Category: DESIGN

Jun 22, 2010

Buy One Super Yacht Get One SuperCar Free!

Buy One Super Yacht Get One SuperCar Free!

Finally the super rich can get a deal of their own! My friend Tristan sent me this link to an exclusive super yacht that comes complete with it’s own supercar. Of course this is a limited time offer with only six of the Strand Craft 122’s slated for production. The proposed cost? A paltry $25…

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Apr 12, 2010

The Stirling Moss SLR

The Stirling Moss SLR

Photograph by Qdammchillaz Unveiled at last year’s Detroit Auto Show, the Stirling Moss SLR reads like any Super Car of today: 0-60 in under 3.5 seconds, top speed of 217 mph (350 km/h), a million dollar price tag and extremely limited (only 75 will be produced). So what separates this Super Car from…

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Mar 11, 2010

I Believe I Can Fly: The Personal Jetpack is Here!

I Believe I Can Fly: The Personal Jetpack is Here!

For thousands of years, people have looked up at the sky in awe our winged companions. The freedom to fly like a bird was a dream for most, challenge for some, and now — a reality for all! Inventor Glen Martin has created the worlds first practical jetpack, the Martin Jetpack. HISTORY The first serious…

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Feb 22, 2010

The Evolution of the BMW Art Car

The Evolution of the BMW Art Car

The BMW Art Car Project was introduced by the French racecar driver and auctioneer Hervé Poulain, who wanted to invite an artist to create a canvas on an automobile. It was in 1975 when Poulain commissioned American artist and friend Alexander Calder to paint the first BMW Art Car. This first example would be a…

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Jan 25, 2010

Maltese Falcon: Third Largest Sailing Yacht in the World

Maltese Falcon: Third Largest Sailing Yacht in the World

Photograph by Doyle Sails If you have an affinity for yachting and $100+ million in disposable income, the Maltese Falcon is all you. Should your preference lean towards a modest one week rental of the mega-yacht, it should only set you back about $600,000. For the rest of us aspiring mega-yacht owners that may…

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Oct 29, 2009

Gears of Bore: The World’s First Belt-Driven Watch

Gears of Bore: The World’s First Belt-Driven Watch

Love it or hate it, Tag Heuer’s Monaco V4, listed at $100,000 Swiss Francs ($97.5K usd), bucks all conventional wisdom; replacing the traditional time-honoured gears approach first pioneered in the 18th century for belt-driven technology most common in car engines. The Sifter explores this disruptive watch design: HISTORY – The original Tag Heuer Monaco featured…

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Oct 22, 2009

Can Your Boat Dive 100 Feet Under Water?

Can Your Boat Dive 100 Feet Under Water?

When you see a boat do you ever think; that’s it? Can’t you do anything else? In some circles (let’s call them anti-boat-ites) the comparison is often made to the snorkeler. Relegated to the surface, they are 2-dimensional players in a 3-D game. Enter the Scubacraft. A relatively affordable ‘recreational submersible’ capable of taking your…

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