They fork out 100 million for starter castles, 500, 000 for a customized Mercedes, and 1.2 million for a watch. While Generation Deluxe explores the spending patterns of the wealthy, a dark underside emerges: excessive consumerism is creating serious damage to the environment and human life. Simultaneously, the super-rich - and celebrities - are raising awareness and spending multi-millions cleaning up the damage and, as never before, funding solutions to global problems of poverty, hunger, and disease prevention.... the Smart car is perfect for zipping around in traffic-choked cities and comes with replacement parts that owners can mix and match at whim. ... vehicle on sale in the U.S. In 2003, three gasoline-electric hybrids by Honda and Toyota topped the list as agreenesta cars in the ... Turner took a stand by switching his Cadillac for a more fuel-efficient car; since then he has turned in his Ford Taurus for a Prius.
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