The $28,000 Suitcase

Designed by Dutchman Henk van de Meene, the HENK suitcase is made up from red Italian burl, black ebony, horse hair, magnesium, aluminum, titanium, carbon fiber, parachute fabric and is dressed in supreme quality leather. The carbon-fiber exterior is very similar to the cockpit of a Formula 1 racecar. ! The suitcase has been designed [...]

World’s Biggest and most expensive Airport Opens in Beijing

After 4 years the Beijing Airport -currently the biggest one in the world- is finished, just in time for the 2008 Olympics. The new Terminal 3, built at a cost of $3.5 billion usd is the first building to break the one million square meter barrier : it will accommodate an estimated 50 million passengers [...]

Most expensive table

In late 18th century Philadelphia, Tufft was one of the city’s most prosperous cabinetmakers. While his shop was not as large or prolific as that of his contemporaries Benjamin Randolph and Thomas Affleck, his rank was likely that of their equal. Elegance, grace, and delicate carving characterize Thomas Tufft’s furniture. He typically chose a restrained [...]

The most expensive house in the world

A mansion in London is set to sell for £117million ($230 mn) – making it the world’s costliest home. The palatial residence, on a street dubbed Billionaires’ Row, is believed to have been bought by Britain’s richest man, steel tycoon Lakshmi Mittal. He is believed to be close to exchanging contracts with owner Noam Gottesman, [...]

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The most expensive burger in New York

Its creators admit it is the ultimate in decadence: a $175 hamburger. The Wall Street Burger Shoppe just raised its price from $150 to assure its designation as the costliest burger in the city as determined by Pocket Change, an online newsletter about the most expensive things in New York. “Wall Street has good days [...]

Most expensive vintage car ever sells for $11 million

A Ferrari 250 GT California Spyder once owned by U.S. actor James Coburn fetched nearly $11 million (5.6 million pounds) at auction, making it the most valuable vintage car ever sold under the hammer, organisers said on Monday. The rare black convertible was one of 33 cars and scores of Ferrari memorabilia sold at auction [...]

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