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Now You Can Have A Shotgun Wedding In Saint Petersburg

[credit provider=”satanoid via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/satanoid/132042642/sizes/o/in/photostream/”] Las Vegas isn’t the only place to hold a shotgun wedding these days.St. Petersburg, Russia’s second largest city, on Tuesday approved a 72-hour marriage registration for foreigners in an effort to boost tourism to the region.
Now You Can Have A Shotgun Wedding In Saint Petersburg
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Real Estate Horror Stories From Reno, Nevada

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Reno_downtown.jpg”] Here are three anecdotal stories from the decimated housing market in Reno, Nevada:The first story is about house hunting in Reno. My relatives spoke to an agent who was honest about what may be going on in Reno, and quite possibly everywhere. He had clients who […]
Real Estate Horror Stories From Reno, Nevada
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North Korea Is Developing A Massive Tourism Zone

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:ThePathToKoryongFalls.jpg”] North Korea announced plans on Thursday to create a tourism zonenear a resort it recently expropriated from a South Korean firm that had temporarily shuttered it following an incident involving a communist soldier.The Hyundai Asan group, which began ushering curious travellers across the border in 1998 […]
North Korea Is Developing A Massive Tourism Zone
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HOUSE OF THE DAY: Buy This Pristine Cattle Ranch In California For $30 Million

[credit provider=”Courtesy of Hall and Hall” url=”http://hallhall.com/brochures/brochurerequest.php?id=480&stid=05&item=summary”] Mill Creek Ranch in Red Bluff, Calif. just hit the market for $29.5 million. The cattle ranch has more than 25,000 acres of land and more than 15 miles of Mill Creek flowing through it.The ranch was listed for $60 million in 2000 […]
HOUSE OF THE DAY: Buy This Pristine Cattle Ranch In California For $30 Million
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PHOTOS: A Massive Picnic With Celebrities And Polo Players On Governors Island

[credit provider=”Joseph Pasaoa” url=”http://members.fotki.com/jppasaoa/”] Celebrities and New Yorkers donned gigantic hats and swathed themselves in seersucker yesterday for the 4th Annual Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic at Governors Island.For a few hours, the tiny island was transformed by a charity polo match to raise funds for Haiti through the Hope Help […]
PHOTOS: A Massive Picnic With Celebrities And Polo Players On Governors Island
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The Seven Best Restaurant Wine Lists In New York City

[credit provider=”VinoFamily via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/vinofamily/3986933364/sizes/z/in/photostream/”] Zagat’s Buzz Blog has just compiled a list of New York restaurants with top wine selections, and unsurprisingly, the top-rated bottles can be found at some of the city’s most chic, luxurious, and inventive culinary destinations.The list was compiled from the results of the 2011 […]
The Seven Best Restaurant Wine Lists In New York City
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Kate Hudson Just Bought The House Next Door For $5.3 Million

[credit provider=”Courtesy of Realtor.com” url=”www.realtor.com”] Kate Hudson and her rocker fiancee, Matt Bellamy, just purchased a $5.3 million home right next door to her long-time residence in Pacific Palisades (via Real Estalker).While Hudson and her soon to be husband house-hunted in other areas, they decided to stay local. Maybe it’s […]
Kate Hudson Just Bought The House Next Door For $5.3 Million
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Venice Is So Annoyed By Roman Abramovich’s Superyacht, It’s Thinking Of Instating An “Oligarch Tax”

[credit provider=”JamesList” url=”http://blog.jameslist.com/2011/venice-to-roman-go-home/”] Roman Abramovich and his girlfriend Dasha Zhukova have managed to enrage the inhabitants of Venice by anchoring their enormous mega yacht in an otherwise scenic lagoon.The Russian oligarch arrived for this week’s Venice Biennale art extravaganza in his 377-ft. Luna (above), the world’s largest expedition yacht that […]
Venice Is So Annoyed By Roman Abramovich’s Superyacht, It’s Thinking Of Instating An “Oligarch Tax”
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Accessing the World’s Information

With the evolution of the internet, the world was given a powerful tool to access information about any topic at their fingertips.  Google it became synonymous with search and finding answers to your questions and any information you could possibly want to find in hyper speed.   It’s hard to believe […]
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The 10 Best Countries In Which To Have A Hangover

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons”] Whether you call it “going out on the lash,” “getting wasted,” or “a typical Friday night,” getting drunk in a foreign country is a noble pursuit.College students partake when studying abroad and mild-mannered professionals get the chance to let their hair down in the face of strangers […]
The 10 Best Countries In Which To Have A Hangover
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PHOTOS: Tesla Reveals A Sleeker Design For Its New Electric Sedan

[credit provider=”Tesla Motors”] Tesla Motors has just released a slew of new photos of the Tesla Model S “Alpha,” its forthcoming electric four-door coupe.The vehicle will have a range of up to 300 miles, and will cost between $49,000 and $60,000, depending on trim level, autoevolution reports.
PHOTOS: Tesla Reveals A Sleeker Design For Its New Electric Sedan
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Check Out This $2.5 Million Pirate-Themed Movie theatre Built By A “Pirates Of The Caribbean” Fanatic

[credit provider=”Elite Home theatre Seating” url=”http://www.elitehometheaterseating.com/index.html”] A movie loving millionaire is so enamoured with pirates that he decided to do what every boy in his pre-teens dreams of: He created his own pirate lair.It’s complete with a cobblestone-paved entranceway (and a ticket booth), a pirate tavern, and a theatre that […]
Check Out This $2.5 Million Pirate-Themed Movie theatre Built By A “Pirates Of The Caribbean” Fanatic
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The $3,000 Gold Plated Golf Club

[credit provider=”The Rich Times” url=”http://www.therichtimes.com/wordpress/2011/06/03/golf-gold-a-gold-plated-golf-putter/”] It may not be the fancy jewel encrusted beauty that Odyssey came out with, but the Gold Golf Putter from Barth & Sons holds its own class.That’s not to say that you could not further customise it with gems, diamonds or anything that gets you going, since Barth […]
The $3,000 Gold Plated Golf Club
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10 Houses From The Movies That Would Actually Be Cool To Live In

[credit provider=”The Prodigal Guide” url=”http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://cdn.wn.com/pd/67/73/334497a6ececa56277c1275e0eb3_grande.jpg&imgrefurl=http://wn.com/Sydney_2000&usg=__uVwh24aymnUM220T5rCRDevs1do=&h=351&w=468&sz=44&hl=en&start=0&zoom=1&tbnid=e7wT-MHzvnUWwM:&tbnh=127&tbnw=162&ei=65znTd_5GcOWtwf10ci6Cg&prev=/search%3Fq%3Dmission%2Bimpossible%2B2%2Bsydney%2Bharbour%26hl%3Den%26biw%3D1024%26bih%3D895%26gbv%3D2%26tbm%3Disch&itbs=1&iact=rc&dur=422&page=1&ndsp=25&ved=1t:429,r:5,s:0&tx=82&ty=64&biw=1024&bih=895″] You might have noticed that we have a slight obsession with movie architecture.Previously, we looked at the architecture of John Lautner in films and we’ve also taken a look at the home of a certain Mr. Bond.
10 Houses From The Movies That Would Actually Be Cool To Live In
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HOUSE OF THE DAY: A $17.5 Million Piece Of Hamptons History

[credit provider=”Courtesy of Prudential Douglas Elliman Real Estate” url=”http://www.elliman.com/long-island/hamptons-north-fork/southampton-village/40-meadow-lane/mfmtzwt”] This 19th century cottage named “A Wee Ly Mor,” has been in the same family since the 1930’s. But, as all good things most come to an end, the family finally, put the home on the market for $17.5 million.The home […]
HOUSE OF THE DAY: A $17.5 Million Piece Of Hamptons History
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The Geekiest Hotels On The Planet

[credit provider=”via HotelChatter”] Congratulations fellow humans, we’ve made it to the second decade of the new millennium.We’ve not only survived Y2K but also The Rapture, and each year, we’ve acquired new tech skills and gadgets.
The Geekiest Hotels On The Planet
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A Bottle Of Veuve Clicquot Champagne Discovered At Bottom Of Ocean After 170 Years Is About To Be Auctioned

[credit provider=”Wikipedia” url=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Veuve_Clicquot”] The world’s oldest (known) Champagne, including a bottle of Veuve Clicquot that was at the bottom of the sea for 170 years before it was discovered by divers, is going on sale today.The Champagne, which was “tasted by Madame Clicquot herself,” is expected to sell for about […]
A Bottle Of Veuve Clicquot Champagne Discovered At Bottom Of Ocean After 170 Years Is About To Be Auctioned
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GETAWAY OF THE DAY: Rent “The Birthplace Of Modern Architecture In Chicago” For Your Next College Reunion

[credit provider=”Florsheim Mansion” url=”http://www.florsheimmansion.com”] Chicago is renowned for its architecture, and we got to experience it firsthand on a Memorial Day trip to the Windy City when we bunked in an awesome mansion in the city’s Gold Coast district.The historic home, known as the Florsheim Mansion after shoe heiress Lily […]
GETAWAY OF THE DAY: Rent “The Birthplace Of Modern Architecture In Chicago” For Your Next College Reunion
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HOUSE OF THE DAY: Dennis Quaid’s Horse Ranch In The Los Angeles Hills Gets A $3 Million Price Chop

[credit provider=”Zillow.com” url=”http://www.zillow.com/blog/files/2011/05/Dennis-Quaid_Front-Exterior2-574×430.jpg”] Actor Dennis Quaid’s home first hit the Pacific Palisades real estate market in March 2011 with an asking price of $16.9 million.Recently the home was dropped a whopping $3 million in price, down to $13.9 million, which makes sense as median Los Angeles home values have dropped 7.5 per cent year-over-year.
HOUSE OF THE DAY: Dennis Quaid’s Horse Ranch In The Los Angeles Hills Gets A $3 Million Price Chop
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The Real Difference Between Sonoma And Napa Valleys

[credit provider=”Galileo55 via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/arrighi/4122882829/sizes/l/in/photostream/”] In 1968 I made my first excursion to Napa, Calif., and witnessed the fervor about the new winery called Mondavi.I was instantly hooked on Wine Country as a destination. Subsequently, working in the travel industry, I have brought many travel industry groups and companies to […]
The Real Difference Between Sonoma And Napa Valleys
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Peter Madoff Just Listed His Long Island Estate For $6.5 Million

[credit provider=”Realtor.com” url=”http://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/34-Pheasant-Run_Old-Westbury_NY_11568_M35811-54400″] Last month, Bernie Madoff’s brother Peter and wife Marion sold their Palm Beach home to an undisclosed buyer.Now, the pair are unloading their Long Island mansion to raise money for victims of Bernie’s massive Ponzi scheme, sources told The Post.
Peter Madoff Just Listed His Long Island Estate For $6.5 Million
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The 25 Richest Neighborhoods In America

[credit provider=”zitona via flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/zitona/941249004/sizes/z/in/photostream/”] Finally there are signs of trouble in high-end real estate markets like Greenwich, Conn.But until now Greenwich and other bastions of the American Rich have been sheltered from the worst of the housing crisis. And the worst of the unemployment crisis.
The 25 Richest Neighborhoods In America
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Check Out This $500 Million Floating Golf Course In The Middle Of The Indian Ocean

[credit provider=”Courtesy of Dutch Docklands” url=”http://www.dutchdocklands.com/page/63″] Dutch Docklands, the global leader in floating developments, concepts, and infrastructures, is on its way to building the first floating golf course, which will also become the most expensive golf course ever built (via Larry Olmsted).At a steep price of $500 million, the golf […]
Check Out This $500 Million Floating Golf Course In The Middle Of The Indian Ocean
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The World’s Highest Five Star Hotel Just Opened In Lhasa

[credit provider=”St. Regis Resorts” url=”http://www.starwoodhotels.com/stregis/property/overview/index.html?propertyID=3129″] Situated 3,600 meters (11,811 feet) above sea level, there is no other five-star hotel that even comes close to the height of the new St. Regis in Lhasa (naturally, not inside a skyscraper).The hotel has 162 rooms, including suites as well as three restaurants. We […]
The World’s Highest Five Star Hotel Just Opened In Lhasa
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Eurocopter and Mercedes-Benz Give Birth to the Luxury Helicopter in Geneva

Once upon a time, German engineers of the Bauhaus and modernist design movement imagined a world of silvery zeppelin floating magically aloft, ferrying smartly dressed luxury passengers to and fro successful business meetings in the city or family trips to the Alps. Enter the EC145, modern lovechild of Mercedes-Benz and […]
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JetBlue Auctioning Off Celebrity Baggage For Charity

If you want to travel like a celebrity you can almost do so if you participate in an eBay auction being sponsored by JetBlue. No, there are no private jets or chauffeured limousines in the cards, but celebrity-donated and -signed suitcases, handbags, messenger bags, purses and guitar cases along with […]
JetBlue Auctioning Off Celebrity Baggage For Charity
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PHOTOS: 25 Aston Martins That Were Totaled In Car Wrecks

[credit provider=”WreckedExotics.com” url=”http://www.wreckedexotics.com”] Aston Martin is one of the most high-end auto brands on the market, with many models selling for six or seven figures.But that doesn’t mean its cars are immune to the risks of the road.
PHOTOS: 25 Aston Martins That Were Totaled In Car Wrecks
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HOUSE OF THE DAY: Buy Ellen Degeneres’ Massive $60 Million Compound

[credit provider=”Courtesy of Westside Estate Agencies” url=”http://weahomes.com/1_1_propertyDetails.asp?RN=1&PID=1080&PS=19″] rumours have been flying since February that Ellen Degeneres and partner Portia De Rossi have wanted to sell their Beverly Hills compound, which they spent almost $50 million on over the past four years.The Real Estalker recently came across some news that further […]
HOUSE OF THE DAY: Buy Ellen Degeneres’ Massive $60 Million Compound
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This Is The Worst Airline To Work For

[credit provider=”Alex Indigo via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/alexindigo/2650646881/”] Employees of Pinnacle Airlines are the least satisfied of all airline workers, according to a new survey from Glassdoor.com.The airline, which operates Pinnacle Airlines, Inc., Colgan Air, and Mesaba Airlines, received a 2.1 out of 5 in terms of employee satisfaction.
This Is The Worst Airline To Work For
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John Kluge’s Former Palm Beach Estate Is On The Market For $59 Million

[credit provider=”Courtesy of Christie’s International Real Estate”] A compound of exceptional Palm Beach properties formerly owned by John Kluge, once ranked by Forbes as the world’s richest man, has been listed for sale at $59 million.Kluge acquired the group of five residences on lushly landscaped grounds in the heart of […]
John Kluge’s Former Palm Beach Estate Is On The Market For $59 Million
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The 50 Most Jaw-Dropping Luxury Purchases In The Past Year

[credit provider=”Business Insider”] Welcome to the inaugural edition of The Life 50, in which we’ve rounded up the most jaw-dropping purchases from the past year.As economic recovery took hold around the world, people paid record-breaking prices for everything from real estate to art.
The 50 Most Jaw-Dropping Luxury Purchases In The Past Year
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UPDATE: Larry Ellison Will Pay $40 Million For A House With Unobstructed Views Of San Francisco Bay

[credit provider=”Curbed” url=”http://sf.curbed.com/archives/2011/05/31/pacific_heights_larry_ellison_buys_house_next_door_for_40m_shrubbery_fracas_settled.php#broadway-8″] The latest twist in our tale of Mother Nature and the distress she causes among mere mortals: Curbed SF intel says Oracle CEO Larry Ellison will buy the home of late socialite/fashionista/philanthropist Dodie Rosekrans at 2840 Broadway- immediately next door to his- for $40,000,000.The Rosekrans’ extravagant Willis […]
UPDATE: Larry Ellison Will Pay $40 Million For A House With Unobstructed Views Of San Francisco Bay
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Clerc Calls Its Hydroscaph Chronograph Watch A “Measure Of Success”

[credit provider=”The Prodigal Guide”] One of the, er, perks of running an online watch magazine is that, once you exceed three or four readers, the brands start filling your inbox with press releases.Of course, keeping up-to-date with what’s going on in the industry is important, but the real joy with […]
Clerc Calls Its Hydroscaph Chronograph Watch A “Measure Of Success”
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The Wildest Party Hotels In America

[credit provider=”oyster.com” url=”http://blog.oyster.com/plan-your-own-hangover-getaway-16580/”] In celebration of the release of “The Hangover Part II,” our friends at Oyster.com have compiled a list of the best 10 party hotels in America.Here’s where to plan your own “Hangover”-style vacation: no doubt it will be a trip to remember (or forget).
The Wildest Party Hotels In America
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HOUSE OF THE DAY: A $20 Million Atlanta Estate With Seven Kitchens

[credit provider=”Courtesy of Sotheby’s” url=”http://www.sothebysrealty.com/eng/sales/detail/180-l-948-4285053/buckhead-atlanta-ga-30305″] A gorgeous palace in Atlanta is on the market for $20 million. The estate private, gated estate is featured on HGTV’s Million Dollar Rooms,  a show featuring some of the most extravagant and expensive rooms in the world.
HOUSE OF THE DAY: A $20 Million Atlanta Estate With Seven Kitchens
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Could All This Volcanic Ash Be Wreaking Havoc On Europe’s Vineyards?

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Gr%C3%ADmsv%C3%B6tn_Volcano_Showing_Plume_-_May_22.jpg”] First Eyjafjallajökull, now Grimsvotn. What other difficult to pronounce volcano will Iceland spring on us next?  Ever since this time last year, the unpredictable eruptions coming out of this small island nation have been wreaking havoc on many European and trans-Atlantic travellers.  But logistical headaches aside, […]
Could All This Volcanic Ash Be Wreaking Havoc On Europe’s Vineyards?
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The Most Expensive Condo In Canada Just Sold For $28 Million

[credit provider=”Yorkville Residences” url=”http://www.yorkvilleresidences.com/”] A penthouse apartment in the soon-to-open Four Seasons hotel and residential complex in Toronto has just sold for $28 million, making it the most expensive condo residence in Canadian history.The apartment, which was purchased by an anonymous international buyer, occupies over 9,000 square feet on the […]
The Most Expensive Condo In Canada Just Sold For $28 Million
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FOR SALE: Al Capone’s Revolver Is On The Auction Block

[credit provider=”Christie’s” url=”http://www.christies.com/about/press-centre/releases/pressrelease.aspx?pressreleaseid=4827″] Christie’s is auctioning off a collection of guns and other American memorabilia including, most notably, a pistol once owned by infamous gangster Al Capone.The gun, a Colt .38, was made in 1929, the same year as the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre.
FOR SALE: Al Capone’s Revolver Is On The Auction Block
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75% Of All Seasoned Drivers Would Fail A Written Drivers’ Test If They Had To Take It Again

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Verkehrsunfall_L261_04.JPG”] If you’ve been driving for 20 years and have a clean driving record, chances are you consider yourself a good driver.A recent study by LeaseTrader.com would beg to differ: according to their results, drivers with the most experience behind the wheel scored the worst on the […]
75% Of All Seasoned Drivers Would Fail A Written Drivers’ Test If They Had To Take It Again
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Trader Joes, Where Less Is More

[credit provider=”Denise Lee” url=”http://deniseleeyohn.com/bites/2011/05/31/trader-joes-where-less-is-more/”] (Welcome to the second in a two-post series on how retailers manage the choice conundrum.  This is written by C. B. Whittemore, Chief Simplifier of Simple Marketing Now, a marketing communications consultancy focused on simplifying customer interactions with social media and content marketing.  The first post, REI […]
Trader Joes, Where Less Is More
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How High-End Urwerk Does A Steel Watch

The Urwerk UR-202S, aka the Hammerhead, also bears the name “Full Metal Jacket.” The Stanley Kubrick movie reference points to the fact that this Urwerk watch is the first this brand has offered with a metal bracelet. According to Urwerk, bracelets have been part of their plans for a while […]
How High-End Urwerk Does A Steel Watch
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The World’s Coolest Superyacht Is On Sale For $17.5 Million

[credit provider=”Courtesy JamesList”] The Wallypower 118, the world’s coolest motoryacht as featured on Top Gear, has been listed for sale via Edmiston for about $17.5 million.The angular carbon composite and fibreglass rocketship with its distinctive black glass housing has been featured in every major yachting publication in the world.
The World’s Coolest Superyacht Is On Sale For $17.5 Million
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The 10 Best Beaches In America

[credit provider=”diana via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/kurtizanka/4621827185/”] Looking for an awesome beach to relax on Memorial Day?Dr. Beach himself (aka Dr. Steven P. Leatherman), puts together a yearly guide to the best beaches in America. Dr. Leatherman is an expert in environmental science and his research has taken him to  beaches across […]
The 10 Best Beaches In America
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How To Snag The Best Designer Discounts With Members-Only Shopping

[credit provider=”Tinou Bao via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/tinou/413398915/”] Members-only shopping is one of the best ways to find amazing deals on the hottest designers.As a member of sample sale sites, you can find designer clothing, shoes, accessories, handbags and more at discounts of up to 80 per cent.
How To Snag The Best Designer Discounts With Members-Only Shopping
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Can You Guess The Most Well-Read City In America?

[credit provider=”Brad via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/bmwile/3554974973/sizes/o/in/photostream/”] Amazon just released its list of the most well-read cities in America, based on sales data of books, magazines, and newspapers in print and on the Kindle.Unsurprisingly, college towns featured heavily on the list.
Can You Guess The Most Well-Read City In America?
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Outrageous Rip-Off Credit Cards

Credit card companies are battering consumers across the board with monstrous fees, high interest rates and disappearing rewards. If you signed up for a credit card in the past year, the chances are – you’ve been ripped off. Your interest rate might have gone up, had your credit limit reduced, […]
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Meet The Tour Guide Who Knows All Of Manhattan’s Best Shopping Secrets

[credit provider=”Bundle.com” url=”http://money.bundle.com/article/shop-smarter-manhattans-best-kept-secret”] It’s a rainy Tuesday in New York City, but as Christina Stanton wrote to me in an email, “Bad weather never stops shopping!”Armed with umbrellas, we meet at the corner of Houston and Broadway for a couple hours of NoLita boutique hopping. 
Meet The Tour Guide Who Knows All Of Manhattan’s Best Shopping Secrets
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Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean Watch Capri Launch

[credit provider=”Ariel Adams”] The setting is Capri, Italy in May 2011. Swiss Omega watches chose the ancient resort Island to officially debut their new high-end diving watch collection. [slideshow] [slide permalink=”omega-dazzles-with-a-pool-projected-logo-during-the-global-seamaster-planet-ocean-launch-event-dinner-1″ title=”Omega dazzles with a pool projected logo during the global Seamaster Planet Ocean launch event dinner.” content=”” image=”http://static.businessinsider.com/image/4ddec50049e2ae0a6f0f0000″ caption=”” […]
Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean Watch Capri Launch
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Auto Tycoon James Packard’s Watch Collection Is Up For Auction

[credit provider=”Christie’s”] Christie’s “Sale of Important Watches” on June 15 in New York will include several exceptional timepieces from the legendary collection of James Ward Packard.The extraordinary watches remain in pristine condition–having been stored away in a bank vault for the past 60 years–and will be unveiled for the first […]
Auto Tycoon James Packard’s Watch Collection Is Up For Auction
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The Five Healthiest Cities In America

[credit provider=”mikebaird on flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/mikebaird/3539161615/”] The metropolitan area surrounding Minneapolis and St. Paul is the healthiest place in America, according to a new survey from the American College of Sports Medicine.The society ranked America’s 50 biggest metropolitan areas from most to least healthy, based on factors such as preventive health […]
The Five Healthiest Cities In America
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BRAZIL: Huge Risk, Huge Rewards For Luxury Retailers

[credit provider=”Tinou Bao via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/tinou/413398915/”] Brazil may be a land of huge opportunity for luxury retailers, but any company looking to enter the Brazilian market should tread with care.”Brazil is very expensive, very bureaucratic, and there are not a lot of retail opportunities,” said – Carlos Ferreirinha, head of […]
BRAZIL: Huge Risk, Huge Rewards For Luxury Retailers
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Jay-Z Is The Latest Star To Launch A Lifestyle Website

Jay-Z and Gwyneth Paltrow are two heavyweight icons of pop-culture impacting the industries of music, film, TV, books, and now with the addition of Jay-Z’s Life + Times website, both superstars are drawing eyeballs and unique visitor metrics to their “lifestyle” websites, the status symbol that is quickly replacing the […]
Jay-Z Is The Latest Star To Launch A Lifestyle Website
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So THAT’s What $500,000 Worth Of Tiffany’s Jewelry Looks Like

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons”] Newt Gingrich made headlines last week after Politico reported the Republican presidential hopeful owed up to half a million dollars to Tiffany & Co. between 2005-2006.Gingrich’s wife Callista—then anemployee of the House’s agriculture committee—reported the “revolving charge account” at the posh jeweler, which was in the $250,001-$500,000 […]
So THAT’s What $500,000 Worth Of Tiffany’s Jewelry Looks Like
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HOUSE OF THE DAY: One Of California’s Largest Estates Is On Sale For $43.9 Million

[credit provider=”Christie’s International Real Estate” url=”http://www.christiesrealestate.com/PropertyDetails/113097″] Truly reflecting the scale, proportion, and spirit of English Tudor and Elizabethan country estates, Chiltern is privately sited on more than six acres in the sought-after community of Hillsborough, California.Close to both the multicultural metropolis of San Francisco and the business and technology centres […]
HOUSE OF THE DAY: One Of California’s Largest Estates Is On Sale For $43.9 Million
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The Five Unhealthiest Cities In America

[credit provider=”Tony Alter via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/5018804163/”] In a country threatened with an obesity crisis, residents of Oklahoma City, Okla. should be particularly weary — their metropolitan area is considered the least healthy place in America, according to a new survey from the America College of Sports Medicine. The society ranked […]
The Five Unhealthiest Cities In America
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Cuba Is About To Get Four Luxury Golf Resorts

[credit provider=”latinamericanstudies.org” url=”http://www.latinamericanstudies.org/castro-1959-1969.htm”] Golf is coming to Cuba.The Communist country for decades had notoriously rebuffed the sport as an example of “bourgeoisie excess.”
Cuba Is About To Get Four Luxury Golf Resorts
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Amazing Images Of One Hyde Park Apartments, The Most Expensive Flats in the World

[credit provider=”The Rich Times” url=”http://www.therichtimes.com/wordpress/2011/01/21/a-select-few-were-fortunate-enough-to-attend-the-grand-opening-of-the-worlds-most-expensive-apartments-one-hyde-park/”] It would be a rare someone who has not yet heard of One Hyde Park. But giving you the benefit of doubt, it is the world’s most expensive apartment block.It’s also the same place where it was reported that Kylie Minogue purchased an apartment for $25 million (which […]
Amazing Images Of One Hyde Park Apartments, The Most Expensive Flats in the World
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HOUSE OF THE DAY: A $2 Million Estate Haunted By A Revolutionary War Captain

[credit provider=”Courtesy of The Creig Northrup Team” url=”http://www.2627cavesroad.com/”] This Georgian mansion sits on 24 acres of land and is on the National Register of Historic Places (via WSJ). The estate was built in 1751, and is located in Owing Mills, Maryland.According to urban legend, Ulrich Stemmer’s ghost (a Revolutionary War […]
HOUSE OF THE DAY: A $2 Million Estate Haunted By A Revolutionary War Captain
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Classic Vietnamese Pho : Simply Addictive

Pho: quite simply, an utterly captivating dish – simple in execution yet enormously complex in flavour.  This Vietnamese noodle soup, pronounced “fuh,” is upon first glance, just noodle water with tiny bits of greenery – snooze.  But once inundated by the aromatic steam rising from the clear yet strikingly rich […]