Day: May 3, 2011

Porsche Panamera Diesel (10)
News & Trends

The New and Improved Porsche Panamera Diesel

Porsche Panamera has just gone diesel with this new and upgraded model. It sports a Porsche-tuned VW Group turbo diesel 3.0-liter V6 engine capable of putting out 247 bhp and a maximum torque of 406 lb-ft.

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Kate Middleton Weeding Dress (1)
Fashion

Ready to Admire Kate Middleton’s Weeding Dress Up-Close?

The most anticipated dress of the century will soon go on public display for everybody to admire it. There are several possible venues for the exhibition, among which the Hampton Court Palace, the Victoria & Albert Museum and the State Rooms at Buckingham Palace, which opens to the public in the summer. The dress will […]

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Laurel Luxury Yacht for Charter (19)
Luxury

Laurel Luxury Yacht for Charter

Built in 2006 by Delta Marine, Laurel is a gorgeous 240-foot motor yacht that’s currently available for charter at $497,000 per week. When it was completed, Laurel was the largest yacht build in America since 1921 and it still is an impressive one today. Advanced materials and manufacturing processes have been used for its construction […]

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Alfred Taubman Donated $56M to the University of Michigan
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Alfred Taubman Donated $56M to the University of Michigan

Alfred Taubman, the successful real estate developer from Michigan has recently donated a whopping $56 million to the A. Alfred Taubman Medical Research Institute of the University of Michigan Health System. The institute was also created thanks to a generous donation of his: $22 million in 2007.

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Spanish-Style Mansion in San Diego (32)
Architecture

Spanish-Style Mansion in San Diego

This gorgeous mansion in San Diego, California boasts 8,316 sq. ft. of living area with six bedrooms and seven bathrooms. It is a Spanish-style residence with luxe interiors and sweeping views of the Big Bay, the mountains and the city. It was designed by a famous architect of the 1930s, Frank L.  Hope Jr.

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Sycara V Luxury Yacht Available for Charter (7)
Luxury

Sycara V Luxury Yacht Available for Charter

Sycara V is one of the leading luxury superyachts available for charter today. It is a 223’7” vessel built by Nobiskrug and completed in 2010. Craig Beale and Pure Detail took care of its luxe interiors. It can accommodate up to 17 guests in seven cabins, leaving enough room for 16 more crew members to […]

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The Royaller- Coaster Carriage Another Royal Wedding Gift 2
News & Trends

The Royaller- Coaster Carriage: Another Royal Wedding Gift

All sorts of precious gifts were custom made for Prince William and Kate Middleton’s wedding. We’ve already told you about the $1,675 wooden box created for hem by Ian Hawthorne and the 24-karat gold luxury diaper pail that they received as luxe wedding gifts. Now we’re here to tell you about the 24-karat gold Royaller-Coaster […]

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Metropol Parasol The Largest Wooden Structure in the World (19)
Architecture

Metropol Parasol – The Largest Wooden Structure in the World

La Plaza de la Encarnacion in Seville has become a new tourist magnet since the Metropol Parasol project was completed last month. Designed by J. Mayer H. Architects, this is the largest wooden structure in the world.

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Luxe Honeymoon for the Royal Couple in the Seychelles (1)
News & Trends

Luxe Honeymoon for the Royal Couple in the Seychelles

According to the Daily Mail, Prince William and his new wife Catherine will enjoy a mid-May luxury honeymoon somewhere on an exclusive island in the Seychelles. They will pay £4,000 ($6,650) per night and will be taken there by a private jet and then a helicopter. The hideaway will, of course, remain unnamed.

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Frida Kahlo Miniature Self-Portrait Could Fetch $1.2 Million
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Frida Kahlo Miniature Self-Portrait Could Fetch $1.2 Million

Sotheby’s will soon have the opportunity to sell an incredibly valuable piece of art, a miniature self-portrait of Frida Kahlo. This is the smallest work of the famous Mexican artist and it was specially created as a gift to her lover, Jose Bartoli. The back of the locket-size painting says “Para Bartoli con amor”, which […]

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Feno Foldable Notebook by Niels van Hoof (5)
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Feno Foldable Notebook by Niels van Hoof

Flexible OLED screens allow for many different imaginative designs to come to life. One great example of how amazing these screens are is the Feno folding notebook. Designed by Niels van Hoof, Feno is very compact, but it still has enough room for a pop-out mouse and even a CD drive. Check it out in […]

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