Sunday, February 20, 2011

Northern Italy Medieval Castle for Sale


If you like castles, you might want to consider acquiring this one. Based in Torino, Italy, it features 39,826 square feet of space, including 30 bedrooms and 47 bathrooms that can accommodate 300 guests. Also included is a Romanic chapel built in the year 850. Heating and air conditioning throughout. If you have to ask how much it is, you can't afford it. The property is being offered by Sotheby's International Realty.

Patek Philippe Sky Moon Tourbillon 5002 P Watch for only $1.5 Million

The most expensive watch in the world is the Patek Philippe Sky Moon Tourbillon 5002 P, which retails for a measly $1.5 million. This double faced watch has 686 parts and is made out of platinum. The watchband is made from black crocodile leather.

Spring Training Tickets Going for as Much as $750


Spring training will be here in a matter of days. Ticket prices for regular baseball games continue to rise, but now tickets for spring training are also increasing. The game between the Yankees and the Red Sox in Fort Myers, Florida on March 14 are now going for $750 a piece.

Saturday, February 5, 2011

Factory Worker Finds $1.6 Million Ming Vase

A retired factory worker in Great Britain discovered a vase from the Ming dynasty dating around the early 1400's. He brought it in to the Duke's Auction House and was told it was worth about $1.6 million. It will be auctioned off in May.

$22 Million for San Francisco Island

Red Rock Island in San Francisco Bay, the only private island in the San Francisco bay area, is still up for sale at a price of $22 million. It supposedly has pirate gold buried there, and during the 1960's, there was a proposal to build a casino there. The island is 5.8 acres and is the center point for three counties.

Walk on Water and Fly Above Water for a little over $100,000

For the nominal price of a little over $100,000, you can have a water based jet pack that will allow you to fly above water as high as 50 feet. You can stay in the air for very long periods of time because the 'fuel' that pushes you in the air is basically the water from the lake or ocean that you are flying above. The company that makes this product is called JetLev. I can't wait to see this in the next James Bond movie. Check it out: