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Concrete Fortress

Always wanted to live on "The Edge" in a minimalist, yet modern, concrete fortress? If so, then look no further than this stunning home located in Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia. In addition to incredible views of the Coral Sea's white sand beaches, it features a high-end kitchen, dining room, an open living room with built-in fireplace, and a stunning granite day bed, complete with balcony and 10-meter infinity pool. One caveat: it'll set you back a cool $4.6-million USD. Continue reading for more pictures.

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Faena House Miami Penthouse

Sure, if you had $100-million burning a hole in your pocket, the last thing you'd probably worry about is choosing between $2.6-million Bugatti Chirons and penthouses. However, the massive 12,516-square-foot Faena House became Miami's most expensive by selling for a whopping $60-million USD in Miami, Florida. Located at the very top of a luxury hotel with panoramic ocean views, it offers a private concierge service, valet, fitness center, and even a private beach club. Inside, floor-to-ceiling glass walls encapsulate the living space, which houses five bedrooms, a living room, home theater, two custom kitchens, and a private elevator. Continue reading for the video news report and more pictures.

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TriFan 600 Personal Jet

If money is no object, you could walk, bike, drive, or fly to work in a TriFan 600 VTOL. This transforming vertical-takeoff personal jet can accommodate five passengers as it utilizes a trio of ducted fans to takeoff and land from areas no larger than a heliport. Once in the air, the aircraft shuts off one of the fans and engages its dual turboshaft engines, reaching full cruising speed in a mere 90-seconds. The TriFan 600 has a 1,200-miles range, and a maximum cruising altitude of over 30,000-feet. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one showing how to make chocolate LEGO bricks

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Mathematician House

Math can be found everyday, including the "Integral House", nestled in Rosedale, Toronto, and designed by James Stewart - a millionaire mathematician who made his fortune from writing 30 bestselling calculus textbooks - in collaboration with architects Brigitte Shim and Howard Sutcliffe. Spanning 18,000-square-feet, its flowing curves pay homage to the field of integral calculus, complete with panoramic views of the surrounding forest. Other luxurious amenities include: a private infinity pool and concert hall. Continue reading for more pictures.

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Jungle House

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Located deep in the forest, the Tepozcuautla House in Mexico is basically comprised of two concrete structures: one is used for service, while the other acts as the main areas - connected by steel bridges and a cantilevered staircase. Walking around on the bridge and staircase gives visitors the illusion of stepping directly on the lush landscape below. To keep things one with nature, there are gardens and terraces you can for fresh air. Continue reading for more pictures.

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Rolls-Royce Spirit of Ecstasy

Rolls-Royce vehicles are known for their iconic "Spirit of Ecstasy" (of "Flying Lady") hood ornament, and while it may look like a hot target for thieves, they do have a trick up their sleeve. They range from polished stainless steel, but can also be ordered in 24-carat gold plating or frosted crystal. All models released after 2003 have the ornament connected to a spring-loaded mechanism that automatically retracts into the radiator shell if hit from any direction Continue reading for a video showing what kind of options you can get on a $600,000 Rolls-Royce.

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Lamborghini Veneno Roadster

Limited to just 9-units worldwide, the Lamborghini Veneno Roadster sports exclusive alloy wheels, 2 forged composite bucket seats, and hand woven carbon-fiber interior upholstery. It's powered by a tuned version of the Aventador's 6.5L V12, producing 740-horsepower, enabling it to hit 62mph in just 2.9-seconds, while topping out at 221mph. One model, with just 56-miles on the odometer, just sold for a whopping $5.5-million - not bad considering it retailed for $3.6-million when released. Click here for more pictures of the Veneno Roadster. Continue reading for an epic on-board ride video and more information.

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Ex Machina Home

Ex Machina is a science fiction psychological thriller that revolved around a programmer invited by his CEO to administer the Turing test to an intelligent humanoid in an ultra modern home. Casa Di Chiari e Stefano, designed by duearchitetti, looks to be straight from that world. Offering panoramic views of the residential district beneath in Verese, Italy, while the interior is covered in grey concrete walls. This two-level home sits upon a solid rock foundation and boasts a fitness area, an open terrace, as well as a garage that all utilize sliding panels instead of doors. Continue reading for more pictures.

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Aston Martin Vulcan Track

Limited to just 27-units worldwide, the 2,976-pound Aston Martin Vulcan was designed to tear up the track, thanks to a naturally-aspirated 7.0L V12 engine that produces 820-horsepower @ 7750rpm and 575 pound-foot of torque @ 6500rpm, paired with a 6-speed sequential transmission. It can go from 0-60mph in 3.0 seconds, with a top speed of 204mph. Click here to view more images of the Vulcan. Continue reading to hear its glorious exhaust sound.

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Syros Summer House

At first glance, this may appear to be an alien planet from Interstellar, but it's actually the Syros Summer House by architecture firm Block722. Located on the Greek island of Syros in the Aegean Sea, this luxurious compound is comprised of four separate living quarters, all surrounding an interior pool and open outdoor areas for recreation. The open floor plans feature large glass doors and windows to bathe the interior with natural light and a cool sea breeze. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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