At Cannes This Year

[credit provider=”Courtesy of SuperYacht” url=”http://www.superyachts.com/news/superyacht-vantage:-understated-excellence-in-design-1230.htm”] The 64th Cannes Film Festival is in full swing, and as usual much of the action is taking place in the luxe resort’s marina, which is chockablock with superyachts.Here’s a look at which boats were stuffed with boldface names.
The Celebrity-Studded Superyachts That Docked At Cannes This Year
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ART SCAM IN GERMANY: A Fake Count Sells Hundreds Of Fake Giacometti Statues

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons”] It was the largest scam to ever shake the German art market: a self-proclaimed count in Germany sold hundreds of fake Alberto Giacometti statues to unsuspecting collectors until he was nabbed by undercover cops in 2009, according to Spiegel.The scamster, Lothar Senke, who called himself the Count […]
ART SCAM IN GERMANY: A Fake Count Sells Hundreds Of Fake Giacometti Statues
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The 10 Most Exotic Golf Courses On The Planet

[credit provider=”kauricliffs.com”] The world’s best golf courses could once only be found in the U.S. and the United Kingdom, but that’s no longer the case.Today, incredible courses can be found on nearly every continent, and in places you’d never expect.
The 10 Most Exotic Golf Courses On The Planet
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The PGA National Resort Just Got Sued For $25 Million Over Guest Fees

[credit provider=”USACE Europe via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/europedistrict/4483673015/”] Two New Yorkers who were unhappy with a “hidden” $25 daily resort fee tacked on to the hotel bill at the swank PGA National Resort in Palm Beach are suing the property for $25 million.The suit claims that guests were never told of the […]
The PGA National Resort Just Got Sued For $25 Million Over Guest Fees
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The World’s Largest Gold Ring Is On Display In Dubai

[credit provider=”Paul Fenwick via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/pfenwick/3655510611/sizes/l/in/photostream/”] Those with a penchant for gold should make their way to Dubai for a glimpse of the world’s largest ring. The Najmat Taiba or Star of Taiba is estimated to cost $3 million, is on display at the Deira Gold Souk, according to The […]
The World’s Largest Gold Ring Is On Display In Dubai
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TOUR: Two Ancient Italian Wineries With Secret, Modern Twists

[credit provider=”http://www.snooth.com” url=”http://www.snooth.com/articles/winery-profiles/form-meets-function/10/”] Sometimes cutting edge style leads function, but other times, it is dictated by it.Regions such as Italy’s Alto Adige have such long histories that adapting to the current day often involves more innovation than style.
TOUR: Two Ancient Italian Wineries With Secret, Modern Twists
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HOUSE OF THE DAY: A $24.5 Million Park Avenue Townhouse Finally Sells After Seven Years

[credit provider=”Courtesy of Prudential Douglas Elliman Real Estate” url=”http://www.elliman.com/new-york-city/manhattan/upper-east-side/870-park-avenue/erxlsyg”] After seven long years, five price changes, and a $200,000 fix up, 870 Park Avenue finally sold for $24.5 million.The townhouse went on the market in 2004 for $23 million, and faced many price hikes and drops since. 
HOUSE OF THE DAY: A $24.5 Million Park Avenue Townhouse Finally Sells After Seven Years
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The Top Mobster Restaurants Around The Country

[credit provider=”Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/smoothdude/4690942486/”] While there is nothing light-hearted about real crime families, TV shows like The Sopranos and countless movies have made loveable characters out mobsters.In reality, “Fat Tony” Rabito probably wouldn’t be the best dinner companion — especially if you owe him money — but eating at the hallowed […]
The Top Mobster Restaurants Around The Country
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WIKING: The New Drinking Trend Sweeping The Pacific Northwest

[credit provider=”goldberg via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/goldberg/4096888525/”] Now you can combine your passion for the great outdoors and taste for fine wine in a whole new way: wiking.The pastime, a combination of wine tasting and hiking, has become increasingly popular in Oregon, long a hiking destination and increasingly a popular spot for […]
WIKING: The New Drinking Trend Sweeping The Pacific Northwest
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Amosu Releases Swarovski Crystal-Covered Apple Headphones

[credit provider=”The Rich Times”] Trust Amosu to keep up the bling love with a limited edition set of swarovski studded Apple headphones.They are the perfect accompaniment to a blinged out iPhone from Goldgenie or Continental and they would even work with the iPad; again a perfect accompaniment to the 24 […]
Amosu Releases Swarovski Crystal-Covered Apple Headphones
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This Is Officially The World’s Greatest Set Of Facial Hair

[credit provider=”news.com.au” url=”http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://resources3.news.com.au/images/2011/05/16/1226056/635903-best-beards.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.news.com.au/weird-true-freaky/german-hairdresser-man-wins-best-beard-competition/story-e6frflri-1226056496646&usg=__ByiOenLjKFkEGVnlYj4LVWfChLc=&h=366&w=650&sz=43&hl=en&start=15&sig2=cJKNZEwZbLChuW3RYFj5mQ&zoom=1&tbnid=aGa1RVEAQ6HOgM:&tbnh=92&tbnw=164&ei=c9LRTc20Bqbr0QHV7qnmCw&prev=/search%3Fq%3DElmar%2BWeisser%26hl%3Den%26client%3Dfirefox-a%26hs%3DbrU%26sa%3DX%26rls%3Dorg.mozilla:en-US:official%26biw%3D1007%26bih%3D558%26tbm%3Disch0%2C429&itbs=1&iact=hc&vpx=455&vpy=118&dur=2582&hovh=168&hovw=299&tx=164&ty=111&page=2&ndsp=16&ved=1t:429,r:2,s:15&biw=1007&bih=558″] Meet Elmar Weisser.He’s the German hairdresser whose gloriously sculpted facial hair won him the title of World’s Best Beard at the Beard and Moustache Championship in Trondheim, Norway last weekend.
This Is Officially The World’s Greatest Set Of Facial Hair
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How To Get To East Hampton For Free This Summer

[credit provider=”Curbed”] It’s been a while since we checked in with Hamptons Free Ride, that plucky start-up that promises to give the good people of the Hamptons free rides to the beach in exchange for allowing their eyeballs to be bombarded with advertising. Here’s the latest on their routes, hours, […]
How To Get To East Hampton For Free This Summer
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This Extremely Rare Rolex Just Sold For A Recordbreaking $1.16 Million

[credit provider=”Christie’s via JustLuxe”] An ultra-rare, oversized stainless steel Rolex chronograph made in 1942 just set a new world record for the most expensive Rolex ever to be sold at auction when it fetched $1.16 million at Christie’s Important Watches sale in Geneva today.As the only split seconds chronograph wristwatch […]
This Extremely Rare Rolex Just Sold For A Recordbreaking $1.16 Million
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Presenting The World’s Most Expensive Motorcycle: “Porcupine”

[credit provider=”Bonhams courtesy DRIVEN”] An ultra-rare 1954 AJS E95 “Porcupine” is set to smash records and become the world’s most expensive motorcycle at Bonhams‘ automotive auction at Quail Lodge in Carmel, CA on August 18. One of just four E95s ever built, the Porcupine (so nicknamed because of the spiked cooling […]
Presenting The World’s Most Expensive Motorcycle: “Porcupine”
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Where Your favourite NBA Stars Eat

Most of us never have to worry about how to put more calories into our bodies; there’s always another carnitas taco or crème brûlée right around the corner. But if you’re a professional athlete who measures more than seven feet tall — like, say, Yao Ming — your frame still […]
Where Your favourite NBA Stars Eat
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10 Concept Cars That Could Soon Become A Reality

[credit provider=”Carsventure.com” url=”http://www.carsventure.com/new-audi-quattro-concept-2011.html/audi-quattro-concept-2011)”] Concept cars can be very hard to comprehend; will they make them or are they just a vision for the future?Well, here’s a top 10 list of concepts that are very likely to become a reality very soon.
10 Concept Cars That Could Soon Become A Reality
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Meet The New Richest Woman In Britain

[credit provider=”ap”] The richest woman in Britain is no longer JK Rowling nor is it the Queen.The title goes to Kristy Bertarelli, a songwriter and former Miss UK who married Swiss-Italian pharmaceutical heir Ernesto Bertarelli in 2000.
Meet The New Richest Woman In Britain
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Audemars Piguet’s New Elegant Millenary 4101 Watch Hands-On

The oft neglected (in the US) Audemars Piguet Millenary is getting a major re-haul for 2011 with the Millenary 4101 collection. Using the same ovoid shape of case as the previous Millenary, the dial and movement are totally new and based on the very rare and high-end Audemars Piguet Millenary […]
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Is There A “Tiger Mother” Effect?

Early this year Yale law professor Amy Chua published a critique of the coddling in Western parenting. After reading her article I was curious enough to purchase and read her book “Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother.”
Is There A “Tiger Mother” Effect?
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Tour The Fancy Developments Going Up Over The Newest Part Of The High Line

[credit provider=”http://245tenthave.com” url=”http://245tenthave.com”] The newest section of Manhattan’s elevated park, the High Line, is slated to open next month, just in time for the warm weather.The park, which partially opened in 2009, has been a dream for developers, who have bought up tons of nearby lots and started construction on […]
Tour The Fancy Developments Going Up Over The Newest Part Of The High Line
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Ikepod’s High-End Hourglass

I find it really ironic that an hourglass is a novel concept in the watch industry. When Marc Newson designed Ikepod released the Hourglass last year, I remember thinking “Wait. Is this the only high-end hourglass that you can get?” Yea, I think it is. It is as if the […]
Ikepod’s High-End Hourglass
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Rent A Goldman Sachs Board Member’s Superyacht For $1 Million A Week

[credit provider=”Courtesy JamesList”] Steel tycoon Lakshmi Mittal is the world’s sixth richest man with an estimated fortune of $31.2 billion – so why does he need to rent out his megayacht?At about $1 million per week his 262-ft. Oceanco-built Amevi is one of the world’s most expensive yacht charters, barely […]
Rent A Goldman Sachs Board Member’s Superyacht For $1 Million A Week
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HOUSE OF THE DAY: Live Like Royalty In This Tennessee Castle For $29 Million

[credit provider=”Courtesy of Conceirge Auctions” url=”http://www.crantzdorfauction.com/Luxurious_Details.html”] The custom made Crantzdorf Castle in Johnson City, Tenn. was modelled after the Palacio de la Magdalena in Spain and it’s being auctioned in June.The castle was originally listed for $28.5 million and will be auctioned without reserve, to the highest bidder, no matter […]
HOUSE OF THE DAY: Live Like Royalty In This Tennessee Castle For $29 Million
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Virgin Galactic’s Spaceport FINALLY Opens To The Public

[credit provider=”Virgin Galactic”] Planning to hit happy hour tonight after work? We have something for toast to: the opening of Spaceport America, which represents yet another step closer to making space tourism a possibility.The Spaceport, located in the Mojave Desert in New Mexico—Albuquerque is 150 miles to the south—only just […]
Virgin Galactic’s Spaceport FINALLY Opens To The Public
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Buy Fresh Produce And Hot Noodles Without Leaving Your Boat At The Floating Markets Of Thailand

[credit provider=”AP” url=”http://www.apimages.com/OneUp.aspx?st=k&kw=vietnam%20floating%20market&showact=results&sort=date&intv=None&sh=10&kwstyle=and&adte=1304105675&pagez=60&cfasstyle=AND&rids=6b4a1cefc54b459fa0d172d49100be06&dbm=PY2006&page=1&xslt=1&mediatype=Photo”] Thailand’s Damnoen Saduak is best known for its floating market that sells everything from vegetables to freshly made noodles.The Damnoen Saduak canal was commissioned by King Rama IV in 1866 and both sides are densely occupied by locals who grow fruit and vegetables. The goods they ferry […]
Buy Fresh Produce And Hot Noodles Without Leaving Your Boat At The Floating Markets Of Thailand
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Five Ways To Add Luxury To Your Regular Home

[credit provider=”Curbed.com” url=”http://curbed.com/archives/2011/03/16/this-exists-reallife-simpsons-house-outside-vegas.php#simpsons-house-8″] Real estate eye candy is everywhere. And if you love window shopping for homes online, there’s a seemingly endless influx of massive mansions listed in the tens of millions of dollars.While their trillion square feet might not tempt you, and their manicured grounds seem like an eco-nightmare […]
Five Ways To Add Luxury To Your Regular Home
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This Blinding, 24 Karat Gold Kindle Will Set You Back $2,000

[credit provider=”Amosu via The Rich Times”] If the whole point of the Kindle was to make it easy on the eyes to read e-books due to its fantastic non-glare display than Alexander Amosu has managed to destroy the technology in a single manoeuvre.The 24 karat gold coated Kindle is certainly […]
This Blinding, 24 Karat Gold Kindle Will Set You Back $2,000
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HOUSE OF THE DAY: Jerry Weintraub Is Selling His Malibu Home At A $32 Million Discount

[credit provider=”Courtesy of Chris Cortazzo Coldwell Banker” url=”http://www.chriscortazzo.com/index.php?func=listings”] Jerry Weintraub, producer of box office hits like The Karate Kid and Oceans 11, is selling his 6.25-acre Malibu complex for $42.5 million. But just two years ago, Weintraub had the house on the market for $75 million.Weintraub bought the property in […]
HOUSE OF THE DAY: Jerry Weintraub Is Selling His Malibu Home At A $32 Million Discount
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A New York Sommelier Reveals His Secrets

[credit provider=”Bundle”] Cliff Rames is a sommelier at the Caudalie Vinotherapie Spa at The Plaza Hotel in New York and founder of Wines of Croatia, which promotes wines produced in Croatia.Here, Rames speaks about the life of a sommelier, why small vineyard wines are worth their higher price tag, and […]
A New York Sommelier Reveals His Secrets
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Two James Bond Aston Martins Are About To Go On Sale

[credit provider=”DRIVEN” url=”http://driven.urbandaddy.com/2011/05/03/james-bond-aston-martins-and-more-up-for-auction/”] Bonhams’ eye-popping Aston Martin sale on May 21st at the Aston Martin Works Service in Newport Pagnell, UK includes two amazing classic Astons identical to ones used in the James Bond films created for a die-hard 007 fan.Painstakingly recreated by the Aston Martin Works Service from original […]
Two James Bond Aston Martins Are About To Go On Sale