Of Course the World's Most Expensive Private Yacht Has Its Own Laser Shield

What does one do with an extra $590 million burning a hole in his pocket? Well, if one is Chelsea boss and multi-kagillionaire Roman Abramovich, one commissions the construction of a floating pleasure island replete with early-warning missile detection. The only thing it's missing are those cute mini-giraffes. »1/27/12 2:00am1/27/12 2:00am


Russian Billionaire Buys World's Largest Drill, Swears He Won't Drill To America

The following is not the plot to an upcoming Bond film: Russian bootstrap billionaire and Chelsea soccer club owner Roman Abramovich announced that his construction company, Infrastruktura, would spend $160 million on the world's largest drill. The drill, five meters wider than the current champ, built by the same… »3/27/08 1:20pm3/27/08 1:20pm