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Porsche 911 Turbo S revealed

Porsche has released pictures of the new 911 Turbo S ahead of its world debut in Geneva. It is the most efficient sports car in its performance class, returning 24.8 mpg (11.4 l/ 100 km) combined, identical to its little brother the Porsche 911 Turbo. Despite this, it can still achieve 0-62mph (0-100 km/h) acceleration [...]

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Shackleton’s Whisky Dug Up in Antarctica

A hoard of a century-old whisky has been discovered beneath the Antarctic base camp of famed polar explorer Ernest Shackleton. Ice cracked some of the bottles that had been left there in 1909, but the restorers said Friday they are confident the five crates contain intact bottles “given liquid can be heard when the crates [...]

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Moscow hotels remains world’s most expensive

Hotels in Moscow have been revealed as the world’s most expensive for a fifth consecutive year. According to the survey by the Hogg Robinson Group, average room rates in the Russian capital were $420 a night, down by $60 on 2008, However they were still more than $70 dearer than the second most expensive destination, [...]

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Chinese sales boosts luxury goods market in 2009

Despite the economic crisis, 2009 ended better than it began for the French luxury goods sector, thanks largely to China’s growing taste for high-end products, encouraging thoughts of a better 2010. Following the trend set by other global luxury brands, Hermes and LVMH announced fourth quarter sales growth on Thursday and Friday, suggesting the worst [...]

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France vaunts ’40 virtues’ of Armagnac

Armagnac, is celebrating its 700th birthday with a new marketing push vaunting its “40 virtues” as a drink that is good for the body and good for the soul.

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Hamilton Pulsonic

To celebrate the 40th birthday of the digital watch, Hamilton is releasing its own digital timepiece, the Pulsonic. The Pulsonic combines a Swiss automatic movement with a digital face that stays powered for 82 days. The case in stainless steel, black PVD or gold-plate PVD measures 39mm x 49mm. It has a sapphire crystal and [...]

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