50 short listed for world’s “best job”

50 lucky people are now on a short list to become caretaker of a tropical Australian island — dubbed the “Best Job in the World.” Officials with the tourism department of Australia’s Queensland state on Tuesday revealed the 50 finalists from a pool of nearly 35,000 applicants for the job – a 150,000 Australian dollar [...]

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MultiMarine VSV MarySlim

What’s a VSV? The acronym stands for Very Slender Vessel and applies to the boat shown above, the needle-like MarySlim, a 72-foot wave-piercing yacht design created and crafted by Multimarine Composites Limited. The $2.14 million boat can cut through waves in any conditions and the hull and windscreen have been constructed to withstand the pressure [...]

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Love of Pink by Lacoste: Hearts

Lacoste’s new perfume, Love of Pink, focused on women aged 16 to 24, is presented in a romantic fantasy of heart shaped bubbles and butterflies in this commercial from France. Australian model Sarah Stephens wanders through the streets of Cape Town. She’s surrounded by heart shaped pink bubbles. Those bubbles, representing being in love, have [...]

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Oil Rigs Become Luxury Hotels

What do you do with 4,000 decommissioned oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico? Instead of blowing them up – costing millions and killing aquatic life – Morris Architects’ Hotelier At Sea project turns them into luxury hotels. According to BldgBlog, approximately 4,000 oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico will be decommissioned within the [...]

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Chanel Spring Summer 2009 Heidi Mount by Karl Lagerfeld

As soon as Karl Lagerfeld saw the house in Vermont he knew he had found the setting for the next Chanel ad campaign. It is a typical New England wooden house, set on the banks of Lake Champlain, with a severe and puritan look that makes it seem like the house has been frozen in [...]

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LEAD: Luxury Guide of the French Riviera

Plan your trip to the French Riviera with The LEAD Guide that details a very selective inventory of prestigious and unusual locations (hotels, restaurants, spas, art galleries and art villas, etc) of the French Côte d’Azur. Published by a non-profit student enterprise – affiliated to the CERAM Business School of Nice Sophia-Antipolis, France – the [...]

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