‘His excellency’ Calvin Ayre says project will be entirely funded from digital currency profits
Calvin Ayre, a gambling and bitcoin multi-millionaire who was once on the run from the US authorities, is building a $100m five-star resort on Antigua funded by profits from digital currencies.
Canadian-born Ayre, who has been appointed Antigua and Barbuda’s special economic envoy, said he had begun work on the upmarket tourist resort on Antigua’s Valley Church beach.
From superfast trains to colonising Mars – a selection of Elon Musk’s extraordinary ideas
Musk’s SpaceX enterprise was founded with the intention of making space travel affordable. By extension, Musk has stated that he hopes human beings will one day become a “multi-planetary species”. At the 68th International Astronautical Congress in Adelaide last September, Musk said he hopes to send cargo ships to the Red Planet within the next five years, with humans settling by 2024.
Whatever two-wheel adventures you are planning, this classy take on the all-round gravel bike will make the ideal companion
Temple Cycles Adventure Disc
Price £1,595, templecycles.co.uk
Frame Reynolds steel
Gears Shimano 105
Brakes TRP Spyre
If you’ve cycled in the West Country, you’ll know it’s all about hills, hills, more hills and then, always, a flagstoned pub with a pint waiting for you at the end of a long day’s ride. It’s pain followed by pleasure. Chuck in a cheese and onion pasty and you’ve got the full “proper job”.
The Qbo You-Rista from Tchibo isn’t your average coffee or espresso maker. It’s a premium capsule machine with a milk system, Wi-Fi connectivity, its own app and Amazon Alexa compatibility. In this review, we find out if it lives up to expectations.
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