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Roman Abramovich’s super-yacht is Paparazzi-proof

Russian Oligarch Roman Abramovich has installed a laser based anti-paparazzi shield on his new record breaking mega yacht – the Eclipse. Measuring 557ft long, it boasts two swimming pools, two helipads and an onboard missile defence system. The boat’s anti-paparazzi system, described in several reports as a “laser shield”, is a little less science fiction [...]

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Obama’s Secret Service Watch

Barack Obama has been wearing one of the Jorg Gray’s watches since 2007, when he got it as a gift from his Secret Service agents for his 46th birthday.

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Garia Golf Car

September 2009 sees the official premiere of the Garia Golf Car – “the world’s most exclusive” leisure vehicle of this kind. The Garia golf car is meant to be “powerful yet elegant” and to attract rich golf players who appreciate a stylish golf car. These vehicles are of Danish design and manufactured at Valmet in [...]

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Mini Coupe and Mini Roadster concepts debut

Mini has celebrated its 50th anniversary at the Frankfurt Motor Show with the Coupe Concept and Roadster Concept. BMW has already confirmed these two concepts are headed for production, expanding the Mini line-up to no less than six models. The original hatch has been joined by a convertible and the Clubman extended wagon, and there’s [...]

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Alfa Nero Superyacht for Sale at $190 Million

Alfa Nero, the 269-ft. Oceanco superyacht has been listed for sale via brokerage firm Edmiston & Co. for €129,750,000 (about $190 million). Named after Roman emperor Nero, this superyacht was designed for the stylish and powerful Lords of the seas. She was ranked #43 in Boat International’s list of the world’s 100 largest yachts in [...]

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Rare Chinese stamp sells for record $332,000

A single Chinese stamp has sold for $332,000 at Zurich Asia’s “Stamps and Postal History” autumn auction in Hong Kong Friday. The 1897 Qing dynasty stamp was bought by a Beijing collector and set a new world record for a single Chinese stamp. It is an extremely rare 1897 small one-dollar overprint on a three-cent [...]

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