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    Finding the Perfect Watch to Buy a Man this Christmas

    Christmas is less than 10 days and everyone is on the look out for that perfect present for the special someone in their life. If you’re a last-minute shopper with a man still to buy for then fear not,...

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    Benjamin Netanyahu: No Stranger to Political Controversy

    As the second longest running Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin “Bibi” Netanyahu is no stranger to political controversy. Although currently serving his third term as Prime Minister, his right-wing party Likud achieved fewer seats than ever before, causing some to...

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    Behind the Menorah: The True Story of Hanukkah

    Happy Hanukkah everyone! To celebrate the start of the Festival of Lights, Billionaires has explored the origins of this religious event to discover the true story of Hanukkah, its miracle and the basis of some of its most popular traditions....

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    Conspiracy Theories: Could Disney Really be Cryogenically Frozen?

    The Disney animated film Frozen has been ubiquitous this year. But did you know that the man who created the iconic studio is rumoured to be frozen himself? But is Walt Disney really cryogenically frozen with his body suspended...

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  • Millions of Dollars of Stolen Art Recovered in LA

    Millions of Dollars of Stolen Art Recovered in LA

    Stolen works of art worth an astonishing $10 million (AU$12.2 million) have been recovered in the US. Among the pictures were pieces by celebrated artists including Marc Chagall and Diego Rivera, which were taken from the home of a...

  • The World’s Most Expensive Dune Buggy

    The latest design from Swedish firm Gray Designs, the Sidewinder dune buggy combines fun with luxury. For those who have a taste for adventure but would like to be comfortable at the same time, this stunning dune buggy is...

  • NSW Mother Makes Royal Wedding Dress

    NSW Mother Makes Royal Wedding Dress

    A New South Wales woman has recreated an almost exact replica of Princess Diana’s 1981 wedding dress, but admits she doesn’t quite know what to do with the finished product. Julie Oliver, who says her love for the Royals...

  • Mystery Man Hands out Cash to Coffee Shop Staff

    Mystery Man Hands out Cash to Coffee Shop Staff

    Tis the season to be jolly and one wealthy individual has been sharing out his largesse to waiting staff in the US. A mystery man wearing a cowboy hat, but with Santa Claus’s white hair and white beard, has...

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  • Paying for Items With a Wave of the Hand

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    Paying for Items With a Wave of the Hand

    High-tech gloves that allow shoppers to ‘tap and pay’ for their shopping without reaching for their plastic cards are being trialled in Europe. Users can ‘swipe’ the gloves to pay for goods in the latest development in wearable technology...

  • Robot Athena Bags her Own Airline Seat

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    Robot Athena Bags her Own Airline Seat

    It’s a time when people all over the world are flying home for the holidays and now even a robot is getting in on the act. Athena, a German-built humanoid robot, has become the first in the world to...

  • Tony Abbott Questions how Sydney Gunman was not on Terrorist Watch List

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    Tony Abbott Questions how Sydney Gunman was not on Terrorist Watch List

    The Australian Government is going to examine why the Sydney gunman was not picked up by the country’s counter terrorism unit. Iranian refugee Man Haron Monis took dozens of people hostage in a Sydney café on Monday morning (15...

  • What Is Turning the Taj Mahal Brown?

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    What is Turning the Taj Mahal Brown?

    It’s famed the world over as a beautiful monument to love, but India’s Taj Mahal is in need of a little TLC itself, it would appear. The white marble surface of this beautiful building is no longer gleaming but...

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    Marissa Mayer: The Story Behind Yahoo’s Extraordinary CEO

    At the age of just 39, Marissa Mayer’s rise to become Yahoo’s CEO has been meteoric. Last year she was named America’s eighth most powerful businesswoman by Fortune magazine, while Forbes put her at 32 in their 2013 list...

  • Uber Comes Under Fire for Surge Pricing During Sydney Siege

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    Uber Comes Under Fire for Surge Pricing During Sydney Siege

    Uber has come under heavy criticism in Australia after the taxi hailing company increased fares in Sydney fourfold as the hostage incident took place on Monday (15 December). The “surge pricing” saw normal journey fees rise four times as...

  • Ugandan Maid Jolly Tumuhirwe Jailed for Beating Child

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    Ugandan Maid Jolly Tumuhirwe Jailed for Beating Child

    Ugandan maid Jolly Tumuhirwe has been sentenced to four years in jail after she was found guilty of assaulting a toddler. The 22-year-old woman was filmed hitting and kicking an 18-month-old child – the father had set up a...

  • Giant Sea Creature 'Lurking off New Zealand'

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    Giant Sea Creature 'Lurking off New Zealand'

    We’re used to hearing stories of monster sharks lurking off the coasts of Australia and New Zealand, but there may actually be real monsters out there. Pictures captured by satellite for the Google Earth feed appear to show a...

  • Did Aussie photographer break record - or not?

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    Did Aussie photographer break record – or not?

    Australian photographer Peter Lik has hit the headlines with news he’s sold the most expensive picture in history – but now the AU$7.9 million sale is being called into question. The black and white landscape shot Phantom shows a...

  • I'm a Social Liberal, Claims Billionaire David Koch

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    I'm a Social Liberal, Claims Billionaire David Koch

    American billionaire David Koch has given a rare television interview in which he has insisted he is a “social liberal”. The political activist and philanthropist (pictured, centre) appeared on Barbara Walter’s ABC programme The 10 Most Fascinating People of...