Channing Tatum seems to be on his way from being just a Hollywood pretty boy to actually garnering critical acclaim for his on-screen performances. Perhaps as another sign that he’s going places, the actor has recently moved into a lavish a Cape Cod-style, 6$ million home in Beverly Hills. The mansion was once the home of Carrie Fisher (you might know her as Princess Leia), and most recently belonged to Mexican filmmaker Roberto Snaider, who purchased the property in 2011 for almost $4.5 million. The 6-bedroom, 6-bathroom home sits at the heart of a 1-acre gated and landscaped estate, which
Set to make its debut at the Geneva Motor Show, the Brabus 859 6.0 Biturbo Coupe is the German tuner’s version of Mercedes S63 AMG Coupe. Touted as the world’s fastest and most powerful all-wheel drive coupe, the car boasts a heavily modified version of the S63 AMG Coupe’s twin-turbo V8 engine. It comes with a special crankshaft with a longer stroke, an enlarged cylinder bore, and larger forged pistons, which results in an increased displacement – from 5,461 cc to 5,912 cc. Also part of the setup are two Brabus turbochargers with larger compressor units and modified exhaust manifolds.
When it comes to achieving great success, it’s rarely a smooth ride. But some people in particular had to face great adversity and succeeded to get to the very top against all the odds. It’s important to always be reminded of these stories and to know that whether you’re at the bottom of the ladder or over the hill, it’s never impossible or too late to achieve greatness. So here are some of the most impressive examples of going from zero to hero in sports, politics, business, and media. 10. Howard Schultz Born to a poor family in Brooklyn, Howard
An incredibly rare 100.20-carat, D color (or colorless), internally flawless diamond is set to be auctioned in the second half of April by Sotheby’s in New York. The stone was mined in South Africa by De Beers and weighed 200 carats before being cut and polished, becoming the magnificent jewel it is today. According to Sotheby’s, we’re talking about “the largest perfect diamond with a classic Emerald-cut ever to be offered at auction,” so it surely going to draw a lot of attention from collectors, or just magnates with fortunes to throw away in order to mark some important occasion
Introducing Le Parfum & Accord Illicite, a new set of fragrances by Givenchy set to hit the market in mid-March 2015. Part of the Ange ou Démon collection, the perfume is an exquisite blend of sambac jasmine accord, musk, patchouli, amber, and white leather. Delicately dropped on your pulse points, this stimulating mix is certain to add a subtle, yet discernable touch of glamour to your outfit no matter the occasion. The Ange ou Démon Le Parfum & Accord Illicite will be released in a couple of beautiful talisman-shaped bottles: the larger, 40 or 75 ml Le Parfum, and the
Nestled along the western coast of the Virgin Gorda Island, beyond a colorful barrier reef, Rosewood Little Dix Bay is one of the British Virgin Islands` most remarkable retreats. Even without the resort’s top-notch facilities, this picturesque stretch of land, surrounded by the warm and clear waters of the Caribbean, is by itself an idyllic setting for an unforgettable holiday. But it certainly doesn’t hurt to have a wide variety of luxurious accommodation options, from the elegant and well-appointed rooms and suites, to the particularly spacious and sophisticated beach houses and villas. Dining options are also quite generous, with three
Van Cleef & Arpels, a brand renowned for its stunning releases, has turned to the Koi fish, an ornamental fish especially popular in Japan, for inspiration in creating its latest masterpiece. Featuring one of the most alluring and intricate bracelets we’ve seen in quite some time, the Carpe Koï watch is a magnificent piece doesn’t just depict an image of its namesake, it becomes one, in glittering gemstones and yellow gold. The watch comprises in incredible 8,000 colored stones, including yellow sapphires and spessartite garnets set into the yellow scales, in addition to the white diamonds and blue tourmalines illustrating
After an intense teaser video, Aston Martin has officially revealed today the company’s most poweful and thrilling supercar to date – the Aston Martin Vulcan, a track-only beast that’s ready for take off. Vulcan will be a sports car for true sports car lovers, that will set a whole new standard in the high luxury supercar class, according to Andy Palmer, the CEO of Aston Martin. The new supercar will have 800 plus horsepower coming from a naturally aspired 7.0L V12 engine, an ultra light body made completely out of carbon fiber and a breathtaking design, promising to offer a