Outside the Swarovski museum in Wattens, Austria, a giant, verdant head with crystal eyes and a waterfall mouth guards the entrance to 14 underground chambers of precision cut gems, including the world’s largest.
When New York Democrat Charles Rangel first ran for U.S. Congress in 1970, he was so friendly with Nelson Rockefeller that the Republican governor wished him happy birthday, handed him a map and a pencil, and told him to draw his own district.
Facebook Inc. unveiled a gift- giving feature that will let users buy and send items to their friends without leaving the site, as the owner of the world’s most popular social network seeks new ways to add revenue.
Mikhail Gorbachev ’s 80th birthday party in London’s Royal Albert Hall last night had diamonds, furs, Hollywood stars, wrinkly rockers and enough Botox to fill the craters of the moon. Understated it was not.