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Billionaire Buccaneer Seized Argentinian Navy’s Flagship Over Unpaid Debt

What do you do when a sovereign nation refuses to pay its debt to you? Most people wouldn’t, couldn’t do anything … but not billionaire Paul Singer. He decided to play pirate: A billionaire buccaneer from Wall Street declared war on Argentina [...]

Fresh Air in a Can

When authorities don’t seem to be taking air pollution seriously, China’s billionaire Chen Guangbiao tried to raise awareness in a very unusual way: he’s selling canned of fresh air collected from remote regions of [...]

Court Case Could Force Quebecois to be Married Against Their Will

In Quebec, where over a million people are unmarried but cohabiting, such couples are recognized as “de facto spouses,” but the law put them under no obligation to each other if they break up. However, a “palimony” case involving an unnamed billionaire and his de facto spouse of ten years could end that. The couple [...]

Richard Branson Ice Cubes

The only place you’ll get the pleasure of drinking a beverage filled with ice cubes shaped in the likeness of Richard Branson is in the new Upper Class Cabin section of Virgin Atlantic Airlines. Which is kind of a step up from First Class, I guess. But even if you never fly in such rarefied [...]

Awesome Iron Man Stained Glass Lamp

Referring to Tony Stark as “bright” is an understatement, but this stained glass lampshade, made by DeviantARTist mclanesmemories and shaped like Iron Man’s helmet, is certainly a bright idea in home decor! The geometric stained glass look is pretty square, representing Tony’s scientific side, while the vibrant colors reveal the billionaire playboy beneath the armor. This [...]

Institute plans to build floating city

Paypal billionaire Peter Thiel has pumped $1.25 million in to the project to help it become a reality. In a plan that sounds like something out of the…

Petite Lap Giraffe

[YouTube Clip] DirectTV is pulling an Old Spice with a new series of ads featuring a creepy Russian billionaire who favors opulence and … OMG! What is that? Petite Lap Giraffe! We so want one! What are we talking about again?

$47K Food Bill, $7K Tip: Just a Friday Night Out for Russian Billionaire Roman Abramovich

Recession? What recession? Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich dropped $47,000 on food last Friday at Nello’s in New York City. Note that a lucky waiter/waitress got a $7000 tip: Link

First Clown in Space

Canadian billionaire Guy Laliberte is paying $35 million to catch a ride to the International Space Station on a Russian spacecraft later this month. Laliberte calls himself “the first clown in space.” Cirque du Soleil founder Guy Laliberte told reporters he plans to tickle the professional astronauts while they’re sleeping, and he’s also bringing red clown [...]