In 1989 Ronald Winston, son of the famous jewelry designer Harry Winston, wanted to celebrate the 50th anniversary of “The Wizard of Oz” in the most opulent way. After two months of tediously placing 4,600 rubies, the House of Harry Winston unveiled its own version of the famous ruby slippers from the classic film. The over the top shoes not only boast 1,350 carats of rubies, but also 50 carats of diamonds to really put them in a category all their own.
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The band itself is closed with a plastic clasp that pushes into the holes in the band, making it adjustable (the package also comes with two different sized bands, so you can select the best one for you). It also comes in the widest variety of colours of all the bands we tested, and is also the only one where the band is replaceable, so if you get bored with the colour or wear out your band, you don’t have to replace the whole device to get a new one.”If you one handed at 5:30 in the morning, you just like, so tedious. “I can’t stand it when things bug me and pull on my hand, especially when I sleep, and I could sleep easy with this one,” commented one reviewer..
The roadster arrives in three states of ferocity, all supercharged: the base model, with a 340hp V6; the hardcore V6 S, with 380hp; and the bat out of hell V8 S, with a version of Jaguar/Land Rover 5 litre V8 producing a snarling 495hp. The F type seems quite petite in the metal BMW Z4 sized, perhaps but it is actually wider than a 911 and just three quarters of an inch shorter bumper to bumper. The base model starts at a not unreasonable $69,000, but the car shopper who hunts down a $68,000 F type deserves a lollipop.
SubscriptionsGo to the Subscriptions Centre to manage your:My ProfileWhile Americans are in the middle of their Thanksgiving weekend, many Canadians are looking forward to (or perhaps dreading) their next traditional holiday turkey meal, at Christmas.The ideal is a perfectly roasted, moist turkey at the dinner table, but turkey can be a challenging bird to cook, given its large size and because many people only prepare it a few times a year. Working with a frozen turkey can be confounding as well, and has posed enough problems for household cooks that poultry company Butterball has operated a Turkey Talk Line since the 1980s to address customers’ culinary anxieties over the phone.Butterball has fielded some strange inquiries over the years, though, according to Reuters. Here are some of the more odd questions asked of their turkey experts.Is it OK to thaw my turkey in the bathtub while bathing my kids?Can I brine my turkey in the washing machine?Can I use my oven’s self cleaning cycle to speed up the cooking process?If I cut my turkey with a chainsaw, will the oil affect the taste?Can I take my frozen turkey into my sauna to thaw it faster?Have you ever had a turkey dinner disaster? What are your tips for roasting the perfect holiday bird? Share your stories in the comments below.Internet freedom: Should government have the ability to shut down the internet?The Egyptian government shut down access to the internet and the country’s cellphone data network early Friday, according to media reports.