Gold Mickey Mouse statue

Walt Disney Studio Home Entertainment and jeweler Ginza Tanaka have made this gold Mickey Mouse statue as part of a campaign to promote the Blu-ray DVD release of “National Treasure 2: Book of Secrets.” The 12-cm-tall, 1-kg statue, which is valued at 3.23 million yen ($31,000) will be displayed in Tanaka’s Ginza store through April 29, and then tour Osaka, …

Lucian Freud’s Most Expensive Painting by a Living Artist

A classic Lucian Freud portrait of a rather plump lady, is predicted to break the world auction record for most expensive painting by a living artist. The elegantly constructed masterpiece is titled “Benefits Supervisor Sleeping” named after the profession of the sitter. The painting which was completed in 1995 is expected to fetch $35 million (£18 million) at Christie’s, exceeding …

The most expensive TV ad ever made…

For £10 million ($20 million), this is the most expensive advert and not because of some highest paid model flashing a million dollar smile or hour glass figure. In fact the ad features hundreds of villagers who have no clue about acting or film making. However latest in the series of ‘Good Things Come to Those Who Wait’ ads, ‘Tipping …

$35 Movie Tickets – Cinemas of the Future

The question is: would you pay $35.00 a ticket for one movie? Even if each complex will have theaters with digital projection to screen 2-D and 3-D movies, 40 reclining armchair seats, the ones with footrest, just like home? Except these seats have a service button to call a waiter. Why? Because patrons will be able to have made-to-order meals …

Indian and Southeast Asian Art

If you believe in Buddha and his ideologies then some corner of your house would be housing a big or small figure of Buddha in any one of his forms. If not then take a look at the gilted bronze figure of Avalokiteshvara belonging to the 13 century from Tibet. Unlike the hieratic, frontal, and often powerful images that typify …

Life-sized Tyrannosaurus Rex garden statue for $57,000

If you’re looking to make an absurd novelty addition to your yard, drinkstuff.com has the perfect product: a life-sized, $57,000 Tyrannosaurus Rex garden statue made from fiberglass and resin. They’ve also got a life-sized Camarasaurus for sale at the same price. In any case, these Jurassic Park-like statues could make a funny addition to your crib, especially if your backyard …