Abu Dhabi's top hotel is upping the ante in the race for Gulf glitz: adding a gold-dispensing machine.
The ATM-style kiosk in the Emirates Palace monitors the daily gold price and offers small bars up to 10 grams or coins with customized designs.
It's the idea of a German entrepreneur, Thomas Geissler, who began testing the cash-for-gold machines in his native country in 2009. The Abu Dhabi debut on Wednesday is billed as the first international foray for Geissler's "Gold to Go" brand.
Seriously, this is what we've come to? What ever happened to hens that lay golden eggs? I swear, rich people piss me off so bad. Unless you are, in which case I think you're the cat's meow camel's hump. Be my sugar daddy?
This is the incredibly ridiculous Russian 'Sberbank Visa Infinite' credit card. It's made of pure gold and has 26 diamonds in it. It makes me hate wasteful rich people even more than I did before, which was already a lot. The card costs $100,000 to obtain, $65,000 of which g... / Continue →
This is the Anliker McLaren SLR 999 Red Gold Dream. It started as a Mercedes SLR McLaren, but apparently after you do so much gaudy shit to something you get to rename it. You and I will now refer to it as the USS Boobooprise. It was created under the watchful retarded eye o... / Continue →
Have a spare $189,000 lying around? I'll f***ing kill you. Twice if you buy a solid gold iPad.
UK-based luxury gadget designer Stuart Hughes has come to the rescue with a solid gold, diamond-encrusted version of Apple's "magical" and "revolutionary" tablet.
The price is Â£... / Continue →