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Soon, Your Smartphone Will Tell You If You Are Drunk

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The day is not too far when your smartphones will tell you whether you are drunk or not, analyzing your walking patterns.

Recently, Brian Suffoletto from Stanford University in California, along with his colleagues from the University of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania showed their interest regarding whether the accelerometers embedded within most smartphones can be used to analyze changes in the walking patterns of the people when they are drunk.

Brian Suffoletto, after researching on the matter confirmed that the powerful sensors that we are carrying around with our smartphones are technically capable enough to tell you if you are dunk and can thus be used to best serve public health. Only the thing is that we need to learn how to use them in this direction, Brian added.

Brian, with his colleagues, performed a trial with the participation of  22 adults whose age were between 21 and 43. As a part of the trial, the 22 adults were asked to drink mixed vodka drinks until their breath alcohol concentration reaches to .20 per cent. Every hour for seven hours afterwards, the participants were asked to walk ten steps forward and ten steps back in a straight line, attaching the provided smartphones to their lower backs.

Post the trial, researchers collected thedata from the smartphones and were successful in identifying the participants with breath alcohol concentration higher than 0.08 per cent. Brian said that they have achieved results with 90 per cent accuracy and added that with numerous future tests,everyone would soon see a new feature in their smartphones that can alert an individual who is drunk to avoid high-risk events including driving.

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Ferrari 250 GTO to seven other most expensive things that exist on Earth

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The best part of being rich is you can afford bizarre things, and no one will question or laugh at you. Millionaires and Billionaires are ready to spend any amount of money on the things which fascinate them. Some are eagerly waiting to pay insane amount for the most limited articles.

Here are eight such most expensive things in the world which commoners may never be able to afford!

  • Antilia, Mumbai

The Buckingham Palace, which belongs to the Queen of England is estimated at a cost of USD of 1 billion, and is on the first spot in the most expensive residence on this planet. However, Reliance Industries Limited Chairman and Asia’s richest man Mukesh Ambani owns the second most expensive home on this planet.

Architects Perkins and Will of Chicago designed this 27-storeyed Antilia in Mumbai. It is valued between $1-2 billion USD. Since the Buckingham Palace is Crown property, Antilia is actually the most expensive private residential home in the world!

This building is designed in a way that it can bear the earthquake up to 8.0 magnitude on the Richter Scale. Antilia derived its name from mythical Atlantic island, it has a 50-person theatre, ballroom, three helipads, guest suites, a 168-car garage, temple, spa, and garden terraces.

  • Ferrari 250 GTO

Ferrari 250 GTO is one of the rarest and most lusted after sports racing cars in history. Between 1962 to 1964, legendary Italian marque produced only 39 of these limited editions.

In 2018, the CEO and founder of Weather Tech, David MacNeil, bought 1963 Ferrari 250 GTO for a whopping price of 70 million USD. This supercar has a body of 250 Testa Rossa and a 3-liter V12 engine that can generate a torque of 300 Hp. British billionaire Lord Anthony Bamford, Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason, and Ralph Lauren also own this legendary vehicle.

If converted in Indian Rupees, the car today is worth INR 525 crore.

  • The Card Player painting

The Card Players are known to be the series of oil paintings made by the French artist Paul Cezanne. In 2011, the royal family of Al Thani of Qatar bought one version of The Card Players at an estimated price of 275 million USD.

  • Graff Diamonds Hallucination Watch

The Chairman of Graff Diamonds, Laurence Graff, took several thousand hours to design the most expensive jewelry watch. A sculptural masterpiece studded with 110 carats of the world’s rarest Fancy Green, Fancy Light Grey Blue, Fancy Intense Pink, and Fancy Orange colored diamonds in different cuts.

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In 2014, Hallucination watch was presented for the first time in Basel world. The rarity of the diamonds raised its price to 55 million USD.

  • Cartier Diamond Panther Bracelet

It is not an ordinary piece of jewellery but the most expensive bracelet on this planet. This precious jewel was gifted by Edward VIII to his fiancé Wallis Simpson, and from that time panther bracelet is considered a symbol of love that started their romance.

Panther is a spirit animal that is a symbol of sexuality, fearlessness, courage, and determination. Edward VIII proudly gave this to her stylish and beautiful queen. The cost of this Cartier Diamond Bracelet is $12.4 million.

  • Gold Chrome wrapped Veyron

Chrome-plated supercars are famous among rappers and pop stars. Rapper Flo Rida aptly named his Bugatti Veyron Golden Gatti as he did the gold-colored chrome plating on his car. Metro Wrapz- a vinyl wrapping company, beautifully did the chrome work of his car.

But Forgiato 24-inch wheels are made up of 24-carat pure gold. This gold color is so dazzling that it’s impossible to ignore chrome Veyron in a crowd of Bugatti Veyron. This car covers 0-100 kmph in just 2.8 seconds.

Flo Rida and few other middle eastern billionaires bought this car for 10 million USD.

  • Crystal Piano, Heintzman

Currently, one of the most expensive instruments on this planet is the majestic Heintzman piano made up entirely of crystal. Manufacturer based in Canada-Heintzman & Co. piano designed this transparent nine-foot masterpiece.

This beautiful instrument was presented to the world during the opening ceremony of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. International superstar La Lang played this immensely exotic instrument for almost a billion people at the opening ceremony.

This majestic instrument with a transparent body and ultra-model look was sold for a massive price of $3.2 million.

  • Magnetic Floating Bed

Janjaap Ruijssenaars, a Dutch architect, designed the world’s most expensive bed that stands 1.2 feet high above the ground and can withstand a total weight of 2000 pounds. The magnetic bed bears a resemblance to the Monolith from the 2001 Kubrick movie -A Space Odyssey.

Janjaap Ruijssenaars took almost seven years to design this magnetic floating bed that would allow you to sleep in a bed that hovers in mid-air. He designed this amazing feature based on a magnetic system and one giant rectangular magnet that lets the bed remain suspended in the air.

The magnetic floating bed comes for a whopping price of 1.6 million USD or INR 11 crore.

5 crazy expensive things these Indian billionaires spent their money on

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Some billionaires steal the show by their extravagant purchases. The world’s elite spend an outrageous amount on few things to showcase their wealth, to fuel up their passion, or spend their income lavishly, just because they can.

They spend big bucks on such articles, that most people cannot even buy in their dreams.

From buying a diamond-studded handbag bag to a private Boeing, here are few things Indian ultra-wealthy spent their wealth on:

Diamond-embellished Handbag

Nita Ambani, the wife of Mukesh Ambani, Asia’s richest man, owns the super exclusive 240-super dazzling diamond-encrusted Hermès Himalaya Birkin bag with 18-karat-gold hardware.

In a collection of handbags, Hermès Himalaya Birkin Bag is considered the ‘Holy Grail.’ As the epitome of all that is elegant, Birkin Bag is the second most expensive handbag on this planet.

This bag is crafted from Nile crocodile hide, which is dyed in such a way that it resembles the dewy-grey snow-clad mountains Himalayas.  Hence it had derived its name and the color from there.

Apart from her, this exclusive edition graces the arm of celebrities including Victoria Beckham and Kim Kardashian West.

The bag comes with a whopping price of INR 2.6 crores.

A customized Gold Shirt

Dattatray D. Phuge was an Indian entrepreneur and moneylender who bought one of the world’s costliest shirts made from gold, in 2013. He hired 15 craftsmen who worked continuously for 16 days to make the shirt for him.

This gave him the title of “gold man”’ by the people. And in 2013, he made his entry in the Guinness Book of World Records for purchasing the most expensive shirt.

The shirt was customized with more than 14000 pieces of 22-carat pure gold and had a weight of around 7.3 pounds. It was decorated with seven Swarovski crystal buttons and came with a matching gold belt.

The shirt was believed to be worth INR 1.27 crore, when it was made in the year 2013.

Priceless water worth more than INR 4 lakhs

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Indian cricketer Virat Kohli is among the richest sports players in the world who is known for his chiselled fitness routine.

Apart from following a strict vegan diet, the Indian cricket captain drinks only Evian Natural spring water imported from France. This 100% natural water comes from the south shore of Lake Geneva, Evian-Les-Bains.

Lake Geneva is one of the largest lakes in Western Europe shared by France and Switzerland. Evian is a popular brand of water famous among sportspersons and B-town celebs because of its naturality.

As compared with other types of water, it has a greater proportion of chemical properties like sodium content, chloride, magnesium, calcium, and potassium, which increases the quality of the skin, reduces depression, and keeps the weight in check. 

In India, the price of the one-litre bottle is around INR 600.  Kohli being a sportsperson drinks almost 2 litres of water every day. Hence, annually the water costs him roughly around INR 4,38,000.

Mukesh Ambani’s Private Boeing

Mukesh Ambani is the world’s 11th richest man who bought for himself $73-million Private Boeing. Before this exclusive jet, he gifted his wife Nita Ambani a $ 60-million luxurious private Airbus 319 on her 44th birthday.

This super-exclusive Private Boeing is considered one of the most exotic and expensive private jets in the world. It is a 1,004 sq ft jet that was custom fitted with an executive lounge, private suites, a boardroom, a cabin with satellite television, music systems, game consoles, wireless communication, and seats that can fit 78 passengers.

This ride of Ambani looks like a fancy hotel room and sounds no less than a dream!

Adar Poonawalla gets a customized Batmobile for his son

One of India’s richest billionaire and CEO of Serum Institute of India, Adar Poonawalla gifted his son Mercedes Benz S-Class modified to look like a Batmobile, on his 9th birthday. His son is a great Batman lover.

The car’s modification to the Batmobile took around six months to complete and costed him nearly INR 9 crores.

The Five most expensive alcohol in the world

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The existence of alcoholic drinks is believed to be since ancient times. In some societies, drinking is an integral part, whereas, in others, it is considered a taboo. With time, alcohol experts and the suppliers have formulated techniques to make them better in their taste, smell, flavor, and color.

The ingredients required to prepare alcohol remain the same, but the fact is, the actual marketing depends only on its quality and brand. The brand name plays a significant role in its pricing.

Here is a list of the worlds five most expensive alcoholic drinks that are worth millions.

Billionaire Vodka

It is an ultra-expensive liquor with a brand motto, “It’s good to be the king.” The huge 5-liters Billionaire Vodka bottle from the Leo Verres Luxury Group is covered, with almost 3,000 diamonds and letter B on the bottle with Swarovski crystals.

Verres produces this expensive drink with its top-secret Russian recipe prepared fully by hand and entirely on-demand, filtered with pure wheat and crystal-clear water.

After this, the secret recipe demands pouring the water over diamonds as basic filtering is not enough for this vodka. Verres is a PETA supporter and animal rights activist who uses white faux fur instead of using real one on the bottle. Along with the bottle comes the white gloves used while serving the alcohol. The gloves have the golden Billionaire Vodka logo.

The bottle comes with a price tag of $3.7 Million.

Tequila Ley.925

It is the second most expensive alcoholic drink whose bottle is studded with 4 Kilos of platinum and carries 6400 perfectly white diamonds. This extra premium mark Law .925 has 42 degrees of alcohol which has been in barrels for around seven years.

17 Mexico artisans spent ten months in creating such an ultra-premium bottle. Tequila Ley .925 marks its presence in the Guinness Book of world records in 2006 for being the most expensive gold and platinum bottle ever sold to a Mexican collector for a whopping price of $225,000.

And in the year 2010, Tequila Ley manufactured a bottle of Tequila Ley for US$3.5 million.

Henri IV Dudognon Heritage Cognac Grande Champagne

Grand Champagne, known as the ‘DNA of Cognac’ is among the rarest and most expensive drinks across the globe. This super-expensive liquor is aged in barrels for more than 100 years. The expression itself was first manufactured in 1776 and was named to honor King Henri IV,

The Heritage Cognac is stored in a jeweled bottle with a 24K yellow gold and sterling platinum coating and decorated with 6500 brilliant-cut diamonds.

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It contains 100 centiliters of Dudognon Heritage Cognac Grande Champagne with 41% of alcohol content in it and has an approximate weight of 8 Kg. Jeweler Jose Davalos is the master man behind its exquisite, jeweled packing. This ultimate luxury drink comes with a massive price tag of $2 Million.

Russo-Baltique Vodka

The premium Russo-Baltique introduced to woo the tastebuds of Russian royalty, wealthy aficionados, and tycoons of the world. Russo Baltique, a Russian carmaker, created this world’s fourth most expensive vodka and was first introduced at the Top Marques show at the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco.

Prince Albert of Monaco was the first one to be presented with this super expensive vodka. This vodka is stored in a unique flask made up of the gold coins minted between 1908 and 1912, which is just the replica of the radiator guard used in the Russo-Baltique cars. The cap of the flask made from yellow and white gold has a diamond smothered on it.                                                                                     

The bulletproof glass bottle comes with a whopping price of $1.3 million.

Diva Vodka

Diva Vodka is a Scottish ultra-premium precious gem filtered vodka. It is made using the rich quality of winter wheat, which is ice percolated with the help of Nordic birch charcoal and is filtered thrice to make sure no impurities are left. After this, it is made clean through sand containing precious and semi-precious gemstones such as rubies, emeralds, and diamonds.

Then it is poured into a bottle embellished with the wand of Swarovski crystals in a glass tube that runs right through the middle of the bottle. Each stick contains around 48 crystals of smoky topaz, amethyst, pink tourmaline, cubic zirconia, peridot, and citrine.

This kind of filtering increases the cost of the drink while the actual costs come from packaging. The vodka can be drunk with premium cocktails or neat over ice, where the crystals garnish it. This sand-filtered Vodka bottle comes for $1 Million.

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