BAE Systems has partnered with luxury transport design consultancy firm Design Q to develop an “Air Deck” viewing platform concept for BAEâ€™s Avro Business Jet. The Air Deck transforms the rear of the aircraft into an extended living space by way of an elevated outdoor viewing deck.
Mercedes-Benz AMG in cooperation with hi-fi specialist Bang & Olufsen have developed a custom-designed sound system for the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG. The BeoSound AMG high-end sound system has a total output of 1,000 watts, eleven loudspeakers and customizable sound distribution. The music signals can be distributed to the driver’s seating position, the passenger’s seating position [...]
Boisdale, a central London restaurant, is offering what it claims is the world’s most expensive omelette, a Â£90 ($135) dish made from gulls’ eggs. The eggs, which have beautiful mottled green-grey shell, are slightly bigger than a hen’s egg and need to be collected from gulls’ nests by 25 licensed traders. Only about 40,000 gulls’ [...]
Most pet owner take their pets on holiday more than once a year, according to a new survey released May 4 — although it means that they stay closer to home. Pet travel specialist PetRelocation.com surveyed 6,000 pet owners around the world and discovered that 61 percent of pet owners take their pet further than [...]
Mohammed Al Fayed has sold London department store Harrods to the Qatari royal family’s investment company for a reported Â£1.5bn ($2.3bn). The Egypt-born tycoon acquired the business in Knightsbridge following a Â£615m takeover in 1985. Ken Costa, an adviser to the deal with Qatar Holdings, said Mr Al Fayed was retiring “to spend more time [...]