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Playa Vik | Spectacular Villa For Rent In Uruguay

This is a truly remarkable private retreat on the beach in the village of Faro Jose Ignacio, Uruguay. The house is 20 miles from Punta del Este, it was designed by Uruguayan architect Carlos Ott, who has designed some of the world´s most famous structures, including the Paris Opera House. The Playa Vik is one of his rare residential projects, besides the amazing views overlooking the South Atlantic, the house combines contemporary decor with an artistic touch. The site has six individual houses for guests who want total exclusivity.



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ONE CLICK | JEFF BEZOS AND THE RISE OF AMAZON.COM | Image

ONE CLICK | JEFF BEZOS AND THE RISE OF AMAZON.COM

Why has Amazon been so successful? Much of it has to do with Jeff Bezos, the CEO and founder. In the book "One Click" available from today, you´ll find out why Bezos decided to allow negative product reviews, how Amazon survived the dotcoms bust of the early 2000s, the company´s future ideas, and many of Bezos forward-looking insights and ruthless business sense. The book is written by veteran journalist Richard L. Brandt. Judging by Brandt´s previous work - "The G...
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TREEHOTEL

We have featured the amazing Treehotel some time ago, since then they have added some new and unique treerooms to the spectacular retreat in Sweden. Located in the middle of unspoiled nature, with fantastic views of the Lule River valley, miles of forest and the powerful river, each treeroom is a unique creation by Scandinavia’s leading architects, such as the bird´s nest, the UFO, or the Mirrorcube. All are suspended 4-6 meters above ground, where you can forget ab...
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ALLIGATOR BLOOD

Alligator Blood tells the spectacular rise and fall of the high-rolling whiz-kid who controlled online pokers billions. The newly released book tells the incredible story of Daniel Tzvetkoff, a 26-year-old Australian who set up an online payment service to disguise gambling revenues as legal payments. His website made him one of the richest people in Australia almost overnight, he struck deals with three major poker websites and in a matter of months Tzvetkoff was e...
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