Visualizing What a Billion Dollars Looks Like with Windows Notepad

If you want to laugh out loud at the ridiculousness of being rich and feel embarrassed about your bank account at the same time, here's a little exercise for you. Type $100,000 in a notepad app. That's a lot of money! Then type that 10 times in a row for a million. Even more money! And finally, type $100,000 10,000… » 7/19/13 9:00pm 7/19/13 9:00pm

The Million-Euro Cellphone is A Smorgasbord of Diamonds, Croc and…

This is 1.43 million bucks-worth of telephone. It is hideous. Made by Swiss company Goldvish, the Le Million (what a name, just reeks of (cl)ass, doncha think?) comes in a choice of red, yellow or white gold. Tastefully studded with diamonds and what looks like crocodile skin (although surely croc is far too prosaic… » 12/21/07 7:14am 12/21/07 7:14am

Details Surface About the $1 Million Laptop


We're finding out more about that mysterious $1 million laptop we told you about last week. It turns out you actually get fairly up-to-date tech for your million dollars, including a 17-inch LED backlit screen, a 128-gig hard disk and a slot-loading Blu-ray drive. Still, that's not quite a million dollars' worth of… » 3/26/07 3:40pm 3/26/07 3:40pm

Mysterious Million-Dollar Laptop Pictures and Video Surface


Here's a mystery this morning, pictures and a video that landed in our tip box of what is said to be a million-dollar laptop. It's quite beautiful indeed in its pink and black colors, but we're scratching our heads and wondering what makes it worth $1 million. A visit to the Luvaglio London website offers no clues;… » 3/22/07 11:15am 3/22/07 11:15am