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Gold Laptops

If you really want to get on the Internet in style, how about a 24 kt gold and diamond MacBook Pro, available in 13 inch, 15 inch, and 17 inch styles. Or you have the option of acquiring a 24kt gold covered MacBook Air 11 inch laptop. These are available from Computer Choppers.

One Lego Brick for $15,000

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Here is a toy for the very wealthy. How would you like to play with Lego blocks where one block sells for $14,449.99. Why so high? The Lego brick is made out of solid 14K gold. These bricks were originally given to Lego employees who had worked for the company for 25 years. These 'gold bricks' are very rare, causing the collectible value to be so high.

The Most Expensive Car in the World

Have an extra $41 million? If so, here's a great vehicle for you to park in your garage. A 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO. It is currently owned by an American and offered for sale through a London Broker. The car has a V-8 engine, left hand drive, and reaches a speed of 170-mph. It is only one of 39 ever made. At this price, who cares what sort of mileage the automobile gets.

A Gold Christmas Tree for Only $4.2 Million

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This will make your Christmas spirits very bright. A real gold Christmas tree decorated with a few dozen Disney character ornaments including Mickey Mouse and Tinker Bell. Talk about the lucky 8's, it is about 8 feet tall and has 88 pounds of gold. This masterpiece was made by a jewelry store in Tokyo, Japan. Tanaka Kikinzoku Jewelry said that it took two months to create. It is available for a reasonable $4.2 million. Picture courtesy of news.cn

Top California Real Estate for Sale: Luxury Homes

Looking for the best of the best in terms of top homes? The mansion you are looking for may be on this list. Here is the highest quality California real estate currently for sale. Pacific Heights
2901 Broadway St
San Francisco, CA 94115
$34,000,000
8 bedrooms 7.5 bathrooms
Pacific Union International 23660 Malibu Colony Road
Malibu, CA
$18,950,000
5 bedrooms 8 bathrooms
Westside Estate Agency Picacho Lane
Montecito's Golden Quadrangle
$34,000,000
Rebecca Riskin and Associates

Here's a Great Holiday Gift: Abe Lincoln's Autograph for $900,000

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A Civil War related document signed by President Abraham Lincoln is up for sale, available from the Raab Collection in Philadelphia. The document is dated is dated April 19, 1861. It is offered at a reasonable $900,000. The document involved the blockade of blockades of Confederate ports. This strategy was considered an act of war.

Would You Pay $20.1 million for a One Bedroom House?

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Imagine a 10,000 square foot mansion with only one bedroom. This was the Los Angeles home of Hollywood producer Richard Zanuck, and according to the The Wall Street Journal, it sold for $20.1 million. Although the house has just one bedroom, it also has a movie theater, a tennis court, an Arnold Schwarzenegger designed gym, plus two guest houses. The house is located in Beverly Park, a gated community. The buyer's name was not disclosed.
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BillionairesLife.com 2012 Holiday Shopping List

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It's time to create your shopping lists. Here are some great luxury gifts for your friends and relatives. These would also make great gifts for you so give this list to your friends and relatives, showing them what you would like to have for the holidays.

1. A private paradise island off the Florida Keys for only $12,000,000.
2. Buy your own town in Montana and become a mayor.
3. Your own personal submarine. Price? If you have to ask, you can't afford it.

4. Two pennies? Yes, a 1792 Silver Center penny for $1.15 million. And a 1943 penny made with bronze, minted in San Francisco. It is only one of four pennies of this type, as all others that year were made with steel.
5. Edvard Munch's "The Scream", one of the most famous paintings in the art world. $119,922,500. 6. Parking space in New York City: $1 Million

7. A trip to Mars. Make your reservation now. 8. Not one but two cars: a Koenigsegg Agera at $2.1 million and the Aston Martin One-77 at $…

Wizard of Oz Dress Hammered at almost Half a Million Dollars

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At Julien's Auctions in Beverly Hills, the dress that Judy Garland wore in the famous Wizard of Oz movie, was auctioned off at $480,000. The buyer was not disclosed. The outfit, described as a blue and white gingham pinafore dress, was made by Adrian Greenberg, noted MGM costume designer.

Trump Sells Golf Course House for $5 Million Below Asking

Donald Trump has sold his Golf Course House, located in Rancho Palos Verdes, for $5 million below the asking price. This 11,000 square foot home has five bedrooms, nine bathrooms, a library, a game room, a wine room, a four car garage, and a pool. The mansion sold for $7.15 million.

Babe Ruth Yankees Jersey sold for $4.4 million

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At a SCP Auctions event, the first Babe Ruth Yankees jersey was hammered for $4.4 million. Interestingly, the buyer was another auction house, Leland’s. Other items that sold include Babe Ruth's cap sold for $537,278 and his bat went for $591,007.

Castlewood Manor Up for Auction

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Castlewood Manor, located in Telluride, Colorado, is up for auction on Friday, November 2, 2012 at 11:00 AM MT, through J.P. King Premier Auctions. This mansion was last listed unfurnished at $23.9 Million. The minimum Bid is only $9.9 Million!

A Cocktail with Hundred Year Old Ingredients for $8,824

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Imagine a drink that includes a 1778 Clos de Griffier vieux cognac, a 1770 Kummel liqueur, and an 1860 Dubb orange Curacao. The cocktail was designed by famous bartender Salvatore Calabrese. The price of this drink is $8,824, which set a record with the Guinness World Records as the most expensive cocktail.

The $2.5 Million Bra

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Victoria's Secret will have the beautiful Brazilian supermodel Alessandra Ambrosio wear the $2.5 million fantasy bra. What is amazing is that Ambrosio just had a baby five months ago. This pushup bra, designed by London Jewelers, has 5,200 gems set in gold. The bra comes with a matching belt. In case you missed last year's fantasy bra from Victoria's Secret, worn by Miranda Kerr, check out the following video:

Bonnie and Clyde Guns Sell for $500,000

The guns that were owned by Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow, and recovered from them after they were killed in 1934 have sold at auction for about $500,000. The auction was conducted by RR Auction. Bonnie's sold for $264,000 and Clyde's sold for $240,000.They were purchased by an anonymous Texas collector.

Buy a Moon Rock for $350,000

Not everyone owns a moon rock. As a matter of fact, genuine moon rocks are hard to get. Here is your chance. only $350,000.

$1,000,000 for One Penny

A penny from the 1940's sold for one million dollars to Bob R. Simpson, the co-chairman of the Texas Rangers. It is a 1943 penny made with bronze, minted in San Francisco. It is only one of four pennies of this type, as all others that year were made with steel.

Two Pound Truffle Sold for $300,000

It is considered the most expensive food in the world. Truffles are a type of fungi used in gourmet food preparation. A two pound truffle recently sold for $300,000. Truffles have become so valuable that a black market has begun in them and organized crime has gotten involved. Some people consider truffles an aphrodisiac.

James Bond's Bathing Suit Up for Auction

Do you remember the blue bathing trunks that Daniel Craig wore in the movie, Casino Royale? They are going to be sold at a charity auction next month and part of the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the release of the Dr No movie. The high estimate for the swim trunks is £5,000. The auction will be held by Christie's South Kensington on Friday October 5. You also have the opportunity to bid on the 2008 Aston Martin 6 Litre V12 DBS 2-Door Coupe from the 007 movie Quantum of Solace. It has an estimate sale price of £100,000 to £150,000.

Most Expensive House For Sale: Almost Half a Billion Dollars

The most expensive home currently listed in England, and possibly the most expensive listing in the world right now, is a 45 bedroom 6,000 square foot mansion in London, which has been listed for $487.38 million. According to the real estate broker, the house is a great opportunity, as the only other homes in London that are even comparable are are Bridgewater House next to St James's Palace, and Dudley House, in Mayfair. Better make your offer now.

$315 Nike Sneakers

Nike has just released its LeBron X with Nike+ Basketball Technology sneakers for $315.

World's Most Expensive Cars

The world's most expensive cars include the Koenigsegg Agera at $2.1 million and the Aston Martin One-77 at $1.87 million.

$666 Hamburger

How about a reasonably priced hamburger for $666 with caviar on top? Then you can top it off with a $1000 ice cream sundae.

Haunted Celebrity Mansion for Sale

Do you believe in ghosts? If not, maybe this haunted celebrity mansion is for you:

How You Can Fly Above Water with the Power of Water

Have you ever wanted to fly with one of those personal jet packs you see in the movies, just like James Bond? Well now you can, and you can fly anywhere that there is water, with a Jetlev Water Jet Pack. Check it out:

Get a US Green Card for only $1,000,000

For all you non-American billionaires out there that want to move to the United States, here is your chance. For only one million dollars, you can get an EB-5 Visa which allows you to move to the US and live there. The money must be invested in a business, either new on one that was created recently. If the business is in a high unemployment area, the investment only needs to be $500,000. At least ten jobs must have been created or preserved within two years.

A Vacation for Billionaires who REALLY Want to Get Away

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Have you traveled around the world? Have you already visited every country that you ever wanted to see? Then how about a trip to Mars? A company based in Holland called Mars One is planning to send four people on a one-way trip, yes, one-way, to Mars by 2023. The goal is to create a settlement on the planet by sending more people up every two years.

Parking Space for Sale: Only $1 Million

Finally, if you live in New York, this is what you have been waiting for. Your own parking space that is all yours, that you can own free and clear. Cost is only $1 million. It is located at 66 Est 11th Street and measures 23 feet long by 12 feet wide.

Roy Lichtenstein's Sleeping Girl $45 million

The 1964 painting by Roy Lichtenstein, "Sleeping Girl", was hammered at almost $45 million at a Sotheby's auction.

$120 Million for The Scream

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Edvard Munch's "The Scream", one of the most famous paintings in the art world, was hammered for a record price of $119,922,500 at a Sotheby's auction in New York City.

Would You Buy a Penny for a Million Dollars?

A 1792 Silver Center penny was hammered at $1.15 million at a Heritage Auctions sale. It was one of the first coins ever made by the U. S. Mint. The coin has a silver plug in the center of a copper disk. This is one of the highest prices ever paid for a coin.

$130 Check Sells for $160,000

Yes, a $130 check sold for $160,000; of course the check was tfor the original purchase to the right for Superman. The check was from Detective Comics, later changed its name to DC Comics, wrote to Jerome Siegel and Joe Shuster, the Superman creators. The online auction was held by New York-based ComicConnect.

$130 Million for a Collectable Stock Certificate

A man who bought a collectible stock certificate of the Palmer Union Oil Company for less than $5 thought he became a multi-multi-millionaire, as he discovered that the company was subsequently taken over by a series of companies which was eventually taken over by Coca Cola. The family of the man filed suit on behalf of the man's estate against Coke claiming the certificate was worth $130 million. Later, the family's attorneys amended the suit to $12,000 to $15,000 due to reverse stock splits that were not taken into consideration. However, Coca Cola responded that the collectible stock certificate is totally worthless. One of the main reasons was that the certificate was stamped Canceled. The family is lucky that the SEC didn't go after them for trying to pass off a stock certificate that was clearly cancelled as one that is redeemable.

The $69 Hot Dog

If you live in New York City, you now have access to the world's most expensive hot dog.

Submarines Now Replacing Yachts for Multi-Millionaires

If you just have a yacht, you are not keeping up with the Jones's. The latest recreational water vehicle for the wealthy is now the personal submarine. (Of course, many billionaires have both.) James Cameron, Paul Allen, and Richard Branson have one.

A Ring Made Out of a Giant Diamond

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Most rings are made with gold, platinum, or silver. but now, Shawish Jewelry, based in Switzerland, has created a ring entirely made out of a large diamond. It took a year to create. The price is a reasonable $70 million.

Pictures of Marilyn Monroe to be Auctioned

100 photographs of Marilyn Monroe will be sold at auction later this month by celebrity auctioneer Darren Julien's Hollywood Legends on March 31 and April 1. The photos include the copyrights. Other items will also be sold at the auction including letters signed by Monroe.

Buy Your Own Town - Become a Mayor

How would you like to be a mayor of your own town, and receive rental income in addition? The town of Pray, Montana is available for sale for a reasonable $1.4 million. The town is located in Paradise Valley near Yellowstone National Park. The town, which has its own post office, also includes a general store, a trailer park, and a commercial building.

Buy a $3 Million San Francisco Mansion for $150

How would you like to own a beautiful mansion located in the exclusive Pacific Heights area of San Francisco for only $150. The 3000 square foot house is worth $2.9 million and has three bedrooms, three bathrooms, and a gourmet chef's kitchen. Enjoy a beautiful view of San Francisco Bay from the elegant living room.

How can you get such a great house at such a great price? You just have to be the winner of the drawing, sponsored by the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco. Each entry ticket sells for $150 each. More info can be found at sfraffle.com. Tell them BillionairesLife.com sent you.

Valentine Cupcake for $55,000

Valentine's Day is just a few days away. Here's an idea for a gift. A $55,000 red velvet cupcake with an 8-carat diamond ring adorning the top from Cupcakes Gourmet, in conjunction with Warwick Jewelers.