Feb 14th 2011 4:08PM Yes. return them to their home, where they can be stolen in peace and sold on the black market to anyone with enough cash, never to be seen by the public again.
Feb 12th 2011 11:55PM The $80,000 bid was placed as a reserve bid. It's not real.
The next bid is required to be $85,000. Nothing yet.
Feb 9th 2011 10:07PM They didn't take R&D costs and customer-sourced change requests into account?
Who are their lawyers? I just want to avoid them.
Feb 7th 2011 9:09PM Four thousand bucks. This is a joke, right?
How about spending the money on something useful, like cooking lessons or a large number of really good books? Or charity?
Jan 29th 2011 12:31AM I wonder how much she spent on the vomitorium and the cocaine cooler?
Honestly, historic properties can be a real headache. A friend of mine has just finished restoring an absolutely beautiful one and can't wait to get back into a nice, warm modern house.
Jan 1st 2011 9:14PM Me too!!
Dec 23rd 2010 11:23PM It looks great, but I'll bet there's a lot of wasted space hidden in those curves. A more conventional design can get a lot more usable real estate from that length.
Also, Mr. Joseph, it's 166 "feet", not "feat" (second paragraph).
And, yes, it looks nice.
Dec 23rd 2010 3:25AM Kudos to all of the readers of Luxist who can pay their electricity bills while the ultra-rich can't.
Dec 21st 2010 9:24PM "Stylish looks" aren't enough for a helicopter.
You need reliability, speed, comfort and reasonable operating expenses. This helicopter will cost more to operate than a regular one (more parts. maintenance), but anyone with enough money may find the speed increase justifies the additional expense.
The military may also like it as an alternative to the V-22 Osprey.
Then it all boils down to who's first to market. That's VERY important.
Dec 21st 2010 9:18PM That's what massive over-the-top parties are for.