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  • Startup Step-By-Step: No Cryptocountry For Old Men

    Startup Step-By-Step: No Cryptocountry For Old Men

    “Let’s make a country,” my friend Rich said. He was serious. He and I were talking outside of a bitcoin conference in New York. It was April, 2014 and we were inside the Javits Center, the glass abomination on the Hudson that event goers hated. It was raining wildly and the crypto-folks were bumping into each other as they milled about talking about the future of money. I… Read More

  • Dior phone to woo Chinese, Russians, damn fools


    Christian Dior SA has teamed up with ModeLabs to create a beauoooootiful cellphone/speakerphone kit that will cost about $5,000. Why are they so expensive? Because people who buy things like this are stupid. While I could see, perhaps, purchasing a Dior dress to wear to a loved one’s murder trial I definitely couldn’t see someone like Naomi Campbell doing much damage with this… Read More

  • Show off your insecurities aggressively with this remote

    Nothing says "I have an assload of money" like a $30,000 pure gold remote control. I’d suggest keeping the price tag on this beauty for when you have company over, just so everyone knows that it’s more than a fancy puck-shaped remote. It’s Danish, too, so try to slip that into the conversation somewhere. Not to skimp on the features, this trouser-snake-elongating… Read More

  • Newsflash: Working for Google early on makes you rich

    This lady’s name is Bonnie Brown. She’s a skillionaire. She wasn’t always rich, though. Back in 1999, she was making $450 a week as a masseuse for Google, which at that time had 40 employees. Boy oh boy, Google must have known it was going to be huge to hire a masseuse for only 40 people. The last company I worked for had over 300 people and there was no masseuse and no free… Read More

  • Nokia Releases 8800 Sirocco In Gold

    If you thought the gold D&G RAZR was a hit, get a load of what Nokia is trying pull off. The new 8800 Sirocco Gold edition is heading to a store near you — that’s assuming you live in Europe. This phone is completely over the top. Featuring 18-carat gold plating, the 8800 Sirocco Gold features scratch-resistant glass, sapphire-coating, and white gold accents. Sounds like a… Read More

  • Boeing 747 Simulator


    Seeking the ability to fly more frequently, a Sydney-based amateur pilot put his money where his hobby is. The man shelled out a staggering $230,000 to create the most authentic 747-flying experience outside of a cockpit. Read More