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Sinot Art of Life Superyacht

For an ultra luxurious floating mansion designed for billionaires, look no further than Sinot's "Art of Life" superyacht. This 115-meter ship not only has an owner's state room and private lounge on the main deck and upper deck with multiple skylights as well as floor-to-ceiling windows, there's a large theater, complete with a 384-inch screen. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Cafe Yeonnam-Dong
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You'll feel as if you've stepped right into a comic book or cartoon after walking into Cafe Yeonnam-dong 239-20, which is actually also its address, in Seoul, South Korea. The entire shop has been plastered with comic book-inspired accents, right down to the cups, plates and furniture. Whether it be for a cup of coffee or to film a music video, this cafe fits the bill. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.

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MiniBig Amphibious Trailer

MiniBig looks like a normal trailer, but this one can be fitted with an outboard engine, transforming it into a functional boat. Simply park it on water, switch on the engine, and then sail off with up to three people comfortably. Want to stay overnight? You can easily and quickly configure the layout for sleeping. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.

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SolarImpulse Solar Yacht

There are solar vehicles, homes, and even robots, but now, SolarImpulse wants to bring the technology into the luxury yacht world. Measuring in at 23.9-meters, this sleek aluminum yacht is near silent when in operation, and sports stabilizing technology supported by two torpedo-shaped buoyancy bodies beneath the water surface to achieve physical wave decoupling, thus reducing roll by up to 90%. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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ioCamper Van

Why tow a camper, when you could fit the ioCamper inside just about any van? Designed by Tamas Laczko, a mechanical engineer from Bekescsaba, Hungary, the ioCamper is basically a mobile home inside a box that transforms a van and into a camper without requiring mechanical modification to the vehicle. That's right, simply roll it into a Volkswagen Crafter or a Mercedes Sprinter, and you're ready for the ultimate road trip. Once at your destination, users can remotely deploy the camper with their smartphone or tablet, which unfolds to four times its size within 5-10 minutes.Continue reading for another video and more information.

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Japanese Billionaire SpaceX Moon


Yusaku Maezawa, a Japanese billionaire and online fashion tycoon, was announced as the first man set to fly aboard a monster SpaceX rocket around the Moon as early as 2023, and he plans to bring six to eight artists along with him. Maezawa, 42, will be the first lunar traveler since the astronauts of the US Apollo 17 mission in 1972. Continue reading for another video and more information.

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SpaceX BFR Moon

SpaceX announced last week that it has signed the first private moon traveler, and it won't be using the company's Falcon Heavy rocket and Dragon crew capsule. That's right, Elon Musk's goal is to still fly around the moon, but using an even bigger rocket still in development, called the BFR, that has its own dedicated passenger ship. The flight may be a few years off, but one person has a guaranteed ticket around the moon once things do to take off. Continue reading for two more videos, a picture and additional information.

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First McDonalds Moscow

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On January 31, 1990, the first Soviet McDonald's opened in Moscow. At the time, it was the world's largest McDonald's, but one things you may not know is that all the McDonald's restaurants in all of the former Soviet Union are wholly owned by McDonald's Canada with no input from the US parent company. To overcome Soviet supply problems, the company creates its own supply chain, including farms, within the USSR. Unlike other foreign investments, the restaurant accepts rubles, not dollars, and is extremely popular, with waiting lines of several hours common in its early days. Continue reading for more pictures from its opening day.

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Hunter RMV Expedition Vehicle

Expedition vehicles are designed to go off-road, but very few have a military-grade chassis, that is unless...you're talking about the Hunter RMV 6.6 Predator. It's built on a 2.5-ton Light Military Tactical Vehicle chassis and can sleep five adults comfortable, complete with a fully-equipped kitchen, bathroom, sleeping area, and a host of storage space. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.

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Lexus LY 650 Yacht

Lexus is best known for their luxury cars, but did you know they also make luxurious yachts? Their latest model, the LY 650, measures in at measures 65' 5" long and 18' 8" wide, and it will be built by the Marquis-Larson Boat Group, a firm that specializes in "extensive experience with bespoke boat building". The production model will have three different levels, and include three state rooms that can sleep up to six people as well as three different bathrooms. Power will come from two different Volvo-sourced engines: the IPS 1200 and IPS 1350, paired with a 1,000 gallon diesel fuel tank. No word yet on pricing or availability. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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