Want to speed up your golf game and feel the wind in your hair as you surf the green turf? Then you’re in luck as the GolfBoard ($6500) is just about to change your golf game for good, in a fun and exciting way that is. The innovative GolfBoard has been expertly engineered to eliminate the boring cart-bound routine of travelling between holes whilst still improving your play speed and reducing harmful turf wear. Surf the terrain of your favourite natural landscapes effortlessly, an experience once reserved for just snowboarders and surfers. Get ready to experience a whole new and efficient way to travel on the golf course with the exciting GolfBoard.
Chairs, by definition, should be pretty simple things. We just use them for sitting on after all. But, despite their limited breadth of usefulness, this is no excuse for not making them look awesome. In this regard, it is clear that the legendary American designer, Charles Eames, was singing from the same hymn sheet with his timeless classic, the DSW Chair which, such is its extraordinary excellence, is on permanent display in the Musuem of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York. Don't try and sit on it though - the security guards get pretty mad! Originally released in 1948, the Charles Eames DSW Chair ($177) is a bit like a fine wine insomuch it has got better with age and it looks awesome in today's contemporary homes so if you're up for some new furniture, this iconic piece will be a good place to start.
The soon to be released LEGO Star Wars Slave Ship ($199) is made from a whopping 2000 lego pieces. Sure to be a challenge for young and old alike. The completed model measures 7"H x 17"L x 14"W in landing mode and comes with 4 minifigures with weapons including: Boba Fett, Bespin Guard, Stormtropper, and Han Solo in carbonite. Additional features include a rotating cockpit and wings for flight and landing mode, dual shooters and hidden blasters, and a display stand to show off your finished work in the characteristic upright flight position. Lego is expected to start shipping these kits after the holidays on January 15th.
If you have a house, and love wine you may want to consider The Spiral Wine Cellar ($25,000+). Spiral cellars are sunk into your homes foundation. It can be placed in the garage, basement, kitchen, pretty much anywhere on the ground floor or basement. It maintains optimum humidity, temperature and darkness and is reinforced with a concrete ring so it does not interfere with the integrity of your homes foundation. Installation takes 3-9 days and the cellar can hold between 650 and 1,870 bottles of wine depending on the size you get. More pics after the break.(more…)
If you have $110,000 burning a hole in your pocket, then you may want to rent out the Necker Belle. The Necker Belle ($110,000/week) is owned by Virgin owner, Richard Branson. It has four cabins which can accommodate 8 people. In total she can sleep up to 12, by converting the saloon and sleeping under the stars using the relaxation area on the upper deck. The hundred grand will get you 7 nights of use, 24 hour driver service at each port, and a crew of seven. The Necker Belle can accommodate fine or casual dining (in or outside) and comes stocked with a wide range of wines, beers, and spirits. So if you looking for a dream vacation, the Necker Belle may fit the bill.
The new Ferrari 458 Speciale ($250,000) is more of everything you love. The Speciale has upped its game over the 458 Italia by taking the 4.5-liter V8 and increasing the horsepower from 562 to 597 horses. Although the torque has stayed the same the driving weight has dropped about 100 pounds to 2844 pounds. All this gives you an impressive 0-62 mph time of 3.0 seconds. Like I said more of everything you love. Check out more pics after the break.(more…)