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Russian Businessmen Roman Abramovich And Boris Berezovsky Appear At Court In Oil Share Legal Battle

By lau

Posted 25 Mar 2015 2:06 am

The Russian businessman Roman Arkadyevich Abramovich was born on 24 October 1966 in Saratov, Russia and was an orphan at the age of two, being raised by one of his uncles from Ukhta. He studied at the Moscow Auto Transport Institute and began the oil business in the Omsk region, becoming successful very fast and joining the board of the Sibneft company. After a while he took control of the whole project and with a merger the company became the fourth largest oil company in the world. Sibneft was sold to Gazprom in 2005. The business began for Roman Abramovich

Tudor Creates the Stunning Fastrider Black Shield in Partnership with Ducati

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By Boogie

Posted 25 Mar 2015 12:26 am

Swiss watchmaker Tudor has been Ducati’s official timekeeper since 2011, and as part of the partnership the Fastrider Black Shield was created. The timepiece comes in a 42 mm black case fashioned from high-tech black matt ceramic. What makes the case special is the fact that it is a single bloc made using high-tech injected ceramic, instead of ceramic applied as a coating as it is usually done. The middle case and bezel are equally sturdy, and thanks to the watch’s cutting-edge manufacture techniques it is water resistant to an incredible 150 meters (about 500 feet). Movement is a self-winding

Saleem’s 2015 S302 Black Label Mustang Now Available for Order

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By Boogie

Posted 24 Mar 2015 11:41 pm

American high-end sports car manufacturer Saleen has just released the 2015 S302 Black Label Mustang, during a special event held in Los Angeles. Touted as the company’s “most powerful production Mustang to date,” the S302 Black Label is equipped with a 5.0-liter V8 engine which a 2.8-liter twin-screw supercharger, high-flow fuel injectors, and an optimized ECU. This means the engine outputs a hefty 730 bhp (544 kW) and 600 lb-ft (812 Nm) of torque on 91-octane fuel. In aesthetic terms, the vehicle features an aerodynamic body kit that includes a new front fascia, a front splitter, and a ram air

The Eco-Friendly Waternest 100 Home Concept by Giancarlo Zema

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By Boogie

Posted 24 Mar 2015 11:14 pm

Created by Italian designer Giancarlo Zema, the Waternest 100 is an eco-friendly floating house which seems to be the ideal dwelling for those wishing to get up close and personal with nature. Designed in collaboration with London-based EcoFloLife, the residence is intended to adapt to a world in the midst of climate change, while being itself as sustainable as possible. Designed to be 98% reusable, it is made using recycled timber and a recycled aluminum hull. The home offers its residents 1,000 square-feet of space, which includes a large covered balcony, as well as sizeable windows, which allow in an

Wisp is a Magnificent Classic Sloop by Royal Huisman

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By Boogie

Posted 24 Mar 2015 9:23 pm

Back in 2014, Dutch shipyard Royal Huisman unveiled the 47.65 meter classic sloop Wisp. She made her maiden voyage in the fjords of Norway, before heading to the Mediterranean where she spent most of last year’s summer season. Wisp’s naval architecture and exterior look is the brainchild of Dutch company Hoek Design Naval Architecture, while her interiors are the work of Rhoades Young Design. Wisp is built entirely from aluminum and boasts some pretty remarkable performance figures for her traditional design. The ship’s owners requested a supremely comfortable vessel capable of holding her own in a competitive setting, and Royal

Hammacher Schlemmer Present the Cool New Sidewinding Circular Skates

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By Boogie

Posted 24 Mar 2015 8:54 pm

Hammacher Schlemmer is known for creating all sort of cool toys, like the Helicycle or the Rotating Air Hockey To Billiards Table we’ve showcased in the past. Now it’s time to present this awesome set of Sidewinding Circular Skates, which provide a similar experience to skateboarding, but without having to push yourself against the ground to propel yourself forward. All the rider has to do is place their feet on the two platforms and start moving! Since the two wheels aren’t connected, users can easily perform all sorts of tricks they couldn’t with a regular skateboard, while the two 10-inch

Golden Dreams Geneva Showcases Fabulous Custom iPhone 6 Collection

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By Boogie

Posted 24 Mar 2015 7:42 pm

Luxury brands are always coming up with new ways to customize de iPhone 6. We’ve already seen some extravagant releases by the likes of Goldgenie, Brikk, and Falcon — and now, Golden Dreams Geneva has unveiled a stunning collection of iPhones featuring white, rose, and yellow gold, as well as carbon fiber and fine leathers. The Carbon Edition, for instance, comes in Black, White, and Carbon Gold (which is carbon fiber coated in 99.9% pure gold), with prices ranging from about $4,100 to almost $6,000! The Desert edition, on the other hand, boasts genuine alligator leather back and a 24-carat

Shahid Khan, from Bumper Works to the Jacksonville Jaguars

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By lau

Posted 24 Mar 2015 2:42 am

The owner of Jacksonville Jaguars and one of the richest persons in the world was born on the 18th of July 1950 in a middle class family working in the construction industry in Lahore, Pakistan, while his mother taught math. His father was an entrepreneur, although a lawyer by profession and since the grandfather of Shahid had seven wives there were no less than 50 grandchildren. At the age of 16 Shahid moved to America to study at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and his first night in the country was spent at the YMCA, paying $2 a night

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