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Hefty restaurant bill shocks tourists in Italy

Italian authorities have shut down a historic Roman restaurant days after it charged a Japanese couple $987 for a seafood lunch. The tourists filed a fraud complaint with police after being surprised with a bill for pasta and lobster with wine and gelato at the Il Passetto restaurant, just off the popular Piazza Navona square. [...]

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Arden A-Type AJ 18 Limited Edition Revived

When German tuners Arden revealed the limited edition Arden A-Type AJ at the 1999 Frankfurt Motor Show, the response was overwhelmingly positive. Still, the company decided to produce only 13 units of the 460 hp car. In a strange twist, however, ten years and a whole new model since, the company has announced it will [...]

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Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Forged Carbon

Audemars Piguet’s new Royal Oak Offshore Forged Carbon features a forged carbon case made of carbon fiber that has been compressed at high temperatures. The case measures 42mm with a sapphire crystal and ceramic bezel. It features the exclusive AP caliber 3126/3840 Movement with a power reserve of 60 hours. Zipping past the inner workings, [...]

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Gallardo LP550-2 Valentino Balboni

With 552 hp, a body to die for, and a 0–60 time of 3.2 seconds, the Lamborghini Gallardo LP560-4 has little room for improvement. But there is room for variation, and perhaps the most significant is the new Gallardo LP550-2 Valentino Balboni. The LP550-2 Valentino Balboni is named after Lamborghini’s esteemed test driver, who was [...]

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Trump mansion in center of divorce case

Donald Trump’s $95 million Palm Beach mansion sits at the middle of a divorce case, but the Donald is nowhere in sight. He sold the 33,000-square foot oceanfront mansion to Dmitri Rybolovlev, a Russian billionaire who made his money in fertilizer. Now his wife, Elena Rybolovlev, says her husband has been unfaithful and she wants [...]

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Biblical Manuscript For Sale at Sotheby’s

Forbes reports that Sotheby’s is offering a 1,500-year-old biblical document that includes layers of text and meaning–in three languages. Known as the Codex Climaci Rescriptus, the piece was written over the span of three centuries and stowed in a sacred monastery until landing in the hands of a pair of British twins by way of [...]

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