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Leap Coffee Shop Bus

Forget Starubucks, or any other expensive coffee shop for that matter, and hop onto Leap in San Francisco. This luxury commuter bus boasts a coffee bar, free WiFi and a relaxing laid-back vibe. While most buses (besides touring and home conversions) are designed purely for transportation, this one adds some style with distressed-wood-panel accents and rows of elevated window-facing barstools, circular seating areas for collaboration. Continue reading for a video and more information.

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Heir Force One

No, Heir Force One isn't a typo, but rather a specially converted Airbus A320-232 that features luxury clubman style recliner seats, a large double bed and even a shower room in the presidential area. It's the preferred mode of transportation for Prince Charles on his tour of the United States for a total of 4-days. Continue reading for more.

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Amilla Fushi Resort

Planning a spring / summer vacation away from the hustle and bustle? Then you might want to check out the newly opened Amilla Fushi Resort in Maldives, which is situated on the island of Amilla at Baa Atoll. In addition to the over-water bungalows, it's surrounded by white beaches, lush vegetation, and all the amenities you'd expect from a 5-star resort, such as superb service, Michelin-quality food, along with the finest wines. Guests can pick from their choice of Beach, Lagoon or Ocean Reef Houses, but for anyone who doesn't like being over water, 12-meter high tree houses are also available. Continue reading for 10 more pictures.

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Atlas Survival Shelter

This looks like a small hole in the ground, but once you step inside, you'll see that it's a luxurious hideout by Atlas Survival Shelters. This company specializes in creating underground, galvanized corrugated pipe survival shelters with 1-2 bunker entrances/exits for emergencies. They come in 8', 9', 10', 11', and 12' diameters and lengths of up to 50'. Continue reading for a video, more pictures and additional information.

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Bugatti La Finale

At the Geneva Motor Show, Bugatti unveiled its 450th and final Veyron, the Grand Sport Vitesse La Finale. It has already been sold to a collector in the Middle East and probably for much more than the €2.3-million ($2.6-million) MSRP when all the extra options are added in. It's powered by a quad-turbocharged 8.0L W-16 that generates 1,183 horsepower and 1,106 lb-ft of torque, enabling it to spring from 0-62mph in just 2.5-seconds, with a world record top speed of 254mph. Continue reading for a video, more pictures and additional information.

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Igloo Village Switzerland

Many consider this winter to be one of the coldest in recent times, and while some are trying to stay inside as much as possible, others are looking to get out of the house and into warmer environments. For those looking to warm up in a snowy village, look no further than Igloo Village in Zermatt. Lying in the whirlpool and enjoying the open view of the Matterhorn is possible at this resort, consisting of 34 snow beds and even a Romantic Igloo Suite with a private whirlpool (above). Continue reading for more.

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McLaren P1 GTR

Finally, the 2015 McLaren P1 GTR has officially been revealed, and it's definitely no slouch. Packing a 3.8L twin-turbocharged V8 engine, paired with an electric motor, that generates a monstrous 986 horsepower (789 from the petrol-powered engine and 197 ponies from the electric motor). To keep the weight down, the vehicle's body panels are crafted from ultra lightweight carbon fiber, including the new roof and engine cover - components that were previously glass. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and additional information.

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Ultra Luxury Yacht

Even the most luxurious yachts don't normally come equipped with indoor pools, aquariums, and speedboat parking, but this one is the exception. CRN's, a brand of the Ferretti Group, "j'ade" is basically a 60m vessel that was designed to feel at one with the sea, boasting special full height windows that provide exceptionally wide panoramic view. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Tardis Ring

When is a ring, not just a piece of metal you wear on your finger? When custom jewelry designer Drew Rummell creates a line of ultra geeky Doctor Who-themed TARDIS jewelry, three different rings and a pendant to be exact. All of them have been beautifully crafted with precious metals (platinum, white gold, rose gold, yellow gold, or sterling silver), sparkling diamonds and blue sapphires, especially the ring you see above. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Suspended Tent

Think of Dom'Up as the ultimate getaway for those who love camping in the outdoors, but want some of the luxuries found at home, like insects not getting into everything. This tent of sorts can be built in less than two days and is designed to be suspended between two trees, using a proprietary suspension and anchor system that won't damage the trees. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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