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Franky Zapata’s Hoverboard, for an Adrenaline-Filled Water Ride

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By Boogie

Posted 18 Jun 2014 9:44 pm

French jet ski champion Franky Zapata is known for creating the Flyboard, a kind of water jetpack, a few years back. Now, the inventor/ adrenaline junkie has come up with a new extreme design – the Hoverboard. No longer as innovative as the Flyboard may have seemed in 2011, the Hoverboard is nevertheless an awesome piece of equipment. What it is, basically, is a thrilling way of flying just above the water. The board features a hydro-jet, which shoots water out of the back propelling it forward at 23 miles per hour, as well as upward to a height of about 9

A Unique Haven in the Wilderness – The Desert House

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By Boogie

Posted 18 Jun 2014 9:39 pm

The desert can be a great place to call home if you can make it comfortable and cool enough. It’s, by nature, a very secluded and peaceful place, while at the same time being remarkably beautiful. Taking advantage of all these positives, while also solving the problems inherent in living in the middle of the wilderness, The Desert House is a marvelous residence located in the Joshua Tree National Park, in California. The house was designed back in 1988, with construction being completed in 1993. Possessing all the modern, high-end amenities of a luxurious mansion, the place is remarkable not only due

Hublot Releases Limited Edition Classic Fusion Bol d’Or Mirabaud 2014 Chronograph

Hublot Classic Fusion Chrono Limited Edition for the 76th Annual Bol d’Or Mirabaud

By Boogie

Posted 18 Jun 2014 8:23 pm

As part of the celebration of the 76th annual Bol d’Or Mirabaud, the world’s most prestigious lake regatta and an event which has Hublot as its Official Timekeeper, the acclaimed Swiss luxury watchmaker is releasing a limited edition Classic Fusion Chronograph. The new watch is very elegant, but a hint of sportiness Hublot is known to infuse its pieces with. The timepiece is made from high-end materials blended together with great skill into something truly amazing. Encased in sturdy and lightweight titanium, it also features a carbon fiber dial and bezel, while the strap is made from carbon fiber sewn onto black

The Limited Edition Bentley Continental GT3-R

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By Boogie

Posted 18 Jun 2014 8:19 pm

Bentley has just unveiled the new limited edition Continental GT3-R, a model based on the track-only Continental GT3, which comes with more power and a lighter body. The new version is in incredible 200 pounds lighter, a feat achieved by the removal of the rear seat and the swapping of the standard exhaust system with a titanium one, while also adding lightweight forged 21-inch alloy wheels wrapped around in Pirelli tires. The British carmaker wasn’t content with just making the vehicle lighter, they’ve also added more power, with the addition of a twin-turbo V8 4.0-liter engine with turbochargers that feature a higher

The Agile and Speedy Iguazu, by Alen Yachts

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By Boogie

Posted 18 Jun 2014 6:48 pm

The 20.7-meter Alen Yacht motor yacht Iguazu is proof that a luxury boat doesn’t have to be big in order to be very comfortable and impressive. A fast and agile vessel, Iguazu can reach a top speed of 45 knots, while its sleek design seems to further emphasize those qualities. Going down to the prow of the hull, you reach a lounge naturally top-lit by a central strip of glazing. With its open-plan layout, the yacht can easily accommodate up to twelve guests, while also allowing the setup of more private niches. To the stern is the master suite, which features a

The Hôtel du Collectionneur, Sitting in the Very Heart of Paris

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By Boogie

Posted 18 Jun 2014 6:12 pm

The 8th arrondissement is one of Paris` most fashionable neighborhoods, boasting such world-famous landmarks as the Arc de Triomphe and the Élysée Palace – and the luxurious Hôtel du Collectionneur fits in perfectly into this setting. With the hotel being located in the very heart of Paris, the surroundings are as good as they get. Few places in the French capital offer better access to its most renowned sights, as well as to the best cafes, luxury boutiques, museums, and business centers. Accommodations comprise 473 rooms and suites featuring high-end amenities and decorated in the elegant Art Deco style. Among these, there

The Late 17th Century Swedish Ållonö Baroque Castle

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By Boogie

Posted 17 Jun 2014 9:26 pm

Sweden isn’t exactly as place well-known for its lavish mansions, but if the Ållonö Baroque Castle is anything to go by, some of the most luxurious estates can be found in Scandinavia as well. Built all the way back in the late 1670s by the Baron Gustaf Kurck, designed by the famed court architect Nicodemus Tessin, Ållonö Castle is one of the country’s best examples of baroque design. Owned, though the centuries, by a number of different prominent families, the castle was returned to its initial in the early years of the 20th century, making it one of the best preserved landmarks

Hublot Redesigns the Boring Old Referee Board for the World Cup

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By Boogie

Posted 17 Jun 2014 8:37 pm

If you’ve been following the World Cup which started last week in Brazil, you might have noticed something different about the referee boards used to signal player changes and added time. In fact, it might be the first time you’ve noticed the usually quite unremarkable piece of equipment. That’s because the referee boards have been redesigned by the Swiss watchmaker Hublot, one of the World Cup’s partners and the competition’s Official Timekeeper. The board normally is a rather bland thin rectangular piece with LED lights used to display the numbers. It has of course retained the basic functionality, however Hublot has made

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