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Top 10 Outrageously Expensive Halloween Costumes

Iron Man

By Boogie

Posted 30 Oct 2014 11:23 pm

Most people (grown-ups, at least) use Halloween as an excuse to dress up into something silly and maybe wear some make-up on a night out. Other people take things really seriously – we’re talking spending thousands of dollars on a costume they won’t use for at least another year (or until the next Comic Con). Here’s a list of some of the most expensive outfits on offer this year: 10. Elvis Presley Aloha Costume – $1,365 The King of Rock ‘n’ Roll was famous for his crazy outfits, especially in the final years of his career. And none of themREAD MORE »

Top 10 Scariest Travel Destinations in the World

Beelitz Heilstatten Sanatorium

By Boogie

Posted 28 Oct 2014 8:06 pm

The world offers a great abundance of amazing places: breathtakingly beautiful natural wonders, culturally significant sites, and unforgettable cities and villages, many of which we’ve already showcased. As Halloween draws near, we feel a change of tone is in order – so here are some of the world’s scariest places you can actually travel to: 10. Lome Voodoo Bazaar You’d probably think voodoo comes from the Caribbean, but it actually originated in Africa – and the great Bazaar in the Togolese capital of Lome seems to be the modern epicenter of the practice. This unusual market has everything you needREAD MORE »

Top 10 Most Expensive Penthouses in the World

Odeon Tower Monaco

By Boogie

Posted 24 Oct 2014 7:24 pm

The penthouse is usually the most exclusive and impressive apartment in any residential building. They are spacious, well-appointed, and offer great views, so it’s not surprising that these apartments often come with hefty price tags. The following is a list of some of the most expensive and luxurious penthouses in the world: 10. Faena Residence Miami Beach – $50 Million Faena Residence Miami Beach is a high-end 18-story oceanfront property set between the Atlantic and the iconic Collins Avenue. The duplex penthouse sitting atop of the building has been sold this spring for a record-shattering $50 million, the most paidREAD MORE »

Top 15 Most Expensive Movies Ever Made

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By Boogie

Posted 21 Oct 2014 3:39 pm

Huge and elaborate sets, authentic costumes, spectacular special effects, and sizeable salaries paid to the stars – all of these cost a lot of money, especially when you want every detail to be perfect. A lot of the time, it’s worth it and your project earns many times the invested amount. Other times, it’s a flop which can nearly bankrupt a studio and ruin careers. There’s a little bit of everything below, on the list of the most expensive movies ever made. (Note: Movie budget figures are adjusted for inflation) 15. Spider-Man 2 (2004): $250.1 Million Hollywood has developed quiteREAD MORE »

Top 10 Largest Banks in the World

JPMorgan Chase

By Boogie

Posted 9 Oct 2014 11:16 pm

As the institutions specialized in dealing with money, helping to create wealth for others, banks have gotten really good at creating a lot wealth for themselves as well. The biggest of these financial institutions have assets comparable to the entire GDP of some of the world’s most powerful nations, which gives them the potential to be big players on the world economic stage. While most of these banks are based in Western developed nations, the world’s second largest economy, China (first largest, when adjusted for purchasing power), also has a few entries into the top 10: 10. Barclays – $2.27READ MORE »

Top 10 Biggest Casinos in the World

The Venetian Macau

By Boogie

Posted 1 Oct 2014 12:20 am

Casinos are places where fortunes are made and lost, but some venues are more worthy of their status of temples to Lady Luck than others. Keeping in mind that, while all of them are part of larger resorts which often include hotels, restaurants, and spots where other forms of entertainment take place, only the area where the actual gambling takes place was taken into account — the following is a list of the biggest casinos in the world: 10. The Borgata, Atlantic City Atlantic City has been long known as America’s Favorite Playground and one of the most prominent resortREAD MORE »

Top 14 Richest YouTubers

PewDiePie

By Boogie

Posted 23 Sep 2014 10:53 pm

The past few years have seen an incredible rise in popularity for alternative media sources, the most prominent of which is without a doubt YouTube. The website’s most prominent content creators, called YouTubers, have become huge stars in their own right, rivaling the fame of mainstream actors and entertainers. They’re also starting to rival them fortune as well, as we are about to see. (Note: The following list is based on the estimates of analytics company SocialBlade, which takes into account the lowest and the highest cost-per-thousand impression rates on YouTube. The final figure is what the YouTubers get afterREAD MORE »

Top 10 Most Exclusive Cigar Clubs in the World

The Ritz Garden Pavilion

By Boogie

Posted 16 Sep 2014 11:04 pm

Smoking in general isn’t exactly looked upon favorably nowadays, with many venues banning it altogether in recent years. But there’s something classy about smoking a fine cigar in an elegant setting, whether it’s at a casual get-together or an informal business meeting. And as long as that element of style still exists, cigar lounges will always be popular with the elites. With this in mind, we’ve created a list of some of the world’s most exclusive cigar clubs. These are: 10. Casa Fuente, Las Vegas The Entertainment Capital of the World has its fair share of amazing venues dedicated toREAD MORE »

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