Winston Churchill’s Custom Land Rover up for auction

Winston Churchill’s Custom Land Rover up for auction

While the SUV buyers have their eyes set on the 2013 Range Rover, the vintage car lovers are waiting to place their bids to own one of the rarest, custom made Land Rover once owned by Sir Winston Churchill. The vintage vehicle stored in a shed for 35 years is special for more then one reason. The original Series 1 Land Rover was given to the wartime prime minister as a present from car maker…

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To Do Pocket Notebooks

Calling your to-do list by another name isn’t going to change the way you feel about it. Whether it’s your “Honey Do List” for stuff around the house or a “Productivity Schedule” for the office, in your mind everything gets filed under the same list: Shit I Gotta Fucking Get Done. Just be honest and call it what it is. Uncensored and unapologetic, this handy little notebook helps you keep track of the shit you…

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Mercedes F125 Concept

Mercedes F125 Concept

Celebrating 125 years of the automobile, Mercedes is debuting its vision for the future of the luxo-barge, the F125 Research Vehicle. At the core of the concept is the company’s F-CELL Hydrogen/Electric Hybrid powerplant that boasts a total range of 621 miles. That range is a result of a carefully constructed system of a lightweight material mix of carbon fiber, aluminum, and high-strength steel. Couple that with new, lighter-weight lithium sulphur battery technology, which on…

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Planika Quadro 24k Gold Fireplace

Designer fireplaces have emerged as an inseparable part of contemporary interior. That’s why many companies are offering different and elegant fireplaces to suit the decor of your home. One such company is Planika that is well known for its range of designer bio fireplaces such as The Fire Box which is ideal to heat things up for a hot, romantic evening or a Fire Line Automatic that is fully automatic with a large LED display…

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Harmonic Divergence: The Wealthy Are Dropping the Dalai Lama’s Name, Literally

Former President George W. Bush and the Dalai Lama. By Brendan Smialowski/Bloomberg/Getty Images. It was big news last weekend when President Obama refused to let journalists into his private meeting with the Dalai Lama. The maneuver reflects increasing concerns in the U.S. that emphatic public support for the Tibetan leader will alienate Chinese officials, and in turn jeopardize our strategic interests in the world’s fastest growing economy. Like the president, a rising number of international…

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Orphiro’s Electric Motorcycle

Orphiro’s Electric Motorcycle

Orphiro’s Electric Motorcycle(TBA) is powered by rechargeable batteries and is totally electric. It reminds me of one of the old Harley-Davidson motorcycles from the 50′s. The bike reminds me of one of the old Harley-Davidson motorcycles from the 50′s. The bike’s lithium ion batteries with a motor that pushes a total of 72 volts, 60 miles on a charge, the top speed at 75mph. The bike is scheduled to launch in September and the pricing…

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An oral sex refresher course

Ask any woman how many times she’s laid on her back, bored and frustrated, her clit having retreated deep inside her, with some unfortunate, badly educated man between her legs, lapping like a thirsty dog, his tongue aching and almost numb, the only stiff part of him being his neck. I think you’ll be surprised at the answer.  I blame bad communication and porn. Remember the last time you watched a man giving oral sex…

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The most expensive Rolex ever to be sold at auction

At its May 16 sale of Important Watches in Geneva, Christie’s offered a wide selection of the world’s finest watches from renowned brands like Patek Philippe, Rolex and Vacheron Constantin. While the star lot, the Patek Philippe white gold single button chronograph wristwatch manufactured in 1928, fetched $3,6 million, a rare Rolex chronograph made in 1942 set a new record by selling for $1.16 million. The oversized stainless steel split seconds chronograph (reference 4113) has…

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Sesto Elemento, the most expensive Lamborghini, coming in late 2011

The most expensive and elegant Lamborghini is coming to the selected showrooms in late 2011. The Sesto Elemento concept, which turned heads at the Paris Motor Show late last year, is now being reported to be in the advanced stages of its development. If the sources are to be believed, the Lamborghini Sesto Elemento will see a limited production run of no more than 20 units, priced around €2 million (about $2.8 million). Anyway, Lamborghini…

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The Big Book of Breasts goes 3D

There’s a reason The Big Book of Breasts continues to be one of the most popular things on Cool Material. It’s a giant coffee table book filled with enormous, hi def pictures of huge boobs. Obviously it’s also the only book (other than The Big Butt Book) we’ve read cover to cover in quite some time. How could anyone possibly improve on something we already thought was perfect? By putting it in three dimensions. The…

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Rolex Pro-Hunter Matt Dayton MK3

When it comes to customized blacked out Rolex watches Pro-Hunter was one of the very early brands in the market. Even though it seemed like a completely new thing only last year, Pro-Hunter has been paying homage to iconic Rolex styles from the 50s and 60s for many years already. Here we take a look at their new Rolex Pro-Hunter Matt Daytona MK3. Watch case and bracelet come in matt black, the dial in matt…

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London Tweed Run 2011

London Tweed Run 2011

Ladies, Gentlemen, The third annual 2011 London Tweed Run will be held on 9 April, from 11:00 am. This friendly 10 mile jaunt around the Capital will take in London’s famous sites –– including St Paul’s, Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, Savile Row –– with a stop for a spot of tea, and ending with a bit of a knees-up out Shoreditch way. Registration opens at noon on Saturday 26 February 2011. Be sure to be…

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Maybach Excelero

Listen up Bruce Wayne, we found your new car. Created in 2005 for Faluda Tires to torture test a new obscene set of wide tires (25/65/36), the Maybach Excelero is just as much Batmobile as it is super luxe Mercedes Benz. With an Esacalade-ish curb weight and a face so menacing that even Christian Bale cowers in its presence, it’s one bad mofo. What are you getting with your one-off, have to be Bruce Wayne…

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Fulham Leather Sofa

It’s not easy to find an oversized couch that fits into a modern decor, but the Fulham Leather Sofa ($3,500-$5,000) should do just fine. Featuring a deep seat, foot-wide arms, and Matador leather upholstery with a matte finish and reverse seaming, the Fulham is hand built with a kiln-dried, triangle block hardwood frame and foam seats supported by coil springs, meaning it will provide optimum comfort for years to come whether you spring for the…

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New-Found Cornucopia of Exoplanets

The Kepler telescope team announces a trove By Rebecca Boyle Posted 02.02.2011 at 12:12 pm 5 Comments Kepler 10b Closeup NASA Updated: Scores of Earth-like planets orbit sun-like stars scattered throughout the Milky Way, NASA scientists said today. This morning, the agency released data on more than 1,000 new exoplanets, and early indications are that 54 of them are at just the right distance from their stars to harbor life as we know it. Today’s…

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Aston Martin V8 Vantage S

Slotted right under the V12 Vantage, the V8 Vantage S is a new performance variant from the well-regarded English marque that packs a slightly beefier version of the standard 4.7 liter V8. The newly-tweaked engine boasts 430 horsepower and matches that with performance tweaks like the new seven-speed Sportshift II transmission as well as improvements to the steering and braking system. Link

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Pagani C9 Huayra

  Its not everyday we get to bring you news of a brand new Pagani, and by the looks of things it’ll be a day remembered in supercar history. The AMG developed, twin-turbo V12 pumps out 700 horsepower with 738 lb-ft torque bringing the car to 62 miles per hour in just 3.2 seconds and will keep chugging along until it hits 230 miles per hour. Link via: acquiremag

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Ron de Jeremy Rum

Yes, it’s exactly what you think it is. Hand crafted by 72-year old master distiller Francisco “Don Pancho” Fernandez, Ron de Jeremy Rum ($TBA) is a high-end dark rum that’s oak aged for seven years, resulting in a rich, smooth flavor with hints of vanilla, sugarcane, fruit, and spices, and comes in a bottle with the Hedgehog’s mug on the label. No word yet on whether it has any, ahem, “enhancing” properties. [Thanks, Dennis] Via:…

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HD3 Slyde by Jorg Hysek

Jorg Hysek’s HD3 is as close to a genuine “iWatch” as you can get. The smartphone inspired design combines sophisticated engineering and a tactile touchscreen for displaying the time. The HD3 is also first and foremost, a watch. No extra unnecessary bells and whistles here. They’ve designed unique and customizable time interfaces to display multiple complications that can be easily accessed via the watches touchscreen. Link / Source

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