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  • September 18, 2014
    "Hey -- check out the picture of this @sshole." Netropolitan is a new social network for the rich. It costs $9,000 to join and $3,000 yearly in membership dues. It's supposed to serve the purpose of an 'online country club'. I just joined. Oh -- and I just got my first wa... / Continue →
  • August 26, 2014
    After a whirlwind of bidding activity, a 9.0-graded copy of Action Comics #1 sold on eBay yesterday for a whopping $3.2-million, the most ever paid for a comic book (another copy sold in 2011 for $2.1-milllion). For reference, I typically buy comics in the $3 - $5 range and ca... / Continue →
  • August 26, 2014
    Screen looks small. This is the Star Wars themed home theater built for an undisclosed couple (smart) by Seattle based custom theater designer DillonWorks. It looks legit. The perfect place to watch my favorite movie of the franchise, Star Wars Into Darkness. "GW? Please g... / Continue →
  • August 20, 2014
    This is the Renovo Coupe, a 500HP electric sports car with a Shelby American chassis (based on the 1964 - 65 Shelby Daytona Coupe) and 1,000 ft-pounds of torque that can rocket you from 0 - 60MPH in 3.4 seconds. For reference, it takes my car almost a minute and a half to get ... / Continue →
  • August 13, 2014
    These are some examples of the beautifully crafted wooden gaming tables designed and built by Geek Chic. The tables range in price from $2,500 - $16,000 and "have two surfaces - a removable top and a recessed playing area. You can customize the number of player stations, drawe... / Continue →
  • May 16, 2014
    This is the drinking itinerary for the Ultimate Drink Connoisseur's Holiday, a drinking vacation that takes you to ten different locations around the world (including Monaco, Cognac and Dubai) to sample some of the rarest and most expensive drinks and cocktails. It costs £750,... / Continue →
  • April 2, 2014
    Remember Rick Hamel's 'Mythical Beast' R/C fire-breathing jet-powered dragon plane (links to original article with pics and videos)? Well now you can buy one from (who else?) Hammacher Schlemmer for $60,000. Or you could spend that money on two new cars, because SPOILER: that... / Continue →
  • April 1, 2014
    This is the $185,000 Onyx Sofa from Peugeot. It measures 3-meters (~10-feet) long, 800-pounds, and is made from a chunk of volcanic rock and carbon fiber. It does not look like the sort of sofa I'd want to throw myself down on. Or make love on. Make love TO? Maybe. Regar... / Continue →
  • April 1, 2014
    Finally, some decent Happy Birthday and wedding themed ass-wiping paper! This is the $250/roll gold foil embossed toilet paper produced by German manufacturer Tissue Design (previously: $1.3-million a roll 22-karat gold toilet paper -- this is the pauper's version). It's not ... / Continue →
  • March 14, 2014
    This is a pool built by Agor Engineering that has a wooden floor that can be raised and lowered hydraulically (previously: these concrete ones). You can adjust the height too, so if you just want to sit in tit-deep water and sip cocktails, you can do that. Or you can make it... / Continue →
  • February 20, 2014
    This is the Lover's Deep, a luxury submarine that rich people can rent to have sex in under the sea. It costs $145,000/night per person though and there's a two-night minimum, so unless you're planning on bringing a love doll for the least romantic getaway of all time, the min... / Continue →
  • February 11, 2014
    This is the £3,250,000 (~$5.35-million) Victorian mansion for sale in London. It has 7,000 square feet, 11 bedrooms, a ton of shitters, and a spaceship playhouse in the attic. Obviously, the kids that grew up there were spoiled rotten. Although those mission control computer... / Continue →
  • January 28, 2014
    This is Van Cleef & Arpels' $245,000 *coughing up tuna salad on rye* Complication Poétique Midnight Planétarium, a watch with a 369-piece movement that displays our solar system's visible planets moving around the watch's face in real-time. The shooting star also tells regular... / Continue →
  • January 10, 2014
    This is a $278,000 Hello Kitty pearl necklace. It was made with Mikimoto pearls to celebrate Hello Kitty's 40th anniversary next year. Can you believe she's turning 40? She doesn't look a day over six. Could you imagine wearing a quarter of a million dollars in pearls aroun... / Continue →
  • January 8, 2014
    This is the Flying Carpet Coffee Table from Duffy London (of this swingset dining table fame). It costs £1,495 (~$2,460, spit-takes blood) and has a base that looks like the carpet's shadow to give it that hovering appearance. Just to be clear though, it doesn't actually hov... / Continue →
  • December 16, 2013
    Because there is somebody out there who is rich and tasteless enough to literally want everything that they own gold-plated, Harrods in London is selling this 24k gold-plated X-Box One for £6000 ($9785). So, for $9,285 more than the regular version you get a shiny box. For re... / Continue →
  • December 3, 2013
    Have a couple hundred thousand dollars burning a hole in your pocket? I will follow you until it falls out your pant leg. Han Solo's iconic first-shooting DL-44 blaster is going up for auction. If its new owner doesn't superglue it to their hand they're wasting their money. ... / Continue →
  • November 26, 2013
    This is the Skull Armchair designed by French artist Harold Sangouard. It looks like a giant angular skull. But only from the back, from the front it just looks like an old-timey chair. One with an evil villain sitting in it! Close your eyes, what do you see? Is he strokin... / Continue →
  • November 26, 2013
    These are the closeup Death Star tiles created by Tom Spina Designs to deck the walls of some rich person's Star Wars themed home theater. Each tile is a foot square and 3-4 inches deep. No word what they cost but considering they were custom fabricated my guess is a fortune.... / Continue →
  • November 19, 2013
    This is the $15,000 Sportsman WV850 H.O. from Polaris. That's a pretty poor name. I would have called it the Unstoppable Earthf***er or something with STYLE. The all-terrain military inspired vehicle includes unpoppable TerrainArmor™ non-pneumatic tires which can stand up to... / Continue →