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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
When money is no object, things like the Inkas Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG Armored Limousine sound reasonable, even at $1-million. Inkas, an armored vehicle company from Canada, completely revamped the standard G63 AMG, fitting it with ultra plush chairs (heating, cooling and massaging functions included), a satellite television system, full-size fridge, and a color-changing LED system that displays "different animations ranging from business mode to various romantic themes". Under the hood, you'll find a 5.5L twin-turbocharged V8 that generates 537bhp. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
If you're ever in Dubai and see flashing lights behind you, it's best to pull over, as trying to outrun their Bugatti Veyron might not be the best idea. Other vehicles on the force include: a Nissan GT-R, Ferrari FF, Bentley Continental, Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG, BMW M6, Mercedes-Benz G-Class Brabus, McLaren MP4-12C and an Audi R8. We wouldn't be surprised if a LaFerrari and McLaren P1 pops up next. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny work pictures and geek life gallery. Continue reading for an incredibly high-resolution (10K) viral video of Rio de Janeiro.