Day: June 28, 2011

The Rise and Fall of Queen Mary 2 Cruise Ship (5)
Luxury

The Rise and Fall of Queen Mary 2 Cruise Ship

An immense cruise ship is not necessarily a good one too. After a surprise control of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Vessel Sanitation Program earlier this month, the huge Queen Mary was deemed “filthy”. The reasons? Well, there are quite a few!

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St. Barths Residence in the Caribbean (23)
Architecture

St. Barths Residence in the Caribbean

St. Barths Residence is a gorgeous modern dwelling by Barnes Coy Architects, located on the St. Barthélemy Island in the Caribbean. It offers beautiful views to the South, West and North, including sweeping sunset and sunrise spectacles.

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All-Gold Dartz Prombron for “The Dictator”
News & Trends

All-Gold Dartz Prombron for “The Dictator”

Dartz is planning something spectacular for “The Dictator”, a loose cinematographic adaptation of Saddam Hussein’s novel entitled “Zabibah and the King”. The film will be directed by Larry Charles, and Sacha Baron Cohen will play the role of a Hussein-like ruler who risks everything to make sure that democracy doesn’t “corrupt” his country.

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Bachelor Apartment in Sao Paolo (12)
House Improvement

Bachelor Apartment in Sao Paolo

This modern apartment in Sao Paulo, Brazil was designed by Carol Leaes for an owner whose requirements were quite simple: he wanted one bedroom, a living area with open kitchen and some comfortable spaces where to “enjoy the simple pleasures of life”. As a reference, the owner mentioned Philippe Starck’s Faena Hotel in Buenos Aires.

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Duel Luxury Yacht Concept by Alex McDiarmid
News & Trends

Duel Luxury Yacht Concept by Alex McDiarmid

Alex McDiarmid is a British designer, based in South France, who created several really appealing yacht concepts, the latest of which is Duel, a 100-meter (328-ft) superyacht. For this particular project McDiarmid took his inspiration from the 17th-18th century dueling pistols and this is also where the name of the vessel comes from.

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Futuristic Electric Trike by Attila Tari (10)
News & Trends

The Saddle: Futuristic Electric Trike by Attila Tari

The Saddle is a very innovative equestrian-inspired concept vehicle by Attila Tari. Futuristic styling and advanced technologies make this electric trike a truly appealing ride, especially since it is designed to conquer any type of terrain. It features three swivel wheels, each one independently controlled by the user via a hemispherical gyroscopic steering mechanism.

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Sherakhan Megayacht for Sale at $50 Million
News & Trends

Sherakhan Megayacht for Sale at $50 Million

This immense yacht clearly spells “party”! It’s a 230-foot megayacht, originally designed as a commercial cruiser in 1965. After its complete refitting, which took place in 2008, the Sherakhan is now capable of transporting up to 26 passengers in luxe conditions, plus a crew of 18. Huge staterooms promise maximum comfort during the trip and […]

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Billy The Kid Photo Sold for a Staggering $2.3 Million
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Billy The Kid Photo Sold for a Staggering $2.3 Million

Born Henry McCarty, the Kid was an American frontier outlaw of the 19th century. Legend sais that he shot dead 21 people, but historians have reduced that number to between four and nine. Only months after he had killed two deputies in a jailbreak, the Kid was shot by lawman Pat Garrett. This happened in […]

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Emerald Ring Worth $550,000 Found on Shipwreck (3)
News & Trends

New Ulysse Nardin Chairman Smartphone Collection: Wave

A new collection of the stunning Ulysse Nardin Chairman smart phones will be soon available from Scientific Cellular Innovations (SCI). The luxury hybrid device boasts a unique wave pattern as part of its design to celebrate Ulysse Nardin’s nautical heritage.

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Emerald Ring Worth $550,000 Found on Shipwreck
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Emerald Ring Worth $550,000 Found on Shipwreck

When Nostra Señora de Atocha (Our Lady of Atocha) sank in 1622, it took down with her some incredibly expensive items, as the ship was at the time transporting gold, silver, gems, jewels, copper, indigo and tobacco. Only approximately half of the vast treasure could be recovered back then, because of lack of modern diving […]

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Ice Angel Hessen’s Newest 50m Superyacht 1
Luxury

Ice Angel: Hessen’s Newest 50m Superyacht

Hessen has finished working on their latest luxury creation, the Ice Angel superyacht. The Dutch superyacht builder created this vessel to be part of their 50-meter yacht line. This is one of the very few 50-meter yachts to have a gross tonnage of less than 500 GT.

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