Jul 5th 2011 09:12 AM

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Architecture

Katharine Hepburn’s Connecticut Mansion for Sale

Katharine Hepburn’s impressive estate in Connecticut has recently been listed by Barbara and Frank Sciame (its current owners) at $28 million. The mansion was built by Hepburn’s parents in 1913 with only $2,400 in the …

Jul 5th 2011 09:08 AM

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News & Trends

CrystalDock for iPhones and iPods

A blinged-up iPhone (like the Pearl White iPhone4 from Continental Mobiles  or the iPhone4 Diamond Spider from Amosu ) deserves a special stand too. Gladly, CalypsoCrystal designed a most elegant and stylish dock for iPhones …

Jul 5th 2011 09:04 AM

by Alexandra

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News & Trends

Hello Kitty Clutch for $100,000

Currently displayed at the Hello Kitty exhibit in Tokyo, this lovely clutch was made by Elle in collaboration with Hello Kitty and Swarovski. The glammed-up, very functional bag will be showcased until July 10, after …

Jul 4th 2011 01:25 PM

by Alexandra

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Luxury

The AMG 2011 Business Accessories Collection from Mercedes

Mercedes-Benz has unveiled the AMG 2011 collection, which is not about cars, but about travel and business accessories. Sounds great, doesn’t it? The collection includes leather and nylon trolley suitcases with different AMG-styled wheels and …

Jul 4th 2011 01:23 PM

by Alexandra

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Luxury

Piaggio Aero P180 Avanti II Luxury Aircraft: $7 Million

Piaggio Aero P180 Avanti II is the fastest private jet in its class and boasts a propulsion system that also ensures high fuel efficiency. The luxury jet can fly at 466 mph and burn just …

Jul 4th 2011 01:21 PM

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News & Trends

Golden Nike Mercurial Soccer Boots for Ronaldo

Ronaldo (his full name is Ronaldo Luis Nazario de Lima) is one of the best soccer players in history, who announced his official retirement in February 2011. Recently, Nike decided to celebrate his fame and …

Jul 4th 2011 01:19 PM

by Alexandra

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News & Trends

Bonhams Sold an English Ebony Bracket Clock for $1.1 Million

An English ebony bracket clock was recently sold for a whopping £692,000 ($1.1 million). Why the steep price? Because it is believed to have been designed in 1801 for Napoleon’s “Exposition publique des produits de …

Jul 4th 2011 01:18 PM

by Alexandra

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News & Trends

A Copy of Darwin’s “On the Origin of Species” Fetched $62,500

On June 23, Christie’s New York sold an impressive collection of rare letters, signed documents and manuscripts, each one connected to famous names like Albert Einstein, Beatrix Potter, Ernest Hemingway and Charles Darwin. A first …

Jul 4th 2011 01:15 PM

by Alexandra

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News & Trends

Huge 1820 French Telescope from M.S. Rau Antiques

The oldest antiques dealer in the country, M.S. Rau Antiques, is now offering a huge 1820 French telescope, manufactured by Robert-Aglae Cauchoix, a French engineer and optician. Cauchoix was the man who designed three of …

Jul 4th 2011 03:36 AM

by Alexandra

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Luxe Travel

New York City: A Destination You Just Have to Reach!

Famous for numerous reasons, New York City is definitely one of the most important places one has to visit in a lifetime. The most populous city in the United States, New York is a fascinating …

Jul 4th 2011 03:31 AM

by Alexandra

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News & Trends

Not All Ferraris Must Be Red!

Everybody knows that Ferrari’s signature color is red. But do all Ferrari customers want their rides to feature this color? Clearly, no. If back in the 1990s 85% of all models produced by the famed …

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