Sunday, June 27, 2010

World's Biggest Gold Coin Sold At Auction For £2.68 Millions

Auction workers present the largest gold coin in the world - a 100kg Canadian $1,000,000 Maple Leaf - during its auction in Vienna
A Spanish precious metals trading company bought the world's largest gold coin for £2.68 million, its exact material worth, from the estate of an insolvent investment firm at a rare auction in Vienna on Friday.
The 220.5 lb piece, one of only five Canadian $1,000,000 Maple Leaf coins the Royal Canadian Mint has ever produced, was snapped up immediately in a written bid from ORO direct, a gold trading company based in Madrid.

Kolam Renang Terbesar &Tertinggi Di Dunia Di Atas 3 Menara Bangunan 55 Tingkat

Don't look down: A guest swims in the infinity pool of the Skypark that tops the Marina Bay Sands hotel towers - 55 storeys over the city of Singapore yesterday
Singapura kini menempa nama lagi apabila sebuah pusat pelancongan bertaraf dunia telah dibuka kepada umum di mana sebuah kolam renang tertinggi dan terpanjang di dunia di bina di atas 3 buah menara hotel 55 tingkat di Marina  Bay Resort.
Kolam renang berukuran 3 kali lebih panjang daripada kolam renang olimpik [150 meter] dibina seolah-olah tiada penghujungnya berbentuk  'boat-shaped'
The view over the side: An artist's impression shows the Skypark that tops the Marina Bay Sands hotel towers, including the infinity pool