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  1. The grand old man of yachting appears to be feeling his years. In earlier days, Norberto Ferretti, founder and chairman of the Italian boatbuilding empire that bears his name, enjoyed offshore...
  2. A collaboration between Poggenpohl and Porsche Design Group has produced a kitchen that is as sleek and as sophisticated as a sports car. Last fall, the two companies—the 116-year-old German kitchen...
  3. Ultimate Ears has introduced earphones that should appeal to professional musicians as well as iPod listeners. The devices are custom-made to fit your ears, thus sealing out noise and practically...
  4. The G in the Saint Louis Rey Serie G Natural line stands for grande, and these Falstaffian cigars certainly earn that designation. The slimmest in the line has a ring gauge of 54, the largest size...
  5. Runco’s new, 103-inch PlasmaWall XP-103DHD ( www.runco.com ) is the company’s largest flat-panel TV. Priced at about $100,000, it incorporates a number of Runco’s proprietary technologies, including...
  6. You know a house is unusual when the seller has been asked, "Does Russia still have this site listed as a target?" A Kansas company called 20th Century Castles buys and sells Atlas-F nuclear missile...
  7. The Mako computer speaker system ( www.razerzone.com ) delivers the most enveloping and robust performance we have heard from a unit of this kind. The system (below) bears the marque and displays the...
  8. The $74,000 Sveid corkscrew ( www.sveid.com ) might be more expensive than any bottle of wine it will open—but it can be used more than once. The complex titanium device, which removes a cork by...
  9. When a Ukraine resident wanted his MartinLogan Summit loudspeakers to match the all-white interior of his home, he turned to the new MartinLogan Custom Shop ( www.martinlogan.com ), through which he...
  10. Addison Mizner no longer wanders the halls of the Boca Raton Resort & Club ( www.bocaresort.com ) dressed in a silk robe and leading a monkey called Ethel on a leash; Mizner died in 1933. But the...

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